albitite

noun

al·​bi·​tite
ˈal-bə-ˌtīt
plural -s
: a granular dike rock consisting essentially of albite

Word History

Etymology

albite + -ite

First Known Use

1893, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of albitite was in 1893

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“Albitite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/albitite. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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