alsbachite

noun
als·​bach·​ite | \ ˈȯlzˌbäˌkīt, ˈäz-, ˈäls- \
plural -s

Definition of alsbachite

: a porphyritic aplite sometimes containing garnets

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First Known Use of alsbachite

1893, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alsbachite

German alsbachit, from Alsbach, village in Germany, its locality + German -it -ite

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“Alsbachite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alsbachite. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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