noun als·bach·ite \ˈȯlzˌbäˌkīt, ˈäz-, ˈäls-\

Definition of alsbachite



  1. :  a porphyritic aplite sometimes containing garnets

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Origin and Etymology of alsbachite

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

First Known Use: 1893

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to cast off or become cast off

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