bytownite

noun
by·​town·​ite | \ˈbī(ˌ)tau̇ˌnīt\
plural -s

Definition of bytownite 

: a plagioclase feldspar consisting of 10 to 30 percent albite and 90 to 70 percent anorthite

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History and Etymology for bytownite

Bytown (now Ottawa), Canada + English -ite

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