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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“Bytownite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bytownite. Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.

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