impsonite

noun
imp·​son·​ite | \ ˈim(p)səˌnīt \
plural -s

Definition of impsonite

: a mineral consisting of an asphalt much like albertite but almost insoluble in turpentine

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History and Etymology for impsonite

Impson valley, Oklahoma + English -ite

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“Impsonite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/impsonite. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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