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albite


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Albite  \Al"bite\,  n.  [L.  albus  white.]  (Min.) 
  A  mineral  of  the  feldspar  family,  triclinic  in 
  crystallization,  and  in  composition  a  silicate  of  alumina  and 
  soda.  It  is  a  common  constituent  of  granite  and  of  various 
  igneous  rocks.  See  {Feldspar}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  albite 
  n  :  a  widely  distributed  rock-forming  feldspar  [syn:  {white 
  feldspar}] 




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