albite

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin albus (white), the common color of the mineral.

Noun[edit]

albite (plural albites)

  1. (mineralogy) A plagioclase feldspar, the first member of the Albite-Anorthite solid solution series.

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Further reading[edit]

  • Albite” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.
  • albite mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016

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Noun[edit]

albite f (plural albites)

  1. (mineralogy) albite