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uintaite

or u·in·tah·ite

[yoo-in-tuh-ahyt]
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noun
  1. an extremely pure asphalt particularly valuable for the manufacture of paints and varnishes.

Origin of uintaite

1885–90; named after the Uinta Mountains; see -ite1
Also called gilsonite.
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