Words nearby albite
Origin of albite
OTHER WORDS FROM albiteal·bit·ic [al-bit-ik] /ælˈbɪt ɪk/, adjective
Examples from the Web for albite
Some of the trachytic lavas are said to abound with crystals of albite.Narrative of the Circumnavigation of the Globe by the Austrian Frigate Novara, Volume I|Karl Ritter von Scherzer
Zygadite, zig′a-dīt, n. a variety of albite found in thin twin crystals at Andreasberg, in the Harz Mountains.
The felspar of the granulites is mostly orthoclase or cryptoperthite; microcline, oligoclase and albite are also common.
Albite found at Mineral Hill, Pennsylvania, also exhibits the chatoyancy of moonstone.