- an asphaltite with a pitch-black luster.
Origin of grahamite
1865–70, Americanism; named after J. A. and J. L. Graham, 19th-century American mineowners; see -ite1
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Examples from the Web for grahamite
Precisely the same may be said of the Grahamite of West Virginia.
The hungry Grahamite accepted, and at an early moment found himself at the doctors board.The Funny Side of Physic
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Grahamite and glance-pitch are common, and are exported for use in varnish and paint manufactures.
The Grahamite fills the open fissure in the sandstone, and was plainly introduced when in a liquid state.
The oldest of our party was "Aunty True," one of the real folks, and a confirmed Grahamite.