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grahamite

[ grey-uh-mahyt ]
/ ˈgreɪ əˌmaɪt /
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noun Mineralogy.
an asphaltite with a pitch-black luster.
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Origin of grahamite

1865–70, Americanism; named after J. A. and J. L. Graham, 19th-century American mineowners; see -ite1
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