impsonite

[ imp-suh-nahyt ]
/ ˈɪmp səˌnaɪt /

noun

a black variety of asphaltite with a jagged fracture.

Nearby words

  1. improvised explosive device,
  2. improvision,
  3. improvvisatore,
  4. imprudence,
  5. imprudent,
  6. impudence,
  7. impudent,
  8. impudicity,
  9. impugn,
  10. impuissant

Origin of impsonite

1900–05; named after Impson, valley in Oklahoma; see -ite1

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