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wurtzilite

[ wurt-suh-lahyt ]
/ ˈwɜrt səˌlaɪt /
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noun
a massive black bituminous substance, similar to asphalt but having a high degree of elasticity.
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Origin of wurtzilite

1890–95, Americanism; named after Henry Wurtz (died 1910), American mineralogist; see -i-, -lite

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