Definition of albite in English:
A sodium-rich mineral of the plagioclase feldspar group, typically white, occurring widely in igneous rocks.
- A plagioclase feldspar, albite probably, occurs as parallel growths of transparent colorless to yellowish crystals.
- They collected several pegmatite pockets in which topaz was associated with both clear and smoky quartz, microcline, albite, muscovite, fluorite, and cassiterite.
- Brookite is best known from alpine-cleft-type occurrences, where it is round with anatase, rutile, titanite, quartz, adularia, albite, hematite, calcite, and chlorite.
Words that rhyme with albiteVishnuite • Sivaite
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