Definition of Albertite

1. n. A bituminous mineral resembling asphaltum, found in the county of A. &?;bert, New Brunswick.



Definition of Albertite

1. Noun. (minerology) A bituminous mineral resembling asphalt. ¹

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Definition of Albertite

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Medical Definition of Albertite

1. A bituminous mineral resembling asphaltum, found in the county of A. Bert, new Brunswick. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Albertite

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1. Report of Progress for by Geological Survey of Canada (1880)
"As the bituminous matter has been shown, in former reports, to belong to the Lower Carboniferous strata, we must, of necessity, infer that the albertite or ..."

2. Acadian Geology: The Geological Structure, Organic Remains, and Mineral by John William Dawson (1868)
"... to which the name " albertite" has been given, and which is highly valued as a material for the manufacture of coal oil and illuminating gas. ..."

3. The Mineral Wealth of Canada: A Guide for Students of Economic Geology by Arthur Brown Willmott (1897)
"Many varieties of asphalt have received distinct mineral- ogical names: of these albertite and maltha occur in economic quantities in Canada. ..."

4. The Non-metallic Minerals: Their Occurrence and Uses by George Perkins Merrill (1910)
"albertite.—This is a brilliant jet-black bitumen compound breaking with a lustrous, conchoidal fracture, having a hardness of between 1 and 2 of Dana's ..."

5. Natural Resources of the United States by Jacob Harris Patton (1894)
"It is similar to the albertite of New Brunswick (p. 99). The deposit itself has, no doubt, some connection with petroleum. The famous Peytona cannel-coal ..."

6. Economic Geology of the United States by Heinrich Ries (1905)
"albertite (61), a black bitumen with a brilliant luster and conchoidal fracture, a hardness of 1 to 2 and specific gravity 1.097, is found filling fissures ..."

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