Gilsonite


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Gilsonite

(ˈɡɪlsəˌnaɪt)
n
(Minerals) trademark a very pure form of asphalt found in Utah and Colorado; used for making paints, varnishes, and linoleum
[C19: named after S. H. Gilson of Salt Lake City, Utah, who discovered it]

Gil•son•ite

(ˈgɪl səˌnaɪt)
Trademark.
a brilliant black bitumen with a brown streak and conchoidal fracture; uintaite.
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American Gilsonite and its predecessor companies have been mining Gilsonite, a non-hazardous, naturally occurring hydrocarbon resin found only in Eastern Utah since 1888.
HOUSTON, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American Gilsonite Company, Inc.
BONANZA, Utah, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American Gilsonite Company, Inc.
A plan of reorganization for the Debtor called the Modified First Amended Plan of Reorganization of United Gilsonite Laboratories Under Chapter 11 of The Bankruptcy Code (the "Plan") has been filed with the Bankruptcy Court.
United Gilsonite Laboratories (UGL) and International Specialty Products (ISP) have teamed up and introduced a new masonry waterproofer from UGL that incorporates a "green" protective ingredient from ISP to prevent mold and mildew under extreme conditions.
United Gilsonite Laboratories (UGL) was asked to participate in this project by supplying ZAR Quick Dry Polyurethane and ZAR Oil-Based Polyurethane (EFP).
BONANZA, Utah, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Gilsonite Company, Inc.
MacKinnon was chairman of the board and former president of United Gilsonite Laboratories (UGL).
BONANZA, Utah, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Gilsonite Company, Inc.
United Gilsonite Laboratories (UGL) has introduced Drylok El, a one-part floor epoxy especially fitting for a showroom finish.
11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American Gilsonite Company, Inc.
Valspar, The Flood Company, United Gilsonite Laboratories (UGL), Red Devil, General Paint Manufacturing (GPM) and others that came to the Windy City were showcasing new products.