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as·phal·tite

 (ăs′fôl-tīt′)
n.
A solid, dark-colored complex of hydrocarbons found in natural veins and deposits.

asphaltite

(æsˈfæltaɪt)
n
(Elements & Compounds) any of various naturally occurring hydrocarbons that resemble asphalt but have a higher melting point

as•phal•tite

(æsˈfɔl taɪt, ˈæs fɔlˌtaɪt; esp. Brit. æsˈfæl-, ˈæs fæl-)

n.
a natural, solid hydrocarbon having a melting point higher than that of asphalt.
[1815–25; < Greek asphaltitēs. See asphalt, -ite1]
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Effects of using Asphaltite as Filler on Mechanical Properties of Hot Mix Asphalt" Construction and Building Materials.
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Its front contains one-fifth of the world's giant oil-gas fields, and develops huge oil sand and asphaltite deposits.
Mechanical Properties Evaluation of a hot Asphalt Mixture Modified with Asphaltite
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AGC operates as an industrial minerals company and is the world's primary miner and processor of uintaite, a variety of asphaltite, a specialty hydrocarbon which AGC markets to industrial customers under its registered trademark name "Gilsonite[R]".
In Turkey, energy is produced from such primary energy resources as hard coal, lignite, asphaltite, petroleum and natural gas.