albitical


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al·bite

 (ăl′bīt)
n.
A colorless to white variety of feldspar that is classified both as plagioclase feldspar and alkali feldspar, contains a high proportion of sodium to calcium and potassium and is a common constituent of igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks.

[Latin albus, white; see albho- in Indo-European roots + -ite.]

al·bit′ic (-bĭt′ĭk), al·bit′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.

albitical

(ælˈbɪtɪkəl)
adj
related to or formed of albite