Albertite

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A dark brown to black asphaltic pyrobitumen with conchoidal fracture occurring as veins 1 to 16 ft (0.3 to 4.9 m) wide in the Albert Shale of Albert County, NB, Can. It is partly soluble in turpentine, but practically insoluble in alcohol. It was earlier called albert coal. AGI
Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms


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