albafite

albafite

[′al·bə‚fīt]
(mineralogy)
Greenish to brownish bitumen which becomes white when exposed to air; contains up to 15% oxygen; fusible; insoluble in organic solvents; varies from soft to hard, porous to compact; atomic ratio H/C 1.75-2.25.
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