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impsonite

[imp-suh-nahyt] /ˈɪmp səˌnaɪt/
noun
1.
a black variety of asphaltite with a jagged fracture.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; named after Impson, valley in Oklahoma; see -ite1
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