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uintaite

[yoo-in-tuh-ahyt] /yuˈɪn təˌaɪt/
noun
1.
an extremely pure asphalt particularly valuable for the manufacture of paints and varnishes.
Also, uintahite.
Also called gilsonite.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; named after the Uinta Mountains; see -ite1
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