Albertite



noun
a black solid variety of bitumen that has a conchoidal fracture and occurs in veins in oil-bearing strata
Historical Examples

albertite, an asphaltic hydrocarbon compound, a soft black material, obtained in Canada.
The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 1 Various

From albertite, a lustrous black mineral found in New Brunswick.
Cooley’s Practical Receipts, Volume II Arnold Cooley

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