Bytownite



a blue to dark-gray mineral near the anorthite end of the plagioclase feldspar group.
Historical Examples

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bytownite
(bī-tou’nīt)
A bluish to dark gray triclinic mineral of the plagioclase feldspar group. Bytownite occurs in alkaline igneous rocks. Chemical formula: (Ca,Na)(Si,Al)4O8.

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