uintaite

uintaite
uin·ta·ite

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  • uintaite — /yooh in teuh uyt /, n. an extremely pure asphalt particularly valuable for the manufacture of paints and varnishes. Also, uintahite. Also called gilsonite. [1885 90; named after the UINTA MOUNTAINS; see ITE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • uintaite — u•in•ta•ite [[t]yuˈɪn təˌaɪt[/t]] n. chem. mir Gilsonite • Etymology: 1885–90; Uinta (Mountains) …   From formal English to slang

  • uintaite — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gilsonite — is the registered trademark for a form of natural asphalt found in large amounts in the Uinta Basin of Utah; the non trademarked mineral name is uintaite or uintahite. [ [http://www.mindat.org/min 4083.html Mindat] ] It is mined in underground… …   Wikipedia

  • Skinwalker Ranch — Infobox Paranormalplaces Place Name = Skinwalker Ranch Image Caption = Grouping = General AKA = Country = United States Region = Uintah County, Utah Terrain = High desert Owner = NIDS Status = UnknownSkinwalker Ranch is a ranch reputedly located… …   Wikipedia

  • Rancho Skinwalker — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda El Rancho Skinwalker es un rancho supuestamente localizado en el Condado de Uintah en Utah (EE. UU.). En ese lugar sucederían actividades paranormales.[cita requerida] El sitio exacto nunca ha sido… …   Wikipedia Español

  • uintahite — ☆ uintahite [yo͞o in′tə īt΄ ] n. 〚after UINTA MOUNTAINS〛 a black, glasslike, shiny, soft asphaltite found only in Utah and W Colorado and used to make waterproof coatings, linoleum, etc.: often sp. uintaite * * * …   Universalium

  • asphaltite — /as fawl tuyt, as fawl tuyt / or, esp. Brit., /as fal , as fal /, n. a natural, solid hydrocarbon having a melting point higher than that of asphalt. [1815 25; < Gk asphaltítes. See ASPHALT, ITE1] * * * ▪ mineral       any of several naturally… …   Universalium

  • Gilsonite — /gil seuh nuyt /, Trademark. uintaite. [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • black varnish — ▪ varnish also called  Japan,         any of a class of oil varnishes in which bitumen (a mixture of asphaltlike hydrocarbons) replaces the natural gums or resins used as hardeners in clear varnish. Black varnish is widely used as a protective… …   Universalium

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