uintahite

uintahite
uintahite [yo͞o in′tə īt΄ ]
n.
a black, glasslike, shiny, soft asphaltite found only in Utah and W Colorado and used to make waterproof coatings, linoleum, etc.: often sp. uintaite

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  • 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 …   English World dictionary

  • uintahite — uin·tah·ite …   English syllables

  • uintahite — noun see 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

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  • 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

  • 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

  • Gilsonite —   Trademark name for uintaite (or uintahite), a black, brilliantly lustrous natural variety of asphalt found in parts of Utah and western Colorado.   U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration s Energy Glossary …   Energy terms

  • tar — n pitch, maltha, bitumen, asphalt, gilsonite, uintaite, uintahite; resin, rosin, colophony, gum, lac …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • asphaltite — [as fôl′tīt΄, asfal′tīt΄; as′fôl tīt΄] n. any of the pure, solid, usually black forms of asphalt found in natural deposits, as uintahite …   English World dictionary

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