noun. a widely distributed feldspar that forms rocks.
- white feldspar
Example sentences of the word albite
1. Noun, singular or mass
Search for moonstone in areas where a high concentration of albite.
Sedimentary rocks made of pebbles, sand and combinations of quartz and plagioclase feldspars (albite, labradorite) create rocks that appear white to dark gray, sometimes black.
One type of moonstone is a composite mineral, made up of orthoclase and albite, two types of feldspar, and other mineral cousins also called moonstones are composed of labradorite and larvikite.