Albine

Pumice and ash

Albine at night


Definition

A geologic term referring to a rare form of snow-white pumice and ash from volcanoes. Generally only at high mountain altitudes.


Pronunciation

AL-bine


Word Origin

[unknown]


Use In Sentence

The albine ashfall in summer must have confused many forest creatures as they soon took on their winter plumage.


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