Pinus Lambertina
Pinite Pi"nite, n. [L. pinus the pine tree.] 1. (Paleon.) Any fossil wood which exhibits traces of having belonged to the Pine family. [1913 Webster]

2. (Chem.) A sweet white crystalline substance extracted from the gum of a species of pine ({Pinus Lambertina}). It is isomeric with, and resembles, quercite. [1913 Webster]


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  • Pinite — Pi nite, n. [L. pinus the pine tree.] 1. (Paleon.) Any fossil wood which exhibits traces of having belonged to the Pine family. [1913 Webster] 2. (Chem.) A sweet white crystalline substance extracted from the gum of a species of pine ({Pinus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pinit — Pinit, 1) (Mikanit), Mineral, krystallisirt dem Cordierit ähnlich in sechs u. zwölfseitigen Prismen des rhombischen Systems; auch derb; Bruch muschelig bis splitterig, Härte 2 bis 3, spec. Gew. 2,14 bis 2,85; grau, grün u. braun in verschiedenen… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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