Where did the mineral bytownite get its name?

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  • Named after its locality ("Bytown," now Ottawa, Ontario, Canada). A plagioclase feldspar with an albite : anorthite molar ratio ranging from 10 : 90 to 30 : 70. May show l abradorescence (compare labradorite ).

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