an earth abounding in pyrites, used by the ancients to kill insects, etc., on vines; -- applied by Brongniart to a carbonaceous alum schist
Origin: [L. ampelitis, Gr. 'ampeli^tis, fr. 'a`mpelos vine.]
Ampelite, in natural history, is a black, bituminous substance that dissolves in oil; perhaps cannel coal. Historically, it was used to blacken eyebrows and hair.
The numerical value of ampelite in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of ampelite in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9