chlorite
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈklɔːɹʌɪt/
Noun

chlorite

  1. (mineral) A dark green mineral resembling serpentine, being a mixed silicate of magnesium, iron and aluminium.
    • 2004, Richard Fortey, The Earth, Folio Society 2011, p. 177:
      They have been heated enough to impart a delicate blue-green hue, which is because of the abundance of the ‘low-grade’ metamorphic mineral, chlorite.
  2. (chemistry, countable) Any salt of chlorous acid.
Translations
  • French: chlorite
  • German: Chlorit
  • Italian: clorite
  • Spanish: clorita
Translations
  • French: chlorite
  • German: Chlorit
  • Italian: clorito
  • Spanish: clorito



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