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chlorite


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chlorite  \Chlo"rite\,  n.  [Gr.  ?  (sc.  ?),  fr  ?  light  green.] 
  (Min.) 
  The  name  of  a  group  of  minerals,  usually  of  a  green  color  and 
  micaceous  to  granular  in  structure.  They  are  hydrous 
  silicates  of  alumina,  iron,  and  magnesia. 
 
  {Chlorite  slate},  a  schistose  or  slaty  rock  consisting  of 
  alumina,  iron,  and  magnesia. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chlorite  \Chlo"rite\,  n.  [Chlorous  +  -ite.]  (Chem.) 
  Any  salt  of  chlorous  acid;  as  chlorite  of  sodium. 




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