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antigorite

[ an-tig-uh-rahyt ]
/ ænˈtɪg əˌraɪt /
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noun Mineralogy.
a variety of serpentine occurring in a brownish-green lamellar form.
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Origin of antigorite

1860–65; named after Antigorio valley in N Italy where first found + -ite1
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