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OTHER WORDS FROM chloritechlo·rit·ic [klaw-rit-ik, kloh-], /klɔˈrɪt ɪk, kloʊ-/, adjective
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In igneous rock the ore-bearing solutions may have altered the wall rock to a dense mixture of quartz, sericite, and chlorite.
The three last-mentioned minerals—talc, serpentine, and chlorite—are all silicates of magnesia.Geology|James Geikie
Veins of quartz, tourmaline and chlorite may traverse the granite, containing tinstone often in workable quantities.
Where chlorite is important, it is sometimes called chloritic or "propylitic" alteration.
Melaphyre is a name given to the very dark varieties of altered augitic lavas, rich in magnetite and chlorite.Volcanoes: Past and Present|Edward Hull