ripidolite

[ ri-pid-l-ahyt, rahy- ]
/ rɪˈpɪd lˌaɪt, raɪ- /

noun

a mineral of the chlorite group, essentially hydrated magnesium and aluminum silicate with some ferrous iron.

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Origin of ripidolite

1840–50; <German Ripidolith<Greek rhīpid- (stem of rhīpís) fan + -o--o- + German -lith-lite

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