Words nearby sericite
OTHER WORDS FROM sericiteser·i·cit·ic [ser-i-sit-ik] /ˌsɛr ɪˈsɪt ɪk/, 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.
There is also a small amount of hematite, pyroxene and sericite.
There is some sericite present, also magnetite, resulting from the decomposition of the biotite.
Where sericite is dominant, the alteration is called sericitic alteration.
Alunite is a potassium-aluminum sulphate, which differs from sericite in that sulphur takes the place of silicon.