antigorite

noun an·tig·o·rite \ anˈtigəˌrīt \

Definition of antigorite

plural -s
:a brownish green lamellar variety of the mineral serpentine Mg3Si2O5(OH)4

antigoritic

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of antigorite

borrowed from German Antigorit, from Antigorio valley, Piedmont, Italy, its locality + German -it1-ite


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