antigorite

noun
an·​tig·​o·​rite | \ anˈtigəˌrīt \
plural -s

Definition of antigorite

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

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Other Words from antigorite

antigoritic \ (ˈ)⸗¦⸗ə¦ritik \ adjective

History and Etymology for antigorite

borrowed from German Antigorit, from Antigorio valley, Piedmont, Italy, its locality + German -it -ite entry 1

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“Antigorite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/antigorite. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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