greenschist

noun

Definition of greenschist

: a laminated metamorphic rock characterized by muscovite, quartz, and chlorite

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First Known Use of greenschist

1817, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for greenschist

green entry 1 + schist

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The first known use of greenschist was in 1817

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“Greenschist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/greenschist. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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