phyllite

noun
phyl·lite | \ ˈfiˌlīt \
plural -s

Definition of phyllite 

: a foliated rock that is intermediate in composition and fabric between slate and schist

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Other words from phyllite

phyllitic \fə̇ˈlitik \ adjective

History and Etymology for phyllite

phyll- + -ite

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