ripidolite

noun
ri·​pid·​o·​lite | \ rə̇ˈpidᵊlˌīt, rīˈp- \
plural -s

Definition of ripidolite

: a mineral (Mg,Fe)9Al6Si5O20(OH)16 consisting of a basic magnesium iron aluminum silicate of the chlorite group

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History and Etymology for ripidolite

German ripidolith, irregular from rhipid- + -lith -lite

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

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