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

Word History


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

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“Ripidolite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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