ripidolite

noun ri·pid·o·lite \rə̇ˈpidəlˌīt, rīˈp-\

Definition of ripidolite

plural

-s

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

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Origin and Etymology of ripidolite

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


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