thuringite

noun thu·rin·gite \ th(y)əˈrinˌjīt \

Definition of thuringite

plural -s
:a mineral Fe3(Si,Al)2O5(OH)4 of the chlorite family consisting of a basic aluminum iron silicate and occurring as an aggregation of minute scales with an olive-green color and pearly luster

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Origin and Etymology of thuringite

German thuringit, from Thuringia + German -it -ite


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