chlorite definition

  • noun:
    • A generally green or black colored additional mineral, (Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8, usually formed by metamorphic alteration of primary dark rock minerals, that appears as an area of green and resembles mica.
    • The inorganic team ClO2 or a salt containing it.
    • A dark green mineral resembling serpentine, becoming a mixed silicate of magnesium, iron and aluminium.
    • Any sodium of chlorous acid.
    • title of several nutrients, often of an eco-friendly shade and micaceous to granular in structure. They've been hydrous silicates of alumina, metal, and magnesia.
    • Any sodium of chlorous acid.
    • title of several minerals, almost all of that have a grass-green to olive-green color, and a micaceous structure.
    • In chem., a salt of chlorous acid. The chlorites are remarkable with regards to their powerful bleaching and oxidizing properties.
    • a generally green or black mineral; it occurs as a constituent of many stones usually in the form of a-flat crystal

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