phyllite definition

  • noun:
    • A green, gray, or purple metamorphic rock, comparable to slate but frequently having a wavy area and a unique micaceous luster.
    • a form of metamorphic stone created from clay-rich sediments known as pelites
    • A mineral about ottrelite.
    • Clay record; argillaceous schist.
    • one of several brands provided to clay-slate or argillaceous schist.

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