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  • n. A mixed iron, magnesium, and manganese silicate mineral of metamorphic origin, with the chemical formula (Fe2+,Mg,Mn)2Al4Si2O10(OH)4.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A member of the chlorite group of minerals, of a dark-gray to green or black color.

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Examples

  • The gold, in particles hardly visible to the eye, is in a sandy matrix and is associated with chloritoid, sericite, calcite, graphite, and other minerals.

    The Economic Aspect of Geology

  • Extensive Mg and Fe alteration assemblages (chloritoid, chlorite and Fe-carbonate) typical of proximal VMS alteration were cut in footwall rocks at the western of the three showings.

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  • Features present on the Lynx property that are typically associated with VMS systems consists of chloritic stringer, kyanite and chloritoid alteration and sodium depletion.

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