from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In petrography, the alteration of minerals in a rock into chlorite.
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The chloritization is generally accompanied by very intense silicification, with occasional evidence of porcelanite.
Results indicated a strong continuity of a quartz stockwork system accompanied by strong silicification, local chloritization and weakly disseminated pyrite, pyrrhotite and arsenopyrite with occasional chalcopyrite and sphalerite.