noun Mineralogy.
a member of the chlorite group, rhombohedral in habit.
Also, pennine [pen-in, -ahyn] .

1865–70; < German Pennin (after the Pennine Alps) + -ite1 Unabridged
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penninite (ˈpɛnɪˌnaɪt)
a bluish-green variety of chlorite occurring in the form of thick crystals
[C20: from German Pennin Pennine (Alps) + -ite1]

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The cheviots are also the northernmost range on the pennine way.
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