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ripidolite

[ri-pid-l-ahyt, rahy-] /rɪˈpɪd lˌaɪt, raɪ-/
noun
1.
a mineral of the chlorite group, essentially hydrated magnesium and aluminum silicate with some ferrous iron.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; < German Ripidolith < Greek rhīpid- (stem of rhīpís) fan + -o- -o- + German -lith -lite
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