Definition of antigorite in English:

antigorite

Syllabification: an·tig·o·rite
Pronunciation: /anˈtigəˌrīt
 
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noun

  • A mineral of the serpentine group, occurring typically as thin green plates.
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    • As seen in the granite, subhedral to anhedral grains of fayalite are fractured and show varying stages of alteration to hematite, antigorite, calcite, and magnetite.
    • Dumps and outcrops in the vicinity have produced hand specimens of antigorite, chrysotile, and impressive crystals of grass-green talc with snow-white dolomite.
    • The crystal structure of antigorite could not be solved, because of very fine crystal size and many defects.

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