Greenschist



[green-shist] /ˈgrinˌʃɪst/

noun, Petrology.
1.
colored by an abundance of chlorite, epidote, or actinolite.
greenschist
(grēn’shĭst’)
A green, schistose metamorphic rock that gets its color from the presence of chlorite, epidote, or actinolite. Greenschist forms under conditions of low temperature and low pressure.

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