Greenstone



[green-stohn] /ˈgrinˌstoʊn/

noun
1.
any of various altered basaltic rocks having a dark-green color caused by the presence of chlorite, epidote, etc.
/ˈɡriːnˌstəʊn/
noun
1.
any basic igneous rock that is dark green because of the presence of chlorite, actinolite, or epidote
2.
a variety of jade used in New Zealand for ornaments and tools
greenstone
(grēn’stōn’)
Any of various green metamorphic rocks formed from igneous rocks that have a relatively low silica content and owe their color to the presence of a green mineral such as chlorite, hornblende, or epidote.

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