Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n ripidolite The commonest member of the chlorite family of minerals, occurring in monoclinic crystals with micaceous cleavage, also scaly and granular, usually of a deep-green color, rarely rose-red. It is a hydrous silicate of aluminium and magnesium. Also called clinochlore.
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
- n Ripidolite rī-pid′ō-līt the commonest member of the chlorite family of minerals.