chloritic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

chlorite +‎ -ic

Adjective[edit]

chloritic (not comparable)

  1. containing chlorite
    • 1998 January 2, Jean Morrison & J. Lawford Anderson, “Footwall Refrigeration Along a Detachment Fault: Implications for the Thermal Evolution of Core Complexes[1], Science, volume 279, number 5347, DOI:10.1126/science.279.5347.63, pages 63-66: 
      Next Reports Footwall Refrigeration Along a Detachment Fault: Implications for the Thermal Evolution of Core Complexes Jean Morrison, * J. Lawford Anderson Oxygen isotope compositions of epidote and quartz from chloritic breccias that underlie the detachment fault in the metamorphic core complex of the Whipple Mountains yielded quartz-epidote fractionations that range from 4.1 to 6.4 per mil and increase systematically toward the fault.
    • 1916, Fedor Jagor; Tomas de Comyn; Chas. Wilkes; Rudolf Virchow., The Former Philippines thru Foreign Eyes[2]:
      The river could still be followed a short distance further upwards; and in its bed there were disjointed fragments of talcose and chloritic rocks.
    • 1862, Charles Darwin, More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II[3]:
      I have not the least doubt of such facts occurring, from what I have seen (and described at M. Video) of portions of fine chloritic schists being entangled in the midst of a gneiss district.