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Chlorite

Definition of the noun chlorite

What does chlorite mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: chlorites

  1. a generally green or black mineral; it occurs as a constituent of many rocks typically in the form of a flat crystal
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • more generic word: mineral = solid homogeneous inorganic substances occurring in nature having a definite chemical composition

Alternative definition of the noun chlorite

noun

  1. [chemistry] Any salt of chlorous acid
  2. [mineralogy] A dark green mineral resembling serpentine, being a mixed silicate of magnesium, iron and aluminium

Explanation

The chlorite ion, or chlorine dioxide anion, is ClO₂−. A chlorite is a compound that contains this group, with chlorine in oxidation state +3. Chlorites are also known as salts of chlorous acid.

  • also known as 亚氯酸盐

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Google previewDetailed Project Profiles on 9 Selected Chemical Industries (2nd Revised Edition) (2014)

by Ajay Kr. Gupta

Sodium chlorite is a compound used for water disinfection and purification. It is produced in large quantities as...

Sodium chlorite is the product of three elements: sodium (Na), chlorine (Cl) and oxygen. In each molecule, one sodium atom and ...

Google previewElements of Engineering Geology (1947)

by Heinrich Ries, T.L. Watson

Chlorite General properties. — Chlorite is a general name for a group of minerals that cannot usually be distinguished from each other by the naked eye. The chlorites arc hydrous silicates of aluminum with ferrous iron and magnesium.

Google previewShale-Slate Metamorphism in Southern Appalachians (2013)

by C.E. Weaver

Chapter 5 CHLORITE CHARLES E. WEAVER, PATRICK B. HIGHSMITH and J.M. WAMPLER Introduction Chlorite is a common component of shales and low- grade metamorphic rocks. It is relatively abundant in the Conasauga. In the past it ...

Google previewGeology and ore deposits of the Breckenridge district, Colorado (1911)

by Frederick Leslie Ransome

Chlorite is a common alteration product of the femic minerals in the porphyries of the district and gives to these rocks,

In the ore of the Sultana and Fox Lake mines chlorite is an abundant microscopical constituent associated with quartz, ...

Google previewPhysics of Petroleum Reservoirs (2016)

by Xuetao Hu, Shuyong Hu, Fayang Jin, Su Huang

74, chlorite is a 2:1 + 1 clay (TOTÁO), namely, an “O” sheet is sandwiched between two “TOT” units. In this structure, a lot of hydrogen bonds occurs excepting the van der waal's force between crystal layers, which leads to a very strong ...

Google previewProfessional paper - United States Geological Survey

by Geological Survey (U.S.)

Chlorite is a common alteration product of the femic minerals in the porphyries of the district and gives to these rocks,

In the ore of the Sultana and Fox Lake mines chlorite is an abundant microscopical constituent associated with quartz, ...

Google previewArchean to Anthropocene (2011)

Field Guides to the Geology of the Mid-continent of North America by James D. Miller, George H. Hudak, Chad Wittkop, Patrick I. McLaughlin

Chlorite is the primary metamorphic mineral present, which formed by retrograde metamorphic reactions of biotite and hornblende (Czeck et al., 2006). Trace evidence of other metamorphic minerals, including epidote, clinozoisite, and zoisite, ...

Google previewBulletin - United States Geological Survey (1916)

by Geological Survey (U.S.)

Chlorite is a name for a group of mica-like minerals, most of which are green and can not readily be distinguished in the field. They occur usually in very small plates. Chlorite is found in a few tungsten-bearing veins but is not common in such ...

Google previewChemistry, An Introduction to General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry (2016)

by CTI Reviews

A chlorite is a compound that contains this group, with chlorine in oxidation state +3. Chlorites are also known as salts of chlorous acid. A cyanide is any chemical compound that contains monovalent combining group CN. This group, known ...

Google previewA Text-book of Important Minerals and Rocks (1900)

With Tables for the Determination of Minerals by Samuel Escue Tillman

Chlorite Group. Chlorite is a general term applied to a group of minerals which are hydrous silicates of magnesium and aluminum, and in which iron and other ...

Google previewMicrobiology of Drinking Water Production and Distribution (2014)

by Gabriel Bitton

Since chlorite is a regulated contaminant, it must be used at levels below the maximum contaminant level goal (MCLG) of 0.8 mg/L (McGuire et al., 2009). r Biological denitrification: Drinking water suppliers may also consider biological ...

Google previewTungsten Minerals and Deposits (1917)

by Frank Lee Hess

Chlorite is a name for a group of mica-like minerals, most of which are green and can not readily be distinguished in the field. They occur usually in very small plates. Chlorite is found in a few tungsten-bearing veins but is not common in such ...

Google previewThe Coal Handbook: Towards Cleaner Production (2013)

Volume 2: Coal Utilisation by Dave Osborne

Chlorite is a mineral with low activity with respect to ash deposition. • Goethite – oxide of iron. Although the waters of crystallisation react at combustion temperatures, goethite does not melt at the flame temperatures seen in a boiler furnace.

Google previewEssentials of Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology (2013)

by B. Ronald Frost, Carol D. Frost

The amount of aluminum substitution is variable, so it is difficult to write a simple formula for this mineral, but most chlorites have compositions near that of clinochlore (Mg,Fe)5Al(Si3Al)O10(OH)8. Chlorite is a widespread mineral in low- grade ...

Google previewGeology and Ore Deposits of the Globe-Miami District, Arizona (1962)

by Nels Paul Peterson

Chlorite is the most common alteration product of the ferromagnesian minerals, but sericite and illite also have been identified. Pyrite is more common in the chloritic rocks than in the bleached rocks, but even here it is a minor local constituent.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Americana : a popular dictionary of arts, sciences, literature, history, politics, and biography, brought down to the present time (1836)

colors, inclining to brown, constitute the chlorite, which has been subdivided into common, slaty, and earthy chlorite. The first of these contains the granular or crystalline varieties ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Alkaline Earth Compounds (2012)

by Richard C. Ropp

Calcium chlorite can be prepared by reaction of chlorous acid with calcium carbonate: CaCO3 (solid) þ 2HClO2 (aq) 0 Ca(ClO2)2$6H2O It is a white granular solid and if formed in solution, crystallizes as the hexahydrate. Calcium hypochlorite ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Processing and Design (1990)

Volume 33 - Organic Liquids: Thermal Conductivity Estimation to Peat Supply-Demand Relationships by John J. McKetta Jr

Chlorite/Graphite Micaceous minerals like chlorite are attractive for use as replacement for asbestos because they are chemically similar to asbestos, hence , similar chemical resistance is expected in combination with graphite, according to ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Paleoclimatology and Ancient Environments (2008)

by Vivien Gornitz

Iron-rich chlorite, Spiro Sandstone, Arkoma Basin, Oklahoma, USA. (c) Illite, Rotliegend Formation, Northern Germany, (d) Smectite, Ap horizon, Webster soil, University of Minnesota Southern Agricultural Station, Waseca, Minnesota.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Crystals (2007)

by Judy Hall

Chlorite Crystal system Monoclinic Chemistry MgAlFeLiMnNi4_5 (SiAlBFe) 4O1O (OHO) 8 Hardness 1—4 Source Russia, Germany, USA Number 9 Zodiac sign Sagittarius Beneficial for Detoxification; assimilation of Vitamins A and E, iron, ...

Google previewA Consumer's Dictionary of Food Additives (2009)

by Ruth Winter

The use of chlorine dioxide in water treatment leads to the formation of the by- product chlorite (see). which is currently limited to a maximum of l ppm in drinking water in the United States. Engelhard Industries made an effort to have chlorine ...

Google previewThe Rural cyclopedia, or A general dictionary of agriculture (1849)

and of the arts, sciences, instruments, and practice, necessary to the farmer, stockfarmer, gardener, forester, landsteward, farrier, &c by John Marius Wilson

The first of these contains the granular or crystalline varieties ; the second embraces those in which the individuals can scarcely be traced, and which exhibit a slaty texture ; the earthy chlorite consists of such as are but loosely coherent, ...

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Scrabble value of C3H4L1O1R1I1T1E1

The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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