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Meaning of pyrophyllite

py•ro•phyl•lite

Pronunciation: (pī"ru-fil'īt, pī-rof'u-līt"), [key]
— n.
  1. a phyllosilicate, AlSiO(OH), usually having a white or greenish color, and occurring in either foliated or compact masses, the latter variety being used like soapstone.
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