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EtymologyEdit

Illinois, USA, +‎ -ite.

NounEdit

illite (plural illites)

  1. (mineralogy) A micaceous phyllosilicate mineral with aggregates of grey or white monoclinic crystals.

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Further readingEdit

  • Illite” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.
  • illite mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016

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ParticipleEdit

illite

  1. vocative masculine singular of illitus