/an tig"euh ruyt'/, n. Mineral.
a variety of serpentine occurring in a brownish-green lamellar form.
[1860-65; named after Antigorio valley in N Italy where first found + -ITE1]

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      mineral, a polymorph of serpentine (q.v.).

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