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Illite vs. Hillite

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Illitenoun

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

Hillitenoun

(mineral) A triclinic-pinacoidal mineral containing calcium, hydrogen, magnesium, oxygen, phosphorus, sodium, and zinc.

Illite

Illite is a group of closely related non-expanding clay minerals. Illite is a secondary mineral precipitate, and an example of a phyllosilicate, or layered alumino-silicate.

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