Greenstone meaning

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Any of various altered basic igneous rocks colored green by chlorite, hornblende, or epidote.
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Any of various altered basic igneous rocks having a dark-green color.
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Any of various green metamorphic rocks formed from igneous rocks that have a relatively low silica content and owe their color to the presence of a green mineral such as chlorite, hornblende, or epidote.
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(archaeology) Any of several green-hued minerals used for making various artefacts in early Mesoamerican cultures, e.g. greenschist, chlorastrolite, serpentine, omphacite, or chrysoprase.
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(New Zealand) The green-hued minerals of New Zealand used by Māori to make tools, ornaments and weapons (any of three varieties of nephrite jade or one variety of bowenite)
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A surname​.
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Origin of greenstone