Epidote

Ep'i·dote noun [ Greek ... to give besides; ... over + ... to give: confer French épidote . So named from the enlargement of the base of the primary, in some of the secondary forms.] (Min.) A mineral, commonly of a yellowish green (pistachio) color, occurring granular, massive, col...
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epidote

<chemical> A mineral, commonly of a yellowish green (pistachio) colour, occurring granular, massive, columnar, and in monoclinic crystals. It is a silicate of alumina, lime, and oxide of iron, or manganese. ... The Epidote group includes ordinary epidote, zoisite or lime epidote, piedmontite or manganese epidote, allanite or serium epidote. ...
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Epidote

• (n.) A mineral, commonly of a yellowish green (pistachio) color, occurring granular, massive, columnar, and in monoclinic crystals. It is a silicate of alumina, lime, and oxide of iron, or manganese.
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epidote

any of a group of colorless to green or yellow-green silicate minerals with the general chemical formula A2B3(SiO4)(Si2O7)O(OH), in which A is ... [2 related articles]
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Epidote

Epidote is a common mineral found in regional and metamorphic rocks of mafic composition and as a product of alteration of other minerals. It is sometimes used as a gemstone. It has the formulae Ca2(Al,Fe)3Si3O12(OH) and a relative hardness of 7.
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Epidote

Epidote is a calcium aluminium iron sorosilicate mineral. Well-developed crystals of epidote, Ca2Al2(Fe3+;Al)(SiO4)(Si2O7)O(OH), crystallizing in the monoclinic system, are of frequent occurrence: they are commonly prismatic in habit, the direction of elongation being perpendicular to the single plane of symmetry. The faces are often deeply striat...
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