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clinozoisite

[klahy-nuh-zoh-uh-sahyt] /ˌklaɪ nəˈzoʊ əˌsaɪt/
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a monoclinic mineral, hydrous calcium aluminum silicate, a variety of epidote, dimorphous with zoisite.
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  • Isolated grains of clinozoisite are probably the result of low grade metamorphism.
  • Intermediate-composition plagioclase commonly shows alteration to clinozoisite or epidote.

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