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Clinozoisite



Clinozoisite is a mineral, a complex sorosilicate of calcium and aluminium and is usually a grey green colour. Its formula is Ca2Al3SiO4Si2O7O(OH).

Additional recommended knowledge

It was originally discovered in 1896 in Tyrol, Austria and is named for its resemblance to Zoisite.

References

  • Mineral Handbook
  • Mindat
  • Webmineral data
 
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