zoisite

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Zoisite

Etymology[edit]

Named after Austrian scientist Baron Sigmund Zois von Edelstein (1747-1819) in 1805.[1] + -ite

Noun[edit]

zoisite (plural zoisites)

  1. (mineralogy) A mineral with orthorhombic crystals, Ca2Al3(SiO4)(Si2O7)O(OH).

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Further reading[edit]

  • Zoisite” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.
  • zoisite mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016
  1. ^ Richard V. Gaines, H. Catherine W. Skinner, Eugene E. Foord, Brian Mason, and Abraham Rosenzweig: Dana's new mineralogy, John Wiley & Sons, 1997

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