clinozoisite

noun
cli·​no·​zoisite | \ ¦klīnə+ \
plural -s

Definition of clinozoisite

: a monoclinic mineral Ca2Al3Si3O12(OH) consisting of a basic silicate of calcium and aluminum — compare zoisite

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History and Etymology for clinozoisite

International Scientific Vocabulary clin- + zoisite; originally formed as German klinozoisit

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“Clinozoisite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/clinozoisite. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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