clinozoisite

noun cli·no·zoisite \¦klīnə+\

Definition of clinozoisite

plural

-s

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

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Origin and Etymology of clinozoisite

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


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