zoisite

Definitions


[ˈzɔɪsʌɪt], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a greyish-white or greyish-green crystalline mineral consisting of a basic silicate of calcium and aluminium.


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Origin:
early 19th century: from the name of Baron S. von Edelstein Zois (1747–1819), Austrian scholar, + -ite




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