Epidote Photos
Cochise College               
Photos of Minerals
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Roger Weller, geology instructor

wellerr@cochise.edu     copyright 2010-R.Weller 

epidote crystals-1
Alicante, Spain
Epidote is a hydrous calcium aluminum iron silicate.  Its most outstand feature is its
pistachio-green or pea soup green color.  It is a metamorphic mineral and its
presence indicates that the surrounding rock has been metamorphosed.


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Photo is copyright free only for non-commercial educational uses.
Just credit photo to R.Weller/Cochise College.

Mineral specimen courtesy of Belkis Minerals
Stephen Hernly
P.O. Box 5744, Bisbee, Arizona
(520) 432-2567