Zoisite thin section

  • Before-Zoisite #1
    After-Zoisite #1
    N //Zoisite #1N +
  • Before-Zoisite #2
    After-Zoisite #2
    N //Zoisite #2N +
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General

Formula: Ca2Al3(SiO4)(Si2O7)O(OH)

Crystal system: Orthorhombic

Distinguishing features

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N // (PPL)

Color: colorless

Pleochrosim:

Relief: strong

Cleavage: perfect after {001}

N + (XPL)

Isotropy/Anisotropy: anisotropic

Interference color: I (“berlin blue”)

Extinction angle: parallel / 0°

Twins:

Uniaxial/biaxial: Biaxial (+)

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