Origin of epidote
Related formsep·i·dot·ic [ep-i-dot-ik] /ˌɛp ɪˈdɒt ɪk/, adjective
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The feldspar is decomposed with the resulting formation of epidote, which is quite prominent.The Long Labrador Trail|Dillon Wallace
Parallel with the micas that cause the schistosity, the growth of the quartz and epidote lenses took place.
Biotite, if present, is brown; epidote is yellow or colourless; rutile, apatite and quartz all occur with some frequency.
Epidote is an abundant rock-forming mineral, but one of secondary origin.
Epidote, often with enclosures of orthite, is by no means rare in gneisses from many different parts of the world.