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epidotization (ˌɛpɪdəʊtaɪˈzeɪʃən) or
(Minerals) the process of changing into epidote
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Volcanic host rocks have hydrothermally been altered and can be divided into four parts vertically: kaolinization, chloritization, epidotization
, and silicification.
and chloritization can be seen in fractures.
along fractures and shear zones is also common.
However, it should be mentioned that volcanic Suursaari quartz porphyries have undergone intensive hydrothermal alteration (albitization, epidotization
, etc.) processes, which may have had some effect on the Ti content in quartz.