saussurite


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saussurite

(sɔːˈsjʊəraɪt)
n
(Minerals) a greyish-green mineral composite of albite, zoite, and other minerals that is formed by the hydrothermal alteration of feldspar
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Epidote and chlorite are the alteration products of hornblende while kaolinite, sericite and saussurite are the alteration product of feldspar.
Long A Sevssel (the name of 2 villages on the upper Rhone), sayst Long E deceased, caecitis Long I incisor, syce (an Indian horse groom) Long O saussurite (variety of the mineral zoisite), society Long U disuse