Zoisite X060001

Name: Zoisite
RRUFF ID: X060001
Ideal Chemistry: Ca2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Locality: unknown
Source: Michael Scott 11026
Description: Colorless to blue bicolored gem stone
Status: The identification of this mineral has been determined only by Raman spectroscopy
Mineral Group: [ epidote (31) ]
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: X060001
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Zoisite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Anthony J W, Bideaux R A, Bladh K W, and Nichols M C (1990) Handbook of Mineralogy, Mineral Data Publishing, Tucson Arizona, USA, by permission of the Mineralogical Society of America. [view file]

Jameson R (1805) Zoisite, System of Mineralogy, II, Bell and Bradfute Edinburgh, U.K. 597-598   [view file]

Brooke H J (1831) On monticellite, a new species of mineral; on the character of zoizite; and on cupreous sulphate of lead, Philosophical Magazine, 10, 265-268   [view file]

Weinschenk E (1896) Ueber Epidot und Zoisit, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 26, 156-177   [view file]

Hutton C O (1950) Studies of heavy detrital minerals, Bulletin of the Geological Society of America, 61, 635-710   [view file]

Moore P B (1965) Cell data of orientite and its relation to ardennite and zoisite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 8, 262-265   [view file]

Dollase W A (1968) Refinement and comparison of the structures of zoisite and clinozoisite, American Mineralogist, 53, 1882-1898   [view file]

Faye G H, Nickel E H (1971) On the pleochroism of vanadium-bearing zoisite from Tanzania, The Canadian Mineralogist, 10, 812-821   [view file]

Bailey S W (1977) Report of the I.M.A-I.U.Cr. Joint Committee on Nomenclature, American Mineralogist, 62, 411-415   [view file]

Cheng W, Greenwood H J (1989) The stability of the assemblage zoisite + diopside, The Canadian Mineralogist, 27, 657-662   [view file]

Mendenbach O, Shannon R D (1997) Refractive indices and optical dispersion of 103 synthetic and mineral oxides and silicates measured by a small-prism technique, Journal of the Optical Society of America B, 14, 3299-3318

Liebscher A (2004) Spectroscopy of epidote minerals, Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry, 56, Mineralogical Society of America 125-170

Dörsam G, Liebscher A, Wunder B, Franz G, Gottschalk M (2007) Crystal chemistry of synthetic Ca2Al3Si3O12OH–Sr2Al3O12OH solid-solution series of zoisite and clinozoisite, American Mineralogist, 92, 1133-1147   [view file]

Mao Z, Jiang F, Duffy T S (2007) Single-crystal elasticity of zoisite Ca2Al3Si3O12(OH) by Brillouin scattering, American Mineralogist, 92, 570-576   [view file]

Nagashima M, Geiger C A, Akasaka M (2009) A crystal-chemical investigation of clinozoisite synthesized along the join Ca2Al3Si3O12(OH)-Ca2Al2CrSi3O12(OH), American Mineralogist, 94, 1351-1360   [view file]

Dörsam G, Liebscher A, Wunder B, Franz G, Gottschalk M (2011) Synthesis of Pb-zoisite and Pb-lawsonite, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Abhandlungen, 188, 99-110

Alvaro M, Angel R J, Cámara F (2012) High-pressure behavior of zoisite, American Mineralogist, 97, 1165-1176   [view file]

Weis F A, Lazor P, Skogby H, Stalder R, Eriksson L (2016) Polarized IR and Raman spectra of zoisite: insights into OH-dipole orientation and the luminescence, European Journal of Mineralogy, 28, 537-543

Bačík P, Wildner M, Cempírek J, Škoda R, Cibula P, Vaculovič T (2023) The position of vanadium in the crystal structure of zoisite, variety tanzanite: Structural refinement, optical absorption spectroscopy and bond-valence calculations, Mineralogical Magazine, 87, 599-610