Definition of vesuvianite in English:
Another term for idocrase.
- The veins are surrounded by a 5-to 10-cm-wide alteration zone that consists of calcite, dolomite, diopside, hedenbergite, vesuvianite, and base-metal sulfides.
- The new edition also adds the important vesuvianite locality at Asbestos, Quebec, which was absent in the 1960 book.
- The locality has been worked exclusively for garnet and vesuvianite specimens by mineral collectors and mineral dealers.
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