grossular


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grossular

[′gräs·yə·lər]
(mineralogy)
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Because of intrusion of the granite masses to the late cretaceous age into limestone unit mb and metamorphosing these limes and because of reaction between magmatic-hydrothermal solutions and limestone mineralization is formed in the Moein Abad area in the border of metamorphosed limes and volcanic rocks and zone skarn that in this zone grossular, diopside, magnetite, epidote, malachite, chalcopyrite, pyrite, galena, hematite minerals are constituted.
Tsavolite, is a bright green variety of grossular garnet, its colour being induced by the presence of chromium.
In one area extensive zones of grossular garnet as well as tremolite and magnetite are present over 2 km of strike and it is anticipated that other similar alteration zones exist in the area.