fuchsite


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fuchsite

[′fyük‚sīt]
(mineralogy)
A bright-green variety of muscovite rich in chromium.
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Rock-forming minerals such as kyanite, vanadian phlogopite, fuchsite, quartz, sillimanite, and tourmaline group species occur in the vein rock.
Another piece, sparkling bright emerald green: "Fuchsite quartzite." A chunk looking polished and as transparent as glass: "Muscovite mica" Hey!
Strong alteration, locally from 10 to > 100s metres wide, comprising fuchsite, tourmaline, sericite, iron oxide and iron-carbonate is associated with the gold mineralization.