Gem, Rock, and Mineral Postage Stamps Featuring

Mineral Name: Epidote

Composition: Calcium aluminum iron silicate hydroxide

Nomenclature: Named after the Greek word "epidosis" which means "increase" because the base of an epidote crystal's prism has one side longer than the other.

Industrial Uses: .

Additional Notes: Epidote is a common, rock-forming mineral. Pistacite is the pistachio-green variety of epidote.

Azerbaijan : Scott 420 : 10 manat : 15 Jun 1994

Calcite on epidote

French Southern and Antarctic Territories : Scott 244 : 1.00 franc : 1 Jan 1999