Epidote is often found with marble. It can be yellow, green or black or a combination.  

Epidote meaning: The name Epidote was given to the stone by R. J. Hauy, a French mineralogist who lived from 1743 to 1822.  It's a French word rooted in a Greek word, epididonai, which means to increase.  The name applies because two side of the natural crystal are longer than the other two sides.

Epidote properties Epidote is all about balance and justice.  It helps individuals who are upset by injustice in the world and who feel nervous and anxious about those imbalances.  

Epidote also helps to restore balance between the heart and mind and the masculine and the feminine.  

Great stone for a mediator or marriage counselor.