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Analcime from
Poudrette quarry (Demix quarry; Uni-Mix quarry; Desourdy quarry; Carrière Mont Saint-Hilaire), Mont Saint-Hilaire, La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM, Montérégie, Québec, Canada

Description
Comments:Probably the best analcime specimens I have ever seen have been from St Hilaire. Some crystals are about 15 cm in diameter and often associated with other interesting minerals like aegirine and serandite. Specimens that have interesting associations are always more appreciated by collectors. Pseudomorphs of cancrinite or burbankite(?) to 25cm. Formed in zoned pockets up to 1.3 by 2.6 meters.
Habit:Trapezohedra up to 25cm across
Colour:Transparent colorless to opaque white or gray in larger crystals
Quality of samples:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Rarity at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Wells G.S. (1975), Studies of the mineral analcime from Mount St.-Hilaire, Quebec. M. Sc. Thesis, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Analcime data
Locality Data:Click here to view Poudrette quarry (Demix quarry; Uni-Mix quarry; Desourdy quarry; Carrière Mont Saint-Hilaire), Mont Saint-Hilaire, La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM, Montérégie, Québec, Canada
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Nearest other occurrences of Analcime
14.7km (9.1 miles) Dulude Quarry (DJL - Carrière Mont-Bruno), Mont Saint Bruno, Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, Longueuil TE, Montérégie, Québec, Canada
15.8km (9.8 miles) Goyer quarry, Mont Saint Bruno, Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, Longueuil TE, Montérégie, Québec, Canada
19.5km (12.1 miles) Demix-Varennes quarry, Saint-Amable sill, Varennes & St-Amable, Lajemmerais RCM, Montérégie, Québec, Canada
24.8km (15.4 miles) Mont Yamaska, Rouville RCM, Montérégie, Québec, Canada
27.6km (17.2 miles) Longueuil sill, Longueuil TE, Montérégie, Québec, Canada
31.3km (19.4 miles) Lafarge Montreal East quarry (Carrière Lafarge Montréal-Est; Francon Montréal-Est quarry), Montréal, Québec, Canada
36.8km (22.8 miles) Francon quarry, Montréal, Québec, Canada
37.0km (23.0 miles) Corporation quarry, Mont Royal, Montréal, Québec, Canada
37.9km (23.5 miles) Miron Quarry, Montréal, Québec, Canada
41.2km (25.6 miles) L'Épiphanie quarry, L'Épiphanie, L'Assomption RCM, Lanaudière, Québec, Canada
68.6km (42.7 miles) Oka Rare Metals mine, Oka complex, Saint-Joseph-du-Lac, Deux-Montagnes RCM, Laurentides, Québec, Canada
68.9km (42.8 miles) Oka complex, Oka, Deux-Montagnes RCM, Laurentides, Québec, Canada
72.2km (44.9 miles) Husereau Hill (Husereau farm), Oka complex, Oka, Deux-Montagnes RCM, Laurentides, Québec, Canada
89.7km (55.8 miles) Troy, Orleans Co., Vermont, USA
106.8km (66.4 miles) Unnamed roadcut (Locality 48 of Van Velthuizen et al), Laurel, Wentworth, Argenteuil RCM, Laurentides, Québec, Canada
223.1km (138.6 miles) Campton, Grafton Co., New Hampshire, USA
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