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Epistilbite

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Formula:
CaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
System:
Monoclinic
Colour:
Colorless, white, ...
Hardness:
4
Member of:
Name:
From the greek for near and stilbite
Dimorph of:

Classification of Epistilbite

Approved
9.GD.45

9 : SILICATES (Germanates)
G : Tektosilicates with zeolitic H2O; zeolite family
D : Chains of 6-membered rings – tabular zeolites
77.1.6.2

77 : TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
1 : Zeolite group - True zeolites
16.9.26

16 : Silicates Containing Aluminum and other Metals
9 : Aluminosilicates of Ca
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First Recorded Occurrence of Epistilbite

Year of Discovery:
1826

Occurrences of Epistilbite

Geological Setting:
Cavities in basalts and gneisses

Physical Properties of Epistilbite

Vitreous
Diaphaneity (Transparency):
Transparent, Translucent
Colour:
Colorless, white, pinkish, yellowish
Streak:
white
Hardness (Mohs):
4
Tenacity:
Brittle
Cleavage:
Perfect
Perfect on {010}
Fracture:
Irregular/Uneven
Density:
2.22 - 2.28 g/cm3 (Measured)    2.266 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Crystallography of Epistilbite

Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Cell Parameters:
a = 9.08Å, b = 17.74Å, c = 10.25Å
β = 124.5°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.512 : 1 : 0.578
Unit Cell Volume:
V 1,360.68 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Z:
3
Morphology:
Crystals prismatic; spherulitic, sheaflike aggregates
Twinning:
Always on {100}, {110} penetration crosses

Crystallographic forms of Epistilbite

Crystal Atlas:
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Epistilbite no.1 - Goldschmidt (1913-1926)
Epistilbite no.3 - Goldschmidt (1913-1926)
Epistilbite no.11 - Goldschmidt (1913-1926)
Epistilbite no.12 - Goldschmidt (1913-1926)
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Optical Data of Epistilbite

Type:
Biaxial (-)
RI values:
nα = 1.502 nβ = 1.510 nγ = 1.512
2V:
Measured: 44° , Calculated: 52°
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.010
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness) and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Low
Dispersion:
r < v strong

Chemical Properties of Epistilbite

Formula:
CaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Essential elements:
All elements listed in formula:
Common Impurities:
Fe,Mg,Na,K

Relationship of Epistilbite to other Species

Member of:
Other Members of Group:
AlflarseniteNaCa2Be3Si4O13(OH) · 2H2O
AmiciteK2Na2Al4Si4O16 · 5H2O
Ammonioleucite(NH4,K)(AlSi2O6)
AnalcimeNa2(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
Barrerite(Na,K,Ca0.5)2[Al2Si7O18] · 7H2O
Beaumontite (of Lévy)
Bellbergite(K,Ba,Sr)2Sr2Ca2(Ca,Na)4[Al3Si3O12]6 · 30H2O
BikitaiteLiAlSi2O6 · H2O
BoggsiteCa8Na3(Si,Al)96O192 · 70H2O
Brewsterite
Brewsterite-Ba(Ba,Sr)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
Brewsterite-Sr(Sr,Ba,Ca)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Chabazite-K(K2,Ca,Na2,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Chabazite-Levyne Subgroup
Chabazite-Mg(Mg0.7K0.5Ca0.5Na0.1)[Al3Si9O24]·10H2O
Chabazite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Chabazite-SrSr2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
ChiavenniteCaMnBe2Si5O13(OH)2 · 2H2O
Clinoptilolite-Ca(Ca,Na,K)2-3Al3(Al,Si)2Si13O36 · 12H2O
Clinoptilolite-K(K,Na,Ca)2-3Al3(Al,Si)2Si13O36 · 12H2O
Clinoptilolite-Na(Na,K,Ca)2-3Al3(Al,Si)2Si13O36 · 12H2O
CowlesiteCaAl2Si3O10 · 6H2O
Dachiardite-Ca(Ca,Na2,K2)5Al10Si38O96 · 25H2O
Dachiardite-Na(Na2,Ca,K2)5Al10Si38O96 · 25H2O
DirenzoiteNaK6MgCa2(Al13Si47O120) · 36H2O
EdingtoniteBa[Al2Si3O10] · 4H2O
Erionite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al4Si14O36] · 15H2O
Erionite-K(K2,Ca,Na2)2[Al4Si14O36] · 15H2O
Erionite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca)2[Al4Si14O36] · 15H2O
Faujasite Subgroup
Faujasite-Ca(Ca,Na2,Mg)3.5[Al7Si17O48] · 32H2O
Faujasite-Mg(Mg,Na2,Ca)3.5[Al7Si17O48] · 32H2O
Faujasite-Na(Na2,Ca,Mg)3.5[Al7Si17O48] · 32H2O
Ferrierite
Ferrierite-K(K2,Na2,Mg,Ca)3-5Mg[Al5-7Si27.5-31O72] · 18H2O
Ferrierite-Mg(Mg,Na2,K2,Ca)3-5Mg[Al5-7Si27.5-31O72] · 18H2O
Ferrierite-Na(Na2,K2,Mg,Ca)3-5Mg[Al5-7Si27.5-31O72] · 18H2O
FerrochiavenniteCa1-2Fe[(Si,Al,Be)5Be2O13(OH)2]•2H2O
Flörkeite(K3Ca2Na)[Al8Si8O32] · 12H2O
GarroniteNa2Ca5Al12Si20O64 · 27H2O
GaultiteNa4Zn2Si7O18 · 5H2O
Gismondine
Gismondine-BaBa2Al4Si4O16 · 4-6H2O
Gismondine-CaCaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O
Gmelinite
Gmelinite-Ca(Ca,Na2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
Gmelinite-K(K2,Na2,Ca)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
Gmelinite-Na(Na2,Ca)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
GobbinsiteNa4(Ca,Mg,K2)Al6Si10O32 · 12H2O
Gonnardite(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
GoosecreekiteCa[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
GottardiiteNa3Mg3Ca5Al19Si117O272 · 93H2O
Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Heulandite-Ba(Ba,Ca,K,Na,Sr)5Al9Si27O72 · 22H2O
Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)2-3Al3(Al,Si)2Si13O36 · 12H2O
Heulandite-K(K,Na,Ca)2-3Al3(Al,Si)2Si13O36 · 12H2O
Heulandite-Na(Na,Ca)2-3Al3(Al,Si)2Si13O36 · 12H2O
Heulandite-Sr(Sr,Na,Ca)2-3Al3(Al,Si)2Si13O36 · 12H2O
HsianghualiteCa3Li2(Be3Si3O12)F2
KirchhoffiteCs(BSi2O6)
LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
LeuciteK(AlSi2O6)
Lévyne
Lévyne-Ca(Ca,Na2,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
Lévyne-Na(Na2,Ca,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
LovdariteK2Na6Be4Si14O36•9H2O
MaricopaitePb7Ca2(Si,Al)48O100 · 32H2O
Mazzite-Mg(Mg,K,Ca)5(Si26Al10)O72 · 28H2O
Mazzite-NaNa8[Al4Si14O36]2 · 30H2O
Merlinoite(K,Na)5(Ca,Ba)2Al9Si23O64 · 23H2O
MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Montesommaite(K,Na)9Al9Si23O64 · 10H2O
Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)Al2Si10O24 · 7H2O
MutinaiteNa3Ca4Si85Al11O192 · 60H2O
NabesiteNa2BeSi4O10 · 4H2O
NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Natrolite Subgroup
OffretiteKCaMgAl5Si13O36 · 16H2O or near
PahasapaiteLi8(Ca,Li,K)10.5Be24(PO4)24 · 38H2O
ParanatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 3H2O
ParthéiteCaAl2Si2O8 · 2H2O
Paulingite
Paulingite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2,Ba)5[Al10Si35O90] · 45H2O
Paulingite-K(K2,Ca,Na2,Ba)5[Al10Si35O90] · 45H2O
Paulingite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca,Ba)5[Al10Si35O90] · 45H2O
PerlialiteK9Na(Ca,Sr)[Al2Si4O12]6 · 15H2O
Phillipsite-Ca(Ca0.5,K,Na,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32 . 12H2O
Phillipsite-K(K,Na,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
Phillipsite-Na(Na,K,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] · 12H2O
Pollucite(Cs,Na)2(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
RoggianiteCa2Be(OH)2Al2Si4O13 · 2.5H2O
ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Stilbite-Na(Na,Ca,K)6-7[Al8Si28O72] · nH2O
StrontiohurlbutiteSrBe2(PO4)2
Terranovaite(Na,Ca)8(Si68Al12)O160 · 29H2O
Tetranatrolite
Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Thomsonite-SrNa(Sr,Ca)2[Al5Si5O20] · 7H2O
Tschernichite(Ca,Na2)[Al2Si4O12] · 4-8H2O
TschörtneriteCa4(Ca,Sr,K,Ba)3Cu3[(OH)2|Al3Si3O12]4 · nH2O
WairakiteCa(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
WeinebeneiteCaBe3(PO4)2(OH)2 · 4H2O
Wenkite(Ba,K)4(Ca,Na)6[(SO4)3|(Si,Al)20O39(OH)2] · 0.5H2O
WillhendersoniteKCa[Al3Si3O12] · 5H2O
YugawaraliteCaAl2Si6O16 · 4H2O
9.GD.05Gmelinite-Ca(Ca,Na2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
9.GD.05Gmelinite-K(K2,Na2,Ca)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
9.GD.05Gmelinite-Na(Na2,Ca)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
9.GD.10WillhendersoniteKCa[Al3Si3O12] · 5H2O
9.GD.10Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
9.GD.10Chabazite-K(K2,Ca,Na2,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
9.GD.10Chabazite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
9.GD.10Chabazite-SrSr2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
9.GD.10Chabazite-Mg(Mg0.7K0.5Ca0.5Na0.1)[Al3Si9O24]·10H2O
9.GD.15Lévyne-Ca(Ca,Na2,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
9.GD.15Lévyne-Na(Na2,Ca,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
9.GD.20Bellbergite(K,Ba,Sr)2Sr2Ca2(Ca,Na)4[Al3Si3O12]6 · 30H2O
9.GD.20Erionite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al4Si14O36] · 15H2O
9.GD.20Erionite-K(K2,Ca,Na2)2[Al4Si14O36] · 15H2O
9.GD.20Erionite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca)2[Al4Si14O36] · 15H2O
9.GD.25OffretiteKCaMgAl5Si13O36 · 16H2O or near
9.GD.25Wenkite(Ba,K)4(Ca,Na)6[(SO4)3|(Si,Al)20O39(OH)2] · 0.5H2O
9.GD.30Faujasite-Ca(Ca,Na2,Mg)3.5[Al7Si17O48] · 32H2O
9.GD.30Faujasite-Mg(Mg,Na2,Ca)3.5[Al7Si17O48] · 32H2O
9.GD.30Faujasite-Na(Na2,Ca,Mg)3.5[Al7Si17O48] · 32H2O
9.GD.35MaricopaitePb7Ca2(Si,Al)48O100 · 32H2O
9.GD.35Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)Al2Si10O24 · 7H2O
9.GD.40Dachiardite-Ca(Ca,Na2,K2)5Al10Si38O96 · 25H2O
9.GD.40Dachiardite-Na(Na2,Ca,K2)5Al10Si38O96 · 25H2O
9.GD.50Ferrierite-K(K2,Na2,Mg,Ca)3-5Mg[Al5-7Si27.5-31O72] · 18H2O
9.GD.50Ferrierite-Mg(Mg,Na2,K2,Ca)3-5Mg[Al5-7Si27.5-31O72] · 18H2O
9.GD.50Ferrierite-Na(Na2,K2,Mg,Ca)3-5Mg[Al5-7Si27.5-31O72] · 18H2O
9.GD.55BikitaiteLiAlSi2O6 · H2O
16.9.1GehleniteCa2Al(AlSiO7)
16.9.2AnorthiteCaAl2Si2O8
16.9.3Yoshiokaite(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)O4]
16.9.4SvyatoslaviteCaAl2Si2O8
16.9.5DmisteinbergiteCaAl2Si2O8
16.9.6GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
16.9.7VuagnatiteCaAl(SiO4)(OH)
16.9.8Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
16.9.9Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
16.9.10PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
16.9.11KamaishiliteCa2(Al2SiO6)(OH)2
16.9.12BicchuliteCa2(Al2SiO6)(OH)2
16.9.13MargariteCaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
16.9.14ChantaliteCaAl2(SiO4)(OH)4
16.9.15CebolliteCa5Al2(SiO4)3(OH)4
16.9.17KatoiteCa3Al2(SiO4)3-x(OH)4x
16.9.18LawsoniteCaAl2(Si2O7)(OH)2 · H2O
16.9.19ParthéiteCaAl2Si2O8 · 2H2O
16.9.20WairakiteCa(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
16.9.21VertumniteCa4Al4Si4O6(OH)24 · 3H2O
16.9.22ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
16.9.23LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
16.9.24YugawaraliteCaAl2Si6O16 · 4H2O
16.9.25Gismondine-CaCaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O
16.9.27GoosecreekiteCa[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
16.9.28CowlesiteCaAl2Si3O10 · 6H2O
16.9.30StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
16.9.31SträtlingiteCa2Al2SiO7 · 8H2O
16.9.32AmstalliteCaAl(Si,Al)4O8(OH)4 · (H2O,Cl)

Other Names for Epistilbite

Other Information

Electrical:
Piezoelectric
Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Epistilbite

Reference List:
Zeitschrift für Kristallographie: 173: 257-265.

American Mineralogist: 59: 1055-1061.

Internet Links for Epistilbite

Specimens:
The following Epistilbite specimens are currently listed for sale on minfind.com.

Localities for Epistilbite

map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.
(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
Antarctica
 
  • Eastern Antarctica
    • Victoria Land
AmMin 82:423; Galli E, Quartieri S, Vezzalini G, Alberti A (1996) Gottardiite, a new high-silica zeolite from Antarctica: the natural counterpart of synthetic NU-87, European Journal of Mineralogy 8, 687-693
Argentina
 
  • Neuquén
    • Catán Lil department
      • La Amarga
Tschernich, 1992. Zeolites of the World, p.149,517
Austria
 
  • Carinthia
    • Koralpe
      • St Vinzenz
Bojar, H.-P. (1993): 932. Epistilbit, Stilbit, Heulandit und Chabasit vom Gradischkogel, N Soboth, Koralpe, Steiermark. P. 288 in NIEDERMAYR, G., F. BRANDSTÄTTER, B. MOSER, W. H. PAAR, W. POSTL, J. TAUCHER & H.-P. BOJAR (1993): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich XIIL. Carinthia II, 183./103.: 265-290.
Brazil
 
  • Rio Grande do Sul
    • Morro Reuter
Lapis 29(9), 41-42 (2004)
    • Novo Hamburgo
Ricardo Pimentel collection. Specimen traded with Luiz Englert Museum UFRGS
Canada
 
  • British Columbia
    • Kamloops Mining Division
      • Spences Bridge
Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.143
  • New Brunswick
    • Charlotte Co.
"Geology of New Brunswick: field guide to excursions", New England Intercollegiate Geological Conference, 1973. http://digital.unh.edu/fedora/objects/neigc:0012/datastreams/APPLICATION-PDF/content?download=true
  • Nova Scotia
    • Annapolis Co.
Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.143 Johnston, R. A. A., "A List of Canadian Mineral Occurrences", Memoir 74, Can. Dept. Mines, 1915. Marsh, O.C., "Catalogue of Mineral Localities in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland", American Journal of Science and Arts, Second Series, Vol. XXXV, No. CIV, Art. XXIII, pg. 214, May 1863.
    • Cumberland Co.
      • Parrsboro
Georgia Pe-Piper and Lisa Miller (2002) Zeolite minerals from the North Shore of the Minas Basin, Nova Scotia. Atlantic Geology 38, 11–28
    • Kings Co.
The Nova Scotia Mineral Occurrence Database; Georgia Pe-Piper and Lisa Miller (2002) Zeolite minerals from the North Shore of the Minas Basin, Nova Scotia. Atlantic Geology 38, 11–28
      • Bay of Fundy
Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.143
Can Min 38:1215-1232; Can. Min. 38, 1215
Canadian Mineralogist Vol 38 pp. 1215-1232 (2000)
  • Ontario
    • Hastings Co.
      • Dungannon Township
Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.51,149
  • Québec
    • Laurentides
      • Argenteuil RCM
        • Wentworth
          • Laurel
Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.52,149
Channel Islands
 
  • Jersey
    • St Lawrence
      • Waterworks Valley
Mineralogical Magazine 1982 46 : 504-506.
China
 
  • Xinjiang Autonomous Region
    • Yili Hasake Autonomous Prefecture (Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture)
      • Tacheng Prefecture (Tarbaghatay Prefecture)
        • Tuoli Co. (Toli Co.)
          • Baogutu
Fuquan Yang, Shenghao Yan, Guoren Liu, Gang Zhou, Zhixin Zhang, Feng Liu, Xinxia Geng, and Chunli Guo (2010): Mineral Deposits 29(6), 956-971
Costa Rica
 
  • San José Province
    • Bajo Chacones
Micro Probe Volume VII Number 7 Spring 1993
    • Guaitil
Micro Probe Volume VII Number 7 Spring 1993
Denmark
 
Tschernich, R. W. (1992): Zeolites of the world. Geoscience Press, Phoenix, Arizona, p.150
    • Eysturoy Island
Burvald, I. (2013): På mineraljakt i sporet etter en "anderledes" Ormen Lange. Stein. 40 (1), 4-12
French Southern and Antarctic Lands
 
  • Kerguelen Islands
Giret, A., Verdier, O. & Nativel, P. (1992). The zeolitisation of Kerguelen Islands, Southern Indian Ocean. In: Yoshida, Y., et al. (eds) Recent Progress in Antarctic Earth Science, Tokyo: Terra Publishing 32, 1–36. Co., pp. 457–463.
Germany
 
  • Lower Saxony
    • Harz
      • Bad Harzburg
        • Radau valley
No reference listed
  • Saxony
    • Erzgebirge
      • Schwarzenberg District
        • Beierfeld
M.E. Ciriotti, 2006, probed EDX+XRD by S. Möckel
Sebastian Möller
Greece
 
  • Aegean Islands Department (Aiyaíon)
    • Kykládes Prefecture
      • Cyclade Islands (Cyclades; Kikladhes; Nomos Kikladhon)
        • Santorini Island (Thera)
          • Santorini Caldera
            • Nea Kammeni Island
No reference listed
Hungary
 
  • Fejér Co.
    • Velencei Mts
      • Nadap
  • Pest Co.
    • Börzsöny Mts
      • Szob
Szakáll-Gatter-Szendrei: Mineral species of Hungary 2005
Iceland
 
  • Capital Region
Selbekk, R. S. & Mattsson, H. (2004): Zeolitt mineraliseringer i Hvalfjördur, Island. STEIN 31 (1), 28-33
  • Eastern Region
    • Neskaupstaður
Personally collected by Günter Frenz
    • Suður-Múlasýsla
      • Berufjördur
Zeolite collection volker Betz
Walker G.P.L. (1960) Zeolite zones and dike Distribution in relation of the structure of the basalts of Eastern Iceland , Journal of Geology 68, 515-525
Am Min 59 (1974), 1055; EJM 10 (1998), 1037
[World of Stones 9/96 p.29]; Volker Betz (1981) Famous Mineral Localities: Zeolites From Iceland and the Faeroe Islands. Mineralogical Record 12:5-26
      • Breiðdalur
No reference listed
      • Hamarsfjörður
Zeolite collection of Volker Betz
  • Northeastern Region
    • Eyjafjarðarsýsla
      • Akureyri
Personally collected by Günter Frenz
    • Siglufjörður
Personally collected by Günter Frenz
  • Western Region
    • Hvalfjordur
Knut Edvard Larsen collection # MM-5433 (ex Hermann Fylling)
    • Mýrasýsla
      • Hvitarsiða
        • Tunga
Betz, V. (1981): Famous mineral localities: Zeolites from Iceland and the Faeroes. Mineralogical Record 12 (1), 5-26
India
 
  • Maharashtra
Lapis 29(7/8):76 (2004)
    • Alkola District
Lapis 29(7/8):76 (2004)
    • Aurangabad District
Makki - Matrix India Minerals
No reference listed
      • Dharangaon Taluka
No reference listed
    • Mumbai District (Bombay District)
      • Mumbai (Bombay)
        • Ward 38
          • Malad
Lapis 29(7/8):76 (2004)
Lapis 29(7/8):76 (2004)
    • Nashik District (Nasik District)
      • Dindori (Dhindori)
        • Talegaon
Georges Claeys (2009) Mineralogische reis naar Deccan Traps, India, 2008. Geonieuws, 34, #3, 63-77.
      • Pandulena Hills
Georges Claeys (2009) Mineralogische reis naar Deccan Traps, India, 2008. Geonieuws, 34, #3, 63-77.
      • Sinnar
Lapis 29(7/8):76 (2004)
    • Pune District (Poonah District)
      • Lonavale (Lonavala)
No reference listed
collection of Petr Gadas
      • Pimpri-Chinchwad
Rob Lavinsky
    • Raigad District
Lapis 29(7/8):76 (2004)
Israel
 
  • Negev
Gross, S. (1977): The Mineralogy of the Hatrurim Formation, Israel. Geological Survey of Israel, Bulletin no. 70, 80 pp.
Italy
 
  • Aosta Valley
    • Courmayeur
      • Monte Bianco Massif (Mont Blanc Massif)
        • Veny Valley
Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., Lombardo, B. (2007): Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" Alba, Ed., Alba (Cuneo) 607 pp.
  • Lombardy
    • Sondrio Province
      • Valchiavenna
        • Novate Mezzola
          • Codera Valley
Ghizzoni, S. & Mazzoleni, G. (2005): Itinerari mineralogici in val Codera. Geologia Insubrica, Ed., Milano, 316 pp.
Ghizzoni, S. & Mazzoleni, G. (2005): Itinerari mineralogici in val Codera. Geologia Insubrica, Ed., Milano, 316 pp.
Ghizzoni, S. & Mazzoleni, G. (2005): Itinerari mineralogici in val Codera. Geologia Insubrica, Ed., Milano, 316 pp.
  • Piedmont
    • Biella Province
      • Cervo Valley
        • San Paolo Cervo
- Martini, B., Salvetti, A., Dalla Fontana, G., Boscardin, M., Rocchetti, I., Ciriotti, M.E., Taronna, M., Ambrino, P. (2012). I minerali delle cave di sienite Colombari e Vej della Balma Valle Cervo (Biella, Piemonte). Micro, 10, 110-135
- Martini, B., Salvetti, A., Dalla Fontana, G., Boscardin, M., Rocchetti, I., Ciriotti, M.E., Taronna, M., Ambrino, P. (2012). I minerali delle cave di sienite Colombari e Vej della Balma Valle Cervo (Biella, Piemonte). Micro, 10, 110-135
    • Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province
      • Ossola Valley
        • Antigorio Valley
          • Premia
Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., Lombardo, B. (2007). Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" Alba, Ed., Alba (Cuneo) 607 pp.
Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., Lombardo, B. (2007). Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" Alba, Ed., Alba (Cuneo) 607 pp.
  • Sardinia
    • Cagliari Province
      • Pula
Lapis 2003(2), 21-30
        • Nora
Conti-Vecchi, G. & Stara, P. (1991): Minerali della Sardegna. Della Torre, Ed., Cagliari, 276 pp
Lapis 2003(2), 21-30
    • Nuoro Province
      • Noragugume
Lapis 2003(2), 21-30
Preite, D. (2003): Mineraliensammeln im Urlaub: Zeolithfundstellen auf Sardinien. Lapis 28(2), 21-30
    • Sassari Province
Gelosa, M. & Mameli, P. (1999): I minerali delle cave di Osilo: località mineralogiche della Sardegna. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2/1999, 92-96.
Lapis 2003(2), 21
  • Sicily
    • Catania Province
      • Northern Iblean plateau
Sturiale, C. (1963): Rinvenimento di alcune zeoliti in ialoclastiti presso Palagonia (distretto eruttivo Ibleo-Sicilia). Rendiconti della Società Mineralogica Italiana, 19, 209-212
  • Tuscany
    • Livorno Province
      • Elba Island
        • Campo nell'Elba
Orlandi, P., & Pezzotta, F. (1997). Minerali dell'Isola d'Elba. Edizioni Novecento Grafico, Bergamo, 249 pp.
          • San Piero in Campo
G. Grattarola (1879) - Note mineralogiche. Orizite e pseudo-natrolite, due nuove specie del sottordine delle zeoliti (trovate nell'isola d'Elba). - Atti Soc. Tosc. Sc. Nat., Proc. Verb., 4: 226-232; Orlandi, P., & Pezzotta, F. (1997). Minerali dell'Isola d'Elba. Edizioni Novecento Grafico, Bergamo, 249 pp.
Japan
 
  • Honshu Island
    • Chubu Region
      • Niigata Prefecture
        • Kakizaki
Alfredo Petrov collection
      • Shizuoka prefecture
        • Matsuzaki
Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Ryoichi SADANAGA and Michiaki BUNNO (1974) THE WAKABAYASHI MINERAL COLLECTION Bulletin No. 7 The University Museum, The University of Tokyo
      • Yamanashi Prefecture
Kato, A. (2009) Explanations of distributed specimens at the Ordinary Meeting of Mumeikai Group, #27, 412-413.
    • Kanto Region
      • Gunma Prefecture
        • Annaka City
Gunma university Academic Information Repository, 48, 47-59 (2000)
      • Kanagawa Prefecture
        • Yugawara
Ryoichi SADANAGA and Michiaki BUNNO (1974) THE WAKABAYASHI MINERAL COLLECTION Bulletin No. 7 The University Museum, The University of Tokyo
Alfredo Petrov collection
No reference listed
    • Tohoku Region
      • Aomori Prefecture
        • Kuroishi City
Onuki et al (1988) Journal of Mineralogy, Petrology and Economic Geology, 83, 311-317.
  • Kyushu Region
    • Kagoshima Prefecture
      • Hishikari mine (Hishikari gold mine)
Ibaraki, K., and Suzuki, R. (1991): Heilongjiang Geological Information 1991(3), 47-56
    • Nagasaki Prefecture
      • Hirado City
Late 19th century Dr. F. Krantz specimen.
New Zealand
 
  • South Island
    • Canterbury
      • Rangitata Valley
J. Thornton in Micro-Scope, February 1993
Poland
 
  • Lower Silesia (Dolnośląskie)
    • Kłodzko District
Websky, M. (1867): Zeitschrift der Deutschen Geologischen Gesellschaft 20, 144.
    • Strzegom-Sobótka Massif
      • Świdnica District
        • Graniczna (Góra Zwycęistwa)
Ivan A. Novikov
Slovakia
 
  • Banská Bystrica Region
    • Lučenec Co.
Ďuďa,R., Mrázek,Z., Košuth,M., 1984: Postmagmatická zeolitová mineralizácia Cérovej vrchoviny. Min.Slovaca, 16,2,157 - 172
  • Prešov Region
    • Prešov Co.
Ďuďa,R., et al., 1981: Mineralógia severnej časti Slanských vrchov. Min.Slovaca, Monografia 2, 98s
South Africa
 
  • Eastern Cape Province
Minerals of South Africa
  • North West Province
    • Ngaka Modiri Molema District
Cairncross, B. and Dixon, R., (1995) Minerals of South Africa. The Geological Society of South Africa, pg 204;
Spain
 
  • Canary Islands
    • Las Palmas Province
      • Gran Canaria (Grand Canary)
        • Agaete
          • Risco Faneque
- Betz, V. (2009) Der Westen von Gran Canaria - ein Fundbericht, Lapis 34, Heft 9, 25-36
Switzerland
 
  • Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden)
    • Bregaglia Valley (Bergell)
      • Forno Valley
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 153.
    • Misox (Mesolcina Valley)
      • Calanca Valley
        • Arvigo
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 153.
  • Ticino (Tessin)
    • Leventina
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 153.
  • Wallis (Valais)
    • Goms
      • Fiesch
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz. Wepf (Basel), p. 104.
UK
 
  • England
    • Cumbria
      • North and Western Region (Cumberland)
        • Threlkeld District
          • Dockray
BMS Database
  • Scotland
    • North West Highlands (Inverness-shire)
      • Isle of Skye
        • Minginish
          • Carbost
            • Talisker
No reference listed
        • Sligachan
No reference listed
    • Strathclyde (Argyllshire)
      • Isle of Mull
        • Loch Na Keal
No reference listed
Ukraine
 
  • Crimea Oblast'
    • Crimea peninsula
Tischenko A. data
USA
 
  • Alaska
    • Wrangell-Petersburg Borough
      • Kupreanof Island
The Canadian Mineralogist; June 1997; v. 35; no. 3; p. 691-698
  • California
    • Colusa Co.
      • Coast Ranges
Moiseyev, A.N. (1968) The Wilbur Springs quicksilver district (California), example of a study of hydrothermal processes by combining field geology and theoretical geochemistry. Economic Geology: 63: 173; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 378.
    • Los Angeles Co.
Mineral News v.14 no.9
    • Riverside Co.
      • Crestmore
Jenni, Clarence M. (1957), Crestmore and its minerals: Gems & Minerals, No. 236: 64, 66 (May, 1957); Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 372.
      • Nuevo
Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 177; Seaman (1976), Pegmatite Minerals of the World; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 380.
    • Ventura Co.
      • Santa Monica Mts
        • Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy
          • Sandstone Peak
http://www.mineralsocal.org/scfm/california/v.htm
  • Colorado
    • Custer Co.
      • Silver Cliff District
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
    • Gunnison Co.
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
    • Hinsdale Co.
Tschernich, 1992. Zeolites of the World, p.154.
  • Connecticut
    • Fairfield Co.
Pawloski, John A. (1965): Two Intersting Zeolites from Connecticut. Rocks and Minerals: 40(7): 494.; Tschernich, Rudy W. (1992): Zeolites of the World. Geoscience Press, Phoenix: 154.
Tschernich, 1992. Zeolites of the World, p.154
  • Georgia
    • Muscogee Co.
      • Columbus
Minerals of Georgia: Their properties and occurrences. Robert Cook GGWRD Bull 92
  • Hawaii
    • Honolulu Co.
      • Oahu Island
        • Kailua
Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, 65, 115
Fujishima, K.Y. and Fan, P-F (1977) Hydrothermal mineralogy of Keolu Hills, Oahu, Hawaii. American Mineralogist, 62, 574-582.
MinRec 15:95-97; Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.114
Dunham, K.C. (1933) The American Mineralogist, 18, 369-385.
  • Nevada
    • Washoe Co.
R&M 79:1 p44-54
  • New Jersey
    • Passaic Co.
      • Paterson
Mineral Collector 15: 113-118, Papke, H. (1908); Rocks & Min.: 59:157-183, Peters, Joseph J. (1984).
  • New York
Jensen (1978) Minerals of New York State, p.88
  • Oregon
    • Columbia Co.
      • Goble
Micro Probe Vol. 6 No. 5 Fall 1987; Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, 117
    • Jackson Co.
      • Lost Creek Reservoir
K. Starnes, personal ID, 1986
    • Josephine Co.
      • Sailor Diggings District
Oregon Metal Mines Handbook, 1952, Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries: Bulletin No. 14-C, Vol. 2, Section 1 - Josephine Co., 2nd Edition, page 211.
  • Virginia
    • Loudoun Co.
      • Leesburg
Minerals of Virginia, 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
  • Washington
    • Clark Co.
Micro Probe Volume VI Number 4
    • Cowlitz Co.
      • Kalama area
Zeolites of the World, Rudy W. Tschernich 1992; Micro Probe (1995) 8-3 pp 15-19
Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, 71
Tschernich, Rudy W. (1996) Zeolites from Kalama, Cowlitz County, Washington. Micro Probe 8-3 pp 15-19
Micro Probe Vol.7 No.9 Spring '94
      • Wolf Point
Micro Probe Vol. 7 No. 10
Micro Probe; Volume 1X, Number 1, pgs 2-6
    • Kittitas Co.
      • Swauk District
        • Liberty
Cannon, B. (1975): Minerals of Washington, p.87; Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World
    • Lewis Co.
      • Kosmos
Cannon, B. (1975): Minerals of Washington, p.87;Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World
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