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Christian Gottlob Gmelin
Gmelinite was named for the German Chemist and Mineralogist Christian Gottlob Gmelin (1792-1860).
Zeolite Group.
In 1997, Gmelinite has been split into Gmelinite-Ca, Gmelinite-Na and Gmelinite-K.

Gmelinite was originally described from Montecchio Maggiore, Vicenza Province, Veneto, Italy and Little Deerpark Quarry, Glenarm, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK.

Classification of Gmelinite

Other Names for Gmelinite

Name in Other Languages:
Simplified Chinese:菱沸石

Other Information

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 Gmelinite

Reference List:
Wilson O., Dyer A., Enamy H. (2003): Zeolites of the British Isles. British Micromount Society, Occasional Paper 15, 1-29.

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Localities for Gmelinite

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