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Sir Frederick William Herschel
Herschelite was renamed Chabazite-Na by the Zeolite Subcommittee (1997).
In the type description of Bosc d'Antic (1792) the TL was erroneously indicated as Acireale.
A synonym of Chabazite-Na
Originally reported from Rupe di Aci Castello, Aci Castello, Etna Volcanic Complex, Catania Province, Sicily, Italy.

References for Herschelite

Reference List:
Bosc d’Antic, L. (1792): Mémoire sur la chabazie. Journal d’Histoire Naturelle, 2, 181-184.

Bauer, M. (1873): Chabazit, herschelit und seebachit von Richmond, Victoria. Zeitschrift der deutschen Gesellschaft, 25, 351-353

Bauer, M. (1874): Chabazit, Herschelit und Seebachit. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Geognosie, Geologie und Petrefaktenkunde, 1874, 522-524

Strunz, H. (1959): Die Zeolithe Gmelinit, Chabasit, Levyn (Phakolith, Herschelit, Seebachit, Offretit). Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie Monatshefte, 1956, 250-259

Mason, B. (1962): Herschelite-a valid species? American Mineralogist, 47, 985-987

Canadian Mineralogist (1997) 35, 1571-1606.

Internet Links for Herschelite

Localities for Herschelite

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.
  • Victoria
    • Greater Melbourne Region
      • City of Yarra
No reference listed
    • Melbourne
      • Richmond
        • Richmond Quarries
No reference listed
  • Styria
    • Bad Radkersburg
      • Klöch
R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
  • Rhône-Alpes
    • Loire
      • Saint-Georges-en-Couzan
        • Châtelneuf
  • Lombardy
    • Brescia Province
      • Camonica Valley
        • Adamello-Brenta Natural Park
          • Adamello Massif
            • Mt. Foppa
E. Passaglia and A. Tagliavini : "Chabazite-offretite epitaxial overgrowths in cornubianite from Passo Forcel Rosso, Adamello, Italy", European Journal of Mineralogy, 1994, Vol. 6, N° 3, pp. 397-405.
  • Sicily
    • Catania Province
      • Etna Volcanic Complex
Levy, A. (1825) description of two new minerals, Annals of Philosophy, v. 10, p. 361-363.
  • Kyushu Region
    • Saga Prefecture
      • Karatsu City (Higashi-Matsuura-gun)
        • Chinzei-machi
Am Min 74: pp 1337-1342
Réunion Island
Bull. Minéral. , 109, 1986, pp. 337-347.
  • Arizona
    • Cochise Co.
      • Bowie area
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 108, 160, 178, 216, 249; Sand, L.B. & A.J. Regis (1966), An unusual zeolite assemblage, Bowie, AZ (abstract), Geol. Soc. Amer. Spec. Paper 87; Regis, A.J. & L.B. Sand (1967), Lateral gradation of chabazite to herschelite in the San Simon basin (abstract), in S.W. Baily (editor), Clays and clay minerals. Proc. 15th. National Conference Clays and Clay Minerals: 193.
    • Yavapai Co.
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 249.
  • California
    • Kern Co.
      • Kramer District
        • Boron
          • Kramer Borate deposit
            • U.S. Borax Mine (Pacific West Coast Borax; Pacific Coast Borax Co.; Boron Mine; U.S. Borax and Chemical Corp.; Kramer Mine; Baker Mine)
Clays and Clay Minerals, Vol. 36, No. 2, 131-136, 1988
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