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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.
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:

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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.

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  • Localities for Herschelite

    The 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. ? 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
        • 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
    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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