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Vitiello Quarry (Cava Vitiello), Terzigno, Mt Vesuvius, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples Province, Campania, Italy
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Classification of Thomsonite
|Dana 8th edition ID:||188.8.131.52|
77 : TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
1 : Zeolite group - True zeolites
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Other Names for Thomsonite
|Health Warning:||No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.|
References for Thomsonite
Wise, W. S. & Tschernich, R. W. (1978): Habit, crystal forms and composition of thomsonite. Can. Mineral. 16, 487-493.
Lee, Y., J.A. Hriljac, A. Studer & T. Vogt (2004): Anisotropic compression of edingtonite and thomsonite to 6 GPa at room temperature: Physics and Chemistry of Minerals: 31: 22-27.
Internet Links for Thomsonite
|Specimens:||The following Thomsonite specimens are currently listed for sale on minfind.com.|
Localities for Thomsonite
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