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This name now refers to the series of minerals, brewsterite-Ba and brewsterite-Sr, being the barium and strontium end-members of the brewsterite family. Most brewsterite will be the strontium end-member.
Classification of Brewsterite
|Dana 8th edition ID:||220.127.116.11|
77 : TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
1 : Zeolite group - True zeolites
|Hey's CIM Ref.:||16.12.3|
16 : Silicates Containing Aluminum and other Metals
12 : Aluminosilicates of Sr, Ba and Zn
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Physical Properties of Brewsterite
Relationship of Brewsterite to other Species
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Other Names for Brewsterite
|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 Brewsterite
Brooke, H. J. (1822) Edinburgh Philosophical Journal v6 p112.
Alberti, A., M. Sacerdoti, S. Quartieri, and G. Vazzalini (1999), Heating-induced phase transformation in zeolite brewsterite: new 4- and 5-coordinated (Si,Al) sites: Physics and Chemistry of Minerals: 26: 181-186.
Sacerdoti, M., G. Vazzalini, and S. Quartieri (2000), Dehydration mechanism in brewsterite: Single crystal X-ray diffraction study: Microporous and Mesoporous Materials: 41: 107-118.
Internet Links for Brewsterite
|Specimens:||The following Brewsterite specimens are currently listed for sale on minfind.com.|
Localities for Brewsterite
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(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.
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Locality Updated: Evi quarry, Albeuve, Fribourg (Freiburg), SwitzerlandFrom Frank de Wit, 7th Dec 2013 09:40:18