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Rio Viejo, San Rafael, Alajuela Province, Costa Ricai
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Zeolites in boulders in Rio Viejo 1993

Rio Viejo, San Rafael, Alajuela Province, Costa Rica
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
9° North , 84° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~1km
Köppen climate type:


Zeolites found in boulders in a small creek.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Habit: trapazohedra to a few mm
Colour: transparent, colorless
Reference: Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.52,101,323,415,494; Micro Probe Vol 7 No. 7 Spring 1993
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Micro Probe Volume VII Number 7 Spring 1993
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.52,101,323,415,494; Micro Probe Vol 7 No. 7 Spring 1993
'Chabazite'
Reference: Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.52,101,323,415,494; Micro Probe Vol 7 No. 7 Spring 1993
'Clays'
Reference: Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.52,101,323,415,494
Mesolite
Formula: Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Habit: sprays of needles up to 8mm long
Colour: colorless
Reference: Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.52,101,323,494; Micro Probe Vol 7 No. 7 Spring 1993
'Phillipsite'
Habit: blocky crystals
Colour: colorless
Reference: Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.52,101,323,415,494; Micro Probe Vol 7 No. 7 Spring 1993
'Stilbite subgroup'
Reference: Micro Probe Volume VII Number 7 Spring 1993
Thomsonite-Ca
Formula: NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Habit: fan like groups of blades
Colour: colorless
Reference: Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.52,101,323,415,494; Micro Probe Vol 7 No. 7 Spring 1993

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Mesolite9.GA.05Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Thomsonite-Ca9.GA.10NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chabazite'-
'Clays'-
'Phillipsite'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Mesolite77.1.5.4Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chabazite'-
'Clays'-
'Phillipsite'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-
Thomsonite-Ca-NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
H Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
O Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O BaryteBaSO4
NaSodium
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Na Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
AlAluminium
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Al Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
SiSilicon
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Si Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
CaCalcium
Ca MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Ca Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Tschernich, R. (1992) Zeolites of the World: 52, 101, 323, 415, 494.
Tschernich, R. (1993) Micro Probe, 7(7).

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