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Island Magee, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland, UKi
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16 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Anorthite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Reference: F. Rutley: "Elements of Mineralogy", 12th Ed. (1900)
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
'Chabazite'
Chabazite-Ca
Formula: (Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Reference: Ryback, G., Nawaz, R. and Farley, E. (1988) Seventh Supplementary List of British Isles Minerals (Irish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 52, n° 365, pp. 267-274.
Chabazite-Mg
Formula: (Mg0.7K0.5Ca0.5Na0.1)[Al3Si9O24]·10H2O
Reference: Ryback, G., Nawaz, R. and Farley, E. (1988) Seventh Supplementary List of British Isles Minerals (Irish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 52, n° 365, pp. 267-274.
Chabazite-Na
Formula: (Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Description: Platy and rhombohedral crystals in cavities in basalt (listed as "herschelite")
Reference: Ryback, G., Nawaz, R. and Farley, E. (1988) Seventh Supplementary List of British Isles Minerals (Irish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 52, n° 365, pp. 267-274.
Cowlesite
Formula: CaAl2Si3O10 · 6H2O
Reference: http://www.habitas.org.uk/escr/summary.asp?item=527
Gismondine-Ca
Formula: CaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O
Reference: No reference listed
'Gmelinite'
Gmelinite-Na
Formula: Na4(Si8Al4O24] · 11H2O
Colour: yellow-orange
Description: XRF indicates near pure gmelinite-Na composition. (S. Moreton, unpublished analysis, 2010).
Reference: Walker, G.P.L. (1959) Mineralogical Magazine 32(246), p. 202-217.
Gobbinsite (TL)
Formula: Na5(Si11Al5)O32 · 11H2O
Description: occurring as compact radiating masses filling cavities in amygdaloidal basalt
Reference: Nawaz, R., & Malone, J. F. (1982) Gobbinsite, a new zeolite mineral from Co. Antrim, N. Ireland. Mineral. Mag, 46, 365-9. Ryback, G., Nawaz, R. and Farley, E. (1988) Seventh Supplementary List of British Isles Minerals (Irish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 52, n° 365, pp. 267-274.
Gonnardite
Formula: (Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
'Heulandite subgroup'
Description: Ryback et al. (1988): "A heulandite-like mineral with, in some cases, Mg > (Ca + Na + K), from Island Magee, Co. Antrim, is under investigation; possibly a new species. R. Nawaz and I. Adair, unpublished data."
Reference: Ryback, G., Nawaz, R. and Farley, E. (1988) Seventh Supplementary List of British Isles Minerals (Irish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 52, n° 365, pp. 267-274.; http://www.habitas.org.uk/escr/summary.asp?item=527
'Labradorite'
Formula: (Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Reference: F. Rutley: "Elements of Mineralogy", 12th Ed. (1900)
'Lévyne'
Reference: http://www.habitas.org.uk/escr/summary.asp?item=527
Lévyne-Ca
Formula: (Ca,Na2,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
Colour: White
Description: XRF analysis indicates levyne-Ca composition. (S. Moreton, unpublished analysis, 2010).
Reference: Walker, G.P.L. (1959) Mineralogical Magazine 32(246), p. 202-217.
Natrolite
Formula: Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Paranatrolite
Formula: Na2Al2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Description: Detected in powder XRD photographs of tetranatrolite (q.v.)
Reference: Nawaz, R. Unpublished data on UM specimen.; Ryback, G., Nawaz, R. and Farley, E. (1988) Seventh Supplementary List of British Isles Minerals (Irish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 52, n° 365, pp. 267-274.
'Phillipsite'
Colour: Pinkish
Description: XRF analysis indicates intermediate composition. Possibly both Na and Ca dominant zones are present within the same specimens but with molar Na > Ca overall in the two specimens analysed. (S. Moreton, unpublished analysis, 2010).
Reference: Walker, G.P.L. (1959) Mineralogical Magazine 32(246), p. 202-217.
Ranciéite
Formula: (Ca,Mn2+)0.2(Mn4+,Mn3+)O2 · 0.6H2O
Reference: Tindle A.G. (2008) Minerals of Britain and Ireland. Terra Publishing. 616 pp., p. 429.; Cotterell, T.F. and Jenkins, D.A. (2008) Ranciéite from Mynydd Parys, Amlwch, Anglesey, Wales. Journal of the Russell Society, vol. 11, 59-63 (referring to Tindle).
Saponite
Formula: Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: S Rust collection
'Tetranatrolite'
Reference: Nawaz, R. Unpublished data on UM specimen.; Ryback, G., Nawaz, R. and Farley, E. (1988) Seventh Supplementary List of British Isles Minerals (Irish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 52, n° 365, pp. 267-274.
'Thomsonite'
Reference: Nawaz, R. and Malone, J.F. (1982) Gobbinsite, a New Zeolite Mineral from Co. Antrim, N. Ireland. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 46, n° 340, pp. 365-369.; Nawaz, R. Unpublished data on UM specimens.; Ryback, G., Nawaz, R. and Farley, E. (1988) Seventh Supplementary List of British Isles Minerals (Irish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 52, n° 365, pp. 267-274.
'UM1982-15-SiO:AlBaH'
Formula: Ba-Al-Si-O-H
Description: Single-crystal XRD photographs of gobbinsite from the type locality indicate the presence of an oriented second phase with cell dimensions and Miller indices similar to those of merlinoite.
Reference: Nawaz, R., Malone, J.F. (1982) Gobbinsite, a new zeolite mineral from Co. Antrim, N. Ireland. Mineral. Mag.: 46: 365-369; Dunn, P.J., Fleischer, M., Francis, C.A., Langley, R.H., Kissin, S.A., Shigley, J.E., Vanko, D.A., Zilczer, J.A. (1984) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 69: 814 (abstract). Ryback, G., Nawaz, R. and Farley, E. (1988) Seventh Supplementary List of British Isles Minerals (Irish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 52, n° 365, pp. 267-274.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Ranciéite4.FL.40(Ca,Mn2+)0.2(Mn4+,Mn3+)O2 · 0.6H2O
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Anorthite9.FA.35Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Chabazite-Ca9.GD.10(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Chabazite-Mg9.GD.10(Mg0.7K0.5Ca0.5Na0.1)[Al3Si9O24]·10H2O
Chabazite-Na9.GD.10(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Cowlesite9.GG.05CaAl2Si3O10 · 6H2O
Gismondine-Ca9.GC.05CaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O
Gmelinite-Na9.GD.05Na4(Si8Al4O24] · 11H2O
Gobbinsite (TL)9.GC.05Na5(Si11Al5)O32 · 11H2O
Gonnardite9.GA.05(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
'Labradorite'9.FA.35(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Lévyne-Ca9.GD.15(Ca,Na2,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
Natrolite9.GA.05Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Paranatrolite9.GA.05Na2Al2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Saponite9.EC.45Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chabazite'-
'Gmelinite'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Lévyne'-
'Phillipsite'-
'Tetranatrolite'-
'Thomsonite'-
'UM1982-15-SiO:AlBaH'-Ba-Al-Si-O-H

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB4X9
Ranciéite7.10.1.1(Ca,Mn2+)0.2(Mn4+,Mn3+)O2 · 0.6H2O
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Saponite71.3.1b.2Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Chabazite-Ca77.1.2.1(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Cowlesite77.1.5.8CaAl2Si3O10 · 6H2O
Gobbinsite (TL)77.1.3.4Na5(Si11Al5)O32 · 11H2O
Gonnardite77.1.5.7(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
'Lévyne'77.1.2.8
Natrolite77.1.5.1Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Paranatrolite77.1.5.3Na2Al2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Anorthite-Ca(Al2Si2O8)
'Chabazite'-
Chabazite-Mg-(Mg0.7K0.5Ca0.5Na0.1)[Al3Si9O24]·10H2O
Chabazite-Na-(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Gismondine-Ca-CaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O
'Gmelinite'-
Gmelinite-Na-Na4(Si8Al4O24] · 11H2O
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Labradorite'-(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Lévyne-Ca-(Ca,Na2,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
'Phillipsite'-
'Tetranatrolite'-
'Thomsonite'-
'UM1982-15-SiO:AlBaH'-Ba-Al-Si-O-H

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GobbinsiteNa5(Si11Al5)O32 · 11H2O
H Gmelinite-NaNa4(Si8Al4O24] · 11H2O
H Gismondine-CaCaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H Gonnardite(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
H SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
H CowlesiteCaAl2Si3O10 · 6H2O
H Lévyne-Ca(Ca,Na2,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
H Ranciéite(Ca,Mn2+)0.2(Mn4+,Mn3+)O2 · 0.6H2O
H UM1982-15-SiO:AlBaHBa-Al-Si-O-H
H Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
H Chabazite-Mg(Mg0.7K0.5Ca0.5Na0.1)[Al3Si9O24]·10H2O
H Chabazite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
H ParanatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 3H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O GobbinsiteNa5(Si11Al5)O32 · 11H2O
O Gmelinite-NaNa4(Si8Al4O24] · 11H2O
O Gismondine-CaCaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O
O Labradorite(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
O CalciteCaCO3
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O Gonnardite(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
O SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
O CowlesiteCaAl2Si3O10 · 6H2O
O Lévyne-Ca(Ca,Na2,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
O Ranciéite(Ca,Mn2+)0.2(Mn4+,Mn3+)O2 · 0.6H2O
O UM1982-15-SiO:AlBaHBa-Al-Si-O-H
O AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
O Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
O Chabazite-Mg(Mg0.7K0.5Ca0.5Na0.1)[Al3Si9O24]·10H2O
O Chabazite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
O ParanatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 3H2O
NaSodium
Na GobbinsiteNa5(Si11Al5)O32 · 11H2O
Na Gmelinite-NaNa4(Si8Al4O24] · 11H2O
Na Labradorite(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na Gonnardite(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Na SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Na NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Na Chabazite-Mg(Mg0.7K0.5Ca0.5Na0.1)[Al3Si9O24]·10H2O
Na Chabazite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Na ParanatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 3H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Mg Chabazite-Mg(Mg0.7K0.5Ca0.5Na0.1)[Al3Si9O24]·10H2O
AlAluminium
Al GobbinsiteNa5(Si11Al5)O32 · 11H2O
Al Gmelinite-NaNa4(Si8Al4O24] · 11H2O
Al Gismondine-CaCaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O
Al Labradorite(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al Gonnardite(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Al SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Al CowlesiteCaAl2Si3O10 · 6H2O
Al Lévyne-Ca(Ca,Na2,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
Al UM1982-15-SiO:AlBaHBa-Al-Si-O-H
Al AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Al Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Al Chabazite-Mg(Mg0.7K0.5Ca0.5Na0.1)[Al3Si9O24]·10H2O
Al Chabazite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Al ParanatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 3H2O
SiSilicon
Si GobbinsiteNa5(Si11Al5)O32 · 11H2O
Si Gmelinite-NaNa4(Si8Al4O24] · 11H2O
Si Gismondine-CaCaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O
Si Labradorite(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si Gonnardite(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Si SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Si CowlesiteCaAl2Si3O10 · 6H2O
Si Lévyne-Ca(Ca,Na2,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
Si UM1982-15-SiO:AlBaHBa-Al-Si-O-H
Si AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Si Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Si Chabazite-Mg(Mg0.7K0.5Ca0.5Na0.1)[Al3Si9O24]·10H2O
Si Chabazite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Si ParanatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 3H2O
KPotassium
K Chabazite-Mg(Mg0.7K0.5Ca0.5Na0.1)[Al3Si9O24]·10H2O
K Chabazite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
CaCalcium
Ca Gismondine-CaCaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O
Ca Labradorite(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Gonnardite(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Ca SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Ca CowlesiteCaAl2Si3O10 · 6H2O
Ca Lévyne-Ca(Ca,Na2,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
Ca Ranciéite(Ca,Mn2+)0.2(Mn4+,Mn3+)O2 · 0.6H2O
Ca AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Ca Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Ca Chabazite-Mg(Mg0.7K0.5Ca0.5Na0.1)[Al3Si9O24]·10H2O
MnManganese
Mn Ranciéite(Ca,Mn2+)0.2(Mn4+,Mn3+)O2 · 0.6H2O
FeIron
Fe SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
BaBarium
Ba UM1982-15-SiO:AlBaHBa-Al-Si-O-H

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