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Leach and Brown Quarry, Durban Townlands, Ladysmioth, Klipriver District, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africai
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Leach and Brown QuarryQuarry
Durban Townlands- not defined -
Ladysmioth- not defined -
Klipriver DistrictDistrict
KwaZulu-NatalProvince
South AfricaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude:
28° South , 30° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~298km
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Joint fissures in a diorite sill at the quarry contain white pseudotetragonal dipyramids of Gismondine up to 3 mm across with mesolite, thomsonite, chabazite, gmelinite-chabazite, scolecite, and apophyllite according to Rudy Tschernich (see reference below).

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2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Apophyllite'
Reference: Rudy W. Tschernich, " Zeolites of the World", Geoscience Press, Inc, Phoenix, Arizona, 1992
'Chabazite'
Reference: Rudy W. Tschernich, " Zeolites of the World", Geoscience Press, Inc, Phoenix, Arizona, 1992
'Gismondine'
Reference: Rudy W. Tschernich, " Zeolites of the World", Geoscience Press, Inc, Phoenix, Arizona, 1992
'Gmelinite'
Reference: Rudy W. Tschernich, " Zeolites of the World", Geoscience Press, Inc, Phoenix, Arizona, 1992
Mesolite
Formula: Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Reference: Rudy W. Tschernich, " Zeolites of the World", Geoscience Press, Inc, Phoenix, Arizona, 1992
Scolecite
Formula: CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Reference: Rudy W. Tschernich, " Zeolites of the World", Geoscience Press, Inc, Phoenix, Arizona, 1992
'Thomsonite'
Reference: Rudy W. Tschernich, " Zeolites of the World", Geoscience Press, Inc, Phoenix, Arizona, 1992

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 9 - Silicates
'Gismondine'9..
Mesolite9.GA.05Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Scolecite9.GA.05CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
'Chabazite'-
'Gmelinite'-
'Thomsonite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
'Gismondine'77.1.3.1
Mesolite77.1.5.4Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Scolecite77.1.5.5CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
'Chabazite'-
'Gmelinite'-
'Thomsonite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
H ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
OOxygen
O MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
O ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
NaSodium
Na MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
AlAluminium
Al MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Al ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
SiSilicon
Si MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Si ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
CaCalcium
Ca MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Ca ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O

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Rudy W. Tschernich, "Zeolites of the World", Geoscience Press, Inc., Phoenix, Arizona, pages 195 and 196.


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