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Magheramorne Quarry, Larne, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK

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Detailed Mineral List:
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: Foy, H. (1994). Gobbinsite from Magheramorne Quarry, Northern Ireland. Mineralogical Magazine, 58, 615-620.
Photo: © Rob Lavinsky & irocks.com. Analcime from Magheramorne Quarry, Larne, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK
'Basalt'
Reference: Geological Survey of Ireland map, 1869.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Foy, H. (1994). Gobbinsite from Magheramorne Quarry, Northern Ireland. Mineralogical Magazine, 58, 615-620.
'Chalk'
Reference: Anderson, J.G.C. (1983) Field Geology in the British Isles: A Guide to Regional Excursions, 312
Cowlesite
Formula: CaAl2Si3O10 · 6H2O
Reference: Foy, H. (1994). Gobbinsite from Magheramorne Quarry, Northern Ireland. Mineralogical Magazine, 58, 615-620.
Garronite-Ca
Formula: Na2Ca5Al12Si20O64 · 27H2O
Reference: Foy, H. (1994). Gobbinsite from Magheramorne Quarry, Northern Ireland. Mineralogical Magazine, 58, 615-620.
'Gmelinite'
Reference: [MinRec 10:173-174]; Foy, H. (1994). Gobbinsite from Magheramorne Quarry, Northern Ireland. Mineralogical Magazine, 58, 615-620.
Photo: © Volker Betz (2008). Gmelinite from Magheramorne Quarry, Larne, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK
'Gmelinite var: Ledererite'
Reference: King, V. and Chenelatto, M., 2011, History of Ledererite. A Crystallographic Variety of Gmelinite, Mineral News, v. 27, p. 1-2, 5-7.
Gmelinite-Na
Formula: Na4(Si8Al4O24] · 11H2O
Reference: Passaglia, E., Pongiluppi, D., Vezzalini, G. (1978): The crystal chemistry of gmelinites. Neues Jahrb Miner Monatsheft 1978, 310-324
Photo: © Chinellato Matteo - Chinellatophoto.com. Gmelinite-Na from Magheramorne Quarry, Larne, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK
Gobbinsite
Formula: Na5(Si11Al5)O32 · 11H2O
Reference: MinMag 58:615; Foy, H. (1994). Gobbinsite from Magheramorne Quarry, Northern Ireland. Mineralogical Magazine, 58, 615-620.
Gonnardite
Formula: (Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Reference: Foy, H. (1994). Gobbinsite from Magheramorne Quarry, Northern Ireland. Mineralogical Magazine, 58, 615-620.
Natrolite
Formula: Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Reference: Foy, H. (1994). Gobbinsite from Magheramorne Quarry, Northern Ireland. Mineralogical Magazine, 58, 615-620.
Photo: © Rob Lavinsky & irocks.com. Natrolite from Magheramorne Quarry, Larne, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK
'Phillipsite'
Reference: Foy, H. (1994). Gobbinsite from Magheramorne Quarry, Northern Ireland. Mineralogical Magazine, 58, 615-620.
Thomsonite-Ca
Formula: NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Reference: Foy, H. (1994). Gobbinsite from Magheramorne Quarry, Northern Ireland. Mineralogical Magazine, 58, 615-620.

References

Wilson, Dyler, Enamy, 2003, Zeolites of British Isles. Occasional Papers no. 15, British Micromount Society.

King, V. and Chenelatto, M. (2011): History of Ledererite. A Crystallographic Variety of Gmelinite. Mineral News, 27, 1-2; 5-7.

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