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Natrolite from
Aris Quarries (Ariskop Quarry; Railway Quarry), Aris, Windhoek Rural, Khomas Region, Namibia

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Natrolite
Formula:Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Habit:prismatic xx up to 4 mm
Colour:white-grey, colorless
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:von Knorring, O. and Franke, W. (1987) A preliminary note on the mineralogy and geochemistry of the Aris phonolite, SWA/Namibia. Communications of the Geological Survey of South West Africa / Namibia, 3, 65.;
Rocks & Min. (2007) 82:243-244.;
Jost, B.M., Koller, F., Vogel, N., Ulmer, P., and Driesner, T. (2014) Origin of water in miarolitic cavities of the Ariskop phonolite, Namibia. Goldschmidt 2014, 8-13 June, Sacramento, California USA, Abstracts, 1177.;
[http://www.koeln.netsurf.de/~w.steffens/aris.htm];
; Koller F, Skoda R, Palfi A, Popp F, Jost B (2014) Paleogene phonolites of the Aris, Staalhart and Klinghardt groups, central and south Namibia, Africa. 21 st meeting of the International Mineralogical Association. p 194
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Aegirine
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Tuperssuatsiaite7 photos of Natrolite associated with Tuperssuatsiaite at this locality.
Aegirine4 photos of Natrolite associated with Aegirine at this locality.
Kanemite3 photos of Natrolite associated with Kanemite at this locality.
Villiaumite2 photos of Natrolite associated with Villiaumite at this locality.
Arisite-(Ce)2 photos of Natrolite associated with Arisite-(Ce) at this locality.
Thorite2 photos of Natrolite associated with Thorite at this locality.
Monazite-(La)2 photos of Natrolite associated with Monazite-(La) at this locality.
Eudialyte1 photo of Natrolite associated with Eudialyte at this locality.
Sphalerite1 photo of Natrolite associated with Sphalerite at this locality.
Unnamed (Sazhinite-related mineral I)1 photo of Natrolite associated with Unnamed (Sazhinite-related mineral I) at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Natrolite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Aris Quarries (Ariskop Quarry; Railway Quarry), Aris, Windhoek Rural, Khomas Region, Namibia
Photo GalleryView Gallery (4 photos)
Nearest other occurrences of Natrolite
37.5km (23.3 miles) Stalhart volcanic field, Windhoek Rural, Khomas Region, Namibia
 
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