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Phacolite

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About PhacoliteHide

A variety of Chabazite

A lens-shaped variety due to twinning/multiple twinning of rhombohedrons.
Originally described from Ceská Lípa (Böhmisch Leipa), Ústí Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic


Other Language Names for PhacoliteHide

German:Phakolith

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Calcite13 photos of Phacolite associated with Calcite on mindat.org.
Analcime12 photos of Phacolite associated with Analcime on mindat.org.
Harmotome11 photos of Phacolite associated with Harmotome on mindat.org.
Phillipsite5 photos of Phacolite associated with Phillipsite on mindat.org.
Clinochlore5 photos of Phacolite associated with Clinochlore on mindat.org.
Thomsonite4 photos of Phacolite associated with Thomsonite on mindat.org.
Harmotome-Phillipsite-Ca Series2 photos of Phacolite associated with Harmotome-Phillipsite-Ca Series on mindat.org.
Stilbite subgroup2 photos of Phacolite associated with Stilbite subgroup on mindat.org.
Smectite Group2 photos of Phacolite associated with Smectite Group on mindat.org.
Laumontite2 photos of Phacolite associated with Laumontite on mindat.org.

Other InformationHide

Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

Internet Links for PhacoliteHide

Localities for PhacoliteHide

This map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.

Locality ListHide

- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
Australia
 
  • New South Wales
    • Rous Co.
      • Kyogle
Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.48
Rob Lavinsky (ex. Howard Belsky specimen)
  • Tasmania
    • Meander Valley municipality
      • Upper Mersey Valley
Bottrill& Baker, 2009, catalogue of Minerals of Tasmania
  • Victoria
    • City of Moreland
Newbery, C. (1880) Some New Localities in Victoria. Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria Art VI pp144-145
Austria
 
  • Lower Austria
    • Waldviertel
      • Persenbeug-Gottsdorf
        • Loja
Löffler, E. & Kolitsch, U. (2011): Die Mineralien der Loja bei Persenbeug, Niederösterreich (II). Mineralien-Welt. 22 (4): 51-62
  • Styria
    • Bad Radkersburg
      • Klöch
"Aus der Tiefe der Vulkane", Fritz-Jandl-Postl (2011)
Brazil
 
  • Rio Grande do Sul
    • Santa Cruz do Sul
Frank, H. (2008): Lapis 33 (5), 45.
Costa Rica
 
  • Guanacaste Province
Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.101
Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.323
  • Limón Province
Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.101
Czech Republic
 
  • Liberec Region
Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.102
  • South Moravia Region
    • Brno (Brünn)
Kučera, B., Novotná, B.: Nová naleziště zeolithů na Moravě. Časopis Moravského zemského musea, 1929-1930, sv. 26-27, s. 214-227.
  • Ústí Region
    • Ústí nad Labem (Aussig)
P.Pauliš
- Hibsch, J.E. (1934) Die Mineralien des Böhmischen Mittelgebirges. 196 pp., Gustav Fischer, Jena Page 134
Štolba, J., Jílek, D., Eichler, F.: Fakolit z vrchu Holomoeř v Ústí nad Labem. Časopis pro mineralogii a geologii, 1978, roč. 23, č. 1, s. 88.
      • Sebuzin (Sebusein)
Breithaupt [?]
Denmark
 
  • Faroe Islands
    • Borðoy Island
Tschernich, R. W. (1992): Zeolites of the world. Geoscience Press, Phoenix, Arizona, p. 102
    • Eysturoy Island
      • Lambareiđi
        • Mt Hæddin
Sussex Mineral and Lapidary Society (SMLS) Journal 234 Nov/Dec 2011
    • Nólsoy Island
Tschernich, R. W. (1992): Zeolites of the world. Geoscience Press, Phoenix, Arizona. p. 102
  • Greenland
    • Qaasuitsup
      • Qeqertarsuaq Island (Disko Island)
        • Uivfaq (Ovifak)
Bøggild, O.B. (1953): The Mineralogy of Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland, Bd. 149. Nr. 3. 445 pages. (p.421)
France
 
  • Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
    • Cantal
      • Murat
        • Laveissière
          • La Grange de Ganilh
Robin Fialip collection
P & E Medard collection
  • French Polynesia
    • Society Islands
      • Windward Islands
        • Tahiti
          • Tahiti Nui
            • Papeno'o
collection Joachim Esche
  • Occitanie
    • Aveyron
      • Laguiole
JR & C EYTIER collection
Germany
 
  • Hesse
    • Greifenstein
      • Allendorf
http://www.pbase.com/hajar/image/146994111
    • Vogelsberg
      • Nidda
https://www.mindat.org/gallery.php?loc=29631&min=6855
  • Rhineland-Palatinate
    • Andernach
      • Nickenich
Ko Jansen specimen & photo, photo id 835257
    • Baumholder
R Lang, collected in 2005
    • Hillesheim
ko.jansen
    • Palatinate
      • Kirchheimbolanden
        • Dannenfels
Kohout, K. (2008): Der Steinbruch Giro am Mannbühl: Spitzenfunde aus 27 Jahren. Lapis, 33 (5), 32-35. ; Bungert, R., Frey, W.-G. and Hesse, P. (2008): Die Mineralien des Steinbruch Giro am Donnersberg, Pfalz. Lapis 33 (3), 13-19; 50.
Hungary
 
  • Heves Co.
    • Mátra Mts
http://gportal.hu/portal/domineral
  • Pest Co.
    • Szentendre
      • Dunabogdány
http://geomania.hu/asvanygal.php?lelohely=99&asvid=144
Italy
 
  • Sardinia
    • Sassari Province
      • Osilo
Van King
  • Sicily
    • Catania Province
      • Etna Volcanic Complex
        • Aci Castello
Mineralogical Magazine 1956 31 : 265-271
  • Trentino-Alto Adige (Trentino-Südtirol)
    • Trento Province
      • Fassa Valley
        • Monzoni Mts
De Michele, V. (1974). Guida mineralogica d'Italia. Istituto Geografico De Agostini, Novara, 2 vol.
      • Lagarina Valley
        • Mt. Baldo
          • Mori
- Bartoli, O., Bersani, D., Scacchetti, M. (2008): La galleria di Mori, Trento: breve nota mineralogica. Micro, 2/2008, 245-250.
  • Tuscany
    • Livorno Province
      • Livorno
        • Poggio Corbolone
Nannoni, R., & Sammartino, F. (1979). Guida ai minerali dei monti livornesi. Guide Calderini, Bologna.
    • Pisa Province
      • Castellina Marittima
Giuliano Bettini Collection
  • Veneto
    • Verona Province
      • Soave
Van King
New Zealand
 
  • South Island
    • Canterbury Region
      • Christchurch City
Reiner Mielke
Portugal
 
  • Madeira
    • Madeira Island
      • Machico
        • Caniçal
Uwe Kolitsch collection
5/B.02-20
Réunion Island
 
  • Piton des Neiges Massif
    • Cirque de Cilaos
      • Bras de Cilaos
JM Johannet collection
Slovakia
 
  • Nitra Region
    • Levice Co.
      • Pukanec
Pauditš P., Šamajová E., Turan J., 1995: Výskyt hydrotermálnych zeolitov pri Pukanci v Štiavnických vrchoch. Mineralia Slovaca, 27, 67-74 (in Slovak with English abstract).
  • Prešov Region
    • Prešov Co.
      • Vyšná Šebastová
Ďuďa,R., et al., 1981: Mineralógia severnej časti Slanských vrchov. Min.Slovaca, Monografia 2, 98s
Spain
 
  • Canary Islands
    • Las Palmas Province
      • Fuerteventura
        • Puerto del Rosario
          • La Matilla
Col. Agustin Agudo Espinosa.
      • Lanzarote
        • Yaiza
          • Playa Blanca
Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p. 52, 101, 301, 323, 362, 386, 414, 415, 493.
    • Santa Cruz de Tenerife Province
      • Tenerife
        • Adeje
          • Torviscas Alto
Analyzed by XRD by Dr. Joan Vinals (Barcelona)- Col. Agustin Agudo Espinosa
Ternes, Bernd(1998): "Mineraliensammeln im Urlaub: Fundstellen auf Teneriffa-auch ein Reisebericht". LAPIS vol 23(1998), nr 1, p.13-21
UK
 
  • Northern Ireland
    • Co. Antrim
BMNH specimen
      • Glenarm
Trevor Boyd Collection
    • Co. Londonderry
      • Limavady
Trevor Boyd Collection
USA
 
  • Connecticut
    • Middlesex Co.
      • Durham
Kevin Czaja Collection, Ex: Marcelle Weber Coll: m1236
  • Massachusetts
    • Bristol Co.
      • Acushnet
Cahoon, James C. (1985). Massachusetts: A Classic Swiss Alpine Cleft Mineral Region (Boston Mineralogical Symposium program book, May 1985)
    • Middlesex Co.
      • Marlborough
Collected by L.White 1980
  • North Carolina
    • Alexander Co.
Wise,Michael A.,(2009) Chabazite in spodumene-bearing Alpine-type fissure veins from Hiddenite,North Carolina,USA: Mineralogy and Petrology,Vol.96,No.3-4,pg # 213-220
  • Oregon
    • Benton Co.
      • Kings Valley
Specimen in collection
    • Grant Co.
      • Mount Vernon
Zeolites of the World, Rudy W Teschernich, Geoscience Press Inc. (1992) p119
    • Wheeler Co.
      • Spray
Alan Goldstein
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