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Pseudomesolite

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About PseudomesoliteHide

Formula:
Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
A variety of Mesolite

Mesolite has elongation parallel to Y while pseudomesolite has elongation parallel to Z. See Dana (7th), 655.

Originally reported from Carlton Peak, Tofte, Cook Co., Minnesota, USA.


Classification of PseudomesoliteHide

Discredited

Chemical Properties of PseudomesoliteHide

Formula:
Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O

Other Language Names for PseudomesoliteHide

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.

References for PseudomesoliteHide

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Nawaz, R., J. Malone, V. Din (1985) Pseudomesolite is mesolite. Mineralogical Magazine 49:103-105

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Localities for PseudomesoliteHide

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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.
USA
 
  • Minnesota
    • Cook Co.
      • Tofte
Hey (568); Nawaz, R., J. Malone, V. Din (1985) Pseudomesolite is mesolite. Mineralogical Magazine 49:103-105
  • Oregon
    • Grant Co.
      • Ritter
Nawaz, R., J. Malone, V. Din (1985)Pseudomesolite is mesolite. Mineralogical Magazine 49:103-105
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