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Epistilbite

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Formula:
CaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Colour:
Colorless, white, pinkish, yellowish
Lustre:
Vitreous
Hardness:
4
Specific Gravity:
2.22 - 2.28
Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Member of:
Name:
From the greek for near and stilbite
Dimorph of:
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Classification of EpistilbiteHide

Approved, 'Grandfathered' (first described prior to 1959)
9.GD.45

9 : SILICATES (Germanates)
G : Tektosilicates with zeolitic H2O; zeolite family
D : Chains of 6-membered rings – tabular zeolites
77.1.6.2

77 : TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
1 : Zeolite group - True zeolites
16.9.26

16 : Silicates Containing Aluminum and other Metals
9 : Aluminosilicates of Ca

Physical Properties of EpistilbiteHide

Vitreous
Transparency:
Transparent, Translucent
Colour:
Colorless, white, pinkish, yellowish
Streak:
white
Hardness:
Tenacity:
Brittle
Cleavage:
Perfect
Perfect on {010}
Fracture:
Irregular/Uneven
Density:
2.22 - 2.28 g/cm3 (Measured)    2.266 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Optical Data of EpistilbiteHide

Type:
Biaxial (-)
RI values:
nα = 1.502 nβ = 1.510 nγ = 1.512
2V:
Measured: 44° , Calculated: 52°
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.010
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Low
Dispersion:
r < v strong

Chemical Properties of EpistilbiteHide

Formula:
CaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
IMA Formula:
Ca3(Si18Al6)O48 · 16H2O
Common Impurities:
Fe,Mg,Na,K

Crystallography of EpistilbiteHide

Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Cell Parameters:
a = 9.08 Å, b = 17.74 Å, c = 10.25 Å
β = 124.5°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.512 : 1 : 0.578
Unit Cell V:
1,360.68 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Z:
3
Morphology:
Crystals prismatic; spherulitic, sheaflike aggregates
Twinning:
Always on {100}, {110} penetration crosses

Crystallographic forms of EpistilbiteHide

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Epistilbite no.1 - Goldschmidt (1913-1926)
Epistilbite no.3 - Goldschmidt (1913-1926)
Epistilbite no.11 - Goldschmidt (1913-1926)
Epistilbite no.12 - Goldschmidt (1913-1926)
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Type Occurrence of EpistilbiteHide

Synonyms of EpistilbiteHide

Other Language Names for EpistilbiteHide

Relationship of Epistilbite to other SpeciesHide

Member of:
Other Members of this group:
AlflarseniteNaCa2Be3Si4O13(OH) · 2H2OMon. 2 : P21
AmiciteK2Na2Al4Si4O16 · 5H2OMon. 2
Ammonioleucite(NH4,K)(AlSi2O6)Tet.
AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2OTric.
Barrerite(Na,K,Ca0.5)2[Al2Si7O18] · 7H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
Bellbergite(K,Ba,Sr)2Sr2Ca2(Ca,Na)4[Al3Si3O12]6 · 30H2OHex.
BikitaiteLiAlSi2O6 · H2OTric. 1 : P1
BoggsiteCa8Na3(Si,Al)96O192 · 70H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Imma
Brewsterite-Ba(Ba,Sr)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2OMon. 2/m : P21/m
Brewsterite-Sr(Sr,Ba,Ca)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
Chabazite-Levyne SubgroupA subgroup of the Zeolite Group.
ChiavenniteCaMnBe2Si5O13(OH)2 · 2H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
ClinoptiloliteNote on the distinguishing differences between clinoptilolite and heulandite (hhttp://rruff.
CowlesiteCaAl2Si3O10 · 6H2OOrth.
Dachiardite-Ca(Ca,Na2,K2)5Al10Si38O96 · 25H2OMon.
Dachiardite-KK4(Si20Al4O48)·13H2OMon.
Dachiardite-Na(Na2,Ca,K2)5Al10Si38O96 · 25H2OMon.
DirenzoiteNaK6MgCa2(Al13Si47O120) · 36H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmmn
EdingtoniteBa[Al2Si3O10] · 4H2O
ErioniteThis name now refers to a group of related minerals.
Faujasite SubgroupA subgroup of the Zeolite Group.
FerrieriteZeolite Group.
FerrochiavenniteCa1-2Fe[(Si,Al,Be)5Be2O13(OH)2] · 2H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
Flörkeite(K3Ca2Na)[Al8Si8O32] · 12H2OTric. 1 : P1
Garronite-CaNa2Ca5Al12Si20O64 · 27H2OTet. 4 2m : I4m2
GaultiteNa4Zn2Si7O18 · 5H2OOrth. mm2 : Fdd2
Gismondine-BaBa2Al4Si4O16 · 4-6H2O
Gismondine-CaCaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O
GmeliniteIn 1997, gmelinite was split into Gmelinite-Ca, Gmelinite-Na and Gmelinite-K.
GobbinsiteNa5(Si11Al5)O32 · 11H2OOrth.
GoosecreekiteCa[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2OMon.
GottardiiteNa3Mg3Ca5Al19Si117O272 · 93H2OOrth.
Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2OMon. 2/m : P21/m
HeulanditeNote on the distinguishing differences between heulandite and clinoptilolite (http://rruff.
HsianghualiteCa3Li2(Be3Si3O12)F2
KirchhoffiteCs(BSi2O6)Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I41/acd
LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2OMon. 2/m : B2/m
LovdariteK2Na6Be4Si14O36 · 9H2OOrth. mm2
MaricopaitePb7Ca2(Si,Al)48O100 · 32H2OOrth.
Mazzite-Mg(Mg,K,Ca)5(Si26Al10)O72 · 28H2OHex.
Mazzite-NaNa8[Al4Si14O36]2 · 30H2OHex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc
Merlinoite(K,Na)5(Ca,Ba)2Al9Si23O64 · 23H2OOrth.
Montesommaite(K,Na)9Al9Si23O64 · 10H2OOrth.
Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)Al2Si10O24 · 7H2OOrth.
MutinaiteNa3Ca4Si85Al11O192 · 60H2OOrth.
NabesiteNa2BeSi4O10 · 4H2OOrth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
Natrolite SubgroupA subgroup of the Zeolite Group.
OffretiteKCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2OHex. 6 m2 : P6m2
PahasapaiteLi8(Ca,Li,K)10.5Be24(PO4)24 · 38H2OIso. 2 3 : I2 3
ParthéiteCa2(Si4Al4) O15 (OH)2•4H2OMon. 2/m : B2/b
Paulingite-Ca(Ca,K,Na,Ba,◻)10 (Si, Al)42O84•34H2OIso.
Paulingite-K(K2,Ca,Na2,Ba)5[Al10Si35O90] · 45H2OIso.
Paulingite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca,Ba)5[Al10Si35O90] · 45H2OIso.
PerlialiteK9Na(Ca,Sr)[Al2Si4O12]6 · 15H2OHex.
PhillipsiteZeolite Group.
Pollucite(Cs,Na)2(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2OIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Ia3d
RoggianiteCa2Be(OH)2Al2Si4O13 · 2.5H2OTet.
StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Fmmm
Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2OMon. 2/m : B2/m
Stilbite-Na(Na,Ca,K)6-7[Al8Si28O72] · nH2OMon. 2/m : B2/m
Terranovaite(Na,Ca)8(Si68Al12)O160 · 29H2OOrth.
Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
Thomsonite-SrNa(Sr,Ca)2[Al5Si5O20] · 7H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
Tschernichite(Ca,Na2)[Al2Si4O12] · 4-8H2OTet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P4/mmm
TschörtneriteCa4(Ca,Sr,K,Ba)3Cu3[(OH)2|Al3Si3O12]4 · nH2OIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
WairakiteCa(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2OMon. 2/m
WeinebeneiteCaBe3(PO4)2(OH)2 · 4H2OMon.
Wenkite(Ba,K)4(Ca,Na)6[(SO4)3|(Si,Al)20O39(OH)2] · 0.5H2OHex.
WillhendersoniteKCa[Al3Si3O12] · 5H2OTric.
YugawaraliteCaAl2Si6O16 · 4H2OMon.

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Quartz30 photos of Epistilbite associated with Quartz on mindat.org.
Calcite12 photos of Epistilbite associated with Calcite on mindat.org.
Chabazite10 photos of Epistilbite associated with Chabazite on mindat.org.
Mordenite8 photos of Epistilbite associated with Mordenite on mindat.org.
Amethyst7 photos of Epistilbite associated with Amethyst on mindat.org.
Fluorapophyllite-(K)7 photos of Epistilbite associated with Fluorapophyllite-(K) on mindat.org.
Chalcedony7 photos of Epistilbite associated with Chalcedony on mindat.org.
Gyrolite6 photos of Epistilbite associated with Gyrolite on mindat.org.
Chabazite-Ca6 photos of Epistilbite associated with Chabazite-Ca on mindat.org.
Okenite6 photos of Epistilbite associated with Okenite on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

9.GD.05Gmelinite-CaCa2(Si8Al4O24] · 11H2OHex.
9.GD.05Gmelinite-KK4(Si8Al4O24) · 11H2OHex.
9.GD.05Gmelinite-NaNa4(Si8Al4O24] · 11H2OHex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc
9.GD.10WillhendersoniteKCa[Al3Si3O12] · 5H2OTric.
9.GD.10Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2OTric. 1 : P1
9.GD.10Chabazite-K(K2,Ca,Na2,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
9.GD.10Chabazite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
9.GD.10Chabazite-SrSr2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
9.GD.10Chabazite-Mg(Mg0.7K0.5Ca0.5Na0.1)[Al3Si9O24]·10H2O Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
9.GD.15Lévyne-Ca(Ca,Na2,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2OTrig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
9.GD.15Lévyne-Na(Na2,Ca,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2OTrig.
9.GD.20Bellbergite(K,Ba,Sr)2Sr2Ca2(Ca,Na)4[Al3Si3O12]6 · 30H2OHex.
9.GD.20Erionite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al4Si14O36] · 15H2OHex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc
9.GD.20Erionite-K(K2,Ca,Na2)2[Al4Si14O36] · 15H2OHex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc
9.GD.20Erionite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca)2[Al4Si14O36] · 15H2OHex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc
9.GD.25OffretiteKCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2OHex. 6 m2 : P6m2
9.GD.25Wenkite(Ba,K)4(Ca,Na)6[(SO4)3|(Si,Al)20O39(OH)2] · 0.5H2OHex.
9.GD.30Faujasite-Ca(Ca,Na2,Mg)3.5[Al7Si17O48] · 32H2OIso.
9.GD.30Faujasite-Mg(Mg,Na2,Ca)3.5[Al7Si17O48] · 32H2OIso.
9.GD.30Faujasite-Na(Na2,Ca,Mg)3.5[Al7Si17O48] · 32H2OIso.
9.GD.35MaricopaitePb7Ca2(Si,Al)48O100 · 32H2OOrth.
9.GD.35Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)Al2Si10O24 · 7H2OOrth.
9.GD.40Dachiardite-Ca(Ca,Na2,K2)5Al10Si38O96 · 25H2OMon.
9.GD.40Dachiardite-Na(Na2,Ca,K2)5Al10Si38O96 · 25H2OMon.
9.GD.50Ferrierite-K(K2,Na2,Mg,Ca)3-5Mg[Al5-7Si27.5-31O72] · 18H2OOrth.
9.GD.50Ferrierite-Mg(Mg,Na2,K2,Ca)3-5Mg[Al5-7Si27.5-31O72] · 18H2OOrth.
9.GD.50Ferrierite-Na(Na2,K2,Mg,Ca)3-5Mg[Al5-7Si27.5-31O72] · 18H2OMon. 2/m
9.GD.55BikitaiteLiAlSi2O6 · H2OTric. 1 : P1

Related Minerals - Dana Grouping (8th Ed.)Hide

77.1.6.1Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)Al2Si10O24 · 7H2OOrth.
77.1.6.3MaricopaitePb7Ca2(Si,Al)48O100 · 32H2OOrth.
77.1.6.4DachiarditeMon.
77.1.6.5Dachiardite-Na(Na2,Ca,K2)5Al10Si38O96 · 25H2OMon.
77.1.6.7BoggsiteCa8Na3(Si,Al)96O192 · 70H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Imma

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

16.9.1GehleniteCa2Al(AlSiO7)Tet. 4 2m : P4 21m
16.9.2AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)Tric. 1 : P1
16.9.3Yoshiokaite(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)O4]Trig. 3 : P3
16.9.4SvyatoslaviteCa(Al2Si2O8)Orth.
16.9.5DmisteinbergiteCa(Al2Si2O8)Hex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P6/mmm
16.9.6GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Ia3d
16.9.7VuagnatiteCaAl(SiO4)(OH)Orth.
16.9.8Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
16.9.9Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
16.9.10PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2Orth. mm2
16.9.11KamaishiliteCa2(Al2SiO6)(OH)2Tet.
16.9.12BicchuliteCa2(Al2SiO6)(OH)2Iso. 4 3m : I4 3m
16.9.13MargariteCaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2Mon.
16.9.14ChantaliteCaAl2(SiO4)(OH)4Tet. 4/m : I41/a
16.9.15CebolliteCa5Al2(SiO4)3(OH)4Orth.
16.9.17KatoiteCa3Al2(SiO4)3-x(OH)4xIso.
16.9.18LawsoniteCaAl2(Si2O7)(OH)2 · H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cmcm
16.9.19ParthéiteCa2(Si4Al4) O15 (OH)2•4H2OMon. 2/m : B2/b
16.9.20WairakiteCa(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2OMon. 2/m
16.9.21VertumniteCa4Al4Si4O6(OH)24 · 3H2OMon. 2/m : P21/m
16.9.22ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2OMon. m : Bb
16.9.23LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2OMon. 2/m : B2/m
16.9.24YugawaraliteCaAl2Si6O16 · 4H2OMon.
16.9.25Gismondine-CaCaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O
16.9.27GoosecreekiteCa[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2OMon.
16.9.28CowlesiteCaAl2Si3O10 · 6H2OOrth.
16.9.30StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Fmmm
16.9.31SträtlingiteCa2Al2SiO7 · 8H2OTrig.
16.9.32AmstalliteCaAl(Si,Al)4O8(OH)4 · (H2O,Cl)Mon. 2/m : B2/b

Other InformationHide

Electrical:
Piezoelectric
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 EpistilbiteHide

Reference List:
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Zeitschrift für Kristallographie: 173: 257-265.
American Mineralogist: 59: 1055-1061.

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Localities for EpistilbiteHide

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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.
Antarctica
 
  • Eastern Antarctica
    • Victoria Land
AmMin 82:423; Galli E, Quartieri S, Vezzalini G, Alberti A (1996) Gottardiite, a new high-silica zeolite from Antarctica: the natural counterpart of synthetic NU-87, European Journal of Mineralogy 8, 687-693
Argentina
 
  • Neuquén
    • Catán Lil department
      • La Amarga
Tschernich, 1992. Zeolites of the World, p.149,517
Austria
 
  • Carinthia
    • Koralpe
      • St Vinzenz
Bojar, H.-P. (1993): 932. Epistilbit, Stilbit, Heulandit und Chabasit vom Gradischkogel, N Soboth, Koralpe, Steiermark. P. 288 in NIEDERMAYR, G., F. BRANDSTÄTTER, B. MOSER, W. H. PAAR, W. POSTL, J. TAUCHER & H.-P. BOJAR (1993): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich XIIL. Carinthia II, 183./103.: 265-290.
Brazil
 
  • Rio Grande do Sul
    • Morro Reuter
Lapis 29(9), 41-42 (2004)
    • Novo Hamburgo
Ricardo Pimentel collection. Specimen traded with Luiz Englert Museum UFRGS
Canada
 
  • British Columbia
    • Kamloops Mining Division
      • Spences Bridge
Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.143
  • New Brunswick
    • Charlotte Co.
"Geology of New Brunswick: field guide to excursions", New England Intercollegiate Geological Conference, 1973. http://digital.unh.edu/fedora/objects/neigc:0012/datastreams/APPLICATION-PDF/content?download=true
        • Eel Brook Beach
Sabina, A.P. (2015) Rocks and minerals for the collector: Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia; South Shore, Nova Scotia. Geological Survey of Canada, Popular Geoscience 97: 456 pages.
  • Nova Scotia
    • Annapolis Co.
Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.143 Johnston, R. A. A., "A List of Canadian Mineral Occurrences", Memoir 74, Can. Dept. Mines, 1915. Marsh, O.C., "Catalogue of Mineral Localities in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland", American Journal of Science and Arts, Second Series, Vol. XXXV, No. CIV, Art. XXIII, pg. 214, May 1863.
    • Cumberland Co.
      • Parrsboro
Georgia Pe-Piper and Lisa Miller (2002) Zeolite minerals from the North Shore of the Minas Basin, Nova Scotia. Atlantic Geology 38, 11–28
    • Kings Co.
The Nova Scotia Mineral Occurrence Database; Georgia Pe-Piper and Lisa Miller (2002) Zeolite minerals from the North Shore of the Minas Basin, Nova Scotia. Atlantic Geology 38, 11–28
      • Bay of Fundy
Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.143
Can Min 38:1215-1232; Canadian Mineralogist 38, 1215
Canadian Mineralogist Vol 38 pp. 1215-1232 (2000)
  • Ontario
    • Hastings Co.
      • Dungannon Township
Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.51,149
  • Québec
    • Laurentides
      • Argenteuil RCM
        • Wentworth
          • Laurel
Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.52,149
Channel Islands
 
  • Jersey
    • St Lawrence
      • Waterworks Valley
Mineralogical Magazine 1982 46 : 504-506.
China
 
  • Xinjiang Autonomous Region
    • Yili Hasake Autonomous Prefecture (Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture)
      • Tacheng Prefecture (Tarbaghatay Prefecture)
        • Tuoli Co. (Toli Co.)
          • Baogutu
Fuquan Yang, Shenghao Yan, Guoren Liu, Gang Zhou, Zhixin Zhang, Feng Liu, Xinxia Geng, and Chunli Guo (2010): Mineral Deposits 29(6), 956-971
Costa Rica
 
  • San José Province
    • Bajo Chacones
Micro Probe Volume VII Number 7 Spring 1993
    • Guaitil
Micro Probe Volume VII Number 7 Spring 1993
Denmark
 
Tschernich, R. W. (1992): Zeolites of the world. Geoscience Press, Phoenix, Arizona, p.150
    • Eysturoy Island
Burvald, I. (2013): På mineraljakt i sporet etter en "anderledes" Ormen Lange. Stein. 40 (1), 4-12
French Southern and Antarctic Lands
 
  • Kerguelen Islands
Giret, A., Verdier, O. & Nativel, P. (1992). The zeolitisation of Kerguelen Islands, Southern Indian Ocean. In: Yoshida, Y., et al. (eds) Recent Progress in Antarctic Earth Science, Tokyo: Terra Publishing 32, 1–36. Co., pp. 457–463.
Germany
 
  • Lower Saxony
    • Harz
      • Bad Harzburg
        • Radau valley
No reference listed
  • Saxony
    • Erzgebirge
      • Schwarzenberg District
        • Grünhain-Beierfeld
          • Beierfeld
M.E. Ciriotti, 2006, probed EDX+XRD by S. Möckel
Sebastian Möller
Greece
 
  • Aegean Islands Department (Aiyaíon)
    • Kykládes Prefecture
      • Cyclade Islands (Cyclades; Kikladhes; Nomos Kikladhon)
        • Santorini Island (Thera)
          • Santorini Caldera
            • Nea Kammeni Island
No reference listed
Hungary
 
  • Fejér Co.
    • Velencei Mts
      • Nadap
  • Pest Co.
    • Börzsöny Mts
      • Szob
Szakáll-Gatter-Szendrei: Mineral species of Hungary 2005
Iceland
 
  • Eastern Region
    • Neskaupstaður
Personally collected by Günter Frenz
    • Suður-Múlasýsla
      • Berufjördur
Walker G.P.L. (1960) Zeolite zones and dike Distribution in relation of the structure of the basalts of Eastern Iceland , Journal of Geology 68, 515-525
Am Min 59 (1974), 1055; European Journal of Mineralogy 10 (1998), 1037
      • Berufjörður
Zeolite collection volker Betz
[World of Stones 9/96 p.29]; Volker Betz (1981) Famous Mineral Localities: Zeolites From Iceland and the Faeroe Islands. Mineralogical Record 12:5-26
      • Breiðdalur
No reference listed
      • Hamarsfjörður
Zeolite collection of Volker Betz
  • Northeastern Region
    • Eyjafjarðarsýsla
      • Akureyri
Personally collected by Günter Frenz
    • Siglufjörður
Personally collected by Günter Frenz
  • Western Region
    • Hvalfjörður
Knut Edvard Larsen collection # MM-5433 (ex Hermann Fylling); Weisenberger, T. & Selbekk, R.S. (2009): Multi stage zeolite facies mineralization in the Hvalfjordur area, Iceland. International Journal of Earth Sciences. 98 (5): 985-999; Weisenberger, T. & Selbekk, R.S. (2009): Multi stage zeolite facies mineralization in the Hvalfjördur area, Iceland. International Journal of Earth Sciences. 98 (5): 985-999
von Waltershausen, S. (1853) Über die Vulkanischen Gesteine in Sicilien und Island, und ihre submarine Umbildung. Göttingen 1853.; Volker Betz (1981): Famous Mineral Localities: Zeolites From Iceland and the Faeroe Islands. Mineralogical Record. 12:5-26
    • Mýrasýsla
      • Hvitarsiða
        • Tunga
Betz, V. (1981): Famous mineral localities: Zeolites from Iceland and the Faeroes. Mineralogical Record 12 (1), 5-26
India
 
  • Maharashtra
Lapis 29(7/8):76 (2004)
    • Alkola District
Lapis 29(7/8):76 (2004)
    • Aurangabad District
Makki - Matrix India Minerals
No reference listed
      • Dharangaon Taluka
No reference listed
    • Mumbai District (Bombay District)
      • Mumbai (Bombay)
        • Ward 38
          • Malad
Lapis 29(7/8):76 (2004)
Lapis 29(7/8):76 (2004)
    • Nashik District (Nasik District)
      • Dindori (Dhindori)
        • Talegaon
Georges Claeys (2009) Mineralogische reis naar Deccan Traps, India, 2008. Geonieuws, 34, #3, 63-77.
      • Pandulena Hills
Georges Claeys (2009) Mineralogische reis naar Deccan Traps, India, 2008. Geonieuws, 34, #3, 63-77.
      • Sinnar
Lapis 29(7/8):76 (2004)
    • Pune District (Poonah District)
      • Lonavale (Lonavala)
No reference listed
collection of Petr Gadas
      • Pimpri-Chinchwad
Rob Lavinsky
    • Raigad District
Lapis 29(7/8):76 (2004)
Israel
 
  • Negev
Gross, S. (1977): The Mineralogy of the Hatrurim Formation, Israel. Geological Survey of Israel, Bulletin no. 70, 80 pp.
Italy
 
  • Aosta Valley
    • Courmayeur
      • Monte Bianco Massif (Mont Blanc Massif)
        • Veny Valley
Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., Lombardo, B. (2007): Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" Alba, Ed., Alba (Cuneo) 607 pp.
  • Lombardy
    • Sondrio Province
      • Valchiavenna
        • Novate Mezzola
          • Codera Valley
Ghizzoni, S. & Mazzoleni, G. (2005): Itinerari mineralogici in val Codera. Geologia Insubrica, Ed., Milano, 316 pp.
Ghizzoni, S. & Mazzoleni, G. (2005): Itinerari mineralogici in val Codera. Geologia Insubrica, Ed., Milano, 316 pp.
Ghizzoni, S. & Mazzoleni, G. (2005): Itinerari mineralogici in val Codera. Geologia Insubrica, Ed., Milano, 316 pp.
  • Piedmont
    • Biella Province
      • Cervo Valley
        • San Paolo Cervo
- Martini, B., Salvetti, A., Dalla Fontana, G., Boscardin, M., Rocchetti, I., Ciriotti, M.E., Taronna, M., Ambrino, P. (2012). I minerali delle cave di sienite Colombari e Vej della Balma Valle Cervo (Biella, Piemonte). Micro, 10, 110-135
- Martini, B., Salvetti, A., Dalla Fontana, G., Boscardin, M., Rocchetti, I., Ciriotti, M.E., Taronna, M., Ambrino, P. (2012). I minerali delle cave di sienite Colombari e Vej della Balma Valle Cervo (Biella, Piemonte). Micro, 10, 110-135
    • Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province
      • Ossola Valley
        • Antigorio Valley
          • Premia
            • Premia gneiss quarries
Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., Lombardo, B. (2007). Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" Alba, Ed., Alba (Cuneo) 607 pp.
Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., Lombardo, B. (2007). Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" Alba, Ed., Alba (Cuneo) 607 pp.
Milanesi D.(1998): Le zeoliti e i minerali associati delle cave di Premia. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 22, (4), 10-15.
        • Vigezzo Valley
          • Craveggia
            • Rio Vasca
Boscardin, M., Mattioli, V., Rocchetti, I. (2013): Minerali della Valle Vigezzo. Litotipografia Alcione, Lavis (Trento), 229 pp.
  • Sardinia
    • Cagliari Province
      • Pula
Lapis 2003(2), 21-30
        • Nora
Conti-Vecchi, G. & Stara, P. (1991): Minerali della Sardegna. Della Torre, Ed., Cagliari, 276 pp
Lapis 2003(2), 21-30
    • Nuoro Province
      • Noragugume
Lapis 2003(2), 21-30
Preite, D. (2003): Mineraliensammeln im Urlaub: Zeolithfundstellen auf Sardinien. Lapis 28(2), 21-30
    • Sassari Province
Gelosa, M. & Mameli, P. (1999): I minerali delle cave di Osilo: località mineralogiche della Sardegna. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2/1999, 92-96.
Lapis 2003(2), 21
  • Sicily
    • Catania Province
      • Northern Iblean plateau
Sturiale, C. (1963): Rinvenimento di alcune zeoliti in ialoclastiti presso Palagonia (distretto eruttivo Ibleo-Sicilia). Rendiconti della Società Mineralogica Italiana, 19, 209-212
  • Trentino-Alto Adige (Trentino-Südtirol)
    • Trento Province
      • Canal San Bovo
        • Vanoi Valley
          • Pralongo
Ferretti, P., Gualtieri, A., Rocchetti, I., Vecchi, F. (2015): Cava Pralongo. Nuove segnalazioni dalle pegmatiti della Valle del Vanoi (Canal San Bovo, Trento). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 49, 3 (3-2015), 164-185.
  • Tuscany
    • Livorno Province
      • Elba Island
        • Campo nell'Elba
Orlandi, P., & Pezzotta, F. (1997). Minerali dell'Isola d'Elba. Edizioni Novecento Grafico, Bergamo, 249 pp.
          • San Piero in Campo
G. Grattarola (1879) - Note mineralogiche. Orizite e pseudo-natrolite, due nuove specie del sottordine delle zeoliti (trovate nell'isola d'Elba). - Atti Soc. Tosc. Sc. Nat., Proc. Verb., 4: 226-232; Orlandi, P., & Pezzotta, F. (1997). Minerali dell'Isola d'Elba. Edizioni Novecento Grafico, Bergamo, 249 pp.
Japan
 
  • Honshu Island
    • Chubu Region
      • Niigata Prefecture
        • Kakizaki
Alfredo Petrov collection
      • Shizuoka prefecture
        • Matsuzaki
Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Ryoichi SADANAGA and Michiaki BUNNO (1974) THE WAKABAYASHI MINERAL COLLECTION Bulletin No. 7 The University Museum, The University of Tokyo
      • Yamanashi Prefecture
Kato, A. (2009) Explanations of distributed specimens at the Ordinary Meeting of Mumeikai Group, #27, 412-413.
    • Kanto Region
      • Gunma Prefecture
        • Annaka City
Gunma university Academic Information Repository, 48, 47-59 (2000)
      • Kanagawa Prefecture
        • Yugawara
Ryoichi SADANAGA and Michiaki BUNNO (1974) THE WAKABAYASHI MINERAL COLLECTION Bulletin No. 7 The University Museum, The University of Tokyo
Alfredo Petrov collection
Alfredo Petrov collection
    • Tohoku Region
      • Aomori Prefecture
        • Kuroishi City
Onuki et al (1988) Journal of Mineralogy, Petrology and Economic Geology, 83, 311-317.
  • Kyushu Region
    • Kagoshima Prefecture
      • Hishikari mine (Hishikari gold mine)
Ibaraki, K., and Suzuki, R. (1991): Heilongjiang Geological Information 1991(3), 47-56
    • Nagasaki Prefecture
      • Hirado City
Late 19th century Dr. F. Krantz specimen.
Jordan
 
  • Irbid
Khoury, H. N., Salameh, E., & Abdul-Jaber, Q. (1985). Characteristics of an unusual highly alkaline water from the Maqarin area, northern Jordan. Journal of Hydrology, 81(1), 79-91.
New Zealand
 
  • South Island
    • Canterbury
      • Rangitata Valley
J. Thornton in Micro-Scope, February 1993
Norway
 
  • Buskerud
    • Øvre Eiker
      • Gunhildrud
Knut Eldjarn collection
  • Oslo
    • Vestre Aker
Neumann, H. (1985): Norges Mineraler. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse Skrifter 68, 278 pp., p. 244
Poland
 
  • Lower Silesia (Dolnośląskie)
    • Kłodzko District
Websky, M. (1867): Zeitschrift der Deutschen Geologischen Gesellschaft 20, 144.
    • Strzegom-Sobótka Massif
      • Świdnica District
        • Graniczna (Góra Zwycęistwa)
Ivan A. Novikov
Slovakia
 
  • Banská Bystrica Region
    • Lučenec Co.
Ďuďa,R., Mrázek,Z., Košuth,M., 1984: Postmagmatická zeolitová mineralizácia Cérovej vrchoviny. Min.Slovaca, 16,2,157 - 172
  • Prešov Region
    • Prešov Co.
Ďuďa,R., et al., 1981: Mineralógia severnej časti Slanských vrchov. Min.Slovaca, Monografia 2, 98s
South Africa
 
  • Eastern Cape Province
Minerals of South Africa
  • North West Province
    • Ngaka Modiri Molema District
Cairncross, B. and Dixon, R., (1995) Minerals of South Africa. The Geological Society of South Africa, pg 204;
Spain
 
  • Canary Islands
    • Las Palmas Province
      • Gran Canaria (Grand Canary)
        • Agaete
          • Risco Faneque
- Betz, V. (2009) Der Westen von Gran Canaria - ein Fundbericht, Lapis 34, Heft 9, 25-36
Switzerland
 
  • Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden)
    • Bregaglia Valley (Bergell)
      • Forno Valley
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 153.
    • Misox (Mesolcina Valley)
      • Calanca Valley
        • Arvigo
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 153.
  • Ticino (Tessin)
    • Leventina
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 153.
  • Wallis (Valais)
    • Goms
      • Fiesch
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz. Wepf (Basel), p. 104.
UK
 
  • England
    • Cumbria
      • Threlkeld District
        • Dockray
BMS Database
  • Scotland
    • North West Highlands
      • Isle of Skye
        • Minginish
          • Carbost
            • Talisker
No reference listed
        • Sligachan
No reference listed
    • Strathclyde
      • Isle of Mull
        • Loch Na Keal
No reference listed
Ukraine
 
  • Crimea Oblast'
    • Crimea peninsula
Tischenko A. data
USA
 
  • Alaska
    • Wrangell-Petersburg Borough
      • Kupreanof Island
The Canadian Mineralogist; June 1997; v. 35; no. 3; p. 691-698
  • California
    • Colusa Co.
      • Coast Ranges
Moiseyev, A.N. (1968) The Wilbur Springs quicksilver district (California), example of a study of hydrothermal processes by combining field geology and theoretical geochemistry. Economic Geology: 63: 173; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 378.
    • Los Angeles Co.
Mineral News v.14 no.9
    • Riverside Co.
      • Crestmore
Jenni, Clarence M. (1957), Crestmore and its minerals: Gems & Minerals, No. 236: 64, 66 (May, 1957); Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 372.
      • Nuevo
        • Lakeview Mountains
Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 177; Seaman (1976), Pegmatite Minerals of the World; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 380.
    • Ventura Co.
      • Santa Monica Mts
        • Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy
          • Sandstone Peak
http://www.mineralsocal.org/scfm/california/v.htm
  • Colorado
    • Custer Co.
      • Silver Cliff District
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
    • Gunnison Co.
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
    • Hinsdale Co.
Tschernich, 1992. Zeolites of the World, p.154.
  • Connecticut
    • Fairfield Co.
Pawloski, John A. (1965): Two Intersting Zeolites from Connecticut. Rocks and Minerals: 40(7): 494.; Tschernich, Rudy W. (1992): Zeolites of the World. Geoscience Press, Phoenix: 154.
    • Litchfield Co.
      • Watertown
Januzzi, Ronald E. (1976), Mineral Localities of Connecticut and Southeastern New York State. Taylor Associates/Mineralogical Press, Danbury.
Tschernich, 1992. Zeolites of the World, p.154
  • Georgia
    • Muscogee Co.
      • Columbus
Minerals of Georgia: Their properties and occurrences. Robert Cook GGWRD Bull 92
  • Hawaii
    • Honolulu Co.
      • Oahu Island
        • Kailua
Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, 65, 115
Fujishima, K.Y. and Fan, P-F (1977) Hydrothermal mineralogy of Keolu Hills, Oahu, Hawaii. American Mineralogist, 62, 574-582.
MinRec 15:95-97; Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.114
Dunham, K.C. (1933) The American Mineralogist, 18, 369-385.
  • Nevada
    • Washoe Co.
      • Pah Rah Range (Pah Rah Mts)
R&M 79:1 p44-54
  • New Jersey
    • Passaic Co.
      • Paterson
Mineral Collector 15: 113-118, Papke, H. (1908); Rocks & Min.: 59:157-183, Peters, Joseph J. (1984).
  • New York
Jensen (1978) Minerals of New York State, p.88
  • Oregon
    • Columbia Co.
      • Goble
Micro Probe Vol. 6 No. 5 Fall 1987; Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, 117
    • Hood River Co.
Marshall W. Gannett and Keith E. Bargar; 1981 Volcanic stratigraphy and secondary mineralization of USGS Pucci geothermal test well, Mount Hood, Oregon, Open-File Report 81-1330.
    • Jackson Co.
      • Lost Creek Reservoir
K. Starnes, personal ID, 1986
    • Josephine Co.
      • Sailor Diggings District
Oregon Metal Mines Handbook, 1952, Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries: Bulletin No. 14-C, Vol. 2, Section 1 - Josephine Co., 2nd Edition, page 211.
  • Virginia
    • Loudoun Co.
      • Leesburg
Minerals of Virginia, 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
  • Washington
    • Clark Co.
Micro Probe Volume VI Number 4
    • Cowlitz Co.
      • Kalama area
Zeolites of the World, Rudy W. Tschernich 1992; Micro Probe (1995) 8-3 pp 15-19
Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, 71
Tschernich, Rudy W. (1996) Zeolites from Kalama, Cowlitz County, Washington. Micro Probe 8-3 pp 15-19
Micro Probe Vol.7 No.9 Spring '94
      • Toutle
        • Elk Mountain
Rudy Tschernich Zeolite Collection
        • Signal Peak
Rudy Tschernich Zeolite Collection
      • Wolf Point
Micro Probe Vol. 7 No. 10
Micro Probe; Volume 1X, Number 1, pgs 2-6
    • Kittitas Co.
      • Swauk District
        • Liberty
Cannon, B. (1975): Minerals of Washington, p.87; Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World
    • Lewis Co.
      • Kosmos
Cannon, B. (1975): Minerals of Washington, p.87;Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World
    • Skamania Co.
      • Lewis River
Rudy Tschernich Zeolite Collection
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