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Galactite

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Formula:
Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
A variety of Natrolite

A calcian variety of natrolite.
Originally reported from Glenfarg, Tayside (Perthshire), Scotland, UK.

Some galactites later turned out to be ferrierite (e.g., Zirkl, 1973).


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Chemical Properties of GalactiteHide

Formula:
Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O

Synonyms of GalactiteHide

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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 GalactiteHide

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Zirkl, E. J. (1973): Ferrierit im Basalt von Weitendorf, Steiermark. N. Jb. Mineral. Mh. 1973, 524-528.

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Localities for GalactiteHide

β“˜ - 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.
UK
 
  • Scotland
    • Perth and Kinross
      • Ochil Hills
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