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The large majority of "thomsonite" is thomsonite-Ca.

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Synonyms of ThomsoniteHide

Other Language Names for ThomsoniteHide

Simplified Chinese:杆沸石
Traditional Chinese:桿沸石

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Chabazite75 photos of Thomsonite associated with Chabazite on
Analcime46 photos of Thomsonite associated with Analcime on
Calcite40 photos of Thomsonite associated with Calcite on
Mesolite32 photos of Thomsonite associated with Mesolite on
Natrolite32 photos of Thomsonite associated with Natrolite on
Stilbite25 photos of Thomsonite associated with Stilbite on
Phillipsite20 photos of Thomsonite associated with Phillipsite on
Prehnite14 photos of Thomsonite associated with Prehnite on
Apophyllite12 photos of Thomsonite associated with Apophyllite on
Heulandite11 photos of Thomsonite associated with Heulandite on

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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 ThomsoniteHide

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Wise, W. S. & Tschernich, R. W. (1978): Habit, crystal forms and composition of thomsonite. Can. Mineral. 16, 487-493.
Lee, Y., J.A. Hriljac, A. Studer & T. Vogt (2004): Anisotropic compression of edingtonite and thomsonite to 6 GPa at room temperature: Physics and Chemistry of Minerals: 31: 22-27.

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