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Scapolite Group

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This page provides mineralogical data about Scapolite Group.


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Relationship of Scapolite Group to other SpeciesHide

Group Members:
Algerite Ca4Al6Si6O24CO3
Marialite Na4Al3Si9O24ClTet. 4/m : I4/m
Meionite Ca4Al6Si6O24CO3Tet. 4/m : I4/m
Scapolite Tet.
Silvialite (Ca,Na)4(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,CO3)Tet. 4/m : I4/m

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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.

Scapolite Group in petrologyHide

References for Scapolite GroupHide

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Sokolova, E., Hawthorne, F.C. (2008): The crystal chemistry of the scapolite-group minerals. I. Crystal structure and long-range order. The Canadian Mineralogist 46, 1527-1554.

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Localities for Scapolite GroupHide

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