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Stellerite

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Formula:
Ca4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
System:
Orthorhombic
Colour:
Colourless to white, ...
Lustre:
Pearly
Hardness:
Member of:
Name:
Named after Georg Wilhelm Steller (1709-1746), German explorer and zoologist, discover of the Komandorskiye islands, Bering Sea (Russia).
Zeolite Group.

See also the chemically similar stilbite-Ca.
Brick-shaped crystals may be confused with colourless prehnite.


Classification of Stellerite

Approved, 'Grandfathered' (first described prior to 1959)
9.GE.15

9 : SILICATES (Germanates)
G : Tektosilicates with zeolitic H2O; zeolite family
E : Chains of T10O20 Tetrahedra
77.1.4.4

77 : TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
1 : Zeolite group - True zeolites
16.9.30

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

Physical Properties of Stellerite

Pearly
Diaphaneity (Transparency):
Transparent
Colour:
Colourless to white, pink, orange
Hardness (Mohs):
Cleavage:
Perfect
on {010}
Density:
2.13 g/cm3 (Measured)    2.12 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Optical Data of Stellerite

Type:
Biaxial (-)
RI values:
nα = 1.485 nβ = 1.486 - 1.496 nγ = 1.498
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.013
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness) and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Moderate
Dispersion:
none

Chemical Properties of Stellerite

Formula:
Ca4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Idealised Formula:
Ca(Si7Al2)O18 · 7H2O
Elements listed in formula:
Common Impurities:
Fe,Mn,Mg,Sr,Ba,Na,K

Crystallography of Stellerite

Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Class (H-M):
mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) - Dipyramidal
Space Group:
Fmmm
Cell Parameters:
a = 13.599(4) Å, b = 18.222(4) Å, c = 17.863(3) Å
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.746 : 1 : 0.98
Unit Cell Volume:
V 4,426.47 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Z:
8
Morphology:
Commonly in spheres of radiating crystals.

Occurrences of Stellerite

Type Occurrence of Stellerite

Relationship of Stellerite to other Species

Member of:
Other Members of Group:
AlflarseniteNaCa2Be3Si4O13(OH) · 2H2O
AmiciteK2Na2Al4Si4O16 · 5H2O
Ammonioleucite(NH4,K)(AlSi2O6)
AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Barrerite(Na,K,Ca0.5)2[Al2Si7O18] · 7H2O
Bellbergite(K,Ba,Sr)2Sr2Ca2(Ca,Na)4[Al3Si3O12]6 · 30H2O
BikitaiteLiAlSi2O6 · H2O
BoggsiteCa8Na3(Si,Al)96O192 · 70H2O
Brewsterite-Ba(Ba,Sr)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
Brewsterite-Sr(Sr,Ba,Ca)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
Chabazite-Levyne SubgroupA subgroup of the Zeolite Group.
ChiavenniteCaMnBe2Si5O13(OH)2 · 2H2O
ClinoptiloliteNote on the distinguishing differences between clinoptilolite and heulandite (hhttp://rruff.
CowlesiteCaAl2Si3O10 · 6H2O
Dachiardite-Ca(Ca,Na2,K2)5Al10Si38O96 · 25H2O
Dachiardite-KK4(Si20Al4O48)·13H2O
Dachiardite-Na(Na2,Ca,K2)5Al10Si38O96 · 25H2O
DirenzoiteNaK6MgCa2(Al13Si47O120) · 36H2O
EdingtoniteBa[Al2Si3O10] · 4H2O
EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
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] · 2H2O
Flörkeite(K3Ca2Na)[Al8Si8O32] · 12H2O
Garronite-CaNa2Ca5Al12Si20O64 · 27H2O
GaultiteNa4Zn2Si7O18 · 5H2O
Gismondine-BaBa2Al4Si4O16 · 4-6H2O
Gismondine-CaCaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O
GmeliniteIn 1997, gmelinite was split into Gmelinite-Ca, Gmelinite-Na and Gmelinite-K.
GobbinsiteNa5(Si11Al5)O32 · 11H2O
GoosecreekiteCa[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
GottardiiteNa3Mg3Ca5Al19Si117O272 · 93H2O
Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
HeulanditeNote on the distinguishing differences between heulandite and clinoptilolite (http://rruff.
HsianghualiteCa3Li2(Be3Si3O12)F2
KirchhoffiteCs(BSi2O6)
LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
LovdariteK2Na6Be4Si14O36 · 9H2O
MaricopaitePb7Ca2(Si,Al)48O100 · 32H2O
Mazzite-Mg(Mg,K,Ca)5(Si26Al10)O72 · 28H2O
Mazzite-NaNa8[Al4Si14O36]2 · 30H2O
Merlinoite(K,Na)5(Ca,Ba)2Al9Si23O64 · 23H2O
Montesommaite(K,Na)9Al9Si23O64 · 10H2O
Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)Al2Si10O24 · 7H2O
MutinaiteNa3Ca4Si85Al11O192 · 60H2O
NabesiteNa2BeSi4O10 · 4H2O
Natrolite SubgroupA subgroup of the Zeolite Group.
OffretiteKCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
PahasapaiteLi8(Ca,Li,K)10.5Be24(PO4)24 · 38H2O
ParthéiteCa2(Si4Al4) O15 (OH)2•4H2O
Paulingite-Ca(Ca,K,Na,Ba,◻)10 (Si, Al)42O84•34H2O
Paulingite-K(K2,Ca,Na2,Ba)5[Al10Si35O90] · 45H2O
Paulingite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca,Ba)5[Al10Si35O90] · 45H2O
PerlialiteK9Na(Ca,Sr)[Al2Si4O12]6 · 15H2O
PhillipsiteZeolite Group.
Pollucite(Cs,Na)2(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
RoggianiteCa2Be(OH)2Al2Si4O13 · 2.5H2O
Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Stilbite-Na(Na,Ca,K)6-7[Al8Si28O72] · nH2O
Terranovaite(Na,Ca)8(Si68Al12)O160 · 29H2O
Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Thomsonite-SrNa(Sr,Ca)2[Al5Si5O20] · 7H2O
Tschernichite(Ca,Na2)[Al2Si4O12] · 4-8H2O
TschörtneriteCa4(Ca,Sr,K,Ba)3Cu3[(OH)2|Al3Si3O12]4 · nH2O
WairakiteCa(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
WeinebeneiteCaBe3(PO4)2(OH)2 · 4H2O
Wenkite(Ba,K)4(Ca,Na)6[(SO4)3|(Si,Al)20O39(OH)2] · 0.5H2O
WillhendersoniteKCa[Al3Si3O12] · 5H2O
YugawaraliteCaAl2Si6O16 · 4H2O
9.GE.05Clinoptilolite-CaCa3(Si30Al6)O72 · 20H2O
9.GE.05Clinoptilolite-KK6(Si30Al6)O72 · 20H2O
9.GE.05Clinoptilolite-NaNa6(Si30Al6)O72 · 20H2O
9.GE.05Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na,K)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
9.GE.05Heulandite-K(K,Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
9.GE.05Heulandite-Na(Na,Ca,K)6(Si,Al)36O72 · 22H2O
9.GE.05Heulandite-Sr(Sr,Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 24H2O
9.GE.05Heulandite-Ba(Ba,Ca,K)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 22H2O
9.GE.10Stilbite-CaNaCa4(Si27Al9)O72 · 28H2O
9.GE.10Stilbite-NaNa9(Si27Al9)O72 · 28H2O
9.GE.15BarreriteNa2(Al2Si7)O18 · 6H2O
9.GE.20Brewsterite-BaBa(Al2Si6)O16 · 5H2O
9.GE.20Brewsterite-SrSr(Al2Si6)O16 · 5H2O
16.9.1GehleniteCa2Al(SiAl)O7
16.9.2AnorthiteCaAl2Si2O8
16.9.3YoshiokaiteCa1-x(Al,Si)2O4
16.9.4SvyatoslaviteCaAl2Si2O8
16.9.5DmisteinbergiteCaAl2Si2O8
16.9.6GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
16.9.7VuagnatiteCaAlSiO4(OH)
16.9.8ZoisiteCa2Al3(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
16.9.9ClinozoisiteCa2Al3(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
16.9.10PrehniteCa2Al(Si3Al)O10(OH)2
16.9.11KamaishiliteCa2(SiAl2)O6(OH)2
16.9.12BicchuliteCa2Al2SiO6(OH)2
16.9.13MargariteCaAl2(Si2Al2)O10(OH)2
16.9.14ChantaliteCaAl2SiO4(OH)4
16.9.15CebolliteCa5Al2(SiO4)3(OH)4
16.9.17KatoiteCa3Al2(OH)12
16.9.18LawsoniteCaAl2Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
16.9.19ParthéiteCa2(Si4Al4)O15(OH)2 · 4H2O
16.9.20WairakiteCa(Si4Al2)O12 · 2H2O
16.9.21VertumniteCa4Al4Si4O6(OH)24 · 3H2O
16.9.22ScoleciteCa(Si3Al2)O10 · 3H2O
16.9.23LaumontiteCa(Si4Al2)O12 · 4H2O
16.9.24YugawaraliteCa(Si6Al2)O16 · 4H2O
16.9.25Gismondine-CaCaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O
16.9.26EpistilbiteCa3(Si18Al6)O48 · 16H2O
16.9.27GoosecreekiteCa(Si6Al2)O16 · 5H2O
16.9.28CowlesiteCa(Al2Si3)O10 · 5-6H2O
16.9.31SträtlingiteCa2Al(Si,Al)2O2(OH)10 · 2.25H2O
16.9.32AmstalliteCaAl(Si,Al)4O8(OH)4 · (H2O,Cl)

Other Names for Stellerite

Name in Other Languages:
German:Stellerit
Simplified Chinese:红辉沸石
淡红沸石
Spanish:Stellerita
Traditional Chinese:紅輝沸石
淡紅沸石

Other Information

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 Stellerite

Reference List:
Bull. Inter. Acad. Sci. Cracovie (1909), p. 344.

Pabst, Adolf (1939), The relation of stellerite and epidesmine to stilbite: Mineralogical Magazine: 25: 271-276. [Abstract in: American Mineralogist: 24: 63 (1939)].

Galli, E., and A. Alberti (1975), The crystal structure of stellerite: Bulletin de la Société française de Minéralogie et de Cristallographie: 98: 11-18.

Miller, S.A., and J.C. Taylor (1985), Neutron single crystal diffraction study of an Australian stellerite: Zeolites: 5: 7-10.

Mineralogical Record (1988): 19: 394-397.

European Journal of Mineralogy (1993): 5: 839.

Internet Links for Stellerite

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Specimens:
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Localities for Stellerite

This map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.
(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
Albania
 
  • Lezhë County
Acta Mineralogica-Petrographica, Abstract Series 5, Szeged, 2006
Argentina
 
  • Neuquén
    • Lácar department
      • Caleufú
Pablo Rodrigo Leal, María Elena Vattuone, and Carlos Oscar Latorre (2011) Zeolite assemblages from Northern Patagonian Andes, Argentina: A review. Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Geológicas, v.28, núm. 2, 2011, p. 212-225
Australia
 
  • New South Wales
    • Gowen Co.
    • Pottinger Co.
Min Rec (1988) 19:389-406; Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.48
Specimen in collection
Keith Compton collection
No reference listed
A. M. I. Martins collection
Head, Brian: (1979) Zeolites from the Garrawilla Volcanics, NSW, Journal of the Mineralogical Society of N.S.W. Vol 1 1979, p10.
  • Tasmania
    • Burnie City
      • Hampshire district
http://www.crocoite.com/locationbulletins/part1/zeolites.pdf
    • Huon Valley municipality
      • Huon-Channel region
Bottrill, RS, 1997. The Minerals of the Cygnet District. The Mineralogical Society of Tasmania Newsletter, 25, p.12; Taheri, J., and Bottrill, R. S., 1998, Porphyry and Sedimentary-hosted Gold Deposits near Cygnet: New Styles of Gold Mineralisation in Tasmania: Unpub Rept, Mineral Resources Tasmania. 1999/01
        • Lonnavale
Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
    • King Island municipality
      • King Island
        • Grassy
    • Kingborough municipality
Martins da Pedra collection
Bottrill, R. S. & Baker, W. E. (2008): A Catalogue of the Minerals of Tasmania. Geological Survey Bulletin 73, Mineral Resources Tasmania, 254 pp.
  • Victoria
    • Campaspe Shire
      • Corop
    • Cardinia Shire
      • Tynong
    • City of Greater Shepparton
      • Dookie
Birch, W.D. (1989) Zeolites of Victoria. Mineralogical Society of Victoria - Special Publication No.2 (110 pages) p72.
    • Mount Alexander Shire
      • Harcourt North
W.D.Birch 1983. Babingtonite, fluorapophyllite and sphene from Harcourt, Victoria, Australia. Mineralogical Magazine, Sept. 1983, Vol.47,pp.377-380
    • Yarra Ranges Shire
Austria
 
  • Carinthia
    • Hohe Tauern
      • Reißeck group
        • Kolbnitz
          • Riekengraben
G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
    • Koralpe
      • Kamp
        • Fraßgraben
G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
      • Lavamünd
        • Magdalensberg
G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
      • Moschkogel - Weinebene area
        • Brandrücken
G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
  • Lower Austria
    • Waldviertel
      • Allentsteig
Kolitsch, U. & Brandstätter, F. (2010): 1651) Bavenit, Stellerit und weitere Mineralien vom Truppenübungsplatz Allentsteig, Waldviertel, Niederösterreich. Pp. 238-239 in Niedermayr et al. (2010): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LIX. Carinthia II, 200./120., 199-260.
      • Kottes-Purk
        • Bernhards
Kolitsch, U. (2016): 1981) Chabasit-Ca, Laumontit, Stellerit und Stilbit-Ca vom Steinbruch Schmoll bei Bernhards, Waldviertel, Niederösterreich. Pp. 226-227 in Walter, F. et al. (2016): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LXV. Carinthia II, 206./126., 203-250.
        • Elsenreith
Kolitsch, U. (2016): 1982) Stellerit und Stilbit-Ca vom Steinbruch Renz bei Elsenreith, Waldviertel, Niederösterreich. Pp. 227-228 in Walter, F. et al. (2016): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LXV. Carinthia II, 206./126., 203-250.
      • Persenbeug-Gottsdorf
peter neschen collection
Löffler, E. & Kolitsch, U. (2011): Die Mineralien der Loja bei Persenbeug, Niederösterreich (II). Mineralien-Welt. 22 (4): 51-62
  • Salzburg
    • Hohe Tauern
      • Gastein valley
        • Naßfeld valley
          • Sportgastein
KOLITSCH, U. et al. (2008), in: Niedermayr, G. et al. (2008): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LVII. Carinthia II, 198./118., 223-274.
  • Styria
    • Frohnleiten
      • Kirchdorf
Kolitsch, U. et al. (2008)
    • Koralpe
      • Stainz
        • Marhof
Postl, W. et al. (2007)
    • Stubalpe
      • Hochgössnitz
Jakely, D., Postl, W. & Bernhard, F. (2012): Stellerit aus dem Pechgraben, Gössnitz bei Köflach – ein Nachtrag. Der Steirische Mineralog 26, 56.
  • Vorarlberg
    • Montafon
      • Gortipohl
Kolitsch, U. (2015): 1925) Chalkopyrit, Chamosit, Chrysokoll, Epidot, Hämatit, Jarosit, Magnetit, Malachit, Pyrit, Quarz und Stellerit vom Eisenbergbau im Luterseegebiet (Alpe Netza), Gortipohl im Montafon, Vorarlberg. Pp. 228-229 in Niedermayr, G. et al. (2015): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LXIV. Carinthia II, 205./125., 207-280.
      • Verwall Alps (Verwall Group)
Kolitsch, U. (2014): 1860) Almandin, Aurichalcit, Axinit-(Fe), Cerussit, Chabasit-Ca, Chlorit, Galenit, Heulandit-Ca, Hydrozinkit, Laumontit, Magnetit, Rutil, Stilbit-Ca, Stellerit und Turmalin von der Madererspitze (Valschavieler Maderer) im Montafon, Vorarlberg. Pp. 99-101 in Niedermayr, G. et al. (2014): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LXIII. Carinthia II, 204./124., 65-146.
Brazil
 
  • Rio Grande do Sul
    • Bom Princípio
    • Cambará do Sul
      • Tainhas
Ricardo Pimentel collection. Specimen traded with Luiz Englert Museum UFRGS
    • Canela
Zeolite collection of Volker Betz
    • Carlos Barbosa
    • Caxias do Sul
Fernando Brederodes Collection
    • Novo Hamburgo
Ricardo Pimentel collection. Specimen traded with Luiz Englert Museum UFRGS
    • Veranópolis
www.museumin.ufrgs.br
  • Santa Catarina
http://www.museumin.ufrgs.br/EspAntas.htm
Manfred Bergmann (2009) Lapis, 34, #3, 30-34.
Manfred Bergmann (2009) Lapis, 34, #3, 30-34.
Canada
 
  • Northwest Territories
    • Tungsten
The Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 41, pp. 139-160 (2003)
  • Nova Scotia
    • Cumberland Co.
Georgia Pe-Piper and Lisa Miller (2002) Zeolite minerals from the North Shore of the Minas Basin, Nova Scotia. Atlantic Geology 38, 11–28
      • 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.
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
Canadian Mineralogist 38, 1215.
Can Min 38:1215-1232
  • Québec
    • Chaudière-Appalaches
      • Les Appalaches RCM
        • Saint-Joseph-de-Coleraine
Amabili, M., Spertini, F., Auguste, M. B., and Bonin, G., (2009) Famous Mineral Localities: The Lac D'Amiante Mine, Back Lake, Thetford Mines, Quebec. Mineralogical Record 40(4) 297-304.
    • Outaouais
      • Les Collines-de-l'Outaouais RCM
        • La Pêche
          • Wakefield
            • Autoroute 5 extension
Horváth collection - XRD
China
 
  • Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region
    • Guilin Prefecture
      • Ziyuan Co.
Liangju Zhang (1997): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 17(2), 231-238
  • Jilin Province (Manchuria; Dongbei Region)
    • Jilin Prefecture
      • Panshi Co.
Minzhi Yang (2006): Contributions to Geology and Mineral Resources Research 21(1), 1-9
  • Xinjiang Autonomous Region
    • Hami Prefecture (Kumul Prefecture; Qumul Prefecture)
      • Hami Co. (Kumul Co.; Qumul Co.)
Yingxia Xu, Kezhang Qin, Kuishou Ding, Yu Miao, Lianchang Zhang, and Xingwang Xu (2006): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 26(3), 291-295; Yan Sun, Yuanfu Xiao, Fengchun Li, Fahui Xiong, and Zhubin Wang (2009): Geology and Exploration 45(3), 235-239
Cyprus
 
  • Larnaca District (Larnaka District; İskele District)
    • Troulloi (Troulli)
Prüfer, P. (2012): Mineralien der Insel Zypern (3). Aufschluss 63, 261-269.
Finland
 
  • Southern Finland Region
    • Vantaa
Mattinen, Veijo (1952): Stellerite from Sillböle, Finland. Bulletin de la Commission Géologique de Finlande, 157, 147-148magnetite
France
 
  • Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
    • Savoie
      • La Lauzière massif
DE ASCENCAO GUEDES R., VALANGE S. et GABELICA Z. (2002). L’heulandite de La Gorraz, Pussy, massif de La Lauzière, Savoie. Le Règne Minéral n°45, pp. 18-21. Editions du Piat.
  • Occitanie
    • Ariège
      • Arnave
Laurent Gayraud collection
      • Luzenac
[Le Cahier des Micromonteurs 1990, 4, p.3,8-12]
  • Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
    • Hautes-Alpes
      • Saint-Véran area
Herve Osana specimen
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
 
  • Bavaria
    • Upper Palatinate
      • Winklarn
Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990
  • Rhineland-Palatinate
    • Eifel
      • Mayen
        • Ettringen
          • Bellerberg volcano
[Blass, G., Graf, H.W., Neue Mineralienfunde aus der Eifel und dem Siegerland, Mineralien-Welt 10/3, 23, 1999] [A. Wittern: Mineralfundorte in Deutschland, Schweizerbart (Stuttgart), 2001]
  • Saxony
    • Oberlausitz
      • Löbau
        • Czorneboh
          • Cunewalde
            • Schönberg
Witzke, T., Giesler, T. (2008): Neufunde und Neubestimmungen aus der Lausitz, Der Aufschluss, Vol. 59, 245-252
Hungary
 
  • Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén Co.
    • Zemplén Mts (Tokaj Mts)
      • Óhuta
Szakáll & Jánosi: Minerals of Hungary, 1995
  • Fejér Co.
    • Szár Hill
      • Kőszárhegy
Szakáll & Jánosi: Minerals of Hungary, 1995
    • Velencei Mts
      • Nadap
  • Heves Co.
    • Mátra Mts
      • Markaz
Mineral Species of Hungary, 2005
      • Parád
Mineral Species of Hungary, 2005
Mineral Species of Hungary, 2005
  • Pest Co.
    • Börzsöny Mts
      • Szob
Iceland
 
  • Capital Region
SELBEKK, R.S. & WEISENBERGER T. (2005): Stellerite from the Hvalfjördur area, Iceland. Jökull 55, 49-52.
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
Multi-stage zeolite facies mineralization in the Hvalfjo¨rdur area,
  • Northeastern Region
    • Myvatn
Tamjidi, A. Borehole geology and hydrotermal alteration of well KJ-29 in the Krafla high-temperature area, NE-Iceland. United Nations University.; Carson, G. L. (2015). Hydrothermal Acid-sulfate Alteration at Krafla and Námafjall, Ne Iceland: Implications for Gusev Crater and Meridiani Planum, Mars. Masters thesis, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
  • Western Region
    • Mýrasýsla
      • Norðurárdalur
        • Haugar
self collected by Jamison Turnbull
India
 
  • Maharashtra
António Manuel Ináçio Martins specimen.
Ottens, B. (2011): Aktuelle Mineralfunde aus dem indischen Dekkan-Trapp. Lapis. 36 (10), 29-38
Makki - Matrix India Minerals
Mineralogical Record, Jan/Feb 2003
    • Mumbai District (Bombay District)
      • Mumbai (Bombay)
        • Ward 38
          • Malad
No reference listed
    • 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.
Ottens, B. (2011): Aktuelle Mineralfunde aus dem indischen Dekkan-Trapp. Lapis. 36 (10), 29-38
    • Pune District (Poonah District)
Martins da pedra collection
Italy
 
  • 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
    • Torino Province
      • Germanasca Valley
        • Prali
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.
    • Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province
      • Ossola Valley
        • Anzasca Valley
          • Calasca-Castiglione
Piccoli G.C., Maletto G., Bosio P., Lombardo B. (2007): Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" di Alba, Ed., Alba, 607 pp.
  • Sardinia
    • Cagliari Province
      • Pula
Ref.: Boscardin. M. (1975) - Informazioni di mineralogia italiana: 57)Zeoliti della sardegna - Notizie del Gruppo Min. Lombardo, fasc. 3, Milano, Sept. 1975,pp. 52-55
        • Nora
Conti-Vecchi G. & Stara, P. (1991): Minerali della Sardegna. Della Torre, Ed., Cagliari, 276 pp
    • Oristano Province
Lapis 2003(2), 21-30
Calanchi N., Fontana C., Ventacoli C. (1980) - I minerali di Capo Marargiu (Sassari) - Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, Milano, fasc. 4, pp. 119-124
    • Sassari Province
      • Alghero
Domenico Preite
Ref.: Boscardin. M. (1975) - Informazioni di mineralogia italiana: 57)Zeoliti della sardegna - Notizie del Gruppo Min. Lombardo, fasc. 3, Milano, Sept. 1975,pp. 52-55
  • Tuscany
    • Livorno Province
      • Elba Island
        • Campo nell'Elba
AA. VV., 1996. Collezionare minerali. Hobby & Work.
L. Giannettoni, C. Gini, F. Guelfi, P. Orlandi, S. Sovilla (1993) - Uranopolicrasio, una nuova specie dell'Isola d'Elba - Riv. Min. It., XVII, 4: 237-243.
Japan
 
  • Honshu Island
    • Chubu Region
      • Shizuoka Prefecture
        • Toi-cho
Kazakhstan
 
  • Eastern Kazakhstan Province (Shyghys Qazaqstan Oblysy; Vostochno-Kazakhstanskaya Oblast')
Martin Gruell
  • Kostanay Province (Qostanay Oblysy; Kostanai Oblast')
    • Rudny
Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Korea
Dr Yohachiro Okamoto (1876-1960) collection (curated by the Geological Survey of Japan)
Madagascar
 
  • Antsiranana Province
    • Diana Region (Northern Region)
      • Ambanja District
        • Ampasindava Peninsula
Wolfgang Hampel (2011)
Mali
 
  • Kayes Region
    • Cercle de Bafoulabé
      • Commune Diakon
        • Arrondissement Diakon (Diako)
          • Bendougou village (Bendoukou village; Benduko village)
Viale Davide collection
Namibia
 
  • Erongo Region
Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern, 321 pp. (in English)
    • Swakopmund District
      • Arandis
Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2007): Namibia. Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag, Haltern, 343 pp. (in English)
New Zealand
 
  • North Island
    • Auckland
      • Waitakere Ranges
ko jansen
    • Northland
Susan F. Courtney, 1991, SECONDARY MINERALS IN THE WAIPOUA BASALT AT KAWERUA. Tane, Vol. 33, 1-8
Norway
 
  • Aust-Agder
    • Arendal
      • Arendal Iron Mines
        • Barbudalen
          • Steinsås
Bugge, J.A.W. (1954): Minerals from the skarn iron ore deposits at Arendal, Norway. 11. The zeolites. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskapers Selskab Skrifer 1954, 3, 1-18
Bugge, J.A.W. (1954): Minerals from the skarn iron ore deposits at Arendal, Norway. 11. The zeolites. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskapers Selskab Skrifer 1954, 3, 1-18
Bugge, J.A.W. (1954): Minerals from the skarn iron ore deposits at Arendal, Norway. 11. The zeolites. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskapers Selskab Skrifer 1954, 3, 1-18
Bugge, J.A.W. (1954): Minerals from the skarn iron ore deposits at Arendal, Norway. 11. The zeolites. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskapers Selskab Skrifer 1954, 3, 1-18
  • Buskerud
    • Flesberg
      • Svene
        • Kongsberg Silver Mining District
          • Vinoren Silver Mine Field
            • Vinoren Southern Mines
Nordrum, F. S. ; Larsen, A. O. & Erambert, M. (2003): Ba,Sr-mineraler i Kongsberg sølvforekomster- en foreløpig rapport. Norsk Bergverksmuseum skrift 25: 43-50
    • Kongsberg
      • Kongsberg Silver Mining District
        • Underberget Mining Field
Neumann, H. (1944): Silver deposits at Kongsberg. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 162, p 108
      • Labrofoss
Neumann, H. (1944): Silver deposits at Kongsberg. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 162, p 108
    • Nedre Eiker
Stensrud, S. (2004): Nikkerud gruver. In Hurum, J.H & Frøyland M. (eds) (2004): Nedre Eikers underjordiske skatter. Stein til nytte og glede. Editon by Nedre Eiker kommune. 221-223
    • Øvre Eiker
Nordrum, F. S. ; Larsen, A. O. & Erambert, M. (2003): Ba,Sr-mineraler i Kongsberg sølvforekomster- en foreløpig rapport. Norsk Bergverksmuseum skrift 25: 43-50
  • Finnmark
    • Nordkapp
      • Magerø island
        • Honningsvåg
Sæbø,P.Chr. et al (1959): Stilbite, stellerite, and laumontite at Honningsvåg, Magerø, northern Norway. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 205, 171-173
  • Oppland
    • Lom
Nordrum, F.S. (2002): Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 2001-2002. STEIN 29 (2): 4-10; Raade, G., & Berg, H. J. (2002). Powder X-ray diffraction data for goosecreekite [CaAl2Si6O16⋅ 5H2O]. Powder Diffraction, 17(03), 247-249.
  • Sør-Trøndelag
    • Oppdal
Witsø, T. (1995): Mineraler i Oppdal med beskrivelse. Driva Kro og steinsenter. Unpublished paper. http://vinstradalen.no/pdf/Mineraler.pdf
      • Trollheimen Mts
Nordrum, F. S. (2007): Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 2006-2007. STEIN 34 (2), 14-26
Nordrum, F. S. (2004): Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 2003-2004. STEIN 31 (2), 36-44
Pakistan
 
  • Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas)
    • Baltistan
      • Skardu District
        • Braldu Valley
Dudley Blauwet, Bill Smith and Carol Smith (2004) Table of mineral localities of the northern areas of Pakistan and other selected sites. (in "Pakistan: Minerals, Mountains & Majesty", Lapis International, East Hampton, Connecticut); Dudley Blauwet, Bill Smith and Carol Smith (2004) Table of mineral localities of the northern areas of Pakistan and other selected sites. (in "Pakistan: Minerals, Mountains & Majesty", Lapis International, East Hampton, Connecticut); Canadian Mineralogist, Vol. 36, Part 1, 1998, pp. 1-47.
Russia
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Krasnoyarsk Territory (Krasnoyarsk Kray; Krasnoyarskii Krai)
      • Evenkia (Evenkiyskiy Autonomous okrug)
Roger Sedgwick specimen
    • Transbaikalia (Zabaykalye)
      • Chitinskaya Oblast'
        • Borzya
Pavel Kartashov - www.mindat.org/forum.php?read,7,254979,255322#msg-255322
        • Krasnyi Chikoy
Natural History Museum Vienna collection ("Malechansk")
  • Far-Eastern Region
    • Kamchatka Oblast'
      • Bering Sea
        • Commander Islands (Komandorskije ostrova)
Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
  • Urals Region
    • Middle Urals
      • Sverdlovskaya Oblast'
        • Asbest
Antonov A.A. [Антонов А.А.] (2003): Mineralogy of rodingites of the Bazhenovsk ultrabasic massif [Минералогия родингитов Баженовского гипербазитого массива]. Nauka, Sankt-Peterburg, 129 pp. (in Russian).
        • Yuzhakovo Village
Popova, V. I., Popov, V. A., Sokolova, E. V., Ferraris, G., & Chukanov, N. V. (2002). Kanonerovite, MnNa3P3O10· 12H2O, first triphosphate mineral (Kazennitsa pegmatite, Middle Urals, Russia). Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie-Monatshefte, 2002(3), 117-127.
    • Southern Urals
      • Chelyabinsk Oblast'
        • Magnitogorsk
Alexei Kuznetsov data
South Africa
 
  • Eastern Cape Province
Minerals of South Africa
South Korea
 
  • Gyeongsangbuk-do (Kyongsang-bukto; Gyeongsangbugdo)
    • Cheongdo-gun
Choo, Chang-Oh ; Lee, Jin-Kook ; Cho, Hyen-Goo (2008) Mineralogical Characteristics of Stellerite associated with the Yucheon Granite, Cheongdo, Korea. Journal of the Mineralogical Society of Korea, volume 21, issue 4, 2008, Pages 365-372
  • Jeollabuk-do (Cholla-pukto; Jeonrabugdo)
    • Kumsan-gun
      • Chewon-myon
Kinosaki, Y. (1941) Jour. Min. Soc. Korea, 24, 5.
Spain
 
  • Madrid
Tanago, J. G., Lozano, P. L., Larios, A. , La Iglesia, A. (2012) Stokesite crystals from La Cabrera, Madrid, Spain. Mineralogical Record 43:499-508
Sweden
 
  • Lappland
    • Gällivare
Lyckberg, P. (2006): The Malmberget iron mine, Sweden- A world class mineral locality. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift. 33: 75-85
    • Kiruna district
      • Svappavaara
Colella, C. and Gualtieri, A.F. (2007) Cronstedt’s zeolite. Microporous Mesoporous Mater. 105, 213-221.
    • Malå
Gavelin, S. Arsenic-Cobalt-Nickel-Silver veins in the Lindsköld Copper Mine, N Sweden. SGU Ser 469.1945
Switzerland
 
  • Ticino (Tessin)
    • Centovalli
      • Onsernone Valley
Stefan Weiss and Mischa Crumbach (2013), "Stellerit aus dem Val Onsernone, Schweiz", Lapis 9/2013 p. 41
  • Wallis (Valais)
    • Anniviers Valley
      • Ayer
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 385.
Ansermet, S. with contributions of Meisser, N. (2012): Mines et minéraux du Valais. II. Anniviers et Tourtemagne. Musée de la Nature (Sion), Musée Cantonal de Géologie (Lausanne), and Editions Porte-Plumes (Ayer), 374 pp.
      • Zinal
Ansermet, S. with contributions of Meisser, N. (2012): Mines et minéraux du Valais. II. Anniviers et Tourtemagne. Musée de la Nature (Sion), Musée Cantonal de Géologie (Lausanne), and Editions Porte-Plumes (Ayer), 374 pp.
Ansermet, S. with contributions of Meisser, N. (2012): Mines et minéraux du Valais. II. Anniviers et Tourtemagne. Musée de la Nature (Sion), Musée Cantonal de Géologie (Lausanne), and Editions Porte-Plumes (Ayer), 374 pp.
    • Binn Valley
      • Geisspfad area
Uwe Kolitsch collection (powder XRD + SEM-EDS)
Van der Burgt, A., Cuchet, S. & de Wit, F. (2015): Eine klassische aber für das Binntal aussergewöhnliche Mineralisation. Schweizer Strahler 49 (3), 2-14.
Kolitsch, U. (1998): Neue Mineralfunde vom Wannigletscher im Binntal, Schweiz. Mineralien-Welt 9 (3), 45-53. (in German)
    • Goms
      • Fiesch
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz. Wepf (Basel), p. 104.
      • Lax
Christian Bracke collection.
    • Hérens Valley
      • Arolla Valley
        • Arolla
Lapis 7-8/2006, ad on p. 12
    • Zermatt - Saas Fee area
      • Saas Valley
        • Saas-Fee
          • Fee Glacier
Van Hove C. Collection; Van Hove Ced Collection
UK
 
  • Scotland
    • Buchan Grampian
      • Stonehaven
        • Catterline
BMS Collection
BMS Database
    • North West Highlands
      • Isle of Skye
        • Duirinish
          • Dunvegan
[UKJMM 16:21-27]
        • Waternish
          • Edinbain
            • Black Hill
No reference listed
Ukraine
 
  • Crimea Oblast'
    • Crimea peninsula
      • Simeiz area
        • Goluboi Zaliv village (Limeny)
- Dvoichenko, P.A. (1914): The minerals of Crimea. - Zapiski Krymskogo obshchestva estestvoispytatelei (Proceeding of the Crimea Society of Naturalistes), 4, 1-208 (in Russian). - Popov, S.P. (1938): Mineralogy of the Crimea (1938). - M.-L., AN SSSR, 1938, 352 p. (in Russian). - Alexander I. Tischenko (1996): Minerals of the Crimea. - World of stones, 9, 9-18.
USA
 
  • Alaska
    • Fairbanks North Star Borough
      • Chena River
        • Tors Campground Trail
Eberling, G. D., R. C. Erd, Florence Weber, and L. B. Beatty. "New Occurrence of Yugawaralite From the Chena Hot Springs Area, Alaska." The American Mineralogist 56 (1971): 1699-1715. 31 Dec. 2007.
AmMin 12:365
  • Arizona
    • Cochise Co.
      • Perilla Mts
        • Douglas District (Ash Springs District)
          • Douglas
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 380.
  • California
    • San Diego Co.
      • Carlsbad
Larsen, Esper Signius & George S. Switzer (1939), An obsidian-like rock formed from the melting of a granodiorite: American Journal of Science, 5th. series: 237: 567; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 352; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 380; Hines, F. (2007), Stellerite from the Calavera Quarry, Carlsbad, CA.
      • San Clemente area
        • South Fork San Onofre Canyon (South Fork San Onofre Creek)
Larsen, Esper Signius (1948), Batholith and associated rocks of Corona, Elsinore, and San Luis Rey quadrangles, southern California: Geological Society of America Memoir 29: 182 pp.: 111; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 380.
    • Sonoma Co.
      • Mayacmas Mts (Mayacamas Mts)
        • West Mayacmas District
http://www.mineralsocal.org
            • Devils Pulpit
Vonsen, Magnus (1946), Minerals at “The Geysers,” Sonoma County, California: California Division Mines Report 42: 292; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 380.
  • Colorado
    • Chaffee Co.
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels
  • Maine
    • Hancock Co.
      • Mount Desert
King, V. and Foord, E., 1994, Mineralogy of Maine, volume 1.
  • Massachusetts
    • Middlesex Co.
      • Ashland
http://rruff.info/Kamphaugite-(Y) - Kamphaugite-(Y) R080085
    • Worcester Co.
Tschernich, 1992. Zeolites of the World., p.475.
  • Nevada
    • Lincoln Co.
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
    • Nye Co.
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
  • New Jersey
    • Hudson Co.
      • Jersey City
        • Bergen Hill
Amer. Jour. of Sci., 1st. series: 44:54-60 (1843), Beck.
    • Passaic Co.
      • Haledon
Mineralogical Record, 40:511-524
      • Hawthorne
Bradley D. Plotkin collection
    • Somerset Co.
      • Bernards Township
      • Watchung
Cummings, W. (1987) Mineralization at the Fanwood and Summit Quarries, New Jersey. Rocks & Minerals, 62:155.
    • Union Co.
      • Springfield Township
        • Springfield
Frank A. Imbriacco III collection (confirmed by X-ray analysis)
  • New Mexico
    • Catron Co.
      • Taylor Creek District
Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
    • Sierra Co.
Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Rev. Ed., 1996
  • New York
    • St. Lawrence Co.
NY State Museum spec. no. 15561
Marian Lupulescu (2010) The Pegmatites of New York. The 37th Rochester Mineralogical Symposium, April 15-18, 2010
  • North Carolina
    • Alamance Co.
      • Haw River
Field collected by Casper Voogt.
  • Oregon
    • Grant Co.
      • Ritter
Micro Probe (1993) Volume VII Number 8 pp 8-11
  • Pennsylvania
    • Berks Co.
      • Birdsboro
        • Gickerville (Gibralter)
XRD and EDS analysis by Lance Kearns of James Madison University
    • Montgomery Co.
      • Marlborough Township
        • Perkiomenville
Bill Lorah - PA collector/dealer.
  • Utah
    • Piute Co.
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
  • Virginia
    • Culpeper Co.
      • Mitchell
Kearns, L.E., Jenkins, R.N., and Lipscomb, D. (2007) 34th Rochester Mineralogical Symposium, Contributed Papers.
    • Fairfax Co.
      • Culpeper Basin
        • Centreville
analyzed by Lance Kearns, James Madison University
    • Prince William Co.
      • Manassas
members of the Northern Virginia Mineral Club have had samples analyzed in a lab, I believe at James Mason University by Dr. Kearns.
  • Washington
    • Spokane Co.
      • Mount Kit Carson
PXRD by Alfredo Petrov, July 2016, on specimen field collected by T. Douglas Schonewald.
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