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About Garronite-NaHide

Crystal System:
Na-analogue of garronnite first described from Northern Ireland. The original garronite is now garronite-Ca.
This page provides mineralogical data about Garronite-Na.

Classification of Garronite-NaHide

Approval Year:

Chemical Properties of Garronite-NaHide

IMA Formula:
Na6(Al6Si10O32) · 8.5H2O

Crystallography of Garronite-NaHide

Crystal System:
Cell Parameters:
a = 9.990(2) Å, b = 10.032(2) Å, c = 10.036(2) Å
β = 90.11(3)°, γ = °
a:b:c = 0.996 : 1 : 1
Unit Cell V:
1,005.80 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
From Type Description.

Type Occurrence of Garronite-NaHide

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Type material is deposited in the mineralogical collections of the Canadian Museum of Nature, P.O. Box 3443, Station D, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 6P4, catalogue number CMCMC 86893

Synonyms of Garronite-NaHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Epididymite2 photos of Garronite-Na associated with Epididymite on

Other InformationHide

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 Garronite-NaHide

Reference List:
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GRICE, J.D., ROWE, R. & POIRIER, G. (2015): Garronite-Na, a new zeolite species from Mont Saint-Hilaire, Québec. Canadian Mineralogist 54, 1549-1562.

Internet Links for Garronite-NaHide

Localities for Garronite-NaHide

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.

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- 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.
Canada (TL)
  • Québec
    • Montérégie
      • La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM
        • Mont Saint-Hilaire
GRICE, J.D., ROWE, R. & POIRIER, G. (2015): Garronite-Na, a new zeolite species from Mont Saint-Hilaire, Québec. Canadian Mineralogist 54, 1549-1562.
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