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Faujasite-Ca

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Barthélemy Faujas de Saint-Fond
Formula:
(Ca,Na2,Mg)3.5[Al7Si17O48] · 32H2O
Lustre:
Vitreous
Hardness:
5
Crystal System:
Isometric
Name:
Named after Barthelemy Faujas de Saint Fond (born in Montélimar on May 17th 1741; died on July 18th, 1819, in Saint-Fond), French geologist and writer on the origin of volcanoes. The Ca-dominant member of the faujasite series.
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Classification of Faujasite-CaHide

Approved
9.GD.30

9 : SILICATES (Germanates)
G : Tektosilicates with zeolitic H2O; zeolite family
D : Chains of 6-membered rings – tabular zeolites

Physical Properties of Faujasite-CaHide

Vitreous
Hardness:

Optical Data of Faujasite-CaHide

Type:
Isotropic

Chemical Properties of Faujasite-CaHide

Formula:
(Ca,Na2,Mg)3.5[Al7Si17O48] · 32H2O
IMA Formula:
(Ca,Na,Mg)2(Si,Al)12O24 · 15H2O

Crystallography of Faujasite-CaHide

Crystal System:
Isometric

Type Occurrence of Faujasite-CaHide

Other Language Names for Faujasite-CaHide

Relationship of Faujasite-Ca to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
Faujasite-Mg(Mg,Na2,Ca)3.5[Al7Si17O48] · 32H2OIso.
Faujasite-Na(Na2,Ca,Mg)3.5[Al7Si17O48] · 32H2OIso.

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Phillipsite4 photos of Faujasite-Ca associated with Phillipsite on mindat.org.
Phillipsite-K2 photos of Faujasite-Ca associated with Phillipsite-K on mindat.org.
Phillipsite-Ca1 photo of Faujasite-Ca associated with Phillipsite-Ca on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

9.GD.05Gmelinite-CaCa2(Si8Al4O24] · 11H2OHex.
9.GD.05Gmelinite-KK4(Si8Al4O24) · 11H2OHex.
9.GD.05Gmelinite-NaNa4(Si8Al4O24] · 11H2OHex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc
9.GD.10WillhendersoniteKCa[Al3Si3O12] · 5H2OTric.
9.GD.10Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2OTric. 1 : P1
9.GD.10Chabazite-K(K2,Ca,Na2,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
9.GD.10Chabazite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
9.GD.10Chabazite-SrSr2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
9.GD.10Chabazite-Mg(Mg0.7K0.5Ca0.5Na0.1)[Al3Si9O24]·10H2O Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
9.GD.15Lévyne-Ca(Ca,Na2,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2OTrig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
9.GD.15Lévyne-Na(Na2,Ca,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2OTrig.
9.GD.20Bellbergite(K,Ba,Sr)2Sr2Ca2(Ca,Na)4[Al3Si3O12]6 · 30H2OHex.
9.GD.20Erionite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al4Si14O36] · 15H2OHex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc
9.GD.20Erionite-K(K2,Ca,Na2)2[Al4Si14O36] · 15H2OHex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc
9.GD.20Erionite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca)2[Al4Si14O36] · 15H2OHex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc
9.GD.25OffretiteKCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2OHex. 6 m2 : P6m2
9.GD.25Wenkite(Ba,K)4(Ca,Na)6[(SO4)3|(Si,Al)20O39(OH)2] · 0.5H2OHex.
9.GD.30Faujasite-Mg(Mg,Na2,Ca)3.5[Al7Si17O48] · 32H2OIso.
9.GD.30Faujasite-Na(Na2,Ca,Mg)3.5[Al7Si17O48] · 32H2OIso.
9.GD.35MaricopaitePb7Ca2(Si,Al)48O100 · 32H2OOrth.
9.GD.35Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)Al2Si10O24 · 7H2OOrth.
9.GD.40Dachiardite-Ca(Ca,Na2,K2)5Al10Si38O96 · 25H2OMon.
9.GD.40Dachiardite-Na(Na2,Ca,K2)5Al10Si38O96 · 25H2OMon.
9.GD.45EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2OMon.
9.GD.50Ferrierite-K(K2,Na2,Mg,Ca)3-5Mg[Al5-7Si27.5-31O72] · 18H2OOrth.
9.GD.50Ferrierite-Mg(Mg,Na2,K2,Ca)3-5Mg[Al5-7Si27.5-31O72] · 18H2OOrth.
9.GD.50Ferrierite-Na(Na2,K2,Mg,Ca)3-5Mg[Al5-7Si27.5-31O72] · 18H2OMon. 2/m
9.GD.55BikitaiteLiAlSi2O6 · H2OTric. 1 : P1

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 Faujasite-CaHide

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Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte (1958): 193-200.

Internet Links for Faujasite-CaHide

Localities for Faujasite-CaHide

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Locality ListHide

- 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.
Germany
 
  • Baden-Württemberg
    • Kaiserstuhl
      • Sasbach
Klaus Behlendorff chemical analysis
  • Hesse
    • Gießen (Giessen)
      • Annerod
W. S. Wise (1982) New occurrence of faujasite in southern California. American Mineralogist 67:794-798
      • Großen-Buseck
W. S. Wise (1982) New occurrence of faujasite in southern California. American Mineralogist 67:794-798
    • Vogelsberg
      • Ilbeshausen
The Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 35, pp. 1571-1606 (1997); W. S. Wise (1982) New occurrence of faujasite in southern California. American Mineralogist 67:794-798
  • Rhineland-Palatinate
    • Eifel
      • Hillesheim
[Hentschel, G., Die Lavaströme der Graulai: eine neue Fundstelle in der Westeifel, Lapis, Weise Verlag München, 09/1993] [Blass, G., Emmerich, F., Graf, HW., Tschörtner, J., Minerale der Eifelvulkane, CD, published by authors, 2006]
  • Thuringia
    • Thuringian Forest
      • Eisenach
No reference listed
Jordan
 
  • Mafraq
    • Safawi
Eur. J. Mineral. , 1995, 7, pp. 1129-1135.
Eur. J. Mineral. , 1995, 7, pp. 1129-1135.
Eur. J. Mineral. , 1995, 7, pp. 1129-1135.
Spain
 
  • Canary Islands
Mineralien-Welt 4/2007, p. 6
USA
 
  • California
    • San Bernardino Co.
      • Shadow Mts [1]
        • Squaw Mountain
W. S. Wise (1982) New occurrence of faujasite in southern California. American Mineralogist 67:794-798
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