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Gottardiite

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Glauco Gottardi
Formula:
Na3Mg3Ca5Al19Si117O272 · 93H2O
Lustre:
Vitreous
Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Member of:
Name:
Named in honor of Professor Glauco Gottardi (1928, Fiume, Italy (now Rijeka, Croatia) - 1 September 1988), University of Modena, Italy, in recognition of his pioneering work on the structure and crystal chemistry of natural zeolites.
This page provides mineralogical data about Gottardiite.


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Classification of GottardiiteHide

Approved
Approval Year:
1994
9.GF.10

9 : SILICATES (Germanates)
G : Tektosilicates with zeolitic H2O; zeolite family
F : Other Rare Zeolites

Pronounciation of GottardiiteHide

Pronounciation:
PlayRecorded byCountry
Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

Physical Properties of GottardiiteHide

Vitreous

Optical Data of GottardiiteHide

Type:
Biaxial (-)
RI values:
nα = 1.480 nβ = 1.485 nγ = 1.486
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.006
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 GottardiiteHide

Formula:
Na3Mg3Ca5Al19Si117O272 · 93H2O

Crystallography of GottardiiteHide

Crystal System:
Orthorhombic

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IDSpeciesReferenceLinkYearLocalityPressure (GPa)Temp (K)
0006612GottardiiteAlberti A, Vezzalini G, Galli E, Quartieri S (1996) The crystal structure of gottardiite, a new natural zeolite European Journal of Mineralogy 8 69-7519960293
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Type Occurrence of GottardiiteHide

Synonyms of GottardiiteHide

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Relationship of Gottardiite to other SpeciesHide

Member of:
Other Members of this group:
AlflarseniteNaCa2Be3Si4O13(OH) · 2H2OMon. 2 : P21
AmiciteK2Na2Al4Si4O16 · 5H2OMon. 2
Ammonioleucite(NH4)(AlSi2O6)Tet.
AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2OTric. 1 : P1
Bellbergite(K,Ba,Sr)2Sr2Ca2(Ca,Na)4[Al3Si3O12]6 · 30H2OHex.
BikitaiteLiAlSi2O6 · H2OTric. 1 : P1
BoggsiteCa8Na3(Si,Al)96O192 · 70H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Imma
Brewsterite-Ba(Ba,Sr)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2OMon. 2/m : P21/m
Brewsterite-Sr(Sr,Ba,Ca)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2OMon. 2/m : P21/m
Chabazite-Levyne Subgroup(Ca/Na2/K2/Mg/Sr)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
ChiavenniteCaMnBe2Si5O13(OH)2 · 2H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
Clinoptilolite(Na/Ca)3-6(Si30Al6)O72·20H2O
CowlesiteCaAl2Si3O10 · 6H2OOrth.
Dachiardite-Ca(Ca,Na2,K2)5Al10Si38O96 · 25H2OMon.
Dachiardite-KK4(Si20Al4O48)·13H2OMon.
Dachiardite-Na(Na2,Ca,K2)5Al10Si38O96 · 25H2OMon.
DirenzoiteNaK6MgCa2(Al13Si47O120) · 36H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmmn
EdingtoniteBa[Al2Si3O10] · 4H2OOrth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2OMon.
ErioniteThis name now refers to a group of related minerals.
Faujasite(Na2/Ca/Mg)3 · 5[Al7Si17O48] · 32H2O
FerrieriteZeolite Group.
FerrochiavenniteCa1-2Fe[(Si,Al,Be)5Be2O13(OH)2] · 2H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
Flörkeite(K3Ca2Na)[Al8Si8O32] · 12H2OTric. 1 : P1
Garronite-CaNa2Ca5Al12Si20O64 · 27H2OTet. 4 2m : I4m2
GaultiteNa4Zn2Si7O18 · 5H2OOrth. mm2 : Fdd2
Gismondine-BaBa2Al4Si4O16 · 4-6H2O
Gismondine-CaCaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
GmeliniteIn 1997, gmelinite was split into Gmelinite-Ca, Gmelinite-Na and Gmelinite-K.
GobbinsiteNa5(Si11Al5)O32 · 11H2OOrth.
GoosecreekiteCa[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2OMon.
HeulanditeNote on the distinguishing differences between heulandite and clinoptilolite (http://rruff.
HsianghualiteCa3Li2(Be3Si3O12)F2Iso. 4 3 2 : I41 3 2
KirchhoffiteCs(BSi2O6)Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I41/acd
LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2OMon. 2/m : B2/m
LovdariteK2Na6Be4Si14O36 · 9H2OOrth. mm2
MaricopaitePb7Ca2(Si,Al)48O100 · 32H2OOrth.
MartinandresiteBa2(Al4Si12O32)·10H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmmn
Mazzite-Mg(Mg,K,Ca)5(Si26Al10)O72 · 28H2OHex.
Mazzite-NaNa8[Al4Si14O36]2 · 30H2OHex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc
Merlinoite(K,Na)5(Ca,Ba)2Al9Si23O64 · 23H2OOrth.
Montesommaite(K,Na)9Al9Si23O64 · 10H2OOrth.
Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2OOrth.
MutinaiteNa3Ca4Si85Al11O192 · 60H2OOrth.
NabesiteNa2BeSi4O10 · 4H2OOrth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
Natrolite SubgroupA subgroup of the Zeolite Group.
OffretiteKCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2OHex. 6 m2 : P6m2
PahasapaiteLi8(Ca,Li,K)10.5Be24(PO4)24 · 38H2OIso. 2 3 : I2 3
ParthéiteCa2(Si4Al4) O15 (OH)2•4H2OMon. 2/m : B2/b
Paulingite-Ca(Ca,K,Na,Ba,◻)10 (Si, Al)42O84•34H2OIso.
Paulingite-K(K2,Ca,Na2,Ba)5[Al10Si35O90] · 45H2OIso.
Paulingite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca,Ba)5[Al10Si35O90] · 45H2OIso.
PerlialiteK9Na(Ca,Sr)[Al2Si4O12]6 · 15H2OHex.
Phillipsite subgroupZeolite Group.
Pollucite(Cs,Na)2(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2OIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Ia3d
RoggianiteCa2Be(OH)2Al2Si4O13 · 2.5H2OTet.
Stilbite subgroup(Na/Ca/K)6-7[Al8-9Si27-28O72] · nH2O
Terranovaite(Na,Ca)8(Si68Al12)O160 · 29H2OOrth.
Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
Thomsonite-SrNa(Sr,Ca)2[Al5Si5O20] · 7H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
Tschernichite(Ca,Na2)[Al2Si4O12] · 4-8H2OTet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P4/mmm
TschörtneriteCa4(Ca,Sr,K,Ba)3Cu3[Al3Si3O12]4(OH)8 · nH2OIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
UM1996-38-SiO:AlCaHNaNa-Ca-Al-Si-O-H
UM1999-33-SiO:AlHKNaK7Na5Al12Si20O64•24H2O
UM2002-40-SiO:AlCaHKMgNa(Mg,Ca,Na,K)7.5(Al12.8Si51.2)O128•65H2OTet. 4 2 2 : P41 2 2
WairakiteCa(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2OMon. 2/m
WeinebeneiteCaBe3(PO4)2(OH)2 · 4H2OMon.
Wenkite(Ba,K)4(Ca,Na)6[(Si,Al)20O39(OH)2](SO4)3 · 0.5H2OHex.
WillhendersoniteKCa[Al3Si3O12] · 5H2OTric.
YugawaraliteCaAl2Si6O16 · 4H2OMon.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

9.GF.05Terranovaite(Na,Ca)8(Si68Al12)O160 · 29H2OOrth.
9.GF.15LovdariteK2Na6Be4Si14O36 · 9H2OOrth. mm2
9.GF.20GaultiteNa4Zn2Si7O18 · 5H2OOrth. mm2 : Fdd2
9.GF.25ChiavenniteCaMnBe2Si5O13(OH)2 · 2H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
9.GF.30Tschernichite(Ca,Na2)[Al2Si4O12] · 4-8H2OTet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P4/mmm
9.GF.35MutinaiteNa3Ca4Si85Al11O192 · 60H2OOrth.
9.GF.40TschörtneriteCa4(Ca,Sr,K,Ba)3Cu3[Al3Si3O12]4(OH)8 · nH2OIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
9.GF.50Thornasite(Na,K)12Th3[Si8O19]4 · 18H2OTrig. 3m : R3m
9.GF.55DirenzoiteNaK6MgCa2(Al13Si47O120) · 36H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmmn

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 GottardiiteHide

Reference List:
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Shannon, M.D., Casci, J.L., Cox, P.A., Andrews, S.J. (1991) Structure of the two-dimensional medium-pore high-silica zeolite NU-87. Nature: 353: 417-420.
Vezzalini, G., Quartieri, S., Rossi, A., Alberti, A. (1994) Occurrence of zeolites from Northern Victoria Land, Antarctica. Terra Antarctica: 1: 96-99.
Alberti, A., Vezzalini, G., Galli, E., Quartieri, S. (1996) The crystal structure of gottardiite, a new natural zeolite. European Journal of Mineralogy: 8: 69-75.
Galli, E., Quartieri, S., Vezzalini, G., Alberti, A. (1996) Gottardiite, a new high-silica zeolite from Antarctica: The natural counterpart of synthetic NU-87. European Journal of Mineralogy: 8: 687-693.
Mineralogical Record: 28: 142.
Mineralogical Record: 30: 5-6.

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Localities for GottardiiteHide

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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.
Antarctica (TL)
 
  • Eastern Antarctica
    • Victoria Land
Vezzalini, G., Quartieri, S., Rossi, A., Alberti, A. (1994) Occurrence of zeolites from Northern Victoria Land, Antarctica. Terra Antarctica, 1, 96-99.; Alberti, A., Vezzalini, G., Galli, E., Quartieri, S. (1996) The crystal structure of gottardiite, a new natural zeolite. European Journal of Mineralogy, 8, 69-75.; Galli, E., Quartieri, S., Vezzalini, G., Alberti, A. (1996) Gottardiite, a new high-silica zeolite from Antarctica: The natural counterpart of synthetic NU-87. European Journal of Mineralogy, 8, 687-693.; Valange, S., Gabelica, Z. (1996) Zeolieten. Pages 59-71 in: Schatten der Aarde. Van mineraal tot juweel. Tentoonstelling in de abdij Saint-Gérard de Brogne van 27 april tot 27 oktober 1996. Catalogus opgemaakt onder de leiding van R. Warin, AGAB en P. Van hee, MKA (in Dutch).
 
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