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Faujasite

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About FaujasiteHide

This page provides mineralogical data about Faujasite.


Relationship of Faujasite to other SpeciesHide

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AlflarseniteNaCa2Be3Si4O13(OH) · 2H2OMon. 2 : P21
AmiciteK2Na2Al4Si4O16 · 5H2OMon. 2
Ammonioleucite(NH4,K)(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] · 5H2O
Chabazite-Levyne SubgroupA subgroup of the Zeolite Group.
ChiavenniteCaMnBe2Si5O13(OH)2 · 2H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
ClinoptiloliteNote on the distinguishing differences between clinoptilolite and heulandite (hhttp://rruff.
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] · 4H2O
EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2OMon.
ErioniteThis name now refers to a group of related minerals.
Faujasite-Ca(Ca,Na2,Mg)3.5[Al7Si17O48] · 32H2OIso.
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 · 4H2O
GmeliniteIn 1997, gmelinite was split into Gmelinite-Ca, Gmelinite-Na and Gmelinite-K.
GobbinsiteNa5(Si11Al5)O32 · 11H2OOrth.
GoosecreekiteCa[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2OMon.
GottardiiteNa3Mg3Ca5Al19Si117O272 · 93H2OOrth.
Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2OMon. 2/m : P21/m
Heulandite subgroupNote on the distinguishing differences between heulandite and clinoptilolite (http://rruff.
HsianghualiteCa3Li2(Be3Si3O12)F2
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.
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.
PhillipsiteZeolite Group.
Pollucite(Cs,Na)2(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2OIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Ia3d
RoggianiteCa2Be(OH)2Al2Si4O13 · 2.5H2OTet.
Stilbite subgroupThis name now refers to the zeolite subgroup including the Barrerite - Stilbite-Ca - ...
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[(OH)2|Al3Si3O12]4 · nH2OIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
WairakiteCa(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2OMon. 2/m
WeinebeneiteCaBe3(PO4)2(OH)2 · 4H2OMon.
Wenkite(Ba,K)4(Ca,Na)6[(SO4)3|(Si,Al)20O39(OH)2] · 0.5H2OHex.
WillhendersoniteKCa[Al3Si3O12] · 5H2OTric.
YugawaraliteCaAl2Si6O16 · 4H2OMon.

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Offretite9 photos of Faujasite associated with Offretite on mindat.org.
Phillipsite-K5 photos of Faujasite associated with Phillipsite-K on mindat.org.
Phillipsite-Ca-Phillipsite-K Series5 photos of Faujasite associated with Phillipsite-Ca-Phillipsite-K Series on mindat.org.
Opal-AN3 photos of Faujasite associated with Opal-AN on mindat.org.
Montmorillonite1 photo of Faujasite associated with Montmorillonite on mindat.org.
Erionite1 photo of Faujasite associated with Erionite on mindat.org.
Opal1 photo of Faujasite associated with Opal on mindat.org.
Wad1 photo of Faujasite associated with Wad on mindat.org.

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.

Internet Links for FaujasiteHide

Localities for FaujasiteHide

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.

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.
Canada
 
  • Ontario
    • Hastings Co.
      • Dungannon Township
Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.51,170
  • Québec
    • Laurentides
      • Argenteuil RCM
        • Wentworth
          • Laurel
Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.52,170
    • Montérégie
      • La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM
        • Mont Saint-Hilaire
[Faujasite-Na] BAUM, M. (1999) Faujasite-Na; another species for the Mont Saint-Hilaire list. MICRONEWS, 33, No.3, 6-7
    • Outaouais
      • Papineau RCM
        • Mulgrave-et-Derry
[Faujasite-Na] Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.170. Van Velthuizen, J.J., Gault, R.A., Robinson, G.W. & Scovil, J.(2006), Zeolite occurrences in the Central Metasedimentary Belt of the Grenville Province, Ontario, Quebec and New York State. Mineralogical Record: 37: 283-296 [locality #75].
Czech Republic
 
  • Ústí Region
    • Děčín (Tetschen)
Pauliš P. Nejzajímavější mineralogická naleziště Čech, part I. Kuttna 2000, Kutná Hora
France
 
  • Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
    • Haute-Loire
      • Yssingeaux
        • Araules
[Faujasite-Ca] Boisson, J.-M., Leconte, J. (2018) Analyses 2017 MNHN-Micromonteurs. La revue des Micromonteurs, 27, 3-33
  • Occitanie
    • Aveyron
      • Sainte-Geneviève-sur-Argence
        • Le Bousquet d'Orlaguet
[Faujasite-Na] Boisson, J.-M. & Leconte, J. (2014): Analyses 2012-2013 MNHN-MICROMONTEURS. La revue de Micromonteurs, 21.
Germany
 
  • Baden-Württemberg
    • Kaiserstuhl
      • Sasbach
Bega photo
[Faujasite-Ca] Klaus Behlendorff chemical analysis
  • Hesse
    • Gießen (Giessen)
      • Alten-Buseck
S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
      • Annerod
[Faujasite-Ca] W. S. Wise (1982) New occurrence of faujasite in southern California. American Mineralogist 67:794-798
      • Großen-Buseck
[Faujasite-Ca] W. S. Wise (1982) New occurrence of faujasite in southern California. American Mineralogist 67:794-798
    • Marburg
      • Wehrda
S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
    • Vogelsberg
      • Gedern
Zeolite collection of Volker Betz
      • Hungen
        • Langd
      • Ilbeshausen
[Faujasite-Ca] 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
    • Vulkaneifel
      • Gerolstein
        • Roth
Blaß, G. & Schüller, W. (2012): Der Rother Kopf in der Vulkaneifel. Lapis, 37 (3), 20-29.
      • Hillesheim
[Faujasite-Ca] [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
[Faujasite-Ca] No reference listed
Italy
 
  • Sicily
    • Catania Province
      • Etna Volcanic Complex
        • Aci Castello
[Faujasite-Na] W. S. Wise (1982) New occurrence of faujasite in southern California. American Mineralogist 67:794-798
Jordan
 
  • Mafraq
    • Safawi
[Faujasite-Ca] Ibrahim, K., Hall, A. (1995) New occurrences of diagenetic faujasite in the Quaternary tuffs of north-east Jordan. Eurpoean Journal of Mineralogy, 7:5, 1129-1136.
[Faujasite-Ca] Ibrahim, K., Hall, A. (1995) New occurrences of diagenetic faujasite in the Quaternary tuffs of north-east Jordan. Eurpoean Journal of Mineralogy, 7:5, 1129-1136.
[Faujasite-Ca] Eur. J. Mineral. , 1995, 7, pp. 1129-1135. ; Ibrahim, K., Hall, A. (1995) New occurrences of diagenetic faujasite in the Quaternary tuffs of north-east Jordan. Eurpoean Journal of Mineralogy, 7:5, 1129-1136.
Saudi Arabia
 
  • Mintaqah Al Madinah
Faheha, A. A., Hamidalddin, S. Q., Al-Turkestany, N. A., & Ibraheim, N. M. (2012). Concentrations Of Natural And Man-Made Radioactivity Of Surface Soil In Al-Madinh Al-Monawarah, Western Province of Saudi Arabia. Isotope and Radiation Research, 44(2), 495-504.
Spain
 
  • Canary Islands
[Faujasite-Ca] Mineralien-Welt 4/2007, p. 6
      • Tenerife
        • Santa Cruz de Tenerife
          • Anaga Mts.
[Faujasite-Na] Collection Agustin Agudo Espinosa [analyzed by Dr. Joan Viñals of Barcelona].
USA
 
  • California
    • San Bernardino Co.
      • Shadow Mts [1]
        • Squaw Mountain
[Faujasite-Ca] W. S. Wise (1982) New occurrence of faujasite in southern California. American Mineralogist 67:794-798
      • Trojan
Housley R., pers.comm., March 2017
  • Hawaii
    • Honolulu Co.
      • Oahu
        • Honolulu
American Mineralogist (1969) 54:182-197
Tschernich, 1992. Zeolites of the World.; American Mineralogist (1969) 54:182-197
    • Kauai Co.
      • Kauai Island
        • Hanamaulu
[Faujasite-Na] Rocks & Minerals, vol. 24, p. 366 (1949)
  • Michigan
    • Keweenaw Co.
      • Copper Falls
Mineralogy of Michigan (2004) Heinrich & Robinson
www.deq.state.mi.us/documents/deq-glm-rcim-geology-Minerals_Found_In_Michigan.Pdf.
  • Montana
    • Meagher Co.
Larry B. French (2007) Some Zeolite Occurrences in Montana Part II Central Montana. Microprobe X No. 6 pp 8-14
  • Oregon
    • Deschutes Co.
      • East Lake
Mineralogy of 10 Geothermal boreholes drilled in and around the Newberry Caldera U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper, Issue 1578 By Keith E. Bargar, Terry E. C. Keith 1999
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