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Chabazite Mordenite & Clinoptilolite

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Chabazite Mordenite & Clinoptilolite

self collected 2006

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Description
Locality: 
Zlatolist Village, Krumovgrad Obshtina, Kardzhali Province, Bulgaria
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
3.8 × 5.3 × 1.4 cm
Description

A small depression in a weathered basalt matrix is lined with traces of clinoptilolite and small heulandite crystals over which has grown a web of mordenite with chabazite crystals clustered towards one end.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Chabazite

Synonym Of: 

Chabazite-Ca

Formula: 
(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2·12H2O
Strunz: 
9.GD.10
Hardness: 
4.0 - 5.0

Chabazite-K

Formula: 
(K2,Ca,Na2,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2·12H2O
Strunz: 
9.GD.10
Hardness: 
4.0

Chabazite-Mg

Formula: 
(Mg0.7K0.5Ca0.5Na0.1)[Al3Si9O24]·10H2O
Strunz: 
9.GD.10
Hardness: 
4.0 - 0.0

Chabazite-Na

Formula: 
(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2·12H2O
Strunz: 
9.GD.10
Hardness: 
4.0

Chabazite-Sr

Formula: 
Sr2[Al2Si4O12]2·12H2O
Strunz: 
9.GD.10
Hardness: 
4.0 - 4.5

Mordenite

Formula: 
(Na2,Ca,K2)Al2Si10O24·7H2O
Strunz: 
9.GD.35
Hardness: 
3.0 - 4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Morden, Bay of Fundy, Kings Co., Nova Scotia, Canada

Clinoptilolite

Synonym Of: 

Clinoptilolite-Ca

Formula: 
(Ca,Na,K)2-3Al3(Al,Si)2Si13O36·12H2O
Strunz: 
9.GE.05
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0

Clinoptilolite-K

Formula: 
(K,Na,Ca)2-3Al3(Al,Si)2Si13O36·12H2O
Strunz: 
9.GE.05
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0

Clinoptilolite-Na

Formula: 
(Na,K,Ca)2-3Al3(Al,Si)2Si13O36·12H2O
Strunz: 
9.GE.05
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0

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