Moving mountains for you
Switch currency

Current Live Auctions

Current Live Fixed Price Sales

Gmelinite With Natrolite

Views:
Watches:
PCZ778862

Gmelinite With Natrolite

Description Tabs

Description
Locality: 
Little Deerpark Quarry, Glenarm, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6 × 5 × 3 cm
Description

An interesting specimen wit a number of vugs showing differing habits of gmelinite. From small to larger crystals ans with or without natrolite. 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Gmelinite

Synonym Of: 

Gmelinite-Ca

Formula: 
(Ca,Na2)[Al2Si4O12]·6H2O
Strunz: 
9.GD.05
Hardness: 
4.5

Gmelinite-K

Formula: 
(K2,Na2,Ca)[Al2Si4O12]·6H2O
Strunz: 
9.GD.05
Hardness: 
4.5

Gmelinite-Na

Formula: 
(Na2,Ca)[Al2Si4O12]·6H2O
Strunz: 
9.GD.05
Hardness: 
4.5
Group Parent: 
Zeolite Group

Natrolite

Formula: 
Na2Al2Si3O10·2H2O
Strunz: 
9.GA.05
Hardness: 
5.0 - 5.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Hohentwiel, Singen, Hegau, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Item Toolbox