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Gmelinite

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Description
Locality: 
Eastern Region, Iceland
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4.1 × 3.5 × 2 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.30cm
Description

A druse of highly lustrous, pinkish gmelinite crystals up to 0.3 cm across in a basalt vug from a classic locality in Iceland. Zeolites from Iceland are comparably rare  and this piece a very representative one for the species.

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

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