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Epistilbite

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Epistilbit
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Epistilbit

Größe: 1,16 mm; Fundort: Steinbruch Puu o Ehu, Kailua, Insel Oahu, Hawaii, USA

Collection: Domenico Preite
Copyright: Matteo Chinellato
Contribution: Hg 2010-12-29
Locality: Steinbruch Puu o Ehu / Kailua / O'ahu (Oahu), Insel / Honolulu Co. / Hawaii / USA
Epistilbit
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Epistilbit

Fundort: Jalgaon, Maharashtra, Indien; Größe: 49x46x45 mm

Copyright: Rob Lavinsky
Contribution: slugslayer 2009-01-04
Locality: Jalgaon, Distrikt / Maharashtra / Indien
Epistilbit
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Epistilbit

Epistilbit; Siatorská Bukovinka,Slowakei; Stufengröße: 4 x 3 cm

Collection: Rockhounder
Copyright: Rockhounder
Contribution: Rockhounder 2022-04-22
Locality: Siatorská Bukovinka / Lučenec, Okres / Banskobystrický kraj / Slowakei
Epistilbit
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Epistilbit (SNr: A024981)

Langprismatische farblose Kristallgruppe mit Adular, BB = 3,8 mm; Fundort: Arvigo, Calancatal, Graubünden, Schweiz.

Collection: Lithothek der Münchener Micromounter
Copyright: Bebo
Contribution: Münchener Micromounter 2013-08-25
Locality: Arvigo / Calanca / Moesa (Misox), Region / Graubünden, Kanton / Schweiz
rosarote Epistilbit XX mit Heulandit XX
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rosarote Epistilbit XX mit Heulandit XX

Größe: 85x72x42mm; Fundort: Jalgaon, Maharashtra, Indien

Copyright: Rob Lavinsky
Contribution: slugslayer 2006-05-08
Locality: Jalgaon, Distrikt / Maharashtra / Indien
Epistilbit
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Epistilbit

Fundort: Poona, Maharashtra, Indien; Größe: 52x45x35 mm

Copyright: Rob Lavinsky
Contribution: slugslayer 2009-01-04
Locality: Pune (Poona), Distrikt / Maharashtra / Indien

Collectors Summary

Color farblos bis weiß, rosa, gelblich.
Streak color weiß
Lustre Glasglanz bis Perlmuttglanz
Hardness (Mohs) 4
Solubility +++ Säuren
Crystal System monoklin, C2
Morphology pseudo-orthorhombischer Habitus, kurzprismatische Kristalle, meist nach c gestreckt.

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

Ca3(Si18Al6)O48·16H2O

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Aluminium, Calcium, Silicium, Sauerstoff, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 1843.8817932 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 123

Info

Empirical formula:

Ca3(Si18Al6)O48·16H2O

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

1.75

32

26.02

1.0079470

32.2543040

Oxygen

O

55.53

64

52.03

15.9994300

1,023.9635200

Aluminium

Al

8.78

6

4.88

26.9815382

161.8892292

Silicon

Si

27.42

18

14.63

28.0855300

505.5395400

Calcium

Ca

6.52

3

2.44

40.0784000

120.2352000

Anal­y­sis wt%

SiO2 : 57.40, Al2O3 : 17.70, CaO : 8.40, Na2O : 0.60, H2O : 15.30 (Ref: American Mineralogist 74)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

9.GD.45

9: Silikate (Germanate)
G: Gerüstsilikate (Tektosilikate) mit zeolithischem H2O; Familie der Zeolithe
D: Ketten von fünfer-Ringen
45:Epistilbit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

VIII/J.23-070

VIII: SILIKATE
J: Gerüstsilikate (mit Zeolithen)
23: Zeolith-Gruppe; Blätterzeolithe

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

9.FM.320

9: SILICATES
F: Tektosilicates
M: Mordenite-Group

IMA sta­tus

Anerkannt von der CNMNC

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

IMA Classification

IMA Clas­sifica­tion

Zeolite group  ⇒ EPI zeolite structure group

Optical Properties

Color

farblos bis weiß, rosa, gelblich.

Streak color

weiß

Lus­tre

Glasglanz bis Perlmuttglanz

max. Birefrin­gence

0.010

Birefringence chart\! Epistilbite title=Birefringence chart Epistilbite

Michel-Levy Color Chart viewed according to the maximum birefringence (at 30μm). Mineral color is not taken into account. Click on the image to enlarge or change thickness.

RI value α / ω / n

1.502

RI value β

1.510

RI value γ / ε

1.512

Ri mean

1.508

2V angle

Biaxial (-) 45°~

Optical Data Luminescence

Color LW-UV (365nm)

 

weiß

Color SW-UV (254nm)

 

weiß

SW-UV Intensity

sehr schwach

After­glow (Per­sistant Lumi­nes­cence)

keine Daten

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

monoklin

Class (H-M)

2

Space Group number

5

Space Group

C2

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

9.096

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

17.761

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

10.236

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

0.512

Cell param­e­ters c/b

0.576

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

124.58

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

1

Volumne (ų)

1361.521

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

8.90(100),
6.90(30),
4.92(50),
3.924(20),
3.870(70),
3.446(90),
3.208(80),
2.917(50)

XRD chart Epistilbite

Calculated from d-spacing and intensity at 0.1541838 nm (Cu)

Morphol­ogy

pseudo-orthorhombischer Habitus, kurzprismatische Kristalle, meist nach c gestreckt.

Crystals 3D

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Crystal Structure 3D

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Physical Properties

Hard­ness (Mohs)

4

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

190 (ungefähre Angabe abgeleitet aus der Mohshärte)

Density (g/cm³)

2.2 - 2.3

2.249 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Radioac­tiv­ity

nicht vorhanden

Insta­bil­ity

+++ Säuren

(Co-)Type locality

(Co-)Type locality

Island/Ostisland (Austurland), Region/Suður-Múlasysla/Berufjörður/Bulandstindur/Teigarhorn

Type mate­r­ial

Mineraliensammlung des Museums für Naturkunde Berlin

Col­lec­tion number of type mate­r­ial

Probe 1999-0100

Preface

Occurrences

Epistilbit findet sich in Hohlräumen vulkanischer Gesteine und auf Alpinen Klüften.

Rare­ness

lt. Lapis-Mineralienverzeichnis - + -

Author (Name, Year)

Rose, 1826

References

Canadian Mineralogist 35 (1997), 1571

IMA group assignments



 
 
 
Ca3(Si18Al6)O48·16H2O
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柱沸石

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Makrotyper Monophan

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Monophan

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Oryzita

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