analcime


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analcime

[ə′nal‚sēm]
(mineralogy)
NaAlSi2O6·H2O A white or slightly colored isometric zeolite found in diabase and in alkali-rich basalts. Also known as analcite.
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Minerals of the zeolite group, analcime and natrolite, are present in all samples except in sample D16 (Table 1).
The feldspathoids nepheline and balliranoite, zeolite analcime and feldspar sanidine, which include Na in their chemical composition, may be the minerals that release Na, making it available in solution.
Pseudo-morphs after feldspathoid and vitric shards in marginal parts of vesicles are partly or totally dissolved, forming secondary voids, or filled with analcime with mosaic texture.
50 pm) dawsonite, nahcolite, quartz, dolomite, albite, illite, analcime, pyrite and kerogen were used to make samples.
2009) synthesized almost pure analcime with a high degree of crystallinity from natural clinker, optimizing the experimental conditions used by the pioneering work of Rios & Williams (2008).
Unaltered analcime crystals are unknown from the Fanwood quarry.
Analcime developed from fragments of acidic volcanic glass during diagenesis.
The dominant vesicle fillings in basalt are celadonite and silica minerals, with minor "heulandite", chabazite, and analcime.
Dawsonite (DAW), nahcolite (NACO), quartz (QTZ), dolomite (DOLO), alabite (ALB), illite (ILL), analcime (ANL), and kerogen (KERO) were used to prepare samples.
Some "flowers" came out loose; others have small crystals of heulandite, stilbite, analcime or calcite attached to their bases.