mesolite


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mesolite

[′mez·ə‚līt]
(mineralogy)
Na2Ca2 Al6Si9O30·8H2O Zeolite mineral composed of hydrous sodium calcium aluminosilicate, usually found in white or colorless tufts of acicular crystals; used as cation exchangers or molecular sieves.
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Thomsonite, mesolite, and wairakite have narrow compositional ranges.
Nine types of zeolite were identified: epistilbite, scolecite, stilbite, stellerite, heulandite (sensu stricto), clinoptilolite, mesolite, thomsonite, and rare analcime (Table 2).
Heulandite", mesolite, stilbite, thomsonite, natrolite, tetranatrolite, and epistilbite have been analysed from both the North Shore and Arlington Quarry and can therefore be compared.
Mesolite of Arlington Quarry is white and dull, resembling that of the North Shore in hand specimen.
In contrast, on the North Shore, all epistilbite, thomsonite, and mesolite analyses lie in this field, together with wairakite and many chabazite analyses, two minerals not analyzed from Kings County.
Scolecite has been identified only by XRD and some massive samples described as scolecite on the basis of hand specimen character were identified as mesolite by XRD and electron microprobe.