sodalite


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sodalite

[′sōd·əl‚īt]
(mineralogy)
Na2 Al3Si3O12Cl A blue or sometimes white, gray, or green mineral tectosilicate of the feldspathoid group, crystallizing in the isometric system, with vitreous luster, hardness of 5 on Mohs scale, and specific gravity of 2.2-2.4; used as an ornamental stone.
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The zeolytic products obtained were characterised by the occurrence of phillipsite, sodalite and faujasite.
Sodalite occurrence was confirmed by the bands at 991.
Place sodalite stone in front of the candle and place pouch behind the candle.
XRD showed that muscovite, hematite/ maghemite, goethite, quartz, calcite, anatase, DSP (as identified here has a zeolite type structure and resembles sodalite and cancrinite; Thornber and Hughes 1992), and gibbsite were the main crystalline minerals present in the red muds.
Other potentially economic commodities identified include nepheline syenite and sodalite, a semi-precious gem.
Most of the sodalite and calcite had been removed from leached red mud.
goethite, sodalite, calcite) contribute diverse buffering capacities to the liming effect of red mud, which in turn affects microbial activity (K.
New reception and concierge desks by Italian architect Gaetano Castelli feature surfaces made of Sodalite, a rare Brazilian semi-precious stone dramatically shaded in blue, gray and green.
Previous research results show that Bauxsol[TM] consists of a mixture of minerals dominated by hematite, with abundant quartz, boehmite, gibbsite, brucite, calcite, sodalite, para-aluminohydrocalcite, hydrotalcite, and whewellite (McConchie and Clark 2000).
to create a limited collection of silver and blue sodalite rings for exclusive feature in its advertising for Flare's 15th anniversary issue.
Highwood also has a 75 percent joint venture interest with Platinova A/S (TSE-PAS) in the Ilimaussaq zirconium and Yttrium property located in southwest Greenland, and has an interest in a sodalite property in Greenland.