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Id 49
Identification Type Mineral
Name Zeolite
Distinguishing Features
Description Class of hydrous aluminosilicate minerals commonly occurring through alteration of volcanic glass. Common zeolite minerals (phillipsite; clinoptilolite) are weakly birefringent, colorless or faintly yellowish, tabular or prismatic. Phillipsite may form cruciform twins or rosettes. Associated with volcaniclastic sediments and their alteration products.
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