Glossary of Terms

Zeolite group

Group of around 30 minerals related in structure, habits, and occurrence. The zeolites are hydrous aluminum silicates that contain sodium or calcium, which can replace one another. These minerals are usually found in igneous rocks.

The zeolite group is in the tectosilicates subdivision of the silicates group.

Heulandite is a Member of the Zeolite Group


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