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ZEOLITES AND ASSOCIATED MINERALS -- APOPHYLLITE, CAVANSITE, CHABAZITE, HEULANDITE, MESOLITE, MORDENITE, NATROLITE, OKENITE, SCOLECITE, STILBITE, AND THOMSONITE ARE SOME FOR SALE HERE.

WHAT ARE ZEOLITES?

ZEOLITES ARE MICROPOROUS ALUMINOSILICATES. THEY ARE CALLED MOLECULAR SIEVES AND USED IN WATER SOFTENERS, PRODUCTION OF MEDICAL GRADE OXYGEN AND OTHER GASES, AND AMOUNG THE MANY THINGS THEY ARE ALSO USED FOR  IS LAUNDRY DETERGENTS. THERE ARE OVER 40 DIFFERENT TYPES OF ZEOLITES KNOWN TO OCCUR NATURALLY. THEY FORM WHERE VOLCANIC MATERIAL REACTED WITH GROUNDWATER THAT WAS ALKALINE. THE CRYSTALLIZATION OCCURS IN SHALLOW MARINE BASINS  OVER THE YEARS. WE WILL DISPLAY ZEOLITES SUCH AS STILBITE, HEULANDITE, SCOLECITE, MESOLITE, NATROLITE, CHABAZITE AND A FEW MORE. SINCE SOME ASSOCIATED MINERALS FORM AFTER OR BEFORE THE ZEOLITES, WE WILL ALSO INCLUDE: APOPHYLLITE, OKENITE, PREHNITE, AND CAVANSITE, EVEN THOUGH THEY ARE NOT ZEOLITES. MANY SPECIMENS ARE MIXES OF DIFFERENT MINERALS. MOST OF THESE MINERALS ARE FROM MUMBAI, POONA, NASIK, AND OTHER LOCATIONS IN INDIA. ZEOLITES ARE PROBABLY SOME OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL MINERAL SPECIMEN DISPLAYS AVAILABLE.

 

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APOPHYLLITE AND STILBITE CRYSTALS-Z46
CAVANSITE-C10
CAVANSITE-C2
CAVANSITE-C3
CAVANSITE-C4
CAVANSITE-C5
CAVANSITE-C6
CAVANSITE-C7
MESOLITE - ZEOLITE #10
MESOLITE - ZEOLITE #11
MESOLITE - ZEOLITE #12
MESOLITE - ZEOLITE #13
MESOLITE - ZEOLITE #14
MESOLITE - ZEOLITE #8
MESOLITE - ZEOLITE #9
SCOLECITE CRYSTAL CLUSTER-2
STILBITE AND APOPHYLLITE-Z40
ZEOLITES FROM INDIA-Z32
ZEOLITES FROM INDIA-Z36
ZEOLITES FROM INDIA-Z41
ZEOLITES FROM INDIA-Z43
ZEOLITES FROM INDIA-Z44
ZEOLITES FROM INDIA-Z45
ZEOLITES FROM INDIA-Z46
ZEOLITES FROM INDIA-Z47
ZEOLITES FROM INDIA-Z48
ZEOLITES-Z17
ZEOLITES-Z18
ZEOLITES-Z20
ZEOLITES-Z22
ZEOLITES-Z25