phillipsite


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phillipsite

(ˈfɪlɪpˌsaɪt)
n
(Geological Science) mineralogy a mineral, zeolite in character, that consists of a hydrous calcium, potassium, and aluminium silicate
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Noun1.phillipsite - a group of white or reddish crystalline minerals of the zeolite family consisting of a hydrous silicate of calcium and potassium and aluminum
zeolite - any of a family of glassy minerals analogous to feldspar containing hydrated aluminum silicates of calcium or sodium or potassium; formed in cavities in lava flows and in plutonic rocks
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2 (also described in the Journal of the American Ceramic Society article) show the mineral structure of Al-tobermorite and phillipsite in the cementitious matrix of the ancient seawater mortar.
Geological Survey has reported natural zeolites' worldwide occurrence in the USA, Japan, Korea, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, Romania, Hungary, Russia, Yugoslavia, South Africa, Italy, Germany, Turkey and China, the latter having the greatest worldwide production Clinoptilolite, mordenite, heulandite, chabazite, phillipsite and laumontite are some of the more than 40 known natural zeolites occurring in reasonably high quantities and purity.
A slowly accumulating abysmal deposit covering some 55,000,000 square miles of the deepest part of the ocean bottom and consisting of the insoluble residual material of volcanic and meteoritic or cosmic dust mingled with nodules of manganese oxide, crystals of the zeolite phillipsite, sharks' teeth, the siliceous tests of Radiolaria, and other resistant organic debris
5% each of hydroxyapatite, clinoptilolite and phillipsite.