Paulingite

tectosilicate

volcanic

Paulingite is the name for two minerals
Paulingite-Ca: (Ca,K,Na,Ba,☐)10(Si,Al)42O84.34H2O
Paulingite-K: (K,Ca,Na,Ba,☐)10(Si,Al)42O84.34H2O
tectosilicates (framework silicates), zeolite group
Specific gravity: 2.10 to 2.22
Hardness: 5
Streak: White
Colour: Colourless, light yellow, orange, red
Environments:

Volcanic igneous environments

Paulingite occurs in basalt associated with erionite and pyrite.

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