STELLERITE, EBURRU STATION HYDROTHERMAL LOCALITY

Stilbite, var. Stellerite, occurs in a narrow band where is is found in vugs with chabazite, calcite, and a variety of unidentified zeolites and other minerals.

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Unknown zeolite (detail below)



Chabazite (at left)

Top of stellerite terminations (detail below)




Radiating xls of stellerite



Intergrown stellerite & chabazite



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Enlargement of the stellerite cluster above.

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Stellerite

    Two adjoining crystal terminations on the sufrace of a stellerite cluster at greater resolution.

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Stellerite

    Colorless. Tent-like terminations in foreground. Chabazite in background. Occurs in vugs with callcite, chabazite and unidentified zeolites, possibly including heulandite.