Original paper

Zeolite chemistry and distribution in a Neapolitan yellow tuff deposit

De'Gennaro, Maurizio; Petrosino, Paola; Conte, Maria Teresa; Munno, Rοsalba; Colella, Carmine

European Journal of Mineralogy Volume 2 Number 6 (1990), p. 779 - 786

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published: Dec 19, 1990
manuscript accepted: Sep 18, 1990
manuscript received: Mar 14, 1990

DOI: 10.1127/ejm/2/6/0779

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Abstract Through systematic sampling in a quarry of Neapolitan yellow tuff, the stratigraphic variation of both abundance and chemical composition of zeolites (mainly phillipsite and chabazite) has been analysed. The natural zeolitization process is discussed on this basis, with regard to the possible emplacement mechanism of the original volcanic material. Variable relative abundance of zeolites throughout the deposit restricts its uso to applications where only general zeolite properties are required, or where phillipsite and chabazite show the same behaviour


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