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Dachiardite-Ca Dachiardite-Ca Dachiardite-Ca


Fonte del Prete, San Piero in Campo, Campo nell'Elba, Elba Fonte del Prete, San Piero in Campo, Campo nell'Elba, Elba Fonte del Prete, San Piero in Campo, Campo nell'Elba, Elba
Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy

Dachiardite-Ca Dachiardite-Ca Dachiardite-Ca


Fonte del Prete, San Piero in Campo, Fonte del Prete, San Piero in Campo, Fonte del Prete, San Piero in Campo,
Campo nell'Elba, Elba Island, Livorno Campo nell'Elba, Elba Island, Livorno Campo nell'Elba, Elba Island, Livorno
Province, Tuscany, Italy Province, Tuscany, Italy Province, Tuscany, Italy

Dachiardite-Ca Dachiardite-Ca
Fonte del Prete, San Piero in Campo, Campo nell'Elba, Fonte del Prete, San Piero in Campo, Campo nell'Elba,
Elba Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy Elba Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy

System: Monoclinic Colour: Colourless

Hardness: 4 - 4

Name: Named after Antonio D'Achiardi (November 28, 1839, Pisa December 10, 1902, Pisa), Professor
of Mineralogy, Universit di Pisa, Italy, who first described the mineral discovered by his son in a
granitic pegmatite.

Synonym of: Dachiardite-Ca, Dachiardite-K, Dachiardite-Na

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Antonio D'Achiardi

Zeolite Group.
Name for unspecified member within the series between dachiardite-Ca and dachiardite-Na.

Classification of Dachiardite
Dana 8th ed.: 77.1.6.4

77 : TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
1 : Zeolite group - True zeolites

Hey's CIM Ref.: 16.10.22

16 : Silicates Containing Aluminum and other Metals


10 : Aluminosilicates of Ca and alkalis

Physical Properties of Dachiardite


Colour: Colourless

Hardness 4 - 4
(Mohs):

Optical Data of Dachiardite


Type: Biaxial (+)

RI values: n = 1.488 - 1.494 n = 1.490 - 1.496 n = 1.494 - 1.499


2V: Measured: 58 to 73, Calculated: 72 to 80

Max = 0.006
Birefringence: Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30m thickness) and does not take into account mineral colouration.

Surface Relief: Moderate

Dispersion: r > v strong

Crystallography of Dachiardite
Crystal System: Monoclinic

Cell Parameters: a = 18.03 , b = 7.52 , c = 10.2


= 104.46

Ratio: a:b:c = 2.398 : 1 : 1.356

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Unit Cell V 1,339.16 (Calculated from Unit Cell)


Volume:

Relationship of Dachiardite to other Species


Related Minerals 16.10.1 Bytownite (Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si 2 O 8 ]
- Hey's Index
Grouping: 16.10.2 Lisetite CaNa 2 Al 4 Si 4 O 16

16.10.4 Thomsonite-Ca NaCa 2 [Al 5 Si 5 O 20 ] 6H 2 O

16.10.5 Gonnardite (Na,Ca) 2 (Si,Al) 5 O 10 3H 2 O

16.10.6 Mesolite Na 2 Ca 2 Si 9 Al 6 O 30 8H 2 O

16.10.7 Faujasite

16.10.8 Garronite-Ca Na 2 Ca 5 Al 12 Si 20 O 64 27H 2 O

16.10.9 Boggsite Ca 8 Na 3 (Si,Al) 96 O 192 70H 2 O

16.10.10 Herschelite (Na 2 ,K 2 ,Ca,Sr,Mg) 2 [Al 2 Si 4 O 12 ] 2 12H 2 O

16.10.11 Phillipsite

16.10.12 Fedorite (Na,K) 2-3 (Ca 4 Na 3 )Si 16 O 38 (OH,F) 2 3.5H 2 O

16.10.13 Willhendersonite KCa[Al 3 Si 3 O 12 ] 5H 2 O

16.10.14 Barrerite (Na,K,Ca 0.5 ) 2 [Al 2 Si 7 O 18 ] 7H 2 O

16.10.15 Mordenite (Na 2 ,Ca,K 2 )Al 2 Si 10 O 24 7H 2 O

16.10.16 Reyerite (Na,K) 2 Ca 14 (Si,Al) 24 O 58 (OH) 8 6H 2 O

16.10.17 Lvyne

16.10.18 Clinoptilolite

16.10.19 Heulandite

16.10.20 Gobbinsite Na 5 (Si 11 Al 5 )O 32 11H 2 O

16.10.21 Stilbite

16.10.23 Offretite KCaMg(Si 13 Al 5 )O 36 15H 2 O

16.10.24 Perlialite K 9 Na(Ca,Sr)[Al 2 Si 4 O 12 ] 6 15H 2 O

16.10.25 Erionite

16.10.26 Paulingite

16.10.27 Sodium Dachiardite (Na 2 ,Ca,K 2 ) 4-5 Al 8 Si 40 O 96 26H 2 O

16.10.28 Mazzite-Mg (Mg,K,Ca) 5 (Si 26 Al 10 )O 72 28H 2 O

16.10.29 Roggianite Ca 2 Be(OH) 2 Al 2 Si 4 O 13 2.5H 2 O

Other Names for Dachiardite


Synonyms: Achiardite Zeolite Mimetica

Name in Other German: Achiardit


Languages: D'Achiardit
Dachiardit

Russian:

Spanish: Achiardita
Dachiardita

Other Information
Health Risks: No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Dachiardite

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Reference List: Bonatti S., Gottardi G. (1960) Dati ottici e strutturali sulla dachiardite. Periodico di Mineralogia, 103-108.

Gottardi G. (1960) Sul dimorfismo mordenite-dachiardite. Periodico di Mineralogia, 183-191.

Galli E. (1965) Lo spettro di polvere della dachiardite. Periodico di Mineralogia, 129-135.

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Localities for Dachiardite


This map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in
the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.

(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed
without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.

Austria
Carinthia
Klagenfurt
Gundersdorf
Zeiselberg [Dachiardite-Na] G. Niedermayr: Carinthia II 187./107.:172 (1997)
Styria
Bruck an der Mur
Kapfenberg
Tanzenberg
S6 motorway tunnel (Tanzenberg tunnel) [Dachiardite-Na] ostl, W. & Walter, F. (1983); Postl, W. et al. (1985); Exel, R. (1993)
Graz
Wildon
Weitendorf
Basalt quarry R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagersttten sterreichs (1993)

Bulgaria
Kardzhali Oblast (Kurdzhali; Krdali; Kurdjali) Encheva, S., Petrov, P., Chukanov, N., Pekov, I., , ., , ., ... & , . Dachiardite-K from
the area of Austa village, Momchilgrad municipality, Eastern Rhodopesa new mineral species of zeolite
Momchilgrad Obshtina
group -K . , ,
Dachiardite-K occurrence .
Rhodope Mts [Dachiardite-Ca] Gellens, L., Price, G. D., & Smith, J. V. (1982). The structural relation between svetlozarite
Zvezdel (Svesdel) and dachiardite. Mineralogical Magazine, 45(337), 157-161.

Canada
Qubec [Dachiardite-Na] BONARDI, M., ROBERTS, A.C., and SABINA, A.P. (1981) Sodium-rich dachiardite from the
Francon quarry, Montreal Island, Quebec. Canadian Mineralogist, 19, 285-289. TARASSOFF, P., HORVTH,
Montral
L. and PFENNINGER-HORVTH, E. (2006) Famous mineral localities: the Francon quarry, Montral,
Francon quarry Qubec. The Mineralogical Record, 37, 5-60.

Czech Republic
Bohemia (Bhmen; Boehmen)
Liberec Region
Prose pod Jetdem [Dachiardite-Ca] Pauli P. et al.: Dachiardit-Ca z Prosee pod Jetdem u Liberce. Zprvy o geologickch
Raovsk hbet vzkumech v roce 2007, Mineralogie, petrologie a geochemie, 179-181.
Pardubice Region [Dachiardite-Ca] Rychl, R., Veselovsk, F., Ondru, P.: Dachiardite from Svojanov, Czech Republic. Scripta
Fac. Sci. Nat. Univ. Masaryk. Brun, Geol., 1996, vol. 26, p. 42 - 43.
Svitavy (Zwittau)

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Svojanov (Swojanow)
st Region
Dn (Tetschen)
[Dachiardite-Ca] P.Pauli,L.Hrzek,O.Janeek,J.Sejkora,R.Malkov,F.Fedyuk(2014)Dachiardite-Ca and
Krsn Lpa associated mineralization from Doubice-Vpenka near Krsn Lpa(Czech Republic).Bull.Min.-
Doubice-Vpenka Pet.od.Nrodn muzeum Praha 22,1

French Southern and Antarctic Lands


Kerguelen Islands Giret, A., Verdier, O. & Nativel, P. (1992). The zeolitisation of Kerguelen Islands, Southern Indian Ocean. In:
Yoshida, Y., et al. (eds) Recent Progress in Antarctic Earth Science, Tokyo: Terra Publishing 32, 136. Co.,
Grande Terre island
pp. 457463.

Germany
Bavaria
Franconia
Maroldsweisach
Zeilberg Quarry [Dachiardite-Na] Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Hesse
Vogelsberg
Ortenberg
Gaulsberg Quarry

Hungary
Borsod-Abaj-Zempln Co.
Zempln Mts (Tokaj Mts)
Regc
Torints Field Szakll & Jnosi: Minerals of Hungary, 1995
Heves Co.
Mtra Mts Van King
Pest Co.
Brzsny Mts
Szob
Csk Hill [Dachiardite-Ca] Szakll-Gatter-Szendrei: Mineral species of Hungary 2005

Italy
Trentino-Alto Adige (Trentino-Sdtirol)
Bolzano Province (South Tyrol)
Gardena Valley (Grden Valley)
Siusi Alp (Seis Alp)
Malga Carlotta (Karlottenwald; "Charlottenwand") [Dachiardite-Na] Exel, R. (1987): Guida mineralogica del Trentino e del Sudtirolo. Athesia, Bolzano, 204 pp.
Trento Province
Fassa Valley
Canazei [Dachiardite-Na] Pedroni G. (1996): Note di mineralogia del Passo Fedaia (gruppo della Marmolada). Riv.
Belvedere-Padn Range Mineral. Ital., 20, 2 (2-1996), 189-192.
Dona Valley [Dachiardite-Na] Exel, R. (1987): Guida mineralogica del Trentino e del Sudtirolo. Athesia, Bolzano, 204 pp.
Duron Valley
Ciampai [Dachiardite-Na] Exel, R. (1987): Guida mineralogica del Trentino e del Sudtirolo. Athesia, Bolzano, 204 pp.
Col Rodella (Mt Gabbia) [Dachiardite-Na] Exel, R. (1987): Guida mineralogica del Trentino e del Sudtirolo. Athesia, Bolzano, 204 pp.
Duron Pass [Dachiardite-Na] Exel, R. (1987): Guida mineralogica del Trentino e del Sudtirolo. Athesia, Bolzano, 204 pp.
La Palaccia-Orli di Fassa (Palacia-Auf der Schneid) [Dachiardite-Na] Exel, R. (1987): Guida mineralogica del Trentino e del Sudtirolo. Athesia, Bolzano, 204 pp.
Mt. Docioril [Dachiardite-Na] Exel, R. (1987): Guida mineralogica del Trentino e del Sudtirolo. Athesia, Bolzano, 204 pp.
Udai Valley [Dachiardite-Na] Exel, R. (1987): Guida mineralogica del Trentino e del Sudtirolo. Athesia, Bolzano, 204 pp.
Tuscany
Livorno Province
Elba Island
Campo nell'Elba [Dachiardite-Ca] G. D'Achiardi (1905) - Zeolite probabilmente nuova dell'isola d'Elba - Atti Soc. Tosc. Sc.
San Piero in Campo Nat., P.V., 14: 150-156.
Fonte del Prete [Dachiardite-Ca] Orlandi, P., & Pezzotta, F. (1997). Minerali dell'Isola d'Elba. Edizioni Novecento Grafico,
Bergamo, 249 pp.
La Speranza (Pisani's Quarry) [Dachiardite-Ca] Orlandi, P., & Pezzotta, F. (1997). Minerali dell'Isola d'Elba. Edizioni Novecento Grafico,
Bergamo, 249 pp. ; Coombs, D.S., Alberti, A., Armbruster, T., Artioli, G., Colella, C., Galli, E., Grice, J.D.,
Liebau, F., Mandarino, J.A., Minato, H., Nickel, E.H., Passaglia, E., Peacor, D.R., Quartieri, S., Rinaldi, R.,
Ross, M., Sheppard, R.A., Tillmanns, E., Vezzalini, G. (1997): Recommended nomenclature for zeolites
minerals - Report of the Subcommittee on Zeolites of the International Mineralogical Association,
Commission on New Minerals and Mineral Names. [Review]. Canadian Mineralogist, 35, 1571-1606.

Japan
Honshu Island [Dachiardite-Ca] Eur. J. Mineral. , 1990, 2, pp. 187-193.

Chubu region
Nagano Prefecture
Nagano City
Matsushiro

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Toyosaka
Hokiya-dake
Niigata Prefecture
Aga-machi (Higashi-Kanbara-gun)
[Dachiardite-Na] Yoshimura, T. & Wakabayashi, S. (1977): Na-dachiardite and associated high-silica zeolites
Tsugawa from Tsugawa, northeast Japan. Science Reports of Niigata University, Ser. E, Geology and Mineralogy, 4,
Yanagi-shinden 49-65.
Shizuoka Prefecture
Kawazu
Yanda Yamada, T. et al (1994) Suisyou, 8, #1, 12-16.
Kyushu Region
Kagoshima Prefecture
Onoyama gold mine [Dachiardite-Ca] Eur. J. Mineral. , 1990, 2, pp. 187-193.
Tokyo Metropolis
Ogasawara Islands
Chichijima Group
Chichi Island (Chichijima)
Kita-hatsuneura (2) Mineralogical Journal Vol. 11 (1982) , No. 1 pp1-14
Susaki Mineralogical Journal Vol. 11 (1982) , No. 1 pp1-14

Jordan
Irbid Khoury, H. N., Salameh, E., & Abdul-Jaber, Q. (1985). Characteristics of an unusual highly alkaline water
Maqarin from the Maqarin area, northern Jordan. Journal of Hydrology, 81(1), 79-91.

New Zealand
South Island
Canterbury
Pahau River Jesse Crawford specimen

Ukraine
Crimea Oblast'
Crimea peninsula [Dachiardite-Na] World of Stones v.9
Karadag Reserve (Kara-Dag) [Dachiardite-Na] Tischenko A. data

USA
California
Los Angeles Co.
Santa Monica Mts Mineral News v.14 no.9
Agoura Hills
Canwood Mall excavation dump Houseley, Bob (2013)
Canwood St construction site 2014 Housley, R. (2016) personal communication to Marek Chorazewicz Collected by Chorazewicz, M. (2016)
Canwood Street site DeVito, A. N. (1997), Minerals of the Canwood construction site, Agoura Hills, California. Micro Probe: 8(5):
2-10.
Kanan Road (Ferrierite locality) www.mineralsocal.org
Riverside Co.
Mule Mts
Opal Hill Mine
Wiley Well District
Coon Hollow www.mineralsocal.org/scfm/california/r.htm
Oregon
Deschutes Co.
East Lake Mineralogy of 10 Geothermal boreholes drilled in and around the Newberry Caldera U.S. Geological Survey
Newberry Caldera Professional Paper, Issue 1578 By Keith E. Bargar, Terry E. C. Keith 1999
Lincoln Co.
Agate Beach
Yaquina Head Quarry [Dachiardite-Na] Micro Probe Vol. 9 No 3, spring 2001; Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, 116
Tillamook Co.
Cape Lookout Quarry [Dachiardite-Ca] Micro Probe Volume IX Number 3
Washington
Wahkiakum Co.
Altoona
Roadcuts [Dachiardite-Ca] Micro Probe Volume IX Number 3 Spring 2001
Unnamed Basalt quarry (Columbia River dikes) [Dachiardite-Ca] Rudy Tschernich Zeolite Collection
Wyoming
Park Co. [Dachiardite-Na] Bargar, K.E.; Beeson, M.H. & Keith, T.E.C. (1981): Zeolites in Yellowstone National Park.
Firehole River Mineralogical Record 12, 29-38
Lower Geyser Basin [Dachiardite-Na] Bargar, K.E.; Beeson, M.H. & Keith, T.E.C. (1981): Zeolites in Yellowstone National Park.
Mineralogical Record 12, 29-38
Yellowstone National Park [Dachiardite-Na] Tschernich, 1992. Zeolites of the World

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