Small Cabinet, 8.9 x 7.4 x 2.4 cm
Cepei Alp (Cipit; Cipitbach; Tschapitbach; Tschipitbach), Castelrotto, Siusi Alp (Seis Alp), Gardena Valley (Groden Valley), Bolzano Province (South Tyrol), Trentino-Alto Adige, I
This is a rare Alpine zeolite specimen that came out of the Wein Collection. According to the label, they acquired this one in 1991. The natrolite here is in the form of acicular crystals in small pockets; it is associated with pink chabazite and white analcime. The mineralization is in a seam between two thin layers of matrix.