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Mineralogy Zeolite tuffs are rocks which contain, besides zeolites, various other crystalline or amorphous phases. One parameter that is especially important in determining the nature of both the formed zeolites and the secondary phases is the silicon content of the original rock. More siliceous rocks gave rise, in fact, to siliceous zeolites, such as clinoptilolite, ferrierite and mordenite, whereas intermediate-silica materials led to the formation of the less siliceous analcime, chabazite and phillipsite.
2. Physical-mechanical properties The finely crystalline zeolitic matrix of tuffs cements the other non zeolitic particles and is responsible for the overall mechanical properties of the material. The compactness and the consequent physical-mechanical properties are somewhat variable as they are function of various parameters, such as mineral composition, tuff genesis, and original conditions of the deposit, especially as regards looseness of the parent material, grain size distribution, and others.
2 A hyphen before the structural code indicates an interrupted framework. 3 Me' = (Na,K); Me" = (Ca,Sr,Ba,Mg). 6x ~ 4-7. 7 Cs + n = 1. 8 Me = (K2,Ca,Sr,Ba);n £ 2 0 . 9 0 ^ ^ . 4. 1. Zeolite genesis Zeolite formation in nature follows pathways which are familiar in laboratory synthesis. Zeolite nucleation, crystallisation and crystal growth take place as a result of slow 20 to fast cooling of warm to hot magmas, which are basic, oversaturated in silicate and aluminate species and contain alkaline and/or alkali-earth cations.