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  • Scolecite is a tectosilicate mineral belonging to the zeolite group; it is a hydrated calcium silicate, CaAl 2Si 3O 10.3H2O. Scolecite is a monoclinic mineral, with the angle β equal to about 109° and four formula units per unit cell (Z = 4). — “Scolecite - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • zeolite scolecite Emesee (talk) 20:43, 23 June 2008 (UTC) It's the same thing - Scolecite is a particular species of zeolite. DuncanHill (talk) 20:50, 23 June 2008 (UTC) Interesting article by the way, thanks for linking it :) DuncanHill (talk) 20:52, 23 June 2008 (UTC). — “Talk:Scolecite - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • It crystallizes in the monoclinic system and occurs as fibrous masses and coatings. Associated minerals include prehnite, scolecite and mesolite.[1] Its name comes from a Greek root "aerinos," meaning "atmosphere". — “Aerinite - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

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