heulandite : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a group of minerals of the zeolite family consisting of a hydrous aluminum silicate of sodium and calcium
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- 'Godzilla' the Hockey Goalie? Rare Mineral Specimen Up for Sale
The minerals are common, but the configuration of this 6-inch-tall specimen makes it one-of-a-kind. The unusual form, which came together in a bubble in a lava flow, inspired the nickname Godzilla as a Hockey Goalie. Tiny crystals of calcite give Godzilla's "body" a fuzzy appearance, while much larger, sharp white crystals of the mineral heulandite stand in for head and arms. Godzilla comes from ...
April 25, 2014 - LiveScience.com via Yahoo! News