Zeolites and associated secondary minerals in the Deccan Traps of Western India

  title={Zeolites and associated secondary minerals in the Deccan Traps of Western India},
  author={R. N. Sukheswala and R. K. Avasia and Maya Gangopadhyay},
  journal={Mineralogical Magazine},
  pages={658 - 671}
Summary Zeolites (eight species) and the associated secondary minerals (minerals akin to zeolites, chlorites and related minerals, silica, and calcite) in the Deccan Traps of Western India have been examined in some detail on the basis of chemical, optical, and X-ray studies. The three zeolite zones (laumontite, scolecite, and heulandite, in ascending order) suggested by Walker have been recognized. Efforts have been made to understand their genesis. On available field and laboratory data it is… 

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