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Mineral Name: Stilbite

Composition: Sodium calcium aluminosilicate hydrate

Nomenclature: Named after the German word "stilbein" which means "to shine" because of its brilliant luster.

Industrial Uses: Chemical filters.

Additional Notes: A member of the Zeolite group of minerals. Also referred to as desmine.

Faroe Islands : Scott 241 : 3.70 krone : 9 Jun 1992


Iceland : Scott 862 : 35 króna : 3 Sep 1998