Mineral Name Prehnite
First Discovered 1788
Nickel-Strunz Classification 09.DP.20
Dana Classification
ICSD 69402
Mineral Group Silicates - Transitional ino-phyllosilicate structures

Patricianite is a variety of the mineral prehnite. For information about prehnite, please click the article tab at the top of the page, or click -here-.

Patricianite is a pink variety of prehnite, commonly found in the basalt rocks located on the Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan. the specimens may contain intermixed chlorite and native copper inclusions, and can be confused with the zeolite mineral 'thomsonite'.

Patricianite has only been found in one place in the world. The map below shows major documented concentration of patricianite:

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July 30, 2012 The last time this page was updated
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