Mineral Information and Data:

Gaultite
Na4Zn2Si7O18 • 5H2O [CNMNC approved formula]

Named after Robert Allan Gault (1943- ) of the Canadian Museum of Nature.

IMA status : Approved Species 1994 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
77.02.06.01  
  (77) Tectosilicate Zeolite group
  (77.02) related species
  (77.02.06)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
09.GF.20
  (09) Silicates
  (09.G) Tektosilicates with Zeolitic H2O
  (09.GF) Other Rare Zeolites
  
Crystal system: Orthorhombic System
Point group (H-M): mm2 — pyramidal
  
  
  

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