Amygdaloidal cavities of basalt and related rocks. Renamed chabazite-Ca by IMA zeolite committee.
Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1792
Col de Lares, Val di Fassa, Italy. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
From Gk. chabazios, tune or melody, one of twenty stones named in the poem Peri lithos, which extolled the virtues of minerals. The poem is ascribed to Orpheus, legendary founder of the Orphic cult, which flourished in