Associated with cavities in corroded analcime in an aegirine pegmatite. Sr-analogue of chabazite
Approved IMA 1999, Dana # Added
Suoluaiv Mountain, Lovozero alkaline massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia. 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