Found in a small hydrothermal body composed primarily of natrolite. New structure type.
Approved IMA 2006 (Dana # Added)
Kirovskii mine, Mt. Kukisvumchorr, Khibiny massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Named (pronounced "pod-lez'-no-ite") for Aleksandr Semenovich Podlesnyi (born 1948), Russian amateur mineralogist and prominent mineral collector, in recognition of his significant contributions to the mineralogy of the