Apophyllite Crystals and Mineral SpecimensByminerals
Apophyllite is a clear or white stone of the silicate family. It was first discovered by RJ Howe in the 19th century. The name is derived from the Greek word "apo" and a leaf meaning "phylos". An alternative name for Apophyllite is zeolite, but it is not a member of the zeolite family.
Apophyllite is found in India, Brazil, Mexico, Canada, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Germany, Norway, South Africa, and the United States. However, the most famous sites for these minerals are in Jalgaon, India, the Hartz Mountains in Germany, Kongsberg, Norway, and Mont Saint Hiller in Canada. However, the most famous sites for these minerals are in Jalgaon, India, the Hartz Mountains in Germany, Kongsberg, Norway, and Mont Saint Hiller in Canada. It is found in volcanic rock compartments and rocks around hot springs. Apophyllite can often be mined from basalt vesicles or other types of volcanic rocks from secondary ores. Apophyllite can come in a variety of colors and variations, including white, green, pink, and yellow. It contains a translucent or translucent glassy pearl-like sheen depending on the mineral.
There are different types of Apophyllite, including white, yellow, brown, green, violet, colorless fluorophilite, and white or colorless hydroxyapophilite. In the Crystal Faith, it is believed that Apophyllite calms the mind and frees it from negative thoughts.