Articles | Volume 33, issue 3
Eur. J. Mineral., 33, 315–328, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/ejm-33-315-2021
Eur. J. Mineral., 33, 315–328, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/ejm-33-315-2021

Research article 02 Jun 2021

Research article | 02 Jun 2021

A case study of zeolitization process: “Tufo Rosso a Scorie Nere” (Vico volcano, Italy): inferences for a general model

Daniela Novembre et al.

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Zeolites are used in several technological applications. Knowledge of their genetic mechanisms in geological deposits can help to understand the type of zeolite forming in specific conditions and their sector of possible use. The pyroclastic deposit Tufo Rosso a Scorie Nere (Vico volcano, Latium, Italy) exhibits intense zeolitization processes at chabazite and phillipsite. This abundant presence makes the deposit worthy of being considered for possible exploitation.