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Archive for September, 2009

Villiaumite

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

The chemical formula of mineral Villiaumite is indicated by NaF or Sodium Fluoride. Villiaumite is actually a Halide mineral. It is also rarely cut as gemstone and could actually be found exhibiting nice and interesting microscope appearance when it is viewed with the aid of petrographic polarizing light microscopes used in the field of optical […]

Veszelyite

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

The chemical formula of mineral Veszelyite is indicated by (Cu, Zn)3PO4(OH)3 – 2H2O or Hydrated Copper Zinc Phosphate Hydroxide. Veszelyite is actually a Phosphate mineral. It is most commonly used as mineral specimen and can be also found showing nice and interesting appearance when viewed under polarizing light microscope used in the field of optical […]

Vesuvianite

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

The chemical formula of mineral Vesuvianite is indicated by Ca10(Mg, Fe)2Al4(SiO4)5(Si2O7)2(OH)4 or Calcium Magnesium Iron Aluminum Silicate Hydroxide. This Vesuvianite is actually a Silicate mineral. Vesuvianite is most commonly used as mineral specimen and also as gemstones that can be more fascinating when evaluated under polarizing microscopes for mineralogists. Vesuvianite is also known as Idocrase. […]

Vauxite

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

The chemical formula of mineral Vauxite is indicated by FeAl2(PO4)2(OH)2 – 6H2O or Hydrated Iron Aluminum Phosphate Hydroxide. Vauxite is actually a Phosphate mineral and it is most commonly used as mineral specimen and is often found exhibiting nice and interesting microscope appearance when viewed with the aid of petrographic polarizing light microscopes for mineralogists […]

Vanadinite

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

The chemical formula of mineral Vanadinite is indicated by Pb5(Vo4)3Cl or Lead Chlorovanadate. Vanadinite is actually a Phosphate mineral. It is most commonly used as mineral specimen and is also considered as a minor ore of lead. Vanadinite is usually found exhibiting nice and interesting microscope appearance when viewed with the aid of polarizing light […]

Valentinite

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

The chemical formula of mineral Valentinite is indicated by Sb2O3 or Antimony Oxide. Valentinite actually belongs to the Oxides and Hydroxides mineral class. Valentinite is also considered as a minor ore of antimony and it is also commonly used as mineral specimen. Valentinite is usually found showing nice and interesting microscope appearance when viewed with […]

Uvite

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

The chemical formula of mineral Uvite is indicated by Ca(Mg, Fe)3Al5MgSi6O18(BO3)3(OH)3 or Calcium Iron Magnesium Aluminum Borosilicate Hydroxide. Uvite is actually a Silicate mineral. Uvite is most commonly used as mineral specimen and it is usually one of the nice to collect mineral specimens. It also belongs to the tourmaline group of minerals. It was […]

Uranopilite

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

The chemical formula of mineral Uranopilite is indicated by (UO2)6SO4(OH)10 – 12H2O or Hydrated Uranyl Sulfate Hydroxide. Uranopilite is actually a Sulfate mineral. It is considered as a minor ore of uranium and it is also most commonly used as mineral specimen. Uranopilite is most commonly found showing nice and interesting appearance when viewed with […]

Uranophane

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

The chemical formula of mineral Uranophane is indicated by Ca(UO2)2Si2O7 – 6H2O or Hydrated Calcium Uranyl Silicate. Uranophane is actually a Silicate mineral. It is considered as a minor ore of uranium. Uranophane is also used as mineral specimen and it is often found exhibiting nice and interesting microscope images when viewed under polarized light […]

Uranocircite

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

The chemical formula of mineral Uranocircite is indicated by Ba(UO2)2(PO4)2 – 10 to 12H2O or Hydrated Barium Uranyl Phosphate. Uranocircite is actually a phosphate mineral. It is also considered as a very minor ore  o uranium and it is often used as mineral specimen and is usually found exhibiting nice and interesting microscope images under […]

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