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Archive for October, 2009

Yuksporite

Thursday, October 15th, 2009

The chemical formula of mineral Yuksporite is indicated by (K, Ba)NaCa2(Si, Ti)4O11(F,OH) – H2O or Hydrated Potassium Barium Sodium Calcium Titanium Silicate Fluoride Hydroxide. Yuksporite is actually a Silicate mineral. It is most commonly used as a mineral specimen. Yuksporite is actually a rare and unusually named mineral. It is named for the Yukspor Mountains […]

Xonotlite

Thursday, October 15th, 2009

The chemical formula of Xonotlite is indicated by Ca6Si6O17(OH)2 or Calcium Silicate Hydroxide. Xonotlite is actually a Silicate mineral. It is only used as mineral specimen and is most often found showing nice and interesting microscope images when viewed with the aid of polarizing light microscopes used in optical mineralogy. Xonotlite is only used as […]

Wulfenite

Thursday, October 15th, 2009

The chemical formula of mineral Wulfenite is indicated by PbMoO4 or Lead Molybdate. Wulfenite is actually Sulfate mineral. It is considered as a minor ore of molybdenum. It is also usually used as mineral specimen and is most often found exhibiting nice and interesting microscope images when viewed with the aid of petrographic polarizing light […]

Woodhouseite

Thursday, October 15th, 2009

The chemical formula of mineral Woodhouseite is indicated by CaAl3PO4SO4(OH)6 or Calcium Aluminum Phosphate Sulfate Hydroxide. Woodhouseite is actually a Sulfate but it is also sometimes classified as a Phosphate mineral. Woodhouseite is only used as mineral specimen. Woodhouseite is a rare mineral that is almost exclusively from a single location at Champion Andalusite Mine […]

Wolframite

Thursday, October 15th, 2009

The chemical formula of mineral Wolframite is indicated by (Fe, Mn)WO4 or Iron Manganese Tungstate. Wolframite is actually a Sulfate mineral. It is considered as an ore of tungsten and it is also used as mineral specimen. Wolframite is actually a series between Huebnerite and Ferberite. Wolframite is the name of the series and the […]

Wolfeite

Thursday, October 15th, 2009

The chemical formula of mineral Wolfeite is indicated by (Fe, Mn)2PO4OH or Iron Manganese Phosphate Hydroxide. Wolfeite is actually a Phosphate mineral. It is only most commonly used as mineral specimen. Wolfeite is actually a rare and obscure mineral. It is usually found in altered granite pegmatites with other rare phosphate minerals. The oxidation state […]

Whitlockite

Thursday, October 15th, 2009

The chemical formula of mineral Whitlockite is indicated by Ca9(Mg, Fe)(PO4)6PO3OH or Calcium Magnesium Iron Phosphate Hydroxide. Whitlockite is actually a rare Phosphate mineral. It is also commonly used as mineral specimen. Whitlockite was first discovered at the famous phosphate locality at the Palermo Mine, North Groton, Grafton Co., New Hampshire. It is most commonly […]

Whewellite

Thursday, October 15th, 2009

The chemical formula of Whewellite is indicated by CaC2O4 – H2O or Hydrated Calcium Oxalate. Whewellite is actually an organic mineral. It is only used as mineral specimen. Whewellite is possibly the best known crystalline organic mineral. Although Amber is also classified under Organic Mineral Class, it lacks a crystalline structure. Some mineral purist may […]

Wavellite

Thursday, October 15th, 2009

The chemical formula of mineral Wavellite is indicated by Al3(PO4)2(OH)3 – (H2O)5 or Hydrated Aluminum Phosphate Hydroxide. Wavellite is only used as mineral specimens and it is most commonly found exhibiting nice and interesting microscope images when viewed with the aid of petrographic polarizing light microscope used in optical mineralogy. Wavellite is a mineral that […]

Wardite

Thursday, October 15th, 2009

The chemical formula of mineral Wardite is indicated by the formula NaAl3(PO4)2(OH)4 – 2H2O or Hydrated Sodium Aluminum Phosphate Hydroxide. Wardite is actually a Phosphate mineral. It is only used as a mineral specimen. Wardite is actually a poorly known mineral but it is also a special interest to mineralogists. It is a mineral that […]

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