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Archive for March, 2010

Aliettite

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

The chemical formula of mineral Aliettite is indicated by Mg3Si4O10(OH)2Ca0.1Na0.2AlFe2+0.7 Mg0.5Al3SiO10(OH)2-3(H2O). Aliettite most commonly found at low temperature environments in ancient lake sediments. They are also found in low-grade Magnesium-rich metamorphic rocks. Aliettite is most commonly found at its type of locality including Italy and California, USA. Aliettite was named after the clay mineralogists, Andrea […]

Algodonite

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

The chemical formula of mineral Algodonite is indicated by Cu6As. It is most commonly found in hydrothermal deposits associated with other copper arsenides. Algodonite is usually found at its type of locality at Algodones Silver Mine, Coquimbo, Chile. This mineral was named after its locality. Algodonite is known to crystallize in the hexagonal system of […]

Alforsite

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

The chemical formula of mineral Alforsite is indicated by Ba5(PO4)3Cl. Alforsite is usually found in lenses and bands of barium silicate metasediments developed under hornblende-pyroxene hornfels facies near the contact with granite or granodiorite. Alforsite is most commonly found at its type of locality at some areas in California, USA. The mineral was named to […]

Aleksite

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

The chemical formula of mineral Aleksite is indicated by PbBi2Te2S2. Aleksite is usually of hydrothermal origin. It is most commonly found at its type of locality in the Alekseev mine, Sutemskii region, Stanovoi Range Russia. The mineral was named after its locality. Aleksite is known to crystallize in the trigonal-hexagonal system of crystal formation. In […]

Aldermanite

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

The chemical formula of mineral Aldermanite is indicated by Mg5Al12(PO4)8(OH)22-32(H2O). Aldermanite is most commonly found at Moculata P deposits with fluellite. This mineral is usually found at its type of locality at Angaston, Australia. The mineral was named after Arthur Richard Alderman, a Mineralogists and petrologist, University of Adelaide, Australia. Aldermanite is known to crystallize […]

Albrechtschraufite

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

The chemical formula of mineral Albrechtschraufite is indicated by Ca4Mg(UO2)2(CO3)6F2-17(H2O). Mineral Albrechtschraufite is usually found as museum specimen of schrockingerite. Albrechtschraufite is most commonly found at its type of locality at Jachymov, Zapadocesky, Czech Republic. The mineral was named after the Austrian crystallographer, Albrecht Scrauf of the Univesity of Vienna, Vienna, Austria. Albrechtschraufite is known […]

Alarsite

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

The chemical formula of mineral Alarsite is indicated by Al(AsO)4. Alarsite is a known product of fumarolic exhalations. It is most commonly found at its type of locality at the Tolbachik Main fracture eruption, Kamchatka, Russia. Alarsite was named from its chemical composition of Aluminum and Arsenic. Alarsite is known to crystallize in the trigonal-trapezohedral […]

Alacranite

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

The chemical formula of mineral Alacranite is indicated by AS8S9. Alacranite most commonly occurs in the Uson caldera, USSR. It has been found from the Alacran deposit at Pampa Larga, Chile. Alacranite was named for its first occurrence in the Alacran deposit, Chile. Alacranite is known to crystallize in the monoclinic system of crystal formation. […]

Alabandite

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

The chemical formula of mineral Alabandite is indicated by MnS. It is usually found at epithermal sulfide vein deposits. Alabandite is most commonly found occuring at its type of locality at Alabanda, Aydin, Turkey. Alabandite was named after its type of locality. This mineral is known to crystallize in the isometric system of crystal formation. […]

Aktashite

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

The chemical formula of mineral Aktashite is indicated by Cu6Hg3As4S12. Aktashite is usually found in hydrothermal deposits. Aktashite is commonly found at Gal-Kyaya deposits, Yakutia, and Aktash deposit, Altai Mountain, Russia. The mineral was named after its type of locality. Aktashite is known to crystallize in the trigonal system of crytal formation.

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