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Archive for May, 2010

Amarantite

Sunday, May 30th, 2010

The chemical formula of mineral Amarantite is indicated by Fe3+(SO4)(OH)•3(H2O). Amarantite is a secondary mineral formed especially in arid climates. Amarantite can be found at its type of locality at Compania mine, east of Sierra Gorda, Chile.Amarantite was named from the Greek word for amaranth, an imaginary purplish red undyiong flower, for its color. Amarantite […]

Amalgam

Sunday, May 30th, 2010

The chemical formula of the mineral Amalgam is indicated by Ag2Hg3. Amalgam can be possibly found at base metal ore deposits with oxidisable mercury sulfides. It is most commonly found at its type of locality at Germany and Sweden. Amalgam was named for the medieval Latin word amalgama for a mercury-metal alloy, generally when the […]

Amakinite

Sunday, May 30th, 2010

The chemical formula of mineral Amakinite is indicated by Fe2+0.7Mg0.2Mn2+0.1(OH)2. This mineral is usually noted in a drill core as thin veins and pockets in kimberlite. Amakinite is usually found at lucky Eastern Kimberlite pipe found in Russia. Amakinite is usually found crystallizing in the trigonal system of crystal formation.

Alvanite

Sunday, May 30th, 2010

The chemical formula of mineral Alvanite is indicated by (Zn,Ni)Al4(VO3)2(OH)12•2(H2O). Alvanite is usually found in the oxidation zone of a vanadiferous clay-anthraxolite horizon. It can be found at its type of locality at several mines of the Kurumsak and Balasauskandyk districts, northwestern Kara-Tau Mountains, Kazakhstan. Alvanite was named for the Aluminum and VANadium contents in […]

Alunogen

Sunday, May 30th, 2010

The chemical formula of mineral Alunogen is indicated by Al2(SO4)3•17(H2O). Alunogen is usually found as secondary mineral commonly associated with coals and pyritiferous shales in arid regions. It is also found at its type of locality at Alum Mountain district, Grant County, New Mexico, USA. Alunogen derived its named from the Latin word alumen for […]

Alumotungstite

Sunday, May 30th, 2010

The chemical formula of mineral Alumotungstite is indicated by W0.9Al0.1O2.8(OH)0.2. Alumotungstite is originally reported as the aluminum analog for ferritungstite. Alumotungstite is usually found at its type of locality at Kramat Pulai mine, Kinta district, Perak, Malaysia. Mineral Alumotungstite was named for its composition. Mineral Alumotungstite is known to crystallize in the isometric system of […]

Alumoklyuchevskite

Sunday, May 30th, 2010

The chemical formula of mineral Alumoklyuchevskite is indicated by K3Cu3AlO2(SO4)4. Alumoklyuchevskite usually formed in a volcanic exhalation. Alumoklyuchevskite is usually found at its type of locality at the second cone of the Northern Breakthrough of the Main Tolbachik fracture eruption, Kamchatka, Russia. Alumoklyuchevskite was named as the aluminum dominant analog of klyuchevskite. Alumoklyuchevskite is known […]

Alumohydrocalcite

Sunday, May 30th, 2010

The chemical formula of mineral Alumohydrocalcite is indicated by CaAl2(CO3)2(OH)4•3(H2O). Mineral Alumohydrocalcite is considered as a secondary mineral associated with allophane. It is also usually found at the Khakassky district in Russia. Alumohydrocalcite was named after its chemical composition. Alumohydrocalcite is known to crystallize in the triclinic system of crytal formation. In optical mineralogy, this […]

Alumoakermanite

Sunday, May 30th, 2010

The chemical formula of mineral Alumoakermanite is indicated by (Ca,Na)2(Al,Mg,Fe++)(Si2O7). Alumoakermanite is usually found in evolved olivine free melilite-nephelinitic ashes and lapilli-tuffs as a silicate phase in non-carbonatite lavas. Alumoakermanite is a known member of the Melilite group. It is also known as the Aluminum dominant analogue of akermanite. Alumoakermanite can be also found and […]

Aluminotaramite

Sunday, May 30th, 2010

The chemical formula of mineral Aluminotaramite is indicated by Na(CaNa)(Fe+++3Al2)(Si6Al2)O22(OH)2. Aluminotaramite is most commonly found occuring in the Liset kyanite-eclogite pod, a retrogressed eclogite. Aluminotaramite is a very high pressure metamorphic rock. It is also a known member of Amphibole group. Liset, near Selje, Möre og Romsdal County, Vestlandet, Norway. Mineral Aluminotaramite is known to […]

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