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Archive for May, 2010

Aluminomagnesiohulsite

Sunday, May 30th, 2010

The chemical formula of mineral Aluminomagnesiohulsite is indicated by Mg2(Al,Mg,Sn)(BO3)O2. It is most commonly found occuring in Paleozoic kotoite marble in the contact zone of a Mesozoic granosyenite massif. It is also a known member of the Hulsite group with determined structure as evaluated in optical mineralogy. Alum-(Na) is most commonly found at its type […]

Alum-(Na)

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010

The chemical formula of mineral Alum-(Na) is indicated by NaAl(SO4)2•12(H2O). Alum-(Na) was named after its composition. It is known to crystallize in the isometric system of crystal formation. In optical mineralogy, this isometric crystal system comprises crystals having three axes, all of which are perpendicular to one another and all are found equal in lengths.

Allargentum

Monday, May 3rd, 2010

The chemical formula of mineral Allargentum is indicated by Ag0.99Sb0.01. Allargentum mineral is most commonly found in high grade silver ores. It is most commonly found in its type of locality at Hi-Ho Mine, Cobalt, Ontario, Canada. The name of the mineral Allargentum was derived from the Greek word for ‘another’ and the Latin ‘argentum’. […]

Allanpringite

Monday, May 3rd, 2010

The chemical formula of mineral Allanpringite is indicated by Fe3(PO4)2(OH)3-5(H2O). Allanpringite is usually found as a secondary mineral on dump of the abandoned mine. It most commonly occurs at its type of localities at Grube Mark near Essershausen, Taunus, Hesse, Germany. The mineral was named after the eminent Australian mineralogists, Allan Pring. Allanpringite is known […]

Allabogdanite

Monday, May 3rd, 2010

The chemical formula of mineral Allabogdanite is indicated by (Fe,Ni)2P. Allabogdanite is most commonly found as microscopic exsolved laths disseminated in plessite. Allabogdanite is usually found isostructural with rhodarsenide. It is also considered as the orthorhombic polymorph of Barringerite. Allabognite is most commonly found at its type of locality including Onello meteorite, an iron-rich ataxite, […]

Inesite

Monday, May 3rd, 2010

The chemical formula of mineral Inesite is indicated by Ca2Mn7Si10O28(OH)2-5(H2O). Mineral Inesite is a hydrothermally altered Manganese-bearing rock that usually exhibits nice and very interesting microscope images under petrographic polarizing microscope used in optical mineralogy. Inesite is most commonly found at its type of locality at Banska Stiavnica, Czechoslovakia. The name of the mineral Inesite […]

Althupite

Monday, May 3rd, 2010

The chemical formula of mineral Althupite is indicated by the formula ThAl(UO2)7(PO4)4(OH)5•15(H2O). It is most commonly found as a secondary mineral in the uraniferous zone of an altered granite pegmatite. It is most commonly found at the Kobokobo pegmatite, Lusungu River district, Kivu Province, Congo (Zaire). The mineral was named for the major cations in […]

Alpersitee

Monday, May 3rd, 2010

The chemical formula of mineral Alpersite is indicated by (Mg,Cu)SO4•7H2O. Mineral Alpersite is usually found formed from acid mine waste waters with mineralogically zoned assemblages in sheltered areas. It s most commonly found at its type of locality including Big Mike mine located on the south side of Panther Canyon, on the west flank of […]

Alluaivite

Monday, May 3rd, 2010

The chemical formula of mineral Alluaivite is indicated by the formula Na19(Ca,Mn++)6(Ti,Nb)3(Si3O9)2(Si10O28)2Cl•2(H2O). Mineral Alluaivite is usually found in ultra-agpaitic pegmatites in a differentiated alkalic massif. It can be found most commonly at ots type of locality on Mt. Alluaiv, Lovozero Massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Alluaivite was named for its occurrence on Mt. Alluaiv, Kola Peninsula, […]

Allochalcoselite

Monday, May 3rd, 2010

The chemical formula of mineral Allochalcoselite is indicated by the formula CuCu4.92Pb1.07Se1.99O7.99Cl 5.01. This mineral is usually found among lead and copper selenite-chloride exhalative products associated with the fumaroles. Allochalcoselite is usually found at its type of localities at second cinder cone of the northern breach of the Great Tolbachik Fissure Eruption, Kamchatka Region, Russia. […]

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