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Archive for June, 2010

Argutite

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

The chemical formula of mineral Argutite is indicated by GeO2. Argutite is usually found in a zinc deposit formed in metamorphosed lower Paleozoic sediments. It is actually commonly found at its type of locality at the Argut deposit, central Pyrenees, Haute-Garonne, France. The mineral was named for the locality. Argutite is known to crystallize in […]

Argentotennantite

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

The chemical formula of mineral Argentotennantite is indicated by (Ag,Cu)10(Zn,Fe)2(As,Sb)4S13. This mineral is usually found in a polymetallic deposit. It is also most commonly found at its type of locality at the Kvartsitoviye Gorki deposit, northern Kazakhstan, USSR. The mineral was named for the chemical composition and by analogy to tennantite. Mineral Argentotennantite is known […]

Argentopyrite

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

The chemical formula of mineral Argentopyrite is indicated by AgFe2S3. Argentopyrite is most commonly found occuring as crusts of euhedral crystals formed in hydrothermal veins. Argentopyrite can be also found at its type of locality at St. Andreasberg, Harz; Marienberg, Schneeberg, Johanngeorgenstadt, and Freiberg, Saxony as well as at the Anton mine, Weiden, Black Forest, […]

Argentopentlandite

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

The chemical formula of mineral Argentopentlandite is indicated by Ag(Fe,Ni)8S8. It is also found in pyrite and cubanite-chalcopyrite hydrothermal veins, and in disseminated sulfide deposits in skarn. It is most commonly found at its type of locality at USSR, in the Oktyabr mine, Talnakh area, Noril’sk region, western Siberia, and the Khovuaksinsk Co-Ni deposit. In […]

Argentojarosite

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

The chemical formula of mineral Argentojarosite is indicated by AgFe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6. Argentojarosite is considered as a secondary mineral derived from the oxidation of sulfide and silver-bearing sulfide minerals. Mineral Argentojarosite is most commonly found at its type of locality at Tintic mine, East Tintic District, Utah County, Utah, USA. The mineral was named for the silver […]

Ardennite-(V)

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

The chemical formula of mineral Ardennite-(V) is indicated by Mn++4[Al4(Mg,Al,Fe+++,Mn+++)2][Si5(V,Si)]O22(OH)6. Ardennite-(V) is usually found in a specimen of piemontite-bearing mica schist. Ardennite-(V) is also found forming a series with ardennite-(As). Mineral Ardennite-(V) is usually found at its type of locality at Sparone, Val di Locana, Piedmont, Italy. The mineral was named as the vanadium analogue […]

Ardennite-(As)

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

The chemical formula of mineral Ardennite-(As) is indicated by (Mn++,Ca,Mg)4(Al,Mg,Fe)6(SiO4)2(Si3O10)(AsO4,VO4)(OH)6. This mineral is usually found in pegmatites and quartz veins in schist and highly oxidized Mn, Al-rich metasediments. It is also found forming a series with mineral Ardennite-(V). Ardennite-(As) is usually found at its type of locality at Salmchateau in the Ardennes Mountains, Belgium. The […]

Ardaite

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

The chemical formula of mineral Ardaite in indicated by Pb19Sb13S35Cl7. Mineral Ardaite is usually found in polymetallic ore deposits. It is most commonly found in polymetallic ore deposits. It is usually found at its type of locality at Madjarovo, Arda River, Bulgaria. The mineral was named for its locality. Mineral Ardaite is known to crystallize […]

Arcubisite

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

The chemical formula of mineral Arcubisite is indicated by Ag6CuBiS4. It is also usually found in a cryolite deposit. It is also actually considered as an inadequately characterized mineral. It can be found at its type of locality at Ivigtut, Greenland. The mineral was named for the composition (ARgentum, CUprum, and BISmuth). Mineral Arcubisite is […]

Arctite

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

The chemical formula of mineral Arctite is inicated by Na2Ca4(PO4)3F. This mineral is usually found in a drill core. Its type of locality is actually the drill core from the valley of the Vounnimi River, Khibina alkalic massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia.  The mineral was named for the arctic region where it was found. Mineral Arctite […]

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