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Archive for August, 2010

Calciohilairite

Monday, August 30th, 2010

The chemical formula of mineral Calciobetafite is indicated by CaZrSi3O9•3(H2O). this mineral is most commonly found in miarolitic cavities in a perialkalic alaskitic border granite of batholith. Mineral Calciobetafite is also most commonly found at its type of locality at Washington Pass, on Liberty Bell Mountain, Okanogan Co., Washington, USA. Calciobetafite was named for the […]

Calciobetafite

Monday, August 30th, 2010

The chemical formula of mineral Calciobetafite is usually indicated by Ca2(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)7. Mineral Calciobetafite is most commonly found in a subvolcanic rock, locally termed “sanidinite”, present in a phreatomagnitic explosion breccia. Calciobetafite is most commonly found at its type of locality at Monte di Procida, Campi Flegrei, near Naples, Campania, Italy. Calciobetafite was named for the […]

Calcioancylite-(Nd)

Monday, August 30th, 2010

The chemical composition of mineral Calcioancylite-(Nd) is indicated by the formula CaNd(CO3)2(OH)•(H2O). This mineral is most commonly found at miarolitic cavity in granite. Mineral Calcioancylite-(Nd) is most commonly found at its locality at Baveno, Piedmont, Italy. Mineral Calcioancylite-(Nd) was named for the composition and from the Greek “curved,” in allusion to the rounded and distorted […]

Cafarsite

Monday, August 30th, 2010

The chemical formula of mineral Cafarsite is indicated by Ca8(Ti,Fe++,Fe+++,Mn)6-7(As+++O3)12•4(H2O). This mineral Cafarsite is most commonly found on cleft faces in orthogneiss. Mineral Cafarsite is usually found at its type of locality at West flank of Cherbadung [Pizzo Cervandone], Binntal, Valais, Switzerland. Mineral Cafarsite was named for the elements in the composition, CAlcium, iron (Ferrum), […]

Cacoxenite

Monday, August 30th, 2010

The chemical composition of mineral Cacoxenite is indicated by the formula (Fe+++,Al)25(PO4)17O6(OH)12•75(H2O). Mineral Cacoxenite derived its name from the Greek word kakos, meaning “wrong” and xenos, meaning “guest.” Mineral Cacoxenite is known to crystallize in the hexagonal system of crystal formation. In optical mineralogy, the hexagonal system of crystallization comprises crystals having four axes. Three […]

Baileychlore

Monday, August 30th, 2010

The chemical formula of mineral Baileychlore is indicated by (Zn,Al,[ ])3[Fe++2Al][Si3AlO10](OH)8. Mineral Baileychlore is most commonly found at Red Dome deposit, Mungana, 15 km WNW of Chillagoe, Lynd County, Queensland, Australia. Mineral Baileychlore was named for Sturges W. Bailey (1919-), mineralogist University of Wisconsin. This mineral is known to crystallize in the triclinic system of […]

Calciouranoite

Monday, August 30th, 2010

The chemical formula of mineral Calciouranoite is indicated by (Ca,Ba,Pb)U2O7•5(H2O). This mineral is usually found in felsite stringers, deep in the oxidation zone of a U-Mo deposit, in water-saturated ore-bearing faults. Mineral Calciouranoite is usually found at its type of locality at Streltsovskoe U-Mo deposit, eastern Transbaikal, Russia. This mineral was named for CALCIum and […]

Calcioferrite

Monday, August 30th, 2010

The chemical composition of mineral Calcioferrite is indicated by the formula Ca4Fe++(Fe+++,Al)4(PO4)6(OH)4•12(H2O). This mineral is most commonly found in a bed of Tertiary clay. Calcioferrite is known as the Fe-analog of montgomeryite. Mineral Calcioferrite is most commonly found at its type of locality at Battenberg, Bavaria, Germany. Mineral Calcioferrite was named for its composition. Calcioferrite […]

Calcioaravaipaite

Monday, August 30th, 2010

The chemical formula of mineral Calcioaravaipaite is indicated by PbCa2Al(F,OH)9. This mineral is usually found in a small epithermal lead-copper-silver deposit in a silicified breccia. Mineral Calcioaravaipaite is also most commonly found at its type of locality at the Grand Reef mine in Laurel Canyon, about 6 km northeast of Klondyke, Aravaipa mining district, Graham […]

Calciborite

Monday, August 30th, 2010

The chemical formula of mineral Calciborite is indicated by CaB2O4. This mineral is usually found as drillcore into a contact metasomatized limestone near a quartz diorite intrusion associated with a copper deposit in skarn. Mineral Calciborite is most commonly found at its type of locality at Novofrolovskoye copper deposit, near Krasnoturinsk, Turinsk distric, Northern Ural […]

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