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Archive for October, 2010

Arsenovanmeersscheite

Sunday, October 24th, 2010

The chemical formula of mineral Arsenovanmeersscheite is inidcated by U(OH)4[(UO2)3(AsO4)2(OH)2]•4H2O. Mineral Arsenovanmeersscheite is usually found its type of locality at Uranium deposit Menzenschwand, Southern Black forest Baden- Württemberg, Germany. This mineral was named by Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC). Mineral Arsenovanmeersscheite is known to crystallize in the orthorhombic system of crystal formation. […]

Artroeite

Sunday, October 24th, 2010

The chemical formula of mineral Artroeite is indicated by PbAlF3(OH)2. Mineral Artroeite is usually found in a quartz-lined vug. Mineral Artroeite is also commonly found at its type of locality at the Grand Reef mine, near Klondyke, Graham County, Arizona, USA. This mineral was named for Dr. Arthur (Art) Roe (1912-1993). Mineral Artroeite is known […]

Bazirite

Sunday, October 24th, 2010

The chemical formula of mineral Bazirite is indicated by BaZrSi3O9. This mineral is considered as a late-stage interstitial mineral in aegrine-riebeckite granite like the ones found in Rockall Island, Scotland. Mineral Bazirite is usually found at its type of locality on Apex Ridge, Rockall Island, in the North Atlantic Ocean, 294 km west of St. […]

Bearsite

Sunday, October 24th, 2010

The chemical formula of mineral Bearsite is inidcated by Be2(AsO4)(OH)•4(H2O). This mineral is usually found at the oxidation zone of a polymetallic deposit. Bearsite is most commonly found at its type of locality at Kazakhstan. Mineral Bearsite was named for the composition (Be, Arsenic). Bearsite is known to crystallize in the monoclinic system of crystal […]

Beaverite

Sunday, October 24th, 2010

The chemical composition of mineral Beaverite is indicated by the formula PbCu++(Fe+++,Al)2(SO4)2(OH)6. Mineral Beaverite is commonly found as a secondary mineral in the oxidized zone of Pb- Cu deposits. Mineral Beaverite is most commonly found at its type of locality at Horn Silver mine, Beaver County, Utah, USA. This mineral was named for the locality. […]

Becquerelite

Sunday, October 24th, 2010

The chemical composition of mineral Becquerelite is indicated by the formula Ca(UO2)6O4(OH)6•8(H2O). Mineral Becquerelite is also most commonly found at sedimentary uranium deposit. Becquerelite is also commonly found at its type of locality at Kasolo, Belgian Congo. Mineral Becquerelite was named for French physicist Antoine Henri Becquerel (1852-1908), who discovered radioactivity in 1896. Mineral Becquerelite […]

Belkovite

Sunday, October 24th, 2010

The chemical formula of mineral Belkovite is indicated by Ba3(Nb,Ti)6(Si2O7)2O12. Belkovite is considered as of secondary origin, formed by the alteration of barium-rich pyrochlore during dolomitization of calcite carbonatites in pyroxenites. Belkovite is most commonly fond at its type of locality in the Vuoriyarvi carbonatite complex, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Belkovite was named for I.V. Bel’kov […]

Belovite-(Ce)

Sunday, October 24th, 2010

The chemical composition of mineral Belovite-(Ce) is indicated by (Sr,Ce,Na,Ca)5(PO4)3(OH). Belovite-(Ce) is most commonly found in Alkalic igneous rocks. Mineral Belovite-(Ce) is most commonly found at its type of locality at Mt. Karnasurt, Lovozero massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Belovite-(Ce) was named for Nikolai Vassilievich Belov (1891-1982), mineralogist and crystallographer, Institute of Crystallography, Moscow, Russia. Belovite-(Ce) […]

Berborite

Sunday, October 24th, 2010

The chemical formula of mineral Berborite is indicated by Be2(BO3)(OH,F)•(H2O). Mineral Berborite is usually found at serpentinized dolostone associated with W-Sr-B-Be-bearing skarns. Berborite is most commonly found at its type of locality at Luppikko deposit, Pitk¨aranta district, Lake Ladoga, Karelia, Russia. This mineral was named for the BERyllium and BORate in the composition. Mineral Berborite […]

Bergslagite

Sunday, October 24th, 2010

The chemical formula of mineral Bergslagite is indicated by CaBe(AsO4)(OH). Mineral Bergslagite is most commonly found in thin veins in pieces of hematite ore found on mine dumps from a metamorphosed Fe-Mn orebody. Mineral Bergslagite is most commonly found at its type of locality at Langban, Varmland, Sweden. Mineral was named for the occurrence at […]

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