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Archive for May, 2011

Carlosturanite

Monday, May 9th, 2011

The chemical formula of composition of mineral Carlosturanite is indicated by the formula (Mg,Fe++,Ti,Mn)21(Si,Al)12O28(OH)34. This mineral is most commonly found occuring in a network of veins crosscutting a metamorphic antigorite serpentinite, in an ophiolite. Mineral Carlosturanite is usually found at its type of locality in Italy, at a number of localities around Sampeyre and Calsteldelfino, […]

Carlfriesite

Monday, May 9th, 2011

The chemical formula of mineral Carlfriesite is indicated by CaTe2TeO8. This mineral Carlfriesite is usually found occuring at cavities in an oxidized hydrothermal Au–Te deposit in intensely silicified brecciated rhyolite vitrophyre. Carlfriesite is usually found from its type of locality at Oriental (Bambollita) mine, northeast of the Moctezuma (Bambolla) mine, 12 km south of Moctezuma, […]

Carbokentbrooksite

Monday, May 9th, 2011

The chemical composition of mineral Carbokentbrooksite is indicated by the formula (Na,[ ])12(Na,Ce)3Ca6Mn3Zr3Nb(Si25O73)(OH)3(CO3)•H2O. Mineral Carbokentbrooksite is usually found forming from the quartz core of a zoned pegmatite. This mineral Carbokentbrooksite usually found forming at the core of a zoned crystal with zirsilite-(Ce) rim. Eudialyte group. The structure of this mineral was determined. This mineral is […]

Carbocernaite

Monday, May 9th, 2011

The chemical composition of mineral Carbocernaite is indicated by the formula (Ca,Na)(Sr,Ce,Ba)(CO3)2. Carbocernaite is known as an accessory mineral in dolomite–calcite carbonatite associated with an alkaline ultramafic massif. Carbocernaite is usually found forming at its type of locality at Vuoriyarvi carbonatite complex, Russia. Mineral Carbocernaite was named for the essential chemical components, CARBOnate, CERium, and […]

Cappelenite-(Y)

Monday, May 9th, 2011

The chemical composition of mineral Cappelenite-(Y) is indicated by the formula Ba(Y,Ce)6Si3B6O24F2. Cappelenite-(Y) is usually found occuring in small vein in nepheline synite pegmatite. Mineral Cappelenite-(Y) is usually found at its type of locality at Lille-Aro in the Langesundfiord, southern Norway. This mineral Cappelenite-(Y) was named for D. Cappelen of Holden, Norway, a collector who […]

Cannizzarite

Monday, May 9th, 2011

The chemical formula of mineral Cannizzarite is indicated by Pb4Bi6S13. This mineral is associated with deep fumarolic activity. Mineral Cannizzarite is usually from Vulcano, in the Lipari Islands, Italy. Mineral Cannizzarite was named for Stanislao Cannizzaro (1826-1910), celebrated chemist, University of Rome, Italy. Cannizzarite is known to crystallize in the monoclinic system of crystal formation. […]

Cancrisilite

Monday, May 9th, 2011

The chemical composition of mineral Cancrisilite is indicated by the formula Na7Al5Si7O24(C03)•3(H2O). This mineral Cancrisilite is usually found forming in ultra-agpaitic pegmatites in a differentiated alkalic massif. Cancrisilite is usually from its type of locality at the Lovozero massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia. This mineral was named for the relatively high ration of silicon to aluminum, […]

Canaphite

Monday, May 9th, 2011

The chemical formula of mineral Canaphite is indicated by CaNa2P2O7•4(H2O). Mineral Canaphite is usually found present on a museum micromount specimen presumably from a trap-rock quarry. Canaphite was attributed to [Braens quarry,] Haledon [or Great Notch quarry, near Little Falls], Passaic Co., New Jersey, USA. Mineral Canaphite was named for Calcium, sodium, Natrium, and Phosphate […]

Carmichaelite

Monday, May 9th, 2011

The chemical formula of mineral Carmichaelite is indicated by (Ti,Cr,Fe)[O2-x(OH)x],x~0.5. This is microscopic inclusions in mantle-derived pyrope crystals. The mineral is inferred to have co-precipitated with the pyrope host in the presence of a fluid or melt phase at 650-750 de g C and 20-25 kbar pressures. This mineral Carmichaelite is usually found occuring at […]

Caresite

Monday, May 9th, 2011

The chemical formula of mineral Caresite is indicated by Fe++4Al2(OH)12CO3•3(H2O). This mineral is usually found occuring in silicate and carbonate cavities and in nepheline syenite pegmatites. Mineral Caresite is commonly found at its type of locality at Poudrette quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Rouville County, Quebec, as well as in the Corporation quarry, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Caresite […]

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