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Archive for May, 2011

Carboirite-VIII

Monday, May 9th, 2011

The chemical formula of mineral Carboirite-VIII is indicated by Fe++(Al,Ge)2 O[(Ge,Si)O4](OH)2. Mineral Carboirite-VIII is usually found in sphalerite associated with Ge-bearing quartz. This mineral is usually found at its type of locality at Carboire, Ariege, central Pyrenees, France. Carboirite-VIII was named for the locality. Carboirite-VIII is known to crystallize in the triclinic system of crystal […]

Carboborite

Monday, May 9th, 2011

The chemical composition of mineral Carboborite is indicated by the formula Ca2Mg(CO3)2B2(OH)8•4(H2O). Mineral Carboborite is usually found occuring at Lacustrine borate deposit. Mineral Carboborite is also found from China, at an unspecified locality from Dafangshan, Qinghai Plateau, Tibet. This mineral was named for the essential anionic chemical components, CARBOnate and BORate. Mineral Carboborite is known […]

Capgaronnite

Monday, May 9th, 2011

The chemical formula of mineral Capgaronnite is indicated by HgAg(Cl,Br,I)S. This mineral Capgaronnite was named in 1992 for the locality. Mineral Capgaronnite is known to crystallize in the orthorhombic system of crystal formation. In optical mineralogy, this orthorhombic crystal system comprises crystals having three mutually perpendicular axes, of which all are of different lengths. Capgaronnite […]

Cannilloite

Monday, May 9th, 2011

The chemical composition of mineral Cannilloite is indicated by the formula CaCa2Mg4Al(Si5Al3)O22(OH)2. Mineral Cannilloite is a theoretical end-member mineral not found in nature yet. Cannilloite was named after Elio Cannillo of Pavia, Italy. Cannilloite is known to crystallize in the monoclinic system of crystal formation. In optical mineralogy, the monoclinic system of crystal formation comprises […]

Canavesite

Monday, May 9th, 2011

The chemical formula of mineral Canavesite is indicated by Mg2(CO3)(HBO3)•5(H2O). This mineral is commonly found in fractures in ludwigite and magnetite skarns. Canavesite is commonly found from its type of locality at Vola Gera tunnel, Brosso iron mine, Canavese district, Piedmont, Italy. Mineral Canavesite was named for the locality. Canavesite is known to crystallize in […]

Campigliaite

Monday, May 9th, 2011

The chemical composition of mineral Campigliaite is inidcated by the formula Cu4Mn(SO4)2(OH)6•4(H2O). Mineral Campigliaite is known as a secondary mineral in the oxidized zone of a metallic sulfide skarn deposit. This mineral is usually found from its type of locality at Temperino mine, Campiglia Marittima, Tuscany, Italy. Mineral Campigliaite was named for the locality. Mineral […]

Carlsbergite

Monday, May 9th, 2011

The chemical formula of mineral Carlsbergite is indicated by CrN. This mineral is known as a minute platelets and grain boundary precipitates in kamacite and troilite, and as similar grains ringing daubreelite in iron meteorites. Carlsbergite is commonly found from its type of locality at Agpalilik (Cape York) iron meteorite. Mineral Carlsbergite was named for […]

Carlhintzeite

Monday, May 9th, 2011

The chemical formula of mineral Carlhintzeite is indicated by Ca2AlF7•(H2O). This mineral Carlhintzeite is usually found occuring in a pegmatite. It is usually found from its type of locality at Hagendorf, Germany. Carlhintzeite was named for Carl Hintze (1851-1916), German mineralogist, Professor of mineralogy at the University of Breslau and compiler of the “Handbuch der […]

Carbonatecyanotrichite

Monday, May 9th, 2011

The chemical composition of mineral Carbonatecyanotrichite is indicated by the formula Cu++4Al2(CO3,SO4)(OH)12•2(H2O). Mineral Carbonatecyanotrichite is known as oxidation weathering product of sulfides. Mineral Carbonatecyanotrichite is commonly found occuring at its type of locality at Balasauskankyk, in NW Kara-Tau area, Kazakhstan. Mineral Carbonatecyanotrichite was named after the composition and structural similarity to cyanotrichite, Greek for “blue […]

Carboirite-III

Monday, May 9th, 2011

The chemical formula of mineral Carboirite-III is indicated by Fe++Al2GeO5(OH)2. This mineral Carboirite-III is usually found at Zink deposit with sphalerite with Ge-bearing quartz. This mineral can be found at its type of locality at Carboire, Marimana Dome, Ariege, Ptrenees, France. This mineral was named for the locality. Mineral Carboirite-III is known to crystallize in […]

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