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Archive for June, 2011

Chervetite

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

The chemical formula of mineral Chervetite is indicated by Pb2V2O7. This mineral Chervetite is commonly found forming at oxidized zone of a vanadium- and lead-bearing uranium deposit. Mineral Chervetite is commonly found from its type of locality at Mounana uranium mine, Franceville, Gabon. Chervetite was named for Jean Chervet, French mineralogist. Mineral Chervetite is known […]

Cherepanovite

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

The chemical formula of mineral Cherepanovite is indicated by RhAs. This mineral is commonly found in a placer deposit with other platinum group element minerals derived from an ultramafic massif in an ophiolite belt. This mineral is commonly found from an undefined locality in the Koryak-Kamchatka region, northeastern USSR. Cherepanovite was named for V.A. Cherepanov […]

Chenguodaite

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

The chemical formula of mineral Chenguodaite is indicated by Ag9FeTe2S4. This mineral commonly occurs in high grade Au-Ag-Cu ores. Mineral Chenguodaite is usually found from its type of locality at Bunan deposit, Shandong Province, People’s Republic of China. Chenguodaite was named for Chen Guoda (1912-2004), geologist and the founder of the Geological Department of Central […]

Chegemite

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

The chemical formula of mineral Chegemite is indicated by Ca7(SiO4)3(OH)2. A known member of humite group. Kabardino-Balkaria, North Caucasus, Russia. This mineral Chegemite was named by the Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC). In optical mineralogy, this orthorhombic crystal system comprises crystals having three mutually perpendicular axes, of which all are of different […]

Charlesite

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

The chemical composition of mineral Charlesite is indicated by the formula Ca6(Al,Si)2(SO4)2B(OH)4(OH,O)12•26(H2O). This mineral Charlesite is usually found at its type oflocality at 800 level close to the Palmer shaft, Franklin, Sussex County, New Jersey. Charlesite was named for Charles Palache (1869-1954), professor of mineralogy, Harvard University. Mineral Charlesite is known to crystallize in the […]

Changchengite

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

The chemical formula of the mineral is usually indicated by IrBiS. This mineral usually found forming at Pt placer deposits derived from the host chromite ore bodies in dunite. Mineral Changchengite is commonly found from its type of locality along a branch of the Luanhe River in Hebei Province, about 200 km ENE of Beijing, […]

Chiavennite

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

The chemical composition of mineral Chiavennite is indicated by the formula CaMnBe2Si5O13(OH)2•2(H2O). Chiavennite is usually found coating beryl in late-stage pegmatites in Tanno, Italy. It can be also found occuring in vugs in syenite pegmatites in Norway. This mineral is commonly found from its type of locality from Tanno, Chiavenna, Lombardy, Italy. Chiavennite was named […]

Chessexite

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

The chemical composition of mineral Chessexite is indicated by the formula  (K,Na)4Ca2Mg3Al8(SiO4)2(SO4)10(OH)10•40(H2O). Chessexite is commonly found forming as a coating fluorite. Chessexite is commonly found from its type of locality at    Maine mine, Autun, Saone et Loire, France. Mineral Chessexite was named for Ronald Chessex (1929-), Swiss petrologist and professor, University of Geneva. Chessexite […]

Chernykhite

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

The chemical composition of mineral Chernykhite is indicated by the formula (Ba,Na)V+++,Al)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2. This mineral Chernykhite is usually found forming in small veinlets cutting carbonate rocks interbedded with vanadium-rich Lower Paleozoic shales. Chernykhite is commonly found from its type of locality at “northwestern Karatu” [Kara-Tau Mountains], southern Kazakhstan. Mineral Chernykhite was named for V. V. Chernykh, […]

Cheremnykhite

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

The chemical formula of mineral Cheremnykhite is indicated by Zn3Pb3(TeO6)(VO4)2. This mineral is considered as a late-stage interstitial mineral in calcite. Cheremnykhite is usually found from Kuranakh gold deposit, Central Aldan, Siberia, Russia. Mineral Cheremnykhite was named for I. M. Cheremnykh, Russian prospector, one of the discoverers of the Kuranakh deposit. Mineral Cheremnykhite is known […]

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