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Archive for July, 2011

Chudobaite

Friday, July 29th, 2011

The chemical composition of mineral Chudobaite is indicated by the formula (Mg,Zn)5(AsO3OH)2(AsO4)2•10(H2O). This mineral usually occurs in deep oxidation zone of a dolostone-hosted hydrothermal polymetallic ore deposit. Mineral Chudobaite is commonly foud at its type of locality at Tsumeb, Namibia. Mineral Chudobaite was named for Karl Franz Chudoba (1898-1915), Professor of Mineralogy, University of Bonn, […]

Chrombismite

Friday, July 29th, 2011

The chemical formula of mineral Chrombismite is inidcated by Bi16CrO27. This mineral occurs as a primary phase associated with pyrite, chalcopyrite, and gold in mesothermal quartz veins. Mineral Chrombismite is mostt mmonly found at its type of locality at Jialu mine, Luonan, Shaanxi province, China. Mineral Chrombismite was named for the main elements present in […]

Chromatite

Friday, July 29th, 2011

The chemical formula of mineral Chromatite is indicated by CaCrO4. This mineral is commonly found forming in an arid climate along fractures in limestones and marls by ascending ground water, the chromium derived from underlying bituminous phosphatic marls. This mineral is commonly found from its type of locality at Maaleh Adumim, along the Jerusalem-Jericho highway, […]

Christite

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

The chemical formula of mineral Christite is indicated byTlHgAsS3. Mineral Christite is found to bee dimorphous with routhierite. This mineral Christite is usually found occuring at the Carlin gold deposit, 50 km northwest of Elko, Eureka Co., Nevada, USA. Christite was named for Dr. Charles L. Christ, mineralogist with the U.S. Geological Survey. Mineral Christite […]

Christelite

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

The chemical composition of mineral Christelite is usually indicated by the formula Zn3Cu2(SO4)2(OH)6•4(H2O). Mineral Christelite is presumably found in a secondary assemblage. This mineral Christelite is also commonly found occuring at its type of locality at San Francisco mine, Sierra Groda, northeast of Antofagasta, in the 2nd region of northern Chile. Christelite was named after […]

Chopinite

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

The chemical formula of mineral Chopinite is indicated by (Mg,Fe)3(PO4)2. This mineral is usually found at its type of locality in a fluorapatite segregation in a quartz mass roughly 10 cm thick and 3 m long in granulite-facies paragneiss. This mineral is considered as a Mg-dominant analogue of sarcopside. Chopinite is commonly found occuring at […]

Chondrodite

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

The chemical composition of mineral Chondrodite is indicated by the formula (Mg,Fe++)5(SiO4)2(F,OH)2. Mineral Chondrodite is usually found forming at contact metamorphic rocks. This mineral is usually found occuring at its type of locality at Wunsiedel and Passau, Germany. This mineral derived its name from the Greek chondros – “grain.” Chondrodite is known to crystallize in […]

Chloroxiphite

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

The chemical formula of mineral Chloroxiphite is indicated by Pb3CuCl2(OH)2O2. Mineral Chloroxiphite is considered as a secondary mineral associated with lead- and copper-bearing pods in Mn-Fe deposits developed along fissures in dolomitic conglomerate and limestone. This mineral is commonly found at its type of locality at Higher Pitts, Mendip Hills, Somersetshire, England. Mineral Chloroxiphite was […]

Chlorothionite

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

The chemical formula of mineral Chlorothionite is indicated by K2Cu(SO4)Cl2. This mineral is usually found as sublimates around volcanic fumaroles. Chlorothionite is commonly found ocuring atits type of locality at Vesuvius, Campania, Italy. Mineral Chlorothionite was named from the Greek for chlorine and sulfur in the composition. Chlorothionite is known to crystallize in the orthorhombic […]

Chloro-potassichastingsite

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

The chemical compositionof mineral Chloro-potassichastingsite is indicated by the formula KCa2(Fe++3MgFe+++)(Si6Al2)S8O22Cl2. This mineral Chloro-potassichastingsite is usually found as a rock forming mineral in amphibole skarns in the northeast part of the Dashkesan cobalt-iron deposit, Caucasus Minors, Azerbaijan. Chloro-potassichastingsite is commonly found occurinng from its type of locality at Dashkesan Co-Fe deposit, Minor Caucasus, Azerbaijan. This […]

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