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Archive for August, 2011

Cloncurryite

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

The chemical composition of mineral Cloncurryite is indicated by the formula [Cu0.56(VO)0.44]Al2(PO4)2(F,OH)•2.5H2O). Mineral Cloncurryite is commonly found in a ferruginous, silicified gossan matrix. This mineral is commonly found at its type of locality at the Great Australia deposit, Cloncurry, Queensland, Australia. Cloncurryite was named for the locality. Mineral Cloncurryite  is known to crystallize in the […]

Clinozoisite-(Sr)

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

The chemical composition of mineral Clinozoisite-(Sr) is indicated by the formula CaSrAl3(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH). Mineral Clinozoisite-(Sr) is commonly found occurring interstitally with chlorite and diaspore in a boulder of prehenite. Clinozoisite-(Sr) is commonly ossurs at its type of locality at Itoigawa-Ohmi district, Niigata Prefecture, central Japan. Clinozoisite-(Sr) was named for the locality. Mineral Clinozoisite-(Sr) is known to […]

Clinotobermorite

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

The chemical composition of mineral Clinotobermorite is indicated by the formula Ca5Si6(O,OH)18•5(H2O). Clinotobermorite is known as a vein-forming mineral in gehlenite-spurrite skarns. Mineral Clinotobermorite is known as a low-temperature polymorph of tobermorite. This mineral is most commonly found occurring from its type of locality at Fuka, Bitchucho, Okayama Prefecture, Japan. Clinotobermorite was named as the […]

Clinocervantite

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

The chemical formula of mineral Clinocervantite is indicated by SbSbO4. Mineral Clinocervantite is commonly found in cavities in waste rock at the mine. It is most commonly found occurring at its type of locality at Cetine di Cotorniano mine, Siena, central Tuscany, Italy. The name Clinocervantite reflects its symmetry and relationship to cervantite. Mineral Clinocervantite […]

Claudetite

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

The chemical formula of mineral Claudetite is indicated by As2O3. This mineral is a known secondary oxidation product derived from realgar, arsenopyrite, or other arsenic-bearing minerals or as a sublimation product of mine fires. Claudetite is also known to be dimorphous with arsenolite. Claudetite is usually found occurring at its type of locality at San […]

Chukanovite

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

The chemical formula of mineral Chukanovite is indicated by Fe2(CO3)(OH)2. Chukanovite is also a known product of terrestrial alteration of found in cavities in a meteorite. Ataxite iron meteorite mainly consisting of kamacite and containing minor amounts of taenite and chromite. This mineral is a known member of Malachite group. Chukanovite is also found in […]

Cobaltomenite

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

The chemical formula of mineral Cobaltomenite is indicated by CoSeO3•2(H2O). this is also considered as a secondary mineral in the oxidation zone of hydrothermal selenium-sulfide bearing vein deposits. Mineral Cobaltomenite is commonly found at its type of locality at Cerro de Cacheuta, Mendoza Province, Argentina. Cobaltomenite was named for the content of cobalt and the […]

Cobaltkoritnigit

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

The chemical composition of mineral Cobaltkoritnigite is indicated by the formula (Co,Zn)(AsO3OH)•(H2O). Mineral Cobaltkoritnigite is also found as weathering product of glaucodot. It was found as an old specimen from the Erzgebirge, Saxony, probably from the Schwarzenberg district, Germany. Cobaltkoritnigite was named for its relation to koritnigite and high cobalt content. Mineral Cobaltkoritnigite is known […]

Cobaltarthurite

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

The chemical composition of mineral Cobaltarthurite is indicated by the formula CoFe+++2(AsO4)2(OH)2•4(H2O). Cobaltarthurite is also considered as a secondary mineral in a near surface, sulfide-depleted lens found at Dolores showing. It is also known as a Co-dominant analogue of arthurite in terms of structure). This mineral is usually found occurring at Patrana, a village about […]

Clinozoisite-(Sr)

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

The chemical composition of mineral Clinozoisite-(Sr) is indicated by the formula Ca(Mg,Al)3(Al3Si)O10(OH)2. Clinozoisite-(Sr) is usually found with serpentinized limestones and siliceous skarns near contact metamorphic zones. Mineral Clinozoisite-(Sr) is commonly found at its type of locality at Amity, Warwick, Orange Co., New York, USA. This mineral was named for De Witt Clinton (1769-1828), American statesman. […]

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