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Archive for December, 2011

Juangodoyite

Thursday, December 29th, 2011

The chemical formula of mineral Juangodoyite is indicated by Na2Cu(CO3)2. This mineral is considered as a fine-grained pseudomorph after chalconatronite in the oxidation zone of the Santa Rosa mine. Mineral Juangodoyite is commonly found from its type of locality at Mina Santa Rosa, Iquique, Atamaca desert, Chile. Juangodoyite was named for Juan Godoy, who discovered […]

Juabite

Thursday, December 29th, 2011

The chemical composition of mineral Juabite is indicated by the formula (Ca,Fe++)Cu10(Te++++O3)4(As+++++O4)4(OH)2•4(H2O). This mineral is commonly found in the Centennial Eureka mine, Juab County, Utah, U.S.A. Juabite was named after its discovery locality. Juabite is known to crystallize in the triclinic system of crystal formation. In optical mineralogy, this triclinic crystal system commonly comprises crystals […]

Jouravskite

Thursday, December 29th, 2011

The chemical composition of mineral Jouravskite is indicated by the formula Ca3Mn4+(SO4)1.5(CO3)0.5(OH)6•12(H2O). Mineral Jouravskite is also known as a secondary mineral found on other manganese minerals. It is commonly found from Tachgagalt No. 2 vein, Anti Atlas, Morocco. Mineral Jouravskite was named for Georges Jouravsky (1896-1964), chief geologist, Division de la Geologie du Maroc. Jouravskite […]

Joseite-B

Thursday, December 29th, 2011

The chemical formula of mineral Joseite-B is indicated by Bi4(S,Te)3. It is most commonly found forming in quartz and skarn. This mineral is commonly found from its type of locality from Glacier Gulch, Hudson Bay Mountain, near Smithers. Joseite-B was named for the relationship to joseite; “B” to distinguish it from joseite, formerly joseite-A. Mineral […]

Joseite

Thursday, December 29th, 2011

The chemical formula of mineral Joseite is indicated by Bi4(S,Te)3. Joseite is commonly found occurring in granular limestone. This mineral is usually found from its type of locality in San Jose, near Marianna, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Joseite was named for the locality at San Jose in Brazil. Mineral Joseite is known to crystallize in the […]

Jorgensenite

Thursday, December 29th, 2011

The chemical composition of mineral Jorgensenite is indicated by the formula Na2(Sr,Ba)14Na2Al12F64(OH,F). Jorgensenite is also commonly found in vugs and as fissure fillings in a cryolite deposit with other fluorides. This mineral is commonly found occurring from its type of locality at Ivigtut cryolite deposit, Greenland. Jorgensenite was named for Vilhelm Jørgensen (1844-1925), cofounder, in […]

Jordisite

Thursday, December 29th, 2011

The chemical formula of mineral Jordisite is indicated by MoS2. This Jordisite is commonly found at veinlets and coatings of probable moderate to low-temperature hydrothermal origin. Jordisite is also commonly found from its type of locality in the USA, in the Sun Valley mine, east of Jacob Lake, Coconio Co., Arizona. Jordisite was named for […]

Jordanite

Thursday, December 29th, 2011

The chemical formula of mineral Jordanite is indicated by Pb14(As,Sb)6S23. This mineral is usually found occurring in metamorphosed Pb-As occurrences in dolomite. Jordanite is also found from its type of locality at Binnental, Valais, Switzerland. Jordanite was named after H. Jordan from Saarbrucken. Jordanite is known to crystallize in the monoclinic system of crystal formation. […]

Joosteite

Thursday, December 29th, 2011

The chemical composition of mineral Joosteite is indicated by the formula Mn2+0.6Mn3+0.3Fe3+0.1(PO4)O. This mineral is commonly formed by the alteration of oxidized sicklerite. Mineral Joosteite is known to be isostructural with stanekite-Mabc. It is a known member of the Triplite/triploidite groups. Joosteite is commonly found from its type of locality at Helikon II pegmatite, Karibib, […]

Jonesite

Thursday, December 29th, 2011

The chemical composition of mineral Jonesite is indicated by the formula Ba2(K,Na)[Ti2(Si5Al)O18•n(H2O). Jonesite is commonly found in fractures and cavities of brecciated greenstone enclosed in blueschist associated with neptunite and joaquinite. Mineral Jonesite is also most commonly found from its type of locality at Dallas Gem Mine (Gem Mine; Benitoite Mine), New Idria District, San […]

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