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Archive for the 'The Native Elements Mineral Class' Category

Bismuth

Friday, January 15th, 2010

The formula of mineral Bismuth is indicated by Bi or the Elemental Bismuth. Bismuth has an atomic number 83 in the periodic table of elements. Bismuth actually belongs to the Native Elements mineral class. The Native Element mineral class comprises over one hundred known minerals. Bismuth has been known since the ancient times. It was […]

Native Zinc

Tuesday, December 29th, 2009

The chemical symbol for the elemental zinc is indicated by Zn. Native Zinc is actually classified under the Native Elements mineral class. There are so many applications for the metal zinc. Native Zinc is actually a rare mineral. Although Native Zinc is found in several locations, it is never found in great abundance. The Native […]

Tin

Thursday, August 13th, 2009

The chemical formula of mineral Tin is usually indicated by the chemical symbol Sn. It is actually classified under Native Elements and it has many applications for metallic tin. The symbol Sn of Native Tin is from the Latin word stannum, for tin. Native Tin mineral is so rare that it is in no way […]

Tellurium

Thursday, August 13th, 2009

The chemical formula of mineral Tellurium is indicated by the chemical symbol Te or Elemental Tellurium. Tellurium is classified under the Elemental mineral class. Native Tellurium is considered as a minor ore of tellurium and it is also most commonly used as mineral specimen. Native Tellurium is a rare mineral. It is most often found […]

Silicon

Thursday, August 13th, 2009

              The chemical symbol for the Elemental Silicon is indicated by Si. It is actually classified under the Elemental Minerals. Silicon is an integrated circuit substrate and semiconductor. It has been found that Silicon is rarely found in its uncombined form. Silicon is actually usually found as a native mineral only in volcanic exhalations […]

Native Silver

Thursday, August 13th, 2009

The chemical formula of Native Silver is indicated by the chemical symbol Ag. It is actually classified as an Element and belongs to the Native Elements mineral class. Silver is considered as a minor ore of silver for jewelry purposes, coins and photographic films and other industrial uses. Silver is actually mined for eons and […]

Native Selenium

Thursday, July 30th, 2009

The chemical formula of element Selenium is indicated by Se or Elemental Selenium. Selenium is classified under the Native Elements Class. Native Selenium is only used as mineral specimens. Selenium is considered as a very rare mineral. It is too scarce wherever it is found and it is not found too often. Selenium is most […]

Native Platinum

Monday, June 29th, 2009

The chemical formula of Native Platinum is indicated by Pt or Elemental Platinum. Platinum is actually classified as Element. It is considered as an important ore of platinum and other rare metals. Platinum metal is used for jewelry, chemical and other industrial uses as well as a currency stabilizer. Native Platinum is actually an exotic […]

Osbornite

Monday, June 1st, 2009

The chemical formula of Osbornite is indicated by TiN or Titanium Nitride. Osbornite is actually a Native Elements. Osbornite is most commonly used as mineral specimen. Osbornite is one of the rarest minerals from Earth. This can be said because it is not found in terrestrial rocks. This mineral Osbornite is only found in Enstatite […]

Nickel

Friday, May 15th, 2009

The chemical formula of Nickel is indicated by Ni or Elemental Nickel. This Nickel belongs to the Elemental minerals. Nickel is most commonly used as mineral specimen as well as in scientific studies. Nickel is also extremely rare in nature. It is almost always alloyed with iron. Iron meteorites, for instance, are typically 6 percent […]

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