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Archive for the 'The Sulfates Mineral Class' Category

Schmitterite

Thursday, July 30th, 2009

The chemical formula of mineral Schmitterite is indicated by (UO2)TeO3 or Uranyl Tellurite. Schmitterite is actually a Sulfate mineral. It is only used a mineral specimen and it is often found showing interesting microscope images when viewed with the aid of petrographic polarizing light microscope. Schmitterite is also considered as a very rare tellurium mineral. […]

Quetzalcoatlite

Tuesday, July 14th, 2009

The chemical formula of mineral Quetzalcoatlite is indicated by Zn8Cu4(TeO3)3(OH)18 or Zinc Copper Telluride Hydroxide. This Quetzalcoatlite is actually a Sulfate mineral. It is considered as a very minor ore of tellurium. Quetzalcoatlite is also used as mineral specimen and it is often found showing nice and interesting microscope images under polarizing microscopes used in […]

Picromerite

Monday, June 29th, 2009

The chemical formula of mineral Picromerite is indicated by K2Mg(SO4)2 – 6H2O or Hydrated Potassium Magnesium Sulfate. Picromerite is actually a Sulfate mineral. It is also considered as a minor source of magnesium. Picromerite is most commonly used as mineral specimen. It is also known as schoenite. Specimens of mineral Picromerite dehydrates in dry air […]

Polyhalite

Monday, June 29th, 2009

The chemical formula of mineral Polyhalite is indicated by K2Ca2Mg(So4)4 – 2H2O or Hydrated Potassium Calcium Magnesium Sulfate. Polyhalite is actually a Sulfate mineral. It is considered as a minor source of potassium. It is also most commonly used as mineral specimen for it can be found showing nice and interesting microscope image when viewed […]

Powellite

Monday, June 15th, 2009

The chemical formula of mineral Powellite is indicated by CaMoO4 or Calcium Molybdenate. Powellite is actually a Sulfate mineral. It is most commonly used as mineral specimen and could be seen exhibiting nice images when evaluated under polarized microscopes used in optical mineralogy. Powellite is also considered as a minor ore of molybdenum, an important […]

Natrojarosite

Friday, May 15th, 2009

The chemical formula of mineral Natrojarosite is indicated by NaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6 or Sodium Iron Sulfate Hydroxide. This Natrojarosite is actually a Sulfate mineral. It is most commonly used as a mineral specimen. Mineral Natrojarosite is most commonly found exhibiting nice and interesting microscope appearance when viewed with the aid of petrographic polarizing light microscope used in […]

Moctezumite

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

The chemical formula of mineral Moctezumite is indicated by Pb(UO2)(TeO3)2 or Lead Uranyl Tellurite. Moctezumite is actually a Sulfate mineral. This Moctezumite is most commonly used as mineral specimen and it is usually found exhibiting wonderful images when viewed closely under petrographic polarizing microscope used in the field of optical mineralogy. Moctezumite is a very […]

Angelite

Monday, March 2nd, 2009

The chemical formula of Angelite is indicated by CaSO4 or Calcium Sulfate. Angelite is also called Anhydrite mineral. This is because, Angelite is the name applied to lilac colored variety of the Anhydrite rock mineral. Angelite is actually a Sulfate mineral. Angelite is a trade name for a semi-transparent light blue-gray Anhydrite, which is commonly […]

Ktenasite

Monday, February 16th, 2009

The chemical formula of mineral Ktenasite is indicated by (Cu,Zn)5(SO4)2(OH)6 – 6H2O or Hydrated Copper Zinc Sulfate Hydroxide. Ktenasite is actually a Sulfate mineral. Ktenasite was actually first described in 1950 at the Kamaresa Mine, Laurium, Attiki, Greece. The mineral species was named Ktenasite in honor of Constantine A. Ktenas, a Greek mineralogist. Ktenasite is […]

Kieserite

Monday, February 16th, 2009

The chemical formula of mineral Kieserite is indicated by the formula MgSO4 – H2O or Hydrated Magnesium Sulfate. Kieserite is actually a Sulfate mineral. It is also a member of the Kieserite Group of minerals. Mineral Kieserite was named after Dietrich Georg von Kieserr, the former President of the Jena Academy. The mineral species was […]

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