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Archive for the 'The Sulfides Mineral Class' Category

Skutterudite

Thursday, July 30th, 2009

The chemical formula of mineral Skutterudite is indicated by CoAs3 or Cobalt Arsenide. Skutterudite is actually a Sulfide mineral. Skutterudite is also considered as a minor ore of Cobalt and Nickel. Skutterudite is usually found forming pyrite-like crystals that is in contrast with its silver color giving it a unique look that is a must […]

Semseyite

Thursday, July 30th, 2009

The chemical formula of mineral Semseyite is indicated by Pb9Sb8S21 or Lead Antimony Sulfide. Mineral Semseyite is actually a Sulfide mineral. It is most commonly used as mineral specimen and is more often found showing interesting microscope images when evaluated with the aid of petrographic polarizing light microscope used in optical mineralogy. Semseyite is also […]

Sartorite

Thursday, July 30th, 2009

The chemical formula of mineral Sartorite is indicated by the formula Pb3As4S9 or Lead Arsenic Sulfide. Sartorite is a Sulfide mineral. Sartorite is only used as a mineral specimen. Sartorite is only one of the rare sulfide minerals from the famous quarry at Lengenbach, Switzerland. It has been found that most minerals found in this […]

Safflorite

Thursday, July 30th, 2009

The chemical formula of mineral Safflorite is indicated by the formula (Co, Fe)As2 or Cobalt Iron Arsenide. This Safflorite is actually a Sulfide mineral. It is considered as a very minor ore of cobalt and arsenic and it is also most commonly used as mineral specimen. When evaluated with the aid of petrographic polarizing light […]

Realgar

Tuesday, July 14th, 2009

The chemical formula of mineral Realgar is indicated by AsS or Arsenic Sulfide. Mineral Realgar actually belongs to the Sulfides and Sulfosalts mineral class. Realgar is actually considered as a major ore of arsenic and also formerly used for pigments. It is also used as firework coloring agent. Most commonly, it is used as mineral […]

Rammelsbergite

Tuesday, July 14th, 2009

The chemical formula of mineral Rammelsbergite is indicated by NiAs2 or Nickel Arsenide. Rammelsbergite is actually a Sulfide mineral. It is considered as a very minor ore of nickel and arsenic and it is also most commonly used as mineral specimen. Mineral Rammelsbergite is quite difficult to distinguish from other nickel sulfides and related arsenides. […]

Polybasite

Monday, June 29th, 2009

The chemical formula of mineral Polybasite is indicated by (Ag, Cu)16Sb2S11 or Silver Copper Antimony Sulfide. Polybasite is actually a Sulfide mineral. Mineral Polybasite is also considered as an ore of silver. It is also most commonly used as mineral specimen and it is most often found showing nice and interesting microscope image when viewed […]

Pentlandite

Monday, June 29th, 2009

The chemical formula of mineral Pentlandite is indicated by (Fe, Ni)9S8 or Iron Nickel Sulfide. Pentlandite is actually a Sulfide mineral. Pentlandite is considered as the principal ore of nickel. It is also considered as a minor ore of iron. It is also most commonly used as mineral specimen and is often found exhibiting nice […]

Pyrargyrite

Monday, June 15th, 2009

The chemical formula of mineral Pyrargyrite is indicated by Ag3SbS3 or Silver Antimony Sulfide. Pyrargyrite is actually a Sulfide mineral. Pyrargyrite is usually considered as a ore of silver and it is also most often used a mineral specimen that which exhibits interesting images under polarized microscopes used in the filed of optical mineralogy. Pyrargyrite […]

Proustite

Monday, June 15th, 2009

The chemical formula of mineral Proustite is indicated by Ag3AsS3 or Silver Arsenic Sulfide. Proustite is actually a Sulfide mineral. It is also considered as a minor ore of silver and it can be seen exhibiting splendid images under polarized microscopes used in the field of optical mineralogy. Mineral Proustite is also used as a […]

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