Article - 23 Sep 2013
Braunite was named after Wilhelm von Braun an Advisor of the Chambers, in Gotha, Germany. He was also a supporter of geology and mineralogy, and provided the original material for the description of...
Article - 6 Aug 2013
Asisite was named after the Asis farm located at the Kombat mine.
Article - 21 May 2013
Chalcostibite is a lead-gray mineral consisting of copper sulfide. The mineral was first identified in Wolfsberg, in the Hartz Mountains in 1847. It was named from the Greek words chalkos and stibi,...
Article - 3 May 2013
Schirmerite was discovered in 1977, in the Colorado District of the USA. It is named after Dr.J.H.L Schirmer, former superintendent of the U.S.Mint. It is also known by the name beegerite.
Article - 11 Dec 2012
Jalpaite is a rare copper silver sulfide mineral that was discovered in the Leonora Mine, Jalpa, Mexico, and hence the mineral’s name reflects the location. It was found in 1858.
Article - 20 Nov 2012
Slovakia is located in the south of Poland in Central Europe.
Article - 17 Nov 2012
Serbia has a total area of the country is 77,474 km2. The country’s climate varies from continental to the Mediterranean according to the regions.
Article - 8 Nov 2012
Cyprus is an island country located south of Turkey in the Mediterranean Sea. The total area of the country is 9,251 km2, and it has a population of 1,138,071 as of July 2012. The country enjoys...
Article - 18 Oct 2012
Eritrea, with a total population of 6,086,495 as of July 2012, is located in Eastern Africa, bordering the Red Sea, between Djibouti and Sudan. The country mostly has climatic conditions spreading...
Article - 11 Oct 2012
Niger is a landlocked nation that is located at the southeast of Algeria in Western Africa. The total area of the country is 1.267 million km2, and it has a population of 16,344,687 as of July 2012....