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  • Article - 23 May 2013
    Zykaite was discovered in the year 1976 at the Safary mine in Bohemia, Czech Republic. It has been named after Dr. Vaclav Zyka, who is the Director of Institute of Raw Materials, Kutna Hora, Czech...
  • Article - 23 May 2013
    Luberoite was discovered in the year 1992 in the Lubero, Kivu District located in the Democratic Republic of Congo. It has been named after its place of discovery.
  • Article - 23 May 2013
    Microlite was discovered in the year 1835 at the Clark Ledge pegmatite locality Massachusetts, USA. The name of this mineral is derived from the Greek word for the size of the crystals when found at...
  • Article - 23 May 2013
    Zussmanite was discovered in the year 1964 in the Laytonville Quarry located in the Coastal Range of California, USA. This mineral is named after Jack Zussman, who is a professor at the University of...
  • Article - 22 May 2013
    Omphacite was discovered in the year 1815 at the Ecolgite outcrops. It is named after the Greek word for an unripe grape, in allusion to its green colour. It is the primary constituent of the rock...
  • Article - 22 May 2013
    Nitratine is the chemical Na analogue of niter. It is found in the form of efflorescence in the hot dry regions. It is named after the Nitrogen content in the chemical composition. It was discovered...
  • Article - 22 May 2013
    Gilalite was discovered in the year 1980. It is named after the place where it was discovered originally, Gila Co, Arizona, USA.
  • Article - 22 May 2013
    Galena is the primary ore mineral of lead. Its discovery dates back to 3000 BC. Its name is derived from the Latin word galena, meaning dross from melted lead.
  • Article - 22 May 2013
    Fedorite is named after Evgraf Stepanovich Fedorov (1853-1919), an eminent crystallographer at the Mining Institute, Russia. It was first discovered in the year 1965 at the Turii alkaline Massif, Kola...
  • Article - 6 May 2013
    Afwillite is named after Alpheus Fuller Williams (1874-1953), the General Manager of DeBeers Consolidated Mines, South Africa. It was discovered in the year 1925 at the Dutoitspan Mines, South Africa.