Article - 19 Jul 2013
Afghanite was named after the country – Afghanistan, where it was first discovered. It belongs to the cancrinite group.
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 - 3 May 2013
Reyerite is named after Edouard Reyer, an Austrian geologist. It has a crystalline structure similar to minehillite. Glimer Zeolith is another name for reyerite.
Article - 22 Feb 2013
Ettringite is a hydrous calcium aluminum sulfate mineral first described in 1874 from Ettringer Bellerberg, Ettringen, Mayen, Eifel, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany. The mineral was named for its place of...
Article - 17 Jan 2013
Tvedalite is an orthorhombic mineral containing silicon, oxygen, manganese, hydrogen, calcium and beryllium. It was first observed in Vevja larvikite quarry, Tvedalen, Brunlanes, Vestfold Co., Norway....
Article - 8 Jan 2013
Zussmanite is a hydrated iron-rich silicate mineral occurring as pale green crystals with perfect cleavage. It was first discovered by Stuart Olof Agrell in the Laytonville quarry, Mendocino County,...
Article - 19 Dec 2012
Bertrandite is a beryllium sorosilicate hydroxide often occurs as a replacement of beryl. It was discovered near Nantes, France in 1883 and named after Emile Bertrand, a French mineralogist.
Article - 11 Dec 2012
Okenite is a silicate mineral that resembles small white ‘cotton balls. It is found within basalt geodes. The mineral was named after Lorenz Ocken, a German naturalist from Munich, Germany. It was...
Article - 26 Mar 2014
Outcrop is a bedrock that is exposed or old superficial deposits on the Earth’s surface. In most places, outcrops are covered by a mantle of soil and vegetation. However, the rock may crop out or...
Article - 16 Nov 2021
BluVein has developed a two-in-one electric power and charging solution for the mining industry. Using an approach that it calls “dynamic charging”, the company's rail-based solution allows for the...