Article - 3 Sep 2013
Beryllonite was named after the key element in its composition – Beryllium.
Article - 2 Sep 2013
Berborite was named after the elements in its composition - Beryllium and Borate.
Article - 26 Aug 2013
Barbosalite has been named to honor Aluizio Licinio de Miranda Barbosa, who is a Professor of Geology at the School of Mines, Ouro Preto, Brazil. It belongs to the Lazulite mineral group and forms a...
Article - 2 Aug 2013
Arseniosiderite was named by Pierre Armand Petit Dufrenoy in 1842 after the mineral's key elements arsenic and iron ("sideros" in Greek). It belongs to the mitridatite group.
Article - 22 Jul 2013
Aikinite was named after Dr. Arthur Aikin (1773–1854), an English chemist and mineralogist, and a founder and long-time Secretary of the Geological Society of London, England.
Article - 19 Jul 2013
Afghanite was named after the country – Afghanistan, where it was first discovered. It belongs to the cancrinite group.
Article - 18 Jul 2013
Aenigmatite was named after the Greek word for riddle as an allusion to its (formerly) uncertain chemical composition.
Article - 17 Jul 2013
Actinolite was named by Richard Kirwan in 1794 after the Greek word for ray based on the allusion to the mineral's common radiating fibrous habit.
Article - 12 Jul 2013
PT United Tractors Semen Gresik (UTSG), a joint venture between PT. Semen Gresik (Perse-ro) Tbk and PT. United Tractors Tbk, was incepted as a mine contracting company in October 15, 1992.
Article - 25 Jun 2013
Gypsum (calcium sulfate dihydrate) is a highly useful industrial mineral mainly sought after for its high sulfur content.