Article - 16 Oct 2013
Camaraite was named after Fernando Cámara (1967- ) of Melilla, Spain, in recognition of his contributions to the fields of mineralogy and crystallography.
Article - 26 Sep 2013
Brockite was named after Maurice R. Brock from the U.S. Geological Survey, who supplied the first specimen. It belongs to the rhabdophane group.
Article - 28 Mar 2013
Thorutite is a monoclinic-prismatic mineral containing uranium, titanium, thorium, oxygen, hydrogen and calcium. The mineral was named after titanium, thorium and uranium in its composition.
Article - 21 Feb 2013
Iimoriite-(Y) was first discovered in 1970 from the Fusamata and Suishoyama, Kawatamachi, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. It was named for Satoyasa Iimorii, a Japanese mineralogist who first described the...
Article - 10 Jan 2013
Derbylite is a pitch-black or dark brown color mineral having a monoclinic system. It was named after an American geologist, Orville Adelbert Derby, former director of the Brazilian geological survey.
Article - 15 Sep 2012
Malaysia with a total population of 29,179,952 as of July 2012 is located in Southeastern Asia. The country has a tropical climate and covers a total area of 329,847 km2.
Article - 1 Sep 2012
Gambia is located in Western Africa and shares its borders with Senegal on three sides. The total area of the country is 11,295 km2 with a population of 1,840,454 as of July 2012. Its climatic...
Article - 30 Aug 2012
Mongolia is located in Northern Asia, between Russia and China.
Article - 12 Jul 2012
Australia is an island continent located between the South Pacific Ocean and the Indian Ocean with a population of over 22 million.
Article - 20 Jul 2013
Agrellite was named after Professor Stuart Olof Agrell, an eminent petrologist from the Cambridge University, Cambridge, England.