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  • Bauxite: The principal ore of aluminum. - Geology

    Almost all of the aluminum that has ever been produced has been made from bauxite. Many people are surprised to learn that bauxite is a rock and not a mineral.

  • Bauxite: The aluminum mineral bauxite …

    Detailed description, properties, and locality information guide about the aluminum mineral bauxite.

  • Boehmite Mineral Data

    General Boehmite Information : Chemical Formula: AlO(OH) Composition: Molecular Weight = 59.99 gm Aluminum 44.98 % Al 84.98 % Al 2 O 3: Hydrogen 1.68 % H 15.02 % H 2 O: Oxygen 53.34 % O: 100.00 % 100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE

  • Gibbsite: The bauxite mineral gibbsite information …

    Detailed description, properties, and locality information guide about the aluminum bauxite mineral gibbsite.

  • Diaspore - Wikipedia

    Diaspore / ˈ d aɪ ə s p ɔː r /, also known as diasporite, empholite, kayserite, or tanatarite, is an aluminium oxide hydroxide mineral, α-AlO(OH), crystallizing in the orthorhombic system and isomorphous with goethite.It occurs sometimes as flattened crystals, but usually as lamellar or scaly masses, the flattened surface being a direction of perfect cleavage …

  • Boehmite - Wikipedia

    Boehmite or böhmite is an aluminium oxide hydroxide (γ-AlO(OH)) mineral, a component of the aluminium ore bauxite.It is dimorphous with diaspore.It crystallizes in the orthorhombic dipyramidal system and is typically massive in habit. It is white with tints of yellow, green, brown or red due to impurities. It has a vitreous to pearly luster, a Mohs …

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    We have a variety of rock and mineral collections in boxed display trays. These specimens may be removed from the trays for hands-on examination and study. Note: The specimens in these collections may change based on availability. Any replacement will be comparable to the listed specimen.

  • Rocks & Minerals Definitions

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  • Musgravite

    Very rare collector gemstone Musgravite cushion weighing 5.030cts from the Ratanapura, Sri Lanka. Musgravite is an extremely rare member of the taaffeite family that was discovered in 1967 in the Musgrave Range of South Australia.

  • Corundum Factsheet and Corundum Mineral …

    Corundum mineral information page at mineralminers: your on-line link for corundum scientific facts and corundum mineralogical information - all about natural corundum - with links to all varieties of natural corundum as well information on worldwide corundum mining locations and background info for each corundum variety regarding corundum physical properties, corundum …

  • Rocks of Norway - sandatlas.org

    Pictures and descriptions of sedimentary, igneous and metamorphic rocks of Norway.

  • Minerals, Rocks & Rock Forming Processes

    This diagram shows the main groups of igneous rocks, their main mineral constituents and their intrusive (cooling in the crust) and extrusive (cooling as lava flow) equivalents.

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  • Rocks of Norway - sandatlas.org

    Norway is geologically very versatile because it has gone through lots of different geological environments during the last three billion years and because it is a mountainous country.

  • Minerals, Rocks & Rock Forming Processes

    Rock bodies that cool beneath the surface are generally described as Plutons.A batholith is a large former magma chamber, often many miles across. A sill is a sheetlike injection of magma between layers of sedimentary rock. A dike is a sheetlike body that fills a fracture that cuts across other rocks. A laccolith is a small magma chamber at …

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