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Of or pertaining to the process or business of extracting materials, such as ore or minerals, from the earth's crust.

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Geology; Minerals

Chrisstanleyite, Ag 2 Pd 3 Se 4 , is a selenide mineral that crystallizes in high saline, acidic hydrothermal solution at low temperatures as part of selenide vein inclusions in ...


Geology; Minerals

Donnayite-(Y) is a rare earth carbonate mineral containing the rare earth metal yttrium. It was first discovered in 1978 at Mont St-Hilaire, Quebec. Donnayite was subsequently ...


Geology; Minerals

Cadmium is a chemical element with the symbol Cd and atomic number 48. This soft, bluish-white metal is chemically similar to the two other stable metals in group 12, zinc and ...


Geology; Minerals

Albrechtschraufite is a very rare complex hydrated Ca- and Mg-bearing uranyl fluoride carbonate mineral with formula Ca 4 Mg(UO 2 ) 2 (CO 3 ) 6 F 2 ·17H 2 O. The molecular weight ...


Geology; Minerals

Hydroxylapatite, also called hydroxyapatite (HA), is a naturally occurring mineral form of calcium apatite with the formula Ca 5 (PO 4 ) 3 (OH), but is usually written Ca 10 (PO 4 ...


Geology; Minerals

Pseudomalachite is a phosphate of copper with hydroxyl, named from the Greek for "false" and "malachite", because of its similarity in appearance to the carbonate mineral ...


Geology; Minerals

Diopside is a monoclinic pyroxene mineral with composition MgCaSi 2 O 6 . It forms complete solid solution series with hedenbergite (FeCaSi 2 O 6 ) and augite, and partial solid ...