Archive for the Hematite Group Category

Mineral Ilmenite

The chemical composition of the mineral Ilmenite is indicated by the formula FeTiO3, Iron Titanium Oxide. This Ilmenite belongs to the Oxides and Hydroxides mineral class. It is also a member of the Hematite Group of minerals. Mineral Ilmenite is also a major ore of Titanium. It is also a…

Hematite Group of Minerals

The Hematite Group of minerals is actually a group composed more or less informal but closely related trigonal oxide minerals. What link them together in such a close relationship are the similarities in their structures that can be noticed clearly when they are viewed with the aid of geological polarizing…

Mineral Hematite

The chemical composition of mineral Hematite is indicated by the formula Fe2O3, an Iron Oxide. This Hematite belongs to the Oxides and Hydroxides mineral class. Hematite mineral is considered as a very important ore of iron and as an ore mineral, it is most often found exhibiting wonderful appearance when…

Mineral Corundum

The chemical composition of mineral Corundum is indicated by the formula Al2O3, an Aluminum Oxide. This Corundum belongs to the Oxides and Hydroxides mineral class. Corundum is commonly used as a gemstone, which usually exhibits fascinating image under gemological microscopes. Mineral Corundum is also used as a mineral specimen and…