Archive for the Organic Minerals Category

Mineral Melanophlogite

The chemical composition of the mineral Melanophlogite is indicated by the formula C2H17O5Si46O92, a Silicon Oxide with organic compounds. This Melanophlogite belongs to the Organic Mineral class. Melanophlogite is only used as mineral specimen and it is often found exhibiting nice and interesting appearance when viewed with the aid of…

Mineraloid Amber

The chemical composition of the mineraloid Amber is indicated by the approximated formula C10H16O, a Succinic Acid. Amber is a fossil tree resin that has achieved a stable state through loss of volatile constituents and undergo chemical change after burial in the ground. It is a fossilized resin of the…

The Organic Minerals

Organic minerals are actually those formed minerals in nature, which contain organic chemical component in their chemical compositions. Actually, these organic minerals are not really that well accepted or considered by mineral purist as minerals because of their inorganic formation or composition. They are supposed to be not considered as…