Archive for the Phosphate Minerals Category

Mineral Meta-Variscite

The chemical composition of the mineral Meta-Variscite is indicated by the formula AlPO4 ? 2H2O, a Hydrated Aluminum Phosphate. This Meta-Variscite belongs to the Phosphates mineral class. Meta-Variscite is most commonly used as mineral specimen and is often found exhibiting nice and interesting appearance under geological polarizing light microscopes. This…

Mineral Lazulite

The chemical composition of the mineral Lazulite is indicated by the formula (Mg, Fe)Al2(PO4)2(OH)2, Magnesium Iron Aluminum Phosphate Hydroxide. Mineral Lazulite is commonly used as mineral specimen and is usually found majestically exhibited under geological polarizing light microscope. Lazulite is also used as ornamental stone and as a rare gemstone…

Mineral Lithiophilite

The chemical composition of the mineral Lithiophilite is indicated by the formula Li(Mn, Fe)PO4, a lithium Manganese Iron Phosphate. This Lithiophilite belongs to the Phosphates mineral class. Mineral Lithiophilite is most commonly used as mineral specimen and it is often found exhibiting nice and interesting appearance when viewed more closely…

Mineral Mottramite

The chemical composition of the mineral Mottramite is indicated by the formula PbCu(VO4)(OH), a Lead Copper Vanadinate Hydroxide. This Mottramite belongs to the Phosphates mineral class. Mottramite is also a member of the Descloizite Group of minerals. Mineral Mottramite is considered as a minor ore of lead and copper. It…

Mineral Mimetite

??? The chemical composition of the mineral Mimetite is indicated by the formula Pb5(AsO4)3Cl, a Lead Chloroarsenate. This Mimetite belongs to the Phosphates mineral class. It is also a member of the Apatite Group of minerals. Mineral Mimetite is considered as a minor ore of lead and as an ore…

Mineral Liroconite

The chemical composition of the mineral Liroconite is indicated by the formula Cu2Al(AsO4)(OH)4 ? 4H2O, a Hydrated Copper Aluminum Arsenate Hydroxide. This Liroconite belongs to the Phosphates mineral class. Liroconite is only used as mineral specimen and it is often found exhibiting nice and wonderful appearance when viewed under geological…

Mineral Libethenite

The chemical composition of the mineral Libethenite is indicated by the formula Cu2PO4(OH), a Copper Phosphate Hydroxide. This Libethenite belongs to the Phosphates mineral class. It is most commonly used as mineral specimen and is often found exhibiting nice and fascinating appearance when viewed under geological polarizing light microscopes. Mineral…

Mineral Lithiophilite

The chemical composition of the mineral Lithiophilite is indicated by the formula Li(Mn,Fe)PO4, a Lithium Manganese Iron Phosphate. This Lithiophilite belongs to the Phosphates mineral class. Lithiophilite is commonly considered a source of lithium and phosphorus. Lithiophilite is also used as mineral specimen and it is often found exhibiting nice…

Mineral Legrandite

The chemical composition of mineral Legrandite is indicated by the formula Zn2AsO4(OH) ? H2O, a Hydrated Zinc Arsenate Hydroxide. This Legrandite belongs to the Phosphates mineral class. Legrandite is most commonly used as mineral specimen and it is often found exhibiting nice and wonderful appearance when viewed under geological polarizing…

Mineral Ludlamite

The chemical composition of the mineral Ludlamite is indicated by the formula (Fe, Mg, Mn)3(PO4)2 ? 4H2O, a Hydrated Iron Magnesium Manganese Phosphate. This Ludlamite belongs to the Phosphates mineral class. Ludlamite is most commonly used as mineral specimen and it is often found exhibiting a nice and fascinating appearance…