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Gogotte Minerals for Modern Home Interior Decor

Thursday, 7 June 2018 15:40:06 Europe/London

gogotte white mineral sculpture for interior home decor

The unique sculptural form of Gogottes discovered in the Phosphate deposits of Benguerir, Oulad Abdoun Basin, near Casablanca, Morocco, NWA..

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Vanadinite use for preparation of arsenic

Monday, 19 October 2015 10:40:26 Europe/London

Vanadanite minerals

This attractive secondary mineral was first discovered in Mexico at the beginning of the nineteen century, has since been mined  in several other location from North America to North Africa, has a chemical formula Pb5(VO4)3Cl and a mohs hardenss scale of 3 to 4...

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Mohs hardness scale

Monday, 19 October 2015 08:57:31 Europe/London

Mohs hardness scale

The Mohs hardness scale below was devised when the hardest or most resistant known mineral or gemstone was the diamond. The minerals below in the Mohs scale are classified by number 1 - 10 of hardness. When a mineral can be scratched by another mineral of greater hardness this is classified by the Mohs number...

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Fools Gold - Pyrite Ammonites And Cubes

Friday, 16 October 2015 15:34:00 Europe/London

Pyrite Ammonites

Mirror finished 'Pyrite', commonly known as 'Fools Gold', crystallises in cubic form and has tricked many to believe they had found the elusive golden prize, 'Gold', however they were fooled. These amazing cubic forms are natural, not engineered by man but by nature...

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