Chromium

What is Chromium? Chromium is a mineral that humans require in trace amounts, although its mechanisms of action in the body and the amounts needed for optimal health are not well defined. It is found…

Bentonite

Bentonite Bentonite is an absorbent aluminium phyllosilicate clay consisting mostly of montmorillonite. It was named by Wilbur C. Knight in 1898 after the Cretaceous Benton Shale near Rock River, Wyoming. The different types of bentonite are each named after the respective dominant element, such as potassium (K), sodium (Na), calcium (Ca), and aluminium(Al). Experts…

Gilsonite Lump

Gilsonite Lump

Gilsonite Lump: Gilsonite Lump found in vertical veins. They are between 2-6 feet in width. They`re parallel to every difference and square measure adjusted during northwest to southeast direction. They extend several miles long 1500…

Gypsum

Gypsum

What is Gypsum? Gypsum is a soft sulfate mineral composed of calcium sulfate dihydrate, with the chemical formula CaSO4·2H2O. It is widely mined and is used as a fertilizer, and as the main constituent in many…

Cobalt

Cobalt

All about Cobalt: Cobalt is a chemical element with symbol Co and atomic number 27. Like nickel, cobalt is found in the Earth’s crust only in chemically combined form, save for small deposits found in alloys…

Minerals

Minerals: A mineral is a naturally occurring chemical compound, usually of crystalline form and abiogenic in origin (not produced by life processes). A mineral has one specific chemical composition, whilesa rock can be an aggregate…

Baryte

Baryte

About Baryte: Baryte or barite (BaSO4) is a mineral consisting of barium sulfate. The baryte group consists of baryte, celestine, anglesite and anhydrite. Baryte is generally white or colorless, and is the main source of barium. Baryte…