formanite

formanite

[′fȯr·mə‚nīt]
(mineralogy)
A mineral composed of an oxide of uranium, zirconium, thorium, calcium, tantalum, and niobium with some rare-earth metals.
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The choice of Musharraf to appoint a Formanite whose sole qualification was that he was considered a tough guy in college failed to achieve any results because during his tenure executive corridor was monopolised by mediocrity and for the first time senior executives appointed were not even graduates.
Earlier, Chairman Board of Governors FCC, Jamshed Rahmatullah, formanite former Chief Secretary Punjab Hafeez Akhtar Randhawa, Sir Anwer Pervez also spoke on the occasion.
His basic schooling is from New School Model Town, Lahore and he is an old Formanite.
The Cooglegong area, possibly the Trigg Hill pegmatites, is the type locality for formanite and tanteuxenite and is also known for its yttrotantalite, fergusonite and gadolinite.
The meeting was organized by the Islamabad Chapter of Formanite Alumni Association.