heterogenite

heterogenite

[‚hed·ə′räj·ə‚nīt]
(mineralogy)
CoO(OH) A black cobalt mineral, sometimes with some copper and iron, found in mammillary masses. Also known as stainierite.
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Or cette heterogenite n'est nullement egale : les gens du Sud sont plus alphabetises, plus nombreux dans la micro-elite << moderne >>, plus a meme de valoriser leurs liens internationaux, etc.
Moreover, the invasion of the G[acute{e}]camines concessions by what is believed to be more than 60K persons collecting heterogenite from the oxide portion of rich cobalt orebodies and selling it to Zambia for smelting reflects profound social problems that should be dealt with on a priority basis by the state enterprises with the assistance of the government and the World Bank.
Economic mineralisation in the oxide zone ins primarily malachite, pseudomalachite and chrysocolla, with heterogenite the main oxide cobalt mineral.
At the RSF prospect, mineralisation encountered to date is predominantly oxide and occurs as disseminations and segregations of malachite and heterogenite in residual highly weathered dolomitic shales, siltstones, and breccias.
At Aghbar, conichalcite rests on transparent, elongated quartz crystals, associated with black heterogenite.
Economic mineralization in the oxide zone is primarily malachite, pseudomalachite and chrysocolla with heterogenite as the major oxide cobalt mineral.
There is nice malachite, dull earthy heterogenite and crystalline copper phosphates which I still need to identify.
More rarely, cobaltarthurite is associated with arseniosiderite and heterogenite.
We walked a kilometer down into the Musonoi on the backfill, and saw bits of malachite and black bubbly heterogenite scattered everywhere.
Many beautiful cobalt-containing minerals have come from this famous area, including carrollite, cattierite, siegenite, comblainite, heterogenite, kolwezite, oursinite, sphaerocobaltite, and brilliant pink cobaltoan calcite and dolomite.
As usual, Gilbert Gauthier's stand at the Main Show was all forest-green with Congo malachite specimens, but some of the darkest and lushest of the greens were contributed by a few miniature and cabinet-sized specimens of malachite-stained heterogenite (a cobalt oxide/hydroxide) on chrysocolla on altered rock, from the Star of the Congo mine near the city of Lubumbashi, Katanga, Congo.