Special Sub-Topic: Rocks and Minerals
|Sphaerocobaltite is a rare mineral found in Zimbabwe. What is its more common moniker?|
Cobaltocalcite. This mineral, contradictory to its name, is actually pink.
|Hubeite is named after the area in which it is found. Where is it actually found?|
Hubei, China. Hubeite is brown and is made up of thousands of thin crystals.
|'Parascuttela bonali legsnanensis' is an echinoid fron which period or epoch?|
Miocene. This is from the middle miocene epoch.
|Herkimer Diamond is not a diamond at all, but in fact is a very fine specimen which mineral?|
Quartz. From Herkimer Mines, U.S.A
|This is a very rare mineral that is only found in a pond on the side of a mountain in the Dominican Republic. What is the name of this mineral?|
Larimar. This mineral is renowned for its beauty.
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