• Tranquillityite - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tranquillityite Tranquillityite is silicate mineral with formula (Fe 2+) 8 Ti 3 Zr 2 Si 3 O 24. It is mostly composed of iron, oxygen, silicon, zirconium and titanium with smaller fractions of yttrium and calcium.It is named after the Mare Tranquillitatis (Sea of Tranquility), the place on the Moon from which the rock samples in which it was found were brought during the Apollo 11 mission in 1969.
  • Tranquillityite: Mineral information, data and localities.

    www.mindat.org/min-4006.html Terrestrial occurrences for pyroxferroite and armalcolite were discovered in the next few years, but until 2011, tranquillityite was only known from returned moon rock samples and from lunar and martian meteorites. However, the mineral has now been discovered as an uncommon accessory phase in terrestrial mafic rocks, at six localities in ...
  • Tranquillityite Fe2+ 8 2 3 24 - Handbook of Mineralogy

    www.handbookofmineralogy.com/pdfs/tranquillityite.pdf Tranquillityite Fe2+ 8 (Zr;Y)2Ti3Si3O24 °c 2001 Mineral Data Publishing, version 1.2 Crystal Data: Hexagonal. Point Group: n.d. As thin laths, to 65 ¹m, and as ...
  • Tranquillityite Mineral Data

    webmineral.com/data/Tranquillityite.shtml Tranquillityite Crystallography: Axial Ratios: a:c = 1:1.90333 : Cell Dimensions: a = 11.69, c = 22.25, Z = 6; V = 2,633.24 Den(Calc)= 4.69
  • Tranquillityite - Moon Mineral Found In Western Australia ...

    www.universetoday.com/.../tranquillityite-moon-mineral-found-in-western-austr... According to Rasmussen’s paper, “Terrestrial tranquillityite commonly occurs as clusters of fox-red laths closely associated with baddeleyite and zirconolite in quartz and K-feldspar ...
  • The Tranquillityite - JewelryCult.com

    www.jewelrycult.com/gemstones/tranquillityite Tranquillityite is a silicate mineral mostly composed of iron, oxygen, silicon, zirconium, and titanium, with small traces of the rare earth element yttrium, and calcium. Along with pyroxferroite and armalcolite, tranquillityite is one of the three minerals found on the moon which had never been seen on earth.
  • 'Moon rocks' made here: tranquillityite discovered in ...

    theconversation.com/moon-rocks-made-here-tranquillityite-discovered-in-we... Tranquillityite is small and rare, and can be mistaken for other minerals. Also, dolerite is mostly examined today using techniques that require crushing of entire samples to determine chemical ...
  • Armalcolite - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Armalcolite Armalcolite (/ ˌ ɑːr ˈ m ɑː l k ə l aɪ t /) is a titanium-rich mineral with the chemical formula (Mg,Fe 2+)Ti 2 O 5.It was first found at Tranquility Base on the Moon in 1969 during the Apollo 11 mission, and is named for Armstrong, Aldrin and Collins, the three Apollo 11 astronauts.Together with tranquillityite and pyroxferroite, it is one of three new minerals that were discovered on ...
  • Tranquillityite dictionary definition | tranquillityite ...

    www.yourdictionary.com/tranquillityite tranquillityite definition: Noun 1. (mineralogy) A hexagonal dark red mineral containing iron, oxygen, silicon, titanium, yttrium, and zirconium.Origin -ite...
  • Tranquillityite - Johnna Crider

    johnnacrider.com/tranquillityite Tranquillityite is a silicate mineral mixup with iron, oxygen, silicon, zirconium and titanium with small doses of calcium and yttrium which happens to be a rare earth element. I came across this really cool stone by reading an article about a guy who proposed to his fiancee with the coolest wedding ring ever.