Mineral, Open Russian researchers, It was named in honor of Professor UrFU

Confirmation of registration received new mineral Grochowski, open through the joint research of the Institute of Geology and Mineralogy, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Ural Federal University, Institute of Mineralogy, According to the press service of the Ural Federal University.

"Mineral registered in the Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification of the International Mineralogical Association. meteorite Uakit, which identified new mineral, found in Buryatia 2016 year. A large fragment of a meteorite Uakit, as well as a sample, comprising Grochowski and uakitit, They are on display at the Central Siberian Geological Museum ", - said a senior researcher at the Institute of Geology and Mineralogy SB RAS Victor Sharygin.

The new mineral is named after Victor Grochowski, the well-known Russian researcher meteorites. Grokhovsky is a Professor of Physics and Technology Institute of UFU, the head of the meteorite expeditions of the university and head of the Laboratory ExtraTerra Consortium Ural Federal University…

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