Minerals identify

Know how to recognize them

Qingsongite

Native element mineral : nitrides

Qingsongite /ˈtʃɪŋsɒŋaɪt/ is a rare boron nitride. It was first described in 2009 for an occurrence as minute inclusions within chromite in the Shannan Prefecture , Tibet Autonomous Region It was recognized as a mineral in August 2013 by the International Mineralogical Association. It is named after Chinese geologist Qingsong Fang Qingsongite is the only known boron mineral that is formed deep in the Earth's mantle Associated minerals or phases include osbornite, kyanite

Identification

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Cubic