NAME ORIGIN: Named for Ba Saw Khin (1931-), Burmese-American geologist and petrographier.
Khmaralite (Mg,Al,Fe)16(Al,Si,Be)12O40 Approved IMA 1998 (Dana # Added)
NAME ORIGIN: For the locality, which was named in honor of Ivan Fedorovich Khmara (1936-1956), a tractor driver who perished in Antarctica. LOCALITY: From "Zircon Point,", Khmara Bay, Enderby Land, Antarctica.
Khomyakovite Na12Sr3Ca6Fe3Zr3W(Si25O73)(O,OH,H2O)3 (OH,Cl)2 Approved IMA 1999 (Dana # Added)
NAME ORIGIN: Named after Alexander Petrovich Khomyakov (b. 1933), of the Institute of Mineralogy, Geochemistry and Crystal Chemistry of Rare Elements, Moscow, Russia, for his extensive contributions to the mineralogy and geochemistry of alkaline rocks.
Khristovite-(Ce) (Ca,REE)(Ce,REE)(Mg,Fe,Cr,Ti,V,Al)Mn++Al(SiO4)(Si2O7)(OH)(F,O) Approved IMA 1991 - Dana Number Modified from 58.2.1a.9
NAME ORIGIN: Named for Evgenia Valdimirovicha Khristova (1933-), Russian geologist and specialist in Tien-shan geology.
NAME ORIGIN: The name is for the Kombat mine, which is the Anglicized version of the Herero names, "Okombahe Tijinene" and "Okombahe Katiti" which mean "the large drinking place of the giraffe," and the "small drinking place of the giraffe."