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Name(s) in local language(s): France
 
Note: Books on regional mineralogies have been published for nearly all the 'Départements' ("Inventaire minéralogique de la France").

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Abernathyite
Acanthite
Actinolite
var: Smaragdite
'Actinolite-Tremolite Series'
Adamite
var: Cobaltoan Adamite
var: Cuprian Adamite
Aegirine
Aegirine-augite
Aerinite
'Aeschynite'
Aeschynite-(Ce)
Aeschynite-(Y)
Afmite (TL)
Afwillite
'Agardite'
Agardite-(Ce)
Agardite-(La)
Agardite-(Nd)
Agardite-(Y)
Agrinierite (TL)
Aikinite
Aktashite
Alabandite
Albite
var: Andesine
var: Cleavelandite
var: Oligoclase
var: Pericline
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Algodonite
'Allanite'
Allanite-(Ce)
Alleghanyite
'Allemontite'
'Allevardite'
Alloclasite
Allophane
Alluaudite
'Alluaudite-Na□'
'Alluaudite-NaNa'
Almandine
'Almandine-Pyrope Series'
'Almandine-Spessartine Series'
Altaite
'Alum Group'
Aluminite
Aluminocopiapite
Alumohydrocalcite
Alunite
'Alunite Supergroup'
Alunogen
Amblygonite
'Amblygonite-Montebrasite Series'
Amesite
Amphibole Supergroup
var: Byssolite
Analcime
Anatase (TL)
Andalusite
var: Chiastolite
Andersonite
'Andorite'
Andorite IV (TL)
Andradite
var: Melanite
'Andradite-Grossular Series'
'Andrewsite'
'Angelardite'
Anglesite
Anhydrite
Ankerite
Annabergite
Anorthite
var: Bytownite
var: Labradorite
'Anorthoclase'
Anthophyllite
Antigorite
Antimony
'Antimony Ochre'
Antlerite
'Antozonite'
'Apatelite'
'Apatite'
'var: Phosphorite'
'Apatite Group'
Aphthitalite
'Apophyllite'
Aragonite
var: Flos Ferri
Aramayoite
Arcanite
Ardennite-(As)
Arfvedsonite
Argentojarosite
Argentopyrite
Argutite (TL)
Argyrodite
Arrojadite-(KFe)
Arsenbrackebuschite
Arsenic
Arseniosiderite (TL)
'Arsenobismite'
Arsenocrandallite
Arsenogorceixite
Arsenogoyazite
Arsenolamprite
Arsenolite
Arsenopyrite
Arsentsumebite
Arsenuranospathite
Arthurite
Artinite
'Asbestos'
'var: Mountain Paper'
Asbolane
var: Lampadite
'Asphaltum'
Atacamite
Atelestite
Athabascaite
Augelite
Augite
var: Fassaite
var: Soda-Augite
'Augite-Bronzite'
Aurichalcite
Aurostibite
Austinite
'Austinite-Conichalcite Series'
Autunite (TL)
Awaruite
Axinite-(Fe) (TL)
'Axinite Group'
Axinite-(Mn)
Azurite (TL)
Babingtonite
Baddeleyite
Barbosalite
'Bardiglio'
Bariopharmacoalumite (TL)
Bariopharmacosiderite
'Barium-zinc-alumopharmacosiderite'
'Barrandite'
Barroisite
Barrotite (TL)
Baryte
var: Strontian Baryte
'Basaltic Hornblende'
Bassetite
Bastnäsite-(Ce)
Baumstarkite
'Bauxite'
Bavenite
Bayldonite
Bayleyite
Bazhenovite
Bazzite
Beaverite-(Cu)
Becquerelite
Beidellite
Bendadaite
Beraunite
Bergenite
Bermanite
Berthierine (TL)
Berthierite (TL)
Bertrandite (TL)
Beryl
var: Aquamarine
var: Emerald
var: Heliodor
Beryllonite
β-Roselite
β-Uranophane
Betpakdalite-CaCa
Beudantite
'Beudantite Group'
'Beudantite-Segnitite Series'
Beyerite
Bieberite
Billietite
'Bindheimite'
'var: Argentian Bindheimite'
'Biochlorite'
'Biotite'
'var: Anomite'
Birnessite
Bismite
Bismoclite
Bismuth
Bismuthinite
Bismutite
Bismutoferrite
'Bitumen'
'var: Elaterite'
Bixbyite
'Blaubleibender Covellite'
Blödite
Böhmite (TL)
Boleite
Boltwoodite
Boothite
Bornite
Boscardinite
Botallackite
Botryogen
Bottinoite
Boulangerite (TL)
'Bourboulite'
Bournonite
Brandtite
Brannerite
Brassite
Braunite
'Bravaisite'
Brazilianite
Breithauptite
var: Arite
'Brewsterite'
Brewsterite-Ba
Brianyoungite
Briartite
Brochantite
Bromargyrite
Bromellite
Brookite
Brucite
Brunogeierite
Brushite
Bukovite
Bushmakinite
Bustamite
Cacoxenite
'Calamine'
'Calcareous Tufa'
Calcite
var: Cobaltoan Calcite
var: Ferroan Calcite
var: Lublinite
var: Manganoan Calcite
var: Sand-Calcite
Calcurmolite
Caledonite
'Callainite'
Calomel
Camerolaite (TL)
Canfieldite
Cannizzarite
Cannonite
Capgaronnite (TL)
Carboirite (TL)
Carbonatecyanotrichite
Carminite
Carnotite
Carrollite
Caryopilite
Cassiterite
'Cathedral Quartz'
Celadonite
Celestine
var: Barian Celestine
Ceruleite
Cerussite
Cervantite
Cesàrolite
'Chabazite'
'var: Phacolite'
Chabazite-Ca
Chabazite-Na
Chabazite-Sr
Chabournéite (TL)
Chalcanthite
Chalcoalumite
Chalcocite
'Chalcocite-Digenite Group'
Chalcomenite
Chalcophanite
Chalcophyllite
Chalcopyrite
Chalcosiderite
Chalcostibite
Chaméanite (TL)
Chamosite
var: Bavalite
Chapmanite
Chayesite
Chenevixite
Chenite
Cheralite
Chernikovite
'Chert'
Chessexite (TL)
Chevkinite-(Ce)
Childrenite
Chloraluminite
Chlorapatite
Chlorargyrite
var: Bromian Chlorargyrite
'Chlorite Group'
'var: Brunsvigite'
Chloritoid
Chondrodite
'Chrome Ochre'
Chromite (TL)
var: Ferrian Chromite
'Chromite-Hercynite Series'
'Chromite-Magnesiochromite Series'
Chrysoberyl
Chrysocolla
Chrysotile
Churchite-(Y)
Cinnabar
Claraite
Claringbullite
Claudetite
Clausthalite
'Clay'
Clinobisvanite
Clinochlore
var: Chromian Clinochlore
var: Leuchtenbergite
var: Pennine
var: Ripidolite
var: Sheridanite
Clinochrysotile
Clinoclase
Clinoenstatite
Clinohumite
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Clinosafflorite
'Clinotyrolite'
Clinozoisite
Clintonite
'Coal'
'var: Anthracite'
Cobaltite
'Cobaltoan Arsenopyrite'
Cobaltpentlandite
Coffinite
Coloradoite
'Columbite'
Columbite-(Fe)
Columbite-(Mn)
'Columbite-Tantalite'
Colusite
Compreignacite (TL)
Conichalcite
Connellite
Cookeite
Copiapite
Copper
Coquimbite
Corderoite
Cordierite
'Cordierite-Sekaninaite Series'
Corkite
Cornubite
Cornwallite
Coronadite
Corrensite
Corundum
Corundum
var: Ruby

var: Sapphire
Cosalite
Cotunnite
Covellite
Crandallite
Creedite
Crichtonite (TL)
'Crichtonite Group'
Criddleite
Cristobalite
Crocoite
Cronstedtite
'Crossite'
Cryptomelane
var: Thallian Cryptomelane
'Cualstibite-1M'
Cubanite
Cumengeite
Cummingtonite
Cuprite
var: Chalcotrichite
Cuprobismutite
Cuprorhodsite
Cuproroméite
Cuprosklodowskite
Cuprostibite
Curienite
'Curienite-Francevillite Series'
Curite
Cyanotrichite
'Cyanotrichite Group'
Cyrilovite
Dadsonite
Danburite
Datolite
Deerite
Delafossite
Deliensite (TL)
Deloryite (TL)
Delvauxite
Dervillite (TL)
Descloizite
Dessauite-(Y)
Devilline
var: Zincian Devilline
Dewindtite
Diaboleite
Diadochite
Diamond
Diaphorite
Diaspore
Dickite
Digenite
Diopside
var: Chromian Diopside
var: Diallage
'Diopside-Hedenbergite Series'
Dioptase
Direnzoite (TL)
Dissakisite-(Ce)
Djurleite
Dolomite
var: Ferroan Dolomite
Domeykite
Donbassite
Dorallcharite
Dravite
Dufrénite (TL)
Duftite
var: Calcio-duftite
Dukeite
Dumontite
Dumortierite (TL)
Dundasite
Duranusite (TL)
Dussertite
Dypingite
Dyscrasite
Edenite
Elbaite
'Elbaite-Schorl Series'
'Elsmoreite Group
var: Jixianite'

Elyite
Embreyite
Emplectite
Enargite
Enstatite
var: Bronzite
'Enstatite-Ferrosilite Series'
Eosphorite
Epidote (TL)
Epidote-(Sr)
Epsomite
'Erionite'
Erionite-Ca
Erythrite
Eskebornite
Eskimoite
Esseneite
Ettringite
Eucairite
Eulytine
Euxenite-(Y)
'Evansite'
Evenkite
Famatinite
Faujasite-Na
Fayalite
'Feldspar Group'
Felsőbányaite
Ferberite
var: Reinite
Fergusonite-(Y)
Ferrarisite (TL)
'Ferri-fluoro-tschermakite'
Ferrihydrite
Ferrimolybdite
Ferrisicklerite
Ferristrunzite
Ferrisurite
Ferro-actinolite
Ferroalluaudite (TL)
'Ferro-barroisite'
Ferro-edenite
Ferro-glaucophane
Ferro-hornblende
Ferrolaueite
Ferro-pargasite
'Ferropargasite-Pargasite Series'
Ferrosilite
Ferrostrunzite
Ferro-tschermakite
Fersmite
Fibroferrite
Fillowite
Fizélyite
'Flint'
'Florencite'
Fluckite (TL)
Fluellite
Fluoborite
Fluorapatite
var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite
var: Mn-bearing Fluorapatite
Fluorapophyllite-(K)
Fluorcalciopyrochlore
Fluorellestadite
Fluorite
var: Stink-Fluss
Fluoro-edenite
Fluorophlogopite
'Fluoro-tremolite'
Fontanite (TL)
Forêtite (TL)
'Fornacite-Vauquelinite Series'
Forsterite
var: Peridot
Fougèrite (TL)
Fourmarierite
Francevillite
Franckeite
Freibergite
Freieslebenite
Friedelite (TL)
'Friedel's Salt'
Friedrichite
Fritzscheite
Frohbergite
Frondelite
'Frondelite-Rockbridgeite Series'
Fukuchilite
Fülöppite
Gadolinite-(Y)
Gahnite
'Gahnite-Hercynite Series'
Galena
var: Argentiferous Galena
var: Strickblende
Galenobismutite
'Garnet'
'Garnet Structural Group'
Garronite
Gartrellite
Gatelite-(Ce) (TL)
Gedrite (TL)
Geffroyite (TL)
Geikielite
Geminite (TL)
Geocronite
Gerhardtite
Germanite
Gersdorffite
var: Antimonian Gersdorffite
Getchellite
Gibbsite
'Gigantolite'
Gilmarite (TL)
Giraudite (TL)
'Gismondine'
Gismondine-Ca
'Glass'
Glauberite
Glaucocerinite
Glaucodot
Glauconite
Glaucophane
Glaukosphaerite
Goethite
Gold
var: Electrum
'Gold Amalgam'
Gonnardite (TL)
Gorceixite
Gordonite
Gormanite
Goslarite
var: Cuprogoslarite
Goudeyite
Goyazite
Graftonite
'Grandite'
Graphite
Greenockite
Greifensteinite
Greigite
Grossular
var: Hibschite
Groutite
Grunerite (TL)
Guanajuatite
'Guanglinite'
Guarinoite (TL)
Gudmundite
Guérinite
Guilleminite
'Gummite'
'var: Coracite'
Gustavite
Gypsum
var: Selenite
Gyrolite
Haidingerite
Halite
'Hallimondite-Parsonsite Series'
'Halloysite'
Halotrichite
Harmotome
Hastingsite
'Hatchettite'
Hausmannite
Haüyne
Hawleyite
Heazlewoodite
Hedenbergite
Heinrichite
Hellandite-(Y)
Helvine
Hematite
var: Iron Rose
var: Martite
var: Specularite
Hemimorphite
Hentschelite
Hercynite
var: Picotite
'Hercynite-Spinel Series'
'Herschelite'
Hessite
Heterogenite
Heterosite (TL)
'Heterosite-Purpurite Series'
'Heulandite'
Heulandite-Ca
Heulandite-K
Hexahydrite
Heyrovskýite
Hibonite
Hidalgoite
Hingganite-(Y)
Hinsdalite
Hisingerite
Hocartite
Hollandite
'Hornblende'
Hörnesite
Hübnerite
Hügelite
Humite
'Humite Group'
Huntite
Hureaulite (TL)
'Hyalophane'
Hydrobiotite
Hydrocalumite
Hydrocerussite
Hydrokenoelsmoreite
var: Ferritungstite
Hydromagnesite
Hydroniumjarosite
Hydrotalcite
Hydrotalcite-2H
Hydrotungstite
Hydroxylapatite
var: Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite
Hydroxylellestadite
Hydroxylherderite
Hydrozincite
'Hypersthene'
Ianthinite
Idaite
'Iddingsite'
Idrialite
Iimoriite-(Y)
Ilmenite
Iltisite (TL)
Ilvaite
Iodargyrite
Irhtemite
Iridium
var: Osmiridium
Iriginite
Iron
var: Kamacite
Ishikawaite
Isoferroplatinum
Isomertieite
Ixiolite
Jacobsite
Jadeite
'Jahnsite'
Jahnsite-(CaMnFe)
Jahnsite-(CaMnMn)
Jalpaite
Jamesonite
Janggunite
Jarosite
Jasrouxite (TL)
Jennite
Johannite
Johannsenite
Jordanite
Jordisite
Jurbanite
Kaersutite
Kahlerite
Kainosite-(Y)
Kalinite
Kalsilite
Kamarizaite
Kaolinite
Kapundaite
Karlite
Kasolite
Kastningite
Keilite
Kentrolite
Kermesite
'Kerstenite'
Kesterite
'K Feldspar'
'var: Adularia'
Kidwellite
Kintoreite
Kirschsteinite
Klebelsbergite
Klockmannite
Kobellite
'Kobellite-Tintinaite Series'
Kobokoboite
Kolfanite
Konyaite
Koragoite
Kosmochlor
Kotoite
Koutekite
Krausite
Ktenasite
Kulkeite
Kutinaite
Kutnohorite
Kyanite
Lacroixite
Laffittite (TL)
Laforêtite (TL)
Laihunite
Lanarkite
Langbeinite
Langite
Lanthanite-(Ce)
Lapeyreite (TL)
Laueite
Laumontite (TL)
Laurionite
Lautenthalite
Lautite
Lavendulan
Lawsonite
Lazulite
Lead
Leadhillite
Lecontite
Lepidocrocite
Lepidolite
'Lepidomelane'
Leucite
Leucophosphite
'Leucoxene'
Leydetite (TL)
Libethenite
Liebigite
Likasite
Lillianite
'Limonite'
Linarite
Lindackerite
Lindgrenite
Linnaeite
Lipscombite
Litharge
Lithiophilite
Lithiophorite
Liveingite
Lizardite
Löllingite
Ludlamite
Ludwigite
Lulzacite (TL)
Luzonite
Mackinawite
Macphersonite
Magnesiocarpholite (TL)
Magnesiochromite
var: Picrochromite
Magnesiocopiapite
Magnesioferrite
Magnesio-hastingsite
Magnesio-hornblende
Magnesiotaaffeite-6N’3S
Magnesiozippeite
Magnesite
var: Breunnerite
var: Ferroan Magnesite
var: Mesitine Spar
Magnetite
var: Mushketovite
var: Titaniferous Magnetite
Mahnertite (TL)
Malachite
Maldonite
Mallardite
'Manganese Oxides'
'var: Manganese Dendrites'
Mangangordonite
Manganite
Mansfieldite
var: Cuprian Mansfieldite
'Mansfieldite-Scorodite Series'
Marcasite
Margarite
Marialite
Mascagnite
'Maskelynite'
Massicot
Masuyite
Matildite
Matlockite
Mattheddleite
Matulaite
Maucherite
Mawbyite
Mawsonite
Mazzite-Mg (TL)
Mcnearite (TL)
Melanterite
var: Cuprian Melanterite
'Melilite'
'Melilite Group'
Mellite
'Melnikovite'
Melonite
Meneghinite
Mercury
Merlinoite
Merrillite
Mesolite
Messelite
Meta-aluminite
Meta-ankoleite
Meta-autunite
'Metahalloysite'
Metaheinrichite
Metalodèvite (TL)
Metanováčekite
Metastibnite
Metatorbernite
Metauranocircite
Metauranopilite
Metavoltine
Metazeunerite
Meurigite-K
Meymacite
Miargyrite
'Mica Group'
Microcline
var: Amazonite
Microlite Group
Microsommite
Millerite
Millosevichite
Mimetite
var: Campylite
var: Prixite
Mimetite-M
'Mimetite-Pyromorphite Series'
Minium
Minyulite
Mirabilite
Mitridatite
Mixite
Mogánite
Molybdenite
Molybdite
Molybdofornacite
'Monazite'
Monazite-(Ce)
Monazite-(La)
Monohydrocalcite
Montdorite (TL)
Montebrasite (TL)
Montgomeryite
Monticellite
Montmorillonite (TL)
var: Delanovite
Moolooite
Moorhouseite
Moraesite
Mordenite
Morinite (TL)
Moschellandsbergite
Mössbauerite (TL)
Mottramite
var: Duhamelite
Mrázekite
Mullite
Munakataite
Muscovite
var: Damourite
var: Fuchsite
var: Gilbertite
var: Illite
var: Leverrierite
var: Phengite
var: Sericite
Nabiasite (TL)
Nacrite
Nahcolite
Natanite
Natrodufrénite (TL)
Natrojarosite
Natrolite
Natrouranospinite
Natrozippeite
Naumannite
Nepheline
Nesquehonite
Nickeline
Nickelskutterudite
var: Chloanthite
Ningyoite
Niningerite
Nioboaeschynite-(Ce)
Nitromagnesite
Nontronite (TL)
Nosean
'Nováčekite'
Nováčekite-I
Nsutite
Nuffieldite
'Obsidian'
'Odontolite'
Offretite (TL)
Oldhamite
'Oligoclase-Andesine'
Olivenite
var: Zincian Olivenite
'Olivine'
Olsacherite
Omphacite
Omsite (TL)
Opal
var: Forcherite
var: Menilite
var: Opal-AG
var: Opal-AN
var: Opal-CT
var: Quinzite Opal
var: Wood Opal
Oregonite
Orpiment
Orschallite
Orthoclase
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Orthoserpierite (TL)
Osmium
var: Iridosmine
Osumilite-(Mg)
Ottrélite
Owyheeite
Oxyphlogopite
Oxyplumboroméite
'Ozocerite'
Pääkkönenite
Palygorskite
Paracoquimbite
Paragonite
Paralaurionite
Parapierrotite
Pararammelsbergite
Pararealgar
Parascholzite
Parasymplesite
Paratacamite
Paravauxite
Pargasite
'Parisite'
Parisite-(Ce)
Parnauite
Parsettensite
Parsonsite
Pavonite
Pearceite
Pecoraite
Pectolite
Pekoite
Pentlandite
Perhamite
Periclase
Perovskite
Perroudite (TL)
Perryite
'Perthite'
Petalite
Petitjeanite
'Petrified Wood'
Pharmacoalumite
Pharmacolite
Pharmacosiderite
'Pharmacosiderite Group'
Phaunouxite (TL)
Phenakite
Philipsbornite
'Phillipsite'
Phillipsite-Ca
Phlogopite
Phosgenite
Phosphoferrite
Phosphohedyphane
Phosphosiderite
var: Vilateite
Phosphuranylite
Phurcalite
Pickeringite
Picropharmacolite
Piemontite
Pierrotite (TL)
Pigeonite
'Pinite'
'Pitticite'
Plagionite
Plancheite
Planerite
Platinum
Plattnerite
Playfairite
Plimerite
Plombièrite (TL)
Plumbogummite (TL)
'Plumbogummite Group'
Plumbojarosite
Plumbonacrite
Plumbotsumite
Polybasite
Polyhalite
Portlandite
Posnjakite
Powellite
'Powellite-Scheelite Series'
Pradetite (TL)
Prehnite
Preisingerite
Preiswerkite
Pretulite
Priderite
'Prochlorite'
Proustite
Pseudoboleite
Pseudobrookite
Pseudomalachite
'Psilomelane'
'Pumpellyite'
'Pumpellyite Group'
Purpurite
Pushcharovskite (TL)
'Pyralspite'
Pyrargyrite
Pyrite
var: Bravoite
Pyrochlore Group
var: Plumbopyrochlore (of Skorobogatova et al.)
'Pyrochlore Supergroup
var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977)'

Pyrolusite
Pyromorphite
var: Ca-bearing Pyromorphite
var: Nussièrite
'Pyromorphite Subgroup'
Pyrope
Pyrophanite
Pyrophyllite
'Pyrosmalite'
Pyrostilpnite
'Pyroxene Group'
Pyroxmangite
Pyrrhotite
var: Nickeloan Pyrrhotite
Quartz
var: Agate
var: Amethyst
Quartz
var: Carnelian

var: Chalcedony
var: Eisenkiesel
var: Ferruginous Quartz
var: Gwindel
var: Jasper
var: Milky Quartz
var: Prase
var: Pseudocubic Quartz
var: Rock Crystal
var: Rose Quartz
var: Rutilated Quartz
var: Sceptre Quartz
var: Smoky Quartz
'Quartz-beta'
Rabejacite (TL)
Radovanite (TL)
Ramdohrite
Rameauite (TL)
Rammelsbergite
Ramsbeckite
Ramsdellite
Ranciéite (TL)
Rankinite
Raspite
Rauenthalite (TL)
Realgar
Rectorite
Reichenbachite
Renierite
'Retinite'
Rhabdophane-(Ce)
Rhodochrosite
Rhodonite
Rhönite
Richelsdorfite
Richetite
Richterite
Riebeckite
Robertsite
Rockbridgeite
Roedderite
Rollandite (TL)
Romanèchite (TL)
'Roméite Group'
'var: Stibiconite'
Römerite
Röntgenite-(Ce)
Roquesite (TL)
Rosasite
Roscoelite
Rosemaryite
'Rosièresite' (TL)
Rösslerite
Rouaite (TL)
Routhiérite (TL)
Rozenite
Russellite
Rutheniridosmine
Ruthenium
Rutherfordine
Rutile
var: Ilmenorutile
var: Niobian Rutile
var: Strüverite
'Rutilohematite'
Sabugalite
Safflorite
'Sagenite'
Sainfeldite (TL)
Salammoniac
Saléeite
Samarskite-(Y)
Sanidine
Saponite
Sapphirine
Sarcopside
Sarkinite
Sauconite
'Saussurite'
'Scapolite'
'var: Wernerite'
Schachnerite
'Schalenblende'
Scheelite
Schoepite
Schorl
Schreibersite
Schröckingerite
Schulenbergite
Scolecite
Scorodite
Scorzalite
Scotlandite
Seelite (TL)
Segnitite
Selenium
Seligmannite
Sellaite (TL)
Semseyite
Senaite
Sénarmontite
Sengierite
Sepiolite
'Serpentine Group'
'var: Bastite'
Serpierite
Shandite
Shannonite
Sharpite
Siderite
var: Manganoan Siderite
var: Sphärosiderite
Sideronatrite
Siderophyllite
Siderotil
Siegenite
Sigloite
'Silica'
Sillimanite
Silver
var: Amalgam
Sklodowskite
Skutterudite
Slavíkite
'Smectite Group'
Smithite
Smithsonite
var: Cobaltoan Smithsonite
var: Cuprian Smithsonite
var: Monheimite
Smythite
Sodalite
Soddyite
Sonolite
Spangolite
Spertiniite
Spessartine
Sphalerite
var: Marmatite
Spinel
var: Chromspinel
var: Ferropicotite
var: Pleonaste
Spodumene
Stanĕkite
Stannite
Stannoidite
Staurolite
Stellerite
Stephanite
Sternbergite
Stewartite
Stibarsen
Stibnite
'Stilbite'
Stilbite-Ca
Stilpnomelane
Stolzite
'Stolzite-Wulfenite Series'
Strashimirite
Strätlingite
Strengite
Stromeyerite
Strontianite
Strontiodresserite
Strunzite
Studtite
Suanite
Sudoite
Sulphur
Sulvanite
Susannite
Sussexite
Svanbergite
Sylvanite
'Sylvinite'
Sylvite
Symplesite
'Synchysite'
Synchysite-(Ce)
'Synchysite Group'
Syngenite
Szaibélyite
Szmikite
Szomolnokite
Tacharanite
Taenite
Takovite
Talc
var: Steatite
Talmessite
'Tantalite'
Tantalite-(Mn)
'Tapiolite'
Taramite Root Name
Taranakite
Tarbuttite
Tellurite
Tellurobismuthite
Tennantite
var: Argentiferous Tennantite
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'
Tenorite
Tephroite
Ternesite
Tetra-auricupride
Tetradymite
Tetrahedrite
var: Argentian Tetrahedrite
var: Bismuthian Tetrahedrite
var: Mercurian Tetrahedrite
'Tetrahedrite Group'
Thaumasite
Theisite
Thénardite
Theoparacelsite (TL)
Thérèsemagnanite (TL)
Thometzekite
'Thomsonite'
Thomsonite-Ca
Thorite
var: Uranothorite
Thortveitite
Tillmannsite (TL)
Tinzenite
Titanite
var: Greenovite
Tobelite
Tobermorite
Todorokite
Tooeleite
Topaz
Torbernite
Törnebohmite-(Ce)
Tosudite
var: Lithium Tosudite
'Tourmaline'
'var: Indicolite'
'var: Rubellite'
Trébeurdenite (TL)
Tremolite
Tridymite
Trilithionite
Trimounsite-(Y) (TL)
Triphylite
Triplite (TL)
Trippkeite
Tripuhyite
Trögerite
Troilite
Tschermakite
Tschermigite
Tsumcorite
Tsumebite
Tubulite (TL)
Tučekite
Tungstenite
Tungstite
Tunisite
'Turgite'
Turquoise
Twinnite
Tyrolite
Tyuyamunite
Ullmannite
'UM1970-19-S:As'
Umangite
Umohoite
'Unnamed (Co-analogue of Guarinoite)'
'Unnamed (Pb-Cu Oxide)'
Urancalcarite
Uraninite
var: Pitchblende
Uranocircite
Uranophane
Uranopilite
Uranospathite
Uranosphaerite
Uranospinite
Uranotungstite
'Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)'
Uvarovite
Vaesite
Valentinite (TL)
Valleriite
Vanadinite
Vanadoandrosite-(Ce) (TL)
Vandenbrandeite
Vandendriesscheite
Variscite
'Varlamoffite'
Vauquelinite
Vermiculite
Vésigniéite
Vesuvianite
Viitaniemiite
Vikingite
Villyaellenite (TL)
Vinciennite (TL)
Violarite
Vivianite
Vochtenite
Voglite
Voltaite
'Vosgite'
Vuorelainenite
'Wad'
Wadsleyite
Wagnerite
Wairakite
Wakabayashilite
Wallkilldellite-(Fe) (TL)
Wallkilldellite-(Mn)
Wardite
Wavellite
Weilite (TL)
Welinite
'Wellsite'
Wherryite
Whewellite
Whitmoreite
Willemite
Witherite
Wittichenite
Wolfeite
'Wolframite'
Wollastonite
Wölsendorfite
Woodwardite
Wroewolfeite
Wulfenite
Wurtzite
var: Voltzite (TL)
'Wurtzite-2H'
Wüstite
Wyartite
Wyllieite
Xanthoconite
Xanthoxenite
'Xenotime'
Xenotime-(Y)
Yvonite (TL)
Zálesíite
Zavaritskite
Zdenĕkite (TL)
Zellerite
Zeunerite
Zincite
Zincolibethenite
Zincolivenite
Zincowoodwardite
'Zincrosasite'
Zinkenite
'Zinnwaldite'
Zippeite
Zircon
var: Hafnian Zircon
Znucalite
Zoisite
Zwieselite


1803 entries listed. 1109 valid minerals. 110 type localities (valid minerals). 2 type localities (others).

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References

Lacroix, A. (1893): Minéralogie de la France et des ses colonies, Paris. 5 volumes: vol. 1 (1893-95); vol. 2 (1897); vol. 3 (1901); vol. 4 (1910); vol. 5 (1913).

Gaubert, P. (1907): Minéralogie de la France. Paris, 210 pp.

L. de Launay, L. (1913): Traité de métallogénie. Gîtes minéraux et métallifères. 3 vol., Béranger, Paris, France, xx pp.

Pawlowski, A. (1919): Annuaire des mines et minerais métalliques de France et d'Algérie. Heudolot Ed, Paris, 241 pp.

Ministère de l'Industrie, Paris (1980): Les Ressources Minières Francaises. Annales des Mines, 186, 191 pp.


External Links

http://www.brgm.fr/ [Bureau de Recherches Géologiques et Minières (BRGM)]
http://sigminesfrance.brgm.fr/ [Mineral resources in France]
http://geolfrance.brgm.fr/main.asp ["Géologie de la France" journal]
http://www.geowiki.fr [includes information on important localities]

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