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Argentina

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Name(s) in local language(s):Argentina


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Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

Acanthite

Achalaite (TL)

Achávalite (TL)

Actinolite

Adamite

Aegirine

Aguilarite

Aikinite

'Aikinite-Bismuthinite Series'

Akaganeite

Alabandite

Albite

var: Cleavelandite

var: Oligoclase

'Albite-Anorthite Series'

Alfredstelznerite (TL)

Algodonite

Allanite-(Ce)

'Allanite Group'

Allargentum

Alloclasite

Allophane

Alluaudite

'Alluaudite Group'

Almandine

Altaite

'Alum Group'

Aluminocopiapite

Alum-(K)

Alumohydrocalcite

Alunite

Alunogen

Amarantite

Amblygonite

'Amblygonite-Montebrasite Series'

Ameghinite (TL)

'Amphibole Supergroup'

'var: Byssolite'

Analcime

Anatase

Andalusite

Andersonite

'Andorite'

Andorite IV

Andorite VI

Andradite

var: Demantoid

var: Melanite

'Andradite-Grossular Series'

Ángelaite (TL)

Angelellite (TL)

Anglesite

Anhydrite

Anilite

Ankerite

Annabergite

Annite

'Annite-Phlogopite Series'

Anorthite

var: Bytownite

'Anorthoclase'

Anthophyllite

Antigorite

var: Andes Jade

Antimony

Antlerite

'Apatite'

Aragonite

var: Flos Ferri

Aramayoite

Arfvedsonite

Argentopentlandite

Argentotennantite

Argyrodite

Aristarainite (TL)

Arrojadite-(KFe)

Arsenopyrite

'Asbestos'

Atacamite

Athabascaite

Aubertite

Augelite

Augite

var: Fassaite

var: Titanian Augite

Aurichalcite

Auricupride

Autunite

'Autunite Group'

Awaruite

Azurite

Baddeleyite

Baileychlore

Barrerite

Barringerite

Baryte

'Bastnäsite'

Bastnäsite-(Ce)

Bayerite

Bayldonite

Bayleyite

'Beaverite-(Cu)'

Becquerelite

Bederite (TL)

Beidellite

'Beidellite-Montmorillonite Series'

Bellidoite

Benjaminite

'Bentonite'

Benyacarite (TL)

Bermanite

Berryite

Berthierite

Bertrandite

Beryl

var: Aquamarine

var: Emerald

var: Goshenite

var: Heliodor

var: Morganite

Berzelianite

Betekhtinite

Beudantite

Beusite (TL)

Beyerite

Bílinite

'Biotite'

Bismite

Bismoclite

Bismuth

Bismuthinite

Bismutite

Bismutotantalite

'Bitumen'

Bixbyite

Bobfergusonite

'Bodenbenderite' (FRL)

Boltwoodite

Borax

Bornhardtite

Bornite

Botryogen

Boulangerite

Bournonite

Boyleite

Brackebuschite (TL)

Brannerite

Brazilianite

Breithauptite

Britholite-(Ce)

Brochantite

Brodtkorbite (TL)

Bromargyrite

Brookite

Buddingtonite

Bukovite

Burkeite

Bustamite

Butlerite

Cadmoselite

var: Cuprian Cadmoselite

var: Mercurian Cadmoselite

Caesiumpharmacosiderite (TL)

Calaverite

Calcite

var: Dolomitic Calcite

var: Ferroan Calcite

var: Iceland Spar

var: Limestone Onyx

var: Manganoan Calcite

var: Sand-Calcite

var: Travertine

Calderónite

Caledonite

Canfieldite

var: Tellurian Canfieldite

Carbonatecyanotrichite

Carlhintzeite

Carnotite

Cassiterite

Catalanoite (TL)

Catamarcaite (TL)

Celadonite

Celestine

var: Barian Celestine

Cerianite-(Ce)

Cerussite

Cervelleite

'Chabazite'

Chalcanthite

Chalcocite

Chalcomenite (TL)

Chalcophanite

Chalcophyllite

Chalcopyrite

Chalcostibite

Chaméanite

Chamosite

var: Thuringite

Chatkalite

Cheralite

Childrenite

Chlorapatite

Chlorargyrite

var: Bromian Chlorargyrite

'Chlorite Group'

Chloritoid

Chrisstanleyite

Chromite

Chrysoberyl

Chrysocolla

'Chrysoprase'

Chrysotile

Churchite-(Y)

Clausthalite

'Clays'

Clinobisvanite

Clinochlore

var: Pennine

var: Ripidolite

Clinoclase

'Clinoptilolite'

Clinoptilolite-Ca

'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'

Clinozoisite

Cobaltite

Cobaltomenite (TL)

Cobaltpentlandite

Coconinoite

Coffinite

Cohenite

Coiraite (TL)

Colemanite

'Columbite'

Columbite-(Fe)

'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'

Columbite-(Mn)

'Columbite-Tantalite'

Colusite

Conichalcite

Connellite

Cookeite

Copiapite

Copper

Coquimbite

Cordierite

Cornubite

Corundum

var: Sapphire

Cosalite

Covellite

Crandallite

Cranswickite (TL)

Cristobalite

Cronstedtite

Crookesite

Cryptomelane

Cubanite

Cuprite

Cuprobismutite

Cuprosklodowskite

Cyanotrichite

Cylindrite

Cyrilovite

Danalite

Daubréelite

Dawsonite

Delafossite

Descloizite (TL)

'Desert Rose'

Dewindtite

Diaoyudaoite

Diaphorite

Diaspore

Dickinsonite-(KMnNa)

Dickite

Dietrichite

Digenite

Diopside

var: Chromian Diopside

Dioptase

Djurleite

Dolomite

Domeykite

Dravite

Dufrénite

Duftite

Dumortierite

Duranusite

Dzhalindite

Elbaite

Emplectite

Enargite

Enstatite

var: Bronzite

Eosphorite

Epidote

Epistilbite

Epsomite

Erythrite

Eskebornite

Esseneite

Eucairite

Eugsterite

Ezcurrite (TL)

Fairfieldite

Famatinite (TL)

Fayalite

'Feldspar Group'

'var: Perthite'

Ferberite

'Fergusonite'

Ferricopiapite

Ferri-fluoro-leakeite

Ferrinatrite

Ferrisicklerite

Ferro-actinolite

'Ferrocalcite'

Ferro-ferri-katophorite (TL)

Ferro-katophorite

Ferrokësterite

Ferro-pargasite

Ferroselite

Ferrotitanowodginite (TL)

Ferrowodginite

Fibroferrite

Fischesserite

Fizélyite

Florencite-(Ce)

Fluellite

Fluorapatite

var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite

Fluorite

var: Yttrofluorite

Fluornatromicrolite

Foitite

Forsterite

Franckeite

var: Potosíite

Freibergite

Freieslebenite

Gadolinite-(Y)

Gahnite

Galena

var: Argentiferous Galena

Galenobismutite

Galileiite

Galliskiite (TL)

'Garnet'

Gayite (TL)

Gaylussite

Geffroyite

Gehlenite

Genthelvite

Geocronite

Germanite

Gersdorffite

'Ge-stannoidite'

Gibbsite

Giessenite

Ginorite

Gladite

'Glass'

Glauberite

Glaucodot

Glauconite

Godlevskite

Goethite

Gold

var: Electrum

Goldfieldite

Goldichite

Gonnardite

Goslarite

Gowerite

Goyazite

Graftonite

Graphite

var: Cliftonite

Gratonite

Greenockite

Greigite

Grossite

Grossular

Groutite

Gudmundite

'Gummite'

Gustavite

Gypsum

var: Satin Spar Gypsum

var: Selenite

Hakite

Halite

'Halloysite'

Halloysite-10Å

Halotrichite

Hambergite

Hanksite

Hastingsite

Hausmannite

Haxonite

Heazlewoodite

Hedenbergite

Helvine

Hematite

var: Martite

var: Specularite

Hemimorphite

Hendricksite

Hentschelite

Hercynite

Herderite

Hessite

Heterosite

'Heulandite'

Heulandite-Ca

Hexahydrite

Hibonite

Hinsdalite

Hocartite

Hodrušite

Hollingworthite

Holmquistite

Holtite

'Hornblende'

Hübnerite

Huemulite (TL)

Hummerite

Hureaulite

Hydroboracite

Hydroglauberite

Hydrokenoelsmoreite

var: Ferritungstite

Hydroxykenomicrolite

Hydroxylapatite

Hydroxylherderite

Hydrozincite

'Hypersthene'

Idaite

Ilmenite

var: Manganoan Ilmenite

Ilvaite

'Incaite'

Inderborite

Inderite

Ingodite

Inyoite

Iodargyrite

Irarsite

Iron

var: Kamacite

'Iron Ochre'

Ishiharaite (TL)

Ixiolite

Izoklakeite

'Jagüéite' (FRL)

'Jahnsite'

Jahnsite-(CaMnMg)

Jamesonite

Jarlite

Jarosite

Jaskólskiite

Johannite

Johnsomervilleite

Jordanite

Joséite-A

Joséite-B

Kalinite

Kaolinite

Kasolite

Katophorite

Kawazulite

Kernite

'Kerstenite'

Kësterite

Kettnerite

'K Feldspar'

'var: Adularia'

Kirschsteinite

'Klaprothite (of Petersen or Beudant)'

Klockmannite (TL)

Krausite

Krennerite

Kröhnkite

Krupkaite

Krut'aite

Kuramite

Kuratite (TL)

Kurnakovite

Kutnohorite

Kyanite

Kyrgyzstanite

Lacroixite

Laueite

Laumontite

Lavendulan

Lawrencite

Lead

'Leakeite Root Name'

Lepidocrocite

'Lepidolite'

Leucite

Leucophosphite

Leucoxene

'Lévyne'

Libethenite

Liebigite

Lillianite

'Limonite'

Linarite

Linnaeite

Lipscombite

Lislkirchnerite (TL)

Lithiophilite

Lizardite

'Lorettoite'

Luanheite

Ludwigite

Luzonite

Mackinawite

Magnesio-arfvedsonite

'Magnesio-ferri-hornblende'

Magnesio-hastingsite

Magnesite

Magnetite

var: Mushketovite

var: Titaniferous Magnetite

Malachite

'Manganese'

'Manganese Oxides'

'var: Manganese Dendrites'

Manganite

'Manganomelane'

Marcasite

Marialite

'Maskelynite'

Matildite

Matyhite (TL)

Maucherite

Mawsonite

Mcallisterite

Meionite

Melanterite

'Melnikovite'

Melonite

Mendozite (TL)

Merenskyite

Mesolite

Meta-autunite

'Meta-autunite Group'

Metacinnabar

var: Onofrite

Metatorbernite

'Metatorbernite-Metazeunerite Series'

Metatyuyamunite

Metavoltine

Metazeunerite

'Meteoritic Iron'

Meyerhofferite

Miargyrite

'Mica Group'

Michenerite

Microcline

var: Amazonite

Microlite Group

var: Bismutomicrolite (of Hogarth 1977)

var: Uranmicrolite (of Hogarth 1977)

Miharaite

Millerite

Mimetite

Mirabilite

Mitridatite

Mixite

Mohite

Molybdenite

Molybdomenite (TL)

'Monazite'

Monazite-(Ce)

Monazite-(Nd)

Monazite-(Sm)

Moncheite

Montebrasite

Montmorillonite

Mordenite

Morinite

Mottramite

var: Duhamelite

Muscovite

var: Fuchsite

var: Illite

var: Sericite

Nacrite

Nagyágite

Nanpingite

Natroalunite

Natrodufrénite

Natrojarosite

Natrolite

Natrouranospinite

Natrozippeite

Naumannite

Nekrasovite

Neotocite

Nepheline

Nickeline

Nickelskutterudite

Nitratine

Nobleite

'Obsidian
var: Snowflake Obsidian'

Offretite

Olivenite

var: Leucochalcite

'Olivine'

'Olivine Group'

Olsacherite

Omariniite (TL)

Opal

var: Fire Opal

var: Jasper Opal

var: Milk Opal

var: Opal-AN

var: Opal-C

var: Wood Opal

Orpiment

Orthoclase

'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'

Osarizawaite

Ourayite

Owyheeite

Oxy-dravite

Pachnolite

Parabutlerite

Paranatrolite

Paratacamite

Pargasite

Parnauite

'Paulingite'

Pavonite

Pearceite

Pentahydrite

Pentlandite

Perovskite

'Petrified Wood'

'Petroleum'

Petrukite

Petzite

Phenakite

'Phillipsite'

Phlogopite

Phosgenite

Phosphosiderite

Phosphuranylite

Phurcalite

Pickeringite

Pigeonite

Pinnoite

Pirquitasite (TL)

Plancheite

Platinum

'Plessite'

Plumbojarosite

Plumbonacrite

Pollucite

Polybasite

Polybasite-Tac

Potassic-ferro-ferri-sadanagaite

Potassic-ferro-pargasite

'Potassic-hastingsite'

Pottsite

Prehnite

Preisingerite (TL)

Probertite

Proustite

Pseudomalachite

'Psilomelane'

'Pumpellyite'

Putzite (TL)

Pyrargyrite

Pyrite

var: Auriferous Pyrite

var: Bravoite

'Pyrobitumen'

'Pyrochlore'

Pyrochlore Group

var: Strontiopyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)

Pyrolusite

Pyromorphite

Pyrope

Pyrophanite

Pyrophyllite

Pyrosmalite-(Fe)

'Pyroxene Group'

Pyrrhotite

Qingheiite

Quartz

var: "Herkimer-style" Quartz

var: Agate

var: Agate-Jasper

var: Amethyst

var: Chalcedony

var: Citrine

var: Fortification Agate

var: Iris Agate

var: Milky Quartz

var: Moss Agate

var: Onyx

var: Rock Crystal

var: Rose Quartz

var: Sceptre Quartz

var: Smoky Quartz

Ramdohrite

Rammelsbergite

Realgar

Reddingite

Reevesite

Renierite

Rhodochrosite

var: Capillitite

Rhodonite

Rhodostannite

Rhönite

Riebeckite

Ringwoodite

Rivadavite (TL)

Rockbridgeite

Romanèchite

Römerite

Rooseveltite

Roquesite

Rosasite

Rossite

Rossmanite

Rutile

Safflorite

Sakuraiite

Saléeite

Sanderite

Sanidine

Sanjuanite (TL)

Sanmartinite (TL)

Sarcopside

Sarmientite (TL)

Sartorite

'Scapolite'

Scheelite

'Schirmerite'

Schmiederite (TL)

Schoepite

Schorl

Schreibersite

Schröckingerite

Scolecite

Scorodite

Searlesite

Selenium

Seligmannite

Semseyite

Sengierite

Sepiolite

'Serpentine Subgroup'

Serpierite

Shattuckite

Sicklerite

Siderite

var: Sphärosiderite

Sideronatrite

Siderophyllite

Siderotil

'Silex'

'Silica'

Sillimanite

Silver

var: Amalgam

var: Küstelite

Skutterudite

Slavíkite

'Smectite Group'

Smithsonite

Sodalite

Soddyite

Sokolovaite

Sperrylite

Spessartine

Sphalerite

Spinel

var: Chromspinel

Spionkopite

Spodumene

Stanĕkite

Stannite

Stannoidite

Starkeyite

Staurolite

Stellerite

Stephanite

Stewartite

Stibnite

'Stilbite'

Stilleite

Strengite

Stromeyerite

Strontianite

Strontioginorite

Strunzite

Stützite

Sulphur

Sulvanite

Suredaite (TL)

Surite (TL)

Svanbergite

Sylvanite

Szomolnokite

Taenite

Talc

'Tantalite'

Tantalite-(Fe)

Tantalite-(Mn)

'Tapiolite'

Tapiolite-(Fe)

Taranakite

Teallite

Tellurium

Tellurobismuthite

Tennantite

var: Annivite

'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'

Tenorite

Teruggite (TL)

Tetradymite

Tetrahedrite

var: Bismuthian Tetrahedrite

'Tetrahedrite Group'

Thalcusite

'Thénardite'

'Thomsonite'

Thomsonite-Ca

Thorbastnäsite

Thorite

var: Uranothorite

'Thorogummite'

'Thunder Egg'

Tiemannite

Tincalconite

Titanite

Titanowodginite

Tochilinite

Topaz

Torbernite

'Tourmaline'

'var: Rubellite'

'var: Watermelon Tourmaline'

Toyohaite

Tremolite

Tridymite

Triphylite

Triplite

'Triplite Group'

'Triplite-Zwieselite Series'

Trogtalite

Troilite

Trona

Tsangpoite (TL)

Tungstite

Turquoise

Tyrrellite

Tyuyamunite

Ulexite

Ullmannite

Ulvöspinel

'UM1971-12-S:BiCu'

'UM1971-15-S:BiCuPb'

'UM1976-11-O:NbU'

'UM2004-33-S:AgCuHgSe'

'UM2004-45-Se:AgHgPd'

'UM2006-11-S:CuFeGeZn'

Umangite (TL)

'Unnamed (Pb-Al Hydroxide-Chloride-Nitrate-Hydrate)'

Uraninite

var: Pitchblende

Uranophane

Uranophane-β

Uranopilite

Uranospinite

Ushkovite

Uvanite

'Uvite'

Uytenbogaardtite

Vaesite

Valleriite

Vanadinite

Vanadium

Vandendriesscheite

Variscite

Varulite

Vauxite

Vermiculite

Vesuvianite

Vinciennite

Violarite

Vivianite

Volborthite

Voltaite

Volynskite

Vonsenite

'Wad'

Wairakite

Wardite

Watanabeite

Wavellite

Whitlockite

Wilcoxite

Willemite

Wittichenite

Wodginite

Wolfeite

'Wolframite'

Wollastonite

Woodhouseite

Wulfenite

Wurtzite

Wüstite

Wyllieite

'Xenotime'

Xenotime-(Y)

Yugawaralite

Yukonite

Zavalíaite (TL)

'Zeolite Group'

Zeunerite

Zhanghuifenite

Zinkenite

'Zinnwaldite'

Zippeite

Zircon

Zunyite

Zwieselite


730 valid minerals. 49 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 2 (FRL) - first recorded locality of unapproved mineral/variety/etc.

Rock Types Recorded

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References

Ahlfeld, F. & Angelelli, V. (1948): Las especies minerales de la Republica Argentina. Universidad Nacional de Tucumán., Instituto de Geología y Minería, Publicación 458, 304 pp., Jujuy.

Angelelli, V., Brodtkorb, M.K.de, Gordillo, C.E. & Gay, H.D. (1983): Las Especies Minerales de la República Argentina. Subsecretaría de Minería. Publicación Especial, 528 pp., Buenos Aires.

Angelelli, V. (1984): Yacimientos metalíferos de la República Argentina. Comisión de Investigaciones científicas de la Provincia de Buenos Aires. 704 pp., La Plata.

Brodtkorb, M.K. de & Gay, H.D. (1994): Las Especies Minerales de la
República Argentina. Anexo 1981-1994. Instituto de Recursos Minerales. Universidad Nacional de La Plata. Publicación 4, 110 pp., La Plata.

Zappettini, E. (Ed.) (1999): Recursos Minerales de la República Argentina. SEGEMAR, Anales 35, 2172 pp., Buenos Aires.

Cahit, H. and Alonso, R.N. (2000): Borate Deposits of Turkey and Argentina; a Summary and Geological Comparison. Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences 9, 1-27.

de Brodtkorb, M.K. (Ed.) (2002): Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina. Tomo I, xx pp.

de Brodtkorb, M.K. (Ed.) (2006): Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina. Tomo II, 428 pp.

de Brodtkorb, M.K. (Ed.) (2007): Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina. Tomo III, xx pp. [Volumes 1-3 are online: http://ama.gl.fcen.uba.ar/index.php/publicaciones/]

Paar, W.H., de Brodtkorb, M.K., Putz, H. and Martin, R.F. (2016): Atlas of Ore Minerals: Focus on Epithermal Deposits of Argentina. The Canadian Mineralogist Special Publication 11, 402 pp.


External Links

http://www.segemar.gov.ar/db/ [Servicio Geológico Minero Argentino]
http://www.scielo.org.ar/scielo.php?script=sci_issues&pid=0004-4822&lng=en&nrm=iso [Revista de la Asociación Geológica Argentina - Geological Journal for Argentina]
http://www.gl.fcen.uba.ar/ama/ [Asociación Mineralógica Argentina]
http://ama.gl.fcen.uba.ar/index.php/publicaciones/ [Online versions of Brodtkorb (2002, 2006, 2007)]

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