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Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Acanthite
Actinolite
Adamite
Aegirine
'Aeschynite'
Agardite-(Ce)
Agardite-(Nd)
Agardite-(Y)
Aheylite
Aikinite
Akrochordite
Alabandite
Albite
var: Andesine
var: Cleavelandite
var: Oligoclase
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Aleksite
'Alkali Feldspar'
'Allanite'
Allanite-(Ce)
Allanite-(Y)
Allophane
Almandine
'Almandine-Spessartine Series'
Altaite
Aluminite
Alunite
Amblygonite
Amphibole Supergroup
Analcime
Anatase
Andalusite
var: Chiastolite
var: Viridine
Andradite
Anglesite
Anhydrite
Ankerite
Annabergite
Anorthite
var: Bytownite
var: Labradorite
Anthophyllite
Antigorite
Antimony
Antlerite
'Apatite'
'var: Collophane'
Aphthitalite
Aragonite
Arcanite
var: Taylorite (of Dana)
Archerite (TL)
Ardealite
Arfvedsonite
Arseniosiderite
Arsenogorceixite
Arsenopyrite
Arsentsumebite
Ashburtonite (TL)
Atacamite
Atheneite
Augite
Aurichalcite
Aurostibite
Autunite
Awaruite
'Axinite Group'
Azurite
Babingtonite
Baddeleyite
Baryte
'Bastnäsite'
Batisite
'Bauxite'
Bavenite
Bayldonite
Beaverite-(Cu)
Beidellite
Berlinite
Berthierine
Bertrandite
Beryl
var: Emerald
var: Vorobyevite
Berzelianite
β-Uranophane
Beudantite
'Bindheimite'
'Biotite'
Biphosphammite (TL)
Birnessite
Bismite
Bismoclite
Bismuth
Bismuthinite
Bismutite
Bismutoferrite
Bityite
Bixbyite
'Black Jade'
Blödite
Bobierrite
Böhmite
Bornite
Boulangerite
Bournonite
'Brabantite'
Braggite
Brannerite
Braunite
Breithauptite
Brezinaite
Brochantite
Brucite
Brushite
Calaverite
Calciosamarskite
Calcite
var: Cobaltoan Calcite
Caledonite
Carminite
Carnotite
'Carrboydite' (TL)
Carrollite
Cassidyite (TL)
Cassiterite
'Cat's Eye'
Celadonite
Celestine
Cerianite-(Ce)
Ceruleite
Cerussite
Chalcanthite
Chalcocite
Chalcomenite
Chalconatronite
Chalcophanite
Chalcopyrite
Chamosite
var: Daphnite
Chenevixite
'Chert'
'var: Taconite'
Chlorargyrite
var: Bromian Chlorargyrite
'Chlorite Group'
'var: Brunsvigite'
Chloritoid
Chrisstanleyite
Chromite
Chrysoberyl
var: Alexandrite
Chrysocolla
'Chrysoprase'
Chrysotile
Churchite-(Y)
Cinnabar
Clausthalite
'Clay'
Clinoatacamite
Clinobisvanite (TL)
Clinochlore
var: Chromian Clinochlore
var: Ripidolite
Clinoclase
Clinoenstatite
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Clinozoisite
Cobaltite
Cobaltpentlandite
Cohenite
Collinsite
Coloradoite
'Columbite'
Columbite-(Fe) (TL)
Columbite-(Mn)
Conichalcite
Connellite
Cookeite
Cooperite
Copper
Cordierite
Corkite
Cornetite
Cornubite
Cornwallite
Coronadite
Corundum
Corundum
var: Ruby

var: Sapphire
Cosalite
Covellite
Crandallite
Crocoite
Cronstedtite
Cryptomelane
Cubanite
Cumengeite
Cummingtonite
Cuprite
Cuproroméite
'Cymatolite'
Cyrilovite
Danielsite (TL)
Datolite
Daubréelite
Descloizite
Diaboleite
Diamond
Diaspore
'Diatomaceous Earth'
Digenite
Diopside
var: Chromian Diopside
Djurleite
'Doelterite'
Dolomite
var: Ferroan Dolomite
var: Manganoan Dolomite
Dravite
Dufrénite
Duftite
Dussertite
Elbaite
Enstatite
var: Bronzite
Epidote
Epsomite
Ernienickelite (TL)
Erythrite
Eucairite
Euclase
Eucryptite
Eulytine
Euxenite-(Y)
Felbertalite
'Feldspar Group'
Ferberite
'Fergusonite'
Fergusonite-(Y)
Ferrihydrite
Ferrimolybdite
Ferrisicklerite
Ferro-actinolite
Ferro-holmquistite (TL)
Ferro-hornblende
Fibroferrite
'Florencite'
'Fluocerite'
Fluorapatite
var: Mn-bearing Fluorapatite
Fluorite
Foggite
Formanite-(Y) (TL)
Fornacite
Forsterite
var: Peridot
Franklinite
Freibergite
'Gadolinite'
Gadolinite-(Y)
Gahnite
Galena
'Garnet'
'Garnierite'
Gartrellite (TL)
Gaspéite
Gearksutite
Gedrite
Georgeite (TL)
Gersdorffite
Gibbsite
Gillardite (TL)
Glauconite
Glaukosphaerite (TL)
Godlevskite
Goethite
Gold
var: Electrum
Goldmanite
'Goongarrite'
Gorceixite
Gordonite
Goslarite
Goyazite
Graftonite
'Grandite'
Graphite
var: Cliftonite
Greenalite
Greenockite
Grossular
Groutite
Grunerite
Guanine
Gypsum
Hafnon
Halite
'Halloysite'
Halotrichite
Hannayite
Hawleyite
Heazlewoodite
Hedenbergite
Helvine
Hematite
var: Martite
var: Specularite
Hemimorphite
Hercynite
Hessite
Hexahydrite
Hidalgoite
Hisingerite
Hollandite
Holmquistite
Holtite (TL)
'Hornblende'
Hübnerite
Huntite
Hureaulite
'Hyalophane'
Hydrohonessite (TL)
Hydrokenoelsmoreite
var: Ferritungstite
Hydromagnesite
Hydrotalcite
Hydroxyapophyllite-(K)
'Hydroxycalciomicrolite'
Hydroxylapatite
var: Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite
Hydrozincite
'Hypersthene'
Ilmenite
var: Picroilmenite
Inesite
Iodargyrite
Iowaite
Irarsite
Iron
var: Kamacite
Ixiolite
Jagüéite
'Jahnsite Group'
Jamesonite
Jarosite
'Jaspillite'
Jeppeite (TL)
Jordanite
'Joséite'
Junoite
Kambaldaite (TL)
Kaolinite
Kasolite
'K Feldspar'
'var: Adularia'
Kimrobinsonite (TL)
Koechlinite
Konyaite
Kostovite
Krennerite
Krupkaite
Kutnohorite
Kyanite
Laumontite
Laurionite
Lavendulan
'Lechatelierite
var: Fulgurite'

'Lehiite'
Lepidolite
Leucite
Leucophosphite (TL)
'Leucoxene'
Libethenite
'Limonite'
Linarite
Linnaeite
Lipscombite
Lithiophilite
Lithiophorite
Lizardite
Löllingite
Lonsdaleite
Loveringite (TL)
Lucasite-(Ce) (TL)
Luetheite
Mackinawite
Maghemite
Magnesio-hornblende
Magnesite
var: Breunnerite
var: Nickeloan Magnesite
Magnetite
var: Titaniferous Magnetite
var: Vanado-Magnetite
Majakite
Majorite (TL)
Malachite
Maldonite
'Manganese'
'Manganese Oxides'
Manganite
Mansfieldite
Marcasite
Margarite
'Maskelynite'
Massicot
Maucherite
Mawbyite
'Melilite Group'
Melonite
Mendozavilite-NaFe
Merenskyite
Metanatroautunite
Metatorbernite
Metavariscite
Metazeunerite
'Mica Group'
Michenerite
Microcline
var: Amazonite
Microlite Group
var: Cesstibtantite
Millerite
Mimetite
Minnesotaite
Minyulite (TL)
Mirabilite
Mitridatite
Mixite
Mogánite
Molybdenite
'Monazite'
Monazite-(Ce)
'Monazite Group'
Monazite-(La)
Moncheite
Monetite
Montbrayite
Montebrasite
Montgomeryite
Montmorillonite
'Mookaite'
Moolooite (TL)
Moraesite
Morenosite
'Mossite'
Mottramite
Mountkeithite (TL)
Mundrabillaite (TL)
Murdochite
Muscovite
var: Damourite
var: Fuchsite
var: Illite
var: Phengite
var: Sericite
Mushistonite
Nagyágite
Natanite
Natroalunite
Natrojarosite
Natropharmacosiderite (TL)
Naumannite
Neotocite
Népouite
Newberyite
Nickel
Nickelblödite (TL)
Nickelhexahydrite
Nickeline
Nimite
Nolanite
Nontronite
Noonkanbahite
Nsutite
Nuffieldite
Nullaginite (TL)
Okenite
Oldhamite
Olivenite
'Olivine'
Oosterboschite
Opal
var: Common Opal
var: Diatomite
var: Moss Opal
var: Opal-AN
var: Opaline
var: Precious Opal
Orpiment
Orthoclase
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Osarizawaite
Osbornite
Otavite
Otwayite (TL)
Oxammite
Palladium
Palladoarsenide
Paragonite
Paralaurionite
Paraotwayite (TL)
Paratacamite
Paratacamite-(Ni) (TL)
'Parisite'
Parkerite
Pecoraite (TL)
Pekoite
Pentlandite
Perovskite
Perroudite
Perryite
'Perthite'
Petalite
Petzite
Pharmacosiderite
Phenakite
Philipsbornite
Phlogopite
Phosgenite
Phosphammite (TL)
Pigeonite
Platarsite
Platinum
Plattnerite
'Plessite'
Plumbogummite
Plumbojarosite
Pollucite
Polydymite
Potarite
Potassic-fluoro-richterite
Powellite
Prehnite
Priderite (TL)
'Prochlorite'
Pseudomalachite
'Psilomelane'
Pucherite
'Pumpellyite'
Purpurite
Putnisite (TL)
Pyrargyrite
Pyrite
var: Bravoite
Pyroaurite
'Pyrochlore'
Pyrochlore Group
'Pyrochlore Supergroup'
Pyrolusite
Pyromorphite
Pyrope
'Pyroxene Group'
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
var: Agate
var: Amethyst
var: Bloodstone
var: Carnelian
var: Chalcedony
var: Chrome-Chalcedony
var: Jasper
var: Moss Agate
var: Onyx
var: Prase
var: Rock Crystal
var: Rose Quartz
Quartz
var: Smoky Quartz

'Quartzite'
Reevesite (TL)
Retgersite
'Rhabdophane'
Rhodochrosite
Richterite
Rickardite
Riebeckite
Riebeckite Group
var: Crocidolite

Ringwoodite
Roaldite (TL)
Robertsite
Rockbridgeite
Romanèchite
Rosasite
Roscoelite
Rucklidgeite
Russellite
Rutile
var: Ilmenorutile
var: Nigrine
var: Niobian Rutile
var: Strüverite
Rynersonite
Sabugalite
Saddlebackite (TL)
Safflorite
Samarskite-(Y)
Sampleite
Saponite
Sauconite
'Saussurite'
'Scapolite'
Scheelite
Schorl
Schreibersite
Scorodite
Segelerite
Segnitite
Selenium
Sepiolite
'Serpentine Group'
Shandite
Sicklerite
Siderite
Siegenite
'Silica'
Sillimanite
Silver
var: Amalgam
Simpsonite (TL)
Sinoite
Skutterudite
'Smectite Group'
Smithsonite
Smythite
'Soapstone'
'Speculite'
Sperrylite
Spessartine
Sphalerite
var: Marmatite
Spinel
Spionkopite
Spodumene
var: Kunzite
Stannite
Staurolite
Stercorite
Stibiopalladinite
Stibiotantalite (TL)
Stibnite
Stichtite
'Stilbite'
Stilpnomelane
Strengite
Stromeyerite
Stützite
Sudburyite
Suessite (TL)
Sulphur
Sylvanite
Symplesite
Syngenite
Taenite
Takovite
Talc
'Tantalite'
Tantalite-(Fe)
Tantalite-(Mn)
Tanteuxenite-(Y) (TL)
Tantite
'Tapiolite'
Tapiolite-(Fe)
Taranakite
'Tektite'
Tellurantimony
Tellurium
Tellurobismuthite
Telluropalladinite
Temagamite
Tennantite
Tenorite
'Testibiopalladite'
Tetradymite
Tetraferriannite (TL)
Tetrahedrite
var: Argentian Tetrahedrite
Thenardite
Thorianite
Thorite
Thorogummite
Tiemannite
'Tiger Iron'
'Tiger's Eye'
'var: Falcon's Eye'
Tintinaite
Titanite
var: Grothite ?
Tivanite (TL)
Tochilinite
Todorokite
Tomichite (TL)
Topaz
'Tourmaline'
'var: Indicolite'
'var: Verdelite'
Tranquillityite
Tremolite
Trevorite
Trilithionite
Triphylite
Tripuhyite
Troilite
Trona
Tsumcorite
Tsumoite
Tučekite (TL)
'Turgite'
Turquoise
Tyuyamunite
Ullmannite
'UM1994-19-PO:CuHMoPb'
Umangite
'Unnamed (Ca-analogue of Petterdite)'
Uraninite
Uranophane
Urea (TL)
Uricite (TL)
Uvarovite
Vaesite
Valleriite
Vanadinite
Variscite
var: Ferrian Variscite
Vauquelinite
Vermiculite
Vesuvianite
Violarite
Vivianite
Volynskite
'Wad'
Wadeite (TL)
Walentaite
Wardite
Wavellite
Weddellite
Weissite
Whewellite
'Whiteite Group'
Whitlockite
Widgiemoolthalite (TL)
Willemite
Wodginite (TL)
'Wolframite'
Woodallite (TL)
Wulfenite
'Wyomingite'
'Xenotime'
Xenotime-(Y)
Xonotlite
Yttrotantalite-(Y)
Zincite
'Zinnwaldite'
Zircon
var: Cyrtolite
Zirconolite
Zoisite


814 entries listed. 585 valid minerals. 54 type localities (valid minerals). 1 type locality (other).

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References

Krusch, P. (1903): Contribution for the knowledge of the usable deposits of West Australia. Ztschr. f. praktische Geologie 11, 321-331.

Carroll, D. (1945): Census of Western Australian Minerals. Mineral Resources of Western Australia, Dept. of Mines Bull. 1, 72 pp.

Simpson, E. S. (1948-52): Minerals of Western Australia. William H. Wyatt, Pert, 3 Volumes, 483, 675 and 714 pp. Reprinted 1984, by Hesperian Press, Carlisle, Western Australia, 631, 675 and 714 pp.

Blockley, J.G. (1971): The lead, zinc and silver deposits of Western Australia. Mineral Resources Bulletin 9, Geological Survey of Western Australia, 234 pp.

Marston, R.J. (1979): Copper Mineralisation in Western Australia. Mineral Resources Bulletin 13, Geological Survey of Western Australia, 208 pp.

Ferguson, K. M. (1999): Lead, Zinc and Silver Deposits of Western Australia. Mineral Resources Bulletin 15, Geological Survey of Western Australia, 314 pp. (update of Blockley, 1971)

Jacobson, M.I., Calderwood, M.A. and Grguric, B.A. (2007): Guidebook to the Pegmatites of Western Australia. Hesperian Press, Victoria Park, WA, Australia, 356 pp.

Fetherston, J. M., Stocklmayer, S. M. and Stocklmayer, V. C. (2013): Gemstones of Western Australia. Mineral Resources Bulletin 25, Geological Survey of Western Australia, Perth, Australia, 306 pp. [free online PDF version: http://geodocs.doir.wa.gov.au/search.jsp?cabinetId=1101&Combined=N11EC [Link Broken? Jul 2014]]

External Links

http://www.dmp.wa.gov.au/371.aspx (Dept. of Mines and Petroleum)
http://www.doir.wa.gov.au/371.aspx [Link Broken? Jul 2014] ('Geoscience Services' of the Geological Survey of Western Australia (GSWA); on-line databases MINEX and WAMEX)
http://www.earthmuseum.see.uwa.edu.au/
http://www.museum.wa.gov.au

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