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Name(s) in local language(s): Pilipinas
 
Note: The adminstrative hierarchy of the Philippines is inconsistently described in the usual web ressources, see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philippines#Administrative_divisions and http://www.statoids.com/uph.html

According to Wikipedia, the Philippines is divided into three island groups: Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. As of March 2010, these were divided into 17 regions, 80 provinces, 138 cities, 1,496 municipalities, and 42,025 barangays.

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Actinolite
var: Smaragdite
Albite
Altaite
Alunite
Amphibole Supergroup
Andradite
Anhydrite
Anilite
Ankerite
Annite
Anorthite
'Antamokite'
Antlerite
'Apatite'
Arsenopyrite
Azurite
Baryte
'Biotite'
Bismuthinite
Bornite
Calaverite
Calcite
var: Manganoan Calcite
Chalcanthite
Chalcocite
Chalcopyrite
'Chert'
'Chlorite Group'
Chromite
Chrysocolla
Cinnabar
'Clay'
Clinochlore
var: Chromian Clinochlore
Coloradoite
Colusite
Copper
Covellite
Crocoite
Cuprite
Diaspore
Dickite
Digenite
Diopside
Djurleite
Enargite
Enstatite
Epidote
Famatinite
Forsterite
var: Peridot

Galena
'Garnet'
'Garnierite'
Goethite
Gold
var: Electrum
var: Mercurian Gold
'Goldamalgam (of Chen et al.)'
Goldfieldite
Graphite
Gypsum
Hematite
var: Specularite
Hessite
'Heulandite'
Idaite
Iridium
var: Osmiridium

Iron
var: Kamacite

Jarosite
Kaolinite
'K Feldspar'
'var: Adularia'
Laumontite
Lepidocrocite
'Limonite'
Luzonite (TL)
Magnesiochromite
Magnetite
Malachite
Marcasite
'Melnikovite'
Mercury
Merenskyite
'Mica Group'
Mitridatite
Molybdenite
Moncheite
Montmorillonite
Muscovite
var: Illite
var: Sericite
Neotocite
Niter
Nsutite
'Olivine'
'Pearl'
Pentlandite
'Perthite'
Petzite
Phlogopite
Platinum
Prehnite
Proustite
Pyrargyrite
Pyrite
var: Bravoite
Pyrophyllite
'Pyroxene Group'
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
Rhodochrosite
Rhodonite
Rutile
'Scapolite'
Scheelite
Schreibersite
'Serpentine Group'
Silver
'Smectite Group'
Sphalerite
Stannoidite
Stephanite
Stibnite
Sulphur
Sylvanite
Taenite
'Tektite'
'var: Bikolite'
Tennantite
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'
Tenorite
Tetrahedrite
Titanite
'Tourmaline'
Tremolite
Tridymite
Troilite
'Unnamed (Au2Hg)'
Uraninite
var: Pitchblende
Uvarovite
Vesuvianite
Violarite
Wairakite
Wavellite
Whitlockite
'Wolframite'
Wollastonite
Zeolite Group
Zircon
Zunyite


155 entries listed. 111 valid minerals. 1 type locality (valid mineral).

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References

Salvador P. Lopéz (1992): Isles of Gold - A History of Mining in the Philippines. Oxford Univ. Press, xx pp.

David R. Cooke, Pete Hollings, and Zhaoshan Chang (2011): Philippine Porphyry and Epithermal Deposits: An Introduction. Economic Geology, 106, 1253-1256.

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