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Philippines

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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

'Albite-Anorthite Series'

Altaite

Alunite

'Amphibole Supergroup'

Andradite

Anhydrite

Anilite

Ankerite

Annite

Anorthite

'Antamokite'

Antlerite

'Apatite'

Arsenopyrite

Augite

Azurite

Baryte

'Biotite'

Bismuthinite

Bornite

Calaverite

Calcite

var: Manganoan Calcite

Chalcanthite

Chalcocite

Chalcopyrite

'Chlorite Group'

Chromite

Chrysocolla

Cinnabar

'Clays'

Clinochlore

var: Chromian Clinochlore

Coloradoite

Colusite

Copper

Covellite

Crocoite

Cuprite

Diaspore

Dickite

Digenite

Diopside

Djurleite

Enargite

Enstatite

Epidote

Famatinite

'Feldspar Group'

'var: Perthite'

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

Ilmenite

Iridium

var: Osmiridium

Iron

var: Kamacite

Jarosite

Kaolinite

'K Feldspar'

'var: Adularia'

Laumontite

Lawrencite

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'

'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'

'Pearl'

Pentlandite

Petzite

Phlogopite

Platinum

Prehnite

Proustite

Pyrargyrite

Pyrite

var: Bravoite

Pyrophyllite

'Pyroxene Group'

Pyrrhotite

Quartz

var: Chalcedony

Rhodochrosite

Rhodonite

Rutile

'Scapolite'

Scheelite

Schreibersite

'Serpentine Subgroup'

'Silica'

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


115 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Entries shown in red are rocks recorded for this region.

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Localities in this Region

Philippines
Philippines

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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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