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In 1995, Armenia re-organized into the current ten provinces and one city.
Prior to 1995, Armenia consisted of 37 shrjanner (regions).

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Acanthite
Actinolite
Aegirine
Alabandite
Albite
var: Oligoclase
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
'Allanite'
Altaite
Analcime
Anatase
Andalusite
Anhydrite
Ankerite
Anorthite
var: Bytownite
'Apatite'
Arfvedsonite
Arsenopyrite
Augite
Azurite
Baddeleyite
Barringerite
Baryte
'Biotite'
Bismuth
Bismuthinite
Bismutite
Bornite
Boulangerite
Buckhornite
Calaverite
'Calcareous Tufa'
Calcite
Calcurmolite (TL)
Cancrinite
Cassiterite
Celadonite
Chalcocite
Chalcopyrite
Chekhovichite (TL)
'Chlorite Group'
Chromite
Chrysocolla
Clinochlore
Clinoptilolite-Ca
Coloradoite
Colusite
Copper
Covellite
Cronstedtite
Crookesite
Cubanite
Cuprite
'Davidite'
Dickite
Digenite
Diopside
Dolomite
Emplectite
Empressite
Enargite
Epidote
Fluorite
Forsterite
Freieslebenite
Galena
'Garnet'
Germanite
Gersdorffite
'Glass'
Goethite
Gold
var: Electrum
Goldfieldite
Gypsum
Hastingsite
var: Femaghastingsite

Haüyne
'Hellandite'
Hematite
Hematite
var: Specularite

Hessite
Ilmenite
Iron
var: Kamacite
Jarosite
Kaolinite
Keystoneite
Krennerite
Leucite
'Limonite'
Luzonite
Magnesite
Magnetite
'Makite'
Malachite
Marcasite
Melonite
Microcline
Molybdenite
'Monazite'
Montmorillonite
Muscovite
var: Fuchsite
var: Sericite
Nagyágite
'Nasturan'
Natrolite
Nepheline
'Obsidian'
'Olivine'
Orthoclase
'Perthite'
Petzite
Pigeonite
Pilsenite
Pyrite
'Pyroxene Group'
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
Quartz
var: Agate

var: Amethyst
var: Chalcedony
var: Moss Agate
Renierite
Rhodochrosite
Rucklidgeite (TL)
Rutile
Sanidine
Scheelite
'Serpentine Group'
'Silica'
Silver
Smirnite (TL)
Sodalite
Sphalerite
Stannite
Stibnite
'Stilbite'
Sylvanite
Tellurantimony
Tellurobismuthite
Tennantite
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'
Tenorite
Tetradymite
Tetrahedrite
Thorite
Titanite
Tochilinite
'Tourmaline'
Troilite
Volynskite (TL)
Wittichenite
Xenotime-(Y)
Zeolite Group
Zircon


158 entries listed. 122 valid minerals. 5 type localities (valid minerals).

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References

Oswald, F. (1906): A treatise on the geology of Armenia. Author's publishing at 'Iona', Beeston, Notts., xx pp.

Amiryan, Sh. O.; Khachaturyan, E. A.; Mezhlumyan, G. B.; Pidzhyan, G. O. and Faramazyan, A. S. (1972): Basic problems in the study of the main ore formations of the Armenian SSR. Izvestiya Akademii Nauk Armyanskoi SSR, Nauki o Zemle 25(5), 58-72.

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