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Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Acanthite
Achavalite
Actinolite
var: Smaragdite
Adamite
var: Cuprian Adamite
Aegirine
Aegirine-augite
Aenigmatite
'Aeschynite'
Aeschynite-(Ce)
Aeschynite-(Nd) (TL)
Aeschynite-(Y)
'Agalmatolite'
Aguilarite
Aikinite
Akaganeite
Åkermanite
Akimotoite
Aktashite
Alabandite
Albite
var: Albite Moonstone
var: Andesine
var: Cleavelandite
var: Oligoclase
var: Oligoclase-Albite
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Aleksite
'Allanite'
Allanite-(Ce)
Allargentum
Alleghanyite
Allendeite
'Allevardite'
Alloclasite
Allophane
Almandine
'Almandine-Pyrope Series'
'Almandine-Spessartine Series'
'α-Brass'
Alstonite
Altaite
Aluminite
Aluminium
Alum-(K)
Alunite
Alunogen
Amarillite
'Amber'
Amblygonite
Amesite
var: Ferroamesite
Amphibole Supergroup
var: Byssolite
var: Uralite
Analcime
Anatase
var: Niobian Anatase
Ancylite-(Ce)
Andalusite
var: Chiastolite
'Andesine-oligoclase'
'Andorite'
Andradite
var: Demantoid
var: Melanite
var: Stanniferous Andradite
'Andradite-Grossular Series'
Anduoite (TL)
Angelellite
Anglesite
Anhydrite
'Anhydrokainite'
Anilite
Ankerite
var: Manganoan Ankerite
Annabergite
var: Magnesian Annabergite
Annite
Anorthite
var: Bytownite
var: Labradorite
'Anorthoclase'
'Antamokite'
Antarcticite
Anthophyllite
Antigorite
Antimonselite (TL)
Antimony
var: Bismuthian Antimony
Antlerite
Anyuiite
'Apatite'
'var: Carbonate-rich Apatite'
'var: Cerapatite'
'var: Collophane'
'var: Phosphorite'
'Aphrosiderite'
Aphthitalite
'Apophyllite'
Aragonite
var: Flos Ferri
var: Strontian Aragonite
Aramayoite
Arcubisite
Arfvedsonite
Argentojarosite
Argentopentlandite
Argyrodite
Armalcolite
Arsendescloizite
Arsenic
Arseniosiderite
Arsenogoyazite
Arsenolite
Arsenopalladinite
Arsenopyrite
var: Danaite
'Arsenpolybasite'
'Asbestos'
Asbolane
'Ashanite'
'Asphaltum'
Aspidolite
Astrophyllite
Atacamite
Athabascaite
Atokite
Augelite
Augite
var: Asteroite
var: Fassaite
var: Soda-Augite
var: Titanian Augite
Aurichalcite
Aurorite
Aurostibite
Austinite
Autunite
Avicennite
Awaruite
Axinite-(Fe)
'Axinite Group'
Azurite
Babingtonite
'Babingtonite-Manganbabingtonite Series'
Baddeleyite
Bafertisite (TL)
Balipholite (TL)
Balkanite
Baotite (TL)
'Barbierite'
Bariopharmacosiderite
'Barium-Uranophane'
Barringerite
Barroisite
Baryte
var: Strontian Baryte
Barytocalcite
Bassanite
Bassetite
'Bastnäsite'
Bastnäsite-(Ce)
Bastnäsite-(Y)
'Bauxite'
Bavenite
Bayerite
Bayldonite
Beaverite-(Cu)
Becquerelite
'Beegerite'
Behoite
'Beiyinite'
Bellidoite
Bementite
Benavidesite
Benjaminite
Benstonite
'Bentonite'
'var: Sodian Bentonite'
Berryite
Berthierine
Berthierite
Bertossaite
Bertrandite
Beryl
var: Aquamarine
var: Emerald
var: Goshenite
var: Heliodor
var: Morganite
Beryllonite
Berzelianite
β-Fergusonite-(Ce) (TL)
β-Fergusonite-(Nd) (TL)
β-Fergusonite-(Y)
'β-Iridisite'
β-Uranophane
Betekhtinite
Betpakdalite-CaCa
Beudantite
var: Cuprian Beudantite
Bezsmertnovite
Bilibinskite
Billietite
'Bindheimite'
'Biotite'
'var: Chromian Biotite'
'var: Manganophyllite'
'var: Titanian Biotite'
Birnessite
Bischofite
Bismite
Bismuth
Bismuthinite
var: Argentiferous Bismuthinite
var: Horobetsuite
Bismutite
Bismutohauchecornite
Bismutotantalite
'Bitumen'
Bixbyite
Blödite
Böhmite
Boltwoodite
Bonattite
'Bonchevite'
Boracite
Borax
Borcarite
Bornite
var: Argentiferous Bornite
'Borocalcite'
Borovskite
Botryogen
Boulangerite
Bournonite
'Brabantite'
Brackebuschite
Braggite
Brannerite
Braunite
Brazilianite
Breithauptite
Britholite-(Ce)
var: Thorian Britholite-(Ce)
Britholite-(Y)
Brochantite
Brockite
Bromargyrite
Bromellite
Brookite
Brownmillerite
Brucite
Buckhornite
Burbankite
'Bursaite'
Bustamite
Butlerite
'Caesium-Biotite'
Cahnite
'Caichengyunite' (TL)
'Calamine'
Calaverite
Calciouranoite
Calcite
var: Argentine
var: Ferroan Calcite
var: Iceland Spar
var: Manganoan Calcite
var: Mg-rich Calcite
var: Strontian Calcite
var: Travertine
Calcurmolite
Calomel
Calzirtite
Cancrinite
Canfieldite
var: Tellurian Canfieldite
var: Tellurocanfieldite (TL)
Cannizzarite
Caracolite
Carboborite (TL)
Carbocernaite
Carbonatecyanotrichite
Carminite
Carnallite
Carpholite
Carrollite
Caryopilite
Cassiterite
var: Wood Tin
Caswellsilverite
Catapleiite
Cattierite
Cebaite-(Ce) (TL)
'Cebaite-(Nd)'
Celadonite
Celestine
var: Barian Celestine
Celsian
Cerianite-(Ce)
Cerussite
var: Chrome-Cerussite
Cervantite
Cervelleite
Cetineite
'Chabazite'
Chabazite-Na
Chaidamuite (TL)
Chalcanthite
Chalcocite
var: Argentiferous Chalcocite
var: Harrisite
Chalcomenite
Chalcophanite
Chalcophyllite
Chalcopyrite
Chalcostibite
Chambersite
Chamosite
var: Daphnite
var: Pseudothuringite
var: Thuringite
Changbaiite (TL)
Changchengite (TL)
Chatkalite
Chengdeite (TL)
Chenguodaite (TL)
Cheralite
Chernovite-(Y)
Chernykhite
'Chert'
'Chevkinite'
Chevkinite-(Ce)
'Chevkinite Group'
'Chicken-Blood Stone'
Chiluite (TL)
'Chiviatite'
Chlorapatite
Chlorargyrite
var: Bromian Chlorargyrite
'Chlorite Group'
'var: Brunsvigite'
Chloritoid
Chloroxiphite
Chondrodite
Christite
Chrombismite (TL)
Chromferide
Chromite
var: Ferrian Chromite
Chromium (TL)
'Chrysanthemum Stone'
Chrysoberyl
Chrysocolla
'Chrysolite'
Chrysotile
Churchite-(Y)
Cinnabar
Clausthalite
'Clay'
Cleusonite
Clinobisvanite
'Clinochalcomenite'
Clinochlore
var: Chromian Clinochlore
var: Delessite
var: Diabantite
var: Leuchtenbergite
var: Pennine
var: Pyknochlorite
var: Ripidolite
var: Sheridanite
Clinoclase
Clinoenstatite
Clinoferrosilite
Clinohedrite
Clinohumite
var: Titanclinohumite
'Clinoptilolite'
Clinoptilolite-K
Clinoptilolite-Na
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
'Clinotyrolite'
Clinozoisite
Clintonite
'Coal'
'var: Anthracite'
'var: Bituminous Coal'
Cobaltite
'Cobaltite-Gersdorffite Series'
Cobaltpentlandite
Coesite
Coffinite
Cohenite
Coloradoite
'Columbite'
Columbite-(Fe)
'Columbite-(Fe)-Tantalite-(Fe) Series'
Columbite-(Mn)
'Columbite-Tantalite'
Conichalcite
Cookeite
Cooperite
Copiapite
Copper
var: Stanniferous Copper
Coquimbite
Cordierite
Cordylite-(Ce)
Corkite
Cornubite
Cornwallite
Coronadite
Corundum
var: Ruby
var: Sapphire
Cosalite
var: Argentocosalite
Covellite
var: Selenian Covellite
Crandallite
Creedite
Cristobalite
Crocoite
Crookesite
'Crossite'
'Cryophyllite'
Cryptomelane
'Csiklovaite'
Cubanite
Cummingtonite
Cuprite
var: Chalcotrichite
var: Tile ore
Cuprocopiapite
Cuspidine
'Cu-Zn alloy'
Cymrite
Dadsonite
Damiaoite (TL)
Danalite
Danbaite (TL)
Danburite
D'Ansite
Daomanite (TL)
Daqingshanite-(Ce) (TL)
Darapskite
Datolite
Daubréelite
Davidite-(La)
Dawsonite
Deerite
Delafossite
Descloizite
Diamond
Diaphorite
Diaspore
Dickite
var: Changhua Stone
var: Gaoshan Stone
Digenite
Dingdaohengite-(Ce) (TL)
Diopside
var: Baikalite
var: Chromian Diopside
'Diopside-Hedenbergite Series'
Dissakisite-(Ce)
Djerfisherite
Djurleite
'Dognácskaite'
Dolomite
var: Ferroan Dolomite
var: Manganoan Dolomite
Domeykite
Doyleite
Dravite
'Dravite-Schorl Series'
Drysdallite
Dufrénoysite
Duftite
Dundasite
'Dushan Jade'
Dussertite
Dyscrasite
Dzhalindite
Eastonite
Eckermannite
Eclarite
Edenite
Edingtonite
Elbaite
'Elbaite-Liddicoatite Series'
Ellisite
'Elsmoreite Group
var: Jixianite' (TL)

Emplectite
Empressite
Enargite
'Endellite'
Enstatite
var: Bronzite
Epidote
var: Tawmawite
Epistilbite
Epsomite
Erlianite (TL)
Erlichmanite
Ertixiite (TL)
Erythrite
Eskebornite
Eucairite
Euclase
Eucryptite
Eudialyte
Eugsterite
Eulytine
Euxenite-(Y)
'Evansite'
Falkmanite
Famatinite
Farringtonite
Faustite
Fayalite
'Fayalite-Tephroite Series
var: Knebelite'

Felbertalite
'Feldspar Group'
Felsőbányaite
Fengchengite (TL)
Ferberite
'Ferdisilicite'
'Fergusonite'
Fergusonite-(Ce)
'Fergusonite-(Nd)'
Fergusonite-(Y)
Ferricopiapite
Ferrihydrite
Ferrimolybdite
Ferrisepiolite (TL)
Ferrisicklerite
Ferri-winchite
Ferro-actinolite
'Ferro-Actinolite-Tremolite Series
var: Hetian Jade'

'var: Kunlun Jade'
'var: Lantian Jade'
'var: Manasi Jade'
'var: Meiling Jade'
'var: Nephrite'
'var: Tremolite Jade'
'var: Xiuyan Jade'
Ferro-anthophyllite
Ferro-edenite
'Ferro-ferri-barroisite'
Ferro-ferri-katophorite
'Ferro-ferri-winchite'
Ferro-glaucophane
Ferro-hornblende
Ferro-katophorite
Ferrokesterite
Ferronigerite-2N1S
Ferro-pargasite
Ferroselite
Ferrosilite
Ferrotaaffeite-2N’2S (TL)
Ferro-tschermakite
'Fersilicite'
Fersmite
Fibroferrite
Fillowite
var: Mg-Fillowite

Fischesserite
Fizélyite
'Flint'
'Florencite'
Florencite-(Ce)
Fluoborite
'Fluocerite'
Fluocerite-(Ce)
Fluorannite (TL)
Fluorapatite
var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite
var: Mn-bearing Fluorapatite
var: Strontian Apatite
Fluorapophyllite-(K)
Fluorapophyllite-(Na)
Fluorcalciomicrolite
Fluorcalciopyrochlore (TL)
Fluorellestadite
Fluorite
var: Chlorophane
var: Stink-Fluss
var: Yttrofluorite
Fluornatropyrochlore (TL)
Fluorokinoshitalite (TL)
Fluoro-nybøite (TL)
Fluorophlogopite
Fluoro-richterite
Fluoro-taramite (TL)
Foitite
Formanite-(Y)
Forsterite
var: Peridot
Fourmarierite
Franckeite
var: Incaite
Franklinite
Freibergite
Freieslebenite
Friedrichite
'Frieseite'
Frohbergite
Froodite
Fukuchilite
Fülöppite
Furongite (TL)
'Gadolinite'
Gadolinite-(Y)
Gahnite
var: Manganoan Gahnite
Galena
var: Argentiferous Galena
var: Bismuthiferous Galena
var: Selenian Galena
Galenobismutite
var: Argentiferous Galenobismutite
Gananite (TL)
Ganomalite
Ganophyllite
Gaotaiite (TL)
Garavellite
'Garnet'
'Garnierite'
Gaylussite
Gearksutite
Gedrite
Gehlenite
Geikielite
'Geikielite-Ilmenite Series'
Genthelvite
Geocronite
Gersdorffite
var: Cobaltoan Gersdorffite
Getchellite
Geversite
Gibbsite
Giessenite
Gladite
'Glass'
Glauberite
Glaucodot
Glauconite
Glaucophane
'Glockerite'
Godlevskite
Godovikovite
Goethite
Gold
var: Argentian Mercurian Gold
var: Electrum
var: Iridian Gold
var: Mercurian Gold
var: Palladian Gold
var: Platinian Gold
var: Rhodite
'Goldamalgam (of Chen et al.)'
Goldfieldite
Goldmanite
Gorceixite
Görgeyite
Goslarite
Goyazite
Graftonite
Graphite
var: Cliftonite
Gratonite
Greenalite
Greenockite
var: Zincian Greenockite
Greigite
Grimaldiite
Grossite
Grossular
var: Chromian Grossular
var: Hessonite
var: Manganoan Grossular
'Grossular-Hibschite Series'
Groutite
Grunerite
'Guanglinite'
Gudmundite
Gugiaite (TL)
'Guixite'
'Gummite'
Gupeiite (TL)
Gustavite
Gypsum
var: Selenite
Gyrolite
Halite
'Halloysite'
'var: Ferrian Halloysite'
Halloysite-10Å
Halloysite-7Å
Halotrichite
Hambergite
'Hami Green Jade'
Hammarite
Hanjiangite (TL)
Hanksite
Harkerite
Hastingsite
Hauchecornite
Hauerite
Hausmannite
Haüyne
Hawleyite
Hawthorneite
Haxonite
Heazlewoodite
Hedenbergite
var: Manganoan Hedenbergite
'Hedenbergite-Johannsenite Series'
Hedleyite
'Heliophyllite'
Hellandite-(Y)
Helvine
Hematite
var: Martite
var: Specularite
Hemimorphite
Hercynite
var: Picotite
Herderite
Herzenbergite
Hessite
Heterogenite
Heteromorphite
'Heulandite'
Hexahydrite
'Hexatestibiopanickelite'
Heyrovskýite
Hezuolinite (TL)
Hibonite
Hidalgoite
Hingganite-(Y) (TL)
Hinsdalite
Hisingerite
Hocartite
Hodrušite
'Högbomite'
Hollandite
Hollingworthite
Holmquistite
'Hongquiite'
Hongshiite (TL)
Hopeite
'Hornblende'
Hornblende Root Name
Hörnesite
Hotsonite
Hsianghualite (TL)
Huanghoite-(Ce) (TL)
Hubeite (TL)
Hübnerite
Hulsite
Humberstonite
Humite
Hunchunite (TL)
Hungchaoite (TL)
Hurlbutite
Hutchinsonite
'Hyalophane'
'Hydroastrophyllite'
Hydrobiotite
Hydroboracite
Hydrocerussite
Hydrochlorborite (TL)
'Hydrocornubite'
Hydroglauberite
'Hydrogoethite'
'Hydrogrossular'
'Hydrohausmannite'
Hydrohetaerolite
Hydromagnesite
'Hydromuscovite'
Hydrotalcite
Hydroxycalciopyrochlore (TL)
Hydroxycalcioroméite
Hydroxylapatite
var: Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite
Hydroxylellestadite
Hydroxylherderite
Hydrozincite
'Hypersthene'
Idaite
'Iddingsite'
Ikunolite
var: Tellurian Ikunolite

'Illite-1M'
Ilmenite
var: Cr-rich Picroilmenite
var: Hystatite
var: Manganilmenite
var: Manganoan Ilmenite
var: Picroilmenite
'Ilmenite-Pyrophanite Series'
'Ilsemannite'
Ilvaite
Imhofite
Imogolite
Inaglyite
Inderite
Inesite
Ingodite
Inyoite
Iodargyrite
Irarsite
Iridarsenite
'Iridisite'
Iridium
var: Osmiridium
var: Rutheniridium
var: Ruthenosmiridium
Iron
var: Kamacite
Ishikawaite
Isoferroplatinum
Isomertieite
var: Fengluanite
Ixiolite
var: Wolframoixiolite
Izoklakeite
Jacobsite
'Jade'
Jadeite
Jalpaite
Jamesonite
var: Manganoan Jamesonite
Jarosite
Jaskólskiite
Jianshuiite (TL)
Jinshajiangite (TL)
'Jiulongbi Jade'
Johannsenite
Jordanite
Jordisite
'Joséite'
'Joséite-A'
'Joséite-B'
Junoite
Kaersutite
Kainite
Kainosite-(Y)
Kalistrontite
Kaňkite
Kaolinite (TL)
Kashinite
Kasolite
Kassite
Katophorite
Kellyite
'Kelyphite'
'Kennedyite
var: Chromian Kennedyite'

Kermesite
Kesterite
'K Feldspar'
'var: Adularia'
Kiddcreekite
Kieserite
Kipushite
'Kivuite'
'Klaprothite (of Petersen)'
Kleemanite
Klockmannite
Kobellite
Koechlinite
Koenenite
Konyaite
Kornerupine
Kostovite
Kotoite
Kotulskite
Krausite
Krennerite
Kröhnkite
Krupkaite
Krut'aite
Kulanite
Kullerudite
Kupletskite
Kuranakhite
Kurgantaite
Kurnakovite
Kutnohorite
Kyanite
Lafossaite
Laihunite (TL)
Laitakarite
Lamprophyllite
Langbeinite
Lanmuchangite (TL)
Lanthanite-(Ce)
Laplandite-(Ce)
Larosite
Laumontite
Laurite
Lautite
Lawrencite
Lawsonite
Lazulite
Lead
Leadamalgam (TL)
Leadhillite
Leonite
Lepidocrocite
Lepidolite
var: Cs-rich Lepidolite
var: Purple Jade
var: Rb-rich Lepidolite
Leucite
'Leucoxene'
Liberite (TL)
Libethenite
Liebigite
Lillianite
var: Argentian Lillianite
Lime
'Limonite'
'var: Bean Ore'
Linarite
Lindsleyite
Lindströmite
Lingunite (TL)
Linnaeite
Linzhiite (TL)
Lishizhenite (TL)
Lisiguangite (TL)
Litharge
Lithiophilite
Lithiophorite
Livingstonite
Lizardite
Löllingite
Lonsdaleite
Loparite-(Ce)
Lorándite
Löweite
Luanheite (TL)
Luanshiweiite (TL)
Ludwigite
var: Stanniferous Ludwigite
Lüneburgite
Lunijianlaite (TL)
Luobusaite (TL)
Luzonite
Mackinawite
Magbasite (TL)
Maghemite
Magnesio-arfvedsonite
Magnesiochloritoid
Magnesiochromite
Magnesiocopiapite
Magnesioferrite
Magnesiofoitite
Magnesio-hastingsite
Magnesio-hornblende
Magnesiohulsite (TL)
Magnesionigerite-2N1S (TL)
Magnesionigerite-6N6S (TL)
Magnesio-riebeckite
Magnesiostaurolite
Magnesiotaaffeite-2N’2S
'Magnesiotaramite'
Magnesite
var: Ferroan Magnesite
Magnetite
var: Ishkulite
var: Mushketovite
var: Titaniferous Magnetite
var: Vanado-Magnetite
Majorite
'Majorite-Pyrope Series'
Malachite
Malanite (TL)
var: Cobaltian Malanite
Malayaite
Maldonite
Mandarinoite
'Manganepidote'
'Manganese Oxides'
'var: Manganese Dendrites'
Manganhumite
Manganilvaite
Manganite
Manganocummingtonite
Manganogrunerite
'Manganomelane'
Manganosite
Mannardite
var: Ankangite (TL)
Mansfieldite
Maoniupingite-(Ce) (TL)
Marcasite
var: Lonchidite
Margarite
var: Beryllian Margarite
Marialite
'Maskelynite'
Maslovite
Massicot
Mathiasite
Matildite
Matlockite
Maucherite
Mawsonite
Mayingite (TL)
Mcallisterite
Mckinstryite
Meionite
Melanocerite-(Ce)
var: Caryocerite

Melanterite
var: Cuprian Melanterite
'Melilite'
'Melnikovite'
Melonite
var: Bismuthian Palladian Melonite
var: Co-rich Melonite
var: Palladoan Melonite
Meneghinite
'Mengxianminite'
Mercury
Merenskyite
Merrillite
'Mertieite'
Merwinite
Meta-autunite
Metacinnabar
var: Onofrite
'Metahalloysite'
Metamunirite
Metasideronatrite
Metatorbernite
Metazeunerite
Miargyrite
'Mica Group'
Michenerite
Microcline
var: Amazonite
Microlite Group
var: Bismutomicrolite (of Hogarth 1977)
var: Natrobistantite (TL)
var: Uranmicrolite (of Hogarth 1977)
'Microperthite'
Miharaite
Milarite
Millerite
Millosevichite
Mimetite
'Mimetite-2M'
Minium
Minjiangite (TL)
Minnesotaite
Mirabilite
Modderite
Moissanite
Moluranite
Molybdenite
'Molybdenite-2H'
'Molybdenite-3R'
Molybdite
'Monazite'
Monazite-(Ce)
Monazite-(La)
Monazite-(Nd)
Moncheite
Monetite
'Mongshanite'
Monohydrocalcite
'Montanite'
Montbrayite
Montebrasite
Monteponite
Monticellite
Montmorillonite
var: Askanite
var: Calcium-Montmorillonite
Montroseite
Montroydite
'Moonstone'
Mopungite
Mordenite
Mosandrite
Moschellandsbergite
'Muchuanite'
Mullite
Muscovite
var: Alurgite
var: Avalite
var: Barian Muscovite
var: Chromian Sericite
var: Damourite
var: Ferrimuscovite
var: Fuchsite
var: Illite
var: Liebenerite
var: Lithian Muscovite
var: Mariposite
var: Phengite
var: Rubidian Muscovite
var: Sericite
Mushistonite
Muthmannite
Nacrite
var: Tianhuang Stone
Nahcolite
Naldrettite
Nanlingite (TL)
Nanpingite (TL)
Naquite (TL)
Natroalunite
Natrojarosite
Natrolite
'Natromontebrasite'
Natron
Naumannite
Navajoite
Nelenite
Nenadkevichite
Neotocite
Nepheline
Népouite
Nesquehonite
Neyite
Nickel
Nickeline
Nierite
Nifontovite
Niggliite
Niningerite
'Nioboaeschynite'
Nioboaeschynite-(Ce)
'Nioboaeschynite-(Nd)'
Niter
Nitratine
Nitrocalcite
Nolanite
Nontronite
Nordenskiöldine
Norsethite
Northupite
Nsutite
Nuffieldite
Nybøite
'Oborite'
'Obsidian'
'Ochre'
Oldhamite
Olivenite
'Olivine'
Olshanskyite
Omeiite (TL)
Omphacite
Opal
var: Diatomite
var: Geyserite
var: Opal-AN
Orientite
Orpiment
Orthobrannerite (TL)
'Orthochrysotile'
Orthoclase
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Osarizawaite
Osarsite
Osbornite
Osmium
var: Iridosmine
Otavite
Ottensite (TL)
Ourayite
Owyheeite
var: Teremkovite
Oxycalciopyrochlore
Oxynatromicrolite (TL)
'Ozocerite'
Pääkkönenite
Padĕraite
Palermoite
Palladium
Palygorskite
Paolovite
Parabutlerite
Paracoquimbite
Paragonite
Parahopeite
Paralstonite
Pararammelsbergite
Paratacamite
Pargasite
Pargasite Root Name
'Parisite'
Parisite-(Ce)
'Parisite-(Nd)'
Parkerite
Parnauite
var: Debaoite
Parsettensite
Pascoite
Pavonite
Pearceite
'Pearceite-T2ac'
Pectolite
var: Manganoan Pectolite
Pekoite
Penroseite
Pentahydroborite
Pentlandite
var: Argentian Pentlandite
Periclase
Perovskite
Perrierite-(Ce)
Perryite
'Perthite'
Petalite
'Petrified Wood'
'Petroleum'
Petzite
Phenakite
Phlogopite
var: Chromian Phlogopite
var: Ferroan Phlogopite
var: Manganoan Phlogopite
Phosphohedyphane
Phosphosiderite
Phosphuranylite
Phurcalite
'Pianlinite'
Pickeringite
Picotpaulite
Picromerite
Picropharmacolite
Piemontite
Pigeonite
Pilsenite
Pingguite (TL)
Pinnoite
Pirssonite
Plagionite
Platinum
var: Avaite
var: Ferroan Platinum
'Plessite'
Plombièrite
Plumbogummite
Plumbojarosite
Polarite
Polhemusite
Polkanovite
Pollucite
Polybasite
Polycrase-(Y)
Polydymite
Polyhalite
Polylithionite
var: Cs-bearing Polylithionite
Portlandite
Potassic-chloro-hastingsite
'Potassic-eckermannite'
'Potassic-hastingsite'
'Potassic-magnesio-arfvedsonite'
'Potassic-richterite'
Powellite
Prehnite
Preiswerkite
Prosopite
'Protolithionite'
Proustite
Pseudomalachite
'Psilomelane'
'Pumpellyite'
Pumpellyite-(Mg)
Purpurite
Pyrargyrite
Pyrite
var: Arsenian Pyrite
var: Auriferous Pyrite
var: Bravoite
var: Cobalt-nickel-pyrite (of Vernadsky)
var: Cobaltoan Pyrite
var: Hengleinite
var: Thallian Arsenian Pyrite
'Pyrobitumen'
'Pyrochlore'
Pyrochlore Group
var: Aluminobetafite (of Kawai)
var: Ceriopyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)
var: Plumbopyrochlore (of Skorobogatova et al.)
'Pyrochlore Supergroup
var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977)'

Pyrochroite
Pyrolusite
var: Polianite
Pyromorphite
Pyrope
var: Chromian Pyrope
Pyrophanite
Pyrophyllite
var: Cattle Egg Stone
Pyrosmalite-(Mn)
Pyrostilpnite
'Pyroxene Group'
Pyroxmangite
Pyrrhotite
var: Cobaltoan Pyrrhotite
Qilianshanite (TL)
Qingheiite (TL)
Qingsongite (TL)
'Qingtian Stone'
Qitianlingite (TL)
Quartz
var: Agate
var: Amethyst
var: Aventurine
var: Carnelian
var: Chalcedony
var: Citrine
var: Ferruginous Quartz
var: Jasper
var: Milky Quartz
var: Onyx
var: Prase
var: Rock Crystal
var: Rose Quartz
var: Sardonyx
var: Sceptre Quartz
var: Smoky Quartz
Quenselite
Qusongite (TL)
Radhakrishnaite
Raguinite
Rambergite
Ramdohrite
Rammelsbergite
Ranciéite
Raspite
Realgar
Rectorite
Reidite
Retgersite
'Rhabdophane'
Rhabdophane-(Ce)
Rhabdophane-(La)
Rhodium
Rhodochrosite
Rhodonite
var: Hsihutsunite
Rhodostannite
Rhomboclase
Richterite
Rickardite
Riebeckite
Riebeckite Root Name
var: Crocidolite

Ringwoodite
Rinkite
Rinneite
Robinsonite
Roedderite
Romanèchite
Romarchite
'Roméite Group'
'var: Stibiconite'
Römerite
Röntgenite-(Ce)
Rosasite
Roscoelite
'Roscoelite-1M'
'Roscoelite-2M1'
Rossmanite
Rozenite
Ruarsite (TL)
Rucklidgeite
Rustenburgite
Ruthenarsenite
Rutheniridosmine
Ruthenium
var: Iridrhodruthenium
Rutherfordine
Rutile
var: Ilmenorutile
var: Niobian Rutile
var: Strüverite
Sabugalite
Safflorite
Sakhaite
Salammoniac
'Samarskite Group'
Samarskite-(Y)
Sanidine
Saponite
Sapphirine
Sarcopside
Sasaite
Sauconite
'Saussurite'
'Scapolite'
Scawtite
Schachnerite
'Schalenblende'
Scheelite
var: Molybdoscheelite
'Schirmerite'
Schoenfliesite
Schoepite
Scholzite
Schorl
Schorlomite
Schreibersite
Schreyerite
Schröckingerite
Scolecite
Scorodite
Selenium
Selenopolybasite
Seligmannite
Sellaite
Semseyite
Senaite
Sénarmontite
Sepiolite
'Serpentine Group'
'var: Bastite'
'var: Serpentine Jade'
Shortite
Shuangfengite (TL)
var: Platinoshuangfengite
Sicklerite
Siderite
var: Ca-rich Siderite
var: Manganoan Siderite
var: Mg-rich Siderite
var: Pistomesite
var: Zincian Siderite
Sideronatrite
Siderophyllite
Siderotil
Siegenite
'Silica'
Silicon
Sillénite
Sillimanite
Silver
var: Amalgam
var: Kongsbergite
var: Küstelite
Sinhalite
Skinnerite
Sklodowskite
Skutterudite
var: Smaltite
'Smectite Group'
Smithsonite
var: Monheimite
Smythite
'Soapstone'
'Soda'
Sodalite
Součekite
Sperrylite
Spertiniite
Spessartine
Sphaerobertrandite
Sphalerite
var: Cleiophane
var: Marmatite
var: Mátraite
var: Przibramite (of Huot)
Spherocobaltite
Spinel
var: Ceylonite
var: Chromspinel
var: Pleonaste
Spodumene
var: Hiddenite
Stannite
Stannoidite
Stannopalladinite
Starkeyite
Staurolite
Stellerite
Stephanite
Sternbergite
Stibarsen
'Stibioenargite'
Stibiopalladinite
Stibiotantalite
var: Bismuthian Stibiotantalite
Stibnite
var: Selenian Stibnite
'Stilbite'
Stilbite-Ca
Stillwellite-(Ce)
Stilpnomelane
Stolzite
Stromeyerite
Strontianite
var: Emmonite
Strontiohurlbutite (TL)
Studtite
Stützite
Suanite
Sudburyite
Sudoite
Sulphur
Sulvanite
var: Ge-Sn-Sulvanite
Suolunite (TL)
Sursassite
Svanbergite
Swinefordite
Sylvanite
Sylvite
'Synchysite'
Synchysite-(Ce)
'Synchysite Group'
Synchysite-(Y)
Syngenite
Szaibélyite
Szomolnokite
Taenite
Tainiolite
Takanelite
Talc
var: Steatite
Talnakhite
Tamarugite
Tangdanite (TL)
Tantalaeschynite-(Y)
'Tantalite'
Tantalite-(Fe)
Tantalite-(Mn)
Tapiolite-(Fe)
Taramite
Taramite Root Name
Taranakite
Tarbuttite
Tausonite
Teallite
'Tektite'
'var: Chinite'
'var: Indochinite'
Tellurium
Tellurobismuthite
'Telluromayingite'
Tengchongite (TL)
Tennantite
var: Argentiferous Tennantite
var: Bismuthian Tennantite
var: Tellurian Tennantite
var: Zincian Tennantite
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'
Tenorite
Tephroite
'Testibiopalladite'
Tetra-auricupride (TL)
Tetradymite
Tetraferriphlogopite
Tetraferroplatinum
Tetrahedrite
var: Argentian Tetrahedrite
var: Bismuthian Tetrahedrite
var: Cd-Freibergite
var: Mercurian Tetrahedrite
var: Zincian Tetrahedrite
Thaumasite
Thénardite
Thermonatrite
Thoreaulite
Thorianite
var: Aldanite
var: Uranothorianite
Thorite
var: Auerlite
var: Ferrithorite
var: Uranothorite
'Thorogummite'
Thortveitite
Tiemannite
'Tietaiyangite'
'Tiger's Eye'
Tin
Tincalconite
Tintinaite
'TiO2 II'
Titanite
Titanium (TL)
var: Tetragonal Titanium
Titanowodginite
Tobermorite
Todorokite
Tongbaite (TL)
'Tongxinite'
Topaz
Torbernite
'Tourmaline'
'var: Rubellite'
'var: Verdelite'
Tremolite
Tridymite
Trilithionite
Triphylite
Triplite
Triploidite
Tripuhyite
Tristramite
Troilite
Trona
Trüstedtite
Tschermakite
Tschermakite Root Name
Tschermigite
Tsumoite
Tuite (TL)
Tungsten
Tungstenite
Tungstite
'Turgite'
Turquoise
Tyrolite
Tyuyamunite
Uklonskovite
Ulexite
Ullmannite
Ulvöspinel
'UM1980-16-Te:Bi'
'UM1993-25-Te:AgAu'
'UM1993-29-TeO:AuPb'
'UM1993-30-TeO:AuPb'
'UM1999-02-As:NiRh'
'UM2001-03-C:MoS'
'UM2001-24-Te:BiSe'
'UM2001-//-Te:Bi'
'UM2002-26-S:FeNi'
'UM2003-13-S:AgAuCu'
'UM2003-14-S:AgBiFeTe'
'UM2003-17-S:AgTe'
'UM2004-49-SiO:AlCsFHKLi'
'UM2007-01-As:CuPd'
'UM2007-02-As:NiPd'
'UM2007-03-As:NiRh'
'UM2007-04-As:Pd'
'UM2007-05-As:PdTe'
'UM2007-06-As:Rh'
'UM2007-16-N:Ti'
'UM2007-21-S:AsIrRh'
'UM2007-22-S:AsRu'
'UM2007-26-S:CuFeIrNiPtRh'
'UM2007-27-S:CuFeIrNiRh'
'UM2007-28-S:CuFeIrNi'
'UM2007-29-S:CuFeIrNi'
'UM2007-30-S:Fe'
'UM2007-31-S:Ti'
'UM2007-33-Se:CuRhS'
'UM2007-42-Te:AsPd'
'UM2007-43-Te:Pd'
'UM2008-32-GeO:AlFSi'
Umangite
'Unnamed (Ag-Au Amalgam II)'
'Unnamed (Ag-Cu-Fe Sulphide)'
'Unnamed (Ag-Cu-Pb Sulphosalt)'
'Unnamed (Ag-Pd Telluride Bismuthide)'
'Unnamed (Ag Telluride Sulphide)'
'Unnamed (Au2Te)'
'Unnamed (Au-Ag-Sb sulfide)'
'Unnamed (Bi Chromate Oxide)'
'Unnamed (Bi Telluride I)'
'Unnamed (Bi Telluride II)'
'Unnamed (Bi Telluride III)'
'Unnamed (Bi Telluride Selenide)'
'Unnamed (Ca-Ba carbonate)'
'Unnamed (Cordylite-like (Ca0.5[]0.5)BaCe2[CO3]4F)'
'Unnamed (Cu-analogue of Fraipontite)'
'Unnamed (Cu-Au-Fe Sulphide)'
'Unnamed (Cu-Hg Selenide)'
'Unnamed (Cu-Pb-Bi Sulphosalt)'
'Unnamed (Cu-Sb Selenide)'
'Unnamed (Cu Selenide)'
'Unnamed (Fe-Sn Oxide)'
'Unnamed (Ni Arsenide Sulphide)'
'Unnamed (OH-analogue of Topaz)'
'Unnamed (Pb-Cu Sulphide)'
'Unnamed (Pd-Bi Chloride)'
'Unnamed (Ruthenium Oxide)'
Urancalcarite
Uraninite
var: Pitchblende
var: Thorian Uraninite
Uranocircite
Uranophane
Uranopilite
Uranospathite
Uranospinite
'Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)'
'Ustarasite'
'var: Argentiferous Ustarasite'
Uvarovite
Uytenbogaardtite
Vaesite
Valentinite
Valleriite
Vanadinite
var: Arsenatian Vanadinite
Vandendriesscheite
Vanthoffite
Variscite
'Varlamoffite'
Väyrynenite
Vermiculite
'Vernadite'
Vesuvianite
var: Chrome-Vesuvianite
var: Manganoan Vesuvianite
Veszelyite
Vikingite
Villamaninite
Vincentite
Violarite
'Viséite'
Vismirnovite
Vivianite
Volkonskoite
Voltaite
Volynskite
Vonsenite
'Vudyavrite'
Vulcanite
Vysotskite
'Wad'
'var: Cobaltian Wad'
Wadsleyite
Wagnerite
Wairauite
Wakabayashilite
Wavellite
Weddellite
Wegscheiderite
'Wehrlite (of Huot)'
Weibullite
Weishanite (TL)
Weissite
Whitlockite
Willemite
var: Xingshaoite
Willyamite
Wiluite
Winchite
Witherite
Wittichenite
'Wittite'
Wodginite
'Wolfachite'
'Wolframite'
Wollastonite
'Wollastonite-2M'
Woodhouseite
Wulfenite
Wurtzite
Wüstite
'Xenotime'
Xenotime-(Y)
Xiangjiangite (TL)
Xieite (TL)
Xifengite (TL)
Xilingolite (TL)
var: Argentiferous Xilingolite
Ximengite (TL)
Xingzhongite (TL)
Xitieshanite (TL)
Yangzhumingite (TL)
Yarlongite (TL)
Yarrowite
Yavapaiite
Yimengite (TL)
Yingjiangite (TL)
Yixunite (TL)
'Yiyangite' (TL)
Yttrocrasite-(Y)
Yuanfuliite (TL)
Yuanjiangite (TL)
Zabuyelite (TL)
Zangboite (TL)
Zeolite Group
Zeunerite
Zhanghengite (TL)
Zhangpeishanite (TL)
'Zhonghuacerite-(Ce)'
Zinc
'Zinccopperite'
Zincite
Zincmelanterite
'Zincobotryogen'
Zincocopiapite (TL)
Zincospiroffite (TL)
Zincovoltaite (TL)
Zinkenite
'Zinnwaldite'
Zippeite
Zircon
var: Cyrtolite
var: Hafnian Zircon
var: Hyacinth
var: Malacon
var: Orvillite
Zoisite
var: Thulite
Zunyite


1878 entries listed. 1222 valid minerals. 118 type localities (valid minerals). 6 type localities (others).

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References

Song Shuhe, Ed. (1990): Mineral deposits of China, Vol. 1. Geological Publishing House, Beijing, China, 355 pp.

Song Shuhe, Ed. (1992): Mineral deposits of China, Vol. 2. Geological Publishing House, Beijing, China, 349 pp.

Zhu Xun, Ed. (2002): Mineral Facts of China. Science Press, Beijing, China, 776 pp.

Ottens, B. (2004): Fascination of the Minerals from China. CD, author's publishing, Berthold Ottens, Klingenbrunn-Bahnhof 24, 94518 Spiegelau, Germany (ottens-mineralien@t-online. de). [Note: the address on the CD is outdated; the new address is: Kalkofenstraße 15, 96194 Walsdorf, Germany]

Liu, G. (2006): Fine Minerals of China. Verlag AAA Minerals AG, Zug, 366 pp.

Golas, P. J. (2008): Bergbautechnologie im spätkaiserlichen China - Errungenschaften und Grenzen. Der Anschnitt, 60 (1), 2-11 (in German).

Ottens, B. (2008): China. Mineralien - Fundstellen - Lagerstätten. TU Bergakademie Freiberg & Christian Weise Verlag, Munich, Germany, 576 pp (in German).

Dahlkamp, F.J., Ed. (2009): Uranium Deposits of the World. Springer (Berlin, Heidelberg), pp. 31-156.

Changming Wang, Jun Deng, Shouting Zhang and Liqiang Yang (2010): Metallogenic Province and Large Scale Mineralization of Volcanogenic Massive Sulfide Deposits in China. Resource Geology 60, 404-413.

Liu, G., Lavinsky, R. M., Meieran, E. S., Schmitt, H. H., Moore, T. P. & Wilson, W. E. (2013): Crystalline Treasures- The Mineral Heritage of China. Supplement to Mineralogical Record, 104 pp.

Pirajno, F. (2013): The geology and tectonic settings of China's mineral deposits. Springer, 679 pp.

External Links

http://old.cgs.gov.cn/ev/english.htm [China Geological Survey]
http://www.mindat.org/forum.php?read,99,334542,334542#msg-334542 [Access to PDFs of Chinese geoscientific journals]

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