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List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification
Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe1-xS (x = 0 to 0.17)
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite ?2.12.4.1FeAsS
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Loparite-(Ce)4.3.3.3(Na,Ce,Ca,Sr,Th)(Ti,Nb,Fe)O3
Maghemite4.3.7.1Fe3+2O3
Perovskite4.3.3.1CaTiO3
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Cerianite-(Ce)4.4.12.1(Ce4+,Th)O2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4MnO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
var: Ilmenorutile4.4.1.2Fex(Nb,Ta)2x · 4Ti1-xO2
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Thorianite5.1.1.2ThO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Manganite6.1.3.1Mn3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chrysoberyl7.2.9.1BeAl2O4
Magnesiochromite7.2.3.1Mg(Cr,Al,Fe)2O4
Magnesioferrite7.2.2.1MgFe3+2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
ABO4
Fergusonite-(Ce)8.1.1.3(Ce,La,Nd)NbO4
Fergusonite-(Ce)-β (TL)8.1.2.2(Ce,La,Nd)NbO4
'Fergusonite-(Nd)'8.1.1.4(Nd,Ce)(Nb,Ti)O4
Fergusonite-(Nd)-β (TL)8.1.2.3(Nd,Ce)NbO4
Fergusonite-(Y)8.1.1.1YNbO4
A2B2O6(O,OH,F)
Pyrochlore Group8.2.1.1A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
var: Plumbopyrochlore (of Skorobogatova et al.)8.2.1.6A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
AB2O6
Aeschynite-(Ce)8.3.6.1(Ce,Ca,Fe,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Aeschynite-(Nd) (TL)8.3.6.5(Nd,Ce,Ca)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Columbite-(Fe)8.3.2.2FeNb2O6
Columbite-(Mn)8.3.2.4(Mn,Fe)(Nb,Ta)2O6
Fersmite8.3.3.1(Ca,Y)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH)6
Nioboaeschynite-(Ce)8.3.6.2(Ce,Ca,Th)(Nb,Ti)2(O,OH)6
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Halite9.1.1.1NaCl
Sylvite9.1.1.2KCl
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Zhangpeishanite (TL)9.2.11.3BaFCl
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Strontianite14.1.3.3SrCO3
AB(XO3)2
Alstonite14.2.5.1BaCa(CO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Barytocalcite14.2.6.1BaCa(CO3)2
Benstonite14.2.3.1(Ba,Sr)6(Ca,Mn)6Mg(CO3)13
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Norsethite14.2.2.1BaMg(CO3)2
Paralstonite14.2.2.2BaCa(CO3)2
Miscellaneous
Carbocernaite14.4.6.1(Ca,Na)(Sr,Ce,Ba)(CO3)2
Group 15 - HYDRATED NORMAL CARBONATES
AmBn(XO3)p·xH2O, with (m+n):p < 1:1
Lanthanite-(Ce)15.4.2.3(Ce,La,Nd)2(CO3)3 · 8H2O
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Bastnäsite-(Ce)16a.1.1.1(Ce,La)(CO3)F
Bastnäsite-(Y)16a.1.1.3(Y,Ce)(CO3)F
Cebaite-(Ce) (TL)16a.1.9.1Ba3Ce2(CO3)5F2
Cordylite-(Ce)16a.1.7.1NaBaCe2(CO3)4F
Huanghoite-(Ce) (TL)16a.1.4.1BaCe(CO3)2F
Parisite-(Ce)16a.1.5.1Ca(Ce,La)2(CO3)3F2
'Parisite-(Nd)'16a.1.5.2Ca(Nd,Ce,La)2(CO3)3F2
Röntgenite-(Ce)16a.1.6.1Ca2(Ce,La)3(CO3)5F3
Synchysite-(Ce)16a.1.3.1Ca(Ce,La)(CO3)2F
'Zhonghuacerite-(Ce)'16a.1.8.1Ba2Ce(CO3)3F
Group 17 - COMPOUND CARBONATES
Miscellaneous
Daqingshanite-(Ce) (TL)17.1.10.1(Sr,Ca,Ba)3(Ce,La)(CO3)3-x(PO4)(OH,F)2x
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Melanterite29.6.10.1FeSO4 · 7H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Alunite30.2.4.1KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
AXO4
Monazite-(Ce)38.4.3.1(Ce,La,Nd,Th)(PO4)
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Brockite40.4.7.5(Ca,Th,Ce)PO4 · H2O
Rhabdophane-(Ce)40.4.7.1(Ce,La)(PO4) · H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Fayalite51.3.1.1Fe2+2SiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Thorite51.5.2.3(Th,U)SiO4
Zircon51.5.2.1ZrSiO4
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Andalusite52.2.2b.1Al2(SiO4)O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Clinohumite52.3.2d.1Mg9(SiO4)4F2
Humite52.3.2c.1(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Britholite-(Ce)52.4.9.1Ca2(Ce,Ca)3(SiO4,PO4)3(OH,F)
Fluorbritholite-(Ce)52.4.9.8Ca2(Ce,Ca)3(SiO4,PO4)3(F,OH)
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and/or >[4] coordination
Bafertisite (TL)56.2.6b.1Ba(Fe2+,Mn2+)2Ti(Si2O7)O(F,OH)2
Chevkinite-(Ce)56.2.8.1(Ce,La,Ca,Th)4(Fe2+,Mg)(Fe2+,Ti,Fe3+)2(Ti,Fe3+)2(Si2O7)2O8
Dingdaohengite-(Ce) (TL)56.2.13.9(Ce,La)4Fe2+(Ti,Fe2+,Mg,Fe2+)2Ti2(Si2O7)2O8
Perrierite-(Ce)56.2.8.3(Ce,Ca,Th)4(Fe2+,Mg)Fe3+2(Ti,Fe3+)2(Si2O7)2O8
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Allanite-(Ce)58.2.1a.1{CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Clinozoisite58.2.1a.4{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Vesuvianite58.2.4.1(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Group 60 - CYCLOSILICATES Four-Membered Rings
Four-Membered Rings, as Titanosilicates
Baotite (TL)60.1.2.1Ba4(Ti,Nb)8Si4O28Cl
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Dravite61.3.1.9Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Aegirine65.1.3c.2NaFe3+Si2O6
Aegirine-augite65.1.3b.2(Na,Ca)(Fe3+,Fe2+,Mg,Al)Si2O6
Augite65.1.3a.3(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Cummingtonite66.1.1.1☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Richterite66.1.3b.9{Na}{CaNa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 69 - INOSILICATES Chains with Side Branches or Loops
Chains with Side Branches or Loops with P>2
Magbasite (TL)69.2.1c.1KBaFe3+Mg7Si8O22(OH)2F6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
'Halloysite'71.1.1.4Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Fluorokinoshitalite (TL)71.2.21.4BaMg3(Al2Si2O10)F2
Muscovite
var: Illite
71.2.2d.2K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH,F)2
Tainiolite71.2.2b.9KLiMg2(Si4O10)F2
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Montmorillonite71.3.1a.2(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Nontronite71.3.1a.3Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1NaAlSi3O8
Microcline76.1.1.5KAlSi3O8
Orthoclase76.1.1.1KAlSi3O8
Unclassified Minerals
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{(Mg,Fe2+)5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Aeschynite'-
Albite
var: Andesine
-(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
var: Oligoclase-(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
'Allanite'-
Anatase
var: Niobian Anatase
-(Ti,Nb)O2
Anorthite
var: Labradorite
-(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
'Apatite'-
Aragonite
var: Strontian Aragonite
-(Ca,Sr)CO3
Arfvedsonite-[Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
'Beiyinite'-
'Biotite'-
Calcite
var: Manganoan Calcite
-(Ca,Mn)CO3
var: Strontian Calcite-(Ca,Sr)CO3
'Cebaite-(Nd)'-Ba3(Nd,Ce)2(CO3)5F2
'Chlorite Group'-
Dolomite
var: Ferroan Dolomite
-CaMg(CO3)2
Ferrisepiolite-(Fe3+,Fe2+,Mg)4((Si,Fe3+)6O15)(O,OH)2 · 6H2O
Ferro-edenite-{Na}{Ca2}{Fe2+5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Fluorcalciopyrochlore (TL)-(Ca,Na,□)2Nb2(O,OH)6(F,OH)
Fluorophlogopite-KMg3(AlSi3O10)(F,OH)2
Fluorotetraferriphlogopite (TL)-KMg3(Fe3+Si3O10)F2
'Garnet'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Halloysite
var: Ferrian Halloysite'
-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Hematite
var: Specularite
-Fe2O3
'Hornblende'-
'Hydrogoethite'-3Fe2O3·4H2O
'Leucoxene'-
'Limonite'-FeO(OH) · nH2O
Magnesio-arfvedsonite-{Na}{Na2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Magnesio-riebeckite-◻{Na2}{Mg3Fe3+2}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Monazite'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Nioboaeschynite-(Nd)'-(Nd,Ce,Ca,Th)(Nb,Ti,Fe,Ta)2(O,OH)6
'Oborite'-
'Perthite'-
'Psilomelane'-
Riebeckite-◻[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH)2
Rutile
var: Niobian Rutile
-(Ti,Nb)O2
'Scapolite'-
'Serpentine Group'-D2[Si2O5](OH)4 + or - nH2O
Strontianite
var: Emmonite
-(Sr,Ca)CO3
Thorite
var: Ferrithorite
-(Th,Fe3+)[Si(O,OH)4]
var: Uranothorite-(Th,U)SiO4
'Unnamed (Ca-Ba carbonate)'-(Ca,Sr)2Ba[CO3]3
'Unnamed (Cordylite-like (Ca0.5[]0.5)BaCe2[CO3]4F)'-Ca□Ba2Ce4[CO3]8F2
Xenotime-(Y)-Y(PO4)
Yangzhumingite (TL)-KMg2.5(Si4O10)F2
Zeolite Group-


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