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Aletai Prefecture (Altay Prefecture), Yili Hasake Autonomous Prefecture (Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture), Xinjiang Autonomous Region, China
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List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification
Group 1 - Elements
Antimony1.CA.05Sb
Bismuth1.CA.05Bi
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Gold1.AA.05Au
var: Electrum1.AA.05(Au, Ag)
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Haxonite1.BA.10(Fe,Ni)23C6
Iron
var: Kamacite
1.AE.05(Fe,Ni)
Niggliite1.AG.60PtSn
Palladium1.AF.10(Pd,Pt)
Platinum ?1.AF.10Pt
Silver1.AA.05Ag
var: Küstelite1.AA.05Ag
Zinc1.AB.05Zn
'α-Brass'1.AB.10aCu3Zn
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Alabandite2.CD.10MnS
Altaite2.CD.10PbTe
Argentopentlandite2.BB.15Ag(Fe,Ni)8S8
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bilibinskite2.BA.80PbCu2Au3Te2
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Boulangerite2.HC.15Pb5Sb4S11
Breithauptite2.CC.05NiSb
Calaverite2.EA.10AuTe2
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cobaltite2.EB.25CoAsS
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Cubanite2.CB.55aCuFe2S3
Daubréelite2.DA.05Fe2+Cr3+2S4
Digenite2.BA.10Cu9S5
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Gersdorffite2.EB.25NiAsS
Geversite2.EB.05aPtSb2
Greenockite2.CB.45CdS
Hessite2.BA.60Ag2Te
Jalpaite2.BA.45Ag3CuS2
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Melonite2.EA.20NiTe2
var: Bismuthian Palladian Melonite2.EA.20(Ni,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Merenskyite2.EA.20(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Michenerite2.EB.25PdBiTe
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Moncheite2.EA.20(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Nagyágite ?2.HB.20aPb5Au(Te,Sb)4S5-8
Nickeline2.CC.05NiAs
Pentlandite2.BB.15(Fe,Ni)9S8
Petzite2.BA.75Ag3AuTe2
Pyrargyrite2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
var: Bravoite2.EB.05a(Fe,Ni)S2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe1-xS (x = 0 to 0.17)
Rucklidgeite2.GC.40c(Bi,Pb)3Te4
Skutterudite2.EC.05CoAs3-x
Sperrylite2.EB.05aPtAs2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
var: Marmatite2.CB.05a(Zn,Fe)S
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Stromeyerite2.BA.40AgCuS
Stützite2.BA.65Ag5-xTe3, x = 0.24-0.36
Sylvanite2.EA.05(Au,Ag)2Te4
Tellurobismuthite2.DC.05Bi2Te3
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
var: Zincian Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
var: Argentian Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Valleriite2.FD.30(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Violarite2.DA.05Fe2+Ni3+2S4
Volynskite2.JA.20AgBiTe2
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Bismutotantalite4.DE.30Bi(Ta,Nb)O4
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Chrysoberyl4.BA.05BeAl2O4
Columbite-(Fe)4.DB.35FeNb2O6
Columbite-(Mn)4.DB.35(Mn,Fe)(Nb,Ta)2O6
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
Gahnite4.BB.05ZnAl2O4
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
var: Martite4.CB.05Fe2O3
var: Specularite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Ishikawaite4.DB.25U4+Fe2+Nb2O8
Ixiolite4.DB.25(Ta,Nb,Sn,Fe,Mn)4O8
Lepidocrocite4.FE.15γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Maghemite4.BB.15Fe3+2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
var: Mushketovite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
var: Titaniferous Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Manganite4.FD.15Mn3+O(OH)
Microlite Group4.00.
var: Bismutomicrolite (of Hogarth 1977)4.00.
var: Natrobistantite (TL)4.00.
var: Uranmicrolite (of Hogarth 1977)4.00.
Minium4.BD.05Pb3O4
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Pyrolusite4.DB.05MnO2
Pyrophanite4.CB.05Mn2+TiO3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: Jasper4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rock Crystal4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Samarskite-(Y)4.DB.25(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Tantalite-(Fe)4.DB.35FeTa2O6
Tantalite-(Mn)4.DB.35MnTa2O6
Tapiolite-(Fe)4.DB.10(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
'Tietaiyangite'4.CB.80Fe3+4Fe2+TiO9
Tungstite4.FJ.10WO3 · H2O
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
Wüstite4.AB.25FeO
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Bismutite5.BE.25(BiO)2CO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
var: Manganoan Calcite5.AB.05(Ca,Mn)CO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Magnesite5.AB.05MgCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Alunite7.BC.10KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Celestine7.AD.35SrSO4
Chalcanthite7.CB.20CuSO4 · 5H2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Melanterite7.CB.35FeSO4 · 7H2O
Retgersite7.CB.30NiSO4 · 6H2O
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Amblygonite8.BB.05LiAl(PO4)F
Annabergite8.CE.40Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Cheralite8.AD.50(Ca,Ce)(Th,Ce)(PO4)2
Clinobisvanite8.AD.65Bi(VO4)
Erythrite8.CE.40Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Ferrisicklerite8.AB.10Li1-x(Fe3+xFe2+1-x)PO4
Fillowite
var: Mg-Fillowite
8.AC.50Na2Ca(Mn2+4Mg2Fe2+)7(PO4)6
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca2Ca3(PO4)3F
Lithiophilite8.AB.10LiMn2+PO4
Montebrasite8.BB.05LiAl(PO4)(OH)
Purpurite8.AB.10(Mn3+,Fe3+)PO4
Qingheiite (TL)8.AC.15NaMn3+Mg(Al,Fe3+)(PO4)3
Scorodite8.CD.10FeAsO4 · 2H2O
Sicklerite8.AB.10Li1-x(Mn3+xMn2+1-x)PO4
Triphylite8.AB.10LiFe2+PO4
Variscite8.CD.10AlPO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{(Mg,Fe2+)5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Aegirine9.DA.25NaFe3+Si2O6
Albite9.FA.35NaAlSi3O8
var: Albite Moonstone9.FA.35NaAlSi3O8
var: Andesine9.FA.35(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
var: Cleavelandite9.FA.35NaAlSi3O8
var: Oligoclase9.FA.35(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Allanite-(Ce)9.BG.05b{CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Almandine9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Andalusite9.AF.10Al2(SiO4)O
Andradite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Anorthite9.FA.35CaAl2Si2O8
var: Labradorite9.FA.35(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Antigorite9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Arfvedsonite9.DE.25[Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Augite9.DA.15(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Aquamarine9.CJ.05Be3Al2Si6O18
var: Emerald9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Goshenite9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Heliodor9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Morganite9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Braunite9.AG.05Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O (x < 1)
Clinozoisite9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Cordierite9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Cummingtonite9.DE.05☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Dravite9.CK.05Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Elbaite9.CK.05Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Enstatite9.DA.05MgSiO3
var: Bronzite9.DA.05(Mg,Fe2+)2[SiO3]2
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ertixiite (TL)9.HA.05Na2Si4O9
Eucryptite9.AA.05LiAlSiO4
Ferro-edenite9.DE.15{Na}{Ca2}{Fe2+5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Foitite9.CK.05(□,Na)(Fe2+2Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3OH
Forsterite9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
Glaucophane9.DE.25◻[Na2][Mg3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
'Halloysite'9.ED.10Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Hedenbergite9.DA.15CaFe2+Si2O6
Holmquistite9.DD.05☐{Li2}{Mg3Al2}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Kyanite9.AF.15Al2(SiO4)O
Lizardite9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Microcline9.FA.30KAlSi3O8
var: Amazonite9.FA.30KAlSi3O8
Montmorillonite9.EC.40(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
var: Lithian Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Rubidian Muscovite9.EC.15(K,Rb)Al2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Natrolite9.GA.05Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Orthoclase9.FA.30KAlSi3O8
Petalite9.EF.05LiAl(Si4O10)
Phenakite9.AA.05Be2SiO4
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH,F)2
Pollucite9.GB.05(Cs,Na)2(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
Polylithionite9.EC.20KLi2Al(Si4O10)(F,OH)2
var: Cs-bearing Polylithionite9.EC.20(K,Cs)Li2Al(Si4O10)(F,OH)2
Prehnite9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Pumpellyite-(Mg)9.BG.20Ca2MgAl2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Pyrophyllite9.EC.10Al2(Si4O10)(OH)2
Riebeckite9.DE.25◻[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH)2
Rossmanite9.CK.05☐(LiAl2)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Saponite9.EC.45Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Sillimanite9.AF.05Al2(SiO4)O
Spessartine9.AD.25Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Spodumene9.DA.30LiAlSi2O6
var: Hiddenite9.DA.30LiAlSi2O6
Staurolite9.AF.30(Fe2+,Mg,Zn)1.5-2Al9(SiO4)4O6(OH,O)2
Swinefordite9.EC.45Li(Al,Li,Mg)4((Si,Al)4O10)2(OH,F)4 · nH2O
Talc9.EC.05Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Trilithionite9.EC.20K(Li1.5Al1.5)(AlSi3O10)(F,OH)2
'UM2004-49-SiO:AlCsFHKLi'9.EC.20(Cs,K)(Al,Li)2.6((Si,Al)4O10)(F,OH)2
Vesuvianite9.BG.35(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Zircon9.AD.30ZrSiO4
var: Cyrtolite9.AD.30Zr[(SiO4),(OH)4]
var: Hafnian Zircon9.AD.30(Zr,Hf)SiO4
Zoisite9.BG.10{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
var: Thulite9.BG.10{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Unclassified Minerals
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Allanite'-
'Almandine-Pyrope Series'-
Amphibole Supergroup-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
var: Byssolite-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
var: Uralite-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Apatite'-
'Asbestos'-
'Ashanite'-(Nb,Ta,U,Fe,Mn)4O8
'Asphaltum'-
'Biotite'-
'var: Titanian Biotite'-
'Brabantite'-CaTh(PO4)2
'Caesium-Biotite'-
'Chert'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Chrysolite'-
'Clinoptilolite'-
'Columbite'-(Fe,Mn)(Nb,Ta)2O6
'Columbite-(Fe)-Tantalite-(Fe) Series'-
'Columbite-Tantalite'-
'Elbaite-Liddicoatite Series'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Garnet'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Hornblende'-
'Hydromuscovite'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
'Lepidolite'-
'var: Cs-rich Lepidolite'-
'var: Purple Jade'-
'Limonite'-FeO(OH) · nH2O
'Manganese Oxides'-
'Monazite'-
'Olivine'-(Mg,Fe2+)2SiO4
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Perthite'-
'Plessite'-
'Psilomelane'-
'Pyroxene Group'-
'Saussurite'-
'Scapolite'-
'Serpentine Group'-D2[Si2O5](OH)4 + or - nH2O
'Tantalite'-(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4


284 entries listed. 237 valid minerals.

References

Jianhua Chen (1989): The characteristics of gem granite pegmatites in Altai mountain ranges. Journal of Xinjiang Institute of Technology 10(1), 81-84 (in Chinese with English abstract).

Lieti Te and Bingbin Yang (1999): Gem beryl (aquamarine, emerald) pegmatites of Altay, Xinjiang, and their characteristics. Xinjiang Nonferrous Metals 1999(2), 1-9 (in Chinese).

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