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Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals

All CIM references are taken from the THIRD EDITION of Hey's Mineral Index, by A. Clark, Dept. of Mineralogy, Natural History Museum, London.

Book Information: 852 pages. hard cover. Published by Chapman & Hall, London 1993.

Hey's Mineral Index groups all minerals into one of 32 groups based on their chemistry - mindat.org allows you to search for minerals using these groupings.

Click below to view subgroups or minerals in each of Hey's groups.

Hey Classification 3rd edition - Silicates not Containing Aluminum

14.1Silicates of the alkali metals
14.2Silicates of Cu
14.3Silicates of Be
14.4Silicates of Mg
14.5Silicates of Ca
14.6Silicates of Ca with alkali or Mg or both
14.7Silicates of Ba, Sr and Zn
14.8Silicates of Group III metals other than Al
14.9Silicates of Ti
14.10Silicates of Zr or Hf
14.11Silicates of Th and Hg
14.12Silicates of Sn
14.13Silicates of Pb
14.14Silicates of V and Bi
14.15Silicates of Cr
14.16Silicates of U
14.17Silicates of Mn
14.18Silicates of Mn and Na, K, Mg, Ca or Fe
14.19Silicates of Fe
14.20Silicates of Fe and alkali metals
14.21Silicates of Fe and Mg
14.22Silicates of Fe and Ca
14.23Silicates of Fe, Mg, Ca
14.24Silicates of Fe, Mg and alkalis
14.25Silicates of Fe, Ca and alkalis and of Fe, Mg, Ca and alkalis
14.26Silicates of Ni
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