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Chiprovtsi deposit, Chiprovtsi Obshtina, Montana Province, Bulgariai
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
43° 21' 55'' North , 22° 50' 6'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Chiprovtsi2,080 (2017)4.2km
Georgi Damyanovo748 (2017)16.0km
Chuprene842 (2017)21.8km
Berkovitsa15,027 (2012)27.6km
Ruzhintsi1,269 (2017)28.5km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Община Чипровци, Област Монтана, България


Ag-Pb hydrothermal stratabound replacement deposit.
Metal content is assumed to be derived from a granite intrusion.
Located in the western Balkan Mountains.

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41 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Atanasov, V. A. (1975). Argentian mercurian tetrahedrite, a new variety, from the Chiprovtsi ore deposit, Western Stara-Planina mountains, Bulgaria. Mineral. Mag, 40(11), 233-237.; Petrova, M., & Ilieev, T. (2007). Compositional variations in the tetrahedrite-tennantite fahlores and polybasite-pearceite series from the Chiprovtsi Ag-Pb deposit, northwestern Bulgaria. Au-Ag telluride-selenide deposits, 26, 39.
Aluminocopiapite
Formula: Al2/3Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Reference: Dimitrova, D. A., Mladenova, V. G., & Hecht, L. (2008). Hydrous sulphates formed during oxidation of colloform pyrite from Chiprovtsi Ag-Pb deposit, NW Bulgaria. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta Supplement, 72, A217.
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Dimitrova, D. A., Mladenova, V. G., & Hecht, L. (2008). Hydrous sulphates formed during oxidation of colloform pyrite from Chiprovtsi Ag-Pb deposit, NW Bulgaria. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta Supplement, 72, A217.
'Arsenpolybasite'
Reference: Petrova, M., & Ilieev, T. (2007). Compositional variations in the tetrahedrite-tennantite fahlores and polybasite-pearceite series from the Chiprovtsi Ag-Pb deposit, northwestern Bulgaria. Au-Ag telluride-selenide deposits, 26, 39.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Petrova, M., & Ilieev, T. (2007). Compositional variations in the tetrahedrite-tennantite fahlores and polybasite-pearceite series from the Chiprovtsi Ag-Pb deposit, northwestern Bulgaria. Au-Ag telluride-selenide deposits, 26, 39.
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Reference: Atanasov, V. A. (1975). Argentian mercurian tetrahedrite, a new variety, from the Chiprovtsi ore deposit, Western Stara-Planina mountains, Bulgaria. Mineral. Mag, 40(11), 233-237.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Atanasov, V. A. (1975). Argentian mercurian tetrahedrite, a new variety, from the Chiprovtsi ore deposit, Western Stara-Planina mountains, Bulgaria. Mineral. Mag, 40(11), 233-237.; Petrova, M., & Ilieev, T. (2007). Compositional variations in the tetrahedrite-tennantite fahlores and polybasite-pearceite series from the Chiprovtsi Ag-Pb deposit, northwestern Bulgaria. Au-Ag telluride-selenide deposits, 26, 39.; Dimitrova, D., Kerestedjian, T., & Petrova, M. (2007). Cinnabarpyrite mineralisation associated with fluorite replacement bodies in the Chiprovtsi silver-lead deposit, Northwestern Bulgaria. In Proceedings of the 9th Biennial SGA Meeting, Dublin, Ireland (pp. 873-876).
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Petrova, M., & Ilieev, T. (2007). Compositional variations in the tetrahedrite-tennantite fahlores and polybasite-pearceite series from the Chiprovtsi Ag-Pb deposit, northwestern Bulgaria. Au-Ag telluride-selenide deposits, 26, 39.; Dimitrova, D., Kerestedjian, T., & Petrova, M. (2007). Cinnabarpyrite mineralisation associated with fluorite replacement bodies in the Chiprovtsi silver-lead deposit, Northwestern Bulgaria. In Proceedings of the 9th Biennial SGA Meeting, Dublin, Ireland (pp. 873-876).
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Reference: Marcus Vau Collection; Atanasov, V. A. (1975). Argentian mercurian tetrahedrite, a new variety, from the Chiprovtsi ore deposit, Western Stara-Planina mountains, Bulgaria. Mineral. Mag, 40(11), 233-237.; Dimitrova, D., Kerestedjian, T., & Petrova, M. (2007). Cinnabarpyrite mineralisation associated with fluorite replacement bodies in the Chiprovtsi silver-lead deposit, Northwestern Bulgaria. In Proceedings of the 9th Biennial SGA Meeting, Dublin, Ireland (pp. 873-876).; Dimitrova, D. A., Mladenova, V. G., & Hecht, L. (2008). Hydrous sulphates formed during oxidation of colloform pyrite from Chiprovtsi Ag-Pb deposit, NW Bulgaria. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta Supplement, 72, A217.
Copiapite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Reference: Младенова, В., Димитрова, Д., & Шмид, Р. Т. (2007) Efflorescent minerals formed during intensive weathering of phyllites, Chiprovtsi ore district, Northwestern Bulgaria Ефлоресцентни минерали, образувани при интензивно изветряне на филитите, Чипровски руден район, Северозападна България. GEOSCIENCES 2007 pp 63-64
Coquimbite
Formula: Fe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Reference: Dimitrova, D. A., Mladenova, V. G., & Hecht, L. (2008). Hydrous sulphates formed during oxidation of colloform pyrite from Chiprovtsi Ag-Pb deposit, NW Bulgaria. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta Supplement, 72, A217.
Diaphorite
Formula: Ag3Pb2Sb3S8
Reference: Petrova, M., & Ilieev, T. (2007). Compositional variations in the tetrahedrite-tennantite fahlores and polybasite-pearceite series from the Chiprovtsi Ag-Pb deposit, northwestern Bulgaria. Au-Ag telluride-selenide deposits, 26, 39.
Epsomite
Formula: MgSO4 · 7H2O
Reference: Младенова, В., Димитрова, Д., & Шмид, Р. Т. (2007) Efflorescent minerals formed during intensive weathering of phyllites, Chiprovtsi ore district, Northwestern Bulgaria Ефлоресцентни минерали, образувани при интензивно изветряне на филитите, Чипровски руден район, Северозападна България. GEOSCIENCES 2007 pp 63-64
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Atanasov, V. A. (1975). Argentian mercurian tetrahedrite, a new variety, from the Chiprovtsi ore deposit, Western Stara-Planina mountains, Bulgaria. Mineral. Mag, 40(11), 233-237.; Dimitrova, D., Kerestedjian, T., & Petrova, M. (2007). Cinnabarpyrite mineralisation associated with fluorite replacement bodies in the Chiprovtsi silver-lead deposit, Northwestern Bulgaria. In Proceedings of the 9th Biennial SGA Meeting, Dublin, Ireland (pp. 873-876).; Dimitrova, D. A., Mladenova, V. G., & Hecht, L. (2008). Hydrous sulphates formed during oxidation of colloform pyrite from Chiprovtsi Ag-Pb deposit, NW Bulgaria. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta Supplement, 72, A217.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Atanasov, V. A. (1975). Argentian mercurian tetrahedrite, a new variety, from the Chiprovtsi ore deposit, Western Stara-Planina mountains, Bulgaria. Mineral. Mag, 40(11), 233-237.; Petrova, M., & Ilieev, T. (2007). Compositional variations in the tetrahedrite-tennantite fahlores and polybasite-pearceite series from the Chiprovtsi Ag-Pb deposit, northwestern Bulgaria. Au-Ag telluride-selenide deposits, 26, 39.; Dimitrova, D., Kerestedjian, T., & Petrova, M. (2007). Cinnabarpyrite mineralisation associated with fluorite replacement bodies in the Chiprovtsi silver-lead deposit, Northwestern Bulgaria. In Proceedings of the 9th Biennial SGA Meeting, Dublin, Ireland (pp. 873-876).
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Младенова, В., Димитрова, Д., & Шмид, Р. Т. (2007) Efflorescent minerals formed during intensive weathering of phyllites, Chiprovtsi ore district, Northwestern Bulgaria Ефлоресцентни минерали, образувани при интензивно изветряне на филитите, Чипровски руден район, Северозападна България. GEOSCIENCES 2007 pp 63-64
Halotrichite
Formula: FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Reference: Младенова, В., Димитрова, Д., & Шмид, Р. Т. (2007) Efflorescent minerals formed during intensive weathering of phyllites, Chiprovtsi ore district, Northwestern Bulgaria Ефлоресцентни минерали, образувани при интензивно изветряне на филитите, Чипровски руден район, Северозападна България. GEOSCIENCES 2007 pp 63-64 ; Dimitrova, D. A., Mladenova, V. G., & Hecht, L. (2008). Hydrous sulphates formed during oxidation of colloform pyrite from Chiprovtsi Ag-Pb deposit, NW Bulgaria. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta Supplement, 72, A217.
Hexahydrite
Formula: MgSO4 · 6H2O
Reference: Младенова, В., Димитрова, Д., & Шмид, Р. Т. (2007) Efflorescent minerals formed during intensive weathering of phyllites, Chiprovtsi ore district, Northwestern Bulgaria Ефлоресцентни минерали, образувани при интензивно изветряне на филитите, Чипровски руден район, Северозападна България. GEOSCIENCES 2007 pp 63-64
Jamesonite
Formula: Pb4FeSb6S14
Reference: Atanasov, V. A. (1975). Argentian mercurian tetrahedrite, a new variety, from the Chiprovtsi ore deposit, Western Stara-Planina mountains, Bulgaria. Mineral. Mag, 40(11), 233-237.
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Младенова, В., Димитрова, Д., & Шмид, Р. Т. (2007) Efflorescent minerals formed during intensive weathering of phyllites, Chiprovtsi ore district, Northwestern Bulgaria Ефлоресцентни минерали, образувани при интензивно изветряне на филитите, Чипровски руден район, Северозападна България. GEOSCIENCES 2007 pp 63-64
Kieserite
Formula: MgSO4 · H2O
Reference: Младенова, В., Димитрова, Д., & Шмид, Р. Т. (2007) Efflorescent minerals formed during intensive weathering of phyllites, Chiprovtsi ore district, Northwestern Bulgaria Ефлоресцентни минерали, образувани при интензивно изветряне на филитите, Чипровски руден район, Северозападна България. GEOSCIENCES 2007 pp 63-64
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Marcus Vau Collection; Atanasov, V. A. (1975). Argentian mercurian tetrahedrite, a new variety, from the Chiprovtsi ore deposit, Western Stara-Planina mountains, Bulgaria. Mineral. Mag, 40(11), 233-237.; Dimitrova, D., Kerestedjian, T., & Petrova, M. (2007). Cinnabarpyrite mineralisation associated with fluorite replacement bodies in the Chiprovtsi silver-lead deposit, Northwestern Bulgaria. In Proceedings of the 9th Biennial SGA Meeting, Dublin, Ireland (pp. 873-876).
'Mercurian Tetrahedrite'
Formula: (Cu,Hg)12Sb4S13
Reference: Atanasov, V. A. (1975). Argentian mercurian tetrahedrite, a new variety, from the Chiprovtsi ore deposit, Western Stara-Planina mountains, Bulgaria. Mineral. Mag, 40(11), 233-237.
Metacinnabar
Formula: HgS
Reference: Dimitrova, D., Kerestedjian, T., & Petrova, M. (2007). Cinnabarpyrite mineralisation associated with fluorite replacement bodies in the Chiprovtsi silver-lead deposit, Northwestern Bulgaria. In Proceedings of the 9th Biennial SGA Meeting, Dublin, Ireland (pp. 873-876).; Dimitrova, D. A., Mladenova, V. G., & Hecht, L. (2008). Hydrous sulphates formed during oxidation of colloform pyrite from Chiprovtsi Ag-Pb deposit, NW Bulgaria. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta Supplement, 72, A217.
Owyheeite
Formula: Ag3+xPb10-2xSb11+xS28, -0.13 < x > +0.20
Reference: Petrova, M., & Ilieev, T. (2007). Compositional variations in the tetrahedrite-tennantite fahlores and polybasite-pearceite series from the Chiprovtsi Ag-Pb deposit, northwestern Bulgaria. Au-Ag telluride-selenide deposits, 26, 39.
Pearceite
Formula: [Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Reference: Dimitrova, D., Kerestedjian, T., & Petrova, M. (2007). Cinnabarpyrite mineralisation associated with fluorite replacement bodies in the Chiprovtsi silver-lead deposit, Northwestern Bulgaria. In Proceedings of the 9th Biennial SGA Meeting, Dublin, Ireland (pp. 873-876).
Pickeringite
Formula: MgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Reference: Младенова, В., Димитрова, Д., & Шмид, Р. Т. (2007) Efflorescent minerals formed during intensive weathering of phyllites, Chiprovtsi ore district, Northwestern Bulgaria Ефлоресцентни минерали, образувани при интензивно изветряне на филитите, Чипровски руден район, Северозападна България. GEOSCIENCES 2007 pp 63-64
Polybasite
Formula: [(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Reference: Petrova, M., & Ilieev, T. (2007). Compositional variations in the tetrahedrite-tennantite fahlores and polybasite-pearceite series from the Chiprovtsi Ag-Pb deposit, northwestern Bulgaria. Au-Ag telluride-selenide deposits, 26, 39.; Dimitrova, D., Kerestedjian, T., & Petrova, M. (2007). Cinnabarpyrite mineralisation associated with fluorite replacement bodies in the Chiprovtsi silver-lead deposit, Northwestern Bulgaria. In Proceedings of the 9th Biennial SGA Meeting, Dublin, Ireland (pp. 873-876).
Polybasite-Tac
Reference: Petrova, M., & Ilieev, T. (2007). Compositional variations in the tetrahedrite-tennantite fahlores and polybasite-pearceite series from the Chiprovtsi Ag-Pb deposit, northwestern Bulgaria. Au-Ag telluride-selenide deposits, 26, 39.; Dimitrova, D., Kerestedjian, T., & Petrova, M. (2007). Cinnabarpyrite mineralisation associated with fluorite replacement bodies in the Chiprovtsi silver-lead deposit, Northwestern Bulgaria. In Proceedings of the 9th Biennial SGA Meeting, Dublin, Ireland (pp. 873-876).
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Reference: Petrova, M., & Ilieev, T. (2007). Compositional variations in the tetrahedrite-tennantite fahlores and polybasite-pearceite series from the Chiprovtsi Ag-Pb deposit, northwestern Bulgaria. Au-Ag telluride-selenide deposits, 26, 39.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Marcus Vau Collection; Atanasov, V. A. (1975). Argentian mercurian tetrahedrite, a new variety, from the Chiprovtsi ore deposit, Western Stara-Planina mountains, Bulgaria. Mineral. Mag, 40(11), 233-237.; Dimitrova, D., Kerestedjian, T., & Petrova, M. (2007). Cinnabarpyrite mineralisation associated with fluorite replacement bodies in the Chiprovtsi silver-lead deposit, Northwestern Bulgaria. In Proceedings of the 9th Biennial SGA Meeting, Dublin, Ireland (pp. 873-876).; Dimitrova, D. A., Mladenova, V. G., & Hecht, L. (2008). Hydrous sulphates formed during oxidation of colloform pyrite from Chiprovtsi Ag-Pb deposit, NW Bulgaria. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta Supplement, 72, A217.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Atanasov, V. A. (1975). Argentian mercurian tetrahedrite, a new variety, from the Chiprovtsi ore deposit, Western Stara-Planina mountains, Bulgaria. Mineral. Mag, 40(11), 233-237.; Petrova, M., & Ilieev, T. (2007). Compositional variations in the tetrahedrite-tennantite fahlores and polybasite-pearceite series from the Chiprovtsi Ag-Pb deposit, northwestern Bulgaria. Au-Ag telluride-selenide deposits, 26, 39.; Dimitrova, D., Kerestedjian, T., & Petrova, M. (2007). Cinnabarpyrite mineralisation associated with fluorite replacement bodies in the Chiprovtsi silver-lead deposit, Northwestern Bulgaria. In Proceedings of the 9th Biennial SGA Meeting, Dublin, Ireland (pp. 873-876).; Dimitrova, D. A., Mladenova, V. G., & Hecht, L. (2008). Hydrous sulphates formed during oxidation of colloform pyrite from Chiprovtsi Ag-Pb deposit, NW Bulgaria. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta Supplement, 72, A217.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Petrova, M., & Ilieev, T. (2007). Compositional variations in the tetrahedrite-tennantite fahlores and polybasite-pearceite series from the Chiprovtsi Ag-Pb deposit, northwestern Bulgaria. Au-Ag telluride-selenide deposits, 26, 39.
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Atanasov, V. A. (1975). Argentian mercurian tetrahedrite, a new variety, from the Chiprovtsi ore deposit, Western Stara-Planina mountains, Bulgaria. Mineral. Mag, 40(11), 233-237.
Slavíkite
Formula: (H3O+)3Mg6Fe15(SO4)21(OH)18 · 98H2O
Reference: Младенова, В., Димитрова, Д., & Шмид, Р. Т. (2007) Efflorescent minerals formed during intensive weathering of phyllites, Chiprovtsi ore district, Northwestern Bulgaria Ефлоресцентни минерали, образувани при интензивно изветряне на филитите, Чипровски руден район, Северозападна България. GEOSCIENCES 2007 pp 63-64
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Atanasov, V. A. (1975). Argentian mercurian tetrahedrite, a new variety, from the Chiprovtsi ore deposit, Western Stara-Planina mountains, Bulgaria. Mineral. Mag, 40(11), 233-237.; Petrova, M., & Ilieev, T. (2007). Compositional variations in the tetrahedrite-tennantite fahlores and polybasite-pearceite series from the Chiprovtsi Ag-Pb deposit, northwestern Bulgaria. Au-Ag telluride-selenide deposits, 26, 39.
Stephanite
Formula: Ag5SbS4
Reference: Petrova, M., & Ilieev, T. (2007). Compositional variations in the tetrahedrite-tennantite fahlores and polybasite-pearceite series from the Chiprovtsi Ag-Pb deposit, northwestern Bulgaria. Au-Ag telluride-selenide deposits, 26, 39.
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: Atanasov, V. A. (1975). Argentian mercurian tetrahedrite, a new variety, from the Chiprovtsi ore deposit, Western Stara-Planina mountains, Bulgaria. Mineral. Mag, 40(11), 233-237.
Szomolnokite
Formula: FeSO4 · H2O
Reference: Dimitrova, D. A., Mladenova, V. G., & Hecht, L. (2008). Hydrous sulphates formed during oxidation of colloform pyrite from Chiprovtsi Ag-Pb deposit, NW Bulgaria. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta Supplement, 72, A217.
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Reference: Dimitrova, D., Kerestedjian, T., & Petrova, M. (2007). Cinnabarpyrite mineralisation associated with fluorite replacement bodies in the Chiprovtsi silver-lead deposit, Northwestern Bulgaria. In Proceedings of the 9th Biennial SGA Meeting, Dublin, Ireland (pp. 873-876).
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S13
Description: Argentian-mercurian variety of tetrahedrite.
Reference: Atanasov, V. A. (1975). Argentian mercurian tetrahedrite, a new variety, from the Chiprovtsi ore deposit, Western Stara-Planina mountains, Bulgaria. Mineral. Mag, 40(11), 233-237.; Petrova, M., & Ilieev, T. (2007). Compositional variations in the tetrahedrite-tennantite fahlores and polybasite-pearceite series from the Chiprovtsi Ag-Pb deposit, northwestern Bulgaria. Au-Ag telluride-selenide deposits, 26, 39.; Dimitrova, D., Kerestedjian, T., & Petrova, M. (2007). Cinnabarpyrite mineralisation associated with fluorite replacement bodies in the Chiprovtsi silver-lead deposit, Northwestern Bulgaria. In Proceedings of the 9th Biennial SGA Meeting, Dublin, Ireland (pp. 873-876).
Tetrahedrite var: Argentian Tetrahedrite
Formula: (Cu,Ag)6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: Atanasov, V. A. (1975). Argentian mercurian tetrahedrite, a new variety, from the Chiprovtsi ore deposit, Western Stara-Planina mountains, Bulgaria. Mineral. Mag, 40(11), 233-237.
Voltaite
Formula: K2Fe2+5Fe3+3Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
Reference: Dimitrova, D. A., Mladenova, V. G., & Hecht, L. (2008). Hydrous sulphates formed during oxidation of colloform pyrite from Chiprovtsi Ag-Pb deposit, NW Bulgaria. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta Supplement, 72, A217.
Xitieshanite
Formula: Fe3+(SO4)Cl · 6H2O
Reference: Младенова, В., Димитрова, Д., & Шмид, Р. Т. (2007) Efflorescent minerals formed during intensive weathering of phyllites, Chiprovtsi ore district, Northwestern Bulgaria Ефлоресцентни минерали, образувани при интензивно изветряне на филитите, Чипровски руден район, Северозападна България. GEOSCIENCES 2007 pp 63-64

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Bournonite2.GA.50PbCuSbS3
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cinnabar2.CD.15aHgS
Diaphorite2.JB.05Ag3Pb2Sb3S8
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Jamesonite2.HB.15Pb4FeSb6S14
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Metacinnabar2.CB.05aHgS
Owyheeite2.HC.35Ag3+xPb10-2xSb11+xS28, -0.13 < x > +0.20
Pearceite2.GB.15[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Polybasite2.GB.15[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Pyrargyrite2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stephanite2.GB.10Ag5SbS4
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S13
var: Argentian Tetrahedrite2.GB.05(Cu,Ag)6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Aluminocopiapite7.DB.35Al2/3Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Copiapite7.DB.35Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Coquimbite7.CB.55Fe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Epsomite7.CB.40MgSO4 · 7H2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Halotrichite7.CB.85FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Hexahydrite7.CB.25MgSO4 · 6H2O
Kieserite7.CB.05MgSO4 · H2O
Pickeringite7.CB.85MgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Slavíkite7.DF.30(H3O+)3Mg6Fe15(SO4)21(OH)18 · 98H2O
Szomolnokite7.CB.05FeSO4 · H2O
Voltaite7.CC.25K2Fe2+5Fe3+3Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
Xitieshanite7.DC.20Fe3+(SO4)Cl · 6H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Arsenpolybasite'-
'Mercurian Tetrahedrite'-(Cu,Hg)12Sb4S13
Polybasite-Tac-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Cinnabar2.8.14.1HgS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Metacinnabar2.8.2.3HgS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø > 4
Pearceite3.1.8.1[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Polybasite3.1.7.2[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
ø = 4
Stephanite3.2.4.1Ag5SbS4
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S13
ø = 3
Bournonite3.4.3.2PbCuSbS3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
2.5 < ø < 3
Diaphorite3.5.4.1Ag3Pb2Sb3S8
Owyheeite3.5.10.1Ag3+xPb10-2xSb11+xS28, -0.13 < x > +0.20
2 < ø < 2.49
Jamesonite3.6.7.1Pb4FeSb6S14
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Epsomite29.6.11.1MgSO4 · 7H2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Hexahydrite29.6.8.1MgSO4 · 6H2O
Kieserite29.6.2.1MgSO4 · H2O
Szomolnokite29.6.2.2FeSO4 · H2O
AB2(XO4)4·H2O
Halotrichite29.7.3.2FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Pickeringite29.7.3.1MgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
A2(XO4)3·H2O
Coquimbite29.8.3.1Fe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Miscellaneous
Voltaite29.9.1.1K2Fe2+5Fe3+3Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Slavíkite31.9.13.1(H3O+)3Mg6Fe15(SO4)21(OH)18 · 98H2O
Xitieshanite31.9.6.3Fe3+(SO4)Cl · 6H2O
Miscellaneous
Aluminocopiapite31.10.5.7Al2/3Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Copiapite31.10.5.1Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Arsenpolybasite'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Mercurian Tetrahedrite'-(Cu,Hg)12Sb4S13
Polybasite-Tac-
Tetrahedrite
var: Argentian Tetrahedrite
-(Cu,Ag)6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
H HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
H KieseriteMgSO4 · H2O
H PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
H Slavíkite(H3O+)3Mg6Fe15(SO4)21(OH)18 · 98H2O
H XitieshaniteFe3+(SO4)Cl · 6H2O
H EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H AluminocopiapiteAl2/3Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
H CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
H SzomolnokiteFeSO4 · H2O
H VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C SideriteFeCO3
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O SideriteFeCO3
O BaryteBaSO4
O CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
O HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
O KieseriteMgSO4 · H2O
O PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
O Slavíkite(H3O+)3Mg6Fe15(SO4)21(OH)18 · 98H2O
O XitieshaniteFe3+(SO4)Cl · 6H2O
O EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O AluminocopiapiteAl2/3Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
O SzomolnokiteFeSO4 · H2O
O VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
Mg KieseriteMgSO4 · H2O
Mg PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Mg Slavíkite(H3O+)3Mg6Fe15(SO4)21(OH)18 · 98H2O
Mg EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
Mg AluminocopiapiteAl2/3Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Al PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al AluminocopiapiteAl2/3Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Al VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
SSulfur
S TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S13
S Tetrahedrite (var: Argentian Tetrahedrite)(Cu,Ag)6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S Mercurian Tetrahedrite(Cu,Hg)12Sb4S13
S PyriteFeS2
S MarcasiteFeS2
S CinnabarHgS
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
S BournonitePbCuSbS3
S StibniteSb2S3
S AcanthiteAg2S
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
S Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
S StephaniteAg5SbS4
S DiaphoriteAg3Pb2Sb3S8
S OwyheeiteAg3+xPb10-2xSb11+xS28, -0.13 < x > +0.20
S BaryteBaSO4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
S HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
S KieseriteMgSO4 · H2O
S PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
S Slavíkite(H3O+)3Mg6Fe15(SO4)21(OH)18 · 98H2O
S XitieshaniteFe3+(SO4)Cl · 6H2O
S EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
S MetacinnabarHgS
S Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
S TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
S AluminocopiapiteAl2/3Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
S CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
S SzomolnokiteFeSO4 · H2O
S VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
ClChlorine
Cl XitieshaniteFe3+(SO4)Cl · 6H2O
KPotassium
K VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S13
Fe Tetrahedrite (var: Argentian Tetrahedrite)(Cu,Ag)6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Fe HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Fe Slavíkite(H3O+)3Mg6Fe15(SO4)21(OH)18 · 98H2O
Fe XitieshaniteFe3+(SO4)Cl · 6H2O
Fe TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Fe AluminocopiapiteAl2/3Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Fe SzomolnokiteFeSO4 · H2O
Fe VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
CuCopper
Cu TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S13
Cu Tetrahedrite (var: Argentian Tetrahedrite)(Cu,Ag)6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Cu Mercurian Tetrahedrite(Cu,Hg)12Sb4S13
Cu BournonitePbCuSbS3
Cu Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Cu TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
ZnZinc
Zn TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S13
Zn Tetrahedrite (var: Argentian Tetrahedrite)(Cu,Ag)6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
AsArsenic
As Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
As Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
As TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
AgSilver
Ag Tetrahedrite (var: Argentian Tetrahedrite)(Cu,Ag)6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag SilverAg
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Ag Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Ag StephaniteAg5SbS4
Ag DiaphoriteAg3Pb2Sb3S8
Ag OwyheeiteAg3+xPb10-2xSb11+xS28, -0.13 < x > +0.20
Ag Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S13
Sb Tetrahedrite (var: Argentian Tetrahedrite)(Cu,Ag)6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Sb Mercurian Tetrahedrite(Cu,Hg)12Sb4S13
Sb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Sb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Sb StibniteSb2S3
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Sb Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Sb StephaniteAg5SbS4
Sb DiaphoriteAg3Pb2Sb3S8
Sb OwyheeiteAg3+xPb10-2xSb11+xS28, -0.13 < x > +0.20
Sb Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
HgMercury
Hg Mercurian Tetrahedrite(Cu,Hg)12Sb4S13
Hg CinnabarHgS
Hg MetacinnabarHgS
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Pb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Pb DiaphoriteAg3Pb2Sb3S8
Pb OwyheeiteAg3+xPb10-2xSb11+xS28, -0.13 < x > +0.20

References

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P. Dragov (1997) Fahlores in the Chiprovtsi Ag-Pb deposit (NW Balkan). Review of the Bulgarian Geological Society 58:3-14
Petrova, M., & Ilieev, T. (2007). Compositional variations in the tetrahedrite-tennantite fahlores and polybasite-pearceite series from the Chiprovtsi Ag-Pb deposit, northwestern Bulgaria. Au-Ag telluride-selenide deposits, 26, 39.
Dimitrova, D. & Mladenova, V. (2009): Mitt. Österr. Mineral. Ges. 155, 50. (Abs.)

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