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Diamondiferous kimberlites.
The Lac de Gras diamond district is one of the most prolific diamond districts in the world.

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'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Caro, G., Kopylova, M. G., & Creaser, R. A. (2004). The hypabyssal 5034 kimberlite of the Gahcho Kue cluster, southeastern Slave craton, Northwest Territories, Canada: a granite-contaminated Group-I kimberlite. The Canadian Mineralogist, 42(1), 183-207.
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Mundt, J. The EKATI–Kimberlite–Diamond–Mine in Canada.
'Apatite'
Reference: Anton R. Chakhmouradian and Roger H. Mitchell (2001) Three compositional varieties of perovskite from kimberlites of the Lac de Gras Field (Northwest Territories, Canada). Mineralogical Magazine 65:133-148; Chakhmouradian, A. R., Reguir, E. P., & Mitchell, R. H. (2002). Strontium-apatite: New occurrences, and the extent of Sr-for-Ca substitution in apatite-group minerals. The Canadian Mineralogist, 40(1), 121-136.; Masun, K. M. (1999). The petrography and mineralogy of the Lac de Gras kimberlite field, Slave Province, Northwest Territories: A comparative study. Master of science, Department of Geology, Lakehead University.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Anton R. Chakhmouradian and Roger H. Mitchell (2001) Three compositional varieties of perovskite from kimberlites of the Lac de Gras Field (Northwest Territories, Canada). Mineralogical Magazine 65:133-148; Masun, K. M. (1999). The petrography and mineralogy of the Lac de Gras kimberlite field, Slave Province, Northwest Territories: A comparative study. Master of science, Department of Geology, Lakehead University.
'Biotite'
Reference: Caro, G., Kopylova, M. G., & Creaser, R. A. (2004). The hypabyssal 5034 kimberlite of the Gahcho Kue cluster, southeastern Slave craton, Northwest Territories, Canada: a granite-contaminated Group-I kimberlite. The Canadian Mineralogist, 42(1), 183-207.
Bultfonteinite
Formula: Ca2(HSiO4)F · H2O
Reference: Anton R. Chakhmouradian and Roger H. Mitchell (2001) Three compositional varieties of perovskite from kimberlites of the Lac de Gras Field (Northwest Territories, Canada). Mineralogical Magazine 65:133-148
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Anton R. Chakhmouradian and Roger H. Mitchell (2001) Three compositional varieties of perovskite from kimberlites of the Lac de Gras Field (Northwest Territories, Canada). Mineralogical Magazine 65:133-148; Chakhmouradian, A. R., Reguir, E. P., & Mitchell, R. H. (2002). Strontium-apatite: New occurrences, and the extent of Sr-for-Ca substitution in apatite-group minerals. The Canadian Mineralogist, 40(1), 121-136.; Masun, K. M. (1999). The petrography and mineralogy of the Lac de Gras kimberlite field, Slave Province, Northwest Territories: A comparative study. Master of science, Department of Geology, Lakehead University.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Caro, G., Kopylova, M. G., & Creaser, R. A. (2004). The hypabyssal 5034 kimberlite of the Gahcho Kue cluster, southeastern Slave craton, Northwest Territories, Canada: a granite-contaminated Group-I kimberlite. The Canadian Mineralogist, 42(1), 183-207.
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Reference: Donnelly, C. L. et al. (2007): Lithos 98, 160-176.
Coesite
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Donnelly, C. L. et al. (2007): Lithos 98, 160-176.
Diamond
Formula: C
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Reference: Yana Fedortchouk, Dante Canil and Jon A. Carlson (2005) Dissolution forms in Lac de Gras diamonds and their relationship to the temperature and redox state of kimberlite magma. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 150:54-69; Masun, K. M. (1999). The petrography and mineralogy of the Lac de Gras kimberlite field, Slave Province, Northwest Territories: A comparative study. Master of science, Department of Geology, Lakehead University.
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Anton R. Chakhmouradian and Roger H. Mitchell (2001) Three compositional varieties of perovskite from kimberlites of the Lac de Gras Field (Northwest Territories, Canada). Mineralogical Magazine 65:133-148; Masun, K. M. (1999). The petrography and mineralogy of the Lac de Gras kimberlite field, Slave Province, Northwest Territories: A comparative study. Master of science, Department of Geology, Lakehead University.
Djerfisherite
Formula: K6(Fe,Cu,Ni)25S26Cl
Reference: Anton R. Chakhmouradian and Roger H. Mitchell (2001) Three compositional varieties of perovskite from kimberlites of the Lac de Gras Field (Northwest Territories, Canada). Mineralogical Magazine 65:133-148
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Eitelite
Formula: Na2Mg(CO3)2
Reference: Sharygin, I. S., Golovin, A. V., Korsakov, A. V., & Pokhilenko, N. P. (2013). Eitelite in sheared peridotite xenoliths from Udachnaya-East kimberlite pipe (Russia)–a new locality and host rock type. European Journal of Mineralogy, 25(5), 825-834.
Enstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
Reference: Mundt, J. The EKATI–Kimberlite–Diamond–Mine in Canada.
Enstatite var: Bronzite
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)2[SiO3]2
Reference: Mundt, J. The EKATI–Kimberlite–Diamond–Mine in Canada.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Caro, G., Kopylova, M. G., & Creaser, R. A. (2004). The hypabyssal 5034 kimberlite of the Gahcho Kue cluster, southeastern Slave craton, Northwest Territories, Canada: a granite-contaminated Group-I kimberlite. The Canadian Mineralogist, 42(1), 183-207.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Fluorstrophite
Formula: SrCaSr3(PO4)3F
Reference: Anton R. Chakhmouradian and Roger H. Mitchell (2001) Three compositional varieties of perovskite from kimberlites of the Lac de Gras Field (Northwest Territories, Canada). Mineralogical Magazine 65:133-148
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Reference: Sharygin, I. S., Golovin, A. V., Korsakov, A. V., & Pokhilenko, N. P. (2013). Eitelite in sheared peridotite xenoliths from Udachnaya-East kimberlite pipe (Russia)–a new locality and host rock type. European Journal of Mineralogy, 25(5), 825-834.
Heazlewoodite
Formula: Ni3S2
Reference: Chakhmouradian, A. R., Reguir, E. P., & Mitchell, R. H. (2002). Strontium-apatite: New occurrences, and the extent of Sr-for-Ca substitution in apatite-group minerals. The Canadian Mineralogist, 40(1), 121-136.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Caro, G., Kopylova, M. G., & Creaser, R. A. (2004). The hypabyssal 5034 kimberlite of the Gahcho Kue cluster, southeastern Slave craton, Northwest Territories, Canada: a granite-contaminated Group-I kimberlite. The Canadian Mineralogist, 42(1), 183-207.
Hydroxyapophyllite-(K)
Formula: KCa4(Si8O20)(OH,F) · 8H2O
Reference: Anton R. Chakhmouradian and Roger H. Mitchell (2001) Three compositional varieties of perovskite from kimberlites of the Lac de Gras Field (Northwest Territories, Canada). Mineralogical Magazine 65:133-148
Hydroxylapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Description: strontium rich
Reference: Chakhmouradian, A. R., Reguir, E. P., & Mitchell, R. H. (2002). Strontium-apatite: New occurrences, and the extent of Sr-for-Ca substitution in apatite-group minerals. The Canadian Mineralogist, 40(1), 121-136.
Hydroxylapatite var: Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(OH,O)
Description: strontium rich
Reference: Chakhmouradian, A. R., Reguir, E. P., & Mitchell, R. H. (2002). Strontium-apatite: New occurrences, and the extent of Sr-for-Ca substitution in apatite-group minerals. The Canadian Mineralogist, 40(1), 121-136.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Anton R. Chakhmouradian and Roger H. Mitchell (2001) Three compositional varieties of perovskite from kimberlites of the Lac de Gras Field (Northwest Territories, Canada). Mineralogical Magazine 65:133-148; Masun, K. M. (1999). The petrography and mineralogy of the Lac de Gras kimberlite field, Slave Province, Northwest Territories: A comparative study. Master of science, Department of Geology, Lakehead University.
Iron
Formula: Fe
Reference: S. Aulbach, W.l. Griffin, S.Y. O’reilly and K. Kivi (2002) Sulfides from the lower mantle? Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts 2002 pA38
Khibinskite
Formula: K2ZrSi2O7
Reference: Anton R. Chakhmouradian and Roger H. Mitchell (2001) Three compositional varieties of perovskite from kimberlites of the Lac de Gras Field (Northwest Territories, Canada). Mineralogical Magazine 65:133-148
Magnesiochromite
Formula: MgCr2O4
Reference: Anton R. Chakhmouradian and Roger H. Mitchell (2001) Three compositional varieties of perovskite from kimberlites of the Lac de Gras Field (Northwest Territories, Canada). Mineralogical Magazine 65:133-148
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Anton R. Chakhmouradian and Roger H. Mitchell (2001) Three compositional varieties of perovskite from kimberlites of the Lac de Gras Field (Northwest Territories, Canada). Mineralogical Magazine 65:133-148; Masun, K. M. (1999). The petrography and mineralogy of the Lac de Gras kimberlite field, Slave Province, Northwest Territories: A comparative study. Master of science, Department of Geology, Lakehead University.
'Melilite Group'
Formula: Ca2M(XSiO7)
Reference: Caro, G., Kopylova, M. G., & Creaser, R. A. (2004). The hypabyssal 5034 kimberlite of the Gahcho Kue cluster, southeastern Slave craton, Northwest Territories, Canada: a granite-contaminated Group-I kimberlite. The Canadian Mineralogist, 42(1), 183-207.
Monazite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(PO4)
Reference: Anton R. Chakhmouradian and Roger H. Mitchell (2001) Three compositional varieties of perovskite from kimberlites of the Lac de Gras Field (Northwest Territories, Canada). Mineralogical Magazine 65:133-148
Monticellite
Formula: CaMgSiO4
Reference: Anton R. Chakhmouradian and Roger H. Mitchell (2001) Three compositional varieties of perovskite from kimberlites of the Lac de Gras Field (Northwest Territories, Canada). Mineralogical Magazine 65:133-148; Chakhmouradian, A. R., Reguir, E. P., & Mitchell, R. H. (2002). Strontium-apatite: New occurrences, and the extent of Sr-for-Ca substitution in apatite-group minerals. The Canadian Mineralogist, 40(1), 121-136.; Masun, K. M. (1999). The petrography and mineralogy of the Lac de Gras kimberlite field, Slave Province, Northwest Territories: A comparative study. Master of science, Department of Geology, Lakehead University.
Norsethite
Formula: BaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Sharygin, I. S., Golovin, A. V., Korsakov, A. V., & Pokhilenko, N. P. (2013). Eitelite in sheared peridotite xenoliths from Udachnaya-East kimberlite pipe (Russia)–a new locality and host rock type. European Journal of Mineralogy, 25(5), 825-834.
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Pectolite
Formula: NaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Reference: Anton R. Chakhmouradian and Roger H. Mitchell (2001) Three compositional varieties of perovskite from kimberlites of the Lac de Gras Field (Northwest Territories, Canada). Mineralogical Magazine 65:133-148
Periclase
Formula: MgO
Periclase var: Ferropericlase
Formula: (Mg,Fe)O
Perovskite
Formula: CaTiO3
Reference: Anton R. Chakhmouradian and Roger H. Mitchell (2001) Three compositional varieties of perovskite from kimberlites of the Lac de Gras Field (Northwest Territories, Canada). Mineralogical Magazine 65:133-148; Chakhmouradian, A. R., Reguir, E. P., & Mitchell, R. H. (2002). Strontium-apatite: New occurrences, and the extent of Sr-for-Ca substitution in apatite-group minerals. The Canadian Mineralogist, 40(1), 121-136.; Masun, K. M. (1999). The petrography and mineralogy of the Lac de Gras kimberlite field, Slave Province, Northwest Territories: A comparative study. Master of science, Department of Geology, Lakehead University.
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Anton R. Chakhmouradian and Roger H. Mitchell (2001) Three compositional varieties of perovskite from kimberlites of the Lac de Gras Field (Northwest Territories, Canada). Mineralogical Magazine 65:133-148; Chakhmouradian, A. R., Reguir, E. P., & Mitchell, R. H. (2002). Strontium-apatite: New occurrences, and the extent of Sr-for-Ca substitution in apatite-group minerals. The Canadian Mineralogist, 40(1), 121-136.; Masun, K. M. (1999). The petrography and mineralogy of the Lac de Gras kimberlite field, Slave Province, Northwest Territories: A comparative study. Master of science, Department of Geology, Lakehead University.
Priderite
Formula: K(Ti4+7Fe3+)O16
Reference: Anton R. Chakhmouradian and Roger H. Mitchell (2001) Three compositional varieties of perovskite from kimberlites of the Lac de Gras Field (Northwest Territories, Canada). Mineralogical Magazine 65:133-148
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Masun, K. M. (1999). The petrography and mineralogy of the Lac de Gras kimberlite field, Slave Province, Northwest Territories: A comparative study. Master of science, Department of Geology, Lakehead University.
Pyrope
Formula: Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Mundt, J. The EKATI–Kimberlite–Diamond–Mine in Canada.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: S. Aulbach, W.l. Griffin, S.Y. O’reilly and K. Kivi (2002) Sulfides from the lower mantle? Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts 2002 pA38; Masun, K. M. (1999). The petrography and mineralogy of the Lac de Gras kimberlite field, Slave Province, Northwest Territories: A comparative study. Master of science, Department of Geology, Lakehead University.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Caro, G., Kopylova, M. G., & Creaser, R. A. (2004). The hypabyssal 5034 kimberlite of the Gahcho Kue cluster, southeastern Slave craton, Northwest Territories, Canada: a granite-contaminated Group-I kimberlite. The Canadian Mineralogist, 42(1), 183-207.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Masun, K. M. (1999). The petrography and mineralogy of the Lac de Gras kimberlite field, Slave Province, Northwest Territories: A comparative study. Master of science, Department of Geology, Lakehead University.
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Reference: Anton R. Chakhmouradian and Roger H. Mitchell (2001) Three compositional varieties of perovskite from kimberlites of the Lac de Gras Field (Northwest Territories, Canada). Mineralogical Magazine 65:133-148; Masun, K. M. (1999). The petrography and mineralogy of the Lac de Gras kimberlite field, Slave Province, Northwest Territories: A comparative study. Master of science, Department of Geology, Lakehead University.
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: Armstrong, J. P., Wilson, M., Barnett, R. L., Nowicki, T., & Kjarsgaard, B. A. (2004). Mineralogy of primary carbonate-bearing hypabyssal kimberlite, Lac de Gras, Slave province, Northwest Territories, Canada. Lithos, 76(1), 415-433; Chakhmouradian, A. R., Reguir, E. P., & Mitchell, R. H. (2002). Strontium-apatite: New occurrences, and the extent of Sr-for-Ca substitution in apatite-group minerals. The Canadian Mineralogist, 40(1), 121-136.; Masun, K. M. (1999). The petrography and mineralogy of the Lac de Gras kimberlite field, Slave Province, Northwest Territories: A comparative study. Master of science, Department of Geology, Lakehead University.
Spinel var: Pleonaste
Formula: (Mg,Fe)Al2O4
Reference: Anton R. Chakhmouradian and Roger H. Mitchell (2001) Three compositional varieties of perovskite from kimberlites of the Lac de Gras Field (Northwest Territories, Canada). Mineralogical Magazine 65:133-148; Masun, K. M. (1999). The petrography and mineralogy of the Lac de Gras kimberlite field, Slave Province, Northwest Territories: A comparative study. Master of science, Department of Geology, Lakehead University.
Suolunite
Formula: Ca2(H2Si2O7) · H2O
Reference: Anton R. Chakhmouradian and Roger H. Mitchell (2001) Three compositional varieties of perovskite from kimberlites of the Lac de Gras Field (Northwest Territories, Canada). Mineralogical Magazine 65:133-148; Chakhmouradian, A. R., Reguir, E. P., & Mitchell, R. H. (2002). Strontium-apatite: New occurrences, and the extent of Sr-for-Ca substitution in apatite-group minerals. The Canadian Mineralogist, 40(1), 121-136.
Sylvite
Formula: KCl
Reference: Sharygin, I. S., Golovin, A. V., Korsakov, A. V., & Pokhilenko, N. P. (2013). Eitelite in sheared peridotite xenoliths from Udachnaya-East kimberlite pipe (Russia)–a new locality and host rock type. European Journal of Mineralogy, 25(5), 825-834.
Tetraferriphlogopite
Formula: KMg3(Fe3+Si3O10)(OH,F)2
Reference: Chakhmouradian, A. R., Reguir, E. P., & Mitchell, R. H. (2002). Strontium-apatite: New occurrences, and the extent of Sr-for-Ca substitution in apatite-group minerals. The Canadian Mineralogist, 40(1), 121-136.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Anton R. Chakhmouradian and Roger H. Mitchell (2001) Three compositional varieties of perovskite from kimberlites of the Lac de Gras Field (Northwest Territories, Canada). Mineralogical Magazine 65:133-148
Ulvöspinel
Formula: TiFe2O4
Reference: Anton R. Chakhmouradian and Roger H. Mitchell (2001) Three compositional varieties of perovskite from kimberlites of the Lac de Gras Field (Northwest Territories, Canada). Mineralogical Magazine 65:133-148; Masun, K. M. (1999). The petrography and mineralogy of the Lac de Gras kimberlite field, Slave Province, Northwest Territories: A comparative study. Master of science, Department of Geology, Lakehead University.
Witherite
Formula: BaCO3
Reference: Anton R. Chakhmouradian and Roger H. Mitchell (2001) Three compositional varieties of perovskite from kimberlites of the Lac de Gras Field (Northwest Territories, Canada). Mineralogical Magazine 65:133-148
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Reference: Anton R. Chakhmouradian and Roger H. Mitchell (2001) Three compositional varieties of perovskite from kimberlites of the Lac de Gras Field (Northwest Territories, Canada). Mineralogical Magazine 65:133-148
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Anton R. Chakhmouradian and Roger H. Mitchell (2001) Three compositional varieties of perovskite from kimberlites of the Lac de Gras Field (Northwest Territories, Canada). Mineralogical Magazine 65:133-148; Masun, K. M. (1999). The petrography and mineralogy of the Lac de Gras kimberlite field, Slave Province, Northwest Territories: A comparative study. Master of science, Department of Geology, Lakehead University.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Diamond1.CB.10aC
Iron1.AE.05Fe
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Djerfisherite2.FC.05K6(Fe,Cu,Ni)25S26Cl
Heazlewoodite2.BB.05Ni3S2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 3 - Halides
Halite3.AA.20NaCl
Sylvite3.AA.20KCl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Coesite4.DA.35SiO2
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnesiochromite4.BB.05MgCr2O4
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Periclase4.AB.25MgO
var: Ferropericlase4.AB.25(Mg,Fe)O
Perovskite4.CC.30CaTiO3
Priderite4.DK.05bK(Ti4+7Fe3+)O16
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
var: Pleonaste4.BB.05(Mg,Fe)Al2O4
Ulvöspinel4.BB.05TiFe2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Eitelite5.AC.05Na2Mg(CO3)2
Norsethite5.AB.30BaMg(CO3)2
Witherite5.AB.15BaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Fluorstrophite8.BN.05SrCaSr3(PO4)3F
Hydroxylapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
var: Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(OH,O)
Monazite-(Ce)8.AD.50Ce(PO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Almandine9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Bultfonteinite9.AG.80Ca2(HSiO4)F · H2O
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Enstatite9.DA.05MgSiO3
var: Bronzite9.DA.05(Mg,Fe2+)2[SiO3]2
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Forsterite9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
Hydroxyapophyllite-(K)9.EA.15KCa4(Si8O20)(OH,F) · 8H2O
Khibinskite9.BC.10K2ZrSi2O7
Monticellite9.AC.10CaMgSiO4
Pectolite9.DG.05NaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrope9.AD.25Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Suolunite9.BE.10Ca2(H2Si2O7) · H2O
Tetraferriphlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(Fe3+Si3O10)(OH,F)2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Wollastonite9.DG.05CaSiO3
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Melilite Group'-Ca2M(XSiO7)
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Diamond1.3.6.1C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Heazlewoodite2.5.3.1Ni3S2
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Chlor-sulfides
Djerfisherite2.15.2.1K6(Fe,Cu,Ni)25S26Cl
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX
Periclase4.2.1.1MgO
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Perovskite4.3.3.1CaTiO3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnesiochromite7.2.3.1MgCr2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Ulvöspinel7.2.5.2TiFe2O4
AB8X16
Priderite7.9.4.1K(Ti4+7Fe3+)O16
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Halite9.1.1.1NaCl
Sylvite9.1.1.2KCl
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Witherite14.1.3.2BaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Norsethite14.2.2.1BaMg(CO3)2
A2B(XO3)2
Eitelite14.3.2.1Na2Mg(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
AXO4
Monazite-(Ce)38.4.3.1Ce(PO4)
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorstrophite41.8.1.7SrCaSr3(PO4)3F
Hydroxylapatite41.8.1.3Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
Monticellite51.3.2.1CaMgSiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Pyrope51.4.3a.1Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Bultfonteinite52.4.7.2Ca2(HSiO4)F · H2O
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 55 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups,Generally with no Additional Anions
Si2O7 Groups, Generally with no Additional Anions with cations in [6] coordination
Khibinskite55.2.2.2K2ZrSi2O7
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
Suolunite56.2.4.14Ca2(H2Si2O7) · H2O
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)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Enstatite65.1.2.1MgSiO3
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Pectolite65.2.1.4aNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Wollastonite65.2.1.1cCaSiO3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Coesite75.1.4.1SiO2
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
Enstatite
var: Bronzite
-(Mg,Fe2+)2[SiO3]2
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Hydroxyapophyllite-(K)-KCa4(Si8O20)(OH,F) · 8H2O
Hydroxylapatite
var: Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite
-Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(OH,O)
Iron-Fe
'Melilite Group'-Ca2M(XSiO7)
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
Periclase
var: Ferropericlase
-(Mg,Fe)O
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Spinel
var: Pleonaste
-(Mg,Fe)Al2O4
Tetraferriphlogopite-KMg3(Fe3+Si3O10)(OH,F)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BultfonteiniteCa2(HSiO4)F · H2O
H Hydroxyapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(OH,F) · 8H2O
H PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H SuoluniteCa2(H2Si2O7) · H2O
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
H Hydroxylapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(OH,O)
H TetraferriphlogopiteKMg3(Fe3+Si3O10)(OH,F)2
H HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
CCarbon
C DiamondC
C CalciteCaCO3
C WitheriteBaCO3
C Hydroxylapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(OH,O)
C EiteliteNa2Mg(CO3)2
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C NorsethiteBaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O BaryteBaSO4
O BultfonteiniteCa2(HSiO4)F · H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O Hydroxyapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(OH,F) · 8H2O
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O KhibinskiteK2ZrSi2O7
O PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O SuoluniteCa2(H2Si2O7) · H2O
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O WitheriteBaCO3
O WollastoniteCaSiO3
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
O MonticelliteCaMgSiO4
O PerovskiteCaTiO3
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O PrideriteK(Ti74+Fe3+)O16
O FluorstrophiteSrCaSr3(PO4)3F
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O Hydroxylapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(OH,O)
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O CoesiteSiO2
O Periclase (var: Ferropericlase)(Mg,Fe)O
O MagnesiochromiteMgCr2O4
O Spinel (var: Pleonaste)(Mg,Fe)Al2O4
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O UlvöspinelTiFe2O4
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
O Enstatite (var: Bronzite)(Mg,Fe2+)2[SiO3]2
O EnstatiteMgSiO3
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O EiteliteNa2Mg(CO3)2
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O NorsethiteBaMg(CO3)2
O TetraferriphlogopiteKMg3(Fe3+Si3O10)(OH,F)2
O HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
O PericlaseMgO
O RutileTiO2
O Melilite GroupCa2M(XSiO7)
O HematiteFe2O3
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O QuartzSiO2
FFluorine
F BultfonteiniteCa2(HSiO4)F · H2O
F Hydroxyapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(OH,F) · 8H2O
F FluorstrophiteSrCaSr3(PO4)3F
F TetraferriphlogopiteKMg3(Fe3+Si3O10)(OH,F)2
NaSodium
Na PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Na EiteliteNa2Mg(CO3)2
Na HaliteNaCl
MgMagnesium
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg MonticelliteCaMgSiO4
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
Mg Periclase (var: Ferropericlase)(Mg,Fe)O
Mg MagnesiochromiteMgCr2O4
Mg Spinel (var: Pleonaste)(Mg,Fe)Al2O4
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Mg PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
Mg Enstatite (var: Bronzite)(Mg,Fe2+)2[SiO3]2
Mg EnstatiteMgSiO3
Mg EiteliteNa2Mg(CO3)2
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg NorsethiteBaMg(CO3)2
Mg TetraferriphlogopiteKMg3(Fe3+Si3O10)(OH,F)2
Mg PericlaseMgO
AlAluminium
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
Al Spinel (var: Pleonaste)(Mg,Fe)Al2O4
Al PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si BultfonteiniteCa2(HSiO4)F · H2O
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si Hydroxyapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(OH,F) · 8H2O
Si KhibinskiteK2ZrSi2O7
Si PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si SuoluniteCa2(H2Si2O7) · H2O
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si WollastoniteCaSiO3
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si MonticelliteCaMgSiO4
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si CoesiteSiO2
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
Si Enstatite (var: Bronzite)(Mg,Fe2+)2[SiO3]2
Si EnstatiteMgSiO3
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si TetraferriphlogopiteKMg3(Fe3+Si3O10)(OH,F)2
Si Melilite GroupCa2M(XSiO7)
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
P FluorstrophiteSrCaSr3(PO4)3F
P Hydroxylapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(OH,O)
P HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S DjerfisheriteK6(Fe,Cu,Ni)25S26Cl
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S HeazlewooditeNi3S2
S PyriteFeS2
ClChlorine
Cl DjerfisheriteK6(Fe,Cu,Ni)25S26Cl
Cl SylviteKCl
Cl HaliteNaCl
KPotassium
K DjerfisheriteK6(Fe,Cu,Ni)25S26Cl
K Hydroxyapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(OH,F) · 8H2O
K KhibinskiteK2ZrSi2O7
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K PrideriteK(Ti74+Fe3+)O16
K SylviteKCl
K TetraferriphlogopiteKMg3(Fe3+Si3O10)(OH,F)2
CaCalcium
Ca BultfonteiniteCa2(HSiO4)F · H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca Hydroxyapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(OH,F) · 8H2O
Ca PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Ca SuoluniteCa2(H2Si2O7) · H2O
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca WollastoniteCaSiO3
Ca MonticelliteCaMgSiO4
Ca PerovskiteCaTiO3
Ca FluorstrophiteSrCaSr3(PO4)3F
Ca Hydroxylapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(OH,O)
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
Ca Melilite GroupCa2M(XSiO7)
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ti PerovskiteCaTiO3
Ti PrideriteK(Ti74+Fe3+)O16
Ti UlvöspinelTiFe2O4
Ti RutileTiO2
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Cr MagnesiochromiteMgCr2O4
MnManganese
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe DjerfisheriteK6(Fe,Cu,Ni)25S26Cl
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Fe PrideriteK(Ti74+Fe3+)O16
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe Periclase (var: Ferropericlase)(Mg,Fe)O
Fe Spinel (var: Pleonaste)(Mg,Fe)Al2O4
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe UlvöspinelTiFe2O4
Fe Enstatite (var: Bronzite)(Mg,Fe2+)2[SiO3]2
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe IronFe
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe TetraferriphlogopiteKMg3(Fe3+Si3O10)(OH,F)2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
NiNickel
Ni DjerfisheriteK6(Fe,Cu,Ni)25S26Cl
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Ni HeazlewooditeNi3S2
CuCopper
Cu DjerfisheriteK6(Fe,Cu,Ni)25S26Cl
ZnZinc
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
SrStrontium
Sr FluorstrophiteSrCaSr3(PO4)3F
ZrZirconium
Zr KhibinskiteK2ZrSi2O7
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
Ba WitheriteBaCO3
Ba NorsethiteBaMg(CO3)2
CeCerium
Ce Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)

References

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Masun, K. M. (1999). The petrography and mineralogy of the Lac de Gras kimberlite field, Slave Province, Northwest Territories: A comparative study. Master of science, Department of Geology, Lakehead University.
Anton R. Chakhmouradian and Roger H. Mitchell (2001) Three compositional varieties of perovskite from kimberlites of the Lac de Gras Field (Northwest Territories, Canada). Mineralogical Magazine 65:133-148
Yana Fedortchouk, Dante Canil and Jon A. Carlson (2005) Dissolution forms in Lac de Gras diamonds and their relationship to the temperature and redox state of kimberlite magma. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 150:54-69

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