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Brattnevet Peninsula, Larsemann Hills (Larseman Hills), Prydz Bay, Ingrid Christensen Coast, Princess Elizabeth Land, Eastern Antarctica, Antarcticai
Regional Level Types
Brattnevet PeninsulaPeninsula
Larsemann Hills (Larseman Hills)Group of Hills
Prydz BayBay
Ingrid Christensen CoastCoast
Princess Elizabeth Land- not defined -
Eastern AntarcticaRegion
AntarcticaContinent

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69° 24' 25'' South , 76° 15' 3'' East
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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


23 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Edward S. Grew, et al (2007) European Journal of Mineralogy, 19, 29-245
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Description: (Ti-rich)
Reference: Edward S. Grew, et al (2007) European Journal of Mineralogy, 19, 29-245
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Reference: Edward S. Grew, et al (2007) European Journal of Mineralogy, 19, 29-245
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Edward S. Grew, et al (2007) European Journal of Mineralogy, 19, 29-245
Chopinite (TL)
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)3(PO4)2
Type Locality:
Reference: European Journal of Mineralogy, 19, 229-245(2007)[abstr: Am. Min. 93,255]
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Edward S. Grew, et al (2007) European Journal of Mineralogy, 19, 29-245
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Edward S. Grew, et al (2007) European Journal of Mineralogy, 19, 29-245
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Edward S. Grew, et al (2007) European Journal of Mineralogy, 19, 29-245
Hercynite
Formula: Fe2+Al2O4
Reference: Edward S. Grew, et al (2007) European Journal of Mineralogy, 19, 29-245
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Edward S. Grew, et al (2007) European Journal of Mineralogy, 19, 29-245
'K Feldspar'
Description: (Phosphate-bearing)
Reference: Edward S. Grew, et al (2007) European Journal of Mineralogy, 19, 29-245
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Edward S. Grew, et al (2007) European Journal of Mineralogy, 19, 29-245
Monazite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(PO4)
Reference: Edward S. Grew, et al (2007) European Journal of Mineralogy, 19, 29-245
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Edward S. Grew, et al (2007) European Journal of Mineralogy, 19, 29-245
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Edward S. Grew, et al (2007) European Journal of Mineralogy, 19, 29-245
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Reference: Edward S. Grew, et al (2007) European Journal of Mineralogy, 19, 29-245
Pseudorutile
Formula: Fe2Ti3O9
Reference: Edward S. Grew, et al (2007) European Journal of Mineralogy, 19, 29-245
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Edward S. Grew, et al (2007) European Journal of Mineralogy, 19, 29-245
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Edward S. Grew, et al (2007) European Journal of Mineralogy, 19, 29-245
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Edward S. Grew, et al (2007) European Journal of Mineralogy, 19, 29-245
Sapphirine
Formula: Mg4(Mg3Al9)O4[Si3Al9O36]
Reference: Edward S. Grew, et al (2007) European Journal of Mineralogy, 19, 29-245
Siderite ?
Formula: FeCO3
Description: (Listed as "Fe carbonate"; species not confirmed.)
Reference: Edward S. Grew, et al (2007) European Journal of Mineralogy, 19, 29-245
Sillimanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Edward S. Grew, et al (2007) European Journal of Mineralogy, 19, 29-245
Souzalite ?
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)3(Al,Fe3+)4(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Description: (Listed as a "souzalite-like" phase.)
Reference: Edward S. Grew, et al (2007) European Journal of Mineralogy, 19, 29-245
Stornesite-(Y)
Formula: {(Y, Ca)}{Na62}{(Ca,Na)8}{(Mg,Fe2+)43}(PO4)36
Reference: Grew, E., Armbruster, Th., Medenbach, O., Yates, M.G., Carson, C.J. (2006): Stornesite-(Y), (Y,Ca)[]2Na6(Ca,Na)8(Mg,Fe)43(PO4)36, the first terrestrial Mg-dominant member of the fillowite group, from granulite-facies paragneiss in the Larsemann Hills, Prydz Bay, East Antarctica. American Mineralogist, 91, 1412-1424
Wagnerite
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)2(PO4)F
Description: Wagnerite-Ma5bc
Reference: Edward S. Grew, et al (2007) European Journal of Mineralogy, 19, 29-245
Xenotime-(Y)
Formula: Y(PO4)
Reference: Edward S. Grew, et al (2007) European Journal of Mineralogy, 19, 29-245
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Edward S. Grew, et al (2007) European Journal of Mineralogy, 19, 29-245

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Hercynite4.BB.05Fe2+Al2O4
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Pseudorutile4.CB.25Fe2Ti3O9
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Siderite ?5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Celestine7.AD.35SrSO4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Chopinite (TL)8.AB.15(Mg,Fe2+)3(PO4)2
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Monazite-(Ce)8.AD.50Ce(PO4)
Souzalite ?8.DC.45(Mg,Fe2+)3(Al,Fe3+)4(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Stornesite-(Y)8.AC.50{(Y, Ca)}{Na62}{(Ca,Na)8}{(Mg,Fe2+)43}(PO4)36
Wagnerite8.BB.15(Mg,Fe2+)2(PO4)F
Xenotime-(Y)8.AD.35Y(PO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Sapphirine9.DH.45Mg4(Mg3Al9)O4[Si3Al9O36]
Sillimanite9.AF.05Al2(SiO4)O
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Hercynite7.2.1.3Fe2+Al2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
A2B3O9
Pseudorutile8.4.2.1Fe2Ti3O9
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite ?14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Celestine28.3.1.2SrSO4
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
A2(XO4)Zq
Wagnerite41.6.2.1(Mg,Fe2+)2(PO4)F
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
Souzalite ?42.9.2.1(Mg,Fe2+)3(Al,Fe3+)4(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
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 [4] and >[4] coordination
Sillimanite52.2.2a.1Al2(SiO4)O
Group 69 - INOSILICATES Chains with Side Branches or Loops
Chains with Side Branches or Loops with P>2
Sapphirine69.2.1b.1Mg4(Mg3Al9)O4[Si3Al9O36]
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
Chopinite (TL)-(Mg,Fe2+)3(PO4)2
'K Feldspar'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
Stornesite-(Y)-{(Y, Ca)}{Na62}{(Ca,Na)8}{(Mg,Fe2+)43}(PO4)36
Xenotime-(Y)-Y(PO4)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Souzalite(Mg,Fe2+)3(Al,Fe3+)4(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O Chopinite(Mg,Fe2+)3(PO4)2
O Stornesite-(Y){(Y, Ca)}{Na62}{(Ca,Na)8}{(Mg,Fe2+)43}(PO4)36
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O Wagnerite(Mg,Fe2+)2(PO4)F
O Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
O Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
O QuartzSiO2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O SapphirineMg4(Mg3Al9)O4[Si3Al9O36]
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
O HematiteFe2O3
O PseudorutileFe2Ti3O9
O CorundumAl2O3
O RutileTiO2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O CelestineSrSO4
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Souzalite(Mg,Fe2+)3(Al,Fe3+)4(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
O SideriteFeCO3
FFluorine
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
F Wagnerite(Mg,Fe2+)2(PO4)F
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
NaSodium
Na Stornesite-(Y){(Y, Ca)}{Na62}{(Ca,Na)8}{(Mg,Fe2+)43}(PO4)36
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg Chopinite(Mg,Fe2+)3(PO4)2
Mg Stornesite-(Y){(Y, Ca)}{Na62}{(Ca,Na)8}{(Mg,Fe2+)43}(PO4)36
Mg Wagnerite(Mg,Fe2+)2(PO4)F
Mg SapphirineMg4(Mg3Al9)O4[Si3Al9O36]
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Mg Souzalite(Mg,Fe2+)3(Al,Fe3+)4(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al SapphirineMg4(Mg3Al9)O4[Si3Al9O36]
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Souzalite(Mg,Fe2+)3(Al,Fe3+)4(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si SapphirineMg4(Mg3Al9)O4[Si3Al9O36]
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P Chopinite(Mg,Fe2+)3(PO4)2
P Stornesite-(Y){(Y, Ca)}{Na62}{(Ca,Na)8}{(Mg,Fe2+)43}(PO4)36
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
P Wagnerite(Mg,Fe2+)2(PO4)F
P Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
P Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
P Souzalite(Mg,Fe2+)3(Al,Fe3+)4(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S CelestineSrSO4
KPotassium
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Stornesite-(Y){(Y, Ca)}{Na62}{(Ca,Na)8}{(Mg,Fe2+)43}(PO4)36
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
TiTitanium
Ti PseudorutileFe2Ti3O9
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
FeIron
Fe Chopinite(Mg,Fe2+)3(PO4)2
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe PseudorutileFe2Ti3O9
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
SrStrontium
Sr CelestineSrSO4
YYttrium
Y Stornesite-(Y){(Y, Ca)}{Na62}{(Ca,Na)8}{(Mg,Fe2+)43}(PO4)36
Y Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
CeCerium
Ce Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)

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