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Cerro de Pasco, Pasco province, Pasco department, Peru

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 10° South , 76° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~1km
Locality type:Mountain
Köppen climate type:ET : Tundra


Large Zn-​Pb(-​Ag-​Bi-​Cu) deposit.

Since the discovery of silver in Cerro de Pasco in 1630, the Spanish mined the rich Cerro de Pasco silver-bearing oxide ore deposits since colonial times. Sulfide minerals are more common in the Atacocha district.
The area is still an active mining center.

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Alabandite
Formula: MnS
Alunite
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Graton, L. C.; Bowditch, Samuel I. (1936): Alkaline and acid solutions in hypogene zoning at Cerro de Pasco. Economic Geology 31, 651-698.
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: Ascencios, C. (1966). The San Alberto Lead-Zinc Ore Body at Cerro de Pasco Mine, Cerro de Pasco, Peru. MS thesis University of Arizona.
'Arsenic Sulphide Glass No. 2'
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Ascencios, C. (1966). The San Alberto Lead-Zinc Ore Body at Cerro de Pasco Mine, Cerro de Pasco, Peru. MS thesis University of Arizona.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
'Bravoite'
Formula: (Fe,Ni)S2
'Calamine'
Reference: Ascencios, C. (1966). The San Alberto Lead-Zinc Ore Body at Cerro de Pasco Mine, Cerro de Pasco, Peru. MS thesis University of Arizona.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Graton, L. C.; Bowditch, Samuel I. (1936): Alkaline and acid solutions in hypogene zoning at Cerro de Pasco. Economic Geology 31, 651-698.; Ascencios, C. (1966). The San Alberto Lead-Zinc Ore Body at Cerro de Pasco Mine, Cerro de Pasco, Peru. MS thesis University of Arizona.
Caledonite
Formula: Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Chalcanthite
Formula: CuSO4 · 5H2O
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Ascencios, C. (1966). The San Alberto Lead-Zinc Ore Body at Cerro de Pasco Mine, Cerro de Pasco, Peru. MS thesis University of Arizona.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Ascencios, C. (1966). The San Alberto Lead-Zinc Ore Body at Cerro de Pasco Mine, Cerro de Pasco, Peru. MS thesis University of Arizona.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Graton, L. C.; Bowditch, Samuel I. (1936): Alkaline and acid solutions in hypogene zoning at Cerro de Pasco. Economic Geology 31, 651-698.; Ascencios, C. (1966). The San Alberto Lead-Zinc Ore Body at Cerro de Pasco Mine, Cerro de Pasco, Peru. MS thesis University of Arizona.
'Coal'
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Ascencios, C. (1966). The San Alberto Lead-Zinc Ore Body at Cerro de Pasco Mine, Cerro de Pasco, Peru. MS thesis University of Arizona.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Ascencios, C. (1966). The San Alberto Lead-Zinc Ore Body at Cerro de Pasco Mine, Cerro de Pasco, Peru. MS thesis University of Arizona.
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Ascencios, C. (1966). The San Alberto Lead-Zinc Ore Body at Cerro de Pasco Mine, Cerro de Pasco, Peru. MS thesis University of Arizona.
Dickite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Graton, L. C.; Bowditch, Samuel I. (1936): Alkaline and acid solutions in hypogene zoning at Cerro de Pasco. Economic Geology 31, 651-698.
Dimorphite
Formula: As4S3
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Ascencios, C. (1966). The San Alberto Lead-Zinc Ore Body at Cerro de Pasco Mine, Cerro de Pasco, Peru. MS thesis University of Arizona.
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Reference: Graton, L. C.; Bowditch, Samuel I. (1936): Alkaline and acid solutions in hypogene zoning at Cerro de Pasco. Economic Geology 31, 651-698.; Ascencios, C. (1966). The San Alberto Lead-Zinc Ore Body at Cerro de Pasco Mine, Cerro de Pasco, Peru. MS thesis University of Arizona.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Graton, L. C.; Bowditch, Samuel I. (1936): Alkaline and acid solutions in hypogene zoning at Cerro de Pasco. Economic Geology 31, 651-698.
Epsomite
Formula: MgSO4 · 7H2O
Famatinite
Formula: Cu3SbS4
Reference: Graton, L. C.; Bowditch, Samuel I. (1936): Alkaline and acid solutions in hypogene zoning at Cerro de Pasco. Economic Geology 31, 651-698.
Fibroferrite
Formula: Fe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Ascencios, C. (1966). The San Alberto Lead-Zinc Ore Body at Cerro de Pasco Mine, Cerro de Pasco, Peru. MS thesis University of Arizona.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Goslarite
Formula: ZnSO4 · 7H2O
Gratonite (TL)
Formula: Pb9As4S15
Reference: [Amer.Min.(1939) 24, 136; www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Ascencios, C. (1966). The San Alberto Lead-Zinc Ore Body at Cerro de Pasco Mine, Cerro de Pasco, Peru. MS thesis University of Arizona.
Hydrocerussite
Formula: Pb3(CO3)2(OH)2
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Jamesonite
Formula: Pb4FeSb6S14
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Kutnohorite
Formula: CaMn2+(CO3)2
'Lignite'
'Lignite var: Quisqueite'
'Limestone'
Reference: Ascencios, C. (1966). The San Alberto Lead-Zinc Ore Body at Cerro de Pasco Mine, Cerro de Pasco, Peru. MS thesis University of Arizona.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Ascencios, C. (1966). The San Alberto Lead-Zinc Ore Body at Cerro de Pasco Mine, Cerro de Pasco, Peru. MS thesis University of Arizona.
Luzonite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Reference: Graton, L. C.; Bowditch, Samuel I. (1936): Alkaline and acid solutions in hypogene zoning at Cerro de Pasco. Economic Geology 31, 651-698.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Ascencios, C. (1966). The San Alberto Lead-Zinc Ore Body at Cerro de Pasco Mine, Cerro de Pasco, Peru. MS thesis University of Arizona.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Ascencios, C. (1966). The San Alberto Lead-Zinc Ore Body at Cerro de Pasco Mine, Cerro de Pasco, Peru. MS thesis University of Arizona.
Mallardite
Formula: MnSO4 · 7H2O
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Ascencios, C. (1966). The San Alberto Lead-Zinc Ore Body at Cerro de Pasco Mine, Cerro de Pasco, Peru. MS thesis University of Arizona.
Melanterite
Formula: Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Graton, L. C.; Bowditch, Samuel I. (1936): Alkaline and acid solutions in hypogene zoning at Cerro de Pasco. Economic Geology 31, 651-698.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Graton, L. C.; Bowditch, Samuel I. (1936): Alkaline and acid solutions in hypogene zoning at Cerro de Pasco. Economic Geology 31, 651-698.; Ascencios, C. (1966). The San Alberto Lead-Zinc Ore Body at Cerro de Pasco Mine, Cerro de Pasco, Peru. MS thesis University of Arizona.
Orpiment
Formula: As2S3
Patrónite
Formula: VS4
Plumbojarosite
Formula: Pb0.5Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: [www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]; Graton, L. C.; Bowditch, Samuel I. (1936): Alkaline and acid solutions in hypogene zoning at Cerro de Pasco. Economic Geology 31, 651-698.; Ascencios, C. (1966). The San Alberto Lead-Zinc Ore Body at Cerro de Pasco Mine, Cerro de Pasco, Peru. MS thesis University of Arizona.
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Ascencios, C. (1966). The San Alberto Lead-Zinc Ore Body at Cerro de Pasco Mine, Cerro de Pasco, Peru. MS thesis University of Arizona.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Petersen, G.G. (1970) Minería y metalurgía en el antiguo Peru. Arqueologicas, 12 140pp. (Museo Nacional de Antropologia y Arqueologia, Lima); Graton, L. C.; Bowditch, Samuel I. (1936): Alkaline and acid solutions in hypogene zoning at Cerro de Pasco. Economic Geology 31, 651-698.; Ascencios, C. (1966). The San Alberto Lead-Zinc Ore Body at Cerro de Pasco Mine, Cerro de Pasco, Peru. MS thesis University of Arizona.
Quartz var: Agate
Reference: Petersen, G.G. (1970) Minería y metalurgía en el antiguo Peru. Arqueologicas, 12 140pp. (Museo Nacional de Antropologia y Arqueologia, Lima)
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
'Quartz-monzonite'
Reference: Ascencios, C. (1966). The San Alberto Lead-Zinc Ore Body at Cerro de Pasco Mine, Cerro de Pasco, Peru. MS thesis University of Arizona.
Realgar
Formula: As4S4
'Revoredite' (FRL)
Formula: PbAs4S7
Reference: Amstutz GC, Ramdohr P, De Las Casas F: Bol.Soc.Geol.Peru (1957) 32, p. 25 Milton C and Ingram B in: Amer.Min.(1959) 44, 1070-1076
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Rhodonite
Formula: Mn2+SiO3
Rhomboclase
Formula: (H5O2)Fe3+(SO4)2 · 2H2O
Römerite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2(SO4)4 · 14H2O
Rozenite
Formula: FeSO4 · 4H2O
'Sandstone'
Reference: Ascencios, C. (1966). The San Alberto Lead-Zinc Ore Body at Cerro de Pasco Mine, Cerro de Pasco, Peru. MS thesis University of Arizona.
Schwertmannite
Formula: Fe3+16(OH,SO4)12-13O16 · 10-12H2O
Seligmannite
Formula: PbCuAsS3
'Shale'
Reference: Ascencios, C. (1966). The San Alberto Lead-Zinc Ore Body at Cerro de Pasco Mine, Cerro de Pasco, Peru. MS thesis University of Arizona.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Ascencios, C. (1966). The San Alberto Lead-Zinc Ore Body at Cerro de Pasco Mine, Cerro de Pasco, Peru. MS thesis University of Arizona.
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Ascencios, C. (1966). The San Alberto Lead-Zinc Ore Body at Cerro de Pasco Mine, Cerro de Pasco, Peru. MS thesis University of Arizona.
Starkeyite
Formula: MgSO4 · 4H2O
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Valleriite
Formula: (Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Zunyite
Formula: Al13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
Reference: Graton, L. C.; Bowditch, Samuel I. (1936): Alkaline and acid solutions in hypogene zoning at Cerro de Pasco. Economic Geology 31, 651-698.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Alabandite2.CD.10MnS
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Bournonite2.GA.50PbCuSbS3
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Dimorphite2.FA.10As4S3
Enargite2.KA.05Cu3AsS4
Famatinite2.KA.10Cu3SbS4
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Gratonite (TL)2.JB.55Pb9As4S15
Jamesonite2.HB.15Pb4FeSb6S14
Luzonite2.KA.10Cu3AsS4
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Orpiment2.FA.30As2S3
Patrónite2.EC.10VS4
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
'Realgar'2.FA.15aAs4S4
'Seligmannite'2.GA.50PbCuAsS3
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Valleriite2.FD.30(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Agate4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Hydrocerussite5.BE.10Pb3(CO3)2(OH)2
Hydrozincite5.BA.15Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Kutnohorite5.AB.10CaMn2+(CO3)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
'Rhodochrosite'5.AB.05MnCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Alunite7.BC.10KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Caledonite7.BC.50Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Chalcanthite7.CB.20CuSO4 · 5H2O
Epsomite7.CB.40MgSO4 · 7H2O
Fibroferrite7.DC.15Fe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
Goslarite7.CB.40ZnSO4 · 7H2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Mallardite7.CB.35MnSO4 · 7H2O
Melanterite7.CB.35Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Plumbojarosite7.BC.10Pb0.5Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
'Rhomboclase'7.CB.55(H5O2)Fe3+(SO4)2 · 2H2O
'Rozenite'7.CB.15FeSO4 · 4H2O
'Römerite'7.CB.75Fe2+Fe3+2(SO4)4 · 14H2O
'Schwertmannite'7.DE.15Fe3+16(OH,SO4)12-13O16 · 10-12H2O
Starkeyite7.CB.15MgSO4 · 4H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
Dickite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Rhodonite'9.DK.05Mn2+SiO3
Zunyite9.BJ.55Al13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Arsenic Sulphide Glass No. 2-
Bravoite-(Fe,Ni)S2
Calamine-
Chlorite Group-
Coal-
Lignite-
'var: Quisqueite'-
Limestone-
Limonite-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Quartz-monzonite-
'Revoredite' (TL)-PbAs4S7
'Sandstone'-
Shale-
Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 4:3
Dimorphite2.6.1.1As4S3
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Alabandite2.8.1.4MnS
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Realgar2.8.21.1As4S4
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
Orpiment2.11.1.1As2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Hydroxysulfides and Hydrated Sulfides
Valleriite2.14.1.1(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Miscellaneous
Patrónite2.16.21.1VS4
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 4
Enargite3.2.1.1Cu3AsS4
Famatinite3.2.2.2Cu3SbS4
Luzonite3.2.2.1Cu3AsS4
3 <ø < 4
Gratonite (TL)3.3.2.1Pb9As4S15
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ø = 3
Bournonite3.4.3.2PbCuSbS3
Seligmannite3.4.3.1PbCuAsS3
2 < ø < 2.49
Jamesonite3.6.7.1Pb4FeSb6S14
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Miscellaneous
Schwertmannite6.4.10.1Fe3+16(OH,SO4)12-13O16 · 10-12H2O
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Rhodochrosite14.1.1.4MnCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Kutnohorite14.2.1.3CaMn2+(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Hydrocerussite16a.2.2.1Pb3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Hydrozincite16a.4.1.1Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
Hydrated Acid Sulfates
Rhomboclase29.1.1.1(H5O2)Fe3+(SO4)2 · 2H2O
AXO4·xH2O
Chalcanthite29.6.7.1CuSO4 · 5H2O
Epsomite29.6.11.1MgSO4 · 7H2O
Goslarite29.6.11.2ZnSO4 · 7H2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Mallardite29.6.10.5MnSO4 · 7H2O
Melanterite29.6.10.1Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Rozenite29.6.6.1FeSO4 · 4H2O
Starkeyite29.6.6.2MgSO4 · 4H2O
AB2(XO4)4·H2O
Römerite29.7.2.1Fe2+Fe3+2(SO4)4 · 14H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Alunite30.2.4.1KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Plumbojarosite30.2.5.6Pb0.5Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Fibroferrite31.9.12.1Fe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
Group 32 - COMPOUND SULFATES
Anhydrous Compound Sulfates containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Caledonite32.3.2.1Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 57 - SOROSILICATES Si3O10 Groups and Larger Noncyclic Groups
Insular Si3O10 and Larger Noncyclic Groups with [Si5O16] groups
Zunyite57.3.1.1Al13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
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=5
Rhodonite65.4.1.1Mn2+SiO3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Dickite71.1.1.1Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
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
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Arsenic Sulphide Glass No. 2'-
'Bravoite'-(Fe,Ni)S2
'Calamine'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Coal'-
'Lignite'-
'var: Quisqueite'-
'Limestone'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Quartz
var: Agate
-SiO2
var: Amethyst-SiO2
var: Chalcedony-SiO2
'Quartz-monzonite'-
'Revoredite' (FRL)-PbAs4S7
'Sandstone'-
'Shale'-
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
H ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
H DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
H FibroferriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H GoslariteZnSO4 · 7H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H HydrocerussitePb3(CO3)2(OH)2
H HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H MallarditeMnSO4 · 7H2O
H MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H PlumbojarositePb0.5Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
H Rhomboclase(H5O2)Fe3+(SO4)2 · 2H2O
H RömeriteFe2+Fe23+(SO4)4 · 14H2O
H RozeniteFeSO4 · 4H2O
H SchwertmanniteFe163+(OH,SO4)12-13O16 · 10-12H2O
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H StarkeyiteMgSO4 · 4H2O
H Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
H ZunyiteAl13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
CCarbon
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
C CerussitePbCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C HydrocerussitePb3(CO3)2(OH)2
C HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
C KutnohoriteCaMn2+(CO3)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
C SideriteFeCO3
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
OOxygen
O AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O AnglesitePbSO4
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
O CerussitePbCO3
O ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O CupriteCu2O
O DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
O FibroferriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O GoslariteZnSO4 · 7H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O HydrocerussitePb3(CO3)2(OH)2
O HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O KutnohoriteCaMn2+(CO3)2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O MallarditeMnSO4 · 7H2O
O MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O PlumbojarositePb0.5Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O QuartzSiO2
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
O RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
O Rhomboclase(H5O2)Fe3+(SO4)2 · 2H2O
O RömeriteFe2+Fe23+(SO4)4 · 14H2O
O RozeniteFeSO4 · 4H2O
O SchwertmanniteFe163+(OH,SO4)12-13O16 · 10-12H2O
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O SideriteFeCO3
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O StarkeyiteMgSO4 · 4H2O
O Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
O ZunyiteAl13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
F ZunyiteAl13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
Mg StarkeyiteMgSO4 · 4H2O
Mg Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
AlAluminium
Al AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Al DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Al ZunyiteAl13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si ZunyiteAl13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
PPhosphorus
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S AlabanditeMnS
S AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
S AnglesitePbSO4
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BaryteBaSO4
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S BournonitePbCuSbS3
S Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
S CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
S ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CovelliteCuS
S DimorphiteAs4S3
S EnargiteCu3AsS4
S EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
S FamatiniteCu3SbS4
S FibroferriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
S GalenaPbS
S GoslariteZnSO4 · 7H2O
S GratonitePb9As4S15
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S LuzoniteCu3AsS4
S MallarditeMnSO4 · 7H2O
S MarcasiteFeS2
S MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
S OrpimentAs2S3
S PatróniteVS4
S PlumbojarositePb0.5Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S RealgarAs4S4
S RevoreditePbAs4S7
S Rhomboclase(H5O2)Fe3+(SO4)2 · 2H2O
S RömeriteFe2+Fe23+(SO4)4 · 14H2O
S RozeniteFeSO4 · 4H2O
S SchwertmanniteFe163+(OH,SO4)12-13O16 · 10-12H2O
S SeligmannitePbCuAsS3
S SphaleriteZnS
S StarkeyiteMgSO4 · 4H2O
S TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
ClChlorine
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Cl ZunyiteAl13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
KPotassium
K AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca KutnohoriteCaMn2+(CO3)2
VVanadium
V PatróniteVS4
MnManganese
Mn AlabanditeMnS
Mn KutnohoriteCaMn2+(CO3)2
Mn MallarditeMnSO4 · 7H2O
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
Mn RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe FibroferriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Fe PlumbojarositePb0.5Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe Rhomboclase(H5O2)Fe3+(SO4)2 · 2H2O
Fe RömeriteFe2+Fe23+(SO4)4 · 14H2O
Fe RozeniteFeSO4 · 4H2O
Fe SchwertmanniteFe163+(OH,SO4)12-13O16 · 10-12H2O
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
NiNickel
Ni Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu BournonitePbCuSbS3
Cu CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Cu ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CopperCu
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu EnargiteCu3AsS4
Cu FamatiniteCu3SbS4
Cu LuzoniteCu3AsS4
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu SeligmannitePbCuAsS3
Cu TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Cu Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
ZnZinc
Zn GoslariteZnSO4 · 7H2O
Zn HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As DimorphiteAs4S3
As EnargiteCu3AsS4
As GratonitePb9As4S15
As LuzoniteCu3AsS4
As OrpimentAs2S3
As RealgarAs4S4
As RevoreditePbAs4S7
As SeligmannitePbCuAsS3
As TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
SbAntimony
Sb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Sb FamatiniteCu3SbS4
Sb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Pb CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb GratonitePb9As4S15
Pb HydrocerussitePb3(CO3)2(OH)2
Pb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Pb PlumbojarositePb0.5Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Pb RevoreditePbAs4S7
Pb SeligmannitePbCuAsS3
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3

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