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Superior, Pioneer Mining District, Pinal Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USAi
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
33° 17' 38'' North , 111° 5' 44'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Superior2,943 (2017)0.1km
Top-of-the-World231 (2011)11.4km
Queen Valley788 (2011)18.0km
Gold Camp10,159 (2011)19.4km
Miami1,783 (2017)24.1km


Production in the Superior area mines to the end of 1948 was credited at $153,398,683, of which $364,043 is undistributed, and the remainder accounted as follows: Cu - 849,869,979 pounds ($113,561,780); Ag - 32,440,230 ounces ($26,687,288); Au - 281,138 ounces ($8,269,574); Zn - 48,483,000 pounds ($4,316,071); and Pb - 2,969,320 pounds ($199,927). All of the zinc came from the Magma Mine during 1938-45.

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Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Description: As small blebs in galena.
Reference: Galbraith, F.W. (1947), Minerals of AZ, AZ Bur. of Mines Bull. 153: 15; Wilson, E.D., et al (1950), Arizona zinc and lead deposits, part I, AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 156: 95; Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 100.
Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Manske, S. L., & Paul, A. H. (2002). Geology of a major new porphyry copper center in the Superior (Pioneer) district, Arizona. Economic Geology, 97(2), 197-220.
Alunite
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Winant, A. R. (2010). Sericitic and advanced argillic mineral assemblages and their relationship to copper mineralization, Resolution Porphyry Cu-(Mo) Deposit, Superior District, Pinal County, Arizona (Doctoral dissertation, University of Arizona).
Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Winant, A. R. (2010). Sericitic and advanced argillic mineral assemblages and their relationship to copper mineralization, Resolution Porphyry Cu-(Mo) Deposit, Superior District, Pinal County, Arizona (Doctoral dissertation, University of Arizona).
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Reference: Winant, A. R. (2010). Sericitic and advanced argillic mineral assemblages and their relationship to copper mineralization, Resolution Porphyry Cu-(Mo) Deposit, Superior District, Pinal County, Arizona (Doctoral dissertation, University of Arizona).; Manske, S. L., & Paul, A. H. (2002). Geology of a major new porphyry copper center in the Superior (Pioneer) district, Arizona. Economic Geology, 97(2), 197-220.
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Barnes, R. & M. Hay (1983), Famous mineral localities: The Magma Mine, Min.Rec.: 14: 72-82.
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Habit: Tabular to 2 by 0.5 inches (5 by 1.25 cm)
Colour: Black, brown, maroon, gray, white, yellow & golden-yellow
Description: Brilliant crystals.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 129; Barnes, R. & M. Hay (1983), Famous mineral localities: The Magma Mine, Min.Rec.: 14: 72-82.
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: Winant, A. R. (2010). Sericitic and advanced argillic mineral assemblages and their relationship to copper mineralization, Resolution Porphyry Cu-(Mo) Deposit, Superior District, Pinal County, Arizona (Doctoral dissertation, University of Arizona).; Manske, S. L., & Paul, A. H. (2002). Geology of a major new porphyry copper center in the Superior (Pioneer) district, Arizona. Economic Geology, 97(2), 197-220.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Braunite ?
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Reference: Wilson, E.D. & G.M. Butler (1930), Manganese ore deposits in AZ, AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 127: 85-86; Jones, E.L., Jr. & F.L. Ransome (1920), Deposits of manganese ore in Arizona, USGS Bull. 710-D: 164.
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Barnes, R. & M. Hay (1983), Famous mineral localities: The Magma Mine, Min.Rec.: 14: 72-82.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Chalcanthite
Formula: CuSO4 · 5H2O
Reference: Barnes, R. & M. Hay (1983), Famous mineral localities: The Magma Mine, Min.Rec.: 14: 72-82.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Localities:
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Winant, A. R. (2010). Sericitic and advanced argillic mineral assemblages and their relationship to copper mineralization, Resolution Porphyry Cu-(Mo) Deposit, Superior District, Pinal County, Arizona (Doctoral dissertation, University of Arizona).; Manske, S. L., & Paul, A. H. (2002). Geology of a major new porphyry copper center in the Superior (Pioneer) district, Arizona. Economic Geology, 97(2), 197-220.
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Chrysotile
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: MRDS database Dep. ID #10234751, MAS ID #0040210867.
Colusite
Formula: Cu13VAs3S16
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 182; Barnes, R. & M. Hay (1983), Famous mineral localities: The Magma Mine, Min.Rec.: 14: 72-82; Hammer, D.F. & D.W. Peterson (1968), Geology of the Magma mine area, AZ, in J.D. Ridge (editor), Ore deposits of the United States, 1933-1967, A.I.M.E.: 1282-1310.
Copiapite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 416.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Description: Occurs in small amounts; as crystal groups.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 186; Barnes, R. & M. Hay (1983), Famous mineral localities: The Magma Mine, Min.Rec.: 14: 72-82; Short, M.N., et al (1943), Geology and ore deposits of the Superior mining area, AZ, AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 151; Wilson, E.D., et al (1950), Arizona zinc and lead deposits, part I, AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 156: 93.
Coquimbite
Formula: Fe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Description: Occurs on the 1000 level with other sulfates.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 186.
Coronadite
Formula: Pb(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Description: Small amounts near lower limits of the oxidized zone with sauconite.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 188; Barnes, R. & M. Hay (1983), Famous mineral localities: The Magma Mine, Min.Rec.: 14: 72-82; Short, M.N., et al (1943), Geology and ore deposits of the Superior mining area, AZ, AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 151; Fleischer, M. & W.E. Richmond (1943), The manganese oxide minerals: A preliminary report, Econ.Geol.: 38: 269-286; Hewett, D.F. & M. Fleischer (1960), Deposits of the manganese oxides, Econ.Geol.: 55: 1-55; Hewett, D.F., et al (1963), Deposits of the manganese oxides: supplement, Econ.Geol.: 58: 1-51; Wilson, E.D., et al (1950), Arizona zinc and lead deposits, part I, AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 156: 94.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Cryptomelane
Formula: K(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 195; Hewett, D.F. & M. Fleischer (1960), Deposits of the manganese oxides, Econ.Geol.: 55: 1-55.
Cubanite
Formula: CuFe2S3
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 195; Barnes, R. & M. Hay (1983), Famous mineral localities: The Magma Mine, Min.Rec.: 14: 72-82.
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Dickite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Winant, A. R. (2010). Sericitic and advanced argillic mineral assemblages and their relationship to copper mineralization, Resolution Porphyry Cu-(Mo) Deposit, Superior District, Pinal County, Arizona (Doctoral dissertation, University of Arizona).
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Dioptase
Formula: CuSiO3 · H2O
Djurleite
Formula: Cu31S16
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 163, 206; Barnes, R. & M. Hay (1983), Famous mineral localities: The Magma Mine, Min.Rec.: 14: 72-82; Morimoto, N. & A. Gyobu (1971), The composition and stability of digenite, AmMin.: 56: 1889-1909.
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Winant, A. R. (2010). Sericitic and advanced argillic mineral assemblages and their relationship to copper mineralization, Resolution Porphyry Cu-(Mo) Deposit, Superior District, Pinal County, Arizona (Doctoral dissertation, University of Arizona).; Manske, S. L., & Paul, A. H. (2002). Geology of a major new porphyry copper center in the Superior (Pioneer) district, Arizona. Economic Geology, 97(2), 197-220.
Famatinite
Formula: Cu3SbS4
Description: Occurs with hypogene ores.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 219; Barnes, R. & M. Hay (1983), Famous mineral localities: The Magma Mine, Min.Rec.: 14: 72-82; Hammer, D.F. & D.W. Peterson (1968), Geology of the Magma mine area, AZ, in J.D. Ridge (editor), Ore deposits of the United States, 1933-1967, A.I.M.E.: 1282-1310.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Galena
Formula: PbS
Galena var: Argentiferous Galena
Formula: PbS
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Manske, S. L., & Paul, A. H. (2002). Geology of a major new porphyry copper center in the Superior (Pioneer) district, Arizona. Economic Geology, 97(2), 197-220.
Gold
Formula: Au
Localities:
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Barnes, R. & M. Hay (1983), Famous mineral localities: The Magma Mine, Min.Rec.: 14: 72-82.
Groutite
Formula: Mn3+O(OH)
Habit: Small, prismatic
Description: Occurs as coatings of crystals.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 240.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Barnes, R. & M. Hay (1983), Famous mineral localities: The Magma Mine, Min.Rec.: 14: 72-82.
'Halloysite'
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Localities:
Hematite var: Specularite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Manske, S. L., & Paul, A. H. (2002). Geology of a major new porphyry copper center in the Superior (Pioneer) district, Arizona. Economic Geology, 97(2), 197-220.
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Description: Above the east 1800 and 200 levels.
Reference: Barnes, R. & M. Hay (1983), Famous mineral localities: The Magma Mine, Min.Rec.: 14: 72-82; Wilson, E.D., et al (1950), Arizona zinc and lead deposits, part I, AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 156: 93.
Hetaerolite
Formula: ZnMn2O4
Reference: Anthony, J. W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 250, 339; Dean, et al (1952), Concentration of oxide manganese ores from vicinity of Winkleman, Pinal Co., AZ, US Bur Mines Rept. Inv. 4848.
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Winant, A. R. (2010). Sericitic and advanced argillic mineral assemblages and their relationship to copper mineralization, Resolution Porphyry Cu-(Mo) Deposit, Superior District, Pinal County, Arizona (Doctoral dissertation, University of Arizona).; Manske, S. L., & Paul, A. H. (2002). Geology of a major new porphyry copper center in the Superior (Pioneer) district, Arizona. Economic Geology, 97(2), 197-220.
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Winant, A. R. (2010). Sericitic and advanced argillic mineral assemblages and their relationship to copper mineralization, Resolution Porphyry Cu-(Mo) Deposit, Superior District, Pinal County, Arizona (Doctoral dissertation, University of Arizona).
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Reference: Winant, A. R. (2010). Sericitic and advanced argillic mineral assemblages and their relationship to copper mineralization, Resolution Porphyry Cu-(Mo) Deposit, Superior District, Pinal County, Arizona (Doctoral dissertation, University of Arizona).
Lepidocrocite ?
Formula: γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Description: Not analyzed. Specimens look like they are hematite.
Reference: Specimen aquired from Ray Grant
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Lindgrenite
Formula: Cu3(MoO4)2(OH)2
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 279.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Localities:
Manganite
Formula: Mn3+O(OH)
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Manske, S. L., & Paul, A. H. (2002). Geology of a major new porphyry copper center in the Superior (Pioneer) district, Arizona. Economic Geology, 97(2), 197-220.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Olivenite
Formula: Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Proustite
Formula: Ag3AsS3
Description: Minute blebs in galena.
Reference: Galbraith, F.W. (1947), Minerals of AZ, AZ Bur. of Mines Bull. 153: 27.
'Psilomelane'
Formula: Mn, O
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Pyrophyllite
Formula: Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Winant, A. R. (2010). Sericitic and advanced argillic mineral assemblages and their relationship to copper mineralization, Resolution Porphyry Cu-(Mo) Deposit, Superior District, Pinal County, Arizona (Doctoral dissertation, University of Arizona).
'Pyroxene Group'
Reference: Manske, S. L., & Paul, A. H. (2002). Geology of a major new porphyry copper center in the Superior (Pioneer) district, Arizona. Economic Geology, 97(2), 197-220.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Jasper
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Description: Occurs as massive material and as rare small crystals in the South vein.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 353; Barnes, R. & M. Hay (1983), Famous mineral localities: The Magma Mine, Min.Rec.: 14: 72-82.
Rhomboclase
Formula: (H5O2)Fe3+(SO4)2 · 2H2O
Description: Occurs on the 1000 level with other sulfates.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 354, 388.
Sauconite
Formula: Na0.3Zn3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · 4H2O
Description: Occurs as soft, waxy, gouge-like material from near the lower limit of the oxidized zone.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 188, 361.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Silver
Formula: Ag
'Smectite Group'
Formula: A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
Reference: Manske, S. L., & Paul, A. H. (2002). Geology of a major new porphyry copper center in the Superior (Pioneer) district, Arizona. Economic Geology, 97(2), 197-220.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Stromeyerite
Formula: AgCuS
Description: Occurs sparingly in hypogene ores.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 385; Barnes, R. & M. Hay (1983), Famous mineral localities: The Magma Mine, Min.Rec.: 14: 72-82; Short, M.N., et al (1943), Geology and ore deposits of the Superior mining area, AZ, AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 151; Galbraith, F.W. (1947), Minerals of AZ, AZ Bur. Mines Bull 153: 16; Wilson, E.D., et al (1950), Arizona zinc and lead deposits, part I, AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 156: 93.
Szomolnokite
Formula: FeSO4 · H2O
Colour: Colorless to tan
Description: Clear, crystalline material associated with other sulfates.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 354, 388.
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Reference: Barnes, R. & M. Hay (1983), Famous mineral localities: The Magma Mine, Min.Rec.: 14: 72-82; Wilson, E.D., et al (1950), Arizona zinc and lead deposits, part I, AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 156: 93.
Tenorite
Formula: CuO
Reference: Barnes, R. & M. Hay (1983), Famous mineral localities: The Magma Mine, Min.Rec.: 14: 72-82.
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Description: Abundant below the 900 level.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 393; Barnes, R. & M. Hay (1983), Famous mineral localities: The Magma Mine, Min.Rec.: 14: 72-82; Short, M.N., et al (1943), Geology and ore deposits of the Superior mining area, AZ, AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 151; Galbraith, F.W. (1947), Minerals of AZ, AZ Bur. Mines Bull 153: 27.
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: Winant, A. R. (2010). Sericitic and advanced argillic mineral assemblages and their relationship to copper mineralization, Resolution Porphyry Cu-(Mo) Deposit, Superior District, Pinal County, Arizona (Doctoral dissertation, University of Arizona).
Vanadinite
Formula: Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Voltaite
Formula: K2Fe2+5Fe3+3Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
Habit: Crystals to 0.25 inches (1.15 cm) diameter.
Description: Occurs on the 1000 level with other sulfates.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 354, 388, 416.
'Wad'
Wittichenite
Formula: Cu3BiS3
Description: Occurs in hypogene ores.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 422; Barnes, R. & M. Hay (1983), Famous mineral localities: The Magma Mine, Min.Rec.: 14: 72-82; Hammer, D.F. & D.W. Peterson (1968), Geology of the Magma mine area, AZ, in J.D. Ridge (editor), Ore deposits of the United States, 1933-1967, A.I.M.E.: 1282-1310.
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Localities:
Zunyite
Formula: Al13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
Reference: Winant, A. R. (2010). Sericitic and advanced argillic mineral assemblages and their relationship to copper mineralization, Resolution Porphyry Cu-(Mo) Deposit, Superior District, Pinal County, Arizona (Doctoral dissertation, University of Arizona).

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Gold1.AA.05Au
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Colusite2.CB.30Cu13VAs3S16
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Cubanite2.CB.55aCuFe2S3
Digenite2.BA.10Cu9S5
Djurleite2.BA.05Cu31S16
Enargite2.KA.05Cu3AsS4
Famatinite2.KA.10Cu3SbS4
Galena2.CD.10PbS
var: Argentiferous Galena2.CD.10PbS
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Proustite2.GA.05Ag3AsS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stromeyerite2.BA.40AgCuS
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Wittichenite2.GA.20Cu3BiS3
Group 3 - Halides
Chlorargyrite3.AA.15AgCl
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Coronadite4.DK.05aPb(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Cryptomelane4.DK.05aK(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Groutite4.FD.10Mn3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
var: Specularite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Hetaerolite4.BB.10ZnMn2O4
Lepidocrocite ?4.FE.15γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Manganite4.FD.15Mn3+O(OH)
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Jasper4.DA.05SiO2
Tenorite4.AB.10CuO
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Hydrozincite5.BA.15Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Rhodochrosite5.AB.05MnCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Alunite7.BC.10KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Anhydrite7.AD.30CaSO4
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Chalcanthite7.CB.20CuSO4 · 5H2O
Copiapite7.DB.35Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Coquimbite7.CB.55Fe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Lindgrenite7.GB.05Cu3(MoO4)2(OH)2
Rhomboclase7.CB.55(H5O2)Fe3+(SO4)2 · 2H2O
Szomolnokite7.CB.05FeSO4 · H2O
Voltaite7.CC.25K2Fe2+5Fe3+3Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Olivenite8.BB.30Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Vanadinite8.BN.05Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Andalusite9.AF.10Al2(SiO4)O
Braunite ?9.AG.05Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Chrysotile9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Dickite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Dioptase9.CJ.30CuSiO3 · H2O
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
'Halloysite'9.ED.10Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrophyllite9.EC.10Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Sauconite9.EC.45Na0.3Zn3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · 4H2O
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Zunyite9.BJ.55Al13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Psilomelane'-Mn, O
'Pyroxene Group'-
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
'Wad'-

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
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Digenite2.4.7.3Cu9S5
Djurleite2.4.7.2Cu31S16
Stromeyerite2.4.6.1AgCuS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Cubanite2.9.13.1CuFe2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø > 4
Colusite3.1.1.1Cu13VAs3S16
ø = 4
Enargite3.2.1.1Cu3AsS4
Famatinite3.2.2.2Cu3SbS4
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
ø = 3
Proustite3.4.1.1Ag3AsS3
Wittichenite3.4.8.1Cu3BiS3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
AX
Tenorite4.2.3.1CuO
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Groutite6.1.1.3Mn3+O(OH)
Lepidocrocite ?6.1.2.2γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Manganite6.1.3.1Mn3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Hetaerolite7.2.7.2ZnMn2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
(AB)2X3
Braunite ?7.5.1.3Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
AB8X16
Coronadite7.9.1.4Pb(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Cryptomelane7.9.1.2K(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Chlorargyrite9.1.4.1AgCl
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
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(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
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
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
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Szomolnokite29.6.2.2FeSO4 · H2O
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 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Alunite30.2.4.1KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Miscellaneous
Copiapite31.10.5.1Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A2(XO4)Zq
Olivenite41.6.6.1Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
A5(XO4)3Zq
Vanadinite41.8.4.3Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
Basic Anhydrous Molybdates and Tungstates
Lindgrenite48.3.1.1Cu3(MoO4)2(OH)2
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
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
Andalusite52.2.2b.1Al2(SiO4)O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Topaz52.3.1.1Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Hemimorphite56.1.2.1Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
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 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Dioptase61.1.3.1CuSiO3 · H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Chrysotile71.1.5.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Dickite71.1.1.1Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Halloysite'71.1.1.4Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrophyllite71.2.1.1Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Sauconite71.3.1b.3Na0.3Zn3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · 4H2O
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
Galena
var: Argentiferous Galena
-PbS
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Hematite
var: Specularite
-Fe2O3
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Psilomelane'-Mn, O
'Pyroxene Group'-
Quartz
var: Jasper
-SiO2
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
'Wad'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H DioptaseCuSiO3 · H2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
H HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
H OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H SauconiteNa0.3Zn3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · 4H2O
H CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
H GroutiteMn3+O(OH)
H Rhomboclase(H5O2)Fe3+(SO4)2 · 2H2O
H VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
H SzomolnokiteFeSO4 · H2O
H CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
H LindgreniteCu3(MoO4)2(OH)2
H ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
H ZunyiteAl13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
H DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
H Lepidocrociteγ-Fe3+O(OH)
CCarbon
C SideriteFeCO3
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C CerussitePbCO3
OOxygen
O DioptaseCuSiO3 · H2O
O BaryteBaSO4
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O CupriteCu2O
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O QuartzSiO2
O SideriteFeCO3
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
O CalciteCaCO3
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
O CoronaditePb(Mn64+Mn23+)O16
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
O OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
O PsilomelaneMn, O
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
O TenoriteCuO
O VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
O CerussitePbCO3
O HetaeroliteZnMn2O4
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O SauconiteNa0.3Zn3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · 4H2O
O CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
O CryptomelaneK(Mn74+Mn3+)O16
O GroutiteMn3+O(OH)
O Rhomboclase(H5O2)Fe3+(SO4)2 · 2H2O
O VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
O SzomolnokiteFeSO4 · H2O
O CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
O LindgreniteCu3(MoO4)2(OH)2
O ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
O AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
O ZunyiteAl13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
O DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
O Lepidocrociteγ-Fe3+O(OH)
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
F ZunyiteAl13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
NaSodium
Na SauconiteNa0.3Zn3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · 4H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Al HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al SauconiteNa0.3Zn3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · 4H2O
Al VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Al PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
Al AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Al ZunyiteAl13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
Al DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si DioptaseCuSiO3 · H2O
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si SauconiteNa0.3Zn3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · 4H2O
Si ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Si PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
Si AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Si ZunyiteAl13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
Si DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
SSulfur
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S WitticheniteCu3BiS3
S BaryteBaSO4
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S PyriteFeS2
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
S ColusiteCu13VAs3S16
S CovelliteCuS
S CubaniteCuFe2S3
S DigeniteCu9S5
S EnargiteCu3AsS4
S FamatiniteCu3SbS4
S GalenaPbS
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S StromeyeriteAgCuS
S TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
S TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
S Galena (var: Argentiferous Galena)PbS
S ProustiteAg3AsS3
S AcanthiteAg2S
S DjurleiteCu31S16
S CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
S Rhomboclase(H5O2)Fe3+(SO4)2 · 2H2O
S VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
S SzomolnokiteFeSO4 · H2O
S CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
S AnhydriteCaSO4
S AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
S MolybdeniteMoS2
ClChlorine
Cl ChlorargyriteAgCl
Cl VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
Cl ZunyiteAl13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K CryptomelaneK(Mn74+Mn3+)O16
K VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
K K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
K AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
VVanadium
V ColusiteCu13VAs3S16
V VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
MnManganese
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
Mn CoronaditePb(Mn64+Mn23+)O16
Mn ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
Mn PsilomelaneMn, O
Mn HetaeroliteZnMn2O4
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
Mn CryptomelaneK(Mn74+Mn3+)O16
Mn GroutiteMn3+O(OH)
Mn BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe CubaniteCuFe2S3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Fe TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Fe CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Fe Rhomboclase(H5O2)Fe3+(SO4)2 · 2H2O
Fe VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
Fe SzomolnokiteFeSO4 · H2O
Fe CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe Lepidocrociteγ-Fe3+O(OH)
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu DioptaseCuSiO3 · H2O
Cu WitticheniteCu3BiS3
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu CopperCu
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
Cu ColusiteCu13VAs3S16
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu CubaniteCuFe2S3
Cu DigeniteCu9S5
Cu EnargiteCu3AsS4
Cu FamatiniteCu3SbS4
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
Cu StromeyeriteAgCuS
Cu TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Cu TenoriteCuO
Cu TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Cu DjurleiteCu31S16
Cu LindgreniteCu3(MoO4)2(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Zn HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Zn TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Zn HetaeroliteZnMn2O4
Zn SauconiteNa0.3Zn3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · 4H2O
AsArsenic
As ColusiteCu13VAs3S16
As EnargiteCu3AsS4
As OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
As TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
As ProustiteAg3AsS3
MoMolybdenum
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
Mo LindgreniteCu3(MoO4)2(OH)2
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
Ag StromeyeriteAgCuS
Ag ChlorargyriteAgCl
Ag ProustiteAg3AsS3
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
SbAntimony
Sb FamatiniteCu3SbS4
Sb TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb CoronaditePb(Mn64+Mn23+)O16
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)
Pb Galena (var: Argentiferous Galena)PbS
Pb VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
Pb CerussitePbCO3
BiBismuth
Bi WitticheniteCu3BiS3

References

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Short, M.N., Ettinger, I.A., Galbraith, F.W., Harshman, E.N., Wardwell, H.R., and Kuhn, T.H. (1942) Geologic map of Superior mining area Arizona, Plate 1, in Short, M.N., and others, Geology and ore deposits of the Superior mining area, Arizona: Arizona Bureau of Mines, 1 sheet, scale 1:12,000 [mistakenly cited as Plate 1 of Arizona Bureau of Mines Bulletin 150 on sheet, should be Bulletin 151; now available as Arizona Geological Survey Map M-2].
Wilson, E.D., et al (1950), Arizona zinc and lead deposits, part I, Arizona Bureau of Mines Bull. 156: 84-98.
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd. ed.: 279.

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