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one of several lignite mines in direct vicinity of the germanium

Uranium ore field No. 303, Linxiang District, Lincang, Yunnan, China
Exploited mine in immediate vicinity of the Nujiang river.

Nujiang Valley, Nujiang, Yunnan, China
one of several lignite mines in direct vicinity of the germanium

Uranium ore field No. 303, Linxiang District, Lincang, Yunnan, China
Exploited mine in immediate vicinity of the Nujiang river.

Nujiang Valley, Nujiang, Yunnan, China
one of several lignite mines in direct vicinity of the germanium

Uranium ore field No. 303, Linxiang District, Lincang, Yunnan, China
Exploited mine in immediate vicinity of the Nujiang river.

Nujiang Valley, Nujiang, Yunnan, China
Name in French:Yunnan, Chine
Name in German:Yunnan, China
Name in Italian:Yunnan, Cina
Name in Russian:Юньнань, Китай
Name in Simplified Chinese:云南省, 中国
Name in Spanish:Yunnan, China
Name in Achinese:Yunnan
Name in Afrikaans:Yunnan, Volksrepubliek van Sjina
Name in Arabic:يونان (الصين), الصين
Name in Armenian:Յուննան
Name in Asturian:Yunnan
Name in Basque:Yunnan
Name in Belarusian:Юньнань, Кітай
Name in Bengali:ইউন্নান
Name in Breton:Yunnan
Name in Bulgarian:Юннан, Китайска народна република
Name in Burmese:ယူနန်ပြည်နယ်
Name in Catalan:Yunnan, Xina
Name in Cebuano:Yunnan Sheng
Name in Chechen:Юньнань
Name in Croatian:Yunnan
Name in Czech:Jün-nan, Čína
Name in Danish:Yunnan, Kina
Name in Dutch:Yunnan, China
Name in Esperanto:Junano
Name in Estonian:Yunnan, Hiina
Name in Farsi/Persian:یون‌نان, جمهوری خلق چین
Name in Finnish:Yunnan, Kiina
Name in Gan:雲南
Name in Georgian:იუნანი
Name in Greek:Γιουνάν, Κίνα
Name in Hakka:Yùn-nàm
Name in Hebrew:יונאן, סין
Name in Hindi:युन्नान, चीन
Name in Hungarian:Jünnan, Kína
Name in Icelandic:Yunnan, Kína
Name in Indonesian:Yunnan, Cina
Name in Interlingua:Yunnan
Name in Irish Gaelic:Yunnan, An tSín
Name in Japanese:雲南省, 中国
Name in Kapampangan:Yunnan
Name in Kongo:Yunnan
Name in Korean:윈난성, 중국
Name in Latin:Iunnania
Name in Latvian:Juņnaņa, Ķīna
Name in Lithuanian:Junanas, Kinija
Name in Luxembourgish:Yunnan
Name in Macedonian:Јунан, Кина
Name in Malagasy:Yunnan
Name in Malay:Yunan
Name in Manx:Yunnan
Name in Marathi:युइन्नान
Name in Min Dong Chinese:Hùng-nàng
Name in Minangkabau:Yunnan
Name in Mongolian:Юньнань муж
Name in Northern Frisian:Yunnan
Name in Norwegian:Yunnan, Kina
Name in Norwegian (Nynorsk):Yunnan
Name in Ossetian:Юньнань
Name in Polish:Junnan, Chiny
Name in Portuguese:Yunnan, China
Name in Quechua:Yunnan pruwinsya
Name in Romanian:Yunnan, China
Name in Scots:Yunnan
Name in Serbian:Јунан, Кина
Name in Serbo-Croatian:Yunnan
Name in Slovak:Jün-nan, Čína
Name in Slovenian:Junan, Kitajska
Name in Swahili:Yunnan, China
Name in Swedish:Yunnan, Kina
Name in Tagalog:Yunnan, Tsina
Name in Tamil:யுன்னான்
Name in Thai:มณฑลยูนนาน, ประเทศจีน
Name in Tibetan (Standard):ཡུན་ནན་ཞིང་ཆེན།, རྒྱ་ནག
Name in Traditional Chinese:雲南, 中國
Name in Turkish:Yünnan, Çin
Name in Ukrainian:Юньнань, Китай
Name in Urdu:یوننان
Name in Uyghur:يۈننەن ئۆلكىسى
Name in Uzbek (Latin Script):Yunnan
Name in Venetian:Yunnan
Name in Vietnamese:Vân Nam, Trung Quốc
Name in Walloon:Younnan
Name in Waray:Yunnan
Name in Welsh:Yunnan, Tsieina
Name in Western Punjabi:ینعان
Name in Wu Chinese:云南省
Name in Yakut:Юннань
Name in Zhuang:Yinznanz
Neighbouring regions:
Locality type:Province
Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Kunming3,855,346 (2014)
Lijiang1,137,600 (2014)
Wenshan City450,000 (2018)
Kaiyuan198,423 (2012)
Qujing146,015 (2012)
Gejiu136,135 (2012)


A province in southwest China.

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378 valid minerals. 9 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 2 erroneous literature entries.

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Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Localities: Reported from at least 20 localities in this region.
Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 33 localities in this region.
Aegirine
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Reference: Xianfan Liu, Fufeng Zhao, Zhuan Tao, Xiangfeng Song, Yongwen Cai, and Feiyue Cai (2009): Mineral Deposits 28(2), 185-194
Aegirine-augite
Formula: (NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(Fe3+eAlfFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
Aikinite
Formula: PbCuBiS3
Reference: Zhou, H., Sun, X., Wu, Z., Yang, T., Li, D., Ren, Y., Liu, Q., Zhu, K. & Yu, H. (2018). Mineralogy of Bi-sulfosalts and tellurides from the Yaoan gold deposit, southwest China: metallogenic implications. Ore Geology Reviews 98, 126-140.
Alabandite
Formula: MnS
Reference: Jiuling Zhang (1982): Geology and Prospecting 18(2), 26-40
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Localities: Reported from at least 55 localities in this region.
Albite var: Cleavelandite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Rob Lavinsky specimens
Albite var: Oligoclase
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Albite var: Oligoclase-Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Jiarui Feng, Zhenhua Zhou, and Yanbo Cheng (2010): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 29(1), 50-58
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
'Allanite Group'
Formula: {A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Alleghanyite
Formula: Mn2+5(SiO4)2(OH)2
Alloclasite
Formula: Co1-xFexAsS
Reference: Yuanren Chen (1976): Geology and Prospecting 12(6), 23-28
Allophane
Formula: (Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Reference: Dmitry Tonkacheev specimen
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Altaite
Formula: PbTe
Reference: Chuanjie Pu, Dexian Qin, Hong Nian, Xueshu Zhang, Pirajno, F., and Zhuguo Fan (2007): Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 26(4), 374-383.
Aluminite
Formula: Al2(SO4)(OH)4 · 7H2O
Reference: Pin'an Wang (2001): Bulletin of the Geological Survey of Japan 52(8).
Alunite
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Alunogen
Formula: Al2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
Reference: Zhao, P., and Liao, Z. (1995): Proceedings of the 17th NZ Geothermal Workshop, 87-90.; Meixiang, Z., & Wei, T. (1987). Surface hydrothermal minerals and their distribution in the Tengchong geothermal area, China. Geothermics, 16(2), 181-195.
Amesite
Formula: Mg2Al(AlSiO5)(OH)4
Reference: Chengdian Pen (1986): Mineral Deposits 5(3), 37-48
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
'Amphibole Supergroup var: Uralite'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Zhiqiang Li, Jianguo Huan, Runsheng Han, Tao Ren, Lei Wang, and Wenlong Qiu (2013): Geology and Exploration 49(2), 289-299
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: Meixiang, Z., & Wei, T. (1987). Surface hydrothermal minerals and their distribution in the Tengchong geothermal area, China. Geothermics, 16(2), 181-195.
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
'Andorite'
Formula: AgPbSb3S6
Reference: Xinpei Jiang (1994): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 13(5), 278-284
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Andradite var: Melanite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: Baiyou Chen, Yuru Yu, and Hongfei Jiang (2002): Mineral Deposits 21(suppl.), 901-905
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 18 localities in this region.
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Anilite
Formula: Cu7S4
Reference: Rongge Xiao and Wensheng Ge (1999): Mineral Deposits 18(2), 138-145
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Localities: Reported from at least 24 localities in this region.
Annabergite
Formula: Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Kaiji Yu (1981): Geology and Prospecting 17(1), 19-25
Anorthite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
'Anorthoclase'
Formula: (Na,K)AlSi3O8
Reference: Daxian Zhao (1989): Acta Petrologica Sinica 5(3), 25-36
Antigorite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Kaiji Yu (1981): Geology and Prospecting 17(1), 19-25 (in Chinese).
Antimony
Formula: Sb
'Apatite'
Localities: Reported from at least 35 localities in this region.
'Apatite var: Carbonate-rich Apatite'
Reference: Huaikui Tu (2001): Northwestern Uranium Geology 27(1), 13-16
'Apatite var: Collophane'
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Aragonite var: Strontian Aragonite
Formula: (Ca,Sr)CO3
Reference: Yan Liu, Xuehui Yu, Chengguo Li, Qingzhu Zhao, and Man Luo (2003): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 22(3), 285-289
Arfvedsonite
Formula: [Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Argentopentlandite
Formula: Ag(Fe,Ni)8S8
Reference: Chuanjie Pu, Dexian Qin, Hong Nian, Xueshu Zhang, Pirajno, F., and Zhuguo Fan (2007): Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 26(4), 374-383.
Arsendescloizite
Formula: PbZn(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: Baoqin Zhao (1985): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 5(3), 282-284
Arsenopalladinite
Formula: Pd8(As,Sb)3
Reference: Huanbin Song, Mingqin He, Shangzhong Zhang, and Fenghuang Yi (2008): Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 27, 104-108.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Localities: Reported from at least 54 localities in this region.
Arsenopyrite var: Danaite
Formula: (Fe0.90Co0.10)AsS - (Fe0.65Co0.35)AsS
Atokite
Formula: (Pd,Pt)3Sn
Reference: Huanbin Song, Mingqin He, Shangzhong Zhang, and Fenghuang Yi (2008): Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 27, 104-108.; Shengwei Wang, Xiaoming Sun, Zhenwen Liao, Bangguo Zhou, Maojin Luo, Yang Guo, Xiaofang Jiang, Huaping Zhu, Dong Ma, and Zhanwu Shen (2012): Mineral Deposits 31(6), 1259-1276
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Augite var: Titanian Augite
Formula: (Ca,Na)(Mg,Ti, Fe,Al,)(Si,Al)2O6
Reference: Zhihua Zhu (2010): Yunnan Geology 29(3), 235-244
Aurichalcite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: JSS collection
Autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Reference: Chen Zhangru, Huang Yuzhu, and Gu Xiaofa (1990): A new uranium mineral - Yingjiangite. Acta Mineralogica Sinica 10(2), 102-105.
Axinite-(Fe)
Formula: Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Reference: Yixiong Qian (1990): Journal of Mineralogy and Petrology 11(3), 1-5
'Axinite Group'
Reference: Xinpei Jiang (1994): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 13(5), 278-284
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 44 localities in this region.
Babingtonite
Formula: Ca2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Reference: Ottens, B. (2008): Lapis 33 (6), 21-30; Fabre Minerals.
'Barkevikite'
Description: Discredited, see amphibole
Reference: Tao Guan, Zhibing Huang, Deru Xu, Zhenliang Zhang, Zaifei Yan, and Cheng Xu (2006): Chinese Journal of Geology 41(3), 441-454
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 65 localities in this region.
Bastnäsite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(CO3)F
Reference: Yaomin Yang, Guangzhi Tu, and Ruizhong Hu (2004): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 24(3), 301-308; Lin Hou, Jun Ding, Jun Deng, and Huijuan Peng (2013): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 32(2), 154-166; Lin Hou, Jun Ding, Changming Wang, Zhenwen Liao, Yang Guo, Shengwei Wang, and Zizheng Wang (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1187-1202
Bementite
Formula: Mn7Si6O15(OH)8
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Beryl var: Aquamarine
Formula: Be3Al2Si6O18
Reference: http://www.shiyamc.com/en/News_Show.asp?id=19
Beryl var: Emerald
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Ottens, B. (2006): Lapis 31(4), 13-20; Xue, G., Marshall, D., Zhang, S., Ullrich, T.D., Bishop, T., Groat, L.A., Thorkelson, D.J., Giuliani, G., and Fallick, A.E. (2010): Economic Geology 105, 339-349
Beudantite
Formula: PbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Fuguang Zhao (2007): Non-Ferrous Mining and Metallurgy 23(6), 20-25
'Biotite'
Localities: Reported from at least 70 localities in this region.
Birnessite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.5(Mn4+,Mn3+)2O4 · 1.5H2O
Reference: Yuchun Yang (1990): Geology and Prospecting 26(8), 20-23
Bismite
Formula: Bi2O3
Reference: Chen, J., Halls, C., and Stanley, C.J. (1992): Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 11(2), 140-155.
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Bismutite
Formula: (BiO)2CO3
'Bitumen'
Localities: Reported from at least 25 localities in this region.
Böhmite
Formula: AlO(OH)
Boracite
Formula: Mg3(B7O13)Cl
Reference: Xiaosong Xu and Jialing Wu (1983): Acta Geoscientica Sinica 5(1); Li, M., Yan, M., Wang, Z., Liu, X., Fang, X., & Li, J. (2015). The origins of the Mengye potash deposit in the Lanping–Simao Basin, Yunnan Province, Western China. Ore Geology Reviews, 69, 174-186.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Localities: Reported from at least 100 localities in this region.
Boulangerite
Formula: Pb5Sb4S11
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Braunite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
'Bravoite'
Formula: (Fe,Ni)S2
Reference: Nansheng Chen (1996), In: Tu Guangzhi (ed.): "Geochemistry of Strata-Bound Deposits in China", Science Press (Beijing), 528-548
Breithauptite
Formula: NiSb
Reference: Yuan Li (1998): Geology and Prospecting 34(5), 28-32
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Yi Li, Lairen Lai, Weining Zhou, and Chaoke Qin (2004): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 24(4), 378-380
Brookite
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Hai Zhang, Weixuan Fang, Guishan Zhang, Fengwei Gan, Ning Wei, and Yuqian Guo (2009): Geology in China 36(6), 1322-1330
'Calamine'
Reference: Chunji Xue, Rong Zeng, Shuwen Liu, Guoxiang Chi, Hairuo Qing, Yuchuan Chen, Jianmin Yang, and Denghong Wang (2006): Ore Geology Reviews (in press).
Calaverite
Formula: AuTe2
Reference: Zhou, H., Sun, X., Wu, Z., Yang, T., Li, D., Ren, Y., Liu, Q., Zhu, K. & Yu, H. (2018). Mineralogy of Bi-sulfosalts and tellurides from the Yaoan gold deposit, southwest China: metallogenic implications. Ore Geology Reviews 98, 126-140.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 197 localities in this region.
Calcite var: Ferroan Calcite
Formula: (Ca,Fe)CO3
Calcite var: Manganoan Calcite
Formula: (Ca,Mn)CO3
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Calcurmolite
Formula: (Ca,Na)2(UO2)3Mo2(O,OH)11 · nH2O
Cancrinite
Formula: (Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Reference: Baiyou Chen, Yuru Yu, and Hongfei Jiang (2002): Mineral Deposits 21(suppl.), 901-905
Carnallite
Formula: KMgCl3 · 6H2O
Reference: Xiaosong Xu and Jialing Wu (1983): Acta Geoscientica Sinica 5(1); Weihao Yue, Jianguo Gao, Yuncan Li, Yinghui Liu, and Xinkai Liu (2011): Geology and Exploration 47(5), 809-822; Li, M., Yan, M., Wang, Z., Liu, X., Fang, X., & Li, J. (2015). The origins of the Mengye potash deposit in the Lanping–Simao Basin, Yunnan Province, Western China. Ore Geology Reviews, 69, 174-186.; 高翔, 方勤方, 姚薇, 彭强, 董娟, 秦红, & 邸迎伟. (2013). 云南兰坪-思茅盆地勐野井钾盐矿床物质组分对成因的指示. 地球学报, 34(5), 529-536.
Carrollite
Formula: Cu(Co,Ni)2S4
Reference: Yongbei Zhang, Shihua Sun, Chengyan Xu, Hao Wang, Chongsun Zhao, and Zhihua Zhu (2003): Resource Geology 53(4), 261-272.
Caryopilite
Formula: Mn2+3Si2O5(OH)4
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Localities: Reported from at least 53 localities in this region.
Cassiterite var: Wood Tin
Formula: SnO2
Description: "colloidal tin"
Reference: Xinpei Jiang (1994): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 13(5), 278-284
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 26 localities in this region.
'Chabazite'
Reference: Meixiang, Z., & Wei, T. (1987). Surface hydrothermal minerals and their distribution in the Tengchong geothermal area, China. Geothermics, 16(2), 181-195.
Chalcanthite
Formula: CuSO4 · 5H2O
Reference: Renmin Hua (1989): Mineral Deposits 8(2), 3-13
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Localities: Reported from at least 109 localities in this region.
Chalcocite var: Argentiferous Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Junhua Din, Yafen Wang, Zhengyun Wang, Jinghong Cai, and Jiazao Yan (1992): Journal of Guilin University of Technology 12(s1)
Chalcophanite
Formula: (Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
Reference: Liyan Zhang and Xihui Yang (1986): Geology and Prospecting 22(6), 36-40; Fuguang Zhao (2007): Non-Ferrous Mining and Metallurgy 23(6), 20-25
Chalcophyllite
Formula: Cu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
Colour: Bluish Green
Fluorescence: No Fluorescence under LWUV
Reference: Sapphirious Collection
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 185 localities in this region.
Chalcostibite
Formula: CuSbS2
Reference: Xinpei Jiang (1994): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 13(5), 278-284
Chamosite
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Chamosite var: Pseudothuringite
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Reference: Zhen Liao, Yuping Liu, Chaoyang Li, Lin Ye, Shirong Liu, and Wenqin Zheng (2010): Mineral Deposits 29(1), 169-176
Chamosite var: Thuringite
Formula: (Fe,Fe,Mg,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(O,OH)8
Reference: Dong Xu, Zhiji Ren, Haijun Yu, Guanghou Yin, and Jianzhong Duan (2011): Mineral Deposits 30(3), 477-487
Chlorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: Yongping Huang, Jianmin Wu, and Ziping Wang (1999): Geology and Prospecting 35(4), 15-18
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
'Chlorite Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 123 localities in this region.
'Chlorite Group var: Brunsvigite'
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Chlorocalcite
Formula: KCaCl3
Reference: Li, M., Yan, M., Wang, Z., Liu, X., Fang, X., & Li, J. (2015). The origins of the Mengye potash deposit in the Lanping–Simao Basin, Yunnan Province, Western China. Ore Geology Reviews, 69, 174-186.
Chondrodite
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)5(SiO4)2(F,OH)2
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Chromium
Formula: Cr
Reference: Shengwei Wang, Xiaoming Sun, Zhenwen Liao, Bangguo Zhou, Maojin Luo, Yang Guo, Xiaofang Jiang, Huaping Zhu, Dong Ma, and Zhanwu Shen (2012): Mineral Deposits 31(6), 1259-1276
Chrysoberyl
Formula: BeAl2O4
Reference: http://www.idm.gov.vn/nguon_luc/Xuat_ban/2005/B26/b65.htm
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
'Clays'
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Clinochlore var: Pennine
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Huijuan Peng, Hongying Li, Rongfu Pei, Changqing Zhang, Yunman Zhou, Guang Tian, Jianxin Li, and Fei Long (2014): Acta Petrologica Sinica 30(1), 237-256
Clinochlore var: Ripidolite
Formula: (Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Reference: Hua Huang, Changqing Zhang, Yunman Zhou, Bo Liu, Yongfu Xie, Yuntao Dong, Chunhai Yang, and Wenwei Dong (2014): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 33(1), 127-148
Clino-suenoite
Formula: □{Mn2+2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Clinotyrolite'
Formula: Ca2Cu9(AsO4,SO4)4(OH,O)10 · 10H2O
Clinozoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Localities: Reported from at least 20 localities in this region.
Coffinite
Formula: U(SiO4) · nH2O
'Columbite-Tantalite'
Comblainite
Formula: Ni4Co2(OH)12[CO3] · 3H2O
Reference: 高翔, 方勤方, 姚薇, 彭强, 董娟, 秦红, & 邸迎伟. (2013). 云南兰坪-思茅盆地勐野井钾盐矿床物质组分对成因的指示. 地球学报, 34(5), 529-536.
Conichalcite
Formula: CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Cooperite
Formula: PtS
Reference: Bilun Luo (1979): Geology and Prospecting 15(3), 11-15; Min Liu (2002): Multipurpose Utilization of Mineral Resources 10(5), 28-32; Huanbin Song, Mingqin He, Shangzhong Zhang, and Fenghuang Yi (2008): Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 27, 104-108; Shengwei Wang, Xiaoming Sun, Zhenwen Liao, Bangguo Zhou, Maojin Luo, Yang Guo, Xiaofang Jiang, Huaping Zhu, Dong Ma, and Zhanwu Shen (2012): Mineral Deposits 31(6), 1259-1276
Copper
Formula: Cu
Localities: Reported from at least 36 localities in this region.
Coquimbite
Formula: Fe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Reference: Meixiang, Z., & Wei, T. (1987). Surface hydrothermal minerals and their distribution in the Tengchong geothermal area, China. Geothermics, 16(2), 181-195.
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Reference: Fusheng Dai (1990): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 9(3), 224-233
Cornwallite
Formula: Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Coronadite
Formula: Pb(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Reference: Liyan Zhang and Xihui Yang (1986): Geology and Prospecting 22(6), 36-40; Fuguang Zhao (2007): Non-Ferrous Mining and Metallurgy 23(6), 20-25
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Yunkui Qian (2004): Yunnan Geology 23(3), 337-342
Corundum var: Ruby
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Yunkui Qian (2004): Yunnan Geology 23(3), 337-342; Dong Ye and Xueliang Liu (2006): Journal of Gems and Gemmmology 8(3), 21-24.
Cosalite
Formula: Pb2Bi2S5
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Localities: Reported from at least 38 localities in this region.
Cryptomelane
Formula: K(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Reference: Xingyu Yang (1989): Geology and Prospecting 25(8), 23-27; Yuchun Yang (1990): Geology and Prospecting 26(8), 20-23
Cubanite
Formula: CuFe2S3
Reference: Jun Gao and Yinliang Cui (2004): Geology and Prospecting 40(5), 33-38
Cummingtonite
Formula: ☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Wang, C., Zhou, M.-F., and Keays, R. (2006): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 152(3), 309-321.
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Localities: Reported from at least 23 localities in this region.
Cuprite var: Tile ore
Formula: Cu2O
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Cuprobismutite
Formula: Cu8AgBi13S24
Reference: Zhou, H., Sun, X., Wu, Z., Yang, T., Li, D., Ren, Y., Liu, Q., Zhu, K. & Yu, H. (2018). Mineralogy of Bi-sulfosalts and tellurides from the Yaoan gold deposit, southwest China: metallogenic implications. Ore Geology Reviews 98, 126-140.
Cuspidine
Formula: Ca4(Si2O7)(F,OH)2
Reference: Chengdian Pen (1986): Mineral Deposits 5(3), 37-48
Danburite
Formula: CaB2Si2O8
Reference: Chengdian Pen (1986): Mineral Deposits 5(3), 37-48
Datolite
Formula: CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Reference: Yiming Zhao and Daxin Li (1987): Acta Geoscientia Sinica 9(2), 237-252; Yiming Zhao and Daxin Li (1999): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 18(1), 65-73
Diaspore
Formula: AlO(OH)
Dickite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Localities: Reported from at least 18 localities in this region.
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Localities: Reported from at least 35 localities in this region.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Localities: Reported from at least 131 localities in this region.
Dolomite var: Ferroan Dolomite
Formula: Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Reference: Liu Jiajun, Li Chaoyang, Zhang Qian, Pan Jiayong, Liu Yuping, Liu Xianfan, Liu Shirong, and Yang Weiguang (2001): Science in China, Series D (Earth Sciences), 44(6), 545-554.
Dolomite var: Manganoan Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Doyleite
Formula: Al(OH)3
Dravite
Formula: Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Dufrénoysite
Formula: Pb2As2S5
Reference: Jiajun Liu, Degao Zhai, Zhiming Li, Mingqin He, Yuping Liu, and Chaoyang Li (2010): Acta Petrologica Sinica 26(6), 1646-1660
Dyscrasite
Formula: Ag3Sb
Reference: Huanbin Song, Mingqin He, Shangzhong Zhang, and Fenghuang Yi (2008): Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 27, 104-108.
Dzhalindite
Formula: In(OH)3
Reference: Baogui Zhang, Zhong Zhang, Linbo Yao, Jing Hu, Mingzai Wang, and Sanxue Wang (2002): Geology and Prospecting 38(6), 30-33
Eastonite
Formula: KMg2Al(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Reference: Xianfan Liu, Fufeng Zhao, Zhuan Tao, Xiangfeng Song, Yongwen Cai, and Feiyue Cai (2009): Mineral Deposits 28(2), 185-194
Elbaite
Formula: Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Li, Y., Huang, Z. H., & Fang, M. H. (2012). Characterization of dielectric performance of tourmaline single crystals from Yunnan, China. CrystEngComm, 14(21), 7153-7156.
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Localities: Reported from at least 18 localities in this region.
Ellisite
Formula: Tl3AsS3
Reference: Minzhi Yang (2000): Bulletin of Mineralogy, Petrology and Geochemistry 19(4), 381-383; Zhang Zhong, Zhang Baogui, Hu Jing, Yao Linbo, and Tian Yifu (2007): Science in China, Series D (Earth Sciences), 50(3), 359-370
Emplectite
Formula: CuBiS2
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 57 localities in this region.
Erythrite
Formula: Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Eulytine
Formula: Bi4(SiO4)3
Reference: Chen, J., Halls, C., and Stanley, C.J. (1992): Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 11(2), 140-155.
Euxenite-(Y)
Formula: (Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Reference: Feibao Wu and Zongyu Li (1986): Geology and Prospecting 22(8), 20-26
Evansite
Formula: Al3(PO4)(OH)6 · 6H2O
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
'Feldspar Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 35 localities in this region.
'Feldspar Group var: Perthite'
Reference: Nan Ma, Jun Deng, Qingfei Wang, Changming Wang, Jing Zhang, and Gongjian Li (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1223-1235
Ferrimolybdite
Formula: Fe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Reference: Weiji Zhang (1982): Geology and Prospecting 18(6), 42-43
Ferro-actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ferro-hornblende
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Fe2+4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Reference: Bugao Xue (2003): Mineral Resources and Geology 23(2), 144-149
Ferro-tschermakite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Fe2+3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Reference: Yiming Zhao and Daxin Li (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(4), 345-359
Fischesserite
Formula: Ag3AuSe2
Reference: Yuan Li (1998): Geology and Prospecting 34(5), 28-32
Fluoborite
Formula: Mg3(BO3)(F,OH)3
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Fluorapatite var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Reference: Shousong Wang and Qiying Chen (1985): Chinese Journal of Geology 20(1)
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Localities: Reported from at least 56 localities in this region.
Fluoro-cannilloite
Formula: {Ca}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al3Si5O22)(F,OH)2
Reference: Kristalldruse shop, Munich, Bavaria, Germany
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Franckeite
Formula: Fe2+(Pb,Sn2+)6Sn4+2Sb2S14
Reference: Xinpei Jiang (1994): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 13(5), 278-284
Freibergite
Formula: Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Freieslebenite
Formula: AgPbSbS3
Reference: Xinpei Jiang (1994): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 13(5), 278-284
Friedrichite
Formula: Pb5Cu5Bi7S18
Reference: Zhou, H., Sun, X., Wu, Z., Yang, T., Li, D., Ren, Y., Liu, Q., Zhu, K. & Yu, H. (2018). Mineralogy of Bi-sulfosalts and tellurides from the Yaoan gold deposit, southwest China: metallogenic implications. Ore Geology Reviews 98, 126-140.
Froodite
Formula: α-PdBi2
Reference: Wang, C., and Zhou, M.-F. (2006): Mineralium Deposita 41(8), 771-783
Fukuchilite
Formula: Cu3FeS8
Description: The mineral is argentiferous.
Reference: Junhua Din, Yafen Wang, Zhengyun Wang, Jinghong Cai, and Jiazao Yan (1992): Journal of Guilin University of Technology 12(s1)
Galena
Formula: PbS
Localities: Reported from at least 156 localities in this region.
Galena var: Argentiferous Galena
Formula: PbS
Galenobismutite
Formula: PbBi2S4
Ganomalite
Formula: Pb9Ca5Mn(Si2O7)4(SiO4)O
Reference: Qiliang Chen (2002): Geology and Prospecting 38(1), 22-26; Changqing Zhang, Jingwen Mao, Suoping Wu, Houmin Li, Feng Liu, Baojian Guo, and Derong Gao (2005): Mineral Deposits 24(3), 336-348
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 24 localities in this region.
'Garnierite'
Genthelvite
Formula: Be3Zn4(SiO4)3S
Reference: Baogui Zhang, Zhong Zhang, Linbo Yao, Jing Hu, Mingzai Wang, and Sanxue Wang (2002): Geology and Prospecting 38(6), 30-33
Gersdorffite
Formula: NiAsS
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Gibbsite
Formula: Al(OH)3
'Glass'
Reference: Xianfan Liu, Xinzhi Zhan, Zhenmin Gao, Jiajun Liu, Chaoyang Li, and Wenchao Su (2000): Journal of Geodynamics 29(1-2), 141-147
Glauberite
Formula: Na2Ca(SO4)2
Glaucodot
Formula: (Co0.50Fe0.50)AsS
Reference: Bugao Xue (1995): Geology and Prospecting 31(3), 31-37
'Glauconite'
Formula: (K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 23 localities in this region.
Gold
Formula: Au
Localities: Reported from at least 61 localities in this region.
Gold var: Iridian Gold
Formula: (Au,Ir)
Reference: Guangjun Yu and Ruyong Xie (1986): Geology and Prospecting 22(2), 11-18; Yuan Li (1998): Geology and Prospecting 34(5), 28-32
Gold var: Palladian Gold
Formula: (Au,Pd)
Reference: Guangjun Yu and Ruyong Xie (1986): Geology and Prospecting 22(2), 11-18; Yuan Li (1998): Geology and Prospecting 34(5), 28-32
Gold var: Platinian Gold
Formula: (Au,Pt)
Reference: Guangjun Yu and Ruyong Xie (1986): Geology and Prospecting 22(2), 11-18
Gold var: Rhodite
Formula: (Au, Rh)
Reference: Guangjun Yu and Ruyong Xie (1986): Geology and Prospecting 22(2), 11-18
Goslarite
Formula: ZnSO4 · 7H2O
Reference: Dianhao Huang (2000): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 19(4), 349-354
Graphite
Formula: C
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Gratonite
Formula: Pb9As4S15
Greenockite
Formula: CdS
Grimaldiite
Formula: CrO(OH)
Reference: Bingxi Wang (1983): Acta Petrologica Mineralogica et Analytica 2(1), 44-50
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Grunerite
Formula: ☐{Fe2+2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 26 localities in this region.
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Halloysite'
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Halotrichite
Formula: FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Reference: Meixiang, Z., & Wei, T. (1987). Surface hydrothermal minerals and their distribution in the Tengchong geothermal area, China. Geothermics, 16(2), 181-195.
Hastingsite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Fe2+4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Hausmannite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Hedenbergite
Formula: CaFe2+Si2O6
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Hedenbergite var: Manganoan Hedenbergite
Formula: Ca(Fe,Mn)2+Si2O6
Reference: Hua Huang, Changqing Zhang, Yunman Zhou, Bo Liu, Yongfu Xie, Yuntao Dong, Chunhai Yang, and Wenwei Dong (2014): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 33(1), 127-148
Hedleyite
Formula: Bi7Te3
Reference: Wang, C., and Zhou, M.-F. (2006): Mineralium Deposita 41(8), 771-783
Helvine
Formula: Be3Mn2+4(SiO4)3S
Reference: DU, S. and WEH, H. (2014), A New Type of Beryllium Resource from the Maka Tungsten Polymetallic Deposit, Laojunshan Ore Cluster, SE Yunnan Province, China. Acta Geologica Sinica, 88: 1447–1448.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 69 localities in this region.
Hematite var: Specularite
Formula: Fe2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 19 localities in this region.
Hercynite
Formula: Fe2+Al2O4
Reference: Yuan Li (1998): Geology and Prospecting 34(5), 28-32
Hercynite var: Picotite
Formula: (Fe,Mg)(Al,Cr)2O4
Reference: Yuan Li (1998): Geology and Prospecting 34(5), 28-32
Hessite
Formula: Ag2Te
Heterogenite
Formula: Co3+O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
'Heulandite subgroup'
'Hexatestibiopanickelite'
Formula: (Pd,Ni)(Sb,Te)
Reference: Min Liu (2002): Multipurpose Utilization of Mineral Resources 10(5), 28-32; Shengwei Wang, Xiaoming Sun, Zhenwen Liao, Bangguo Zhou, Maojin Luo, Yang Guo, Xiaofang Jiang, Huaping Zhu, Dong Ma, and Zhanwu Shen (2012): Mineral Deposits 31(6), 1259-1276
'Hilgardite-3Tc'
Reference: Li, M., Yan, M., Wang, Z., Liu, X., Fang, X., & Li, J. (2015). The origins of the Mengye potash deposit in the Lanping–Simao Basin, Yunnan Province, Western China. Ore Geology Reviews, 69, 174-186.
Hocartite
Formula: Ag2(Fe2+,Zn)SnS4
Reference: Xinpei Jiang (1994): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 13(5), 278-284
Hodrušite
Formula: Cu8Bi12S22
Reference: Zhou, H., Sun, X., Wu, Z., Yang, T., Li, D., Ren, Y., Liu, Q., Zhu, K. & Yu, H. (2018). Mineralogy of Bi-sulfosalts and tellurides from the Yaoan gold deposit, southwest China: metallogenic implications. Ore Geology Reviews 98, 126-140.
Hongheite (TL)
Formula: Ca19Fe2+Al4(Fe3+,Mg,Al)8(◻,B)4BSi18O69(O,OH)9
Type Locality:
Reference: Xu, J., Li, G., Fan, G., Ge, X., Zhu, X., Shen, G. (2017): Hongheite, IMA 2017-027. CNMNC Newsletter No. 39, October 2017, page 1283; Mineralogical Magazine, 81, 1279–1286; http://forum.amiminerals.it/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=14029&sid=1bd8fea6f10174ac7bdd04a79c06bffd (2017)
Hopeite
Formula: Zn3(PO4)2 · 4H2O
'Hornblende'
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Hörnesite
Formula: Mg3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Xianxiao Xiong (1999): Geology of Chemical Minerals 21(2), 76-80
Humite
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
Reference: Yunnan Metallurgical Geology Team No. 310 (1977): Geology and Prospecting 13(2), 20-28
Hutchinsonite
Formula: TlPbAs5S9
Reference: Baogui Zhang, Zhong Zhang, Guohong Gong, Sanxue Wang, and Mingzai Wang (1995): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 15(2), 138-143; Minzhi Yang (2000): Bulletin of Mineralogy, Petrology and Geochemistry 19(4), 381-383
Hydrocerussite
Formula: Pb3(CO3)2(OH)2
'Hydrogoethite'
Formula: 3Fe2O3·4H2O
'Hydrohausmannite'
Reference: Zhangxiang Peng (1990): Geology and Prospecting 26(10), 14-18
'Hydromuscovite'
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
'Hypersthene'
Formula: (Mg,Fe)SiO3
'Iddingsite'
Formula: MgO · Fe2O3 · 3SiO2·4H2O
Reference: Dahlkamp, F.J., Ed. (2009): Uranium Deposits of the World. Springer (Berlin, Heidelberg), pp. 31-156
Ikunolite
Formula: Bi4(S,Se)3
Reference: Lei Zhang, Hanjie Wen, Chaojian Qin, Shengjiang Du, Chuanwei Zhu, Haifeng Fan, Jinrang Zhang (2015): The geological significance of Pb–Bi- and Pb–Sb-sulphosalts in the Damajianshan tungsten polymetallic deposit, Yunnan Province, China. Ore Geology Reviews 71, 203-214.; ZHANG, L., WEN, H., QIN, C., ZHU, C., & DU, S. (2014). A Study on Bi-Sb Minerals in the Damajianshan Tungsten Polymetallic Deposit and Its Geological Significance, Yunnan Province, China. Acta Geologica Sinica (English Edition), 88(s2), 946-947.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Localities: Reported from at least 18 localities in this region.
Ilvaite
Formula: CaFe3+Fe2+2(Si2O7)O(OH)
'Incaite'
Formula: (Pb,Ag)4Sn4FeSb2S15
Reference: Xinpei Jiang (1994): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 13(5), 278-284
Irarsite
Formula: (Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Reference: Min Liu (2002): Multipurpose Utilization of Mineral Resources 10(5), 28-32; Huanbin Song, Mingqin He, Shangzhong Zhang, and Fenghuang Yi (2008): Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 27, 104-108; Shengwei Wang, Xiaoming Sun, Zhenwen Liao, Bangguo Zhou, Maojin Luo, Yang Guo, Xiaofang Jiang, Huaping Zhu, Dong Ma, and Zhanwu Shen (2012): Mineral Deposits 31(6), 1259-1276
Iron
Formula: Fe
Isoferroplatinum
Formula: Pt3Fe
Reference: Huanbin Song, Mingqin He, Shangzhong Zhang, and Fenghuang Yi (2008): Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 27, 104-108.
Izoklakeite
Formula: Pb27(Cu,Fe,Ag)2(Sb,Bi)19S57
Reference: Lei Zhang, Hanjie Wen, Chaojian Qin, Shengjiang Du, Chuanwei Zhu, Haifeng Fan, Jinrang Zhang (2015): The geological significance of Pb–Bi- and Pb–Sb-sulphosalts in the Damajianshan tungsten polymetallic deposit, Yunnan Province, China. Ore Geology Reviews 71, 203-214.; ZHANG, L., WEN, H., QIN, C., ZHU, C., & DU, S. (2014). A Study on Bi-Sb Minerals in the Damajianshan Tungsten Polymetallic Deposit and Its Geological Significance, Yunnan Province, China. Acta Geologica Sinica (English Edition), 88(s2), 946-947.
Jacobsite
Formula: Mn2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Yuchun Yang (1990): Geology and Prospecting 26(8), 20-23
Jalpaite
Formula: Ag3CuS2
Reference: Yunman Zhou (1999): Mineral Deposits 18(2), 121-128
Jamesonite
Formula: Pb4FeSb6S14
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Jianshuiite (TL)
Formula: (Mg,Mn,Ca)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Yan Guiyin, Zhang Shanghua, Zhao Mingkai, Ding Jianping, and Li Deyu (1992): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 12(1), 69-77.
Jordanite
Formula: Pb14(As,Sb)6S23
Jordisite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Nansheng Chen (1996), In: Tu Guangzhi (ed.): "Geochemistry of Strata-Bound Deposits in China", Science Press (Beijing), 528-548
Joséite-A
Formula: Bi4TeS2
Reference: Xinzhi Zhan, Guoxian Jiang, and Yongyi Yang (1995): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 15(4), 422-424
Kalistrontite
Formula: K2Sr(SO4)2
Reference: Li, M., Yan, M., Wang, Z., Liu, X., Fang, X., & Li, J. (2015). The origins of the Mengye potash deposit in the Lanping–Simao Basin, Yunnan Province, Western China. Ore Geology Reviews, 69, 174-186.
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Localities: Reported from at least 49 localities in this region.
Kellyite
Formula: Mn2+2Al(AlSiO5)(OH)4
Reference: Yuchun Yang (1990): Geology and Prospecting 26(8), 20-23
'K Feldspar'
Localities: Reported from at least 27 localities in this region.
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Reference: Pin'an Wang (2001): Bulletin of the Geological Survey of Japan 52(8).
Kipushite
Formula: (Cu,Zn)5Zn(PO4)2(OH)6 · H2O
Reference: V. Bourgoin, G. Favreau (2010) Association Jean Wyart, bilan des activités 2009. Le Cahier des Micromonteurs n°107; p.6
'Kivuite'
Formula: (Th,Ca,Pb)(UO2)4(HPO4)2(OH)8 · 7H2O
Kobellite
Formula: Pb22Cu4(Bi,Sb)30S69
Reference: Xinpei Jiang (1994): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 13(5), 278-284
Koenenite
Formula: Na4Mg9Al4Cl12(OH)22
Reference: Jinding Liu and Qun Liu (1984): Acta Petrologica Mineralogica et Analytica 3(2), 131-138; Li, M., Yan, M., Wang, Z., Liu, X., Fang, X., & Li, J. (2015). The origins of the Mengye potash deposit in the Lanping–Simao Basin, Yunnan Province, Western China. Ore Geology Reviews, 69, 174-186.
Kotulskite
Formula: Pd(Te,Bi)
Reference: Min Liu (2002): Multipurpose Utilization of Mineral Resources 10(5), 28-32; Huanbin Song, Mingqin He, Shangzhong Zhang, and Fenghuang Yi (2008): Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 27, 104-108
Krupkaite
Formula: PbCuBi3S6
Reference: Zhou, H., Sun, X., Wu, Z., Yang, T., Li, D., Ren, Y., Liu, Q., Zhu, K. & Yu, H. (2018). Mineralogy of Bi-sulfosalts and tellurides from the Yaoan gold deposit, southwest China: metallogenic implications. Ore Geology Reviews 98, 126-140.
Kutnohorite
Formula: CaMn2+(CO3)2
Reference: Jiuling Zhang (1982): Geology and Prospecting 18(2), 26-40
Langbeinite
Formula: K2Mg2(SO4)3
Reference: Li, M., Yan, M., Wang, Z., Liu, X., Fang, X., & Li, J. (2015). The origins of the Mengye potash deposit in the Lanping–Simao Basin, Yunnan Province, Western China. Ore Geology Reviews, 69, 174-186.
Laumontite
Formula: CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Lead
Formula: Pb
Reference: Xinpei Jiang (1994): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 13(5), 278-284
Lepidocrocite
Formula: γ-Fe3+O(OH)
'Lepidolite'
Leucoxene
'Lillianite Homologous Series'
Formula: PbN-1-2xBi2+xAgxSN+2
Reference: Zhou, H., Sun, X., Fu, Y., Lin, H., Jiang, L. (2016): Mineralogy and mineral chemistry of Bi-minerals: Constraints on ore genesis of the Beiya giant porphyry-skarn gold deposit, southwestern China. Ore Geology Reviews (in press); http://forum.amiminerals.it/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=12853 (2016)
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Localities: Reported from at least 91 localities in this region.
Lindströmite
Formula: Pb3Cu3Bi7S15
Reference: Zhou, H., Sun, X., Wu, Z., Yang, T., Li, D., Ren, Y., Liu, Q., Zhu, K. & Yu, H. (2018). Mineralogy of Bi-sulfosalts and tellurides from the Yaoan gold deposit, southwest China: metallogenic implications. Ore Geology Reviews 98, 126-140.
Linnaeite
Formula: Co2+Co3+2S4
Löllingite
Formula: FeAs2
Reference: Cunlin Liu, Gen Wang, and Yuan Ma (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(9), 18-23
Ludwigite
Formula: Mg2Fe3+(BO3)O2
Reference: Feibao Wu and Zongyu Li (1986): Geology and Prospecting 22(8), 20-26; Shilu Zhang (1986): Mineral Deposits 5(3), 19-26
Mackinawite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)9S8
Reference: Chuanjie Pu, Dexian Qin, Hong Nian, Xueshu Zhang, Pirajno, F., and Zhuguo Fan (2007): Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 26(4), 374-383.
Maghemite
Formula: Fe3+2O3
Magnesio-hornblende
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Reference: Juan Zhang, Jingwen Mao, Yanbo Cheng, and Xiaolong Li (2012): Mineral Deposits 31(6), 1149-1162
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 84 localities in this region.
Magnetite var: Titaniferous Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 86 localities in this region.
Maldonite
Formula: Au2Bi
Reference: Zhou, H., Sun, X., Fu, Y., Lin, H., Jiang, L. (2016): Mineralogy and mineral chemistry of Bi-minerals: Constraints on ore genesis of the Beiya giant porphyry-skarn gold deposit, southwestern China. Ore Geology Reviews (in press); http://forum.amiminerals.it/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=12853 (2016)
'Manganese Oxides'
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Manganite
Formula: Mn3+O(OH)
Manganosite
Formula: MnO
Reference: Yuchun Yang (1990): Geology and Prospecting 26(8), 20-23
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 20 localities in this region.
Matildite
Formula: AgBiS2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Melanterite
Formula: Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Reference: Peters, S.G., Huang Jiazhan, Li Zhiping, and Jing Chenggui (2007): Ore Geology Reviews 31, 170-204.
'Melnikovite'
Melonite
Formula: NiTe2
Reference: Zhou, H., Sun, X., Wu, Z., Yang, T., Li, D., Ren, Y., Liu, Q., Zhu, K. & Yu, H. (2018). Mineralogy of Bi-sulfosalts and tellurides from the Yaoan gold deposit, southwest China: metallogenic implications. Ore Geology Reviews 98, 126-140.
Meneghinite
Formula: Pb13CuSb7S24
Reference: Xinpei Jiang (1994): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 13(5), 278-284; Xueming Chen, Zong Lin, and Fuchang Xie (1998): Scientia Geologica Sinica 33(1), 115-124
Merenskyite
Formula: (Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Reference: Huanbin Song, Mingqin He, Shangzhong Zhang, and Fenghuang Yi (2008): Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 27, 104-108.; Bilun Luo (1979): Geology and Prospecting 15(3), 11-15; Shengwei Wang, Xiaoming Sun, Zhenwen Liao, Bangguo Zhou, Maojin Luo, Yang Guo, Xiaofang Jiang, Huaping Zhu, Dong Ma, and Zhanwu Shen (2012): Mineral Deposits 31(6), 1259-1276
'Mertieite'
Reference: Huanbin Song, Mingqin He, Shangzhong Zhang, and Fenghuang Yi (2008): Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 27, 104-108.
Miargyrite
Formula: AgSbS2
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Microcline var: Amazonite
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Millerite
Formula: NiS
Mimetite
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Mirabilite
Formula: Na2SO4 · 10H2O
Moissanite
Formula: SiC
Reference: Zhaochong Zhang, Jingwen Mao, Fusheng Wang, and Pirajno, F. (2006): American Mineralogist 91(7), 1178-1183.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Localities: Reported from at least 34 localities in this region.
Molybdite
Formula: MoO3
Reference: Wenchang Li, Haijun Yu, Guanghou Yin, Xiaomin Cao, Dingzhu Huang, and Tao Dong (2012): Mineral Deposits 31(2), 282-292
'Monazite'
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Moncheite
Formula: (Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Reference: Min Liu (2002): Multipurpose Utilization of Mineral Resources 10(5), 28-32; Huanbin Song, Mingqin He, Shangzhong Zhang, and Fenghuang Yi (2008): Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 27, 104-108; Shengwei Wang, Xiaoming Sun, Zhenwen Liao, Bangguo Zhou, Maojin Luo, Yang Guo, Xiaofang Jiang, Huaping Zhu, Dong Ma, and Zhanwu Shen (2012): Mineral Deposits 31(6), 1259-1276
Monticellite
Formula: CaMgSiO4
Reference: Yunnan Metallurgical Geology Team No. 310 (1977): Geology and Prospecting 13(2), 20-28
Montmorillonite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 138 localities in this region.
Muscovite var: Avalite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Fang Weixuan, Hu Ruizhong, Xie Guiqing, Qi Liang, and Su Wenchao (2001): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 21(1), 80-88.
Muscovite var: Chromian Sericite
Formula: K(Al,Cr)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Kaiji Yu (1981): Geology and Prospecting 17(1), 19-25; Yonghong Jiang and Shengrong Li (2004): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica [Yanshikuang Wuxue Zazhi] 23(4), 351-360
Muscovite var: Fuchsite
Formula: K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 24 localities in this region.
Muscovite var: Liebenerite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Baiyou Chen, Yuru Yu, and Hongfei Jiang (2002): Mineral Deposits 21(suppl.), 901-905
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 109 localities in this region.
Natrolite
Formula: Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Reference: Baiyou Chen, Yuru Yu, and Hongfei Jiang (2002): Mineral Deposits 21(suppl.), 901-905
Nepheline
Formula: Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Népouite
Formula: (Ni,Mg)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Kaiji Yu (1981): Geology and Prospecting 17(1), 19-25 (in Chinese).
Nickeline
Formula: NiAs
Reference: Kaiji Yu (1981): Geology and Prospecting 17(1), 19-25
Nontronite
Formula: Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Nordenskiöldine
Formula: CaSn4+[BO3]2
Nsutite
Formula: (Mn4+,Mn2+)(O,OH)2
Reference: Yuchun Yang (1990): Geology and Prospecting 26(8), 20-23
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Orpiment
Formula: As2S3
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Orthobrannerite (TL)
Formula: U4+U6+Ti4O12(OH)2
Type Locality:
Reference: X-ray Laboratory, Peking Institute of Uranium Geology and Xray Laboratory, Wuhan Geological College (1978): Acta Geologica Sinica 52(3), 241-251.
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Osmium
Formula: (Os,Ir,Ru)
Reference: Min Liu (2002): Multipurpose Utilization of Mineral Resources 10(5), 28-32
Osmium var: Iridosmine
Formula: (Os,Ir)
Reference: Min Liu (2002): Multipurpose Utilization of Mineral Resources 10(5), 28-32
Owyheeite
Formula: Ag3+xPb10-2xSb11+xS28, -0.13 < x > +0.20
Reference: Xinpei Jiang (1994): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 13(5), 278-284
Paarite
Formula: Pb1.7Cu1.7Bi6.3S12
Reference: Zhou, H., Sun, X., Wu, Z., Yang, T., Li, D., Ren, Y., Liu, Q., Zhu, K. & Yu, H. (2018). Mineralogy of Bi-sulfosalts and tellurides from the Yaoan gold deposit, southwest China: metallogenic implications. Ore Geology Reviews 98, 126-140.
Padĕraite
Formula: Cu7[(Cu,Ag)0.33Pb1.33Bi11.33]S22
Reference: Zhou, H., Sun, X., Wu, Z., Yang, T., Li, D., Ren, Y., Liu, Q., Zhu, K. & Yu, H. (2018). Mineralogy of Bi-sulfosalts and tellurides from the Yaoan gold deposit, southwest China: metallogenic implications. Ore Geology Reviews 98, 126-140.
Paolovite
Formula: Pd2Sn
Reference: Huanbin Song, Mingqin He, Shangzhong Zhang, and Fenghuang Yi (2008): Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 27, 104-108.
Pargasite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Reference: Chengdian Pen (1986): Mineral Deposits 5(3), 37-48; Zhenhua Zhou, Hongwei Liu, Guoxiong Chang, Linsu Li, Tao Li, Yongjun Yang, Ruijun Zhang, and Xianhe Ji (2011): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 30(1), 97-112
'Parisite'
Reference: Yongbei Zhang, Guilan Wang, Jianfeng Nie, Chongshun Zhao, Chengyan Xu, Jiaxiang Qiu, and Hao Wang (2003): Acta Geologica Sinica 77(2).
Parkerite
Formula: Ni3(Bi,Pb)2S2
Pearceite
Formula: [Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Perovskite
Formula: CaTiO3
Reference: Yongbei Zhang, Guilan Wang, Jianfeng Nie, Chongshun Zhao, Chengyan Xu, Jiaxiang Qiu, and Hao Wang (2003): Acta Geologica Sinica 77(2).
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
Picotpaulite
Formula: TlFe2S3
Reference: Zhong Zhang and Jiangping Long (1994): Contributions to Geology and Mineral Resources Research 9(2); Minzhi Yang (2000): Bulletin of Mineralogy, Petrology and Geochemistry 19(4), 381-383; Zhong Zhang, Baogui Zhang, Jing Hu, Linbo Yao, and Yifu Tian (2007): Science in China, Series D (Earth Sciences), 50(3), 359-370
Picromerite ?
Formula: K2Mg(SO4)2 · 6H2O
Reference: Huaning Qiu, Bingquan Zhu, and Dazhong Sun (2000): Geochimica 29(1), 21-27
Picropharmacolite
Formula: Ca4Mg(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 11H2O
Platinum
Formula: Pt
Platinum var: Avaite
Formula: (Pt,Ir)
Reference: Yuan Li (1998): Geology and Prospecting 34(5), 28-32
Plumbojarosite
Formula: Pb0.5Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Polybasite
Formula: [(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Polydymite
Formula: Ni2+Ni3+2S4
Reference: Nansheng Chen (1996), In: Tu Guangzhi (ed.): "Geochemistry of Strata-Bound Deposits in China", Science Press (Beijing), 528-548
Powellite
Formula: Ca(MoO4)
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
'Protolithionite'
Reference: Ziying Gao, Boxi Lu, Jianzhong Duan, and Changyun Pan (1991): Acta Petrologica Sinica 7(4), 91-94
'Psilomelane'
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Pumpellyite'
Reference: Houmin Li, Jingwen Mao, Yuchuan Chen, Denghong Wang, Changqing Zhang, and Hong Xu (2005), In: Jingwen Mao and Bierlein, F.P. (eds.): Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge. Springer (Berlin, Heidelberg, New York), pp. 149-152.
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 236 localities in this region.
Pyrite var: Arsenian Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Pyrite var: Cobaltoan Pyrite
Formula: (Fe,Co)S2
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Pyrite var: Thallian Arsenian Pyrite
Formula: (Fe,Tl)(S,As)2
Reference: Baogui Zhang, Sanxue Wang, Zhong Zhang, and Mingzai Wang (1998): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 18(2), 174-178; Minzhi Yang (2000): Bulletin of Mineralogy, Petrology and Geochemistry 19(4), 381-383; Zhong Zhang, Baogui Zhang, Jing Hu, Linbo Yao, and Yifu Tian (2007): Science in China, Series D (Earth Sciences), 50(3), 359-370.
'Pyrobitumen'
'Pyrochlore'
Reference: Ziying Gao, Boxi Lu, Jianzhong Duan, and Changyun Pan (1991): Acta Petrologica Sinica 7(4), 91-94
'Pyrochlore Group'
Formula: A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Grauch, R.I. (2002): USGS Open-File Report 02-189, 174 pp.
Pyrochroite
Formula: Mn(OH)2
Reference: Zhangxiang Peng (1990): Geology and Prospecting 26(10), 14-18
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Pyrolusite var: Polianite
Formula: morphological variety
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Pyrophyllite
Formula: Al2Si4O10(OH)2
'Pyroxene Group'
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Localities: Reported from at least 53 localities in this region.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 250 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Agate
Reference: http://ludian.mofcom.gov.cn/aarticle/tupianxw/200603/20060301755052.html
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Jiang Bin
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 24 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Jasper
Quartz var: Rose Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: http://www.shiyamc.com/en/News_Show.asp?id=19
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Jordi Fabre specimen
Ramdohrite
Formula: Pb5.9Fe0.1Mn0.1In0.1Cd0.2Ag2.8Sb10.8S24
Reference: Xinpei Jiang (1994): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 13(5), 278-284; Xueming Chen, Zong Lin, and Fuchang Xie (1998): Scientia Geologica Sinica 33(1), 115-124
Rammelsbergite
Formula: NiAs2
Ranciéite
Formula: (Ca,Mn2+)0.2(Mn4+,Mn3+)O2 · 0.6H2O
Reference: Yuchun Yang (1990): Geology and Prospecting 26(8), 20-23
Realgar
Formula: As4S4
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Rinneite
Formula: K3Na[FeCl6]
Reference: Weihao Yue, Jianguo Gao, Yuncan Li, Yinghui Liu, and Xinkai Liu (2011): Geology and Exploration 47(5), 809-822; Li, M., Yan, M., Wang, Z., Liu, X., Fang, X., & Li, J. (2015). The origins of the Mengye potash deposit in the Lanping–Simao Basin, Yunnan Province, Western China. Ore Geology Reviews, 69, 174-186.
Rozenite
Formula: FeSO4 · 4H2O
Reference: Meixiang, Z., & Wei, T. (1987). Surface hydrothermal minerals and their distribution in the Tengchong geothermal area, China. Geothermics, 16(2), 181-195.
Rustenburgite
Formula: (Pt,Pd)3Sn
Reference: Min Liu (2002): Multipurpose Utilization of Mineral Resources 10(5), 28-32; Huanbin Song, Mingqin He, Shangzhong Zhang, and Fenghuang Yi (2008): Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 27, 104-108
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Samarskite-(Y)
Formula: (Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
Reference: Ganfu Shen (2002): Bulletin of Mineralogy, Petrology and Geochemistry 21(3), 182-184
Sanidine
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Jinchan Li and Yuhua Yang (2006): Yunnan Geology 25(2), 160-170
'Saussurite'
Reference: Jun Gao and Yinliang Cui (2004): Geology and Prospecting 40(5), 33-38
'Scapolite'
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Schachnerite
Formula: Ag1.1Hg0.9
Reference: Kaixu Chen, Longqing He, Junqi Wei, Aiping Yang, Weiguang Yang, and Huilan Huang (2004): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 24(1), 61-67
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Localities: Reported from at least 34 localities in this region.
Schoenfliesite
Formula: Mg[Sn(OH)6]
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Scorodite
Formula: Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Sepiolite
Formula: Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 40 localities in this region.
Siegenite
Formula: CoNi2S4
Sillimanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Fusheng Dai (1990): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 9(3), 224-233
Silver
Formula: Ag
Localities: Reported from at least 19 localities in this region.
Silver var: Kongsbergite
Formula: (Ag,Hg)
Silver var: Küstelite
Formula: Ag
Reference: Mingcong Wang (2011): Gold Science and Technology 19(6), 40-43
Skinnerite
Formula: Cu3SbS3
Skutterudite
Formula: CoAs3
'Smectite Group'
Formula: A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 26 localities in this region.
Sodalite
Formula: Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Reference: Baiyou Chen, Yuru Yu, and Hongfei Jiang (2002): Mineral Deposits 21(suppl.), 901-905
Sperrylite
Formula: PtAs2
Reference: Bilun Luo (1979): Geology and Prospecting 15(3), 11-15; Min Liu (2002): Multipurpose Utilization of Mineral Resources 10(5), 28-32; Huanbin Song, Mingqin He, Shangzhong Zhang, and Fenghuang Yi (2008): Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 27, 104-108; Shengwei Wang, Xiaoming Sun, Zhenwen Liao, Bangguo Zhou, Maojin Luo, Yang Guo, Xiaofang Jiang, Huaping Zhu, Dong Ma, and Zhanwu Shen (2012): Mineral Deposits 31(6), 1259-1276
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Localities: Reported from at least 154 localities in this region.
Sphalerite var: Marmatite
Formula: (Zn,Fe)S
Localities: Reported from at least 19 localities in this region.
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Spodumene
Formula: LiAlSi2O6
Reference: Feibao Wu and Zongyu Li (1986): Geology and Prospecting 22(8), 20-26
Stannite
Formula: Cu2FeSnS4
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Stannopalladinite
Formula: (Pd,Cu)3Sn2
Reference: Min Liu (2002): Multipurpose Utilization of Mineral Resources 10(5), 28-32
Staurolite
Formula: Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Reference: Jiarui Feng, Jingwen Mao, Rongfu Pei and Chao Li (2011): Mineral Deposits 30(1), 57-73
Stephanite
Formula: Ag5SbS4
'Stibiconite'
Formula: Sb3+Sb5+2O6(OH)
Reference: Schroeder, C. (2010): The Dugupi-Maanshan Antimony Deposit, Weishan County, Yunnan Province, China. Mineralogical Record. 41: 75-83
Stibiopalladinite
Formula: Pd5Sb2
Reference: Min Liu (2002): Multipurpose Utilization of Mineral Resources 10(5), 28-32; Huanbin Song, Mingqin He, Shangzhong Zhang, and Fenghuang Yi (2008): Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 27, 104-108
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Localities: Reported from at least 36 localities in this region.
Stromeyerite
Formula: AgCuS
Strontianite
Formula: SrCO3
Studtite
Formula: [(UO2)(O2)(H2O)2] · H2O
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Sulvanite
Formula: Cu3VS4
Reference: Nansheng Chen (1996), In: Tu Guangzhi (ed.): "Geochemistry of Strata-Bound Deposits in China", Science Press (Beijing), 528-548
Sylvanite
Formula: (Au,Ag)2Te4
Reference: Fuqiang Wu and Shengyue Liang (2011): Gold Science and Technology 19(1), 1-5
Sylvite
Formula: KCl
Szaibélyite
Formula: MgBO2(OH)
Reference: Shilu Zhang (1986): Mineral Deposits 5(3), 19-26
Tainiolite
Formula: KLiMg2(Si4O10)F2
Reference: Daxian Zhao and Guangting Tang (1991): Acta Geologica Sinica 70(1), 42-57
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Tangdanite (TL)
Formula: Ca2Cu9(AsO4)4(SO4)0.5(OH)9 · 9H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: de Fourestier, J., Li, G., Poirier, G., Chukanov, N.V. and Ma, Z. (2012) Fuxiaotuite, IMA 2011-096. CNMNC Newsletter, 13(6), 808; Ma, Z., Li, G., Chukanov, N.V., Poirier, G., Shi, N. (2014): Tangdanite, a new mineral species from the Yunnan Province, China and the discreditation of of 'clinotyrolite'. Mineralogical Magazine 78, 559-569.
'Tantalite'
Formula: (Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Reference: Ganfu Shen (2002): Bulletin of Mineralogy, Petrology and Geochemistry 21(3), 182-184
Tantalite-(Mn)
Formula: Mn2+Ta2O6
Reference: [MinRec 32:487]
Teallite
Formula: PbSnS2
Reference: Xinpei Jiang (1994): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 13(5), 278-284
Tengchongite (TL)
Formula: CaO · 6UO3 · 2MoO3 · 12H2O
Reference: Chen Zhangru, Luo Keding, Tan Falan, Zhang Yi, and Gu Xiaofa (1986): Kexue Tongbao [Science Bulletin] 31, 396-401.
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Tennantite var: Argentiferous Tennantite
Formula: (Cu,Ag)6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'
Tenorite
Formula: CuO
Localities: Reported from at least 27 localities in this region.
Tetradymite
Formula: Bi2Te2S
Tetraferroplatinum
Formula: PtFe
Reference: Bilun Luo (1979): Geology and Prospecting 15(3), 11-15; Yan Tao, Chusi Li, Ruizhong Hu, Ripley, E., Andao Du, and Hong Zhong (2007): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 153(3), 321-337
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Localities: Reported from at least 51 localities in this region.
Tetrahedrite var: Argentian Tetrahedrite
Formula: (Cu,Ag)6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Tewite (TL)
Formula: (K1.50.5)(Te1.25W0.250.5)W5O19
Type Locality:
Reference: Li, G., Xue, Y. and Xiong, M.(2014) Tewite, IMA 2014-053. CNMNC Newsletter No. 22, October 2014, page 1245; Mineralogical Magazine, 78, 1241-1248
'Thénardite'
Formula: Na2SO4
Thermonatrite
Formula: Na2CO3 · H2O
Thorianite
Formula: ThO2
Reference: Ziying Gao, Boxi Lu, Jianzhong Duan, and Changyun Pan (1991): Acta Petrologica Sinica 7(4), 91-94
Thorite
Formula: Th(SiO4)
Reference: Chen Zhangru, Huang Yuzhu, and Gu Xiaofa (1990): A new uranium mineral - Yingjiangite. Acta Mineralogica Sinica 10(2), 102-105.
Thorite var: Uranothorite
Formula: (Th,U)SiO4
Reference: Chen Zhangru, Huang Yuzhu, and Gu Xiaofa (1990): A new uranium mineral - Yingjiangite. Acta Mineralogica Sinica 10(2), 102-105.
Tintinaite
Formula: Pb22Cu4(Sb,Bi)30S69
Reference: Xinpei Jiang (1994): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 13(5), 278-284
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Todorokite
Formula: (Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Torbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Reference: National Geological Archives of China database, record no. X00066184
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Localities: Reported from at least 35 localities in this region.
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 33 localities in this region.
Tripuhyite
Formula: Fe3+Sb5+O4
Reference: Bingxi Wang (1983): Acta Petrologica Mineralogica et Analytica 2(1), 44-50
Trona
Formula: Na3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
Tsumoite
Formula: BiTe
Tungstite
Formula: WO3 · H2O
Reference: Bugao Xue (2003): Mineral Resources and Geology 23(2), 144-149
'Turgite'
Reference: Baogui Zhang, Zhong Zhang, Linbo Yao, Jing Hu, Mingzai Wang, and Sanxue Wang (2002): Geology and Prospecting 38(6), 30-33
Turquoise
Formula: Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Reference: Huan Zhang, Taiyi Luo, Henmin Gao, Deyun Ma, and Yan Tao (2007): Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 26(4), 439-445.
Tyrolite
Formula: Ca2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
Ullmannite
Formula: NiSbS
Reference: Kaiji Yu (1981): Geology and Prospecting 17(1), 19-25; Hanlong Ying, Denghong Wang, and Helin Liu (2005): Mineral Deposits 24, 44-51
'UM1980-16-Te:Bi' ?
Formula: Bi2Te
Reference: Zhou, H., Sun, X., Fu, Y., Lin, H., Jiang, L. (2016): Mineralogy and mineral chemistry of Bi-minerals: Constraints on ore genesis of the Beiya giant porphyry-skarn gold deposit, southwestern China. Ore Geology Reviews (in press); http://forum.amiminerals.it/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=12853 (2016)
'UM2008-32-GeO:AlFSi'
Formula: Al9(Ge,Si)4O20F3
Reference: Lunwei Zhang, Zhilong Huang, and Xiaobiao Li (2008): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 28(1), 15-16
'Unnamed (Ag-Bi Telluride)'
Formula: Ag4Bi3Te3
Reference: Zhou, H., Sun, X., Fu, Y., Lin, H., Jiang, L. (2016): Mineralogy and mineral chemistry of Bi-minerals: Constraints on ore genesis of the Beiya giant porphyry-skarn gold deposit, southwestern China. Ore Geology Reviews (in press); http://forum.amiminerals.it/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=12853 (2016)
'Unnamed (Bi(Pb) Telluride Sulphide)'
Formula: (Bi,Pb)3(Te,S)4
Reference: Zhou, H., Sun, X., Fu, Y., Lin, H., Jiang, L. (2016): Mineralogy and mineral chemistry of Bi-minerals: Constraints on ore genesis of the Beiya giant porphyry-skarn gold deposit, southwestern China. Ore Geology Reviews (in press); http://forum.amiminerals.it/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=12853 (2016)
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Localities: Reported from at least 21 localities in this region.
Uraninite var: Pitchblende
Formula: UO2
Localities: Reported from at least 20 localities in this region.
Vaesite
Formula: NiS2
Reference: Kaiji Yu (1981): Geology and Prospecting 17(1), 19-25; Hanlong Ying, Denghong Wang, and Helin Liu (2005): Mineral Deposits 24, 44-51; Xiaoming Sun, Dexin Xiong, Shengwei Wang, Guiyong Shi, Wei Zhai (2006): Mineral Deposits 25(4), 438-446
Valleriite
Formula: (Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Vanadinite
Formula: Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Reference: Yi Li and Lairen Lai (1997): Mineral Resources and Geology 11(5).
Varlamoffite
Formula: (Sn,Fe)(O,OH)2
Vernadite
Formula: (Mn4+,Fe3+,Ca,Na)(O,OH)2 · nH2O
Vesuvianite
Formula: (Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Veszelyite
Formula: (Cu,Zn)2Zn(PO4)2 · 2H2O
Violarite
Formula: Fe2+Ni3+2S4
'Wad'
Reference: Kaiji Yu (1981): Geology and Prospecting 17(1), 19-25 (in Chinese).
Wakabayashilite
Formula: [(As,Sb)6S9][As4S5]
Reference: Xianxiao Xiong (2000): Acta Geologica Sinica (English Edition) 74(3), 618-622
Willemite
Formula: Zn2SiO4
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Wiluite
Formula: Ca19(Al,Mg)13(B,☐,Al)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(O,OH)10
Reference: Chengdian Pen (1986): Mineral Deposits 5(3), 37-48
Wittichenite
Formula: Cu3BiS3
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Localities: Reported from at least 20 localities in this region.
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Wumuite (TL)
Formula: KAl0.33W2.67O9
Type Locality:
Reference: Li, G. and Xue, Y. (2018) Wumuite, IMA 2017-067a. CNMNC Newsletter No. 44, August 2018, page xxx; Mineralogical Magazine, 82: xxx–xxx.
Wurtzite
Formula: (Zn,Fe)S
Reference: Chunji Xue, Rong Zeng, Shuwen Liu, Guoxiang Chi, Hairuo Qing, Yuchuan Chen, Jianmin Yang, and Denghong Wang (2006): Ore Geology Reviews (in press).; Chunji Xue, Rong Zeng, Yongbao Gao, Heping Zhu, Shihua Zhao, and Yongqiang Li (2006): Acta Petrologica Sinica 22(4), 1031-1039
'Xenotime'
Reference: Ziying Gao, Boxi Lu, Jianzhong Duan, and Changyun Pan (1991): Acta Petrologica Sinica 7(4), 91-94
Xenotime-(Y)
Formula: Y(PO4)
Ximengite (TL)
Formula: Bi(PO4)
Type Locality:
Description: Ximengite was first described from an undisclosed tin mining area in Ximeng County (Shi, 1989). According to Zhao and Tang (1991), this tin mining area is in fact the Amo deposit.
Reference: Jiaxin Shi (1989): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 9(1), 15-19; Daxian Zhao and Guangting Tang (1991): Acta Geologica Sinica 70(1), 42-57
Yingjiangite (TL)
Formula: K2Ca(UO2)7(PO4)4(OH)6 · 6H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Chen Zhangru, Huang Yuzhu, and Gu Xiaofa (1990): A new uranium mineral - Yingjiangite. Acta Mineralogica Sinica 10(2), 102-105.
'Zeolite Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 21 localities in this region.
Zinc
Formula: Zn
Reference: Zhaochong Zhang, Jingwen Mao, Fusheng Wang, and Pirajno, F. (2006): American Mineralogist 91(7), 1178-1183.
'Zinnwaldite'
Reference: Feibao Wu and Zongyu Li (1986): Geology and Prospecting 22(8), 20-26
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Zoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Antimony1.CA.05Sb
Atokite1.AG.10(Pd,Pt)3Sn
Bismuth1.CA.05Bi
Chromium1.AE.05Cr
Copper1.AA.05Cu
'Electrum'1.AA.05(Au, Ag)
Gold1.AA.05Au
var: Iridian Gold1.AA.05(Au,Ir)
var: Palladian Gold1.AA.05(Au,Pd)
var: Platinian Gold1.AA.05(Au,Pt)
var: Rhodite1.AA.05(Au, Rh)
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Iron1.AE.05Fe
Isoferroplatinum1.AG.35Pt3Fe
Lead1.AA.05Pb
Moissanite1.DA.SiC
Osmium1.AF.05(Os,Ir,Ru)
var: Iridosmine1.AF.05(Os,Ir)
Paolovite1.AG.20Pd2Sn
Platinum1.AF.10Pt
var: Avaite1.AF.10(Pt,Ir)
Rustenburgite1.AG.10(Pt,Pd)3Sn
Schachnerite1.AD.15aAg1.1Hg0.9
Silver1.AA.05Ag
var: Kongsbergite1.AA.05(Ag,Hg)
var: Küstelite1.AA.05Ag
Stannopalladinite1.AG.25(Pd,Cu)3Sn2
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Tetraferroplatinum1.AG.40PtFe
Zinc1.AB.05Zn
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Aikinite2.HB.05aPbCuBiS3
Alabandite2.CD.10MnS
Alloclasite2.EB.10bCo1-xFexAsS
Altaite2.CD.10PbTe
Anilite2.BA.10Cu7S4
Argentopentlandite2.BB.15Ag(Fe,Ni)8S8
Arsenopalladinite2.AC.10cPd8(As,Sb)3
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
var: Danaite2.EB.20(Fe0.90Co0.10)AsS - (Fe0.65Co0.35)AsS
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Boulangerite2.HC.15Pb5Sb4S11
Bournonite2.GA.50PbCuSbS3
Breithauptite2.CC.05NiSb
Calaverite2.EA.10AuTe2
Carrollite2.DA.05Cu(Co,Ni)2S4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
var: Argentiferous Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Chalcostibite2.HA.05CuSbS2
Cinnabar2.CD.15aHgS
Cobaltite2.EB.25CoAsS
Cooperite2.CC.35bPtS
Cosalite2.JB.10Pb2Bi2S5
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Cubanite2.CB.55aCuFe2S3
Cuprobismutite2.JA.10aCu8AgBi13S24
Digenite2.BA.10Cu9S5
Dufrénoysite2.HC.05dPb2As2S5
Dyscrasite2.AA.35Ag3Sb
Ellisite2.JC.05Tl3AsS3
Emplectite2.HA.05CuBiS2
Enargite2.KA.05Cu3AsS4
Fischesserite2.BA.75Ag3AuSe2
Franckeite2.HF.25bFe2+(Pb,Sn2+)6Sn4+2Sb2S14
Freibergite2.GB.05Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Freieslebenite2.JB.15AgPbSbS3
Friedrichite2.HB.05aPb5Cu5Bi7S18
Froodite2.AC.45aα-PdBi2
Fukuchilite2.EB.05aCu3FeS8
Galena2.CD.10PbS
var: Argentiferous Galena2.CD.10PbS
Galenobismutite2.JC.25ePbBi2S4
Gersdorffite2.EB.25NiAsS
Glaucodot2.EB.10c(Co0.50Fe0.50)AsS
Gratonite2.JB.55Pb9As4S15
Greenockite2.CB.45CdS
Hedleyite2.DC.05Bi7Te3
Hessite2.BA.60Ag2Te
'Hexatestibiopanickelite'2.CC.30(Pd,Ni)(Sb,Te)
Hocartite2.CB.15aAg2(Fe2+,Zn)SnS4
Hodrušite2.JA.10cCu8Bi12S22
Hutchinsonite2.HD.45TlPbAs5S9
Ikunolite2.DC.05Bi4(S,Se)3
'Incaite'2.HF.25b(Pb,Ag)4Sn4FeSb2S15
Irarsite2.EB.25(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Izoklakeite2.HB.10bPb27(Cu,Fe,Ag)2(Sb,Bi)19S57
Jalpaite2.BA.45Ag3CuS2
Jamesonite2.HB.15Pb4FeSb6S14
Jordanite2.JB.30aPb14(As,Sb)6S23
Jordisite2.EA.30MoS2
Kobellite2.HB.10aPb22Cu4(Bi,Sb)30S69
Kotulskite2.CC.05Pd(Te,Bi)
Krupkaite2.HB.05aPbCuBi3S6
Lindströmite2.HB.05aPb3Cu3Bi7S15
Linnaeite2.DA.05Co2+Co3+2S4
Löllingite2.EB.15aFeAs2
Mackinawite2.CC.25(Fe,Ni)9S8
Maldonite2.AA.40Au2Bi
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Matildite2.JA.20AgBiS2
Melonite2.EA.20NiTe2
Meneghinite2.HB.05bPb13CuSb7S24
Merenskyite2.EA.20(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Miargyrite2.HA.10AgSbS2
Millerite2.CC.20NiS
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Moncheite2.EA.20(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Nickeline2.CC.05NiAs
Orpiment2.FA.30As2S3
Owyheeite2.HC.35Ag3+xPb10-2xSb11+xS28, -0.13 < x > +0.20
Paarite2.HB.05aPb1.7Cu1.7Bi6.3S12
Padĕraite2.JA.10eCu7[(Cu,Ag)0.33Pb1.33Bi11.33]S22
Parkerite2.BE.20Ni3(Bi,Pb)2S2
Pearceite2.GB.15[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Picotpaulite2.CB.60TlFe2S3
Polybasite2.GB.15[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Polydymite2.DA.05Ni2+Ni3+2S4
Pyrargyrite2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
var: Arsenian Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
var: Cobaltoan Pyrite2.EB.05a(Fe,Co)S2
var: Thallian Arsenian Pyrite2.EB.05a(Fe,Tl)(S,As)2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Ramdohrite2.JB.40aPb5.9Fe0.1Mn0.1In0.1Cd0.2Ag2.8Sb10.8S24
Rammelsbergite2.EB.15aNiAs2
Realgar2.FA.15aAs4S4
Siegenite2.DA.05CoNi2S4
Skinnerite2.GA.20Cu3SbS3
Skutterudite2.EC.05CoAs3
Sperrylite2.EB.05aPtAs2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
var: Marmatite2.CB.05a(Zn,Fe)S
Stannite2.CB.15aCu2FeSnS4
Stephanite2.GB.10Ag5SbS4
Stibiopalladinite2.AC.20aPd5Sb2
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Stromeyerite2.BA.40AgCuS
Sulvanite2.CB.70Cu3VS4
Sylvanite2.EA.05(Au,Ag)2Te4
Teallite2.CD.05PbSnS2
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
var: Argentiferous Tennantite2.GB.05(Cu,Ag)6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tetradymite2.DC.05Bi2Te2S
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
var: Argentian Tetrahedrite2.GB.05(Cu,Ag)6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Tintinaite2.HB.10aPb22Cu4(Sb,Bi)30S69
Tsumoite2.DC.05BiTe
Ullmannite2.EB.25NiSbS
Vaesite2.EB.05aNiS2
Valleriite2.FD.30(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Violarite2.DA.05Fe2+Ni3+2S4
Wakabayashilite2.FA.40[(As,Sb)6S9][As4S5]
Wittichenite2.GA.20Cu3BiS3
Wurtzite2.CB.45(Zn,Fe)S
Group 3 - Halides
Carnallite3.BA.10KMgCl3 · 6H2O
Chlorargyrite3.AA.15AgCl
Chlorocalcite3.AA.40KCaCl3
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Halite3.AA.20NaCl
Koenenite3.BD.25Na4Mg9Al4Cl12(OH)22
Rinneite3.CJ.05K3Na[FeCl6]
Sylvite3.AA.20KCl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Birnessite4.FL.45(Na,Ca)0.5(Mn4+,Mn3+)2O4 · 1.5H2O
Bismite4.CB.60Bi2O3
Brookite4.DD.10TiO2
Böhmite4.FE.15AlO(OH)
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
var: Wood Tin4.DB.05SnO2
Chalcophanite4.FL.20(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Chrysoberyl4.BA.05BeAl2O4
Coronadite4.DK.05aPb(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Ruby4.CB.05Al2O3
Cryptomelane4.DK.05aK(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
var: Tile ore4.AA.10Cu2O
Diaspore4.FD.10AlO(OH)
Doyleite4.FE.10Al(OH)3
Dzhalindite4.FC.05In(OH)3
Euxenite-(Y)4.DG.05(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Gibbsite4.FE.10Al(OH)3
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Grimaldiite4.FE.20CrO(OH)
Hausmannite4.BB.10Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
var: Specularite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Hercynite4.BB.05Fe2+Al2O4
var: Picotite4.BB.05(Fe,Mg)(Al,Cr)2O4
Heterogenite4.FE.20Co3+O(OH)
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Jacobsite4.BB.05Mn2+Fe3+2O4
Jianshuiite (TL)4.FL.20(Mg,Mn,Ca)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
Lepidocrocite4.FE.15γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Maghemite4.BB.15Fe3+2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
var: Titaniferous Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Manganite4.FD.15Mn3+O(OH)
Manganosite4.AB.25MnO
Molybdite4.E0.10MoO3
Nsutite4.DB.15c(Mn4+,Mn2+)(O,OH)2
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Orthobrannerite (TL)4.DH.05U4+U6+Ti4O12(OH)2
Perovskite4.CC.30CaTiO3
'Pyrochlore Group'4.00.A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Pyrochroite4.FE.05Mn(OH)2
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
var: Polianite4.DB.05morphological variety
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Agate4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: Jasper4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rose Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Ranciéite4.FL.40(Ca,Mn2+)0.2(Mn4+,Mn3+)O2 · 0.6H2O
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Samarskite-(Y)4.DB.25(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
Schoenfliesite4.FC.10Mg[Sn(OH)6]
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
'Stibiconite'4.DH.20Sb3+Sb5+2O6(OH)
Studtite4.GA.15[(UO2)(O2)(H2O)2] · H2O
Tantalite-(Mn)4.DB.35Mn2+Ta2O6
Tenorite4.AB.10CuO
Thorianite4.DL.05ThO2
Todorokite4.DK.10(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Tripuhyite4.DB.05Fe3+Sb5+O4
Tungstite4.FJ.10WO3 · H2O
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
var: Pitchblende4.DL.05UO2
Varlamoffite4.DB.05(Sn,Fe)(O,OH)2
Vernadite4.FE.40(Mn4+,Fe3+,Ca,Na)(O,OH)2 · nH2O
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
var: Strontian Aragonite5.AB.15(Ca,Sr)CO3
Aurichalcite5.BA.15(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Bastnäsite-(Ce)5.BD.20aCe(CO3)F
Bismutite5.BE.25(BiO)2CO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
var: Ferroan Calcite5.AB.05(Ca,Fe)CO3
var: Manganoan Calcite5.AB.05(Ca,Mn)CO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Comblainite5.DA.50Ni4Co2(OH)12[CO3] · 3H2O
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
var: Ferroan Dolomite5.AB.10Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
var: Manganoan Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Hydrocerussite5.BE.10Pb3(CO3)2(OH)2
Hydrozincite5.BA.15Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Kutnohorite5.AB.10CaMn2+(CO3)2
Magnesite5.AB.05MgCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Rhodochrosite5.AB.05MnCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Strontianite5.AB.15SrCO3
Thermonatrite5.CB.05Na2CO3 · H2O
Trona5.CB.15Na3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
Group 6 - Borates
Boracite6.GA.05Mg3(B7O13)Cl
Fluoborite6.AB.50Mg3(BO3)(F,OH)3
Ludwigite6.AB.30Mg2Fe3+(BO3)O2
Nordenskiöldine6.AA.15CaSn4+[BO3]2
Szaibélyite6.BA.15MgBO2(OH)
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Aluminite7.DC.05Al2(SO4)(OH)4 · 7H2O
Alunite7.BC.10KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Alunogen7.CB.45Al2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Anhydrite7.AD.30CaSO4
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Calcurmolite7.HB.15(Ca,Na)2(UO2)3Mo2(O,OH)11 · nH2O
Celestine7.AD.35SrSO4
Chalcanthite7.CB.20CuSO4 · 5H2O
Coquimbite7.CB.55Fe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Ferrimolybdite7.GB.30Fe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Glauberite7.AD.25Na2Ca(SO4)2
Goslarite7.CB.40ZnSO4 · 7H2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Halotrichite7.CB.85FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Kalistrontite7.AD.40K2Sr(SO4)2
Langbeinite7.AC.10K2Mg2(SO4)3
Melanterite7.CB.35Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Mirabilite7.CD.10Na2SO4 · 10H2O
Picromerite ?7.CC.60K2Mg(SO4)2 · 6H2O
Plumbojarosite7.BC.10Pb0.5Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Powellite7.GA.05Ca(MoO4)
Rozenite7.CB.15FeSO4 · 4H2O
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Tengchongite (TL)7.HB.20CaO · 6UO3 · 2MoO3 · 12H2O
'Thénardite'7.AC.25Na2SO4
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Annabergite8.CE.40Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Arsendescloizite8.BH.35PbZn(AsO4)(OH)
Autunite8.EB.05Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Beudantite8.BL.05PbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Chalcophyllite8.DF.30Cu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
Chlorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3Cl
'Clinotyrolite'8.DM.10Ca2Cu9(AsO4,SO4)4(OH,O)10 · 10H2O
Conichalcite8.BH.35CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Cornwallite8.BD.05Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Erythrite8.CE.40Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Evansite8.DF.10Al3(PO4)(OH)6 · 6H2O
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Hopeite8.CA.30Zn3(PO4)2 · 4H2O
Hörnesite8.CE.40Mg3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Kipushite8.DA.35(Cu,Zn)5Zn(PO4)2(OH)6 · H2O
'Kivuite'8.EC.10(Th,Ca,Pb)(UO2)4(HPO4)2(OH)8 · 7H2O
Mimetite8.BN.05Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Picropharmacolite8.CH.15Ca4Mg(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 11H2O
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Scorodite8.CD.10Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Torbernite8.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Turquoise8.DD.15Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Tyrolite8.DM.10Ca2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
Vanadinite8.BN.05Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Veszelyite8.DA.30(Cu,Zn)2Zn(PO4)2 · 2H2O
Xenotime-(Y)8.AD.35Y(PO4)
Ximengite (TL)8.AD.45Bi(PO4)
Yingjiangite (TL)8.EC.10K2Ca(UO2)7(PO4)4(OH)6 · 6H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Aegirine9.DA.25NaFe3+Si2O6
Aegirine-augite9.DA.20(NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(Fe3+eAlfFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: Cleavelandite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: Oligoclase9.FA.35(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
var: Oligoclase-Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Alleghanyite9.AF.45Mn2+5(SiO4)2(OH)2
Allophane9.ED.20(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Almandine9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Amesite9.ED.15Mg2Al(AlSiO5)(OH)4
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Andalusite9.AF.10Al2(SiO4)O
Andradite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
var: Melanite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Anorthite9.FA.35Ca(Al2Si2O8)
'Anorthoclase'9.FA.30(Na,K)AlSi3O8
Antigorite9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Arfvedsonite9.DE.25[Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
var: Titanian Augite9.DA.15(Ca,Na)(Mg,Ti, Fe,Al,)(Si,Al)2O6
Axinite-(Fe)9.BD.20Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Babingtonite9.DK.05Ca2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Bementite9.EE.05Mn7Si6O15(OH)8
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Aquamarine9.CJ.05Be3Al2Si6O18
var: Emerald9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Braunite9.AG.05Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Cancrinite9.FB.05(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Caryopilite9.ED.15Mn2+3Si2O5(OH)4
Chamosite9.EC.55(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
var: Pseudothuringite9.EC.55(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
var: Thuringite9.EC.55(Fe,Fe,Mg,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(O,OH)8
Chondrodite9.AF.45(Mg,Fe2+)5(SiO4)2(F,OH)2
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Clino-suenoite9.DE.□{Mn2+2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
var: Pennine9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
var: Ripidolite9.EC.55(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Clinozoisite9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Coffinite9.AD.30U(SiO4) · nH2O
Cordierite9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Cummingtonite9.DE.05☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Cuspidine9.BE.17Ca4(Si2O7)(F,OH)2
Danburite9.FA.65CaB2Si2O8
Datolite9.AJ.20CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Dickite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Dravite9.CK.05Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Eastonite9.EC.20KMg2Al(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Elbaite9.CK.05Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Eulytine9.AD.40Bi4(SiO4)3
Ferro-actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ferro-hornblende9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Fe2+4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Ferro-tschermakite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Fe2+3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Fluoro-cannilloite ?9.DE.10{Ca}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al3Si5O22)(F,OH)2
Forsterite9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
Ganomalite9.BG.25Pb9Ca5Mn(Si2O7)4(SiO4)O
Genthelvite9.FB.10Be3Zn4(SiO4)3S
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Grunerite9.DE.05☐{Fe2+2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Halloysite'9.ED.10Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Hastingsite9.DE.15{Na}{Ca2}{Fe2+4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Hedenbergite9.DA.15CaFe2+Si2O6
var: Manganoan Hedenbergite9.DA.15Ca(Fe,Mn)2+Si2O6
Helvine9.FB.10Be3Mn2+4(SiO4)3S
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Humite9.AF.50(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
Ilvaite9.BE.07CaFe3+Fe2+2(Si2O7)O(OH)
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Kellyite9.ED.15Mn2+2Al(AlSiO5)(OH)4
Laumontite9.GB.10CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Magnesio-hornblende9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
var: Amazonite9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Monticellite9.AC.10CaMgSiO4
Montmorillonite9.EC.40(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Avalite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Chromian Sericite9.EC.15K(Al,Cr)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Fuchsite9.EC.15K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
var: Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
var: Liebenerite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Natrolite9.GA.05Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Nepheline9.FA.05Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Nontronite9.EC.40Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Népouite9.ED.15(Ni,Mg)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Pargasite9.DE.15{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Prehnite9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Pyrophyllite9.EC.10Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Sanidine9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Sepiolite9.EE.25Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Sillimanite9.AF.05Al2(SiO4)O
Sodalite9.FB.10Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Spessartine9.AD.25Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Spodumene9.DA.30LiAlSi2O6
Staurolite9.AF.30Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Tainiolite9.EC.15KLiMg2(Si4O10)F2
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Thorite9.AD.30Th(SiO4)
var: Uranothorite9.AD.30(Th,U)SiO4
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Vesuvianite9.BG.35(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Willemite9.AA.05Zn2SiO4
Wiluite9.BG.35Ca19(Al,Mg)13(B,☐,Al)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(O,OH)10
Wollastonite9.DG.05CaSiO3
'Zeolite Group'9.G0.
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Zoisite9.BG.10{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Allanite Group'-{A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'var: Uralite'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Andorite'-AgPbSb3S6
'Apatite'-
'var: Carbonate-rich Apatite'-
'var: Collophane'-
'Axinite Group'-
'Barkevikite' ?-
'Biotite'-
'Bitumen'-
'Bravoite'-(Fe,Ni)S2
'Calamine'-
'Chabazite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'var: Brunsvigite'-(Fe2+,Mg,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'-
'Clays'-
'Columbite-Tantalite'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'var: Perthite'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Garnierite'-
'Glass'-
'Glauconite'-(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Hilgardite-3Tc'-
Hongheite (TL)-Ca19Fe2+Al4(Fe3+,Mg,Al)8(◻,B)4BSi18O69(O,OH)9
'Hornblende'-
'Hydrogoethite'-3Fe2O3·4H2O
'Hydrohausmannite'-
'Hydromuscovite'-
'Hypersthene'-(Mg,Fe)SiO3
'Iddingsite'-MgO · Fe2O3 · 3SiO2·4H2O
Joséite-A-Bi4TeS2
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
'Lepidolite'-
Leucoxene-
'Lillianite Homologous Series'-PbN-1-2xBi2+xAgxSN+2
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Manganese Oxides'-
'Melnikovite'-
'Mertieite'-
'Monazite'-
'Parisite'-
'Protolithionite'-
'Psilomelane'-
'Pumpellyite'-
'Pyrobitumen'-
'Pyrochlore'-
'Pyroxene Group'-
'Saussurite'-
'Scapolite'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
Tangdanite (TL)-Ca2Cu9(AsO4)4(SO4)0.5(OH)9 · 9H2O
'Tantalite'-(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'-
Tewite (TL)-(K1.50.5)(Te1.25W0.250.5)W5O19
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Turgite'-
'UM1980-16-Te:Bi' ?-Bi2Te
'UM2008-32-GeO:AlFSi'-Al9(Ge,Si)4O20F3
'Unnamed (Ag-Bi Telluride)'-Ag4Bi3Te3
'Unnamed (Bi(Pb) Telluride Sulphide)'-(Bi,Pb)3(Te,S)4
'Wad'-
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Wumuite (TL)-KAl0.33W2.67O9
'Xenotime'-
'Zinnwaldite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Chromium1.1.12.1Cr
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Lead1.1.1.4Pb
Maldonite1.1.3.1Au2Bi
Schachnerite1.1.8.2Ag1.1Hg0.9
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Zinc1.1.5.1Zn
Platinum Group Metals and Alloys
Atokite1.2.5.3(Pd,Pt)3Sn
Isoferroplatinum1.2.5.1Pt3Fe
Osmium1.2.2.1(Os,Ir,Ru)
Paolovite1.2.6.1Pd2Sn
Platinum1.2.1.1Pt
Rustenburgite1.2.5.2(Pt,Pd)3Sn
Stannopalladinite1.2.9.1(Pd,Cu)3Sn2
Tetraferroplatinum1.2.4.1PtFe
Semi-metals and non-metals
Antimony1.3.1.2Sb
Bismuth1.3.1.4Bi
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Moissanite1.3.8.1SiC
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:1
Dyscrasite2.2.1.1Ag3Sb
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 5:2
Parkerite2.3.4.1Ni3(Bi,Pb)2S2
Stibiopalladinite2.3.3.1Pd5Sb2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
Anilite2.4.7.5Cu7S4
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Digenite2.4.7.3Cu9S5
Fischesserite2.4.3.2Ag3AuSe2
Hessite2.4.2.1Ag2Te
Jalpaite2.4.4.1Ag3CuS2
Stromeyerite2.4.6.1AgCuS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 4:3
Hedleyite2.6.3.3Bi7Te3
Ikunolite2.6.2.3Bi4(S,Se)3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Argentopentlandite2.7.1.2Ag(Fe,Ni)8S8
Mackinawite2.7.2.1(Fe,Ni)9S8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Alabandite2.8.1.4MnS
Altaite2.8.1.3PbTe
Breithauptite2.8.11.2NiSb
Cinnabar2.8.14.1HgS
Cooperite2.8.5.1PtS
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Greenockite2.8.7.2CdS
'Hexatestibiopanickelite'2.8.11.4(Pd,Ni)(Sb,Te)
Millerite2.8.16.1NiS
Nickeline2.8.11.1NiAs
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Realgar2.8.21.1As4S4
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Tsumoite2.8.20.1BiTe
Wurtzite2.8.7.1(Zn,Fe)S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Cubanite2.9.13.1CuFe2S3
Hocartite2.9.2.6Ag2(Fe2+,Zn)SnS4
Picotpaulite2.9.12.2TlFe2S3
Stannite2.9.2.1Cu2FeSnS4
Teallite2.9.10.1PbSnS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Carrollite2.10.1.2Cu(Co,Ni)2S4
Linnaeite2.10.1.1Co2+Co3+2S4
Polydymite2.10.1.7Ni2+Ni3+2S4
Siegenite2.10.1.6CoNi2S4
Violarite2.10.1.8Fe2+Ni3+2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
Orpiment2.11.1.1As2S3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
Tetradymite2.11.7.1Bi2Te2S
Wakabayashilite2.11.4.1[(As,Sb)6S9][As4S5]
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Alloclasite2.12.6.2Co1-xFexAsS
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Calaverite2.12.13.2AuTe2
Cobaltite2.12.3.1CoAsS
Froodite2.12.15.1α-PdBi2
Fukuchilite2.12.1.7Cu3FeS8
Gersdorffite2.12.3.2NiAsS
Glaucodot2.12.6.1(Co0.50Fe0.50)AsS
Irarsite2.12.3.7(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Jordisite2.12.11.1MoS2
Löllingite2.12.2.9FeAs2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Melonite2.12.14.1NiTe2
Merenskyite2.12.14.4(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Moncheite2.12.14.3(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Rammelsbergite2.12.2.12NiAs2
Skutterudite2.12.17.1CoAs3
Sperrylite2.12.1.13PtAs2
Sylvanite2.12.13.3(Au,Ag)2Te4
Ullmannite2.12.3.3NiSbS
Vaesite2.12.1.2NiS2
Hydroxysulfides and Hydrated Sulfides
Valleriite2.14.1.1(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Miscellaneous
Arsenopalladinite2.16.5.1Pd8(As,Sb)3
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø > 4
Franckeite3.1.4.2Fe2+(Pb,Sn2+)6Sn4+2Sb2S14
'Incaite'3.1.4.3(Pb,Ag)4Sn4FeSb2S15
Pearceite3.1.8.1[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Polybasite3.1.7.2[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
ø = 4
Enargite3.2.1.1Cu3AsS4
Stephanite3.2.4.1Ag5SbS4
Sulvanite3.2.3.1Cu3VS4
3 <ø < 4
Freibergite3.3.6.3Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Gratonite3.3.2.1Pb9As4S15
Jordanite3.3.1.1Pb14(As,Sb)6S23
Meneghinite3.3.5.1Pb13CuSb7S24
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ø = 3
Aikinite3.4.5.1PbCuBiS3
Bournonite3.4.3.2PbCuSbS3
Ellisite3.4.9.1Tl3AsS3
Freieslebenite3.4.6.2AgPbSbS3
Friedrichite3.4.5.5Pb5Cu5Bi7S18
Krupkaite3.4.5.2PbCuBi3S6
Lindströmite3.4.5.7Pb3Cu3Bi7S15
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
Ramdohrite3.4.15.6Pb5.9Fe0.1Mn0.1In0.1Cd0.2Ag2.8Sb10.8S24
Skinnerite3.4.8.2Cu3SbS3
Wittichenite3.4.8.1Cu3BiS3
2.5 < ø < 3
Boulangerite3.5.2.1Pb5Sb4S11
Cosalite3.5.9.1Pb2Bi2S5
Dufrénoysite3.5.9.3Pb2As2S5
Izoklakeite3.5.12.1Pb27(Cu,Fe,Ag)2(Sb,Bi)19S57
Owyheeite3.5.10.1Ag3+xPb10-2xSb11+xS28, -0.13 < x > +0.20
2 < ø < 2.49
Jamesonite3.6.7.1Pb4FeSb6S14
Kobellite3.6.19.1Pb22Cu4(Bi,Sb)30S69
Tintinaite3.6.19.2Pb22Cu4(Sb,Bi)30S69
ø = 2
Chalcostibite3.7.5.1CuSbS2
Emplectite3.7.5.2CuBiS2
Galenobismutite3.7.9.1PbBi2S4
Matildite3.7.1.1AgBiS2
Miargyrite3.7.3.2AgSbS2
1 < ø < 2
Cuprobismutite3.8.2.1Cu8AgBi13S24
Hodrušite3.8.4.1Cu8Bi12S22
Hutchinsonite3.8.6.1TlPbAs5S9
Padĕraite3.8.4.2Cu7[(Cu,Ag)0.33Pb1.33Bi11.33]S22
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
AX
Manganosite4.2.1.3MnO
Tenorite4.2.3.1CuO
A2X3
Bismite4.3.10.2Bi2O3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Maghemite4.3.7.1Fe3+2O3
Perovskite4.3.3.1CaTiO3
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Brookite4.4.5.1TiO2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Nsutite4.4.8.1(Mn4+,Mn2+)(O,OH)2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Varlamoffite4.4.2.1(Sn,Fe)(O,OH)2
Vernadite4.4.9.1(Mn4+,Fe3+,Ca,Na)(O,OH)2 · nH2O
AX3
Molybdite4.5.1.1MoO3
Tungstite4.5.2.1WO3 · H2O
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Thorianite5.1.1.2ThO2
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
AXO4·xH2O
Studtite5.3.1.1[(UO2)(O2)(H2O)2] · H2O
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Böhmite6.1.2.1AlO(OH)
Diaspore6.1.1.1AlO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Grimaldiite6.1.5.1CrO(OH)
Heterogenite6.1.4.2Co3+O(OH)
Lepidocrocite6.1.2.2γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Manganite6.1.3.1Mn3+O(OH)
X(OH)2
Pyrochroite6.2.1.3Mn(OH)2
X(OH)3
Doyleite6.3.4.1Al(OH)3
Dzhalindite6.3.5.1In(OH)3
Gibbsite6.3.1.1Al(OH)3
Schoenfliesite6.3.6.2Mg[Sn(OH)6]
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Chrysoberyl7.2.9.1BeAl2O4
Hausmannite7.2.7.1Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Hercynite7.2.1.3Fe2+Al2O4
Jacobsite7.2.2.2Mn2+Fe3+2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
(AB)2X3
Birnessite7.5.3.1(Na,Ca)0.5(Mn4+,Mn3+)2O4 · 1.5H2O
Braunite7.5.1.3Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
AB3X7
Chalcophanite7.8.2.1(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
Jianshuiite (TL)7.8.2.3(Mg,Mn,Ca)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
Todorokite7.8.1.1(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
AB8X16
Coronadite7.9.1.4Pb(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Cryptomelane7.9.1.2K(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
AB4X9
Ranciéite7.10.1.1(Ca,Mn2+)0.2(Mn4+,Mn3+)O2