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Adrar Region, Mauritania

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25 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
'Apatite'
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
'Chlorite Group'
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Dawsonite
Formula: NaAlCO3(OH)2
Diamond
Formula: C
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Gibbsite
Formula: Al(OH)3
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Iron
Formula: Fe
Iron var: Kamacite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'LL6 chondrite meteorite'
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Merrillite
Formula: Ca9NaMg(PO4)7
'Mesosiderite-B1 meteorite'
'Meteoritic Iron'
Nordstrandite
Formula: Al(OH)3
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
'Pyroxene Group'
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Schreibersite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)3P
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'Smectite Group'
Formula: A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
Taenite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Tridymite
Formula: SiO2
Troilite
Formula: FeS

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Diamond'1.CB.10aC
'Iron'1.AE.05Fe
var: Kamacite1.AE.05(Fe,Ni)
Schreibersite1.BD.05(Fe,Ni)3P
Taenite1.AE.10(Fe,Ni)
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Troilite2.CC.10FeS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Anatase'4.DD.05TiO2
'Chromite'4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
'Gibbsite'4.FE.10Al(OH)3
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
'Ilmenite'4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Nordstrandite4.FE.10Al(OH)3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Tridymite4.DA.10SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Ankerite'5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Dawsonite'5.BB.10NaAlCO3(OH)2
'Dolomite'5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Merrillite8.AC.45Ca9NaMg(PO4)7
Group 9 - Silicates
'Analcime'9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
LL6 chondrite meteorite-
Mesosiderite-B1 meteorite-
Meteoritic Iron-
Orthopyroxene Subgroup-
Pyroxene Group-
Serpentine Subgroup-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Smectite Group-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Iron
var: Kamacite
1.1.11.1(Fe,Ni)
Schreibersite1.1.21.2(Fe,Ni)3P
Taenite1.1.11.2(Fe,Ni)
Semi-metals and non-metals
Diamond1.3.6.1C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Troilite2.8.9.1FeS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
X(OH)3
Gibbsite6.3.1.1Al(OH)3
Nordstrandite6.3.3.1Al(OH)3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Dawsonite16a.3.8.1NaAlCO3(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
(AB)3(XO4)2
Merrillite38.3.4.4Ca9NaMg(PO4)7
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Tridymite75.1.2.1SiO2
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
Iron-Fe
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'LL6 chondrite meteorite'-
'Mesosiderite-B1 meteorite'-
'Meteoritic Iron'-
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Pyroxene Group'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H DawsoniteNaAlCO3(OH)2
H GibbsiteAl(OH)3
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H NordstranditeAl(OH)3
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
H Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
CCarbon
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C DawsoniteNaAlCO3(OH)2
C DiamondC
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O AnataseTiO2
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O DawsoniteNaAlCO3(OH)2
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O GibbsiteAl(OH)3
O HematiteFe2O3
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MerrilliteCa9NaMg(PO4)7
O NordstranditeAl(OH)3
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O RutileTiO2
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
O TridymiteSiO2
NaSodium
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na DawsoniteNaAlCO3(OH)2
Na MerrilliteCa9NaMg(PO4)7
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg MerrilliteCa9NaMg(PO4)7
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
AlAluminium
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al DawsoniteNaAlCO3(OH)2
Al GibbsiteAl(OH)3
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al NordstranditeAl(OH)3
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
SiSilicon
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si TridymiteSiO2
PPhosphorus
P MerrilliteCa9NaMg(PO4)7
P Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S PyriteFeS2
S TroiliteFeS
KPotassium
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca MerrilliteCa9NaMg(PO4)7
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti RutileTiO2
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
MnManganese
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe IronFe
Fe Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Fe Taenite(Fe,Ni)
Fe TroiliteFeS
NiNickel
Ni Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Ni Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Ni Taenite(Fe,Ni)
ZnZinc
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

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