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Aegirine
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Reference: Alkaline Rocks and Carboratites of the World Part I, North & South America, 1987, Wolley, A, R,
Aegirine-augite
Formula: (NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(Fe3+eAlfFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
Reference: Alkaline Rocks and Carboratites of the World Part I, North & South America, 1987, Wolley, A, R,
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1967 36 : 120-126
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Hoppe,W.J.,Montgomergy,C.W.,and Van Schmus, W.R.,(1983) Age and Significance of Precambrian Basement Samples from northern Illinois and Adjacent States:Journal of Geophysical Research,v.88,p.7276-7286
Alstonite
Formula: BaCa(CO3)2
Habit: sharpely terminated pseudo-hexagonal pyramids up to 2 mm in length
Colour: colorless to grey, transparent
Description: Lining cavities in veins of waxy benstonite, finegrained calcite and witherite crystals.
Reference: Rossman, G. R. and Squires, R. L. (1974) The occurence of alstonite at Cave in Rock, Illinois. Mineralogical Record 5: 266-269; Rocks & Minerals: 63: 214.; ; Mineralogical Record (1997) 28:3-49
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
'Apatite'
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 45 localities in this region.
Barytocalcite
Formula: BaCa(CO3)2
Reference: Reiner Mielke 2017
Benstonite
Formula: Ba6Ca6Mg(CO3)13
Bertrandite
Formula: Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 63:199
'Biotite'
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
'Bitumen'
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
'Bravoite'
Formula: (Fe,Ni)S2
Reference: Mineralogical Record (1997) 28:3-49
Brianyoungite
Formula: Zn3(CO3,SO4)(OH)4
Reference: Piatak, N. M. & Seal, R. R., II (2010): Mineralogy and the release of trace elements from slag from the Hegeler Zinc smelter, Illinois (USA). Applied Geochemistry, 25, 302-320.
Brockite
Formula: (Ca,Th,Ce)PO4 · H2O
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 63:199
Brushite
Formula: Ca(HPO4) · 2H2O
Reference: Handbook for Mineralogy, v. 4
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 135 localities in this region.
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Gems & Minerals 395:28-29 (1970)
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 35 localities in this region.
'Chlorite Group'
'Clays'
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Mineralogical Record, v. 28, no. 1, 1997
Diamond
Formula: C
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Description: Mg-rich Chrome Diopside (Fs3)
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1967 36 : 120-126
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Localities: Reported from at least 53 localities in this region.
Dolomite var: Ferroan Dolomite
Formula: Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Reference: Charles Calkins
Enstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
Description: Ferrosilite composition of orthopyroxene — Fs6
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1967 36 : 120-126
Epsomite
Formula: MgSO4 · 7H2O
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Meteoritical Bulletin 87:July, 2003
'Florencite'
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 63:199
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Localities: Reported from at least 184 localities in this region.
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Description: Forsteritic Olivine contains minor Fayalite component (Fa4)
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1967 36 : 120-126
Gahnite
Formula: ZnAl2O4
Reference: Piatak, N. M. & Seal, R. R., II (2010): Mineralogy and the release of trace elements from slag from the Hegeler Zinc smelter, Illinois (USA). Applied Geochemistry, 25, 302-320
Galena
Formula: PbS
Localities: Reported from at least 127 localities in this region.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: The Mineralogy of the Chicago Area, A.R. Crook, The Chicago Academy of Sciences, Bulletin No.V (1902), p. 44
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1967 36 : 120-126; Buchwald, V. F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press. 1418 pages.
Greenockite
Formula: CdS
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Gypsum var: Selenite
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Hardystonite
Formula: Ca2Zn(Si2O7)
Reference: Piatak, N. M. & Seal, R. R., II (2010): Mineralogy and the release of trace elements from slag from the Hegeler Zinc smelter, Illinois (USA). Applied Geochemistry, 25, 302-320
Haxonite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)23C6
Reference: Buchwald, V. F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press. 1418 pages.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
'Hornblende'
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: Mineralogical Record, v. 28, no. 1, 1997
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Illinois Geological Survey Circular 516
Iron
Formula: Fe
Description: Displays Neumann bands and lightly decorated subboundaries (Buchwald, 1975).
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1967 36 : 120-126; Buchwald, V. F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press. 1418 pages.
Iron var: Kamacite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Description: Displays Neumann bands and lightly decorated subboundaries (Buchwald, 1975).
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1967 36 : 120-126; Buchwald, V. F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press. 1418 pages.
Iron var: Martensite
Formula: Fe
Reference: Buchwald, V. F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press. 1418 pages.
Jamesonite
Formula: Pb4FeSb6S14
Reference: Rocks & min.:64:18; Bain(1905).
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Kyanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Illinois Geological Survey Circular 516
Leucoxene
Reference: Illinois Geological Survey Circular 516
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Crook, A.J., 1902. The Mineralogy of the Chicago Area. Bulletin of the Natural History Survey
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 18 localities in this region.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 26 localities in this region.
'Maskelynite'
Reference: Meteoritical Bulletin 87:July, 2003
Melanterite
Formula: Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Reference: Arthur Smith (2010) Illinois Mineral Locality Index. Rocks & Minerals, 85, #3, 206-219.
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Hoppe,W.J.,Montgomergy,C.W.,and Van Schmus, W.R.,(1983) Age and Significance of Precambrian Basement Samples from northern Illinois and Adjacent States:Journal of Geophysical Research,v.88,p.7276-7286
Millerite
Formula: NiS
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
'Monazite'
Reference: Illinois Geological Survey Circular 516
Mullite
Formula: Al4+2xSi2-2xO10-x
Reference: Piatak, N. M. & Seal, R. R., II (2010): Mineralogy and the release of trace elements from slag from the Hegeler Zinc smelter, Illinois (USA). Applied Geochemistry, 25, 302-320
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Muscovite var: Illite (FRL)
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Reference: GSA Bulletin; August 2001; v. 113; no. 8; p. 1092-1104
Niter
Formula: KNO3
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Paralstonite (TL)
Formula: BaCa(CO3)2
Reference: A. C. Roberts (1979) Paralstonite, a new mineral from the Minerva no. 1 mine, Cave-in-Rock, Illinois. Geol. Surv. Can. Pap.,79-lC, 99-100.; Mineralogical Record (1997) 28:3-49
'Petrified Wood'
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Bikerman,M.,Lidiak,E.G.,and Lewis,R.,(1982) K-Ar ages of phlogopite from mica peridotite ,Omaha oil field intrruion,Gallatin County, southern Illinois:Geological Society of America Abstrack with Programs,v.14,no.5,p.255
'Plessite'
Reference: Buchwald, V. F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press. 1418 pages.
Polydymite
Formula: Ni2+Ni3+2S4
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 83 localities in this region.
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Reference: www.missourigeologists.org/Min-Loc2.pdf.
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Pyroxene Group'
Reference: Meteoritical Bulletin 87:July, 2003
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 94 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Agate
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Gems and Minerals of America- Jay Ellis Ransom-1974
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Jasper
Quartz var: Lake Superior Agate
Formula: SiO2
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Illinois Geological Survey Circular 516
Schreibersite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)3P
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1967 36 : 120-126; Buchwald, V. F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press. 1418 pages.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Sillimanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Illinois Geological Survey Circular 516
Silver
Formula: Ag
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 21 localities in this region.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Localities: Reported from at least 129 localities in this region.
Staurolite
Formula: Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Reference: Illinois Geological Survey Circular 516
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: Rocks & min.:64:18; Bain(1905).
Strontianite
Formula: SrCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Synchysite-(Ce)
Formula: CaCe(CO3)2F
Reference: in Lasemi, Z., & Mikulic, D. G. (2011). The 47th Forum on the Geology of Industrial Minerals. p17
Taenite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1967 36 : 120-126; Buchwald, V. F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press. 1418 pages.
Tenorite
Formula: CuO
Reference: Gems & Minerals 395:28-29 (1970).
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Troilite
Formula: FeS
'UM1995-34-SO:Fe'
Formula: FeS2O3
Reference: Kucha, H., Barnes, H.L. (1995): Compounds with mixed and intermediate sulfur valences in pyrite from the Amelia mine, southwest Wisconsin. Mineralium Deposita: 30: 78-8l; in: Jambor, J.L., Puziewicz, J., Roberts, A.C. (1995): New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 80: 1331
'UM1995-35-SO:FePb'
Formula: Fe3PbS6O14
Reference: Kucha, H., Barnes, H.L. (1995): Compounds with mixed and intermediate sulfur valences in pyrite from the Amelia mine, southwest Wisconsin. Mineralium Deposita: 30: 78-8l; in: Jambor, J.L., Puziewicz, J., Roberts, A.C. (1995): New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 80: 1331
Vaesite
Formula: NiS2
'Wad'
Whitlockite ?
Formula: Ca9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
Description: Merrillite is today the preferred term for anhydrous extraterrestrial Ca-phosphate, but whitlockite was the preferred term for both the terrestrial and extraterrestrial anhydrous phosphate at the date of publication.
Reference: Bunch, T.E., Keil, K., and Olsen, E. (1970): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 25, 297-340.
Willemite
Formula: Zn2SiO4
Reference: Piatak, N. M. & Seal, R. R., II (2010): Mineralogy and the release of trace elements from slag from the Hegeler Zinc smelter, Illinois (USA). Applied Geochemistry, 25, 302-320
Witherite
Formula: BaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Xenotime-(Y)
Formula: Y(PO4)
Reference: Illinois Geological Survey Circular 516
Zincite
Formula: ZnO
Reference: Piatak, N. M. & Seal, R. R., II (2010): Mineralogy and the release of trace elements from slag from the Hegeler Zinc smelter, Illinois (USA). Applied Geochemistry, 25, 302-320
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Diamond1.CB.10aC
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Haxonite1.BA.10(Fe,Ni)23C6
Iron1.AE.05Fe
var: Kamacite1.AE.05(Fe,Ni)
var: Martensite1.AE.05Fe
Schreibersite1.BD.05(Fe,Ni)3P
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Taenite1.AE.10(Fe,Ni)
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Greenockite2.CB.45CdS
Jamesonite2.HB.15Pb4FeSb6S14
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Millerite2.CC.20NiS
Polydymite2.DA.05Ni2+Ni3+2S4
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Troilite2.CC.10FeS
Vaesite2.EB.05aNiS2
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Gahnite4.BB.05ZnAl2O4
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Agate4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: Jasper4.DA.05SiO2
var: Lake Superior Agate4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Tenorite4.AB.10CuO
Zincite4.AB.20ZnO
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Alstonite5.AB.35BaCa(CO3)2
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Barytocalcite5.AB.45BaCa(CO3)2
Benstonite5.AB.55Ba6Ca6Mg(CO3)13
Brianyoungite5.BF.30Zn3(CO3,SO4)(OH)4
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
var: Ferroan Dolomite5.AB.10Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Hydrozincite5.BA.15Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Niter5.NA.10KNO3
Paralstonite (TL)5.AB.40BaCa(CO3)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Strontianite5.AB.15SrCO3
Synchysite-(Ce)5.BD.20cCaCe(CO3)2F
Witherite5.AB.15BaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Celestine7.AD.35SrSO4
Epsomite7.CB.40MgSO4 · 7H2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
var: Selenite7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Melanterite7.CB.35Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Brockite8.CJ.45(Ca,Th,Ce)PO4 · H2O
Brushite8.CJ.50Ca(HPO4) · 2H2O
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Whitlockite ?8.AC.45Ca9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
Xenotime-(Y)8.AD.35Y(PO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Aegirine9.DA.25NaFe3+Si2O6
Aegirine-augite9.DA.20(NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(Fe3+eAlfFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Bertrandite9.BD.05Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Enstatite9.DA.05MgSiO3
Forsterite9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
Hardystonite9.BB.10Ca2Zn(Si2O7)
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Kyanite9.AF.15Al2(SiO4)O
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Mullite9.AF.20Al4+2xSi2-2xO10-x
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite (TL)9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Sillimanite9.AF.05Al2(SiO4)O
Staurolite9.AF.30Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Willemite9.AA.05Zn2SiO4
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
'Bitumen'-
'Bravoite'-(Fe,Ni)S2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Clays'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Florencite'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Hornblende'-
Leucoxene-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Maskelynite'-
'Monazite'-
'Petrified Wood'-
'Plessite'-
'Pyroxene Group'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'UM1995-34-SO:Fe'-FeS2O3
'UM1995-35-SO:FePb'-Fe3PbS6O14
'Wad'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Haxonite1.1.16.2(Fe,Ni)23C6
Iron
var: Kamacite
1.1.11.1(Fe,Ni)
Schreibersite1.1.21.2(Fe,Ni)3P
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Taenite1.1.11.2(Fe,Ni)
Semi-metals and non-metals
Diamond1.3.6.1C
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Greenockite2.8.7.2CdS
Millerite2.8.16.1NiS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Troilite2.8.9.1FeS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Polydymite2.10.1.7Ni2+Ni3+2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Vaesite2.12.1.2NiS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
2 < ø < 2.49
Jamesonite3.6.7.1Pb4FeSb6S14
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
AX
Tenorite4.2.3.1CuO
Zincite4.2.2.1ZnO
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Gahnite7.2.1.4ZnAl2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
Strontianite14.1.3.3SrCO3
Witherite14.1.3.2BaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Alstonite14.2.5.1BaCa(CO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Barytocalcite14.2.6.1BaCa(CO3)2
Benstonite14.2.3.1Ba6Ca6Mg(CO3)13
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Paralstonite (TL)14.2.2.2BaCa(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Synchysite-(Ce)16a.1.3.1CaCe(CO3)2F
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Hydrozincite16a.4.1.1Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 18 - NORMAL NITRATES
AXO3·xH2O, where x can equal zero
Niter18.1.2.1KNO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Celestine28.3.1.2SrSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Epsomite29.6.11.1MgSO4 · 7H2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Melanterite29.6.10.1Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
(AB)3(XO4)2
Whitlockite ?38.3.4.1Ca9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
Group 39 - HYDRATED ACID PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A[HXO4]·xH2O
Brushite39.1.1.1Ca(HPO4) · 2H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Brockite40.4.7.5(Ca,Th,Ce)PO4 · H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [4] coordination
Willemite51.1.1.2Zn2SiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Kyanite52.2.2c.1Al2(SiO4)O
Mullite52.2.3.1Al4+2xSi2-2xO10-x
Sillimanite52.2.2a.1Al2(SiO4)O
Staurolite52.2.3.1Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Group 55 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups,Generally with no Additional Anions
Si2O7 Groups, Generally with No Additional Anions with cations in [8] and lower coordination
Hardystonite55.4.2.2Ca2Zn(Si2O7)
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Bertrandite56.1.1.1Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Hemimorphite56.1.2.1Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Aegirine65.1.3c.2NaFe3+Si2O6
Aegirine-augite65.1.3b.2(NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(Fe3+eAlfFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Enstatite65.1.2.1MgSiO3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite (FRL)71.2.2d.2K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
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
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Biotite'-
'Bitumen'-
'Bravoite'-(Fe,Ni)S2
Brianyoungite-Zn3(CO3,SO4)(OH)4
'Chlorite Group'-
'Clays'-
Dolomite
var: Ferroan Dolomite
-Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Florencite'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Gypsum
var: Selenite
-CaSO4 · 2H2O
'Hornblende'-
Iron-Fe
var: Martensite-Fe
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Leucoxene-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Maskelynite'-
'Monazite'-
'Petrified Wood'-
'Plessite'-
'Pyroxene Group'-
Quartz
var: Agate
-SiO2
var: Amethyst-SiO2
var: Chalcedony-SiO2
var: Jasper-SiO2
var: Lake Superior Agate-SiO2
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'UM1995-34-SO:Fe'-FeS2O3
'UM1995-35-SO:FePb'-Fe3PbS6O14
'Wad'-
Xenotime-(Y)-Y(PO4)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
H HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
H Brockite(Ca,Th,Ce)PO4 · H2O
H BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
H StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
H MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
H BrianyoungiteZn3(CO3,SO4)(OH)4
H BrushiteCa(HPO4) · 2H2O
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H WhitlockiteCa9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
BeBeryllium
Be BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C ParalstoniteBaCa(CO3)2
C WitheriteBaCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C StrontianiteSrCO3
C AlstoniteBaCa(CO3)2
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C BenstoniteBa6Ca6Mg(CO3)13
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C CerussitePbCO3
C AragoniteCaCO3
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
C DiamondC
C SideriteFeCO3
C Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
C GraphiteC
C BrianyoungiteZn3(CO3,SO4)(OH)4
C Haxonite(Fe,Ni)23C6
C Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
C BarytocalciteBaCa(CO3)2
NNitrogen
N NiterKNO3
OOxygen
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O ParalstoniteBaCa(CO3)2
O WitheriteBaCO3
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O CelestineSrSO4
O QuartzSiO2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O StrontianiteSrCO3
O AlstoniteBaCa(CO3)2
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O BenstoniteBa6Ca6Mg(CO3)13
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O CerussitePbCO3
O AragoniteCaCO3
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O HematiteFe2O3
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O TenoriteCuO
O AnglesitePbSO4
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O CupriteCu2O
O EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O SideriteFeCO3
O AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
O Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
O Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
O EnstatiteMgSiO3
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O Quartz (var: Lake Superior Agate)SiO2
O Brockite(Ca,Th,Ce)PO4 · H2O
O BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
O RutileTiO2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
O MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
O BrianyoungiteZn3(CO3,SO4)(OH)4
O BrushiteCa(HPO4) · 2H2O
O MulliteAl4+2xSi2-2xO10-x
O WillemiteZn2SiO4
O GahniteZnAl2O4
O ZinciteZnO
O HardystoniteCa2Zn(Si2O7)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
O UM1995-34-SO:FeFeS2O3
O UM1995-35-SO:FePbFe3PbS6O14
O NiterKNO3
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O BarytocalciteBaCa(CO3)2
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O WhitlockiteCa9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
F Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
NaSodium
Na AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Na Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg BenstoniteBa6Ca6Mg(CO3)13
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
Mg Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Mg Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Mg EnstatiteMgSiO3
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg WhitlockiteCa9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
AlAluminium
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Al SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al MulliteAl4+2xSi2-2xO10-x
Al GahniteZnAl2O4
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Si Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Si EnstatiteMgSiO3
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Quartz (var: Lake Superior Agate)SiO2
Si BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Si SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si MulliteAl4+2xSi2-2xO10-x
Si WillemiteZn2SiO4
Si HardystoniteCa2Zn(Si2O7)
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
PPhosphorus
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
P Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
P Brockite(Ca,Th,Ce)PO4 · H2O
P Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
P BrushiteCa(HPO4) · 2H2O
P WhitlockiteCa9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S CelestineSrSO4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S GalenaPbS
S MarcasiteFeS2
S StibniteSb2S3
S JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
S MilleriteNiS
S PolydymiteNi2+Ni23+S4
S TroiliteFeS
S Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S ChalcociteCu2S
S AnglesitePbSO4
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
S GreenockiteCdS
S SulphurS8
S VaesiteNiS2
S Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
S MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
S BrianyoungiteZn3(CO3,SO4)(OH)4
S UM1995-34-SO:FeFeS2O3
S UM1995-35-SO:FePbFe3PbS6O14
ClChlorine
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K NiterKNO3
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca ParalstoniteBaCa(CO3)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca AlstoniteBaCa(CO3)2
Ca BenstoniteBa6Ca6Mg(CO3)13
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Ca Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca Brockite(Ca,Th,Ce)PO4 · H2O
Ca BrushiteCa(HPO4) · 2H2O
Ca HardystoniteCa2Zn(Si2O7)
Ca Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
Ca BarytocalciteBaCa(CO3)2
Ca WhitlockiteCa9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti RutileTiO2
MnManganese
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Fe TroiliteFeS
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Fe Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Fe Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Fe Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Fe Taenite(Fe,Ni)
Fe Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Fe Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
Fe MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Haxonite(Fe,Ni)23C6
Fe Iron (var: Martensite)Fe
Fe UM1995-34-SO:FeFeS2O3
Fe UM1995-35-SO:FePbFe3PbS6O14
Fe IronFe
NiNickel
Ni MilleriteNiS
Ni PolydymiteNi2+Ni23+S4
Ni VaesiteNiS2
Ni Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Ni Taenite(Fe,Ni)
Ni Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
Ni Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
Ni Haxonite(Fe,Ni)23C6
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu TenoriteCuO
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu CopperCu
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Zn HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn BrianyoungiteZn3(CO3,SO4)(OH)4
Zn WillemiteZn2SiO4
Zn GahniteZnAl2O4
Zn ZinciteZnO
Zn HardystoniteCa2Zn(Si2O7)
SrStrontium
Sr CelestineSrSO4
Sr StrontianiteSrCO3
YYttrium
Y Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
CdCadmium
Cd GreenockiteCdS
SbAntimony
Sb StibniteSb2S3
Sb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
BaBarium
Ba ParalstoniteBaCa(CO3)2
Ba WitheriteBaCO3
Ba BaryteBaSO4
Ba AlstoniteBaCa(CO3)2
Ba BenstoniteBa6Ca6Mg(CO3)13
Ba BarytocalciteBaCa(CO3)2
CeCerium
Ce Brockite(Ca,Th,Ce)PO4 · H2O
Ce Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Pb UM1995-35-SO:FePbFe3PbS6O14
ThThorium
Th Brockite(Ca,Th,Ce)PO4 · H2O

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