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Calgary1,019,942 (2015)
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The sedimentary rocks of Alberta tend not to have a diverse mineralogy. In spite of this, Alberta hosts the type localities of 5 minerals

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84 valid minerals. 5 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Akimotoite
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)SiO3
Reference: Tomioka, N. & Miyahara, M. (2017) High-pressure minerals in shocked meteorites: Meteoritics & Planetary Science 52(9): 2017-2039. (Sept 2017).
Alabandite
Formula: MnS
Reference: Dawson, K. R.; Maxwell, J. A.; Parsons, D. E. () A description of the meteorite which fell near Abee, Alberta, Canada. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Volume 21, Issue 1-2, p. 127-127.
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Habit: Plagioclase (Ab95) is Albite according to Duke et al. (1961).
Reference: Duke, M., Maynes, D. & Brown, H. (1961) The petrography and chemical composition of the Bruderheim meteorite: Journal of Geophysical Research 66(10): 3557-3563. (Oct 1961).
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
'Amber'
Reference: www.alpinegems.net
'Ammonite'
Reference: www.alpinegems.net
'Ammonite var: Ammolite'
Reference: www.alpinegems.net
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Habit: trapazohedra to 3cm in diameter
Colour: red, orange, green, dark brownish-black
Reference: Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.50
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.50
Anilite
Formula: Cu7S4
'Apatite'
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: www.venuewest.com/8IKC/s1post.htm.
'Bitumen'
Reference: www.venuewest.com/8IKC/s1post.htm.
Blödite
Formula: Na2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
Reference: Kohut, C. K., & Dudas, M. J. (1993). Evaporite mineralogy and trace-element content of salt-affected soils in Alberta. Canadian journal of soil science, 73(4), 399-409.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Burkeite
Formula: Na6(CO3)(SO4)2
Reference: Kohut, C. K., & Dudas, M. J. (1993). Evaporite mineralogy and trace-element content of salt-affected soils in Alberta. Canadian journal of soil science, 73(4), 399-409.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Chlorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3Cl
'Chlorite Group'
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Clinoenstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
Reference: Brian Harold Mason (1966). The Enstatite Chondrites. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 30, 23-30.
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Cohenite
Formula: Fe3C
Reference: Dawson, K. R.; Maxwell, J. A.; Parsons, D. E. () A description of the meteorite which fell near Abee, Alberta, Canada. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Volume 21, Issue 1-2, p. 127-127.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Rubin, A.E. (1994) Metallic copper in ordinary chondrites. Meteoritics 29 (1): 93-98. (Jan 1994).
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Cristobalite
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Dawson, K. R.; Maxwell, J. A.; Parsons, D. E. () A description of the meteorite which fell near Abee, Alberta, Canada. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Volume 21, Issue 1-2, p. 127-127.
Daubréelite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2S4
Reference: Ramdohr, P. (1973). The Opaque Minerals in Stony Meteorites. Elsevier Publishing Company: Amsterdam; London: New York. 245 pages.
Diamond
Formula: C
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Diopside var: Chromian Diopside
Formula: Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Reference: www.venuewest.com/8IKC/s1post.htm.
Djurleite
Formula: Cu31S16
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Enstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
Epsomite
Formula: MgSO4 · 7H2O
Reference: Kohut, C. K., & Dudas, M. J. (1993). Evaporite mineralogy and trace-element content of salt-affected soils in Alberta. Canadian journal of soil science, 73(4), 399-409.
Eugsterite
Formula: Na4Ca(SO4)3 · 2H2O
Reference: Kohut, C. K., & Dudas, M. J. (1993). Evaporite mineralogy and trace-element content of salt-affected soils in Alberta. Canadian journal of soil science, 73(4), 399-409.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Galena
Formula: PbS
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: www.venuewest.com/8IKC/s1post.htm.
'Glass'
Reference: Smith, D.G.W. (1980) The mineral chemistry of the Innisfree meteorite: Canadian Mineralogist 18 (4): 432-442. (Nov 1980).; Grady, M.M., Pratesi, G. & Moggi-Cecchi, V. (2015) Atlas of Meteorites. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, United Kingdom. 373 pages.
Glauconite
Formula: (K,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+)(Fe3+,Al)(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Reference: Bertram, E. F., & Mellon, G. B. (1975). Peace River iron deposits (Vol. 75). Alberta Research Council.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Bertram, E. F., & Mellon, G. B. (1975). Peace River iron deposits (Vol. 75). Alberta Research Council.; Petruk, W., Farrell, D. M., Laufer, E. E., Tremblay, R. J., & Manning, P. G. (1977). Nontronite and ferruginous opal from the Peace River iron deposit in Alberta, Canada. The Canadian Mineralogist, 15(1), 14-21.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Rukhlov , A. S. (2011) Review of Metallic Mineralization in Alberta with Emphasis on Gold Potential. ERCB/AGS Open File Report 2011-01.
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Alan E. Rubin, Wdward R.D. Scott (1997) Abee and related EH chondrite impact-melt breccias. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta Volume 61, Issue 2, January 1997, Pages 425–435
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Reference: Kohut, C. K., & Dudas, M. J. (1993). Evaporite mineralogy and trace-element content of salt-affected soils in Alberta. Canadian journal of soil science, 73(4), 399-409.
Hedenbergite
Formula: CaFe2+Si2O6
Reference: Peterson T.D, Currie K.L., Ghent E.D., Begin N.J. and Beiersdorfer R.E.: Petrology and Economic Geology of the Crowsnest Volcanics, Alberta: G.S.C publication
Heulandite-Ba
Formula: (Ba,Ca,K)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 22H2O
Reference: Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.254
Hexahydrite
Formula: MgSO4 · 6H2O
Reference: Kohut, C. K., & Dudas, M. J. (1993). Evaporite mineralogy and trace-element content of salt-affected soils in Alberta. Canadian journal of soil science, 73(4), 399-409.
Idaite
Formula: Cu5FeS6
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Iron
Formula: Fe
Iron var: Kamacite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Iron var: Martensite
Formula: Fe
Reference: Alan E. Rubina, Klaus Keila (1983) Mineralogy and petrology of the Abee enstatite chondrite breccia and its dark inclusions. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 62:118–131
Jadeite
Formula: Na(Al,Fe3+)Si2O6
Reference: Tomioka, N. & Miyahara, M. (2017) High-pressure minerals in shocked meteorites: Meteoritics & Planetary Science 52(9): 2017-2039. (Sept 2017).
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Keilite (TL)
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg)S
Type Locality:
Reference: Shimizu M, Yoshida H, Mandarino J A (2002) The new mineral species keilite, (Fe,Mg)S, the iron-dominant analogue of niningerite, The Canadian Mineralogist 40, 1687-1692
Konyaite
Formula: Na2Mg(SO4)2 · 5H2O
Reference: Kohut, C. K., & Dudas, M. J. (1993). Evaporite mineralogy and trace-element content of salt-affected soils in Alberta. Canadian journal of soil science, 73(4), 399-409.
Laumontite
Formula: CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Reference: Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.254
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Lumachelle'
Reference: G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Description: In fusion crust
Reference: Dawson, K. R.; Maxwell, J. A.; Parsons, D. E. () A description of the meteorite which fell near Abee, Alberta, Canada. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Volume 21, Issue 1-2, p. 127-127.
Majorite
Formula: Mg3(Fe2+,Si,Al)2(SiO4)3
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 21, pp. 29-35 (1983); Grady, M.M., Pratesi, G. & Moggi-Cecchi, V. (2015) Atlas of Meteorites. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, United Kingdom. 373 pages.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
'Maskelynite'
Merrillite
Formula: Ca9NaMg(PO4)7
'Meteoritic Iron'
Reference: Mason, B. & Wiik, H.B. (1967) The Composition of the Belly River, Bluff, Bremervörde, and Modoc Meteorites. American Museum Novitates, No.2280, New York. 19 pp. (Jan 1967).
Mirabilite
Formula: Na2SO4 · 10H2O
Reference: Kohut, C. K., & Dudas, M. J. (1993). Evaporite mineralogy and trace-element content of salt-affected soils in Alberta. Canadian journal of soil science, 73(4), 399-409.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Nahcolite
Formula: NaHCO3
Reference: Kohut, C. K., & Dudas, M. J. (1993). Evaporite mineralogy and trace-element content of salt-affected soils in Alberta. Canadian journal of soil science, 73(4), 399-409.
Niningerite (TL)
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+,Mn2+)S
Type Locality:
Reference: RUBIN, A.E. & KEIL, K. (1980): Mineralogy and petrology of the Abee enstatite chondrite. Meteoritics 15, 358-359. SHIMIZU, M., YOSHIDA, H. & MANDARINO, J.A. (2002) The new mineral species keilite, (Fe,Mg)S, the iron-dominant analogue of niningerite. Canadian Mineralogist 40, 1687-1992.
Nontronite
Formula: Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: Petruk, W., Farrell, D. M., Laufer, E. E., Tremblay, R. J., & Manning, P. G. (1977). Nontronite and ferruginous opal from the Peace River iron deposit in Alberta, Canada. The Canadian Mineralogist, 15(1), 14-21.
Oldhamite
Formula: (Ca,Mg)S
Reference: Alan E. Rubina, Klaus Keila (1983) Mineralogy and petrology of the Abee enstatite chondrite breccia and its dark inclusions. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 62:118–131; Alan E. Rubin, Wdward R.D. Scott (1997) Abee and related EH chondrite impact-melt breccias. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta Volume 61, Issue 2, January 1997, Pages 425–435; Dawson, K. R.; Maxwell, J. A.; Parsons, D. E. () A description of the meteorite which fell near Abee, Alberta, Canada. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Volume 21, Issue 1-2, p. 127-127.; ones, J. H. & Boynton, W. V. (1983) Experimental Geochemistry in Very Reducing Systems: Extreme REE Fractionation by Immiscible Sulfide Liquids (Abstract), Lunar and Planetary Science XIV: 353-354. (March 1983)
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Bertram, E. F., & Mellon, G. B. (1975). Peace River iron deposits (Vol. 75). Alberta Research Council.; Petruk, W., Farrell, D. M., Laufer, E. E., Tremblay, R. J., & Manning, P. G. (1977). Nontronite and ferruginous opal from the Peace River iron deposit in Alberta, Canada. The Canadian Mineralogist, 15(1), 14-21.
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Richard Gunter specimen
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Osbornite
Formula: TiN
Reference: Ramdohr, P. (1973). The Opaque Minerals in Stony Meteorites. Elsevier Publishing Company: Amsterdam; London: New York. 245 pages.
Perovskite
Formula: CaTiO3
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pickeringite
Formula: MgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Reference: Ralph L. Rutherford (1932) American Mineralogist, 17, #8, 401-403.
'Plessite'
Reference: Ramdohr, P. (1973) The Opaque Minerals in Stony Meteorites. Elsevier Publishing Company: Amsterdam; London: New York. 245 pages.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Pyrope
Formula: Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Eccles, D. R., Heaman, L. M., Luth, R. W., and Creaser, R. A., (2004). Petrogenesis of the Late Cretaceous northern Alberta kimberlite province. Lithos 76: 435-459.
'Pyroxene Group'
Reference: Grady, M.M., Pratesi, G. & Moggi-Cecchi, V. (2015) Atlas of Meteorites. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, United Kingdom. 373 pages.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Richterite
Formula: {Na}{NaCa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Mason, B. H. (1972). The Mineralogy of Meteorites. Meteoritics 7 (3): 309-326.
Ringwoodite
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)2SiO4
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 21, pp. 29-35 (1983); Grady, M.M., Pratesi, G. & Moggi-Cecchi, V. (2015) Atlas of Meteorites. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, United Kingdom. 373 pages.; Tomioka, N. & Miyahara, M. (2017) High-pressure minerals in shocked meteorites: Meteoritics & Planetary Science 52(9): 2017-2039. (Sept 2017).
Sanidine
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.50
Schreibersite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)3P
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Spionkopite (TL)
Formula: Cu39S28
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
Sudoite
Formula: Mg2Al3(Si3Al)O10)(OH)8
Taenite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
'Thénardite'
Formula: Na2SO4
Reference: Kohut, C. K., & Dudas, M. J. (1993). Evaporite mineralogy and trace-element content of salt-affected soils in Alberta. Canadian journal of soil science, 73(4), 399-409.
Thermonatrite
Formula: Na2CO3 · H2O
Reference: Kohut, C. K., & Dudas, M. J. (1993). Evaporite mineralogy and trace-element content of salt-affected soils in Alberta. Canadian journal of soil science, 73(4), 399-409.
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: www.alpinegems.net
Tridymite
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Kimura, M., Weisberg, M. K., Lin, Y., Suzuki, A., Ohtani, E. & Okasaki,R. (2005) Thermal history of the enstatite chondrites from silica polymorphs: Meteoritics & Planetary Science 40 (6): 855–868. (June2005)
Troilite
Formula: FeS
Trona
Formula: Na3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
Reference: Kohut, C. K., & Dudas, M. J. (1993). Evaporite mineralogy and trace-element content of salt-affected soils in Alberta. Canadian journal of soil science, 73(4), 399-409.
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: http://www.ags.gov.ab.ca/minerals/uranium/uranium.html
Wadsleyite (TL)
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)2(SiO4)
Type Locality:
Reference: PRICE, G.D., PUTNIS, A., AGRELL, S.O. & SMITH, D.G.W. (1983): Wadsleyite, natural bbb-(Mg,Fe)2SiO4 from the Peace River meteorite. Canadian Mineralogist 21, 29-35.; Grady, M.M., Pratesi, G. & Moggi-Cecchi, V. (2015) Atlas of Meteorites. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, United Kingdom. 373 pages.
Wittichenite
Formula: Cu3BiS3
Yarrowite (TL)
Formula: Cu9S8
Reference: GOBLE, R.J. (1980): Copper sulfides from Alberta: yarrowite Cu9S8 and spionkopite Cu39S28. Canadian Mineralogist 18, 511-518. GOBLE, R.J. (1985): The relationship between crystal structure, bonding and cell dimensions in the copper sulfides. Canadian Mineralogist 23, 61-76.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Cohenite1.BA.05Fe3C
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Diamond1.CB.10aC
Gold1.AA.05Au
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Iron1.AE.05Fe
var: Kamacite1.AE.05(Fe,Ni)
var: Martensite1.AE.05Fe
Osbornite1.BC.15TiN
Schreibersite1.BD.05(Fe,Ni)3P
Taenite1.AE.10(Fe,Ni)
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Alabandite2.CD.10MnS
Anilite2.BA.10Cu7S4
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite ?2.CA.05aCuS
Daubréelite2.DA.05Fe2+Cr3+2S4
Djurleite2.BA.05Cu31S16
Enargite2.KA.05Cu3AsS4
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Idaite2.CB.15aCu5FeS6
Keilite (TL)2.CD.10(Fe2+,Mg)S
Niningerite (TL)2.CD.10(Mg,Fe2+,Mn2+)S
Oldhamite2.CD.10(Ca,Mg)S
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Spionkopite (TL)2.CA.05cCu39S28
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Troilite2.CC.10FeS
Wittichenite2.GA.20Cu3BiS3
Yarrowite (TL)2.CA.05dCu9S8
Group 3 - Halides
Halite3.AA.20NaCl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Akimotoite4.CB.05(Mg,Fe2+)SiO3
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Cristobalite4.DA.15SiO2
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Perovskite4.CC.30CaTiO3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Tridymite4.DA.10SiO2
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Nahcolite5.AA.15NaHCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Thermonatrite5.CB.05Na2CO3 · H2O
Trona5.CB.15Na3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Blödite7.CC.50Na2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
Burkeite7.BD.25Na6(CO3)(SO4)2
Epsomite7.CB.40MgSO4 · 7H2O
Eugsterite7.CD.25Na4Ca(SO4)3 · 2H2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Hexahydrite7.CB.25MgSO4 · 6H2O
Konyaite7.CC.80Na2Mg(SO4)2 · 5H2O
Mirabilite7.CD.10Na2SO4 · 10H2O
Pickeringite7.CB.85MgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
'Thénardite'7.AC.25Na2SO4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Chlorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3Cl
Merrillite8.AC.45Ca9NaMg(PO4)7
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Andradite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Clinoenstatite9.DA.10MgSiO3
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
var: Chromian Diopside9.DA.15Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Enstatite9.DA.05MgSiO3
Hedenbergite9.DA.15CaFe2+Si2O6
Heulandite-Ba9.GE.05(Ba,Ca,K)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 22H2O
Jadeite9.DA.25Na(Al,Fe3+)Si2O6
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Laumontite9.GB.10CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Majorite9.AD.25Mg3(Fe2+,Si,Al)2(SiO4)3
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Nontronite9.EC.40Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrope9.AD.25Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Richterite9.DE.20{Na}{NaCa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ringwoodite9.AC.15(Mg,Fe2+)2SiO4
Sanidine9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Sudoite9.EC.55Mg2Al3(Si3Al)O10)(OH)8
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Wadsleyite (TL)9.BE.02(Mg,Fe2+)2(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Amber'-
'Ammonite'-
'var: Ammolite'-
'Apatite'-
'Bitumen'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Glass'-
Glauconite-(K,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+)(Fe3+,Al)(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Lumachelle'-
'Maskelynite'-
'Meteoritic Iron'-
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Plessite'-
'Pyroxene Group'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Cohenite1.1.16.1Fe3C
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Iron
var: Kamacite
1.1.11.1(Fe,Ni)
Osbornite1.1.19.1TiN
Schreibersite1.1.21.2(Fe,Ni)3P
Taenite1.1.11.2(Fe,Ni)
Semi-metals and non-metals
Diamond1.3.6.1C
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Anilite2.4.7.5Cu7S4
Djurleite2.4.7.2Cu31S16
Spionkopite (TL)2.4.7.7Cu39S28
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Yarrowite (TL)2.7.3.1Cu9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Alabandite2.8.1.4MnS
Covellite ?2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Troilite2.8.9.1FeS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Idaite2.9.14.1Cu5FeS6
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Daubréelite2.10.1.11Fe2+Cr3+2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 4
Enargite3.2.1.1Cu3AsS4
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
ø = 3
Wittichenite3.4.8.1Cu3BiS3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Perovskite4.3.3.1CaTiO3
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Halite9.1.1.1NaCl
Group 13 - ACID CARBONATES
Miscellaneous
Nahcolite13.1.1.1NaHCO3
Trona13.1.4.1Na3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 15 - HYDRATED NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)·xH2O
Thermonatrite15.1.1.1Na2CO3 · H2O
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
A2XO4
'Thénardite'28.2.3.1Na2SO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
A2XO4·xH2O
Mirabilite29.2.2.1Na2SO4 · 10H2O
A2B(XO4)2·xH2O
Blödite29.3.3.1Na2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
Konyaite29.3.5.1Na2Mg(SO4)2 · 5H2O
AmBn(XO4)p·xH2O, with (m+n):p < 3:2 and > 1:1
Eugsterite29.4.2.1Na4Ca(SO4)3 · 2H2O
AXO4·xH2O
Epsomite29.6.11.1MgSO4 · 7H2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Hexahydrite29.6.8.1MgSO4 · 6H2O
AB2(XO4)4·H2O
Pickeringite29.7.3.1MgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Group 32 - COMPOUND SULFATES
Anhydrous Compound Sulfates
Burkeite32.1.1.1Na6(CO3)(SO4)2
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
(AB)3(XO4)2
Merrillite38.3.4.4Ca9NaMg(PO4)7
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Chlorapatite41.8.1.2Ca5(PO4)3Cl
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Ringwoodite51.3.3.1(Mg,Fe2+)2SiO4
Wadsleyite (TL)51.3.4.1(Mg,Fe2+)2(SiO4)
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Majorite51.4.3a.5Mg3(Fe2+,Si,Al)2(SiO4)3
Pyrope51.4.3a.1Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Topaz52.3.1.1Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Clinoenstatite65.1.1.1MgSiO3
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Enstatite65.1.2.1MgSiO3
Hedenbergite65.1.3a.2CaFe2+Si2O6
Jadeite65.1.3c.1Na(Al,Fe3+)Si2O6
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Richterite66.1.3b.9{Na}{NaCa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Glauconite71.2.2a.5(K,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+)(Fe3+,Al)(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite71.2.2d.2K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Nontronite71.3.1a.3Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Sudoite71.4.1.3Mg2Al3(Si3Al)O10)(OH)8
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Cristobalite75.1.1.1SiO2
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Tridymite75.1.2.1SiO2
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)
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Sanidine76.1.1.2K(AlSi3O8)
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Laumontite77.1.1.4CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Akimotoite-(Mg,Fe2+)SiO3
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Amber'-
'Ammonite'-
'var: Ammolite'-
'Apatite'-
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Bitumen'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
Diopside
var: Chromian Diopside
-Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Glass'-
Heulandite-Ba-(Ba,Ca,K)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 22H2O
Iron-Fe
var: Martensite-Fe
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Keilite (TL)-(Fe2+,Mg)S
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Lumachelle'-
'Maskelynite'-
'Meteoritic Iron'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Niningerite (TL)-(Mg,Fe2+,Mn2+)S
Oldhamite-(Ca,Mg)S
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Plessite'-
'Pyroxene Group'-
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H SudoiteMg2Al3(Si3Al)O10)(OH)8
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H Heulandite-Ba(Ba,Ca,K)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 22H2O
H LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H Richterite{Na}{NaCa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H BlöditeNa2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
H KonyaiteNa2Mg(SO4)2 · 5H2O
H MirabiliteNa2SO4 · 10H2O
H EugsteriteNa4Ca(SO4)3 · 2H2O
H TronaNa3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
H NahcoliteNaHCO3
H HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
H EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
H ThermonatriteNa2CO3 · H2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H Glauconite(K,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+)(Fe3+,Al)(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
H NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
CCarbon
C DiamondC
C AragoniteCaCO3
C SideriteFeCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C GraphiteC
C CoheniteFe3C
C TronaNa3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
C NahcoliteNaHCO3
C BurkeiteNa6(CO3)(SO4)2
C ThermonatriteNa2CO3 · H2O
NNitrogen
N OsborniteTiN
OOxygen
O Wadsleyite(Mg,Fe2+)2(SiO4)
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O SudoiteMg2Al3(Si3Al)O10)(OH)8
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O AnataseTiO2
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O EnstatiteMgSiO3
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O PerovskiteCaTiO3
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
O AragoniteCaCO3
O SideriteFeCO3
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O Heulandite-Ba(Ba,Ca,K)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 22H2O
O LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
O Ringwoodite(Mg,Fe2+)2SiO4
O MajoriteMg3(Fe2+,Si,Al)2(SiO4)3
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O MerrilliteCa9NaMg(PO4)7
O PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
O TridymiteSiO2
O PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
O UraniniteUO2
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O CristobaliteSiO2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O Richterite{Na}{NaCa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O ClinoenstatiteMgSiO3
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O ChlorapatiteCa5(PO4)3Cl
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O JadeiteNa(Al,Fe3+)Si2O6
O Akimotoite(Mg,Fe2+)SiO3
O ThénarditeNa2SO4
O BlöditeNa2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
O KonyaiteNa2Mg(SO4)2 · 5H2O
O MirabiliteNa2SO4 · 10H2O
O EugsteriteNa4Ca(SO4)3 · 2H2O
O TronaNa3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
O NahcoliteNaHCO3
O BurkeiteNa6(CO3)(SO4)2
O HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
O EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
O ThermonatriteNa2CO3 · H2O
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O Glauconite(K,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+)(Fe3+,Al)(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
O NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
FFluorine
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
NaSodium
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na MerrilliteCa9NaMg(PO4)7
Na Richterite{Na}{NaCa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na JadeiteNa(Al,Fe3+)Si2O6
Na ThénarditeNa2SO4
Na BlöditeNa2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
Na KonyaiteNa2Mg(SO4)2 · 5H2O
Na MirabiliteNa2SO4 · 10H2O
Na HaliteNaCl
Na EugsteriteNa4Ca(SO4)3 · 2H2O
Na TronaNa3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
Na NahcoliteNaHCO3
Na BurkeiteNa6(CO3)(SO4)2
Na ThermonatriteNa2CO3 · H2O
Na Glauconite(K,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+)(Fe3+,Al)(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Na NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Wadsleyite(Mg,Fe2+)2(SiO4)
Mg Niningerite(Mg,Fe2+,Mn2+)S
Mg SudoiteMg2Al3(Si3Al)O10)(OH)8
Mg Oldhamite(Ca,Mg)S
Mg EnstatiteMgSiO3
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Mg Ringwoodite(Mg,Fe2+)2SiO4
Mg MajoriteMg3(Fe2+,Si,Al)2(SiO4)3
Mg MerrilliteCa9NaMg(PO4)7
Mg PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
Mg PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Mg Richterite{Na}{NaCa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg ClinoenstatiteMgSiO3
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg Akimotoite(Mg,Fe2+)SiO3
Mg BlöditeNa2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
Mg KonyaiteNa2Mg(SO4)2 · 5H2O
Mg HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
Mg EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
Mg Glauconite(K,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+)(Fe3+,Al)(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al SudoiteMg2Al3(Si3Al)O10)(OH)8
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
Al SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al Heulandite-Ba(Ba,Ca,K)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 22H2O
Al LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
Al PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al JadeiteNa(Al,Fe3+)Si2O6
Al Glauconite(K,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+)(Fe3+,Al)(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Al NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si Wadsleyite(Mg,Fe2+)2(SiO4)
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si SudoiteMg2Al3(Si3Al)O10)(OH)8
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si EnstatiteMgSiO3
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si Heulandite-Ba(Ba,Ca,K)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 22H2O
Si LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Si Ringwoodite(Mg,Fe2+)2SiO4
Si MajoriteMg3(Fe2+,Si,Al)2(SiO4)3
Si PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
Si TridymiteSiO2
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si CristobaliteSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si Richterite{Na}{NaCa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si ClinoenstatiteMgSiO3
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si JadeiteNa(Al,Fe3+)Si2O6
Si Akimotoite(Mg,Fe2+)SiO3
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si Glauconite(K,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+)(Fe3+,Al)(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Si NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
PPhosphorus
P MerrilliteCa9NaMg(PO4)7
P Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
P ChlorapatiteCa5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S YarrowiteCu9S8
S SpionkopiteCu39S28
S Keilite(Fe2+,Mg)S
S Niningerite(Mg,Fe2+,Mn2+)S
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S AniliteCu7S4
S DjurleiteCu31S16
S TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
S Oldhamite(Ca,Mg)S
S TroiliteFeS
S PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S IdaiteCu5FeS6
S WitticheniteCu3BiS3
S EnargiteCu3AsS4
S GalenaPbS
S AlabanditeMnS
S PyriteFeS2
S DaubréeliteFe2+Cr23+S4
S ThénarditeNa2SO4
S BlöditeNa2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
S KonyaiteNa2Mg(SO4)2 · 5H2O
S MirabiliteNa2SO4 · 10H2O
S EugsteriteNa4Ca(SO4)3 · 2H2O
S BurkeiteNa6(CO3)(SO4)2
S HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
S EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
S CovelliteCuS
ClChlorine
Cl ChlorapatiteCa5(PO4)3Cl
Cl HaliteNaCl
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K Heulandite-Ba(Ba,Ca,K)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 22H2O
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Glauconite(K,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+)(Fe3+,Al)(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca Oldhamite(Ca,Mg)S
Ca PerovskiteCaTiO3
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Heulandite-Ba(Ba,Ca,K)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 22H2O
Ca LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Ca HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Ca MerrilliteCa9NaMg(PO4)7
Ca Richterite{Na}{NaCa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca ChlorapatiteCa5(PO4)3Cl
Ca EugsteriteNa4Ca(SO4)3 · 2H2O
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti PerovskiteCaTiO3
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti OsborniteTiN
CrChromium
Cr Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Cr DaubréeliteFe2+Cr23+S4
MnManganese
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mn AlabanditeMnS
FeIron
Fe Wadsleyite(Mg,Fe2+)2(SiO4)
Fe Keilite(Fe2+,Mg)S
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Fe Taenite(Fe,Ni)
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Fe TroiliteFeS
Fe Ringwoodite(Mg,Fe2+)2SiO4
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe IdaiteCu5FeS6
Fe Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
Fe Iron (var: Martensite)Fe
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe CoheniteFe3C
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe DaubréeliteFe2+Cr23+S4
Fe IronFe
Fe JadeiteNa(Al,Fe3+)Si2O6
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe Glauconite(K,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+)(Fe3+,Al)(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Fe NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
NiNickel
Ni Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Ni Taenite(Fe,Ni)
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Ni Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
CuCopper
Cu YarrowiteCu9S8
Cu SpionkopiteCu39S28
Cu AniliteCu7S4
Cu DjurleiteCu31S16
Cu TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu IdaiteCu5FeS6
Cu WitticheniteCu3BiS3
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu EnargiteCu3AsS4
Cu CopperCu
Cu CovelliteCuS
ZnZinc
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
AsArsenic
As TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
As EnargiteCu3AsS4
BaBarium
Ba Heulandite-Ba(Ba,Ca,K)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 22H2O
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
BiBismuth
Bi WitticheniteCu3BiS3
UUranium
U UraniniteUO2

References

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Langenberg, W., Salat, H., Turner, A. and Eccles, R. (1993): Evaluation of the economic mineral
potential in the Andrew Lake–Charles Lake area of northeast Alberta; Alberta Research Council,
Alberta Geological Survey, Open File Report 1993-08, 100 p.
Mussieux, R., and Nelson, M. (1998) A traveller's guide to geological wonders in Alberta. The Provincial Museum of Alberta, Edmonton, 254 p.

External Links

- http://www.ags.gov.ab.ca/ [Alberta Geological Survey (AGS)]

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