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Niger, Nigeria

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West Africa

UN Subregion - 548 mineral species & varietal names listed

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12 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Chlorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3Cl
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Copper
Formula: Cu
Cubanite
Formula: CuFe2S3
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Graphite
Formula: C
Iron
Formula: Fe
Iron var: Kamacite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Iron var: Martensite
Formula: Fe
Isocubanite
Formula: CuFe2S3
Mackinawite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)9S8
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
'Plessite'
Schreibersite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)3P
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Taenite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Troilite
Formula: FeS
'Ungrouped IAB iron meteorite'

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Copper'1.AA.05Cu
'Graphite'1.CB.05aC
'Iron'1.AE.05Fe
var: Kamacite1.AE.05(Fe,Ni)
var: Martensite1.AE.05Fe
Schreibersite1.BD.05(Fe,Ni)3P
Taenite1.AE.10(Fe,Ni)
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Cubanite'2.CB.55aCuFe2S3
'Isocubanite'2.CB.55bCuFe2S3
Mackinawite2.CC.25(Fe,Ni)9S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Troilite2.CC.10FeS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Chromite'4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Chlorapatite'8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3Cl
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
Orthopyroxene Subgroup-
Plessite-
Ungrouped IAB iron meteorite-

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
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
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Mackinawite2.7.2.1(Fe,Ni)9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Troilite2.8.9.1FeS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Cubanite2.9.13.1CuFe2S3
Isocubanite2.9.13.3CuFe2S3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Chlorapatite41.8.1.2Ca5(PO4)3Cl
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
Iron-Fe
var: Martensite-Fe
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Plessite'-
'Ungrouped IAB iron meteorite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C GraphiteC
OOxygen
O ChlorapatiteCa5(PO4)3Cl
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
PPhosphorus
P ChlorapatiteCa5(PO4)3Cl
P Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
SSulfur
S CubaniteCuFe2S3
S IsocubaniteCuFe2S3
S Mackinawite(Fe,Ni)9S8
S SphaleriteZnS
S TroiliteFeS
ClChlorine
Cl ChlorapatiteCa5(PO4)3Cl
CaCalcium
Ca ChlorapatiteCa5(PO4)3Cl
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
FeIron
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe CubaniteCuFe2S3
Fe IronFe
Fe IsocubaniteCuFe2S3
Fe Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Fe Mackinawite(Fe,Ni)9S8
Fe Iron (var: Martensite)Fe
Fe Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
Fe Taenite(Fe,Ni)
Fe TroiliteFeS
NiNickel
Ni Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Ni Mackinawite(Fe,Ni)9S8
Ni Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
Ni Taenite(Fe,Ni)
CuCopper
Cu CopperCu
Cu CubaniteCuFe2S3
Cu IsocubaniteCuFe2S3
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS

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