ALMOST THERE!. Help us with a final push needed to keep mindat.org running. Click here to help.
Catawiki are hosting a mindat.org benefit auction. All proceeds to mindat.org! BID NOW
Log InRegister
Home PageAbout MindatThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusWho We AreContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatCorporate SponsorshipSponsor a PageSponsored PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on Mindat
Learning CenterWhat is a mineral?The most common minerals on earthInformation for EducatorsMindat Articles
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryAdvanced Locality SearchRandom MineralRandom LocalitySearch by minIDLocalities Near MeSearch ArticlesSearch GlossaryMore Search Options
Search For:
Mineral Name:
Locality Name:
Keyword(s):
 
The Mindat ManualAdd a New PhotoRate PhotosLocality Edit ReportCoordinate Completion ReportAdd Glossary Item
Mining CompaniesStatisticsThe ElementsUsersBooks & MagazinesMineral MuseumsMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day Gallery

Dominican Republici
Regional Level Types
Dominican RepublicCountry

This page is currently not sponsored. Click here to sponsor this page.
Key
Lock Map
Junction road 44 and way to the Larimar mine

Sierra de Baoruco, Barahona Province, Dominican Republic
River between the coast and the Larimar mine

Sierra de Baoruco, Barahona Province, Dominican Republic
Junction road 44 and way to the Larimar mine

Sierra de Baoruco, Barahona Province, Dominican Republic
River between the coast and the Larimar mine

Sierra de Baoruco, Barahona Province, Dominican Republic
Junction road 44 and way to the Larimar mine

Sierra de Baoruco, Barahona Province, Dominican Republic
Name in French:République dominicaine
Name in German:Dominikanische Republik
Name in Italian:Repubblica Dominicana
Name in Russian:Доминиканская Республика
Name in Simplified Chinese:多明尼加共和國
Name in Spanish:República Dominicana
Name in Afrikaans:Dominikaanse Republiek
Name in Albanian:Republika Dominikane
Name in Arabic:جمهورية الدومينيكان
Name in Belarusian:Дамініканская Рэспубліка
Name in Bulgarian:Доминиканска република
Name in Catalan:República Dominicana
Name in Czech:Dominikánská republika
Name in Danish:Dominikanske Republik
Name in Dutch:Dominicaanse Republiek
Name in Estonian:Dominikaani Vabariik
Name in Farsi/Persian:جمهوری دومینیکن
Name in Finnish:Dominikaaninen tasavalta
Name in Galician:República Dominicana
Name in Greek:Δομινικανή Δημοκρατία
Name in Hebrew:הרפובליקה הדומיניקנית
Name in Hindi:डोमिनिकन गणराज्य
Name in Hungarian:Dominikai Köztársaság
Name in Icelandic:Dóminíska lýðveldið
Name in Indonesian:Republik Dominika
Name in Irish Gaelic:An Phoblacht Dhoiminiceach
Name in Japanese:ドミニカ共和国
Name in Korean:도미니카 공화국
Name in Latvian:Dominikāna
Name in Lithuanian:Dominikos Respublika
Name in Macedonian:Доминиканска Република
Name in Norwegian:Den dominikanske republikk
Name in Polish:Dominikana
Name in Portuguese:República Dominicana
Name in Romanian:Republica Dominicană
Name in Serbian:Доминиканска Република
Name in Slovak:Dominikánska republika
Name in Slovenian:Dominikanska republika
Name in Swahili:Jamhuri ya Dominika
Name in Swedish:Dominikanska republiken
Name in Tagalog:Republikang Dominikano
Name in Thai:สาธารณรัฐโดมินิกัน
Name in Turkish:Dominik Cumhuriyeti
Name in Ukrainian:Домініканська Республіка
Name in Vietnamese:Cộng hòa Dominica
Name in Welsh:Gweriniaeth Dominica
Area:48,442 km2
Locality type:Country


The Dominican Republic is divided into 31 provinces. Santo Domingo, the capital, is designated Distrito Nacional (National District). The provinces are divided into municipalities (municipios; singular municipio).

Select Mineral List Type

Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded from this region.


Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

87 valid minerals. 3 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Note: this is a very new system on mindat.org and data is currently VERY limited. Please bear with us while we work towards adding this information!

Rock list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

Select Rock List Type

Alphabetical List Tree Diagram

Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Altaite
Formula: PbTe
Alunite
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
'Amber'
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
'Apatite'
Asbolane
Formula: (Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
Awaruite
Formula: Ni3Fe
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
'Bauxite'
Reference: http://minerals.usgs.gov/minerals/pubs/country/2004/caribbeanmyb04.pdf.
'commodity:Bauxite (Aluminium)'
Formula: Al
Böhmite
Formula: AlO(OH)
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Boulangerite
Formula: Pb5Sb4S11
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Bowieite
Formula: (Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
Brucite
Formula: Mg(OH)2
Calaverite
Formula: AuTe2
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Chalcanthite
Formula: CuSO4 · 5H2O
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Chalcostibite
Formula: CuSbS2
'Charcoal'
Formula: C
'Chert'
'Chlorite Group'
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Chrysotile
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Copper
Formula: Cu
'commodity:Copper'
Formula: Cu
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Diaspore
Formula: AlO(OH)
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Djurleite
Formula: Cu31S16
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Falcondoite (TL)
Formula: (Ni,Mg)4Si6O15(OH)2 · 6H2O
Reference: Springer, G. (1976): Falcondoite, nickel analogue of sepiolite. The Canadian Mineralogist, 14, 407-409.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Ferronickelplatinum
Formula: Pt2FeNi
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Galena
Formula: PbS
'Garnierite'
Garutiite (TL)
Formula: (Ni,Fe,Ir)
Reference: McDonald A M, Proenza J A, Zaccarini F, Rudashevsky N S, Cabri L J, Stanley C J, Rudashevsky V N, Melgarejo J C, Lewis J F, Longo F, Bakker R J (2010) Garutiite, (Ni,Fe,Ir), a new hexagonal polymorph of native Ni from Loma Peguera, Dominican Republic. European Journal of Mineralogy 22, 293-304
Gibbsite
Formula: Al(OH)3
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Gold
Formula: Au
'commodity:Gold'
Formula: Au
Gratonite
Formula: Pb9As4S15
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: http://minerals.usgs.gov/minerals/pubs/country/2004/caribbeanmyb04.pdf.
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Hedleyite
Formula: Bi7Te3
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Hessite
Formula: Ag2Te
Hexaferrum
Formula: (Fe,Os,Ru,Ir)
Iodargyrite
Formula: AgI
Irarsite
Formula: (Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Krennerite
Formula: Au3AgTe8
Laurite
Formula: RuS2
'Lignite'
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Lizardite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Lizardite var: Nickeloan Lizardite
Formula: (Mg,Ni)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Maghemite
Formula: Fe3+2O3
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Natroalunite
Formula: NaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Natrolite
Formula: Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Népouite
Formula: (Ni,Mg)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Nickelferroplatinum'
Pecoraite
Formula: Ni3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Pectolite
Formula: NaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Pectolite var: Larimar
Formula: NaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Pilsenite
Formula: Bi4Te3
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Pyrophyllite
Formula: Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: [www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Ruthenium
Formula: (Ru,Ir)
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Sepiolite
Formula: Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
'commodity:Silver'
Formula: Ag
'Smectite Group'
Formula: A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Svanbergite
Formula: SrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Tellurium
Formula: Te
Tellurobismuthite
Formula: Bi2Te3
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tetraferroplatinum
Formula: PtFe
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Vermiculite
Formula: Mg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Willemseite
Formula: Ni3Si4O10(OH)2
Woodhouseite
Formula: CaAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Yarrowite
Formula: Cu9S8
Zaccariniite (TL)
Formula: RhNiAs
Reference: Vymazalová, A., Laufek, F., Drábek, M., Stanley, C.J., Bakker, R.J.,Bermejo, R., Garuti, G., Thalhammer, O., Proenza, J.A. and Longo, F. (2012): Zaccariniite, IMA 2011-086. CNMNC Newsletter No. 12, February 2012, page 154; Mineralogical Magazine, 76, 151-155; Vyzmalová, A., Laufer, F., Drábek, M., Stanley, C., Bakker, R.J., Bermejo, R., Garuti, G., Thalhammer, O., Proenza, J.A., Longo, F. (2012): Zaccariniite, RhNiAs, a new platinum-group mineral species from Loma Peguera, Dominican Republic. Canadian Mineralogist, 50, 1321-1329.
Zinkenite
Formula: Pb9Sb22S42

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Awaruite'1.AE.20Ni3Fe
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Electrum1.AA.05(Au, Ag)
Ferronickelplatinum1.AG.40Pt2FeNi
Garutiite (TL)1.AG.05(Ni,Fe,Ir)
Gold1.AA.05Au
Hexaferrum1.AG.05(Fe,Os,Ru,Ir)
Ruthenium1.AF.05(Ru,Ir)
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Tellurium1.CC.10Te
Tetraferroplatinum1.AG.40PtFe
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Altaite'2.CD.10PbTe
'Bornite'2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
'Boulangerite'2.HC.15Pb5Sb4S11
'Bournonite'2.GA.50PbCuSbS3
'Bowieite'2.DB.15(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
'Calaverite'2.EA.10AuTe2
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Chalcostibite2.HA.05CuSbS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Digenite2.BA.10Cu9S5
Djurleite2.BA.05Cu31S16
Enargite2.KA.05Cu3AsS4
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Gratonite2.JB.55Pb9As4S15
Hedleyite2.DC.05Bi7Te3
Hessite2.BA.60Ag2Te
Irarsite2.EB.25(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Krennerite2.EA.15Au3AgTe8
Laurite2.EB.05aRuS2
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Pilsenite2.DC.05Bi4Te3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Tellurobismuthite2.DC.05Bi2Te3
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Yarrowite2.CA.05dCu9S8
Zinkenite2.JB.35aPb9Sb22S42
Group 3 - Halides
Halite3.AA.20NaCl
Iodargyrite3.AA.10AgI
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Asbolane'4.FL.30(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
'Brucite'4.FE.05Mg(OH)2
'Böhmite'4.FE.15AlO(OH)
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Diaspore4.FD.10AlO(OH)
Gibbsite4.FE.10Al(OH)3
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Maghemite4.BB.15Fe3+2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Azurite'5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Alunite'7.BC.10KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
'Anhydrite'7.AD.30CaSO4
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4
'Chalcanthite'7.CB.20CuSO4 · 5H2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Natroalunite7.BC.10NaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Svanbergite8.BL.05SrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Woodhouseite8.BL.05CaAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Group 9 - Silicates
'Actinolite'9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Chrysotile9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Falcondoite (TL)9.EE.25(Ni,Mg)4Si6O15(OH)2 · 6H2O
Forsterite9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Lizardite9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
var: Nickeloan Lizardite9.ED.15(Mg,Ni)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Natrolite9.GA.05Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Népouite9.ED.15(Ni,Mg)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Pecoraite9.ED.15Ni3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Pectolite9.DG.05NaCa2Si3O8(OH)
var: Larimar9.DG.05NaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Prehnite9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Pyrophyllite9.EC.10Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Sepiolite9.EE.25Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Vermiculite9.EC.50Mg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Willemseite9.EC.05Ni3Si4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amber'-
'Apatite'-
'Bauxite'-
Charcoal-C
Chert-
Chlorite Group-
Clinopyroxene Subgroup-
Fayalite-Forsterite Series-
Garnierite-
Lignite-
Limonite-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Nickelferroplatinum-
Serpentine Subgroup-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Smectite Group-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
Zaccariniite (TL)-RhNiAs

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Awaruite1.1.11.4Ni3Fe
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Garutiite (TL)1.1.17.8(Ni,Fe,Ir)
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Platinum Group Metals and Alloys
Ferronickelplatinum1.2.4.3Pt2FeNi
Ruthenium1.2.2.2(Ru,Ir)
Tetraferroplatinum1.2.4.1PtFe
Semi-metals and non-metals
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Tellurium1.3.4.2Te
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Digenite2.4.7.3Cu9S5
Djurleite2.4.7.2Cu31S16
Hessite2.4.2.1Ag2Te
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 4:3
Hedleyite2.6.3.3Bi7Te3
Pilsenite2.6.2.5Bi4Te3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Yarrowite2.7.3.1Cu9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Altaite2.8.1.3PbTe
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bowieite2.11.12.1(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
Tellurobismuthite2.11.7.2Bi2Te3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Calaverite2.12.13.2AuTe2
Irarsite2.12.3.7(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Krennerite2.12.13.1Au3AgTe8
Laurite2.12.1.10RuS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 4
Enargite3.2.1.1Cu3AsS4
3 <ø < 4
Gratonite3.3.2.1Pb9As4S15
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ø = 3
Bournonite3.4.3.2PbCuSbS3
2.5 < ø < 3
Boulangerite3.5.2.1Pb5Sb4S11
ø = 2
Chalcostibite3.7.5.1CuSbS2
1 < ø < 2
Zinkenite3.8.1.1Pb9Sb22S42
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Maghemite4.3.7.1Fe3+2O3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
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)
X(OH)2
Brucite6.2.1.1Mg(OH)2
X(OH)3
Gibbsite6.3.1.1Al(OH)3
Miscellaneous
Asbolane6.4.9.1(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
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
Iodargyrite9.1.5.1AgI
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Chalcanthite29.6.7.1CuSO4 · 5H2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Alunite30.2.4.1KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 43 - COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
Anhydrous Compound Phosphates, etc·, Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Svanbergite43.4.1.6SrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Woodhouseite43.4.1.8CaAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Pectolite65.2.1.4aNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Chrysotile71.1.5.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Lizardite71.1.2b.2Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Népouite71.1.2b.3(Ni,Mg)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Pecoraite71.1.2d.4Ni3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrophyllite71.2.1.1Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Vermiculite71.2.2d.3Mg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Willemseite71.2.1.4Ni3Si4O10(OH)2
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 4-membered rings
Prehnite72.1.3.1Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Falcondoite (TL)74.3.1b.2(Ni,Mg)4Si6O15(OH)2 · 6H2O
Sepiolite74.3.1b.1Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Natrolite77.1.5.1Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Amber'-
'Apatite'-
'Bauxite'-
'Charcoal'-C
'Chert'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Electrum'-(Au, Ag)
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Garnierite'-
Hexaferrum-(Fe,Os,Ru,Ir)
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Lignite'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Lizardite
var: Nickeloan Lizardite
-(Mg,Ni)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Natroalunite-NaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
'Nickelferroplatinum'-
Pectolite
var: Larimar
-NaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
Zaccariniite (TL)-RhNiAs

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
H Asbolane(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H BöhmiteAlO(OH)
H BruciteMg(OH)2
H ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
H ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H DiasporeAlO(OH)
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Falcondoite(Ni,Mg)4Si6O15(OH)2 · 6H2O
H GibbsiteAl(OH)3
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Pectolite (var: Larimar)NaCa2Si3O8(OH)
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H NatroaluniteNaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
H NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
H Népouite(Ni,Mg)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Lizardite (var: Nickeloan Lizardite)(Mg,Ni)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H PecoraiteNi3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
H PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
H SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
H Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
H SvanbergiteSrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
H WillemseiteNi3Si4O10(OH)2
H WoodhouseiteCaAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
CCarbon
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C CharcoalC
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O Asbolane(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O BöhmiteAlO(OH)
O BruciteMg(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O DiasporeAlO(OH)
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Falcondoite(Ni,Mg)4Si6O15(OH)2 · 6H2O
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O GibbsiteAl(OH)3
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Pectolite (var: Larimar)NaCa2Si3O8(OH)
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O MaghemiteFe23+O3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O NatroaluniteNaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
O NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
O Népouite(Ni,Mg)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Lizardite (var: Nickeloan Lizardite)(Mg,Ni)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O PecoraiteNi3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
O PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O RutileTiO2
O SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O SideriteFeCO3
O Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O SvanbergiteSrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
O WillemseiteNi3Si4O10(OH)2
O WoodhouseiteCaAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na HaliteNaCl
Na Pectolite (var: Larimar)NaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Na NatroaluniteNaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Na NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Na PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Asbolane(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
Mg BruciteMg(OH)2
Mg ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Mg LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg Népouite(Ni,Mg)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg Lizardite (var: Nickeloan Lizardite)(Mg,Ni)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Al BöhmiteAlO(OH)
Al DiasporeAlO(OH)
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al GibbsiteAl(OH)3
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al NatroaluniteNaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Al NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Al PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
Al SvanbergiteSrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Al VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Al WoodhouseiteCaAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
SiSilicon
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Falcondoite(Ni,Mg)4Si6O15(OH)2 · 6H2O
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Pectolite (var: Larimar)NaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Si LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Si Népouite(Ni,Mg)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Lizardite (var: Nickeloan Lizardite)(Mg,Ni)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si PecoraiteNi3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Si PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Si WillemseiteNi3Si4O10(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P SvanbergiteSrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
P WoodhouseiteCaAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
SSulfur
S AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
S AnhydriteCaSO4
S BaryteBaSO4
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
S BournonitePbCuSbS3
S Bowieite(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
S ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S ChalcostibiteCuSbS2
S CovelliteCuS
S DigeniteCu9S5
S DjurleiteCu31S16
S EnargiteCu3AsS4
S GalenaPbS
S GratonitePb9As4S15
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
S LauriteRuS2
S NatroaluniteNaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S StibniteSb2S3
S SulphurS8
S SvanbergiteSrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
S TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S WoodhouseiteCaAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
S YarrowiteCu9S8
S ZinkenitePb9Sb22S42
ClChlorine
Cl HaliteNaCl
KPotassium
K AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
Ca Asbolane(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca Pectolite (var: Larimar)NaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Ca PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Ca WoodhouseiteCaAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
MnManganese
Mn Asbolane(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe AwaruiteNi3Fe
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe FerronickelplatinumPt2FeNi
Fe Garutiite(Ni,Fe,Ir)
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Hexaferrum(Fe,Os,Ru,Ir)
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe MaghemiteFe23+O3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe TetraferroplatinumPtFe
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
CoCobalt
Co Asbolane(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
NiNickel
Ni Asbolane(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
Ni AwaruiteNi3Fe
Ni Falcondoite(Ni,Mg)4Si6O15(OH)2 · 6H2O
Ni FerronickelplatinumPt2FeNi
Ni Garutiite(Ni,Fe,Ir)
Ni Népouite(Ni,Mg)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Ni Lizardite (var: Nickeloan Lizardite)(Mg,Ni)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Ni PecoraiteNi3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Ni WillemseiteNi3Si4O10(OH)2
Ni ZaccariniiteRhNiAs
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu BournonitePbCuSbS3
Cu ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu ChalcostibiteCuSbS2
Cu CopperCu
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu DigeniteCu9S5
Cu DjurleiteCu31S16
Cu EnargiteCu3AsS4
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Cu YarrowiteCu9S8
ZnZinc
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
AsArsenic
As EnargiteCu3AsS4
As GratonitePb9As4S15
As Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
As TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
As ZaccariniiteRhNiAs
SrStrontium
Sr SvanbergiteSrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
RuRuthenium
Ru Hexaferrum(Fe,Os,Ru,Ir)
Ru Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Ru LauriteRuS2
Ru Ruthenium(Ru,Ir)
RhRhodium
Rh Bowieite(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
Rh Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Rh ZaccariniiteRhNiAs
AgSilver
Ag Electrum(Au, Ag)
Ag HessiteAg2Te
Ag IodargyriteAgI
Ag KrenneriteAu3AgTe8
SbAntimony
Sb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
Sb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Sb ChalcostibiteCuSbS2
Sb StibniteSb2S3
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Sb ZinkenitePb9Sb22S42
TeTellurium
Te AltaitePbTe
Te CalaveriteAuTe2
Te HedleyiteBi7Te3
Te HessiteAg2Te
Te KrenneriteAu3AgTe8
Te PilseniteBi4Te3
Te TelluriumTe
Te TellurobismuthiteBi2Te3
IIodine
I IodargyriteAgI
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
OsOsmium
Os Hexaferrum(Fe,Os,Ru,Ir)
IrIridium
Ir Bowieite(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
Ir Garutiite(Ni,Fe,Ir)
Ir Hexaferrum(Fe,Os,Ru,Ir)
Ir Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
PtPlatinum
Pt Bowieite(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
Pt FerronickelplatinumPt2FeNi
Pt Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Pt TetraferroplatinumPtFe
AuGold
Au CalaveriteAuTe2
Au Electrum(Au, Ag)
Au GoldAu
Au KrenneriteAu3AgTe8
PbLead
Pb AltaitePbTe
Pb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
Pb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb GratonitePb9As4S15
Pb ZinkenitePb9Sb22S42
BiBismuth
Bi HedleyiteBi7Te3
Bi PilseniteBi4Te3
Bi TellurobismuthiteBi2Te3

References

Sort by

Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Thomas Wayland Vaughan, Charles Wythe Cooke, Daniel Dale Condit, Clyde Polhemus Ross (1921) A geological reconnaissance of the Dominican Republic. Washington DC

Localities in this Region
Show map


This page contains all mineral locality references listed on mindat.org. This does not claim to be a complete list. If you know of more minerals from this site, please register so you can add to our database. This locality information is for reference purposes only. You should never attempt to visit any sites listed in mindat.org without first ensuring that you have the permission of the land and/or mineral rights holders for access and that you are aware of all safety precautions necessary.
Mineral and/or Locality  
Mindat.org is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.
Copyright © mindat.org and the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy 1993-2018, except where stated. Mindat.org relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us Current server date and time: December 13, 2018 22:24:16 Page generated: December 12, 2018 09:34:49
Go to top of page