IMPORTANT MESSAGE. We need your support now to keep mindat.org running. Click here to find out why.
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 Educators
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
StatisticsThe ElementsUsersBooks & MagazinesMineral MuseumsMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day Gallery

Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China

This page is currently not sponsored. Click here to sponsor this page.
Key
Lock Map
Name(s) in local language(s):内蒙古自治区, 中国
Neighbouring regions:
Locality type:Region
Museums in region:


Located in north China.

Alternative Label Names

This is a list of additional names that have been recorded for mineral labels associated with this locality in the minID database. This may include previous versions of the locality name hierarchy from mindat.org, data entry errors, and it may also include unconfirmed sublocality names or other names that can only be matched to this level.

Inner Mongolia, China

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

409 valid minerals. 19 (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:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Localities: Reported from at least 30 localities in this region.
Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 29 localities in this region.
Adamite
Formula: Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Aegirine
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Aegirine-augite
Formula: (NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(Fe3+eAlfFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
'Aeschynite'
Aeschynite-(Ce)
Formula: (Ce,Ca,Fe,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Aeschynite-(Nd) (TL)
Formula: (Nd,Ln,Ca)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Reference: Peishan Zhang and Kejie Tao (1982): Scientia Geologica Sinica 4, 424-428; Zhuming Yang, Rengui Song, Kejie Tao, and Peishan Zhang (2003): Journal of the Chinese Rare Earth Society 21(6), 716-720
Aguilarite
Formula: Ag4SeS
Aikinite
Formula: PbCuBiS3
Alabandite
Formula: MnS
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Localities: Reported from at least 80 localities in this region.
Albite var: Andesine
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Albite var: Oligoclase
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Albite var: Oligoclase-Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Localities: Reported from at least 20 localities in this region.
Allanite-(Ce)
Formula: {CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Allanite Group'
Formula: {A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Allargentum
Formula: (Ag1-xSbx)
Alloclasite
Formula: Co1-xFexAsS
Allophane
Formula: (Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Almandine-Spessartine Series'
Alstonite
Formula: BaCa(CO3)2
Altaite
Formula: PbTe
Alunite
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Alunogen
Formula: Al2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Anatase var: Niobian Anatase
Formula: (Ti,Nb)O2
Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
'Andorite'
Formula: AgPbSb3S6
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Andradite var: Stanniferous Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
'Andradite-Grossular Series'
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
Annite
Formula: KFe2+3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Anorthite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Anorthite var: Bytownite
Formula: (Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Anthophyllite
Formula: ☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Apatite'
Localities: Reported from at least 26 localities in this region.
Aphthitalite
Formula: (K,Na)3Na(SO4)2
'Apophyllite'
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Aragonite var: Strontian Aragonite
Formula: (Ca,Sr)CO3
Aramayoite
Formula: Ag3Sb2(Bi,Sb)S6
Arfvedsonite
Formula: [Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Arseniosiderite
Formula: Ca2Fe3+3(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Localities: Reported from at least 66 localities in this region.
Arsenopyrite var: Danaite
Formula: (Fe0.90Co0.10)AsS - (Fe0.65Co0.35)AsS
'Arsenpolybasite'
Athabascaite
Formula: Cu5Se4
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Aurorite
Formula: (Mn2+,Ag,Ca)Mn4+3O7 · 3H2O
Austinite
Formula: CaZn(AsO4)(OH)
Autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
'Axinite Group'
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 22 localities in this region.
Bafertisite (TL)
Formula: Ba2Fe2+4Ti2(Si2O7)2O2(OH)2F2
Reference: American Mineralogist 57 (1972), 1005; Jinsha Xu and Ganfu Shen (2005): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 25(3), 213-216
Baotite (TL)
Formula: Ba4Ti8Si4O28Cl
Reference: Semenov, E. I., Hung Weng-hsing, and Kapitonova, T. A. (1961): Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR 136(4), 915-916 (in Russian).
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 27 localities in this region.
Barytocalcite
Formula: BaCa(CO3)2
'Bastnäsite'
Bastnäsite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(CO3)F
Bastnäsite-(Y)
Formula: Y(CO3)F
'Beiyinite'
Benjaminite
Formula: Ag3Bi7S12
Benstonite
Formula: Ba6Ca6Mg(CO3)13
Berthierite
Formula: FeSb2S4
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Beryl var: Aquamarine
Formula: Be3Al2Si6O18
Beudantite
Formula: PbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
'Biotite'
Localities: Reported from at least 85 localities in this region.
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Bismutite
Formula: (BiO)2CO3
'Bitumen'
Blödite
Formula: Na2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
Bobierrite
Formula: Mg3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Böhmite
Formula: AlO(OH)
Borax
Formula: Na2(B4O5)(OH)4 · 8H2O
Reference: Kezao Chen (1992): Quaternary Sciences 3(8), 193-202
Borcarite
Formula: Ca4Mg(B4O6(OH)6)(CO3)2
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Localities: Reported from at least 45 localities in this region.
Borovskite
Formula: Pd3SbTe4
Boulangerite
Formula: Pb5Sb4S11
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Brannerite
Formula: (U4+,REE,Th,Ca)(Ti,Fe3+,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Braunite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
'Bravoite'
Formula: (Fe,Ni)S2
Britholite-(Ce)
Formula: (Ce,Ca)5(SiO4)3OH
Brockite
Formula: (Ca,Th,Ce)PO4 · H2O
Bromargyrite
Formula: AgBr
Brucite
Formula: Mg(OH)2
Burkeite
Formula: Na6(CO3)(SO4)2
Reference: Kezao Chen (1992): Quaternary Sciences 3(8), 193-202
Bustamite
Formula: CaMn2+(Si2O6)
Cahnite
Formula: Ca2[B(OH)4](AsO4)
Calaverite
Formula: AuTe2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 133 localities in this region.
Calcite var: Ferroan Calcite
Formula: (Ca,Fe)CO3
Calcite var: Strontian Calcite
Formula: (Ca,Sr)CO3
Canfieldite
Formula: Ag8SnS6
Cannizzarite
Formula: Pb48Bi56S132
Carbocernaite
Formula: (Ca,Na)(Sr,Ce,Ba)(CO3)2
Carnotite
Formula: K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Localities: Reported from at least 21 localities in this region.
Cebaite-(Ce) (TL)
Formula: Ba3Ce2(CO3)5F2
Reference: Chinese Academy of Sciences Institute of Geochemistry RE mineral research group (1972): Cebaite - A type of RE and barium fluorine carbonate new mineral. Geochemistry 1, 86-91 (in English).
'Cebaite-(Nd)'
Formula: Ba3(Nd,Ce)2(CO3)5F2
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Cerianite-(Ce)
Formula: (Ce4+,Th)O2
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Chalcanthite
Formula: CuSO4 · 5H2O
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Localities: Reported from at least 40 localities in this region.
Chalcophanite
Formula: (Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 189 localities in this region.
Chalcostibite
Formula: CuSbS2
Chamosite
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Chevkinite-(Ce)
Formula: (Ce,La,Ca,Th)4(Fe2+,Mg)(Fe2+,Ti,Fe3+)2(Ti,Fe3+)2(Si2O7)2O8
'Chevkinite Group'
'Chicken-Blood Stone'
Chlorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3Cl
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Chlorargyrite var: Bromian Chlorargyrite
Formula: Ag(Cl,Br)
'Chlorite Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 177 localities in this region.
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Chrysoberyl
Formula: BeAl2O4
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Chrysotile
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Clausthalite
Formula: PbSe
'Clay'
'Clays'
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Clinochlore var: Chromian Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Clinochlore var: Pennine
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Clinochlore var: Ripidolite
Formula: (Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Clinohumite
Formula: Mg9(SiO4)4F2
'Clinoptilolite'
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Clinozoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Coal'
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Coal'
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Coal'
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Coal'
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'commodity:Coal'
'commodity:Coal'
'commodity:Coal'
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Coffinite
Formula: U(SiO4) · nH2O
Columbite-(Fe)
Formula: FeNb2O6
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'
Columbite-(Mn)
Formula: (Mn,Fe)(Nb,Ta)2O6
'Columbite-Tantalite'
Cooperite
Formula: PtS
Copiapite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Copper
Formula: Cu
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Coquimbite
Formula: Fe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Cordylite-(Ce)
Formula: NaBaCe2(CO3)4F
Coronadite
Formula: Pb(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Cosalite
Formula: Pb2Bi2S5