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Louisiana, USAi
Regional Level Types
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Key
Locality type:
Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
New Orleans389,617 (2017)
Baton Rouge228,590 (2017)
Shreveport197,204 (2017)
Metairie Terrace142,489 (2006)
Metairie138,481 (2011)
Lafayette127,657 (2018)
Other Languages:
French:
Louisiane, États-Unis
German:
Louisiana, Vereinigte Staaten
Italian:
Louisiana, Stati Uniti d'America
Russian:
Луизиана, Соединённые Штаты Америки
Simplified Chinese:
路易斯安那州, 美国
Spanish:
Luisiana, Estados Unidos
Afrikaans:
Louisiana, Verenigde State van Amerika
Albanian:
Louisiana, Shtetet e Bashkuara të Amerikës
Amharic:
ሉዊዚያና, አሜሪካ
Anglo-Saxon:
Louisiāna, Geānedu Rīcu American
Arabic:
لويزيانا, الولايات المتحدة
Aragonese:
Loisiana
Armenian:
Լուիզիանա, Ամերիկայի Միացյալ Նահանգներ
Asturian:
Louisiana, Estaos Xuníos d'América
Aymara:
Louisiana suyu, Istadus Unidus
Azeri:
Luiziana, Amerika Birləşmiş Ştatları
Basque:
Louisiana
Bavarian:
Louisiana, Vaoanigte Stootn
Belarusian:
Луізіяна, Злучаныя Штаты Амерыкі
Belarusian (Tarashkevitsa):
Луізыяна, Злучаныя Штаты Амэрыкі
Bengali:
লুইজিয়ানা, মার্কিন যুক্তরাষ্ট্র
Bishnupriya Manipuri:
লুইসিয়ানা, তিলপারাষ্ট্র
Bislama:
Louisiana, Yunaeted Stet blong Amerika
Bosnian:
Louisiana, Sjedinjene Američke Države
Breton:
Louiziana, Stadoù-Unanet Amerika
Bulgarian:
Луизиана, Съединени американски щати
Burmese:
လူဝီစီယားနားပြည်နယ်, အမေရိကန်ပြည်ထောင်စု
Catalan:
Louisiana, Estats Units d’Amèrica
Cebuano:
Louisiana
Central Bikol:
Louisiana, Estados Unidos
Chechen:
Луизиана, Америкин Цхьаьнатоьхна Штаташ
Chuvash:
Луизиана, Пĕрлешнĕ Штатсем
Cornish:
Louisiana, Statys Unys
Corsican:
Luisiana, Stati Uniti d'America
Croatian:
Louisiana, Sjedinjene Američke Države
Czech:
Louisiana, Spojené státy americké
Danish:
Louisiana, USA
Dutch:
Louisiana, Verenigde Staten
Dutch Low Saxon:
Louisiana, Verienigde Staoten van Amerika
Egyptian Arabic:
لويزيانا, امريكا
Emilian-Romagnol:
Luiśiàna, Stat Unî
Esperanto:
Luiziano
Estonian:
Louisiana, Ameerika Ühendriigid
Faroese:
Louisiana
Farsi/Persian:
لوئیزیانا, ایالات متحده آمریکا
Fiji Hindi:
Louisiana, United States
Finnish:
Louisiana, Yhdysvallat
Franco-Provençal:
Louisiana, Ètats-Unis
Gagauz:
Louisiana, Amerika Birleşik Devletläri
Galician:
Luisiana, Estados Unidos de América
Georgian:
ლუიზიანა, ამერიკის შეერთებული შტატები
Greek:
Λουιζιάνα, Ηνωμένες Πολιτείες Αμερικής
Guarani:
Luisiana, Tetãvore Joapykuéra
Gujarati:
લ્યુઇસિયાના, યુનાઇટેડ સ્ટેટ્સ ઓફ અમેરિકા
Haitian:
Lwiziana, Etazini
Hakka:
Louisiana
Hausa:
Louisiana, Tarayyar Amurka
Hawaiian:
Luikiana, ‘Amelika Hui Pū ‘ia
Hebrew:
לואיזיאנה, ארצות הברית
Hill Mari:
Луизиана, Америкын Ушымы Штатвлӓжӹ
Hindi:
लुईज़ियाना, संयुक्त राज्य
Hungarian:
Louisiana, Amerikai Egyesült Államok
Icelandic:
Louisiana, Bandaríkin
Ido:
Louisiana, Usa
Igbo:
Luwisiánà, Njikọ̀taọ̀hà
Iloko:
Louisiana, Estados Unidos iti Amerika
Indonesian:
Louisiana, Amerika Serikat
Interlingua:
Louisiana, Statos Unite de America
Inuktitut:
ᓗᐄᓰᐋᓈ, ᐊᒥᐊᓕᑲ
Irish Gaelic:
Louisiana, Stáit Aontaithe Mheiriceá
Japanese:
ルイジアナ州, アメリカ合衆国
Javanese:
Louisiana, Amérika Sarékat
Judaeo-Spanish:
Luisiana, Estados Unidos de Amerika
Kabiye:
Luwiiziyaaana, Etaazuunii
Kabyle:
Louisiana, Iwunak Yeddukklen n Temrikt
Kalmyk:
Луизиана, Америкин Ниицәтә Орн Нутугуд
Kannada:
ಲೂಯಿಸಿಯಾನ, ಅಮೇರಿಕ ಸಂಯುಕ್ತ ಸಂಸ್ಥಾನ
Kapampangan:
Louisiana, Estados Unidos
Kazakh (Cyrillic Script):
Луизиана, Америка Құрама Штаттары
Korean:
루이지애나주, 미국
Kurdish (Latin Script):
Louisiana, Dewletên Yekbûyî yên Amerîkayê
Latin:
Ludoviciana, Civitates Foederatae Americae
Latvian:
Luiziāna, Amerikas Savienotās Valstis
Ligurian:
Louisiann-a, Stati Unïi d'America
Limburgian:
Louisiana, Vereinegde Staote vaan Amerika
Lithuanian:
Luiziana, Jungtinės Amerikos Valstijos
Lombard:
Louisiana, Stat Ünì d'America
Low Saxon/Low German:
Louisiana, USA
Luri:
لوٙئیزیانا, ڤولاتچٱیا یٱکاگرتٱ آمریکا
Luxembourgish:
Louisiana, Vereenegt Staate vun Amerika
Macedonian:
Луизијана, Соединети Американски Држави
Maithili:
लुजियाना, संयुक्त राज्य अमेरिका
Malagasy:
Louisiana, Etazonia
Malay:
Louisiana, Amerika Syarikat
Malayalam:
ലുയീസിയാന
Manx:
Louisiana, Steatyn Unnaneysit America
Maori:
Louisiana, Hononga-o-Amerika
Marathi:
लुईझियाना, अमेरिकेची संयुक्त संस्थाने
Mazanderani:
لوئیزیانا
Meadow Mari:
Луизиана, Ушымо Американ Штат-влак
Min Dong Chinese:
Louisiana
Mingrelian:
ლუიზიანა, ამერიკაშ აკოართაფილი შტატეფი
Mongolian:
Луйзиана, Америкийн Нэгдсэн Улс
Nahuatl:
Louisiana
Nauruan:
Louisiana, Eben Merika
Navajo:
Tónteel Biihílį́ Hahoodzo, Wááshindoon Bikéyah Ałhidadiidzooígíí
Nepali:
लुइजियाना, संयुक्त राज्य अमेरिका
Newar / Nepal Bhasa:
लुइजियाना, संयुक्त राज्य अमेरिका
Northern Frisian:
Louisiana, Feriind Stoote foon Ameerika
Northern Sami:
Louisiana, Amerihká ovttastuvvan stáhtat
Norwegian:
Louisiana, USA
Norwegian (Nynorsk):
Louisiana, USA
Occitan:
Loïsiana, Estats Units d'America
Ossetian:
Луизианæ, Америкæйы Иугонд Штаттæ
Pali:
लुइजियाना, संयुक्त राज्य अमेरिका
Papiamento:
Louisiana, Estadonan Uni di Merka
Picard:
Louisiane, États-Unis Anmérikes
Piedmontese:
Luisian-a, Stat Unì d'América
Polish:
Luizjana, Stany Zjednoczone
Portuguese:
Luisiana, Estados Unidos
Punjabi:
ਲੂਈਜ਼ੀਆਨਾ, ਸੰਯੁਕਤ ਰਾਜ ਅਮਰੀਕਾ
Quechua:
Louisiana suyu, Hukllachasqa Amirika Suyukuna
Romanian:
Louisiana, Statele Unite ale Americii
Romansh:
Louisiana, Stadis Unids
Russia Buriat:
Луизиана
Samogitian:
Luizėana, JAV
Sanskrit:
लुईजियाना, अमेरिकासंयुक्तराज्यम्
Sardinian:
Louisiana, Istados Unidos de Amèrica
Saterland Frisian:
Louisiana, Fereende Stoaten fon Amerikoa
Scots:
Louisiana
Scottish Gaelic:
Louisiana, Na Stàitean Aonaichte
Serbian:
Луизијана, Сједињене Америчке Државе
Serbo-Croatian:
Louisiana, Sjedinjene Američke Države
Sicilian:
Louisiana, Stati Uniti
Silesian:
Luizjana, Zjednoczůne Sztaty
Slovak:
Louisiana, Spojené štáty
Slovenian:
Louisiana, Združene države Amerike
South Azerbaijani:
لوئیزیانا ایالتی, آمریکا بیرلشمیش ایالتلری
Swahili:
Louisiana, Marekani
Swedish:
Louisiana, USA
Tagalog:
Louisiana, Estados Unidos
Tamil:
லூசியானா, அமெரிக்க ஐக்கிய நாடு
Tatar:
Луизиана, Америка Кушма Штатлары
Telugu:
లూసియానా, అమెరికా సంయుక్త రాష్ట్రాలు
Thai:
รัฐลุยเซียนา, ประเทศสหรัฐอเมริกา
Tibetan (Standard):
ལུའི་ཟི་ཨཱན་ནཱ།, ཨ་མེ་རི་ཁ་རྒྱལ་ཕྲན་མཉམ་འབྲེལ་རྒྱལ་ཁབ།
Traditional Chinese:
路易斯安那州, 美國
Turkish:
Louisiana, Amerika Birleşik Devletleri
Ukrainian:
Луїзіана, Сполучені Штати Америки
Upper Sorbian:
Louisiana, Zjednoćene staty Ameriki
Urdu:
لوویزیانا, ریاستہائے متحدہ امریکا
Uyghur:
Loyizanna Shitati, ئامېرىكا قوشما شىتاتلىرى
Uzbek (Latin Script):
Luiziana, Amerika Qoʻshma Shtatlari
Vietnamese:
Louisiana, Chủng Quốc Hoa Kỳ
Volapük:
Louisiana, Lamerikän
Waray:
Louisiana, Estados Unidos
Welsh:
Louisiana, Unol Daleithiau America
West Frisian:
Louisiana, Feriene Steaten
Western Punjabi:
لوئزیانا, امریکہ
Wu Chinese:
路易斯安那州, 美国
Xhosa:
ILuwiziyana, IYunayithedi Steyitsi
Yakut:
Луизиана, Америка Холбоһуктаах Штааттара
Yiddish:
לואיזיאנא, פאראייניקטע שטאטן פון אמעריקע
Yoruba:
Louisiana
Zazaki:
Louisiana, Dewletê Amerikayê Yewbiyayey


Primary mineral localities are the cap rocks of salt domes in the southern portion of the state.

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60 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Alabandite
Formula: MnS
Reference: Mason, B. H. (1966). The Enstatite Chondrites. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 30, 23-30. (Jan 1966); Keil, K. (1968). Mineralogical and Chemical Relationships among the Enstatite Chondrites, Journal of Geophysical Research 73 (22): 6945-6976. (Nov 1968)
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Falster, A.U., et al (2004), The N'awlins meteorite, 31st. Rochester Mineralogical Symposium Proceedings: 11, and technical sessions presentation.
Albite var: Oligoclase
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Reference: Falster, A.U., et al (2004), The N'awlins meteorite, 31st. Rochester Mineralogical Symposium Proceedings: 11, and technical sessions presentation.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 19 localities in this region.
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: R&M 45:5 pp 299-303
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Description: Rare component.
Reference: Falster, A.U., et al (2004), The N'awlins meteorite, 31st. Rochester Mineralogical Symposium Proceedings: 11, and technical sessions presentation.
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Arsenic
Formula: As
Reference: R&M 69:3 pp 156-162; AM. MINERALOGIST, V. 18, 335-340.
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: R&M 69:3 pp 156-162
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Boracite
Formula: Mg3(B7O13)Cl
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 22 localities in this region.
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: R&M 69:3 pp 156-162; AM. MINERALOGIST, V. 18, 335-340.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Chambersite
Formula: Mn2+3(B7O13)Cl
Chlorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: Byerly, G.R., Jarosewich, E., Mason, B. & Clarke Jr., R.S. (1988) The Greenwell Springs LL4 chondrite - A new fall from Louisiana, USA: Meteoritics 23: 359-360. (Dec 1988).
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Cubanite
Formula: CuFe2S3
Reference: Ramdohr, P. (1973). The Opaque Minerals in Stony Meteorites. Elsevier Publishing Company: Amsterdam; London: New York. 245 pages.
Danburite
Formula: CaB2Si2O8
Reference: Hurlbut, C. S., Taylor, R. E. (1937): Hilgardite, a new mineral species from Choctaw Salt Dome, Louisiana. American Mineralogist. 22, 1052-1057; Rocks & Minerals: 69(3): 156-162.; American Mineralogist 23:898
Daubréelite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2S4
Reference: Mason, B. H. (1966). The Enstatite Chondrites. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 30, 23-30. (Jan 1966); Ramdohr, P. (1973). The Opaque Minerals in Stony Meteorites. Elsevier Publishing Company: Amsterdam; London: New York. 245 pages.
Diamond
Formula: C
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Falster, A.U., et al (2004), The N'awlins meteorite, 31st. Rochester Mineralogical Symposium Proceedings: 11, and technical sessions presentation.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Reference: R&M 69:3 pp 156-162; AM. MINERALOGIST, V. 18, 335-340.
Enstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
Ericaite
Formula: Fe2+3(B7O13)Cl
Reference: R&M 72:3 p 192
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: R&M 69:3 pp 156-162
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Description: 17.7% mole percent fayalite.
Reference: Falster, A.U., et al (2004), The N'awlins meteorite, 31st. Rochester Mineralogical Symposium Proceedings: 11, and technical sessions presentation.
Galena
Formula: PbS
'Glauconite'
Formula: (K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Mason, B. H. (1966). The Enstatite Chondrites. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 30, 23-30. (Jan 1966); Ramdohr, P. (1973). The Opaque Minerals in Stony Meteorites. Elsevier Publishing Company: Amsterdam; London: New York. 245 pages.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
Hauerite
Formula: MnS2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Hilgardite (TL)
Formula: Ca2B5O9Cl · H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Hurlbut, C. S., Taylor, R. E. (1937): Hilgardite, a new mineral species from Choctaw Salt Dome, Louisiana. American Mineralogist. 22, 1052-1057; American Mineralogist 23:898
'Hilgardite-3Tc'
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 383, 384; Rocks & Minerals: 69(3): 156-162.; American Mineralogist 23:898
'Hilgardite-4M'
Reference: Ghose, S. & Wan, C. (1979): Hilgardite, Ca2[B5O9]Cl*H2O: a piezoelectric zeolite-type pentaborate. American Mineralogist. 64, 187-195; Ghose, S.(1985): A new nomenclature for the borate minerals in the hilgardite (Ca2B5O9Cl*H2O)-tyretskite (Ca2B5O9OH * H2O) group. American Mineralogist. 70: 636-637.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Iron
Formula: Fe
Iron var: Kamacite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Iron var: Martensite
Formula: Fe
Reference: Rubin, A. E. (1983) The Atlanta enstatite chondrite breccia, Meteoritics 18 (2): 113-121. (June 1983)
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 380, 383; Rocks & Minerals: 69(3): 156-162.; American Mineralogist 23:898
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Merrillite
Formula: Ca9NaMg(PO4)7
Reference: Byerly, G.R., Jarosewich, E., Mason, B. & Clarke Jr., R.S. (1988) The Greenwell Springs LL4 chondrite - A new fall from Louisiana, USA: Meteoritics 23: 359-360. (Dec 1988).
'Meteoritic Iron'
Description: Fe-Ni metal with this composition (Ni = 6.7 wt %, Co = 0.38 %) often contains a kamacite component.
Reference: Russell, S.S. & 7 others. (2004). The Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 88, 2004 July. Meteoritics & Planetary Science 39, #8 (Suppl.): A215-A272. (Aug 2004).
Oldhamite
Formula: (Ca,Mg)S
Reference: Keil, K. (1968). Mineralogical and Chemical Relationships among the Enstatite Chondrites, Journal of Geophysical Research 73 (22): 6945-6976. (Nov 1968)
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Opal var: Precious Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: R&M 69:3 pp 156-162
Opal var: Wood Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Osbornite
Formula: TiN
Reference: Ramdohr, P. (1973). The Opaque Minerals in Stony Meteorites. Elsevier Publishing Company: Amsterdam; London: New York. 245 pages.
'Petrified Wood'
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: R&M 69:3 pp 156-162
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
'Pyroxene Group'
Description: low-Ca pyroxene not equilibrated. Some twinned pyroxenes present (presumably Ca-poor clinopyroxene).
Reference: Graham, A.L., Editor (1988). The Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 66. Meteoritics 23(2):171-173. (June 1988).; Kessel, R., Beckett, J.R. & Stolper, E.M. (2007) The thermal history of equilibrated ordinary chondrites and the relationship between textural maturity and temperature: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 71(7):1855-1881. (April 2007).
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: R&M 69:3 pp 156-162; Econ Geol (1994) 89:381-390
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 27 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Agate
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Carnelian
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Jasper
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Realgar
Formula: As4S4
Reference: R&M 69:3 pp 156-162; AM. MINERALOGIST, V. 18, 335-340.
Schreibersite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)3P
Reference: Mason, B. H. (1966). The Enstatite Chondrites. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 30, 23-30. (Jan 1966)
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Strontianite
Formula: SrCO3
Reference: R&M 69:3 pp 156-162
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Localities: Reported from at least 18 localities in this region.
Reference: Louisiana Geological Survey
Sylvite
Formula: KCl
Taenite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Tetrataenite
Formula: FeNi
Reference: Byerly, G.R., Jarosewich, E., Mason, B. & Clarke Jr., R.S. (1988) The Greenwell Springs LL4 chondrite - A new fall from Louisiana, USA: Meteoritics 23: 359-360. (Dec 1988).
Troilite
Formula: FeS
Vivianite
Formula: Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Arsenic1.CA.05As
Diamond1.CB.10aC
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
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Taenite1.AE.10(Fe,Ni)
Tetrataenite1.AE.10FeNi
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Alabandite2.CD.10MnS
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cubanite2.CB.55aCuFe2S3
Daubréelite2.DA.05Fe2+Cr3+2S4
Enargite2.KA.05Cu3AsS4
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Hauerite2.EB.05aMnS2
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Oldhamite2.CD.10(Ca,Mg)S
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Realgar2.FA.15aAs4S4
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Troilite2.CC.10FeS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Halite3.AA.20NaCl
Sylvite3.AA.20KCl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Precious Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Wood Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Agate4.DA.05SiO2
var: Carnelian4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: Jasper4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Magnesite5.AB.05MgCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Strontianite5.AB.15SrCO3
Group 6 - Borates
Boracite6.GA.05Mg3(B7O13)Cl
Chambersite6.GA.05Mn2+3(B7O13)Cl
Ericaite6.GA.05Fe2+3(B7O13)Cl
Hilgardite (TL)6.ED.05Ca2B5O9Cl · H2O
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anhydrite7.AD.30CaSO4
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Celestine7.AD.35SrSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Chlorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3Cl
Merrillite8.AC.45Ca9NaMg(PO4)7
Vivianite8.CE.40Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: Oligoclase9.FA.35(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Danburite9.FA.65CaB2Si2O8
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Enstatite9.DA.05MgSiO3
Forsterite9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Glauconite'-(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
'Hilgardite-3Tc'-
'Hilgardite-4M'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Meteoritic Iron'-
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Petrified Wood'-
'Pyroxene Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
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)
Tetrataenite1.1.11.3FeNi
Semi-metals and non-metals
Arsenic1.3.1.1As
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
Alabandite2.8.1.4MnS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Realgar2.8.21.1As4S4
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Troilite2.8.9.1FeS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Cubanite2.9.13.1CuFe2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Daubréelite2.10.1.11Fe2+Cr3+2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Hauerite2.12.1.9MnS2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 4
Enargite3.2.1.1Cu3AsS4
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
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
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Halite9.1.1.1NaCl
Sylvite9.1.1.2KCl
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Strontianite14.1.3.3SrCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Group 25 - ANHYDROUS BORATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Hexaborates
Boracite25.6.1.1Mg3(B7O13)Cl
Chambersite25.6.1.3Mn2+3(B7O13)Cl
Ericaite25.6.1.2Fe2+3(B7O13)Cl
Group 26 - HYDRATED BORATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Pentaborates
Hilgardite (TL)26.5.14.1Ca2B5O9Cl · H2O
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Celestine28.3.1.2SrSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
(AB)3(XO4)2
Merrillite38.3.4.4Ca9NaMg(PO4)7
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Vivianite40.3.6.1Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
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
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with[Si2O7] with borate groups
Danburite56.3.1.1CaB2Si2O8
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
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
'Glauconite'71.2.2a.5(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(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)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var: Oligoclase-(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Hilgardite-3Tc'-
'Hilgardite-4M'-
Iron-Fe
var: Martensite-Fe
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Meteoritic Iron'-
Oldhamite-(Ca,Mg)S
Opal
var: Precious Opal
-SiO2 · nH2O
var: Wood Opal-SiO2 · nH2O
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Petrified Wood'-
'Pyroxene Group'-
Quartz
var: Agate
-SiO2
var: Carnelian-SiO2
var: Chalcedony-SiO2
var: Jasper-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H HilgarditeCa2B5O9Cl · H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
H Opal (var: Precious Opal)SiO2 · nH2O
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H Opal (var: Wood Opal)SiO2 · nH2O
H Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
BBoron
B HilgarditeCa2B5O9Cl · H2O
B BoraciteMg3(B7O13)Cl
B ChambersiteMn32+(B7O13)Cl
B DanburiteCaB2Si2O8
B EricaiteFe32+(B7O13)Cl
CCarbon
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C AragoniteCaCO3
C MagnesiteMgCO3
C SideriteFeCO3
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C StrontianiteSrCO3
C DiamondC
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C GraphiteC
NNitrogen
N OsborniteTiN
OOxygen
O HilgarditeCa2B5O9Cl · H2O
O BoraciteMg3(B7O13)Cl
O ChambersiteMn32+(B7O13)Cl
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O QuartzSiO2
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O CelestineSrSO4
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O AragoniteCaCO3
O DanburiteCaB2Si2O8
O HematiteFe2O3
O MagnesiteMgCO3
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O SideriteFeCO3
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O StrontianiteSrCO3
O VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
O Opal (var: Precious Opal)SiO2 · nH2O
O EricaiteFe32+(B7O13)Cl
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O EnstatiteMgSiO3
O Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O Opal (var: Wood Opal)SiO2 · nH2O
O Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O ChlorapatiteCa5(PO4)3Cl
O MerrilliteCa9NaMg(PO4)7
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
NaSodium
Na HaliteNaCl
Na Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Na Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na MerrilliteCa9NaMg(PO4)7
MgMagnesium
Mg BoraciteMg3(B7O13)Cl
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg EnstatiteMgSiO3
Mg Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Mg Oldhamite(Ca,Mg)S
Mg MerrilliteCa9NaMg(PO4)7
AlAluminium
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Al Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si DanburiteCaB2Si2O8
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Opal (var: Precious Opal)SiO2 · nH2O
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si EnstatiteMgSiO3
Si Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si Opal (var: Wood Opal)SiO2 · nH2O
Si Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
PPhosphorus
P VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
P Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
P ChlorapatiteCa5(PO4)3Cl
P MerrilliteCa9NaMg(PO4)7
SSulfur
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S AnhydriteCaSO4
S SulphurS8
S BaryteBaSO4
S MarcasiteFeS2
S CelestineSrSO4
S HaueriteMnS2
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S GalenaPbS
S ChalcociteCu2S
S EnargiteCu3AsS4
S RealgarAs4S4
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S TroiliteFeS
S AlabanditeMnS
S DaubréeliteFe2+Cr23+S4
S CubaniteCuFe2S3
S Oldhamite(Ca,Mg)S
ClChlorine
Cl HilgarditeCa2B5O9Cl · H2O
Cl BoraciteMg3(B7O13)Cl
Cl ChambersiteMn32+(B7O13)Cl
Cl HaliteNaCl
Cl SylviteKCl
Cl EricaiteFe32+(B7O13)Cl
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Cl ChlorapatiteCa5(PO4)3Cl
KPotassium
K SylviteKCl
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca HilgarditeCa2B5O9Cl · H2O
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca DanburiteCaB2Si2O8
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Ca Oldhamite(Ca,Mg)S
Ca ChlorapatiteCa5(PO4)3Cl
Ca MerrilliteCa9NaMg(PO4)7
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti OsborniteTiN
CrChromium
Cr DaubréeliteFe2+Cr23+S4
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
MnManganese
Mn ChambersiteMn32+(B7O13)Cl
Mn HaueriteMnS2
Mn AlabanditeMnS
FeIron
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Fe EricaiteFe32+(B7O13)Cl
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe TroiliteFeS
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe Taenite(Fe,Ni)
Fe Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe DaubréeliteFe2+Cr23+S4
Fe Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
Fe CubaniteCuFe2S3
Fe Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Fe Iron (var: Martensite)Fe
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe IronFe
Fe TetrataeniteFeNi
NiNickel
Ni Taenite(Fe,Ni)
Ni Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
Ni Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Ni TetrataeniteFeNi
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu EnargiteCu3AsS4
Cu CubaniteCuFe2S3
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenicAs
As EnargiteCu3AsS4
As RealgarAs4S4
SrStrontium
Sr CelestineSrSO4
Sr StrontianiteSrCO3
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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