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Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

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Other/historical names associated with this locality:Auvergne, Rhône-Alpes


This region comprises the departments 'Ain', 'Allier', 'Ardèche', 'Cantal', 'Drôme', 'Isère', 'Loire', 'Haute-Loire', 'Puy-de-Dôme', 'Rhône', 'Savoie' and 'Haute-Savoie'.
This region is issued from the regrouping of the former regions 'Auvergne' and 'Rhône-Alpes'.

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592 valid minerals. 21 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 1 (FRL) - first recorded locality of unapproved mineral/variety/etc.

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Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Localities: Reported from at least 22 localities in this region.
Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
'Actinolite-Tremolite Series'
Adamite
Formula: Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Adamite var: Cuprian Adamite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)2AsO4OH
Aegirine
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Aegirine-augite
Formula: (NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(Fe3+eAlfFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
'Aeschynite'
Aeschynite-(Y)
Formula: (Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Afwillite
Formula: Ca3(HSiO4)2 · 2H2O
'Agardite'
Agardite-(Nd)
Formula: NdCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Agardite-(Y)
Formula: YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Aikinite
Formula: PbCuBiS3
Alabandite
Formula: MnS
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Localities: Reported from at least 58 localities in this region.
Albite var: Andesine
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Albite var: Oligoclase
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Albite var: Pericline
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
Allanite-(Ce)
Formula: {CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Allanite Group'
Formula: {A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Allevardite'
Allophane
Formula: (Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
'Almandine-Pyrope Series'
'Almandine-Spessartine Series'
Aluminocopiapite
Formula: Al2/3Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Alunite
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
'Alunite Supergroup'
Formula: AD3(XO4)2(OH)6
Alunogen
Formula: Al2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
Amblygonite
Formula: LiAl(PO4)F
Amesite
Formula: Mg2Al(AlSiO5)(OH)4
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Localities: Reported from at least 49 localities in this region.
'Amphibole Supergroup var: Byssolite'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Amphibolite'
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Anatase (TL)
Formula: TiO2
Reference: No reference listed
Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
'Andorite'
Formula: AgPbSb3S6
Andorite IV
Formula: Pb18Ag15Sb47S96
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Andradite var: Demantoid
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Andradite var: Melanite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
'Andradite-Grossular Series'
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 35 localities in this region.
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Localities: Reported from at least 35 localities in this region.
Annabergite
Formula: Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Anorthite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Anorthite var: Bytownite
Formula: (Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
'Anorthoclase'
Formula: (Na,K)AlSi3O8
Anthophyllite
Formula: ☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
'Anthracite'
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Antigorite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Localities: Reported from at least 25 localities in this region.
'Antimonian Gersdorffite'
Formula: Ni(As,Sb)S
Antimony
Formula: Sb
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
'Antimony Ochre'
Antlerite
Formula: Cu3(SO4)(OH)4
'Apatite'
Localities: Reported from at least 90 localities in this region.
'Apatite Group'
'Apophyllite'
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 40 localities in this region.
Aragonite var: Flos Ferri
Formula: CaCO3
'Ardennite'
Ardennite-(As)
Formula: Mn2+4Al4(AlMg)(AsO4)(SiO4)2(Si3O10)(OH)6
Arfvedsonite
Formula: [Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Argentojarosite
Formula: AgFe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Argyrodite
Formula: Ag8GeS6
Arsenbrackebuschite
Formula: Pb2Fe3+(AsO4)2(OH)
Arsenic
Formula: As
Arseniosiderite
Formula: Ca2Fe3+3(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Arsenogorceixite
Formula: BaAl3(AsO4)(AsO3OH)(OH)6
Arsenogoyazite
Formula: SrAl3(AsO4)(AsO3OH)(OH)6
Arsenolite
Formula: As2O3
Arsenopalladinite
Formula: Pd8(As,Sb)3
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Localities: Reported from at least 222 localities in this region.
Arsentsumebite
Formula: Pb2Cu(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)
'Asbestos'
Asbolane
Formula: (Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
Athabascaite
Formula: Cu5Se4
'Aubrite meteorite'
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Localities: Reported from at least 102 localities in this region.
'Augite-Bronzite'
Aurichalcite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 59 localities in this region.
Awaruite
Formula: Ni3Fe
Axinite-(Fe) (TL)
Formula: Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Reference: Journ. Mines,(1797) 5, 264
'Axinite Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Axinite-(Mn)
Formula: Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)
Azurite (TL)
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
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: 268.
Bariopharmacosiderite
Formula: Ba0.5Fe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 5H2O
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 238 localities in this region.
'Basalt'
'Basaltic Hornblende'
'Basanite'
Bayldonite
Formula: PbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
Bazzite
Formula: Be3Sc2(Si6O18)
Beaverite-(Cu)
Formula: Pb(Fe3+2Cu)(SO4)2(OH)6
Becquerelite
Formula: Ca(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
Beidellite
Formula: (Na,Ca0.5)0.3Al2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Beidellite var: Ferribeidellite
Formula: (Na,Ca0.5)0.3Al2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Beraunite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
Bergenite
Formula: Ca2Ba4(UO2)9(PO4)6O6 · 16H2O
Berthierine
Formula: (Fe2+,Fe3+,Al)3(Si,Al)2O5(OH)4
Berthierite (TL)
Formula: FeSb2S4
Reference: Edinburgh. Journ of Science,(1827) 7, 353
Bertrandite
Formula: Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Beryl var: Aquamarine
Formula: Be3Al2Si6O18
Beryllonite
Formula: NaBePO4
Beudantite
Formula: PbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
'Beudantite Group'
Formula: AM3(XO4)(SO4)(OH)6
'Beudantite-Segnitite Series'
Bieberite
Formula: CoSO4 · 7H2O
Billietite
Formula: Ba(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 4-8H2O
'Bindheimite'
Formula: Pb2Sb2O6O
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
'Bindheimite var: Argentian Bindheimite'
Formula: (Pb,Ag)2-ySb2-x(O,OH,H2O)7
'Biotite'
Localities: Reported from at least 67 localities in this region.
'Biotite var: Anomite'
Bismite
Formula: Bi2O3
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Localities: Reported from at least 36 localities in this region.
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Localities: Reported from at least 34 localities in this region.
Bismutite
Formula: (BiO)2CO3
'Bitumen'
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Bonazziite
Formula: As4S4
Boothite
Formula: CuSO4 · 7H2O
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Boulangerite
Formula: Pb5Sb4S11
Localities: Reported from at least 21 localities in this region.
'Bourboulite'
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Localities: Reported from at least 44 localities in this region.
Brannerite
Formula: (U4+,REE,Th,Ca)(Ti,Fe3+,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Braunite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
'Bravaisite'
'Bravoite'
Formula: (Fe,Ni)S2
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Brazilianite
Formula: NaAl3(PO4)2(OH)4
Breithauptite
Formula: NiSb
'Brewsterite'
Brewsterite-Ba
Formula: (Ba,Sr)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
Brianyoungite
Formula: Zn3(CO3,SO4)(OH)4
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Localities: Reported from at least 20 localities in this region.
Bromargyrite
Formula: AgBr
Brookite
Formula: TiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
Bukovite
Formula: Tl2(Cu,Fe)4Se4
Cacoxenite
Formula: Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
'Calcareous Tufa'
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 185 localities in this region.
Calcite var: Ferroan Calcite
Formula: (Ca,Fe)CO3
Localities: Reported from at least 31 localities in this region.
Calcite var: Lublinite
Formula: CaCO3
Calderite
Formula: (Mn2+,Ca)3(Fe3+,Al)2(SiO4)3
Caledonite
Formula: Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
Canfieldite
Formula: Ag8SnS6
Cannizzarite
Formula: Pb48Bi56S132
Carminite
Formula: PbFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Carnotite
Formula: K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Localities: Reported from at least 28 localities in this region.
'Cathedral Quartz'
Celadonite
Formula: K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 84 localities in this region.
Cervantite
Formula: Sb3+Sb5+O4
'Chabazite'
Localities: Reported from at least 21 localities in this region.
'Chabazite var: Phacolite'
Chabazite-Ca
Formula: (Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Chabazite-K
Formula: (K2,Ca,Na2,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Chabazite-Na
Formula: (Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Chabazite-Sr
Formula: Sr2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Chalcanthite
Formula: CuSO4 · 5H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Localities: Reported from at least 28 localities in this region.
Chalcomenite
Formula: CuSeO3 · 2H2O
Chalcophyllite
Formula: Cu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 219 localities in this region.
Chalcosiderite
Formula: CuFe3+6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
'Chalcosiderite-Turquoise Series'
Chalcostibite
Formula: CuSbS2
Chaméanite (TL)
Formula: (Cu,Fe)4As(Se,S)4
Reference: Tschermaks Min.Petr.Mitt.(1982) 29, 151-167; Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Chamosite
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Chapmanite
Formula: Fe3+2Sb3+(Si2O5)O3(OH)
Chayesite
Formula: K(Mg,Fe)4FeSi12O30
Chenite
Formula: Pb4Cu(SO4)2(OH)6
Childrenite
Formula: Fe2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Chlorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3Cl
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
'Chlorite Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 72 localities in this region.
'Chlorite Group var: Brunsvigite'
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Chloritoid
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
'Chromite-Hercynite Series'
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
Chrysotile
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Churchite-(Y)
Formula: Y(PO4) · 2H2O
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Claudetite
Formula: As2O3
Clausthalite
Formula: PbSe
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Localities: Reported from at least 18 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
Clinoenstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Clinotyrolite'
Formula: Ca2Cu9(AsO4,SO4)4(OH,O)10 · 10H2O
'Coal'
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
'commodity:Coal'
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Coffinite
Formula: U(SiO4) · nH2O
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Columbite-(Fe)
Formula: FeNb2O6
Columbite-(Mn)
Formula: (Mn,Fe)(Nb,Ta)2O6
Colusite
Formula: Cu13VAs3S16
Conichalcite
Formula: CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Connellite
Formula: Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Copiapite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Copper
Formula: Cu
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
'commodity:Copper'
Formula: Cu
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
Corkite
Formula: PbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Cornwallite
Formula: Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Coronadite
Formula: Pb(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Corrensite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)9((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)10 · nH2O
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 97 localities in this region.
Corundum var: Ruby
Formula: Al2O3
Corundum var: Sapphire
Formula: Al2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 83 localities in this region.
Cosalite
Formula: Pb2Bi2S5
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Localities: Reported from at least 79 localities in this region.
Crandallite
Formula: CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
'Crandallite-Goyazite Series'
Crichtonite (TL)
Formula: Sr(Mn,Y,U)Fe2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
Reference: Catal.Collect.mineral.particul.Roi,(1813) p.430
'Crichtonite Group'
Formula: AD21O38 or A{DE2G6 J12}O38
Cristobalite
Formula: SiO2
Crocoite
Formula: PbCrO4
Cryptomelane
Formula: K(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Cryptomelane var: Thallian Cryptomelane
Formula: (K,Tl)(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Cubanite
Formula: CuFe2S3
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Cuprite var: Chalcotrichite
Formula: Cu2O
Cuprorhodsite
Formula: (Cu,Fe)Rh2S4
Curienite
Formula: Pb(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
Curite
Formula: Pb3(UO2)8O8(OH)6 · 3H2O
Cyanotrichite
Formula: Cu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Cyrilovite
Formula: NaFe3+3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
Daubréelite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2S4
Deerite
Formula: (Fe,Mn)6(Fe,Al)3[Si6O17]O3(OH)5
Dervillite
Formula: Ag2AsS2
Descloizite
Formula: PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Dessauite-(Y)
Formula: (Sr,Pb)(Y,U)(Ti,Fe3+)20O38
Devilline
Formula: CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Devilline var: Zincian Devilline
Formula: Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Dewindtite
Formula: H2Pb3(UO2)2(PO4)4O4 · 12H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Diaboleite
Formula: Pb2CuCl2(OH)4
Diadochite
Formula: Fe3+2(PO4)(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
Diaphorite
Formula: Ag3Pb2Sb3S8
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Diaspore
Formula: AlO(OH)
Dickite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Localities: Reported from at least 22 localities in this region.
Diopside var: Diallage
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
'Diopside-Hedenbergite Series'
Localities: Reported from at least 27 localities in this region.
Direnzoite (TL)
Formula: NaK6MgCa2(Al13Si47O120) · 36H2O
Reference: Galli E, Gualtieri AF (2008) Direnzoite, [NaK6MgCa2(Al13Si47O120)·36H2O], a new zeolite from Massif Central (France): Description and crystal structure. American Mineralogist 93: 95–102
Djurleite
Formula: Cu31S16
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Localities: Reported from at least 45 localities in this region.
Dolomite var: Ferroan Dolomite
Formula: Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Domeykite
Formula: Cu3As
Donbassite
Formula: Al4.33(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Dravite
Formula: Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Dufrénite
Formula: Ca0.5Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Duftite
Formula: PbCu(AsO4)(OH)
Duftite var: Calcio-duftite
Formula: (Pb,Ca)CuAsO4(OH)
Dumontite
Formula: Pb2(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 3H2O
Dumortierite (TL)
Formula: (Al,Fe3+)7(SiO4)3(BO3)O3
Reference: Gonnard, M. F. (1881) : Note sur l´existance d´une espèce minérale nouvelle, la dumortiérite dans le gneiss de Beaunan, au-dessus des anciens aqueducs galloromains de la vallée de l´Izeron (Rhône). Bulletin de la Société Minéralogique de France, 4, 2-5
Dussertite
Formula: BaFe3+3(AsO4)(AsO3OH)(OH)6
Dypingite
Formula: Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 5H2O
Dyscrasite
Formula: Ag3Sb
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Elyite
Formula: Pb4Cu(SO4)O2(OH)4 · H2O
Emplectite
Formula: CuBiS2
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Enstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
Localities: Reported from at least 27 localities in this region.
Enstatite var: Bronzite
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)2[SiO3]2
'Enstatite-Ferrosilite Series'
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
Eosphorite
Formula: Mn2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Epidote (TL)
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Haüy (1801a); Raade (1996, p. 33).
Epsomite
Formula: MgSO4 · 7H2O
'Erionite'
Erionite-Ca
Formula: (Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al4Si14O36] · 15H2O
Erythrite
Formula: Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Eskebornite
Formula: CuFeSe2
Ettringite
Formula: Ca6Al2(SO4)3(OH)12 · 26H2O
Eucairite
Formula: AgCuSe
'Eucrite monomict breccia meteorite'
Famatinite
Formula: Cu3SbS4
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Faujasite-Ca
Formula: (Ca,Na2,Mg)3.5[Al7Si17O48] · 32H2O
Fayalite
Formula: Fe2+2SiO4
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Localities: Reported from at least 108 localities in this region.
'Feldspar Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 28 localities in this region.
Ferberite
Formula: FeWO4
Localities: Reported from at least 29 localities in this region.
'Ferberite-Hübnerite Series'
Ferro-actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ferro-pargasite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Fe2+4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
'Ferropargasite-Pargasite Series'
Fizélyite
Formula: Ag5Pb14Sb21S48
Fluellite
Formula: Al2(PO4)F2(OH) · 7H2O
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Fluorapatite var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Fluorapophyllite-(K)
Formula: KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Fluorcalciopyrochlore
Formula: (Ca,Na)2(Nb, Ti)2O6F
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Localities: Reported from at least 140 localities in this region.
Fluorite var: Stink-Fluss
Formula: CaF2
'commodity:Fluorite (Fluorspar)'
Fluoro-edenite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(F,OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Fluorophlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(F,OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Fornacite-Vauquelinite Series'
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Localities: Reported from at least 18 localities in this region.
Forsterite var: Peridot
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Fougèrite
Formula: Fe2+4Fe3+2(OH)12[CO3]·3H2O
Francevillite
Formula: Ba(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
Franckeite
Formula: Fe2+(Pb,Sn2+)6Sn4+2Sb2S14
Freibergite
Formula: Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Localities: Reported from at least 44 localities in this region.
Freieslebenite
Formula: AgPbSbS3
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
'Friedel's Salt'
Formula: 3CaO · Al2O3 · CaCl2 · 10H2O
Friedrichite
Formula: Pb5Cu5Bi7S18
Fülöppite
Formula: Pb3Sb8S15
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Gahnite
Formula: ZnAl2O4
Galena
Formula: PbS
Localities: Reported from at least 244 localities in this region.
Galena var: Argentiferous Galena
Formula: PbS
Galenobismutite
Formula: PbBi2S4
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 72 localities in this region.
'Garnet Supergroup'
Formula: X3Z2(TO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Garronite-Ca
Formula: Na2Ca5Al12Si20O64 · 27H2O
Gartrellite
Formula: Pb(Cu,Fe3+,Zn)2(AsO4,SO4)2 · 2(H2O,OH)
Gedrite
Formula: ☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Geffroyite (TL)
Formula: (Cu,Fe,Ag)9(Se,S)8
Reference: Tschermaks Min.Petr.Mitt.(1982) 29, 151-167; Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Geocronite
Formula: Pb14(Sb,As)6S23
Gersdorffite
Formula: NiAsS
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Giraudite (TL)
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4Se13
Reference: Tschermaks Min.Petr.Mitt.(1982) 29, 151-167; Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
'Gismondine'
Gismondine-Ca
Formula: CaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O
'Glass'
Glaucocerinite
Formula: (Zn1-xAlx)(OH)2(SO4)x/2 · nH2O
Glauconite
Formula: (K,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+)(Fe3+,Al)(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Glaucophane
Formula: ◻[Na2][Mg3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2
'Gneiss'
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 73 localities in this region.
Gold
Formula: Au
Localities: Reported from at least 78 localities in this region.
Gonnardite (TL)
Formula: (Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Reference: Bull.Soc.fr.Min.(1896) 19, 426-427; Zeolites of the World, Rudy W. Tschernich 1992
Gorceixite
Formula: BaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Goslarite
Formula: ZnSO4 · 7H2O
Goudeyite
Formula: AlCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Goyazite
Formula: SrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Graphite
Formula: C
Localities: Reported from at least 18 localities in this region.
Greenockite
Formula: CdS
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Grossular var: Hibschite
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3-x(OH)4x
Gudmundite
Formula: FeSbS
Guilleminite
Formula: Ba(UO2)3(SeO3)2(OH)4 · 3H2O
'Gummite'
Gustavite
Formula: AgPbBi3S6
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 52 localities in this region.
Gypsum var: Selenite
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
'H3-5 chondrite meteorite'
Halite
Formula: NaCl
'Hallimondite-Parsonsite Series'
'Halloysite'
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Halloysite-7Å
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Halotrichite
Formula: FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Haüyne
Formula: (Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Hawleyite
Formula: CdS
Heazlewoodite
Formula: Ni3S2
Heinrichite
Formula: Ba(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 10H2O
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 153 localities in this region.
Hematite var: Iron Rose
Formula: Fe2O3
Hematite var: Specularite
Formula: Fe2O3
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
Hentschelite
Formula: CuFe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2
Hercynite
Formula: Fe2+Al2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Hercynite var: Picotite
Formula: (Fe,Mg)(Al,Cr)2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
'Hercynite-Spinel Series'
Heulandite-Ca
Formula: (Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Hexahydrite
Formula: MgSO4 · 6H2O
Hidalgoite
Formula: PbAl3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Hingganite-(Y)
Formula: (Y,REE,Ca)2(□,Fe2+)Be2[SiO4]2(OH)2
Hinsdalite
Formula: PbAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Hocartite
Formula: Ag2(Fe2+,Zn)SnS4
Hollandite
Formula: Ba(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Hongshiite
Formula: PtCu
'Hornblende'
Localities: Reported from at least 79 localities in this region.
Hübnerite
Formula: MnWO4
Hügelite
Formula: Pb2(UO2)3(AsO4)2O2 · 5H2O
Hydrobiotite
Formula: K(Mg,Fe2+)6((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)4 · nH2O
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Hydrocalumite
Formula: Ca4Al2(OH)12(Cl,CO3,OH)2 · 4H2O
Hydrocerussite
Formula: Pb3(CO3)2(OH)2
Hydroxylapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Hydroxylapatite var: Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(OH,O)
Hydroxylherderite
Formula: CaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
'Hypersthene'
Formula: (Mg,Fe)SiO3
Ianthinite
Formula: U4+(UO2)5O7 · 10H2O
Idaite
Formula: Cu5FeS6
'Iddingsite'
Formula: MgO · Fe2O3 · 3SiO2·4H2O
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Localities: Reported from at least 50 localities in this region.
'commodity:Indium'
Formula: In
Iodargyrite
Formula: AgI
Iridium
Formula: (Ir,Os,Ru)
Iron
Formula: Fe
Iron var: Kamacite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Isoferroplatinum
Formula: Pt3Fe
Jalpaite
Formula: Ag3CuS2
Jamesonite
Formula: Pb4FeSb6S14
Localities: Reported from at least 19 localities in this region.
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Jennite
Formula: Ca9(Si3O9)2(OH)8 · 8H2O
'Jet'
Johannite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
Jurbanite
Formula: Al(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
Kaersutite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
Kainosite-(Y)
Formula: Ca2(Y,Ce)2(Si4O12)(CO3) · H2O
Kamarizaite
Formula: Fe3+3(AsO4)2(OH)3 · 3H2O
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Localities: Reported from at least 21 localities in this region.
Kasolite
Formula: Pb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Keithconnite
Formula: Pd20Te7
Kermesite
Formula: Sb2S2O
Localities: Reported from at least 19 localities in this region.
'Kerstenite'
Kësterite
Formula: Cu2ZnSnS4
'K Feldspar'
Localities: Reported from at least 36 localities in this region.
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Localities: Reported from at least 30 localities in this region.
Kidwellite
Formula: NaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
Kintoreite
Formula: PbFe3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Klebelsbergite
Formula: Sb4O4(SO4)(OH)2
Krásnoite
Formula: Ca3Al7.7Si3P4O23.5(OH)12.1F2 · 8H2O
Kulkeite
Formula: Mg8Al(AlSi7O20)(OH)10
Kyanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Localities: Reported from at least 25 localities in this region.
'L5 chondrite meteorite'
'Labradorite'
Formula: (Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Lacroixite
Formula: NaAl(PO4)F
Laforêtite (TL)
Formula: AgInS2
Reference: Meisser N. et al (1999) European Journal of Mineralogy 11: 891-897.
Laihunite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2(SiO4)2
Lanarkite
Formula: Pb2(SO4)O
Langite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
Lead
Formula: Pb
Leadhillite
Formula: Pb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Lepidocrocite
Formula: γ-Fe3+O(OH)
'Lepidolite'
Leucophosphite
Formula: KFe3+2(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
Leucoxene
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
Libethenite
Formula: Cu2(PO4)(OH)
'Limestone'
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Localities: Reported from at least 73 localities in this region.
Linarite
Formula: PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 24 localities in this region.
Linnaeite
Formula: Co2+Co3+2S4
'Listvenite'
Litharge
Formula: PbO
Lizardite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Löllingite
Formula: FeAs2
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Luzonite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Mackinawite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)9S8
Magnesiocarpholite (TL)
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)Al2(Si2O6)(OH)4
Reference: Compt. Rendus Acad. Sci. Paris, 277, 1965-1968; Contr. Min. Pet. 76 (1981), 260
Magnesio-hornblende
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Magnesite var: Ferroan Magnesite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)CO3
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 131 localities in this region.
Magnetite var: Titaniferous Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 75 localities in this region.
Maldonite
Formula: Au2Bi
'Manganese Oxides'
Manganite
Formula: Mn3+O(OH)
'Manganoan Calcite'
Formula: (Ca,Mn)CO3
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 102 localities in this region.
Margarite
Formula: CaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Mascagnite
Formula: (NH4)2SO4
Massicot
Formula: PbO
Masuyite
Formula: Pb(UO2)3O3(OH)2 · 3H2O
Matildite
Formula: AgBiS2
Mawbyite
Formula: Pb(Fe3+,Zn)2(AsO4)2 · 2(OH,H2O)
Mawsonite
Formula: Cu6Fe2SnS8
Mazzite-Mg (TL)
Formula: (Mg,K,Ca)5(Si26Al10)O72 · 28H2O
Reference: Contr.Mineral.Petr.(1974) 45, 99-105 (as Mazzite)
Melanterite
Formula: Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Melanterite var: Cuprian Melanterite
Formula: (Fe,Cu)SO4 · 7H2O
'Melilite Group'
Formula: Ca2M(XSiO7)
'Melnikovite'
Localities: Reported from at least 30 localities in this region.
Meneghinite
Formula: Pb13CuSb7S24
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Mercury
Formula: Hg
Merlinoite
Formula: (K,Na)5(Ca,Ba)2Al9Si23O64 · 23H2O
Merrillite
Formula: Ca9NaMg(PO4)7
Mesolite
Formula: Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Meta-autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Metanováčekite
Formula: Mg(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Metastibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Metatorbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Metazeunerite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
'Meteoritic Iron'
Meurigite-K
Formula: KFe3+8(PO4)6(OH)7 · 6.5H2O
Miargyrite
Formula: AgSbS2
'Mica Group'
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
'Microlite Group'
Formula: A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
Microsommite
Formula: Na4K2Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4)Cl2
Millerite
Formula: NiS
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Mimetite
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Localities: Reported from at least 21 localities in this region.
Mimetite var: Campylite
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
'Mimetite-M'
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
'Mimetite-Pyromorphite Series'
Minium
Formula: Pb3O4
Mitridatite
Formula: Ca2Fe3+3(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Mogánite
Formula: SiO2
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Molybdofornacite
Formula: Pb2Cu(MoO4,CrO4)(AsO4,PO4)(OH)
'Monazite'
Localities: Reported from at least 45 localities in this region.
Monazite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(PO4)
Montdorite (TL)
Formula: (K,Na)2(Fe2+,Mn2+,Mg)5(Si4O10)2(OH,F)4
Reference: Robert JL, Maury RC (1979) Natural occurrence of a (Fe, Mn, Mg) tetrasilicic potassium mica. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 68: 117-123
Montebrasite
Formula: LiAl(PO4)(OH)
Montmorillonite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
'Monzogranite'
Mordenite
Formula: (Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Moschellandsbergite
Formula: Ag2Hg3
Mullite
Formula: Al4+2xSi2-2xO10-x
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 79 localities in this region.
Muscovite var: Fuchsite
Formula: K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 20 localities in this region.
Muscovite var: Leverrierite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Nahcolite
Formula: NaHCO3
'Native Amalgam'
Formula: (Ag,Hg)
Natrodufrénite
Formula: NaFe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Natrojarosite
Formula: NaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
Natrolite
Formula: Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
Nepheline
Formula: Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Nesquehonite
Formula: MgCO3 · 3H2O
Nickeline
Formula: NiAs
Nontronite
Formula: Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Nosean
Formula: Na8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4) · H2O
'Nováčekite'
Nováčekite-I
Formula: Mg(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
Nuffieldite
Formula: Cu1.4Pb2.4Bi2.4Sb0.2S7
'Obsidian'
Offretite (TL)
Formula: KCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
Reference: C.R.Acad.Sci.Paris,(1890) 111, 1002-1003
Oldhamite
Formula: (Ca,Mg)S
'Oligoclase-Andesine'
Olivenite
Formula: Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
'Olivine Group'
Formula: M2SiO4
Olsacherite
Formula: Pb2(Se6+O4)(SO4)
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Localities: Reported from at least 45 localities in this region.
Opal var: Forcherite
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Opal var: Opal-AG
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Opal var: Opal-AN
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Opal var: Opal-CT
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Opal var: Wood Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH