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Amador Co., California, USAi
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Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Ione7,000 (2017)
Jackson4,649 (2017)
Sutter Creek2,488 (2017)
Buckhorn2,429 (2017)
Pine Grove2,219 (2011)
Red Corral1,413 (2017)
Other Languages:
French:
Comté d'Amador, Californie, États-Unis
German:
Amador County, Kalifornien, Vereinigte Staaten
Italian:
Contea di Amador, California, Stati Uniti d'America
Russian:
Амадор, Калифорния, Соединённые Штаты Америки
Simplified Chinese:
阿马多尔县, 加利福尼亚州, 美国
Spanish:
Condado de Amador, California, Estados Unidos
Albanian:
Amador County, Kalifornia, Shtetet e Bashkuara të Amerikës
Arabic:
مقاطعة أمادور, كاليفورنيا, الولايات المتحدة
Armenian:
Ամադոր շրջան, Կալիֆոռնիա, Ամերիկայի Միացյալ Նահանգներ
Basque:
Amador konderria, Kalifornia
Bavarian:
Amador County, Kalifornien, Vaoanigte Stootn
Bishnupriya Manipuri:
আমাডোর কাউন্টি, ক্যালিফোর্নিয়া, তিলপারাষ্ট্র
Bulgarian:
Амадор, Калифорния, Съединени американски щати
Cebuano:
Amador County, California
Czech:
Amador County, Kalifornie, Spojené státy americké
Danish:
Amador County, Californien, USA
Dutch:
Amador County, Verenigde Staten
Estonian:
Amadori maakond, California, Ameerika Ühendriigid
Farsi/Persian:
شهرستان آمادور، کالیفرنیا, کالیفرنیا, ایالات متحده آمریکا
Finnish:
Amadorin piirikunta, Kalifornia, Yhdysvallat
Galician:
Condado de Amador, California, Estados Unidos de América
Hungarian:
Amador megye, Kalifornia, Amerikai Egyesült Államok
Irish Gaelic:
Contae Amador, California, Stáit Aontaithe Mheiriceá
Japanese:
アマドール郡, カリフォルニア州, アメリカ合衆国
Kapampangan:
Amador County, California, Estados Unidos
Latin:
Amador Comitatus, California, Civitates Foederatae Americae
Limburgian:
Amador County, Californië, Vereinegde Staote vaan Amerika
Lithuanian:
Amadoro apygarda, Kalifornija, Jungtinės Amerikos Valstijos
Low Saxon/Low German:
Amador County, Kalifornien, USA
Malayalam:
അമഡോർ കൗണ്ടി, കാലിഫോർണിയ
Norwegian:
Amador County, California, USA
Polish:
Hrabstwo Amador, Kalifornia, Stany Zjednoczone
Portuguese:
Condado de Amador, Califórnia, Estados Unidos
Scots:
Amador Coonty, Californie
Serbian:
Округ Амадор, Калифорнија, Сједињене Америчке Државе
Serbo-Croatian:
Amador County, Kalifornija, Sjedinjene Američke Države
Swedish:
Amador County, Kalifornien, USA
Tagalog:
Amador County, California, Estados Unidos
Traditional Chinese:
阿馬多爾縣, 加利福尼亞州, 美國
Turkish:
Amador County, Kaliforniya, Amerika Birleşik Devletleri
Ukrainian:
Амадор, Каліфорнія, Сполучені Штати Америки
Urdu:
ایماڈور کاؤنٹی، کیلیفورنیا, کیلیفورنیا, ریاستہائے متحدہ امریکا
Vietnamese:
Quận Amador, California, Chủng Quốc Hoa Kỳ
Waray:
Condado han Amador, California, Estados Unidos
Western Punjabi:
اماڈور کاؤنٹی, کیلیفورنیا, امریکہ


Geological Overview Of Amador County
Amador County lies almost entirely in the Sierra Nevada geomorphic province; only the extreme western portion lies in the Great Valley. From the Great Valley eastward, the range gradually rises to the glaciated crest in the vicinity of Mokelumne and Thimble Peaks, both of which lie above 9000 feet.

The older rocks of the Sierra Nevada, commonly called the Bedrock series, consist of isoclinally folded, complexly faulted metamorphic rocks of Paleozoic and Mesozoic ages, intruded by several types of igneous rocks, chiefly granitic. Unconformably overlying these rocks in the western portion of Amador County are much younger, nearly flat-lying Tertiary sediments. These nearly flat-lying sediments are commonly called the Superjacent series.

In Amador County, the older metamorphic rocks are divided into the Calaveras and Amador (Taliaferro, 1943, pp. 282-284) groups and the Mariposa formation. The Calaveras group includes all of the pre-Mesozoic rocks in this county while the Amador group and Mariposa formation are Jurassic. Taliaferro has divided the Amador group of Amador County into two distinctive formations: the Cosumnes and Logtown Ridge formations.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Alleghanyite
Formula: Mn2+5(SiO4)2(OH)2
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: George, D. R. (1951) Thorite in California, AM Min. 36:129-132.
'Anauxite'
'Andradite-Grossular Series'
Reference: Duffield, W.A. ad M.H. Beeson (1973) Two-garnet rodingite from Amador County, California. USGS Jour. Res.: 1: 665-672; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 494.
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Localities:
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
Description: Auriferous material occurring in many gold mines in the county.
Reference: Carlson, D.W. & W.B. Clark (1954), Mines and Minerals of Amador County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology: 50: 167, 173, 175, 179, 180, 185, 189; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 75.
'Asbestos'
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10028261 & 10210992.
'Axinite Group'
Description: Occurs as crystals to 1 inch (2.5 cm) long in veins cutting limestone.
Reference: Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 505.
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Carlson, D.W. & W.B. Clark (1954), Mines and Minerals of Amador County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology: 50(1): 159; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 224.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 27 localities in this region.
'Chlorite Group'
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
'Chrysoprase'
Chrysotile
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Description: Occurs as veins in a dark green serpentine.
Reference: Tucker, W. Burling (1916), Amador, Calaveras, Tuolumne Counties: California Mining Bureau. Report 14: 5; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 334; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California: 421.
'Clays'
Localities: Reported from at least 44 localities in this region.
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Lindgren, Waldemar (1888), Contributions to the mineralogy of the Pacific Coast: California Academy of Sciences Proceedings, 2nd. series: 1: 5; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 135, 136.
Clinochlore var: Chromian Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Reference: Lindgren, Waldemar (1888), Contributions to the mineralogy of the Pacific Coast: California Academy of Sciences Proceedings, 2nd. series: 1: 5; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 135, 136.
Copiapite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Reference: Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 273, 274.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Description: Occurs as arborescent masses.
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 157; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 48.
Cuprocopiapite
Formula: CuFe4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Reference: Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 273, 274.
Diamond
Formula: C
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Epsomite
Formula: MgSO4 · 7H2O
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 178.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Localities: Reported from at least 28 localities in this region.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Gold
Formula: Au
Localities: Reported from at least 279 localities in this region.
Graphite
Formula: C
Description: Rather abundant.
Reference: Josephson, W.G. (1932), Argonaut mine today: Mining & Metallurgy: 13: 475-476; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 206.
'Grossular-Hibschite Series'
Reference: Duffield, W.A. ad M.H. Beeson (1973) Two-garnet rodingite from Amador County, California. USGS Jour. Res.: 1: 665-672; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 494.
'Halloysite'
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Carlson, D.W. & W.B. Clark (1954), Mines and Minerals of Amador County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology: 50(1): 223-225; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 436.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Kornelite
Formula: Fe2(SO4)3 · 7H2O
Reference: Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 273, 274.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Löllingite
Formula: FeAs2
Description: Occurs as small crystals in veins in slate.
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 245.
Magnesiochromite
Formula: MgCr2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
'Manganese Oxides'
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Melanterite
Formula: Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Description: Occurs on walls of an old tunnel.
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 257, 259.
Mendozite
Formula: NaAl(SO4)2 · 11H2O
Description: Occurs on walls of an old tunnel.
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 257, 259.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
'Monazite'
Reference: George, D. R. (1951) Thorite in California, AM Min. 36:129-132.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Ochre'
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10028314.
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Opal var: Moss Opal
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10259764.
Opal var: Wood Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
'Petrified Wood'
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 282.
'Psilomelane'
Formula: Mn, O
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 40 localities in this region.
Pyrite var: Auriferous Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Pyrophyllite ?
Formula: Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 97 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Blue Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10028324.
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Rock Crystal
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Rose Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Rutilated Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Rocks & Min. 71(4):250
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Rhodonite
Formula: Mn2+SiO3
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'Silica'
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Soapstone'
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Hewett, Donnel Foster, Charles Wesley Chesterman & Bennie Wyatt Troxel (1961), Tephroite in California manganese deposits: Economic Geology: 56: 49; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 494.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Strengite
Formula: FePO4 · 2H2O
Description: Occurs in the deep levels of the mine.
Reference: Hulin, Carlton D. (1930), A Mother Lode gold ore: Economic Geology: 25: 351; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 353; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 311.
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Tephroite
Formula: Mn2+2SiO4
'Tetrahedrite'
Formula: Cu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
Reference: Logan, Clarence August (1934), Mother Lode Gold Belt of California: California Division Mines Bulletin 108, 221 pp.: 67; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 363; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 133.
Thorite
Formula: Th(SiO4)
Reference: George, D. R. (1951) Thorite in California, AM Min. 36:129-132.
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Description: Occurs as fibrous sheets (mountain leather; mountain cork).
Reference: Hanks, Henry Garber (1884), Fourth report of the State Mineralogist: California Mining Bureau. Report 4, 410 pp.: 70; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 67.
Uvarovite
Formula: Ca3Cr2(SiO4)3
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Reference: Turner, Henry Ward (1896), Further contributions to the geology of the Sierra Nevada: USGS, 17th. Annual Report, part 1: 703; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 386.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Diamond1.CB.10aC
Gold1.AA.05Au
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Löllingite2.EB.15aFeAs2
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
var: Auriferous Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
'Tetrahedrite'2.GB.05Cu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnesiochromite4.BB.05MgCr2O4
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Moss Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Wood Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
var: Blue Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rock Crystal4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rose Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rutilated Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Rhodochrosite5.AB.05MnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Copiapite7.DB.35Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Cuprocopiapite7.DB.35CuFe4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Epsomite7.CB.40MgSO4 · 7H2O
Kornelite7.CB.60Fe2(SO4)3 · 7H2O
Melanterite7.CB.35Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Mendozite7.CC.15NaAl(SO4)2 · 11H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Strengite8.CD.10FePO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Alleghanyite9.AF.45Mn2+5(SiO4)2(OH)2
Chrysotile9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
var: Chromian Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
'Halloysite'9.ED.10Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrophyllite ?9.EC.10Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Rhodonite9.DK.05Mn2+SiO3
Spessartine9.AD.25Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Tephroite9.AC.05Mn2+2SiO4
Thorite9.AD.30Th(SiO4)
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Uvarovite9.AD.25Ca3Cr2(SiO4)3
Wollastonite9.DG.05CaSiO3
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Anauxite'-
'Andradite-Grossular Series'-
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Asbestos'-
'Axinite Group'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Chrysoprase'-
'Clays'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Grossular-Hibschite Series'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Manganese Oxides'-
'Monazite'-
'Ochre'-
'Petrified Wood'-
'Psilomelane'-Mn, O
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'Silica'-
'Soapstone'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Semi-metals and non-metals
Diamond1.3.6.1C
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Löllingite2.12.2.9FeAs2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
'Tetrahedrite'3.3.6.1Cu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnesiochromite7.2.3.1MgCr2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Rhodochrosite14.1.1.4MnCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AB(XO4)2·xH2O
Mendozite29.5.4.1NaAl(SO4)2 · 11H2O
AXO4·xH2O
Epsomite29.6.11.1MgSO4 · 7H2O
Melanterite29.6.10.1Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
A2(XO4)3·H2O
Kornelite29.8.2.1Fe2(SO4)3 · 7H2O
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Miscellaneous
Copiapite31.10.5.1Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Cuprocopiapite31.10.5.3CuFe4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Strengite40.4.1.2FePO4 · 2H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Tephroite51.3.1.4Mn2+2SiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Spessartine51.4.3a.3Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Uvarovite51.4.3b.3Ca3Cr2(SiO4)3
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Thorite51.5.2.3Th(SiO4)
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Alleghanyite52.3.2b.1Mn2+5(SiO4)2(OH)2
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Wollastonite65.2.1.1cCaSiO3
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=5
Rhodonite65.4.1.1Mn2+SiO3
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Chrysotile71.1.5.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Halloysite'71.1.1.4Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrophyllite ?71.2.1.1Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
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.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Anauxite'-
'Andradite-Grossular Series'-
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Asbestos'-
'Axinite Group'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Chrysoprase'-
'Clays'-
Clinochlore
var: Chromian Clinochlore
-Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Grossular-Hibschite Series'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Manganese Oxides'-
'Monazite'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Ochre'-
Opal
var: Moss Opal
-SiO2 · nH2O
var: Wood Opal-SiO2 · nH2O
'Petrified Wood'-
'Psilomelane'-Mn, O
Pyrite
var: Auriferous Pyrite
-FeS2
Quartz
var: Amethyst
-SiO2
var: Blue Chalcedony-SiO2
var: Chalcedony-SiO2
var: Rock Crystal-SiO2
var: Rose Quartz-SiO2
var: Rutilated Quartz-SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz-SiO2
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'Silica'-
'Soapstone'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H AlleghanyiteMn52+(SiO4)2(OH)2
H ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H KorneliteFe2(SO4)3 · 7H2O
H CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
H CuprocopiapiteCuFe4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
H MendoziteNaAl(SO4)2 · 11H2O
H MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
H Opal (var: Wood Opal)SiO2 · nH2O
H Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C DiamondC
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C GraphiteC
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
OOxygen
O UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
O Quartz (var: Rutilated Quartz)SiO2
O QuartzSiO2
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O PsilomelaneMn, O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O HematiteFe2O3
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O AlleghanyiteMn52+(SiO4)2(OH)2
O TephroiteMn22+SiO4
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
O ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O KorneliteFe2(SO4)3 · 7H2O
O CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
O CuprocopiapiteCuFe4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
O Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
O MendoziteNaAl(SO4)2 · 11H2O
O MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O Quartz (var: Rose Quartz)SiO2
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O MagnesiochromiteMgCr2O4
O WollastoniteCaSiO3
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
O SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O Opal (var: Wood Opal)SiO2 · nH2O
O Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O RutileTiO2
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O ThoriteTh(SiO4)
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O Quartz (var: Blue Chalcedony)SiO2
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
FFluorine
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
NaSodium
Na MendoziteNaAl(SO4)2 · 11H2O
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg MagnesiochromiteMgCr2O4
Mg EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
Mg Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
AlAluminium
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al MendoziteNaAl(SO4)2 · 11H2O
Al SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Al HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
Si Quartz (var: Rutilated Quartz)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si AlleghanyiteMn52+(SiO4)2(OH)2
Si TephroiteMn22+SiO4
Si ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Rose Quartz)SiO2
Si WollastoniteCaSiO3
Si SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si Opal (var: Wood Opal)SiO2 · nH2O
Si Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Albite