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Maluku Islands (Moluccas), Indonesiai
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Maluku Islands (Moluccas)Group of Islands
IndonesiaCountry

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Group of Islands
Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Ambon355,596 (2016)
Ternate101,731 (2016)
Amahai47,653 (2013)
Tual39,502 (2018)
Sofifi36,197 (2016)
Tobelo10,000 (2007)


An archipelago within Indonesia.

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57 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Mineralium Deposita (2005) 40: 76–99
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Gemmell, J. B. (2007): Hydrothermal alteration associated with the Gosowong epithermal Au-Ag deposit, Halmara, Indonesia: Mineralogy, geochemistry, and exploration implications. Economic Geology 102, 893-922.; http://www.newcrest.com.au/media/market_releases/2012/FINAL_(a4)_Technical_Report_Gosowong_Property_December_31_2011.pdf
Alunite
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: Mineralium Deposita (2005) 40: 76–99
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Reference: Micklethwaite, S., Silitonga, D. (2011) Transient Kinematic Changes in Epithermal Systems: Toguraci Deposit, Halmahera. 11th Biennial Conference of the SGA, Antofigasta, Chile.
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Gemmell, J. B. (2007): Hydrothermal alteration associated with the Gosowong epithermal Au-Ag deposit, Halmara, Indonesia: Mineralogy, geochemistry, and exploration implications. Economic Geology 102, 893-922.
Arsenbrackebuschite
Formula: Pb2Fe3+(AsO4)2(OH)
Reference: Mineralium Deposita (2005) 40: 76–99
Arsendescloizite
Formula: PbZn(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: Mineralium Deposita (2005) 40: 76–99
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Idrus, A., Prihatmoko, S., Hartono, H. G., Idrus, F., Ernowo, E., Franklin, F., ... & Setiawan, I. (2014). Some Key Features and Possible Origin of the Metamorphic Rock-Hosted Gold Mineralization in Buru Island, Indonesia. Indonesian Journal on Geoscience, 1(1), 9-19.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Boulangerite
Formula: Pb5Sb4S11
Reference: Mineralium Deposita (2005) 40: 76–99
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Reference: Mineralium Deposita (2005) 40: 76–99
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Mineralium Deposita (2005) 40: 76–99
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Chlorite Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Copiapite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Reference: Mineralium Deposita (2005) 40: 76–99
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Delafossite
Formula: CuFeO2
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Diaspore
Formula: AlO(OH)
Reference: http://www.newcrest.com.au/media/market_releases/2012/FINAL_(a4)_Technical_Report_Gosowong_Property_December_31_2011.pdf
Dickite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: http://www.newcrest.com.au/media/market_releases/2012/FINAL_(a4)_Technical_Report_Gosowong_Property_December_31_2011.pdf
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Reference: Gemmell, J. B. (2007): Hydrothermal alteration associated with the Gosowong epithermal Au-Ag deposit, Halmara, Indonesia: Mineralogy, geochemistry, and exploration implications. Economic Geology 102, 893-922.
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Reference: Mineralium Deposita (2005) 40: 76–99
Enstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
Reference: Taixu Luo (2008): Geology and Prospecting 52(4), 45-49
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Gemmell, J. B. (2007): Hydrothermal alteration associated with the Gosowong epithermal Au-Ag deposit, Halmara, Indonesia: Mineralogy, geochemistry, and exploration implications. Economic Geology 102, 893-922.; http://www.newcrest.com.au/media/market_releases/2012/FINAL_(a4)_Technical_Report_Gosowong_Property_December_31_2011.pdf
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Taixu Luo (2008): Geology and Prospecting 52(4), 45-49
Galena
Formula: PbS
'Garnierite'
Reference: Van der Ent, A., Baker, A. J. M., Van Balgooy, M. M. J., & Tjoa, A. (2013). Ultramafic nickel laterites in Indonesia (Sulawesi, Halmahera): mining, nickel hyperaccumulators and opportunities for phytomining. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 128, 72-79.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Gold
Formula: Au
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Idrus, A., Prihatmoko, S., Hartono, H. G., Idrus, F., Ernowo, E., Franklin, F., ... & Setiawan, I. (2014). Some Key Features and Possible Origin of the Metamorphic Rock-Hosted Gold Mineralization in Buru Island, Indonesia. Indonesian Journal on Geoscience, 1(1), 9-19.; Idrus, A., Prihatmoko, S., Harjanto, E., Meyer, F. M., Nur, I., Widodo, W., & Agung, L. N. (2017). Metamorphic rock-hosted orogenic gold deposit style at Bombana (Southeast Sulawesi) and Buru Island (Maluku): Their key features and significances for gold exploration in Eastern Indonesia. Journal of Geoscience, Engineering, Environment, and Technology, 2(2), 124-132.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Jordanite
Formula: Pb14(As,Sb)6S23
Reference: Mineralium Deposita (2005) 40: 76–99
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Karibibite
Formula: Fe3+3(As3+O2)4(As3+2O5)(OH)
Reference: Mineralium Deposita (2005) 40: 76–99
'K Feldspar'
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Luzonite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Reference: Mineralium Deposita (2005) 40: 76–99
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
'Mica Group'
Reference: Idrus, A., Prihatmoko, S., Harjanto, E., Meyer, F. M., Nur, I., Widodo, W., & Agung, L. N. (2017). Metamorphic rock-hosted orogenic gold deposit style at Bombana (Southeast Sulawesi) and Buru Island (Maluku): Their key features and significances for gold exploration in Eastern Indonesia. Journal of Geoscience, Engineering, Environment, and Technology, 2(2), 124-132.
Mimetite
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Reference: Mineralium Deposita (2005) 40: 76–99
Montmorillonite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: Taixu Luo (2008): Geology and Prospecting 52(4), 45-49
Moschellandsbergite
Formula: Ag2Hg3
Reference: Mineralium Deposita (2005) 40: 76–99
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Népouite
Formula: (Ni,Mg)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Taixu Luo (2008): Geology and Prospecting 52(4), 45-49
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: http://www.newcrest.com.au/media/market_releases/2012/FINAL_(a4)_Technical_Report_Gosowong_Property_December_31_2011.pdf
Perroudite
Formula: Hg5Ag4S5(I,Br)2Cl2
Reference: Mineralium Deposita (2005) 40: 76–99
Plumbojarosite
Formula: Pb0.5Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Mineralium Deposita (2005) 40: 76–99
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Pyrophyllite
Formula: Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Idrus, A., Prihatmoko, S., Hartono, H. G., Idrus, F., Ernowo, E., Franklin, F., ... & Setiawan, I. (2014). Some Key Features and Possible Origin of the Metamorphic Rock-Hosted Gold Mineralization in Buru Island, Indonesia. Indonesian Journal on Geoscience, 1(1), 9-19.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Gemmell, J. B. (2007): Hydrothermal alteration associated with the Gosowong epithermal Au-Ag deposit, Halmara, Indonesia: Mineralogy, geochemistry, and exploration implications. Economic Geology 102, 893-922.; http://www.newcrest.com.au/media/market_releases/2012/FINAL_(a4)_Technical_Report_Gosowong_Property_December_31_2011.pdf
Quartz var: Jasper
Reference: Mineralium Deposita (2005) 40: 76–99
Römerite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2(SO4)4 · 14H2O
Reference: Mineralium Deposita (2005) 40: 76–99
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Reference: Taixu Luo (2008): Geology and Prospecting 52(4), 45-49
'Smectite Group'
Formula: A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: Idrus, A., Prihatmoko, S., Hartono, H. G., Idrus, F., Ernowo, E., Franklin, F., ... & Setiawan, I. (2014). Some Key Features and Possible Origin of the Metamorphic Rock-Hosted Gold Mineralization in Buru Island, Indonesia. Indonesian Journal on Geoscience, 1(1), 9-19.
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Taixu Luo (2008): Geology and Prospecting 52(4), 45-49
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Reference: Mineralium Deposita (2005) 40: 76–99
Tenorite
Formula: CuO
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Electrum'1.AA.05(Au, Ag)
Gold1.AA.05Au
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Moschellandsbergite1.AD.15dAg2Hg3
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Boulangerite2.HC.15Pb5Sb4S11
Bournonite2.GA.50PbCuSbS3
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cinnabar2.CD.15aHgS
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Enargite2.KA.05Cu3AsS4
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Jordanite2.JB.30aPb14(As,Sb)6S23
Luzonite2.KA.10Cu3AsS4
Perroudite2.FC.20cHg5Ag4S5(I,Br)2Cl2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Delafossite4.AB.15CuFeO2
Diaspore4.FD.10AlO(OH)
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Karibibite4.JA.15Fe3+3(As3+O2)4(As3+2O5)(OH)
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: Jasper4.DA.05SiO2
Tenorite4.AB.10CuO
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Alunite7.BC.10KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Anhydrite7.AD.30CaSO4
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Copiapite7.DB.35Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Plumbojarosite7.BC.10Pb0.5Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Römerite7.CB.75Fe2+Fe3+2(SO4)4 · 14H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Arsenbrackebuschite8.BG.05Pb2Fe3+(AsO4)2(OH)
Arsendescloizite8.BH.35PbZn(AsO4)(OH)
Mimetite8.BN.05Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Dickite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Enstatite9.DA.05MgSiO3
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Montmorillonite9.EC.40(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Népouite9.ED.15(Ni,Mg)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Pyrophyllite9.EC.10Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Garnierite'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Mica Group'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Moschellandsbergite1.1.8.1Ag2Hg3
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Cinnabar2.8.14.1HgS
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
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
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Chlor-sulfides
Perroudite2.15.5.1Hg5Ag4S5(I,Br)2Cl2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 4
Enargite3.2.1.1Cu3AsS4
Luzonite3.2.2.1Cu3AsS4
3 <ø < 4
Jordanite3.3.1.1Pb14(As,Sb)6S23
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
ø = 3
Bournonite3.4.3.2PbCuSbS3
2.5 < ø < 3
Boulangerite3.5.2.1Pb5Sb4S11
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
AX
Tenorite4.2.3.1CuO
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Diaspore6.1.1.1AlO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
ABX2
Delafossite7.1.1.1CuFeO2
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
AB4X9
Karibibite7.10.2.1Fe3+3(As3+O2)4(As3+2O5)(OH)
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
AB2(XO4)4·H2O
Römerite29.7.2.1Fe2+Fe3+2(SO4)4 · 14H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Alunite30.2.4.1KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Plumbojarosite30.2.5.6Pb0.5Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Miscellaneous
Copiapite31.10.5.1Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O
Arsenbrackebuschite40.2.8.2Pb2Fe3+(AsO4)2(OH)
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Arsendescloizite41.5.1.9PbZn(AsO4)(OH)
A5(XO4)3Zq
Mimetite41.8.4.2Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Enstatite65.1.2.1MgSiO3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Dickite71.1.1.1Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Népouite71.1.2b.3(Ni,Mg)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite71.2.2d.2K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Pyrophyllite71.2.1.1Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Montmorillonite71.3.1a.2(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Electrum'-(Au, Ag)
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Garnierite'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Mica Group'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2
var: Jasper-SiO2
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
H Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H Népouite(Ni,Mg)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H RömeriteFe2+Fe23+(SO4)4 · 14H2O
H PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H ArsendescloizitePbZn(AsO4)(OH)
H PlumbojarositePb0.5Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
H KaribibiteFe33+(As3+O2)4(As23+O5)(OH)
H CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
H ArsenbrackebuschitePb2Fe3+(AsO4)2(OH)
H DiasporeAlO(OH)
H DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
CCarbon
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C GraphiteC
C CerussitePbCO3
OOxygen
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O QuartzSiO2
O K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O CupriteCu2O
O TenoriteCuO
O DelafossiteCuFeO2
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O EnstatiteMgSiO3
O Népouite(Ni,Mg)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O AnglesitePbSO4
O RömeriteFe2+Fe23+(SO4)4 · 14H2O
O PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
O MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O ArsendescloizitePbZn(AsO4)(OH)
O PlumbojarositePb0.5Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
O KaribibiteFe33+(As3+O2)4(As23+O5)(OH)
O CerussitePbCO3
O CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
O ArsenbrackebuschitePb2Fe3+(AsO4)2(OH)
O DiasporeAlO(OH)
O DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
FFluorine
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mg Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Mg EnstatiteMgSiO3
Mg Népouite(Ni,Mg)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Al Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
Al DiasporeAlO(OH)
Al DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si EnstatiteMgSiO3
Si Népouite(Ni,Mg)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
Si DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S GalenaPbS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S CovelliteCuS
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
S AnhydriteCaSO4
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S CinnabarHgS
S StibniteSb2S3
S BaryteBaSO4
S AnglesitePbSO4
S RömeriteFe2+Fe23+(SO4)4 · 14H2O
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S PlumbojarositePb0.5Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
S BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
S PerrouditeHg5Ag4S5(I,Br)2Cl2
S BournonitePbCuSbS3
S JordanitePb14(As,Sb)6S23
S AcanthiteAg2S
S CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
S EnargiteCu3AsS4
S LuzoniteCu3AsS4
S TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
ClChlorine
Cl MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Cl PerrouditeHg5Ag4S5(I,Br)2Cl2
KPotassium
K K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
K AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
MnManganese
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe DelafossiteCuFeO2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe RömeriteFe2+Fe23+(SO4)4 · 14H2O
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe PlumbojarositePb0.5Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe KaribibiteFe33+(As3+O2)4(As23+O5)(OH)
Fe CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Fe ArsenbrackebuschitePb2Fe3+(AsO4)2(OH)
Fe TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
NiNickel
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Ni Népouite(Ni,Mg)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu TenoriteCuO
Cu DelafossiteCuFeO2
Cu BournonitePbCuSbS3
Cu EnargiteCu3AsS4
Cu LuzoniteCu3AsS4
Cu TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Zn ArsendescloizitePbZn(AsO4)(OH)
Zn ArsenbrackebuschitePb2Fe3+(AsO4)2(OH)
Zn TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
As ArsendescloizitePbZn(AsO4)(OH)
As KaribibiteFe33+(As3+O2)4(As23+O5)(OH)
As JordanitePb14(As,Sb)6S23
As EnargiteCu3AsS4
As LuzoniteCu3AsS4
As ArsenbrackebuschitePb2Fe3+(AsO4)2(OH)
As TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
BrBromine
Br PerrouditeHg5Ag4S5(I,Br)2Cl2
AgSilver
Ag Electrum(Au, Ag)
Ag MoschellandsbergiteAg2Hg3
Ag PerrouditeHg5Ag4S5(I,Br)2Cl2
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
SbAntimony
Sb StibniteSb2S3
Sb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
Sb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Sb JordanitePb14(As,Sb)6S23
IIodine
I PerrouditeHg5Ag4S5(I,Br)2Cl2
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
AuGold
Au Electrum(Au, Ag)
Au GoldAu
HgMercury
Hg CinnabarHgS
Hg MoschellandsbergiteAg2Hg3
Hg PerrouditeHg5Ag4S5(I,Br)2Cl2
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pb ArsendescloizitePbZn(AsO4)(OH)
Pb PlumbojarositePb0.5Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
Pb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
Pb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Pb JordanitePb14(As,Sb)6S23
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb ArsenbrackebuschitePb2Fe3+(AsO4)2(OH)

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