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Taplejung District, Mechi Zone, Nepal

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Oleg Lopatkin specimens.
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Oleg Lopatkin specimens.
Beryl var: Aquamarine
Formula: Be3Al2Si6O18
Reference: Oleg Lopatkin specimens.
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Reference: Krishna P. Kaphle, Himalayan gemstones and their prospects in Nepal, 2011, http://kpkaphle.blogspot.com.es/2011/11/himalayan-gemstones-and-their-prospects.html
Danburite
Formula: CaB2Si2O8
Reference: Krishna P. Kaphle, Himalayan gemstones and their prospects in Nepal, 2011, http://kpkaphle.blogspot.com.es/2011/11/himalayan-gemstones-and-their-prospects.html
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Description: In the reference paper Krishna P. Kaphle talks about hessonite (grossular), almandine and pyrope garnet in Taplejung
Reference: Krishna P. Kaphle, Himalayan gemstones and their prospects in Nepal, 2011, http://kpkaphle.blogspot.com.es/2011/11/himalayan-gemstones-and-their-prospects.html
Hambergite
Formula: Be2(BO3)(OH)
Reference: Krishna P. Kaphle, Himalayan gemstones and their prospects in Nepal, 2011, http://kpkaphle.blogspot.com.es/2011/11/himalayan-gemstones-and-their-prospects.html
Kyanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Krishna P. Kaphle, Himalayan gemstones and their prospects in Nepal, 2011, http://kpkaphle.blogspot.com.es/2011/11/himalayan-gemstones-and-their-prospects.html
'Mica Group'
Reference: Oleg Lopatkin specimens.
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Krishna P. Kaphle, Himalayan gemstones and their prospects in Nepal, 2011, http://kpkaphle.blogspot.com.es/2011/11/himalayan-gemstones-and-their-prospects.html
Microcline var: Amazonite
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Krishna P. Kaphle, Himalayan gemstones and their prospects in Nepal, 2011, http://kpkaphle.blogspot.com.es/2011/11/himalayan-gemstones-and-their-prospects.html
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Oleg Lopatkin specimens.
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Oleg Lopatkin specimens.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Krishna P. Kaphle, Himalayan gemstones and their prospects in Nepal, 2011, http://kpkaphle.blogspot.com.es/2011/11/himalayan-gemstones-and-their-prospects.html

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 6 - Borates
Hambergite6.AB.05Be2(BO3)(OH)
Group 9 - Silicates
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Aquamarine9.CJ.05Be3Al2Si6O18
Cordierite9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Danburite9.FA.65CaB2Si2O8
Kyanite9.AF.15Al2(SiO4)O
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
var: Amazonite9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Garnet Group-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Mica Group-
Tourmaline-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 25 - ANHYDROUS BORATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Monoborates
Hambergite25.1.1.1Be2(BO3)(OH)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Kyanite52.2.2c.1Al2(SiO4)O
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 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Six-Membered Rings with Al substituted rings
Cordierite61.2.1.1(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
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)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Beryl
var: Aquamarine
-Be3Al2Si6O18
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Mica Group'-
Microcline
var: Amazonite
-K(AlSi3O8)
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H HambergiteBe2(BO3)(OH)
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
BeBeryllium
Be Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be HambergiteBe2(BO3)(OH)
BBoron
B DanburiteCaB2Si2O8
B HambergiteBe2(BO3)(OH)
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
OOxygen
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O Microcline (var: Amazonite)K(AlSi3O8)
O Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
O DanburiteCaB2Si2O8
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O HambergiteBe2(BO3)(OH)
O KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O QuartzSiO2
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Microcline (var: Amazonite)K(AlSi3O8)
Al Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Al KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Microcline (var: Amazonite)K(AlSi3O8)
Si Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Si DanburiteCaB2Si2O8
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
KPotassium
K Microcline (var: Amazonite)K(AlSi3O8)
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca DanburiteCaB2Si2O8
FeIron
Fe Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)

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