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Vargas Tragedy

Vargas, Venezuela
Autana Mountain with cave entrances

Cueva del Cerro Autana, Amazonas, Venezuela
Vargas Tragedy

Vargas, Venezuela
Autana Mountain with cave entrances

Cueva del Cerro Autana, Amazonas, Venezuela
Vargas Tragedy

Vargas, Venezuela
Autana Mountain with cave entrances

Cueva del Cerro Autana, Amazonas, Venezuela
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Area:916,445 km2
Locality type:Country


Venezuela is divided into 23 states (estados), a capital district (distrito capital) corresponding to the city of Caracas, and the Federal Dependencies (Dependencias Federales, a special territory). Venezuela is further subdivided into 335 municipalities (municipios); these are subdivided into over one thousand parishes (parroquias).

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100 valid minerals. 4 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Aegirine
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Aluminite
Formula: Al2(SO4)(OH)4 · 7H2O
Aluminium
Formula: Al
Alunite
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Ammoniojarosite
Formula: (NH4)Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
'Apatite'
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Ardealite
Formula: Ca2(HPO4)(SO4) · 4H2O
Arfvedsonite
Formula: [Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Barroisite
Formula: ☐{CaNa}{Mg3Al2}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Bassanite
Formula: CaSO4 · 0.5H2O
'Bastnäsite'
'Bauxite'
'Bindheimite'
Formula: Pb2Sb2O6O
'Biotite'
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Boulangerite
Formula: Pb5Sb4S11
Brookite
Formula: TiO2
Brushite (TL)
Formula: Ca(HPO4) · 2H2O
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: 705.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Chabazite-K
Formula: (K2,Ca,Na2,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Chlorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3Cl
'Chlorite Group'
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Coesite
Formula: SiO2
'commodity:Copper'
Formula: Cu
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Diamond
Formula: C
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
Diamond var: Carbonado
Formula: C
'commodity:Diamond'
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Epsomite
Formula: MgSO4 · 7H2O
Evansite
Formula: Al3(PO4)(OH)6 · 6H2O
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
'Feldspar Group'
'Feldspar Group var: Perthite'
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Fluorapatite var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Galena
Formula: PbS
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Gaylussite (TL)
Formula: Na2Ca(CO3)2 · 5H2O
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: 235.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Gold
Formula: Au
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Gold var: Porpezite
Formula: (Au,Pd)
'commodity:Gold'
Formula: Au
Gorceixite
Formula: BaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Goyazite
Formula: SrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Gwihabaite
Formula: (NH4,K)NO3
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Hexahydrite
Formula: MgSO4 · 6H2O
Hydroxylapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Hydroxylapatite var: Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(OH,O)
Ice
Formula: H2O
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
'Kimberlite'
Koktaite
Formula: (NH4)2Ca(SO4)2 · H2O
Lead
Formula: Pb
Leucophosphite
Formula: KFe3+2(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Lithiophorite
Formula: (Al,Li)MnO2(OH)2
Lonecreekite
Formula: (NH4)Fe3+(SO4)2 · 12H2O
Magnesiochromite
Formula: MgCr2O4
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Manganberzeliite
Formula: NaCa2Mn2+2(AsO4)3
'Mariposite'
Formula: K(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
Mascagnite
Formula: (NH4)2SO4
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
'Monazite'
Monetite
Formula: Ca(HPO4)
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Nepheline
Formula: Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Nitratine
Formula: NaNO3
Omphacite
Formula: (NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(AleFe3+fFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Opal var: Opal-CT
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Palygorskite
Formula: (Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Paragonite
Formula: NaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Periclase
Formula: MgO
'Phengite'
Formula: KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pigotite
Formula: Al4C6H5O10 · 13H2O (?)
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
'Pyrochlore'
'Pyrochlore Group'
Formula: A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Pyrope
Formula: Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Pyrophyllite
Formula: Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Rock Crystal
Formula: SiO2
'Quartzite'
Riebeckite
Formula: ⃞[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH)2
Rossiantonite (TL)
Formula: Al3(PO4)(SO4)2(OH)2(H2O)14
Reference: Galli, E., Brigatti, M.F., Malferrari, D., Sauro, F. and De Waele, J. (2013) Rossiantonite, IMA 2012-056. CNMNC Newsletter No. 15, February 2013, page 5; Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 1-12; Galli, E., Brigatti, M.F., Malferrari, D., Sauro, F., De Waele, J. (2013): Rossiantonite, Al3(PO4)(SO4)2(OH)2(H2O)10•4H2O, a new hydrated aluminum phosphate-sulfate mineral from Chimanta massif, Venezuela: Description and crystal structure. American Mineralogist, 98, 1906-1913.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Salammoniac
Formula: NH4Cl
Sanjuanite
Formula: Al2(PO4)(SO4)(OH) · 9H2O
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Sepiolite
Formula: Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Sodalite
Formula: Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Struvite
Formula: (NH4)Mg(PO4) · 6H2O
Sveite (TL)
Formula: KAl7(NO3)4(OH)16Cl2 · 8H2O
Reference: J.E.J. Martini, (1980) Sveite, a new mineral from Autana Cave, Territorio Federal Amazonas, Venezuela Trans. Geol. Soc. S. Africa, 83, 239-241.
Tetraferriphlogopite
Formula: KMg3(Fe3+Si3O10)(OH,F)2
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Trona
Formula: Na3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
Variscite
Formula: AlPO4 · 2H2O
Variscite var: Ferrian Variscite
Formula: (Al,Fe)PO4 · 2H2O
Whitlockite
Formula: Ca9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
Winchite
Formula: ☐{CaNa}{Mg4Al}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Yimengite
Formula: K(Cr,Ti,Fe,Mg)12O19
Zincochromite
Formula: ZnCr2O4
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Aluminium'1.AA.05Al
Diamond1.CB.10aC
var: Carbonado1.CB.10aC
Gold1.AA.05Au
var: Porpezite1.AA.05(Au,Pd)
Lead1.AA.05Pb
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Bornite'2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
'Boulangerite'2.HC.15Pb5Sb4S11
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cobaltite2.EB.25CoAsS
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 3 - Halides
Halite3.AA.20NaCl
Salammoniac3.AA.25NH4Cl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Anatase'4.DD.05TiO2
'Bindheimite'4.DH.20Pb2Sb2O6O
'Brookite'4.DD.10TiO2
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Coesite4.DA.35SiO2
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ice4.AA.05H2O
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Lithiophorite4.FE.25(Al,Li)MnO2(OH)2
Magnesiochromite4.BB.05MgCr2O4
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Opal-CT4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Periclase4.AB.25MgO
Pyrochlore Group4.00.A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rock Crystal4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Yimengite4.CC.45K(Cr,Ti,Fe,Mg)12O19
Zincochromite4.BB.05ZnCr2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Ankerite'5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
'Aragonite'5.AB.15CaCO3
'Azurite'5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Gaylussite (TL)5.CB.35Na2Ca(CO3)2 · 5H2O
Gwihabaite5.NA.15(NH4,K)NO3
Magnesite5.AB.05MgCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Nitratine5.NA.05NaNO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Sveite (TL)5.ND.20KAl7(NO3)4(OH)16Cl2 · 8H2O
Trona5.CB.15Na3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Aluminite'7.DC.05Al2(SO4)(OH)4 · 7H2O
'Alunite'7.BC.10KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
'Ammoniojarosite'7.BC.10(NH4)Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4
'Bassanite'7.CD.45CaSO4 · 0.5H2O
Epsomite7.CB.40MgSO4 · 7H2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Hexahydrite7.CB.25MgSO4 · 6H2O
Koktaite7.CD.35(NH4)2Ca(SO4)2 · H2O
Lonecreekite7.CC.20(NH4)Fe3+(SO4)2 · 12H2O
Mascagnite7.AD.05(NH4)2SO4
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Ardealite'8.CJ.50Ca2(HPO4)(SO4) · 4H2O
'Brushite' (TL)8.CJ.50Ca(HPO4) · 2H2O
Chlorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3Cl
Evansite8.DF.10Al3(PO4)(OH)6 · 6H2O
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Gorceixite8.BL.10BaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Goyazite8.BL.10SrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Hydroxylapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
var: Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(OH,O)
Leucophosphite8.DH.10KFe3+2(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
Manganberzeliite8.AC.25NaCa2Mn2+2(AsO4)3
Monetite8.AD.10Ca(HPO4)
Sanjuanite8.DB.30Al2(PO4)(SO4)(OH) · 9H2O
Struvite8.CH.40(NH4)Mg(PO4) · 6H2O
Variscite8.CD.10AlPO4 · 2H2O
var: Ferrian Variscite8.CD.10(Al,Fe)PO4 · 2H2O
Whitlockite8.AC.45Ca9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
'Actinolite'9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Aegirine'9.DA.25NaFe3+Si2O6
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
'Arfvedsonite'9.DE.25[Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
'Barroisite'9.DE.20☐{CaNa}{Mg3Al2}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Chabazite-K9.GD.10(K2,Ca,Na2,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Forsterite9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Nepheline9.FA.05Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Omphacite9.DA.20(NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(AleFe3+fFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
Palygorskite9.EE.20(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Paragonite9.EC.15NaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Phlogopite'9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrope9.AD.25Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Pyrophyllite9.EC.10Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Riebeckite9.DE.25⃞[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH)2
Sepiolite9.EE.25Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Sodalite9.FB.10Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Tetraferriphlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(Fe3+Si3O10)(OH,F)2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Winchite9.DE.20☐{CaNa}{Mg4Al}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Group 10 - Organic Compounds
'Pigotite'10.AC.15Al4C6H5O10 · 13H2O (?)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Bastnäsite'-
'Bauxite'-
'Biotite'-
Chlorite Group-
Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)-
Fayalite-Forsterite Series-
Feldspar Group-
'var: Perthite'-
Garnet Group-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Kimberlite-
Limonite-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Mariposite-K(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
Monazite-
'Phengite'-KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Pyrochlore-
Quartzite-
Rossiantonite (TL)-Al3(PO4)(SO4)2(OH)2(H2O)14
Serpentine Subgroup-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Tourmaline-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Aluminium1.1.1.5Al
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Lead1.1.1.4Pb
Semi-metals and non-metals
Diamond1.3.6.1C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
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 = 1:2
Cobaltite2.12.3.1CoAsS
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
2.5 < ø < 3
Boulangerite3.5.2.1Pb5Sb4S11
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Ice4.1.2.1H2O
AX
Periclase4.2.1.1MgO
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Brookite4.4.5.1TiO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Miscellaneous
Lithiophorite6.4.1.1(Al,Li)MnO2(OH)2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnesiochromite7.2.3.1MgCr2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Zincochromite7.2.3.6ZnCr2O4
AB12X19
Yimengite7.4.1.2K(Cr,Ti,Fe,Mg)12O19
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
A2B2O6(O,OH,F)
'Pyrochlore Group'8.2.1.1A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Halite9.1.1.1NaCl
Salammoniac9.1.3.1NH4Cl
Group 13 - ACID CARBONATES
Miscellaneous
Trona13.1.4.1Na3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 15 - HYDRATED NORMAL CARBONATES
AmBn(XO3)p·xH2O, with (m+n):p > 1:1
Gaylussite (TL)15.2.2.1Na2Ca(CO3)2 · 5H2O
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 18 - NORMAL NITRATES
AXO3·xH2O, where x can equal zero
Nitratine18.1.1.1NaNO3
Group 19 - NITRATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Anhydrous Nitrates Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Sveite (TL)19.1.3.1KAl7(NO3)4(OH)16Cl2 · 8H2O
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
A2XO4
Mascagnite28.2.1.1(NH4)2SO4
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
A2B(XO4)2·xH2O
Koktaite29.3.1.2(NH4)2Ca(SO4)2 · H2O
AB(XO4)2·xH2O
Lonecreekite29.5.5.4(NH4)Fe3+(SO4)2 · 12H2O
AXO4·xH2O
Bassanite29.6.1.1CaSO4 · 0.5H2O
Epsomite29.6.11.1MgSO4 · 7H2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Hexahydrite29.6.8.1MgSO4 · 6H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Alunite30.2.4.1KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Ammoniojarosite30.2.5.4(NH4)Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Aluminite31.7.4.1Al2(SO4)(OH)4 · 7H2O
Group 37 - ANHYDROUS ACID PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES AND VANADATES
Miscellaneous
Monetite37.1.1.1Ca(HPO4)
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
(AB)5(XO4)3
Manganberzeliite38.2.1.2NaCa2Mn2+2(AsO4)3
(AB)3(XO4)2
Whitlockite38.3.4.1Ca9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
Group 39 - HYDRATED ACID PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A[HXO4]·xH2O
Brushite (TL)39.1.1.1Ca(HPO4) · 2H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB(XO4)·xH2O
Struvite40.1.1.1(NH4)Mg(PO4) · 6H2O
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Variscite40.4.1.1AlPO4 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Chlorapatite41.8.1.2Ca5(PO4)3Cl
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite41.8.1.4Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Hydroxylapatite41.8.1.3Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A3(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Evansite42.1.2.1Al3(PO4)(OH)6 · 6H2O
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Gorceixite42.7.3.2BaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Goyazite42.7.3.3SrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Leucophosphite42.11.6.1KFe3+2(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
Group 43 - COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
Acid Compound Phosphates, etc·
Ardealite43.1.1.1Ca2(HPO4)(SO4) · 4H2O
Hydrated Compound Phosphates, etc·, Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Sanjuanite43.5.1.3Al2(PO4)(SO4)(OH) · 9H2O
Group 44 - ANTIMONATES
A2X2O6(O,OH,F)
'Bindheimite'44.1.1.2Pb2Sb2O6O
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Pyrope51.4.3a.1Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
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] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
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
Aegirine65.1.3c.2NaFe3+Si2O6
Omphacite65.1.3b.1(NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(AleFe3+fFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Winchite66.1.3b.1☐{CaNa}{Mg4Al}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Paragonite71.2.2a.2NaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrophyllite71.2.1.1Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Palygorskite74.3.1a.1(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Sepiolite74.3.1b.1Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Coesite75.1.4.1SiO2
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)
Al-Si Framework Feldspathoids and related species
Nepheline76.2.1.2Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Sodalite76.2.3.1Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Apatite'-
Aragonite-CaCO3
Arfvedsonite-[Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Barroisite-☐{CaNa}{Mg3Al2}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
'Bastnäsite'-
'Bauxite'-
'Biotite'-
Chabazite-K-(K2,Ca,Na2,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
'Chlorite Group'-
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'-
Diamond
var: Carbonado
-C
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'var: Perthite'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Gold
var: Porpezite
-(Au,Pd)
Gwihabaite-(NH4,K)NO3
Hydroxylapatite
var: Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite
-Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(OH,O)
'Kimberlite'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Mariposite'-K(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
'Monazite'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Opal
var: Opal-CT
-SiO2 · nH2O
'Phengite'-KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Pigotite-Al4C6H5O10 · 13H2O (?)
'Pyrochlore'-
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2
var: Rock Crystal-SiO2
'Quartzite'-
Riebeckite-⃞[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH)2
Rossiantonite (TL)-Al3(PO4)(SO4)2(OH)2(H2O)14
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Tetraferriphlogopite-KMg3(Fe3+Si3O10)(OH,F)2
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Variscite
var: Ferrian Variscite
-(Al,Fe)PO4 · 2H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H AluminiteAl2(SO4)(OH)4 · 7H2O
H AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
H Ammoniojarosite(NH4)Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
H ArdealiteCa2(HPO4)(SO4) · 4H2O
H Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H Barroisite☐{CaNa}{Mg3Al2}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
H BassaniteCaSO4 · 0.5H2O
H BrushiteCa(HPO4) · 2H2O
H Hydroxylapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(OH,O)
H Chabazite-K(K2,Ca,Na2,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
H EvansiteAl3(PO4)(OH)6 · 6H2O
H Variscite (var: Ferrian Variscite)(Al,Fe)PO4 · 2H2O
H GaylussiteNa2Ca(CO3)2 · 5H2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H GorceixiteBaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
H GoyaziteSrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
H Gwihabaite(NH4,K)NO3
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
H HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
H IceH2O
H Koktaite(NH4)2Ca(SO4)2 · H2O
H LeucophosphiteKFe23+(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H Lithiophorite(Al,Li)MnO2(OH)2
H Lonecreekite(NH4)Fe3+(SO4)2 · 12H2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H MaripositeK(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
H Mascagnite(NH4)2SO4
H MonetiteCa(HPO4)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H Opal (var: Opal-CT)SiO2 · nH2O
H Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
H ParagoniteNaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H PigotiteAl4C6H5O10 · 13H2O (?)
H Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
H PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
H Riebeckite⃞[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
H RossiantoniteAl3(PO4)(SO4)2(OH)2(H2O)14
H SalammoniacNH4Cl
H SanjuaniteAl2(PO4)(SO4)(OH) · 9H2O
H SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
H Struvite(NH4)Mg(PO4) · 6H2O
H SveiteKAl7(NO3)4(OH)16Cl2 · 8H2O
H TetraferriphlogopiteKMg3(Fe3+Si3O10)(OH,F)2
H TronaNa3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
H VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
H WhitlockiteCa9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
H Winchite☐{CaNa}{Mg4Al}(Si8O22)(OH)2
LiLithium
Li Lithiophorite(Al,Li)MnO2(OH)2
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C AragoniteCaCO3
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C Diamond (var: Carbonado)C
C Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
C Hydroxylapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(OH,O)
C DiamondC
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C GaylussiteNa2Ca(CO3)2 · 5H2O
C MagnesiteMgCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C PigotiteAl4C6H5O10 · 13H2O (?)
C SideriteFeCO3
C TronaNa3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
NNitrogen
N Ammoniojarosite(NH4)Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
N Gwihabaite(NH4,K)NO3
N Koktaite(NH4)2Ca(SO4)2 · H2O
N Lonecreekite(NH4)Fe3+(SO4)2 · 12H2O
N Mascagnite(NH4)2SO4
N NitratineNaNO3
N SalammoniacNH4Cl
N Struvite(NH4)Mg(PO4) · 6H2O
N SveiteKAl7(NO3)4(OH)16Cl2 · 8H2O
OOxygen
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O AluminiteAl2(SO4)(OH)4 · 7H2O
O AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
O Ammoniojarosite(NH4)Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
O AnataseTiO2
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O AragoniteCaCO3
O ArdealiteCa2(HPO4)(SO4) · 4H2O
O Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O Barroisite☐{CaNa}{Mg3Al2}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O BassaniteCaSO4 · 0.5H2O
O BindheimitePb2Sb2O6O
O BrookiteTiO2
O BrushiteCa(HPO4) · 2H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
O Hydroxylapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(OH,O)
O Chabazite-K(K2,Ca,Na2,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O ChlorapatiteCa5(PO4)3Cl
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O CoesiteSiO2
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
O EvansiteAl3(PO4)(OH)6 · 6H2O
O Variscite (var: Ferrian Variscite)(Al,Fe)PO4 · 2H2O
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O GaylussiteNa2Ca(CO3)2 · 5H2O
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O GorceixiteBaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
O GoyaziteSrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
O Gwihabaite(NH4,K)NO3
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
O HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
O IceH2O
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O Koktaite(NH4)2Ca(SO4)2 · H2O
O LeucophosphiteKFe23+(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O Lithiophorite(Al,Li)MnO2(OH)2
O Lonecreekite(NH4)Fe3+(SO4)2 · 12H2O
O MagnesiochromiteMgCr2O4
O MagnesiteMgCO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O ManganberzeliiteNaCa2Mn22+(AsO4)3
O MaripositeK(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
O Mascagnite(NH4)2SO4
O MonetiteCa(HPO4)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
O NitratineNaNO3
O Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O Opal (var: Opal-CT)SiO2 · nH2O
O Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
O ParagoniteNaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O PericlaseMgO
O PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O PigotiteAl4C6H5O10 · 13H2O (?)
O Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
O PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
O PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Riebeckite⃞[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
O Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
O RossiantoniteAl3(PO4)(SO4)2(OH)2(H2O)14
O RutileTiO2
O SanjuaniteAl2(PO4)(SO4)(OH) · 9H2O
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O SideriteFeCO3
O SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O Struvite(NH4)Mg(PO4) · 6H2O
O SveiteKAl7(NO3)4(OH)16Cl2 · 8H2O
O TetraferriphlogopiteKMg3(Fe3+Si3O10)(OH,F)2
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O TronaNa3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
O VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
O WhitlockiteCa9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
O Winchite☐{CaNa}{Mg4Al}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O YimengiteK(Cr,Ti,Fe,Mg)12O19
O ZincochromiteZnCr2O4
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
FFluorine
F Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
NaSodium
Na AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Na Barroisite☐{CaNa}{Mg3Al2}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Na Chabazite-K(K2,Ca,Na2,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Na GaylussiteNa2Ca(CO3)2 · 5H2O
Na HaliteNaCl
Na ManganberzeliiteNaCa2Mn22+(AsO4)3
Na NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Na NitratineNaNO3
Na Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Na ParagoniteNaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Na Riebeckite⃞[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
Na SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Na TronaNa3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
Na Winchite☐{CaNa}{Mg4Al}(Si8O22)(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg Barroisite☐{CaNa}{Mg3Al2}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Mg HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
Mg MagnesiochromiteMgCr2O4
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
Mg Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Mg Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Mg PericlaseMgO
Mg PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
Mg SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
Mg Struvite(NH4)Mg(PO4) · 6H2O
Mg TetraferriphlogopiteKMg3(Fe3+Si3O10)(OH,F)2
Mg WhitlockiteCa9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
Mg Winchite☐{CaNa}{Mg4Al}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg YimengiteK(Cr,Ti,Fe,Mg)12O19
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al AluminiteAl2(SO4)(OH)4 · 7H2O
Al AluminiumAl
Al AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Al Barroisite☐{CaNa}{Mg3Al2}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Al Chabazite-K(K2,Ca,Na2,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al EvansiteAl3(PO4)(OH)6 · 6H2O
Al Variscite (var: Ferrian Variscite)(Al,Fe)PO4 · 2H2O
Al GorceixiteBaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Al GoyaziteSrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Al Lithiophorite(Al,Li)MnO2(OH)2
Al MaripositeK(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Al Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Al Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Al ParagoniteNaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al PigotiteAl4C6H5O10 · 13H2O (?)
Al PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
Al PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
Al RossiantoniteAl3(PO4)(SO4)2(OH)2(H2O)14
Al SanjuaniteAl2(PO4)(SO4)(OH) · 9H2O
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Al SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
Al SveiteKAl7(NO3)4(OH)16Cl2 · 8H2O
Al VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
Al Winchite☐{CaNa}{Mg4Al}(Si8O22)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Si Barroisite☐{CaNa}{Mg3Al2}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Si Chabazite-K(K2,Ca,Na2,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si CoesiteSiO2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si MaripositeK(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Si Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si Opal (var: Opal-CT)SiO2 · nH2O
Si Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Si ParagoniteNaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
Si PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Riebeckite⃞[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
Si Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
Si SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Si TetraferriphlogopiteKMg3(Fe3+Si3O10)(OH,F)2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Winchite☐{CaNa}{Mg4Al}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
PPhosphorus
P ArdealiteCa2(HPO4)(SO4) · 4H2O
P BrushiteCa(HPO4) · 2H2O
P Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
P Hydroxylapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(OH,O)
P ChlorapatiteCa5(PO4)3Cl
P EvansiteAl3(PO4)(OH)6 · 6H2O
P Variscite (var: Ferrian Variscite)(Al,Fe)PO4 · 2H2O
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
P GorceixiteBaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
P GoyaziteSrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
P HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
P LeucophosphiteKFe23+(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
P MonetiteCa(HPO4)
P RossiantoniteAl3(PO4)(SO4)2(OH)2(H2O)14
P SanjuaniteAl2(PO4)(SO4)(OH) · 9H2O
P Struvite(NH4)Mg(PO4) · 6H2O
P VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
P WhitlockiteCa9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
SSulfur
S AluminiteAl2(SO4)(OH)4 · 7H2O
S AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
S Ammoniojarosite(NH4)Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
S ArdealiteCa2(HPO4)(SO4) · 4H2O
S BaryteBaSO4
S BassaniteCaSO4 · 0.5H2O
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CobaltiteCoAsS
S CovelliteCuS
S EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
S GalenaPbS
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
S Koktaite(NH4)2Ca(SO4)2 · H2O
S Lonecreekite(NH4)Fe3+(SO4)2 · 12H2O
S Mascagnite(NH4)2SO4
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S RossiantoniteAl3(PO4)(SO4)2(OH)2(H2O)14
S SanjuaniteAl2(PO4)(SO4)(OH) · 9H2O
S SphaleriteZnS
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ClChlorine
Cl ChlorapatiteCa5(PO4)3Cl
Cl HaliteNaCl
Cl SalammoniacNH4Cl
Cl SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Cl SveiteKAl7(NO3)4(OH)16Cl2 · 8H2O
KPotassium
K AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
K Chabazite-K(K2,Ca,Na2,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
K Gwihabaite(NH4,K)NO3
K LeucophosphiteKFe23+(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
K MaripositeK(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
K PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K SveiteKAl7(NO3)4(OH)16Cl2 · 8H2O
K TetraferriphlogopiteKMg3(Fe3+Si3O10)(OH,F)2
K YimengiteK(Cr,Ti,Fe,Mg)12O19
CaCalcium
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca ArdealiteCa2(HPO4)(SO4) · 4H2O
Ca Barroisite☐{CaNa}{Mg3Al2}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Ca BassaniteCaSO4 · 0.5H2O
Ca BrushiteCa(HPO4) · 2H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Ca Hydroxylapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(OH,O)
Ca Chabazite-K(K2,Ca,Na2,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Ca ChlorapatiteCa5(PO4)3Cl
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca GaylussiteNa2Ca(CO3)2 · 5H2O
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
Ca Koktaite(NH4)2Ca(SO4)2 · H2O
Ca ManganberzeliiteNaCa2Mn22+(AsO4)3
Ca MonetiteCa(HPO4)
Ca Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca WhitlockiteCa9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
Ca Winchite☐{CaNa}{Mg4Al}(Si8O22)(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti BrookiteTiO2
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ti YimengiteK(Cr,Ti,Fe,Mg)12O19
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Cr MagnesiochromiteMgCr2O4
Cr MaripositeK(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
Cr YimengiteK(Cr,Ti,Fe,Mg)12O19
Cr ZincochromiteZnCr2O4
MnManganese
Mn Lithiophorite(Al,Li)MnO2(OH)2
Mn ManganberzeliiteNaCa2Mn22+(AsO4)3
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Fe Ammoniojarosite(NH4)Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe Variscite (var: Ferrian Variscite)(Al,Fe)PO4 · 2H2O
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe LeucophosphiteKFe23+(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe Lonecreekite(NH4)Fe3+(SO4)2 · 12H2O
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Fe PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe Riebeckite⃞[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe TetraferriphlogopiteKMg3(Fe3+Si3O10)(OH,F)2
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe YimengiteK(Cr,Ti,Fe,Mg)12O19
CoCobalt
Co CobaltiteCoAsS
NiNickel
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ZnZinc
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Zn ZincochromiteZnCr2O4
AsArsenic
As CobaltiteCoAsS
As ManganberzeliiteNaCa2Mn22+(AsO4)3
SrStrontium
Sr GoyaziteSrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
NbNiobium
Nb Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
PdPalladium
Pd Gold (var: Porpezite)(Au,Pd)
SbAntimony
Sb BindheimitePb2Sb2O6O
Sb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
Ba GorceixiteBaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
AuGold
Au GoldAu
Au Gold (var: Porpezite)(Au,Pd)
PbLead
Pb BindheimitePb2Sb2O6O
Pb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb LeadPb

References

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U. S. Geological Survey and Corporación Venezolana de Guayana, Técnica Minera, C.A. (1993) Geology and Mineral Resource Assessment of the Venezuelan Guayana Shield. U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2062, 133 pages and maps.

External Links

http://www.ngdv.com/ [National Geoscience Database of Venezuela]

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