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Rössing Mountains Area, Arandis, Erongo Region, Namibiai
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
22° South , 14° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~2km
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49 valid minerals.

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Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: Herbert Nägele Collection
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Herbert Nägele Collection
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Kleser, T. & Berghäuser, M. (2008): Vanadinit und weitere Mineralien aus der Namib Lead Mine. Mineralien-Welt 19 (4), 94-104 (in German).
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Description: Originally discovered in this pegmatite in 1910. Heliodor from this pegmatite is noted to show cathode luminescence caused by traces of uranium.
Reference: Jahn, Steffen (2001): Goldberyll (Heliodor) vom Hoffnungsstrahl-Pegmatite bei Rössing. in Jahn et al (eds): Namibia. Zauberwelt edler Steine und Kristalle. Bode Verlag. 2001, p 119; Cairncross, B. (2004) Field Guide To Rocks & Minerals Of Southern Africa: 51; Von Bezing, L., Bode, R., and Jahn, S., (2008) Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern. 335 pp (in English);
Beryl var:
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Description: Originally discovered in this pegmatite in 1910. Heliodor from this pegmatite is noted to show cathode luminescence caused by traces of uranium.
Reference: Jahn, Steffen (2001): Goldberyll (Heliodor) vom Hoffnungsstrahl-Pegmatite bei Rössing. in Jahn et al (eds): Namibia. Zauberwelt edler Steine und Kristalle. Bode Verlag. 2001, p 119; Cairncross, B. (2004) Field Guide To Rocks & Minerals Of Southern Africa: 51; Von Bezing, L., Bode, R., and Jahn, S., (2008) Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern. 335 pp (in English);
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: Bode, R. (2015): Apatit und Biotit aus den Rössing-Bergen in Namibia. Mineralien-Welt. 26 (1), 70-71
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Kleser, T. & Berghäuser, M. (2008): Vanadinit und weitere Mineralien aus der Namib Lead Mine. Mineralien-Welt 19 (4), 94-104 (in German).
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2007): Namibia. Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag, Haltern, 336 pp. (in English)
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2007): Namibia. Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag, Haltern, 336 pp. (in English)
Chalcophanite
Formula: ZnMn4+3O7 · 3H2O
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2007): Namibia. Mineralien und Fundstellen. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag, Haltern, 856 pp. (in German)
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2007): Namibia. Mineralien und Fundstellen. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag, Haltern, 856 pp. (in German)
Changoite
Formula: Na2Zn(SO4)2 · 4H2O
Reference: Dr. Ing. Thomas Krassmann specimen at Munich Show 2012 (Krassmann & Kolitsch, to be published)
Chrysoberyl
Formula: BeAl2O4
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern, 508 pp. (in English)
'Columbite-Tantalite'
Reference: Von Bezing, L., Bode, R., and Jahn, S., (2008) Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern. 335 pp (in English);
'Copiapite Group'
Reference: Uwe Kolitsch (SXRD, PXRD)
Descloizite
Formula: PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Reference: Kleser, T. & Berghäuser, M. (2008): Vanadinit und weitere Mineralien aus der Namib Lead Mine. Mineralien-Welt 19 (4), 94-104 (in German).
Elbaite
Formula: Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern, 529 pp. (in English)
Euxenite-(Y)
Formula: (Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Reference: Von Bezing, L., Bode, R., and Jahn, S., (2008) Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern. 335 pp (in English).
'Feldspar Group'
Description: Golden speckled feldspar crystals known as 'sunstone'
Reference: Von Bezing, L., Bode, R., and Jahn, S., (2008) Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern. 612 pp (in English).
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Wartha & Genius (1992) (cite in Kleser, T. & Berghäuser, M. (2008): Vanadinit und weitere Mineralien aus der Namib Lead Mine. Mineralien-Welt 19 (4), 94-104 (in German).)
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Kleser, T. & Berghäuser, M. (2008): Vanadinit und weitere Mineralien aus der Namib Lead Mine. Mineralien-Welt 19 (4), 94-104 (in German).
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Kleser, T. & Berghäuser, M. (2008): Vanadinit und weitere Mineralien aus der Namib Lead Mine. Mineralien-Welt 19 (4), 94-104 (in German).
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Kleser, T. & Berghäuser, M. (2008): Vanadinit und weitere Mineralien aus der Namib Lead Mine. Mineralien-Welt 19 (4), 94-104 (in German).
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Uwe Kolitsch (SXRD, PXRD)
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2007): Namibia. Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag, Haltern, 336 pp. (in English)
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Kleser, T. & Berghäuser, M. (2008): Vanadinit und weitere Mineralien aus der Namib Lead Mine. Mineralien-Welt 19 (4), 94-104 (in German).
Hetaerolite
Formula: ZnMn2O4
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2007): Namibia. Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag, Haltern, 336 pp. (in English)
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: Kleser, T. & Berghäuser, M. (2008): Vanadinit und weitere Mineralien aus der Namib Lead Mine. Mineralien-Welt 19 (4), 94-104 (in German).
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Kleser, T. & Berghäuser, M. (2008): Vanadinit und weitere Mineralien aus der Namib Lead Mine. Mineralien-Welt 19 (4), 94-104 (in German).
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2007): Namibia. Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag, Haltern, 336 pp. (in English)
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2007): Namibia. Mineralien und Fundstellen. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag, Haltern, 856 pp. (in German)
Melanterite
Formula: Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Reference: Kleser, T. & Berghäuser, M. (2008): Vanadinit und weitere Mineralien aus der Namib Lead Mine. Mineralien-Welt 19 (4), 94-104 (in German).
Metasideronatrite
Formula: Na2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · H2O
Reference: NHM Vienna collection (Uwe Kolitsch SXRD analysis; to be published)
Milarite
Formula: K2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Reference: White, J. S. (1970): What's new in Minerals. Mineralogical Record, 1: 29,32; von Bezing, L, Bode, R. and Jahn,S. (2007): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Published (2007) by Bode Verlag GmbH, p.333-334
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2007): Namibia. Mineralien und Fundstellen. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag, Haltern, 856 pp. (in German)
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Von Bezing, L., Bode, R., and Jahn, S., (2008) Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern. 335 pp (in English);
Natrojarosite
Formula: NaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2007): Namibia. Mineralien und Fundstellen. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag, Haltern, 856 pp. (in German); Kleser, T. & Berghäuser, M. (2008): Vanadinit und weitere Mineralien aus der Namib Lead Mine. Mineralien-Welt 19 (4), 94-104 (in German).; Uwe Kolitsch (PXRD)
Olivenite
Formula: Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2007): Namibia. Mineralien und Fundstellen. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag, Haltern, 856 pp. (in German)
Pentahydrite
Formula: MgSO4 · 5H2O
Reference: Von Bezing, L., Bode, R., and Jahn, S., (2008) Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern. 335 pp (in English).
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Kleser, T. & Berghäuser, M. (2008): Vanadinit und weitere Mineralien aus der Namib Lead Mine. Mineralien-Welt 19 (4), 94-104 (in German).
'Pyroxene Group'
Reference: Herbert Nägele Collection
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe1-xS
Reference: Wartha & Genius (1992) (cite in Kleser, T. & Berghäuser, M. (2008): Vanadinit und weitere Mineralien aus der Namib Lead Mine. Mineralien-Welt 19 (4), 94-104 (in German).)
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Kleser, T. & Berghäuser, M. (2008): Vanadinit und weitere Mineralien aus der Namib Lead Mine. Mineralien-Welt 19 (4), 94-104 (in German).
Quartz var:
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Von Bezing, L., Bode, R., and Jahn, S., (2008) Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern. 335 pp (in English).
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Von Bezing, L., Bode, R., and Jahn, S., (2008) Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern. 335 pp (in English);
Sideronatrite
Formula: Na2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O
Reference: Kleser, T. & Berghäuser, M. (2008): Vanadinit und weitere Mineralien aus der Namib Lead Mine. Mineralien-Welt 19 (4), 94-104 (in German); NHM Vienna collection (Uwe Kolitsch SXRD analysis; MDO2 polytype)
'Sideronatrite-2M'
Reference: NHM Vienna collection (Uwe Kolitsch SXRD analysis; MDO2 polytype)
Silver ?
Formula: Ag
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2007): Namibia. Mineralien und Fundstellen. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag, Haltern, 856 pp. (in German)
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2007): Namibia. Mineralien und Fundstellen. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag, Haltern, 856 pp. (in German)
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Kleser, T. & Berghäuser, M. (2008): Vanadinit und weitere Mineralien aus der Namib Lead Mine. Mineralien-Welt 19 (4), 94-104 (in German).
Spodumene
Formula: LiAlSi2O6
Colour: Pink to lilac
Description: cabachon quality is reported.
Reference: Von Bezing, L., Bode, R., and Jahn, S., (2008) Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern. 335 pp (in English).
Spodumene var:
Formula: LiAlSi2O6
Colour: Pink to lilac
Description: cabachon quality is reported.
Reference: Von Bezing, L., Bode, R., and Jahn, S., (2008) Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern. 335 pp (in English).
Stellerite
Formula: Ca4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2007): Namibia. Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag, Haltern, 343 pp. (in English)
Stolzite
Formula: Pb(WO4)
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2007): Namibia. Mineralien und Fundstellen. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag, Haltern, 856 pp. (in German)
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Herbert Nägele Collection
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: Von Bezing, L., Bode, R., and Jahn, S., (2008) Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern. 335 pp (in English);
Vanadinite
Formula: Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Reference: Kleser, T. & Berghäuser, M. (2008): Vanadinit und weitere Mineralien aus der Namib Lead Mine. Mineralien-Welt 19 (4), 94-104 (in German); M. Kampf collection
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Reference: Von Bezing, L., Bode, R., and Jahn, S., (2008) Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern. 335 pp (in English);
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Reference: Kleser, T. & Berghäuser, M. (2008): Vanadinit und weitere Mineralien aus der Namib Lead Mine. Mineralien-Welt 19 (4), 94-104 (in German).
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern, 825 pp. (in English)

Gallery:

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Silver ?1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe1-xS
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Halite3.AA.20NaCl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Chalcophanite4.FL.20ZnMn4+3O7 · 3H2O
Chrysoberyl4.BA.05BeAl2O4
Euxenite-(Y)4.DG.05(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Hetaerolite4.BB.10ZnMn2O4
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rose Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Hydrozincite5.BA.15Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Changoite7.CC.50Na2Zn(SO4)2 · 4H2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Melanterite7.CB.35Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Metasideronatrite7.DF.20Na2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · H2O
Natrojarosite7.BC.10NaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
Pentahydrite7.CB.20MgSO4 · 5H2O
Sideronatrite7.DF.20Na2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O
Stolzite7.GA.05Pb(WO4)
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Descloizite8.BH.40PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Olivenite8.BB.30Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Vanadinite8.BN.05Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
Andradite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Heliodor9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Elbaite9.CK.05Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Milarite9.CM.05K2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Spodumene9.DA.30LiAlSi2O6
var: Kunzite9.DA.30LiAlSi2O6
Stellerite9.GE.15Ca4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Columbite-Tantalite'-
'Copiapite Group'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Pyroxene Group'-
'Sideronatrite-2M'-
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Silver ?1.1.1.2Ag
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe1-xS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chrysoberyl7.2.9.1BeAl2O4
Hetaerolite7.2.7.2ZnMn2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
AB3X7
Chalcophanite7.8.2.1ZnMn4+3O7 · 3H2O
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
AB2O6
Euxenite-(Y)8.3.8.2(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Halite9.1.1.1NaCl
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Hydrozincite16a.4.1.1Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Melanterite29.6.10.1Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Pentahydrite29.6.7.3MgSO4 · 5H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Metasideronatrite31.8.4.1Na2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · H2O
Sideronatrite31.8.3.1Na2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Descloizite41.5.2.1PbZn(VO4)(OH)
A2(XO4)Zq
Olivenite41.6.6.1Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
A5(XO4)3Zq
Vanadinite41.8.4.3Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Stolzite48.1.3.2Pb(WO4)
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(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] coordination only
Topaz52.3.1.1Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
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 borate groups
Elbaite61.3.1.8Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 63 - CYCLOSILICATES Condensed Rings
Condensed Rings (Milarite - Osumilite group)
Milarite63.2.1a.12K2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Spodumene65.1.4.1LiAlSi2O6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Stellerite77.1.4.4Ca4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Aragonite-CaCO3
Beryl
var: Heliodor
-Be3Al2(Si6O18)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Changoite-Na2Zn(SO4)2 · 4H2O
'Columbite-Tantalite'-
'Copiapite Group'-
'Feldspar Group'-
Natrojarosite-NaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
'Pyroxene Group'-
Quartz
var: Rose Quartz
-SiO2
'Sideronatrite-2M'-
Spodumene
var: Kunzite
-LiAlSi2O6
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
H DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
H SideronatriteNa2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O
H ChalcophaniteZnMn34+O7 · 3H2O
H NatrojarositeNaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
H OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
H StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
H ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H ChangoiteNa2Zn(SO4)2 · 4H2O
H MetasideronatriteNa2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · H2O
H PentahydriteMgSO4 · 5H2O
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
LiLithium
Li ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Li Spodumene (var: Kunzite)LiAlSi2O6
Li SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
BeBeryllium
Be ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
Be Beryl (var: Heliodor)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Be MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
BBoron
B ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C AragoniteCaCO3
C HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
C GraphiteC
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
OOxygen
O ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O CalciteCaCO3
O AragoniteCaCO3
O HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
O QuartzSiO2
O VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
O DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
O HematiteFe2O3
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
O SideronatriteNa2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O
O ChalcophaniteZnMn34+O7 · 3H2O
O NatrojarositeNaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
O OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O StolzitePb(WO4)
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O CassiteriteSnO2
O CerussitePbCO3
O HetaeroliteZnMn2O4
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Beryl (var: Heliodor)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
O MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
O StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O ChangoiteNa2Zn(SO4)2 · 4H2O
O MetasideronatriteNa2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · H2O
O Quartz (var: Rose Quartz)SiO2
O Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
O PentahydriteMgSO4 · 5H2O
O Spodumene (var: Kunzite)LiAlSi2O6
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
NaSodium
Na SideronatriteNa2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O
Na NatrojarositeNaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
Na HaliteNaCl
Na ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na ChangoiteNa2Zn(SO4)2 · 4H2O
Na MetasideronatriteNa2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · H2O
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg PentahydriteMgSO4 · 5H2O
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
AlAluminium
Al ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
Al Beryl (var: Heliodor)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Al MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Al StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Al ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al Spodumene (var: Kunzite)LiAlSi2O6
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Beryl (var: Heliodor)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Si MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Si StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Quartz (var: Rose Quartz)SiO2
Si Spodumene (var: Kunzite)LiAlSi2O6
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
S PyriteFeS2
S SideronatriteNa2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O
S SphaleriteZnS
S PyrrhotiteFe1-xS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S MarcasiteFeS2
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S NatrojarositeNaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S ChangoiteNa2Zn(SO4)2 · 4H2O
S MetasideronatriteNa2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · H2O
S PentahydriteMgSO4 · 5H2O
ClChlorine
Cl VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
Cl HaliteNaCl
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
K MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Ca StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ti Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
VVanadium
V VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
V DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
MnManganese
Mn ChalcophaniteZnMn34+O7 · 3H2O
Mn HetaeroliteZnMn2O4
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SideronatriteNa2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O
Fe PyrrhotiteFe1-xS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe NatrojarositeNaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe MetasideronatriteNa2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · H2O
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
ZnZinc
Zn HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn ChalcophaniteZnMn34+O7 · 3H2O
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn HetaeroliteZnMn2O4
Zn ChangoiteNa2Zn(SO4)2 · 4H2O
AsArsenic
As OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
YYttrium
Y Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
NbNiobium
Nb Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
MoMolybdenum
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
CeCerium
Ce Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
TaTantalum
Ta Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
WTungsten
W StolzitePb(WO4)
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
PbLead
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)
Pb VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
Pb DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb StolzitePb(WO4)
Pb CerussitePbCO3
ThThorium
Th Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
UUranium
U Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6

References

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Bode, R. (2015): Apatit und Biotit aus den Rössing-Bergen in Namibia. Mineralien-Welt. 26 (1), 70-71

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