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Mehdi Abad Mine, Bafq County, Yazd Province, Irani
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Mehdi Abad MineMine
Bafq CountyCountry
Yazd ProvinceProvince
IranCountry

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31° 1' 59'' North , 55° 16' 50'' East
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Stratiform zinc-lead deposit.

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Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


19 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: USGS database
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Ghasemi, M., Momenzadeh, M., Yaghubpur, A., and Mirshokraei, A.A. (2008): Iranian Journal of Crystallography and Mineralogy 18(3)
'Calamine'
Reference: Reicher, J., Borg, G., and Rashid, B. (2003): Iranian Journal of Crystallography and Mineralogy 11(2), 209-217
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Ghasemi, M., Momenzadeh, M., Yaghubpur, A., and Mirshokraei, A.A. (2008): Iranian Journal of Crystallography and Mineralogy 18(3)
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: USGS database
Chalcophanite
Formula: ZnMn4+3O7 · 3H2O
Reference: USGS database
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Ghasemi, M., Momenzadeh, M., Yaghubpur, A., and Mirshokraei, A.A. (2008): Iranian Journal of Crystallography and Mineralogy 18(3)
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: USGS database
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Ghasemi, M., Momenzadeh, M., Yaghubpur, A., and Mirshokraei, A.A. (2008): Iranian Journal of Crystallography and Mineralogy 18(3)
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Reicher, J., Borg, G., and Rashid, B. (2003): Iranian Journal of Crystallography and Mineralogy 11(2), 209-217
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: USGS database
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: Ghasemi, M., Momenzadeh, M., Yaghubpur, A., and Mirshokraei, A.A. (2008): Iranian Journal of Crystallography and Mineralogy 18(3)
Hetaerolite
Formula: ZnMn2O4
Reference: Reicher, J., Borg, G., and Rashid, B. (2003): Iranian Journal of Crystallography and Mineralogy 11(2), 209-217
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: Ghasemi, M., Momenzadeh, M., Yaghubpur, A., and Mirshokraei, A.A. (2008): Iranian Journal of Crystallography and Mineralogy 18(3)
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: USGS database
Mimetite
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Reference: Reicher, J., Borg, G., and Rashid, B. (2003): Iranian Journal of Crystallography and Mineralogy 11(2), 209-217
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Ghasemi, M., Momenzadeh, M., Yaghubpur, A., and Mirshokraei, A.A. (2008): Iranian Journal of Crystallography and Mineralogy 18(3)
Sauconite
Formula: Na0.3Zn3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · 4H2O
Reference: Reicher, J., Borg, G., and Rashid, B. (2003): Iranian Journal of Crystallography and Mineralogy 11(2), 209-217
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: USGS database
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: Ghasemi, M., Momenzadeh, M., Yaghubpur, A., and Mirshokraei, A.A. (2008): Iranian Journal of Crystallography and Mineralogy 18(3)
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Ghasemi, M., Momenzadeh, M., Yaghubpur, A., and Mirshokraei, A.A. (2008): Iranian Journal of Crystallography and Mineralogy 18(3)

Gallery:

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chalcophanite4.FL.20ZnMn4+3O7 · 3H2O
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Hetaerolite4.BB.10ZnMn2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Hydrozincite5.BA.15Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Mimetite8.BN.05Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Sauconite9.EC.45Na0.3Zn3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · 4H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Calamine'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Hetaerolite7.2.7.2ZnMn2O4
AB3X7
Chalcophanite7.8.2.1ZnMn4+3O7 · 3H2O
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Hydrozincite16a.4.1.1Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Mimetite41.8.4.2Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Hemimorphite56.1.2.1Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Sauconite71.3.1b.3Na0.3Zn3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · 4H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Calamine'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
H ChalcophaniteZnMn34+O7 · 3H2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H SauconiteNa0.3Zn3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · 4H2O
CCarbon
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
C HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
C CerussitePbCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O CerussitePbCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O ChalcophaniteZnMn34+O7 · 3H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O SideriteFeCO3
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
O HetaeroliteZnMn2O4
O SauconiteNa0.3Zn3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · 4H2O
NaSodium
Na SauconiteNa0.3Zn3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · 4H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al SauconiteNa0.3Zn3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · 4H2O
SiSilicon
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Si SauconiteNa0.3Zn3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · 4H2O
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S ChalcociteCu2S
ClChlorine
Cl MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
CaCalcium
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
MnManganese
Mn ChalcophaniteZnMn34+O7 · 3H2O
Mn HetaeroliteZnMn2O4
FeIron
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Zn ChalcophaniteZnMn34+O7 · 3H2O
Zn HetaeroliteZnMn2O4
Zn SauconiteNa0.3Zn3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · 4H2O
AsArsenic
As MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl

References

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Reicher, J., Borg, G., and Rashid, B. (2003): Mineralogy of non-sulphide ore from the Mehdi Abad zinc-lead deposit, Central Iran. Iranian Journal of Crystallography and Mineralogy 11(2), 209-217.
Ghasemi, M., Momenzadeh, M., Yaghubpur, A., and Mirshokraei, A.A. (2008): Mineralogy and Textural Studies of Mehdiabad Zinc-Lead Deposit, Yazd, Central Iran. Iranian Journal of Crystallography and Mineralogy 18(3) (in Arab with English abstract).

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