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Saudi Arabia

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Name in French:Arabie saoudite
Name in German:Saudi-Arabien
Name in Italian:Arabia Saudita
Name in Russian:Саудовская Аравия
Name in Simplified Chinese:沙特阿拉伯
Name in Spanish:Arabia Saudita
Name in Afrikaans:Saoedi-Arabië
Name in Albanian:Arabia Saudite
Name in Arabic:السعودية
Name in Belarusian:Саудаўская Аравія
Name in Bulgarian:Саудитска Арабия
Name in Catalan:Aràbia Saudita
Name in Czech:Saúdská Arábie
Name in Danish:Saudi-Arabien
Name in Dutch:Saoedi-Arabië
Name in Estonian:Saudi Araabia
Name in Farsi/Persian:عربستان سعودی
Name in Finnish:Saudi-Arabia
Name in Galician:Arabia Saudí
Name in Greek:Σαουδική Αραβία
Name in Hebrew:ערב הסעודית
Name in Hindi:सउदी अरब
Name in Hungarian:Szaúd-Arábia
Name in Icelandic:Sádí-Arabía
Name in Indonesian:Arab Saudi
Name in Irish Gaelic:An Araib Shádach
Name in Japanese:サウジアラビア
Name in Korean:사우디아라비아
Name in Latvian:Saūda Arābija
Name in Lithuanian:Saudo Arabija
Name in Macedonian:Саудиска Арабија
Name in Norwegian:Saudi-Arabia
Name in Polish:Arabia Saudyjska
Name in Portuguese:Arábia Saudita
Name in Romanian:Arabia Saudită
Name in Serbian:Саудијска Арабија
Name in Slovak:Saudská Arábia
Name in Slovenian:Saudova Arabija
Name in Swahili:Saudia
Name in Swedish:Saudiarabien
Name in Tagalog:Arabyang Saudi
Name in Thai:ประเทศซาอุดีอาระเบีย
Name in Turkish:Suudi Arabistan
Name in Ukrainian:Саудівська Аравія
Name in Vietnamese:Ả Rập Saudi
Name in Welsh:Saudi Arabia
Area:2,149,690 km2
Locality type:Country


Saudi Arabia is divided into thirteen manaţiq (sing. minţaqah: regions or emirates; also translated as provinces).

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158 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Abhurite (TL)
Formula: Sn21Cl16(OH)14O6
Reference: Matzko, J. J., Evans, H. T., Jr., Mrose, M. E. and Aruscavage, P. (1985) Abhurite, a new tin hydroxychloride mineral, and a comparative study with a synthetic basic tin chloride. Canadian Mineralogist. 23, 233-240
Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Aegirine
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Aeschynite-(Y)
Formula: (Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Alabandite
Formula: MnS
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Albite var: Oligoclase-Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Altaite
Formula: PbTe
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Anilite
Formula: Cu7S4
'Anomalous CR2 chondrite meteorite'
'Anomalous H3.8 chondrite meteorite'
Anorthite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Anorthite var: Bytownite
Formula: (Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
'Apatite'
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Aphthitalite
Formula: (K,Na)3Na(SO4)2
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Arcanite
Formula: K2SO4
Archerite
Formula: (K,NH4)(H2PO4)
Arfvedsonite
Formula: [Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
'Arnhemite'
Formula: (K,Na)4Mg2(P2O7)2 · 5H2O
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Awaruite
Formula: Ni3Fe
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Bastnäsite'
'Biotite'
Biphosphammite
Formula: (NH4,K)(H2PO4)
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Calaverite
Formula: AuTe2
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Chalcanthite
Formula: CuSO4 · 5H2O
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Chalcophanite
Formula: (Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 19 localities in this region.
'Chert'
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Chlorite Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Clinochlore var: Ripidolite
Formula: (Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Coesite
Formula: SiO2
Cohenite
Formula: Fe3C
Columbite-(Fe)
Formula: FeNb2O6
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'
Copper
Formula: Cu
'commodity:Copper'
Formula: Cu
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Cubanite
Formula: CuFe2S3
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
'Dolerite'
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Dundasite
Formula: PbAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2O
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Euxenite-(Y)
Formula: (Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
'Faujasite'
Fayalite
Formula: Fe2+2SiO4
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Fergusonite-(Y)
Formula: YNbO4
Ferrihydrite
Formula: Fe3+10O14(OH)2
Ferrimolybdite
Formula: Fe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Fluorapatite var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Frohbergite
Formula: FeTe2
'Fulgurite'
Formula: SiO2
Gagarinite-(Y)
Formula: NaCaYF6
Gahnite
Formula: ZnAl2O4
Galena
Formula: PbS
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Geerite
Formula: Cu8S5
Geigerite
Formula: Mn2+5(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 10H2O
'Glass'
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Gold
Formula: Au
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Gold
Formula: Au
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
'commodity:Gold'
Formula: Au
Graphite
Formula: C
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Gypsum var: Selenite
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Hematite var: Specularite
Formula: Fe2O3
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Hessite
Formula: Ag2Te
Hillebrandite
Formula: Ca2(SiO3)(OH)2
'Hornblende'
'Hydrohetaerolite'
Formula: ZnMn2O4 · H2O
Hydroxylapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Hydroxylapatite var: Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(OH,O)
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
'IAB complex iron meteorite'
'IIIAB iron meteorite'
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Iron
Formula: Fe
Iron var: Kamacite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Ixiolite
Formula: (Ta,Nb,Sn,Fe,Mn)4O8
Johannsenite
Formula: CaMn2+Si2O6
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'K Feldspar'
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Kutnohorite
Formula: CaMn2+(CO3)2
'L6 chondrite meteorite'
Leucoxene
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Linnaeite
Formula: Co2+Co3+2S4
Mackinawite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)9S8
Maghemite
Formula: Fe3+2O3
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Mckinstryite
Formula: Ag5-xCu3+xS4
Merrillite
Formula: Ca9NaMg(PO4)7
Metatyuyamunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
'Monazite'
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Offretite
Formula: KCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
'Oolitic Quartz'
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Palygorskite
Formula: (Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Paratacamite
Formula: Cu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Pargasite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Petzite
Formula: Ag3AuTe2
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Phosphorite'
'Plessite'
Polybasite
Formula: [(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Polydymite
Formula: Ni2+Ni3+2S4
Proustite
Formula: Ag3AsS3
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
'Pyrochlore Group'
Formula: A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
'Pyrochlore Supergroup'
Formula: A2-mD2X6-wZ1-n
'Pyrochlore Supergroup var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977)'
Formula: A2-mD2X6-wZ1+w
'Pyrocoproite'
Formula: (K,Na)2Mg(P2O7)
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
'Pyrophosphite'
Formula: K2Ca(P2O7)
'Pyroxene Group'
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 22 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Jasper
Reevesite
Formula: Ni6Fe3+2(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
'Relict ureilite meteorite'
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Rhodonite
Formula: Mn2+SiO3
Rickardite
Formula: Cu7Te5
Romarchite
Formula: SnO
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Rutile var: Ilmenorutile
Formula: Fex(Nb,Ta)2x · 4Ti1-xO2
Samarskite-(Y)
Formula: (Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
Saponite
Formula: Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
'Scapolite'
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Schreibersite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)3P
Senaite
Formula: Pb(Mn,Y,U)(Fe,Zn)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'Serpentinite'
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Silver
Formula: Ag
'commodity:Silver'
Formula: Ag
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Stannite
Formula: Cu2FeSnS4
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Stishovite
Formula: SiO2
Stromeyerite
Formula: AgCuS
Sylvanite
Formula: (Au,Ag)2Te4
Taenite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Tellurium
Formula: Te
Tenorite
Formula: CuO
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Thorite
Formula: Th(SiO4)
Tinaksite
Formula: K2Na(Ca,Mn2+)2Ti[O|Si7O18(OH)]
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Tridymite
Formula: SiO2
Troilite
Formula: FeS
Tunisite
Formula: NaCa2Al4(CO3)4(OH)8Cl
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Urea
Formula: CO(NH2)2
Vaesite
Formula: NiS2
Varlamoffite
Formula: (Sn,Fe)(O,OH)2
Volkovskite
Formula: KCa4[B5O8OH]4[B(OH)3]2Cl · 4H2O
Volynskite
Formula: AgBiTe2
Vulcanite
Formula: CuTe
'Wad'
Waimirite-(Y)
Formula: YF3
Whitlockite
Formula: Ca9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Xenotime-(Y)
Formula: Y(PO4)
'commodity:Zinc'
Formula: Zn
'Zinnwaldite'
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Awaruite'1.AE.20Ni3Fe
'Bismuth'1.CA.05Bi
Cohenite1.BA.05Fe3C
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Electrum1.AA.05(Au, Ag)
Gold1.AA.05Au
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Iron1.AE.05Fe
var: Kamacite1.AE.05(Fe,Ni)
Schreibersite1.BD.05(Fe,Ni)3P
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Taenite1.AE.10(Fe,Ni)
Tellurium1.CC.10Te
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Acanthite'2.BA.35Ag2S
'Alabandite'2.CD.10MnS
'Altaite'2.CD.10PbTe
'Anilite'2.BA.10Cu7S4
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Bismuthinite'2.DB.05Bi2S3
'Bornite'2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Calaverite2.EA.10AuTe2
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cobaltite2.EB.25CoAsS
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Cubanite2.CB.55aCuFe2S3
Frohbergite2.EB.10aFeTe2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Geerite2.BA.05Cu8S5
Hessite2.BA.60Ag2Te
Linnaeite2.DA.05Co2+Co3+2S4
Mackinawite2.CC.25(Fe,Ni)9S8
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Mckinstryite2.BA.40Ag5-xCu3+xS4
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Petzite2.BA.75Ag3AuTe2
Polybasite2.GB.15[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Polydymite2.DA.05Ni2+Ni3+2S4
Proustite2.GA.05Ag3AsS3
Pyrargyrite2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Rickardite2.BA.30Cu7Te5
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stannite2.CB.15aCu2FeSnS4
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Stromeyerite2.BA.40AgCuS
Sylvanite2.EA.05(Au,Ag)2Te4
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Troilite2.CC.10FeS
Vaesite2.EB.05aNiS2
Volynskite2.JA.20AgBiTe2
Vulcanite2.CB.75CuTe
Group 3 - Halides
'Abhurite' (TL)3.DA.30Sn21Cl16(OH)14O6
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Gagarinite-(Y)3.AB.35NaCaYF6
Halite3.AA.20NaCl
Paratacamite3.DA.10cCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Aeschynite-(Y)'4.DF.05(Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Chalcophanite4.FL.20(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Coesite4.DA.35SiO2
Columbite-(Fe)4.DB.35FeNb2O6
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Euxenite-(Y)4.DG.05(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Ferrihydrite4.FE.35Fe3+10O14(OH)2
Gahnite4.BB.05ZnAl2O4
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
var: Specularite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Hydrohetaerolite4.BB.10ZnMn2O4 · H2O
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Ixiolite4.DB.25(Ta,Nb,Sn,Fe,Mn)4O8
Maghemite4.BB.15Fe3+2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Metatyuyamunite4.HB.25Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Pyrochlore Group4.00.A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: Jasper4.DA.05SiO2
Romarchite4.AC.20SnO
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
var: Ilmenorutile4.DB.05Fex(Nb,Ta)2x · 4Ti1-xO2
Samarskite-(Y)4.DB.25(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
Senaite4.CC.40Pb(Mn,Y,U)(Fe,Zn)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Stishovite4.DA.40SiO2
Tenorite4.AB.10CuO
Tridymite4.DA.10SiO2
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
Varlamoffite4.DB.05(Sn,Fe)(O,OH)2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Aragonite'5.AB.15CaCO3
'Azurite'5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Dundasite5.DB.10PbAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2O
Hydrozincite5.BA.15Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Kutnohorite5.AB.10CaMn2+(CO3)2
Magnesite5.AB.05MgCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reevesite5.DA.50Ni6Fe3+2(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
Rhodochrosite5.AB.05MnCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Tunisite5.BB.15NaCa2Al4(CO3)4(OH)8Cl
Group 6 - Borates
Volkovskite6.EC.20KCa4[B5O8OH]4[B(OH)3]2Cl · 4H2O
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Anglesite'7.AD.35PbSO4
'Anhydrite'7.AD.30CaSO4
'Aphthitalite'7.AC.35(K,Na)3Na(SO4)2
'Arcanite'7.AD.05K2SO4
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4
Chalcanthite7.CB.20CuSO4 · 5H2O
Fergusonite-(Y)7.GA.05YNbO4
Ferrimolybdite7.GB.30Fe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
var: Selenite7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Archerite'8.AD.15(K,NH4)(H2PO4)
'Arnhemite'8.FC.20(K,Na)4Mg2(P2O7)2 · 5H2O
'Biphosphammite'8.AD.15(NH4,K)(H2PO4)
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Geigerite8.CE.05Mn2+5(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 10H2O
Hydroxylapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
var: Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(OH,O)
Merrillite8.AC.45Ca9NaMg(PO4)7
Pyrocoproite8.FA.20(K,Na)2Mg(P2O7)
Pyrophosphite8.FA.20K2Ca(P2O7)
Whitlockite8.AC.45Ca9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
Xenotime-(Y)8.AD.35Y(PO4)
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)
var: Oligoclase-Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
'Almandine'9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
'Anorthite'9.FA.35Ca(Al2Si2O8)
var: Bytownite9.FA.35(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
'Arfvedsonite'9.DE.25[Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
'Augite'9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
var: Ripidolite9.EC.55(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fayalite9.AC.05Fe2+2SiO4
Forsterite9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Hillebrandite9.DG.40Ca2(SiO3)(OH)2
Johannsenite9.DA.15CaMn2+Si2O6
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Offretite9.GD.25KCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
Palygorskite9.EE.20(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Pargasite9.DE.15{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Rhodonite9.DK.05Mn2+SiO3
Saponite9.EC.45Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Spessartine9.AD.25Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Thorite9.AD.30Th(SiO4)
Tinaksite9.DG.75K2Na(Ca,Mn2+)2Ti[O|Si7O18(OH)]
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Group 10 - Organic Compounds
Urea10.CA.35CO(NH2)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Anomalous CR2 chondrite meteorite'-
'Anomalous H3.8 chondrite meteorite'-
'Apatite'-
'Bastnäsite'-
'Biotite'-
Chert-
Chlorite Group-
Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)-
Clinopyroxene Subgroup-
Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series-
Dolerite-
Faujasite-
Fayalite-Forsterite Series-
Fulgurite-SiO2
Glass-
Hornblende-
IAB complex iron meteorite-
IIIAB iron meteorite-
K Feldspar-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
L6 chondrite meteorite-
Leucoxene-
Limonite-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Monazite-
Oolitic Quartz-
Orthopyroxene Subgroup-
Phosphorite-
Plessite-
Pyrochlore Supergroup-A2-mD2X6-wZ1-n
'var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977)'-A2-mD2X6-wZ1+w
Pyroxene Group-
Relict ureilite meteorite-
Scapolite-
Serpentine Subgroup-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Serpentinite-
Tourmaline-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Wad-
Waimirite-(Y)-YF3
Wolframite-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Zinnwaldite-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Awaruite1.1.11.4Ni3Fe
Cohenite1.1.16.1Fe3C
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Iron
var: Kamacite
1.1.11.1(Fe,Ni)
Schreibersite1.1.21.2(Fe,Ni)3P
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Taenite1.1.11.2(Fe,Ni)
Semi-metals and non-metals
Bismuth1.3.1.4Bi
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Tellurium1.3.4.2Te
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
Anilite2.4.7.5Cu7S4
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Hessite2.4.2.1Ag2Te
Mckinstryite2.4.5.1Ag5-xCu3+xS4
Petzite2.4.3.3Ag3AuTe2
Stromeyerite2.4.6.1AgCuS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Mackinawite2.7.2.1(Fe,Ni)9S8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Alabandite2.8.1.4MnS
Altaite2.8.1.3PbTe
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Troilite2.8.9.1FeS
Vulcanite2.8.13.1CuTe
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Cubanite2.9.13.1CuFe2S3
Stannite2.9.2.1Cu2FeSnS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Linnaeite2.10.1.1Co2+Co3+2S4
Polydymite2.10.1.7Ni2+Ni3+2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Calaverite2.12.13.2AuTe2
Cobaltite2.12.3.1CoAsS
Frohbergite2.12.2.3FeTe2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Sylvanite2.12.13.3(Au,Ag)2Te4
Vaesite2.12.1.2NiS2
Miscellaneous
Rickardite2.16.15.1Cu7Te5
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø > 4
Polybasite3.1.7.2[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ø = 3
Proustite3.4.1.1Ag3AsS3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
ø = 2
Volynskite3.7.1.3AgBiTe2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
AX
Romarchite4.2.5.1SnO
Tenorite4.2.3.1CuO
A2X3
Ferrihydrite4.3.2.2Fe3+10O14(OH)2
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Maghemite4.3.7.1Fe3+2O3
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
var: Ilmenorutile4.4.1.2Fex(Nb,Ta)2x · 4Ti1-xO2
Stishovite4.4.1.9SiO2
Varlamoffite4.4.2.1(Sn,Fe)(O,OH)2
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Gahnite7.2.1.4ZnAl2O4
'Hydrohetaerolite'7.2.7.3ZnMn2O4 · H2O
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
AB3X7
Chalcophanite7.8.2.1(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
ABO4
Fergusonite-(Y)8.1.1.1YNbO4
Ixiolite8.1.10.1(Ta,Nb,Sn,Fe,Mn)4O8
Samarskite-(Y)8.1.11.1(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
A2B2O6(O,OH,F)
'Pyrochlore Group'8.2.1.1A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
'Pyrochlore Supergroup
var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977)'
8.2.3.1A2-mD2X6-wZ1+w
AB2O6
Aeschynite-(Y)8.3.6.3(Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Columbite-(Fe)8.3.2.2FeNb2O6
Euxenite-(Y)8.3.8.2(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
AB21O38
Senaite8.5.1.4Pb(Mn,Y,U)(Fe,Zn)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Halite9.1.1.1NaCl
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 10 - OXYHALIDES AND HYDROXYHALIDES
A2(O,OH)3Xq
Paratacamite10.1.2.1Cu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Am(O,OH)pXq
Abhurite (TL)10.5.9.1Sn21Cl16(OH)14O6
Group 11 - HALIDE COMPLEXES
AmBX6
Gagarinite-(Y)11.5.6.1NaCaYF6
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3
Rhodochrosite14.1.1.4MnCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Kutnohorite14.2.1.3CaMn2+(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Hydrozincite16a.4.1.1Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Tunisite16a.5.2.1NaCa2Al4(CO3)4(OH)8Cl
Group 16b - HYDRATED CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Dundasite16b.2.1.1PbAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2O
Reevesite16b.6.3.1Ni6Fe3+2(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
Group 26 - HYDRATED BORATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Pentaborates
Volkovskite26.5.16.1KCa4[B5O8OH]4[B(OH)3]2Cl · 4H2O
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
A2XO4
Aphthitalite28.2.2.1(K,Na)3Na(SO4)2
Arcanite28.2.1.2K2SO4
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Chalcanthite29.6.7.1CuSO4 · 5H2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 37 - ANHYDROUS ACID PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES AND VANADATES
Miscellaneous
Archerite37.1.4.2(K,NH4)(H2PO4)
Biphosphammite37.1.4.1(NH4,K)(H2PO4)
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
(AB)3(XO4)2
Merrillite38.3.4.4Ca9NaMg(PO4)7
Whitlockite38.3.4.1Ca9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
Miscellaneous
'Pyrophosphite'38.5.8.K2Ca(P2O7)
Group 39 - HYDRATED ACID PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5[HXO4]2[XO4]2.xH2O
Geigerite39.2.6.2Mn2+5(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 10H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Metatyuyamunite40.2a.26.2Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
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 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 49 - HYDRATED MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
Hydrated Normal Molybdates and Tungstates
Ferrimolybdite49.2.1.1Fe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Group 50 - ORGANIC COMPOUNDS
Miscellaneous
Urea50.4.6.1CO(NH2)2
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Fayalite51.3.1.1Fe2+2SiO4
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Spessartine51.4.3a.3Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Thorite51.5.2.3Th(SiO4)
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 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 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
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Johannsenite65.1.3a.4CaMn2+Si2O6
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Hillebrandite65.2.3.1Ca2(SiO3)(OH)2
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=5
Rhodonite65.4.1.1Mn2+SiO3
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Pargasite66.1.3a.12{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 67 - INOSILICATES Unbranched Chains with W > 2
Unbranched Chains with W>2 with W=5
Tinaksite67.2.1.1K2Na(Ca,Mn2+)2Ti[O|Si7O18(OH)]
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
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
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Saponite71.3.1b.2Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Palygorskite74.3.1a.1(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Coesite75.1.4.1SiO2
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Tridymite75.1.2.1SiO2
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)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Offretite77.1.2.4KCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Albite
var: Oligoclase-Albite
-Na(AlSi3O8)
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Anomalous CR2 chondrite meteorite'-
'Anomalous H3.8 chondrite meteorite'-
Anorthite-Ca(Al2Si2O8)
var: Bytownite-(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
'Apatite'-
Aragonite-CaCO3
Arfvedsonite-[Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
'Arnhemite'-(K,Na)4Mg2(P2O7)2 · 5H2O
'Bastnäsite'-
'Biotite'-
'Chert'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'-
Clinochlore
var: Ripidolite
-(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
'Dolerite'-
'Electrum'-(Au, Ag)
'Faujasite'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Fulgurite'-SiO2
Geerite-Cu8S5
'Glass'-
Gypsum
var: Selenite
-CaSO4 · 2H2O
Hematite
var: Specularite
-Fe2O3
'Hornblende'-
Hydroxylapatite
var: Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite
-Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(OH,O)
'IAB complex iron meteorite'-
'IIIAB iron meteorite'-
Iron-Fe
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'L6 chondrite meteorite'-
Leucoxene-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Monazite'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Oolitic Quartz'-
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Phosphorite'-
'Plessite'-
'Pyrochlore Supergroup'-A2-mD2X6-wZ1-n
'Pyrocoproite'-(K,Na)2Mg(P2O7)
'Pyroxene Group'-
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2
var: Jasper-SiO2
'Relict ureilite meteorite'-
'Scapolite'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'Serpentinite'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Wad'-
Waimirite-(Y)-YF3
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Xenotime-(Y)-Y(PO4)
'Zinnwaldite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AbhuriteSn21Cl16(OH)14O6
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Aeschynite-(Y)(Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
H Archerite(K,NH4)(H2PO4)
H Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
H Arnhemite(K,Na)4Mg2(P2O7)2 · 5H2O
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H Biphosphammite(NH4,K)(H2PO4)
H Hydroxylapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(OH,O)
H ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
H Chalcophanite(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H DundasitePbAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2O
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H FerrihydriteFe103+O14(OH)2
H FerrimolybditeFe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
H GeigeriteMn52+(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 10H2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
H HillebranditeCa2(SiO3)(OH)2
H HydrohetaeroliteZnMn2O4 · H2O
H HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
H HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H OffretiteKCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
H ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
H Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
H ReevesiteNi6Fe23+(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
H Clinochlore (var: Ripidolite)(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
H SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
H SenaitePb(Mn,Y,U)(Fe,Zn)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H TinaksiteK2Na(Ca,Mn2+)2Ti[O|Si7O18(OH)]
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H TunisiteNaCa2Al4(CO3)4(OH)8Cl
H UreaCO(NH2)2
H Varlamoffite(Sn,Fe)(O,OH)2
H VolkovskiteKCa4[B5O8OH]4[B(OH)3]2Cl · 4H2O
H WhitlockiteCa9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B VolkovskiteKCa4[B5O8OH]4[B(OH)3]2Cl · 4H2O
CCarbon
C AragoniteCaCO3
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
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 CerussitePbCO3
C CoheniteFe3C
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C DundasitePbAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2O
C GraphiteC
C HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
C KutnohoriteCaMn2+(CO3)2
C MagnesiteMgCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C ReevesiteNi6Fe23+(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
C SideriteFeCO3
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
C TunisiteNaCa2Al4(CO3)4(OH)8Cl
C UreaCO(NH2)2
NNitrogen
N Biphosphammite(NH4,K)(H2PO4)
N UreaCO(NH2)2
OOxygen
O AbhuriteSn21Cl16(OH)14O6
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
O AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
O Aeschynite-(Y)(Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O AnglesitePbSO4
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
O Aphthitalite(K,Na)3Na(SO4)2
O AragoniteCaCO3
O ArcaniteK2SO4
O Archerite(K,NH4)(H2PO4)
O Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
O Arnhemite(K,Na)4Mg2(P2O7)2 · 5H2O
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O Biphosphammite(NH4,K)(H2PO4)
O Anorthite (var: Bytownite)(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
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 CassiteriteSnO2
O CerussitePbCO3
O ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O Chalcophanite(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O CoesiteSiO2
O Columbite-(Fe)FeNb2O6
O CupriteCu2O
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O DundasitePbAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2O
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
O FayaliteFe22+SiO4
O Fergusonite-(Y)YNbO4
O FerrihydriteFe103+O14(OH)2
O FerrimolybditeFe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O FulguriteSiO2
O GahniteZnAl2O4
O GeigeriteMn52+(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 10H2O
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O HillebranditeCa2(SiO3)(OH)2
O HydrohetaeroliteZnMn2O4 · H2O
O HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
O HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O Rutile (var: Ilmenorutile)Fex(Nb,Ta)2x · 4Ti1-xO2
O Ixiolite(Ta,Nb,Sn,Fe,Mn)4O8
O JohannseniteCaMn2+Si2O6
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O KutnohoriteCaMn2+(CO3)2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MaghemiteFe23+O3
O MagnesiteMgCO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O MerrilliteCa9NaMg(PO4)7
O MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O OffretiteKCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
O Albite (var: Oligoclase-Albite)Na(AlSi3O8)
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
O ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
O Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
O Pyrocoproite(K,Na)2Mg(P2O7)
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O PyrophosphiteK2Ca(P2O7)
O QuartzSiO2
O ReevesiteNi6Fe23+(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
O RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
O Clinochlore (var: Ripidolite)(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
O RomarchiteSnO
O RutileTiO2
O Samarskite-(Y)(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
O SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
O SenaitePb(Mn,Y,U)(Fe,Zn)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O SideriteFeCO3
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
O SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O StishoviteSiO2
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O TenoriteCuO
O ThoriteTh(SiO4)
O TinaksiteK2Na(Ca,Mn2+)2Ti[O|Si7O18(OH)]
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O TridymiteSiO2
O TunisiteNaCa2Al4(CO3)4(OH)8Cl
O UraniniteUO2
O UreaCO(NH2)2
O Varlamoffite(Sn,Fe)(O,OH)2
O VolkovskiteKCa4[B5O8OH]4[B(OH)3]2Cl · 4H2O
O WhitlockiteCa9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
O Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
FFluorine
F Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
F FluoriteCaF2
F Gagarinite-(Y)NaCaYF6
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
F Waimirite-(Y)YF3
NaSodium
Na AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na Aphthitalite(K,Na)3Na(SO4)2
Na Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Na Arnhemite(K,Na)4Mg2(P2O7)2 · 5H2O
Na Anorthite (var: Bytownite)(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Na Gagarinite-(Y)NaCaYF6
Na HaliteNaCl
Na MerrilliteCa9NaMg(PO4)7
Na Albite (var: Oligoclase-Albite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Na Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Na Pyrocoproite(K,Na)2Mg(P2O7)
Na SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Na TinaksiteK2Na(Ca,Mn2+)2Ti[O|Si7O18(OH)]
Na TunisiteNaCa2Al4(CO3)4(OH)8Cl
MgMagnesium
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Arnhemite(K,Na)4Mg2(P2O7)2 · 5H2O
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
Mg MerrilliteCa9NaMg(PO4)7
Mg OffretiteKCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
Mg Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Mg Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg Pyrocoproite(K,Na)2Mg(P2O7)
Mg Clinochlore (var: Ripidolite)(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Mg SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg WhitlockiteCa9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
AlAluminium
Al K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Al Anorthite (var: Bytownite)(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al DundasitePbAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2O
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al GahniteZnAl2O4
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al OffretiteKCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
Al Albite (var: Oligoclase-Albite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Al Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Al Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Clinochlore (var: Ripidolite)(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Al SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Al SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Al TunisiteNaCa2Al4(CO3)4(OH)8Cl
SiSilicon
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Si AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Si Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si Anorthite (var: Bytownite)(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si CoesiteSiO2
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si FayaliteFe22+SiO4
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si FulguriteSiO2
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Si HillebranditeCa2(SiO3)(OH)2
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si JohannseniteCaMn2+Si2O6
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si OffretiteKCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
Si Albite (var: Oligoclase-Albite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Si Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
Si Clinochlore (var: Ripidolite)(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Si SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si StishoviteSiO2
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si ThoriteTh(SiO4)
Si TinaksiteK2Na(Ca,Mn2+)2Ti[O|Si7O18(OH)]
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si TridymiteSiO2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
PPhosphorus
P Archerite(K,NH4)(H2PO4)
P Arnhemite(K,Na)4Mg2(P2O7)2 · 5H2O
P Biphosphammite(NH4,K)(H2PO4)
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 FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
P HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
P MerrilliteCa9NaMg(PO4)7
P Pyrocoproite(K,Na)2Mg(P2O7)
P PyrophosphiteK2Ca(P2O7)
P Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
P WhitlockiteCa9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
P Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
SSulfur
S AcanthiteAg2S
S AlabanditeMnS
S AnglesitePbSO4
S AnhydriteCaSO4
S AniliteCu7S4
S Aphthitalite(K,Na)3Na(SO4)2
S ArcaniteK2SO4
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BaryteBaSO4
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CobaltiteCoAsS
S CovelliteCuS
S CubaniteCuFe2S3
S GalenaPbS
S GeeriteCu8S5
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S LinnaeiteCo2+Co23+S4
S Mackinawite(Fe,Ni)9S8
S MarcasiteFeS2
S MckinstryiteAg5-xCu3+xS4
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
S PolydymiteNi2+Ni23+S4
S ProustiteAg3AsS3
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
S SphaleriteZnS
S StanniteCu2FeSnS4
S StibniteSb2S3
S StromeyeriteAgCuS
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S TroiliteFeS
S VaesiteNiS2
ClChlorine
Cl AbhuriteSn21Cl16(OH)14O6
Cl HaliteNaCl
Cl ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Cl TunisiteNaCa2Al4(CO3)4(OH)8Cl
Cl VolkovskiteKCa4[B5O8OH]4[B(OH)3]2Cl · 4H2O
KPotassium
K K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
K Aphthitalite(K,Na)3Na(SO4)2
K ArcaniteK2SO4
K Archerite(K,NH4)(H2PO4)
K Arnhemite(K,Na)4Mg2(P2O7)2 · 5H2O
K Biphosphammite(NH4,K)(H2PO4)
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K OffretiteKCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Pyrocoproite(K,Na)2Mg(P2O7)
K PyrophosphiteK2Ca(P2O7)
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K TinaksiteK2Na(Ca,Mn2+)2Ti[O|Si7O18(OH)]
K VolkovskiteKCa4[B5O8OH]4[B(OH)3]2Cl · 4H2O
CaCalcium
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca Aeschynite-(Y)(Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
Ca AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca Anorthite (var: Bytownite)(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
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 DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca Gagarinite-(Y)NaCaYF6
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca HillebranditeCa2(SiO3)(OH)2
Ca HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
Ca JohannseniteCaMn2+Si2O6
Ca KutnohoriteCaMn2+(CO3)2
Ca MerrilliteCa9NaMg(PO4)7
Ca MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
Ca OffretiteKCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
Ca Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Ca PyrophosphiteK2Ca(P2O7)
Ca Samarskite-(Y)(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
Ca SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca TinaksiteK2Na(Ca,Mn2+)2Ti[O|Si7O18(OH)]
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca TunisiteNaCa2Al4(CO3)4(OH)8Cl
Ca VolkovskiteKCa4[B5O8OH]4[B(OH)3]2Cl · 4H2O
Ca WhitlockiteCa9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
TiTitanium
Ti Aeschynite-(Y)(Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Ti Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti Rutile (var: Ilmenorutile)Fex(Nb,Ta)2x · 4Ti1-xO2
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti SenaitePb(Mn,Y,U)(Fe,Zn)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
Ti TinaksiteK2Na(Ca,Mn2+)2Ti[O|Si7O18(OH)]
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
VVanadium
V MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
V SenaitePb(Mn,Y,U)(Fe,Zn)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Cr SenaitePb(Mn,Y,U)(Fe,Zn)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
MnManganese
Mn AlabanditeMnS
Mn Chalcophanite(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
Mn GeigeriteMn52+(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 10H2O
Mn HydrohetaeroliteZnMn2O4 · H2O
Mn Ixiolite(Ta,Nb,Sn,Fe,Mn)4O8
Mn JohannseniteCaMn2+Si2O6
Mn KutnohoriteCaMn2+(CO3)2
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
Mn RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
Mn SenaitePb(Mn,Y,U)(Fe,Zn)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mn SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe AwaruiteNi3Fe
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe Chalcophanite(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe CoheniteFe3C
Fe Columbite-(Fe)FeNb2O6
Fe CubaniteCuFe2S3
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe FayaliteFe22+SiO4
Fe FerrihydriteFe103+O14(OH)2
Fe FerrimolybditeFe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Fe FrohbergiteFeTe2
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe Rutile (var: Ilmenorutile)Fex(Nb,Ta)2x · 4Ti1-xO2
Fe IronFe
Fe Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe Mackinawite(Fe,Ni)9S8
Fe MaghemiteFe23+O3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe ReevesiteNi6Fe23+(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
Fe Clinochlore (var: Ripidolite)(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Fe Samarskite-(Y)(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
Fe SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Fe Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
Fe SenaitePb(Mn,Y,U)(Fe,Zn)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
Fe StanniteCu2FeSnS4
Fe Taenite(Fe,Ni)
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe TroiliteFeS
Fe Varlamoffite(Sn,Fe)(O,OH)2
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
CoCobalt
Co CobaltiteCoAsS
Co LinnaeiteCo2+Co23+S4
NiNickel
Ni AwaruiteNi3Fe
Ni Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Ni Mackinawite(Fe,Ni)9S8
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Ni PolydymiteNi2+Ni23+S4
Ni ReevesiteNi6Fe23+(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
Ni Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Ni Taenite(Fe,Ni)
Ni VaesiteNiS2
CuCopper
Cu AniliteCu7S4
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu CopperCu
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu CubaniteCuFe2S3
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu GeeriteCu8S5
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu MckinstryiteAg5-xCu3+xS4
Cu ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Cu Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Cu RickarditeCu7Te5
Cu StanniteCu2FeSnS4
Cu StromeyeriteAgCuS
Cu TenoriteCuO
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Cu VulcaniteCuTe
ZnZinc
Zn Chalcophanite(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
Zn GahniteZnAl2O4
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Zn HydrohetaeroliteZnMn2O4 · H2O
Zn HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Zn SenaitePb(Mn,Y,U)(Fe,Zn)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As CobaltiteCoAsS
As GeigeriteMn52+(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 10H2O
As Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
As ProustiteAg3AsS3
YYttrium
Y Aeschynite-(Y)(Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Y Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Y Fergusonite-(Y)YNbO4
Y Gagarinite-(Y)NaCaYF6
Y Samarskite-(Y)(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
Y SenaitePb(Mn,Y,U)(Fe,Zn)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
Y Waimirite-(Y)YF3
Y Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
NbNiobium
Nb Aeschynite-(Y)(Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Nb Columbite-(Fe)FeNb2O6
Nb Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Nb Fergusonite-(Y)YNbO4
Nb Rutile (var: Ilmenorutile)Fex(Nb,Ta)2x · 4Ti1-xO2
Nb Ixiolite(Ta,Nb,Sn,Fe,Mn)4O8
Nb Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Nb Samarskite-(Y)(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
MoMolybdenum
Mo FerrimolybditeFe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag Electrum(Au, Ag)
Ag HessiteAg2Te
Ag MckinstryiteAg5-xCu3+xS4
Ag PetziteAg3AuTe2
Ag Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Ag ProustiteAg3AsS3
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Ag SilverAg
Ag StromeyeriteAgCuS
Ag Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
Ag VolynskiteAgBiTe2
SnTin
Sn AbhuriteSn21Cl16(OH)14O6
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
Sn RomarchiteSnO
Sn StanniteCu2FeSnS4
Sn Varlamoffite(Sn,Fe)(O,OH)2
SbAntimony
Sb Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Sb StibniteSb2S3
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
TeTellurium
Te AltaitePbTe
Te CalaveriteAuTe2
Te FrohbergiteFeTe2
Te HessiteAg2Te
Te PetziteAg3AuTe2
Te RickarditeCu7Te5
Te Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
Te TelluriumTe
Te VolynskiteAgBiTe2
Te VulcaniteCuTe
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
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
Ta Rutile (var: Ilmenorutile)Fex(Nb,Ta)2x · 4Ti1-xO2
Ta Ixiolite(Ta,Nb,Sn,Fe,Mn)4O8
Ta Samarskite-(Y)(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
AuGold
Au CalaveriteAuTe2
Au Electrum(Au, Ag)
Au GoldAu
Au PetziteAg3AuTe2
Au Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
PbLead
Pb AltaitePbTe
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb DundasitePbAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2O
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb SenaitePb(Mn,Y,U)(Fe,Zn)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthBi
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3
Bi VolynskiteAgBiTe2
ThThorium
Th Aeschynite-(Y)(Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Th Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Th Samarskite-(Y)(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
Th ThoriteTh(SiO4)
UUranium
U Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
U MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
U Samarskite-(Y)(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
U SenaitePb(Mn,Y,U)(Fe,Zn)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
U UraniniteUO2

Geochronology

Mineralization age: Quaternary : 0.0002 Ma to 0 Ma

Important note: This table is based only on rock and mineral ages recorded below and is not necessarily a complete representation of the geochronology, but does give an indication of possible mineralization events relevant to this locality. As more age information is added this table may expand in the future. A break in the table simply indicates a lack of data entered here, not necessarily a break in the geologic sequence. Grey background entries are from different, related, localities.

Geologic TimeRocks, Minerals and Events
Phanerozoic
 Cenozoic
  Quaternary
   Anthropocene
ⓘ Abhurite (youngest age)0 MaSharm Abhur Cove, Jiddah (Jeddah), Mintaqah Makkah, Saudi Arabia
ⓘ Abhurite (oldest age)Anthropocene
(0 - 0.0002 Ma)
Sharm Abhur Cove, Jiddah (Jeddah), Mintaqah Makkah, Saudi Arabia

References

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Al-Shanti, A. M. S. (1995): mineral deposits in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Sci. Publ. Centre, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah
Nehlig, P., Salpeteur, I., Asfirane, F., Bouchot, V., Eberlé, J. M., & Genna, A. (1999). The Mineral Potential of the Arabian Shield: A reassessment. In Proceedings of the IUGS/UNESCO Meeting on the “Base and Precious Metal Deposits in the Arabian Shield”, Jeddah, November (pp. 12-19).

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