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Øyestad, Arendal Iron Mines, Arendal, Aust-Agder, Norwayi
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
58° North , 8° East (est.)
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Margin of Error:
~3km
Locality type:
Municipality (Historical)
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Norwegian:
Øyestad, Arendal jerngruver, Arendal, Aust-Agder, Norge


A former municipality in Aust-Agder county, Norway from 1838 until 1992.

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46 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 1 (FRL) - first recorded locality of unapproved mineral/variety/etc.

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Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Weibye, P. C. (1848): Beiträge zur topograpischen Mineralogie Norwegens. Archiv für Mineralogie, Geognosie, Bergbau und Hüttenkunde. 22: 465-544
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Bugge, J. A. W. (1945): Løddesøl skarnforekomst. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 25: 35-57
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
'Andradite-Grossular Series'
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen collection # 1574
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Asbestos'
Reference: Weibye, P. C. (1848): Beiträge zur topograpischen Mineralogie Norwegens. Archiv für Mineralogie, Geognosie, Bergbau und Hüttenkunde. 22: 465-544
Axinite-(Fe)
Formula: Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Description: Found in Vestre Kjenli Gruve
Reference: Nordrum, F.S., Larsen, A.O. & Erambert, M.(2005): Minerals of the axinite group from Norwegian localities. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift, 30: 88-93
Axinite-(Mn)
Formula: Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)
Reference: Nordrum, F.S., Larsen, A.O. & Erambert, M.(2005): Minerals of the axinite group from Norwegian localities. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift, 30: 88-93
Babingtonite
Formula: Ca2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Scheerer, Th. (1845): Geognostisk-mineralogiske Skizzer- samlede paa en Reise i sommeren 1842. Nyt Magasin for Naturvidenskaberne. 4, 126-164
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Cahnite
Formula: Ca2[B(OH)4](AsO4)
Description: Bugge (1951) found cahnite as small crystals (1-2mm) in calcite-marble found in the dumps of the mine.
Reference: Bugge, J.A.W. (1951); Minerals from the skarn iron ore deposits at Arendal, Norway. I. Cahnite from Klodeborg mine. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskab Skrifter, Forhandliger 24:79-81
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
'Chabazite'
Reference: Bugge, J.A.W. (1954): Minerals from the skarn iron ore deposits at Arendal, Norway. 11. The zeolites. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskapers Selskab Skrifer 1954, 3, 1-18
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Chrysoberyl
Formula: BeAl2O4
Reference: Garmo, T.T. & Selbekk, R. (2017): Norsk mineralbok. Fossheim Steinsenter, Lom. 351p. (p.69)
Clinohumite
Formula: Mg9(SiO4)4F2
Reference: Neumann, H. (1985): Norges Mineraler. Norges geologiske Undersøkelse Skrifter 68, p. 147
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Datolite (TL)
Formula: CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Reference: Klaproth, M.H. (1806): Chemische Untersuchung des Datoliths. Neues allgemeines Journal der Chemie. 6, 107-110
Datolite var: Botryolite (FRL)
Reference: Holm,C. (1824): Samlinger til Norges topographiske Mineralogie 1: Fortegnelse over de i Omegnen af Arendal forekommende Fossilier. Nyt Magazin for Naturvidenskaberne, 2: 111-115
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Dravite
Formula: Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Kolitsch, U., Husdal, T. A., Brandstätter, F. & Ertl, A. (2011) : New crystal-chemical data for members of the tourmaline group from Norway: occurences of fluor-schorl and luinaite-(OH). Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift 46, 17-24.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Fluorapophyllite-(K)
Formula: KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Reference: Larsen, A.O.(1980):Fluorapofyllitt og hydroksyapofyllitt. NAGS-nytt 7(2),36-37
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Weibye, P. C. (1848): Beiträge zur topograpischen Mineralogie Norwegens. Archiv für Mineralogie, Geognosie, Bergbau und Hüttenkunde. 22: 465-544
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Bugge, J.A.W.(1945): Løddesøl skarnforekomst. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 25: 35-57
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Groutite
Formula: Mn3+O(OH)
Description: Found as nice needle-shaped crystals, and are identified with x-ray (XRD/XRF?)by Bugge in 1962.
Reference: Neumann, H. (1985): Norges Mineraler. Norges geologiske Undersøkelse Skrifter 68, p. 89
'Heulandite subgroup'
Reference: Weibye, P. C. (1848): Beiträge zur topograpischen Mineralogie Norwegens. Archiv für Mineralogie, Geognosie, Bergbau und Hüttenkunde. 22: 465-544
'Hornblende'
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: ABILDGAARD, P. C. (1801): Ueber Norwegische Titan-Erze und eine neue Steinart aus Grönland welche aus Flusspatsäure und Alaunerde besteht. Kobenhagen und Lepizig, J.H. Schubothe 1801
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Bugge, J.A.W.(1945): Løddesøl skarnforekomst. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 25: 35-57
Marialite
Formula: Na4Al3Si9O24Cl
Reference: Bugge, J. A. W. (1945): Løddesøl skarnforekomst. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 25: 35-57
Mesolite
Formula: Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Reference: Bugge, J.A.W. (1954): Minerals from the skarn iron ore deposits at Arendal, Norway. 11. The zeolites. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskapers Selskab Skrifer 1954, 3, 1-18.
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Bugge, J.A.W.(1945): Løddesøl skarnforekomst. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 25: 35-57
'Microperthite'
Reference: Bugge, J.A.W. (1954): Minerals from the skarn iron ore deposits at Arendal, Norway. 11. The zeolites. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskapers Selskab Skrifer 1954, 3, 1-18
Nickeline
Formula: NiAs
Reference: Scheerer, Th. (1848): Andet Bidrag til Kundskab om norske Mineralier. Nyt Magazin for Naturvidenskaberne, 5: 299-318 (p. 306)
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Natural History Museum Oslo collection
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Bugge, J.A.W.(1945): Løddesøl skarnforekomst. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 25: 35-57
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: Scheerer, Th. 1848b: Andet Bidrag til Kundskab om norske Mineralier. Nyt Magazin for Naturvidenskaberne, 5: 299-318 (p. 306)
'Pumpellyite'
Reference: Bugge, J.A.W. (1954): Minerals from the skarn iron ore deposits at Arendal, Norway. 11. The zeolites. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskapers Selskab Skrifer 1954, 3, 1-18
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
'Pyroxene Group'
Reference: Naturhistoriska Riksmuseet, Stockholm collection # g12499
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Bugge, J.A.W.(1945): Løddesøl skarnforekomst. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 25: 35-57
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Bugge, J. A. W. (1945): Løddesøl skarnforekomst. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 25: 35-57
'Scapolite'
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Description: Listed as "Skjörl" by Holm (1824)
Reference: Holm,C. (1824): Samlinger til Norges topographiske Mineralogie 1: Fortegnelse over de i Omegnen af Arendal forekommende Fossilier. Nyt Magazin for Naturvidenskaberne, 2: 111-115
Scolecite
Formula: CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Reference: Bugge, J.A.W. (1954): Minerals from the skarn iron ore deposits at Arendal, Norway. 11. The zeolites. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskapers Selskab Skrifer 1954, 3, 1-18.
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Schumacher, C.F (1801): Versuch eines Verzeichnisses der in den Dänisch-Nordischen Staaten sich findenden einfachen Mineralien. Kopenhagen, 172pp
Skutterudite
Formula: CoAs3
Reference: Weibye, P. C. (1848): Beiträge zur topograpischen Mineralogie Norwegens. Archiv für Mineralogie, Geognosie, Bergbau und Hüttenkunde. 22: 465-544
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Description: Crystals up to 0.5 cm large.
Reference: Selbekk R.S. (2010): Norges mineraler. En revidert utgave av Norges mineraler (Neumann 1985). Tapir-NGU-NHM, 552 pp.(p.119)
Spinel var: Pleonaste
Formula: (Mg,Fe)Al2O4
Reference: Weibye, P. C. (1848): Beiträge zur topograpischen Mineralogie Norwegens. Archiv für Mineralogie, Geognosie, Bergbau und Hüttenkunde. 22: 465-544
Stellerite
Formula: Ca4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Reference: Bugge, J.A.W. (1954): Minerals from the skarn iron ore deposits at Arendal, Norway. 11. The zeolites. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskapers Selskab Skrifer 1954, 3, 1-18
'Stilbite subgroup'
Reference: Weibye, P. C. (1848): Beiträge zur topograpischen Mineralogie Norwegens. Archiv für Mineralogie, Geognosie, Bergbau und Hüttenkunde. 22: 465-544
'Thomsonite'
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Bugge, J. A. W. (1945): Løddesøl skarnforekomst. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 25: 35-57
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Bugge, J.A.W.(1945): Løddesøl skarnforekomst. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 25: 35-57
'Uvite Series'
Formula: Ca(Mg3)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(F/OH)
Reference: Bugge, J.A.W.(1945): Løddesøl skarnforekomst. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 25: 35-57; Larsen, A.O.,Nordrum, F.S. & Austrheim, H. (1999): Turmaliner i Norge. Bergverksmuseets Skrift 15: 21-30
Vesuvianite
Formula: (Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Colour: redish brown
Reference: Bugge, J. (1940) Geological and petrological investigations in the Arendal district. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 20: 71-11; Barth, T.,F. (1963): Contribution to the Mineralogy of Norway No. 22. Vesuvianite from Kristiansand, other Occurrences in Norway, the general Formula of Vesuvianite. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 43: 457-472
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Zircon var: Oerstedtite
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Weibye, P. C. (1848): Beiträge zur topograpischen Mineralogie Norwegens. Archiv für Mineralogie, Geognosie, Bergbau und Hüttenkunde. 22: 465-544
Zoisite
Formula: Ca2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Reference: Berlin, N.J. (1850): Analyser of Norrska mineralier.Öfversigt af Kungl. Svenska Vetenskaps-Aakademiens handlingar. 1849, 234-238
Zoisite var: Thulite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al,Mn3+3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Berlin, N.J. (1850): Analyser of Norrska mineralier.Öfversigt af Kungl. Svenska Vetenskaps-Aakademiens handlingar. 1849, 234-238

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Nickeline2.CC.05NiAs
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Skutterudite2.EC.05CoAs3
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chrysoberyl4.BA.05BeAl2O4
Groutite4.FD.10Mn3+O(OH)
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
var: Pleonaste4.BB.05(Mg,Fe)Al2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 6 - Borates
Cahnite6.AC.70Ca2[B(OH)4](AsO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Axinite-(Fe)9.BD.20Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Axinite-(Mn)9.BD.20Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)
Babingtonite9.DK.05Ca2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Clinohumite9.AF.55Mg9(SiO4)4F2
Datolite (TL)9.AJ.20CaB(SiO4)(OH)
var: Botryolite (TL)9.AJ.20CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Dravite9.CK.05Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fluorapophyllite-(K)9.EA.15KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Marialite9.FB.15Na4Al3Si9O24Cl
Mesolite9.GA.05Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Prehnite9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Scolecite9.GA.05CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Stellerite9.GE.15Ca4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Uvite Series'9..Ca(Mg3)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(F/OH)
Vesuvianite9.BG.35(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
var: Oerstedtite9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Zoisite9.BG.10Ca2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
var: Thulite9.BG.10{Ca2}{Al,Mn3+3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Andradite-Grossular Series'-
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Asbestos'-
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chabazite'-
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Hornblende'-
'Microperthite'-
'Pumpellyite'-
'Pyroxene Group'-
'Scapolite'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'Thomsonite'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Nickeline2.8.11.1NiAs
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
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Skutterudite2.12.17.1CoAs3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Groutite6.1.1.3Mn3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chrysoberyl7.2.9.1BeAl2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 43 - COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
Anhydrous Compound Phosphates, etc·, Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Cahnite43.4.4.1Ca2[B(OH)4](AsO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(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
Clinohumite52.3.2d.1Mg9(SiO4)4F2
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 54 - NESOSILICATES Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates
Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates with B in [4] coordination
Datolite (TL)54.2.1a.1CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and/or >[4] coordination
Axinite-(Fe)56.2.2.1Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Axinite-(Mn)56.2.2.3Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)
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)
Vesuvianite58.2.4.1(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Zoisite58.2.1b.1Ca2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
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
Dravite61.3.1.9Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
'Uvite Series'61.3.1.3Ca(Mg3)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(F/OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=5
Babingtonite65.4.1.2Ca2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 4-membered rings
Prehnite72.1.3.1Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 3-, 4-, or 5-membered rings and 8-membered rings
Fluorapophyllite-(K)72.3.1.1KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Al-Si Framework with other Be/Al/Si frameworks
Marialite76.3.1.1Na4Al3Si9O24Cl
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Mesolite77.1.5.4Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Scolecite77.1.5.5CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Stellerite77.1.4.4Ca4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Andradite-Grossular Series'-
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Asbestos'-
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chabazite'-
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
Datolite
var: Botryolite (FRL)
-CaB(SiO4)(OH)
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Hornblende'-
'Microperthite'-
'Pumpellyite'-
'Pyroxene Group'-
'Scapolite'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Spinel
var: Pleonaste
-(Mg,Fe)Al2O4
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'Thomsonite'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Zircon
var: Oerstedtite
-Zr(SiO4)
Zoisite
var: Thulite
-{Ca2}{Al,Mn3+3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
H MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
H GroutiteMn3+O(OH)
H CahniteCa2[B(OH)4](AsO4)
H BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
H Axinite-(Mn)Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)
H Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
H DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H Zoisite (var: Thulite){Ca2}{Al,Mn33+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
BBoron
B DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
B CahniteCa2[B(OH)4](AsO4)
B Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B Axinite-(Mn)Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)
B Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
B DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C GraphiteC
OOxygen
O DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
O MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
O GroutiteMn3+O(OH)
O CahniteCa2[B(OH)4](AsO4)
O BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O QuartzSiO2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O Spinel (var: Pleonaste)(Mg,Fe)Al2O4
O ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O Zircon (var: Oerstedtite)Zr(SiO4)
O Axinite-(Mn)Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)
O Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
O ClinohumiteMg9(SiO4)4F2
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O Zoisite (var: Thulite){Ca2}{Al,Mn33+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
O ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
O RutileTiO2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
FFluorine
F Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
F Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
F FluoriteCaF2
F ClinohumiteMg9(SiO4)4F2
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
NaSodium
Na MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
MgMagnesium
Mg Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mg Spinel (var: Pleonaste)(Mg,Fe)Al2O4
Mg ClinohumiteMg9(SiO4)4F2
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Mg DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
AlAluminium
Al MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al Spinel (var: Pleonaste)(Mg,Fe)Al2O4
Al ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Al Axinite-(Mn)Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)
Al Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Al DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al Zoisite (var: Thulite){Ca2}{Al,Mn33+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
Al ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Al ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
Al MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
SiSilicon
Si DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
Si MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Si BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si Zircon (var: Oerstedtite)Zr(SiO4)
Si Axinite-(Mn)Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)
Si Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Si ClinohumiteMg9(SiO4)4F2
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Si DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si Zoisite (var: Thulite){Ca2}{Al,Mn33+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Si MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S MarcasiteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
ClChlorine
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Cl MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
KPotassium
K Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
Ca MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Ca CahniteCa2[B(OH)4](AsO4)
Ca BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Ca Axinite-(Mn)Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)
Ca Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Ca Zoisite (var: Thulite){Ca2}{Al,Mn33+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
TiTitanium
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti RutileTiO2
MnManganese
Mn GroutiteMn3+O(OH)
Mn BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mn Axinite-(Mn)Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)
Mn Zoisite (var: Thulite){Ca2}{Al,Mn33+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe Spinel (var: Pleonaste)(Mg,Fe)Al2O4
Fe Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
CoCobalt
Co SkutteruditeCoAs3
NiNickel
Ni NickelineNiAs
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As NickelineNiAs
As CahniteCa2[B(OH)4](AsO4)
As SkutteruditeCoAs3
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
Zr Zircon (var: Oerstedtite)Zr(SiO4)
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg

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