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Lydenburg, Mpumalanga, South Africai
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MpumalangaProvince
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View of the Lydenburg gold mining area, in 1896.

Lydenburg, Mpumalanga, South Africa
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View of the Lydenburg gold mining area, in 1896.

Lydenburg, Mpumalanga, South Africa
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View of the Lydenburg gold mining area, in 1896.

Lydenburg, Mpumalanga, South Africa
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View of the Lydenburg gold mining area, in 1896.

Lydenburg, Mpumalanga, South Africa
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View of the Lydenburg gold mining area, in 1896.

Lydenburg, Mpumalanga, South Africa
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View of the Lydenburg gold mining area, in 1896.

Lydenburg, Mpumalanga, South Africa
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View of the Lydenburg gold mining area, in 1896.

Lydenburg, Mpumalanga, South Africa
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View of the Lydenburg gold mining area, in 1896.

Lydenburg, Mpumalanga, South Africa
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
24° 40' South , 30° 7' East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~0km


Lydenburg is a defunct district.

Regions containing this locality

Somali Plate (Somalia Plate)Tectonic Plate
Transvaal, South AfricaProvince (Former)
Bushveld Complex, South AfricaComplex

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Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded from this region.


Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

58 valid minerals. 5 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Åkermanite
Formula: Ca2Mg(Si2O7)
Reference: Minerals of South Africa
Alunogen
Formula: Al2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
Reference: Minerals of South Africa
Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Botha, B. W. (2010) An Overview of Andalusite in Souhern Africa: Geology and Mineralogy. The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy Refractories 2010 Conference
Andalusite var: Chiastolite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Botha, B. W. (2010) An Overview of Andalusite in Souhern Africa: Geology and Mineralogy. The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy Refractories 2010 Conference
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Minerals of South Africa
Auricupride
Formula: Cu3Au
Reference: extraLapis 2:43
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Cabri, L. J., Laflamme, J. G., & Stewart, J. M. (1977). Platinum-group minerals from Onverwacht; II, Platarsite, a new sulfarsenide of platinum. The Canadian Mineralogist, 15(3), 385-388.
Braggite
Formula: (Pt,Pd,Ni)S
Cabriite
Formula: Pd2CuSn
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Cherepanovite
Formula: RhAs
Reference: Zaccarini, F., Garuti, G., & Cawthorn, R. G. (2002). Platinum-group minerals in chromitite xenoliths from the Onverwacht and Tweefontein ultramafic pipes, eastern Bushveld Complex, South Africa. The Canadian Mineralogist, 40(2), 481-497.
'Chlorite Group'
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Chromium
Formula: Cr
Reference: PMPB Meulenbeld collection Photo ID: 951390
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Cooperite
Formula: PtS
Reference: Minerals of South Africa
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Minerals of South Africa
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series var: Hortonolite'
Formula: from (Fe1.5Mg0.5)2SiO4 to (Mg1.5Fe0.5)2SiO4
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov data
'Feldspar Group'
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Genkinite (TL)
Formula: (Pt,Pd,Rh)4Sb3
Type Locality:
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist(1977) 15, 389-392; Cabri, L. J., Laflamme, J. G., & Stewart, J. M. (1977). Platinum-group minerals from Onverwacht; II, Platarsite, a new sulfarsenide of platinum. The Canadian Mineralogist, 15(3), 385-388.
Geversite
Formula: PtSb2
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Minerals of South Africa
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: The Gold Regions of South Eastern Africa By Thomas Baines Published by E. Stanford, 1877
Haycockite (TL)
Formula: Cu4Fe5S8
Type Locality:
Reference: Cabri, L.J. & Hall, S.R. (1972) Mooihoekite and haycockite, two new copper-iron sulfides and their relationship to chalcopyrite and talnakhite. American Mineralogist 57, 689-708; Rowland, J.F. & Hall, S.R. (1973) The crystal structure of haycockite, Cu4Fe5S8. American Mineralogist, 58, 1110 abstract????; Rowland, J.F. & Hall, S.R. (1975) Haycockite, Cu4Fe5S8: a superstructure in the chalcopyrite series. Acta crystallographica B31, 2105-2112; Daltry, V.D.C., (1997) Mineralogy of South Africa: Type-Mineral Species and Type-Mineral Names, Council For Geoscience, Geological Survey of South Africa, Handbook 15.
Hedenbergite
Formula: CaFe2+Si2O6
Reference: Minerals of South Africa
Hollingworthite
Formula: (Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
'Hornblende'
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Irarsite (TL)
Formula: (Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Reference: Minerals of South Africa
Iridium
Formula: (Ir,Os,Ru)
Reference: Minerals of South Africa
Iridium var: Osmiridium
Formula: (Ir,Os,Ru)
Reference: Minerals of South Africa
Isoferroplatinum
Formula: Pt3Fe
Laurite
Formula: RuS2
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Magnetite var: Titaniferous Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Marialite
Formula: Na4Al3Si9O24Cl
Reference: Minerals of South Africa
Mcguinnessite
Formula: (Mg,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Zaccarini, F., Garuti, G., & Cawthorn, R. G. (2002). Platinum-group minerals in chromitite xenoliths from the Onverwacht and Tweefontein ultramafic pipes, eastern Bushveld Complex, South Africa. The Canadian Mineralogist, 40(2), 481-497.
Mertieite-II
Formula: Pd8Sb2.5As0.5
Reference: Cabri, L. J., Laflamme, J. G., & Stewart, J. M. (1977). Platinum-group minerals from Onverwacht; II, Platarsite, a new sulfarsenide of platinum. The Canadian Mineralogist, 15(3), 385-388.
Monticellite
Formula: CaMgSiO4
Reference: Minerals of South Africa
Mooihoekite (TL)
Formula: Cu9Fe9S16
Type Locality:
Reference: Amer.Min.(1972) 57, 689-708
Orcelite
Formula: Ni5-xAs2, x ~ 0.25
Reference: Rudashevsky, N.S., Avdontsev, S.N., Dneprovskaya, M.B. (1992): Evolution of PGE mineralization in hortonolitic dunites of the Mooihoek and Onverwacht pipes, Bushveld Complex. Mineral. Petrol.: 47: 37-54; in: Jambor, J.L., Puziewicz, J. (1993): New mineral Names. American Mineralogist: 78: 1111
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Platarsite (TL)
Formula: PtAsS
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist(1977): 15, 385-388.; Rudashevsky, N. S., Avdontsev, S. N., & Dneprovskaya, M. B. (1992). Evolution of PGE mineralization in hortonolitic dunites of the Mooihoek and Onverwacht pipes, Bushveld Complex. Mineralogy and Petrology, 47(1), 37-54.; Cabri, L. J., Laflamme, J. G., & Stewart, J. M. (1977). Platinum-group minerals from Onverwacht; II, Platarsite, a new sulfarsenide of platinum. The Canadian Mineralogist, 15(3), 385-388.
Platinum
Formula: Pt
Platinum var: Ferroan Platinum
Formula: (Pt,Fe)
Reference: Cabri, L. J., Laflamme, J. G., & Stewart, J. M. (1977). Platinum-group minerals from Onverwacht; II, Platarsite, a new sulfarsenide of platinum. The Canadian Mineralogist, 15(3), 385-388.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Minerals of South Africa
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: Cairncross, B. and Dixon, R., (1995) Minerals of South Africa. The Geological Society of South Africa: 234.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Rustenburgite
Formula: (Pt,Pd)3Sn
Rustenburgite var: Cuprian Rustenburgite
Reference: Rudashevsky, N.S., Avdontsev, S.N., Dneprovskaya, M.B. (1992): Evolution of PGE mineralization in hortonolitic dunites of the Mooihoek and Onverwacht pipes, Bushveld Complex. Mineral. Petrol.: 47: 37-54; in: Jambor, J.L., Puziewicz, J. (1993): New mineral Names. American Mineralogist: 78: 1111
Ruthenarsenite
Formula: (Ru,Ni)As
Reference: Zaccarini, F., Garuti, G., & Cawthorn, R. G. (2002). Platinum-group minerals in chromitite xenoliths from the Onverwacht and Tweefontein ultramafic pipes, eastern Bushveld Complex, South Africa. The Canadian Mineralogist, 40(2), 481-497.; Cabri, L. J., Laflamme, J. G., & Stewart, J. M. (1977). Platinum-group minerals from Onverwacht; II, Platarsite, a new sulfarsenide of platinum. The Canadian Mineralogist, 15(3), 385-388.
Ruthenium
Formula: (Ru,Ir)
Reference: Zaccarini, F., Garuti, G., & Cawthorn, R. G. (2002). Platinum-group minerals in chromitite xenoliths from the Onverwacht and Tweefontein ultramafic pipes, eastern Bushveld Complex, South Africa. The Canadian Mineralogist, 40(2), 481-497.
Sobolevskite
Formula: Pd(Bi,Te)
Sperrylite
Formula: PtAs2
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Stannopalladinite
Formula: (Pd,Cu)3Sn2
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
Stibiopalladinite
Formula: Pd5Sb2
Tetra-auricupride
Formula: AuCu
Reference: Minerals of South Africa
Tetraferroplatinum
Formula: PtFe
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Minerals of South Africa
Troilite
Formula: FeS
Ulvöspinel
Formula: TiFe2O4
'UM1976-16-S:IrRhSb'
Formula: (Rh,Ir)SbS
Reference: Rudashevsky, N.S., Avdontsev, S.N., Dneprovskaya, M.B. (1992): Evolution of PGE mineralization in hortonolitic dunites of the Mooihoek and Onverwacht pipes, Bushveld Complex. Mineral. Petrol.: 47: 37-54; in: Jambor, J.L., Puziewicz, J. (1993): New mineral Names. American Mineralogist: 78: 1111
'UM1977-04-E:CuFeNiPtSb'
Formula: Pt10Fe3Ni3Cu3Sb
Reference: Cabri, L.J., Rosenzweig, A., Pinch, W.W. (1977): Platinum-group mineral from Onverwacht; I, Pt-Fe-Cu-Ni alloys. Can. Mineral.: 15: 380-384
'UM1992-04-Bi:Pt'
Formula: (Pt,Fe)(Bi,Sb)
Reference: Rudashevsky, N.S., Avdontsev, S.N., Dneprovskaya, M.B. (1992): Evolution of PGE mineralization in hortonolitic dunites of the Mooihoek and Onverwacht pipes, Bushveld Complex. Mineral. Petrol.: 47: 37-54; in: Jambor, J.L., Puziewicz, J. (1993): New mineral Names. American Mineralogist: 78: 1111
'UM1992-12-E:IrPtSb'
Formula: (Pt,Ir,Fe)3Sb
Reference: Rudashevsky, N.S., Avdontsev, S.N., Dneprovskaya, M.B. (1992): Evolution of PGE mineralization in hortonolitic dunites of the Mooihoek and Onverwacht pipes, Bushveld Complex. Mineral. Petrol.: 47: 37-54; in: Jambor, J.L., Puziewicz, J. (1993): New mineral Names. American Mineralogist: 78: 1111
'UM1992-38-Sn:CuPdPt'
Formula: (Pd,Pt)4(Cu,Fe)2(Sn,Sb)3
Reference: Rudashevsky, N.S., Avdontsev, S.N., Dneprovskaya, M.B. (1992): Evolution of PGE mineralization in hortonolitic dunites of the Mooihoek and Onverwacht pipes, Bushveld Complex. Mineral. Petrol.: 47: 37-54; in: Jambor, J.L., Puziewicz, J. (1993): New mineral Names. American Mineralogist: 78: 1111
Uvarovite
Formula: Ca3Cr2(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Valleriite
Formula: (Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Zaccariniite
Formula: RhNiAs
Reference: Rudashevsky, N.S., Avdontsev, S.N., Dneprovskaya, M.B. (1992): Evolution of PGE mineralization in hortonolitic dunites of the Mooihoek and Onverwacht pipes, Bushveld Complex. Mineral. Petrol.: 47: 37-54; in: Jambor, J.L., Puziewicz, J. (1993): New mineral Names. American Mineralogist: 78: 1111

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Auricupride1.AA.10aCu3Au
Cabriite1.AG.30Pd2CuSn
Chromium1.AE.05Cr
Gold1.AA.05Au
Iridium1.AF.10(Ir,Os,Ru)
var: Osmiridium1.AF.10(Ir,Os,Ru)
Isoferroplatinum1.AG.35Pt3Fe
Platinum1.AF.10Pt
var: Ferroan Platinum1.AF.10(Pt,Fe)
Rustenburgite1.AG.10(Pt,Pd)3Sn
var: Cuprian Rustenburgite1.AG.10(Pt,Pd)3Sn
Ruthenium1.AF.05(Ru,Ir)
Stannopalladinite1.AG.25(Pd,Cu)3Sn2
Tetra-auricupride1.AA.10bAuCu
Tetraferroplatinum1.AG.40PtFe
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Braggite2.CC.35a(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cherepanovite2.CC.15RhAs
Cooperite2.CC.35bPtS
Genkinite (TL)2.AC.35a(Pt,Pd,Rh)4Sb3
Geversite2.EB.05aPtSb2
Haycockite (TL)2.CB.10bCu4Fe5S8
Hollingworthite2.EB.25(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
Irarsite (TL)2.EB.25(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Laurite2.EB.05aRuS2
Mertieite-II2.AC.10bPd8Sb2.5As0.5
Mooihoekite (TL)2.CB.10bCu9Fe9S16
Orcelite2.AB.10Ni5-xAs2, x ~ 0.25
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Platarsite (TL)2.EB.25PtAsS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Ruthenarsenite2.CC.15(Ru,Ni)As
Sobolevskite2.CC.05Pd(Bi,Te)
Sperrylite2.EB.05aPtAs2
Stibiopalladinite2.AC.20aPd5Sb2
Troilite2.CC.10FeS
Valleriite2.FD.30(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
var: Titaniferous Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Ulvöspinel4.BB.05TiFe2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Magnesite5.AB.05MgCO3
Mcguinnessite5.BA.10(Mg,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Alunogen7.CB.45Al2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
Andalusite9.AF.10Al2(SiO4)O
var: Chiastolite9.AF.10Al2(SiO4)O
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Forsterite9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
Hedenbergite9.DA.15CaFe2+Si2O6
Marialite9.FB.15Na4Al3Si9O24Cl
Monticellite9.AC.10CaMgSiO4
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Uvarovite9.AD.25Ca3Cr2(SiO4)3
Åkermanite9.BB.10Ca2Mg(Si2O7)
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
'Chlorite Group'-
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'-
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'var: Hortonolite'-from (Fe1.5Mg0.5)2SiO4 to (Mg1.5Fe0.5)2SiO4
'Feldspar Group'-
'Hornblende'-
'UM1976-16-S:IrRhSb'-(Rh,Ir)SbS
'UM1977-04-E:CuFeNiPtSb'-Pt10Fe3Ni3Cu3Sb
'UM1992-04-Bi:Pt'-(Pt,Fe)(Bi,Sb)
'UM1992-12-E:IrPtSb'-(Pt,Ir,Fe)3Sb
'UM1992-38-Sn:CuPdPt'-(Pd,Pt)4(Cu,Fe)2(Sn,Sb)3
Zaccariniite-RhNiAs

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Auricupride1.1.2.1Cu3Au
Chromium1.1.12.1Cr
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Tetra-auricupride1.1.2.2AuCu
Platinum Group Metals and Alloys
Cabriite1.2.11.Pd2CuSn
Iridium1.2.1.2(Ir,Os,Ru)
Isoferroplatinum1.2.5.1Pt3Fe
Platinum1.2.1.1Pt
Rustenburgite1.2.5.2(Pt,Pd)3Sn
Ruthenium1.2.2.2(Ru,Ir)
Stannopalladinite1.2.9.1(Pd,Cu)3Sn2
Tetraferroplatinum1.2.4.1PtFe
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 5:2
Orcelite2.3.2.1Ni5-xAs2, x ~ 0.25
Stibiopalladinite2.3.3.1Pd5Sb2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 4:3
Genkinite (TL)2.6.4.1(Pt,Pd,Rh)4Sb3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Braggite2.8.5.3(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
Cherepanovite2.8.17.2RhAs
Cooperite2.8.5.1PtS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Ruthenarsenite2.8.17.1(Ru,Ni)As
Troilite2.8.9.1FeS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Haycockite (TL)2.9.8.2Cu4Fe5S8
Mooihoekite (TL)2.9.8.3Cu9Fe9S16
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Geversite2.12.1.14PtSb2
Hollingworthite2.12.3.8(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
Irarsite (TL)2.12.3.7(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Laurite2.12.1.10RuS2
Platarsite (TL)2.12.3.6PtAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Sperrylite2.12.1.13PtAs2
Hydroxysulfides and Hydrated Sulfides
Valleriite2.14.1.1(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Miscellaneous
Mertieite-II2.16.3.1Pd8Sb2.5As0.5
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
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
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Ulvöspinel7.2.5.2TiFe2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Mcguinnessite16a.3.1.4(Mg,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
A2(XO4)3·H2O
Alunogen29.8.6.1Al2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
Monticellite51.3.2.1CaMgSiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Uvarovite51.4.3b.3Ca3Cr2(SiO4)3
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Andalusite52.2.2b.1Al2(SiO4)O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 55 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups,Generally with no Additional Anions
Si2O7 Groups, Generally with No Additional Anions with cations in [8] and lower coordination
Åkermanite55.4.1.1Ca2Mg(Si2O7)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Hedenbergite65.1.3a.2CaFe2+Si2O6
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 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with other Be/Al/Si frameworks
Marialite76.3.1.1Na4Al3Si9O24Cl
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Andalusite
var: Chiastolite
-Al2(SiO4)O
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'-
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'var: Hortonolite'-from (Fe1.5Mg0.5)2SiO4 to (Mg1.5Fe0.5)2SiO4
'Feldspar Group'-
'Hornblende'-
Iridium
var: Osmiridium
-(Ir,Os,Ru)
Magnetite
var: Titaniferous Magnetite
-Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Platinum
var: Ferroan Platinum
-(Pt,Fe)
Rustenburgite
var: Cuprian Rustenburgite
-(Pt,Pd)3Sn
Sobolevskite-Pd(Bi,Te)
'UM1976-16-S:IrRhSb'-(Rh,Ir)SbS
'UM1977-04-E:CuFeNiPtSb'-Pt10Fe3Ni3Cu3Sb
'UM1992-04-Bi:Pt'-(Pt,Fe)(Bi,Sb)
'UM1992-12-E:IrPtSb'-(Pt,Ir,Fe)3Sb
'UM1992-38-Sn:CuPdPt'-(Pd,Pt)4(Cu,Fe)2(Sn,Sb)3
Zaccariniite-RhNiAs

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H AlunogenAl2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H Mcguinnessite(Mg,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C MagnesiteMgCO3
C Mcguinnessite(Mg,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
O HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
O ÅkermaniteCa2Mg(Si2O7)
O MonticelliteCaMgSiO4
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O AlunogenAl2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
O CorundumAl2O3
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O MagnesiteMgCO3
O MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O Fayalite-Forsterite Series (var: Hortonolite)from (Fe1.5Mg0.5)2SiO4 to (Mg1.5Fe0.5)2SiO4
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O UlvöspinelTiFe2O4
O Mcguinnessite(Mg,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O Andalusite (var: Chiastolite)Al2(SiO4)O
O AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
FFluorine
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
NaSodium
Na MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
MgMagnesium
Mg Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Mg ÅkermaniteCa2Mg(Si2O7)
Mg MonticelliteCaMgSiO4
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg Fayalite-Forsterite Series (var: Hortonolite)from (Fe1.5Mg0.5)2SiO4 to (Mg1.5Fe0.5)2SiO4
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Mg Mcguinnessite(Mg,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
AlAluminium
Al Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Al AlunogenAl2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
Al Andalusite (var: Chiastolite)Al2(SiO4)O
Al AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
SiSilicon
Si HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Si ÅkermaniteCa2Mg(Si2O7)
Si MonticelliteCaMgSiO4
Si MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Fayalite-Forsterite Series (var: Hortonolite)from (Fe1.5Mg0.5)2SiO4 to (Mg1.5Fe0.5)2SiO4
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si Andalusite (var: Chiastolite)Al2(SiO4)O
Si AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S MooihoekiteCu9Fe9S16
S PlatarsitePtAsS
S HaycockiteCu4Fe5S8
S Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
S PyriteFeS2
S AlunogenAl2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
S Braggite(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
S CooperitePtS
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S LauriteRuS2
S Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
S TroiliteFeS
S UM1976-16-S:IrRhSb(Rh,Ir)SbS
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Cl MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
KPotassium
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
CaCalcium
Ca HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Ca ÅkermaniteCa2Mg(Si2O7)
Ca MonticelliteCaMgSiO4
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ti Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti UlvöspinelTiFe2O4
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Cr UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
Cr ChromiumCr
FeIron
Fe MooihoekiteCu9Fe9S16
Fe HaycockiteCu4Fe5S8
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe Platinum (var: Ferroan Platinum)(Pt,Fe)
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe TetraferroplatinumPtFe
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Fe HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe Fayalite-Forsterite Series (var: Hortonolite)from (Fe1.5Mg0.5)2SiO4 to (Mg1.5Fe0.5)2SiO4
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe IsoferroplatinumPt3Fe
Fe TroiliteFeS
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe UlvöspinelTiFe2O4
Fe UM1977-04-E:CuFeNiPtSbPt10Fe3Ni3Cu3Sb
Fe UM1992-04-Bi:Pt(Pt,Fe)(Bi,Sb)
Fe UM1992-12-E:IrPtSb(Pt,Ir,Fe)3Sb
Fe UM1992-38-Sn:CuPdPt(Pd,Pt)4(Cu,Fe)2(Sn,Sb)3
NiNickel
Ni Ruthenarsenite(Ru,Ni)As
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Ni UM1977-04-E:CuFeNiPtSbPt10Fe3Ni3Cu3Sb
Ni ZaccariniiteRhNiAs
Ni OrceliteNi5-xAs2, x ~ 0.25
CuCopper
Cu MooihoekiteCu9Fe9S16
Cu HaycockiteCu4Fe5S8
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu Stannopalladinite(Pd,Cu)3Sn2
Cu Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Cu AuricuprideCu3Au
Cu Tetra-auricuprideAuCu
Cu CabriitePd2CuSn
Cu Mcguinnessite(Mg,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu UM1977-04-E:CuFeNiPtSbPt10Fe3Ni3Cu3Sb
Cu UM1992-38-Sn:CuPdPt(Pd,Pt)4(Cu,Fe)2(Sn,Sb)3
AsArsenic
As PlatarsitePtAsS
As Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
As SperrylitePtAs2
As Ruthenarsenite(Ru,Ni)As
As Mertieite-IIPd8Sb2.5As0.5
As Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
As CherepanoviteRhAs
As ZaccariniiteRhNiAs
As OrceliteNi5-xAs2, x ~ 0.25
RuRuthenium
Ru Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Ru Ruthenarsenite(Ru,Ni)As
Ru Iridium (var: Osmiridium)(Ir,Os,Ru)
Ru LauriteRuS2
Ru Ruthenium(Ru,Ir)
RhRhodium
Rh Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Rh Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
Rh CherepanoviteRhAs
Rh ZaccariniiteRhNiAs
Rh UM1976-16-S:IrRhSb(Rh,Ir)SbS
PdPalladium
Pd StibiopalladinitePd5Sb2
Pd Mertieite-IIPd8Sb2.5As0.5
Pd Stannopalladinite(Pd,Cu)3Sn2
Pd CabriitePd2CuSn
Pd SobolevskitePd(Bi,Te)
Pd UM1992-38-Sn:CuPdPt(Pd,Pt)4(Cu,Fe)2(Sn,Sb)3
SnTin
Sn Stannopalladinite(Pd,Cu)3Sn2
Sn CabriitePd2CuSn
Sn Rustenburgite(Pt,Pd)3Sn
Sn UM1992-38-Sn:CuPdPt(Pd,Pt)4(Cu,Fe)2(Sn,Sb)3
SbAntimony
Sb Genkinite(Pt,Pd,Rh)4Sb3
Sb StibiopalladinitePd5Sb2
Sb Mertieite-IIPd8Sb2.5As0.5
Sb GeversitePtSb2
Sb UM1977-04-E:CuFeNiPtSbPt10Fe3Ni3Cu3Sb
Sb UM1992-04-Bi:Pt(Pt,Fe)(Bi,Sb)
Sb UM1992-12-E:IrPtSb(Pt,Ir,Fe)3Sb
Sb UM1992-38-Sn:CuPdPt(Pd,Pt)4(Cu,Fe)2(Sn,Sb)3
Sb UM1976-16-S:IrRhSb(Rh,Ir)SbS
TeTellurium
Te SobolevskitePd(Bi,Te)
OsOsmium
Os Iridium (var: Osmiridium)(Ir,Os,Ru)
IrIridium
Ir Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Ir Iridium (var: Osmiridium)(Ir,Os,Ru)
Ir Iridium(Ir,Os,Ru)
Ir UM1992-12-E:IrPtSb(Pt,Ir,Fe)3Sb
Ir UM1976-16-S:IrRhSb(Rh,Ir)SbS
PtPlatinum
Pt PlatarsitePtAsS
Pt Genkinite(Pt,Pd,Rh)4Sb3
Pt Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Pt SperrylitePtAs2
Pt Platinum (var: Ferroan Platinum)(Pt,Fe)
Pt TetraferroplatinumPtFe
Pt GeversitePtSb2
Pt Braggite(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
Pt CooperitePtS
Pt PlatinumPt
Pt IsoferroplatinumPt3Fe
Pt Rustenburgite(Pt,Pd)3Sn
Pt UM1977-04-E:CuFeNiPtSbPt10Fe3Ni3Cu3Sb
Pt UM1992-04-Bi:Pt(Pt,Fe)(Bi,Sb)
Pt UM1992-12-E:IrPtSb(Pt,Ir,Fe)3Sb
Pt UM1992-38-Sn:CuPdPt(Pd,Pt)4(Cu,Fe)2(Sn,Sb)3
AuGold
Au AuricuprideCu3Au
Au Tetra-auricuprideAuCu
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
BiBismuth
Bi SobolevskitePd(Bi,Te)
Bi UM1992-04-Bi:Pt(Pt,Fe)(Bi,Sb)

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