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Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Henwood, W.J. (1871): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 8(1), 116
Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Aikinite
Formula: PbCuBiS3
Reference: UKJMM Vol.25 p.19; UKJMM Vol.29 p.49-52
Ajoite ?
Formula: (K,Na)Cu7AlSi9O24(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: https://www.mindat.org/mesg-7-61822.html
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Albite var: Oligoclase
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Reference: Russell, A. (1910): Mineralogical Magazine 15, 377-384
Allanite-(Ce)
Formula: {CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: UKJMM Vol.29 p.49-52
Allophane
Formula: (Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Aluminite
Formula: Al2(SO4)(OH)4 · 7H2O
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm
Amblygonite
Formula: LiAl(PO4)F
Reference: Kingsbury, A.W.G. (1964) in 'Present views on some aspects of the geology of Cornwall and Devon' (Roy. geol. Soc. Cornwall), p. 249; Moss, A.A., Fejer, E.E. and Embrey, P.G. (1969) On the X-Ray Identification of Amblygonite and Montebrasite. Mineralogical Magazine, 37(287), 414-422.; Embrey, P.G. (1978) Fourth supplementary list of British minerals. Mineralogical Magazine, 42(322), 169-177.; von Knorring, O. and Condliffe, E. (1984) On the occurrence of niobium-tantalum and other rare-element minerals in the Meldon aplite, Devonshire. Mineralogical Magazine, 48(348), 443-448.; http://johnblanchard.net/index.php/some-sites/226-meldon-aplite-quarry-sssi
'Amblygonite-Montebrasite Series'
Reference: von Knorring, O., and Condliffe, E. (1984) On the occurrence of niobium-tantalum and other rare-element minerals in the Meldon aplite, Devonshire. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 48, n° 348, 443-448.
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Andalusite var: Chiastolite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Collins, J.H. (1892): "A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon", 2nd ed., D. Bradford Barton Ltd. (Truro, UK), 108 pp.
Andersonite
Formula: Na2Ca(UO2)(CO3)3 · 6H2O
Habit: Distorted rhombohedra, indistinct; also massive, encrusting
Colour: Yellowish
Fluorescence: Reacts strongly to Long Wave UV light, emitting a diagnostic bluish-green.
Description: Sparse, microscopic grains scattered across weathered surfaces associated with other fluorescent material. Visible as tiny points of blue-green fluorescence under Long Wave UV. Only observable at x45 and above.
Reference: Alysson Rowan Collection
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Localities:
Annite
Formula: KFe2+3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Van King
Anthophyllite
Formula: ☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: [Specimen in the Natural History Museum, London]
Antimony
Formula: Sb
Reference: von Knorring, O., and Condliffe, E. (1984) On the occurrence of niobium-tantalum and other rare-element minerals in the Meldon aplite, Devonshire. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 48, n° 348, 443-448.
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Apophyllite'
Reference: Symes, R.F. (1977) Datolite and apophyllite from the Mendips. Mineralogical Magazine: 41 (319): 410-411.
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Arsenic
Formula: As
Reference: von Knorring, O., and Condliffe, E. (1984) On the occurrence of niobium-tantalum and other rare-element minerals in the Meldon aplite, Devonshire. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 48, n° 348, 443-448.
Arseniosiderite
Formula: Ca2Fe3+3(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Reference: Kingsbury, A.W.G. and Hartley, J. (1957) New occurrences of arseniosiderite. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 31, n° 237, 499-500.; Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. IV.
Arsenolite
Formula: As2O3
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Localities: Reported from at least 37 localities in this region.
'Asbestos'
Reference: Solly, R.H. (1888): Mineralogical Magazine 6, 202-211
Autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Axinite-(Fe)
Formula: Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
'Axinite Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Bassetite ?
Formula: Fe2+(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Habit: Somewhat earthy in appearance
Colour: dun-coloured
Fluorescence: none
Description: Inferred presence of Bassetite comes from the presence of a non-fluorescent, dun-coloured, earthy encrustation in direct contact with uraninite and weathered pyrite grains in the granite.
Reference: Alysson Rowan Collection
Bavenite
Formula: Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Beaverite-(Cu)
Formula: Pb(Fe3+2Cu)(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Braithwaite, R.S.W., and Cooper, B.V. (1982): Mineralogical Magazine 46, 119-126
Becquerelite ?
Formula: Ca(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
Habit: Indeterminate - semi-crustose.
Colour: brownish-yellow, appears very pale due to size of crystals.
Fluorescence: Reacts under Long Wave UV: dim brownish orange
Description: Appears as sparse, somewhat earthy encrustations of miniscule, brownish-yellow crystals on more exposed and weathered surfaces. As with other uranium minerals, this is associated with the weathering of uraninite in the granite. Crystals are transparent and sufficiently small to give the impression of a pale colouration at moderate magnification (x45).
Reference: Alysson Rowan Collection Robbins, M. The collector's book of fluorescent minerals. ISBN 978-1-4757-4794-2 DOI 10.1007/978-1-4757-4792-8
Bementite
Formula: Mn7Si6O15(OH)8
Reference: No reference listed
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: http://johnblanchard.net/index.php/some-sites/226-meldon-aplite-quarry-sssi; von Knorring, O. and Condliffe, E. (1984) On the occurrence of niobium-tantalum and other rare-element minerals in the Meldon aplite, Devonshire. Mineralogical Magazine, 48(348), 443-448 (referring to Kingsbury).
Beryllonite
Formula: NaBePO4
Description: Kingsbury, A.W.G. (1964) in Mineralogical Magazine 35, lviii states: "Colourless isolated crystals (2cm) from a pegmatite vein in the old aplite quarry at Meldon, Okehampton, Devon". However, von Knorring, O. and Condliffe, E. (1984): On the occurrence of niobium-tantalum and other rare-element minerals in the Meldon aplite, Devonshire. Mineralogical Magazine 48, 443-448, states "Beryllonite occurs in whitish grains some 2 mm across and is mostly enclosed in elbaite with some lepidolite and quartz. It is fibrous and silky in appearance and is closely associated with pollucite, orthoclase, petalite, and lepidolite." 2cm vs. 2mm...
Reference: Kingsbury, A.W.G. (1964) Mineralogical Magazine 35, lvii.; Embrey, P.G. (1978) Fourth supplementary list of British minerals. Mineralogical Magazine, 42(322), 169-177 (referring to Kingsbury).; von Knorring, O. and Condliffe, E. (1984) On the occurrence of niobium-tantalum and other rare-element minerals in the Meldon aplite, Devonshire. Mineralogical Magazine 48, 443-448 (referring to Kingsbury).; http://johnblanchard.net/index.php/some-sites/226-meldon-aplite-quarry-sssi; http://www.handbookofmineralogy.org/pdfs/beryllonite.pdf
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Bismite
Formula: Bi2O3
Reference: UKJMM Vol.25 p.19; UKJMM Vol.29 p.49-52
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Boltwoodite
Formula: (K,Na)(UO2)(SiO3OH) · 1.5H2O
Habit: Radial acicular groups to ~0.3mm across; also earthy, encrusting.
Colour: Yellowish-brown to dull orange
Fluorescence: Reacts weakly under Long Wave UV, emitting a dull brownish colour.
Description: Minute earthy crusts in miarolitic cavities associated with uraninite, also with gummite crusts.
Reference: Alysson Rowan Collection
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Colour: grey
Reference: Hall, T.M. (1868): Transactions of the Devonshire Association for the Advancement of Science, Literature and Art, Vol. 2, 332-346
Brandtite ?
Formula: Ca2Mn2+(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Description: Fraudulent Kingsbury locality.
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Brookite
Formula: TiO2
Bustamite
Formula: CaMn2+(Si2O6)
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm ; BMS Database; Mineralogical Magazine 1966 35 : 991-994.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Calcite var: Manganoan Calcite
Formula: (Ca,Mn)CO3
Reference: Russell, A. (1946). On rhodonite and tephroite from Treburland manganese mine, Altarnun, Cornwall; and on rhodonite from other localities in Cornwall and Devonshire. Mineralogical Magazine, 27(194), 221-235.
Carbonatecyanotrichite
Formula: Cu4Al2(CO3,SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Localities: Reported from at least 28 localities in this region.
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
'Chabazite'
Chalcoalumite
Formula: CuAl4(SO4)(OH)12 · 3H2O
Reference: Braithwaite, R.S.W., and Cooper, B.V. (1982): Mineralogical Magazine 46, 119-126
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Chalcophyllite
Formula: Cu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 36 localities in this region.
Chalcosiderite
Formula: CuFe3+6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Chamosite
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm
Chamosite var: Corundophilite
Formula: (Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm
Childrenite
Formula: Fe2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 19 localities in this region.
'Chlorite Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
Chrysoberyl ?
Formula: BeAl2O4
Description: Green crystal plates ( < 2 cm) with feldspar.
Reference: Kingsbury, A.W.G. (1964) Mineralogical Magazine 35, lvii; Embrey, P.G. (1978) Fourth supplementary list of British minerals. Mineralogical Magazine, 42(322), 169-177 (referring to Kingsbury).; von Knorring, O., and Condliffe, E. (1984) On the occurrence of niobium-tantalum and other rare-element minerals in the Meldon aplite, Devonshire. Mineralogical Magazine, 48(348), 443-448 (referring to Kingsbury).; http://johnblanchard.net/index.php/some-sites/226-meldon-aplite-quarry-sssi
Clinoclase
Formula: Cu3(AsO4)(OH)3
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 789; BMS Collection
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Reference: UKJMM Vol.25 p.19; UKJMM Vol.29 p.49-52
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'
Reference: BMS Database
Columbite-(Mn)
Formula: Mn2+Nb2O6
Reference: http://johnblanchard.net/index.php/some-sites/226-meldon-aplite-quarry-sssi; von Knorring, O. and Condliffe, E. (1984) On the occurrence of niobium-tantalum and other rare-element minerals in the Meldon aplite, Devonshire. Mineralogical Magazine, 48(348), 443-448.
'Columbite-Tantalite'
Reference: von Knorring, O. (1951) A Note on the Occurrence of Columbite in the Meldon Aplite, Devonshire. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 29, n° 215, 799-801.; von Knorring, O., and Condliffe, E. (1984) On the occurrence of niobium-tantalum and other rare-element minerals in the Meldon aplite, Devonshire. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 48, n° 348, 443-448.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Reference: McLintock, W.F.P. (1923) On the occurrence of petalite and pneumatolytic apatite in the Meldon aplite, Okehampton, Devonshire. Mineralogical Magazine, 20(103), 140-150.; http://johnblanchard.net/index.php/some-sites/226-meldon-aplite-quarry-sssi
Cornubite
Formula: Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Cornwallite
Formula: Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: No reference listed
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Cuprite var: Chalcotrichite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Collection Richard De Nul
Cyanotrichite
Formula: Cu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Danburite
Formula: CaB2Si2O8
Datolite
Formula: CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Devilline
Formula: CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Diopside var: Diallage
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Russell, A. (1910): Mineralogical Magazine 15, 377-384
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Dufrénite ?
Formula: Ca0.5Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Description: Kingsbury reference.
Reference: Kingsbury, A.W.G. (1957) Rockbridgeite from Cornwall and Devon. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 31, n° 236, 429-430.
Dumortierite
Formula: (Al,Fe3+)7(SiO4)3(BO3)O3
Reference: [Specimen in the Natural History Museum, London]
Elbaite
Formula: Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Chaudhry, M.N. and Howie, R.A. (1976) Lithium Tourmalines from the Meldon Aplite, Devonshire, England. Mineralogical Magazine vol. 40, n° 315, 747-751 [the analysis of 4 "rubellite" and 3 "verdelite" specimens from the locality identified both "colour varieties" as elbaite].; Embrey, P.G. (1978) Fourth supplementary list of British minerals. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 42, n° 322, 169-177.; von Knorring, O., and Condliffe, E. (1984) On the occurrence of niobium-tantalum and other rare-element minerals in the Meldon aplite, Devonshire. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 48, n° 348, 443-448.
Emplectite
Formula: CuBiS2
Reference: UKJMM Vol.29 p.49-52
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Erythrite
Formula: Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Euclase ?
Formula: BeAl(SiO4)(OH)
Description: Fraudulent Kingsbury locality.
Eucryptite ?
Formula: LiAlSiO4
Reference: Fraudulent Kingsbury locality.
Eudidymite ?
Formula: Na2Be2Si6O15 · H2O
Description: Fraudulent Kingsbury locality.
Reference: Kingsbury, A.W.G. (1964) Mineralogical Magazine, 35, lvii.; Embrey, P.G. (1978) Fourth supplementary list of British minerals. Mineralogical Magazine, 42(322), 169-177 (referring to Kingsbury).; von Knorring, O. and Condliffe, E. (1984) On the occurrence of niobium-tantalum and other rare-element minerals in the Meldon aplite, Devonshire. Mineralogical Magazine, 48(348), 443-448 (referring to Kingsbury).; http://johnblanchard.net/index.php/some-sites/226-meldon-aplite-quarry-sssi
'Feldspar Group'
'Feldspar Group var: Perthite'
Reference: http://johnblanchard.net/index.php/some-sites/226-meldon-aplite-quarry-sssi
Ferberite
Formula: FeWO4
Reference: Collection Richard De Nul
Ferro-actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm
Fersmite
Formula: (Ca,Ce,Na)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH,F)6
Reference: von Knorring, O., and Condliffe, E. (1984) On the occurrence of niobium-tantalum and other rare-element minerals in the Meldon aplite, Devonshire. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 48, n° 348, 443-448.
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Localities: Reported from at least 19 localities in this region.
Fluorapatite var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Localities: Reported from at least 22 localities in this region.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Localities: Reported from at least 29 localities in this region.
Galena var: Argentiferous Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Phillips, W. (1823): An Elementary Introduction to the Knowledge of Mineralogy, 3rd ed. William Phillips (London), 535 pp.
Galenobismutite ?
Formula: PbBi2S4
Reference: http://www.minerals.f9.co.uk/minloc/meldon/meldon.htm
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Gersdorffite
Formula: NiAsS
Reference: UKJMM Vol.25 p.19; UKJMM Vol.29 p.49-52
Gibbsite
Formula: Al(OH)3
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Gold
Formula: Au
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
'Gummite'
Habit: Massive
Colour: Brownish - may be mistaken for iron-stains.
Description: Brown haloes associated with uraninite, often dusted with Saléeite.
Reference: Alysson Rowan Collection
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Hedenbergite
Formula: CaFe2+Si2O6
Helvine
Formula: Be3Mn2+4(SiO4)3S
Reference: Kingsbury, A.W.G. (1961) Beryllium Minerals in Cornwall and Devon: Helvine, Genthelvite, and Danalite. Mineralogical Magazine, 32(255), 921-940.; Embrey, P.G. (1978) Fourth supplementary list of British minerals. Mineralogical Magazine, 42(322), 169-177 (referring to Kingsbury).; http://johnblanchard.net/index.php/some-sites/226-meldon-aplite-quarry-sssi
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Herderite
Formula: CaBePO4(F,OH)
Reference: von Knorring, O., and Condliffe, E. (1984) On the occurrence of niobium-tantalum and other rare-element minerals in the Meldon aplite, Devonshire. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 48, n° 348, 443-448.
'Heulandite subgroup'
'Hornblende'
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Ikunolite
Formula: Bi4(S,Se)3
Reference: UKJMM Vol.25 p.19; UKJMM Vol.29 p.49-52
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: UKJMM Vol.29 p.49-52
Ilvaite
Formula: CaFe3+Fe2+2(Si2O7)O(OH)
Description: A.W.G. Kingsbury specimen
Reference: A.W.G. Kingsbury specimen in the collection of the BMNH; Embrey, P.G. (1978) Fourth supplementary list of British minerals. Mineralogical Magazine vol. 42, n° 322: 169-177. (referring to Kingsbury)
Jamesonite
Formula: Pb4FeSb6S14
Reference: The Mines of Devon : North & East of Dartmoor, A K Hamilton Jenkin, Devon Library Services : Exeter : 1981
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: No reference listed
'K Feldspar'
Reference: von Knorring, O., and Condliffe, E. (1984) On the occurrence of niobium-tantalum and other rare-element minerals in the Meldon aplite, Devonshire. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 48, n° 348, 443-448.
Langite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Laumontite
Formula: CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
'Lepidolite'
Leucophanite ?
Formula: NaCaBeSi2O6F
Reference: Fraudulent Kingsbury locality.
Libethenite
Formula: Cu2(PO4)(OH)
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Linarite
Formula: PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Löllingite
Formula: FeAs2
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Malayaite
Formula: CaSn(SiO4)O
'Manganese Oxides'
Manganite
Formula: Mn3+O(OH)
Reference: Royal Cornwall Polytechnic Society (1870): 38. Annual Report, pp. 30-31
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Marialite
Formula: Na4Al3Si9O24Cl
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm
Melanterite
Formula: Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Reference: Melanterite ephemeral on pyrrhotite emergent from brook
Meta-autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Habit: Tabular, highly metamict; encrusting
Colour: Pale, dull green to greenish yellow
Fluorescence: Rects strongly under Long Wave UV light with characteristic yellowish green.
Description: Dull green to yellow metamict crystal groups found on weathered granite surfaces, also crustiform coatings. Crystals to 0.5mm
Reference: Alysson Rowan Collection
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: UKJMM Vol.29 p.49-52
'Microlite Group'
Formula: A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
Milarite ?
Formula: K2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Reference: Kingsbury, A.W.G. (1964) Mineralogical Magazine, 35, lvii.; Embrey, P.G. (1978) Fourth supplementary list of British minerals. Mineralogical Magazine, 42(322), 169-177 (referring to Kingsbury).; von Knorring, O. and Condliffe, E. (1984) On the occurrence of niobium-tantalum and other rare-element minerals in the Meldon aplite, Devonshire. Mineralogical Magazine, 48(348), 443-448 (referring to Kingsbury).; http://johnblanchard.net/index.php/some-sites/226-meldon-aplite-quarry-sssi
Mimetite
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Reference: Phillips, W. (1823): An Elementary Introduction to the Knowledge of Mineralogy, 3rd ed. William Phillips (London), 535 pp.; Hogg, T. (1825): A Manual of Mineralogy. Polyblank Publishers (London), p. 11
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
'Monazite'
Montebrasite
Formula: LiAl(PO4)(OH)
Reference: Kingsbury, A.W.G. (1964) in 'Present views on some aspects of the geology of Cornwall and Devon' (Roy. geol. Soc. Cornwall), p. 249; Moss, A.A., Fejer, E.E., and Embrey, P.G. (1969) On the X-Ray Identification of Amblygonite and Montebrasite. Mineralogical Magazine, 37(287), 414-422.; Embrey, P.G. (1978) Fourth supplementary list of British minerals. Mineralogical Magazine, 42(322), 169-177.; von Knorring, O. and Condliffe, E. (1984) On the occurrence of niobium-tantalum and other rare-element minerals in the Meldon aplite, Devonshire. Mineralogical Magazine, 48(348), 443-448.; Andy Tindle microprobe analysis; http://johnblanchard.net/index.php/some-sites/226-meldon-aplite-quarry-sssi
Montmorillonite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Muscovite var: Gilbertite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Min Mag 21:116-205
Nickeline
Formula: NiAs
Reference: Hall, T.M. (1868): Transactions of the Devonshire Association for the Advancement of Science, Literature and Art, Vol. 2, 332-346
Olivenite
Formula: Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: Greg, R. P., & Lettsom, W. G. (1858). Manual of the mineralogy of Great Britain & Ireland. J. Van Voorst.
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Palygorskite
Formula: (Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm
Parkerite
Formula: Ni3(Bi,Pb)2S2
Reference: UKJMM Vol.25 p.19; UKJMM Vol.29 p.49-52
Petalite
Formula: LiAl(Si4O10)
Reference: McLintock, W.F.P. (1923) On the occurrence of petalite and pneumatolytic apatite in the Meldon aplite, Okehampton, Devonshire. Mineralogical Magazine, 20(103), 140-150.; von Knorring, O. and Condliffe, E. (1984) On the occurrence of niobium-tantalum and other rare-element minerals in the Meldon aplite, Devonshire. Mineralogical Magazine, 48(348), 443-448.; http://johnblanchard.net/index.php/some-sites/226-meldon-aplite-quarry-sssi;
Pharmacosiderite
Formula: KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Reference: Collection Richard De Nul
Phurcalite
Formula: Ca2(UO2)3(PO4)2O2 · 7H2O
Reference: Braitwaite, R., Paar, W., and Chisholm, J., 1989, Phurcalite from Dartmoor, Southwest England,and its Identity with 'Nisaite' from Portugal, Mineralogical Magazine, 53:583-589. Min.Rec.: 20(5):395.
Pollucite
Formula: (Cs,Na)2(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
Reference: http://johnblanchard.net/index.php/some-sites/226-meldon-aplite-quarry-sssi; von Knorring, O. and Condliffe, E. (1984) On the occurrence of niobium-tantalum and other rare-element minerals in the Meldon aplite, Devonshire. Mineralogical Magazine, 48(348), 443-448 (referring to Kingsbury).
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Priceite ?
Formula: Ca2B5O7(OH)5 · H2O
Description: Fraudulent Kingsbury locality.
Reference: http://johnblanchard.net/index.php/some-sites/226-meldon-aplite-quarry-sssi
'Psilomelane'
Formula: Mn, O
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Description: So far only found on one specimen as a group of three translucent red divergent micro-crystals measuring to 0.3mm tall In close association with Tetrahedrite and Chalcopyrite in a Siderite matrix. Other associated minerals are Sphalerite, Lollingite, Pyrite/Marcasite, and Quartz.
Reference: S. Rust Collection
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 49 localities in this region.
'Pyrochlore Group'
Formula: A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: Hall, T.M. (1868): Transactions of the Devonshire Association for the Advancement of Science, Literature and Art, Vol. 2, 332-346
'Pyroxene Group'
Reference: http://johnblanchard.net/index.php/some-sites/226-meldon-aplite-quarry-sssi
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 67 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Agate
Reference: Bernie Millington Collection
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Capped Quartz
Reference: No reference listed
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Jasper
Reference: Solly, R.H. (1888): Mineralogical Magazine 6, 202-211
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Habit: Prismatic to 2.5mm across. Terminations rare.
Colour: Dark brown; grey; almost black
Description: Protruding into or traversing miarolitic pockets in tourmaline veins in the granite, these dark quartz crystals are associated with some traces of radioactive residues. They are minerallogically significant only in being indicative of high levels of uranium mineralisation at some earlier time.
Reference: Alysson Rowan Collection
Rauenthalite
Formula: Ca3(AsO4)2 · 10H2O
Reference: Braithwaite, R.S.W., et al., Journal of the Russell Society 6(2), 100-101(1996):
Rhodizite ?
Formula: (K,Cs)Al4Be4(B,Be)12O28
Description: Fraudulent Kingsbury locality.
Reference: http://www.mindat.org/mesg-7-92300.html; http://johnblanchard.net/index.php/some-sites/226-meldon-aplite-quarry-sssi; Embrey, P.G. (1973) Memorial of Arthur William Gerald Kingsbury. American Mineralogist, 58, 372-375.; von Knorring, O. and Condliffe, E. (1984) On the occurrence of niobium-tantalum and other rare-element minerals in the Meldon aplite, Devonshire. Mineralogical Magazine, 48(348), 443-448 (referring to Kingsbury).
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Rhodonite
Formula: Mn2+SiO3
Rockbridgeite ?
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+4(PO4)3(OH)5
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: UKJMM Vol.29 p.49-52
Saléeite
Formula: Mg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Habit: Tabular; crustiform
Colour: Lemon yellow
Fluorescence: Brilliant yellow reaction under Long Wave UV. Some yellow reaction under blue (LED) light.
Description: Minute crystals and crusts on surfaces within recent cracks in miarolitic granite, also within some miarolitic voids. Associated with uraninite and gummite.
Reference: Alysson Rowan Collection
'Scapolite'
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Scorodite
Formula: Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Serpierite
Formula: Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 21 localities in this region.
Silver
Formula: Ag
Skutterudite
Formula: CoAs3
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: Collection Richard De Nul
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm; Mineralogical Magazine 1966 35 : 991-994.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Sphalerite var: Schalenblende
Reference: Grguric, B.A., and Nickel, E.H. (2006): UK Journal of Mines and Minerals 27, 39-40
Spodumene ?
Formula: LiAlSi2O6
Description: Erroneously reported by Kingsbury; see http://www.mindat.org/mesg-7-92300.html.
Reference: http://johnblanchard.net/index.php/some-sites/226-meldon-aplite-quarry-sssi; von Knorring, O. and Condliffe, E. (1984) On the occurrence of niobium-tantalum and other rare-element minerals in the Meldon aplite, Devonshire. Mineralogical Magazine, 48(348), 443-448 (referring to Kingsbury).
Stannite
Formula: Cu2FeSnS4
Reference: UKJMM Vol.25 p.19; UKJMM Vol.29 p.49-52
'Stibiconite'
Formula: Sb3+Sb5+2O6(OH)
Reference: von Knorring, O., and Condliffe, E. (1984) On the occurrence of niobium-tantalum and other rare-element minerals in the Meldon aplite, Devonshire. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 48, n° 348, 443-448.
Stilbite-Ca
Formula: NaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Synchysite-(Ce)
Formula: CaCe(CO3)2F
Reference: UKJMM Vol.29 p.49-52
Talmessite
Formula: Ca2Mg(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Description: Found on the mine dump.
Reference: Braithwaite, R.S.W., et al., Journal of the Russell Society 6(2), 100-101(1996).
Tantalite-(Mn)
Formula: Mn2+Ta2O6
Reference: von Knorring, O., and Condliffe, E. (1984) On the occurrence of niobium-tantalum and other rare-element minerals in the Meldon aplite, Devonshire. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 48, n° 348, 443-448.; Ryback, G., Nawaz, R. and Farley, E. (1988) Seventh Supplementary List of British Isles Minerals (Irish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 52, n° 365, pp. 267-274.
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Reference: Grguric, B.A., and Nickel, E.H. (2006): UK Journal of Mines and Minerals 27, 39-40
Tephroite
Formula: Mn2+2SiO4
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Tetrahedrite var: Argentian Tetrahedrite
Formula: (Cu,Ag)6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: Grguric, B.A., and Nickel, E.H. (2006): UK Journal of Mines and Minerals 27, 39-40
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Titanite var: Greenovite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Specimen given to the BMNH by A.W.G. Kingsbury (1958); Embrey, P.G. (1978) Fourth supplementary list of British minerals. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 42, n° 322, 169-177 (referring to Kingsbury);
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: Worth, R.H. (1920) The Geology of the Meldon Valleys near Okehampton, on the Northern Verge of Dartmoor. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 75, 77-114.; McLintock, W.F.P. (1923) On the occurrence of petalite and pneumatolytic apatite in the Meldon aplite, Okehampton, Devonshire. Mineralogical Magazine, 20(103), 140-150.; von Knorring, O. and Condliffe, E. (1984) On the occurrence of niobium-tantalum and other rare-element minerals in the Meldon aplite, Devonshire. Mineralogical Magazine, 48(348), 443-448.; http://johnblanchard.net/index.php/some-sites/226-meldon-aplite-quarry-sssi
Torbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
'Tourmaline var: Rubellite'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm; Peter G. Embrey (1978) Fourth Supplementary List of British Minerals. Mineralogical Magazine 42:169-177
'Tourmaline var: Verdelite'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Peter G. Embrey (1978) Fourth Supplementary List of British Minerals. Mineralogical Magazine 42:169-177
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: von Knorring, O., and Condliffe, E. (1984) On the occurrence of niobium-tantalum and other rare-element minerals in the Meldon aplite, Devonshire. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 48, n° 348, 443-448.
Ullmannite
Formula: NiSbS
Reference: UKJMM Vol.25 p.19; UKJMM Vol.29 p.49-52
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Uraninite var: Pitchblende
Formula: UO2
Habit: botryoidal
Colour: black
Description: Very tiny botryoidal spots on granite with autunite and other secundaries. I sacrified a spot for chemical proof. Dissolved in nitric acid and obtained uranyl nitrate, intensively fluorescent under UV waves.
Reference: Paul De Bondt collection
Uranophane
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Vesuvianite
Formula: (Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Vivianite
Formula: Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Description: Forms partly developed crystals, and as a thin pale blue crust resulting from the alteration of Pyrrhotite/Pyrite.
Reference: F. Rutley: "Elements of Mineralogy", 12th Ed. (1900)
Witherite
Formula: BaCO3
Reference: UKJMM Vol.29 p.49-52
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Wroewolfeite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Reference: [MinRec 13:168-169]
Wurtzite
Formula: (Zn,Fe)S
Zippeite
Formula: K3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
Reference: Braitwaite, R., Paar, W., and Chisholm, J., 1989, Phurcalite from Dartmoor, Southwest England,and its Identity with 'Nisaite' from Portugal, Mineralogical Magazine, 53:583-589.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Zoisite
Formula: Ca2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Antimony1.CA.05Sb
Arsenic1.CA.05As
Bismuth1.CA.05Bi
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Gold1.AA.05Au
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Aikinite2.HB.05aPbCuBiS3
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Bournonite2.GA.50PbCuSbS3
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cobaltite2.EB.25CoAsS
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Emplectite2.HA.05CuBiS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
var: Argentiferous Galena2.CD.10PbS
Galenobismutite ?2.JC.25ePbBi2S4
Gersdorffite2.EB.25NiAsS
Ikunolite2.DC.05Bi4(S,Se)3
Jamesonite2.HB.15Pb4FeSb6S14
Löllingite2.EB.15aFeAs2
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Nickeline2.CC.05NiAs
Parkerite2.BE.20Ni3(Bi,Pb)2S2
Pyrargyrite2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Skutterudite2.EC.05CoAs3
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
var: Schalenblende2.CB.05aZnS
Stannite2.CB.15aCu2FeSnS4
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
var: Argentian Tetrahedrite2.GB.05(Cu,Ag)6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Ullmannite2.EB.25NiSbS
Wurtzite2.CB.45(Zn,Fe)S
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Arsenolite4.CB.50As2O3
Becquerelite ?4.GB.10Ca(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
Bismite4.CB.60Bi2O3
Brookite4.DD.10TiO2
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Chrysoberyl ?4.BA.05BeAl2O4
Columbite-(Mn)4.DB.35Mn2+Nb2O6
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
var: Chalcotrichite4.AA.10Cu2O
Ferberite4.DB.30FeWO4
Fersmite4.DG.05(Ca,Ce,Na)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH,F)6
Gibbsite4.FE.10Al(OH)3
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Manganite4.FD.15Mn3+O(OH)
'Microlite Group'4.00.A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
'Pyrochlore Group'4.00.A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Agate4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
var: Capped Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: Jasper4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
'Stibiconite'4.DH.20Sb3+Sb5+2O6(OH)
Tantalite-(Mn)4.DB.35Mn2+Ta2O6
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
var: Pitchblende4.DL.05UO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Andersonite5.ED.30Na2Ca(UO2)(CO3)3 · 6H2O
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
var: Manganoan Calcite5.AB.05(Ca,Mn)CO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Hydrozincite5.BA.15Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Rhodochrosite5.AB.05MnCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Synchysite-(Ce)5.BD.20cCaCe(CO3)2F
Witherite5.AB.15BaCO3
Group 6 - Borates
Priceite ?6.EB.25Ca2B5O7(OH)5 · H2O
Rhodizite ?6.GC.05(K,Cs)Al4Be4(B,Be)12O28
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Aluminite7.DC.05Al2(SO4)(OH)4 · 7H2O
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Beaverite-(Cu)7.BC.10Pb(Fe3+2Cu)(SO4)2(OH)6
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Carbonatecyanotrichite7.DE.10Cu4Al2(CO3,SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Chalcoalumite7.DD.75CuAl4(SO4)(OH)12 · 3H2O
Cyanotrichite7.DE.10Cu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Devilline7.DD.30CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Langite7.DD.10Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Linarite7.BC.65PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Melanterite7.CB.35Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Serpierite7.DD.30Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Wroewolfeite7.DD.10Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Zippeite ?7.EC.05K3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Amblygonite8.BB.05LiAl(PO4)F
Arseniosiderite8.DH.30Ca2Fe3+3(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Autunite8.EB.05Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Bassetite ?8.EB.10Fe2+(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Beryllonite8.AA.10NaBePO4
Brandtite ?8.CG.10Ca2Mn2+(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Chalcophyllite8.DF.30Cu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
Chalcosiderite8.DD.15CuFe3+6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Childrenite8.DD.20Fe2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Clinoclase8.BE.20Cu3(AsO4)(OH)3
Cornubite8.BD.30Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Cornwallite8.BD.05Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Dufrénite ?8.DK.15Ca0.5Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Erythrite8.CE.40Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Herderite8.BA.10CaBePO4(F,OH)
Libethenite8.BB.30Cu2(PO4)(OH)
Meta-autunite8.EB.10Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Mimetite8.BN.05Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Montebrasite8.BB.05LiAl(PO4)(OH)
Olivenite8.BB.30Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Pharmacosiderite8.DK.10KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Phurcalite8.EC.35Ca2(UO2)3(PO4)2O2 · 7H2O
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Rauenthalite8.CJ.40Ca3(AsO4)2 · 10H2O
Rockbridgeite ?8.BC.10Fe2+Fe3+4(PO4)3(OH)5
Saléeite8.EB.05Mg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Scorodite8.CD.10Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Talmessite8.CG.05Ca2Mg(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Torbernite8.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Vivianite8.CE.40Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ajoite ?9.EA.70(K,Na)Cu7AlSi9O24(OH)6 · 3H2O
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: Oligoclase9.FA.35(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Allanite-(Ce)9.BG.05b{CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Allophane9.ED.20(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Andalusite9.AF.10Al2(SiO4)O
var: Chiastolite9.AF.10Al2(SiO4)O
Andradite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Annite9.EC.20KFe2+3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Anthophyllite9.DD.05☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Axinite-(Fe)9.BD.20Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Bavenite9.DF.25Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Bementite9.EE.05Mn7Si6O15(OH)8
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Boltwoodite9.AK.15(K,Na)(UO2)(SiO3OH) · 1.5H2O
Bustamite9.DG.05CaMn2+(Si2O6)
Chamosite9.EC.55(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
var: Corundophilite9.EC.55(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Cordierite9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Danburite9.FA.65CaB2Si2O8
Datolite9.AJ.20CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
var: Diallage9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Dumortierite9.AJ.10(Al,Fe3+)7(SiO4)3(BO3)O3
Elbaite9.CK.05Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Euclase ?9.AE.10BeAl(SiO4)(OH)
Eucryptite ?9.AA.05LiAlSiO4
Eudidymite ?9.DG.60Na2Be2Si6O15 · H2O
Ferro-actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Hedenbergite9.DA.15CaFe2+Si2O6
Helvine ?9.FB.10Be3Mn2+4(SiO4)3S
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Ilvaite ?9.BE.07CaFe3+Fe2+2(Si2O7)O(OH)
Laumontite9.GB.10CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Leucophanite ?9.DH.05NaCaBeSi2O6F
Malayaite9.AG.15CaSn(SiO4)O
Marialite9.FB.15Na4Al3Si9O24Cl
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Milarite ?9.CM.05K2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Montmorillonite9.EC.40(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Gilbertite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Palygorskite9.EE.20(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Petalite9.EF.05LiAl(Si4O10)
Pollucite9.GB.05(Cs,Na)2(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
Prehnite9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Rhodonite9.DK.05Mn2+SiO3
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Spessartine9.AD.25Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Spodumene ?9.DA.30LiAlSi2O6
Stilbite-Ca9.GE.10NaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Tephroite9.AC.05Mn2+2SiO4
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
var: Greenovite ?9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Uranophane9.AK.15Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Vesuvianite9.BG.35(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Wollastonite9.DG.05CaSiO3
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Zoisite9.BG.10Ca2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amblygonite-Montebrasite Series'-
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Apophyllite'-
'Asbestos'-
'Axinite Group'-
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chabazite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
'Columbite-Tantalite'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'var: Perthite'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Gummite'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Hornblende'-
'K Feldspar'-
'Lepidolite'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Manganese Oxides'-
'Monazite'-
'Psilomelane'-Mn, O
'Pyroxene Group'-
'Scapolite'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'var: Rubellite'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'var: Verdelite'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Semi-metals and non-metals
Antimony1.3.1.2Sb
Arsenic1.3.1.1As
Bismuth1.3.1.4Bi
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 5:2
Parkerite2.3.4.1Ni3(Bi,Pb)2S2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 4:3
Ikunolite2.6.2.3Bi4(S,Se)3
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Nickeline2.8.11.1NiAs
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Wurtzite2.8.7.1(Zn,Fe)S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Stannite2.9.2.1Cu2FeSnS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Cobaltite2.12.3.1CoAsS
Gersdorffite2.12.3.2NiAsS
Löllingite2.12.2.9FeAs2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Skutterudite2.12.17.1CoAs3
Ullmannite2.12.3.3NiSbS
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
ø = 3
Aikinite3.4.5.1PbCuBiS3
Bournonite3.4.3.2</