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Queen Fabiola Mts (Yamato Mts), Queen Maud Land, Eastern Antarctica, Antarcticai
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
71° 50' 54'' South , 36° 31' 9'' East (est.)
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Margin of Error:
~0km
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Glacier having numerous meteorites (600+) on surface. Yamato-74 meteorites and the specimens were designated as Yamato-74001 to Yamato-74663 in order of discovery. They comprised one stony-iron (pallasite), 24 achondrites and many chondrites including carbonaceous chondrites.

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

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Detailed Mineral List:

Akimotoite
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)SiO3
Reference: Ozawa, S., Ohtani, E., Suzuki, A., Miyahara, M., Terada, K., & Kimura, M. (2007, December). Shock metamorphism of L6 chondrites Sahara 98222 and Yamato 74445: the PT conditions and the shock age. In AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts.
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Alunite
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Gyollai, I., Kereszturi, A., Chatzitheodoridis, E. (2016): Analysis of altered mineral phases in Yamato 593 Martian meteorite. 47th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference: pdf no. 1911
Anorthite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Antigorite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Gyollai, I., Kereszturi, A., Chatzitheodoridis, E. (2016): Analysis of altered mineral phases in Yamato 593 Martian meteorite. 47th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference: pdf no. 1911
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Augite var: Fassaite
Formula: (Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
Barringerite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)2P
Reference: Anthony, J. W. et al. (1997): Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. 3, 44
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Description: Breakdown product of Djerfisherite "The Qingzhen Reaction" found in both Qingzhen & Y-691
Reference: El Gorsey, A., Yabuki, H., Ehlers, K., Woolum, D. & Pernicka, E. (1988). Qingzhen and Yamato-691: A tentative alphabet for the EH chondrites. Proceedings NIPR Symposium Antarctic Meteorites 1, 65-101.
Caswellsilverite
Formula: NaCrS2
Reference: Brearley, A. J. & Jones, R. H. (1998): Chondritic Meteorites. In: Planetary Materials (Papike, J. J., Editor): Chapter 3, 398 pages. Mineralogical Society of America: Washington, DC, USA. (1998)
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Gyollai, I., Kereszturi, A., Chatzitheodoridis, E. (2016): Analysis of altered mineral phases in Yamato 593 Martian meteorite. 47th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference: pdf no. 1911
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Yanai, K., Kojima, H., Matsumoto, Y. (1983) A Brachina-like inclusion in the Yamato-75097 L6 chondrite - A preliminary examination: Symposium on Antarctic Meteorites, 8th: National Institute of Polar Research, Memoirs, Special Issue 30: 29-35. (Dec 1983).
Cohenite
Formula: Fe3C
Reference: Brearley, A. J. & Jones, R. H. (1998) Chondritic Meteorites: IN: Planetary Materials (Papike, J.J. [Ed.]), Chapter 3, 398 pages: Mineralogical Society of America: Washington, DC, USA.
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Description: Corundum or an alumina polymorph.
Reference: Yurimoto, H., Rubin, A. E., Itoh, S. & Wasson, J. T. (2001) Non-Stoichiometric Al-rich Spinel in an Ultra-Refractory Inclusion from CO Chondrite (abstract): Lunar and Planetary Science Conference XXXII, abstract #1557. (Mar 2001).
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: El Gorsey, A., Yabuki, H., Ehlers, K., Woolum, D. & Pernicka, E. (1988). Qingzhen and Yamato-691: A tentative alphabet for the EH chondrites. Proceedings NIPR Symposium Antarctic Meteorites 1, 65-101.
Daubréelite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2S4
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Djerfisherite
Formula: K6(Fe,Cu,Ni)25S26Cl
Enstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
Enstatite var: Bronzite
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)2[SiO3]2
Reference: Ikeda Yukio (1988): Petrochemical study of the Yamato-691 enstatite chondrite (EH3) II: Descriptions and mineral compositions of unusual silicate-inclusions. Proceedings of the NIPR Symposium on Antarctic Meteorites 1, 14-37. [http://ci.nii.ac.jp/naid/110000029852/en/]
Fayalite
Formula: Fe2+2SiO4
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Gyollai, I., Kereszturi, A., Chatzitheodoridis, E. (2016): Analysis of altered mineral phases in Yamato 593 Martian meteorite. 47th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference: pdf no. 1911
Fluorophlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(F,OH)2
Description: Six grains reported by Lin & Kimura (1998); Later refinements report that the phlogopite is virtually OH and Cl free.
Reference: Kimura, M., Lin, Y., Floss, C., Suzuki, A., Mikouchi, T. & Ebihara, M. (2008) Fluorophlogopite in the EH Chondrite Y-82189, pdf#5068: Meteoritics & Planetary Science 43 (Supplement): A75. (July 2008)
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Gehlenite
Formula: Ca2Al(AlSiO7)
Reference: Yurimoto, H., Rubin, A. E., Itoh, S. & Wasson, J. T. (2001) Non-Stoichiometric Al-rich Spinel in an Ultra-Refractory Inclusion from CO Chondrite (abstract): Lunar and Planetary Science Conference XXXII, abstract #1557. (Mar 2001).
'Glass'
Reference: Anthony, J. W. et al. (1997): Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. 3, 44
Graphite
Formula: C
Greigite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2S4
Description: In low Temperature sulfide patches
Reference: El Gorsey, A., Yabuki, H., Ehlers, K., Woolum, D. & Pernicka, E. (1988). Qingzhen and Yamato-691: A tentative alphabet for the EH chondrites. Proceedings NIPR Symposium Antarctic Meteorites 1, 65-101.
Grossite
Formula: CaAl4O7
Reference: Kojima, T., Yada, S. & Tomeoka, K. (1995) Ca-Al-rich inclusions in three Antarctic CO3 chondrites, Yamato-81020 Yamato-82050 and Yamato-790992: Record of low temperature alteration. Proc. NIPR Symposium. Antarct. Meteorites 8: 79-96. (May 1995). ; Brearley, A. J. & Jones, R. H. (1998) Chondritic Meteorites: IN: Planetary Materials (Papike, J.J. [Ed.]), Chapter 3, 398 pages: Mineralogical Society of America: Washington, DC, USA.
Hedenbergite
Formula: CaFe2+Si2O6
Reference: Krot, A. N., Doyle, P. & Nagashima, K. (2013) Secondary Fayalite, Hedenbergite, and Magnetite in the CO3.0-3.1 Carbonaceous Chondrites Y-81020, EET 90043, and MAC 88107: Lunar and Planetary Science Conference XLIV. LPI Contribution #1719: p.1754. (Mar 2013).
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Gyollai, I., Kereszturi, A., Chatzitheodoridis, E. (2016): Analysis of altered mineral phases in Yamato 593 Martian meteorite. 47th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference: pdf no. 1911
Hercynite
Formula: Fe2+Al2O4
Reference: Brearley, A. J. & Jones, R. H. (1998) Chondritic Meteorites: IN: Planetary Materials (James J. Papike, Editor), Chapter 3, 398 pages: Mineralogical Society of America: Washington, DC, USA. ; Hiyagon, H. & Hashimoto, A. (1999). An Ion Microprobe Study of Oxygen Isotopes in Various Types of Inclusions in Y-82050 (CO3), ALH-77307 (CO3) and Y-86009 (CV3) Chondrites (abstract): 30th Annual Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, abstract no. 1319. (Mar 1999).
Hibonite
Formula: (Ca,Ce)(Al,Ti,Mg)12O19
Description: A few rare hibonite-bearing inclusions.
Reference: Brearley, A. J. & Jones, R. H. (1998) Chondritic Meteorites: IN: Planetary Materials (Papike, J.J. [Ed.]), Chapter 3, 398 pages: Mineralogical Society of America: Washington, DC, USA.
Idaite
Formula: Cu5FeS6
Description: Breakdown product of Djerfisherite "The Qingzhen Reaction" found in both Qingzhen & Y-691
Reference: El Gorsey, A., Yabuki, H., Ehlers, K., Woolum, D. & Pernicka, E. (1988). Qingzhen and Yamato-691: A tentative alphabet for the EH chondrites. Proceedings NIPR Symposium Antarctic Meteorites 1, 65-101.
'Iddingsite'
Formula: MgO · Fe2O3 · 3SiO2·4H2O
Reference: http://curator.jsc.nasa.gov/antmet/mmc/Y000593.pdf
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Iron
Formula: Fe
Iron var: Kamacite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Reference: El Gorsey, A., Yabuki, H., Ehlers, K., Woolum, D. & Pernicka, E. (1988). Qingzhen and Yamato-691: A tentative alphabet for the EH chondrites. Proceedings NIPR Symposium Antarctic Meteorites 1, 65-101.
Laihunite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2(SiO4)2
Reference: Gyollai, I., Kereszturi, A., Chatzitheodoridis, E. (2016): Analysis of altered mineral phases in Yamato 593 Martian meteorite. 47th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference: pdf no. 1911
Lingunite
Formula: (Na,Ca)AlSi3O8
Reference: Ozawa, S., Ohtani, E., Suzuki, A., Miyahara, M., Terada, K., & Kimura, M. (2007, December). Shock metamorphism of L6 chondrites Sahara 98222 and Yamato 74445: the PT conditions and the shock age. In AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
'Maskelynite'
Reference: Yanai, K., Kojima, H., Matsumoto, Y. (1983) A Brachina-like inclusion in the Yamato-75097 L6 chondrite - A preliminary examination: Symposium on Antarctic Meteorites, 8th: National Institute of Polar Research, Memoirs, Special Issue 30: 29-35. (Dec 1983).; Grady, M.M., Pratesi, G. & Moggi-Cecchi, V. (2015) Atlas of Meteorites. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, United Kingdom. 373 pp.
'Melilite Group'
Formula: Ca2M(XSiO7)
Merrillite
Formula: Ca9NaMg(PO4)7
Reference: Yanai, K., Kojima, H., Matsumoto, Y. (1983) A Brachina-like inclusion in the Yamato-75097 L6 chondrite - A preliminary examination: Symposium on Antarctic Meteorites, 8th: National Institute of Polar Research, Memoirs, Special Issue 30: 29-35. (Dec 1983).; Kaneoka, I., Takaoka, N. & and Yanai, K. (1988) 40Ar-39 Ar Analyses of Yamato-75097 (L6) Chondrite from Antarctica: Proc. NIPR Symp.Antarct. Meteorites, 1, 206-214 (1988).; Grady, M.M., Pratesi, G. & Moggi-Cecchi, V. (2015) Atlas of Meteorites. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, United Kingdom. 373 pp.
'Meteoritic Iron'
Monticellite
Formula: CaMgSiO4
Reference: Kojima, T., Yada, S. & Tomeoka, K. (1995) Ca-Al-rich inclusions in three Antarctic CO3 chondrites, Yamato-81020 Yamato-82050 and Yamato-790992: Record of low temperature alteration. Proc. NIPR Symposium. Antarct. Meteorites 8: 79-96. (May 1995).; Brearley, A. J. & Jones, R. H. (1998) Chondritic Meteorites: IN: Planetary Materials (James J. Papike, Editor), Chapter 3, 398 pages: Mineralogical Society of America: Washington, DC, USA.
Montmorillonite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: Gyollai, I., Kereszturi, A., Chatzitheodoridis, E. (2016): Analysis of altered mineral phases in Yamato 593 Martian meteorite. 47th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference: pdf no. 1911
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Gyollai, I., Kereszturi, A., Chatzitheodoridis, E. (2016): Analysis of altered mineral phases in Yamato 593 Martian meteorite. 47th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference: pdf no. 1911
Nepheline
Formula: Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
'Nickel-iron'
Description: Compositionally more or less consistent with Kamacite (~6wt%Ni,~3%Si) but mineralogically specific results not cited here.
Reference: Lin, Y. & Kimura, M. (1998) Petrographic and mineralogical study of new EH melt rocks and a new enstatite chondrite grouplet: Meteoritics & Planetary Science 33(3): 501-511. (May 1998)
Niningerite
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+,Mn2+)S
Oldhamite
Formula: (Ca,Mg)S
Description: In Oldhamite-Niningerite clasts w. djerfisherite; And in Multiphase metal sulfide spherules
Reference: El Gorsey, A., Yabuki, H., Ehlers, K., Woolum, D. & Pernicka, E. (1988). Qingzhen and Yamato-691: A tentative alphabet for the EH chondrites. Proceedings NIPR Symposium Antarctic Meteorites 1, 65-101.
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Osbornite
Formula: TiN
Reference: Nakamura-Messenger et al., (2011) The Formation of Wassonite: A New Titanium Monosulfide Mineral in the Yamato 691 Enstatite Chondrite: Workshop on Formation of the First Solids in the Solar System: LPI Contribution No. 1639, p. 9091. (Nov 2011)
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: Grady, M. M., Pratesi, G. & Moggi Cecchi, V. (2015) Atlas of Meteorites. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, United Kingdom. 373 pages.
Perovskite
Formula: CaTiO3
Perryite
Formula: (Ni,Fe)5(Si,P)2
Pigeonite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Grady, M. M., Pratesi, G. & Moggi Cecchi, V. (2015) Atlas of Meteorites. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, United Kingdom. 373 pages.
'Pyroxene Group'
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: http://curator.jsc.nasa.gov/antmet/mmc/Y000593.pdf
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Kimura, M., Lin, Y., Floss, C., Suzuki, A., Mikouchi, T. & Ebihara, M. (2008) Fluorophlogopite in the EH Chondrite Y-82189, pdf#5068: Meteoritics & Planetary Science 43 (Supplement): A75. (July 2008)
Ringwoodite
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)2SiO4
Reference: Ozawa, S., Ohtani, E., Suzuki, A., Miyahara, M., Terada, K., & Kimura, M. (2007, December). Shock metamorphism of L6 chondrites Sahara 98222 and Yamato 74445: the PT conditions and the shock age. In AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts.
Roedderite
Formula: (Na,K)2(Mg,Fe)5Si12O30
Description: In troilite-rich nodule
Reference: Brearley, A. J. & Jones, R. H. (1998): Chondritic Meteorites. In: Planetary Materials (Papike, J. J., Editor): Chapter 3, 398 pages. Mineralogical Society of America: Washington, DC, USA. (1998)
Schöllhornite
Formula: Na0.3CrS2 · H2O
Description: Whether Schöllhornite is an original (pre-terrestrial) constituent of the meteorite or a product of terrestrial weathering is not clear.
Reference: Nakamura-Messenger et al., (2011) The Formation of Wassonite: A New Titanium Monosulfide Mineral in the Yamato 691 Enstatite Chondrite: Workshop on Formation of the First Solids in the Solar System: LPI Contribution No. 1639, p. 9091. (Nov 2011)
Schreibersite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)3P
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Gyollai, I., Kereszturi, A., Chatzitheodoridis, E. (2016): Analysis of altered mineral phases in Yamato 593 Martian meteorite. 47th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference: pdf no. 1911
Siderite var: Manganoan Siderite
Formula: (Fe,Mn)CO3
Reference: Gyollai, I., Kereszturi, A., Chatzitheodoridis, E. (2016): Analysis of altered mineral phases in Yamato 593 Martian meteorite. 47th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference: pdf no. 1911
'Silica'
Description: In chondrule(s)
Reference: Brearley, A. J. & Jones, R. H. (1998): Chondritic Meteorites. In: Planetary Materials (Papike, J. J., Editor): Chapter 3, 398 pages. Mineralogical Society of America: Washington, DC, USA. (1998)
Smythite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)3+xS4 (x=0-0.3)
Description: In low Temperature sulfide patches
Reference: El Gorsey, A., Yabuki, H., Ehlers, K., Woolum, D. & Pernicka, E. (1988). Qingzhen and Yamato-691: A tentative alphabet for the EH chondrites. Proceedings NIPR Symposium Antarctic Meteorites 1, 65-101.
Sodalite
Formula: Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Reference: Hiyagon, H. & Hashimoto, A. (1999). An Ion Microprobe Study of Oxygen Isotopes in Various Types of Inclusions in Y-82050 (CO3), ALH-77307 (CO3) and Y-86009 (CV3) Chondrites (abstract): 30th Annual Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, abstract no. 1319. (Mar 1999).
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Tridymite
Formula: SiO2
Troilite
Formula: FeS
Wadsleyite
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)2(SiO4)
Reference: Ozawa, S., Ohtani, E., Suzuki, A., Miyahara, M., Terada, K., & Kimura, M. (2007, December). Shock metamorphism of L6 chondrites Sahara 98222 and Yamato 74445: the PT conditions and the shock age. In AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts.
Wassonite (TL)
Formula: TiS
Type Locality:
Reference: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/04/110405151612.htm; Nakamura-Messenger et al., (2011) The Formation of Wassonite: A New Titanium Monosulfide Mineral in the Yamato 691 Enstatite Chondrite: Workshop on Formation of the First Solids in the Solar System: LPI Contribution No. 1639, p. 9091. (Nov 2011)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Barringerite1.BD.10(Fe,Ni)2P
Cohenite1.BA.05Fe3C
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Iron1.AE.05Fe
var: Kamacite1.AE.05(Fe,Ni)
Osbornite1.BC.15TiN
Perryite1.BB.10(Ni,Fe)5(Si,P)2
Schreibersite1.BD.05(Fe,Ni)3P
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Caswellsilverite2.FB.05NaCrS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Daubréelite2.DA.05Fe2+Cr3+2S4
Djerfisherite2.FC.05K6(Fe,Cu,Ni)25S26Cl
Greigite2.DA.05Fe2+Fe3+2S4
Idaite2.CB.15aCu5FeS6
Niningerite2.CD.10(Mg,Fe2+,Mn2+)S
Oldhamite2.CD.10(Ca,Mg)S
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Schöllhornite2.FB.05Na0.3CrS2 · H2O
Smythite2.CC.10(Fe,Ni)3+xS4 (x=0-0.3)
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Troilite2.CC.10FeS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Akimotoite4.CB.05(Mg,Fe2+)SiO3
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
Grossite4.CC.15CaAl4O7
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Hercynite4.BB.05Fe2+Al2O4
Hibonite4.CC.45(Ca,Ce)(Al,Ti,Mg)12O19
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Perovskite4.CC.30CaTiO3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Tridymite4.DA.10SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
var: Manganoan Siderite5.AB.05(Fe,Mn)CO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Alunite7.BC.10KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Merrillite8.AC.45Ca9NaMg(PO4)7
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Anorthite9.FA.35Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Antigorite9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
var: Fassaite9.DA.15(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Enstatite9.DA.05MgSiO3
var: Bronzite9.DA.05(Mg,Fe2+)2[SiO3]2
Fayalite9.AC.05Fe2+2SiO4
Fluorophlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(F,OH)2
Forsterite9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
Gehlenite9.BB.10Ca2Al(AlSiO7)
Hedenbergite9.DA.15CaFe2+Si2O6
Laihunite9.AC.05Fe2+Fe3+2(SiO4)2
Lingunite9.FA.70(Na,Ca)AlSi3O8
Monticellite9.AC.10CaMgSiO4
Montmorillonite9.EC.40(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Nepheline9.FA.05Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Pigeonite9.DA.10(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ringwoodite9.AC.15(Mg,Fe2+)2SiO4
Roedderite9.CM.05(Na,K)2(Mg,Fe)5Si12O30
Sodalite9.FB.10Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Wadsleyite9.BE.02(Mg,Fe2+)2(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Chlorite Group'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Glass'-
'Iddingsite'-MgO · Fe2O3 · 3SiO2·4H2O
'Maskelynite'-
'Melilite Group'-Ca2M(XSiO7)
'Meteoritic Iron'-
'Nickel-iron'-
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Pyroxene Group'-
'Silica'-
Wassonite (TL)-TiS

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Barringerite1.1.21.1(Fe,Ni)2P
Cohenite1.1.16.1Fe3C
Iron
var: Kamacite
1.1.11.1(Fe,Ni)
Osbornite1.1.19.1TiN
Perryite1.1.22.1(Ni,Fe)5(Si,P)2
Schreibersite1.1.21.2(Fe,Ni)3P
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Smythite2.8.10.2(Fe,Ni)3+xS4 (x=0-0.3)
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Troilite2.8.9.1FeS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Caswellsilverite2.9.17.1NaCrS2
Idaite2.9.14.1Cu5FeS6
Schöllhornite2.9.17.2Na0.3CrS2 · H2O
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Daubréelite2.10.1.11Fe2+Cr3+2S4
Greigite2.10.1.10Fe2+Fe3+2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Chlor-sulfides
Djerfisherite2.15.2.1K6(Fe,Cu,Ni)25S26Cl
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Perovskite4.3.3.1CaTiO3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Hercynite7.2.1.3Fe2+Al2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
(AB)10X14
Grossite7.3.2.1CaAl4O7
AB12X19
Hibonite7.4.1.1(Ca,Ce)(Al,Ti,Mg)12O19
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Alunite30.2.4.1KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
(AB)3(XO4)2
Merrillite38.3.4.4Ca9NaMg(PO4)7
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Fayalite51.3.1.1Fe2+2SiO4
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
Laihunite51.3.1.5Fe2+Fe3+2(SiO4)2
Monticellite51.3.2.1CaMgSiO4
Ringwoodite51.3.3.1(Mg,Fe2+)2SiO4
Wadsleyite51.3.4.1(Mg,Fe2+)2(SiO4)
Group 55 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups,Generally with no Additional Anions
Si2O7 Groups, Generally with No Additional Anions with cations in [8] and lower coordination
Gehlenite55.4.1.2Ca2Al(AlSiO7)
Group 63 - CYCLOSILICATES Condensed Rings
Condensed Rings (Milarite - Osumilite group)
Roedderite63.2.1a.14(Na,K)2(Mg,Fe)5Si12O30
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Enstatite65.1.2.1MgSiO3
Hedenbergite65.1.3a.2CaFe2+Si2O6
Pigeonite65.1.1.4(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Antigorite71.1.2a.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Montmorillonite71.3.1a.2(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Tridymite75.1.2.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Al-Si Framework Feldspathoids and related species
Nepheline76.2.1.2Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Sodalite76.2.3.1Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Akimotoite-(Mg,Fe2+)SiO3
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
Anorthite-Ca(Al2Si2O8)
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Augite
var: Fassaite
-(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
'Chlorite Group'-
Enstatite
var: Bronzite
-(Mg,Fe2+)2[SiO3]2
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Feldspar Group'-
Fluorophlogopite-KMg3(AlSi3O10)(F,OH)2
'Glass'-
'Iddingsite'-MgO · Fe2O3 · 3SiO2·4H2O
Iron-Fe
Lingunite-(Na,Ca)AlSi3O8
'Maskelynite'-
'Melilite Group'-Ca2M(XSiO7)
'Meteoritic Iron'-
'Nickel-iron'-
Niningerite-(Mg,Fe2+,Mn2+)S
Oldhamite-(Ca,Mg)S
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Pyroxene Group'-
Siderite
var: Manganoan Siderite
-(Fe,Mn)CO3
'Silica'-
Wassonite (TL)-TiS

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H IddingsiteMgO · Fe2O3 · 3SiO2·4H2O
H SchöllhorniteNa0.3CrS2 · H2O
H FluorophlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(F,OH)2
H AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
CCarbon
C GraphiteC
C CoheniteFe3C
C Siderite (var: Manganoan Siderite)(Fe,Mn)CO3
C SideriteFeCO3
NNitrogen
N OsborniteTiN
OOxygen
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O EnstatiteMgSiO3
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O Augite (var: Fassaite)(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O Enstatite (var: Bronzite)(Mg,Fe2+)2[SiO3]2
O NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O FayaliteFe22+SiO4
O TridymiteSiO2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O IddingsiteMgO · Fe2O3 · 3SiO2·4H2O
O Roedderite(Na,K)2(Mg,Fe)5Si12O30
O SchöllhorniteNa0.3CrS2 · H2O
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O FluorophlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(F,OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
O Melilite GroupCa2M(XSiO7)
O PerovskiteCaTiO3
O MonticelliteCaMgSiO4
O HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
O SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
O GrossiteCaAl4O7
O Hibonite(Ca,Ce)(Al,Ti,Mg)12O19
O CorundumAl2O3
O GehleniteCa2Al(AlSiO7)
O HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
O LaihuniteFe2+Fe23+(SiO4)2
O Siderite (var: Manganoan Siderite)(Fe,Mn)CO3
O SideriteFeCO3
O HematiteFe2O3
O AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O MerrilliteCa9NaMg(PO4)7
O Ringwoodite(Mg,Fe2+)2SiO4
O Wadsleyite(Mg,Fe2+)2(SiO4)
O Akimotoite(Mg,Fe2+)SiO3
O Lingunite(Na,Ca)AlSi3O8
FFluorine
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
F FluorophlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(F,OH)2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na Augite (var: Fassaite)(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
Na NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Na CaswellsilveriteNaCrS2
Na Roedderite(Na,K)2(Mg,Fe)5Si12O30
Na SchöllhorniteNa0.3CrS2 · H2O
Na SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Na Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Na MerrilliteCa9NaMg(PO4)7
Na Lingunite(Na,Ca)AlSi3O8
MgMagnesium
Mg EnstatiteMgSiO3
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
Mg Augite (var: Fassaite)(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg Enstatite (var: Bronzite)(Mg,Fe2+)2[SiO3]2
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg IddingsiteMgO · Fe2O3 · 3SiO2·4H2O
Mg Niningerite(Mg,Fe2+,Mn2+)S
Mg Oldhamite(Ca,Mg)S
Mg Roedderite(Na,K)2(Mg,Fe)5Si12O30
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Mg FluorophlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(F,OH)2
Mg MonticelliteCaMgSiO4
Mg Hibonite(Ca,Ce)(Al,Ti,Mg)12O19
Mg AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Mg MerrilliteCa9NaMg(PO4)7
Mg Ringwoodite(Mg,Fe2+)2SiO4
Mg Wadsleyite(Mg,Fe2+)2(SiO4)
Mg Akimotoite(Mg,Fe2+)SiO3
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
Al Augite (var: Fassaite)(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
Al NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Al FluorophlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(F,OH)2
Al AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Al HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
Al SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Al GrossiteCaAl4O7
Al Hibonite(Ca,Ce)(Al,Ti,Mg)12O19
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al GehleniteCa2Al(AlSiO7)
Al AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al Lingunite(Na,Ca)AlSi3O8
SiSilicon
Si EnstatiteMgSiO3
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Augite (var: Fassaite)(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si Enstatite (var: Bronzite)(Mg,Fe2+)2[SiO3]2
Si NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si FayaliteFe22+SiO4
Si TridymiteSiO2
Si IddingsiteMgO · Fe2O3 · 3SiO2·4H2O
Si Perryite(Ni,Fe)5(Si,P)2
Si Roedderite(Na,K)2(Mg,Fe)5Si12O30
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si FluorophlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(F,OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Si Melilite GroupCa2M(XSiO7)
Si MonticelliteCaMgSiO4
Si SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Si GehleniteCa2Al(AlSiO7)
Si HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Si LaihuniteFe2+Fe23+(SiO4)2
Si AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si Ringwoodite(Mg,Fe2+)2SiO4
Si Wadsleyite(Mg,Fe2+)2(SiO4)
Si Akimotoite(Mg,Fe2+)SiO3
Si Lingunite(Na,Ca)AlSi3O8
PPhosphorus
P Barringerite(Fe,Ni)2P
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
P Perryite(Ni,Fe)5(Si,P)2
P Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
P MerrilliteCa9NaMg(PO4)7
SSulfur
S WassoniteTiS
S TroiliteFeS
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S DjerfisheriteK6(Fe,Cu,Ni)25S26Cl
S Niningerite(Mg,Fe2+,Mn2+)S
S Oldhamite(Ca,Mg)S
S GreigiteFe2+Fe23+S4
S Smythite(Fe,Ni)3+xS4 (x=0-0.3)
S CaswellsilveriteNaCrS2
S DaubréeliteFe2+Cr23+S4
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S CovelliteCuS
S IdaiteCu5FeS6
S SphaleriteZnS
S SchöllhorniteNa0.3CrS2 · H2O
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S PyriteFeS2
S AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Cl DjerfisheriteK6(Fe,Cu,Ni)25S26Cl
Cl SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
KPotassium
K NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
K DjerfisheriteK6(Fe,Cu,Ni)25S26Cl
K Roedderite(Na,K)2(Mg,Fe)5Si12O30
K FluorophlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(F,OH)2
K AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Augite (var: Fassaite)(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca Oldhamite(Ca,Mg)S
Ca AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Ca Melilite GroupCa2M(XSiO7)
Ca PerovskiteCaTiO3
Ca MonticelliteCaMgSiO4
Ca GrossiteCaAl4O7
Ca Hibonite(Ca,Ce)(Al,Ti,Mg)12O19
Ca GehleniteCa2Al(AlSiO7)
Ca HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Ca Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Ca MerrilliteCa9NaMg(PO4)7
Ca Lingunite(Na,Ca)AlSi3O8
TiTitanium
Ti WassoniteTiS
Ti Augite (var: Fassaite)(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
Ti OsborniteTiN
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti PerovskiteCaTiO3
Ti Hibonite(Ca,Ce)(Al,Ti,Mg)12O19
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Cr CaswellsilveriteNaCrS2
Cr DaubréeliteFe2+Cr23+S4
Cr SchöllhorniteNa0.3CrS2 · H2O
MnManganese
Mn Siderite (var: Manganoan Siderite)(Fe,Mn)CO3
FeIron
Fe Barringerite(Fe,Ni)2P
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe IronFe
Fe TroiliteFeS
Fe Augite (var: Fassaite)(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe Enstatite (var: Bronzite)(Mg,Fe2+)2[SiO3]2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe FayaliteFe22+SiO4
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe IddingsiteMgO · Fe2O3 · 3SiO2·4H2O
Fe DjerfisheriteK6(Fe,Cu,Ni)25S26Cl
Fe Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Fe Perryite(Ni,Fe)5(Si,P)2
Fe Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
Fe GreigiteFe2+Fe23+S4
Fe Smythite(Fe,Ni)3+xS4 (x=0-0.3)
Fe DaubréeliteFe2+Cr23+S4
Fe Roedderite(Na,K)2(Mg,Fe)5Si12O30
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe IdaiteCu5FeS6
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
Fe CoheniteFe3C
Fe HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Fe LaihuniteFe2+Fe23+(SiO4)2
Fe Siderite (var: Manganoan Siderite)(Fe,Mn)CO3
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Ringwoodite(Mg,Fe2+)2SiO4
Fe Wadsleyite(Mg,Fe2+)2(SiO4)
NiNickel
Ni Barringerite(Fe,Ni)2P
Ni DjerfisheriteK6(Fe,Cu,Ni)25S26Cl
Ni Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Ni Perryite(Ni,Fe)5(Si,P)2
Ni Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
Ni Smythite(Fe,Ni)3+xS4 (x=0-0.3)
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
CuCopper
Cu DjerfisheriteK6(Fe,Cu,Ni)25S26Cl
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu IdaiteCu5FeS6
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
CeCerium
Ce Hibonite(Ca,Ce)(Al,Ti,Mg)12O19

References

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Yabuki, Hideo (1978) Charged-Particle Tracks in Yamato-74 Meteorites. Jour. Fac. Sci., Hokkaido Univ., Ser. IV, vol. 18, nos. 1-2, Feb., 1978, pp.85-104.
Yanai Keizo (1975) Yamato-74 Meteorites Collection, Antarctica from November to December 1974. Memoirs of National Institute of Polar Research. Special issue 8, 1-37, 1978-02

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