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Papua New Guineai
Regional Level Types
Papua New GuineaCountry

This page kindly sponsored by Keith Compton
Key
Area:
462,840 km2
Neighbouring regions:
Locality type:
Age:
541 ± 1.0 to 252.17 ± 0.06 Ma
Geologic Time:
Reference for age:
Dow, D.B. (1977) A Geological Synthesis of Papua New Guinea, Bulletin 201. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics, Department of National Resources, Australia, 58 pages.
Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Port Moresby283,733 (2018)
Lae76,255 (2014)
Arawa40,266 (2015)
Mount Hagen33,623 (2014)
Popondetta28,198 (2015)
Madang27,419 (2018)
Other Languages:
French:
Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée
German:
Papua-Neuguinea
Italian:
Papua Nuova Guinea
Russian:
Папуа — Новая Гвинея
Simplified Chinese:
巴布亚新几内亚
Spanish:
Papúa Nueva Guinea
Afrikaans:
Papoea-Nieu-Guinee
Albanian:
Papua Guinea e Re
Arabic:
بابوا غينيا الجديدة
Belarusian:
Папуа — Новая Гвінея
Bulgarian:
Папуа Нова Гвинея
Catalan:
Papua Nova Guinea
Czech:
Papua-Nová Guinea
Danish:
Papua Ny Guinea
Dutch:
Papoea-Nieuw-Guinea
Estonian:
Paapua Uus-Guinea
Farsi/Persian:
پاپوآ گینه نو
Finnish:
Papua-Uusi-Guinea
Galician:
Papúa Nova Guinea
Greek:
Παπούα Νέα Γουινέα
Hebrew:
פפואה גינאה החדשה
Hindi:
पापुआ न्यू गिनी
Hungarian:
Pápua Új-Guinea
Icelandic:
Papúa Nýja-Gínea
Indonesian:
Papua Nugini
Irish Gaelic:
Nua-Ghuine Phapua
Japanese:
パプアニューギニア
Korean:
파푸아 뉴기니
Latvian:
Papua-Jaungvineja
Lithuanian:
Papua Naujoji Gvinėja
Macedonian:
Папуа Нова Гвинеја
Norwegian:
Papua Ny-Guinea
Polish:
Papua-Nowa Gwinea
Portuguese:
Papua-Nova Guiné
Romanian:
Papua Noua Guinee
Serbian:
Папуа Нова Гвинеја
Slovak:
Papua-Nová Guinea
Slovenian:
Papua Nova Gvineja
Swahili:
Papua Guinea Mpya
Swedish:
Papua Nya Guinea
Tagalog:
Papua Bagong Ginea
Thai:
ปาปัวนิวกินี
Turkish:
Papua Yeni Gine
Ukrainian:
Папуа Нова Гвінея
Vietnamese:
Papua New Guinea
Welsh:
Papua Guinea Newydd


Papua New Guinea comprises the eastern half of the island of New Guinea and its offshore islands in Melanesia.

The western half of New Guinea forms the Indonesian region Western New Guinea, with the provinces of Papua and West Papua.

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174 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Econ Geol (1993) 88:755-781
Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Aikinite
Formula: PbCuBiS3
Reference: Espi, J. O., Hayashi, K. I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., & Murakami, H. (2005). The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Alacránite
Formula: As8S9
Reference: Can Min 39 (3), 2001, 809-818; Petersen, S., Herzig, P. M., Hannington, M. D., Jonasson, I. R., & Arribas, A. (2002). Submarine gold mineralization near Lihir Island, New Ireland fore-arc, Papua New Guinea. Economic Geology, 97(8), 1795-1813.
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Alloclasite
Formula: Co1-xFexAsS
Reference: Noku, S.K., Espi, J.O., Matsueda, H. (2012) Magmatic contributions to the mineralization of the Laloki and Federal Flag strata-bound massive sulfide deposits, Papua New Guinea: Sulfur isotope evidence. Paper presented at PNG Research, Science and Technology Conference, Pacific Adventist University, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.
Altaite
Formula: PbTe
Alunite
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Yates, K.R., De Ferranti, R.Z. (1967) Geology and Mineral Deposits Port Moresby/Kemp Welch Area, Papua. (Report No. 105, Report PNG 1) Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics, Department of National Development, Commonwealth of Australia, 117 pages plus maps.
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: Econ Geol (1993) 88:755-781
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2005): USGS Open-File Report 05-1060
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: Richards, J.P. and Ledlie, I. (1993) Alkalic intrusive rocks associated with the Mount Kare gold deposit, Papua New Guinea; comparison with the Porgera intrusive complex. Economic Geology (1993) 88 (4): 755-781.
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 18 localities in this region.
Anilite
Formula: Cu7S4
Reference: Noku, S.K., Espi, J.O., Matsueda, H. (2012) Magmatic contributions to the mineralization of the Laloki and Federal Flag strata-bound massive sulfide deposits, Papua New Guinea: Sulfur isotope evidence. Paper presented at PNG Research, Science and Technology Conference, Pacific Adventist University, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Anorthite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Reference: Lowder, G.G. (1970): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 26, 324-340.
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Argentopyrite
Formula: AgFe2S3
Reference: Noku, S.K., Akasaka, M. & Matsueda, H. (2011): The Crater Mountain Deposit, Papua New Guinea: Porphyry-related Au-Te System. Resource Geology, 61, 63-75.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Atacamite
Formula: Cu2(OH)3Cl
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Localities: Reported from at least 20 localities in this region.
Birnessite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.5(Mn4+,Mn3+)2O4 · 1.5H2O
Reference: Zhigang Zeng, Shuai Chen and Xiaoyuan Wang. 2012 Mineralogical and micromorphological characteristics of Si-Fe-Mn oxyhydroxides from the PACMANUS hydrothermal field, Eastern Manus Basin. Science China Earth Science 55(12)
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Bismutite
Formula: (BiO)2CO3
Reference: Espi, J. O., Hayashi, K. I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., & Murakami, H. (2005). The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Böhmite
Formula: AlO(OH)
Reference: Petersen, S., Herzig, P. M., Hannington, M. D., Jonasson, I. R., & Arribas, A. (2002). Submarine gold mineralization near Lihir Island, New Ireland fore-arc, Papua New Guinea. Economic Geology, 97(8), 1795-1813.
Bonazziite
Formula: As4S4
Reference: Can Min 39 (3), 2001, 809-818
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Localities: Reported from at least 21 localities in this region.
Brookite
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Cameron, G. H. (2013). The hydrothermal evolution and genesis of the Porgera gold deposit, Papua New Guinea. PhD Thesis Australian National University
Brucite
Formula: Mg(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Calaverite
Formula: AuTe2
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 22 localities in this region.
Calcite var: Manganoan Calcite
Formula: (Ca,Mn)CO3
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Petersen, S., Herzig, P. M., Hannington, M. D., Jonasson, I. R., & Arribas, A. (2002). Submarine gold mineralization near Lihir Island, New Ireland fore-arc, Papua New Guinea. Economic Geology, 97(8), 1795-1813.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 47 localities in this region.
'Chlorite Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 34 localities in this region.
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): Porphyry copper deposits of the world: Database and grade and tonnage models, 2008. US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Reference: Province, M. B., & Guinea, P. N. (2004). Technical Report On The Fergusson Property.
Clinoatacamite
Formula: Cu2(OH)3Cl
Reference: Renno, A. D., Franz, L., Witzke, T., & Herzig, P. M. (2004). The coexistence of melts of hydrous copper chloride, sulfide and silicate compositions in a magnesiohastingsite cumulate, TUBAF seamount, Papua New Guinea. The Canadian Mineralogist, 42(1), 1-16.
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Clinochlore var: Leuchtenbergite
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Yates, K.R., De Ferranti, R.Z. (1967) Geology and Mineral Deposits Port Moresby/Kemp Welch Area, Papua. (Report No. 105, Report PNG 1) Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics, Department of National Development, Commonwealth of Australia, 117 pages plus maps.
Clinochlore var: Pennine
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Gonzalez-Alvarez, I., Sweetapple, M., Lindley, I. D., & Kirakar, J. (2013). Hydrothermal Ni: Doriri Creek, Papua New Guinea. Ore Geology Reviews, 52, 37-57.
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Reference: Noku, S.K., Espi, J.O., Matsueda, H. (2012) Magmatic contributions to the mineralization of the Laloki and Federal Flag strata-bound massive sulfide deposits, Papua New Guinea: Sulfur isotope evidence. Paper presented at PNG Research, Science and Technology Conference, Pacific Adventist University, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.
Coloradoite
Formula: HgTe
Reference: Cameron, G. H. (2013). The hydrothermal evolution and genesis of the Porgera gold deposit, Papua New Guinea. PhD Thesis Australian National University
Copper
Formula: Cu
'Copper Stain'
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Petersen, S., Herzig, P. M., Hannington, M. D., Jonasson, I. R., & Arribas, A. (2002). Submarine gold mineralization near Lihir Island, New Ireland fore-arc, Papua New Guinea. Economic Geology, 97(8), 1795-1813.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Localities: Reported from at least 18 localities in this region.
Cristobalite
Formula: SiO2
Cubanite
Formula: CuFe2S3
Cummingtonite
Formula: ☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Gonzalez-Alvarez, I., Sweetapple, M., Lindley, I. D., & Kirakar, J. (2013). Hydrothermal Ni: Doriri Creek, Papua New Guinea. Ore Geology Reviews, 52, 37-57.
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Diaspore
Formula: AlO(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Dickite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Djurleite
Formula: Cu31S16
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Dufrénoysite
Formula: Pb2As2S5
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Enstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 23 localities in this region.
Famatinite
Formula: Cu3SbS4
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2005): USGS Open-File Report 05-1060
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
'Feldspar Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Ferberite
Formula: FeWO4
Ferrihydrite
Formula: Fe3+10O14(OH)2
Freibergite
Formula: (Ag,Cu,◻)10Fe2+2Sb4S12
Reference: Richards, J.P., Bray, C.J., Channer, D.M.DeR., and Spooner, E.T.C. (1997) Fluid chemistry and processes at the Porgera gold deposit, Papua New Guinea. Mineralium Deposita 32: 119-132.; Cameron, G. H. (2013). The hydrothermal evolution and genesis of the Porgera gold deposit, Papua New Guinea. PhD Thesis Australian National University
Galena
Formula: PbS
Localities: Reported from at least 32 localities in this region.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Geerite
Formula: Cu8S5
Reference: Noku, S.K., Espi, J.O., Matsueda, H. (2012) Magmatic contributions to the mineralization of the Laloki and Federal Flag strata-bound massive sulfide deposits, Papua New Guinea: Sulfur isotope evidence. Paper presented at PNG Research, Science and Technology Conference, Pacific Adventist University, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.
'Glass'
Glaucodot
Formula: (Co0.50Fe0.50)AsS
Reference: Noku, S.K., Espi, J.O., Matsueda, H. (2012) Magmatic contributions to the mineralization of the Laloki and Federal Flag strata-bound massive sulfide deposits, Papua New Guinea: Sulfur isotope evidence. Paper presented at PNG Research, Science and Technology Conference, Pacific Adventist University, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Gold
Formula: Au
Localities: Reported from at least 45 localities in this region.
Goldfieldite
Formula: (Cu102)Te4S12S
Gordaite
Formula: NaZn4(SO4)(OH)6Cl · 6H2O
Reference: Steger, S. (2015): Mineralogical characterisation of a black smoker from the "Vienna woods" hydrothermal field, Manus Basin, Papua New Guinea: complex sulphide ores from a deep-sea hydrothermal system. Master Thesis, University of Vienna, Austria, 50 pp.
Goslarite
Formula: ZnSO4 · 7H2O
Reference: Steger, S. (2015): Mineralogical characterisation of a black smoker from the "Vienna woods" hydrothermal field, Manus Basin, Papua New Guinea: complex sulphide ores from a deep-sea hydrothermal system. Master Thesis, University of Vienna, Austria, 50 pp.
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Mason, B. & Jarosewich, E. (1973) The Barea, Dyarrl Island, and Emery meteorites, and a review of the mesosiderites: Mineralogical Magazine 39 (302): 202-215. (June 1973)
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Hedyphane
Formula: Ca2Pb3(AsO4)3Cl
Reference: Petersen, S., Herzig, P. M., Hannington, M. D., Jonasson, I. R., & Arribas, A. (2002). Submarine gold mineralization near Lihir Island, New Ireland fore-arc, Papua New Guinea. Economic Geology, 97(8), 1795-1813.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 27 localities in this region.
Hematite var: Specularite
Formula: Fe2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Hessite
Formula: Ag2Te
Heyrovskýite
Formula: Pb6Bi2S9
Reference: Noku, S.K., Akasaka, M. & Matsueda, H. (2011): The Crater Mountain Deposit, Papua New Guinea: Porphyry-related Au-Te System. Resource Geology, 61, 63-75.
'Hornblende'
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Hydroxylapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Reference: Renno, A. D., Franz, L., Witzke, T., & Herzig, P. M. (2004). The coexistence of melts of hydrous copper chloride, sulfide and silicate compositions in a magnesiohastingsite cumulate, TUBAF seamount, Papua New Guinea. The Canadian Mineralogist, 42(1), 1-16.
'Hypersthene'
Formula: (Mg,Fe)SiO3
Reference: Mason, B. & Jarosewich, E. (1973) The Barea, Dyarrl Island, and Emery meteorites, and a review of the mesosiderites: Mineralogical Magazine 39 (302): 202-215. (June 1973)
Idaite
Formula: Cu5FeS6
'Iddingsite'
Formula: MgO · Fe2O3 · 3SiO2·4H2O
Reference: Lowder, G.G. (1970): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 26, 324-340.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Irarsite
Formula: (Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Reference: Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéralo. Cristallo. , 1974, 97, pp. 510.
Iridarsenite (TL)
Formula: (Ir,Ru)As2
Type Locality:
Description: Inclusions in rutheniridosmine.
Reference: Harris, D.C. (1974) Ruthenarsenite and iridarsenite, two new minerals from the Territory of Papua and New Guinea and associated irarsite, laurite and cubic iron-bearing platinum. The Canadian Mineralogist, 12:4, 280-284.
Iron
Formula: Fe
Reference: Mason, B. & Jarosewich, E. (1973) The Barea, Dyarrl Island, and Emery meteorites, and a review of the mesosiderites: Mineralogical Magazine 39 (302): 202-215. (June 1973)
Iron var: Kamacite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Reference: Mason, B. & Jarosewich, E. (1973) The Barea, Dyarrl Island, and Emery meteorites, and a review of the mesosiderites: Mineralogical Magazine 39 (302): 202-215. (June 1973)
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Jôkokuite
Formula: MnSO4 · 5H2O
Reference: Steger, S. (2015): Mineralogical characterisation of a black smoker from the "Vienna woods" hydrothermal field, Manus Basin, Papua New Guinea: complex sulphide ores from a deep-sea hydrothermal system. Master Thesis, University of Vienna, Austria, 50 pp.
Jordanite
Formula: Pb14(As,Sb)6S23
Reference: Petersen, S., Herzig, P. M., Hannington, M. D., Jonasson, I. R., & Arribas, A. (2002). Submarine gold mineralization near Lihir Island, New Ireland fore-arc, Papua New Guinea. Economic Geology, 97(8), 1795-1813.
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
Kashinite
Formula: (Ir,Rh)2S3
Reference: Zaccarini, F., Bindi, L., Pushkarev, E., Garuti, G., & Bakker, R. J. (2016). Multi-analytical characterization of minerals of the bowieite–kashinite series from the Svetly Bor complex, Urals, Russia, and comparison with worldwide occurrences. The Canadian Mineralogist, 54(2), 461-473.
'K Feldspar'
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Kostovite
Formula: CuAuTe4
Reference: ESPI, Joseph O., SPRY, Paul G., HAYASHI, Ken-ichiro, KOMURO, Kosei, and MURAKAMI, HiroyasuTHE BILIMOIA AU-BI-W-TE DEPOSIT, KAINANTU, PAPUA NEW GUINEA: GEOLOGY, MINERALOGY, AND CONDITIONS OF FORMATION 2006, Geological Society of America, Philadelphia Annual Meeting (22–25 October 2006) ; Espi, J. O., Hayashi, K. I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., & Murakami, H. (2005). The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Krennerite
Formula: Au3AgTe8
Reference: Cameron, G. H. (2013). The hydrothermal evolution and genesis of the Porgera gold deposit, Papua New Guinea. PhD Thesis Australian National University
Laurite
Formula: RuS2
Reference: Harris, D.C. (1974) Ruthenarsenite and iridarsenite, two new minerals from the Territory of Papua and New Guinea and associated irarsite, laurite and cubic iron-bearing platinum. The Canadian Mineralogist, 12:4, 280-284.
Leucoxene
Reference: Cameron, G. H. (2013). The hydrothermal evolution and genesis of the Porgera gold deposit, Papua New Guinea. PhD Thesis Australian National University
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Luzonite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Magnesio-hastingsite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Reference: Renno, A. D., Franz, L., Witzke, T., & Herzig, P. M. (2004). The coexistence of melts of hydrous copper chloride, sulfide and silicate compositions in a magnesiohastingsite cumulate, TUBAF seamount, Papua New Guinea. The Canadian Mineralogist, 42(1), 1-16.
Magnesio-hornblende
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Reference: Gonzalez-Alvarez, I., Sweetapple, M., Lindley, I. D., & Kirakar, J. (2013). Hydrothermal Ni: Doriri Creek, Papua New Guinea. Ore Geology Reviews, 52, 37-57.
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 32 localities in this region.
Magnetite var: Titaniferous Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Reference: Lowder, G.G. (1970): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 26, 324-340.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
'Manganese Oxides'
Manganite
Formula: Mn3+O(OH)
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 20 localities in this region.
'Mariposite'
Formula: K(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
Reference: ESPI, Joseph O., SPRY, Paul G., HAYASHI, Ken-ichiro, KOMURO, Kosei, and MURAKAMI, HiroyasuTHE BILIMOIA AU-BI-W-TE DEPOSIT, KAINANTU, PAPUA NEW GUINEA: GEOLOGY, MINERALOGY, AND CONDITIONS OF FORMATION 2006, Geological Society of America, Philadelphia Annual Meeting (22–25 October 2006) ; Espi, J. O., Hayashi, K. I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., & Murakami, H. (2005). The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Mawsonite
Formula: Cu6Fe2SnS8
Reference: Espi, J. O., Hayashi, K. I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., & Murakami, H. (2005). The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
'Melnikovite'
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2005): USGS Open-File Report 05-1060; Espi, J.O., Kajiwara, Y., Hawkins, M.A., and Bainbridge T. (2002): Hydrothermal alteration and Cu-Au mineralization at the Nena high sulfidation-type deposit, Frieda River, Papua New Guinea. Resource Geology 52(4), 301–313.
Merenskyite
Formula: (Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Reference: Stribrny, B., Wellmer, F.W., Burgath, K.P., Oberthür, T., Tarkian, M., Pfeiffer, T. (2000) Discussion of “Unconventional PGE occurrences and PGE mineralization in the Great Dyke: metallogenic and economic aspects” Mineralium Deposita 35, 260-281.
Merrillite
Formula: Ca9NaMg(PO4)7
Reference: Mittlefehldt, D. W., McCoy, T. J., Goodrich, C. A. & Kracher, A. (1998). Non-chondritic meteorites from asteroidal bodies. In: Planetary Materials (Papike, J. J. [Ed.]): Chapter 4, 195 pages. Mineralogical Society of America: Washington, DC, USA.
Metavoltine
Formula: Na6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
Reference: Steger, S. (2015): Mineralogical characterisation of a black smoker from the "Vienna woods" hydrothermal field, Manus Basin, Papua New Guinea: complex sulphide ores from a deep-sea hydrothermal system. Master Thesis, University of Vienna, Austria, 50 pp.
Miargyrite
Formula: AgSbS2
Reference: Cameron, G. H. (2013). The hydrothermal evolution and genesis of the Porgera gold deposit, Papua New Guinea. PhD Thesis Australian National University
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Montmorillonite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 29 localities in this region.
Muscovite var: Fuchsite
Formula: K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: ESPI, Joseph O., SPRY, Paul G., HAYASHI, Ken-ichiro, KOMURO, Kosei, and MURAKAMI, HiroyasuTHE BILIMOIA AU-BI-W-TE DEPOSIT, KAINANTU, PAPUA NEW GUINEA: GEOLOGY, MINERALOGY, AND CONDITIONS OF FORMATION 2006, Geological Society of America, Philadelphia Annual Meeting (22–25 October 2006) ; Espi, J. O., Hayashi, K. I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., & Murakami, H. (2005). The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Muscovite var: Phengite
Formula: KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Reference: ESPI, Joseph O., SPRY, Paul G., HAYASHI, Ken-ichiro, KOMURO, Kosei, and MURAKAMI, HiroyasuTHE BILIMOIA AU-BI-W-TE DEPOSIT, KAINANTU, PAPUA NEW GUINEA: GEOLOGY, MINERALOGY, AND CONDITIONS OF FORMATION 2006, Geological Society of America, Philadelphia Annual Meeting (22–25 October 2006) ; Espi, J. O., Hayashi, K. I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., & Murakami, H. (2005). The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 21 localities in this region.
Nadorite
Formula: PbSbClO2
Reference: Petersen, S., Herzig, P. M., Hannington, M. D., Jonasson, I. R., & Arribas, A. (2002). Submarine gold mineralization near Lihir Island, New Ireland fore-arc, Papua New Guinea. Economic Geology, 97(8), 1795-1813.
Natroalunite
Formula: NaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Neotocite
Formula: (Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Nontronite
Formula: Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: Zhigang Zeng, Shuai Chen and Xiaoyuan Wang. 2012 Mineralogical and micromorphological characteristics of Si-Fe-Mn oxyhydroxides from the PACMANUS hydrothermal field, Eastern Manus Basin. Science China Earth Science 55(12)
Olivenite
Formula: Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: Davies, H.L. Normanby Island, T.P.N.G. - Reconnaissance Geology, Records 1967/50.
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Orpiment
Formula: As2S3
Reference: Econ Geol (2004) 99:1711-1725
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Osmium
Formula: (Os,Ir,Ru)
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: Gonzalez-Alvarez, I., Sweetapple, M., Lindley, I. D., & Kirakar, J. (2013). Hydrothermal Ni: Doriri Creek, Papua New Guinea. Ore Geology Reviews, 52, 37-57.
Petzite
Formula: Ag3AuTe2
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Renno, A. D., Franz, L., Witzke, T., & Herzig, P. M. (2004). The coexistence of melts of hydrous copper chloride, sulfide and silicate compositions in a magnesiohastingsite cumulate, TUBAF seamount, Papua New Guinea. The Canadian Mineralogist, 42(1), 1-16.
Pigeonite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Platinum
Formula: Pt
Platinum var: Ferroan Platinum
Formula: (Pt,Fe)
Reference: [AmMin 85:1325]
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Proustite
Formula: Ag3AsS3
'Psilomelane'
Formula: Mn, O
Reference: Siedner, G. (1959) Geological report on Upper Ridges Mine, Wau, Territory of New Guinea. Records 1959/5 Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics, Department of National Development, Commonwealth of Australia.
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 58 localities in this region.
Pyrite var: Arsenian Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Pyrophyllite
Formula: Al2Si4O10(OH)2
'Pyroxene Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 38 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Agate
Reference: http://aufa.tripod.com/geology/port_moresby.html.
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Espi, J. O., Hayashi, K. I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., & Murakami, H. (2005). The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Jasper
Reference: http://aufa.tripod.com/geology/port_moresby.html.
Realgar
Formula: As4S4
Reference: Can Min 39 (3), 2001, 809-818
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Roscoelite
Formula: K(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Roxbyite
Formula: Cu9S5
Reference: Noku, S.K., Espi, J.O., Matsueda, H. (2012) Magmatic contributions to the mineralization of the Laloki and Federal Flag strata-bound massive sulfide deposits, Papua New Guinea: Sulfur isotope evidence. Paper presented at PNG Research, Science and Technology Conference, Pacific Adventist University, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.
Rozenite
Formula: FeSO4 · 4H2O
Reference: Petersen, S., Herzig, P. M., Hannington, M. D., Jonasson, I. R., & Arribas, A. (2002). Submarine gold mineralization near Lihir Island, New Ireland fore-arc, Papua New Guinea. Economic Geology, 97(8), 1795-1813.
Rucklidgeite
Formula: PbBi2Te4
Reference: Espi, J. O., Hayashi, K. I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., & Murakami, H. (2005). The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Ruthenarsenite (TL)
Formula: (Ru,Ni)As
Type Locality:
Description: Inclusions in rutheniridosmine.
Reference: Harris, D.C. (1974) Ruthenarsenite and iridarsenite, two new minerals from the Territory of Papua and New Guinea and associated irarsite, laurite and cubic iron-bearing platinum. The Canadian Mineralogist, 12:4, 280-284.
Rutheniridosmine
Formula: (Ir,Os,Ru)
Reference: Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéralo. Cristallo. , 1974, 97, pp. 510.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Saponite
Formula: Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: Gonzalez-Alvarez, I., Sweetapple, M., Lindley, I. D., & Kirakar, J. (2013). Hydrothermal Ni: Doriri Creek, Papua New Guinea. Ore Geology Reviews, 52, 37-57.
'Scapolite'
Schreibersite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)3P
Reference: Mason, B. & Jarosewich, E. (1973) The Barea, Dyarrl Island, and Emery meteorites, and a review of the mesosiderites: Mineralogical Magazine 39 (302): 202-215. (June 1973)
Scorodite
Formula: Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Espi, J.O., Kajiwara, Y., Hawkins, M.A., and Bainbridge T. (2002): Hydrothermal alteration and Cu-Au mineralization at the Nena high sulfidation-type deposit, Frieda River, Papua New Guinea. Resource Geology 52(4), 301–313.
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
'Silica'
Reference: Gena, K. (2013). Deep sea mining of submarine hydrothermal deposits and its possible environmental impact in Manus Basin, Papua New Guinea. Procedia Earth and Planetary Science, 6, 226-233.
Silver
Formula: Ag
'Smectite Group'
Formula: A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Localities: Reported from at least 35 localities in this region.
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: American Mineralogist (1952) 37:567-577
Spionkopite
Formula: Cu39S28
Reference: Noku, S.K., Espi, J.O., Matsueda, H. (2012) Magmatic contributions to the mineralization of the Laloki and Federal Flag strata-bound massive sulfide deposits, Papua New Guinea: Sulfur isotope evidence. Paper presented at PNG Research, Science and Technology Conference, Pacific Adventist University, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.
Stannite
Formula: Cu2FeSnS4
'Stibiconite'
Formula: Sb3+Sb5+2O6(OH)
Reference: Petersen, S., Herzig, P. M., Hannington, M. D., Jonasson, I. R., & Arribas, A. (2002). Submarine gold mineralization near Lihir Island, New Ireland fore-arc, Papua New Guinea. Economic Geology, 97(8), 1795-1813.
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: Econ Geol (2004) 99:1711-1725
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Sylvanite
Formula: (Au,Ag)2Te4
Reference: ESPI, Joseph O., SPRY, Paul G., HAYASHI, Ken-ichiro, KOMURO, Kosei, and MURAKAMI, HiroyasuTHE BILIMOIA AU-BI-W-TE DEPOSIT, KAINANTU, PAPUA NEW GUINEA: GEOLOGY, MINERALOGY, AND CONDITIONS OF FORMATION 2006, Geological Society of America, Philadelphia Annual Meeting (22–25 October 2006) ; Espi, J. O., Hayashi, K. I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., & Murakami, H. (2005). The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Taenite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Reference: Mason, B. & Jarosewich, E. (1973) The Barea, Dyarrl Island, and Emery meteorites, and a review of the mesosiderites: Mineralogical Magazine 39 (302): 202-215. (June 1973)
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Yates, K. R., & De Ferranti, R. Z. (1967). Geology and Mineral Deposits Port Moresby/Kemp Welch Area, Papua (Vol. 105). Commonwealth of Australia Department of National Development Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics.
Tellurium
Formula: Te
Tellurobismuthite
Formula: Bi2Te3
Reference: Espi, J. O., Hayashi, K. I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., & Murakami, H. (2005). The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'
Tenorite
Formula: CuO
Tetradymite
Formula: Bi2Te2S
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Todorokite
Formula: (Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Reference: Zhigang Zeng, Shuai Chen and Xiaoyuan Wang. 2012 Mineralogical and micromorphological characteristics of Si-Fe-Mn oxyhydroxides from the PACMANUS hydrothermal field, Eastern Manus Basin. Science China Earth Science 55(12)
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: Yates, K.R., De Ferranti, R.Z. (1967) Geology and Mineral Deposits Port Moresby/Kemp Welch Area, Papua. (Report No. 105, Report PNG 1) Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics, Department of National Development, Commonwealth of Australia, 117 pages plus maps.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Tridymite
Formula: SiO2
Troilite
Formula: FeS
Reference: Mason, B. & Jarosewich, E. (1973) The Barea, Dyarrl Island, and Emery meteorites, and a review of the mesosiderites: Mineralogical Magazine 39 (302): 202-215. (June 1973)
Tsumoite
Formula: BiTe
Reference: Noku, S.K., Espi, J.O., Matsueda, H. (2012) Magmatic contributions to the mineralization of the Laloki and Federal Flag strata-bound massive sulfide deposits, Papua New Guinea: Sulfur isotope evidence. Paper presented at PNG Research, Science and Technology Conference, Pacific Adventist University, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.
Turquoise
Formula: Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., Moring, B.C. (2008) Porphyry copper deposits of the world: Database and grade and tonnage models, 2008. US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
'UM1999-02-As:NiRh'
Formula: (Rh,Ni)7As4
Reference: [AmMin 85:1325]
'Unnamed (Pb-Cu Sulphide)'
Formula: PbCuS2
Reference: Noku, S.K., Akasaka, M. & Matsueda, H. (2011): The Crater Mountain Deposit, Papua New Guinea: Porphyry-related Au-Te System. Resource Geology, 61, 63-75.
Vesuvianite
Formula: (Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
'Wad'
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Wurtzite
Formula: (Zn,Fe)S
Yarrowite
Formula: Cu9S8
Reference: Noku, S.K., Espi, J.O., Matsueda, H. (2012) Magmatic contributions to the mineralization of the Laloki and Federal Flag strata-bound massive sulfide deposits, Papua New Guinea: Sulfur isotope evidence. Paper presented at PNG Research, Science and Technology Conference, Pacific Adventist University, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.
'Zeolite Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
'Electrum'1.AA.05(Au, Ag)
Gold1.AA.05Au
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Iron1.AE.05Fe
var: Kamacite1.AE.05(Fe,Ni)
Osmium1.AF.05(Os,Ir,Ru)
Platinum1.AF.10Pt
var: Ferroan Platinum1.AF.10(Pt,Fe)
Rutheniridosmine1.AF.05(Ir,Os,Ru)
Schreibersite1.BD.05(Fe,Ni)3P
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Taenite1.AE.10(Fe,Ni)
Tellurium1.CC.10Te
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Aikinite2.HB.05aPbCuBiS3
Alacránite2.FA.20As8S9
Alloclasite2.EB.10bCo1-xFexAsS
Altaite2.CD.10PbTe
Anilite2.BA.10Cu7S4
Argentopyrite2.CB.65AgFe2S3
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Bonazziite2.FA.As4S4
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Calaverite2.EA.10AuTe2
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cinnabar2.CD.15aHgS
Cobaltite2.EB.25CoAsS
Coloradoite2.CB.05aHgTe
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Cubanite2.CB.55aCuFe2S3
Digenite2.BA.10Cu9S5
Djurleite2.BA.05Cu31S16
Dufrénoysite2.HC.05dPb2As2S5
Enargite2.KA.05Cu3AsS4
Famatinite2.KA.10Cu3SbS4
Freibergite2.GB.05(Ag,Cu,◻)10Fe2+2Sb4S12
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Geerite2.BA.05Cu8S5
Glaucodot2.EB.10c(Co0.50Fe0.50)AsS
Goldfieldite2.GB.05(Cu102)Te4S12S
Hessite2.BA.60Ag2Te
Heyrovskýite2.JB.40bPb6Bi2S9
Idaite2.CB.15aCu5FeS6
Irarsite2.EB.25(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Iridarsenite (TL)2.AC.45b(Ir,Ru)As2
Jordanite2.JB.30aPb14(As,Sb)6S23
Kashinite2.DB.15(Ir,Rh)2S3
Kostovite2.EA.15CuAuTe4
Krennerite2.EA.15Au3AgTe8
Laurite2.EB.05aRuS2
Luzonite2.KA.10Cu3AsS4
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Mawsonite2.CB.20Cu6Fe2SnS8
Merenskyite2.EA.20(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Miargyrite2.HA.10AgSbS2
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Orpiment2.FA.30As2S3
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Petzite2.BA.75Ag3AuTe2
Proustite2.GA.05Ag3AsS3
Pyrargyrite2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
var: Arsenian Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Realgar2.FA.15aAs4S4
Roxbyite2.BA.05Cu9S5
Rucklidgeite2.GC.40cPbBi2Te4
Ruthenarsenite (TL)2.CC.15(Ru,Ni)As
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Spionkopite2.CA.05cCu39S28
Stannite2.CB.15aCu2FeSnS4
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Sylvanite2.EA.05(Au,Ag)2Te4
Tellurobismuthite2.DC.05Bi2Te3
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Tetradymite2.DC.05Bi2Te2S
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Troilite2.CC.10FeS
Tsumoite2.DC.05BiTe
'UM1999-02-As:NiRh'2.AC.30(Rh,Ni)7As4
Wurtzite2.CB.45(Zn,Fe)S
Yarrowite2.CA.05dCu9S8
Group 3 - Halides
Atacamite3.DA.10aCu2(OH)3Cl
Clinoatacamite3.DA.10bCu2(OH)3Cl
Nadorite3.DC.30PbSbClO2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Birnessite4.FL.45(Na,Ca)0.5(Mn4+,Mn3+)2O4 · 1.5H2O
Brookite4.DD.10TiO2
Brucite4.FE.05Mg(OH)2
Böhmite4.FE.15AlO(OH)
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
Cristobalite4.DA.15SiO2
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Diaspore4.FD.10AlO(OH)
Ferberite4.DB.30FeWO4
Ferrihydrite4.FE.35Fe3+10O14(OH)2
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
var: Specularite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
var: Titaniferous Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Manganite4.FD.15Mn3+O(OH)
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Agate4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: Jasper4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
'Stibiconite'4.DH.20Sb3+Sb5+2O6(OH)
Tenorite4.AB.10CuO
Todorokite4.DK.10(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Tridymite4.DA.10SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Bismutite5.BE.25(BiO)2CO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
var: Manganoan Calcite5.AB.05(Ca,Mn)CO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Magnesite5.AB.05MgCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Rhodochrosite5.AB.05MnCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Alunite7.BC.10KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Anhydrite7.AD.30CaSO4
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Gordaite7.DF.50NaZn4(SO4)(OH)6Cl · 6H2O
Goslarite7.CB.40ZnSO4 · 7H2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Jôkokuite7.CB.20MnSO4 · 5H2O
Metavoltine7.DF.35Na6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
Natroalunite7.BC.10NaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Rozenite7.CB.15FeSO4 · 4H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Hedyphane8.BN.05Ca2Pb3(AsO4)3Cl
Hydroxylapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Merrillite8.AC.45Ca9NaMg(PO4)7
Olivenite8.BB.30Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Scorodite8.CD.10Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Turquoise8.DD.15Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Andalusite9.AF.10Al2(SiO4)O
Andradite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Anorthite9.FA.35Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
var: Leuchtenbergite9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
var: Pennine9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Cummingtonite9.DE.05☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Dickite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Enstatite9.DA.05MgSiO3
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Magnesio-hastingsite9.DE.15{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Magnesio-hornblende9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Montmorillonite9.EC.40(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Fuchsite9.EC.15K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
var: Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
var: Phengite9.EC.15KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Neotocite9.ED.20(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
Nontronite9.EC.40Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pigeonite9.DA.10(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Prehnite9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Pyrophyllite9.EC.10Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Roscoelite9.EC.15K(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Saponite9.EC.45Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
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
'Zeolite Group'9.G0.
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Copper Stain'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Glass'-
'Hornblende'-
'Hypersthene'-(Mg,Fe)SiO3
'Iddingsite'-MgO · Fe2O3 · 3SiO2·4H2O
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
Leucoxene-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Manganese Oxides'-
'Mariposite'-K(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
'Melnikovite'-
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Psilomelane'-Mn, O
'Pyroxene Group'-
'Scapolite'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'Silica'-
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Unnamed (Pb-Cu Sulphide)'-PbCuS2
'Wad'-
'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
Iron
var: Kamacite
1.1.11.1(Fe,Ni)
Schreibersite1.1.21.2(Fe,Ni)3P
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Taenite1.1.11.2(Fe,Ni)
Platinum Group Metals and Alloys
Osmium1.2.2.1(Os,Ir,Ru)
Platinum1.2.1.1Pt
Rutheniridosmine1.2.2.3(Ir,Os,Ru)
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Tellurium1.3.4.2Te
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
Anilite2.4.7.5Cu7S4
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Digenite2.4.7.3Cu9S5
Djurleite2.4.7.2Cu31S16
Hessite2.4.2.1Ag2Te
Petzite2.4.3.3Ag3AuTe2
Roxbyite2.4.7.4Cu9S5
Spionkopite2.4.7.7Cu39S28
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 4:3
Rucklidgeite2.6.2.7PbBi2Te4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Yarrowite2.7.3.1Cu9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Alacránite2.8.22.As8S9
Altaite2.8.1.3PbTe
Cinnabar2.8.14.1HgS
Coloradoite2.8.2.5HgTe
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Realgar2.8.21.1As4S4
Ruthenarsenite (TL)2.8.17.1(Ru,Ni)As
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Troilite2.8.9.1FeS
Tsumoite2.8.20.1BiTe
Wurtzite2.8.7.1(Zn,Fe)S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Argentopyrite2.9.13.2AgFe2S3
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Cubanite2.9.13.1CuFe2S3
Idaite2.9.14.1Cu5FeS6
Mawsonite2.9.3.1Cu6Fe2SnS8
Stannite2.9.2.1Cu2FeSnS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
Kashinite2.11.12.2(Ir,Rh)2S3
Orpiment2.11.1.1As2S3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
Tellurobismuthite2.11.7.2Bi2Te3
Tetradymite2.11.7.1Bi2Te2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Alloclasite2.12.6.2Co1-xFexAsS
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Calaverite2.12.13.2AuTe2
Cobaltite2.12.3.1CoAsS
Glaucodot2.12.6.1(Co0.50Fe0.50)AsS
Irarsite2.12.3.7(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Iridarsenite (TL)2.12.4.5(Ir,Ru)As2
Kostovite2.12.13.4CuAuTe4
Krennerite2.12.13.1Au3AgTe8
Laurite2.12.1.10RuS2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Merenskyite2.12.14.4(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Sylvanite2.12.13.3(Au,Ag)2Te4
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 4
Enargite3.2.1.1Cu3AsS4
Famatinite3.2.2.2Cu3SbS4
Luzonite3.2.2.1Cu3AsS4
3 <ø < 4
Freibergite3.3.6.3(Ag,Cu,◻)10Fe2+2Sb4S12
Goldfieldite3.3.6.6(Cu102)Te4S12S
Heyrovskýite3.3.3.1Pb6Bi2S9
Jordanite3.3.1.1Pb14(As,Sb)6S23
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
ø = 3
Aikinite3.4.5.1PbCuBiS3
Proustite3.4.1.1Ag3AsS3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
2.5 < ø < 3
Dufrénoysite3.5.9.3Pb2As2S5
ø = 2
Miargyrite3.7.3.2AgSbS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
AX
Tenorite4.2.3.1CuO
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Ferrihydrite4.3.2.2Fe3+10O14(OH)2
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Brookite4.4.5.1TiO2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Böhmite6.1.2.1AlO(OH)
Diaspore6.1.1.1AlO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Manganite6.1.3.1Mn3+O(OH)
X(OH)2
Brucite6.2.1.1Mg(OH)2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
(AB)2X3
Birnessite7.5.3.1(Na,Ca)0.5(Mn4+,Mn3+)2O4 · 1.5H2O
AB3X7
Todorokite7.8.1.1(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Group 10 - OXYHALIDES AND HYDROXYHALIDES
A2(O,OH)3Xq
Atacamite10.1.1.1Cu2(OH)3Cl
A(O,OH)Xq
Nadorite10.2.5.2PbSbClO2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3
Rhodochrosite14.1.1.4MnCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Bismutite16a.3.5.1(BiO)2CO3
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AmBn(XO4)p·xH2O, with (m+n):p < 3:2 and > 1:1
Metavoltine29.4.6.1Na6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
AXO4·xH2O
Goslarite29.6.11.2ZnSO4 · 7H2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Jôkokuite29.6.7.4MnSO4 · 5H2O
Rozenite29.6.6.1FeSO4 · 4H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Alunite30.2.4.1KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
(AB)3(XO4)2
Merrillite38.3.4.4Ca9NaMg(PO4)7
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Scorodite40.4.1.3Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A2(XO4)Zq
Olivenite41.6.6.1Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
A5(XO4)3Zq
Hedyphane41.8.2.1Ca2Pb3(AsO4)3Cl
Hydroxylapatite41.8.1.3Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
Turquoise42.9.3.1Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Group 44 - ANTIMONATES
A2X2O6(O,OH,F)
'Stibiconite'44.1.1.1Sb3+Sb5+2O6(OH)
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Ferberite48.1.1.2FeWO4
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Andalusite52.2.2b.1Al2(SiO4)O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Topaz52.3.1.1Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Vesuvianite58.2.4.1(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
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
Pigeonite65.1.1.4(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Wollastonite65.2.1.1cCaSiO3
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Cummingtonite66.1.1.1☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Dickite71.1.1.1Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Neotocite71.1.5.4(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite71.2.2d.2K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrophyllite71.2.1.1Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Roscoelite71.2.2a.4K(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(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
Nontronite71.3.1a.3Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Saponite71.3.1b.2Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 4-membered rings
Prehnite72.1.3.1Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Cristobalite75.1.1.1SiO2
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Tridymite75.1.2.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Anorthite-Ca(Al2Si2O8)
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Bonazziite-As4S4
Calcite
var: Manganoan Calcite
-(Ca,Mn)CO3
'Chlorite Group'-
Clinoatacamite-Cu2(OH)3Cl
Clinochlore
var: Leuchtenbergite
-Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
var: Pennine-Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Copper Stain'-
'Electrum'-(Au, Ag)
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Geerite-Cu8S5
'Glass'-
Gordaite-NaZn4(SO4)(OH)6Cl · 6H2O
Hematite
var: Specularite
-Fe2O3
'Hornblende'-
'Hypersthene'-(Mg,Fe)SiO3
'Iddingsite'-MgO · Fe2O3 · 3SiO2·4H2O
Iron-Fe
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Leucoxene-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Magnesio-hastingsite-{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Magnesio-hornblende-☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Magnetite
var: Titaniferous Magnetite
-Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
'Manganese Oxides'-
'Mariposite'-K(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
'Melnikovite'-
Muscovite
var: Fuchsite
-K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
var: Phengite-KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Natroalunite-NaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
Platinum
var: Ferroan Platinum
-(Pt,Fe)
'Psilomelane'-Mn, O
Pyrite
var: Arsenian Pyrite
-FeS2
'Pyroxene Group'-
Quartz
var: Agate
-SiO2
var: Amethyst-SiO2
var: Chalcedony-SiO2
var: Jasper-SiO2
'Scapolite'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'Silica'-
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'UM1999-02-As:NiRh'-(Rh,Ni)7As4
'Unnamed (Pb-Cu Sulphide)'-PbCuS2
'Wad'-
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
'Zeolite Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
H RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
H ClinoatacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
H Magnesio-hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H MaripositeK(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
H DiasporeAlO(OH)
H DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H Neotocite(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
H Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H IddingsiteMgO · Fe2O3 · 3SiO2·4H2O
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
H FerrihydriteFe103+O14(OH)2
H MetavoltineNa6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
H JôkokuiteMnSO4 · 5H2O
H GoslariteZnSO4 · 7H2O
H GordaiteNaZn4(SO4)(OH)6Cl · 6H2O
H ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
H NatroaluniteNaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
H BöhmiteAlO(OH)
H RozeniteFeSO4 · 4H2O
H StibiconiteSb3+Sb25+O6(OH)
H SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H Magnesio-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
H Clinochlore (var: Pennine)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Cummingtonite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
H OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
H Birnessite(Na,Ca)0.5(Mn4+,Mn3+)2O4 · 1.5H2O
H NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
H ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H BruciteMg(OH)2
H Clinochlore (var: Leuchtenbergite)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
CCarbon
C MagnesiteMgCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C Calcite (var: Manganoan Calcite)(Ca,Mn)CO3
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C SideriteFeCO3
C GraphiteC
C Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
C CerussitePbCO3
OOxygen
O AnataseTiO2
O MagnesiteMgCO3
O AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O QuartzSiO2
O K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O ClinoatacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
O Magnesio-hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
O CalciteCaCO3
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O MaripositeK(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
O Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
O HematiteFe2O3
O Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
O DiasporeAlO(OH)
O DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O Calcite (var: Manganoan Calcite)(Ca,Mn)CO3
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O BaryteBaSO4
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
O CristobaliteSiO2
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O CupriteCu2O
O TenoriteCuO
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O RutileTiO2
O Neotocite(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
O Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O CassiteriteSnO2
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
O EnstatiteMgSiO3
O Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O TridymiteSiO2
O IddingsiteMgO · Fe2O3 · 3SiO2·4H2O
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O AnglesitePbSO4
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
O SideriteFeCO3
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
O FerrihydriteFe103+O14(OH)2
O Hypersthene(Mg,Fe)SiO3
O MerrilliteCa9NaMg(PO4)7
O MetavoltineNa6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
O JôkokuiteMnSO4 · 5H2O
O GoslariteZnSO4 · 7H2O
O GordaiteNaZn4(SO4)(OH)6Cl · 6H2O
O ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
O FerberiteFeWO4
O NatroaluniteNaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
O BöhmiteAlO(OH)
O CorundumAl2O3
O NadoritePbSbClO2
O HedyphaneCa2Pb3(AsO4)3Cl
O RozeniteFeSO4 · 4H2O
O CerussitePbCO3
O StibiconiteSb3+Sb25+O6(OH)
O SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O Magnesio-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
O Clinochlore (var: Pennine)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Cummingtonite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
O OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
O BrookiteTiO2
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O PsilomelaneMn, O
O Birnessite(Na,Ca)0.5(Mn4+,Mn3+)2O4 · 1.5H2O
O NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
O ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O BruciteMg(OH)2
O Clinochlore (var: Leuchtenbergite)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
O WollastoniteCaSiO3
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
FFluorine
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
F Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
NaSodium
Na Magnesio-hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Na Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na MerrilliteCa9NaMg(PO4)7
Na MetavoltineNa6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
Na GordaiteNaZn4(SO4)(OH)6Cl · 6H2O
Na NatroaluniteNaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Na SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Na Birnessite(Na,Ca)0.5(Mn4+,Mn3+)2O4 · 1.5H2O
Na NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Na Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Na Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
MgMagnesium
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Mg Magnesio-hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg Neotocite(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
Mg Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg EnstatiteMgSiO3
Mg IddingsiteMgO · Fe2O3 · 3SiO2·4H2O
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg Hypersthene(Mg,Fe)SiO3
Mg MerrilliteCa9NaMg(PO4)7
Mg SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Mg Magnesio-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Mg Clinochlore (var: Pennine)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Cummingtonite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Mg Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg BruciteMg(OH)2
Mg Clinochlore (var: Leuchtenbergite)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
AlAluminium
Al AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Al K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Al RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Al Magnesio-hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al MaripositeK(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Al DiasporeAlO(OH)
Al DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Al Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
Al AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al NatroaluniteNaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Al BöhmiteAlO(OH)
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al Magnesio-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Al Clinochlore (var: Pennine)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Al NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Al Clinochlore (var: Leuchtenbergite)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Al Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
SiSilicon
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si Magnesio-hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si MaripositeK(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
Si Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Si DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si CristobaliteSiO2
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si Neotocite(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
Si Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Si EnstatiteMgSiO3
Si TridymiteSiO2
Si IddingsiteMgO · Fe2O3 · 3SiO2·4H2O
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Hypersthene(Mg,Fe)SiO3
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si Magnesio-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Si Clinochlore (var: Pennine)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Cummingtonite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Si NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si Clinochlore (var: Leuchtenbergite)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Si WollastoniteCaSiO3
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
PPhosphorus
P HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
P TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
P Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
P MerrilliteCa9NaMg(PO4)7
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
S AnhydriteCaSO4
S PyriteFeS2
S MarcasiteFeS2
S AlacrániteAs8S9
S RealgarAs4S4
S SphaleriteZnS
S GalenaPbS
S CubaniteCuFe2S3
S OrpimentAs2S3
S StibniteSb2S3
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S Wurtzite(Zn,Fe)S
S Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
S CinnabarHgS
S CovelliteCuS
S ChalcociteCu2S
S EnargiteCu3AsS4
S TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
S LuzoniteCu3AsS4
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
S DigeniteCu9S5
S BonazziiteAs4S4
S Freibergite(Ag,Cu,◻)10Fe22+Sb4S12
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
S BaryteBaSO4
S SulphurS8
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S StanniteCu2FeSnS4
S ProustiteAg3AsS3
S AcanthiteAg2S
S TetradymiteBi2Te2S
S HeyrovskýitePb6Bi2S9
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S IdaiteCu5FeS6
S ArgentopyriteAgFe2S3
S Unnamed (Pb-Cu Sulphide)PbCuS2
S AnglesitePbSO4
S Pyrite (var: Arsenian Pyrite)FeS2
S DjurleiteCu31S16
S Goldfieldite(Cu102)Te4S12S
S FamatiniteCu3SbS4
S DufrénoysitePb2As2S5
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S TroiliteFeS
S MetavoltineNa6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
S JôkokuiteMnSO4 · 5H2O
S GoslariteZnSO4 · 7H2O
S GordaiteNaZn4(SO4)(OH)6Cl · 6H2O
S MawsoniteCu6Fe2SnS8
S AikinitePbCuBiS3
S NatroaluniteNaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
S JordanitePb14(As,Sb)6S23
S RozeniteFeSO4 · 4H2O
S MiargyriteAgSbS2
S LauriteRuS2
S Kashinite(Ir,Rh)2S3
S AniliteCu7S4
S CobaltiteCoAsS
S GeeriteCu8S5
S Glaucodot(Co0.50Fe0.50)AsS
S RoxbyiteCu9S5
S SpionkopiteCu39S28
S YarrowiteCu9S8
S AlloclasiteCo1-xFexAsS
ClChlorine
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Cl ClinoatacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Cl AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
Cl GordaiteNaZn4(SO4)(OH)6Cl · 6H2O
Cl NadoritePbSbClO2
Cl HedyphaneCa2Pb3(AsO4)3Cl
KPotassium
K AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
K K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MaripositeK(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MetavoltineNa6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
K Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
K Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
CaCalcium
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
Ca Magnesio-hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Ca HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca Calcite (var: Manganoan Calcite)(Ca,Mn)CO3
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca MerrilliteCa9NaMg(PO4)7
Ca HedyphaneCa2Pb3(AsO4)3Cl
Ca SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Ca Magnesio-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca Birnessite(Na,Ca)0.5(Mn4+,Mn3+)2O4 · 1.5H2O
Ca Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Ca WollastoniteCaSiO3
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ti Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti BrookiteTiO2
VVanadium
V RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CrChromium
Cr MaripositeK(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
Cr Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
MnManganese
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Mn Calcite (var: Manganoan Calcite)(Ca,Mn)CO3
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
Mn Neotocite(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
Mn JôkokuiteMnSO4 · 5H2O
Mn ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
Mn PsilomelaneMn, O
Mn Birnessite(Na,Ca)0.5(Mn4+,Mn3+)2O4 · 1.5H2O
Mn Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
FeIron
Fe Platinum (var: Ferroan Platinum)(Pt,Fe)
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe Magnesio-hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Fe CubaniteCuFe2S3
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Fe Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe Freibergite(Ag,Cu,◻)10Fe22+Sb4S12
Fe TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Fe StanniteCu2FeSnS4
Fe Neotocite(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe IddingsiteMgO · Fe2O3 · 3SiO2·4H2O
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe IdaiteCu5FeS6
Fe ArgentopyriteAgFe2S3
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe Pyrite (var: Arsenian Pyrite)FeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe FerrihydriteFe103+O14(OH)2
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Fe Taenite(Fe,Ni)
Fe Hypersthene(Mg,Fe)SiO3
Fe Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
Fe TroiliteFeS
Fe MetavoltineNa6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
Fe MawsoniteCu6Fe2SnS8
Fe FerberiteFeWO4
Fe RozeniteFeSO4 · 4H2O
Fe SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Fe IronFe
Fe Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Fe NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Fe ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Fe Glaucodot(Co0.50Fe0.50)AsS
Fe AlloclasiteCo1-xFexAsS
Fe Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
CoCobalt
Co CobaltiteCoAsS
Co Glaucodot(Co0.50Fe0.50)AsS
Co AlloclasiteCo1-xFexAsS
NiNickel
Ni Ruthenarsenite(Ru,Ni)As
Ni UM1999-02-As:NiRh(Rh,Ni)7As4
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Ni Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Ni Taenite(Fe,Ni)
Ni Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu ClinoatacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
Cu CubaniteCuFe2S3
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu EnargiteCu3AsS4
Cu KostoviteCuAuTe4
Cu TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Cu LuzoniteCu3AsS4
Cu TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Cu DigeniteCu9S5
Cu Freibergite(Ag,Cu,◻)10Fe22+Sb4S12
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu TenoriteCuO
Cu TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Cu StanniteCu2FeSnS4
Cu CopperCu
Cu IdaiteCu5FeS6
Cu Unnamed (Pb-Cu Sulphide)PbCuS2
Cu DjurleiteCu31S16
Cu Goldfieldite(Cu102)Te4S12S
Cu FamatiniteCu3SbS4
Cu AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
Cu MawsoniteCu6Fe2SnS8
Cu AikinitePbCuBiS3
Cu OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
Cu AniliteCu7S4
Cu GeeriteCu8S5
Cu RoxbyiteCu9S5
Cu SpionkopiteCu39S28
Cu YarrowiteCu9S8
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Zn Wurtzite(Zn,Fe)S
Zn TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Zn TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Zn GoslariteZnSO4 · 7H2O
Zn GordaiteNaZn4(SO4)(OH)6Cl · 6H2O
AsArsenic
As Ruthenarsenite(Ru,Ni)As
As Iridarsenite(Ir,Ru)As2
As UM1999-02-As:NiRh(Rh,Ni)7As4
As AlacrániteAs8S9
As RealgarAs4S4
As OrpimentAs2S3
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
As EnargiteCu3AsS4
As TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
As LuzoniteCu3AsS4
As BonazziiteAs4S4
As ProustiteAg3AsS3
As DufrénoysitePb2As2S5
As JordanitePb14(As,Sb)6S23
As HedyphaneCa2Pb3(AsO4)3Cl
As OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
As ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
As CobaltiteCoAsS
As Glaucodot(Co0.50Fe0.50)AsS
As AlloclasiteCo1-xFexAsS
SrStrontium
Sr Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
RuRuthenium
Ru Ruthenarsenite(Ru,Ni)As
Ru Iridarsenite(Ir,Ru)As2
Ru Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Ru Rutheniridosmine(Ir,Os,Ru)
Ru LauriteRuS2
RhRhodium
Rh UM1999-02-As:NiRh(Rh,Ni)7As4
Rh Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Rh Kashinite(Ir,Rh)2S3
PdPalladium
Pd Merenskyite(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
AgSilver
Ag Electrum(Au, Ag)
Ag PetziteAg3AuTe2
Ag Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
Ag Freibergite(Ag,Cu,◻)10Fe22+Sb4S12
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Ag ProustiteAg3AsS3
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag ArgentopyriteAgFe2S3
Ag HessiteAg2Te
Ag SilverAg
Ag MiargyriteAgSbS2
Ag KrenneriteAu3AgTe8
SnTin
Sn StanniteCu2FeSnS4
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
Sn MawsoniteCu6Fe2SnS8
SbAntimony
Sb StibniteSb2S3
Sb TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Sb Freibergite(Ag,Cu,◻)10Fe22+Sb4S12
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Sb FamatiniteCu3SbS4
Sb JordanitePb14(As,Sb)6S23
Sb NadoritePbSbClO2
Sb StibiconiteSb3+Sb25+O6(OH)
Sb MiargyriteAgSbS2
TeTellurium
Te CalaveriteAuTe2
Te PetziteAg3AuTe2
Te KostoviteCuAuTe4
Te Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
Te Merenskyite(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Te TetradymiteBi2Te2S
Te AltaitePbTe
Te Goldfieldite(Cu102)Te4S12S
Te TelluriumTe
Te TellurobismuthiteBi2Te3
Te RucklidgeitePbBi2Te4
Te HessiteAg2Te
Te ColoradoiteHgTe
Te KrenneriteAu3AgTe8
Te TsumoiteBiTe
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
Ba Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
WTungsten
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
W FerberiteFeWO4
OsOsmium
Os Osmium(Os,Ir,Ru)
Os Rutheniridosmine(Ir,Os,Ru)
IrIridium
Ir Iridarsenite(Ir,Ru)As2
Ir Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Ir Rutheniridosmine(Ir,Os,Ru)
Ir Kashinite(Ir,Rh)2S3
PtPlatinum
Pt Platinum (var: Ferroan Platinum)(Pt,Fe)
Pt PlatinumPt
Pt Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
AuGold
Au GoldAu
Au Electrum(Au, Ag)
Au CalaveriteAuTe2
Au PetziteAg3AuTe2
Au KostoviteCuAuTe4
Au Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
Au KrenneriteAu3AgTe8
HgMercury
Hg CinnabarHgS
Hg ColoradoiteHgTe
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb AltaitePbTe
Pb HeyrovskýitePb6Bi2S9
Pb Unnamed (Pb-Cu Sulphide)PbCuS2
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb DufrénoysitePb2As2S5
Pb RucklidgeitePbBi2Te4
Pb AikinitePbCuBiS3
Pb JordanitePb14(As,Sb)6S23
Pb NadoritePbSbClO2
Pb HedyphaneCa2Pb3(AsO4)3Cl
Pb CerussitePbCO3
BiBismuth
Bi TetradymiteBi2Te2S
Bi HeyrovskýitePb6Bi2S9
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3
Bi TellurobismuthiteBi2Te3
Bi RucklidgeitePbBi2Te4
Bi Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
Bi AikinitePbCuBiS3
Bi TsumoiteBiTe

References

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Smith, I.E. (1973) Late Cainozoic Volcanism in the Southeast Papuan Islands. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics, Department of Minerals and Energy, Australia, Record 1973/67, 23 pages.
Harris, D.C. (1974) Ruthenarsenite and iridarsenite, two new minerals from the Territory of Papua and New Guinea and associated irarsite, laurite and cubic iron-bearing platinum. The Canadian Mineralogist, 12(4), 280-284.
Williamson, A., Hancock, G. (2005) The Geology and Mineral Potential of Papua New Guinea. Papua New Guinea Department of Mining, 152 pages.
Dow, D.B. (1977) A Geological Synthesis of Papua New Guinea, Bulletin 201. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics, Department of National Resources, Australia, 58 pages.

External Links

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mining_in_Papua_New_Guinea

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http://dsm.gsd.spc.int/public/files/meetings/01_Terrestrial_Mining_and_Mineral_Resources_Potential_of_the_Pacific_Islands_Region_Akuila_Tawake.pdf [Akuila Tawake (2012) Mineral Resources Potential and Mining in the Pacific Islands Region - Lessons Learned. Pacific-ACP States Regional Training Workshop on Geological, Technological, Biological and Environmental Aspects of Deep Sea Minerals. Tanoa International Hotel, Nadi Fiji. 13th–17th August 2012]

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