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Papua New Guinea

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Area:462,840 km2
Locality type:Country
Age:541 ± 1.0 to 252.17 ± 0.06 Ma
Geologic Time:Paleozoic
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.


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

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
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
Alacránite
Formula: As8S9
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
'Alluvium'
Altaite
Formula: PbTe
Alunite
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
'Amphibolite'
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
'Andesite'
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Anorthite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
'Apatite'
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Argentopyrite
Formula: AgFe2S3
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
'Astridite'
Reference: H.W.V. Willems, 1934. De Ingenieur in. Nederlandsch-Indië, vol. 1, part 4 (Mijnbouw en Geologie), p. 120 (Astridiet).
Atacamite
Formula: Cu2(OH)3Cl
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
'Basalt'
'Biotite'
Localities: Reported from at least 20 localities in this region.
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Bismutite
Formula: (BiO)2CO3
Böhmite
Formula: AlO(OH)
Bonazziite
Formula: As4S4
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Localities: Reported from at least 18 localities in this region.
'Breccia'
Brookite
Formula: TiO2
Calaverite
Formula: AuTe2
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 36 localities in this region.
'Chert'
'Chlorite Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 26 localities in this region.
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Clinoatacamite
Formula: Cu2(OH)3Cl
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Clinochlore var: Pennine
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Coloradoite
Formula: HgTe
Copper
Formula: Cu
'commodity:Copper'
Formula: Cu
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
Cristobalite
Formula: SiO2
Cubanite
Formula: CuFe2S3
Cummingtonite
Formula: ☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Dacite'
Diaspore
Formula: AlO(OH)
Dickite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Diorite'
Djurleite
Formula: Cu31S16
'Dolerite'
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Dufrénoysite
Formula: Pb2As2S5
'Dunite'
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Enstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 18 localities in this region.
Famatinite
Formula: Cu3SbS4
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
'Feldspar Group'
Ferberite
Formula: FeWO4
Ferrihydrite
Formula: Fe3+10O14(OH)2
Freibergite
Formula: Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
'Gabbro'
Galena
Formula: PbS
Localities: Reported from at least 28 localities in this region.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Glass'
'Gneiss'
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Gold
Formula: Au
Localities: Reported from at least 39 localities in this region.
Gold
Formula: Au
Localities: Reported from at least 39 localities in this region.
Gold
Formula: Au
Localities: Reported from at least 39 localities in this region.
Gold
Formula: Au
Localities: Reported from at least 39 localities in this region.
'commodity:Gold'
Formula: Au
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
'commodity:Gold'
Formula: Au
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
'commodity:Gold'
Formula: Au
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
'commodity:Gold'
Formula: Au
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Goldfieldite
Formula: Cu10Te4S13
Gordaite
Formula: NaZn4(SO4)(OH)6Cl · 6H2O
Goslarite
Formula: ZnSO4 · 7H2O
'Granite'
'Granodiorite'
Graphite
Formula: C
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Hedyphane
Formula: Ca2Pb3(AsO4)3Cl
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 20 localities in this region.
Hematite var: Specularite
Formula: Fe2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Hessite
Formula: Ag2Te
Heyrovskýite
Formula: Pb6Bi2S9
'Hornblende'
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Hornfels'
Hydroxylapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
'Hypersthene'
Formula: (Mg,Fe)SiO3
Idaite
Formula: Cu5FeS6
'Iddingsite'
Formula: MgO · Fe2O3 · 3SiO2·4H2O
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Irarsite
Formula: (Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Iridarsenite (TL)
Formula: (Ir,Ru)As2
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
Iron var: Kamacite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Jôkokuite
Formula: MnSO4 · 5H2O
Jordanite
Formula: Pb14(As,Sb)6S23
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
'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
Krennerite
Formula: Au3AgTe8
Laurite
Formula: RuS2
Leucoxene
'Limestone'
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Luzonite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Magnesio-hastingsite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Magnesio-hornblende
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 22 localities in this region.
Magnetite var: Titaniferous Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
'commodity:Manganese'
Formula: Mn
'Manganese Oxides'
Manganite
Formula: Mn3+O(OH)
'Manganoan Calcite'
Formula: (Ca,Mn)CO3
'Marble'
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
'Mariposite'
Formula: K(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
Mawsonite
Formula: Cu6Fe2SnS8
'Melnikovite'
Merenskyite
Formula: (Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Merrillite
Formula: Ca9NaMg(PO4)7
'Mesosiderite-A1 meteorite'
Metavoltine
Formula: Na6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
Miargyrite
Formula: AgSbS2
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
'Monzodiorite'
'Monzonite'
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
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 21 localities in this region.
Nadorite
Formula: PbSbClO2
Natroalunite
Formula: NaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Neotocite
Formula: (Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
'Norite'
Olivenite
Formula: Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Orpiment
Formula: As2S3
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Osmium
Formula: (Os,Ir,Ru)
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Petzite
Formula: Ag3AuTe2
'Phengite'
Formula: KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Phyllite'
Pigeonite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Platinum
Formula: Pt
Platinum var: Ferroan Platinum
Formula: (Pt,Fe)
'Porphyry'
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Proustite
Formula: Ag3AsS3
'Psilomelane'
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 43 localities in this region.
Pyrite var: Arsenian Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Pyrophyllite
Formula: Al2Si4O10(OH)2
'Pyroxene Group'
'Pyroxenite'
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 24 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Agate
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Jasper
Realgar
Formula: As4S4
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Roscoelite
Formula: K(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Rozenite
Formula: FeSO4 · 4H2O
Rucklidgeite
Formula: PbBi2Te4
Ruthenarsenite (TL)
Formula: (Ru,Ni)As
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)
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Saponite
Formula: Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
'Schist'
Schreibersite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)3P
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'Shale'
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
'Silica'
'Siltstone'
Silver
Formula: Ag
Silver
Formula: Ag
'commodity:Silver'
Formula: Ag
'Slate'
'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 27 localities in this region.
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Stannite
Formula: Cu2FeSnS4
'Stibiconite'
Formula: Sb3+Sb5+2O6(OH)
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Sylvanite
Formula: (Au,Ag)2Te4
Taenite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Tellurium
Formula: Te
Tellurobismuthite
Formula: Bi2Te3
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'
Tenorite
Formula: CuO
Tetradymite
Formula: Bi2Te2S
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Trachybasalt'
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Tridymite
Formula: SiO2
Troilite
Formula: FeS
Turquoise
Formula: Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
'UM1999-02-As:NiRh'
Formula: (Rh,Ni)7As4
'Unnamed (Pb-Cu Sulphide)'
Formula: PbCuS2
'Wad'
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Wurtzite
Formula: (Zn,Fe)S
'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
Electrum1.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
'Acanthite'2.BA.35Ag2S
Aikinite2.HB.05aPbCuBiS3
Alacránite2.FA.20As8S9
Altaite2.CD.10PbTe
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
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.05Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Goldfieldite2.GB.05Cu10Te4S13
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
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
Rucklidgeite2.GC.40cPbBi2Te4
Ruthenarsenite (TL)2.CC.15(Ru,Ni)As
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stannite2.CB.15aCu2FeSnS4
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Sylvanite2.EA.05(Au,Ag)2Te4
Tellurobismuthite2.DC.05Bi2Te3
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tetradymite2.DC.05Bi2Te2S
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Troilite2.CC.10FeS
UM1999-02-As:NiRh2.AC.30(Rh,Ni)7As4
Wurtzite2.CB.45(Zn,Fe)S
Group 3 - Halides
Atacamite3.DA.10aCu2(OH)3Cl
Clinoatacamite3.DA.10bCu2(OH)3Cl
Nadorite3.DC.30PbSbClO2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Brookite4.DD.10TiO2
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
Stibiconite4.DH.20Sb3+Sb5+2O6(OH)
Tenorite4.AB.10CuO
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
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)
Turquoise8.DD.15Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
'Actinolite'9.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: 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)
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: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Neotocite9.ED.20(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
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
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Zeolite Group9.G0.
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Albite-Anorthite Series-
Alluvium-
Amphibolite-
Andesite-
Apatite-
Astridite ?-
Basalt-
Biotite-
Breccia-
Chert-
Chlorite Group-
Clinopyroxene Subgroup-
Dacite-
Diorite-
Dolerite-
Dunite-
Fayalite-Forsterite Series-
Feldspar Group-
Gabbro-
Garnet Group-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Glass-
Gneiss-
Granite-
Granodiorite-
Hornblende-
Hornfels-
Hypersthene-(Mg,Fe)SiO3
Iddingsite-MgO · Fe2O3 · 3SiO2·4H2O
K Feldspar-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
Leucoxene-
Limestone-
Limonite-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Manganese Oxides-
Manganoan Calcite-(Ca,Mn)CO3
Marble-
Mariposite-K(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
Melnikovite-
Mesosiderite-A1 meteorite-
Monzodiorite-
Monzonite-
Norite-
Orthopyroxene Subgroup-
Phengite-KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Phyllite-
Porphyry-
Psilomelane-
Pyroxene Group-
Pyroxenite-
Schist-
Serpentine Subgroup-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Shale-
Silica-
Siltstone-
Slate-
Smectite Group-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series-
Tourmaline-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Trachybasalt-
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
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Digenite2.4.7.3Cu9S5
Djurleite2.4.7.2Cu31S16
Hessite2.4.2.1Ag2Te
Petzite2.4.3.3Ag3AuTe2
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
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
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
Orpiment2.11.1.1As2S3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
Tellurobismuthite2.11.7.2Bi2Te3
Tetradymite2.11.7.1Bi2Te2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Calaverite2.12.13.2AuTe2
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
Freibergite3.3.6.3Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Goldfieldite3.3.6.6Cu10Te4S13
Heyrovskýite3.3.3.1Pb6Bi2S9
Jordanite3.3.1.1Pb14(As,Sb)6S23
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
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)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
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 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
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] 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)
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
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
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Montmorillonite71.3.1a.2(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(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, Rocks, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Alluvium'-
'Amphibolite'-
'Andesite'-
Anorthite-Ca(Al2Si2O8)
'Apatite'-
'Astridite' ?-
'Basalt'-
'Biotite'-
Bonazziite-As4S4
'Breccia'-
'Chert'-
'Chlorite Group'-
Clinoatacamite-Cu2(OH)3Cl
Clinochlore
var: Pennine
-Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Dacite'-
'Diorite'-
'Dolerite'-
'Dunite'-
'Electrum'-(Au, Ag)
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Gabbro'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Glass'-
'Gneiss'-
Gordaite-NaZn4(SO4)(OH)6Cl · 6H2O
'Granite'-
'Granodiorite'-
Hematite
var: Specularite
-Fe2O3
'Hornblende'-
'Hornfels'-
'Hypersthene'-(Mg,Fe)SiO3
'Iddingsite'-MgO · Fe2O3 · 3SiO2·4H2O
Iron-Fe
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Leucoxene-
'Limestone'-
'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'-
'Manganoan Calcite'-(Ca,Mn)CO3
'Marble'-
'Mariposite'-K(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
'Melnikovite'-
'Mesosiderite-A1 meteorite'-
'Monzodiorite'-
'Monzonite'-
Muscovite
var: Fuchsite
-K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
var: Sericite-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Natroalunite-NaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
'Norite'-
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Phengite'-KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
'Phyllite'-
Platinum
var: Ferroan Platinum
-(Pt,Fe)
'Porphyry'-
'Psilomelane'-
Pyrite
var: Arsenian Pyrite
-FeS2
'Pyroxene Group'-
'Pyroxenite'-
Quartz
var: Agate
-SiO2
var: Amethyst-SiO2
var: Chalcedony-SiO2
var: Jasper-SiO2
'Schist'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'Shale'-
'Silica'-
'Siltstone'-
'Slate'-
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Trachybasalt'-
'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 Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H BöhmiteAlO(OH)
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H ClinoatacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H Cummingtonite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H DiasporeAlO(OH)
H DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H FerrihydriteFe103+O14(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H GordaiteNaZn4(SO4)(OH)6Cl · 6H2O
H GoslariteZnSO4 · 7H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
H IddingsiteMgO · Fe2O3 · 3SiO2·4H2O
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H JôkokuiteMnSO4 · 5H2O
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H Magnesio-hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
H Magnesio-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
H MaripositeK(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
H MetavoltineNa6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
H Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H NatroaluniteNaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
H Neotocite(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
H OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H Clinochlore (var: Pennine)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
H PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
H RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H RozeniteFeSO4 · 4H2O
H SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
H Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
H StibiconiteSb3+Sb25+O6(OH)
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C GraphiteC
C MagnesiteMgCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C Manganoan Calcite(Ca,Mn)CO3
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O AnataseTiO2
O AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O AnglesitePbSO4
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
O AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
O BöhmiteAlO(OH)
O BrookiteTiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O CassiteriteSnO2
O CerussitePbCO3
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O ClinoatacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O CorundumAl2O3
O CristobaliteSiO2
O Cummingtonite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O CupriteCu2O
O DiasporeAlO(OH)
O DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O EnstatiteMgSiO3
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O FerberiteFeWO4
O FerrihydriteFe103+O14(OH)2
O Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O GordaiteNaZn4(SO4)(OH)6Cl · 6H2O
O GoslariteZnSO4 · 7H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HedyphaneCa2Pb3(AsO4)3Cl
O HematiteFe2O3
O HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
O Hypersthene(Mg,Fe)SiO3
O IddingsiteMgO · Fe2O3 · 3SiO2·4H2O
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O JôkokuiteMnSO4 · 5H2O
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O Magnesio-hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
O Magnesio-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
O MagnesiteMgCO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
O Manganoan Calcite(Ca,Mn)CO3
O MaripositeK(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
O MerrilliteCa9NaMg(PO4)7
O MetavoltineNa6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
O Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O NadoritePbSbClO2
O NatroaluniteNaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
O Neotocite(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
O OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O Clinochlore (var: Pennine)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
O RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O RozeniteFeSO4 · 4H2O
O RutileTiO2
O SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O SideriteFeCO3
O Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
O Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O StibiconiteSb3+Sb25+O6(OH)
O TenoriteCuO
O Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O TridymiteSiO2
O TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na GordaiteNaZn4(SO4)(OH)6Cl · 6H2O
Na Magnesio-hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Na MerrilliteCa9NaMg(PO4)7
Na MetavoltineNa6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
Na Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Na NatroaluniteNaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Na SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg Cummingtonite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg EnstatiteMgSiO3
Mg Hypersthene(Mg,Fe)SiO3
Mg IddingsiteMgO · Fe2O3 · 3SiO2·4H2O
Mg Magnesio-hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Mg Magnesio-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
Mg MerrilliteCa9NaMg(PO4)7
Mg Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Mg Neotocite(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
Mg Clinochlore (var: Pennine)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Al AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Al BöhmiteAlO(OH)
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al DiasporeAlO(OH)
Al DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al Magnesio-hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Al Magnesio-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Al MaripositeK(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
Al Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al NatroaluniteNaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Al Clinochlore (var: Pennine)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Al PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
Al RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
Al TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
SiSilicon
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si CristobaliteSiO2
Si Cummingtonite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si EnstatiteMgSiO3
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si Hypersthene(Mg,Fe)SiO3
Si IddingsiteMgO · Fe2O3 · 3SiO2·4H2O
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Magnesio-hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Si Magnesio-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Si MaripositeK(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
Si Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Neotocite(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si Clinochlore (var: Pennine)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Si PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si TridymiteSiO2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
PPhosphorus
P HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
P MerrilliteCa9NaMg(PO4)7
P Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
P TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
SSulfur
S AcanthiteAg2S
S AikinitePbCuBiS3
S AlacrániteAs8S9
S AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
S AnglesitePbSO4
S AnhydriteCaSO4
S ArgentopyriteAgFe2S3
S Pyrite (var: Arsenian Pyrite)FeS2
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BaryteBaSO4
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S BonazziiteAs4S4
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CinnabarHgS
S CovelliteCuS
S CubaniteCuFe2S3
S DigeniteCu9S5
S DjurleiteCu31S16
S DufrénoysitePb2As2S5
S EnargiteCu3AsS4
S FamatiniteCu3SbS4
S FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
S GalenaPbS
S GoldfielditeCu10Te4S13
S GordaiteNaZn4(SO4)(OH)6Cl · 6H2O
S GoslariteZnSO4 · 7H2O
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S HeyrovskýitePb6Bi2S9
S IdaiteCu5FeS6
S Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S JôkokuiteMnSO4 · 5H2O
S JordanitePb14(As,Sb)6S23
S LauriteRuS2
S LuzoniteCu3AsS4
S MarcasiteFeS2
S MawsoniteCu6Fe2SnS8
S MetavoltineNa6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
S MiargyriteAgSbS2
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S NatroaluniteNaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
S OrpimentAs2S3
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S ProustiteAg3AsS3
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S RealgarAs4S4
S RozeniteFeSO4 · 4H2O
S SphaleriteZnS
S StanniteCu2FeSnS4
S StibniteSb2S3
S SulphurS8
S TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
S TetradymiteBi2Te2S
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S TroiliteFeS
S Unnamed (Pb-Cu Sulphide)PbCuS2
S Wurtzite(Zn,Fe)S
ClChlorine
Cl AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
Cl ClinoatacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
Cl GordaiteNaZn4(SO4)(OH)6Cl · 6H2O
Cl HedyphaneCa2Pb3(AsO4)3Cl
Cl NadoritePbSbClO2
KPotassium
K K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
K AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
K Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
K MaripositeK(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
K MetavoltineNa6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca HedyphaneCa2Pb3(AsO4)3Cl
Ca HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
Ca Magnesio-hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Ca Magnesio-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Ca Manganoan Calcite(Ca,Mn)CO3
Ca MerrilliteCa9NaMg(PO4)7
Ca Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Ca Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Ca SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti BrookiteTiO2
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
VVanadium
V RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Cr Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Cr MaripositeK(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
MnManganese
Mn JôkokuiteMnSO4 · 5H2O
Mn ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
Mn Manganoan Calcite(Ca,Mn)CO3
Mn Neotocite(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe ArgentopyriteAgFe2S3
Fe Pyrite (var: Arsenian Pyrite)FeS2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe CubaniteCuFe2S3
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe FerberiteFeWO4
Fe FerrihydriteFe103+O14(OH)2
Fe Platinum (var: Ferroan Platinum)(Pt,Fe)
Fe FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Hypersthene(Mg,Fe)SiO3
Fe IdaiteCu5FeS6
Fe IddingsiteMgO · Fe2O3 · 3SiO2·4H2O
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe IronFe
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe Magnesio-hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe MawsoniteCu6Fe2SnS8
Fe MetavoltineNa6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
Fe Neotocite(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Fe Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe RozeniteFeSO4 · 4H2O
Fe SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Fe Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
Fe StanniteCu2FeSnS4
Fe Taenite(Fe,Ni)
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Fe TroiliteFeS
Fe TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
NiNickel
Ni Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Ni Ruthenarsenite(Ru,Ni)As
Ni Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Ni Taenite(Fe,Ni)
Ni UM1999-02-As:NiRh(Rh,Ni)7As4
CuCopper
Cu AikinitePbCuBiS3
Cu AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu ClinoatacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
Cu CopperCu
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu CubaniteCuFe2S3
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu DigeniteCu9S5
Cu DjurleiteCu31S16
Cu EnargiteCu3AsS4
Cu FamatiniteCu3SbS4
Cu FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Cu GoldfielditeCu10Te4S13
Cu IdaiteCu5FeS6
Cu KostoviteCuAuTe4
Cu LuzoniteCu3AsS4
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu MawsoniteCu6Fe2SnS8
Cu OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
Cu StanniteCu2FeSnS4
Cu TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Cu TenoriteCuO
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Cu TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Cu Unnamed (Pb-Cu Sulphide)PbCuS2
ZnZinc
Zn GordaiteNaZn4(SO4)(OH)6Cl · 6H2O
Zn GoslariteZnSO4 · 7H2O
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Zn Wurtzite(Zn,Fe)S
AsArsenic
As AlacrániteAs8S9
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As BonazziiteAs4S4
As DufrénoysitePb2As2S5
As EnargiteCu3AsS4
As HedyphaneCa2Pb3(AsO4)3Cl
As Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
As Iridarsenite(Ir,Ru)As2
As JordanitePb14(As,Sb)6S23
As LuzoniteCu3AsS4
As OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
As OrpimentAs2S3
As ProustiteAg3AsS3
As RealgarAs4S4
As Ruthenarsenite(Ru,Ni)As
As TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
As UM1999-02-As:NiRh(Rh,Ni)7As4
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
RuRuthenium
Ru Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Ru Iridarsenite(Ir,Ru)As2
Ru LauriteRuS2
Ru Ruthenarsenite(Ru,Ni)As
Ru Rutheniridosmine(Ir,Os,Ru)
RhRhodium
Rh Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Rh UM1999-02-As:NiRh(Rh,Ni)7As4
PdPalladium
Pd Merenskyite(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag ArgentopyriteAgFe2S3
Ag Electrum(Au, Ag)
Ag FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Ag HessiteAg2Te
Ag KrenneriteAu3AgTe8
Ag MiargyriteAgSbS2
Ag PetziteAg3AuTe2
Ag ProustiteAg3AsS3
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Ag SilverAg
Ag Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
Sn MawsoniteCu6Fe2SnS8
Sn StanniteCu2FeSnS4
SbAntimony
Sb FamatiniteCu3SbS4
Sb FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Sb JordanitePb14(As,Sb)6S23
Sb MiargyriteAgSbS2
Sb NadoritePbSbClO2
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Sb StibiconiteSb3+Sb25+O6(OH)
Sb StibniteSb2S3
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
TeTellurium
Te AltaitePbTe
Te CalaveriteAuTe2
Te ColoradoiteHgTe
Te GoldfielditeCu10Te4S13
Te HessiteAg2Te
Te KostoviteCuAuTe4
Te KrenneriteAu3AgTe8
Te Merenskyite(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Te PetziteAg3AuTe2
Te RucklidgeitePbBi2Te4
Te Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
Te TelluriumTe
Te TellurobismuthiteBi2Te3
Te TetradymiteBi2Te2S
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
WTungsten
W FerberiteFeWO4
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
OsOsmium
Os Osmium(Os,Ir,Ru)
Os Rutheniridosmine(Ir,Os,Ru)
IrIridium
Ir Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Ir Iridarsenite(Ir,Ru)As2
Ir Rutheniridosmine(Ir,Os,Ru)
PtPlatinum
Pt Platinum (var: Ferroan Platinum)(Pt,Fe)
Pt Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Pt PlatinumPt
AuGold
Au CalaveriteAuTe2
Au Electrum(Au, Ag)
Au GoldAu
Au KostoviteCuAuTe4
Au KrenneriteAu3AgTe8
Au PetziteAg3AuTe2
Au Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
HgMercury
Hg CinnabarHgS
Hg ColoradoiteHgTe
PbLead
Pb AikinitePbCuBiS3
Pb AltaitePbTe
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb DufrénoysitePb2As2S5
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb HedyphaneCa2Pb3(AsO4)3Cl
Pb HeyrovskýitePb6Bi2S9
Pb JordanitePb14(As,Sb)6S23
Pb NadoritePbSbClO2
Pb RucklidgeitePbBi2Te4
Pb Unnamed (Pb-Cu Sulphide)PbCuS2
BiBismuth
Bi AikinitePbCuBiS3
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3
Bi Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
Bi HeyrovskýitePb6Bi2S9
Bi RucklidgeitePbBi2Te4
Bi TellurobismuthiteBi2Te3
Bi TetradymiteBi2Te2S

References

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Smith, I.E. (1973) Late Cainzoic Volcanism in the Southest 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

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

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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