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Samrah mine, Riyadh Region, Saudi Arabiai
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Samrah mineMine
Riyadh RegionRegion
Saudi ArabiaCountry

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22° 24' North , 44° 24' East
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Old copper mine

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Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


14 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Al-Shanti, A. M. S. (1995): mineral deposits in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Sci. Publ. Centre, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Al-Shanti, A. M. S. (1995): mineral deposits in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Sci. Publ. Centre, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Al-Shanti, A. M. S. (1995): mineral deposits in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Sci. Publ. Centre, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Al-Shanti, A. M. S. (1995): mineral deposits in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Sci. Publ. Centre, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Al-Shanti, A. M. S. (1995): mineral deposits in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Sci. Publ. Centre, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Al-Shanti, A. M. S. (1995): mineral deposits in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Sci. Publ. Centre, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Al-Shanti, A. M. S. (1995): mineral deposits in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Sci. Publ. Centre, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Al-Shanti, A. M. S. (1995): mineral deposits in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Sci. Publ. Centre, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah
Polybasite
Formula: [(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Reference: Al-Shanti, A. M. S. (1995): mineral deposits in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Sci. Publ. Centre, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Reference: Al-Shanti, A. M. S. (1995): mineral deposits in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Sci. Publ. Centre, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Al-Shanti, A. M. S. (1995): mineral deposits in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Sci. Publ. Centre, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Al-Shanti, A. M. S. (1995): mineral deposits in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Sci. Publ. Centre, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Reference: Al-Shanti, A. M. S. (1995): mineral deposits in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Sci. Publ. Centre, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Al-Shanti, A. M. S. (1995): mineral deposits in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Sci. Publ. Centre, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Al-Shanti, A. M. S. (1995): mineral deposits in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Sci. Publ. Centre, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah
Stromeyerite
Formula: AgCuS
Reference: Al-Shanti, A. M. S. (1995): mineral deposits in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Sci. Publ. Centre, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah
'Tetrahedrite Subgroup'
Formula: Cu6(Cu4C2+2)Sb4S12S
Reference: Al-Shanti, A. M. S. (1995): mineral deposits in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Sci. Publ. Centre, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah

Gallery:

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Polybasite2.GB.15[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Pyrargyrite2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stromeyerite2.BA.40AgCuS
'Tetrahedrite Subgroup'2.GB.05Cu6(Cu4C2+2)Sb4S12S
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
Stromeyerite2.4.6.1AgCuS
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø > 4
Polybasite3.1.7.2[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
3 <ø < 4
'Tetrahedrite Subgroup'3.3.6.1Cu6(Cu4C2+2)Sb4S12S
ø = 3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
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 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
MgMagnesium
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
AlAluminium
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
SiSilicon
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
SSulfur
S SphaleriteZnS
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S Tetrahedrite SubgroupCu6(Cu4C22+)Sb4S12S
S AcanthiteAg2S
S StromeyeriteAgCuS
S Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
CaCalcium
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca CalciteCaCO3
MnManganese
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
NiNickel
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu Tetrahedrite SubgroupCu6(Cu4C22+)Sb4S12S
Cu StromeyeriteAgCuS
Cu Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag SilverAg
Ag StromeyeriteAgCuS
Ag Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
SbAntimony
Sb Tetrahedrite SubgroupCu6(Cu4C22+)Sb4S12S
Sb Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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