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Chimney associated with the engine house of Sark's Hope Mine.

Sark's Hope Mine, Little Sark, Sark, Bailiwick of Guernsey
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Loading area at Port Gorey prepared for the shipment of silver ores....

Sark's Hope Mine, Little Sark, Sark, Bailiwick of Guernsey
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Chimney associated with the engine house of Sark's Hope Mine.

Sark's Hope Mine, Little Sark, Sark, Bailiwick of Guernsey
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Loading area at Port Gorey prepared for the shipment of silver ores....

Sark's Hope Mine, Little Sark, Sark, Bailiwick of Guernsey
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Chimney associated with the engine house of Sark's Hope Mine.

Sark's Hope Mine, Little Sark, Sark, Bailiwick of Guernsey
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Loading area at Port Gorey prepared for the shipment of silver ores....

Sark's Hope Mine, Little Sark, Sark, Bailiwick of Guernsey
Area:
194 km2
Locality type:
Group of Islands
Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Saint Helier28,000 (2018)
Saint Peter Port16,488 (2013)
Sark600 (2018)
La Seigneurie170 (2012)


A term used for the Crown Dependencies in the English Channel off the coast of Normandy. This covers the Bailiwicks of Jersey and Guernsey and is not traditionally extended to include the French territorial islands within the area.

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56 valid minerals. 3 erroneous literature entries.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Henwood, W.J. (1871): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 8(1), 530-539
Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Description: Occurs abundantly in many places of the island.
Reference: Henwood, W.J. (1871): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 8(1), 530-539
Aegirine
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Reference: Ch. Wagner and D. Velde, Bull. Minéral. , 1985, 108, pp. 173-187.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
'Alkali Feldspar'
Reference: Ch. Wagner and D. Velde, Bull. Minéral. , 1985, 108, pp. 173-187.
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Ch. Wagner and D. Velde, Bull. Minéral. , 1985, 108, pp. 173-187.
Antimony
Formula: Sb
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Arfvedsonite
Formula: [Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Description: Ti-bearing arfvedsonite.
Reference: Ch. Wagner and D. Velde, Bull. Minéral. , 1985, 108, pp. 173-187.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1982 46 : 134-136
'Asbestos'
Reference: Henwood, W.J. (1871): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 8(1), 530-539
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Henwood, W.J. (1871): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 8(1), 530-539
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1982 46 : 134-136
Boulangerite
Formula: Pb5Sb4S11
Reference: A. E. Mourant (1985) The Identification of Two Fibrous Sulphosalts from L'etacq, Jersey. Mineralogical Magazine 49:137-138.
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
'Bravoite'
Formula: (Fe,Ni)S2
Reference: Ixer, R.A., Stanley, C.J. (1983) Silver mineralization at Sark's Hope mine, Sark, Channel Islands. Mineralogical Magazine 47: 539-545.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Ixer, R.A., Stanley, C.J. (1983) Silver mineralization at Sark's Hope mine, Sark, Channel Islands. Mineralogical Magazine 47: 539-545.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
Reference: Henwood, W.J. (1871): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 8(1), 530-539
'Chlorite Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Clinochlore var: Pennine
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Cosalite
Formula: Pb2Bi2S5
Reference: A. E. Mourant (1985) The Identification of Two Fibrous Sulphosalts from L'etacq, Jersey. Mineralogical Magazine 49:137-138.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Cubanite
Formula: CuFe2S3
Reference: Ixer, R.A., Stanley, C.J. (1980) Mineralization at Le Pulec, Jersey, Channel Islands. Mineralogical Magazine 43: 1025-1029.
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Ch. Wagner and D. Velde, Bull. Minéral. , 1985, 108, pp. 173-187.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Ixer, R.A., Stanley, C.J. (1980) Mineralization at Le Pulec, Jersey, Channel Islands. Mineralogical Magazine 43: 1025-1029.
Dolomite var: Ferroan Dolomite
Formula: Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Reference: Ixer, R.A., Stanley, C.J. (1980) Mineralization at Le Pulec, Jersey, Channel Islands. Mineralogical Magazine 43: 1025-1029.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Epistilbite
Formula: CaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1982 46 : 504-506.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Description: Altered into quartz, magnesioarfvedsonite and hematite.
Reference: Ch. Wagner and D. Velde, Bull. Minéral. , 1985, 108, pp. 173-187.
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Encyclopedia of European and Asian Regional Geology by Eldridge M. Moores, Rhodes Whitmore Fairbridge, Published 1997 by Springer pp 276–277.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
'Hornblende'
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Kaersutite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1982 46 : 504-506.
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1982 46 : 504-506.
Leadhillite
Formula: Pb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
Reference: Henwood, W.J. (1871): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 8(1), 530-539
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Maghemite
Formula: (Fe3+0.670.33)Fe3+2O4
Reference: Ch. Wagner and D. Velde, Bull. Minéral. , 1985, 108, pp. 173-187.
Magnesio-arfvedsonite
Formula: {Na}{Na2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Ch. Wagner and D. Velde, Bull. Minéral. , 1985, 108, pp. 173-187.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Ixer, R.A., Stanley, C.J. (1980) Mineralization at Le Pulec, Jersey, Channel Islands. Mineralogical Magazine 43: 1025-1029.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Henwood, W.J. (1871): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 8(1), 530-539
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
'Mica Group'
Reference: Ixer, R.A., Stanley, C.J. (1980) Mineralization at Le Pulec, Jersey, Channel Islands. Mineralogical Magazine 43: 1025-1029.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: BMS Database; A. E. Mourant (1985) The Identification of Two Fibrous Sulphosalts from L'etacq, Jersey. Mineralogical Magazine 49:137-138.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Ixer, R.A., Stanley, C.J. (1983) Silver mineralization at Sark's Hope mine, Sark, Channel Islands. Mineralogical Magazine 47: 539-545.
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Reference: Ixer, R.A., Stanley, C.J. (1983) Silver mineralization at Sark's Hope mine, Sark, Channel Islands. Mineralogical Magazine 47: 539-545.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Ixer, R.A., Stanley, C.J. (1983) Silver mineralization at Sark's Hope mine, Sark, Channel Islands. Mineralogical Magazine 47: 539-545.
Natrolite
Formula: Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Reference: http://www.museums.gov.gg/exhibit_focus_1.htm
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Pearceite
Formula: [Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990; R. A. Ixer Mining, Mineralization and Tax Evasion in the Channel Islands. Symposium Edition, 20th National Symposium "Roches sans Frontieres" Exeter. The Journal of the Open University Geological Society, 1992, 13(2), 16-23.
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Ch. Wagner and D. Velde, Bull. Minéral. , 1985, 108, pp. 173-187.
Polybasite
Formula: [(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Reference: Ixer, R.A., Stanley, C.J. (1983) Silver mineralization at Sark's Hope mine, Sark, Channel Islands. Mineralogical Magazine 47: 539-545.
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Reference: R. A. Ixer Mining, Mineralization and Tax Evasion in the Channel Islands. Symposium Edition, 20th National Symposium "Roches sans Frontieres" Exeter. The Journal of the Open University Geological Society, 1992, 13(2), 16-23.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Henwood, W.J. (1871): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 8(1), 530-539
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Henwood, W.J. (1871): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 8(1), 530-539
Quartz var: Jasper
Reference: Henwood, W.J. (1871): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 8(1), 530-539
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Ixer, R.A., Stanley, C.J. (1980) Mineralization at Le Pulec, Jersey, Channel Islands. Mineralogical Magazine 43: 1025-1029.
Scorodite
Formula: Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1977 41 : 59-63
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Reference: Henwood, W.J. (1871): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 8(1), 530-539
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Ch. Wagner and D. Velde, Bull. Minéral. , 1985, 108, pp. 173-187.
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1982 46 : 134-136
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Locality: L'Etacq Quarry, St Ouen, Jersey - erroneously reported
Reference: BMS Database; A. E. Mourant (1985) The Identification of Two Fibrous Sulphosalts from L'etacq, Jersey. Mineralogical Magazine 49:137-138.
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Henwood, W.J. (1871): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 8(1), 530-539
Talc var: Steatite
Formula: Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)2
Reference: Henwood, W.J. (1871): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 8(1), 530-539
'Tennantite'
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(X)2]As4S12S
'Tetrahedrite'
Formula: Cu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Locality: Hermitage, St Helier, Jersey - erroneously reported
Description: Was prehnite
Reference: Bishop, A.C., Couper, A.G., Mourant, A.E. (1982) Re-examination of the alleged occurrence of wollastonite and epistilbite in Jersey. Mineralogical Magazine 46:504-506.
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Reference: BMS Database; A. E. Mourant (1985) The Identification of Two Fibrous Sulphosalts from L'etacq, Jersey. Mineralogical Magazine 49:137-138.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Ixer, R.A., Stanley, C.J. (1980) Mineralization at Le Pulec, Jersey, Channel Islands. Mineralogical Magazine 43: 1025-1029.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Antimony1.CA.05Sb
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Boulangerite2.HC.15Pb5Sb4S11
Bournonite2.GA.50PbCuSbS3
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cosalite2.JB.10Pb2Bi2S5
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Cubanite2.CB.55aCuFe2S3
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pearceite2.GB.15[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Polybasite2.GB.15[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Pyrargyrite2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stibnite ?2.DB.05Sb2S3
'Tennantite'2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(X)2]As4S12S
'Tetrahedrite'2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
Group 3 - Halides
Chlorargyrite3.AA.15AgCl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Maghemite4.BB.15(Fe3+0.670.33)Fe3+2O4
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: Jasper4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
var: Ferroan Dolomite5.AB.10Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Leadhillite5.BF.40Pb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Scorodite8.CD.10Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Aegirine9.DA.25NaFe3+Si2O6
Arfvedsonite9.DE.25[Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
var: Pennine9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Epistilbite ?9.GD.45CaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Kaersutite9.DE.15{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
Magnesio-arfvedsonite9.DE.25{Na}{Na2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Natrolite9.GA.05Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Prehnite9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
var: Steatite9.EC.05Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Wollastonite ?9.DG.05CaSiO3
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Alkali Feldspar'-
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Asbestos'-
'Bravoite'-(Fe,Ni)S2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Hornblende'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Mica 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
Semi-metals and non-metals
Antimony1.3.1.2Sb
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Cubanite2.9.13.1CuFe2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Stibnite ?2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø > 4
Pearceite3.1.8.1[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Polybasite3.1.7.2[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
3 <ø < 4
'Tennantite'3.3.6.2Cu6[Cu4(X)2]As4S12S
'Tetrahedrite'3.3.6.1Cu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
ø = 3
Bournonite3.4.3.2PbCuSbS3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
2.5 < ø < 3
Boulangerite3.5.2.1Pb5Sb4S11
Cosalite3.5.9.1Pb2Bi2S5
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Maghemite4.3.7.1(Fe3+0.670.33)Fe3+2O4
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Chlorargyrite9.1.4.1AgCl
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
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
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 17 - COMPOUND CARBONATES
Miscellaneous
Leadhillite17.1.2.1Pb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Scorodite40.4.1.3Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
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 [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
Aegirine65.1.3c.2NaFe3+Si2O6
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Wollastonite ?65.2.1.1cCaSiO3
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Kaersutite66.1.3a.18{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
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
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
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 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Epistilbite ?77.1.6.2CaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Natrolite77.1.5.1Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Alkali Feldspar'-
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Arfvedsonite-[Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
'Asbestos'-
'Bravoite'-(Fe,Ni)S2
'Chlorite Group'-
Clinochlore
var: Pennine
-Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Dolomite
var: Ferroan Dolomite
-Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Hornblende'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Magnesio-arfvedsonite-{Na}{Na2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Mica Group'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Quartz
var: Amethyst
-SiO2
var: Chalcedony-SiO2
var: Jasper-SiO2
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Talc
var: Steatite
-Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H LeadhillitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
H Clinochlore (var: Pennine)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H Talc (var: Steatite)Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)2
H NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
H Magnesio-arfvedsonite{Na}{Na2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
CCarbon
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C LeadhillitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
C Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
C SideriteFeCO3
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
OOxygen
O AnglesitePbSO4
O QuartzSiO2
O HematiteFe2O3
O ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O CalciteCaCO3
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O CerussitePbCO3
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O LeadhillitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Kaersutite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
O Clinochlore (var: Pennine)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
O RutileTiO2
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O AnataseTiO2
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O Talc (var: Steatite)Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)2
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
O NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
O AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
O SideriteFeCO3
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O Magnesio-arfvedsonite{Na}{Na2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Maghemite(Fe3+0.670.33)Fe23+O4
O WollastoniteCaSiO3
O EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
FFluorine
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
NaSodium
Na Kaersutite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
Na NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Na Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Na AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Na Magnesio-arfvedsonite{Na}{Na2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Kaersutite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
Mg Clinochlore (var: Pennine)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg Talc (var: Steatite)Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)2
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg Magnesio-arfvedsonite{Na}{Na2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Kaersutite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Al Clinochlore (var: Pennine)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Al K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Al NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Kaersutite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Si Clinochlore (var: Pennine)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si Talc (var: Steatite)Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)2
Si K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Si NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Si AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Si Magnesio-arfvedsonite{Na}{Na2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si WollastoniteCaSiO3
Si EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
S PyriteFeS2
S TennantiteCu6[Cu4(X)2]As4S12S
S AnglesitePbSO4
S CovelliteCuS
S SphaleriteZnS
S AcanthiteAg2S
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S MarcasiteFeS2
S LeadhillitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
S Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
S Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
S ChalcociteCu2S
S GalenaPbS
S BournonitePbCuSbS3
S CubaniteCuFe2S3
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
S CosalitePb2Bi2S5
S StibniteSb2S3
ClChlorine
Cl ChlorargyriteAgCl
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Kaersutite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Ca Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca WollastoniteCaSiO3
Ca EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
TiTitanium
Ti Kaersutite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti AnataseTiO2
MnManganese
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe CubaniteCuFe2S3
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Fe AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe Magnesio-arfvedsonite{Na}{Na2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe Maghemite(Fe3+0.670.33)Fe23+O4
NiNickel
Ni Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
CuCopper
Cu Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
Cu TennantiteCu6[Cu4(X)2]As4S12S
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu BournonitePbCuSbS3
Cu CubaniteCuFe2S3
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
AsArsenic
As Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
As TennantiteCu6[Cu4(X)2]As4S12S
As ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
As Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
AgSilver
Ag Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag ChlorargyriteAgCl
Ag Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
SbAntimony
Sb Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Sb TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Sb Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Sb AntimonySb
Sb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Sb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
Sb StibniteSb2S3
PbLead
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb LeadhillitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)
Pb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
Pb CosalitePb2Bi2S5
BiBismuth
Bi CosalitePb2Bi2S5

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