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Sør Rondane Mts, Queen Maud Land, Eastern Antarctica, Antarctica

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

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'Albite-Anorthite Series'
'Angrite meteorite'
Anorthite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
'Apatite'
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Augite var: Fassaite
Formula: (Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
'C4 chondrite meteorite'
'C6 chondrite meteorite'
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
'Chlorite Group'
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Toshiaki Shimura, Junji Akai, Biljana Lazic, Thomas Armbruster, Masaaki Shimizu, Atsushi Kamei, Kazuhiro Tsukada, Masaaki Owada and Masaki Yuhara (2012) Magnesiohoegbomite-2N4S; a new polysome from the central Sor Rondane Mountains, East Antarctica American Mineralogist, 97(2-3):268-280
Clinohumite
Formula: Mg9(SiO4)4F2
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Coesite
Formula: SiO2
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Toshiaki Shimura, Junji Akai, Biljana Lazic, Thomas Armbruster, Masaaki Shimizu, Atsushi Kamei, Kazuhiro Tsukada, Masaaki Owada and Masaki Yuhara (2012) Magnesiohoegbomite-2N4S; a new polysome from the central Sor Rondane Mountains, East Antarctica American Mineralogist, 97(2-3):268-280
Dissakisite-(Ce) (TL)
Formula: {CaCe}{Al2Mg}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Grew, E. S., Essene, E. J., Peacor, D. R., Su, S. C. and Asami, M. (1991): Dissakisite-(Ce), a new member of the epidote group and the magnesium analogue of allanite-(Ce), from Antarctica. American Mineralogist 76, 1990-1997.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Fayalite
Formula: Fe2+2SiO4
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
'Gabbro'
'Gabbroic Lunar meteorite'
Geikielite
Formula: MgTiO3
'Glass'
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Osanai Y, Ueno T, Tsuchiya N, Takahashi Y, Tainosho Y, Shiraishi K (1990) Finding of vanadium-bearing garnet from the Sør Rondane Mountains, East Antarctica. Antarct Rec 34:279–291
Grossular var: Tsavorite
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Osanai Y, Ueno T, Tsuchiya N, Takahashi Y, Tainosho Y, Shiraishi K (1990) Finding of vanadium-bearing garnet from the Sør Rondane Mountains, East Antarctica. Antarct Rec 34:279–291
Hedenbergite
Formula: CaFe2+Si2O6
Hercynite
Formula: Fe2+Al2O4
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Kirschsteinite
Formula: CaFe2+SiO4
Magnesiohögbomite-2N4S (TL)
Formula: (Mg8.43Fe2+1.57)sum=10Al22Ti4+2O46(OH)2
Reference: Toshiaki Shimura, Junji Akai, Biljana Lazic, Thomas Armbruster, Masaaki Shimizu, Atsushi Kamei, Kazuhiro Tsukada, Masaaki Owada and Masaki Yuhara (2012) Magnesiohoegbomite-2N4S; a new polysome from the central Sor Rondane Mountains, East Antarctica American Mineralogist, 97(2-3):268-280
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
'Maskelynite'
Merrillite
Formula: Ca9NaMg(PO4)7
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Toshiaki Shimura, Junji Akai, Biljana Lazic, Thomas Armbruster, Masaaki Shimizu, Atsushi Kamei, Kazuhiro Tsukada, Masaaki Owada and Masaki Yuhara (2012) Magnesiohoegbomite-2N4S; a new polysome from the central Sor Rondane Mountains, East Antarctica American Mineralogist, 97(2-3):268-280
'Pyroxene Group'
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: Toshiaki Shimura, Junji Akai, Biljana Lazic, Thomas Armbruster, Masaaki Shimizu, Atsushi Kamei, Kazuhiro Tsukada, Masaaki Owada and Masaki Yuhara (2012) Magnesiohoegbomite-2N4S; a new polysome from the central Sor Rondane Mountains, East Antarctica American Mineralogist, 97(2-3):268-280
Stishovite
Formula: SiO2
Troilite
Formula: FeS
Tsangpoite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)2(SiO4)
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Troilite2.CC.10FeS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Coesite'4.DA.35SiO2
'Corundum'4.CB.05Al2O3
Geikielite4.CB.05MgTiO3
Hercynite4.BB.05Fe2+Al2O4
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Stishovite4.DA.40SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Dolomite'5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Merrillite8.AC.45Ca9NaMg(PO4)7
Group 9 - Silicates
'Anorthite'9.FA.35Ca(Al2Si2O8)
'Augite'9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
var: Fassaite9.DA.15(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
'Clinochlore'9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
'Clinohumite'9.AF.55Mg9(SiO4)4F2
'Dissakisite-(Ce)' (TL)9.BG.05b{CaCe}{Al2Mg}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fayalite9.AC.05Fe2+2SiO4
Forsterite9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
var: Tsavorite9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Hedenbergite9.DA.15CaFe2+Si2O6
Kirschsteinite9.AC.05CaFe2+SiO4
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Angrite meteorite'-
'Apatite'-
'C4 chondrite meteorite'-
'C6 chondrite meteorite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
Fayalite-Forsterite Series-
Gabbro-
Gabbroic Lunar meteorite-
Glass-
Magnesiohögbomite-2N4S (TL)-(Mg8.43Fe2+1.57)sum=10Al22Ti4+2O46(OH)2
Maskelynite-
Pyroxene Group-
Serpentine Subgroup-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Tsangpoite-Ca5(PO4)2(SiO4)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Troilite2.8.9.1FeS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Geikielite4.3.5.2MgTiO3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Stishovite4.4.1.9SiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Hercynite7.2.1.3Fe2+Al2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
(AB)3(XO4)2
Merrillite38.3.4.4Ca9NaMg(PO4)7
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Fayalite51.3.1.1Fe2+2SiO4
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
Kirschsteinite51.3.2.2CaFe2+SiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
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 [6] coordination only
Clinohumite52.3.2d.1Mg9(SiO4)4F2
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)
Dissakisite-(Ce) (TL)58.2.1a.5{CaCe}{Al2Mg}(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
Hedenbergite65.1.3a.2CaFe2+Si2O6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Coesite75.1.4.1SiO2
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Angrite meteorite'-
Anorthite-Ca(Al2Si2O8)
'Apatite'-
Augite
var: Fassaite
-(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
'C4 chondrite meteorite'-
'C6 chondrite meteorite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Gabbro'-
'Gabbroic Lunar meteorite'-
'Glass'-
Grossular
var: Tsavorite
-Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Magnesiohögbomite-2N4S (TL)-(Mg8.43Fe2+1.57)sum=10Al22Ti4+2O46(OH)2
'Maskelynite'-
'Pyroxene Group'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Tsangpoite-Ca5(PO4)2(SiO4)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H Dissakisite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Mg}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Magnesiohögbomite-2N4S(Mg8.43Fe2+1.57)sum=10Al22Ti24+O46(OH)2
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O CalciteCaCO3
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O ClinohumiteMg9(SiO4)4F2
O CoesiteSiO2
O CorundumAl2O3
O Dissakisite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Mg}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Augite (var: Fassaite)(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
O FayaliteFe22+SiO4
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O GeikieliteMgTiO3
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
O HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O KirschsteiniteCaFe2+SiO4
O Magnesiohögbomite-2N4S(Mg8.43Fe2+1.57)sum=10Al22Ti24+O46(OH)2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MerrilliteCa9NaMg(PO4)7
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O StishoviteSiO2
O TsangpoiteCa5(PO4)2(SiO4)
O Grossular (var: Tsavorite)Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
FFluorine
F ClinohumiteMg9(SiO4)4F2
NaSodium
Na Augite (var: Fassaite)(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
Na MerrilliteCa9NaMg(PO4)7
MgMagnesium
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg ClinohumiteMg9(SiO4)4F2
Mg Dissakisite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Mg}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg Augite (var: Fassaite)(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Mg GeikieliteMgTiO3
Mg Magnesiohögbomite-2N4S(Mg8.43Fe2+1.57)sum=10Al22Ti24+O46(OH)2
Mg MerrilliteCa9NaMg(PO4)7
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
AlAluminium
Al AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al Dissakisite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Mg}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Augite (var: Fassaite)(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Al HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
Al Magnesiohögbomite-2N4S(Mg8.43Fe2+1.57)sum=10Al22Ti24+O46(OH)2
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
Al Grossular (var: Tsavorite)Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
SiSilicon
Si AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si ClinohumiteMg9(SiO4)4F2
Si CoesiteSiO2
Si Dissakisite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Mg}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Augite (var: Fassaite)(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
Si FayaliteFe22+SiO4
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Si KirschsteiniteCaFe2+SiO4
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si StishoviteSiO2
Si TsangpoiteCa5(PO4)2(SiO4)
Si Grossular (var: Tsavorite)Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
PPhosphorus
P MerrilliteCa9NaMg(PO4)7
P TsangpoiteCa5(PO4)2(SiO4)
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S TroiliteFeS
KPotassium
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Dissakisite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Mg}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca Augite (var: Fassaite)(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Ca KirschsteiniteCaFe2+SiO4
Ca MerrilliteCa9NaMg(PO4)7
Ca TsangpoiteCa5(PO4)2(SiO4)
Ca Grossular (var: Tsavorite)Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
TiTitanium
Ti Augite (var: Fassaite)(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
Ti GeikieliteMgTiO3
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti Magnesiohögbomite-2N4S(Mg8.43Fe2+1.57)sum=10Al22Ti24+O46(OH)2
MnManganese
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Augite (var: Fassaite)(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
Fe FayaliteFe22+SiO4
Fe HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Fe HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe KirschsteiniteCaFe2+SiO4
Fe Magnesiohögbomite-2N4S(Mg8.43Fe2+1.57)sum=10Al22Ti24+O46(OH)2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Fe TroiliteFeS
NiNickel
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
CeCerium
Ce Dissakisite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Mg}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)

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Osanai Y, Ueno T, Tsuchiya N, Takahashi Y, Tainosho Y, Shiraishi K (1990) Finding of vanadium-bearing garnet from the Sør Rondane Mountains, East Antarctica. Antarct. Rec. 34: 279–291.

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