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68 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Aikinite
Formula: PbCuBiS3
Reference: Soregaroli, A. E. (1968). Geology of the Boss Mountain Mine, British Columbia (Doctoral dissertation, University of British Columbia).
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Soregaroli, A. E. (1968). Geology of the Boss Mountain Mine, British Columbia (Doctoral dissertation, University of British Columbia).
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: Soregaroli, A. E. (1968). Geology of the Boss Mountain Mine, British Columbia (Doctoral dissertation, University of British Columbia).
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
'Apophyllite'
Reference: Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.51
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.51
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: Schiarizza, P., & Macauley, J. (2006). Geology and mineral occurrences of the Hendrix Lake area (NTS 093A/02), south-central British Columbia. British Columbia Geological Survey, Geological Fieldwork, 2007-1.
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: Soregaroli, A. E. (1968). Geology of the Boss Mountain Mine, British Columbia (Doctoral dissertation, University of British Columbia).
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
'Chabazite'
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
'Chlorite Group'
Copper
Formula: Cu
Cosalite
Formula: Pb2Bi2S5
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Soregaroli, A. E. (1968). Geology of the Boss Mountain Mine, British Columbia (Doctoral dissertation, University of British Columbia).
Ferrimolybdite
Formula: Fe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Reference: Soregaroli, A. E. (1968). Geology of the Boss Mountain Mine, British Columbia (Doctoral dissertation, University of British Columbia).
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Soregaroli, A. E. (1968). Geology of the Boss Mountain Mine, British Columbia (Doctoral dissertation, University of British Columbia).
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Reference: Schiarizza, P., & Macauley, J. (2006). Geology and mineral occurrences of the Hendrix Lake area (NTS 093A/02), south-central British Columbia. British Columbia Geological Survey, Geological Fieldwork, 2007-1.
Forsterite var: Peridot
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Reference: Schiarizza, P., & Macauley, J. (2006). Geology and mineral occurrences of the Hendrix Lake area (NTS 093A/02), south-central British Columbia. British Columbia Geological Survey, Geological Fieldwork, 2007-1.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Galenobismutite
Formula: PbBi2S4
Reference: Dana 7:I:446,472; Canada Geological Survey Bulletin 280, p. 281
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Gmelinite'
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Gold
Formula: Au
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Gyrolite
Formula: NaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
Reference: Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.51
Harmotome
Formula: (Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Reference: Soregaroli, A. E. (1968). Geology of the Boss Mountain Mine, British Columbia (Doctoral dissertation, University of British Columbia).
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Hematite var: Specularite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
'Heulandite subgroup'
Reference: Soregaroli, A. E. (1968). Geology of the Boss Mountain Mine, British Columbia (Doctoral dissertation, University of British Columbia).
'Hornblende'
Reference: Soregaroli, A. E. (1968). Geology of the Boss Mountain Mine, British Columbia (Doctoral dissertation, University of British Columbia).
Hydromagnesite
Formula: Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Description: In deposits in valley bottoms.
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 273.
Iridium
Formula: (Ir,Os,Ru)
Iridium var: Osmiridium
Formula: (Ir,Os,Ru)
Reference: Harris D C, Cabri L J (1973) The nomenclature of the natural alloys of osmium, iridium and ruthenium based on new compositional data of alloys from world-wide occurrences. The Canadian Mineralogist 12, 104-112
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Soregaroli, A. E. (1968). Geology of the Boss Mountain Mine, British Columbia (Doctoral dissertation, University of British Columbia).
Leucophosphite
Formula: KFe3+2(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
Reference: TRAILL, R.J. (1983): A catalogue of Canadian minerals, Geological Survey of Canada Paper 80-18, 432 p.
Leucoxene
Reference: Soregaroli, A. E. (1968). Geology of the Boss Mountain Mine, British Columbia (Doctoral dissertation, University of British Columbia).
'Lévyne'
Reference: Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.51
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 273.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
'Mariposite'
Formula: K(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
Reference: Mauthier, M. and C. A. Francis (2006) Gold Crystal Localities of British Columbia, Canada. Rocks & Minerals 81:14-22
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Muscovite var: Phengite
Formula: KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Reference: Mauthier, M. and C. A. Francis (2006) Gold Crystal Localities of British Columbia, Canada. Rocks & Minerals 81:14-22
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Natrolite
Formula: Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Nepheline
Formula: Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Reference: Schiarizza, P., & Macauley, J. (2006). Geology and mineral occurrences of the Hendrix Lake area (NTS 093A/02), south-central British Columbia. British Columbia Geological Survey, Geological Fieldwork, 2007-1.
Osmium
Formula: (Os,Ir,Ru)
Reference: BC Government Mining Report - 1918
Palladium
Formula: (Pd,Pt)
Reference: BC Government Mining Report - 1918
'Phillipsite'
Habit: morvenite twins
Colour: milky white
Reference: Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.51,100, 414
Platinum
Formula: Pt
Powellite
Formula: Ca(MoO4)
Reference: Soregaroli, A. E. (1968). Geology of the Boss Mountain Mine, British Columbia (Doctoral dissertation, University of British Columbia).
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Reference: Soregaroli, A. E. (1968). Geology of the Boss Mountain Mine, British Columbia (Doctoral dissertation, University of British Columbia).
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Canada Geological Survey Bulletin 280, p. 281
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Soregaroli, A. E. (1968). Geology of the Boss Mountain Mine, British Columbia (Doctoral dissertation, University of British Columbia).
Rutheniridosmine (TL)
Formula: (Ir,Os,Ru)
Type Locality:
Reference: HARRIS, D.C. & CABRI, L.J. (1973): The nomenclature of the natural alloys of osmium, iridium and ruthenium based on new compositional data of alloys from world-wide occurrences. Canadian Mineralogist 12, 104-112.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Soregaroli, A. E. (1968). Geology of the Boss Mountain Mine, British Columbia (Doctoral dissertation, University of British Columbia).
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Scorodite
Formula: Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Description: In a dark grey mixture with fine grained Arsenopyrite close to gold and quartz inside a limonite nugget. The specimen was prepped by quenching after heating with a blow torch. Burning arsenopyrite could produce scorodite, however the sample analysed came from an unburnt bit. (Phil Belley XRD)
Reference: Rob Woodside Collection
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
'Stilbite subgroup'
Reference: Soregaroli, A. E. (1968). Geology of the Boss Mountain Mine, British Columbia (Doctoral dissertation, University of British Columbia).
Stolzite
Formula: Pb(WO4)
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 1088.
Strontianite
Formula: SrCO3
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 199.
Tacharanite
Formula: Ca12Al2Si18O33 (OH)36
Reference: Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.51
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Soregaroli, A. E. (1968). Geology of the Boss Mountain Mine, British Columbia (Doctoral dissertation, University of British Columbia).
Tenorite
Formula: CuO
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S13
'Thomsonite'
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Soregaroli, A. E. (1968). Geology of the Boss Mountain Mine, British Columbia (Doctoral dissertation, University of British Columbia).
'Zeolite Group'
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Soregaroli, A. E. (1968). Geology of the Boss Mountain Mine, British Columbia (Doctoral dissertation, University of British Columbia).

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Gold1.AA.05Au
Iridium1.AF.10(Ir,Os,Ru)
var: Osmiridium1.AF.10(Ir,Os,Ru)
Osmium1.AF.05(Os,Ir,Ru)
Palladium1.AF.10(Pd,Pt)
Platinum1.AF.10Pt
Rutheniridosmine (TL)1.AF.05(Ir,Os,Ru)
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Aikinite2.HB.05aPbCuBiS3
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cosalite2.JB.10Pb2Bi2S5
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Digenite2.BA.10Cu9S5
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Galenobismutite2.JC.25ePbBi2S4
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S13
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
var: Specularite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Tenorite4.AB.10CuO
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Hydromagnesite5.DA.05Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Magnesite5.AB.05MgCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Strontianite5.AB.15SrCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anhydrite7.AD.30CaSO4
Ferrimolybdite7.GB.30Fe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Powellite7.GA.05Ca(MoO4)
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Stolzite7.GA.05Pb(WO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Leucophosphite8.DH.10KFe3+2(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
Scorodite8.CD.10Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Andradite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Forsterite9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
var: Peridot9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
Gyrolite9.EE.30NaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
Harmotome9.GC.10(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Phengite9.EC.15KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Natrolite9.GA.05Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Nepheline9.FA.05Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Tacharanite9.HA.75Ca12Al2Si18O33 (OH)36
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
'Zeolite Group'9.G0.
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chabazite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Gmelinite'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Hornblende'-
Leucoxene-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Lévyne'-
'Mariposite'-K(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
'Phillipsite'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'Thomsonite'-

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
Platinum Group Metals and Alloys
Iridium1.2.1.2(Ir,Os,Ru)
Osmium1.2.2.1(Os,Ir,Ru)
Palladium1.2.1.4(Pd,Pt)
Platinum1.2.1.1Pt
Rutheniridosmine (TL)1.2.2.3(Ir,Os,Ru)
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Digenite2.4.7.3Cu9S5
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
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S13
ø = 3
Aikinite3.4.5.1PbCuBiS3
2.5 < ø < 3
Cosalite3.5.9.1Pb2Bi2S5
ø = 2
Galenobismutite3.7.9.1PbBi2S4
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
AX
Tenorite4.2.3.1CuO
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3
Strontianite14.1.3.3SrCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(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 16b - HYDRATED CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Hydromagnesite16b.7.1.1Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Scorodite40.4.1.3Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Leucophosphite42.11.6.1KFe3+2(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Powellite48.1.2.2Ca(MoO4)
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Stolzite48.1.3.2Pb(WO4)
Group 49 - HYDRATED MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
Hydrated Normal Molybdates and Tungstates
Ferrimolybdite49.2.1.1Fe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
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 [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
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 3-, 4-, or 5-membered rings and 8-membered rings
Tacharanite72.3.2.6Ca12Al2Si18O33 (OH)36
Group 73 - PHYLLOSILICATES Condensed Tetrahedral Sheets
Condensed Tetrahedral Sheets with double and single layers
Gyrolite73.2.2c.1NaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
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
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Al-Si Framework Feldspathoids and related species
Nepheline76.2.1.2Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Harmotome77.1.3.5(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
'Lévyne'77.1.2.8
Natrolite77.1.5.1Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Apophyllite'-
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chabazite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Feldspar Group'-
Forsterite
var: Peridot
-Mg2SiO4
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Gmelinite'-
Hematite
var: Specularite
-Fe2O3
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Hornblende'-
Iridium
var: Osmiridium
-(Ir,Os,Ru)
Leucoxene-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Mariposite'-K(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
Muscovite
var: Phengite
-KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Phillipsite'-
Quartz
var: Amethyst
-SiO2
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'Thomsonite'-
'Zeolite Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H GyroliteNaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
H TacharaniteCa12Al2Si18O33 (OH)36
H NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
H HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H MaripositeK(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
H Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
H FerrimolybditeFe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
H LeucophosphiteKFe23+(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
H ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C AragoniteCaCO3
C StrontianiteSrCO3
C HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
C MagnesiteMgCO3
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O QuartzSiO2
O RutileTiO2
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O HematiteFe2O3
O AnataseTiO2
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O GyroliteNaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
O TacharaniteCa12Al2Si18O33 (OH)36
O AragoniteCaCO3
O NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
O StrontianiteSrCO3
O HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
O MagnesiteMgCO3
O StolzitePb(WO4)
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O CupriteCu2O
O TenoriteCuO
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
O MaripositeK(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
O Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O PowelliteCa(MoO4)
O FerrimolybditeFe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
O Forsterite (var: Peridot)Mg2SiO4
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
O LeucophosphiteKFe23+(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
O ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
FFluorine
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na GyroliteNaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
Na NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Na NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg Forsterite (var: Peridot)Mg2SiO4
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Mg Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al GyroliteNaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
Al TacharaniteCa12Al2Si18O33 (OH)36
Al NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al MaripositeK(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
Al Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Al NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si GyroliteNaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
Si TacharaniteCa12Al2Si18O33 (OH)36
Si NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si MaripositeK(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
Si Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Si Forsterite (var: Peridot)Mg2SiO4
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P LeucophosphiteKFe23+(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
SSulfur
S CosalitePb2Bi2S5
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S PyriteFeS2
S GalenobismutitePbBi2S4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S13
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S AnhydriteCaSO4
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S ChalcociteCu2S
S DigeniteCu9S5
S CovelliteCuS
S AikinitePbCuBiS3
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
KPotassium
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MaripositeK(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
K Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
K NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
K LeucophosphiteKFe23+(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca GyroliteNaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
Ca TacharaniteCa12Al2Si18O33 (OH)36
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca PowelliteCa(MoO4)
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
CrChromium
Cr MaripositeK(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
MnManganese
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
FeIron
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S13
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe FerrimolybditeFe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe LeucophosphiteKFe23+(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
Fe ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S13
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu DigeniteCu9S5
Cu CopperCu
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu TenoriteCuO
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu AikinitePbCuBiS3
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S13
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
SrStrontium
Sr StrontianiteSrCO3
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
Mo PowelliteCa(MoO4)
Mo FerrimolybditeFe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
RuRuthenium
Ru Rutheniridosmine(Ir,Os,Ru)
Ru Iridium (var: Osmiridium)(Ir,Os,Ru)
PdPalladium
Pd Palladium(Pd,Pt)
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S13
BaBarium
Ba Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
W StolzitePb(WO4)
OsOsmium
Os Rutheniridosmine(Ir,Os,Ru)
Os Iridium (var: Osmiridium)(Ir,Os,Ru)
Os Osmium(Os,Ir,Ru)
IrIridium
Ir Rutheniridosmine(Ir,Os,Ru)
Ir Iridium (var: Osmiridium)(Ir,Os,Ru)
Ir Iridium(Ir,Os,Ru)
PtPlatinum
Pt PlatinumPt
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb CosalitePb2Bi2S5
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb GalenobismutitePbBi2S4
Pb StolzitePb(WO4)
Pb AikinitePbCuBiS3
BiBismuth
Bi CosalitePb2Bi2S5
Bi GalenobismutitePbBi2S4
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3
Bi AikinitePbCuBiS3

References

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Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 199, 1088.
Levson, V.M. and Giles, T.R. (1993) Geology of Tertiary and Quaternary gold-bearing placers in the Cariboo Region, British Columbia. British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines, Bulletin 89.

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