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Chala Mine, Spachievo ore field (Spahievo ore field), Mineralni Bani Municipality, Haskovo Province, Bulgariai
Regional Level Types
Chala MineMine
Spachievo ore field (Spahievo ore field)Ore Field
Mineralni Bani MunicipalityMunicipality
Haskovo ProvinceOblast
BulgariaCountry

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Key
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
41° 56' 20'' North , 25° 22' 4'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Mineralni Bani1,367 (2016)2.9km
Haskovo79,699 (2013)15.5km
Chernoochene366 (2012)19.2km
Parvomay17,000 (2018)21.8km
Dimitrovgrad43,288 (2012)22.8km
Name(s) in local language(s):
мина Чала, Cпахиевo руднo Поле, Oбщина Минерални бани, Област Хасково, България


The dumps are bulldozed flat.
Spending some hours on the remaining dumps, it is possible to find some good micromounts.
The way to the mine is destroyed by rain, so it is impossible to go there by car.

Note: Carbonates are very rare in this deposit.

Select Mineral List Type

Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


36 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Description: Tellurian acanthite.
Reference: http://www.bgd.bg/summanual_2002_5.htm; Dobrev, S., Strashimirov, S., Vassileva, M., & Dragiev, H. (2002). Silver and silver-bearing phases from Chala and Pcheloiad deposits (Eastern Rhodopes) and Eniovche deposit (Central Rhodopes). Univ Mining and Geology “St. Ivan Rilski” Annual, 1-6.
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: Kunov, A. & Petrov, P. (2001): Beaverite from the Chala gold-base metal ore deposit: a new mineral for Bulgaria. Geokhimiya, Mineralogiya i Petrologiya 38, 67-71.
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Marcus Voigt Collection
Augelite
Formula: Al2(PO4)(OH)3
Reference: http://www.bgd.bg/CONFERENCES/Conferencia_2004/pdf_files/Kunov.pdf; Hikov, A., N. Velinova, S. Georgieva, A. Kunov (2011) Aluminium-phosphate-sulphate (APS) minerals in Bulgaria: characteristics and possibility for preservation. - In: V Intern. Symp. “Mineral Diversity Research and Preservation”, 9-15 October 2009, Sofia, Working papers, 37-48.
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Marcus Voigt Collection
Beaverite-(Cu)
Formula: Pb(Fe3+2Cu)(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Kunov, A. & Petrov, P. (2001): Beaverite from the Chala gold-base metal ore deposit: a new mineral for Bulgaria. Geokhimiya, Mineralogiya i Petrologiya 38, 67-71.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Dobrev, S., Strashimirov, S., Vassileva, M., & Dragiev, H. (2002). Silver and silver-bearing phases from Chala and Pcheloiad deposits (Eastern Rhodopes) and Eniovche deposit (Central Rhodopes). Univ Mining and Geology “St. Ivan Rilski” Annual, 1-6.
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Kunov, A. & Petrov, P. (2001): Beaverite from the Chala gold-base metal ore deposit: a new mineral for Bulgaria. Geokhimiya, Mineralogiya i Petrologiya 38, 67-71.
Cacoxenite
Formula: Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Reference: Kunov, A. (1996): Cacoxenite, corkite, hinsdalite and plumbogummite in the Chala deposit, Eastern Rhodopes. Geokhimiya, Mineralogiya i Petrologiya 31, 61-64.; Kunov, A. & Petrov, P. (2001): Beaverite from the Chala gold-base metal ore deposit: a new mineral for Bulgaria. Geokhimiya, Mineralogiya i Petrologiya 38, 67-71.; Hikov, A., N. Velinova, S. Georgieva, A. Kunov (2011) Aluminium-phosphate-sulphate (APS) minerals in Bulgaria: characteristics and possibility for preservation. - In: V Intern. Symp. “Mineral Diversity Research and Preservation”, 9-15 October 2009, Sofia, Working papers, 37-48.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Marcus Voigt Collection
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: http://annual.mgu.bg/2002/en/gpf_en/dokladi_pdf/Dobrev_Strash_a.pdf; Dobrev, S., Strashimirov, S., Vassileva, M., & Dragiev, H. (2002). Silver and silver-bearing phases from Chala and Pcheloiad deposits (Eastern Rhodopes) and Eniovche deposit (Central Rhodopes). Univ Mining and Geology “St. Ivan Rilski” Annual, 1-6.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: http://www.bgd.bg/summanual_2002_5.htm; Dobrev, S., Strashimirov, S., Vassileva, M., & Dragiev, H. (2002). Silver and silver-bearing phases from Chala and Pcheloiad deposits (Eastern Rhodopes) and Eniovche deposit (Central Rhodopes). Univ Mining and Geology “St. Ivan Rilski” Annual, 1-6.; Marchev, P., Kaiser-Rohrmeier, M., Heinrich, C., Ovtcharova, M., von Quadt, A., & Raicheva, R. (2005). 2: Hydrothermal ore deposits related to post-orogenic extensional magmatism and core complex formation: The Rhodope Massif of Bulgaria and Greece. Ore Geology Reviews, 27(1), 53-89.
Chalcosiderite
Formula: CuFe3+6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Reference: http://www.bgd.bg/CONFERENCES/Conferencia_2004/pdf_files/Kunov.pdf; Hikov, A., N. Velinova, S. Georgieva, A. Kunov (2011) Aluminium-phosphate-sulphate (APS) minerals in Bulgaria: characteristics and possibility for preservation. - In: V Intern. Symp. “Mineral Diversity Research and Preservation”, 9-15 October 2009, Sofia, Working papers, 37-48.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Corkite
Formula: PbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Kunov, A. (1996): Cacoxenite, corkite, hinsdalite and plumbogummite in the Chala deposit, Eastern Rhodopes. Geokhimiya, Mineralogiya i Petrologiya 31, 61-64.; Hikov, A., N. Velinova, S. Georgieva, A. Kunov (2011) Aluminium-phosphate-sulphate (APS) minerals in Bulgaria: characteristics and possibility for preservation. - In: V Intern. Symp. “Mineral Diversity Research and Preservation”, 9-15 October 2009, Sofia, Working papers, 37-48.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Dobrev, S., Strashimirov, S., Vassileva, M., & Dragiev, H. (2002). Silver and silver-bearing phases from Chala and Pcheloiad deposits (Eastern Rhodopes) and Eniovche deposit (Central Rhodopes). Univ Mining and Geology “St. Ivan Rilski” Annual, 1-6.
Covellite var. Argentian Covellite
Formula: (Cu,Ag)S
Reference: Dobrev, S., Strashimirov, S., Vassileva, M., & Dragiev, H. (2002). Silver and silver-bearing phases from Chala and Pcheloiad deposits (Eastern Rhodopes) and Eniovche deposit (Central Rhodopes). Univ Mining and Geology “St. Ivan Rilski” Annual, 1-6.
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Reference: Dobrev, S., Strashimirov, S., Vassileva, M., & Dragiev, H. (2002). Silver and silver-bearing phases from Chala and Pcheloiad deposits (Eastern Rhodopes) and Eniovche deposit (Central Rhodopes). Univ Mining and Geology “St. Ivan Rilski” Annual, 1-6.
Enargite var. Argentian Enargite
Formula: (Cu,Ag)3AsS4
Reference: Dobrev, S., Strashimirov, S., Vassileva, M., & Dragiev, H. (2002). Silver and silver-bearing phases from Chala and Pcheloiad deposits (Eastern Rhodopes) and Eniovche deposit (Central Rhodopes). Univ Mining and Geology “St. Ivan Rilski” Annual, 1-6.
Faustite
Formula: ZnAl6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Reference: Kunov, A. & Petrov, P. (2001): Beaverite from the Chala gold-base metal ore deposit: a new mineral for Bulgaria. Geokhimiya, Mineralogiya i Petrologiya 38, 67-71.
Faustite var. Cuprofaustite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)(Al,Fe)6(PO4)4(OH)8
Reference: Hikov, A., N. Velinova, S. Georgieva, A. Kunov (2011) Aluminium-phosphate-sulphate (APS) minerals in Bulgaria: characteristics and possibility for preservation. - In: V Intern. Symp. “Mineral Diversity Research and Preservation”, 9-15 October 2009, Sofia, Working papers, 37-48.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: http://www.bgd.bg/summanual_2002_5.htm; Dobrev, S., Strashimirov, S., Vassileva, M., & Dragiev, H. (2002). Silver and silver-bearing phases from Chala and Pcheloiad deposits (Eastern Rhodopes) and Eniovche deposit (Central Rhodopes). Univ Mining and Geology “St. Ivan Rilski” Annual, 1-6.; Marchev, P., Kaiser-Rohrmeier, M., Heinrich, C., Ovtcharova, M., von Quadt, A., & Raicheva, R. (2005). 2: Hydrothermal ore deposits related to post-orogenic extensional magmatism and core complex formation: The Rhodope Massif of Bulgaria and Greece. Ore Geology Reviews, 27(1), 53-89.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Hikov, A., N. Velinova, S. Georgieva, A. Kunov (2011) Aluminium-phosphate-sulphate (APS) minerals in Bulgaria: characteristics and possibility for preservation. - In: V Intern. Symp. “Mineral Diversity Research and Preservation”, 9-15 October 2009, Sofia, Working papers, 37-48.
Gold var. Electrum
Formula: (Au,Ag)
Reference: Marchev, P., Kaiser-Rohrmeier, M., Heinrich, C., Ovtcharova, M., von Quadt, A., & Raicheva, R. (2005). 2: Hydrothermal ore deposits related to post-orogenic extensional magmatism and core complex formation: The Rhodope Massif of Bulgaria and Greece. Ore Geology Reviews, 27(1), 53-89.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Marcus Voigt Collection; Marchev, P., Kaiser-Rohrmeier, M., Heinrich, C., Ovtcharova, M., von Quadt, A., & Raicheva, R. (2005). 2: Hydrothermal ore deposits related to post-orogenic extensional magmatism and core complex formation: The Rhodope Massif of Bulgaria and Greece. Ore Geology Reviews, 27(1), 53-89.
Hinsdalite
Formula: PbAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Kunov, A. (1996): Cacoxenite, corkite, hinsdalite and plumbogummite in the Chala deposit, Eastern Rhodopes. Geokhimiya, Mineralogiya i Petrologiya 31, 61-64.; Kunov, A. & Petrov, P. (2001): Beaverite from the Chala gold-base metal ore deposit: a new mineral for Bulgaria. Geokhimiya, Mineralogiya i Petrologiya 38, 67-71.; Hikov, A., N. Velinova, S. Georgieva, A. Kunov (2011) Aluminium-phosphate-sulphate (APS) minerals in Bulgaria: characteristics and possibility for preservation. - In: V Intern. Symp. “Mineral Diversity Research and Preservation”, 9-15 October 2009, Sofia, Working papers, 37-48.
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Kunov, A. & Petrov, P. (2001): Beaverite from the Chala gold-base metal ore deposit: a new mineral for Bulgaria. Geokhimiya, Mineralogiya i Petrologiya 38, 67-71.
Lazulite
Formula: MgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Reference: http://www.bgd.bg/CONFERENCES/Conferencia_2004/pdf_files/Kunov.pdf
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Marcus Voigt Collection
Montmorillonite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: Kunov, A. & Petrov, P. (2001): Beaverite from the Chala gold-base metal ore deposit: a new mineral for Bulgaria. Geokhimiya, Mineralogiya i Petrologiya 38, 67-71.
Osarizawaite
Formula: Pb(Al2Cu2+)(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Kunov, A. (1995): Osarizawaite - new mineral for Bulgaria. Dokl. Bulg. Akad. Nauk. 48, 47-50.; Kunov, A. & Petrov, P. (2001): Beaverite from the Chala gold-base metal ore deposit: a new mineral for Bulgaria. Geokhimiya, Mineralogiya i Petrologiya 38, 67-71.
Plumbogummite
Formula: PbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Reference: Kunov, A. (1996): Cacoxenite, corkite, hinsdalite and plumbogummite in the Chala deposit, Eastern Rhodopes. Geokhimiya, Mineralogiya i Petrologiya 31, 61-64.; Kunov, A. & Petrov, P. (2001): Beaverite from the Chala gold-base metal ore deposit: a new mineral for Bulgaria. Geokhimiya, Mineralogiya i Petrologiya 38, 67-71.; Hikov, A., N. Velinova, S. Georgieva, A. Kunov (2011) Aluminium-phosphate-sulphate (APS) minerals in Bulgaria: characteristics and possibility for preservation. - In: V Intern. Symp. “Mineral Diversity Research and Preservation”, 9-15 October 2009, Sofia, Working papers, 37-48.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: http://annual.mgu.bg/2002/en/gpf_en/dokladi_pdf/Dobrev_Strash_a.pdf; Dobrev, S., Strashimirov, S., Vassileva, M., & Dragiev, H. (2002). Silver and silver-bearing phases from Chala and Pcheloiad deposits (Eastern Rhodopes) and Eniovche deposit (Central Rhodopes). Univ Mining and Geology “St. Ivan Rilski” Annual, 1-6.; Marchev, P., Kaiser-Rohrmeier, M., Heinrich, C., Ovtcharova, M., von Quadt, A., & Raicheva, R. (2005). 2: Hydrothermal ore deposits related to post-orogenic extensional magmatism and core complex formation: The Rhodope Massif of Bulgaria and Greece. Ore Geology Reviews, 27(1), 53-89.
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: Hikov, A., N. Velinova, S. Georgieva, A. Kunov (2011) Aluminium-phosphate-sulphate (APS) minerals in Bulgaria: characteristics and possibility for preservation. - In: V Intern. Symp. “Mineral Diversity Research and Preservation”, 9-15 October 2009, Sofia, Working papers, 37-48.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Rolf Luetcke Collection; Marchev, P., Kaiser-Rohrmeier, M., Heinrich, C., Ovtcharova, M., von Quadt, A., & Raicheva, R. (2005). 2: Hydrothermal ore deposits related to post-orogenic extensional magmatism and core complex formation: The Rhodope Massif of Bulgaria and Greece. Ore Geology Reviews, 27(1), 53-89.
Quartz var. Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Ivan Pojarevski (bulgarianminerals.com) specimens.
Roscherite
Formula: Ca2Mn2+5Be4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 6H2O
Reference: http://www.bgd.bg/CONFERENCES/Conferencia_2004/pdf_files/Kunov.pdf
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: http://www.bgd.bg/summanual_2002_5.htm; Marchev, P., Kaiser-Rohrmeier, M., Heinrich, C., Ovtcharova, M., von Quadt, A., & Raicheva, R. (2005). 2: Hydrothermal ore deposits related to post-orogenic extensional magmatism and core complex formation: The Rhodope Massif of Bulgaria and Greece. Ore Geology Reviews, 27(1), 53-89.
Svanbergite
Formula: SrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Kunov, A. & Petrov, P. (2001): Beaverite from the Chala gold-base metal ore deposit: a new mineral for Bulgaria. Geokhimiya, Mineralogiya i Petrologiya 38, 67-71.; Hikov, A., N. Velinova, S. Georgieva, A. Kunov (2011) Aluminium-phosphate-sulphate (APS) minerals in Bulgaria: characteristics and possibility for preservation. - In: V Intern. Symp. “Mineral Diversity Research and Preservation”, 9-15 October 2009, Sofia, Working papers, 37-48.
'Tennantite Subgroup'
Formula: Cu6(Cu4 C2+2)As4S12S
Reference: Marchev, P., Kaiser-Rohrmeier, M., Heinrich, C., Ovtcharova, M., von Quadt, A., & Raicheva, R. (2005). 2: Hydrothermal ore deposits related to post-orogenic extensional magmatism and core complex formation: The Rhodope Massif of Bulgaria and Greece. Ore Geology Reviews, 27(1), 53-89.
'Tetrahedrite Subgroup'
Formula: Cu6(Cu4 C2+2)Sb4S12S
Reference: Marchev, P., Kaiser-Rohrmeier, M., Heinrich, C., Ovtcharova, M., von Quadt, A., & Raicheva, R. (2005). 2: Hydrothermal ore deposits related to post-orogenic extensional magmatism and core complex formation: The Rhodope Massif of Bulgaria and Greece. Ore Geology Reviews, 27(1), 53-89.
Turquoise
Formula: CuAl6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Reference: Kunov, A. & Petrov, P. (2001): Beaverite from the Chala gold-base metal ore deposit: a new mineral for Bulgaria. Geokhimiya, Mineralogiya i Petrologiya 38, 67-71.; Hikov, A., N. Velinova, S. Georgieva, A. Kunov (2011) Aluminium-phosphate-sulphate (APS) minerals in Bulgaria: characteristics and possibility for preservation. - In: V Intern. Symp. “Mineral Diversity Research and Preservation”, 9-15 October 2009, Sofia, Working papers, 37-48.
Variscite
Formula: AlPO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Kunov, A. & Petrov, P. (2001): Beaverite from the Chala gold-base metal ore deposit: a new mineral for Bulgaria. Geokhimiya, Mineralogiya i Petrologiya 38, 67-71.; Hikov, A., N. Velinova, S. Georgieva, A. Kunov (2011) Aluminium-phosphate-sulphate (APS) minerals in Bulgaria: characteristics and possibility for preservation. - In: V Intern. Symp. “Mineral Diversity Research and Preservation”, 9-15 October 2009, Sofia, Working papers, 37-48.
Wavellite
Formula: Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Reference: Kunov, A. & Petrov, P. (2001): Beaverite from the Chala gold-base metal ore deposit: a new mineral for Bulgaria. Geokhimiya, Mineralogiya i Petrologiya 38, 67-71.; Hikov, A., N. Velinova, S. Georgieva, A. Kunov (2011) Aluminium-phosphate-sulphate (APS) minerals in Bulgaria: characteristics and possibility for preservation. - In: V Intern. Symp. “Mineral Diversity Research and Preservation”, 9-15 October 2009, Sofia, Working papers, 37-48.

Gallery:

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Gold1.AA.05Au
var. Electrum1.AA.05(Au,Ag)
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
var. Argentian Covellite2.CA.05a(Cu,Ag)S
Enargite2.KA.05Cu3AsS4
var. Argentian Enargite2.KA.05(Cu,Ag)3AsS4
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
'Tennantite Subgroup'2.GB.05Cu6(Cu4 C2+2)As4S12S
'Tetrahedrite Subgroup'2.GB.05Cu6(Cu4 C2+2)Sb4S12S
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var. Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Beaverite-(Cu)7.BC.10Pb(Fe3+2Cu)(SO4)2(OH)6
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Osarizawaite7.BC.10Pb(Al2Cu2+)(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Augelite8.BE.05Al2(PO4)(OH)3
Cacoxenite8.DC.40Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Chalcosiderite8.DD.15CuFe3+6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Corkite8.BL.05PbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Faustite8.DD.15ZnAl6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
var. Cuprofaustite8.DD.15(Zn,Cu)(Al,Fe)6(PO4)4(OH)8
Hinsdalite8.BL.05PbAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Lazulite8.BB.40MgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Plumbogummite8.BL.10PbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Roscherite8.DA.10Ca2Mn2+5Be4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 6H2O
Svanbergite8.BL.05SrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Turquoise8.DD.15CuAl6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Variscite8.CD.10AlPO4 · 2H2O
Wavellite8.DC.50Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Montmorillonite9.EC.40(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)

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
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
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 4
Enargite3.2.1.1Cu3AsS4
3 <ø < 4
'Tennantite Subgroup'3.3.6.2Cu6(Cu4 C2+2)As4S12S
'Tetrahedrite Subgroup'3.3.6.1Cu6(Cu4 C2+2)Sb4S12S
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Beaverite-(Cu)30.2.5.7Pb(Fe3+2Cu)(SO4)2(OH)6
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Osarizawaite30.2.4.4Pb(Al2Cu2+)(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Variscite40.4.1.1AlPO4 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A2(XO4)Zq
Augelite41.6.8.1Al2(PO4)(OH)3
A5(XO4)3Zq
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq
Lazulite41.10.1.1MgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Plumbogummite42.7.3.5PbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Roscherite42.7.7.1Ca2Mn2+5Be4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 6H2O
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
Chalcosiderite42.9.3.4CuFe3+6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Faustite42.9.3.3ZnAl6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Turquoise42.9.3.1CuAl6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
A3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Wavellite42.10.2.1Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Miscellaneous
Cacoxenite42.13.5.1Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Group 43 - COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
Anhydrous Compound Phosphates, etc·, Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Corkite43.4.1.2PbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Hinsdalite43.4.1.5PbAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Svanbergite43.4.1.6SrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Montmorillonite71.3.1a.2(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Covellite
var. Argentian Covellite
-(Cu,Ag)S
Enargite
var. Argentian Enargite
-(Cu,Ag)3AsS4
Faustite
var. Cuprofaustite
-(Zn,Cu)(Al,Fe)6(PO4)4(OH)8
Gold
var. Electrum
-(Au,Ag)
Quartz
var. Amethyst
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H OsarizawaitePb(Al2Cu2+)(SO4)2(OH)6
H CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
H WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
H Beaverite-(Cu)Pb(Fe23+Cu)(SO4)2(OH)6
H TurquoiseCuAl6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
H VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
H FaustiteZnAl6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H SvanbergiteSrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
H PlumbogummitePbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
H HinsdalitePbAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
H Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H CorkitePbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H AugeliteAl2(PO4)(OH)3
H RoscheriteCa2Mn52+Be4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 6H2O
H LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
H ChalcosideriteCuFe63+(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
H Faustite var. Cuprofaustite(Zn,Cu)(Al,Fe)6(PO4)4(OH)8
BeBeryllium
Be RoscheriteCa2Mn52+Be4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 6H2O
CCarbon
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O OsarizawaitePb(Al2Cu2+)(SO4)2(OH)6
O Quartz var. AmethystSiO2
O CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
O WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
O Beaverite-(Cu)Pb(Fe23+Cu)(SO4)2(OH)6
O TurquoiseCuAl6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
O VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
O FaustiteZnAl6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O AnglesitePbSO4
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O SvanbergiteSrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
O PlumbogummitePbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
O HinsdalitePbAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
O Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O CorkitePbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O HematiteFe2O3
O AugeliteAl2(PO4)(OH)3
O RoscheriteCa2Mn52+Be4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 6H2O
O LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
O ChalcosideriteCuFe63+(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O Faustite var. Cuprofaustite(Zn,Cu)(Al,Fe)6(PO4)4(OH)8
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
FFluorine
F WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
NaSodium
Na Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Mg LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al OsarizawaitePb(Al2Cu2+)(SO4)2(OH)6
Al CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Al WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Al TurquoiseCuAl6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Al VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
Al FaustiteZnAl6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Al SvanbergiteSrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Al PlumbogummitePbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Al HinsdalitePbAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Al Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al AugeliteAl2(PO4)(OH)3
Al LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Al Faustite var. Cuprofaustite(Zn,Cu)(Al,Fe)6(PO4)4(OH)8
SiSilicon
Si Quartz var. AmethystSiO2
Si Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
P WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
P TurquoiseCuAl6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
P VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
P FaustiteZnAl6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
P SvanbergiteSrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
P PlumbogummitePbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
P HinsdalitePbAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
P CorkitePbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
P AugeliteAl2(PO4)(OH)3
P RoscheriteCa2Mn52+Be4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 6H2O
P LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
P ChalcosideriteCuFe63+(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
P Faustite var. Cuprofaustite(Zn,Cu)(Al,Fe)6(PO4)4(OH)8
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S OsarizawaitePb(Al2Cu2+)(SO4)2(OH)6
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S AcanthiteAg2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S Covellite var. Argentian Covellite(Cu,Ag)S
S Enargite var. Argentian Enargite(Cu,Ag)3AsS4
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcociteCu2S
S Beaverite-(Cu)Pb(Fe23+Cu)(SO4)2(OH)6
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S AnglesitePbSO4
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S SvanbergiteSrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
S HinsdalitePbAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
S CorkitePbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
S MarcasiteFeS2
S Tennantite SubgroupCu6(Cu4 C22+)As4S12S
S Tetrahedrite SubgroupCu6(Cu4 C22+)Sb4S12S
S CovelliteCuS
S EnargiteCu3AsS4
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
KPotassium
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
CaCalcium
Ca Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca RoscheriteCa2Mn52+Be4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 6H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
MnManganese
Mn RoscheriteCa2Mn52+Be4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 6H2O
FeIron
Fe CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Beaverite-(Cu)Pb(Fe23+Cu)(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe CorkitePbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe ChalcosideriteCuFe63+(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Fe Faustite var. Cuprofaustite(Zn,Cu)(Al,Fe)6(PO4)4(OH)8
CuCopper
Cu OsarizawaitePb(Al2Cu2+)(SO4)2(OH)6
Cu CopperCu
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu Covellite var. Argentian Covellite(Cu,Ag)S
Cu Enargite var. Argentian Enargite(Cu,Ag)3AsS4
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu Beaverite-(Cu)Pb(Fe23+Cu)(SO4)2(OH)6
Cu TurquoiseCuAl6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu ChalcosideriteCuFe63+(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Cu Tennantite SubgroupCu6(Cu4 C22+)As4S12S
Cu Tetrahedrite SubgroupCu6(Cu4 C22+)Sb4S12S
Cu Faustite var. Cuprofaustite(Zn,Cu)(Al,Fe)6(PO4)4(OH)8
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu EnargiteCu3AsS4
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn FaustiteZnAl6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Zn Faustite var. Cuprofaustite(Zn,Cu)(Al,Fe)6(PO4)4(OH)8
AsArsenic
As Enargite var. Argentian Enargite(Cu,Ag)3AsS4
As Tennantite SubgroupCu6(Cu4 C22+)As4S12S
As EnargiteCu3AsS4
SrStrontium
Sr SvanbergiteSrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag Covellite var. Argentian Covellite(Cu,Ag)S
Ag Enargite var. Argentian Enargite(Cu,Ag)3AsS4
Ag Gold var. Electrum(Au,Ag)
SbAntimony
Sb Tetrahedrite SubgroupCu6(Cu4 C22+)Sb4S12S
AuGold
Au GoldAu
Au Gold var. Electrum(Au,Ag)
PbLead
Pb OsarizawaitePb(Al2Cu2+)(SO4)2(OH)6
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb Beaverite-(Cu)Pb(Fe23+Cu)(SO4)2(OH)6
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb PlumbogummitePbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Pb HinsdalitePbAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Pb CorkitePbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl

References

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Kunov, A. (1996): Cacoxenite, corkite, hinsdalite and plumbogummite in the Chala deposit, Eastern Rhodopes. Geokhimiya, Mineralogiya i Petrologiya 31, 61-64.
Kunov, A. & Petrov, P. (2001): Beaverite from the Chala gold-base metal ore deposit: a new mineral for Bulgaria. Geokhimiya, Mineralogiya i Petrologiya 38, 67-71.
Dobrev, S., Strashimirov, S., Vassileva, M., & Dragiev, H. (2002). Silver and silver-bearing phases from Chala and Pcheloiad deposits (Eastern Rhodopes) and Eniovche deposit (Central Rhodopes). Univ Mining and Geology “St. Ivan Rilski” Annual, 1-6.

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