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Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, USA
Area:
9,104 km2
Other Languages:
French:
Porto Rico, États-Unis
German:
Puerto Rico, Vereinigte Staaten
Italian:
Porto Rico, Stati Uniti d'America
Russian:
Пуэрто-Рико, Соединённые Штаты Америки
Simplified Chinese:
波多黎各, 美国
Spanish:
Puerto Rico, Estados Unidos
Afrikaans:
Puerto Rico, Verenigde State van Amerika
Albanian:
Portorikoja, Shtetet e Bashkuara të Amerikës
Alemannic:
Puerto Rico, USA
Amharic:
ፕዌርቶ ሪኮ, አሜሪካ
Anglo-Saxon:
Puerto Rico, Geānedu Rīcu American
Arabic:
بورتوريكو, الولايات المتحدة
Aragonese:
Puerto Rico
Armenian:
Պուերտո Ռիկո, Ամերիկայի Միացյալ Նահանգներ
Asturian:
Puertu Ricu, Estaos Xuníos d'América
Aymara:
Burinkin, Istadus Unidus
Azeri:
Puerto-Riko, Amerika Birləşmiş Ştatları
Bashkir:
Пуэрто-Рико, Америка Ҡушма Штаттары
Basque:
Puerto Rico
Bavarian:
Puerto Rico, Vaoanigte Stootn
Belarusian:
Пуэрта-Рыка, Злучаныя Штаты Амерыкі
Belarusian (Tarashkevitsa):
Пуэрта-Рыка, Злучаныя Штаты Амэрыкі
Bengali:
পুয়ের্তো রিকো, মার্কিন যুক্তরাষ্ট্র
Bishnupriya Manipuri:
পুয়ের্তো রিকো, তিলপারাষ্ট্র
Bosnian:
Portoriko, Sjedinjene Američke Države
Breton:
Puerto Rico, Stadoù-Unanet Amerika
Bulgarian:
Пуерто Рико, Съединени американски щати
Catalan:
Puerto Rico, Estats Units d’Amèrica
Cebuano:
Puerto Rico
Central Bikol:
Puerto Rico, Estados Unidos
Chechen:
Пуэрто-Рико, Америкин Цхьаьнатоьхна Штаташ
Chuvash:
Пуэрто-Рико, Пĕрлешнĕ Штатсем
Cornish:
Puerto Rico, Statys Unys
Croatian:
Portoriko, Sjedinjene Američke Države
Czech:
Portoriko, Spojené státy americké
Danish:
Puerto Rico, USA
Dutch:
Puerto Rico, Verenigde Staten
Egyptian Arabic:
بويرتو ريكو, امريكا
Erzya:
Пуэрто-Рико, Американь Вейтьсэндявкс Штаттнэ
Esperanto:
Porto-Riko
Estonian:
Puerto Rico, Ameerika Ühendriigid
Extremaduran:
Puertu Ricu, Estaus Uníus
Faroese:
Puerto Riko
Farsi/Persian:
پورتوریکو, ایالات متحده آمریکا
Finnish:
Puerto Rico, Yhdysvallat
Franco-Provençal:
Pôrto Rico, Ètats-Unis
Gagauz:
Puerto Riko, Amerika Birleşik Devletläri
Galician:
Porto Rico, Estados Unidos de América
Georgian:
პუერტო-რიკო, ამერიკის შეერთებული შტატები
Greek:
Πουέρτο Ρίκο, Ηνωμένες Πολιτείες Αμερικής
Haitian:
Pòtoriko, Etazini
Hakka:
Puerto Rico
Hebrew:
פוארטו ריקו, ארצות הברית
Hindi:
पोर्टो रीको, संयुक्त राज्य
Hungarian:
Puerto Rico, Amerikai Egyesült Államok
Icelandic:
Púertó Ríkó, Bandaríkin
Ido:
Porto-Riko, Usa
Iloko:
Puerto Rico, Estados Unidos iti Amerika
Indonesian:
Puerto Riko, Amerika Serikat
Interlingua:
Porto Rico, Statos Unite de America
Irish Gaelic:
Pórtó Ríce, Stáit Aontaithe Mheiriceá
Jamaican Patois:
Puoto Riiko, Yunaitid Stiet
Japanese:
プエルトリコ, アメリカ合衆国
Javanese:
Puerto Rico, Amérika Sarékat
Judaeo-Spanish:
Puerto Riko, Estados Unidos de Amerika
Kazakh (Cyrillic Script):
Пуэрто-Рико, Америка Құрама Штаттары
Kinyarwanda:
Puwerito Riko, Leta Zunze Ubumwe z’Amerika
Korean:
푸에르토리코, 미국
Kurdish (Latin Script):
Porto Rîko, Dewletên Yekbûyî yên Amerîkayê
Kyrgyz:
Пуэрто-Рико, Америка Кошмо Штаттары
Latin:
Portus Dives, Civitates Foederatae Americae
Latvian:
Puertoriko, Amerikas Savienotās Valstis
Ligurian:
Pòrto Ricco, Stati Unïi d'America
Limburgian:
Puerto Rico, Vereinegde Staote vaan Amerika
Lingala:
Puerto Rico, Lisangá lya Ameríka
Lithuanian:
Puerto Rikas, Jungtinės Amerikos Valstijos
Lombard:
Puerto Rico, Stat Ünì d'America
Low Saxon/Low German:
Puerto Rico, USA
Lower Sorbian:
Puerto Rico, Zjadnośone staty Ameriki
Luri:
پورتوریکو, ڤولاتچٱیا یٱکاگرتٱ آمریکا
Luxembourgish:
Puerto Rico, Vereenegt Staate vun Amerika
Macedonian:
Порторико, Соединети Американски Држави
Malagasy:
Puerto Rico, Etazonia
Malay:
Puerto Rico, Amerika Syarikat
Malayalam:
പോർട്ടോ റിക്കോ
Manx:
Yn Phurt Verçhagh, Steatyn Unnaneysit America
Marathi:
पोर्तो रिको, अमेरिकेची संयुक्त संस्थाने
Min Dong Chinese:
Puerto Rico
Mingrelian:
პუერტო-რიკო, ამერიკაშ აკოართაფილი შტატეფი
Nahuatl:
Puerto Rico
Nepali:
पोर्टो रिको, संयुक्त राज्य अमेरिका
Northern Frisian:
Puerto Riko, Feriind Stoote foon Ameerika
Norwegian:
Puerto Rico, USA
Norwegian (Nynorsk):
Puerto Rico, USA
Novial:
Puerto Riko, Unionati States de Amerika
Occitan:
Puerto Rico, Estats Units d'America
Ossetian:
Пуэрто-Рико, Америкæйы Иугонд Штаттæ
Papiamento:
Puerto Rico, Estadonan Uni di Merka
Polish:
Portoryko, Stany Zjednoczone
Portuguese:
Porto Rico, Estados Unidos
Punjabi:
ਪੁਇਰਤੋ ਰੀਕੋ, ਸੰਯੁਕਤ ਰਾਜ ਅਮਰੀਕਾ
Quechua:
Burinkin, Hukllachasqa Amirika Suyukuna
Romanian:
Puerto Rico, Statele Unite ale Americii
Samogitian:
Puerta Rėks, JAV
Sardinian:
Puerto Rico, Istados Unidos de Amèrica
Scots:
Puerto Rico
Scottish Gaelic:
Puerto Rico, Na Stàitean Aonaichte
Serbian:
Порторико, Сједињене Америчке Државе
Serbo-Croatian:
Portoriko, Sjedinjene Američke Države
Sicilian:
Portu Ricu, Stati Uniti
Silesian:
Portoryko, Zjednoczůne Sztaty
Sinhalese:
පුවටෝ රිකෝ, එක්සත් ජනපදය
Slovak:
Portoriko, Spojené štáty
Slovenian:
Portoriko, Združene države Amerike
Somali:
Buerto Riko, Gobolada Isku Tegay ee Ameerika
South Azerbaijani:
پورتو ریکو, آمریکا بیرلشمیش ایالتلری
Sundanese:
Puérto Riko, Amérika Sarikat
Swahili:
Puerto Rico, Marekani
Swedish:
Puerto Rico, USA
Tagalog:
Puerto Rico, Estados Unidos
Tajik (Cyrillic Script):
Пуэрто Рико, Иёлоти Муттаҳидаи Амрико
Tamil:
புவேர்ட்டோ ரிக்கோ, அமெரிக்க ஐக்கிய நாடு
Tatar:
Пуэрто-Рико, Америка Кушма Штатлары
Telugu:
ఫ్యూర్టో రికో, అమెరికా సంయుక్త రాష్ట్రాలు
Thai:
ปวยร์โตรีโก, ประเทศสหรัฐอเมริกา
Traditional Chinese:
波多黎各, 美國
Turkish:
Porto Riko, Amerika Birleşik Devletleri
Turkmen:
Puerto-riko, Amerikanyň Birleşen Ştatlary
Ukrainian:
Пуерто-Рико, Сполучені Штати Америки
Upper Sorbian:
Puerto Rico, Zjednoćene staty Ameriki
Urdu:
پورٹو ریکو, ریاستہائے متحدہ امریکا
Uyghur:
پوئېرتو رىكو, ئامېرىكا قوشما شىتاتلىرى
Uzbek (Latin Script):
Puerto-Riko, Amerika Qoʻshma Shtatlari
Vietnamese:
Puerto Rico, Chủng Quốc Hoa Kỳ
Volapük:
Puertorikeäns, Lamerikän
Walloon:
Porto Rico, Estats Unis
Waray:
Puerto Rico, Estados Unidos
Welsh:
Puerto Rico, Unol Daleithiau America
West Frisian:
Porto Riko, Feriene Steaten
Western Punjabi:
پورٹو ریکو, امریکہ
Wolof:
Poortorikoo, Diiwaan yu Bennoo
Wu Chinese:
波多黎各, 美国
Yoruba:
Púẹ́rtò Ríkò
Zazaki:
Porto Riko, Dewletê Amerikayê Yewbiyayey
Zeelandic:
Puerto Rico, Vereênigde Staeten


Archipelago in the northeastern Caribbean, an unincorporated territory of the United States of America.

Puerto Rico is subdivided into 78 municipalities which function as counties (there are no districts or regions).

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

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2005): USGS Open-File Report 05-1060
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Cox, D. P. (1985) Geology of the Tanama and Helecho porphyry copper deposits and vicinity, Puerto Rico. USGS Professional Paper 1327
Alunite
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Raymond L. Parker (1962) Isomorphous substitution in natural and synthetic alunite. American Mineralogist, 47, 127-136.
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
'Apatite'
Reference: Broedel, C. H. (1961). Preliminary geologic map showing iron and copper prospects in the Juncos quadrangle, Puerto Rico (No. 326).
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Broedel, C. H. (1961). Preliminary geologic map showing iron and copper prospects in the Juncos quadrangle, Puerto Rico (No. 326).
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Cox, D. P. (1985) Geology of the Tanama and Helecho porphyry copper deposits and vicinity, Puerto Rico. USGS Professional Paper 1327
'Biotite'
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2005): USGS Open-File Report 05-1060; Cox, D. P. (1985) Geology of the Tanama and Helecho porphyry copper deposits and vicinity, Puerto Rico. USGS Professional Paper 1327
Brushite
Formula: Ca(HPO4) · 2H2O
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Reference: Yale Peabody Museum
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
'Chlorite Group'
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Corundum ?
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Broedel, C. H. (1961). Preliminary geologic map showing iron and copper prospects in the Juncos quadrangle, Puerto Rico (No. 326).
Crandallite
Formula: CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Cummingtonite
Formula: ☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Cox, D. P. (1985) Geology of the Tanama and Helecho porphyry copper deposits and vicinity, Puerto Rico. USGS Professional Paper 1327
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Broedel, C. H. (1961). Preliminary geologic map showing iron and copper prospects in the Juncos quadrangle, Puerto Rico (No. 326).
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Cox, D. P. (1985) Geology of the Tanama and Helecho porphyry copper deposits and vicinity, Puerto Rico. USGS Professional Paper 1327
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2005): USGS Open-File Report 05-1060
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Broedel, C. H. (1961). Preliminary geologic map showing iron and copper prospects in the Juncos quadrangle, Puerto Rico (No. 326).
Goethite ?
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Broedel, C. H. (1961). Preliminary geologic map showing iron and copper prospects in the Juncos quadrangle, Puerto Rico (No. 326).
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Reference: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cabo_Rojo,_Puerto_Rico
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Hematite var: Specularite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2005): USGS Open-File Report 05-1060
'Hornblende'
Reference: Cox, D. P. (1985) Geology of the Tanama and Helecho porphyry copper deposits and vicinity, Puerto Rico. USGS Professional Paper 1327
Hydroxylapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Cox, D. P. (1985) Geology of the Tanama and Helecho porphyry copper deposits and vicinity, Puerto Rico. USGS Professional Paper 1327
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'K Feldspar'
Laumontite
Formula: CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Reference: Cox, D. P. (1985) Geology of the Tanama and Helecho porphyry copper deposits and vicinity, Puerto Rico. USGS Professional Paper 1327
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Monetite (TL)
Formula: Ca(HPO4)
Description: Occurs in a phosphate rock deposit in limestone underlying a bed of bird guano.
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: 661.
Montmorillonite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2005): USGS Open-File Report 05-1060; Cox, D. P. (1985) Geology of the Tanama and Helecho porphyry copper deposits and vicinity, Puerto Rico. USGS Professional Paper 1327
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Natroalunite
Formula: NaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Raymond L. Parker (1962) Isomorphous substitution in natural and synthetic alunite. American Mineralogist, 47, 127-136.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Pyrophyllite
Formula: Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2005): USGS Open-File Report 05-1060; Cox, D. P. (1985) Geology of the Tanama and Helecho porphyry copper deposits and vicinity, Puerto Rico. USGS Professional Paper 1327
'Stilbite subgroup'
Reference: Cox, D. P. (1985) Geology of the Tanama and Helecho porphyry copper deposits and vicinity, Puerto Rico. USGS Professional Paper 1327
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Broedel, C. H. (1961). Preliminary geologic map showing iron and copper prospects in the Juncos quadrangle, Puerto Rico (No. 326).
Whitlockite
Formula: Ca9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
Whitlockite var: Martinite (of Kloos)
Reference: Handbook of Mineralogy - Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols
Xonotlite
Formula: Ca6(Si6O17)(OH)2
Reference: AmMin 38:860
'Zeolite Group'

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Halite3.AA.20NaCl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Corundum ?4.CB.05Al2O3
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Goethite ?4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
var: Specularite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Alunite7.BC.10KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Anhydrite7.AD.30CaSO4
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Natroalunite7.BC.10NaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Brushite8.CJ.50Ca(HPO4) · 2H2O
Crandallite8.BL.10CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Hydroxylapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Monetite (TL)8.AD.10Ca(HPO4)
Whitlockite8.AC.45Ca9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
var: Martinite (of Kloos)8.AC.45Ca9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cummingtonite9.DE.05☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Laumontite9.GB.10CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Montmorillonite9.EC.40(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrophyllite9.EC.10Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Xonotlite9.DG.35Ca6(Si6O17)(OH)2
'Zeolite Group'9.G0.
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Hornblende'-
'K Feldspar'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Stilbite subgroup'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
A2X3
Corundum ?4.3.1.1Al2O3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite ?6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Halite9.1.1.1NaCl
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
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
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
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
Alunite30.2.4.1KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 37 - ANHYDROUS ACID PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES AND VANADATES
Miscellaneous
Monetite (TL)37.1.1.1Ca(HPO4)
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
(AB)3(XO4)2
Whitlockite38.3.4.1Ca9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
Group 39 - HYDRATED ACID PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A[HXO4]·xH2O
Brushite39.1.1.1Ca(HPO4) · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Hydroxylapatite41.8.1.3Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Crandallite42.7.3.1CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
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
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Cummingtonite66.1.1.1☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Amphiboles - Ca-Na subgroup
Xonotlite66.3.1.1Ca6(Si6O17)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrophyllite71.2.1.1Al2Si4O10(OH)2
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 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
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)
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Laumontite77.1.1.4CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Hematite
var: Specularite
-Fe2O3
'Hornblende'-
'K Feldspar'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Natroalunite-NaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
'Stilbite subgroup'-
Whitlockite
var: Martinite (of Kloos)
-Ca9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
'Zeolite Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MonetiteCa(HPO4)
H CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
H BrushiteCa(HPO4) · 2H2O
H HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
H XonotliteCa6(Si6O17)(OH)2
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H WhitlockiteCa9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
H NatroaluniteNaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
H PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
H Cummingtonite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
OOxygen
O MonetiteCa(HPO4)
O HematiteFe2O3
O CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
O BrushiteCa(HPO4) · 2H2O
O HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
O XonotliteCa6(Si6O17)(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O WhitlockiteCa9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
O NatroaluniteNaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
O PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Cummingtonite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O RutileTiO2
O BaryteBaSO4
O LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O CupriteCu2O
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O CorundumAl2O3
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na NatroaluniteNaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Na HaliteNaCl
MgMagnesium
Mg WhitlockiteCa9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Mg Cummingtonite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Al NatroaluniteNaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Al PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
Al LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al CorundumAl2O3
SiSilicon
Si XonotliteCa6(Si6O17)(OH)2
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Cummingtonite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P MonetiteCa(HPO4)
P CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
P BrushiteCa(HPO4) · 2H2O
P HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
P WhitlockiteCa9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
SSulfur
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
S NatroaluniteNaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
S BaryteBaSO4
S AnhydriteCaSO4
ClChlorine
Cl HaliteNaCl
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca MonetiteCa(HPO4)
Ca CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Ca BrushiteCa(HPO4) · 2H2O
Ca HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
Ca XonotliteCa6(Si6O17)(OH)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca WhitlockiteCa9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Ca LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu CupriteCu2O
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

References

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Dennis P . Cox and Reginald P. Briggs (1973): METALLOGENIC MAP OF PUERTO RICO. MISCELLANEOUS GEOLOGIC INVESTIGATIONS MAP I-72 1
U.S. Geological Survey Minerals Team Walter J. Bawiec, Editor (1998) Geology, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Mineral Occurrences and Mineral Resource Assessment for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico USGS Open-File Report 98-038

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