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Awdal, Somalilandi
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Awdal- not defined -
SomalilandDisputed Territory

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

19 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aegirine
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1964 33 : 1057-1065.
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1964 33 : 1057-1065.
'Allanite Group'
Formula: {A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Grauch, R.I. (2002): USGS Open-File Report 02-189.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Grauch, R.I. (2002): USGS Open-File Report 02-189.
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Emeralds of the World English extraLapis Vol. 2 2002 pp24-35
Beryl var: Emerald
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Emeralds of the World English extraLapis Vol. 2 2002 pp24-35
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Cancrinite
Formula: (Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1964 33 : 1057-1065.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Grauch, R.I. (2002): USGS Open-File Report 02-189.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1964 33 : 1057-1065.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Grauch, R.I. (2002): USGS Open-File Report 02-189.
Nepheline
Formula: Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1964 33 : 1057-1065.
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Wolfgang Hampel specimen
Opal var: Precious Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Wolfgang Hampel specimen
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Emeralds of the World English extraLapis Vol. 2 2002 pp24-35
Potassic-ferro-ferri-taramite
Formula: K(CaNa)(Fe2+3Fe3+2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Reference: P.W.G.Brock, D.C. Gellatly, and O. Von Knorring(1964):Mboziite, a new sodic amphibole end member. Mineralogical Magazine, Vol 33, pp1057-65.
Powellite
Formula: Ca(MoO4)
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Grauch, R.I. (2002): USGS Open-File Report 02-189.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Grauch, R.I. (2002): USGS Open-File Report 02-189.
'Pyrochlore Group'
Formula: A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Grauch, R.I. (2002): USGS Open-File Report 02-189.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Grauch, R.I. (2002): USGS Open-File Report 02-189.
'Taramite Root Name'
Formula: A(CaNa)(Z2+3Z3+2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH,F,Cl)2
Reference: www.koeln.netsurf.de/~w.steffens/other.htm
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Precious Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
'Pyrochlore Group'4.00.A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Powellite7.GA.05Ca(MoO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Aegirine9.DA.25NaFe3+Si2O6
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Emerald9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Cancrinite9.FB.05(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Nepheline9.FA.05Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Allanite Group'-{A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Potassic-ferro-ferri-taramite-K(CaNa)(Fe2+3Fe3+2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
'Taramite Root Name'-A(CaNa)(Z2+3Z3+2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH,F,Cl)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
A2B2O6(O,OH,F)
'Pyrochlore Group'8.2.1.1A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Powellite48.1.2.2Ca(MoO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Aegirine65.1.3c.2NaFe3+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
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Al-Si Framework Feldspathoids and related species
Cancrinite76.2.5.3(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Nepheline76.2.1.2Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Allanite Group'-{A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Beryl
var: Emerald
-Be3Al2(Si6O18)
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Opal
var: Precious Opal
-SiO2 · nH2O
Potassic-ferro-ferri-taramite-K(CaNa)(Fe2+3Fe3+2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
'Taramite Root Name'-A(CaNa)(Z2+3Z3+2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH,F,Cl)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Taramite Root NameA(CaNa)(Z32+Z23+)(Al2Si6O22)(OH,F,Cl)2
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
H Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H Opal (var: Precious Opal)SiO2 · nH2O
H Potassic-ferro-ferri-taramiteK(CaNa)(Fe32+Fe23+)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
BeBeryllium
Be Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
CCarbon
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
OOxygen
O Taramite Root NameA(CaNa)(Z32+Z23+)(Al2Si6O22)(OH,F,Cl)2
O Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O BaryteBaSO4
O PowelliteCa(MoO4)
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
O Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O Opal (var: Precious Opal)SiO2 · nH2O
O Potassic-ferro-ferri-taramiteK(CaNa)(Fe32+Fe23+)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
FFluorine
F Taramite Root NameA(CaNa)(Z32+Z23+)(Al2Si6O22)(OH,F,Cl)2
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
NaSodium
Na Taramite Root NameA(CaNa)(Z32+Z23+)(Al2Si6O22)(OH,F,Cl)2
Na NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Na Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Na Potassic-ferro-ferri-taramiteK(CaNa)(Fe32+Fe23+)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al Taramite Root NameA(CaNa)(Z32+Z23+)(Al2Si6O22)(OH,F,Cl)2
Al Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Al Potassic-ferro-ferri-taramiteK(CaNa)(Fe32+Fe23+)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
SiSilicon
Si Taramite Root NameA(CaNa)(Z32+Z23+)(Al2Si6O22)(OH,F,Cl)2
Si Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Si Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si Opal (var: Precious Opal)SiO2 · nH2O
Si Potassic-ferro-ferri-taramiteK(CaNa)(Fe32+Fe23+)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
ClChlorine
Cl Taramite Root NameA(CaNa)(Z32+Z23+)(Al2Si6O22)(OH,F,Cl)2
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K Potassic-ferro-ferri-taramiteK(CaNa)(Fe32+Fe23+)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Taramite Root NameA(CaNa)(Z32+Z23+)(Al2Si6O22)(OH,F,Cl)2
Ca PowelliteCa(MoO4)
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Ca Potassic-ferro-ferri-taramiteK(CaNa)(Fe32+Fe23+)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
FeIron
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Fe Potassic-ferro-ferri-taramiteK(CaNa)(Fe32+Fe23+)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
NbNiobium
Nb Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
MoMolybdenum
Mo PowelliteCa(MoO4)
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

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