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Jamaicai
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JamaicaCountry

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Area:
10,991 km2
Locality type:
Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Kingston937,700 (2015)
New Kingston583,958 (2018)
Spanish Town145,018 (2017)
Montego Bay82,867 (2017)
Mandeville47,115 (2017)
May Pen44,755 (2017)
Other Languages:
French:
Jamaïque
German:
Jamaika
Italian:
Giamaica
Russian:
Ямайка
Simplified Chinese:
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Spanish:
Jamaica
Afrikaans:
Jamaika
Albanian:
Xhamajka
Arabic:
جامايكا
Belarusian:
Ямайка
Bulgarian:
Ямайка
Catalan:
Jamaica
Czech:
Jamajka
Danish:
Jamaica
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Jamaica
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Farsi/Persian:
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Finnish:
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Galician:
Xamaica
Greek:
Τζαμάικα
Hebrew:
ג’מייקה
Hindi:
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Icelandic:
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Indonesian:
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Irish Gaelic:
Iamáice
Japanese:
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Hamayka
Thai:
จาเมกา
Turkish:
Jamaika
Ukrainian:
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Jamaica
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Jamaica


Jamaica is divided into 14 parishes. These are grouped into three historic counties (Cornwall, Middlesex, Surrey) that have no administrative relevance.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Abhurite
Formula: Sn21Cl16(OH)14O6
Reference: Dunkle, S. E. (2002): Romarchite and Other Corrosion Phases on Metal Artifacts from the Queen Anne’s Revenge (1718). Thesis submitted to the Faculty of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in Geological Sciences
Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Description: Traces in blueschists. In greenschists.
Reference: Abbott, R.N., Bandy, B.R., Jackson, T.A., Scott, P.W. (2003) Blueschist-Greenschist Transition in the Mt. Hibernia Schist, Union Hill, Parish of St. Thomas, Jamaica. International Geology Review, 45, 1-15.
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Description: In blueschists. In greenschists.
Reference: Abbott, R.N., Bandy, B.R., Jackson, T.A., Scott, P.W. (2003) Blueschist-Greenschist Transition in the Mt. Hibernia Schist, Union Hill, Parish of St. Thomas, Jamaica. International Geology Review, 45, 1-15.
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Strohel E. (1971, June). The Mineralogy of Jamaican Bauxite. In The Journal of the Geological Society of Jamaica, Proceedings of bauxite/alumina symposium p63.
Awaruite
Formula: Ni3Fe
Reference: Scott, P.W., Jackson, T.A., and Dunham, A.C. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 718-723.
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Copper Handbook 1911
Böhmite
Formula: AlO(OH)
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
'Chlorite Group'
Description: In blueschists. In greenschists.
Reference: Draper, G. (1986) Blueschists and associated rocks in eastern Jamaica and their significance for Cretaceous plate-margin development in the northern Caribbean. Geological Society of America Bulletin 97:1, 48-60.
Chloritoid
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Description: In greenschists.
Reference: Draper, G. (1986) Blueschists and associated rocks in eastern Jamaica and their significance for Cretaceous plate margin development in the northern Caribbean. Geological Society of America Bulletin 87: 48–60
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Scott, P.W., Jackson, T.A., and Dunham, A.C. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 718-723.
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: Copper Handbook 1911
Chrysotile
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Scott, P.W., Jackson, T.A., and Dunham, A.C. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 718-723.
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Scott, P.W., Jackson, T.A., and Dunham, A.C. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 718-723.
'Crossite'
Description: In blueschists.
Reference: Draper, G. (1986) Blueschists and associated rocks in eastern Jamaica and their significance for Cretaceous plate-margin development in the northern Caribbean. Geological Society of America Bulletin 97:1, 48-60.
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Copper Handbook 1911
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Description: Traces in blueschists. Abundant in greenschists.
Reference: Draper, G. (1986) Blueschists and associated rocks in eastern Jamaica and their significance for Cretaceous plate-margin development in the northern Caribbean. Geological Society of America Bulletin 97:1, 48-60.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Scott, P.W., Jackson, T.A., and Dunham, A.C. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 718-723.
Gibbsite
Formula: Al(OH)3
Glaucophane
Formula: ◻[Na2][Mg3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2
Description: In blueschists.
Reference: Abbott, R.N., Bandy, B.R., Jackson, T.A., Scott, P.W. (2003) Blueschist-Greenschist Transition in the Mt. Hibernia Schist, Union Hill, Parish of St. Thomas, Jamaica. International Geology Review, 45, 1-15.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Strohel E. (1971, June). The Mineralogy of Jamaican Bauxite. In The Journal of the Geological Society of Jamaica, Proceedings of bauxite/alumina symposium p63.
Gold
Formula: Au
Description: In heavily fractured schists of Mt. Hibernia.
Reference: Garrett, R.G., Lalor, G.C., Vutchkov, M. (2004) Geochemical exploration for gold in Jamaica: a comparison of stream sediment and soil surveys. Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis, 4:2, 161-170.
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Scott, P.W., Jackson, T.A., and Dunham, A.C. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 718-723.
Hausmannite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Reference: Strohel E. (1971, June). The Mineralogy of Jamaican Bauxite. In The Journal of the Geological Society of Jamaica, Proceedings of bauxite/alumina symposium p63.
Heazlewoodite
Formula: Ni3S2
Reference: Scott, P.W., Jackson, T.A., and Dunham, A.C. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 718-723.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Strohel E. (1971, June). The Mineralogy of Jamaican Bauxite. In The Journal of the Geological Society of Jamaica, Proceedings of bauxite/alumina symposium p63.
Hydroromarchite
Formula: Sn3O2(OH)2
Reference: Dunkle, S. E. (2002): Romarchite and Other Corrosion Phases on Metal Artifacts from the Queen Anne’s Revenge (1718). Thesis submitted to the Faculty of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in Geological Sciences
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Lizardite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Scott, P.W., Jackson, T.A., and Dunham, A.C. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 718-723.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Scott, P.W., Jackson, T.A., and Dunham, A.C. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 718-723.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Copper Handbook 1911
Manganite
Formula: Mn3+O(OH)
Reference: Strohel E. (1971, June). The Mineralogy of Jamaican Bauxite. In The Journal of the Geological Society of Jamaica, Proceedings of bauxite/alumina symposium p63.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Strohel E. (1971, June). The Mineralogy of Jamaican Bauxite. In The Journal of the Geological Society of Jamaica, Proceedings of bauxite/alumina symposium p63.
Nordstrandite
Formula: Al(OH)3
Reference: AmMin 60:285-291 (1975)
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Reference: Scott, P.W., Jackson, T.A., and Dunham, A.C. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 718-723.
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: Scott, P.W., Jackson, T.A., and Dunham, A.C. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 718-723.
'Pumpellyite'
Description: In blueschists.
Reference: Draper, G. (1986) Blueschists and associated rocks in eastern Jamaica and their significance for Cretaceous plate-margin development in the northern Caribbean. Geological Society of America Bulletin 97:1, 48-60.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Strohel E. (1971, June). The Mineralogy of Jamaican Bauxite. In The Journal of the Geological Society of Jamaica, Proceedings of bauxite/alumina symposium p63.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Agate
Reference: Lapidary Journal 24(11):1476
Riebeckite
Formula: ◻[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH)2
Description: In blueschists.
Reference: Draper, G. (1986) Blueschists and associated rocks in eastern Jamaica and their significance for Cretaceous plate margin development in the northern Caribbean. Geological Society of America Bulletin 87: 48–60
Romarchite
Formula: SnO
Reference: Dunkle, S. E. (2002): Romarchite and Other Corrosion Phases on Metal Artifacts from the Queen Anne’s Revenge (1718). Thesis submitted to the Faculty of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in Geological Sciences
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Strohel E. (1971, June). The Mineralogy of Jamaican Bauxite. In The Journal of the Geological Society of Jamaica, Proceedings of bauxite/alumina symposium p63.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Scott, P.W., Jackson, T.A., and Dunham, A.C. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 718-723.
Stilpnomelane
Formula: (K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
Description: In blueschists.
Reference: Draper, G. (1986) Blueschists and associated rocks in eastern Jamaica and their significance for Cretaceous plate-margin development in the northern Caribbean. Geological Society of America Bulletin 97:1, 48-60.
Vesuvianite
Formula: (Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Reference: Scott, P.W., Jackson, T.A., and Dunham, A.C. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 718-723.
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Reference: Scott, P.W., Jackson, T.A., and Dunham, A.C. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 718-723.
Woodruffite
Formula: Zn2+x/2(Mn4+1-xMn3+x)O2·yH2O
Reference: Strohel E. (1971, June). The Mineralogy of Jamaican Bauxite. In The Journal of the Geological Society of Jamaica, Proceedings of bauxite/alumina symposium p63.
Zoisite
Formula: Ca2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Reference: Scott, P.W., Jackson, T.A., and Dunham, A.C. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 718-723.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Awaruite1.AE.20Ni3Fe
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Heazlewoodite2.BB.05Ni3S2
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Abhurite3.DA.30Sn21Cl16(OH)14O6
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Böhmite4.FE.15AlO(OH)
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Gibbsite4.FE.10Al(OH)3
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hausmannite4.BB.10Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Hydroromarchite4.FF.05Sn3O2(OH)2
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Manganite4.FD.15Mn3+O(OH)
Nordstrandite4.FE.10Al(OH)3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Agate4.DA.05SiO2
Romarchite4.AC.20SnO
Woodruffite4.FL.25Zn2+x/2(Mn4+1-xMn3+x)O2·yH2O
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Chloritoid9.AF.85(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Chrysotile9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Glaucophane9.DE.25◻[Na2][Mg3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Lizardite9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Riebeckite9.DE.25◻[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH)2
Stilpnomelane9.EG.40(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
Vesuvianite9.BG.35(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Wollastonite9.DG.05CaSiO3
Zoisite9.BG.10Ca2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Chlorite Group'-
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Crossite'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Pumpellyite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Awaruite1.1.11.4Ni3Fe
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
Heazlewoodite2.5.3.1Ni3S2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
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 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
AX
Romarchite4.2.5.1SnO
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Böhmite6.1.2.1AlO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Manganite6.1.3.1Mn3+O(OH)
X(OH)3
Gibbsite6.3.1.1Al(OH)3
Nordstrandite6.3.3.1Al(OH)3
Miscellaneous
Hydroromarchite6.4.2.1Sn3O2(OH)2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Hausmannite7.2.7.1Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
AB3X7
Woodruffite7.8.1.2Zn2+x/2(Mn4+1-xMn3+x)O2·yH2O
Group 10 - OXYHALIDES AND HYDROXYHALIDES
Am(O,OH)pXq
Abhurite10.5.9.1Sn21Cl16(OH)14O6
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
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
Chloritoid52.3.3.1(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
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)
Vesuvianite58.2.4.1(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Zoisite58.2.1b.1Ca2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Wollastonite65.2.1.1cCaSiO3
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Glaucophane66.1.3c.1◻[Na2][Mg3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Chrysotile71.1.5.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Lizardite71.1.2b.2Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined islands
Stilpnomelane74.1.1.1(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
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)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Chlorite Group'-
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Crossite'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Pumpellyite'-
Quartz
var: Agate
-SiO2
Riebeckite-◻[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Glaucophane◻[Na2][Mg3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Chloritoid(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
H Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
H LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H GibbsiteAl(OH)3
H BöhmiteAlO(OH)
H AbhuriteSn21Cl16(OH)14O6
H HydroromarchiteSn3O2(OH)2
H NordstranditeAl(OH)3
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
H Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
H ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
H WoodruffiteZn2+x/2(Mn4+1-xMnx3+)O2·yH2O
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
BBoron
B Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C SideriteFeCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Glaucophane◻[Na2][Mg3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O QuartzSiO2
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Chloritoid(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
O Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O GibbsiteAl(OH)3
O BöhmiteAlO(OH)
O AbhuriteSn21Cl16(OH)14O6
O RomarchiteSnO
O HydroromarchiteSn3O2(OH)2
O NordstranditeAl(OH)3
O CupriteCu2O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O WollastoniteCaSiO3
O ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
O ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O HematiteFe2O3
O ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
O WoodruffiteZn2+x/2(Mn4+1-xMnx3+)O2·yH2O
O HausmanniteMn2+Mn23+O4
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O SideriteFeCO3
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O CalciteCaCO3
FFluorine
F Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
NaSodium
Na Glaucophane◻[Na2][Mg3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
Na Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
Na Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
MgMagnesium
Mg Glaucophane◻[Na2][Mg3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
Mg LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Mg ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
AlAluminium
Al Glaucophane◻[Na2][Mg3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Chloritoid(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
Al GibbsiteAl(OH)3
Al BöhmiteAlO(OH)
Al NordstranditeAl(OH)3
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Al Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
SiSilicon
Si Glaucophane◻[Na2][Mg3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Chloritoid(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
Si Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
Si LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si WollastoniteCaSiO3
Si ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Si ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S HeazlewooditeNi3S2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcociteCu2S
S SphaleriteZnS
S PyriteFeS2
S MarcasiteFeS2
ClChlorine
Cl AbhuriteSn21Cl16(OH)14O6
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
CaCalcium
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
Ca WollastoniteCaSiO3
Ca ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca CalciteCaCO3
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
MnManganese
Mn ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
Mn WoodruffiteZn2+x/2(Mn4+1-xMnx3+)O2·yH2O
Mn HausmanniteMn2+Mn23+O4
FeIron
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe Chloritoid(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
Fe Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe AwaruiteNi3Fe
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
NiNickel
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Ni AwaruiteNi3Fe
Ni HeazlewooditeNi3S2
CuCopper
Cu CopperCu
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn WoodruffiteZn2+x/2(Mn4+1-xMnx3+)O2·yH2O
SnTin
Sn AbhuriteSn21Cl16(OH)14O6
Sn RomarchiteSnO
Sn HydroromarchiteSn3O2(OH)2
AuGold
Au GoldAu

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