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Rift Valley Province, Kenyai
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PlacePopulation
Nakuru259,903 (2018)
Eldoret218,446 (2013)
Kitale75,123 (2013)
Kapenguria56,000 (2017)
Iten42,000 (2017)
Naivasha38,366 (2018)


A former province that was replaced by the following counties in 2013: Turkana; West Pokot; Samburu; Trans-Nzoia; Uasin Gishu; Elgeyo-Marakwet; Baringo; Laikipia; Nakuru; Narok; Kajiado; Kericho; and Bomet.

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81 valid minerals. 4 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: MIBEI, GEOFFREY KIPTOO (2012) Application of alteration minerals and thermal fluid geochemistry in geothermal conceptual modeling, case study of Olkaria geothermal field in Kenya. MS Thesis University of Nairobi
Aegirine
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Aenigmatite
Formula: Na4[Fe2+10Ti2]O4[Si12O36]
Reference: Nash, W.P., Carmichael, I.S.E., Hohnson, R.W. (1969) The Mineralogy and Petrology of Mount Suswa, Kenya. Journal of Petrology, 10:3, 409-439.
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Albite var: Oligoclase
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Reference: Schulze, H. & Otto, J. (1993) Rumuruti: A New Carlisle Lakes-type Chondrite, Meteoritics 28 (3): 433. (July 1993)
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Description: mean composition Ab 85
Reference: Schulze, H. & Otto, J. (1993) Rumuruti: A New Carlisle Lakes-type Chondrite, Meteoritics 28 (3): 433. (July 1993) ; Schulze, H., Bischoff, A., Palme, H., Spettel, B., Dreibus, G. & Otto, J. (1994). Mineralogy and chemistry of Rumuruti: The first meteorite fall of the new R chondrite group, Meteoritics 29 (2), 275-286. (March 1994)
'Allanite Group'
Formula: {A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Horne, J.E.T., Butler, J.R. (1965) A Second occurrence of Lyndochite. Mineralogical Magazine, 34:268, 237-248.
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Nash, W.P., Carmichael, I.S.E., Hohnson, R.W. (1969) The Mineralogy and Petrology of Mount Suswa, Kenya. Journal of Petrology, 10:3, 409-439.
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: Owen, R. A., Owen, R. B., Renaut, R. W., Scott, J. J., Jones, B., & Ashley, G. M. (2008). Mineralogy and origin of rhizoliths on the margins of saline, alkaline Lake Bogoria, Kenya Rift Valley. Sedimentary Geology, 203(1-2), 143-163.
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: Peterson, T.D. (1989) Peralkaline Nephelinites. I. Comparative petrology of Shombole and Oldoinyo L'engai, East Africa. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology Vol.101, 458-478.
Andradite var: Melanite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: Peterson, T.D. (1989) Peralkaline Nephelinites. I. Comparative petrology of Shombole and Oldoinyo L'engai, East Africa. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology Vol.101, 458-478.
Anorthite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Reference: Rout, S. S. & Bischoff, A. (2008) Ca,Al-rich Inclusions in Rumuruti Chondrites: Lunar and Planetary Science XXXIX. LPI Contribution No. 1391: p.1255. (March 2008)
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Augite var: Fassaite
Formula: (Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
Reference: Rout, S. S. & Bischoff, A. (2008) Ca,Al-rich Inclusions in Rumuruti Chondrites: Lunar and Planetary Science XXXIX. LPI Contribution No. 1391: p.1255. (March 2008)
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Onuonga, I.O., Bowden, P. (2000) Hot-spring and supergene lanthanide mineralization at the Buru carbonatite centre, Western Kenya. Mineralogical magazine, 64:4, 663-673. ; Woolley, A. R. (1987). Alkaline rocks and carbonatites of the world: Africa. Geological Society of London.
'Bastnäsite'
Reference: Onuonga, I.O., Bowden, P. (2000) Hot-spring and supergene lanthanide mineralization at the Buru carbonatite centre, Western Kenya. Mineralogical magazine, 64:4, 663-673.
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Brian Howard Baker, (1963) Geology of the Baragoi area: degree sheet 27, NE. quarter (with coloured geological map). Geological Survey of Kenya
Beryl var: Aquamarine
Formula: Be3Al2Si6O18
Reference: [www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Brushite
Formula: Ca(HPO4) · 2H2O
Reference: Forti, P., E. Galli & A. Rossi (2004):"Minerogenesis of volcanic caves of Kenya" , Int. J. Speleol. 32, 3-18
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
'Chabazite'
Reference: Hay, R.L. (1964) Phillipsite of Saline Lakes and Soils. The American Mineralogist, 49, 1366-1387.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Schulze, H. & Otto, J. (1993) Rumuruti: A New Carlisle Lakes-type Chondrite, Meteoritics 28 (3): 433. (July 1993) ; Schulze, H., Bischoff, A., Palme, H., Spettel, B., Dreibus, G. & Otto, J. (1994). Mineralogy and chemistry of Rumuruti: The first meteorite fall of the new R chondrite group, Meteoritics 29 (2), 275-286. (March 1994)
Chevkinite-(Ce)
Formula: (Ce,La,Ca,Th)4(Fe2+,Mg)(Fe2+,Ti,Fe3+)2(Ti,Fe3+)2(Si2O7)2O8
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine, August 1998, V. 62, N° 4, pp. 477-486. / Journal of Petrology, Vol. 42, N° 4, pp. 825-845, 2001. / Mineralogical Magazine, Volume 66, Number 2, 1 April 2002, pp. 287-299(13) / The United Nations University, GEOTHERMAL TRAINING PROGRAMME Reports 2004, Number 1, Orkustofnun, Grensásvegur 9, IS-108 Reykjavík, Iceland
Chlorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: Schulze, H., Bischoff, A., Palme, H., Spettel, B., Dreibus, G. & Otto, J. (1994). Mineralogy and chemistry of Rumuruti: The first meteorite fall of the new R chondrite group, Meteoritics 29 (2), 275-286. (March 1994)
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Description: Chromite = Chromian Spinel with accessory Ti & Ferric iron
Reference: Schulze, H. & Otto, J. (1993) Rumuruti: A New Carlisle Lakes-type Chondrite, Meteoritics 28 (3): 433. (July 1993)
Clinoferrosilite
Formula: Fe2+SiO3
Reference: Rocky Mountain (53rd) and South-Central (35th) Sections, GSA, Joint Annual Meeting (April 29–May 2, 2001) Session No. 7-Booth# 38.
'Clinoptilolite'
Reference: Hay, R.L. (1964) Phillipsite of Saline Lakes and Soils. The American Mineralogist, 49, 1366-1387.
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Description: Found in a number of Ca,Al-rich inclusions
Reference: Rout, S. S. & Bischoff, A. (2008) Ca,Al-rich Inclusions in Rumuruti Chondrites: Lunar and Planetary Science XXXIX. LPI Contribution No. 1391: p.1255. (March 2008)
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Hay, R.L., Hughes, R.E., Kyser, T.K., Glass, H.D., Liu, J. (1995) Magnesium-Rich Clays of the Meerschaum Mines in the Amboseli Basin, Tanzania and Kenya. Clays and Clay Minerals, vol. 43:4, 455-466. [DOI: 10.1346/CCMN.1995.0430409].
Dravite
Formula: Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine, August 1998, V. 62, N° 4, pp. 477-486. / Journal of Petrology, Vol. 42, N° 4, pp. 825-845, 2001. / Mineralogical Magazine, Volume 66, Number 2, 1 April 2002, pp. 287-299(13) / The United Nations University, GEOTHERMAL TRAINING PROGRAMME Reports 2004, Number 1, Orkustofnun, Grensásvegur 9, IS-108 Reykjavík, Iceland; MIBEI, GEOFFREY KIPTOO (2012) Application of alteration minerals and thermal fluid geochemistry in geothermal conceptual modeling, case study of Olkaria geothermal field in Kenya. MS Thesis University of Nairobi
'Erionite'
Reference: Hay, R.L. (1964) Phillipsite of Saline Lakes and Soils. The American Mineralogist, 49, 1366-1387.
Eudialyte
Formula: Na15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Reference: Peterson, T.D. (1989) Peralkaline Nephelinites. I. Comparative petrology of Shombole and Oldoinyo L'engai, East Africa. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology Vol.101, 458-478.
Euxenite-(Y)
Formula: (Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Reference: Horne, J.E.T., Butler, J.R. (1965) A Second occurrence of Lyndochite. Mineralogical Magazine, 34:268, 237-248.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
'Feldspar Group'
Ferro-richterite
Formula: {Na}{CaNa}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine, August 1998, V. 62, N° 4, pp. 477-486. / Journal of Petrology, Vol. 42, N° 4, pp. 825-845, 2001. / Mineralogical Magazine, Volume 66, Number 2, 1 April 2002, pp. 287-299(13) / The United Nations University, GEOTHERMAL TRAINING PROGRAMME Reports 2004, Number 1, Orkustofnun, Grensásvegur 9, IS-108 Reykjavík, Iceland
Ferrosilite
Formula: FeSiO3
Reference: Rocky Mountain (53rd) and South-Central (35th) Sections, GSA, Joint Annual Meeting (April 29–May 2, 2001) Session No. 7-Booth# 38.
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Owen, R. A., Owen, R. B., Renaut, R. W., Scott, J. J., Jones, B., & Ashley, G. M. (2008). Mineralogy and origin of rhizoliths on the margins of saline, alkaline Lake Bogoria, Kenya Rift Valley. Sedimentary Geology, 203(1-2), 143-163.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine, August 1998, V. 62, N° 4, pp. 477-486. / Journal of Petrology, Vol. 42, N° 4, pp. 825-845, 2001. / Mineralogical Magazine, Volume 66, Number 2, 1 April 2002, pp. 287-299(13) / The United Nations University, GEOTHERMAL TRAINING PROGRAMME Reports 2004, Number 1, Orkustofnun, Grensásvegur 9, IS-108 Reykjavík, Iceland
Gaylussite
Formula: Na2Ca(CO3)2 · 5H2O
Reference: Bill Wall specimens (collected 1970s)
'Glass'
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Onuonga, I.O., Bowden, P. (2000) Hot-spring and supergene lanthanide mineralization at the Buru carbonatite centre, Western Kenya. Mineralogical magazine, 64:4, 663-673.
Gold
Formula: Au
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Nyambok, I.O., & Gaciri, S.J., Economic Geology and the Bulletin of the Society of Economic Geologists 70(2) (1977) 299-307; Nyambok, I.O., Geologiska Foereningen i Stockholm Foerhandlingar 100 (1978) 221-223
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: http://www.cigem.ca/353.html
Grossular var: Tsavorite
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: http://www.cigem.ca/353.html
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Forti, P., E. Galli & A. Rossi (2004):"Minerogenesis of volcanic caves of Kenya" , Int. J. Speleol. 32, 3-18
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Reference: Nielsen, J.M. (1999) East African magadi (trona): fluoride concentration and mineralogical composition. Journal of African Earth Sciences: 29: 423-428.
Hannayite
Formula: (NH4)2Mg3H4(PO4)4 · 8H2O
Reference: Forti, P., E. Galli & A. Rossi (2004):"Minerogenesis of volcanic caves of Kenya" , Int. J. Speleol. 32, 3-18
Hedenbergite
Formula: CaFe2+Si2O6
Description: Ferrohedenbergite.
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine, August 1998, V. 62, N° 4, pp. 477-486. / Journal of Petrology, Vol. 42, N° 4, pp. 825-845, 2001. / Mineralogical Magazine, Volume 66, Number 2, 1 April 2002, pp. 287-299(13) / The United Nations University, GEOTHERMAL TRAINING PROGRAMME Reports 2004, Number 1, Orkustofnun, Grensásvegur 9, IS-108 Reykjavík, Iceland
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Onuonga, I.O., Bowden, P. (2000) Hot-spring and supergene lanthanide mineralization at the Buru carbonatite centre, Western Kenya. Mineralogical magazine, 64:4, 663-673. ; Woolley, A. R. (1987). Alkaline rocks and carbonatites of the world: Africa. Geological Society of London.
'Heulandite subgroup'
Reference: Ko Jansen collection & Photo, photo id-693044
Hibonite
Formula: CaAl12O19
Description: Found in a number of Ca,Al-rich inclusions
Reference: Rout, S. S. & Bischoff, A. (2008) Ca,Al-rich Inclusions in Rumuruti Chondrites: Lunar and Planetary Science XXXIX. LPI Contribution No. 1391: p.1255. (March 2008)
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Description: occasional component of CAI inclusionse
Reference: Schulze, H., Bischoff, A., Palme, H., Spettel, B., Dreibus, G. & Otto, J. (1994). Mineralogy and chemistry of Rumuruti: The first meteorite fall of the new R chondrite group, Meteoritics 29 (2), 275-286. (March 1994); Rout, S. S. & Bischoff, A. (2008) Ca,Al-rich Inclusions in Rumuruti Chondrites: Lunar and Planetary Science XXXIX. LPI Contribution No. 1391: p.1255. (March 2008)
Irarsite
Formula: (Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Reference: Schulze, H. (1998) Noble Metal Phases in Rumuruti-chondrites: Meteoritics & Planetary Science 33 (4, supplement): p. A139. (July 1998)
Iron
Formula: Fe
Reference: Schulze, H., Bischoff, A., Palme, H., Spettel, B., Dreibus, G. & Otto, J. (1994). Mineralogy and chemistry of Rumuruti: The first meteorite fall of the new R chondrite group, Meteoritics 29 (2), 275-286. (March 1994)
Iron var: Kamacite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Reference: Schulze, H., Bischoff, A., Palme, H., Spettel, B., Dreibus, G. & Otto, J. (1994). Mineralogy and chemistry of Rumuruti: The first meteorite fall of the new R chondrite group, Meteoritics 29 (2), 275-286. (March 1994)
Jacobsite
Formula: Mn2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: A. N. Zaitsev, T. Wenzel, T. Vennemann and G. Markl (2013): Tinderet volcano, Kenya: an altered natrocarbonatite locality? Mineralogical Magazine 77, 213-226.
Kanemite
Formula: HNaSi2O5 · 3H2O
Reference: G. Périnet, J.J. Tiercelin, C.E. Barton : "Présence de kanémite dans les sédiments récents du lac Bogoria, Rift Gregory, Kenya", Bull. Minéral., 1982, 105, 633-639.
Kenyaite (TL)
Formula: Na2Si22O41(OH)8 · 6H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: McAtee, J.L., House, R., Eugster, H.P. (1968) Magadiite from Trinity County, California. The American Mineralogist, 53, 2061-2069. HB2/1 (1995).
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine, August 1998, V. 62, N° 4, pp. 477-486. / Journal of Petrology, Vol. 42, N° 4, pp. 825-845, 2001. / Mineralogical Magazine, Volume 66, Number 2, 1 April 2002, pp. 287-299(13) / The United Nations University, GEOTHERMAL TRAINING PROGRAMME Reports 2004, Number 1, Orkustofnun, Grensásvegur 9, IS-108 Reykjavík, Iceland
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine, August 1998, V. 62, N° 4, pp. 477-486. / Journal of Petrology, Vol. 42, N° 4, pp. 825-845, 2001. / Mineralogical Magazine, Volume 66, Number 2, 1 April 2002, pp. 287-299(13) / The United Nations University, GEOTHERMAL TRAINING PROGRAMME Reports 2004, Number 1, Orkustofnun, Grensásvegur 9, IS-108 Reykjavík, Iceland
Kogarkoite
Formula: Na3(SO4)F
Reference: Forti, P. et al. (2004), "Minerogenesis of volcanic caves of Kenya". Int. J. Speleol. 32, 3-18
Magadiite (TL)
Formula: Na2Si14O29 · 11H2O
Reference: McAtee, J.L., House, R., Eugster, H.P. (1968) Magadiite from Trinity County, California. The American Mineralogist, 53, 2061-2069. HB2/2 (1995). New data on minerals. M.: 2003. Volume 38 pp113.
Magnesioferrite
Formula: MgFe3+2O4
Reference: A. N. Zaitsev, T. Wenzel, T. Vennemann and G. Markl (2013): Tinderet volcano, Kenya: an altered natrocarbonatite locality? Mineralogical Magazine 77, 213-226.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Magnetite var: Titaniferous Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Reference: Nash, W.P., Carmichael, I.S.E., Hohnson, R.W. (1969) The Mineralogy and Petrology of Mount Suswa, Kenya. Journal of Petrology, 10:3, 409-439.
Makatite (TL)
Formula: Na2Si4O8(OH)2 · 4H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Sheppard, R.A., Gude, A.J. (1970) Makatite, A new hydrous sodium silicate mineral from Lake Magadi, Kenya. The American Mineralogist, 55, 358-366. HB2/2 (1995).
'Monazite'
Reference: Onuonga, I.O., Bowden, P. (2000) Hot-spring and supergene lanthanide mineralization at the Buru carbonatite centre, Western Kenya. Mineralogical magazine, 64:4, 663-673. ; Woolley, A. R. (1987). Alkaline rocks and carbonatites of the world: Africa. Geological Society of London.
Montdorite
Formula: (K,Na)2(Fe2+,Mn2+,Mg)5(Si4O10)2(OH,F)4
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine, August 1998, V. 62, N° 4, pp. 477-486. / Journal of Petrology, Vol. 42, N° 4, pp. 825-845, 2001. / Mineralogical Magazine, Volume 66, Number 2, 1 April 2002, pp. 287-299(13) / The United Nations University, GEOTHERMAL TRAINING PROGRAMME Reports 2004, Number 1, Orkustofnun, Grensásvegur 9, IS-108 Reykjavík, Iceland
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Reference: Hay, R.L., Hughes, R.E., Kyser, T.K., Glass, H.D., Liu, J. (1995) Magnesium-Rich Clays of the Meerschaum Mines in the Amboseli Basin, Tanzania and Kenya. Clays and Clay Minerals, vol. 43:4, 455-466. [DOI: 10.1346/CCMN.1995.0430409].
Nahcolite
Formula: NaHCO3
Nepheline
Formula: Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Reference: Nash, W.P., Carmichael, I.S.E., Hohnson, R.W. (1969) The Mineralogy and Petrology of Mount Suswa, Kenya. Journal of Petrology, 10:3, 409-439.
Newberyite
Formula: Mg(HPO4) · 3H2O
Reference: Forti, P., E. Galli & A. Rossi (2004):"Minerogenesis of volcanic caves of Kenya" , Int. J. Speleol. 32, 3-18
'Nickel-iron'
Reference: Schulze, H. & Otto, J. (1993) Rumuruti: A New Carlisle Lakes-type Chondrite, Meteoritics 28 (3): 433. (July 1993)
Niggliite
Formula: PtSn
Description: as sparse individual grains
Reference: Schulze, H. (1998) Noble Metal Phases in Rumuruti-chondrites: Meteoritics & Planetary Science 33 (4, supplement): p. A139. (July 1998)
Nyerereite
Formula: Na2Ca(CO3)2
Reference: A. N. Zaitsev, T. Wenzel, T. Vennemann and G. Markl (2013): Tinderet volcano, Kenya: an altered natrocarbonatite locality? Mineralogical Magazine 77, 213-226.
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Opal var: Opaline
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Owen, R. A., Owen, R. B., Renaut, R. W., Scott, J. J., Jones, B., & Ashley, G. M. (2008). Mineralogy and origin of rhizoliths on the margins of saline, alkaline Lake Bogoria, Kenya Rift Valley. Sedimentary Geology, 203(1-2), 143-163.
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Rocky Mountain (53rd) and South-Central (35th) Sections, GSA, Joint Annual Meeting (April 29–May 2, 2001) Session No. 7-Booth# 38.
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Description: unequilibrated, mean Fs~26
Reference: Wlotzka, F. [Ed.] (1993). The Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 75. Meteoritics, 28 (5): 692-703. (Dec 1993)
Oxy-dravite (TL)
Formula: Na(MgAl2)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
Type Locality:
Reference: Bosi, F. and Skogby, H. (2012): Oxy-dravite, IMA 2012-004a. CNMNC Newsletter No. 14, October 2012, page 1285; Mineralogical Magazine, 76, 1281-1288; Bosi, F. and Skogby, H. (2013): Oxy-dravite, Na(Al2Mg)(Al5Mg)(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O, a new mineral species of the tourmaline supergroup. Am. Mineral. 98, 1442-1448; Gatta, G., D, Bosi, F., McIntyre, G. J., and Skogby, H. (2014): First accurate location of two proton sites in tourmaline: A single-crystal neutron diffraction study of oxy-dravite. Mineralogical Magazine 78, 681-692.
'Parisite'
Reference: Onuonga, I.O., Bowden, P. (2000) Hot-spring and supergene lanthanide mineralization at the Buru carbonatite centre, Western Kenya. Mineralogical magazine, 64:4, 663-673.
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Description: exsolutions in pyrrhotite
Reference: Wlotzka, F. [Ed.] (1993). The Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 75. Meteoritics, 28 (5): 692-703. (Dec 1993); Schulze, H. & Otto, J. (1993) Rumuruti: A New Carlisle Lakes-type Chondrite, Meteoritics 28 (3): 433. (July 1993) ; Schulze, H., Bischoff, A., Palme, H., Spettel, B., Dreibus, G. & Otto, J. (1994). Mineralogy and chemistry of Rumuruti: The first meteorite fall of the new R chondrite group, Meteoritics 29 (2), 275-286. (March 1994)
Perovskite
Formula: CaTiO3
'Phillipsite'
Reference: Hay, R.L. (1964) Phillipsite of Saline Lakes and Soils. The American Mineralogist, 49, 1366-1387.
'Plumbopyrochlore (of Atencio et al.)'
Reference: A. N. Zaitsev, T. Wenzel, T. Vennemann and G. Markl (2013): Tinderet volcano, Kenya: an altered natrocarbonatite locality? Mineralogical Magazine 77, 213-226.
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine, August 1998, V. 62, N° 4, pp. 477-486. / Journal of Petrology, Vol. 42, N° 4, pp. 825-845, 2001. / Mineralogical Magazine, Volume 66, Number 2, 1 April 2002, pp. 287-299(13) / The United Nations University, GEOTHERMAL TRAINING PROGRAMME Reports 2004, Number 1, Orkustofnun, Grensásvegur 9, IS-108 Reykjavík, Iceland
'Psilomelane'
Formula: Mn, O
Reference: Onuonga, I.O., Bowden, P. (2000) Hot-spring and supergene lanthanide mineralization at the Buru carbonatite centre, Western Kenya. Mineralogical magazine, 64:4, 663-673.
'Pyrochlore'
Reference: Woolley, A. R. (1987). Alkaline rocks and carbonatites of the world: Africa. Geological Society of London.
Pyrope
Formula: Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: http://www.cigem.ca/353.html
Pyrope var: Rhodolite
Formula: Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: http://www.cigem.ca/353.html
'Pyroxene Group'
Description: Both high-Ca & low-Ca varieties
Reference: Schulze, H., Bischoff, A., Palme, H., Spettel, B., Dreibus, G. & Otto, J. (1994). Mineralogy and chemistry of Rumuruti: The first meteorite fall of the new R chondrite group, Meteoritics 29 (2), 275-286. (March 1994)
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Wlotzka, F. [Ed.] (1993). The Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 75. Meteoritics, 28 (5): 692-703. (Dec 1993); Schulze, H. & Otto, J. (1993) Rumuruti: A New Carlisle Lakes-type Chondrite, Meteoritics 28 (3): 433. (July 1993) ; Schulze, H., Bischoff, A., Palme, H., Spettel, B., Dreibus, G. & Otto, J. (1994). Mineralogy and chemistry of Rumuruti: The first meteorite fall of the new R chondrite group, Meteoritics 29 (2), 275-286. (March 1994)
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Blue Lace Agate
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Rose Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: John Walter Gregory (1921) The rift valleys and geology of East Africa: an account of the origin & history of the rift valleys of East Africa & their relation to the contemporary earth-movements which transformed the geography of the world. With some account of the prehistoric stone implements, soils, water supply, & mineral resources of the Kenya colony. Seeley, Service & Co. limited, 479 pages
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Horne, J.E.T., Butler, J.R. (1965) A Second occurrence of Lyndochite. Mineralogical Magazine, 34:268, 237-248.
Riebeckite
Formula: ◻[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH)2
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine, August 1998, V. 62, N° 4, pp. 477-486. / Journal of Petrology, Vol. 42, N° 4, pp. 825-845, 2001. / Mineralogical Magazine, Volume 66, Number 2, 1 April 2002, pp. 287-299(13) / The United Nations University, GEOTHERMAL TRAINING PROGRAMME Reports 2004, Number 1, Orkustofnun, Grensásvegur 9, IS-108 Reykjavík, Iceland
Rustenburgite
Formula: (Pt,Pd)3Sn
Description: as sparse individual grains
Reference: Schulze, H. (1998) Noble Metal Phases in Rumuruti-chondrites: Meteoritics & Planetary Science 33 (4, supplement): p. A139. (July 1998)
Sanidine
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Forti, P., E. Galli & A. Rossi (2004):"Minerogenesis of volcanic caves of Kenya" , Int. J. Speleol. 32, 3-18
Sepiolite
Formula: Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Onuonga, I.O., Bowden, P. (2000) Hot-spring and supergene lanthanide mineralization at the Buru carbonatite centre, Western Kenya. Mineralogical magazine, 64:4, 663-673. ; Woolley, A. R. (1987). Alkaline rocks and carbonatites of the world: Africa. Geological Society of London.
Sodalite
Formula: Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Reference: Nash, W.P., Carmichael, I.S.E., Hohnson, R.W. (1969) The Mineralogy and Petrology of Mount Suswa, Kenya. Journal of Petrology, 10:3, 409-439.
Sperrylite
Formula: PtAs2
Reference: Schulze, H. (1998) Noble Metal Phases in Rumuruti-chondrites: Meteoritics & Planetary Science 33 (4, supplement): p. A139. (July 1998)
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Description: major component in most CAI inclusions
Reference: Rout, S. S. & Bischoff, A. (2008) Ca,Al-rich Inclusions in Rumuruti Chondrites: Lunar and Planetary Science XXXIX. LPI Contribution No. 1391: p.1255. (March 2008)
'Synchysite'
Reference: Onuonga, I.O., Bowden, P. (2000) Hot-spring and supergene lanthanide mineralization at the Buru carbonatite centre, Western Kenya. Mineralogical magazine, 64:4, 663-673.
Taranakite
Formula: (K,NH4)Al3(PO4)3(OH) · 9H2O
Reference: Forti, P., E. Galli & A. Rossi (2004):"Minerogenesis of volcanic caves of Kenya" , Int. J. Speleol. 32, 3-18
Thermonatrite
Formula: Na2CO3 · H2O
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine, August 1998, V. 62, N° 4, pp. 477-486. / Journal of Petrology, Vol. 42, N° 4, pp. 825-845, 2001. / Mineralogical Magazine, Volume 66, Number 2, 1 April 2002, pp. 287-299(13) / The United Nations University, GEOTHERMAL TRAINING PROGRAMME Reports 2004, Number 1, Orkustofnun, Grensásvegur 9, IS-108 Reykjavík, Iceland
Tridymite
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Schulze, H., Bischoff, A., Palme, H., Spettel, B., Dreibus, G. & Otto, J. (1994). Mineralogy and chemistry of Rumuruti: The first meteorite fall of the new R chondrite group, Meteoritics 29 (2), 275-286. (March 1994)
Trona
Formula: Na3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
'Uhligite'
Formula: Ca3(Ti,Al,Zr)9O20 ?
Description: Discredited by IMA in 2006 (IMA 06–C), possible perovskite or zirkelite(?).cf. Burke 2006.
Reference: New data on minerals. M.: 2003. Volume 38 pp113.
'Uvite Series'
Formula: Ca(Mg3)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(F/OH)
Villiaumite
Formula: NaF
Reference: Nielsen, J.M. (1999) East African magadi (trona): fluoride concentration and mineralogical composition. Journal of African Earth Sciences: 29: 423-428.
Whitlockite
Formula: Ca9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
Reference: Schulze, H. & Otto, J. (1993) Rumuruti: A New Carlisle Lakes-type Chondrite, Meteoritics 28 (3): 433. (July 1993) ; Schulze, H., Bischoff, A., Palme, H., Spettel, B., Dreibus, G. & Otto, J. (1994). Mineralogy and chemistry of Rumuruti: The first meteorite fall of the new R chondrite group, Meteoritics 29 (2), 275-286. (March 1994)
'Zeolite Group'
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine, August 1998, V. 62, N° 4, pp. 477-486. / Journal of Petrology, Vol. 42, N° 4, pp. 825-845, 2001. / Mineralogical Magazine, Volume 66, Number 2, 1 April 2002, pp. 287-299(13) / The United Nations University, GEOTHERMAL TRAINING PROGRAMME Reports 2004, Number 1, Orkustofnun, Grensásvegur 9, IS-108 Reykjavík, Iceland
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: http://www.cigem.ca/353.html

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Iron1.AE.05Fe
var: Kamacite1.AE.05(Fe,Ni)
Niggliite1.AG.60PtSn
Rustenburgite1.AG.10(Pt,Pd)3Sn
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Irarsite2.EB.25(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sperrylite2.EB.05aPtAs2
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Halite3.AA.20NaCl
Villiaumite3.AA.20NaF
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Euxenite-(Y)4.DG.05(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Hibonite4.CC.45CaAl12O19
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Jacobsite4.BB.05Mn2+Fe3+2O4
Magnesioferrite4.BB.05MgFe3+2O4
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
var: Titaniferous Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Opaline4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Perovskite4.CC.30CaTiO3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Blue Lace Agate4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rose Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Tridymite4.DA.10SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Gaylussite5.CB.35Na2Ca(CO3)2 · 5H2O
Nahcolite5.AA.15NaHCO3
Nyerereite5.AC.10Na2Ca(CO3)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Thermonatrite5.CB.05Na2CO3 · H2O
Trona5.CB.15Na3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Kogarkoite7.BD.15Na3(SO4)F
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Brushite8.CJ.50Ca(HPO4) · 2H2O
Chlorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3Cl
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Hannayite8.CH.35(NH4)2Mg3H4(PO4)4 · 8H2O
Newberyite8.CE.10Mg(HPO4) · 3H2O
Taranakite8.CH.25(K,NH4)Al3(PO4)3(OH) · 9H2O
Whitlockite8.AC.45Ca9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Aegirine9.DA.25NaFe3+Si2O6
Aenigmatite9.DH.40Na4[Fe2+10Ti2]O4[Si12O36]
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: Oligoclase9.FA.35(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Andradite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
var: Melanite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Anorthite9.FA.35Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
var: Fassaite9.DA.15(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Aquamarine9.CJ.05Be3Al2Si6O18
Chevkinite-(Ce)9.BE.70(Ce,La,Ca,Th)4(Fe2+,Mg)(Fe2+,Ti,Fe3+)2(Ti,Fe3+)2(Si2O7)2O8
Clinoferrosilite9.DA.10Fe2+SiO3
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Dravite9.CK.05Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Eudialyte9.CO.10Na15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Ferro-richterite9.DE.20{Na}{CaNa}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ferrosilite9.DA.05FeSiO3
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
var: Tsavorite9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Hedenbergite9.DA.15CaFe2+Si2O6
Kanemite9.EF.25HNaSi2O5 · 3H2O
Kenyaite (TL)9.HA.10Na2Si22O41(OH)8 · 6H2O
Magadiite (TL)9.EA.20Na2Si14O29 · 11H2O
Makatite (TL)9.EE.45Na2Si4O8(OH)2 · 4H2O
Montdorite9.EC.15(K,Na)2(Fe2+,Mn2+,Mg)5(Si4O10)2(OH,F)4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Nepheline9.FA.05Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Oxy-dravite (TL)9.CK.05Na(MgAl2)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
Prehnite9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Pyrope9.AD.25Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
var: Rhodolite9.AD.25Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Riebeckite9.DE.25◻[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH)2
Sanidine9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Sepiolite9.EE.25Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Sodalite9.FB.10Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
'Uvite Series'9..Ca(Mg3)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(F/OH)
'Zeolite Group'9.G0.
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Allanite Group'-{A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Bastnäsite'-
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chabazite'-
'Clinoptilolite'-
'Erionite'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Glass'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
'Monazite'-
'Nickel-iron'-
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Parisite'-
'Phillipsite'-
'Plumbopyrochlore (of Atencio et al.)'-
'Psilomelane'-Mn, O
'Pyrochlore'-
'Pyroxene Group'-
'Synchysite'-
'Uhligite'-Ca3(Ti,Al,Zr)9O20 ?

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Iron
var: Kamacite
1.1.11.1(Fe,Ni)
Platinum Group Metals and Alloys
Niggliite1.2.10.1PtSn
Rustenburgite1.2.5.2(Pt,Pd)3Sn
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Irarsite2.12.3.7(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Sperrylite2.12.1.13PtAs2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Perovskite4.3.3.1CaTiO3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Jacobsite7.2.2.2Mn2+Fe3+2O4
Magnesioferrite7.2.2.1MgFe3+2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
AB12X19
Hibonite7.4.1.1CaAl12O19
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
AB2O6
Euxenite-(Y)8.3.8.2(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Miscellaneous
'Uhligite'8.7.2.1Ca3(Ti,Al,Zr)9O20 ?
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Halite9.1.1.1NaCl
Villiaumite9.1.1.3NaF
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 13 - ACID CARBONATES
Miscellaneous
Nahcolite13.1.1.1NaHCO3
Trona13.1.4.1Na3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
A2B(XO3)2
Nyerereite14.3.4.1Na2Ca(CO3)2
Group 15 - HYDRATED NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)·xH2O
Thermonatrite15.1.1.1Na2CO3 · H2O
AmBn(XO3)p·xH2O, with (m+n):p > 1:1
Gaylussite15.2.2.1Na2Ca(CO3)2 · 5H2O
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
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)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Kogarkoite30.1.6.1Na3(SO4)F
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
Newberyite39.1.6.1Mg(HPO4) · 3H2O
Miscellaneous
Hannayite39.3.5.1(NH4)2Mg3H4(PO4)4 · 8H2O
Taranakite39.3.6.1(K,NH4)Al3(PO4)3(OH) · 9H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Chlorapatite41.8.1.2Ca5(PO4)3Cl
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Pyrope51.4.3a.1Mg3Al2(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 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and/or >[4] coordination
Chevkinite-(Ce)56.2.8.1(Ce,La,Ca,Th)4(Fe2+,Mg)(Fe2+,Ti,Fe3+)2(Ti,Fe3+)2(Si2O7)2O8
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 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Dravite61.3.1.9Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
'Uvite Series'61.3.1.3Ca(Mg3)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(F/OH)
Group 64 - CYCLOSILICATES Rings with Other Anions and Insular Silicate Groups
Rings with Other Anions and Insular Silicate Groups with mixed ring types
Eudialyte64.1.1.1Na15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Aegirine65.1.3c.2NaFe3+Si2O6
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Clinoferrosilite65.1.1.2Fe2+SiO3
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Ferrosilite65.1.2.2FeSiO3
Hedenbergite65.1.3a.2CaFe2+Si2O6
Group 69 - INOSILICATES Chains with Side Branches or Loops
Chains with Side Branches or Loops with P>2
Aenigmatite69.2.1a.1Na4[Fe2+10Ti2]O4[Si12O36]
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Montdorite71.2.2a.10(K,Na)2(Fe2+,Mn2+,Mg)5(Si4O10)2(OH,F)4
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite71.2.2d.2K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](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 4-membered rings
Prehnite72.1.3.1Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Group 73 - PHYLLOSILICATES Condensed Tetrahedral Sheets
Condensed Tetrahedral Sheets with double layers
Kanemite73.1.5.1HNaSi2O5 · 3H2O
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Makatite (TL)74.3.5.2Na2Si4O8(OH)2 · 4H2O
Sepiolite74.3.1b.1Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Tridymite75.1.2.1SiO2
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)
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Sanidine76.1.1.2K(AlSi3O8)
Al-Si Framework Feldspathoids and related species
Nepheline76.2.1.2Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Sodalite76.2.3.1Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Group 78 - Unclassified Silicates
Kenyaite (TL)78.7.7.1Na2Si22O41(OH)8 · 6H2O
Magadiite (TL)78.7.12.1Na2Si14O29 · 11H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Albite
var: Oligoclase
-(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Allanite Group'-{A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Andradite
var: Melanite
-Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Anorthite-Ca(Al2Si2O8)
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Augite
var: Fassaite
-(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
'Bastnäsite'-
Beryl
var: Aquamarine
-Be3Al2Si6O18
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chabazite'-
'Clinoptilolite'-
'Erionite'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Feldspar Group'-
Ferro-richterite-{Na}{CaNa}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Glass'-
Grossular
var: Tsavorite
-Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
'Heulandite subgroup'-
Iron-Fe
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
Magnetite
var: Titaniferous Magnetite
-Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
'Monazite'-
'Nickel-iron'-
Opal
var: Opaline
-SiO2 · nH2O
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
Oxy-dravite (TL)-Na(MgAl2)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
'Parisite'-
'Phillipsite'-
'Plumbopyrochlore (of Atencio et al.)'-
'Psilomelane'-Mn, O
'Pyrochlore'-
Pyrope
var: Rhodolite
-Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
'Pyroxene Group'-
Quartz
var: Blue Lace Agate
-SiO2
var: Chalcedony-SiO2
var: Rose Quartz-SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz-SiO2
Riebeckite-◻[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH)2
'Synchysite'-
'Zeolite Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H KenyaiteNa2Si22O41(OH)8 · 6H2O
H MagadiiteNa2Si14O29 · 11H2O
H MakatiteNa2Si4O8(OH)2 · 4H2O
H Oxy-draviteNa(MgAl2)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
H NahcoliteNaHCO3
H TronaNa3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
H EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H ThermonatriteNa2CO3 · H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H Hannayite(NH4)2Mg3H4(PO4)4 · 8H2O
H NewberyiteMg(HPO4) · 3H2O
H BrushiteCa(HPO4) · 2H2O
H Taranakite(K,NH4)Al3(PO4)3(OH) · 9H2O
H Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H WhitlockiteCa9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H KanemiteHNaSi2O5 · 3H2O
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H Opal (var: Opaline)SiO2 · nH2O
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
H Montdorite(K,Na)2(Fe2+,Mn2+,Mg)5(Si4O10)2(OH,F)4
H Ferro-richterite{Na}{CaNa}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
H GaylussiteNa2Ca(CO3)2 · 5H2O
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
BeBeryllium
Be Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
BBoron
B Oxy-draviteNa(MgAl2)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
B DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
CCarbon
C NahcoliteNaHCO3
C TronaNa3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
C CalciteCaCO3
C NyerereiteNa2Ca(CO3)2
C ThermonatriteNa2CO3 · H2O
C SideriteFeCO3
C GaylussiteNa2Ca(CO3)2 · 5H2O
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C GraphiteC
NNitrogen
N Hannayite(NH4)2Mg3H4(PO4)4 · 8H2O
OOxygen
O KenyaiteNa2Si22O41(OH)8 · 6H2O
O MagadiiteNa2Si14O29 · 11H2O
O MakatiteNa2Si4O8(OH)2 · 4H2O
O Oxy-draviteNa(MgAl2)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
O NahcoliteNaHCO3
O UhligiteCa3(Ti,Al,Zr)9O20 ?
O TronaNa3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
O Quartz (var: Blue Lace Agate)SiO2
O QuartzSiO2
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O ClinoferrosiliteFe2+SiO3
O FerrosiliteFeSiO3
O Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
O SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
O NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O AenigmatiteNa4[Fe102+Ti2]O4[Si12O36]
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Andradite (var: Melanite)Ca3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O CalciteCaCO3
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O PerovskiteCaTiO3
O NyerereiteNa2Ca(CO3)2
O MagnesioferriteMgFe23+O4
O JacobsiteMn2+Fe23+O4
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O ThermonatriteNa2CO3 · H2O
O KogarkoiteNa3(SO4)F
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O Hannayite(NH4)2Mg3H4(PO4)4 · 8H2O
O NewberyiteMg(HPO4) · 3H2O
O BrushiteCa(HPO4) · 2H2O
O Taranakite(K,NH4)Al3(PO4)3(OH) · 9H2O
O SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
O Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
O WhitlockiteCa9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
O ChlorapatiteCa5(PO4)3Cl
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O TridymiteSiO2
O AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O Augite (var: Fassaite)(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
O HiboniteCaAl12O19
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O BaryteBaSO4
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O HematiteFe2O3
O PsilomelaneMn, O
O SideriteFeCO3
O AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O Quartz (var: Rose Quartz)SiO2
O KanemiteHNaSi2O5 · 3H2O
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O Opal (var: Opaline)SiO2 · nH2O
O Chevkinite-(Ce)(Ce,La,Ca,Th)4(Fe2+,Mg)(Fe2+,Ti,Fe3+)2(Ti,Fe3+)2(Si2O7)2O8
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O Montdorite(K,Na)2(Fe2+,Mn2+,Mg)5(Si4O10)2(OH,F)4
O Ferro-richterite{Na}{CaNa}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
O HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
O GaylussiteNa2Ca(CO3)2 · 5H2O
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O Grossular (var: Tsavorite)Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
O Pyrope (var: Rhodolite)Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
FFluorine
F VilliaumiteNaF
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
F FluoriteCaF2
F KogarkoiteNa3(SO4)F
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
F Montdorite(K,Na)2(Fe2+,Mn2+,Mg)5(Si4O10)2(OH,F)4
NaSodium
Na KenyaiteNa2Si22O41(OH)8 · 6H2O
Na MagadiiteNa2Si14O29 · 11H2O
Na MakatiteNa2Si4O8(OH)2 · 4H2O
Na Oxy-draviteNa(MgAl2)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
Na NahcoliteNaHCO3
Na TronaNa3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
Na VilliaumiteNaF
Na HaliteNaCl
Na SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Na NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Na AenigmatiteNa4[Fe102+Ti2]O4[Si12O36]
Na EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Na NyerereiteNa2Ca(CO3)2
Na ThermonatriteNa2CO3 · H2O
Na KogarkoiteNa3(SO4)F
Na Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Na Augite (var: Fassaite)(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Na KanemiteHNaSi2O5 · 3H2O
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na Montdorite(K,Na)2(Fe2+,Mn2+,Mg)5(Si4O10)2(OH,F)4
Na Ferro-richterite{Na}{CaNa}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Na Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
Na GaylussiteNa2Ca(CO3)2 · 5H2O
Na DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg Oxy-draviteNa(MgAl2)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg MagnesioferriteMgFe23+O4
Mg Hannayite(NH4)2Mg3H4(PO4)4 · 8H2O
Mg NewberyiteMg(HPO4) · 3H2O
Mg WhitlockiteCa9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg Augite (var: Fassaite)(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Mg Chevkinite-(Ce)(Ce,La,Ca,Th)4(Fe2+,Mg)(Fe2+,Ti,Fe3+)2(Ti,Fe3+)2(Si2O7)2O8
Mg Montdorite(K,Na)2(Fe2+,Mn2+,Mg)5(Si4O10)2(OH,F)4
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Mg Pyrope (var: Rhodolite)Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Mg PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
AlAluminium
Al Oxy-draviteNa(MgAl2)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
Al UhligiteCa3(Ti,Al,Zr)9O20 ?
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Al NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Al Taranakite(K,NH4)Al3(PO4)3(OH) · 9H2O
Al SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
Al Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Al AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Al Augite (var: Fassaite)(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
Al HiboniteCaAl12O19
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al Grossular (var: Tsavorite)Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Al Pyrope (var: Rhodolite)Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Al PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
SiSilicon
Si KenyaiteNa2Si22O41(OH)8 · 6H2O
Si MagadiiteNa2Si14O29 · 11H2O
Si MakatiteNa2Si4O8(OH)2 · 4H2O
Si Oxy-draviteNa(MgAl2)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
Si Quartz (var: Blue Lace Agate)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si ClinoferrosiliteFe2+SiO3
Si FerrosiliteFeSiO3
Si SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Si NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si AenigmatiteNa4[Fe102+Ti2]O4[Si12O36]
Si Andradite (var: Melanite)Ca3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Si TridymiteSiO2
Si AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si Augite (var: Fassaite)(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Quartz (var: Rose Quartz)SiO2
Si KanemiteHNaSi2O5 · 3H2O
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si Opal (var: Opaline)SiO2 · nH2O
Si Chevkinite-(Ce)(Ce,La,Ca,Th)4(Fe2+,Mg)(Fe2+,Ti,Fe3+)2(Ti,Fe3+)2(Si2O7)2O8
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Montdorite(K,Na)2(Fe2+,Mn2+,Mg)5(Si4O10)2(OH,F)4
Si Ferro-richterite{Na}{CaNa}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
Si HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si Grossular (var: Tsavorite)Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Si Pyrope (var: Rhodolite)Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
P Hannayite(NH4)2Mg3H4(PO4)4 · 8H2O
P NewberyiteMg(HPO4) · 3H2O
P BrushiteCa(HPO4) · 2H2O
P Taranakite(K,NH4)Al3(PO4)3(OH) · 9H2O
P WhitlockiteCa9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
P ChlorapatiteCa5(PO4)3Cl
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
SSulfur
S KogarkoiteNa3(SO4)F
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
S BaryteBaSO4
ClChlorine
Cl HaliteNaCl
Cl SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Cl EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Cl ChlorapatiteCa5(PO4)3Cl
KPotassium
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
K NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
K Taranakite(K,NH4)Al3(PO4)3(OH) · 9H2O
K SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
K K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
K Montdorite(K,Na)2(Fe2+,Mn2+,Mg)5(Si4O10)2(OH,F)4
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca UhligiteCa3(Ti,Al,Zr)9O20 ?
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca Andradite (var: Melanite)Ca3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca PerovskiteCaTiO3
Ca NyerereiteNa2Ca(CO3)2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca BrushiteCa(HPO4) · 2H2O
Ca Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Ca Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Ca WhitlockiteCa9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
Ca ChlorapatiteCa5(PO4)3Cl
Ca AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca Augite (var: Fassaite)(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
Ca HiboniteCaAl12O19
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca Chevkinite-(Ce)(Ce,La,Ca,Th)4(Fe2+,Mg)(Fe2+,Ti,Fe3+)2(Ti,Fe3+)2(Si2O7)2O8
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca Ferro-richterite{Na}{CaNa}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca GaylussiteNa2Ca(CO3)2 · 5H2O
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca Grossular (var: Tsavorite)Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
TiTitanium
Ti UhligiteCa3(Ti,Al,Zr)9O20 ?
Ti Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Ti AenigmatiteNa4[Fe102+Ti2]O4[Si12O36]
Ti PerovskiteCaTiO3
Ti Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti Augite (var: Fassaite)(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
Ti Chevkinite-(Ce)(Ce,La,Ca,Th)4(Fe2+,Mg)(Fe2+,Ti,Fe3+)2(Ti,Fe3+)2(Si2O7)2O8
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
MnManganese
Mn EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Mn JacobsiteMn2+Fe23+O4
Mn PsilomelaneMn, O
Mn Montdorite(K,Na)2(Fe2+,Mn2+,Mg)5(Si4O10)2(OH,F)4
FeIron
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe ClinoferrosiliteFe2+SiO3
Fe FerrosiliteFeSiO3
Fe Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Fe AenigmatiteNa4[Fe102+Ti2]O4[Si12O36]
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Andradite (var: Melanite)Ca3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe MagnesioferriteMgFe23+O4
Fe JacobsiteMn2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Fe Augite (var: Fassaite)(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
Fe IronFe
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe Chevkinite-(Ce)(Ce,La,Ca,Th)4(Fe2+,Mg)(Fe2+,Ti,Fe3+)2(Ti,Fe3+)2(Si2O7)2O8
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe Montdorite(K,Na)2(Fe2+,Mn2+,Mg)5(Si4O10)2(OH,F)4
Fe Ferro-richterite{Na}{CaNa}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
Fe HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
NiNickel
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Ni Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
AsArsenic
As Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
As SperrylitePtAs2
YYttrium
Y Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
ZrZirconium
Zr UhligiteCa3(Ti,Al,Zr)9O20 ?
Zr EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
NbNiobium
Nb Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
RuRuthenium
Ru Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
RhRhodium
Rh Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
SnTin
Sn NiggliitePtSn
Sn Rustenburgite(Pt,Pd)3Sn
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
LaLanthanum
La Chevkinite-(Ce)(Ce,La,Ca,Th)4(Fe2+,Mg)(Fe2+,Ti,Fe3+)2(Ti,Fe3+)2(Si2O7)2O8
CeCerium
Ce Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Ce Chevkinite-(Ce)(Ce,La,Ca,Th)4(Fe2+,Mg)(Fe2+,Ti,Fe3+)2(Ti,Fe3+)2(Si2O7)2O8
TaTantalum
Ta Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
IrIridium
Ir Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
PtPlatinum
Pt Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Pt NiggliitePtSn
Pt Rustenburgite(Pt,Pd)3Sn
Pt SperrylitePtAs2
AuGold
Au GoldAu
ThThorium
Th Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Th Chevkinite-(Ce)(Ce,La,Ca,Th)4(Fe2+,Mg)(Fe2+,Ti,Fe3+)2(Ti,Fe3+)2(Si2O7)2O8
UUranium
U Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6

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