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Nuasahi Complex, Keonjhar District, Odisha, Indiai
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An ultramafic complex, with chromite-bearing serpentinised dunites and peridotites.

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Antigorite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Mondal, S.K., Baidya, TK, 1996. Stichtite, [Mg6Cr2(CO3)(OH)16.4H2O] in Nausahi ultramafites, Orissa, India - its transformation at elevated temperatures. Mineralogical Magazine. 60: 836-840
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: Prichard, H. M., Mondal, S. K., Mukherjee, R., Fisher, P. C., & Giles, N. (2018). Geochemistry and mineralogy of Pd in the magnetitite layer within the upper gabbro of the Mesoarchean Nuasahi Massif (Orissa, India). Mineralium Deposita, 53(4), 547-564.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1997 61 : 902-906; Prichard, H. M., Mondal, S. K., Mukherjee, R., Fisher, P. C., & Giles, N. (2018). Geochemistry and mineralogy of Pd in the magnetitite layer within the upper gabbro of the Mesoarchean Nuasahi Massif (Orissa, India). Mineralium Deposita, 53(4), 547-564.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Prichard, H. M., Mondal, S. K., Mukherjee, R., Fisher, P. C., & Giles, N. (2018). Geochemistry and mineralogy of Pd in the magnetitite layer within the upper gabbro of the Mesoarchean Nuasahi Massif (Orissa, India). Mineralium Deposita, 53(4), 547-564.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist 39:979-996; Mineralogical Magazine 1997 61 : 902-906; Prichard, H. M., Mondal, S. K., Mukherjee, R., Fisher, P. C., & Giles, N. (2018). Geochemistry and mineralogy of Pd in the magnetitite layer within the upper gabbro of the Mesoarchean Nuasahi Massif (Orissa, India). Mineralium Deposita, 53(4), 547-564.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Prichard, H. M., Mondal, S. K., Mukherjee, R., Fisher, P. C., & Giles, N. (2018). Geochemistry and mineralogy of Pd in the magnetitite layer within the upper gabbro of the Mesoarchean Nuasahi Massif (Orissa, India). Mineralium Deposita, 53(4), 547-564.
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1997 61 : 902-906; Mondal, S.K., Baidya, TK, 1996. Stichtite, [Mg6Cr2(CO3)(OH)16.4H2O] in Nausahi ultramafites, Orissa, India - its transformation at elevated temperatures. Mineralogical Magazine. 60: 836-840
Chromite var: Ferrian Chromite
Formula: Fe2+(Cr,Fe3+)2O4
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist 39:979-996
'Chromium-dravite'
Formula: Na(Mg3)Cr3+6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: (see explanation under chromoaluminopovondraite)
Chromo-alumino-povondraite
Formula: Na(Cr3)(Al4Mg2)(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
Description: (Shown to be chromdravite.)Clark, C.M., Hawthorne, F.C., Grice, J.D., Bosi, F., Skogby, H., Reznitskii, L. and Ha˚lenius, U. (2013) Chromo-aluminopovondraite, IMA 2013-089. CNMNC Newsletter No. 18, December 2013, page 3255; Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 3249-3258.
Reference: IMA Approvals - Feb. 2010
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist 39:979-996
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1997 61 : 902-906; Prichard, H. M., Mondal, S. K., Mukherjee, R., Fisher, P. C., & Giles, N. (2018). Geochemistry and mineralogy of Pd in the magnetitite layer within the upper gabbro of the Mesoarchean Nuasahi Massif (Orissa, India). Mineralium Deposita, 53(4), 547-564.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Prichard, H. M., Mondal, S. K., Mukherjee, R., Fisher, P. C., & Giles, N. (2018). Geochemistry and mineralogy of Pd in the magnetitite layer within the upper gabbro of the Mesoarchean Nuasahi Massif (Orissa, India). Mineralium Deposita, 53(4), 547-564.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Prichard, H. M., Mondal, S. K., Mukherjee, R., Fisher, P. C., & Giles, N. (2018). Geochemistry and mineralogy of Pd in the magnetitite layer within the upper gabbro of the Mesoarchean Nuasahi Massif (Orissa, India). Mineralium Deposita, 53(4), 547-564.
Gersdorffite
Formula: NiAsS
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1997 61 : 902-906; Prichard, H. M., Mondal, S. K., Mukherjee, R., Fisher, P. C., & Giles, N. (2018). Geochemistry and mineralogy of Pd in the magnetitite layer within the upper gabbro of the Mesoarchean Nuasahi Massif (Orissa, India). Mineralium Deposita, 53(4), 547-564.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Prichard, H. M., Mondal, S. K., Mukherjee, R., Fisher, P. C., & Giles, N. (2018). Geochemistry and mineralogy of Pd in the magnetitite layer within the upper gabbro of the Mesoarchean Nuasahi Massif (Orissa, India). Mineralium Deposita, 53(4), 547-564.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Prichard, H. M., Mondal, S. K., Mukherjee, R., Fisher, P. C., & Giles, N. (2018). Geochemistry and mineralogy of Pd in the magnetitite layer within the upper gabbro of the Mesoarchean Nuasahi Massif (Orissa, India). Mineralium Deposita, 53(4), 547-564.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Prichard, H. M., Mondal, S. K., Mukherjee, R., Fisher, P. C., & Giles, N. (2018). Geochemistry and mineralogy of Pd in the magnetitite layer within the upper gabbro of the Mesoarchean Nuasahi Massif (Orissa, India). Mineralium Deposita, 53(4), 547-564.
Hematite var: Martite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Prichard, H. M., Mondal, S. K., Mukherjee, R., Fisher, P. C., & Giles, N. (2018). Geochemistry and mineralogy of Pd in the magnetitite layer within the upper gabbro of the Mesoarchean Nuasahi Massif (Orissa, India). Mineralium Deposita, 53(4), 547-564.
Hollingworthite
Formula: (Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
Reference: Prichard, H. M., Mondal, S. K., Mukherjee, R., Fisher, P. C., & Giles, N. (2018). Geochemistry and mineralogy of Pd in the magnetitite layer within the upper gabbro of the Mesoarchean Nuasahi Massif (Orissa, India). Mineralium Deposita, 53(4), 547-564.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist 39:979-996; Prichard, H. M., Mondal, S. K., Mukherjee, R., Fisher, P. C., & Giles, N. (2018). Geochemistry and mineralogy of Pd in the magnetitite layer within the upper gabbro of the Mesoarchean Nuasahi Massif (Orissa, India). Mineralium Deposita, 53(4), 547-564.
Irarsite
Formula: (Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1997 61 : 902-906; Prichard, H. M., Mondal, S. K., Mukherjee, R., Fisher, P. C., & Giles, N. (2018). Geochemistry and mineralogy of Pd in the magnetitite layer within the upper gabbro of the Mesoarchean Nuasahi Massif (Orissa, India). Mineralium Deposita, 53(4), 547-564.
Laurite
Formula: RuS2
Reference: Prichard, H. M., Mondal, S. K., Mukherjee, R., Fisher, P. C., & Giles, N. (2018). Geochemistry and mineralogy of Pd in the magnetitite layer within the upper gabbro of the Mesoarchean Nuasahi Massif (Orissa, India). Mineralium Deposita, 53(4), 547-564.
Lepidocrocite
Formula: γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Prichard, H. M., Mondal, S. K., Mukherjee, R., Fisher, P. C., & Giles, N. (2018). Geochemistry and mineralogy of Pd in the magnetitite layer within the upper gabbro of the Mesoarchean Nuasahi Massif (Orissa, India). Mineralium Deposita, 53(4), 547-564.
Leucoxene
Reference: Prichard, H. M., Mondal, S. K., Mukherjee, R., Fisher, P. C., & Giles, N. (2018). Geochemistry and mineralogy of Pd in the magnetitite layer within the upper gabbro of the Mesoarchean Nuasahi Massif (Orissa, India). Mineralium Deposita, 53(4), 547-564.
Magnesiochromite
Formula: MgCr2O4
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist 39:979-996
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Reference: Mondal, S.K., Baidya, TK, 1996. Stichtite, [Mg6Cr2(CO3)(OH)16.4H2O] in Nausahi ultramafites, Orissa, India - its transformation at elevated temperatures. Mineralogical Magazine. 60: 836-840
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Mondal, S. K., & Baidya, T. K. (1997). Platinum-group minerals from the Nuasahi ultramafic-mafic complex, Orissa, India. Mineralogical Magazine 61: 902-906.; Prichard, H. M., Mondal, S. K., Mukherjee, R., Fisher, P. C., & Giles, N. (2018). Geochemistry and mineralogy of Pd in the magnetitite layer within the upper gabbro of the Mesoarchean Nuasahi Massif (Orissa, India). Mineralium Deposita, 53(4), 547-564.
Magnetite var: Titaniferous Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Reference: Mondal, S. K., & Baidya, T. K. (1997). Platinum-group minerals from the Nuasahi ultramafic-mafic complex, Orissa, India. Mineralogical Magazine 61: 902-906.; Prichard, H. M., Mondal, S. K., Mukherjee, R., Fisher, P. C., & Giles, N. (2018). Geochemistry and mineralogy of Pd in the magnetitite layer within the upper gabbro of the Mesoarchean Nuasahi Massif (Orissa, India). Mineralium Deposita, 53(4), 547-564.
Melonite
Formula: NiTe2
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1997 61 : 902-906
Michenerite
Formula: PdBiTe
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1997 61 : 902-906
Millerite
Formula: NiS
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1997 61 : 902-906
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Prichard, H. M., Mondal, S. K., Mukherjee, R., Fisher, P. C., & Giles, N. (2018). Geochemistry and mineralogy of Pd in the magnetitite layer within the upper gabbro of the Mesoarchean Nuasahi Massif (Orissa, India). Mineralium Deposita, 53(4), 547-564.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Prichard, H. M., Mondal, S. K., Mukherjee, R., Fisher, P. C., & Giles, N. (2018). Geochemistry and mineralogy of Pd in the magnetitite layer within the upper gabbro of the Mesoarchean Nuasahi Massif (Orissa, India). Mineralium Deposita, 53(4), 547-564.
Osmium
Formula: (Os,Ir,Ru)
Reference: Prichard, H. M., Mondal, S. K., Mukherjee, R., Fisher, P. C., & Giles, N. (2018). Geochemistry and mineralogy of Pd in the magnetitite layer within the upper gabbro of the Mesoarchean Nuasahi Massif (Orissa, India). Mineralium Deposita, 53(4), 547-564.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1997 61 : 902-906; Prichard, H. M., Mondal, S. K., Mukherjee, R., Fisher, P. C., & Giles, N. (2018). Geochemistry and mineralogy of Pd in the magnetitite layer within the upper gabbro of the Mesoarchean Nuasahi Massif (Orissa, India). Mineralium Deposita, 53(4), 547-564.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist 39:979-996; Mineralogical Magazine 1997 61 : 902-906; Prichard, H. M., Mondal, S. K., Mukherjee, R., Fisher, P. C., & Giles, N. (2018). Geochemistry and mineralogy of Pd in the magnetitite layer within the upper gabbro of the Mesoarchean Nuasahi Massif (Orissa, India). Mineralium Deposita, 53(4), 547-564.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Prichard, H. M., Mondal, S. K., Mukherjee, R., Fisher, P. C., & Giles, N. (2018). Geochemistry and mineralogy of Pd in the magnetitite layer within the upper gabbro of the Mesoarchean Nuasahi Massif (Orissa, India). Mineralium Deposita, 53(4), 547-564.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist 39:979-996; Prichard, H. M., Mondal, S. K., Mukherjee, R., Fisher, P. C., & Giles, N. (2018). Geochemistry and mineralogy of Pd in the magnetitite layer within the upper gabbro of the Mesoarchean Nuasahi Massif (Orissa, India). Mineralium Deposita, 53(4), 547-564.
Sperrylite
Formula: PtAs2
Reference: Prichard, H. M., Mondal, S. K., Mukherjee, R., Fisher, P. C., & Giles, N. (2018). Geochemistry and mineralogy of Pd in the magnetitite layer within the upper gabbro of the Mesoarchean Nuasahi Massif (Orissa, India). Mineralium Deposita, 53(4), 547-564.
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: Prichard, H. M., Mondal, S. K., Mukherjee, R., Fisher, P. C., & Giles, N. (2018). Geochemistry and mineralogy of Pd in the magnetitite layer within the upper gabbro of the Mesoarchean Nuasahi Massif (Orissa, India). Mineralium Deposita, 53(4), 547-564.
Stibiopalladinite
Formula: Pd5Sb2
Reference: Prichard, H. M., Mondal, S. K., Mukherjee, R., Fisher, P. C., & Giles, N. (2018). Geochemistry and mineralogy of Pd in the magnetitite layer within the upper gabbro of the Mesoarchean Nuasahi Massif (Orissa, India). Mineralium Deposita, 53(4), 547-564.
Stichtite
Formula: Mg6Cr3+2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Reference: Mondal, S.K., Baidya, TK, 1996. Stichtite, [Mg6Cr2(CO3)(OH)16.4H2O] in Nausahi ultramafites, Orissa, India - its transformation at elevated temperatures. Mineralogical Magazine. 60: 836-840
Sudburyite
Formula: (Pd,Ni)Sb
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist 39:979-996; Mineralogical Magazine 1997 61 : 902-906
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Prichard, H. M., Mondal, S. K., Mukherjee, R., Fisher, P. C., & Giles, N. (2018). Geochemistry and mineralogy of Pd in the magnetitite layer within the upper gabbro of the Mesoarchean Nuasahi Massif (Orissa, India). Mineralium Deposita, 53(4), 547-564.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Prichard, H. M., Mondal, S. K., Mukherjee, R., Fisher, P. C., & Giles, N. (2018). Geochemistry and mineralogy of Pd in the magnetitite layer within the upper gabbro of the Mesoarchean Nuasahi Massif (Orissa, India). Mineralium Deposita, 53(4), 547-564.
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Prichard, H. M., Mondal, S. K., Mukherjee, R., Fisher, P. C., & Giles, N. (2018). Geochemistry and mineralogy of Pd in the magnetitite layer within the upper gabbro of the Mesoarchean Nuasahi Massif (Orissa, India). Mineralium Deposita, 53(4), 547-564.
Ulvöspinel
Formula: TiFe2O4
Reference: Prichard, H. M., Mondal, S. K., Mukherjee, R., Fisher, P. C., & Giles, N. (2018). Geochemistry and mineralogy of Pd in the magnetitite layer within the upper gabbro of the Mesoarchean Nuasahi Massif (Orissa, India). Mineralium Deposita, 53(4), 547-564.
Violarite
Formula: Fe2+Ni3+2S4
Reference: Prichard, H. M., Mondal, S. K., Mukherjee, R., Fisher, P. C., & Giles, N. (2018). Geochemistry and mineralogy of Pd in the magnetitite layer within the upper gabbro of the Mesoarchean Nuasahi Massif (Orissa, India). Mineralium Deposita, 53(4), 547-564.
Vysotskite
Formula: (Pd,Ni)S
Reference: Prichard, H. M., Mondal, S. K., Mukherjee, R., Fisher, P. C., & Giles, N. (2018). Geochemistry and mineralogy of Pd in the magnetitite layer within the upper gabbro of the Mesoarchean Nuasahi Massif (Orissa, India). Mineralium Deposita, 53(4), 547-564.
Zaratite
Formula: Ni3(CO3)(OH)4 · 4H2O ?
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: 246.
Zoisite
Formula: Ca2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Reference: Prichard, H. M., Mondal, S. K., Mukherjee, R., Fisher, P. C., & Giles, N. (2018). Geochemistry and mineralogy of Pd in the magnetitite layer within the upper gabbro of the Mesoarchean Nuasahi Massif (Orissa, India). Mineralium Deposita, 53(4), 547-564.
Zvyagintsevite
Formula: Pd3Pb
Reference: Prichard, H. M., Mondal, S. K., Mukherjee, R., Fisher, P. C., & Giles, N. (2018). Geochemistry and mineralogy of Pd in the magnetitite layer within the upper gabbro of the Mesoarchean Nuasahi Massif (Orissa, India). Mineralium Deposita, 53(4), 547-564.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Osmium1.AF.05(Os,Ir,Ru)
Zvyagintsevite1.AG.10Pd3Pb
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cobaltite2.EB.25CoAsS
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Gersdorffite2.EB.25NiAsS
Hollingworthite2.EB.25(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
Irarsite2.EB.25(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Laurite2.EB.05aRuS2
Melonite2.EA.20NiTe2
Michenerite2.EB.25PdBiTe
Millerite2.CC.20NiS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sperrylite2.EB.05aPtAs2
Stibiopalladinite2.AC.20aPd5Sb2
Sudburyite2.CC.05(Pd,Ni)Sb
Violarite2.DA.05Fe2+Ni3+2S4
Vysotskite2.CC.35a(Pd,Ni)S
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
var: Ferrian Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+(Cr,Fe3+)2O4
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
var: Martite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Lepidocrocite4.FE.15γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Magnesiochromite4.BB.05MgCr2O4
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
var: Titaniferous Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Ulvöspinel4.BB.05TiFe2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Magnesite5.AB.05MgCO3
Stichtite5.DA.50Mg6Cr3+2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Zaratite5.DA.15Ni3(CO3)(OH)4 · 4H2O ?
Group 9 - Silicates
Antigorite9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Chromium-dravite'9.CK.05Na(Mg3)Cr3+6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Chromo-alumino-povondraite ?9.CK.05Na(Cr3)(Al4Mg2)(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Zoisite9.BG.10Ca2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
Leucoxene-

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
Platinum Group Metals and Alloys
Osmium1.2.2.1(Os,Ir,Ru)
Zvyagintsevite1.2.5.4Pd3Pb
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 5:2
Stibiopalladinite2.3.3.1Pd5Sb2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Millerite2.8.16.1NiS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Vysotskite2.8.5.2(Pd,Ni)S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Violarite2.10.1.8Fe2+Ni3+2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Cobaltite2.12.3.1CoAsS
Gersdorffite2.12.3.2NiAsS
Hollingworthite2.12.3.8(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
Irarsite2.12.3.7(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Laurite2.12.1.10RuS2
Melonite2.12.14.1NiTe2
Michenerite2.12.3.11PdBiTe
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Sperrylite2.12.1.13PtAs2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Lepidocrocite6.1.2.2γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnesiochromite7.2.3.1MgCr2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Ulvöspinel7.2.5.2TiFe2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3
Group 16b - HYDRATED CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Zaratite16b.4.1.1Ni3(CO3)(OH)4 · 4H2O ?
Stichtite16b.6.2.2Mg6Cr3+2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
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 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)
Zoisite58.2.1b.1Ca2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
'Chromium-dravite'61.3.1.11Na(Mg3)Cr3+6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Antigorite71.1.2a.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
Chromite
var: Ferrian Chromite
-Fe2+(Cr,Fe3+)2O4
Chromo-alumino-povondraite ?-Na(Cr3)(Al4Mg2)(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
Hematite
var: Martite
-Fe2O3
Leucoxene-
Magnetite
var: Titaniferous Magnetite
-Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Sudburyite-(Pd,Ni)Sb

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H ZaratiteNi3(CO3)(OH)4 · 4H2O ?
H Chromium-draviteNa(Mg3)Cr63+(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H StichtiteMg6Cr23+(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
H AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Lepidocrociteγ-Fe3+O(OH)
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H Chromo-alumino-povondraiteNa(Cr3)(Al4Mg2)(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
BBoron
B Chromium-draviteNa(Mg3)Cr63+(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B Chromo-alumino-povondraiteNa(Cr3)(Al4Mg2)(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
CCarbon
C ZaratiteNi3(CO3)(OH)4 · 4H2O ?
C StichtiteMg6Cr23+(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
C MagnesiteMgCO3
OOxygen
O MagnesiochromiteMgCr2O4
O Chromite (var: Ferrian Chromite)Fe2+(Cr,Fe3+)2O4
O RutileTiO2
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O ZaratiteNi3(CO3)(OH)4 · 4H2O ?
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O Chromium-draviteNa(Mg3)Cr63+(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O StichtiteMg6Cr23+(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
O AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O MagnesiteMgCO3
O Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O UlvöspinelTiFe2O4
O Hematite (var: Martite)Fe2O3
O Lepidocrociteγ-Fe3+O(OH)
O HematiteFe2O3
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O Chromo-alumino-povondraiteNa(Cr3)(Al4Mg2)(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
FFluorine
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
NaSodium
Na Chromium-draviteNa(Mg3)Cr63+(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na Chromo-alumino-povondraiteNa(Cr3)(Al4Mg2)(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
MgMagnesium
Mg MagnesiochromiteMgCr2O4
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg Chromium-draviteNa(Mg3)Cr63+(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Mg StichtiteMg6Cr23+(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Mg AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Mg Chromo-alumino-povondraiteNa(Cr3)(Al4Mg2)(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
AlAluminium
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
Al ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al Chromo-alumino-povondraiteNa(Cr3)(Al4Mg2)(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
SiSilicon
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si Chromium-draviteNa(Mg3)Cr63+(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si Chromo-alumino-povondraiteNa(Cr3)(Al4Mg2)(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
S PyriteFeS2
S MilleriteNiS
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S CobaltiteCoAsS
S GersdorffiteNiAsS
S Vysotskite(Pd,Ni)S
S LauriteRuS2
S Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
S CovelliteCuS
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
CaCalcium
Ca ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Ti UlvöspinelTiFe2O4
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
CrChromium
Cr MagnesiochromiteMgCr2O4
Cr Chromite (var: Ferrian Chromite)Fe2+(Cr,Fe3+)2O4
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Cr Chromium-draviteNa(Mg3)Cr63+(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Cr StichtiteMg6Cr23+(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Cr Chromo-alumino-povondraiteNa(Cr3)(Al4Mg2)(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
FeIron
Fe Chromite (var: Ferrian Chromite)Fe2+(Cr,Fe3+)2O4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe UlvöspinelTiFe2O4
Fe Hematite (var: Martite)Fe2O3
Fe Lepidocrociteγ-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
CoCobalt
Co CobaltiteCoAsS
NiNickel
Ni ZaratiteNi3(CO3)(OH)4 · 4H2O ?
Ni MeloniteNiTe2
Ni MilleriteNiS
Ni GersdorffiteNiAsS
Ni Vysotskite(Pd,Ni)S
Ni ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
AsArsenic
As Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
As CobaltiteCoAsS
As GersdorffiteNiAsS
As SperrylitePtAs2
As Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
RuRuthenium
Ru Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Ru LauriteRuS2
RhRhodium
Rh Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Rh Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
PdPalladium
Pd Sudburyite(Pd,Ni)Sb
Pd MicheneritePdBiTe
Pd ZvyagintsevitePd3Pb
Pd Vysotskite(Pd,Ni)S
Pd StibiopalladinitePd5Sb2
SbAntimony
Sb Sudburyite(Pd,Ni)Sb
Sb StibiopalladinitePd5Sb2
TeTellurium
Te MicheneritePdBiTe
Te MeloniteNiTe2
OsOsmium
Os Osmium(Os,Ir,Ru)
IrIridium
Ir Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
PtPlatinum
Pt Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Pt SperrylitePtAs2
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb ZvyagintsevitePd3Pb
BiBismuth
Bi MicheneritePdBiTe

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