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Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Antigorite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Livingstone, 2002; Mineralogical Magazine 1982 46 : 1-5.
Breithauptite
Formula: NiSb
Brucite
Formula: Mg(OH)2
Reference: [Specimen in the Natural History Museum, London]
Brugnatellite
Formula: Mg6Fe3+(CO3)(OH)13 · 4H2O
Description: Pearly-white to pale-brown scaly efflorescence on sheared brucite-bearing vein in serpentinite, Swinna Ness, Unst, Shetland. [Identified 1978 on RSM specimen by X-ray diffraction and distinguished from pyroaurite by the larger d spacing.]
Reference: Livingstone, A. and MacPherson, H.G. (1983) Fifth supplementary list of British minerals (Scottish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 47, n° 342, p. 99-105.; Livingstone (2002) p. 160.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: 5th International Platinum Symposium Bulletin of The Geological Society of Finland Number 61, Part 1,1989,1-64
'Chlorite Group'
'Chrome Ochre'
Reference: Heddle, M.F. (1878) The Geognosy and Mineralogy of Scotland: Orkney and Shetland. Island of Unst. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 2, p. 12-35.
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Chromite var: Ferrichromite
Formula: Fe2+(Cr3+,Fe3+)2O4
Reference: 5th International Platinum Symposium Bulletin of The Geological Society of Finland Number 61, Part 1,1989,1-64; O’Driscoll, B., Garwood, R., Day, J. M., & Wogelius, R. (2018). Platinum-group element remobilization and concentration in the Cliff chromitites of the Shetland Ophiolite Complex, Scotland. Mineralogical Magazine, 82(3), 471-490.
Chrysotile
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: R. S. W. Braithwaite & R. Pritchard (1983): Nakauriite from Unst, Shetland. Mineralogical Magazine, 47, 84–85.
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Clinochlore var: Chromian Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: www.smenet.org
Dozyite
Formula: Mg7Al2(Al2Si4O15)(OH)12
Reference: Gunnar Färber
Dypingite
Formula: Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 5H2O
Reference: Handbook of Mineralogy
Genkinite
Formula: (Pt,Pd,Rh)4Sb3
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
'Genthite'
Reference: Heddle, M.F. (1878) The Geognosy and Mineralogy of Scotland: Orkney and Shetland. Island of Unst. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 2, p. 12-35.
Geversite
Formula: PtSb2
Godlevskite
Formula: (Ni,Fe)9S8
Description: associated with finely disseminated metals, alloys, arsenides and sulphides.
Reference: Inst. Geol. Sci. Ann. Rept. for 1974, 92 (1975).; Livingstone, A. and Macpherson, H.G. (1983) Fifth supplementary list of British minerals (Scottish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 47, n° 342, p. 99-105.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1982 46 : 1-5.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: 5th International Platinum Symposium Bulletin of The Geological Society of Finland Number 61, Part 1,1989,1-64
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: National Museum of Scotland specimen 78.49.538
Grossular var: Chrome-bearing Grossular
Formula: Ca3(Al,Cr3+)2(SiO4)3
Reference: National Museum of Scotland specimen 78.49.538
Heazlewoodite
Formula: Ni3S2
Hollingworthite
Formula: (Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
Honessite
Formula: (Ni1-xFe3+x)(OH)2[SO4]x/2 · nH2O
Description: Occurs intimately associated with hydrohonessite and reevesite in a citron-yellow crust, together with theophrastite, on chromitite.
Reference: Bish, D.L. and Livingstone, A. (1981) The Crystal Chemistry and Paragenesis of Honessite and Hydrohonessite: The Sulphate Analogues of Reevesite. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 44, n° 335, p. 339-343. Livingstone, A. and Bish, D.L. (1982) On the New Mineral Theophrastite, a Nickel Hydroxide, from Unst, Shetland, Scotland. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 46, n° 338, p. 1-5.; Livingstone, A. and Macpherson, H.G. (1983) Fifth supplementary list of British minerals (Scottish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 47, n° 342, p. 99-105.
Hongshiite
Formula: PtCu
Hydrohonessite
Formula: (Ni1-xFe3+x)(OH)2(SO4)x/2 · nH2O
Description: Citron-yellow crusts associated with honessite, reevesite, and theophrastite on chromitite. Distinguished from honessite by its larger basal spacing (c. 11Å).
Reference: Bish, D.L. and Livingstone, A. (1981) The Crystal Chemistry and Paragenesis of Honessite and Hydrohonessite: The Sulphate Analogues of Reevesite. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 44, n° 335, p. 339-343. Livingstone, A. and Bish, D.L. (1982) On the New Mineral Theophrastite, a Nickel Hydroxide, from Unst, Shetland, Scotland. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 46, n° 338, p. 1-5.; Livingstone, A. and Macpherson, H.G. (1983) Fifth supplementary list of British minerals (Scottish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 47, n° 342, p. 99-105.
Irarsite
Formula: (Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
Iridium
Formula: (Ir,Os,Ru)
Reference: Badanina, Inna Yu. and Malitch, Kreshimir N. and Lord, Richard A. and Belousova, Elena A. and Meisel, Thomas C. (2015) Closed-system behaviour of the Re-Os isotope system recorded in primary and secondary platinum-group mineral assemblages : evidence from a mantle chromitite at Harold's Grave (Shetland ophiolite complex, Scotland). Ore Geology Reviews, 75. pp. 174-185
Laurite
Formula: RuS2
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990; Econ Geol (1984) 79:738-747
Lizardite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: O’Driscoll, B., Garwood, R., Day, J. M., & Wogelius, R. (2018). Platinum-group element remobilization and concentration in the Cliff chromitites of the Shetland Ophiolite Complex, Scotland. Mineralogical Magazine, 82(3), 471-490.
Magnesiochromite
Formula: MgCr2O4
Magnesiochromite var: Alumo-chrompicotite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)(Cr,Al)2O4
Reference: Gunnar Färber
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: www.smenet.org
Maucherite
Formula: Ni11As8
Reference: O’Driscoll, B., Garwood, R., Day, J. M., & Wogelius, R. (2018). Platinum-group element remobilization and concentration in the Cliff chromitites of the Shetland Ophiolite Complex, Scotland. Mineralogical Magazine, 82(3), 471-490.
'Mertieite'
Millerite
Formula: NiS
Nakauriite
Formula: Cu8(SO4)4(CO3)(OH)6 · 48H2O
Reference: Braithwaite, R.S.W. & Pritchard, R. (1983) Nakauriite from Unst, Shetland. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 47, n° 342, p. 84–85.
Nickeline
Formula: NiAs
Reference: 5th International Platinum Symposium Bulletin of The Geological Society of Finland Number 61, Part 1,1989,1-64; O’Driscoll, B., Garwood, R., Day, J. M., & Wogelius, R. (2018). Platinum-group element remobilization and concentration in the Cliff chromitites of the Shetland Ophiolite Complex, Scotland. Mineralogical Magazine, 82(3), 471-490.
Orcelite
Formula: Ni5-xAs2, x ~ 0.25
Reference: BGS - Minerals of Britain; Nickel and Platinum (2000), page 4; O’Driscoll, B., Garwood, R., Day, J. M., & Wogelius, R. (2018). Platinum-group element remobilization and concentration in the Cliff chromitites of the Shetland Ophiolite Complex, Scotland. Mineralogical Magazine, 82(3), 471-490.
Osmium
Formula: (Os,Ir,Ru)
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Potarite
Formula: PdHg
Reference: Prichard, H. M., & Tarkian, M. (1988). Platinum and palladium minerals from two PGE-rich localities in the Shetland ophiolite complex. The Canadian Mineralogist, 26(4), 979-990.; O’Driscoll, B., Garwood, R., Day, J. M., & Wogelius, R. (2018). Platinum-group element remobilization and concentration in the Cliff chromitites of the Shetland Ophiolite Complex, Scotland. Mineralogical Magazine, 82(3), 471-490.
'Prassoite'
Formula: Rh17S15
Reference: Badanina, Inna Yu. and Malitch, Kreshimir N. and Lord, Richard A. and Belousova, Elena A. and Meisel, Thomas C. (2015) Closed-system behaviour of the Re-Os isotope system recorded in primary and secondary platinum-group mineral assemblages : evidence from a mantle chromitite at Harold's Grave (Shetland ophiolite complex, Scotland). Ore Geology Reviews, 75. pp. 174-185
Pyroaurite
Formula: Mg6Fe3+2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Reference: [Specimen in the Natural History Museum, London]
'Pyroaurite-2H' ?
Formula: Mg6Fe3+2(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
Description: Bronze coloured scaly and slickensided coatings on fracture surfaces in serpentinite. XRF analysis confirms the correct composition for pyroaurite/sjögrenite. Effervescence in acid confirms carbonate. XRD is ambiguous, giving reasonable matches for both minerals, but hampered by their poorly crystalline nature, and consequent poor quality diffraction patterns. Many of the distinguishing reflections for each mineral are missing, and extra ones are present. A mixture of both minerals seems likely, but needs confirmation. (Unpublished work by Dr S. Moreton).
Reference: Dr Stephen Moreton collection.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: 5th International Platinum Symposium Bulletin of The Geological Society of Finland Number 61, Part 1,1989,1-64
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Curtis, C.D., and Brown, P.E. (1969): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 24, 275-292.
Reevesite
Formula: Ni6Fe3+2(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
Description: Found intimately associated with hydrohonessite and honessite in a citron-yellow crust, together with theophrastite, on chromitite.
Reference: Bish, D.L. and Livingstone, A. (1981) The Crystal Chemistry and Paragenesis of Honessite and Hydrohonessite: The Sulphate Analogues of Reevesite. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 44, n° 335, p. 339-343. Livingstone, A. and Bish, D.L. (1982) On the New Mineral Theophrastite, a Nickel Hydroxide, from Unst, Shetland, Scotland. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 46, n° 338, p. 1-5.; Livingstone, A. and Macpherson, H.G. (1983) Fifth supplementary list of British minerals (Scottish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 47, n° 342, p. 99-105.
Sepiolite
Formula: Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Reference: Livingstone, 2002, p. 182
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: 5th International Platinum Symposium Bulletin of The Geological Society of Finland Number 61, Part 1,1989,1-64
Sperrylite
Formula: PtAs2
Reference: A G Gunn, R C Leake and M T Styles (1985) Platinum-group element mineralisation in the Unst ophiolite, Shetland British Geological Survey Mineral Reconnaissance report 73; 5th International Platinum Symposium Bulletin of The Geological Society of Finland Number 61, Part 1,1989,1-64; Prichard, H. M., & Tarkian, M. (1988). Platinum and palladium minerals from two PGE-rich localities in the Shetland ophiolite complex. The Canadian Mineralogist, 26(4), 979-990.; O’Driscoll, B., Garwood, R., Day, J. M., & Wogelius, R. (2018). Platinum-group element remobilization and concentration in the Cliff chromitites of the Shetland Ophiolite Complex, Scotland. Mineralogical Magazine, 82(3), 471-490.
Staurolite
Formula: Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Reference: F. Rutley: "Elements of Mineralogy", 12th Ed. (1900)
Stibiopalladinite
Formula: Pd5Sb2
Reference: A G Gunn, R C Leake and M T Styles (1985) Platinum-group element mineralisation in the Unst ophiolite, Shetland British Geological Survey Mineral Reconnaissance report 73; O’Driscoll, B., Garwood, R., Day, J. M., & Wogelius, R. (2018). Platinum-group element remobilization and concentration in the Cliff chromitites of the Shetland Ophiolite Complex, Scotland. Mineralogical Magazine, 82(3), 471-490.
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Theophrastite
Formula: Ni(OH)2
Description: Green encrustation on chromitite specimens, together with citron-yellow crust (see hydrohonessite).
Reference: Bish, D.L. and Livingstone, A. (1981) The Crystal Chemistry and Paragenesis of Honessite and Hydrohonessite: The Sulphate Analogues of Reevesite. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 44, n° 335, p. 339-343. Livingstone, A. and Bish, D.L. (1982) On the New Mineral Theophrastite, a Nickel Hydroxide, from Unst, Shetland, Scotland. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 46, n° 338, p. 1-5.; Livingstone, A. and Macpherson, H.G. (1983) Fifth supplementary list of British minerals (Scottish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 47, n° 342, p. 99-105.
Tolovkite
Formula: IrSbS
Reference: Badanina, Inna Yu. and Malitch, Kreshimir N. and Lord, Richard A. and Belousova, Elena A. and Meisel, Thomas C. (2015) Closed-system behaviour of the Re-Os isotope system recorded in primary and secondary platinum-group mineral assemblages : evidence from a mantle chromitite at Harold's Grave (Shetland ophiolite complex, Scotland). Ore Geology Reviews, 75. pp. 174-185
'UM1987-01-CO:HMgS' (FRL)
Formula: Mg4(CO3)2(OH)4 · 6H2O ?
Type Locality:
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 51,459(1987)
Vermiculite
Formula: Mg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Reference: Curtis, C.D., and Brown, P.E. (1969): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 24, 275-292.
Violarite
Formula: Fe2+Ni3+2S4
Reference: 5th International Platinum Symposium Bulletin of The Geological Society of Finland Number 61, Part 1,1989,1-64
Zaratite
Formula: Ni3(CO3)(OH)4 · 4H2O ?

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Gold1.AA.05Au
Hongshiite1.AG.45PtCu
Iridium1.AF.10(Ir,Os,Ru)
Osmium1.AF.05(Os,Ir,Ru)
Potarite1.AD.25PdHg
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Breithauptite2.CC.05NiSb
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Genkinite2.AC.35a(Pt,Pd,Rh)4Sb3
Geversite2.EB.05aPtSb2
Godlevskite2.BB.15(Ni,Fe)9S8
Heazlewoodite2.BB.05Ni3S2
Hollingworthite2.EB.25(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
Irarsite2.EB.25(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Laurite2.EB.05aRuS2
Maucherite2.AB.15Ni11As8
Millerite2.CC.20NiS
Nickeline2.CC.05NiAs
Orcelite2.AB.10Ni5-xAs2, x ~ 0.25
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sperrylite2.EB.05aPtAs2
Stibiopalladinite2.AC.20aPd5Sb2
Tolovkite2.EB.25IrSbS
Violarite2.DA.05Fe2+Ni3+2S4
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Brucite4.FE.05Mg(OH)2
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
var: Ferrichromite4.BB.05Fe2+(Cr3+,Fe3+)2O4
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Magnesiochromite4.BB.05MgCr2O4
var: Alumo-chrompicotite4.BB.05(Mg,Fe)(Cr,Al)2O4
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Theophrastite4.FE.05Ni(OH)2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Brugnatellite5.DA.45Mg6Fe3+(CO3)(OH)13 · 4H2O
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dypingite5.DA.05Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 5H2O
Pyroaurite5.DA.50Mg6Fe3+2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
'Pyroaurite-2H' ?5.DA.45Mg6Fe3+2(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
Reevesite5.DA.50Ni6Fe3+2(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
'UM1987-01-CO:HMgS' (TL)5.DA.05Mg4(CO3)2(OH)4 · 6H2O ?
Zaratite5.DA.15Ni3(CO3)(OH)4 · 4H2O ?
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Honessite7.DD.35(Ni1-xFe3+x)(OH)2[SO4]x/2 · nH2O
Hydrohonessite7.DD.35(Ni1-xFe3+x)(OH)2(SO4)x/2 · nH2O
Nakauriite7.DG.30Cu8(SO4)4(CO3)(OH)6 · 48H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Antigorite9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Chrysotile9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
var: Chromian Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Dozyite9.EC.60Mg7Al2(Al2Si4O15)(OH)12
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
var: Chrome-bearing Grossular9.AD.25Ca3(Al,Cr3+)2(SiO4)3
Lizardite9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Sepiolite9.EE.25Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Staurolite9.AF.30Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Vermiculite9.EC.50Mg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Chrome Ochre'-
'Genthite'-
'Mertieite'-
'Prassoite'-Rh17S15
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Platinum Group Metals and Alloys
Hongshiite1.2.3.1PtCu
Iridium1.2.1.2(Ir,Os,Ru)
Osmium1.2.2.1(Os,Ir,Ru)
Potarite1.2.4.4PdHg
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 5:2
Orcelite2.3.2.1Ni5-xAs2, x ~ 0.25
Stibiopalladinite2.3.3.1Pd5Sb2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Heazlewoodite2.5.3.1Ni3S2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 4:3
Genkinite2.6.4.1(Pt,Pd,Rh)4Sb3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Godlevskite2.7.4.1(Ni,Fe)9S8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Breithauptite2.8.11.2NiSb
Millerite2.8.16.1NiS
Nickeline2.8.11.1NiAs
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
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
Geversite2.12.1.14PtSb2
Hollingworthite2.12.3.8(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
Irarsite2.12.3.7(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Laurite2.12.1.10RuS2
Sperrylite2.12.1.13PtAs2
Tolovkite2.12.3.5IrSbS
Miscellaneous
Maucherite2.16.16.1Ni11As8
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
X(OH)2
Brucite6.2.1.1Mg(OH)2
Theophrastite6.2.1.5Ni(OH)2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnesiochromite7.2.3.1MgCr2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16b - HYDRATED CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
'UM1987-01-CO:HMgS' (FRL)16b.3.8.Mg4(CO3)2(OH)4 · 6H2O ?
Zaratite16b.4.1.1Ni3(CO3)(OH)4 · 4H2O ?
Pyroaurite16b.6.2.3Mg6Fe3+2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
'Pyroaurite-2H' ?16b.6.1.3Mg6Fe3+2(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
Reevesite16b.6.3.1Ni6Fe3+2(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
Brugnatellite16b.7.5.1Mg6Fe3+(CO3)(OH)13 · 4H2O
Dypingite16b.7.2.1Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 5H2O
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Miscellaneous
Honessite31.10.6.1(Ni1-xFe3+x)(OH)2[SO4]x/2 · nH2O
Hydrohonessite31.10.7.1(Ni1-xFe3+x)(OH)2(SO4)x/2 · nH2O
Group 32 - COMPOUND SULFATES
Hydrated Compound Sulfates containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Nakauriite32.4.1.1Cu8(SO4)4(CO3)(OH)6 · 48H2O
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 [4] and >[4] coordination
Staurolite52.2.3.1Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Antigorite71.1.2a.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Chrysotile71.1.5.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Lizardite71.1.2b.2Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Vermiculite71.2.2d.3Mg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Dozyite71.4.2.1Mg7Al2(Al2Si4O15)(OH)12
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
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
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Chlorite Group'-
'Chrome Ochre'-
Chromite
var: Ferrichromite
-Fe2+(Cr3+,Fe3+)2O4
Clinochlore
var: Chromian Clinochlore
-Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
'Genthite'-
Grossular
var: Chrome-bearing Grossular
-Ca3(Al,Cr3+)2(SiO4)3
Magnesiochromite
var: Alumo-chrompicotite
-(Mg,Fe)(Cr,Al)2O4
'Mertieite'-
'Prassoite'-Rh17S15
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H UM1987-01-CO:HMgSMg4(CO3)2(OH)4 · 6H2O ?
H BruciteMg(OH)2
H PyroauriteMg6Fe23+(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
H NakauriiteCu8(SO4)4(CO3)(OH)6 · 48H2O
H StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
H BrugnatelliteMg6Fe3+(CO3)(OH)13 · 4H2O
H SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
H ZaratiteNi3(CO3)(OH)4 · 4H2O ?
H ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H TheophrastiteNi(OH)2
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H ReevesiteNi6Fe23+(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
H Honessite(Ni1-xFex3+)(OH)2[SO4]x/2 · nH2O
H AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
H DypingiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 5H2O
H DozyiteMg7Al2(Al2Si4O15)(OH)12
H Hydrohonessite(Ni1-xFex3+)(OH)2(SO4)x/2 · nH2O
H LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Pyroaurite-2HMg6Fe23+(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
CCarbon
C UM1987-01-CO:HMgSMg4(CO3)2(OH)4 · 6H2O ?
C PyroauriteMg6Fe23+(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
C NakauriiteCu8(SO4)4(CO3)(OH)6 · 48H2O
C AragoniteCaCO3
C BrugnatelliteMg6Fe3+(CO3)(OH)13 · 4H2O
C ZaratiteNi3(CO3)(OH)4 · 4H2O ?
C ReevesiteNi6Fe23+(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
C CalciteCaCO3
C DypingiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 5H2O
C Pyroaurite-2HMg6Fe23+(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
OOxygen
O UM1987-01-CO:HMgSMg4(CO3)2(OH)4 · 6H2O ?
O BruciteMg(OH)2
O PyroauriteMg6Fe23+(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O NakauriiteCu8(SO4)4(CO3)(OH)6 · 48H2O
O StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O AragoniteCaCO3
O BrugnatelliteMg6Fe3+(CO3)(OH)13 · 4H2O
O SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
O ZaratiteNi3(CO3)(OH)4 · 4H2O ?
O ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O TheophrastiteNi(OH)2
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O ReevesiteNi6Fe23+(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
O Honessite(Ni1-xFex3+)(OH)2[SO4]x/2 · nH2O
O Grossular (var: Chrome-bearing Grossular)Ca3(Al,Cr3+)2(SiO4)3
O AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O DypingiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 5H2O
O Magnesiochromite (var: Alumo-chrompicotite)(Mg,Fe)(Cr,Al)2O4
O MagnesiochromiteMgCr2O4
O DozyiteMg7Al2(Al2Si4O15)(OH)12
O Chromite (var: Ferrichromite)Fe2+(Cr3+,Fe3+)2O4
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O Hydrohonessite(Ni1-xFex3+)(OH)2(SO4)x/2 · nH2O
O LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Pyroaurite-2HMg6Fe23+(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg UM1987-01-CO:HMgSMg4(CO3)2(OH)4 · 6H2O ?
Mg BruciteMg(OH)2
Mg PyroauriteMg6Fe23+(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Mg BrugnatelliteMg6Fe3+(CO3)(OH)13 · 4H2O
Mg SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Mg ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mg DypingiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 5H2O
Mg Magnesiochromite (var: Alumo-chrompicotite)(Mg,Fe)(Cr,Al)2O4
Mg MagnesiochromiteMgCr2O4
Mg DozyiteMg7Al2(Al2Si4O15)(OH)12
Mg LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg Pyroaurite-2HMg6Fe23+(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
AlAluminium
Al StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Al Grossular (var: Chrome-bearing Grossular)Ca3(Al,Cr3+)2(SiO4)3
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Al Magnesiochromite (var: Alumo-chrompicotite)(Mg,Fe)(Cr,Al)2O4
Al DozyiteMg7Al2(Al2Si4O15)(OH)12
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
SiSilicon
Si StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Si SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Si ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Grossular (var: Chrome-bearing Grossular)Ca3(Al,Cr3+)2(SiO4)3
Si AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si DozyiteMg7Al2(Al2Si4O15)(OH)12
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
SSulfur
S NakauriiteCu8(SO4)4(CO3)(OH)6 · 48H2O
S HeazlewooditeNi3S2
S Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
S Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
S LauriteRuS2
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S MilleriteNiS
S Honessite(Ni1-xFex3+)(OH)2[SO4]x/2 · nH2O
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
S Godlevskite(Ni,Fe)9S8
S Hydrohonessite(Ni1-xFex3+)(OH)2(SO4)x/2 · nH2O
S PrassoiteRh17S15
S TolovkiteIrSbS
KPotassium
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca Grossular (var: Chrome-bearing Grossular)Ca3(Al,Cr3+)2(SiO4)3
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Cr Grossular (var: Chrome-bearing Grossular)Ca3(Al,Cr3+)2(SiO4)3
Cr Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Cr Magnesiochromite (var: Alumo-chrompicotite)(Mg,Fe)(Cr,Al)2O4
Cr MagnesiochromiteMgCr2O4
Cr Chromite (var: Ferrichromite)Fe2+(Cr3+,Fe3+)2O4
MnManganese
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe PyroauriteMg6Fe23+(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe BrugnatelliteMg6Fe3+(CO3)(OH)13 · 4H2O
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe ReevesiteNi6Fe23+(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
Fe Honessite(Ni1-xFex3+)(OH)2[SO4]x/2 · nH2O
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Fe Magnesiochromite (var: Alumo-chrompicotite)(Mg,Fe)(Cr,Al)2O4
Fe Chromite (var: Ferrichromite)Fe2+(Cr3+,Fe3+)2O4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
Fe Godlevskite(Ni,Fe)9S8
Fe Hydrohonessite(Ni1-xFex3+)(OH)2(SO4)x/2 · nH2O
Fe Pyroaurite-2HMg6Fe23+(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
NiNickel
Ni HeazlewooditeNi3S2
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Ni MilleriteNiS
Ni ZaratiteNi3(CO3)(OH)4 · 4H2O ?
Ni TheophrastiteNi(OH)2
Ni ReevesiteNi6Fe23+(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
Ni Honessite(Ni1-xFex3+)(OH)2[SO4]x/2 · nH2O
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Ni OrceliteNi5-xAs2, x ~ 0.25
Ni BreithauptiteNiSb
Ni NickelineNiAs
Ni ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
Ni Godlevskite(Ni,Fe)9S8
Ni Hydrohonessite(Ni1-xFex3+)(OH)2(SO4)x/2 · nH2O
Ni MaucheriteNi11As8
CuCopper
Cu NakauriiteCu8(SO4)4(CO3)(OH)6 · 48H2O
Cu CopperCu
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu HongshiitePtCu
ZnZinc
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
AsArsenic
As Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
As Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
As SperrylitePtAs2
As OrceliteNi5-xAs2, x ~ 0.25
As NickelineNiAs
As MaucheriteNi11As8
RuRuthenium
Ru Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Ru LauriteRuS2
RhRhodium
Rh Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
Rh Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Rh PrassoiteRh17S15
PdPalladium
Pd StibiopalladinitePd5Sb2
Pd PotaritePdHg
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
SbAntimony
Sb Genkinite(Pt,Pd,Rh)4Sb3
Sb StibiopalladinitePd5Sb2
Sb BreithauptiteNiSb
Sb GeversitePtSb2
Sb TolovkiteIrSbS
OsOsmium
Os Osmium(Os,Ir,Ru)
IrIridium
Ir Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Ir TolovkiteIrSbS
Ir Iridium(Ir,Os,Ru)
PtPlatinum
Pt Genkinite(Pt,Pd,Rh)4Sb3
Pt Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Pt SperrylitePtAs2
Pt GeversitePtSb2
Pt HongshiitePtCu
AuGold
Au GoldAu
HgMercury
Hg PotaritePdHg

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Livingstone, A. and Macpherson, H.G. (1983) Fifth supplementary list of British minerals (Scottish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 47, n° 342, p. 99-105.

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