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Amur Platei
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Amur Plate
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Seoul10,349,312 (2015)
Shenyang6,255,921 (2018)
Harbin5,878,939 (2017)
Changchun4,193,073 (2018)
Busan3,678,555 (2016)
Pyongyang3,222,000 (2016)


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1268 valid minerals. 140 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 5 (FRL) - first recorded locality of unapproved mineral/variety/etc. 6 erroneous literature entries.

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'Albitite'

Albitized granite

Amphibolite

Andesite

Andesitoid

'Anomalous PMG pallasite meteorite'

Anorthosite

'Aplite'

Basalt

Beresite

'Biotite gneiss'

'Biotite granite'

Biotitite

Breccia

'Brecciated andesite'

Brucite-marble

CK4 chondrite meteorite

Calcite-carbonatite

Carbonate rock

Carbonatite

Chert

Chromitite

Clay

Coal

Conglomerate

'Cortlandite'

'Crystal tuff'

Dacite

Diatomite

Diorite

'Dolerite'

Dolostone

Dunite

Eclogite

'Endoskarn'

'Exoskarn'

'Felsite'

Gabbro

'Gabbrodiorite'

Gabbronorite

Gneiss

Granite

Granitoid

Granodiorite

'Granophyric granite'

'Granosyenite'

'Graphitic schist'

Gravel

Greisen

'H3-4 chondrite meteorite'

Harzburgite

'Hornblende gneiss'

Hornfels

'I-type granite'

IIAB iron meteorite

IIIAB iron meteorite

IVA iron meteorite

'Ignimbritic tuff'

Iron meteorite

'Jade'

Jadeitite

'L/LL6-an chondrite meteorite'

L3 chondrite meteorite

L4 chondrite meteorite

L6 chondrite meteorite

Lamprophyre

Latite

'Leucogranite'

Lherzolite

Lignite

Limestone

Listvenite

Magnesite-stone

Marble

Mesosiderite meteorite

Mesosiderite-B4 meteorite

'Metadolerite'

Metagabbro

Metamudstone

Metasomatic-rock

'Microclinite'

'Microdiorite'

Migmatite

Monzodiorite

Monzogranite

Monzonite

Mylonite

Nepheline-syenite

Nephrite

Norite

'Ophiolite'

'Pegmatite'

'Pegmatoid'

Peridotite

Phonolite

Phosphorite

Phyllite

'Porphyrite'

'Porphyritic granite'

'Porphyritic rhyolite'

'Porphyry'

Propylite

Pyroclastic-rock

Pyroxenite

'Quartz porphyry'

Quartz-diorite

Quartz-monzodiorite

Quartzite

Rhyodacite

Rhyolite

'Rhyolitic tuff'

Rhyolitoid

Rodingite

Sandstone

Schist

Serpentinite

Shale

Silt

Siltstone

Skarn

Slate

Spessartite

Syenite

Søvite

'Tinguaite'

Trachyandesite

Trachyte

Tuff

Tuff-breccia

Tuffaceous-sandstone

Volcanic breccia

'Volcanic rock'

Websterite

Welded tuff

Detailed Mineral List:

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Localities:
Abuite (TL)
Formula: CaAl2(PO4)2F2
Type Locality:
Reference: Enju, S. and Uehara, S. (2015) Abuite, IMA 2014-084. CNMNC Newsletter No. 23, February 2015, page 58; Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 51; Enju, S. & Uehara, S. (2017): Abuite, CaAl2(PO4)2F2, a new mineral from the Hinomaru–Nago mine, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan. Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences, 112, 109–115.
Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Localities: Reported from at least 116 localities in this region.
Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 119 localities in this region.
Adachiite (TL)
Formula: CaFe3Al6(Si5AlO18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Type Locality:
Reference: Nishio-Hamane, D., Minakawa, T., Yamaura, J., Oyama, T., Ohnishi, M., Shimobayashi, N. (2014): Adachiite, a Si-poor member of the tourmaline supergroup from the Kiura mine, Oita Prefecture, Japan. Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences, 109, 74-78.
Adamite
Formula: Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Adamite var: Cuprian Adamite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)2AsO4OH
Aegirine
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
Aegirine-augite
Formula: (NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(Fe3+eAlfFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Aegirine-augite var: Urbanite
Reference: M. Nakagawa, M. Santosh, S. Maruyama (2009) Distribution and mineral assemblages of bedded manganese deposits in Shikoku, Southwest Japan: Implications for accretion tectonics. Gondwana Research 16, 609–621.
Aenigmatite
Formula: Na4[Fe2+10Ti2]O4[Si12O36]
'Aeschynite'
Reference: Yamada, S. (2004) Nihonsan-koubutsu Gojuon-hairetsu Sanchi-ichiranhyou (111 pp.); ex-Okamoto collection, now (2015) on display at Hakusekikan museum, Hirukawa.
Aeschynite-(Ce)
Formula: (Ce,Ca,Fe,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Description: central parts of some aeschynite-(Nd) grains in Q-KFS metasomatites. аn.1 (Ce0.22Nd0.21Y0.07Pr0.05Sm0.04Dy0.03Ca0.22Th0.13U0.01)1.02(Nb1.03Ti0.81Ta0.06Fe3+0.11)2.01O6 аn.2 (Ce0.23Nd0.20Y0.11Sm0.04Pr0.03Ca0.16Th0.06)0.83(Nb1.01Ti0.98Ta0.03)2.01O5.04(OH)0.60
Reference: P.M. Kartashov data
Aeschynite-(Nd)
Formula: (Nd,Ln,Ca)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Habit: tabular crystals up to 1.5 cm long
Colour: redish-brown
Fluorescence: none
Description: main ore mineral of deep horizonts of Q-KFS metasomatites. In silicified recrystallized zones and in pegmatites form well shaped crystals, may be the best in the world. аn.13 (Nd0.24Ce0.15Y0.07Sm0.06Pr0.04Gd0.03Ca0.29Th0.08U0.01)0.97(Nb1.12Ti0.88)2O5.80(OH)0.20 calcian variety, аn.14 (Nd0.22Ce0.15Y0.08Sm0.07Pr0.04Gd0.03Dy0.03Ca0.14Th0.14)0.90(Nb0.92Ti1.00Fe3+0.08)2O5.50(OH)0.50 thorian variety, ан.19 (Nd0.18Y0.18Ce0.14Sm0.07Pr0.04Gd0.04Dy0.02Ca0.18Fe2+0.04Th0.07U0.02)0.98(Nb0.94Ti1.06)2O5.80(OH)0.20 yttrian variety transitive to aeschynite-(Y)
Reference: P.M. Kartashov analytical data (2002)
Aeschynite-(Y)
Formula: (Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Afwillite
Formula: Ca3(HSiO4)2 · 2H2O
'Agardite'
Agardite-(Y)
Formula: YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Aguilarite
Formula: Ag4SeS
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Aikinite
Formula: PbCuBiS3
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Akaganeite
Formula: (Fe3+,Ni2+)8(OH,O)16Cl1.25 · nH2O
Reference: Sharygin, V. V. Phase CuCrS Meteorite 2 in Uakit Iron (IIAB), Buryatia, Russia: Preliminary Data. In Minerals: Structure, Properties, Methods of Investigation: 9th Geoscience Conference for Young Scientists, Ekaterinburg, Russia, February 5–8, 2018 (p. 229). Springer.
Akatoreite
Formula: Mn2+9Al2Si8O24(OH)8
Locality: Kamoyama mine, Ino, Kochi, Japan - erroneously reported
Description: Originally reported "akatoreite" later turned out to be bunnoite (Nishio-Hamane et al., 2016).
Reference: The Mineral Species of Japan (5th ed) Matsubara; Nishio-Hamane, D., Momma, K., Miyawaki, R., Minakawa, T. (2016): Bunnoite, a new hydrous manganese aluminosilicate from Kamo Mountain, Kochi prefecture, Japan. Mineralogy and Petrology 110, 917-926.
Åkermanite
Formula: Ca2Mg(Si2O7)
Reference: The Mineral Species of Japan (5th ed) Matsubara
Akhtenskite
Formula: ε-Mn4+O2
Reference: J. W. Anthony et al.: Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. III (1997)
Alabandite
Formula: MnS
Localities: Reported from at least 36 localities in this region.
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Localities: Reported from at least 264 localities in this region.
Albite var: Andesine
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Albite var: Cleavelandite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Albite var: Oligoclase
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Localities: Reported from at least 31 localities in this region.
Albite var: Oligoclase-Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Jingzhan Zhu, Guohui Zhang, Qingsong Du, and Jing He (2013): Northwestern Geology 46(4), 207-214
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Localities: Reported from at least 99 localities in this region.
Aleksite
Formula: PbBi2Te2S2
'Alkali Feldspar'
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Allanite-(Ce)
Formula: {CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 31 localities in this region.
'Allanite Group'
Formula: {A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 48 localities in this region.
Allanite-(La)
Formula: {CaLa}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Tanaka, H. et al. (2010) Momoiite (Mn2+,Ca)3(V3+,Al)2Si3O12, a new manganese vanadium garnet from Japan. Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences 105, 92-96.
Allargentum
Formula: (Ag1-xSbx)
Alleghanyite
Formula: Mn2+5(SiO4)2(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 20 localities in this region.
Alloclasite
Formula: Co1-xFexAsS
Allophane
Formula: (Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 22 localities in this region.
'Almandine-Spessartine Series'
Reference: Yiming Zhao (2008): Mineral Deposits 27(4), 520-530
'α-Brass'
Formula: Cu3Zn
Reference: V.V. Seredin data
Altaite
Formula: PbTe
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Aluminite
Formula: Al2(SO4)(OH)4 · 7H2O
Reference: The Mineral Species of Japan (5th ed) Matsubara; Dr. Yohachiro Okamoto collection (conserved by the Geological Survey of Japan)
Aluminium
Formula: Al
Alum-(K)
Formula: KAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
Alumohydrocalcite
Formula: CaAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · 4H2O
Alunite
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
'Amber'
Amblygonite
Formula: LiAl(PO4)F
Amesite
Formula: Mg2Al(AlSiO5)(OH)4
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Localities: Reported from at least 68 localities in this region.
'Amphibole Supergroup var: Byssolite'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Amphibole Supergroup var: Uralite'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 21 localities in this region.
Anatase var: Gel-Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov data
Ancylite-(Ce)
Formula: CeSr(CO3)2(OH) · H2O
Reference: Kynicky, J., et al., (2018) The role of carbonate-fluoride melt immiscibility in shallow REE deposit evolution, Geoscience Frontiers.
Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Localities: Reported from at least 37 localities in this region.
Andalusite var: Chiastolite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Andersonite
Formula: Na2Ca(UO2)(CO3)3 · 6H2O
Reference: The Mineral Species of Japan (5th ed) Matsubara
'Andorite'
Formula: AgPbSb3S6
Andorite VI
Formula: AgPbSb3S6
Reference: Ito, T., Muraoka, H. (1960) Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 113, 94-98.
Andorite VI var: Nakaseite
Formula: CuAg3Pb4Sb12S24
Reference: Ito, T., Muraoka, H. (1960) Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 113, 94-98.
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 60 localities in this region.
Andradite var: Melanite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Andradite var: Stanniferous Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: Chengdong Xiao and Yongfu Wei (2004): Geological Survey and Research 27(suppl.), 9-15
'Andradite-Grossular Series'
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 29 localities in this region.
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Anilite
Formula: Cu7S4
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Localities: Reported from at least 41 localities in this region.
Annabergite
Formula: Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Annite
Formula: KFe2+3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Anorthite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Localities: Reported from at least 25 localities in this region.
Anorthite var: Bytownite
Formula: (Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Anorthite var: Labradorite
Formula: (Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
'Anorthoclase'
Formula: (Na,K)AlSi3O8
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Anthoinite
Formula: AlWO3(OH)3
Reference: SHIMOBAYASHI, N., OHNISHI, M., and TSURUTA, K. (2012) Secondary tungsten minerals in quartz veins in the Ishidera area, Wazuka, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan: anthoinite, mpororoite, and Fe-free hydrokenoelsmoreite. Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences, 107, No. 1 (February), 33-38.
Anthophyllite
Formula: ☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Antigorite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Antimony
Formula: Sb
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Antlerite
Formula: Cu3(SO4)(OH)4
Anyuiite
Formula: AuPb2
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 159 localities in this region.
'Aphrosiderite'
Formula: (Fe,Mg,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Reference: Nishimura, Y. (1971) Regional metamorphism of the Nishiki-cho district, southwest Japan. Journal of Science of the Hiroshima University, Series C (geology and mineralogy), 6, #3, 203-268.
'Apophyllite'
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
'Aquacreptite'
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 19 localities in this region.
Aramayoite
Formula: Ag3Sb2(Bi,Sb)S6
Reference: Zhicheng Lu, Peiping Zhang, Guozheng Duan, Libo Hao, and Dianchao Li (2002): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 22(1), 75-80
Arcubisite
Formula: Ag6CuBiS4
Reference: Xiang Chi (1999): Mineral Resources and Geology 13(4), 204-207
Ardealite
Formula: Ca2(HPO4)(SO4) · 4H2O
'Ardennite'
Ardennite-(As)
Formula: Mn2+4Al4(AlMg)(AsO4)(SiO4)2(Si3O10)(OH)6
Arfvedsonite
Formula: [Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Argentojarosite
Formula: AgFe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: The Mineral Species of Japan (5th ed) Matsubara
Argentopyrite
Formula: AgFe2S3
Reference: The Mineral Species of Japan (5th ed) Matsubara
Argyrodite
Formula: Ag8GeS6
Reference: Handbook of Mineralogy
Armenite
Formula: BaCa2Al6Si9O30 · 2H2O
Armstrongite
Formula: CaZr[Si6O15] · 3H2O
Reference: Kynicky, J., et al., (2018) The role of carbonate-fluoride melt immiscibility in shallow REE deposit evolution, Geoscience Frontiers.
Arsendescloizite
Formula: PbZn(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. IV
Arsenic
Formula: As
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Arseniosiderite
Formula: Ca2Fe3+3(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Arsenohauchecornite
Formula: Ni18Bi3AsS16
Reference: The Mineral Species of Japan (5th ed) Matsubara; Soeda, A., & Hirowatari, F. (1978). Arsenian hauchecornite from the Tsumo mine, Shimane Prefecture, Japan. Mineralogical Journal, 9(4), 199-209.
Arsenolite
Formula: As2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Localities: Reported from at least 296 localities in this region.
Arsenopyrite var: Danaite
Formula: (Fe0.90Co0.10)AsS - (Fe0.65Co0.35)AsS
'Arsenpolybasite'
Reference: Zhicheng Lu, Peiping Zhang, Guozheng Duan, Libo Hao, and Dianchao Li (2002): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 22(1), 75-80
Artinite
Formula: Mg2(CO3)(OH)2 · 3H2O
Arupite
Formula: Ni3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: The Mineral Species of Japan (5th ed) Matsubara; Yamada, S. (2004) Nihonsan-koubutsu Gojuon-hairetsu Sanchi-ichiranhyou (111 pp.)
'Asbestos'
'Asbestos var: Mountain Leather'
Description: "hornblende"
Reference: Dr. Yohachiro Okamoto collection (conserved by the Geological Survey of Japan)
Asbolane
Formula: (Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
Locality: Seto City, Aichi, Japan - erroneously reported
Reference: (mistaken ID for cobalt-rich lithiophorite)
Aspidolite (TL)
Formula: NaMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Type Locality:
Reference: Banno Y, Miyawaki R, Kogure T, Matsubara S, Kamiya T, Yamada S (2005) Aspidolite, the Na analogue of phlogopite, from Kasuga-mura, Gifu Prefecture, central Japan, description and structural data. Mineralogical Magazine 69, 1047-1057
Astrophyllite
Formula: K2NaFe2+7Ti2Si8O28(OH)4F
Reference: Starikova, Sharygin, V.V. (2015): Ba-dominant fluoroaluminates from the Katugin rare-metal deposit (Transbaikalia, Russia): chemical and Raman data. XXXII International Conference "Alkaline Magmatism of the Earth and Related Strategic Metal Deposits", August 7-14, Apatity, Kola, Russia; Savel’eva, V. B., Bazarova, E. P., Khromova, E. A., & Kanakin, S. V. (2017). Fluorides and Fluorcarbonates in Rocks of the Katugin Complex, Eastern Siberia: Indicators of Geochemical Mineral Formation Conditions. Geology of Ore Deposits, 59(7), 561-574.
Atacamite
Formula: Cu2(OH)3Cl
Augelite
Formula: Al2(PO4)(OH)3
Reference: The Mineral Species of Japan (5th ed) Matsubara; Mineralogical Journal Vol. 21 (1999) , No. 4 pp 145-150
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Localities: Reported from at least 29 localities in this region.
Augite var: Asteroite
Formula: (Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
Reference: http://wrgis.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of03-220/DATABASE/lode_deposits.txt
Augite var: Fassaite
Formula: (Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
Augite var: Ferroaugite
Reference: Abstracts of the Eighth International Conference on Geochronology and Isotope Geology (1994) USGS CIrcular 1107 p87
Augite var: Soda-Augite
Reference: Atsuo Harumoto (1970) Volcanic Rocks and Associated Rocks of Utsuryoto Island, (Japan Sea). (39pp + geological map)
Augite var: Titanian Augite
Formula: (Ca,Na)(Mg,Ti, Fe,Al,)(Si,Al)2O6
Aurichalcite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Aurihydrargyrumite (TL)
Formula: Au6Hg5
Type Locality:
Reference: Nishio-Hamane, D. and Minakawa, T. (2017) Aurihydrargyrumite, IMA 2017-003. CNMNC Newsletter No. 37, June 2017, page 739; Mineralogical Magazine, 81, 737–742. ;Nishio-Hamane, D., Tanaka, T., Minakawa, T. (2018): Aurihydrargyrumite, a Natural Au6Hg5 Phase from Japan. Minerals, 8: 415;
Aurorite
Formula: (Mn2+,Ag,Ca)Mn4+3O7 · 3H2O
Reference: Baisheng Zhang (1998): Mineral Resources and Geology 12(5), 318-323
Aurostibite
Formula: AuSb2
Autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Awaruite
Formula: Ni3Fe
Axinite-(Fe)
Formula: Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Axinite Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Axinite-(Mn)
Formula: Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 52 localities in this region.
Babefphite (TL)
Formula: BaBePO4(F,OH)
Type Locality:
Reference: Nazarova et al (1966) Babefphite, a barium-beryllium fluoride phosphate. Dokl. Akad. Nauk,USSR, Earth Sci. Sect.: 167: 93-96.; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
Babingtonite
Formula: Ca2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Baddeleyite
Formula: ZrO2
Bafertisite
Formula: Ba2Fe2+4Ti2(Si2O7)2O2(OH)2F2
Baghdadite
Formula: Ca3(Zr,Ti)(Si2O7)O2
Reference: Lapis 2002(11), 12.; Biagioni, C., Bonaccorsi, E., Perchiazzi, N., Merlino, S. (2010): Single crystal refinement of the structure of baghdadite from Fuka (Okayama Prefecture, Japan). Periodico di Mineralogia, 79, 1-9.
Banalsite
Formula: Na2BaAl4Si4O16
Reference: Shi, G., Harlow, G. E., Wang, J., Wang, J., Ng, E., Wang, X., ... & Cui, W. (2012). Mineralogy of jadeitite and related rocks from Myanmar: a review with new data. European Journal of Mineralogy, 24(2), 345-370.; Miyajima H (2014) Jadeitite from Itoigawa, Niigata Prefecture, central Japan. 21 st meeting of the International Mineralogical Association. p 200
Bannisterite
Formula: (Ca,K,Na)(Mn2+,Fe2+)10(Si,Al)16O38(OH)8 · nH2O
Baratovite ?
Formula: KCa7(Ti,Zr)2Li3Si12O36F2
Description: (See note on species page for Katayamalite.)
Reference: Murakami N, Kato T, Hirowatari F (1983) Katayamalite, a new Ca-Li-Ti silicate mineral from Iwagi Islet, Southwest Japan. Mineralogical Journal 11, 261-268; Baur W H, Kassner D (1992) Katayamalite and baratovite are structurally identical. European Journal of Mineralogy 4, 839-841; Pautov, L. A., Karpenko, V. Y., & Agakhanov, A. A. (2013) Baratovite-katayamalite Minerals from the Hodzha-achkan Alcaline Massif (Kirgizia). New Data on Minerals. 48:12-36
'Barkevikite'
Barrerite
Formula: (Na,K,Ca0.5)2[Al2Si7O18] · 7H2O
Reference: Nishido et al. (2005) Koubutsu-Gakkai Kouen-Youshi, 143.
Barroisite
Formula: ☐{CaNa}{Mg3Al2}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 106 localities in this region.
'Baryte-Celestine Series'
Formula: (Ba,Sr)SO4
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data (2011)
'Bastnäsite'
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Bastnäsite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(CO3)F
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Bastnäsite-(La)
Formula: La(CO3)F
Reference: P.M. Kartashov analytical data (2002)
Bastnäsite-(Y)
Formula: Y(CO3)F
Reference: P.M. Kartashov analytical data (2002)
Batiferrite
Formula: BaTi2Fe3+8Fe2+2O19
Reference: Handbook of Mineralogy
Bauranoite (TL)
Formula: Ba(UO2)2(OH)6 · 1-2H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Anthony, J. W. et al. (1997): Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. 3, 46; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
Bavenite
Formula: Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
'Bayankhanite'
Formula: Cu3-8HgS3-5
Reference: V. I. Vasil'ev (1984) Trudy Inst. Geol. Geofiz., Siber. Otdel. Akad. Nauk SSSR no. 587, p. 5
Bayldonite
Formula: PbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
Bazzite
Formula: Be3Sc2(Si6O18)
Reference: Endo, S. (2007) Chigaku Kenkyu, 56, #1, 17-23.
Beaverite-(Cu)
Formula: Pb(Fe3+2Cu)(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Becquerelite
Formula: Ca(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
Reference: Aleshin, A.P., Velichkin, V.I., and Krylova, T.L. (2007): Geology of Ore Deposits 49(5), 392-412.
'Beegerite'
Formula: Pb6Bi2S9
Reference: Liyan Zhang (1985): Geology and Prospecting 21(8), 34-39
Beidellite
Formula: (Na,Ca0.5)0.3Al2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Bementite
Formula: Mn7Si6O15(OH)8
Localities: Reported from at least 24 localities in this region.
Benavidesite
Formula: Pb4MnSb6S14
Reference: The Mineral Species of Japan (5th ed) Matsubara
Bendadaite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2 · 4H2O
Benitoite
Formula: BaTi(Si3O9)
Benjaminite
Formula: Ag3Bi7S12
Benleonardite
Formula: [Ag6(Sb,As)2S6Te] [Ag9Cu(S,Te)2Te2]
Reference: Vakh, A. S., Khomich, V. G., Boriskina, N. G., & Santosh, M. (2016). The Berezitovoe gold-polymetallic deposit (Upper Amur region, Russia): Structure, mineralogy and genetic aspects. Geoscience Frontiers, 7(3), 483-494.
Beraunite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
Reference: S. Matsubara (2000) Vivianite nodules and secondary phosphates in Pliocene-Pleistocene clay deposits from Hime-shima, Oita Prefecture and Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture, Western Japan. Memoirs of the National Science Museum (Tokyo), 33.
Berlinite
Formula: AlPO4
Reference: Luo, S. Y., Cao, J. J., & Wu, Z. Q. (2014). X-ray diffraction (XRD) and near infrared spectrum (NIR) analysis of the soil overlying the Bairendaba deposit of the Inner Mongolia Grassland. Guang pu xue yu guang pu fen xi= Guang pu, 34(8), 2268-2272.
Bernalite
Formula: Fe(OH)3 · nH2O (n = 0.0 to 0.25)
Reference: Nagashima, M., Akasaka, M., & Morifuku, Y. (2016). Ore and Skarn Mineralogy of the Yamato Mine, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan, with Emphasis on Silver‐, Bismuth‐, Cobalt‐, and Tin‐bearing Sulfides. Resource Geology, 66(1), 37-54.
Berryite
Formula: Cu3Ag2Pb3Bi7S16
Berthierine
Formula: (Fe2+,Fe3+,Al)3(Si,Al)2O5(OH)4
Reference: Laverov, N.P., Petrov, V.A., Poluektov, V.V., Nasimov, R.M., Hammer, J., Burmistrov, A.A., and Shchukin, S.I. (2008): Geology of Ore Deposits 50(5), 339-361.
Berthierite
Formula: FeSb2S4
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Bertrandite
Formula: Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Localities: Reported from at least 68 localities in this region.
Beryl var: Alkali-beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Rainer Thomas, Paul Davidson and Elena Badanina (2010) Water- and Boron-Rich Melt Inclusions in Quartz from the Malkhan Pegmatite, Transbaikalia, Russia. Minerals 2012, 2, 435-458.
Beryl var: Aquamarine
Formula: Be3Al2Si6O18
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Beryl var: Goshenite
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Beryl var: Heliodor
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Beryl var: Morganite
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
'Betafite Group'
Formula: A2(Ti,Nb)2O6Z
Reference: P.M. Kartashov data; Mironov A.G. and Gofman A.F, (1979) Barian betafite in pegmatites of Transbaikalien, - Minerals and Minerals Paragenesisa of Rocks and Ores, Leningrad, Nauka, p.127-132 (in Russian).
'Betafite Group var: Barian Betafite (of Mironov & Gofman)'
Formula: (◻,U,Ba,Ca)2(Ti,Nb,Fe)B2O6OH1
Reference: P.M. Kartashov analytical data 2008; Mironov A.G. and Gofman A.F, (1979) Barian betafite in pegmatites of Transbaikalien, - Minerals and Minerals Paragenesisa of Rocks and Ores, Leningrad, Nauka, p.127-132 (in Russian).
Betekhtinite
Formula: (Cu,Fe)21Pb2S15
Reference: Zhai, D., & Liu, J. (2014). Gold-telluride-sulfide association in the Sandaowanzi epithermal Au-Ag-Te deposit, NE China: implications for phase equilibrium and physicochemical conditions. Mineralogy and Petrology, 108(6), 853-871.
Betpakdalite-CaCa
Formula: [Ca2(H2O)17Ca(H2O)6][Mo6+8As5+2Fe3+3O36(OH)]
Beudantite
Formula: PbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Beyerite
Formula: Ca(BiO)2(CO3)2
Bicchulite (TL)
Formula: Ca2(Al2SiO6)(OH)2
Type Locality:
Reference: Henmi, C., Kusachi, I., Henmi, K., Sabine, P.A., Young, B.R. (1973) A new mineral bicchulite, the natural analogue of gehlenite hydrate, from Fuka, Okayama Prefecture, Japan and Carneal, County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Mineralogical Journal: 7: 243-251.; I. Kusachi, Y. Takechi, C. Henmi and S. Kobayashi (1998) Parasibirskite, a New Mineral from Fuka, Okayama Prefecture, Japan. Mineralogical Magazine 62:521-525.; Mineralogical Record: 27: 304.;
Bieberite
Formula: CoSO4 · 7H2O
Reference: The Mineral Species of Japan (5th ed) Matsubara
'Bindheimite' (FRL)
Formula: Pb2Sb2O6O
Type Locality:
Reference: Bindheim (1792) Schriften der Gesellschaft naturforschender Freunde in Berlin, Schr.: 10: 374; 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: 1019.
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Localities: Reported from at least 295 localities in this region.
'Biotite var: Manganophyllite'
'Biotite var: Oxybiotite'
Reference: Atsuo Harumoto (1970) Volcanic Rocks and Associated Rocks of Utsuryoto Island, (Japan Sea). (39pp + geological map)
Birnessite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.5(Mn4+,Mn3+)2O4 · 1.5H2O
Bismite
Formula: Bi2O3
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Localities: Reported from at least 87 localities in this region.
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Localities: Reported from at least 89 localities in this region.
'Bismuthinite-Stibnite Series'
Reference: Mingxuan Xue, Ming Liu, and Bao Shuang (2001): World Geology 20(1), 34-39
'Bismuthinite-Stibnite Series var: Horobetsuite'
Formula: (Bi,Sb)2S3 to (Sb,Bi)2S3
Reference: Mingxuan Xue, Ming Liu, and Bao Shuang (2001): World Geology 20(1), 34-39
Bismutite
Formula: (BiO)2CO3
Localities: Reported from at least 21 localities in this region.
Bismutocolumbite (TL)
Formula: Bi(Nb,Ta)O4
Reference: [Lapis 1993:1 p13-15; ZVMO,(1992) 121, n3, 130-134]; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
Bismutohauchecornite
Formula: Ni9Bi2S8
'Bismutomicrolite (of Hogarth 1977)'
Bismutotantalite
Formula: Bi(Ta,Nb)O4
Reference: Anthony, J. W. et al. (1997): Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. 3, 65; Uehara, S., et al. (2014) Minerals from Kyushu and Yamaguchi. (Fukuoka Mineral Club, 355 pages)
'Bitumen'
Reference: Junsheng Feng (2001): Gold Science and Technology 9(2), 33-36
Bixbyite
Formula: Mn3+2O3
'Black Jade'
Reference: Miyajima H (2014) Jadeitite from Itoigawa, Niigata Prefecture, central Japan. 21 st meeting of the International Mineralogical Association. p 200
'Blaubleibender Covellite'
Reference: Matsubara, S., & Kato, A. (1979) The Occurrence of Heazlewoodite and Cobaltpentlandite from the NakauriMine, Aichi Prefecture, Japan. Mem. Natn. Sci.Mus., Tokyo, (12), December 1, 1979
Bobierrite
Formula: Mg3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: [Lapis 1993:1 p13-15]
Bogdanovite
Formula: (Au,Te,Pb)3(Cu,Fe)
Reference: Gongalsky, B. I., Safonov, Y. G., Krivolutskaya, N. A., Prokof’ev, V. Y., & Yushin, A. A. (2007) A new type of gold-platinum-copper mineralization in northern Transbaikalia. In Doklady Earth Sciences (Vol. 415, No. 1, pp. 671-674). Nauka/Interperiodica.
Böhmite
Formula: AlO(OH)
Reference: Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Bohseite
Formula: Ca4Be3+xAl1-xSi9O25-x(OH)3+x
Reference: In coll. M. Slama, ex coll. M. Murashko (EPMA-analysed by Nikita Chukanov).
Boltwoodite
Formula: (K,Na)(UO2)(SiO3OH) · 1.5H2O
'Bonchevite'
Reference: Shangquan Wu (1986): Mineral Deposits 5(2), 75-84
Borcarite
Formula: Ca4Mg(B4O6(OH)6)(CO3)2
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Localities: Reported from at least 159 localities in this region.
Borocookeite (TL)
Formula: Li1+3xAl4-x(BSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: American Mineralogist, 88, 830-836.; International Geological Congress (2008) MRD-06 The Sosedka gem tourmaline-rich mine: Emplacement of extremely chemically heterogeneous pegmatite-forming medium; Zagorsky, V. Y. (2012). Mineralogy of pockets of the Malkhan tourmaline deposit (< i> Transbaikalia): feldspars of the Sosedka vein. Russian Geology and Geophysics, 53(6), 522-534
Boromuscovite
Formula: KAl2(BSi3O10)(OH)2
Borovskite
Formula: Pd3SbTe4
Reference: Jingbin Wang, Yuwang Wang, and Lijuan Wang (1998): Geological Exploration for Non-Ferrous Metals 7(3), 142-145
Bosiite (TL)
Formula: NaFe3+3(Al4Mg2)(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
Type Locality:
Reference: Ertl, A., Baksheev, I.A., Giester, G., Lengauer, C.L., Prokofiev, V.Y. and Zorina, L.D. (2015) Bosiite, IMA 2014-094. CNMNC Newsletter No. 24, April 2015, page 249; Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 247-251.
Botallackite
Formula: Cu2(OH)3Cl
Reference: Okamoto, Yasushi; Ito, Tsuyoshi; Inaba, Sachio; Minakawa, Testsuo (1993): Botallackite from Uchitomi Mine, Fukui Prefecture. Chigaku Kenkyu 42, 130-134.
Botryogen
Formula: MgFe3+(SO4)2(OH) · 7H2O
Reference: Minakawa and Noto (1994) Chigaku Kenkyu, 43, 175-179.
Boulangerite
Formula: Pb5Sb4S11
Localities: Reported from at least 20 localities in this region.
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
Bowieite
Formula: (Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
Description: Reported by Chen (1981) as "sulrhodite" which was then believed to be a new mineral, but later was shown to be the same mineral as bowieite.
Reference: Keqiao Chen (1981): Chinese Science Bulletin 26(12), 768
Boyleite
Formula: (Zn,Mg)SO4 · 4H2O
Brannerite
Formula: UTi2O6
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Braunite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Localities: Reported from at least 30 localities in this region.
'Bravoite'
Formula: (Fe,Ni)S2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Breithauptite
Formula: NiSb
Breithauptite var: Arite
Formula: Ni(Sb,As)
Reference: Takeo Kato: "Two Types of Nickeliferous Pyrrhotite Deposits Found in Korea." (9 pp)
Brezinaite
Formula: Cr3S4
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov data
Brianyoungite
Formula: Zn3(CO3,SO4)(OH)4
Reference: Chigaku-Kenkyu 50:137-159 (2001); M. Ohnishi, N. Shimobayashi, D. Nishio-Hamane, K. Shinoda, K. Momma, and T. Ikeda (2013): Minohlite, a new copper-zinc sulfate mineral from Minoh, Osaka, Japan. Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 335-342.
Britholite-(Ce)
Formula: (Ce,Ca)5(SiO4)3OH
'Britholite Group'
Formula: (REE, Ca)5[(Si,P)O4]3X
Reference: http://www.ctia.com.cn/TungstenNews/Print.asp?ArticleID=90677
Britholite-(Y)
Formula: (Y,Ca)5(SiO4)3OH
Reference: ex-Okamoto collection, now (2015) on display at Hakusekikan museum, Hirukawa.
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
Brockite
Formula: (Ca,Th,Ce)PO4 · H2O
Reference: P.M. Kartashov data
Bromargyrite
Formula: AgBr
Reference: Zhicheng Lü, Paiping Zhang, Guozheng Duan, Libo Hao, and Guanghua Dong (2002): Journal of Mineraloy and Petrology 22(1), 1-5; Zhicheng Lu, Peiping Zhang, Guozheng Duan, Libo Hao, and Dianchao Li (2002): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 22(1), 75-80; Chaoyang Li, Tiegeng Liu, Lin Ye, Weiguang Zhu, and Hailin Deng (2003): Science in China, Series D (Earth Sciences), 46, Supplement 1, 84-98
Brookite
Formula: TiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Brucite
Formula: Mg(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
Brugnatellite
Formula: Mg6Fe3+(CO3)(OH)13 · 4H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Brushite
Formula: Ca(HPO4) · 2H2O
Buddingtonite
Formula: (NH4)(AlSi3)O8
Reference: Nakagawa et al. (1995) Nendo Kagaku, 35, 1-14.
Bultfonteinite
Formula: Ca2(HSiO4)F · H2O
Bunnoite (TL)
Formula: Mn2+6AlSi6O18(OH)3
Type Locality:
Reference: Nishio-Hamane, D., Momma, K., Miyawaki, R. and Minakawa, T. (2014) Bunnoite, IMA 2014-054. CNMNC Newsletter No. 22, October 2014, page 1246; Mineralogical Magazine, 78, 1241-1248; Nishio-Hamane, D., Momma, K., Miyawaki, R., Minakawa, T. (2016): Bunnoite, a new hydrous manganese aluminosilicate from Kamo Mountain, Kochi prefecture, Japan. Mineralogy and Petrology 110, 917-926.
Burbankite
Formula: (Na,Ca)3(Sr,Ba,Ce)3(CO3)5
Reference: Kynický, J. & Samec, P. (2005): Hydrothermally-metasomatic and exsolution-like mineralization of the carbonatites from selected localities at Gobi. Mongolian Geoscientist. sv. 9, č. 27, s. 52-55.; Kynicky, J., et al., (2018) The role of carbonate-fluoride melt immiscibility in shallow REE deposit evolution, Geoscience Frontiers.
Burkeite
Formula: Na6(CO3)(SO4)2
Reference: Tomonagi et al. (1989) Koubutsu-Gakkai Kou'en-Youshi, 58.
'Bursaite'
Formula: Pb5Bi4S11 (?)
Burtite
Formula: Ca[Sn(OH)6]
Reference: N.V., Gorelikova analytical data
Buryatite (TL)
Formula: Ca3(Si,Fe,Al)(SO4)[B(OH)4]O(OH)5 · 12H2O
Reference: American Mineralogist, Volume 87, pages 1509–1513, 2002
Bustamite
Formula: CaMn2+(Si2O6)
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Cacoxenite
Formula: Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Cahnite
Formula: Ca2[B(OH)4](AsO4)
Calaverite
Formula: AuTe2
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Calciborite
Formula: Ca(B2O4)
Reference: Kobayashi, S., Ando, T., Kanayama, A., Tanabe, M., Kishi, S., Kusachi, I. (2014): Calciborite from the Fuka mine, Okayama Prefecture, Japan. Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences, 109, 13-17.
'Calcic plagioclase'
Reference: Astakhova, N. V., & Kolesnik, O. N. (2014). Ore mineralization in volcanic rocks from the submarine rises of the Sea of Japan. Geochemistry International, 52(2), 144-161.
Calcioburbankite
Formula: Na3(Ca,REE,Sr)3(CO3)5
Reference: Kynický, J. & Samec, P. (2005): Hydrothermally-metasomatic and exsolution-like mineralization of the carbonatites from selected localities at Gobi. Mongolian Geoscientist. sv. 9, č. 27, s. 52-55.
Calciouranoite (TL)
Formula: (Ca,Ba,Pb)U2O7 · 5H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Anthony, J. W. et al. (1997): Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. 3, 46; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 525 localities in this region.
Calcite var: Ferroan Calcite
Formula: (Ca,Fe)CO3
Calcite var: Manganoan Calcite
Formula: (Ca,Mn)CO3
Localities: Reported from at least 18 localities in this region.
Calcurmolite
Formula: (Ca,Na)2(UO2)3Mo2(O,OH)11 · nH2O
Calderónite
Formula: Pb2Fe3+(VO4)2(OH)
Reference: Yamada, T. & Watanabe, H. (2002) Vanadium-bearing minerals from the Enmei mine, Shizuoka Prefecture. Koubutsu-Gakkai Kou'en-Youshi, 33.
Caledonite
Formula: Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Calkinsite-(Ce)
Formula: (Ce,La)2(CO3)3 · 4H2O
Reference: Minakawa (1985) Chigaku Kenkyu, 36, 61-64.
Calomel
Formula: (Hg2)2+Cl2
Calzirtite
Formula: CaZr3TiO9
Cancrinite
Formula: (Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Canfieldite
Formula: Ag8SnS6
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Cannizzarite
Formula: Pb48Bi56S132
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Carbonite (of Heinrich)'
Description: Labelled "Mineral coke", formed by igneous intrusion into a coal bed.
Reference: Masutomi Museum specimen (Kyoto)
Carlsbergite
Formula: CrN
Carminite
Formula: PbFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2
Carnotite
Formula: K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Carpholite
Formula: Mn2+Al2(Si2O6)(OH)4
Carrollite
Formula: Cu(Co,Ni)2S4
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Caryopilite
Formula: Mn2+3Si2O5(OH)4
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Localities: Reported from at least 149 localities in this region.
Cassiterite var: Wood Tin
Formula: SnO2
Catapleiite
Formula: Na2Zr(Si3O9) · 2H2O
Reference: Saima Deposit Research Group, Beijing Institute of Uranium Geology (1978): Scientia Sinica 11(3), 365-389
Celadonite
Formula: K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Celestine var: Barian Celestine
Formula: (Sr,Ba)SO4
Celsian
Formula: Ba(Al2Si2O8)
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
'Cerasite (of Kikuchi)'
Cerianite-(Ce)
Formula: (Ce4+,Th)O2
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 37 localities in this region.
Cervantite
Formula: Sb3+Sb5+O4
Reference: Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Cervelleite
Formula: Ag4TeS
Reference: Kovalenker, V. A., Kiseleva, G. D., Krylova, T. L., & Andreeva, O. V. (2011). Mineralogy and ore formation conditions of the Bugdaya Au-bearing W-Mo porphyry deposit, eastern Transbaikal region, Russia. Geology of Ore Deposits, 53(2), 93-125.
'Chabazite'
Localities: Reported from at least 19 localities in this region.
Chabazite-Ca
Formula: (Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Chabazite-Na
Formula: (Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Reference: Am Min 74: pp 1337-1342
Chalcanthite
Formula: CuSO4 · 5H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Chalcoalumite
Formula: CuAl4(SO4)(OH)12 · 3H2O
Reference: Matsubara, S. and Miyawaki, R. (2006) Catalogue of Japanese Minerals. (National Science Museum, Tokyo)
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Localities: Reported from at least 117 localities in this region.
Chalcophanite
Formula: (Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
Chalcophyllite
Formula: Cu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
Reference: Kato (1973) Sakurai Koubutsu Hyohon, 49. (Kinichi Sakurai collection)
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 655 localities in this region.
Chalcostibite
Formula: CuSbS2
Chambersite
Formula: Mn2+3(B7O13)Cl
Chamosite
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
Chamosite var: Thuringite
Formula: (Fe,Fe,Mg,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(O,OH)8
Changbaiite (TL)
Formula: PbNb2O6
Type Locality:
Reference: Detachment No. 8, Comprehensive Geological Brigade of Tonghua Region and the Laboratory of Petrology and Mineralogy Laboratory and Jilin Institute of Geological Science (1978): Acta Geologica Sinica 52 (1), 53-62.
Changchengite (TL)
Formula: IrBiS
Reference: Zuxiang Yu (1997): Acta Geologica Sinica 71(4), 486-490
Charlesite
Formula: Ca6(Al,Si)2(SO4)2[B(OH)4](OH,O)12 · 26H2O
Reference: Tanimoto et al (2001) Koubutsu-Gakkai Kou'en-Youshi (Abstracts of the Meeting of the Mineralogical Society of Japan), 113; Isao KUSACHI, Naoko SHIRAISHI, Kazumasa SHIMADA, Masayuki OHNISHI and Shoichi KOBAYASHI (2008): CO3-rich charlesite from the Fuka mine, Okayama Prefecture, Japan. Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences, 103, 47-51.
Chenevixite
Formula: Cu2Fe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)4
Reference: Matsubara, S. and Miyawaki, R. (2006) Catalogue of Japanese Minerals. (National Science Museum, Tokyo)
Chengdeite (TL)
Formula: Ir3Fe
Description: Note on the list of associated minerals: The English abstract of the paper by Yu (1995) reports more minerals than listed here, but it has the associates from this locality and the placer occurrences lumped together. The Chinese text lists individual parageneses for both occurrences and states that most of the minerals were only found in the placers.
Reference: Zuxiang Yu (1995): Acta Geologica Sinica 69(3), 215-220
Cherepanovite
Formula: RhAs
Reference: Shcheka G.G., Vrzhosek A.A., Lehmann B., Tolstykh N.D. (2004) Associations of platinum-group minerals from the Zolotaya gold placiers, Primorye, Russian Far East, - Canadian Mineralogist, v.42, pp. 583-599.
Chernikovite
Formula: (H3O)2(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6H2O
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov data
Chevkinite-(Ce)
Formula: (Ce,La,Ca,Th)4(Fe2+,Mg)(Fe2+,Ti,Fe3+)2(Ti,Fe3+)2(Si2O7)2O8
'Chevkinite Group'
'Chicken-Blood Stone'
Reference: Liqing Zhao, Gongjiong Qin, Shihua Sun, Yuwang Wang, Yongzheng Wang, Anli Zhang, and Yaoming Wang (2002): Gold Geology 21(3), 7-13
Chiolite
Formula: Na5Al3F14
Reference: Victor V. Sharygin analytycal data (2012); ;
Chlorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3Cl
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Chlorargyrite var: Bromian Chlorargyrite
Formula: Ag(Cl,Br)
'Chlorite Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 482 localities in this region.
'Chlorite Group var: Brunsvigite'
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Reference: Youli Feng, Lijing Yu, and Ruizhong Hu (2006): Journal of The Virtual Explorer 24(2).
Chloritoid
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Chondrodite
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)5(SiO4)2(F,OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Chromio-pargasite (TL)
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Cr3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Type Locality:
Reference: Nishio-Hamane, D., Ohnishi, M., Minakawa, T., Yamaura, J., Saito, S. & Kadota, R. (2012) Ehimeite, NaCa2Mg4CrSi6Al2O22(OH)2: the first Cr-dominant amphibole from the Akaishi Mine, Higashi-Akaishi Mountain, Ehime Prefecture, Japan. Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences, 107, 1-7.
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 50 localities in this region.
Chromium
Formula: Cr
'Chrysanthemum Stone'
Reference: Hirooh Ishi collection
Chrysoberyl
Formula: BeAl2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
'Chrysolite'
Reference: Jian Shao, Wenlan Zhang, Xinhua Zhou, and Cong Zhang (2009): Acta Petrologica Sinica 25(10), 2642-2650
'Chrysoprase'
Reference: Alluvial cobbles in innumerable collections; common.
Chrysotile
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Chukhrovite-(Ce) (TL)
Formula: Ca3(Ce,Y)(AlF6)2(SO4)F · 10H2O
Type Locality:
Description: Ce predominates over Y in the mineral only in mass%. The mineral in fact is cerian chukhrovite-(Y).
Reference: ZVMO (1973) 102/2, 200-202; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
Chukhrovite-(Y)
Formula: Ca3(Y,Ce)(AlF6)2(SO4)F · 10H2O
Churchite-(Y) ?
Formula: Y(PO4) · 2H2O
Reference: Yamada, S. (2004) Nihonsan-koubutsu Gojuon-hairetsu Sanchi-ichiranhyou (111 pp.)
Chvilevaite (TL)
Formula: Na(Cu,Fe,Zn)2S4
Type Locality:
Reference: Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Localities: Reported from at least 33 localities in this region.
Clausthalite
Formula: PbSe
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Clays'
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Clerite
Formula: MnSb2S4
Clinobisvanite
Formula: Bi(VO4)
Reference: Matsubara, S. and Miyawaki, R. (2006) Catalogue of Japanese Minerals. (National Science Museum, Tokyo); Uehara, S., et al. (2014) Minerals from Kyushu and Yamaguchi. (Fukuoka Mineral Club, 355 pages)
'Clinochesterite'
Formula: (Mg,Fe)17Si20O54(OH)6
Reference: Konishi, H., Akai, K., Kurokawa, K. (1993) Calcic analog of clinojimthompsonite from the Oeyama ophiolite, southwest Japan. Jour. Geol. Soc. Japan: 99: 679-682; in: Jambor, J.L., Kovalenker, V.A., Roberts, A.C. (1995): New mineral Names. American Mineralogist: 80: 633
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Localities: Reported from at least 37 localities in this region.
Clinochlore var: Chromian Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Clinochlore var: Leuchtenbergite
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Clinochlore var: Pennine
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Clinochlore var: Ripidolite
Formula: (Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Clinochlore var: Sheridanite
Formula: (Mg,Al,Fe)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Reference: Sudo, T., Shimoda, S., Nishigaki, S., & Aoki, M. (1967). Energy changes in dehydration processes of clay minerals. Clay Minerals, 7(1), 33-42.
'Clinochrysotile'
Clinoclase
Formula: Cu3(AsO4)(OH)3
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Clinoenstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
Reference: Wankang Huang, Yingwen Xie, and Jingming Pan (1978): Geochimica 7(1), 25-34
Clinoferrosilite
Formula: Fe2+SiO3
Reference: Matsueda, H. (1980) Journal of the Mining College, Akita University, Ser. A, Mining Geology, 5, #4, 15-77.
Clinohumite
Formula: Mg9(SiO4)4F2
'Clinoptilolite'
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Clinoptilolite-K
Formula: K6(Si30Al6)O72·20H2O
Reference: Shouting Zhang, Pengda Zhao, Zhanzhang Xu, and Gengdong Yang (2004): Mineral Deposits 23(1), 31-38
Clinoptilolite-Na
Formula: Na6(Si30Al6)O72·20H2O
Reference: Shouting Zhang, Pengda Zhao, Zhanzhang Xu, and Gengdong Yang (2004): Mineral Deposits 23(1), 31-38
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Localities: Reported from at least 42 localities in this region.
Clino-suenoite
Formula: □{Mn2+2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Clinotobermorite (TL)
Formula: [Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
Type Locality:
Reference: Henmi, C., & Kusachi, I. (1992). Clinotobermorite, Ca5Si6(O,OH)18.5H2O, a new mineral from Fuka, Okayama Prefecture, Japan. Mineralogical Magazine, 56, 353-358.
Clinozoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 20 localities in this region.
Clinozoisite var: Clinothulite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Alfredo Petrov specimen
Coalingite
Formula: Mg10Fe3+2(OH)24[CO3] · 2H2O
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Localities: Reported from at least 26 localities in this region.
'Cobaltoan Nickeloan Chlorite'
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 22:223.; IMAI, N., & OTSUKA, R. (2000). Department of Mineral Industry, School of Science and Engineering, Waseda University, Tokyo, 160 Japan. Palygorskite-Sepiolite: Occurrences, Genesis and Uses, 37, 211.
Cobaltpentlandite
Formula: (Co,Ni,Fe)9S8
Coesite
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Tadao Nishiyama, Hiroaki Ohfuji, Ukyo Nishi, Kazuki Harada, Kousuke Fukuba (2018) Origin of lowest temperature microdiamond in a metapelite from Nishisonogi, western Japan. in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 147
Coffinite
Formula: U(SiO4) · nH2O
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Cohenite
Formula: Fe3C
Coloradoite
Formula: HgTe
Reference: Jun Lü, Xuguang Liu, Zhenzhe Han, Aikui Zhang, Handong Zhao, and Derong Li (2009): Geology and Exploration 45(4), 395-401; Siyu Han, Degao Zhai, Jiajun Liu, Jun Lü, Shenghua Wu, and Longbo Yang (2011): Mineral Deposits 30(5), 855-866; Xuxing Yu, Hong Xu, Xiangke Wu, Lijun Yang, Zhu Tian, Shen Gao, and Qiushu Wang (2012): Acta Petrologica Sinica 28(1), 345-356; Zhai, D., & Liu, J. (2014). Gold-telluride-sulfide association in the Sandaowanzi epithermal Au-Ag-Te deposit, NE China: implications for phase equilibrium and physicochemical conditions. Mineralogy and Petrology, 108(6), 853-871.
Columbite-(Fe)
Formula: Fe2+Nb2O6
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'
Localities: Reported from at least 19 localities in this region.
'Columbite Group'
Reference: V. E. Zagorsk (2016): The Durulgui rare-metal granite‒pegmatite system in the eastern Transbaikal region: Petrological and geochronological aspects. Doklady Earth Sciences 471, 1134–1139.
Columbite-(Mn)
Formula: Mn2+Nb2O6
'Columbite-Tantalite'
Colusite
Formula: Cu13VAs3S16
Reference: 加瀬克雄, 山本雅弘, & 光野千春. (1994). 柵原鉱山における Ge を含むコルース鉱の産出とその鉱床成因論的意義. 資源地質, 44(243), 33-38. (= Kase, Katsuo; Yamamoto, Masahiro; Mitsuno, Chiharu (1994): Germanium-​bearing colusite from the Yanahara Mine, Japan, and its significance to ore genesis. Shigen Chishitsu 44(1), 33-38.)
Conichalcite
Formula: CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Connellite
Formula: Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Reference: Go ITO
Cookeite
Formula: (Al2Li)Al2(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Cooperite
Formula: PtS
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Localities: Reported from at least 45 localities in this region.
Copper var: Stanniferous Copper
Formula: (Cu,Sn)
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data (2011)
Coquandite
Formula: Sb6+xO8+x(SO4)(OH)x(H2O)1- x (x = 0.3)
Reference: specimens seen at Kyoto show, 2010
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Localities: Reported from at least 21 localities in this region.
Corkite
Formula: PbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Cornetite
Formula: Cu3(PO4)(OH)3
Reference: Gongalsky, B., & Krivolutskaya, N. (2019). The Cu-Ag-Fe Udokan Deposit. In World-Class Mineral Deposits of Northeastern Transbaikalia, Siberia, Russia (pp. 37-85). Springer, Cham.
Cornubite
Formula: Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Cornwallite
Formula: Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Coronadite
Formula: Pb(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 31 localities in this region.
Corundum var: Ruby
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Chishitsu Chousajo (1902)
Corundum var: Sapphire
Formula: Al2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Cosalite
Formula: Pb2Bi2S5
Localities: Reported from at least 20 localities in this region.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Localities: Reported from at least 70 localities in this region.
Covellite var: Selenian Covellite
Formula: Cu(S,Se)
Reference: Minzhi Yang (2004): Contributions to Geology and Mineral Resources Research 19(3), 143-146
Cowlesite
Formula: CaAl2Si3O10 · 6H2O
Crandallite
Formula: CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Crednerite
Formula: CuMnO2
Reference: http://www.issp.u-tokyo.ac.jp/labs/mdcl/lab/denken/wordpress/?page_id=803
Cristobalite
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
'Crossite'
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Cryolite
Formula: Na2NaAlF6
'Cryophyllite'
Reference: Seltmann, R., Soloviev, S., Shatov, V., Pirajno, F., Naumov, E., & Cherkasov, S. (2010). Metallogeny of Siberia: tectonic, geologic and metallogenic settings of selected significant deposits*. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 57(6), 655-706
Cryptomelane
Formula: K(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Cubanite
Formula: CuFe2S3
Localities: Reported from at least 26 localities in this region.
Cummingtonite
Formula: ☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Localities: Reported from at least 28 localities in this region.
Cuprite var: Chalcotrichite
Formula: Cu2O
Cuprorhodsite
Formula: (Cu1+0.5Fe3+0.5)Rh3+2S4
Reference: Shcheka G.G., Vrzhosek A.A., Lehmann B., Tolstykh N.D. (2004) Associations of platinum-group minerals from the Zolotaya gold placiers, Primorye, Russian Far East, - Canadian Mineralogist, v.42, pp. 583-599.
Cuprosklodowskite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(SiO3OH]2 · 6H2O
Reference: Kato (1973), Sakurai Kobutsu Hyohon (Sakurai collection) 44
Cuprotungstite
Formula: Cu2(WO4)(OH)2
Curite
Formula: Pb3(UO2)8O8(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data 2012
Cuspidine
Formula: Ca4(Si2O7)(F,OH)2
Cyanotrichite
Formula: Cu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Reference: Yakhontova, L. K.; Lebedev, V. L.; Guseinov, M. A.; Sokolova, E. V.; Nesterovich, L. G. (1988): Copper sulfates from the low-temperature supergene zone of the Udokan deposit. Vestn. Mosk. Univ., Ser. 4: Geol., (5), 38-43 (in Russian).
Cymrite
Formula: BaAl2Si2(O,OH)8 · H2O
Dalnegorskite (TL)
Formula: Ca5Mn(Si3O9)2
Type Locality:
Reference: Shchipalkina, N.V., Pekov, I.V., Ksenofontov, D.A., Chukanov, N.V., Belakovskiy, D.I. and Koshlyakova, N.N. (2018) Dalnegorskite, IMA 2018-007. CNMNC Newsletter No 43, June 2018, page 782; Mineralogical Magazine: 82: 779-785.
Damiaoite (TL)
Formula: PtIn2
Reference: Yu Zuxiang (1997): Acta Geologia Sinica 71(4), 329-331.
Danalite
Formula: Be3Fe2+4(SiO4)3S
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Danburite
Formula: CaB2Si2O8
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Daomanite (TL)
Formula: CuPtAsS2
Reference: Yu Zuxiang, Lin Shujen, Chao Pao, Fang Chingsung, and Huang Chishun (1974): Acta Geologica Sinica 48(2), 202-218; Yu Zuxiang, Ding Kuishou, and Zhou Jianxiong (1978): Acta Geologica Sinica 52(4), 320-325; Yu Zuxiang (2001): Acta Geologica Sinica 75(3), 396-399.
Dashkovaite
Formula: Mg(HCOO)2 · 2H2O
Datolite
Formula: CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 23 localities in this region.
Datolite var: Bakerite
Formula: Ca4(H5B5Si3O20)
Reference: Mineralogical Record: 27: 303.; Mineralogical Journal Vol. 17 (1994) , No. 3 pp 111-117
Daubréeite
Formula: (BiO)(OH,Cl)
Reference: Meteoritical Bulletin Database; Sharygin, V. V. Phase CuCrS Meteorite 2 in Uakit Iron (IIAB), Buryatia, Russia: Preliminary Data. In Minerals: Structure, Properties, Methods of Investigation: 9th Geoscience Conference for Young Scientists, Ekaterinburg, Russia, February 5–8, 2018 (p. 229). Springer.
Daubréelite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2S4
Dawsonite
Formula: NaAlCO3(OH)2
Deerite
Formula: (Fe,Mn)6(Fe,Al)3[Si6O17]O3(OH)5
Reference: Feng Xiancan, Yang Ruiying, Song Guisen, Li Chenggui, and Lu Guojun (1986): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 6(4), 333-337.
Delafossite
Formula: CuFeO2
'Delessite'
Formula: (Mg,Fe,Fe,Al)(Si,Al)4O10(O,OH)8
Desautelsite
Formula: Mg6Mn3+2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Descloizite
Formula: PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Despujolsite
Formula: Ca3Mn4+(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: Brandon, K., Tazaki, K., & Okuno, M. (2009). Metal Uptake in Benthic Organisms and Argillaceous Sediments Affected by Mine Drainage in Ogoya, Ishikawa, Japan. Clay Science, 14(2), 65-79.
Destinezite
Formula: Fe3+2(PO4)(SO4)(OH) · 6H2O
Reference: Matsubara et al. (1999) Bulletin of the National Science Museum (Tokyo), 25, 51-57.
Devilline
Formula: CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Deweylite'
Formula: Mg4Si3O10 · 6H2O ?
Diadochite
Formula: Fe3+2(PO4)(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
Reference: Matsubara, S., Miyawaki, R. & Iwano, S. (1999): Diadochite from the Hinomaru-Nako mine, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan. Bull. Natn. Sci. Mus., Tokyo, Ser. C, 25, 51-57.
Diamond
Formula: C
Diamond var: Carbonado
Formula: C
Reference: Seliverstov V.A., Gorshkov A.I., Shcheka S.A., Sivtsov A.V. (1996) Diamonds and carbonadoof Primorskii Krai: mineralogy, crystal; chemistry and genesis, - Geologiya Rudnyh Mestorozhdenii, v.38, №6, p.485-499 (in Russian).
Diaphorite
Formula: Ag3Pb2Sb3S8
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Diaspore
Formula: AlO(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
Dickite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Localities: Reported from at least 18 localities in this region.
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Localities: Reported from at least 149 localities in this region.
Diopside var: Chromian Diopside
Formula: Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Diopside var: Diallage
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Diopside var: Schefferite
Formula: (Ca,Mn)(Mg,Fe,Mn)Si2O6
'Diopside-Hedenbergite Series'
'Diopside-Johannsenite Series'
Reference: American Mineralogist, Vol. 64, 1979, pp. 432-435
Dioptase
Formula: CuSiO3 · H2O
Reference: Watanabe, H., Tazaki, K., Islam, A. B. M., & Khodijah, C. S. (2003). 1-7. Copper biomineralization with banded structure at Dogamaru mine, Shimane Prefecture, Japan.
Djurleite
Formula: Cu31S16
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Dolerophanite
Formula: Cu2(SO4)O
Reference: Gongalsky, B., & Krivolutskaya, N. (2019). The Cu-Ag-Fe Udokan Deposit. In World-Class Mineral Deposits of Northeastern Transbaikalia, Siberia, Russia (pp. 37-85). Springer, Cham.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Localities: Reported from at least 122 localities in this region.
Dolomite var: Ferroan Dolomite
Formula: Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Dolomite var: Manganoan Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Domeykite
Formula: Cu3As
Reference: [MinRec 32:8]
Donbassite
Formula: Al4.33(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Dana VIII
Dravite
Formula: Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Dufrénoysite
Formula: Pb2As2S5
Reference: Vakh, A. S., Khomich, V. G., Boriskina, N. G., & Santosh, M. (2016). The Berezitovoe gold-polymetallic deposit (Upper Amur region, Russia): Structure, mineralogy and genetic aspects. Geoscience Frontiers, 7(3), 483-494.
Duftite
Formula: PbCu(AsO4)(OH)
Dumortierite
Formula: (Al,Fe3+)7(SiO4)3(BO3)O3
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Dussertite
Formula: BaFe3+3(AsO4)(AsO3OH)(OH)6
Reference: [MinRec 32:8]
Dypingite
Formula: Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 5H2O
Dyscrasite
Formula: Ag3Sb
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Dzhalindite (TL)
Formula: In(OH)3
Reference: Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
Eckermannite ?
Formula: NaNa2(Mg4Al}Si8O22(OH)2
Edenite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Eglestonite
Formula: (Hg2+2)3OCl3(OH)
Reference: Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; Vasil'yev, V. I., Lavrent'yev, Y. G., & Pal'chik, N. A. (1983). Kelyanite, Hg36Sb3 (Cl, Br) 9028-a new mineral. International Geology Review, 25(7), 864-868.
Elbaite
Formula: Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Elbaite var: Siberite
Formula: Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Habit: Prismatic to many cm
Colour: red to pink, often opaque
Description: The largest xl found in 1848 weighed 4.81 Kg and is in the St Petersburg Mining Institute
Reference: P. Scalisi, D. Cook, (1983), Classic Mineral Localities of the World: Asia and Australia, Van Nostrand, pp150-160
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Localities: Reported from at least 161 localities in this region.
'Electrum var: Argentocuproaurite'
Formula: (Au,Ag,Cu,Pd,Rh)
Reference: V.V. Seredin data
Elpasolite
Formula: K2NaAlF6
Reference: Victor V. Sharygin analytycal data (2013); Sharygin, V. V., & Vladykin, N. V. (2014). Mineralogy of cryolite rocks from the Katugin massif, Transbaikalia, Russia. Abstract Book of 30th International Conference on “Ore Potential of Alkaline, Kimberlite and Carbonatite Magmatism,” Antalya, Turkey, 166-168.
Elpidite
Formula: Na2ZrSi6O15 · 3H2O
Reference: Kynicky, J., et al., (2018) The role of carbonate-fluoride melt immiscibility in shallow REE deposit evolution, Geoscience Frontiers.
'Elsmoreite Group' (FRL)
Reference: Liu Jianchang (1979): Acta Geologica Sinica 53(1), 45-49.
'Elsmoreite Group var: Jixianite' (FRL)
Formula: Pb(W,Fe3+)2(O,OH)7
Reference: Liu Jianchang (1979): Acta Geologica Sinica 53(1), 45-49.
Emplectite
Formula: CuBiS2
Empressite
Formula: AgTe
Enalite (TL)
Formula: (Th,REE,Al) [(PO4),(SiO4),(OH)]
Reference: Kimura, K., and Miyake, Y. (1932): Chemical investigation of the Oriental ores containing rare elements (Part 9). On enalite, a new variety of uranothorite, found in Naegi, Gifu Prefecture. Nihon Kagakukaisha (Journ. Chem. Soc. Japan) 53, 93-100.
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Enstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
Localities: Reported from at least 20 localities in this region.
Enstatite var: Bronzite
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)2[SiO3]2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Eosphorite
Formula: Mn2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Ephesite
Formula: LiNaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 280 localities in this region.
Epidote-(Sr) (TL)
Formula: {CaSr}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences 103,400-406(2008)
'Epidote Supergroup'
Formula: A2M3(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: DILL, H.G., KAUFHOLD, S., KHISHIGSUREN, S. and BULGAMAA, J. (2005) Discovery and origin of a Paleogene smectite-bearing clay deposit in the SE Gobi (Mongolia).- Clay Minerals, 40: 351-367
Epistilbite
Formula: CaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
'Erionite'
Erionite-Na
Formula: (Na2,K2,Ca)2[Al4Si14O36] · 15H2O
Reference: SHIMAZU, M., & MIZOTA, T. (1972). Levyne and erionite from Chojabaru, Iki Island, Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan. The Journal of the Japanese Association of Mineralogists, Petrologists and Economic Geologists, 67(12), 418-424.
Erlianite (TL)
Formula: (Fe,Mg)4(Fe,V)2Si6O15(OH,O)8
Type Locality:
Reference: Feng Xiancan, Yang Ruiying, Song Guisen, Li Chenggui, and Lu Guojun (1986): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 6(4), 333-337; Feng, X., Yang, R. (1986): Erlianite, a new vanadium- and iron-bearing silicate mineral. Mineralogical Magazine 50, 285-289.
Erlichmanite
Formula: OsS2
Erythrite
Formula: Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Eskimoite ?
Formula: Ag7Pb10Bi15S36
Reference: Suzuki, Y., Nakata, M., Ohe, I. (2011) Eskimoite-like mineral from Ikuno mine, Hyougo Prefecture, Japan. Chigaku Kenkyu, 60 (1), 37-39.
Esseneite
Formula: CaFe3+[AlSiO6]
Reference: Ciesielczuk, J., Kruszewski, Ł., & Majka, J. (2015). Comparative mineralogical study of thermally-altered coal-dump waste, natural rocks and the products of laboratory heating experiments. International Journal of Coal Geology, 139, 114-141.
'Ettringite Group'
Reference: Minakawa, T., Inaba, S., Noto, S. (1986) Oyelite from Suisho-dani, Ise, Mie Prefecture. Ganseki Koubutsu Koushou Gakkaishi, 81, 138-142
Euclase
Formula: BeAl(SiO4)(OH)
Eudialyte
Formula: Na15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Reference: Saima Deposit Research Group, Beijing Institute of Uranium Geology (1978): Scientia Sinica 11(3), 365-389
Eudidymite
Formula: Na2Be2Si6O15 · H2O
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov data
Eulytine
Formula: Bi4(SiO4)3
Euxenite-(Y)
Formula: (Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Evansite
Formula: Al3(PO4)(OH)6 · 6H2O
Reference: Akira Kato (1973) Sakurai Koubutsu Hyohon, 49.
Falkmanite
Formula: Pb3Sb2S6
Farringtonite
Formula: Mg3(PO4)2
Reference: Shima, M., Okada, A. & Yabuki, H. (1980) Mineralogical and petrographical study of the Zaisho meteorite, a pallasite from Japan: Zeitschrift für Naturforschung, Teil a, vol. 35a: 64-68. (Jan. 1980); Buseck, P. R. & Clark, J. (1982) The Zaisho Pallasite, a Bearer of Pyroxene and Phosphoran Olivine (abstract): Meteoritics 17 (4):189-190. (Dec 1982)
Fayalite
Formula: Fe2+2SiO4
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Localities: Reported from at least 52 localities in this region.
'Fayalite-Tephroite Series'
'Fayalite-Tephroite Series var: Knebelite'
Formula: from (Fe1.5Mn0.5)2SiO4 to (Mn1.5Fe0.5)2SiO4
Fedorovskite (TL)
Formula: Ca2Mg2B4O7(OH)6
Type Locality:
Reference: Malinko, S.V., T.I. Stolyarova, and D.P. Shashkin (1972) The first finding of magnesium roweite, its paragenesis and products of replacement. Zap. Vses. Mineral. Obshch., 101, 465–473 [cited in Handbook of Mineralogy]; American Mineralogist, Volume 87, pages 1509–1513, 2002; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
Feitknechtite
Formula: Mn3+O(OH)
'Feldspar Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 90 localities in this region.
'Feldspar Group var: Perthite'
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Fengchengite (TL)
Formula: Na123(Ca,Sr)6Fe3+3 Zr3Si(Si25O73)(H2O,OH)3(OH,Cl)2
Type Locality:
Reference: Shen, G., Xu, J., Yao, P., and Li, G. (2011) Fengchengite, IMA 2007-018a. CNMNC Newsletter No. 11, December 2011, page 2893; Mineralogical Magazine, 75, 2887-2893.
Ferberite
Formula: FeWO4
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Ferberite var: Reinite
Formula: FeWO4
Reference: Econ Geol (1977) 72:753-768
'Fergusonite'
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Fergusonite-(Y)
Formula: YNbO4
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Ferrarisite
Formula: Ca5(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 9H2O
Reference: Masayuki Ohnishi, Norimasa Shimobayashi, Shigetomo Kishi, Mitsuo Tanabe, Shoichi Kobayashi (2013) Talmessite from the Uriya deposit at the Kiura mining area, Oita Prefecture, Japan. Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences, 108, No. 2 (April), 116-120.
Ferriakasakaite-(La) (TL)
Formula: {CaLa}{Fe3+AlMn2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Type Locality:
Reference: Nagashima, M., Nishio-Hamane, D., Tomita, N., Minakawa, T. and Inaba, S. (2014) Ferriakasakaite-(La), IMA 2013-126. CNMNC Newsletter No. 20, June 2014, page 551; Mineralogical Magazine, 78, 549-558.; Nagashima, M., Nishio-Hamane, D., Tomita, N., Minakawa, T., Inaba, S. (2015): Ferriakasakaite-(La) and ferriandrosite-(La): new epidote-supergroup minerals from Ise, Mie Prefecture, Japan. Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 735-753.
Ferriallanite-(Ce)
Formula: {CaCe}{Fe3+AlFe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ferriandrosite-(La) (TL)
Formula: {MnLa}{Fe3+AlMn2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Type Locality:
Reference: Nagashima, M., Nishio-Hamane, D., Tomita, N., Minakawa, T. and Inaba, S. (2014) Ferriandrosite-(La), IMA 2013-127. CNMNC Newsletter No. 20, June 2014, page 551; Mineralogical Magazine, 78, 549-558.; Nagashima, M., Nishio-Hamane, D., Tomita, N., Minakawa, T., Inaba, S. (2015): Ferriakasakaite-(La) and ferriandrosite-(La): new epidote-supergroup minerals from Ise, Mie Prefecture, Japan. Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 735-753.
'Ferri-barroisite'
Formula: ☐(CaNa)(Mg3Fe3+2)(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Reference: Hashimoto, M. (1973) Journal Japan Assoc. Min. Petr. Economic Geology, 68, 177-182
'Ferrierite'
Reference: Yamada, S. (2004) Nihonsan-koubutsu Gojuon-hairetsu Sanchi-ichiranhyou (111 pp.)
Ferrihydrite
Formula: Fe3+10O14(OH)2
Reference: Petrov, V. et al (2005) Evaluation of Uranium Migration Pathways in Fractured Welded Tuffs in The 10th International Conference on Environmental Remediation and Radioactive Waste Management September 4-8, 2005, Scottish Exhibition & Conference Centre, Glasgow, Scotland
Ferri-katophorite
Formula: Na(CaNa)(Mg4Fe3+)(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Description: (originally recorded as "magnesioferrikatophorite")
Reference: Yamada, S. (2004) Nihonsan-koubutsu Gojuon-hairetsu Sanchi-ichiranhyou (111 pp.)
Ferrimolybdite
Formula: Fe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Ferrisicklerite
Formula: Li1-x(Fe3+xFe2+1-x)PO4
Description: (described from here originally as "pseudoheterosite")
Reference: Kinosaki, Y. (1940) Jour. Min. Soc. Korea, 23, 11.
Ferrisymplesite
Formula: Fe3+3(AsO4)2(OH)3 · 5H2O
'Ferritchromit'
Ferri-winchite
Formula: ☐[CaNa][Mg4(Fe3+,Al)]Si8O22(OH)2
Reference: Tianjin Institute of Geology and Mineral Resources (1989): Contributions to Geology and Mineral Resources Research 4(4)
Ferro-actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Ferro-Actinolite-Tremolite Series'
'Ferroan pargasite'
Reference: Kynický, J. & Samec, P. (2005): Hydrothermally-metasomatic and exsolution-like mineralization of the carbonatites from selected localities at Gobi. Mongolian Geoscientist. sv. 9, č. 27, s. 52-55.
Ferro-anthophyllite
Formula: ☐{Fe2+2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Yiming Zhao, Daxin Li, Wenming Chen, Chengyou Feng, and Wenhong Sun (2006): Mineral Deposits 25(2), 113-122; Yiming Zhao, Daxin Li, Liangshi Wu, Wenming Chen, Chengyou Feng, Peihua Wang, and Xuedong Gao (2008): Mineral Deposits 27(4), 425-448
Ferrobustamite
Formula: CaFe2+(Si2O6)
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Ferro-edenite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Fe2+5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Ferro-ferri-katophorite
Formula: Na(NaCa)(Fe2+4Fe3+)(Si7Al)O22(OH)2
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov data
Ferro-ferri-nybøite
Formula: NaNa2[(Fe2+3,Mg)Fe3+2](AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov data
Ferro-gedrite
Formula: ☐{Fe2+2}{Fe2+3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Locality: Kawai mine, Ena City, Gifu, Japan - erroneously reported
Description: Published analysis corresponds to "sodic-ferrogedrite".
Reference: Bulletin of the National Science Museum, Ser. C, 6(4), 107-113 (Tokyo); RRUFF Project specimen ID # R060330; Forrest Cureton and Excalibur Mineral Co. specimens.
Ferro-hornblende
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Fe2+4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Ferroindialite
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg)2Al4Si5O18
Reference: Kitamura & Hiroi (1982) Mineralogy and Petrology, 80, 110-116.
Ferro-katophorite
Formula: {Na}{CaNa}{Fe2+4Al}[(AlSi7)O22](OH)2
Ferro-pargasite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Fe2+4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Ferro-richterite
Formula: {Na}{CaNa}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ferrosilite
Formula: FeSiO3
Ferro-tschermakite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Fe2+3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Reference: Yiming Zhao and Daxin Li (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(4), 345-359; Zhenhua Zhou, Hongwei Liu, Guoxiong Chang, Linsu Li, Tao Li, Yongjun Yang, Ruijun Zhang, and Xianhe Ji (2011): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 30(1), 97-112
Fersmite
Formula: (Ca,Ce,Na)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH,F)6
Reference: P.M. Kartashov data
Feruvite ?
Formula: Ca(Fe2+)3MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Minakawa & Adachi (1996) Chigaku Kenkyu, 44, 233-240.
Fibroferrite
Formula: Fe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
Reference: Sakurai & Ashizawa (1954) Koubutsugaku Zasshi, 1, 437-440.
Florencite-(Ce)
Formula: CeAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
Fluellite
Formula: Al2(PO4)F2(OH) · 7H2O
Reference: Gongalsky, B., & Krivolutskaya, N. (2019). The Cu-Ag-Fe Udokan Deposit. In World-Class Mineral Deposits of Northeastern Transbaikalia, Siberia, Russia (pp. 37-85). Springer, Cham.
Fluoborite
Formula: Mg3(BO3)(F,OH)3
'Fluocerite'
Fluocerite-(Ce)
Formula: (Ce,La)F3
Reference: P.M. Karashov data
Fluorannite
Formula: KFe2+3(AlSi3O10)(F,OH)2
Reference: Sergey Vasiliev; Sharygin, V. V., & Vladykin, N. V. (2014). Mineralogy of cryolite rocks from the Katugin massif, Transbaikalia, Russia. Abstract Book of 30th International Conference on “Ore Potential of Alkaline, Kimberlite and Carbonatite Magmatism,” Antalya, Turkey, 166-168.
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Localities: Reported from at least 33 localities in this region.
Fluorapophyllite-(K)
Formula: KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Fluorapophyllite-(Na) (TL)
Formula: NaCa4(Si8O20)F · 8H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Amer. Min.(1981) 66, 410-423
Fluorcalciomicrolite
Formula: (Ca,Na)2(Ta,Nb)2O6F
Reference: Uehara, S., et al. (2014) Minerals from Kyushu and Yamaguchi. (Fukuoka Mineral Club, 355 pages)
Fluor-elbaite
Formula: Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Reference: Yohei Shirose, Seiichiro Uehara (2013) Li tourmaline from Nagatare, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan. Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences Vol. 108 (2013) No. 4 August p. 238-243
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Localities: Reported from at least 293 localities in this region.
Fluorite var: Yttrofluorite
Formula: (Ca1-xYx)F2+x where 0.05< x <0.3
Reference: Seltmann, R., Soloviev, S., Shatov, V., Pirajno, F., Naumov, E., & Cherkasov, S. (2010). Metallogeny of Siberia: tectonic, geologic and metallogenic settings of selected significant deposits*. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 57(6), 655-706; Sharygin, V. V., & Vladykin, N. V. (2014). Mineralogy of cryolite rocks from the Katugin massif, Transbaikalia, Russia. Abstract Book of 30th International Conference on “Ore Potential of Alkaline, Kimberlite and Carbonatite Magmatism,” Antalya, Turkey, 166-168.; Savel’eva, V. B., Bazarova, E. P., Khromova, E. A., & Kanakin, S. V. (2017). Fluorides and Fluorcarbonates in Rocks of the Katugin Complex, Eastern Siberia: Indicators of Geochemical Mineral Formation Conditions. Geology of Ore Deposits, 59(7), 561-574.
Fluornatrocoulsellite
Formula: CaNa3AlMg3F14
Reference: Savel’eva, V. B., Bazarova, E. P., Khromova, E. A., & Kanakin, S. V. (2017). Fluorides and Fluorcarbonates in Rocks of the Katugin Complex, Eastern Siberia: Indicators of Geochemical Mineral Formation Conditions. Geology of Ore Deposits, 59(7), 561-574.
'Fluoro-arfvedsonite'
Formula: [Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22F2
Reference: Sharygin, V. V., & Vladykin, N. V. (2014). Mineralogy of cryolite rocks from the Katugin massif, Transbaikalia, Russia. Abstract Book of 30th International Conference on “Ore Potential of Alkaline, Kimberlite and Carbonatite Magmatism,” Antalya, Turkey, 166-168.
Fluoro-edenite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(F,OH)2
Reference: Makino et al (1996) Ganseki-Koubutsu-Koshogaku Zasshi, 91, 419-423.; Tomita, K., Makino, K., Yamaguchi, Y. (1994) IMA, 16th meeting, Pisa, abstract 410
Fluoro-riebeckite
Formula: ◻{Na2}{Fe2+3Fe3+2}(Si8O22)F2
Reference: Victor Sharygin's analytical data (2013)
Fluor-schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Reference: Yohei Shirose, Seiichiro Uehara (2013) Li tourmaline from Nagatare, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan. Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences Vol. 108 (2013) No. 4 August p. 238-243
Fluorstrophite
Formula: SrCaSr3(PO4)3F
Fluorwavellite
Formula: Al3(PO4)2(OH)2F·5H2O
Reference: Kampf,Anthony R., Adams,Paul L., Barwood,Henry., and Nash,Barbara P. (2017) Fluorwavellite -Al3(PO4)2(OH)2F.5H2O,the fluorine analogue of wavellite :American Mineralogist 102 (4),909-915
Foitite
Formula: (□,Na)(Fe2+2Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3OH
Formanite-(Y)
Formula: YTaO4
Reference: Minakawa & Nishio (2002) Ganko-Gakkai Kou'en-Youshi, 287.
Formicaite (TL)
Formula: Ca(HCOO)2
Type Locality:
Reference: [AmMin 85:1322]
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Localities: Reported from at least 35 localities in this region.
Forsterite var: Peridot
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Reference: Rui Liu (2001): Geology and Prospecting 37(6), 17-19
Foshagite
Formula: Ca4(Si3O9)(OH)2
Reference: Mineralogical Journal Vol. 14 (1989) , No. 7 pp 299-302; Henmi, C., Kusachi, I., Kawahara, A., & Henmi, K. (1978). 7T wollastonite from Fuka, Okayama Prefecture. Mineralogical Journal, 9(3), 169-181; Chet Lemanski, Jr. collection (6796CL).; KUSACHI, I., & HENMI, C. (1991). Sillenite from Fuka, Okayama prefecture, Japan. Mineralogical Journal, 15(8), 343-348.
Fourmarierite
Formula: Pb(UO2)4O3(OH)4 · 4H2O
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data 2012
Francevillite
Formula: Ba(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
Reference: Cheong, C. S., Jeong, G. Y., Kim, H., Choi, M. S., Lee, S. H., & Cho, M. (2003). Early Permian peak metamorphism recorded in U–Pb system of black slates from the Ogcheon metamorphic belt, South Korea, and its tectonic implication. Chemical Geology, 193(1), 81-92.
Franckeite
Formula: Fe2+(Pb,Sn2+)6Sn4+2Sb2S14
Franckeite var: Potosíite
Formula: Pb6Sn3FeSb3S16
Reference: Shimizu, M. et al. (1992) "Potosiite and incaite from the Hoei Mine, Japan", Mineralogy and Petrology, 46, 2, 155-161
Francoanellite
Formula: K3Al5(PO4)2(HPO4)3 · 12H2O
Reference: Jun, Chang-Pyo ; Lee, Seong-Joo ; Kong, Dal-Yong ; Kang, Il-Mo ; Song, Yun-Goo (2010) Mineralogy of Secondary Phosphates and Sulfates Precipitated within the Sequence of Bat Guano Deposits in the Gossi Cave, Korea. Journal of the Mineralogical Society of Korea, volume 23, issue 4, 2010, Pages 395-402
Freibergite
Formula: (Ag,Cu,◻)10Fe2+2Sb4S12
Localities: Reported from at least 28 localities in this region.
Freieslebenite
Formula: AgPbSbS3
Frolovite
Formula: Ca[B(OH)4]2
Froodite
Formula: α-PdBi2
Fukalite (TL)
Formula: Ca4[Si2O6][CO3](OH)2
Reference: Mineralogical Journal of Japan (1977): 8, 374-381.
Fülöppite
Formula: Pb3Sb8S15
Reference: Spiridonov, E. M., Krivitskaya, N. N., Bryzgalov, I. A., Kulikova, I. M., & Gorodetskaya, M. D. (2010, December). Bismuth-rich aurostibite: A product of maldonite replacement in a volcanogenic-plutonogenic Darasun deposit (Eastern Transbaikalia). In Doklady Earth Sciences (Vol. 435, No. 2, pp. 1611-1613). MAIK Nauka/Interperiodica.
'Gadolinite'
Gadolinite-(Y)
Formula: Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Gadolinite-(Y) var: Calciogadolinite-(Y)
Formula: (YCa)2Fe3+Be2[SiO4]2O2
Reference: Nagashima & Nagashima (1960) Nihon Kigenso Koubutsu, 184-189.
'Gagarinite'
Reference: USGS Open File Report 2005-1252 p20; Sharygin, V. V., & Vladykin, N. V. (2014). Mineralogy of cryolite rocks from the Katugin massif, Transbaikalia, Russia. Abstract Book of 30th International Conference on “Ore Potential of Alkaline, Kimberlite and Carbonatite Magmatism,” Antalya, Turkey, 166-168.; Savel’eva, V. B., Bazarova, E. P., Khromova, E. A., & Kanakin, S. V. (2017). Fluorides and Fluorcarbonates in Rocks of the Katugin Complex, Eastern Siberia: Indicators of Geochemical Mineral Formation Conditions. Geology of Ore Deposits, 59(7), 561-574.
Gagarinite-(Y)
Formula: NaCaYF6
Reference: Seltmann, R., Soloviev, S., Shatov, V., Pirajno, F., Naumov, E., & Cherkasov, S. (2010). Metallogeny of Siberia: tectonic, geologic and metallogenic settings of selected significant deposits*. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 57(6), 655-706; Sharygin, V. V., & Vladykin, N. V. (2014). Mineralogy of cryolite rocks from the Katugin massif, Transbaikalia, Russia. Abstract Book of 30th International Conference on “Ore Potential of Alkaline, Kimberlite and Carbonatite Magmatism,” Antalya, Turkey, 166-168.
Gageite
Formula: Mn21(Si4O12)2O3(OH)20
Gahnite
Formula: ZnAl2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Gahnite var: Manganoan Gahnite
Formula: (Zn,Mn)Al2O4
Reference: Yiming Zhao, Yongguan Dong, Daxin Li, and Chengsi Bi (2003): Ore Geology Reviews 23, 153-182.
Galaxite
Formula: Mn2+Al2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Localities: Reported from at least 537 localities in this region.
Galena var: Argentiferous Galena
Formula: PbS
Galena var: Bismuthiferous Galena
Formula: (Pb,Bi,Ag)S
Reference: Baisheng Zhang (2001): Mineral Resources and Geology 16(5), 311-314
Galenobismutite
Formula: PbBi2S4
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
Galenobismutite var: Argentiferous Galenobismutite
Formula: (Pb,Ag)Bi2S4
Reference: Zhitian Wang, Kezhang Qin, Longju Pang, and Weishi Li (1993): Mineral Deposits 12(3), 212-220; Haiming Zhao, Li Wang, and Zuohan Li (1994): Geological Exploration for Non-Ferrous Metals 3(1), 10-14
Ganophyllite
Formula: (K,Na,Ca)2Mn8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)32 · 8H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Gaotaiite (TL)
Formula: Ir3Te8
Type Locality:
Reference: Zuxiang Yu (1995): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 15(1), 1-4; Zuxiang Yu (1997): Acta Geologica Sinica 71(4), 486-490
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 151 localities in this region.
'Garnierite'
Garronite-Ca
Formula: Na2Ca5Al12Si20O64 · 27H2O
Reference: Matsuyama et al (2005) Ganko-Gakkai Kou'en-Youshi, 252.
Gaspéite
Formula: Ni(CO3)
Reference: Matsubara, S. and Kato A. (1993) Jour. Japan Ass. Min. Petr. Economic Geology, 88(11), 515-524 (in japanese).
Gatumbaite ?
Formula: CaAl2(PO4)2(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: Matsubara, S. & A. Kato: Phosphates from the Hinomaru-Nako mine, Abu-cho, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Western Japan: Mem.Natn.Sci.Mus., Tokyo, 30,167-183(1998)
Gearksutite
Formula: Ca[Al(F,OH)5(H2O)]
Gedrite
Formula: ☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Geerite
Formula: Cu8S5
Gehlenite
Formula: Ca2Al(AlSiO7)
Geikielite
Formula: MgTiO3
Reference: Resource Geology, vol. 50, no. 4, 213-228, 2000
Genthelvite
Formula: Be3Zn4(SiO4)3S
Geocronite
Formula: Pb14(Sb,As)6S23
Germanite
Formula: Cu13Fe2Ge2S16
Reference: Geology and Mineral Resources of Japan, p 204 (Geological Survey of Japan, 1960)
Gersdorffite
Formula: NiAsS
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Gibbsite
Formula: Al(OH)3
'Gismondine'
Gladite
Formula: PbCuBi5S9
Reference: Timofeeva, V. S. & Borodaev, Yu. S. (1975): Minerals of the bismuthinite-aikinite series at the Bom-Gorkhon wolframite deposit (western Transbaikal). Vestnik Moskovskogo Universiteta, Seriya 4: Geologiya 30 (2), 114-117.
'Glass'
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Glaucodot
Formula: (Co0.50Fe0.50)AsS
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Glaucophane
Formula: ◻[Na2][Mg3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 18 localities in this region.
Glaukosphaerite
Formula: (Cu,Ni)2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Matsubara, S. and Kato A. (1993) Jour. Japan Ass. Min. Petr. Economic Geology, 88(11), 515-524 (in japanese).
Gobbinsite
Formula: Na5(Si11Al5)O32 · 11H2O
Godlevskite
Formula: (Ni,Fe)9S8
Reference: Fukuoka & Hirowatari (1980) Science Reports of the Faculty of Science, Kyushu University (Geology), 13, 239-249.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 77 localities in this region.
Gold
Formula: Au
Localities: Reported from at least 390 localities in this region.
Gold var: Argentian Mercurian Gold
Formula: (Au,Ag,Hg)
Description: Authors report the composition of this phase as (Au,Ag)3Hg. This actually might be a new mineral.
Reference: Kang Guan, Zhenkuan Luo, Manzhi Wang, and Chuantai Wang (1990): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 10(3), 227-231
Gold var: Mercurian Gold
Formula: (Au,Hg)
Reference: Shikazono, N., Shimizu, M. (1988) Mercurian gold from the Tsugu gold-antimony vein deposit in Japan. Canadian Mineralogist, 26, 423-428
'Gold Amalgam'
Reference: Molchanov, V. P., & Medvedev, E. I. (2011). Features of chemistry natural gold nanotubes (Primor’ye). Materials, methods and technologies (CD-ROM), 5(2), 263-269
'Goldamalgam (of Chen et al.)'
Formula: (Au,Ag)Hg
Reference: Keqiao Chen, Huifang Yang, Letian Ma, and Zhizhong Peng (1981): Dizhi Pinglun 27, 107-115
Goldmanite
Formula: Ca3V3+2(SiO4)3
Gonnardite
Formula: (Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
'Goongarrite'
Reference: Gvozdev, V. I., Fedoseev, D. G., Gurikov, A. V., Sadkin, S. I., Semenyak, B. I., & Ratkin, V. V. (2014). Mineralogy of accompanying elements in the ores of the Kordonnoe skarn scheelite-sulfide deposit in Primorsky Krai. Russian Journal of Pacific Geology, 8(3), 200-212.
Gorceixite
Formula: BaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Goslarite
Formula: ZnSO4 · 7H2O
Goudeyite
Formula: AlCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: Royal Ontario Museum specimen (obtained november 1982 from Hori Mineralogy, Tokyo)
Goyazite
Formula: SrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Graphite
Formula: C
Localities: Reported from at least 78 localities in this region.
Greenalite
Formula: (Fe2+,Fe3+)2-3Si2O5(OH)4
Greenockite
Formula: CdS
Localities: Reported from at least 18 localities in this region.
Greigite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2S4
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 55 localities in this region.
Grossular var: Chrome-bearing Grossular
Formula: Ca3(Al,Cr3+)2(SiO4)3
Reference: Hiroaki Tano specimen
Grossular var: Hessonite
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
'Grossular-Hibschite Series'
Groutite
Formula: Mn3+O(OH)
Reference: Zhicheng Lü, Paiping Zhang, Guozheng Duan, Libo Hao, and Guanghua Dong (2002): Journal of Mineraloy and Petrology 22(1), 1-5
Grunerite
Formula: ☐{Fe2+2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Guanajuatite
Formula: Bi2Se3
Reference: Rodionov, S.M., Schnaider, A.A., Romanovsky, N.P., and Gurovich, V.G. (2007): Geology of Ore Deposits 49(4), 285-296.
Gudmundite
Formula: FeSbS
Guérinite
Formula: Ca5(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 9H2O
Reference: Masayuki Ohnishi, Norimasa Shimobayashi, Shigetomo Kishi, Mitsuo Tanabe, Shoichi Kobayashi (2013) Talmessite from the Uriya deposit at the Kiura mining area, Oita Prefecture, Japan. Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences, 108, No. 2 (April), 116-120.
Gugiaite
Formula: Ca2Be(Si2O7)
Reference: Matsubara, S. (2002): The Mineral Species of Japan, p27
Gunningite
Formula: ZnSO4 · H2O
Reference: Eremin, O. V., Epova, E. S., Yurgenson, G. A., & Smirnova, O. K. (2014). Prognosis of Geoecological Consequences of Development of Deposits of the Bom-Gorkhon Tungsten Deposit (Transbaikalia). Chemistry for Sustainable Development, 22(2), 123-129.
Gupeiite (TL)
Formula: Fe3Si
Type Locality:
Description: Cosmic dust in placers.
Reference: Zuxiang Yu (1984): Acta Petrologica Mineralogica et Analytica 3(3), 231-240
Gustavite
Formula: AgPbBi3S6
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
'Gustavite-Lillianite Series'
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 46 localities in this region.
Gypsum var: Selenite
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Rocks & Minerals: 21: 568-569.
Haapalaite
Formula: (Fe2+,Ni)2(Mg,Fe2+)1.61S2(OH)3.22
Reference: Matsubara et al (1991) Chigaku Kenkyu, 40, 127-133.
Haiweeite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2[Si5O12(OH)2] · 6H2O
Reference: K. Watanabe (1976) Journal of the Faculty of Science, Shinshu University, 11, 53-113 (in japanese with english summary)
Halite
Formula: NaCl
'Halloysite'
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Halotrichite
Formula: FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Hambergite
Formula: Be2(BO3)(OH)
Hammarite
Formula: Pb2Cu2Bi4S9
Hastingsite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Fe2+4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Hausmannite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 29 localities in this region.
Hawleyite
Formula: CdS
Haxonite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)23C6
Reference: H. J. Axon, J. Kinder, C. W. Haworth and J. W. Horsfield (1981) Carlsbergite, CrN, in Troilite, FeS, of the Sikhote Alin Meteoritic Iron. Mineralogical Magazine 44:107-109.
Haycockite
Formula: Cu4Fe5S8
Reference: Onuki et al (1981) Ganseki-Koubutsu-Koshogaku Zasshi, 76, 372-375.
Heazlewoodite
Formula: Ni3S2
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Hechtsbergite
Formula: Bi2(VO4)O(OH)
Reference: Uehara, S. & Y. Shirose (2013), Namibite and hechtsbergite from the Nagatare mine, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan. Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences 108,105-110
Hedenbergite
Formula: CaFe2+Si2O6
Localities: Reported from at least 66 localities in this region.
Hedenbergite var: Ferrosalite
Hedenbergite var: Manganoan Hedenbergite
Formula: Ca(Fe,Mn)2+Si2O6
Hedleyite
Formula: Bi7Te3
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Hejtmanite
Formula: Ba2(Mn2+,Fe2+)4Ti2(Si2O7)2O2(OH)2F2
Hellandite-(Y)
Formula: (Ca,REE)4Y2Al◻2(B4Si4O22) (OH)2
Helvine
Formula: Be3Mn2+4(SiO4)3S
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 226 localities in this region.
Hematite var: Martite
Formula: Fe2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Hematite var: Specularite
Formula: Fe2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 26 localities in this region.
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 22 localities in this region.
Henmilite (TL)
Formula: Ca2Cu[B(OH)4]2(OH)4
Type Locality:
Reference: American Mineralogist (1986): 71: 1234-1239; Mineralogical Record (1996): 27: 303.; KUSACHI, I., & HENMI, C. (1991). Sillenite from Fuka, Okayama prefecture, Japan. Mineralogical Journal, 15(8), 343-348.
Hennomartinite
Formula: SrMn3+2(Si2O7)(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: Fukushima et al (2003) Koubutsu-Gakkai Kou'en-Youshi, 207.
Hercynite
Formula: Fe2+Al2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
Hercynite var: Picotite
Formula: (Fe,Mg)(Al,Cr)2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Herzenbergite
Formula: SnS
Reference: Miyahisa & Noda (1984) Koubutsugaku Zasshi, 6, 349-360.; Uehara, S., et al. (2014) Minerals from Kyushu and Yamaguchi. (Fukuoka Mineral Club, 355 pages)
Hessite
Formula: Ag2Te
Localities: Reported from at least 35 localities in this region.
Heterogenite
Formula: Co3+O(OH)
Reference: Dr. Matsuo Nambu collection (curated by the Geological Survey of Japan); 南部松夫, 谷田勝俊, 北村強, & 桜井欽一. (1970). Heterogenite from Naganobori Mine, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan. 岩石鉱物鉱床学会誌, 64(2), 53-63.
Heteromorphite
Formula: Pb7Sb8S19
Reference: Spiridonov, E. M., Krivitskaya, N. N., Bryzgalov, I. A., Kulikova, I. M., & Gorodetskaya, M. D. (2010, December). Bismuth-rich aurostibite: A product of maldonite replacement in a volcanogenic-plutonogenic Darasun deposit (Eastern Transbaikalia). In Doklady Earth Sciences (Vol. 435, No. 2, pp. 1611-1613). MAIK Nauka/Interperiodica.
Heterosite
Formula: (Fe3+,Mn3+)PO4
Reference: Kinosaki, Y. (1940) Jour. Min. Soc. Korea, 23, 11.
Heulandite-Ba
Formula: (Ba,Ca,K)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 22H2O
Reference: Minakawa et al (2002) Strontian and Barian heulandite in sandy stone from the Shimanto formation and Izumi formation, Shikoku. (2002 annual meeting of JAMPEG, 282)
Heulandite-Ca
Formula: (Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Reference: Mark Mauthner collection No. 382, October 1990 (originally collected by Dr. Atsushi Gomi)
Heulandite-Na
Formula: (Na,Ca,K)6(Si,Al)36O72 · 22H2O
Heulandite-Sr
Formula: (Sr,Na,Ca)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 24H2O
Reference: Minakawa et al (2002) Strontian and Barian heulandite in sandy stone from the Shimanto formation and Izumi formation, Shikoku. (2002 annual meeting of JAMPEG, 282)
'Heulandite subgroup'
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Hexahydroborite (TL)
Formula: Ca[B(OH)4]2 · 2H2O or CaB2O4 · 6H2O
Reference: M.A. Simonov et al.: ZVMO 106:691-697 (1977); Amer. Mineral. 63:1283 (1978); American Mineralogist, Volume 87, pages 1509–1513, 2002; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
Heyite
Formula: Pb5Fe2+2(VO4)2O4
Reference: V.V. Seredin data
Heyrovskýite
Formula: Pb6Bi2S9
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Hezuolinite (TL)
Formula: (Sr,REE)4Zr(Ti,Fe3+)4(Si2O7)2O8
Reference: Zhuming Yang, Kuishou Ding, Giester, G., and Tillmanns, E. (2011): CNMNC Newsletter 8, 289
Hibonite
Formula: (Ca,Ce)(Al,Ti,Mg)12O19
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov data
Hillebrandite
Formula: Ca2(SiO3)(OH)2
Reference: Mineralogical Journal Vol. 14 (1989) , No. 7 pp 299-302; KUSACHI, I., & HENMI, C. (1991). Sillenite from Fuka, Okayama prefecture, Japan. Mineralogical Journal, 15(8), 343-348.
'Hingganite'
Reference: Yamada, S. (2004) Nihonsan-koubutsu Gojuon-hairetsu Sanchi-ichiranhyou (111 pp.); Jaroslav Hyrsl specimen.
Hingganite-(Ce) (TL)
Formula: (Ce,REE)2(□,Fe2+)Be2[SiO4]2(OH)2
Reference: Miyawaki, R., Matsubara, S., Yokoama, K. & Okamoto, A. (2007): Hingganite-(Ce) and hingganite-(Y) from Tahara, Hirukawa-mura, Gifu Prefecture, Japan: The description on a new mineral species of the Ce-analogue of hingganite-(Y) with a refinement of the crystal structure of hingganite-(Y). Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences: 102, 1-7.
Hingganite-(Y) (TL)
Formula: (Y,REE,Ca)2(□,Fe2+)Be2[SiO4]2(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Reference: Xiaoshi Ding, Ge Bai, Zhongxian Yuan, and Luren Sun (1981): Geological Review 46(5), 459-466
Hinsdalite
Formula: PbAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: M. Hashimoto collection
Hisingerite
Formula: Fe3+2(Si2O5)(OH)4 · 2H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Hizenite-(Y) (TL)
Formula: Ca2Y6(CO3)11 · 14H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Takai, Y. and Uehara, S. (2011) Hizenite-(Y), IMA 2011-030. CNMNC Newsletter No. 10, October 2011, page 2555; Takai, Y. & Uehara, S. (2013): Hizenite-(Y), Ca2Y6(CO3)11•14H2O, a new mineral in alkali olivine basalt from Mitsukoshi, Karatsu, Saga Prefecture, Japan. Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences, 108, 161-165.
Hocartite
Formula: Ag2(Fe2+,Zn)SnS4
Reference: Nitta & Akiyama (1981) Kouzan Chishitsu Tokubetsugo, 10, 175-192.
Hokoite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+2SiO6 · H2O
Reference: Kinoshita, K. (1927) Journal of the Geological Society, Tokyo, 34, 52-58 (in japanese).
Hollandite
Formula: Ba(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Hollingworthite
Formula: (Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
Reference: Jingbin Wang, Yuwang Wang, and Lijuan Wang (1998): Geological Exploration for Non-Ferrous Metals 7(3), 142-145
'Hongquiite'
Formula: TiO
Hongshiite (TL)
Formula: PtCu
Type Locality:
Reference: Yu Zuxiang, Lin Shujen, Chao Pao, Fang Chingsung, and Huang Chishun (1974): Acta Geologica Sinica 48(2), 202-218.; Bilun Luo (1979): Geology and Prospecting 15(3), 11-15
'Hornblende'
Localities: Reported from at least 84 localities in this region.
'Hornblende var: Hornblende-asbestos'
Reference: Yamada, S. (2004) Nihonsankoubutsu Gojuonhairetsu sanchi-ichiranhyou, p 61.
Howieite
Formula: Na(Fe,Mn)10(Fe,Al)2Si12O31(OH)13
Hübnerite
Formula: MnWO4
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Hügelite
Formula: Pb2(UO2)3(AsO4)2O2 · 5H2O
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data (2012)
Hulsite
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg)2(Fe3+,Sn)(BO3)O2
Reference: Takeda collection
Humite
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
Hunchunite (TL)
Formula: Au2Pb
Reference: Wu Shangquan, Yang Yi, and Song Qun (1992): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 12(4), 319-322.
Huntite
Formula: CaMg3(CO3)4
Huttonite
Formula: ThSiO4
Reference: Korostelev, P. G., Gonevchuk, V. G., Gorelikova, N. V., Ekimova, N. I., Kononov, V. V., Krylova, T. L., ... & Suchkov, V. I. (2016). Tin–rare-earth element greisens of the Solnechnoe cassiterite–silicate deposit, Russian Far East. Russian Journal of Pacific Geology, 10(1), 63-77.
Hydrobiotite
Formula: K(Mg,Fe2+)6((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)4 · nH2O
Hydrocalumite
Formula: Ca4Al2(OH)12(Cl,CO3,OH)2 · 4H2O
Reference: Alfredo Petrov specimen
Hydrocerussite
Formula: Pb3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Kato, A. (1973) Sakurai Koubutsu Hyohon, 38. (Sakurai collection)
'Hydrogoethite'
Formula: 3Fe2O3·4H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
'Hydrohausmannite'
Reference: Fumitoshi HIROWATARI (1961) Minerals and Their Paragenetic Relations of the Manganese Deposits of Fukumaki Mine, Yamaguchi Prefecture. Bulletin of the Geological Survey of Japan Vol.12:565-572
Hydrohonessite
Formula: (Ni1-xFe3+x)(OH)2(SO4)x/2 · nH2O
Reference: Yamada, S. (2004) Nihonsan-koubutsu Gojuon-hairetsu Sanchi-ichiranhyou (111 pp.)
Hydrokenoelsmoreite
Formula: 2W2O6(H2O)
Hydrokenoelsmoreite var: Ferritungstite
Reference: Shirose, Y. & Uehara, S. (2011) Philipsburgite from the Yamato mine, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan. Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences, 106, 153-157.; Nagashima, M., Akasaka, M., & Morifuku, Y. (2016). Ore and Skarn Mineralogy of the Yamato Mine, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan, with Emphasis on Silver‐, Bismuth‐, Cobalt‐, and Tin‐bearing Sulfides. Resource Geology, 66(1), 37-54.
Hydrokenoralstonite
Formula: Na0.5(Al,Mg)2(F,OH)6•H2O
Hydromagnesite
Formula: Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Hydromuscovite'
Localities: Reported from at least 20 localities in this region.
'Hydrophlogopite'
Reference: Jun-ichi Kitahara (1965) Hydrophlogopite from the Wakamatsu chromite mine, Tottori Prefecture. The Journal of the Japanese Association of Mineralogists, Petrologists and Economic Geologists, 54, #1, 32-38.
Hydrotalcite
Formula: Mg6Al2(CO3)(OH)16 · 4H2O
Hydrotungstite
Formula: WO3 · 2H2O
Reference: Matsuo et al (1981) Kyoto Chigakukaisha, 34, 6-43
'Hydrougrandite'
Formula: (Ca,Mg,Fe2+)3(Fe3+,Al)2[(OH)4(SiO4)2]
Reference: Royal Ontario Museum specimen (obtained from Forrest Cureton)
Hydrowoodwardite
Formula: (Cu1-xAlx)(OH)2[SO4]x/2 · nH2O
Reference: Ohe Rikosha specimens; and specimens on sale at Tokyo (TIMA) show, 2009.
Hydroxyapophyllite-(K)
Formula: KCa4(Si8O20)(OH,F) · 8H2O
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
'Hypersthene'
Formula: (Mg,Fe)SiO3
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Idaite
Formula: Cu5FeS6
Reference: Gongalsky, B., & Krivolutskaya, N. (2019). The Cu-Ag-Fe Udokan Deposit. In World-Class Mineral Deposits of Northeastern Transbaikalia, Siberia, Russia (pp. 37-85). Springer, Cham.
'Iddingsite'
Formula: MgO · Fe2O3 · 3SiO2·4H2O
Ikunolite (TL)
Formula: Bi4(S,Se)3
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Reference: Kato, A. et al (1959) Mineralogical Journal, 2, 397-407.; Kato, a., & Fujiki, Y. (1969). The Occurrence of Stannoidites from the Xenothermal Ore Deposits of the Akenobe, Ikuno, and Tada Mines, Hyogo Prefecfure, and the Fukoku Mine, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. Mineralogical Journal, 5(6), 417-433.
'Illite-1M'
Reference: Kuwahara, Y. and Uehara, S. (2008): AFM Study on Surface Microtopography,Morphology and Crystal Growthof Hydrothermal Illite inIzumiyama Pottery Stone from Arita, Saga Prefecture, Japan. The Open Mineralogy Journal, 2, 34-47.
'Illite-1Md'
Reference: Kuwahara, Y. and Uehara, S. (2008): AFM Study on Surface Microtopography,Morphology and Crystal Growthof Hydrothermal Illite inIzumiyama Pottery Stone from Arita, Saga Prefecture, Japan. The Open Mineralogy Journal, 2, 34-47.
'Illite-2M'
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Localities: Reported from at least 130 localities in this region.
Ilmenite var: Ferrian Ilmenite
Formula: (Fe,Ti)2O3
Reference: HAMPEL, W., WAGNER, M. & SCHMIDT-THOME, M. (2005): Evaluation Report on Mineral Deposits in southern North Korea. – for BGR, 37 pp, 22 fig., 14 annexes.
Ilmenite var: Hystatite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: http://wrgis.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of03-220/DATABASE/lode_deposits.txt
Ilmenite var: Manganilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Xiaoshi Ding, Ge Bai, Zhongxian Yuan, and Luren Sun (1981): Geological Review 46(5), 459-466
Ilmenite var: Manganoan Ilmenite
Formula: (Fe,Mn)2+TiO3
Reference: Yiming Zhao, Yongguan Dong, Daxin Li, and Chengsi Bi (2003): Ore Geology Reviews 23, 153-182.
'Ilmenorutile-Strüverite Series'
Reference: Badanina, E.V., Gordienko, V.V., Wiechowski, A., and Friedrich, G. (2008): Geology of ore Deposits 50(8), 772-781.
Ilsemannite
Formula: Mo3O8 · nH2O
Ilvaite
Formula: CaFe3+Fe2+2(Si2O7)O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 27 localities in this region.
Imayoshiite (TL)
Formula: Ca3Al(CO3)[B(OH)4](OH)6 · 12H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Nishio-Hamane, D., Ohnishi, M., Momma, K., Shimobayashi, N., Miyawaki, R., Minakawa, T. and Inaba, S. (2013) Imayoshiite, IMA 2013-069. CNMNC Newsletter No. 18, December 2013, page 3251; Nishio-Hamane, D., Ohnishi, M., Momma, K., Shimobayashi, N., Miyawaki, R., Minakawa, T., Inaba, S. (2015): Imayoshiite, Ca3Al(CO3)[B(OH)4](OH)6·12H2O, a new mineral of the ettringite group from Ise City, Mie Prefecture, Japan. Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 413-423.
Inaglyite
Formula: Cu3Pb(Ir,Pt)8S16
Reference: Zuxiang Yu (1995): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 15(1), 1-4; Zuxiang Yu (1995): Acta Geologica Sinica 69(3), 215-220
'Incaite'
Formula: (Pb,Ag)4Sn4FeSb2S15
Reference: Shimizu, M. et al. (1992) "Potosiite and incaite from the Hoei Mine, Japan", Mineralogy and Petrology, 46, 2, 155-161
Indialite
Formula: Mg2Al3(AlSi5O18)
'Indicolite'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Locality: