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Moldova

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Area:33,846 km2
Locality type:Country


At present, Moldova is divided into 32 districts (Romanian: raioane, raions), 3 municipalities (Chişinău, Bălţi, and Bender (Tighina)), one autonomous territorial unit (Gagauzia), and the territorial unit of Transnistria, the final status of which is yet unclear.

Formerly (from 1998 until February 2003), Moldova was made up of the following 12 units: 1 municipality, 1 autonomous territorial unit, 1 territorial unit, and 9 counties.

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5 valid minerals.

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List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Asbolane'4.FL.30(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
'Birnessite'4.FL.45(Na,Ca)0.5(Mn4+,Mn3+)2O4 · 1.5H2O
'Buserite'4.FL.35Na4Mn14O27 · 21H2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Langite7.DD.10Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Chert-
Clays-
Limonite-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
Miscellaneous
Asbolane6.4.9.1(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
(AB)2X3
Birnessite7.5.3.1(Na,Ca)0.5(Mn4+,Mn3+)2O4 · 1.5H2O
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)4(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Langite31.4.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Buserite'-Na4Mn14O27 · 21H2O
'Chert'-
'Clays'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Asbolane(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
H Birnessite(Na,Ca)0.5(Mn4+,Mn3+)2O4 · 1.5H2O
H BuseriteNa4Mn14O27 · 21H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
OOxygen
O Asbolane(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
O Birnessite(Na,Ca)0.5(Mn4+,Mn3+)2O4 · 1.5H2O
O BuseriteNa4Mn14O27 · 21H2O
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O QuartzSiO2
NaSodium
Na Birnessite(Na,Ca)0.5(Mn4+,Mn3+)2O4 · 1.5H2O
Na BuseriteNa4Mn14O27 · 21H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Asbolane(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
CaCalcium
Ca Asbolane(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
Ca Birnessite(Na,Ca)0.5(Mn4+,Mn3+)2O4 · 1.5H2O
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
MnManganese
Mn Asbolane(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
Mn Birnessite(Na,Ca)0.5(Mn4+,Mn3+)2O4 · 1.5H2O
Mn BuseriteNa4Mn14O27 · 21H2O
FeIron
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
CoCobalt
Co Asbolane(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
NiNickel
Ni Asbolane(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
CuCopper
Cu LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O

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