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Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'α-Arsenic Sulphide'
Formula: AsS
Reference: Roberts, A.C., Ansell, H.G., Bonardi, M. (1980) Pararealgar, a new polymorph of AsS, from British Columbia. The Canadian Mineralogist 18 525-527.
Alunite
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2005): USGS Open-File Report 05-1060
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: Jambor, J. L. (1960). Vanadium-bearing interlava sediment from the Campbell River area, British Columbia (Master thesis, University of British Columbia).
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Arsenic
Formula: As
Arsenolite
Formula: As2O3
Reference: Can Min (1980) 18, 525-27
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
'Axinite Group'
Reference: De Leen, J. L. (1946). The geology and mineralogy of the Little Billy mine, Texada Island, BC.
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: MINFILE No 092K 068
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Bornite var: Argentiferous Bornite
Formula: (Cu,Ag)5FeS4
Reference: H. Stevens (1907) Copper Handbook Vol 7
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Rob Woodside; MINFILE No 092K 068; Jambor, J. L. (1960). Vanadium-bearing interlava sediment from the Campbell River area, British Columbia (Master thesis, University of British Columbia).
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Carbonatecyanotrichite
Formula: Cu4Al2(CO3,SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Reference: INGELSON, A. (1984) Mineral occurrences in Western Canada. Mineralogical Record 15, 89-94.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Chalcostibite
Formula: CuSbS2
Reference: Mineralogical Record 15, 89-90
'Chlorite Group'
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Reference: http://www.em.gov.bc.ca/cf/minfile/search/search.cfm?mode=capbib&minfilno=092L%20%20044
Connellite
Formula: Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Reference: INGELSON, A. (1984) Mineral occurrences in Western Canada. Mineralogical Record 15, 89-94.
Cooperite
Formula: PtS
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Jambor, J. L. (1960). Vanadium-bearing interlava sediment from the Campbell River area, British Columbia (Master thesis, University of British Columbia).
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Cyanotrichite
Formula: Cu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Reference: Jambor, J. L. (1960). Vanadium-bearing interlava sediment from the Campbell River area, British Columbia (Master thesis, University of British Columbia).
Datolite
Formula: CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Reference: Jim McKinnon
Diaspore
Formula: AlO(OH)
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2005): USGS Open-File Report 05-1060
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2005): USGS Open-File Report 05-1060
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Dana 6: 1104.
Dumortierite
Formula: (Al,Fe3+)7(SiO4)3(BO3)O3
Reference: BC Mining Reports 1970, pg 267-269
Duranusite
Formula: As4S
Reference: Handbook of Mineralogy; Can Min (1980) 18, 525-27
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2005): USGS Open-File Report 05-1060
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Erythrite
Formula: Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: http://www.em.gov.bc.ca/cf/minfile/search/search.cfm?mode=capbib&minfilno=092L%20%20044
Fibroferrite
Formula: Fe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
Description: Occurs in bog iron ore.
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 616.
Galena
Formula: PbS
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Mineralogical Record 15, 89-90
Gold
Formula: Au
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: BC Mining Reports 1970, pg 267-269
Hematite var: Specularite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Hessite
Formula: Ag2Te
'Heulandite subgroup'
Reference: Jambor, J. L. (1960). Vanadium-bearing interlava sediment from the Campbell River area, British Columbia (Master thesis, University of British Columbia).
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Langite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Reference: INGELSON, A. (1984) Mineral occurrences in Western Canada. Mineralogical Record 15, 89-94.
Laumontite
Formula: CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Reference: BC Mining Reports 1970, pg 267-269
Lepidocrocite
Formula: γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: ROBERTS, A.C., ANSELL, H.G. & BONARDI, M. (1980): Pararealgar, a new polymorph of AsS, from British Columbia. Canadian Mineralogist 18, 525-527.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2005): USGS Open-File Report 05-1060
Löllingite
Formula: FeAs2
Reference: Franz Bernhard analyses
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: http://www.em.gov.bc.ca/cf/minfile/search/search.cfm?mode=capbib&minfilno=092L%20%20044
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
'Molybdenite-3R'
Formula: MoS2
Reference: J. A. Mandarino and R. I. Gait (1970) Molybdenite polytypes in the Royal Ontario Museum. The Canadian Mineralogist 10:723-729
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2005): USGS Open-File Report 05-1060
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Orpiment
Formula: As2S3
Reference: MINFILE No 092F 117
Palygorskite
Formula: (Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Pararealgar (TL)
Formula: As4S4
Type Locality:
Reference: ROBERTS, A.C., ANSELL, H.G. & BONARDI, M. (1980): Pararealgar, a new polymorph of AsS, from British Columbia. Canadian Mineralogist 18, 525-527. BONAZZI, P., MENCHETTI, S. & PRATESI, G. (1995): The crystal structure of pararealgar, As4S4. American Mineralogist 80, 400-403.
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
'Pumpellyite'
Reference: Jambor, J. L. (1960). Vanadium-bearing interlava sediment from the Campbell River area, British Columbia (Master thesis, University of British Columbia).
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Pyrophyllite
Formula: Al2Si4O10(OH)2
'Pyroxene Group'
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Realgar
Formula: As4S4
Reference: Can Min (1980) 18, 525-27; MINFILE No 092F 117
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Scorodite
Formula: Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Mineralogical Record 15, 89-90
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Reference: De Leen, J. L. (1946). The geology and mineralogy of the Little Billy mine, Texada Island, BC.
Silver
Formula: Ag
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: ROBERTS, A.C., ANSELL, H.G. & BONARDI, M. (1980): Pararealgar, a new polymorph of AsS, from British Columbia. Canadian Mineralogist 18, 525-527.
Tangeite
Formula: CaCu(VO4)(OH)
Reference: INGELSON, A. (1984) Mineral occurrences in Western Canada. Mineralogical Record 15, 89-94.
Tellurobismuthite
Formula: Bi2Te3
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Volborthite
Formula: Cu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
'Wehrlite (of Huot)'
Reference: De Leen, J. L. (1946). The geology and mineralogy of the Little Billy mine, Texada Island, BC.
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
'Zeolite Group'
Zunyite
Formula: Al13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2005): USGS Open-File Report 05-1060

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Arsenic1.CA.05As
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Gold1.AA.05Au
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
var: Argentiferous Bornite2.BA.15(Cu,Ag)5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Chalcostibite2.HA.05CuSbS2
Cobaltite2.EB.25CoAsS
Cooperite2.CC.35bPtS
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Digenite2.BA.10Cu9S5
Duranusite2.FA.05As4S
Enargite2.KA.05Cu3AsS4
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Hessite2.BA.60Ag2Te
Löllingite2.EB.15aFeAs2
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Orpiment2.FA.30As2S3
Pararealgar (TL)2.FA.15bAs4S4
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Realgar2.FA.15aAs4S4
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Tellurobismuthite2.DC.05Bi2Te3
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Group 3 - Halides
Connellite3.DA.25Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Arsenolite4.CB.50As2O3
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Diaspore4.FD.10AlO(OH)
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
var: Specularite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Lepidocrocite4.FE.15γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Alunite7.BC.10KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Carbonatecyanotrichite7.DE.10Cu4Al2(CO3,SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Cyanotrichite7.DE.10Cu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Fibroferrite7.DC.15Fe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
Langite7.DD.10Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Erythrite8.CE.40Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Scorodite8.CD.10Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Tangeite8.BH.35CaCu(VO4)(OH)
Volborthite8.FD.05Cu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Andradite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Datolite9.AJ.20CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Dumortierite9.AJ.10(Al,Fe3+)7(SiO4)3(BO3)O3
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Laumontite9.GB.10CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Palygorskite9.EE.20(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Prehnite9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Pyrophyllite9.EC.10Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Wollastonite9.DG.05CaSiO3
'Zeolite Group'9.G0.
Zunyite9.BJ.55Al13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Axinite Group'-
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Molybdenite-3R'-MoS2
'Pumpellyite'-
'Pyroxene Group'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Wehrlite (of Huot)'-
'α-Arsenic Sulphide'-AsS

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Semi-metals and non-metals
Arsenic1.3.1.1As
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p > 3:1
Duranusite2.1.4.1As4S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Digenite2.4.7.3Cu9S5
Hessite2.4.2.1Ag2Te
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Cooperite2.8.5.1PtS
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pararealgar (TL)2.8.21.2As4S4
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Realgar2.8.21.1As4S4
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Orpiment2.11.1.1As2S3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
Tellurobismuthite2.11.7.2Bi2Te3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Cobaltite2.12.3.1CoAsS
Löllingite2.12.2.9FeAs2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 4
Enargite3.2.1.1Cu3AsS4
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
ø = 2
Chalcostibite3.7.5.1CuSbS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
A2X3
Arsenolite4.3.9.1As2O3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Diaspore6.1.1.1AlO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Lepidocrocite6.1.2.2γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 16b - HYDRATED CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Carbonatecyanotrichite16b.7.7.1Cu4Al2(CO3,SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Alunite30.2.4.1KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq·xH2O, where m:p > 6:1
Connellite31.1.1.1Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
(AB)6(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Cyanotrichite31.2.1.1Cu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
(AB)4(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Langite31.4.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
(AB)(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Fibroferrite31.9.12.1Fe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Erythrite40.3.6.3Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Volborthite40.3.10.1Cu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Scorodite40.4.1.3Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Tangeite41.5.1.6CaCu(VO4)(OH)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 54 - NESOSILICATES Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates
Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates with (BO3)
Dumortierite54.1.2.1(Al,Fe3+)7(SiO4)3(BO3)O3
Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates with B in [4] coordination
Datolite54.2.1a.1CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Group 57 - SOROSILICATES Si3O10 Groups and Larger Noncyclic Groups
Insular Si3O10 and Larger Noncyclic Groups with [Si5O16] groups
Zunyite57.3.1.1Al13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Wollastonite65.2.1.1cCaSiO3
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite71.2.2d.2K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Pyrophyllite71.2.1.1Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 4-membered rings
Prehnite72.1.3.1Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Palygorskite74.3.1a.1(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Laumontite77.1.1.4CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Axinite Group'-
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Bornite
var: Argentiferous Bornite
-(Cu,Ag)5FeS4
'Chlorite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Hematite
var: Specularite
-Fe2O3
'Heulandite subgroup'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Molybdenite-3R'-MoS2
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Pumpellyite'-
'Pyroxene Group'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Wehrlite (of Huot)'-
'Zeolite Group'-
'α-Arsenic Sulphide'-AsS

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H VolborthiteCu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
H LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H FibroferriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H DiasporeAlO(OH)
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H ZunyiteAl13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
H Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
H TangeiteCaCu(VO4)(OH)
H LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
H CarbonatecyanotrichiteCu4Al2(CO3,SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
H ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
H DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
H CyanotrichiteCu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Lepidocrociteγ-Fe3+O(OH)
BBoron
B Dumortierite(Al,Fe3+)7(SiO4)3(BO3)O3
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
CCarbon
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C CarbonatecyanotrichiteCu4Al2(CO3,SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
OOxygen
O VolborthiteCu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
O LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O QuartzSiO2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Dumortierite(Al,Fe3+)7(SiO4)3(BO3)O3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O HematiteFe2O3
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O FibroferriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O CupriteCu2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O DiasporeAlO(OH)
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O ZunyiteAl13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
O RutileTiO2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O ArsenoliteAs2O3
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
O Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
O TangeiteCaCu(VO4)(OH)
O LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
O CarbonatecyanotrichiteCu4Al2(CO3,SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
O ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O WollastoniteCaSiO3
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
O DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
O CyanotrichiteCu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Lepidocrociteγ-Fe3+O(OH)
FFluorine
F ZunyiteAl13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
NaSodium
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
AlAluminium
Al PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
Al LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Dumortierite(Al,Fe3+)7(SiO4)3(BO3)O3
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al DiasporeAlO(OH)
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al ZunyiteAl13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Al Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Al CarbonatecyanotrichiteCu4Al2(CO3,SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Al CyanotrichiteCu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
Si LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Dumortierite(Al,Fe3+)7(SiO4)3(BO3)O3
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si ZunyiteAl13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Si Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si WollastoniteCaSiO3
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Si DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S PararealgarAs4S4
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S DuranusiteAs4S
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S ChalcociteCu2S
S CooperitePtS
S Bornite (var: Argentiferous Bornite)(Cu,Ag)5FeS4
S FibroferriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
S CobaltiteCoAsS
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S SphaleriteZnS
S MarcasiteFeS2
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S EnargiteCu3AsS4
S CovelliteCuS
S DigeniteCu9S5
S AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
S RealgarAs4S4
S StibniteSb2S3
S TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
S ChalcostibiteCuSbS2
S Molybdenite-3RMoS2
S OrpimentAs2S3
S LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
S ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
S CyanotrichiteCu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
S SulphurS8
S α-Arsenic SulphideAsS
ClChlorine
Cl ZunyiteAl13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Cl ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
K AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca TangeiteCaCu(VO4)(OH)
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca WollastoniteCaSiO3
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Ca DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
TiTitanium
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Ti RutileTiO2
VVanadium
V VolborthiteCu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
V TangeiteCaCu(VO4)(OH)
MnManganese
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe Bornite (var: Argentiferous Bornite)(Cu,Ag)5FeS4
Fe FibroferriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
Fe TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Fe LöllingiteFeAs2
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Fe Lepidocrociteγ-Fe3+O(OH)
CoCobalt
Co CobaltiteCoAsS
Co ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
NiNickel
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu VolborthiteCu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu Bornite (var: Argentiferous Bornite)(Cu,Ag)5FeS4
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu EnargiteCu3AsS4
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu DigeniteCu9S5
Cu TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Cu ChalcostibiteCuSbS2
Cu TangeiteCaCu(VO4)(OH)
Cu LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Cu CarbonatecyanotrichiteCu4Al2(CO3,SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Cu ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Cu CyanotrichiteCu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Cu CopperCu
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
AsArsenic
As PararealgarAs4S4
As ArsenicAs
As DuranusiteAs4S
As CobaltiteCoAsS
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
As EnargiteCu3AsS4
As RealgarAs4S4
As ArsenoliteAs2O3
As ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
As LöllingiteFeAs2
As OrpimentAs2S3
As α-Arsenic SulphideAsS
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
Mo Molybdenite-3RMoS2
AgSilver
Ag Bornite (var: Argentiferous Bornite)(Cu,Ag)5FeS4
Ag HessiteAg2Te
Ag SilverAg
SbAntimony
Sb StibniteSb2S3
Sb TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Sb ChalcostibiteCuSbS2
TeTellurium
Te TellurobismuthiteBi2Te3
Te HessiteAg2Te
PtPlatinum
Pt CooperitePtS
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
BiBismuth
Bi TellurobismuthiteBi2Te3

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