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Area:65,610 km2
Locality type:Country
Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia219,827 (2015)
Mount Lavinia219,827 (2015)
Galkissa215,941 (2018)
Moratuwa185,031 (2012)
Negombo137,223 (2012)
Pita Kotte118,179 (2018)


Formerly (until 1972) known as Ceylon.
Sri Lanka is subdivided into 25 districts organised into 9 provinces.

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88 valid minerals. 10 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 1 (FRL) - first recorded locality of unapproved mineral/variety/etc.

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Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Pardieu, V., & Dubinsky, E. V. SAPPHIRE RUSH NEAR KATARAGAMA, SRI LANKA (FEBRUARY–MARCH 2012). GIA
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
'Allanite Group'
Formula: {A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Müller, H. D. & Jahn, S. (2006): Kolonne bei Embilipitiya auf Sri Lanka-eine interessante Fundstelle für Olivin, Hornblende und Spinelle. Mineralien Welt 17 (4), 44-51.
Anandite (TL)
Formula: (Ba,K)(Fe2+,Mg)3((Si,Al,Fe)4O10)(S,OH)2
Type Locality:
Reference: Pattiaratchi, D.B. (1967) Anandite, a new barium iron silicate from Wilagedera, North Western Province, Ceylon [Sri Lanka], Mineralogical Magazine (1967) 36, 1-4.
Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Andalusite var: Viridine
Formula: (Al,Mn3+)2SiO4O
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
Andradite var: Demantoid
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
Andradite var: Melanite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
'Apatite'
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
'Axinite Group'
Baddeleyite (TL)
Formula: ZrO2
Reference: Am Min 40 (1955), 275
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Pattiaratchi, D.B. (1967) Anandite, a new barium iron silicate from Wilagedera, North Western Province, Ceylon [Sri Lanka], Mineralogical Magazine (1967) 36, 1-4.
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Beryl var: Aquamarine
Formula: Be3Al2Si6O18
Beryl var: Emerald
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
Beryl var: Goshenite
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Beryl var: Heliodor
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
Beryl var: Morganite
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
'Biotite'
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
'Cat's Eye'
Reference: Econ Geol (1981) 76:733-738
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Chrysoberyl
Formula: BeAl2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Chrysoberyl var: Alexandrite
Formula: BeAl2O4
Chrysoberyl var: Cymophane
Formula: BeAl2O4
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Cordierite var: Iolite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 19 localities in this region.
Corundum var: Padparadscha
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: http://gemexplorer.org/archives/ratnapura-sri-lanka
Corundum var: Ruby
Formula: Al2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Corundum var: Sapphire
Formula: Al2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Corundum var: Star Ruby
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Econ Geol (1981) 76:733-738
Corundum var: Star Sapphire
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Econ Geol (1981) 76:733-738
Crandallite
Formula: CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Reference: http://origin.island.lk/2003/01/05/featur05.html.
Danburite
Formula: CaB2Si2O8
Reference: Dissanayake, C. B., Chandrajith, R. O. H. A. N. A., & Tobschall, H. J. (2000). The geology, mineralogy and rare element geochemistry of the gem deposits of Sri Lanka. BULLETIN-GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF FINLAND, 72(1/2), 5-20.
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Dravite
Formula: Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
Edenite ?
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Description: There are no analytical data confirming an edenite composition in the amphiboles from this locality.
Reference: GRAZIANI, G.; MARTARELLI, L.; ZOYSA, G.E. (2002): The peculiarity of olivine from Sri Lanka. - Z. Dtsch. Gemm. Ges. 51 (1), 29-39. Trade Name; Dunilite. Canadian Gemmologist, Vol.21, No.3, PP. 84-90.
Ekanite (TL)
Formula: Ca2ThSi8O20
Reference: Nature 190 (1961), 997
Elbaite
Formula: Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
Enstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
Reference: Dissanayake, C. B., Chandrajith, R. O. H. A. N. A., & Tobschall, H. J. (2000). The geology, mineralogy and rare element geochemistry of the gem deposits of Sri Lanka. BULLETIN-GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF FINLAND, 72(1/2), 5-20.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Euclase
Formula: BeAl(SiO4)(OH)
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Ray Ladbury
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: A. Pitawala, T.H.N.G. Amaraweera, G.W.A.R. Fernando, C.A. Hauzenberger (2008): Pegmatites Derived from Fractionation of a Melt: an Example from Pegmatites in the Owala-Kaikawala area, Matale, Sri Lanka. Journal of the Geological Society of India, 72, 815-822.
Ferro-edenite ?
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Fe2+5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Description: There are no analytical data confirming a ferro-edenite composition in the amphiboles from this locality.
Reference: Ikram Mineralogy; Burford M. Gunasekara, D.P., (2000) an unusual Olivine group Gemstone from Kolonne Area, Sri Lanka. Trade Name; Dunilite. Canadian Gemmologist, Vol.21, No.3, PP. 84-90.; Burford .M., Gunasekera ,D.P.,(2000) An unusual olivine group of gemstone from Kolonne, Sri Lanka.Trade name Dunilite. Canadian Gemmologist ,vol 21 no3 ,pp 84-90.
Ferro-hornblende ?
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Fe2+4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Description: There are no analysis confirming a ferro-hornblende composition in the amphiboles from this locality.
Reference: Burford .M., Gunasekera ,D.P.,(2000) An unusual olivine group of gemstone from Kolonne, Sri Lanka.Trade name Dunilite. Canadian Gemmologist ,vol 21 no3 ,pp 84-90.
Fersmite
Formula: (Ca,Ce,Na)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH,F)6
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data (2011)
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: http://origin.island.lk/2003/01/05/featur05.html. Dahanayake, K. (1988) Fertilizers from Eppawala - a geological and mineralogical assessment of a phosphorite deposit. Economic Review 14:6, 4-5.
Fluorapatite var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Reference: http://origin.island.lk/2003/01/05/featur05.html. Dahanayake, K. (1988) Fertilizers from Eppawala - a geological and mineralogical assessment of a phosphorite deposit. Economic Review 14:6, 4-5.
Fluor-buergerite
Formula: Na(Fe3+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3O3F
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
'Fluor-feruvite'
Formula: Ca(Fe2+)3MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Reference: Current analysis
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Fluor-uvite
Formula: Ca(Mg3)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Reference: Dunn, P. J., Appleman, D., Nelen, J., and Norberg, J. 1977, Uvite, a New (Old) Common Member of the Tourmaline Group and Its Implications for Collections, Mineralogical Record, v. 8, p. 100-108.
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Gahnite
Formula: ZnAl2O4
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Gedrite
Formula: ☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Reference: Kriegsman, L.M., Schumacher, J.C. (1999) Petrology of Sapphirine-bearing and Associated Granulites from Central Sri Lanka. Journal of Petrology, 40:8, 1211-1239.
Geikielite (TL)
Formula: MgTiO3
Description: Gem gravels.
Reference: Nature (1892) 46, 620; Mineralogical Magazine(1893) 10, 145
Gold
Formula: Au
Graphite
Formula: C
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Grossular var: Hessonite
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
Hercynite
Formula: Fe2+Al2O4
'Hornblende'
Hydroxylapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Reference: Dahanayake, K. (1988) Fertilizers from Eppawala - a geological and mineralogical assessment of a phosphorite deposit. Economic Review 14:6, 4-5.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
'Indicolite'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Pardieu, V., & Dubinsky, E. V. SAPPHIRE RUSH NEAR KATARAGAMA, SRI LANKA (FEBRUARY–MARCH 2012). GIA
'K Feldspar'
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
Kornerupine
Formula: Mg3Al6(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH)
'Liddicoatite'
Formula: Ca(Li2Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Müller, H. D. & Jahn, S. (2006): Kolonne bei Embilipitiya auf Sri Lanka-eine interessante Fundstelle für Olivin, Hornblende und Spinelle. Mineralien Welt 17 (4), 44-51.
Lucchesiite (TL)
Formula: CaFe2+3 Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
Type Locality:
Reference: Bosi, F., Skogby, H., Ciriotti, M.E., Gadas, P., Novák, M., Cempírek, J., Všianský, D. and Filip, J. (2015) Lucchesiite, IMA 2015-043. CNMNC Newsletter No. 27, October 2015, page 1224; Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 1229–1236.
Magnesiotaaffeite-2N’2S (TL)
Formula: Mg3Al8BeO16
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine(1951) 29, 765-772; Neues Jahrb.Min.,Abh.(1983) 146, 15-28
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Dissanayake, C. B., Chandrajith, R. O. H. A. N. A., & Tobschall, H. J. (2000). The geology, mineralogy and rare element geochemistry of the gem deposits of Sri Lanka. BULLETIN-GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF FINLAND, 72(1/2), 5-20.
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: A. Pitawala, T.H.N.G. Amaraweera, G.W.A.R. Fernando, C.A. Hauzenberger (2008): Pegmatites Derived from Fractionation of a Melt: an Example from Pegmatites in the Owala-Kaikawala area, Matale, Sri Lanka. Journal of the Geological Society of India, 72, 815-822.
Microcline var: Amazonite
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: A. Pitawala, T.H.N.G. Amaraweera, G.W.A.R. Fernando, C.A. Hauzenberger (2008): Pegmatites Derived from Fractionation of a Melt: an Example from Pegmatites in the Owala-Kaikawala area, Matale, Sri Lanka. Journal of the Geological Society of India, 72, 815-822.
'Monazite'
Monazite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(PO4)
'Moonstone'
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Pardieu, V., & Dubinsky, E. V. SAPPHIRE RUSH NEAR KATARAGAMA, SRI LANKA (FEBRUARY–MARCH 2012). GIA
Nepheline
Formula: Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Reference: Fernando, G. W. A. R., Attanayake, A. N. B., & Hofmeister, W. (2005, September). Corundum-spinel-taafeite-scheelite bearing metasomatites in Bakamuna, Sri Lanka: modeling its formation. In Gem materials and modern analytical methods” Proceedings of the International Symposium. Hanoi (pp. 117-122).
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Dissanayake, C. B., Chandrajith, R. O. H. A. N. A., & Tobschall, H. J. (2000). The geology, mineralogy and rare element geochemistry of the gem deposits of Sri Lanka. BULLETIN-GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF FINLAND, 72(1/2), 5-20.
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Pargasite ?
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Description: There are no analytical data confirming a pargasite composition for the amphiboles from this locality.
Reference: Mineralogical Record (2001) 32:253; Mineralogical Record(2000) Vol31 pp510–511p; Jordi Fabre
Perovskite
Formula: CaTiO3
Reference: Lapis 8(9), 17 (1983)
Phenakite
Formula: Be2SiO4
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Pyrope
Formula: Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Pyrope var: Rhodolite
Formula: Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Shigley, J. E., Laurs, B. M., Janse, A. J. A., Elen, S., & Dirlam, D. M. (2010). Gem Localities of the 2000s. Gems & Gemology, 46(3).
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Pattiaratchi, D.B. (1967) Anandite, a new barium iron silicate from Wilagedera, North Western Province, Ceylon [Sri Lanka], Mineralogical Magazine (1967) 36, 1-4.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Agate
Reference: Müller, H. D. & Jahn, S. (2006): Kolonne bei Embilipitiya auf Sri Lanka-eine interessante Fundstelle für Olivin, Hornblende und Spinelle. Mineralien Welt 17 (4), 44-51.
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Carnelian
Quartz var: Citrine
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Rock Crystal
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
Quartz var: Rose Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
'Rubellite'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Sanidine
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
Saponite
Formula: Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: Müller, H. D. & Jahn, S. (2006): Kolonne bei Embilipitiya auf Sri Lanka-eine interessante Fundstelle für Olivin, Hornblende und Spinelle. Mineralien Welt 17 (4), 44-51.
Sapphirine
Formula: Mg4(Mg3Al9)O4[Si3Al9O36]
'Scapolite'
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Serendibite (TL)
Formula: Ca4[Mg6Al6]O4[Si6B3Al3O36]
Reference: Nature (1902) 65, 383; Prior, G.T., Coomáraswámy, A.K. (1903) Serendibite, a new borosilicate from Ceylon. Mineralogical Magazine vol. 13, n° 61, 224-227.
Sillimanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Sinhalite (TL)
Formula: MgAl(BO4)
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Type Locality: Sri Lanka
Description: Specimens collected in gem-bearing gravels.
Reference: Min Mag 29 (1952), 841-849
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Spinel var: Ceylonite
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
Spinel var: Gahnospinel
Formula: (Mg,Zn)Al2O4
Reference: [Clark, 1993, 249 - "Hey's Mineral Index - 3rd Edition"]
Spinel var: Pleonaste
Formula: (Mg,Fe)Al2O4
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
'Spinel Group'
Formula: AE2O4
Description: Dark, individual octahedral crystal up to 5 cm on the edge and 10 cm total length. No analysis has been published, but the spinels are not ferro-magnetic.
Reference: Müller, H. D. & Jahn, S. (2006): Kolonne bei Embilipitiya auf Sri Lanka-eine interessante Fundstelle für Olivin, Hornblende und Spinelle. Mineralien Welt 17 (4): 44-51.
Spodumene
Formula: LiAlSi2O6
Spodumene var: Hiddenite
Formula: LiAlSi2O6
Spodumene var: Kunzite
Formula: LiAlSi2O6
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
Srilankite (TL)
Formula: ZrTi2O6
Type Locality:
Reference: Neues Jahrb.Min.,Mh.(1983) 151-157; Lapis 8(9), 17 (1983)
Staurolite
Formula: Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
Stibiotantalite
Formula: Sb(Ta,Nb)O4
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
Tantalite-(Mg)
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
Thorianite (TL)
Formula: ThO2
Reference: [Circular of the USA National Bureau of Standards,539,V.1,57(1953); Clark, 1993 - "Hey's Mineral Index"]
Thorutite
Formula: (Th,U,Ca)Ti2(O,OH)6
Reference: De Hoog, J., van Bergen, M.J. (1997): Notes on the Chemical composition of Zirconolite with Thorutite inclusions from Walaweduwa, Sri Lanka, Mineralogical Magazine, October 1997, Vol. 61, pp 721-725
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
'Tourmaline var: Achroite'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: G. W. A. R. Fernando, A. Pitawala, T. H. N. G. Amaraweera (2011) Emplacement and Evolution History of Pegmatites and Hydrothermal Deposits, Matale District, Sri Lanka. International Journal of Geosciences, 2:348-362
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
'Uvite Series' (FRL)
Formula: Ca(Mg3)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(F/OH)
Reference: Chemie der Erde (1929) 4, 208-251; Min.Rec.(1977) 8, 100-108
'Verdelite'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
Xenotime-(Y)
Formula: Y(PO4)
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
Zircon var: Beccarite
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: G. Geattarola (1879) Atti. Soc Tusc. 4, 177
Zircon var: Hyacinth
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Zircon var: Jargoon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
Zircon var: Starlite
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
Zirconolite
Formula: CaZrTi2O7
Zirkelite ?
Formula: (Ti,Ca,Zr)O2-x
Reference: [Blake, G.S., Smith, H. (1913): On varieties of Zirkelite from Ceylon, Mineralogical Magazine, July 1913, Vol. 16, pp 309-316] [De Hoog, J., van Bergen, M.J. (1997): Notes on the Chemical composition of Zirconolite with Thorutite inclusions from Walaweduwa, Sri Lanka, Mineralogical Magazine, October 1997, Vol. 61, pp 721-725]

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Baddeleyite (TL)4.DE.35ZrO2
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Chrysoberyl4.BA.05BeAl2O4
var: Alexandrite4.BA.05BeAl2O4
var: Cymophane4.BA.05BeAl2O4
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Padparadscha4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Ruby4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Sapphire4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Star Ruby4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Star Sapphire4.CB.05Al2O3
Fersmite4.DG.05(Ca,Ce,Na)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH,F)6
Gahnite4.BB.05ZnAl2O4
Geikielite (TL)4.CB.05MgTiO3
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Hercynite4.BB.05Fe2+Al2O4
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnesiotaaffeite-2N’2S (TL)4.FC.25Mg3Al8BeO16
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Perovskite4.CC.30CaTiO3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Agate4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
var: Carnelian4.DA.05SiO2
var: Citrine4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rock Crystal4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rose Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
var: Ceylonite4.BB.05MgAl2O4
var: Gahnospinel4.BB.05(Mg,Zn)Al2O4
var: Pleonaste4.BB.05(Mg,Fe)Al2O4
Srilankite (TL)4.DB.25ZrTi2O6
Stibiotantalite4.DE.30Sb(Ta,Nb)O4
Tantalite-(Mg)4.DB.35(Mg,Fe2+)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Thorianite (TL)4.DL.05ThO2
Thorutite4.DH.05(Th,U,Ca)Ti2(O,OH)6
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
Zirconolite4.DH.30CaZrTi2O7
Zirkelite ?4.DL.05(Ti,Ca,Zr)O2-x
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 6 - Borates
Sinhalite (TL)6.AC.05MgAl(BO4)
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Crandallite8.BL.10CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Hydroxylapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Monazite-(Ce)8.AD.50Ce(PO4)
Xenotime-(Y)8.AD.35Y(PO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Almandine9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Anandite (TL)9.EC.35(Ba,K)(Fe2+,Mg)3((Si,Al,Fe)4O10)(S,OH)2
Andalusite9.AF.10Al2(SiO4)O
var: Viridine9.AF.10(Al,Mn3+)2SiO4O
Andradite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
var: Demantoid9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
var: Melanite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Aquamarine9.CJ.05Be3Al2Si6O18
var: Emerald9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Goshenite9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Heliodor9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Morganite9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Cordierite9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
var: Iolite9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Danburite9.FA.65CaB2Si2O8
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Dravite9.CK.05Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Edenite ?9.DE.15{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Ekanite (TL)9.EA.10Ca2ThSi8O20
Elbaite9.CK.05Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Enstatite9.DA.05MgSiO3
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Euclase9.AE.10BeAl(SiO4)(OH)
Ferro-edenite ?9.DE.15{Na}{Ca2}{Fe2+5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Ferro-hornblende ?9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Fe2+4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Fluor-buergerite9.CK.05Na(Fe3+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3O3F
Fluor-uvite9.CK.05Ca(Mg3)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Forsterite9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
Gedrite9.DD.05☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
var: Hessonite9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Kornerupine9.BJ.50Mg3Al6(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH)
'Liddicoatite'9.CK.05Ca(Li2Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
var: Amazonite9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Nepheline9.FA.05Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Pargasite ?9.DE.15{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Phenakite9.AA.05Be2SiO4
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrope9.AD.25Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
var: Rhodolite9.AD.25Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Sanidine9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Saponite9.EC.45Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Sapphirine9.DH.45Mg4(Mg3Al9)O4[Si3Al9O36]
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Serendibite (TL)9.DH.40Ca4[Mg6Al6]O4[Si6B3Al3O36]
Sillimanite9.AF.05Al2(SiO4)O
Spessartine9.AD.25Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Spodumene9.DA.30LiAlSi2O6
var: Hiddenite9.DA.30LiAlSi2O6
var: Kunzite9.DA.30LiAlSi2O6
Staurolite9.AF.30Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Uvite Series' (TL)9..Ca(Mg3)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(F/OH)
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
var: Beccarite9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
var: Hyacinth9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
var: Jargoon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
var: Starlite9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Allanite Group'-{A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Apatite'-
'Axinite Group'-
'Biotite'-
'Cat's Eye'-
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Fluor-feruvite'-Ca(Fe2+)3MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Hornblende'-
'Indicolite'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Lucchesiite (TL)-CaFe2+3 Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
'Monazite'-
'Moonstone'-
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Rubellite'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Scapolite'-
'Spinel Group'-AE2O4
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'var: Achroite'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Verdelite'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Geikielite (TL)4.3.5.2MgTiO3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Perovskite4.3.3.1CaTiO3
AX2
Baddeleyite (TL)4.4.14.1ZrO2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Srilankite (TL)4.4.13.2ZrTi2O6
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Thorianite (TL)5.1.1.2ThO2
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chrysoberyl7.2.9.1BeAl2O4
Gahnite7.2.1.4ZnAl2O4
Hercynite7.2.1.3Fe2+Al2O4
Magnesiotaaffeite-2N’2S (TL)7.2.11.1Mg3Al8BeO16
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
ABO4
Stibiotantalite8.1.6.2Sb(Ta,Nb)O4
A2B2O6(O,OH,F)
Zirconolite8.2.5.5CaZrTi2O7
Zirkelite ?8.2.5.1(Ti,Ca,Zr)O2-x
AB2O6
Fersmite8.3.3.1(Ca,Ce,Na)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH,F)6
Thorutite8.3.4.2(Th,U,Ca)Ti2(O,OH)6
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 24 - ANHYDROUS BORATES
A2XO4
Sinhalite (TL)24.1.1.1MgAl(BO4)
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
AXO4
Monazite-(Ce)38.4.3.1Ce(PO4)
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite41.8.1.4Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Hydroxylapatite41.8.1.3Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Crandallite42.7.3.1CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [4] coordination
Phenakite51.1.1.1Be2SiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Pyrope51.4.3a.1Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Spessartine51.4.3a.3Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Andalusite52.2.2b.1Al2(SiO4)O
Euclase52.2.1.1BeAl(SiO4)(OH)
Sillimanite52.2.2a.1Al2(SiO4)O
Staurolite52.2.3.1Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Topaz52.3.1.1Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with[Si2O7] with borate groups
Danburite56.3.1.1CaB2Si2O8
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [4] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n=1, 2)
Kornerupine58.1.1.1Mg3Al6(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH)
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 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Six-Membered Rings with Al substituted rings
Cordierite61.2.1.1(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Dravite61.3.1.9Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Elbaite61.3.1.8Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fluor-buergerite61.3.1.5Na(Fe3+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3O3F
Fluor-uvite61.3.1.3Ca(Mg3)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
'Liddicoatite'61.3.1.2Ca(Li2Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
'Uvite Series' (FRL)61.3.1.3Ca(Mg3)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(F/OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Enstatite65.1.2.1MgSiO3
Spodumene65.1.4.1LiAlSi2O6
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Edenite ?66.1.3a.10{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Gedrite66.1.2.5☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Pargasite ?66.1.3a.12{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 69 - INOSILICATES Chains with Side Branches or Loops
Chains with Side Branches or Loops with P>2
Sapphirine69.2.1b.1Mg4(Mg3Al9)O4[Si3Al9O36]
Serendibite (TL)69.2.1a.6Ca4[Mg6Al6]O4[Si6B3Al3O36]
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Anandite (TL)71.2.2c.4(Ba,K)(Fe2+,Mg)3((Si,Al,Fe)4O10)(S,OH)2
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Saponite71.3.1b.2Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
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
Ekanite (TL)72.1.1.1Ca2ThSi8O20
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Sanidine76.1.1.2K(AlSi3O8)
Al-Si Framework Feldspathoids and related species
Nepheline76.2.1.2Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Allanite Group'-{A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Andalusite
var: Viridine
-(Al,Mn3+)2SiO4O
Andradite
var: Demantoid
-Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
var: Melanite-Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
'Apatite'-
'Axinite Group'-
Beryl
var: Aquamarine
-Be3Al2Si6O18
var: Emerald-Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Goshenite-Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Heliodor-Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Morganite-Be3Al2(Si6O18)
'Biotite'-
'Cat's Eye'-
Chrysoberyl
var: Alexandrite
-BeAl2O4
var: Cymophane-BeAl2O4
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
Cordierite
var: Iolite
-(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Corundum
var: Padparadscha
-Al2O3
var: Ruby-Al2O3
var: Sapphire-Al2O3
var: Star Ruby-Al2O3
var: Star Sapphire-Al2O3
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Feldspar Group'-
Ferro-edenite ?-{Na}{Ca2}{Fe2+5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Ferro-hornblende ?-☐{Ca2}{Fe2+4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
'Fluor-feruvite'-Ca(Fe2+)3MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Grossular
var: Hessonite
-Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
'Hornblende'-
'Indicolite'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Lucchesiite (TL)-CaFe2+3 Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
Microcline
var: Amazonite
-K(AlSi3O8)
'Monazite'-
'Moonstone'-
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
Pyrope
var: Rhodolite
-Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Quartz
var: Agate
-SiO2
var: Amethyst-SiO2
var: Carnelian-SiO2
var: Citrine-SiO2
var: Rock Crystal-SiO2
var: Rose Quartz-SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz-SiO2
'Rubellite'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Scapolite'-
Spinel
var: Ceylonite
-MgAl2O4
var: Gahnospinel-(Mg,Zn)Al2O4
var: Pleonaste-(Mg,Fe)Al2O4
'Spinel Group'-AE2O4
Spodumene
var: Hiddenite
-LiAlSi2O6
var: Kunzite-LiAlSi2O6
Tantalite-(Mg)-(Mg,Fe2+)(Ta,Nb)2O6
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'var: Achroite'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Verdelite'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Xenotime-(Y)-Y(PO4)
Zircon
var: Beccarite
-Zr(SiO4)
var: Hyacinth-Zr(SiO4)
var: Jargoon-Zr(SiO4)
var: Starlite-Zr(SiO4)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Anandite(Ba,K)(Fe2+,Mg)3((Si,Al,Fe)4O10)(S,OH)2
H LucchesiiteCaFe32+ Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H Thorutite(Th,U,Ca)Ti2(O,OH)6
H Gedrite☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
H CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
H EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(OH)
H KornerupineMg3Al6(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH)
H StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
H DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H LiddicoatiteCa(Li2Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Fersmite(Ca,Ce,Na)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH,F)6
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Fluor-uviteCa(Mg3)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
H Fluor-feruviteCa(Fe2+)3MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
H SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
H Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
H Ferro-edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe52+}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
H Edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
H Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
LiLithium
Li ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Li LiddicoatiteCa(Li2Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Li SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
Li Spodumene (var: Hiddenite)LiAlSi2O6
Li Spodumene (var: Kunzite)LiAlSi2O6
BeBeryllium
Be Magnesiotaaffeite-2N’2SMg3Al8BeO16
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
Be Chrysoberyl (var: Alexandrite)BeAl2O4
Be EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(OH)
Be Beryl (var: Goshenite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Be Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Be Beryl (var: Morganite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Be Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Be Chrysoberyl (var: Cymophane)BeAl2O4
Be PhenakiteBe2SiO4
Be Beryl (var: Heliodor)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
BBoron
B SinhaliteMgAl(BO4)
B SerendibiteCa4[Mg6Al6]O4[Si6B3Al3O36]
B LucchesiiteCaFe32+ Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B KornerupineMg3Al6(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH)
B DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B Fluor-buergeriteNa(Fe33+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3O3F
B ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B RubelliteA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B VerdeliteA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B IndicoliteA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B Tourmaline (var: Achroite)A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B LiddicoatiteCa(Li2Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B Fluor-uviteCa(Mg3)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
B Fluor-feruviteCa(Fe2+)3MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
B DanburiteCaB2Si2O8
CCarbon
C GraphiteC
C Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O BaddeleyiteZrO2
O EkaniteCa2ThSi8O20
O Magnesiotaaffeite-2N’2SMg3Al8BeO16
O ThorianiteThO2
O Anandite(Ba,K)(Fe2+,Mg)3((Si,Al,Fe)4O10)(S,OH)2
O SinhaliteMgAl(BO4)
O SerendibiteCa4[Mg6Al6]O4[Si6B3Al3O36]
O GeikieliteMgTiO3
O SrilankiteZrTi2O6
O LucchesiiteCaFe32+ Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O Zircon (var: Beccarite)Zr(SiO4)
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
O CorundumAl2O3
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Spinel (var: Gahnospinel)(Mg,Zn)Al2O4
O HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
O Corundum (var: Ruby)Al2O3
O Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O QuartzSiO2
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O ZirconoliteCaZrTi2O7
O Thorutite(Th,U,Ca)Ti2(O,OH)6
O Grossular (var: Hessonite)Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
O Gedrite☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
O SapphirineMg4(Mg3Al9)O4[Si3Al9O36]
O Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
O CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
O PerovskiteCaTiO3
O Pyrope (var: Rhodolite)Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O BaryteBaSO4
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O Chrysoberyl (var: Alexandrite)BeAl2O4
O PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
O SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O Quartz (var: Rose Quartz)SiO2
O EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(OH)
O Zircon (var: Hyacinth)Zr(SiO4)
O CalciteCaCO3
O KornerupineMg3Al6(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH)
O Corundum (var: Star Ruby)Al2O3
O Corundum (var: Star Sapphire)Al2O3
O Beryl (var: Goshenite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
O Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O RutileTiO2
O Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O Zircon (var: Starlite)Zr(SiO4)
O Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
O Beryl (var: Morganite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
O Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
O Chrysoberyl (var: Cymophane)BeAl2O4
O GahniteZnAl2O4
O Spinel (var: Ceylonite)MgAl2O4
O Spinel (var: Pleonaste)(Mg,Fe)Al2O4
O HematiteFe2O3
O Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
O Quartz (var: Citrine)SiO2
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O CassiteriteSnO2
O StibiotantaliteSb(Ta,Nb)O4
O Tantalite-(Mg)(Mg,Fe2+)(Ta,Nb)2O6
O Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
O PhenakiteBe2SiO4
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O Andradite (var: Demantoid)Ca3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O Andradite (var: Melanite)Ca3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O Zircon (var: Jargoon)Zr(SiO4)
O AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
O StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
O Beryl (var: Heliodor)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
O DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O Fluor-buergeriteNa(Fe33+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3O3F
O ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O RubelliteA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O VerdeliteA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O IndicoliteA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O Tourmaline (var: Achroite)A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O LiddicoatiteCa(Li2Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
O SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
O SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
O Spodumene (var: Hiddenite)LiAlSi2O6
O Spodumene (var: Kunzite)LiAlSi2O6
O UraniniteUO2
O Andalusite (var: Viridine)(Al,Mn3+)2SiO4O
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Microcline (var: Amazonite)K(AlSi3O8)
O Fersmite(Ca,Ce,Na)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH,F)6
O Corundum (var: Padparadscha)Al2O3
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Fluor-uviteCa(Mg3)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
O Spinel GroupAE2O4
O Fluor-feruviteCa(Fe2+)3MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O Cordierite (var: Iolite)(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
O DanburiteCaB2Si2O8
O EnstatiteMgSiO3
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
O NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O Zirkelite(Ti,Ca,Zr)O2-x
O Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
O Ferro-edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe52+}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
O Edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
O Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
FFluorine
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
F Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
F Fluor-buergeriteNa(Fe33+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3O3F
F FluoriteCaF2
F Fersmite(Ca,Ce,Na)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH,F)6
F Fluor-uviteCa(Mg3)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
F Fluor-feruviteCa(Fe2+)3MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
NaSodium
Na DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na Fluor-buergeriteNa(Fe33+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3O3F
Na ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na Fersmite(Ca,Ce,Na)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH,F)6
Na SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Na NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Na Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Na Ferro-edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe52+}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Na Edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Magnesiotaaffeite-2N’2SMg3Al8BeO16
Mg SinhaliteMgAl(BO4)
Mg SerendibiteCa4[Mg6Al6]O4[Si6B3Al3O36]
Mg GeikieliteMgTiO3
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Mg Spinel (var: Gahnospinel)(Mg,Zn)Al2O4
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
Mg Gedrite☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Mg SapphirineMg4(Mg3Al9)O4[Si3Al9O36]
Mg Pyrope (var: Rhodolite)Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
Mg KornerupineMg3Al6(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH)
Mg Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Mg Spinel (var: Ceylonite)MgAl2O4
Mg Spinel (var: Pleonaste)(Mg,Fe)Al2O4
Mg Tantalite-(Mg)(Mg,Fe2+)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Mg DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Fluor-uviteCa(Mg3)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Mg Fluor-feruviteCa(Fe2+)3MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Mg SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Mg Cordierite (var: Iolite)(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Mg EnstatiteMgSiO3
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Mg Edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Magnesiotaaffeite-2N’2SMg3Al8BeO16
Al SinhaliteMgAl(BO4)
Al SerendibiteCa4[Mg6Al6]O4[Si6B3Al3O36]
Al LucchesiiteCaFe32+ Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Spinel (var: Gahnospinel)(Mg,Zn)Al2O4
Al HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
Al Corundum (var: Ruby)Al2O3
Al Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
Al SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Al Grossular (var: Hessonite)Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Al Gedrite☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Al SapphirineMg4(Mg3Al9)O4[Si3Al9O36]
Al CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Al Pyrope (var: Rhodolite)Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Al Chrysoberyl (var: Alexandrite)BeAl2O4
Al PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
Al SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(OH)
Al KornerupineMg3Al6(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH)
Al Corundum (var: Star Ruby)Al2O3
Al Corundum (var: Star Sapphire)Al2O3
Al Beryl (var: Goshenite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Al Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Al Beryl (var: Morganite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Al Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Al Chrysoberyl (var: Cymophane)BeAl2O4
Al GahniteZnAl2O4
Al Spinel (var: Ceylonite)MgAl2O4
Al Spinel (var: Pleonaste)(Mg,Fe)Al2O4
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Al AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Al StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Al Beryl (var: Heliodor)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Al DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al Fluor-buergeriteNa(Fe33+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3O3F
Al ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al LiddicoatiteCa(Li2Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Al SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
Al SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
Al Spodumene (var: Hiddenite)LiAlSi2O6
Al Spodumene (var: Kunzite)LiAlSi2O6
Al Andalusite (var: Viridine)(Al,Mn3+)2SiO4O
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Microcline (var: Amazonite)K(AlSi3O8)
Al Corundum (var: Padparadscha)Al2O3
Al Fluor-uviteCa(Mg3)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Al Fluor-feruviteCa(Fe2+)3MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Al SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al Cordierite (var: Iolite)(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Al Ferro-edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe52+}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Al Edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Al Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si EkaniteCa2ThSi8O20
Si Anandite(Ba,K)(Fe2+,Mg)3((Si,Al,Fe)4O10)(S,OH)2
Si SerendibiteCa4[Mg6Al6]O4[Si6B3Al3O36]
Si LucchesiiteCaFe32+ Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si Zircon (var: Beccarite)Zr(SiO4)
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si Grossular (var: Hessonite)Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Si Gedrite☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Si SapphirineMg4(Mg3Al9)O4[Si3Al9O36]
Si Pyrope (var: Rhodolite)Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
Si SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si Quartz (var: Rose Quartz)SiO2
Si EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(OH)
Si Zircon (var: Hyacinth)Zr(SiO4)
Si KornerupineMg3Al6(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH)
Si Beryl (var: Goshenite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si Zircon (var: Starlite)Zr(SiO4)
Si Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Si Beryl (var: Morganite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Citrine)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si PhenakiteBe2SiO4
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si Andradite (var: Demantoid)Ca3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si Andradite (var: Melanite)Ca3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si Zircon (var: Jargoon)Zr(SiO4)
Si AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Si StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Si Beryl (var: Heliodor)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Si DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si Fluor-buergeriteNa(Fe33+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3O3F
Si ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si LiddicoatiteCa(Li2Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Si SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
Si SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
Si Spodumene (var: Hiddenite)LiAlSi2O6
Si Spodumene (var: Kunzite)LiAlSi2O6
Si Andalusite (var: Viridine)(Al,Mn3+)2SiO4O
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Microcline (var: Amazonite)K(AlSi3O8)
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Fluor-uviteCa(Mg3)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Si Fluor-feruviteCa(Fe2+)3MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si Cordierite (var: Iolite)(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Si DanburiteCaB2Si2O8
Si EnstatiteMgSiO3
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Si Ferro-edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe52+}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Si Edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Si Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
P CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
P Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
P Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
P HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
SSulfur
S Anandite(Ba,K)(Fe2+,Mg)3((Si,Al,Fe)4O10)(S,OH)2
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S BaryteBaSO4
S MarcasiteFeS2
ClChlorine
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
KPotassium
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
K K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
K SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Microcline (var: Amazonite)K(AlSi3O8)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca EkaniteCa2ThSi8O20
Ca SerendibiteCa4[Mg6Al6]O4[Si6B3Al3O36]
Ca LucchesiiteCaFe32+ Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca ZirconoliteCaZrTi2O7
Ca Thorutite(Th,U,Ca)Ti2(O,OH)6
Ca Grossular (var: Hessonite)Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Ca CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Ca PerovskiteCaTiO3
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca Andradite (var: Demantoid)Ca3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca Andradite (var: Melanite)Ca3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca LiddicoatiteCa(Li2Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca Fersmite(Ca,Ce,Na)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH,F)6
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca Fluor-uviteCa(Mg3)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Ca Fluor-feruviteCa(Fe2+)3MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Ca SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Ca DanburiteCaB2Si2O8
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca Zirkelite(Ti,Ca,Zr)O2-x
Ca Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Ca Ferro-edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe52+}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Ca Edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Ca Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti GeikieliteMgTiO3
Ti SrilankiteZrTi2O6
Ti ZirconoliteCaZrTi2O7
Ti Thorutite(Th,U,Ca)Ti2(O,OH)6
Ti PerovskiteCaTiO3
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti Fersmite(Ca,Ce,Na)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH,F)6
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Ti Zirkelite(Ti,Ca,Zr)O2-x
MnManganese
Mn SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Mn Andalusite (var: Viridine)(Al,Mn3+)2SiO4O
FeIron
Fe Anandite(Ba,K)(Fe2+,Mg)3((Si,Al,Fe)4O10)(S,OH)2
Fe LucchesiiteCaFe32+ Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Fe Spinel (var: Pleonaste)(Mg,Fe)Al2O4
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Tantalite-(Mg)(Mg,Fe2+)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe Andradite (var: Demantoid)Ca3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe Andradite (var: Melanite)Ca3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe Fluor-buergeriteNa(Fe33+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3O3F
Fe Fluor-feruviteCa(Fe2+)3MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Fe SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe Cordierite (var: Iolite)(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe Ferro-edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe52+}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Fe Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn Spinel (var: Gahnospinel)(Mg,Zn)Al2O4
Zn GahniteZnAl2O4
YYttrium
Y Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
ZrZirconium
Zr BaddeleyiteZrO2
Zr SrilankiteZrTi2O6
Zr Zircon (var: Beccarite)Zr(SiO4)
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
Zr ZirconoliteCaZrTi2O7
Zr Zircon (var: Hyacinth)Zr(SiO4)
Zr Zircon (var: Starlite)Zr(SiO4)
Zr Zircon (var: Jargoon)Zr(SiO4)
Zr Zirkelite(Ti,Ca,Zr)O2-x
NbNiobium
Nb Tantalite-(Mg)(Mg,Fe2+)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Nb Fersmite(Ca,Ce,Na)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH,F)6
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
SbAntimony
Sb StibiotantaliteSb(Ta,Nb)O4
BaBarium
Ba Anandite(Ba,K)(Fe2+,Mg)3((Si,Al,Fe)4O10)(S,OH)2
Ba BaryteBaSO4
CeCerium
Ce Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
Ce Fersmite(Ca,Ce,Na)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH,F)6
TaTantalum
Ta StibiotantaliteSb(Ta,Nb)O4
Ta Tantalite-(Mg)(Mg,Fe2+)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Ta Fersmite(Ca,Ce,Na)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH,F)6
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
AuGold
Au GoldAu
ThThorium
Th EkaniteCa2ThSi8O20
Th ThorianiteThO2
Th Thorutite(Th,U,Ca)Ti2(O,OH)6
UUranium
U Thorutite(Th,U,Ca)Ti2(O,OH)6
U UraniniteUO2

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Hey, M.H., Anderson, B.W., and Payne, C.J. (1941) Some new data concerning kornerupine and its chemistry. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 26, p. 119.
Henn, U. (1994) Die Edelsteinvorkommen Sri Lankas. Mitt. Österr. Mineral. Ges., 139, 217-222 (in German).
Dissanayake, C.B. et al. (2000) The geology, mineralogy and rare element geochemistry of the gem deposits of Sri Lanka. Bulletin of the Geological Society of Finland 72 (1-2), 5-20. [http://www.geologinenseura.fi/bulletin/Volume72/Dissanayakeetal.pdf]

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