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Ratnapura, Ratnapura District, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lankai
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Ratnapura47,832 (2013)


Great gem-producing region with sapphires in all colours including ‚padparadscha’, but also alexandrite (colour-changing variety of chrysoberyl), zircon, and moonstone feldspar.

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48 valid minerals. 3 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
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'
Reference: Shigley, J. E., Dirlam, D. M., Laurs, B. M., Boehm, E. W., Bosshart, G., & Larson, W. F. (2000). Gem localities of the 1990s. Gems & Gemology, 36(4), 292-335.; 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.
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
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.
Beryl var: Aquamarine
Formula: Be3Al2Si6O18
Reference: Econ Geol (1981) 76:733-738
Beryl var: Emerald
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
Beryl var: Goshenite
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Econ Geol (1981) 76:733-738
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)
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Van King
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
Chrysoberyl
Formula: BeAl2O4
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.
Chrysoberyl var: Alexandrite
Formula: BeAl2O4
Chrysoberyl var: Cymophane
Formula: BeAl2O4
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
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.
Corundum var: Padparadscha
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: http://gemexplorer.org/archives/ratnapura-sri-lanka
Corundum var: Ruby
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Shigley, J. E., Dirlam, D. M., Laurs, B. M., Boehm, E. W., Bosshart, G., & Larson, W. F. (2000). Gem localities of the 1990s. Gems & Gemology, 36(4), 292-335.
Corundum var: Sapphire
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Shigley, J. E., Dirlam, D. M., Laurs, B. M., Boehm, E. W., Bosshart, G., & Larson, W. F. (2000). Gem localities of the 1990s. Gems & Gemology, 36(4), 292-335.
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
Dravite
Formula: Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
Ekanite (TL)
Formula: Ca2ThSi8O20
Type Locality:
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)
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: No reference listed
Euclase
Formula: BeAl(SiO4)(OH)
Fersmite
Formula: (Ca,Ce,Na)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH,F)6
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data (2011)
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
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
Gahnite
Formula: ZnAl2O4
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Econ Geol (1981) 76:733-738
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Naumann, Zirkel: "Elemente der Mineralogie", 13th ed., Leipzig (1898)
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
Grossular var: Hessonite
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
Hercynite
Formula: Fe2+Al2O4
Reference: No reference listed
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
'Indicolite'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
'Liddicoatite'
Formula: Ca(Li2Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
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
'Monazite'
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
'Moonstone'
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
Phenakite
Formula: Be2SiO4
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Van King
Pyrope
Formula: Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
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
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
'Rubellite'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
Sanidine
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
'Scapolite'
Reference: Shigley, J. E., Dirlam, D. M., Laurs, B. M., Boehm, E. W., Bosshart, G., & Larson, W. F. (2000). Gem localities of the 1990s. Gems & Gemology, 36(4), 292-335.; 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.
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: No reference listed
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
Sillimanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
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.
Sinhalite
Formula: MgAl(BO4)
Reference: Natural History Museum Vienna collection; 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.
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: Shigley, J. E., Dirlam, D. M., Laurs, B. M., Boehm, E. W., Bosshart, G., & Larson, W. F. (2000). Gem localities of the 1990s. Gems & Gemology, 36(4), 292-335.; 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.; Gorghinian, A., Mottana, A., Rossi, A., Oltean, F. M., Esposito, A., & Marcelli, A. (2013). Investigating the colour of spinel: 1. Red gem-quality spinels (“balas”) from Ratnapura (Sri Lanka). Rendiconti Lincei, 24(2), 127-140.
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)
Spodumene
Formula: LiAlSi2O6
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
Spodumene var: Hiddenite
Formula: LiAlSi2O6
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
Spodumene var: Kunzite
Formula: LiAlSi2O6
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
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)
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: Shigley, J. E., Dirlam, D. M., Laurs, B. M., Boehm, E. W., Bosshart, G., & Larson, W. F. (2000). Gem localities of the 1990s. Gems & Gemology, 36(4), 292-335.; 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.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Shigley, J. E., Dirlam, D. M., Laurs, B. M., Boehm, E. W., Bosshart, G., & Larson, W. F. (2000). Gem localities of the 1990s. Gems & Gemology, 36(4), 292-335.; 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.
'Tourmaline var: Achroite'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
'Uvite Series'
Formula: Ca(Mg3)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(F/OH)
Reference: Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
'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)
Reference: Shigley, J. E., Dirlam, D. M., Laurs, B. M., Boehm, E. W., Bosshart, G., & Larson, W. F. (2000). Gem localities of the 1990s. Gems & Gemology, 36(4), 292-335.; 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.
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)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
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
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Hercynite4.BB.05Fe2+Al2O4
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnesiotaaffeite-2N’2S (TL)4.FC.25Mg3Al8BeO16
Quartz4.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
Stibiotantalite4.DE.30Sb(Ta,Nb)O4
Tantalite-(Mg)4.DB.35(Mg,Fe2+)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 6 - Borates
Sinhalite6.AC.05MgAl(BO4)
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Xenotime-(Y)8.AD.35Y(PO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Almandine9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
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)
Dravite9.CK.05Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Ekanite (TL)9.EA.10Ca2ThSi8O20
Elbaite9.CK.05Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Euclase9.AE.10BeAl(SiO4)(OH)
Fluor-buergerite9.CK.05Na(Fe3+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3O3F
Forsterite9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
var: Hessonite9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
'Liddicoatite'9.CK.05Ca(Li2Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Phenakite9.AA.05Be2SiO4
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrope9.AD.25Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Sanidine9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
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
'Uvite Series'9..Ca(Mg3)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(F/OH)
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
var: Hyacinth9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
var: Jargoon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
var: Starlite9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
'Fluor-feruvite'-Ca(Fe2+)3MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Indicolite'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
Lucchesiite (TL)-CaFe2+3 Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
'Monazite'-
'Moonstone'-
'Rubellite'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Scapolite'-
'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 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
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
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
ABO4
Stibiotantalite8.1.6.2Sb(Ta,Nb)O4
AB2O6
Fersmite8.3.3.1(Ca,Ce,Na)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH,F)6
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 24 - ANHYDROUS BORATES
A2XO4
Sinhalite24.1.1.1MgAl(BO4)
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 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 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
'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'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
Spodumene65.1.4.1LiAlSi2O6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(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
Ekanite (TL)72.1.1.1Ca2ThSi8O20
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Sanidine76.1.1.2K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Andalusite
var: Viridine
-(Al,Mn3+)2SiO4O
Andradite
var: Demantoid
-Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
var: Melanite-Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
'Apatite'-
Beryl
var: Aquamarine
-Be3Al2Si6O18
var: Emerald-Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Goshenite-Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Heliodor-Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Morganite-Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Chrysoberyl
var: Alexandrite
-BeAl2O4
var: Cymophane-BeAl2O4
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
Corundum
var: Padparadscha
-Al2O3
var: Ruby-Al2O3
var: Sapphire-Al2O3
var: Star Ruby-Al2O3
var: Star Sapphire-Al2O3
'Fluor-feruvite'-Ca(Fe2+)3MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Grossular
var: Hessonite
-Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
'Indicolite'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
Lucchesiite (TL)-CaFe2+3 Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
'Monazite'-
'Moonstone'-
Quartz
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
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: Hyacinth
-Zr(SiO4)
var: Jargoon-Zr(SiO4)
var: Starlite-Zr(SiO4)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H LucchesiiteCaFe32+ Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(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 Fluor-feruviteCa(Fe2+)3MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
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 EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(OH)
Be Chrysoberyl (var: Alexandrite)BeAl2O4
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 LucchesiiteCaFe32+ Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
B SinhaliteMgAl(BO4)
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
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-feruviteCa(Fe2+)3MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
CCarbon
C GraphiteC
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O EkaniteCa2ThSi8O20
O Magnesiotaaffeite-2N’2SMg3Al8BeO16
O LucchesiiteCaFe32+ Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
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 SinhaliteMgAl(BO4)
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(OH)
O Zircon (var: Hyacinth)Zr(SiO4)
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O Chrysoberyl (var: Alexandrite)BeAl2O4
O Corundum (var: Star Ruby)Al2O3
O Corundum (var: Star Sapphire)Al2O3
O Beryl (var: Goshenite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
O Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
O Zircon (var: Starlite)Zr(SiO4)
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
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 IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
O Quartz (var: Citrine)SiO2
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O Quartz (var: Rose Quartz)SiO2
O RutileTiO2
O CassiteriteSnO2
O StibiotantaliteSb(Ta,Nb)O4
O Tantalite-(Mg)(Mg,Fe2+)(Ta,Nb)2O6
O Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
O PhenakiteBe2SiO4
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O Grossular (var: Hessonite)Ca3Al2(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 CalciteCaCO3
O Fersmite(Ca,Ce,Na)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH,F)6
O Corundum (var: Padparadscha)Al2O3
O Fluor-feruviteCa(Fe2+)3MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
O QuartzSiO2
FFluorine
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
F Fluor-buergeriteNa(Fe33+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3O3F
F Fersmite(Ca,Ce,Na)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH,F)6
F Fluor-feruviteCa(Fe2+)3MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)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
MgMagnesium
Mg Magnesiotaaffeite-2N’2SMg3Al8BeO16
Mg Spinel (var: Gahnospinel)(Mg,Zn)Al2O4
Mg SinhaliteMgAl(BO4)
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
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 ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Mg PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
Mg DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg Fluor-feruviteCa(Fe2+)3MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
AlAluminium
Al Magnesiotaaffeite-2N’2SMg3Al8BeO16
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 SinhaliteMgAl(BO4)
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Al EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(OH)
Al Chrysoberyl (var: Alexandrite)BeAl2O4
Al Corundum (var: Star Ruby)Al2O3
Al Corundum (var: Star Sapphire)Al2O3
Al Beryl (var: Goshenite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Al Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
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 PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Al Grossular (var: Hessonite)Ca3Al2(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 Corundum (var: Padparadscha)Al2O3
Al Fluor-feruviteCa(Fe2+)3MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
SiSilicon
Si EkaniteCa2ThSi8O20
Si LucchesiiteCaFe32+ Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(OH)
Si Zircon (var: Hyacinth)Zr(SiO4)
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si Beryl (var: Goshenite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Si Zircon (var: Starlite)Zr(SiO4)
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
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 Quartz (var: Rose Quartz)SiO2
Si PhenakiteBe2SiO4
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si Grossular (var: Hessonite)Ca3Al2(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 Fluor-feruviteCa(Fe2+)3MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
KPotassium
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
K K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
K SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca EkaniteCa2ThSi8O20
Ca LucchesiiteCaFe32+ Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca Grossular (var: Hessonite)Ca3Al2(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 CalciteCaCO3
Ca Fersmite(Ca,Ce,Na)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH,F)6
Ca Fluor-feruviteCa(Fe2+)3MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti Fersmite(Ca,Ce,Na)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH,F)6
MnManganese
Mn SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Mn Andalusite (var: Viridine)(Al,Mn3+)2SiO4O
FeIron
Fe LucchesiiteCaFe32+ Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
Fe Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Fe Spinel (var: Pleonaste)(Mg,Fe)Al2O4
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe Tantalite-(Mg)(Mg,Fe2+)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
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
ZnZinc
Zn Spinel (var: Gahnospinel)(Mg,Zn)Al2O4
Zn GahniteZnAl2O4
YYttrium
Y Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
Zr Zircon (var: Hyacinth)Zr(SiO4)
Zr Zircon (var: Starlite)Zr(SiO4)
Zr Zircon (var: Jargoon)Zr(SiO4)
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
CeCerium
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
UUranium
U UraniniteUO2

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Precambrian
541 - 4000 Ma



ID: 3189863
Precambrian crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Precambrian (541 - 4000 Ma)

Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

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Econ Geol (1981) 76:733-738

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