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Ratnapura, Ratnapura District, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lankai
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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
Andalusite
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.
Andalusite var: Viridine
Formula: (Al,Mn3+)2SiO4O
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Andradite var: Demantoid
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Andradite var: Melanite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
'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
Beryl var: Emerald
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Beryl var: Goshenite
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Beryl var: Heliodor
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Beryl var: Morganite
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
'Cat's Eye'
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
Reference: http://gemexplorer.org/archives/ratnapura-sri-lanka; 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.
Chrysoberyl var: Cymophane
Formula: BeAl2O4
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
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
Corundum var: Star Sapphire
Formula: Al2O3
Dravite
Formula: Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Ekanite (TL)
Formula: Ca2ThSi8O20
Reference: Nature 190 (1961), 997
Elbaite
Formula: Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
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
'Fluor-feruvite'
Formula: Ca(Fe2+)3MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Gahnite
Formula: ZnAl2O4
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
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.
Gold
Formula: Au
Graphite
Formula: C
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Grossular var: Hessonite
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Hercynite
Formula: Fe2+Al2O4
Reference: No reference listed
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
'Indicolite'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'K Feldspar'
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
'Liddicoatite'
Formula: Ca(Li2Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
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'
'Moonstone'
Reference: http://gemexplorer.org/archives/ratnapura-sri-lanka
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Phenakite
Formula: Be2SiO4
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrope
Formula: Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
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.
Quartz var: Carnelian
Quartz var: Citrine
Formula: SiO2
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.
Quartz var: Rock Crystal
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Rose Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
'Rubellite'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Sanidine
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
'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)
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
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
Spinel var: Gahnospinel
Formula: (Mg,Zn)Al2O4
Spinel var: Pleonaste
Formula: (Mg,Fe)Al2O4
Spodumene
Formula: LiAlSi2O6
Spodumene var: Hiddenite
Formula: LiAlSi2O6
Spodumene var: Kunzite
Formula: LiAlSi2O6
Staurolite
Formula: Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Stibiotantalite
Formula: Sb(Ta,Nb)O4
Tantalite-(Mg)
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
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
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
'Uvite Series'
Formula: Ca(Mg3)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(F/OH)
'Verdelite'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Xenotime-(Y)
Formula: Y(PO4)
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)
Zircon var: Starlite
Formula: Zr(SiO4)

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
Liddicoatite9.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 Series9..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-
Cat's Eye-
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, Rocks, 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)
'Cat's Eye'-
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 DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(OH)
H Fersmite(Ca,Ce,Na)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH,F)6
H Fluor-feruviteCa(Fe2+)3MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
H LiddicoatiteCa(Li2Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H LucchesiiteCaFe32+ Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
LiLithium
Li ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Li Spodumene (var: Hiddenite)LiAlSi2O6
Li Spodumene (var: Kunzite)LiAlSi2O6
Li LiddicoatiteCa(Li2Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Li SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
BeBeryllium
Be Chrysoberyl (var: Alexandrite)BeAl2O4
Be Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
Be Chrysoberyl (var: Cymophane)BeAl2O4
Be Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Be EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(OH)
Be Beryl (var: Goshenite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Be Beryl (var: Heliodor)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Be Magnesiotaaffeite-2N’2SMg3Al8BeO16
Be Beryl (var: Morganite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Be PhenakiteBe2SiO4
BBoron
B Tourmaline (var: Achroite)A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B Fluor-buergeriteNa(Fe33+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3O3F
B Fluor-feruviteCa(Fe2+)3MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
B IndicoliteA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B LiddicoatiteCa(Li2Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B LucchesiiteCaFe32+ Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
B RubelliteA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B SinhaliteMgAl(BO4)
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B VerdeliteA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C GraphiteC
OOxygen
O Tourmaline (var: Achroite)A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
O Chrysoberyl (var: Alexandrite)BeAl2O4
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O CalciteCaCO3
O CassiteriteSnO2
O Spinel (var: Ceylonite)MgAl2O4
O ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
O Quartz (var: Citrine)SiO2
O Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
O CorundumAl2O3
O Chrysoberyl (var: Cymophane)BeAl2O4
O Andradite (var: Demantoid)Ca3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O EkaniteCa2ThSi8O20
O ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(OH)
O Fersmite(Ca,Ce,Na)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH,F)6
O Fluor-buergeriteNa(Fe33+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3O3F
O Fluor-feruviteCa(Fe2+)3MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O GahniteZnAl2O4
O Spinel (var: Gahnospinel)(Mg,Zn)Al2O4
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O Beryl (var: Goshenite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O Beryl (var: Heliodor)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
O HematiteFe2O3
O HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
O Grossular (var: Hessonite)Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
O Spodumene (var: Hiddenite)LiAlSi2O6
O Zircon (var: Hyacinth)Zr(SiO4)
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O IndicoliteA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O Zircon (var: Jargoon)Zr(SiO4)
O Spodumene (var: Kunzite)LiAlSi2O6
O LiddicoatiteCa(Li2Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O LucchesiiteCaFe32+ Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
O Magnesiotaaffeite-2N’2SMg3Al8BeO16
O Andradite (var: Melanite)Ca3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O Beryl (var: Morganite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O Corundum (var: Padparadscha)Al2O3
O PhenakiteBe2SiO4
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Spinel (var: Pleonaste)(Mg,Fe)Al2O4
O PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
O QuartzSiO2
O Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
O Quartz (var: Rose Quartz)SiO2
O RubelliteA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O Corundum (var: Ruby)Al2O3
O RutileTiO2
O SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
O Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O SinhaliteMgAl(BO4)
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
O Zircon (var: Starlite)Zr(SiO4)
O Corundum (var: Star Ruby)Al2O3
O Corundum (var: Star Sapphire)Al2O3
O StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
O StibiotantaliteSb(Ta,Nb)O4
O Tantalite-(Mg)(Mg,Fe2+)(Ta,Nb)2O6
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O UraniniteUO2
O VerdeliteA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O Andalusite (var: Viridine)(Al,Mn3+)2SiO4O
O Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
FFluorine
F Fersmite(Ca,Ce,Na)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH,F)6
F Fluor-buergeriteNa(Fe33+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3O3F
F Fluor-feruviteCa(Fe2+)3MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
NaSodium
Na DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
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 Fluor-buergeriteNa(Fe33+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3O3F
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg Spinel (var: Ceylonite)MgAl2O4
Mg Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Mg DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Mg Fluor-feruviteCa(Fe2+)3MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Mg Spinel (var: Gahnospinel)(Mg,Zn)Al2O4
Mg Magnesiotaaffeite-2N’2SMg3Al8BeO16
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg Spinel (var: Pleonaste)(Mg,Fe)Al2O4
Mg PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
Mg SinhaliteMgAl(BO4)
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
Mg Tantalite-(Mg)(Mg,Fe2+)(Ta,Nb)2O6
AlAluminium
Al K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Al Chrysoberyl (var: Alexandrite)BeAl2O4
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Al Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al Spinel (var: Ceylonite)MgAl2O4
Al ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
Al Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al Chrysoberyl (var: Cymophane)BeAl2O4
Al DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(OH)
Al Fluor-buergeriteNa(Fe33+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3O3F
Al Fluor-feruviteCa(Fe2+)3MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Al GahniteZnAl2O4
Al Spinel (var: Gahnospinel)(Mg,Zn)Al2O4
Al Beryl (var: Goshenite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Al Beryl (var: Heliodor)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Al HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
Al Grossular (var: Hessonite)Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Al Spodumene (var: Hiddenite)LiAlSi2O6
Al Spodumene (var: Kunzite)LiAlSi2O6
Al LiddicoatiteCa(Li2Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al LucchesiiteCaFe32+ Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
Al Magnesiotaaffeite-2N’2SMg3Al8BeO16
Al Beryl (var: Morganite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al Corundum (var: Padparadscha)Al2O3
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Spinel (var: Pleonaste)(Mg,Fe)Al2O4
Al PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
Al Corundum (var: Ruby)Al2O3
Al SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
Al Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al SinhaliteMgAl(BO4)
Al SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
Al SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
Al Corundum (var: Star Ruby)Al2O3
Al Corundum (var: Star Sapphire)Al2O3
Al StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Al Andalusite (var: Viridine)(Al,Mn3+)2SiO4O
SiSilicon
Si K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Quartz (var: Citrine)SiO2
Si Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Si Andradite (var: Demantoid)Ca3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si EkaniteCa2ThSi8O20
Si ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(OH)
Si Fluor-buergeriteNa(Fe33+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3O3F
Si Fluor-feruviteCa(Fe2+)3MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si Beryl (var: Goshenite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si Beryl (var: Heliodor)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Grossular (var: Hessonite)Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Si Spodumene (var: Hiddenite)LiAlSi2O6
Si Zircon (var: Hyacinth)Zr(SiO4)
Si Zircon (var: Jargoon)Zr(SiO4)
Si Spodumene (var: Kunzite)LiAlSi2O6
Si LiddicoatiteCa(Li2Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si LucchesiiteCaFe32+ Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
Si Andradite (var: Melanite)Ca3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si Beryl (var: Morganite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si PhenakiteBe2SiO4
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Rose Quartz)SiO2
Si SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
Si Zircon (var: Starlite)Zr(SiO4)
Si StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si Andalusite (var: Viridine)(Al,Mn3+)2SiO4O
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
PPhosphorus
P Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
KPotassium
K K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Andradite (var: Demantoid)Ca3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca EkaniteCa2ThSi8O20
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Fersmite(Ca,Ce,Na)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH,F)6
Ca Fluor-feruviteCa(Fe2+)3MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca Grossular (var: Hessonite)Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca LiddicoatiteCa(Li2Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Ca LucchesiiteCaFe32+ Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
Ca Andradite (var: Melanite)Ca3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti Fersmite(Ca,Ce,Na)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH,F)6
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
MnManganese
Mn SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Mn Andalusite (var: Viridine)(Al,Mn3+)2SiO4O
FeIron
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Fe Andradite (var: Demantoid)Ca3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe Fluor-buergeriteNa(Fe33+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3O3F
Fe Fluor-feruviteCa(Fe2+)3MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe LucchesiiteCaFe32+ Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
Fe Andradite (var: Melanite)Ca3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe Spinel (var: Pleonaste)(Mg,Fe)Al2O4
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Fe Tantalite-(Mg)(Mg,Fe2+)(Ta,Nb)2O6
ZnZinc
Zn GahniteZnAl2O4
Zn Spinel (var: Gahnospinel)(Mg,Zn)Al2O4
YYttrium
Y Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
ZrZirconium
Zr Zircon (var: Hyacinth)Zr(SiO4)
Zr Zircon (var: Jargoon)Zr(SiO4)
Zr Zircon (var: Starlite)Zr(SiO4)
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
NbNiobium
Nb Fersmite(Ca,Ce,Na)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH,F)6
Nb Tantalite-(Mg)(Mg,Fe2+)(Ta,Nb)2O6
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 Fersmite(Ca,Ce,Na)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH,F)6
Ta StibiotantaliteSb(Ta,Nb)O4
Ta Tantalite-(Mg)(Mg,Fe2+)(Ta,Nb)2O6
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
AuGold
Au GoldAu
ThThorium
Th EkaniteCa2ThSi8O20
UUranium
U UraniniteUO2

Regional Geology

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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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