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Toamasina Province (Tamatave), Madagascari
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View of the Brickaville graphite mining area, ca. 1925.

Marovato, Brickaville, Atsinanana, Madagascar
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View of a quarry in the town of Toamasina, ca. 1910.

Farafaty, Toamasina I, Atsinanana, Madagascar
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View of the Brickaville graphite mining area, ca. 1925.

Marovato, Brickaville, Atsinanana, Madagascar
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View of a quarry in the town of Toamasina, ca. 1910.

Farafaty, Toamasina I, Atsinanana, Madagascar
09959310015370314462121.jpg
View of the Brickaville graphite mining area, ca. 1925.

Marovato, Brickaville, Atsinanana, Madagascar
09477270015371960496171.jpg
View of a quarry in the town of Toamasina, ca. 1910.

Farafaty, Toamasina I, Atsinanana, Madagascar
Locality type:
Province (Abolished)
Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Toamasina206,373 (2018)
Amparafaravola51,519 (2018)
Ambatondrazaka43,134 (2018)
Mananara41,209 (2018)
Mahanoro39,879 (2018)
Soanierana Ivongo39,271 (2018)
Other Languages:
Malagasy:
Faritanin'i Toamasina, Madagasikara


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Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Royal Museum for Central Africa, Belgium collection Sample # 11293
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Guigues, J. (1955): Etude des gisements de pegmatite de Madagascar (Deuxième partie). Travaux du Bureau Géologiques de Madagascar 67, Service Geologique, Tananarive, p 9-11
'Allanite Group'
Formula: {A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Habit: Dominant form is {110}, but strongly distorted trigonal crystals with {211} and {431} as dominant forms with {221} and {111} has also been observed
Reference: Schmetzer, K., Glas, M. & Bernhardt, H-J. (2002): Sterngranate aus Madagaskar. Lapis 27 (2), 20-27
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Amphibole Supergroup var: Byssolite'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Asbolane ?
Formula: (Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
Description: Investigated with a qualitative analysis by Behier (1960), may be a cobaltian asbolane or a heterogenite.
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Travaux mineralogiques. In Rapport Annuel du Service Geologique pour 1960. Republique Madagascar, Tananarive. 181-199
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Beryl var: Aquamarine
Formula: Be3Al2Si6O18
Beryl var: Morganite ?
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Damour, A. (1886): Note sur un béryl rose provenant de Madagascar. Bulletin de la Société Francaise de Minéralogie 9: 153-154
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Bismutite
Formula: (BiO)2CO3
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Braggite
Formula: (Pt,Pd,Ni)S
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
'Chabazite'
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la mineralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive. p 24
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Grieco, G., Merlini, A., Cazzaniga, A., & Moroni, M. (2010). Platinum Group Minerals of Ranomena chromitite, Tamatave district, Madagascar. In General Meeting of the International Mineralogiacl Association: Bonds and bridges. Department of Mineralogy, Geochemistry and Petrology, University of Szeged (Hungary).
'Chlorite Group'
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Chrysoberyl
Formula: BeAl2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Chrysoprase'
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'
'Columbite-Tantalite'
Cooperite
Formula: PtS
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
Corundum var: Padparadscha
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Peretti, A., FGG, F., & Hahn, L. (2012). Record-breaking discovery of ruby and sapphire at the Didy mine in Madagascar: Investigating the source. InColor Fall/Winter, 22-35.
Corundum var: Ruby
Formula: Al2O3
Corundum var: Sapphire
Formula: Al2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la Minéralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive, p.31
Cuprorhodsite
Formula: (Cu1+0.5Fe3+0.5)Rh3+2S4
Dravite
Formula: Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Description: Reported as "tourmaline magnésienne"
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Dumortierite
Formula: (Al,Fe3+)7(SiO4)3(BO3)O3
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Lacroix, A. (1922): Mineralogie de Madagascar, Tome I. Géologie-Minéralogie descriptive. A.Challamel (Éditeur), Paris. 624p (p.571-2)
Erlichmanite
Formula: OsS2
Euclase
Formula: BeAl(SiO4)(OH)
Reference: Arliguie M photo & specimen
Evansite
Formula: Al3(PO4)(OH)6 · 6H2O
Habit: colloform
Colour: white
Reference: Lacroix, A. (1922): Mineralogie de Madagascar, Tome I. Géologie-Minéralogie descriptive. A.Challamel (Éditeur), Paris. p 359. ; Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 923.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Grieco, G., Merlini, A., Cazzaniga, A., & Moroni, M. (2010). Platinum Group Minerals of Ranomena chromitite, Tamatave district, Madagascar. In General Meeting of the International Mineralogiacl Association: Bonds and bridges. Department of Mineralogy, Geochemistry and Petrology, University of Szeged (Hungary).
'Feldspar Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Feldspar Group var: Perthite'
Reference: Guigues, J. (1955): Etude des gisements de pegmatite de Madagascar (Deuxième partie). Travaux du Bureau Géologiques de Madagascar 67, Service Geologique, Tananarive, p 9-11
'Ferrierite'
Reference: Forner, H.. Gautier, F. & Thomas, L. (2001) Les macles de quartz de la région d`Andilamena, Madagascar. Le Règne Minéral, nr. 39, 42-46.
'Ferritchromit'
Reference: Grieco, G., Merlini, A., Cazzaniga, A., & Moroni, M. (2010). Platinum Group Minerals of Ranomena chromitite, Tamatave district, Madagascar. In General Meeting of the International Mineralogiacl Association: Bonds and bridges. Department of Mineralogy, Geochemistry and Petrology, University of Szeged (Hungary).
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Garnierite'
Gibbsite
Formula: Al(OH)3
Reference: Lacroix, A. (1922) Minéralogie de Madagascar, Tome I. Géologie-Minéralogie descriptive. A. Challamel (Éditeur), Paris. p. 359.
'Gmelinite'
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la mineralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive. p 39
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la Minéralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive, p.31
Graphite
Formula: C
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Heazlewoodite
Formula: Ni3S2
Reference: Grieco, G., Merlini, A., Cazzaniga, A., & Moroni, M. (2010). Platinum Group Minerals of Ranomena chromitite, Tamatave district, Madagascar. In General Meeting of the International Mineralogiacl Association: Bonds and bridges. Department of Mineralogy, Geochemistry and Petrology, University of Szeged (Hungary).
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Hematite var: Martite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Travaux mineralogiques. In Besaire, H. (ed): Rapport Annuel du Service Geologique pour 1960. Republique Madagascar, Tananarive. 181-199
'Heulandite subgroup'
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Hollingworthite
Formula: (Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Grieco, G., Merlini, A., Cazzaniga, A., & Moroni, M. (2010). Platinum Group Minerals of Ranomena chromitite, Tamatave district, Madagascar. In General Meeting of the International Mineralogiacl Association: Bonds and bridges. Department of Mineralogy, Geochemistry and Petrology, University of Szeged (Hungary).
Irarsite
Formula: (Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Reference: Grieco, G., Merlini, A., Cazzaniga, A., & Moroni, M. (2010). Platinum Group Minerals of Ranomena chromitite, Tamatave district, Madagascar. In General Meeting of the International Mineralogiacl Association: Bonds and bridges. Department of Mineralogy, Geochemistry and Petrology, University of Szeged (Hungary).
Isoferroplatinum
Formula: Pt3Fe
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Kashinite
Formula: (Ir,Rh)2S3
Keithconnite
Formula: Pd20Te7
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Schmetzer, K., Glas, M. & Bernhardt, H-J. (2002): Sterngranate aus Madagaskar. Lapis 27 (2), 20-27
Kyanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Laumontite
Formula: CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Laurite
Formula: RuS2
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
'Melilite Group'
Formula: Ca2M(XSiO7)
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Geologique A. 1871
'Mésotype'
Reference: Behier, J. (1963) Carte minéralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
'Monazite'
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Nontronite
Formula: Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Rick Dalrymple Collection
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Reference: Grieco, G., Merlini, A., Cazzaniga, A., & Moroni, M. (2010). Platinum Group Minerals of Ranomena chromitite, Tamatave district, Madagascar. In General Meeting of the International Mineralogiacl Association: Bonds and bridges. Department of Mineralogy, Geochemistry and Petrology, University of Szeged (Hungary).
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: Grieco, G., Merlini, A., Cazzaniga, A., & Moroni, M. (2010). Platinum Group Minerals of Ranomena chromitite, Tamatave district, Madagascar. In General Meeting of the International Mineralogiacl Association: Bonds and bridges. Department of Mineralogy, Geochemistry and Petrology, University of Szeged (Hungary).
Perovskite
Formula: CaTiO3
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Geologique A. 1871
Platinum
Formula: Pt
'Psilomelane'
Formula: Mn, O
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Pucherite
Formula: Bi(VO4)
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 24 localities in this region.
Reference: Rob Lavinski photo
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Moore, T.(2001): What is new in Minerals. Tuscon Show 2001. Mineralogical Record 32(3), p 252
Quartz var: Rose Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Sceptre Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: JR Montgomery collection
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Rob Lavinski photo
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Samarskite-(Y)
Formula: YFe3+Nb2O8
'Scapolite'
Reference: Lacroix, A. (1922): Mineralogie de Madagascar, Tome I. Géologie-Minéralogie descriptive. A.Challamel (Éditeur), Paris. 624p (p.593)
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Scolecite
Formula: CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Reference: Lacroix, A. (1922): Mineralogie de Madagascar, Tome I. Géologie-Minéralogie descriptive. A.Challamel (Éditeur), Paris. 624p (p.593)
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Sillimanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Spinel var: Pleonaste
Formula: (Mg,Fe)Al2O4
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Spodumene ?
Formula: LiAlSi2O6
Reference: Damour, A. (1886): Note sur un béryl rose provenant de Madagascar. Bulletin de la Société Francaise de Minéralogie 9: 153-154
Staurolite
Formula: Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Stillwaterite
Formula: Pd8As3
Reference: Grieco, G., Merlini, A., Cazzaniga, A., & Moroni, M. (2010). Platinum Group Minerals of Ranomena chromitite, Tamatave district, Madagascar. In General Meeting of the International Mineralogiacl Association: Bonds and bridges. Department of Mineralogy, Geochemistry and Petrology, University of Szeged (Hungary).
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Grieco, G., Merlini, A., Cazzaniga, A., & Moroni, M. (2010). Platinum Group Minerals of Ranomena chromitite, Tamatave district, Madagascar. In General Meeting of the International Mineralogiacl Association: Bonds and bridges. Department of Mineralogy, Geochemistry and Petrology, University of Szeged (Hungary).
'Tetrahedrite'
Formula: Cu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: Pezzotta, F. (1999): Madagaskar Ein Paradies voll mit Mineralien und Edelsteinen. ExtraLapis, 17, 96p (p.47)
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
'UM1992-07-E:AuCuPdPt'
Formula: (Pd,Pt,Au)2Cu
Reference: (1) Legendre, O., Augé, T. (1992): Alluvial platinum-group minerals from the Manampotsy area, east Madagascar. Australian Jour. Earth Sci.: 39: 389-404; (2) Augé, T., Legendre, O. (1992): Pt-Fe nuggets from alluvial deposits in eastern Madagascar. Can. Mineral.: 30: 983-1004; in: Jambor, J.L., Puziewicz, J. (1994): New mineral Names. American Mineralogist: 78: 1110
'UM1992-09-E:CuFePt'
Formula: Pt3(Cu,Fe)
Reference: (1) Legendre, O., Augé, T. (1992): Alluvial platinum-group minerals from the Manampotsy area, east Madagascar. Australian Jour. Earth Sci.: 39: 389-404; (2) Augé, T., Legendre, O. (1992): Pt-Fe nuggets from alluvial deposits in eastern Madagascar. Can. Mineral.: 30: 983-1004; in: Jambor, J.L., Puziewicz, J. (1994): New mineral Names. American Mineralogist: 78: 1110
'UM1992-13-O:IrPt'
Formula: (Ir,Pt)O2
'UM1992-25-S:CuOsPdPtRh'
Formula: (Pt,Cu,Pd,Rh,Os)3S2
Reference: (1) Legendre, O., Augé, T. (1992): Alluvial platinum-group minerals from the Manampotsy area, east Madagascar. Australian Jour. Earth Sci.: 39: 389-404; (2) Augé, T., Legendre, O. (1992): Pt-Fe nuggets from alluvial deposits in eastern Madagascar. Can. Mineral.: 30: 983-1004; in: Jambor, J.L., Puziewicz, J. (1994): New mineral Names. American Mineralogist: 78: 1110
'UM1992-26-S:CuPdPt'
Formula: (Pd,Pt)3(Cu,Ni)S2
Reference: (1) Legendre, O., Augé, T. (1992): Alluvial platinum-group minerals from the Manampotsy area, east Madagascar. Australian Jour. Earth Sci.: 39: 389-404; (2) Augé, T., Legendre, O. (1992): Pt-Fe nuggets from alluvial deposits in eastern Madagascar. Can. Mineral.: 30: 983-1004; in: Jambor, J.L., Puziewicz, J. (1994): New mineral Names. American Mineralogist: 78: 1110
'UM1992-27-S:CuPdPtRh'
Formula: (Pd,Pt)2RhCuS4
Reference: (1) Legendre, O., Augé, T. (1992): Alluvial platinum-group minerals from the Manampotsy area, east Madagascar. Australian Jour. Earth Sci.: 39: 389-404; (2) Augé, T., Legendre, O. (1992): Pt-Fe nuggets from alluvial deposits in eastern Madagascar. Can. Mineral.: 30: 983-1004; in: Jambor, J.L., Puziewicz, J. (1994): New mineral Names. American Mineralogist: 78: 1110
'UM1992-28-S:Pd'
Formula: Pd4S
Reference: (1) Legendre, O., Augé, T. (1992): Alluvial platinum-group minerals from the Manampotsy area, east Madagascar. Australian Jour. Earth Sci.: 39: 389-404; (2) Augé, T., Legendre, O. (1992): Pt-Fe nuggets from alluvial deposits in eastern Madagascar. Can. Mineral.: 30: 983-1004; in: Jambor, J.L., Puziewicz, J. (1994): New mineral Names. American Mineralogist: 78: 1110
'UM1992-29-S:PdPt'
Formula: (Pd,Pt)2S
Reference: (1) Legendre, O., Augé, T. (1992): Alluvial platinum-group minerals from the Manampotsy area, east Madagascar. Australian Jour. Earth Sci.: 39: 389-404; (2) Augé, T., Legendre, O. (1992): Pt-Fe nuggets from alluvial deposits in eastern Madagascar. Can. Mineral.: 30: 983-1004; in: Jambor, J.L., Puziewicz, J. (1994): New mineral Names. American Mineralogist: 78: 1110
Vermiculite
Formula: Mg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Vesuvianite
Formula: Ca19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Vincentite ?
Formula: Pd3As
'Wad'
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Travaux mineralogiques. In Rapport Annuel du Service Geologique pour 1960. Republique Madagascar, Tananarive. 181-199; Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
'Wad var: Cobaltian Wad'
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Travaux mineralogiques. In Rapport Annuel du Service Geologique pour 1960. Republique Madagascar, Tananarive. 181-199; Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Bismuth1.CA.05Bi
Gold1.AA.05Au
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Isoferroplatinum1.AG.35Pt3Fe
Platinum1.AF.10Pt
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Braggite2.CC.35a(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cooperite2.CC.35bPtS
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Cuprorhodsite2.DA.05(Cu1+0.5Fe3+0.5)Rh3+2S4
Erlichmanite2.EB.05aOsS2
Heazlewoodite2.BB.05Ni3S2
Hollingworthite2.EB.25(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
Irarsite2.EB.25(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Kashinite2.DB.15(Ir,Rh)2S3
Keithconnite2.BC.20Pd20Te7
Laurite2.EB.05aRuS2
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Stillwaterite2.AC.10aPd8As3
'Tetrahedrite'2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
Vincentite ?2.AC.05bPd3As
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Asbolane ?4.FL.30(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Chrysoberyl4.BA.05BeAl2O4
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Padparadscha4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Ruby4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Sapphire4.CB.05Al2O3
Gibbsite4.FE.10Al(OH)3
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
var: Martite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Perovskite4.CC.30CaTiO3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rose Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Sceptre Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Samarskite-(Y)4.DB.25YFe3+Nb2O8
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
var: Pleonaste4.BB.05(Mg,Fe)Al2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Bismutite5.BE.25(BiO)2CO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Evansite8.DF.10Al3(PO4)(OH)6 · 6H2O
Pucherite8.AD.40Bi(VO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Almandine9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Aquamarine9.CJ.05Be3Al2Si6O18
var: Morganite ?9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Dravite9.CK.05Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Dumortierite9.AJ.10(Al,Fe3+)7(SiO4)3(BO3)O3
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Euclase9.AE.10BeAl(SiO4)(OH)
'Ferrierite'9.G0.
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Kyanite9.AF.15Al2(SiO4)O
Laumontite9.GB.10CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Nontronite9.EC.40Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Scolecite9.GA.05CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Sillimanite9.AF.05Al2(SiO4)O
Spessartine9.AD.25Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Spodumene ?9.DA.30LiAlSi2O6
Staurolite9.AF.30Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Vermiculite9.EC.50Mg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Vesuvianite9.BG.35Ca19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Wollastonite9.DG.05CaSiO3
Zircon9.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
'var: Byssolite'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chabazite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Chrysoprase'-
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
'Columbite-Tantalite'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'var: Perthite'-
'Ferritchromit'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Garnierite'-
'Gmelinite'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'K Feldspar'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Melilite Group'-Ca2M(XSiO7)
'Monazite'-
'Mésotype'-
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Psilomelane'-Mn, O
'Scapolite'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'UM1992-07-E:AuCuPdPt'-(Pd,Pt,Au)2Cu
'UM1992-09-E:CuFePt'-Pt3(Cu,Fe)
'UM1992-13-O:IrPt'-(Ir,Pt)O2
'UM1992-25-S:CuOsPdPtRh'-(Pt,Cu,Pd,Rh,Os)3S2
'UM1992-26-S:CuPdPt'-(Pd,Pt)3(Cu,Ni)S2
'UM1992-27-S:CuPdPtRh'-(Pd,Pt)2RhCuS4
'UM1992-28-S:Pd'-Pd4S
'UM1992-29-S:PdPt'-(Pd,Pt)2S
'Wad'-
'var: Cobaltian Wad'-

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
Platinum Group Metals and Alloys
Isoferroplatinum1.2.5.1Pt3Fe
Platinum1.2.1.1Pt
Semi-metals and non-metals
Bismuth1.3.1.4Bi
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:1
Keithconnite2.2.6.1Pd20Te7
Vincentite ?2.2.5.1Pd3As
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Heazlewoodite2.5.3.1Ni3S2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Braggite2.8.5.3(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
Cooperite2.8.5.1PtS
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Cuprorhodsite2.10.1.16(Cu1+0.5Fe3+0.5)Rh3+2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Kashinite2.11.12.2(Ir,Rh)2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Erlichmanite2.12.1.16OsS2
Hollingworthite2.12.3.8(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
Irarsite2.12.3.7(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Laurite2.12.1.10RuS2
Miscellaneous
Stillwaterite2.16.4.1Pd8As3
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
'Tetrahedrite'3.3.6.1Cu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Perovskite4.3.3.1CaTiO3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
X(OH)3
Gibbsite6.3.1.1Al(OH)3
Miscellaneous
Asbolane ?6.4.9.1(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Chrysoberyl7.2.9.1BeAl2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
ABO4
Samarskite-(Y)8.1.11.1YFe3+Nb2O8
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Bismutite16a.3.5.1(BiO)2CO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
AXO4
Pucherite38.4.6.1Bi(VO4)
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A3(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Evansite42.1.2.1Al3(PO4)(OH)6 · 6H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(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
Euclase52.2.1.1BeAl(SiO4)(OH)
Kyanite52.2.2c.1Al2(SiO4)O
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 54 - NESOSILICATES Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates
Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates with (BO3)
Dumortierite54.1.2.1(Al,Fe3+)7(SiO4)3(BO3)O3
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)
Vesuvianite58.2.4.1Ca19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
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 borate groups
Dravite61.3.1.9Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Spodumene ?65.1.4.1LiAlSi2O6
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Wollastonite65.2.1.1cCaSiO3
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Vermiculite71.2.2d.3Mg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Nontronite71.3.1a.3Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
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
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Laumontite77.1.1.4CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Scolecite77.1.5.5CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
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
'var: Byssolite'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Beryl
var: Aquamarine
-Be3Al2Si6O18
var: Morganite ?-Be3Al2(Si6O18)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chabazite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Chrysoprase'-
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
'Columbite-Tantalite'-
Corundum
var: Padparadscha
-Al2O3
var: Ruby-Al2O3
var: Sapphire-Al2O3
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'var: Perthite'-
'Ferrierite'-
'Ferritchromit'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Garnierite'-
'Gmelinite'-
Hematite
var: Martite
-Fe2O3
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'K Feldspar'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Melilite Group'-Ca2M(XSiO7)
'Monazite'-
'Mésotype'-
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Psilomelane'-Mn, O
Quartz
var: Amethyst
-SiO2
var: Chalcedony-SiO2
var: Rose Quartz-SiO2
var: Sceptre Quartz-SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz-SiO2
'Scapolite'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Spinel
var: Pleonaste
-(Mg,Fe)Al2O4
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'UM1992-07-E:AuCuPdPt'-(Pd,Pt,Au)2Cu
'UM1992-09-E:CuFePt'-Pt3(Cu,Fe)
'UM1992-13-O:IrPt'-(Ir,Pt)O2
'UM1992-25-S:CuOsPdPtRh'-(Pt,Cu,Pd,Rh,Os)3S2
'UM1992-26-S:CuPdPt'-(Pd,Pt)3(Cu,Ni)S2
'UM1992-27-S:CuPdPtRh'-(Pd,Pt)2RhCuS4
'UM1992-28-S:Pd'-Pd4S
'UM1992-29-S:PdPt'-(Pd,Pt)2S
'Wad'-
'var: Cobaltian Wad'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
H VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
H DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H EvansiteAl3(PO4)(OH)6 · 6H2O
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Amphibole Supergroup (var: Byssolite)AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
H GibbsiteAl(OH)3
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(OH)
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
H Asbolane(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
LiLithium
Li SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
BeBeryllium
Be ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(OH)
Be Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Be Beryl (var: Morganite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
BBoron
B DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B Dumortierite(Al,Fe3+)7(SiO4)3(BO3)O3
CCarbon
C GraphiteC
C Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O QuartzSiO2
O ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O HematiteFe2O3
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Samarskite-(Y)YFe3+Nb2O8
O SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
O DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O WollastoniteCaSiO3
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O BaryteBaSO4
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Corundum (var: Ruby)Al2O3
O CorundumAl2O3
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
O PucheriteBi(VO4)
O UM1992-13-O:IrPt(Ir,Pt)O2
O EvansiteAl3(PO4)(OH)6 · 6H2O
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O Spinel (var: Pleonaste)(Mg,Fe)Al2O4
O LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Amphibole Supergroup (var: Byssolite)AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O GibbsiteAl(OH)3
O Corundum (var: Padparadscha)Al2O3
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O Dumortierite(Al,Fe3+)7(SiO4)3(BO3)O3
O Melilite GroupCa2M(XSiO7)
O PerovskiteCaTiO3
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
O KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O PsilomelaneMn, O
O Hematite (var: Martite)Fe2O3
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O RutileTiO2
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O Quartz (var: Rose Quartz)SiO2
O EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(OH)
O Quartz (var: Sceptre Quartz)SiO2
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
O Beryl (var: Morganite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
O SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
O Asbolane(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
FFluorine
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
F Amphibole Supergroup (var: Byssolite)AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
NaSodium
Na NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Na DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Mg VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Mg VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Mg DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg Spinel (var: Pleonaste)(Mg,Fe)Al2O4
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
Al ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Al DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al Corundum (var: Ruby)Al2O3
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al EvansiteAl3(PO4)(OH)6 · 6H2O
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al Spinel (var: Pleonaste)(Mg,Fe)Al2O4
Al LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Amphibole Supergroup (var: Byssolite)AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Al GibbsiteAl(OH)3
Al Corundum (var: Padparadscha)Al2O3
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al Dumortierite(Al,Fe3+)7(SiO4)3(BO3)O3
Al ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Al KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(OH)
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Al StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Al Beryl (var: Morganite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Al SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Si DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si WollastoniteCaSiO3
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Amphibole Supergroup (var: Byssolite)AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si Dumortierite(Al,Fe3+)7(SiO4)3(BO3)O3
Si Melilite GroupCa2M(XSiO7)
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Si KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si Quartz (var: Rose Quartz)SiO2
Si EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(OH)
Si Quartz (var: Sceptre Quartz)SiO2
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Si Beryl (var: Morganite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Si SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
P EvansiteAl3(PO4)(OH)6 · 6H2O
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S CovelliteCuS
S LauriteRuS2
S ErlichmaniteOsS2
S CooperitePtS
S Braggite(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
S Kashinite(Ir,Rh)2S3
S Cuprorhodsite(Cu1+0.5Fe3+0.5)Rh23+S4
S Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
S UM1992-25-S:CuOsPdPtRh(Pt,Cu,Pd,Rh,Os)3S2
S UM1992-26-S:CuPdPt(Pd,Pt)3(Cu,Ni)S2
S UM1992-27-S:CuPdPtRh(Pd,Pt)2RhCuS4
S UM1992-28-S:PdPd4S
S UM1992-29-S:PdPt(Pd,Pt)2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S HeazlewooditeNi3S2
S TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Cl Amphibole Supergroup (var: Byssolite)AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Ca WollastoniteCaSiO3
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Melilite GroupCa2M(XSiO7)
Ca PerovskiteCaTiO3
Ca ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ti Amphibole Supergroup (var: Byssolite)AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Ti PerovskiteCaTiO3
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti RutileTiO2
VVanadium
V PucheriteBi(VO4)
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
MnManganese
Mn SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mn PsilomelaneMn, O
Mn Asbolane(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
FeIron
Fe NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe Samarskite-(Y)YFe3+Nb2O8
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Fe VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Fe IsoferroplatinumPt3Fe
Fe Cuprorhodsite(Cu1+0.5Fe3+0.5)Rh23+S4
Fe UM1992-09-E:CuFePtPt3(Cu,Fe)
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe Spinel (var: Pleonaste)(Mg,Fe)Al2O4
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe Hematite (var: Martite)Fe2O3
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
CoCobalt
Co Asbolane(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
NiNickel
Ni UM1992-26-S:CuPdPt(Pd,Pt)3(Cu,Ni)S2
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Ni HeazlewooditeNi3S2
Ni Asbolane(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
CuCopper
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu Cuprorhodsite(Cu1+0.5Fe3+0.5)Rh23+S4
Cu UM1992-07-E:AuCuPdPt(Pd,Pt,Au)2Cu
Cu UM1992-25-S:CuOsPdPtRh(Pt,Cu,Pd,Rh,Os)3S2
Cu UM1992-26-S:CuPdPt(Pd,Pt)3(Cu,Ni)S2
Cu UM1992-27-S:CuPdPtRh(Pd,Pt)2RhCuS4
Cu UM1992-09-E:CuFePtPt3(Cu,Fe)
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
ZnZinc
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
AsArsenic
As Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
As Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
As StillwateritePd8As3
As VincentitePd3As
YYttrium
Y Samarskite-(Y)YFe3+Nb2O8
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
NbNiobium
Nb Samarskite-(Y)YFe3+Nb2O8
RuRuthenium
Ru LauriteRuS2
Ru Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
RhRhodium
Rh Kashinite(Ir,Rh)2S3
Rh Cuprorhodsite(Cu1+0.5Fe3+0.5)Rh23+S4
Rh Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
Rh UM1992-25-S:CuOsPdPtRh(Pt,Cu,Pd,Rh,Os)3S2
Rh UM1992-27-S:CuPdPtRh(Pd,Pt)2RhCuS4
Rh Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
PdPalladium
Pd KeithconnitePd20Te7
Pd UM1992-07-E:AuCuPdPt(Pd,Pt,Au)2Cu
Pd UM1992-25-S:CuOsPdPtRh(Pt,Cu,Pd,Rh,Os)3S2
Pd UM1992-26-S:CuPdPt(Pd,Pt)3(Cu,Ni)S2
Pd UM1992-27-S:CuPdPtRh(Pd,Pt)2RhCuS4
Pd UM1992-28-S:PdPd4S
Pd UM1992-29-S:PdPt(Pd,Pt)2S
Pd StillwateritePd8As3
Pd VincentitePd3As
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
TeTellurium
Te KeithconnitePd20Te7
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
OsOsmium
Os ErlichmaniteOsS2
Os UM1992-25-S:CuOsPdPtRh(Pt,Cu,Pd,Rh,Os)3S2
IrIridium
Ir UM1992-13-O:IrPt(Ir,Pt)O2
Ir Kashinite(Ir,Rh)2S3
Ir Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
PtPlatinum
Pt PlatinumPt
Pt UM1992-13-O:IrPt(Ir,Pt)O2
Pt IsoferroplatinumPt3Fe
Pt CooperitePtS
Pt Braggite(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
Pt UM1992-07-E:AuCuPdPt(Pd,Pt,Au)2Cu
Pt UM1992-25-S:CuOsPdPtRh(Pt,Cu,Pd,Rh,Os)3S2
Pt UM1992-26-S:CuPdPt(Pd,Pt)3(Cu,Ni)S2
Pt UM1992-27-S:CuPdPtRh(Pd,Pt)2RhCuS4
Pt UM1992-29-S:PdPt(Pd,Pt)2S
Pt UM1992-09-E:CuFePtPt3(Cu,Fe)
Pt Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
AuGold
Au GoldAu
Au UM1992-07-E:AuCuPdPt(Pd,Pt,Au)2Cu
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthBi
Bi Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
Bi PucheriteBi(VO4)

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