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Dredge piles on uplands just south of Feather River valley

South Oroville, Butte Co., California, USA
Dredge piles on uplands just south of Feather River valley

South Oroville, Butte Co., California, USA
Locality type:
Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Chico90,316 (2017)
Paradise26,476 (2017)
Oroville16,260 (2017)
Magalia11,310 (2011)
Oroville East8,280 (2011)
Thermalito6,646 (2011)
Other Languages:
French:
Comté de Butte, Californie, États-Unis
German:
Butte County, Kalifornien, Vereinigte Staaten
Italian:
Contea di Butte, California, Stati Uniti d'America
Russian:
Бьютт, Калифорния, Соединённые Штаты Америки
Simplified Chinese:
布特郡, 加利福尼亚州, 美国
Spanish:
Condado de Butte, California, Estados Unidos
Albanian:
Butte County, Kalifornia, Shtetet e Bashkuara të Amerikës
Arabic:
مقاطعة بوت, كاليفورنيا, الولايات المتحدة
Armenian:
Բյուտ շրջան, Կալիֆոռնիա, Ամերիկայի Միացյալ Նահանգներ
Basque:
Butte konderria, Kalifornia
Bavarian:
Butte County, Kalifornien, Vaoanigte Stootn
Bishnupriya Manipuri:
বাট্টে কাউন্টি, ক্যালিফোর্নিয়া, তিলপারাষ্ট্র
Bulgarian:
Бют, Калифорния, Съединени американски щати
Catalan:
Comtat de Butte, Califòrnia, Estats Units d’Amèrica
Cebuano:
Butte County, California
Czech:
Butte County, Kalifornie, Spojené státy americké
Danish:
Butte County, Californien, USA
Dutch:
Butte County, Verenigde Staten
Farsi/Persian:
شهرستان بیوت، کالیفرنیا, کالیفرنیا, ایالات متحده آمریکا
Finnish:
Butten piirikunta, Kalifornia, Yhdysvallat
Galician:
Condado de Butte, California, Estados Unidos de América
Hungarian:
Butte megye, Kalifornia, Amerikai Egyesült Államok
Irish Gaelic:
Contae Butte, California, Stáit Aontaithe Mheiriceá
Japanese:
ビュート郡, カリフォルニア州, アメリカ合衆国
Kapampangan:
Butte County, California, Estados Unidos
Latin:
Butte Comitatus, California, Civitates Foederatae Americae
Limburgian:
Butte County, Californië, Vereinegde Staote vaan Amerika
Low Saxon/Low German:
Butte County, Kalifornien, USA
Malayalam:
ബട്ട് കൗണ്ടി, കാലിഫോർണിയ
Norwegian:
Butte County, California, USA
Polish:
Hrabstwo Butte, Kalifornia, Stany Zjednoczone
Portuguese:
Condado de Butte, Califórnia, Estados Unidos
Serbian:
Округ Бјут, Калифорнија, Сједињене Америчке Државе
Serbo-Croatian:
Butte County, Kalifornija, Sjedinjene Američke Države
Swedish:
Butte County, Kalifornien, USA
Tagalog:
Butte County, California, Estados Unidos
Traditional Chinese:
布特縣, 加利福尼亞州, 美國
Turkish:
Butte County, Kaliforniya, Amerika Birleşik Devletleri
Ukrainian:
Б'ютт, Каліфорнія, Сполучені Штати Америки
Urdu:
بوٹ کاؤنٹی، کیلیفورنیا, کیلیفورنیا, ریاستہائے متحدہ امریکا
Vietnamese:
Quận Butte, California, Chủng Quốc Hoa Kỳ
Waray:
Condado han Butte, California, Estados Unidos
Western Punjabi:
بوٹے کاؤنٹی, کیلیفورنیا, امریکہ


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Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Description: Present in amphibolite.
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10033758.
'Anauxite'
Description: Occurs in a 2 foot (0.6 meters) thick layer of glauconite-anauxite sandstone.
Reference: Allen, Victor T. (1929), The Ione formation of California: University of California, Department of Geological Sciences Bulletin: 18: 369; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 200; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 429.
Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Description: Occurs as crystals to 2 cm in andalusite schists.
Reference: Hietanen, Anna (1951), Metamorphic and igneous rocks of the Merrimac area, Plumas National Forest, California: Geological Society of America Bulletin: 62: 575; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 73; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 449.
Antimony
Formula: Sb
Description: Occurs in Au ore.
Reference: O’Brien, J.C. (1949), Mines and mineral resources of Butte County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology: 45: 431; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 77, 112; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 50.
'Axinite Group'
Axinite-(Mg)
Formula: Ca2MgAl2BSi4O15OH
Reference: Chris Stefano
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Description: Occurs near surface in the altered zone at the Evening Star claim.
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10103433.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Turner, Henry Ward (1896), Further contributions to the geology of the Sierra Nevada: USGS, 17th. Annual Report, part 1: 588; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 96.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Reference: O’Brien, J.C. (1949), Mines and mineral resources of Butte County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology: 45: 431; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 77, 112; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 50, 136.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Engineering and Mining Journal (Engineering & Mining Journal) (1913), Mining news: 96: 855; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 121.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: O’Brien, J.C. (1949), Mines and mineral resources of Butte County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology: 45: 421; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 87, 96, 99.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10033794.
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 42 localities in this region.
Chrysoberyl
Formula: BeAl2O4
'Chrysoprase'
Reference: Engineering and Mining Journal (Engineering & Mining Journal) (1907), Mining news: 84: 653; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 316.
Chrysotile
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10043711.
'Clays'
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Description: A constituent of schists.
Reference: Irelan, William, Jr. (1890a), Ninth annual report of the State Mineralogist: California Mining Bureau. Report 9, 352 pp.: 47; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 137.
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Description: Occurs in stream gravels.
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 160.
Corundum var: Sapphire
Formula: Al2O3
Description: Occurs in stream gravels.
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 160.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Diamond
Formula: C
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Description: Occurs as small, lenticular masses containing sparsely disseminated chrome ore.
Reference: Rynearson, Garn Arthur (1953), Chromite deposits in the northern Sierra Nevada, California. California Division of Mines and Geology Bulletin 134, part 3 chapter 5: 274; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 456.
Galena
Formula: PbS
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Colour: red, brown
Description: Occurs as a common component in the sands of gold washings.
Reference: Silliman, Benjamin, Jr. (1873c), On the probable existence of microscopic diamonds with zircons and topaz, in the sands of hydraulic washings in California: A.I.M.E. Transactions: 1: 385; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 193.
'Glauconite'
Formula: (K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Description: Occurs in a 2 foot (0.6 meters) thick layer of glauconite-anauxite sandstone.
Reference: Allen, Victor T. (1929), The Ione formation of California: University of California, Department of Geological Sciences Bulletin: 18: 369; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 200; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 429.
Gold
Formula: Au
Localities: Reported from at least 258 localities in this region.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Ver Planck, Wm. E., Jr. (1952), Gypsum in California: California Division Mines Bulletin 163: 120; USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10028437.
Hastingsite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Fe2+4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Reference: Compton, R.R. (1958), Significance of amphibole paragenesis in the Bidwell Bar region, California: American Mineralogist: 43: 893; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 400.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
'Hornblende'
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10033794.
Inesite ?
Formula: Ca2(Mn,Fe)7Si10O28(OH)2 · 5H2O
Description: Stated to be Mn silicate - inesite type.
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10028524
Iron
Formula: Fe
Reference: Farrington, Oliver Cummings (1915), Catalogue of the meteorites of North America to January 1, 1909: National Academy of Sciences Memorandum 13: 16; Scott, E.R.D., Wasson, J.T. and Buchwald, V.F. (1973) The chemical classification of iron meteorites, VII. A reinvestigation of irons with Ge concentrations between 25 and 80 ppm. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 1957; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 57.
Iron var: Kamacite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Reference: Farrington, Oliver Cummings (1915), Catalogue of the meteorites of North America to January 1, 1909: National Academy of Sciences Memorandum 13: 16; Scott, E.R.D., Wasson, J.T. and Buchwald, V.F. (1973) The chemical classification of iron meteorites, VII. A reinvestigation of irons with Ge concentrations between 25 and 80 ppm. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 1957; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 57.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Magnesiochromite
Formula: MgCr2O4
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Magnetite var: Lodestone
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Browne, J.R. (1869), Report of J. Ross Browne on the mineral resources of the states and territories west of the Rocky Mountains (US Treasury Dept.), 674 pp., H.H. Bancroft and Co., San Francisco [reprint of 2]: 224; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 250.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
'Manganese Oxides'
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Description: Occurs in gold.
Reference: O’Brien, J.C. (1949), Mines and mineral resources of Butte County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology: 45: 431; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 73.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Description: Occurs as sericite schist.
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10028533.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Description: Occurs as sericite schist.
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10028533.
'Ochre'
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10028454 & 10260335.
Osmium
Formula: (Os,Ir,Ru)
Reference: Silliman, Benjamin, Jr. (1873c), On the probable existence of microscopic diamonds with zircons and topaz, in the sands of hydraulic washings in California: A.I.M.E. Transactions: 1: 132; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 229.
Osmium var: Iridosmine
Formula: (Os,Ir)
Reference: Silliman, Benjamin, Jr. (1873c), On the probable existence of microscopic diamonds with zircons and topaz, in the sands of hydraulic washings in California: A.I.M.E. Transactions: 1: 132; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 229.
'Petrified Wood'
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 282.
Platinum
Formula: Pt
Platinum var: Ferroan Platinum
Formula: (Pt,Fe)
Description: Occurs as an alloy with an average 68.3% Pt.
Reference: Clark, Wm. B. (1970a) Gold districts of California: California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 193: 103-104; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 39.
'Psilomelane'
Formula: Mn, O
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Description: Some occurs in oxidized ores.
Reference: O’Brien, J.C. (1949), Mines and mineral resources of Butte County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology: 45: 431; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 68.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 153 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10028524
Quartz var: Rose Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Rhodonite
Formula: Mn2+SiO3
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Description: Occurs as a constituent of gold washing sands.
Reference: Silliman, Benjamin, Jr. (1873b), Mineralogical notes on Utah, California, and Nevada, with a description of priceite a new borate of lime: American Journal of Science, 3rd. series: 6: 133; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 325.
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
'Soapstone'
Description: Occurs in substantial amounts.
Reference: Logan, Clarence August (1928), Tuolumne County, Butte County: California Mining Bureau. Report 24: 210; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 416.
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Description: Occurs as aggregates of minute crystals.
Reference: Hewett, Donnel Foster, Charles Wesley Chesterman & Bennie Wyatt Troxel (1961), Tephroite in California manganese deposits: Economic Geology: 56: 45-46; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 494.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Description: Occurs as "Ruby" spinel in small crystals.
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 345.
Taenite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Reference: Farrington, Oliver Cummings (1915), Catalogue of the meteorites of North America to January 1, 1909: National Academy of Sciences Memorandum 13: 16; Scott, E.R.D., Wasson, J.T. and Buchwald, V.F. (1973) The chemical classification of iron meteorites, VII. A reinvestigation of irons with Ge concentrations between 25 and 80 ppm. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 1957; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 57.
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Tellurium
Formula: Te
Description: Occurred in a cavity in an unrounded placer gold fragment from gravel.
Reference: Turner, Henry Ward (1898b), Notes on rocks and minerals from California: American Journal of Science, 4th. Series: 5: 424; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 360.
Tephroite
Formula: Mn2+2SiO4
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Reference: O’Brien, J.C. (1949), Mines and mineral resources of Butte County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology: 45: 421; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 87, 99.
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Description: Occurs as minute crystals in sands.
Reference: Silliman, Benjamin, Jr. (1873c), On the probable existence of microscopic diamonds with zircons and topaz, in the sands of hydraulic washings in California: A.I.M.E. Transactions: 1: 385; Hanks, Henry Garber (1884), Fourth report of the State Mineralogist: California Mining Bureau. Report 4, 410 pp.: 42; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 368.
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: [Mineralogical Record 20 129-142]
Vesuvianite
Formula: (Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Silliman, Benjamin, Jr. (1873c), On the probable existence of microscopic diamonds with zircons and topaz, in the sands of hydraulic washings in California: A.I.M.E. Transactions: 1: 385; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 392.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Antimony1.CA.05Sb
Diamond1.CB.10aC
Gold1.AA.05Au
Iron1.AE.05Fe
var: Kamacite1.AE.05(Fe,Ni)
Osmium1.AF.05(Os,Ir,Ru)
var: Iridosmine1.AF.05(Os,Ir)
Platinum1.AF.10Pt
var: Ferroan Platinum1.AF.10(Pt,Fe)
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Taenite1.AE.10(Fe,Ni)
Tellurium1.CC.10Te
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Bournonite2.GA.50PbCuSbS3
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Chrysoberyl4.BA.05BeAl2O4
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Sapphire4.CB.05Al2O3
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnesiochromite4.BB.05MgCr2O4
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
var: Lodestone4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rose Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Andalusite9.AF.10Al2(SiO4)O
Axinite-(Mg)9.BD.20Ca2MgAl2BSi4O15OH
Chrysotile9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Hastingsite9.DE.15{Na}{Ca2}{Fe2+4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Inesite ?9.DL.05Ca2(Mn,Fe)7Si10O28(OH)2 · 5H2O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Rhodonite9.DK.05Mn2+SiO3
Spessartine9.AD.25Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Tephroite9.AC.05Mn2+2SiO4
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Vesuvianite9.BG.35(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Anauxite'-
'Axinite Group'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Chrysoprase'-
'Clays'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Glauconite'-(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
'Hornblende'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Manganese Oxides'-
'Ochre'-
'Petrified Wood'-
'Psilomelane'-Mn, O
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'Soapstone'-

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
Iron
var: Kamacite
1.1.11.1(Fe,Ni)
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Taenite1.1.11.2(Fe,Ni)
Platinum Group Metals and Alloys
Osmium1.2.2.1(Os,Ir,Ru)
Platinum1.2.1.1Pt
Semi-metals and non-metals
Antimony1.3.1.2Sb
Diamond1.3.6.1C
Tellurium1.3.4.2Te
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
ø = 3
Bournonite3.4.3.2PbCuSbS3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Chrysoberyl7.2.9.1BeAl2O4
Magnesiochromite7.2.3.1MgCr2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Tephroite51.3.1.4Mn2+2SiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
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
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Topaz52.3.1.1Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and/or >[4] coordination
Axinite-(Mg)56.2.2.2Ca2MgAl2BSi4O15OH
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)
Vesuvianite58.2.4.1(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=5
Rhodonite65.4.1.1Mn2+SiO3
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Amphiboles - Ca-Na subgroup
Inesite ?66.3.3.1Ca2(Mn,Fe)7Si10O28(OH)2 · 5H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Chrysotile71.1.5.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
'Glauconite'71.2.2a.5(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
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
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Anauxite'-
'Axinite Group'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Chrysoprase'-
'Clays'-
Corundum
var: Sapphire
-Al2O3
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Hastingsite-{Na}{Ca2}{Fe2+4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
'Hornblende'-
Iron-Fe
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Magnetite
var: Lodestone
-Fe2+Fe3+2O4
'Manganese Oxides'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Ochre'-
Osmium
var: Iridosmine
-(Os,Ir)
'Petrified Wood'-
Platinum
var: Ferroan Platinum
-(Pt,Fe)
'Psilomelane'-Mn, O
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2
var: Rose Quartz-SiO2
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'Soapstone'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H Hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe42+Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
H Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H Axinite-(Mg)Ca2MgAl2BSi4O15OH
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H InesiteCa2(Mn,Fe)7Si10O28(OH)2 · 5H2O
BeBeryllium
Be ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
BBoron
B Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
B Axinite-(Mg)Ca2MgAl2BSi4O15OH
CCarbon
C DiamondC
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
OOxygen
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
O MagnesiochromiteMgCr2O4
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O PsilomelaneMn, O
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O HematiteFe2O3
O BaryteBaSO4
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O TephroiteMn22+SiO4
O Hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe42+Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
O ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
O AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
O SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
O Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
O Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
O Magnetite (var: Lodestone)Fe2+Fe23+O4
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O RutileTiO2
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O Quartz (var: Rose Quartz)SiO2
O CassiteriteSnO2
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O Axinite-(Mg)Ca2MgAl2BSi4O15OH
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O CorundumAl2O3
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O InesiteCa2(Mn,Fe)7Si10O28(OH)2 · 5H2O
FFluorine
F Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
NaSodium
Na Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Na Hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe42+Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Na Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Mg MagnesiochromiteMgCr2O4
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg Axinite-(Mg)Ca2MgAl2BSi4O15OH
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mg ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
AlAluminium
Al Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Al Hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe42+Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Al ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
Al AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Al SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
Al Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al Axinite-(Mg)Ca2MgAl2BSi4O15OH
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Si RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si TephroiteMn22+SiO4
Si Hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe42+Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Si AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Si SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si Quartz (var: Rose Quartz)SiO2
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si Axinite-(Mg)Ca2MgAl2BSi4O15OH
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si InesiteCa2(Mn,Fe)7Si10O28(OH)2 · 5H2O
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
S GalenaPbS
S CovelliteCuS
S SphaleriteZnS
S ChalcociteCu2S
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S BaryteBaSO4
S BournonitePbCuSbS3
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S MarcasiteFeS2
ClChlorine
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
KPotassium
K Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca Hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe42+Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Ca Axinite-(Mg)Ca2MgAl2BSi4O15OH
Ca InesiteCa2(Mn,Fe)7Si10O28(OH)2 · 5H2O
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
CrChromium
Cr MagnesiochromiteMgCr2O4
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
MnManganese
Mn RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
Mn PsilomelaneMn, O
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
Mn TephroiteMn22+SiO4
Mn SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mn InesiteCa2(Mn,Fe)7Si10O28(OH)2 · 5H2O
FeIron
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe