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El Dorado Co., California, USA

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101 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Antigorite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Antimony
Formula: Sb
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Logan, Clarence August (1934), Mother Lode Gold Belt of California: California Division Mines Bulletin 108, 221 pp.: 34; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 86.
'Axinite Group'
Axinite-(Mn)
Formula: Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Brookite
Formula: TiO2
Cacoxenite
Formula: Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Calaverite
Formula: AuTe2
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 21 localities in this region.
'Carbonaceous chondrite meteorite'
Carnotite
Formula: K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Chalcanthite
Formula: CuSO4 · 5H2O
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 31 localities in this region.
'Chlorite Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 71 localities in this region.
Chrysotile
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Clinochlore var: Chromian Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Clinochlore var: Pennine
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Clinochlore var: Ripidolite
Formula: (Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Clinochlore var: Sheridanite
Formula: (Mg,Al,Fe)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Copper
Formula: Cu
'commodity:Copper'
Formula: Cu
'Copper Stain'
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Crandallite
Formula: CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Cronstedtite
Formula: Fe2+2Fe3+((Si,Fe3+)2O5)(OH)4
Diamond
Formula: C
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Localities:
Diopside var: Diallage
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Enstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
'Feldspar Group'
Ferrimolybdite
Formula: Fe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
'Flint'
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Galena
Formula: PbS
Localities: Reported from at least 22 localities in this region.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
'Garnierite'
Gold
Formula: Au
Localities: Reported from at least 623 localities in this region.
'commodity:Gold'
Formula: Au
Localities: Reported from at least 35 localities in this region.
Graphite
Formula: C
'Greenstone'
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Halotrichite
Formula: FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 213.
Hedenbergite
Formula: CaFe2+Si2O6
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Hematite var: Specularite
Formula: Fe2O3
Hessite
Formula: Ag2Te
Hinsdalite
Formula: PbAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
'Hornblende'
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Iridium
Formula: (Ir,Os,Ru)
Iron
Formula: Fe
Iron var: Kamacite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
'K Feldspar'
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
'commodity:Lead'
Formula: Pb
'Limestone'
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Magnesiochromite
Formula: MgCr2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Maldonite
Formula: Au2Bi
'Manganese Oxides'
'commodity:Marble'
Margarite
Formula: CaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
'Mariposite'
Formula: K(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
Massicot
Formula: PbO
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Localities:
Népouite
Formula: (Ni,Mg)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Nontronite
Formula: Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Oldhamite
Formula: (Ca,Mg)S
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Paragonite
Formula: NaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Petzite
Formula: Ag3AuTe2
'Phengite'
Formula: KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Platinum
Formula: Pt
'Porphyry'
Powellite
Formula: Ca(MoO4)
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
'Psilomelane'
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 54 localities in this region.
Pyrite var: Auriferous Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Pyrophyllite
Formula: Al2Si4O10(OH)2
'Pyroxene Group'
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Watkins, S.L. (1917), El Doradoite: American Mineralogist: 2: 26; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 313.
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: El Doradoite
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Watkins, S.L. (1917), El Doradoite: American Mineralogist: 2: 26; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 313.
Quartz var: Rock Crystal
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Rutilated Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Rectorite
Formula: (Na,Ca)Al4((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)4 · 2H2O
Rhodonite
Formula: Mn2+SiO3
Riebeckite
Formula: ◻[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH)2
Roscoelite (TL)
Formula: K(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Blake, J. (1875) Roscoelite, a vanadium mica: Calif. Acad. Sci. Proc.: 6: 150; American Journal of Science, 3rd. series: 12: 31-32 (1876).; Genth, F.A. (1876) On some American vanadium minerals: American Journal of Science, 3rd. series: 12: 32-36; [Chem. News: 34: 78-79 (1876)]: 32.; Roscoe, H.E. (1876) IV. On two new vanadium minerals. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London: 25: 109-112.; Hillebrand, W.F, Turner, H.W., and Clarke, F.W. (1899) On roscoelite, with a note on its chemical composition. American Journal of Science, 4th. series: 7: 456.; Hillebrand, W.F. (1900) Mineralogical notes: SS Bulletin 167: 70.; www.eldoradolibrary.org
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Schreibersite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)3P
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Localities: Reported from at least 21 localities in this region.
'Serpentine Subgroup var: Picrolite'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
'Silica'
Silver
Formula: Ag
'commodity:Slate'
'Soapstone'
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Strengite
Formula: FePO4 · 2H2O
Taenite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 27 localities in this region.
Talc var: Steatite
Formula: Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)2
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Tochilinite
Formula: Fe2+5-6(Mg,Fe2+)5S6(OH)10
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: Ball, Sydney H. (1939), Gem stones: Minerals Yearbook, 1939: 1387; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 368.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Troilite
Formula: FeS
Turquoise
Formula: Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
'Ungrouped iron meteorite'
Uvarovite
Formula: Ca3Cr2(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Variscite
Formula: AlPO4 · 2H2O
Vesuvianite
Formula: (Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Wavellite
Formula: Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Antimony'1.CA.05Sb
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Diamond1.CB.10aC
Gold1.AA.05Au
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Iridium1.AF.10(Ir,Os,Ru)
Iron1.AE.05Fe
var: Kamacite1.AE.05(Fe,Ni)
'Platinum'1.AF.10Pt
Schreibersite1.BD.05(Fe,Ni)3P
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Taenite1.AE.10(Fe,Ni)
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Calaverite2.EA.10AuTe2
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cinnabar2.CD.15aHgS
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Enargite2.KA.05Cu3AsS4
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Hessite2.BA.60Ag2Te
Maldonite2.AA.40Au2Bi
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Oldhamite2.CD.10(Ca,Mg)S
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Petzite2.BA.75Ag3AuTe2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
var: Auriferous Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
'Pyrrhotite'2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Tochilinite2.FD.35Fe2+5-6(Mg,Fe2+)5S6(OH)10
Troilite2.CC.10FeS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Anatase'4.DD.05TiO2
Brookite4.DD.10TiO2
Carnotite4.HB.05K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
var: Specularite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnesiochromite4.BB.05MgCr2O4
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Massicot4.AC.25PbO
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
'Pyrolusite'4.DB.05Mn4+O2
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: El Doradoite4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rock Crystal4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rutilated Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Ankerite'5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Magnesite5.AB.05MgCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Chalcanthite7.CB.20CuSO4 · 5H2O
Ferrimolybdite7.GB.30Fe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Halotrichite7.CB.85FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
'Powellite'7.GA.05Ca(MoO4)
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Cacoxenite8.DC.40Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Crandallite8.BL.10CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Hinsdalite8.BL.05PbAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
'Pyromorphite'8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Strengite8.CD.10FePO4 · 2H2O
Turquoise8.DD.15Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Variscite8.CD.10AlPO4 · 2H2O
Wavellite8.DC.50Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
'Actinolite'9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
'Antigorite'9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Axinite-(Mn)9.BD.20Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)
Chrysotile9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
var: Chromian Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
var: Pennine9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
var: Ripidolite9.EC.55(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
var: Sheridanite9.EC.55(Mg,Al,Fe)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Cronstedtite9.ED.15Fe2+2Fe3+((Si,Fe3+)2O5)(OH)4
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
var: Diallage9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Enstatite9.DA.05MgSiO3
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Forsterite9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Hedenbergite9.DA.15CaFe2+Si2O6
Margarite9.EC.30CaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Nontronite9.EC.40Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Népouite9.ED.15(Ni,Mg)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Paragonite9.EC.15NaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Prehnite'9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
'Pyrophyllite'9.EC.10Al2Si4O10(OH)2
'Rectorite'9.EC.60(Na,Ca)Al4((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)4 · 2H2O
'Rhodonite'9.DK.05Mn2+SiO3
'Riebeckite'9.DE.25◻[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH)2
Roscoelite (TL)9.EC.15K(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
var: Steatite9.EC.05Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Uvarovite9.AD.25Ca3Cr2(SiO4)3
Vesuvianite9.BG.35(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Axinite Group-
Carbonaceous chondrite meteorite-
Chlorite Group-
Copper Stain-
Fayalite-Forsterite Series-
Feldspar Group-
Flint-
Garnet Group-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Garnierite-
Greenstone-
Hornblende-
K Feldspar-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
Limestone-
Limonite-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Manganese Oxides-
Mariposite-K(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
Phengite-KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
'Porphyry'-
'Psilomelane'-
'Pyroxene Group'-
Serpentine Subgroup-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'var: Picrolite'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Silica-
Soapstone-
Tourmaline-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Ungrouped iron meteorite-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Iron
var: Kamacite
1.1.11.1(Fe,Ni)
Maldonite1.1.3.1Au2Bi
Schreibersite1.1.21.2(Fe,Ni)3P
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Taenite1.1.11.2(Fe,Ni)
Platinum Group Metals and Alloys
Iridium1.2.1.2(Ir,Os,Ru)
Platinum1.2.1.1Pt
Semi-metals and non-metals
Antimony1.3.1.2Sb
Diamond1.3.6.1C
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Hessite2.4.2.1Ag2Te
Petzite2.4.3.3Ag3AuTe2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Cinnabar2.8.14.1HgS
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Troilite2.8.9.1FeS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Calaverite2.12.13.2AuTe2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Hydroxysulfides and Hydrated Sulfides
Tochilinite2.14.2.1Fe2+5-6(Mg,Fe2+)5S6(OH)10
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 4
Enargite3.2.1.1Cu3AsS4
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX
Massicot4.2.7.1PbO
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Brookite4.4.5.1TiO2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
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
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Chalcanthite29.6.7.1CuSO4 · 5H2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
AB2(XO4)4·H2O
Halotrichite29.7.3.2FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Carnotite40.2a.28.1K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Strengite40.4.1.2FePO4 · 2H2O
Variscite40.4.1.1AlPO4 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Crandallite42.7.3.1CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
Turquoise42.9.3.1Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
A3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Wavellite42.10.2.1Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Miscellaneous
Cacoxenite42.13.5.1Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Group 43 - COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
Anhydrous Compound Phosphates, etc·, Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Hinsdalite43.4.1.5PbAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Powellite48.1.2.2Ca(MoO4)
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
Group 49 - HYDRATED MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
Hydrated Normal Molybdates and Tungstates
Ferrimolybdite49.2.1.1Fe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
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
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Uvarovite51.4.3b.3Ca3Cr2(SiO4)3
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Topaz52.3.1.1Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and/or >[4] coordination
Axinite-(Mn)56.2.2.3Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)
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)
Vesuvianite58.2.4.1(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=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Enstatite65.1.2.1MgSiO3
Hedenbergite65.1.3a.2CaFe2+Si2O6
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=5
Rhodonite65.4.1.1Mn2+SiO3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Antigorite71.1.2a.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Chrysotile71.1.5.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Cronstedtite71.1.4.7Fe2+2Fe3+((Si,Fe3+)2O5)(OH)4
Népouite71.1.2b.3(Ni,Mg)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Margarite71.2.2c.1CaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Paragonite71.2.2a.2NaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrophyllite71.2.1.1Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Roscoelite (TL)71.2.2a.4K(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
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
Rectorite71.4.2.7(Na,Ca)Al4((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)4 · 2H2O
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
Prehnite72.1.3.1Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
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)
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Axinite Group'-
'Carbonaceous chondrite meteorite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
Clinochlore
var: Chromian Clinochlore
-Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
var: Pennine-Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
var: Ripidolite-(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
var: Sheridanite-(Mg,Al,Fe)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
'Copper Stain'-
Diopside
var: Diallage
-CaMgSi2O6
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Flint'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Garnierite'-
'Greenstone'-
Hematite
var: Specularite
-Fe2O3
'Hornblende'-
Iron-Fe
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
'Limestone'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Manganese Oxides'-
'Mariposite'-K(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Oldhamite-(Ca,Mg)S
'Phengite'-KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
'Porphyry'-
'Psilomelane'-
Pyrite
var: Auriferous Pyrite
-FeS2
'Pyroxene Group'-
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2
var: El Doradoite-SiO2
var: Rock Crystal-SiO2
var: Rutilated Quartz-SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz-SiO2
Riebeckite-◻[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH)2
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'var: Picrolite'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'Silica'-
'Soapstone'-
Talc
var: Steatite
-Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)2
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Ungrouped iron meteorite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Axinite-(Mn)Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
H CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
H ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
H Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
H ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
H CronstedtiteFe22+Fe3+((Si,Fe3+)2O5)(OH)4
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H FerrimolybditeFe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
H HinsdalitePbAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H MargariteCaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
H MaripositeK(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Népouite(Ni,Mg)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H ParagoniteNaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Clinochlore (var: Pennine)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
H Serpentine Subgroup (var: Picrolite)D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
H PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
H Rectorite(Na,Ca)Al4((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)4 · 2H2O
H Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
H Clinochlore (var: Ripidolite)(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
H RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
H Clinochlore (var: Sheridanite)(Mg,Al,Fe)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
H Talc (var: Steatite)Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)2
H StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H TochiliniteFe2+5-6(Mg,Fe2+)5S6(OH)10
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
H VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
H Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
H WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
BBoron
B Axinite-(Mn)Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
CCarbon
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C DiamondC
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C GraphiteC
C MagnesiteMgCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O AnataseTiO2
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Axinite-(Mn)Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O BrookiteTiO2
O CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
O ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O CorundumAl2O3
O CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
O CronstedtiteFe22+Fe3+((Si,Fe3+)2O5)(OH)4
O Diopside (var: Diallage)CaMgSi2O6
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Quartz (var: El Doradoite)SiO2
O EnstatiteMgSiO3
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O FerrimolybditeFe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
O HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
O HematiteFe2O3
O HinsdalitePbAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MagnesiochromiteMgCr2O4
O MagnesiteMgCO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O MargariteCaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
O MaripositeK(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
O MassicotPbO
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Népouite(Ni,Mg)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O ParagoniteNaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Clinochlore (var: Pennine)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
O Serpentine Subgroup (var: Picrolite)D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O PowelliteCa(MoO4)
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Rectorite(Na,Ca)Al4((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)4 · 2H2O
O RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
O Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
O Clinochlore (var: Ripidolite)(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
O Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
O RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Quartz (var: Rutilated Quartz)SiO2
O RutileTiO2
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O Clinochlore (var: Sheridanite)(Mg,Al,Fe)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
O SideriteFeCO3
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O Talc (var: Steatite)Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)2
O StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O TochiliniteFe2+5-6(Mg,Fe2+)5S6(OH)10
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
O UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
O VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
O Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
O WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
FFluorine
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
F Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Na ParagoniteNaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Na Rectorite(Na,Ca)Al4((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)4 · 2H2O
Na Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
Na Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
MgMagnesium
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Mg ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg Diopside (var: Diallage)CaMgSi2O6
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg EnstatiteMgSiO3
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Mg MagnesiochromiteMgCr2O4
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
Mg Népouite(Ni,Mg)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg Oldhamite(Ca,Mg)S
Mg Clinochlore (var: Pennine)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Mg Serpentine Subgroup (var: Picrolite)D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mg Clinochlore (var: Ripidolite)(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mg Clinochlore (var: Sheridanite)(Mg,Al,Fe)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
Mg Talc (var: Steatite)Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)2
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg TochiliniteFe2+5-6(Mg,Fe2+)5S6(OH)10
Mg Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
AlAluminium
Al K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Axinite-(Mn)Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)
Al CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Al Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Al HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Al HinsdalitePbAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Al MargariteCaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Al MaripositeK(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al ParagoniteNaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Clinochlore (var: Pennine)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Al Serpentine Subgroup (var: Picrolite)D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Al PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
Al Rectorite(Na,Ca)Al4((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)4 · 2H2O
Al Clinochlore (var: Ripidolite)(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Al RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Al Clinochlore (var: Sheridanite)(Mg,Al,Fe)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Al TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Al VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
Al Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Al WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
SiSilicon
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Axinite-(Mn)Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Si ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si CronstedtiteFe22+Fe3+((Si,Fe3+)2O5)(OH)4
Si Diopside (var: Diallage)CaMgSi2O6
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si Quartz (var: El Doradoite)SiO2
Si EnstatiteMgSiO3
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Si MargariteCaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Si MaripositeK(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Népouite(Ni,Mg)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si ParagoniteNaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Clinochlore (var: Pennine)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Si Serpentine Subgroup (var: Picrolite)D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Si PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Rectorite(Na,Ca)Al4((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)4 · 2H2O
Si RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
Si Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
Si Clinochlore (var: Ripidolite)(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Si Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
Si RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Quartz (var: Rutilated Quartz)SiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si Clinochlore (var: Sheridanite)(Mg,Al,Fe)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si Talc (var: Steatite)Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)2
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
Si Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
PPhosphorus
P CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
P CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
P HinsdalitePbAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
P Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
P StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
P TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
P VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
P WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S Pyrite (var: Auriferous Pyrite)FeS2
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CinnabarHgS
S CovelliteCuS
S EnargiteCu3AsS4
S GalenaPbS
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
S HinsdalitePbAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S Oldhamite(Ca,Mg)S
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
S StibniteSb2S3
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S TochiliniteFe2+5-6(Mg,Fe2+)5S6(OH)10
S TroiliteFeS
ClChlorine
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
KPotassium
K K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
K CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
K MaripositeK(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
K PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
K RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca Axinite-(Mn)Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Ca Diopside (var: Diallage)CaMgSi2O6
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Ca MargariteCaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Ca Oldhamite(Ca,Mg)S
Ca PowelliteCa(MoO4)
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Ca Rectorite(Na,Ca)Al4((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)4 · 2H2O
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
Ca Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti BrookiteTiO2
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
VVanadium
V CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
V RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CrChromium
Cr Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Cr MagnesiochromiteMgCr2O4
Cr MaripositeK(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
Cr UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
MnManganese
Mn Axinite-(Mn)Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)
Mn Serpentine Subgroup (var: Picrolite)D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
Mn RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe Pyrite (var: Auriferous Pyrite)FeS2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe CronstedtiteFe22+Fe3+((Si,Fe3+)2O5)(OH)4
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe FerrimolybditeFe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Fe HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Fe HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe IronFe
Fe Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Fe Serpentine Subgroup (var: Picrolite)D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
Fe Clinochlore (var: Ripidolite)(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Fe Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Fe Clinochlore (var: Sheridanite)(Mg,Al,Fe)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
Fe StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
Fe Taenite(Fe,Ni)
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe TochiliniteFe2+5-6(Mg,Fe2+)5S6(OH)10
Fe TroiliteFeS
Fe TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Fe Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
NiNickel
Ni Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Ni Népouite(Ni,Mg)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Ni Serpentine Subgroup (var: Picrolite)D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Ni Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Ni Taenite(Fe,Ni)
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CopperCu
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu EnargiteCu3AsS4
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Cu TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
ZnZinc
Zn Serpentine Subgroup (var: Picrolite)D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As EnargiteCu3AsS4
MoMolybdenum
Mo FerrimolybditeFe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
Mo PowelliteCa(MoO4)
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
AgSilver
Ag HessiteAg2Te
Ag PetziteAg3AuTe2
Ag SilverAg
SbAntimony
Sb AntimonySb
Sb StibniteSb2S3
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
TeTellurium
Te CalaveriteAuTe2
Te HessiteAg2Te
Te PetziteAg3AuTe2
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
IrIridium
Ir Iridium(Ir,Os,Ru)
PtPlatinum
Pt PlatinumPt
AuGold
Au CalaveriteAuTe2
Au GoldAu
Au MaldoniteAu2Bi
Au PetziteAg3AuTe2
HgMercury
Hg CinnabarHgS
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb HinsdalitePbAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Pb MassicotPbO
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)
BiBismuth
Bi MaldoniteAu2Bi
UUranium
U CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O

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McMillan, W.D. ( ), Preliminary Report on U.S. Chrome Mines, Pilliken Chrome District, El Dorado County; U.S. Bureau of Mines Preliminary Report, 13 pp. (August).
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Goodyear, Watson Andrews (1873), Diamonds in El Dorado County, in Raymond, R.W., Fourth report on mineral resources of the states and territories west of the Mississippi, 1871: 27; …42nd. Congress, 2nd. session, H. Ex. Doc. 211 (1873).
Silliman, Benjamin, Jr. (1873a), On the meteoric iron found near Shingle Springs, El Dorado County, California: American Journal of Science, 3rd. series: 6: 18-22.
Mining and Scientific Press (1875), Quicksilver in El Dorado County: Mining and Scientific Press: 31: 118.
De Groot, Henry (1890), Alpine, El Dorado, Inyo, Mono, San Bernardino Counties: California Mining Bureau (Report 10): 10: 96-97, 169-182, 209-218, 336-344, 518-539.
Kunz, George Frederick (1892), Octahedrite (anatase) near Placerville, El Dorado County: Mineralogical Magazine: 9: 395.
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Fairbanks, Harold W. (1894), Geology of a section of El Dorado County: California Mining Bureau. (Report 12): 12: 479-481.
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Knight, C.Y. (1907), A curious occurrence of copper near Shingle Springs, El Dorado County, California: Mining and Scientific Press: 94: 242.
Watkins, S.L. (1917), El Doradoite: American Mineralogist: 2: 26.
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Haley, C.S. (1923) Gold placers of California. California Mining Bureau. Bulletin 92, 167 pp.
Logan, Clarence August (1926), El Dorado, Shasta and Trinity Counties: California Mining Bureau. (Report 22): 22: 1-67, 121-216, 397-452.
Logan, Clarence August (1934), Mother Lode Gold Belt of California: California Division Mines Bulletin 108, 221 pp.: 34.
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Wells, F.G., Page, L.R., and James, H.L. (1940), Chromite deposits of the Pilliken area, El Dorado County, California: USGS Bulletin 922-O: 417-460.
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Cox, M.W., D.G. Wyant & G.R. Heyl (1948), Geology of the Lilyama and Pioneer mines, El Dorado County, California: California Division Mines Bulletin 144: 43-47.
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Cater, F.W., Jr., G.A. Rynearson & D.H. Dow (1951), Chromite deposits of El Dorado County, California: California Division Mines Bulletin 134, part 3, Chapter 4: 108-167.
Wiebelt, F.J., Sanborn, W.C., Trengrove, R.R., and Ricker, A.S. (1951) Investigaton of West Belt copper-zinc mines, El Dorado, Amador, Calaveras, and Mariposa counties. U.S. Bureau of Mines Report of Investigation 4760, 62 pp.
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