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Røros, Trøndelag, Norwayi
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Mines in the Feragen chrome mines field

Amalie Mine, Feragen, Røros, Trøndelag, Norway
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Røros3,496 (2018)
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Sør-Trøndelag
Other Languages:
French:
Røros, Trøndelag, Norvège
German:
Røros, Trøndelag, Norwegen
Italian:
Røros, Trøndelag, Norvegia
Norwegian:
Røros, Trøndelag, Norge
Russian:
Рёрус, Трёнделаг, Норвегия
Simplified Chinese:
勒羅斯, 特倫德拉格, 挪威
Spanish:
Røros, Trøndelag, Noruega
Albanian:
Røros, Trøndelag, Norvegjia
Arabic:
روروس, تروندلاغ, النرويج
Armenian:
Ռեուրս, Տրյոնդելագ
Asturian:
Røros
Basque:
Røros
Belarusian:
Рорус, Трондэлаг, Нарвегія
Bishnupriya Manipuri:
রারোস
Bulgarian:
Рьорос, Норвегия
Burmese:
ရဲရို့စ်မြို့
Catalan:
Røros, Trøndelag, Noruega
Cebuano:
Røros
Croatian:
Røros
Czech:
Røros, Trøndelag, Norsko
Danish:
Røros, Trøndelag, Norge
Dutch:
Røros, Trøndelag, Noorwegen
Esperanto:
Røros, Trøndelag
Estonian:
Rørosi vald, Trøndelag, Norra
Farsi/Persian:
روروس, تروندلاگ, نروژ
Finnish:
Røros, Trøndelag, Norja
Georgian:
რერუსი, ტრენდელაგი
Hebrew:
ררוס, נורבגיה התיכונה, נורבגיה
Hindi:
रोरोस, नॉर्वे
Hungarian:
Røros, Trøndelag, Norvégia
Icelandic:
Røros, Þrændalög, Noregur
Indonesian:
Røros, Norwegia
Japanese:
レーロース, トロンデラーグ, ノルウェー
Korean:
뢰로스, 트뢰넬라그, 노르웨이
Kyrgyz:
Рёрус
Latin:
Røros
Limburgian:
Røros, Trøndelag
Lithuanian:
Rerusas, Triondelagas, Norvegija
Low Saxon/Low German:
Kommun Røros
Macedonian:
Рерус, Тренделаг, Норвешка
Malay:
Røros
Minnan / Hokkien-Taiwanese:
Røros
Northern Sami:
Plassje, Trøndelága
Norwegian (Nynorsk):
Røros, Trøndelag, Noreg
Occitan:
Røros
Polish:
Røros, Trøndelag, Norwegia
Portuguese:
Røros, Trøndelag, Noruega
Romanian:
Røros, Trøndelag, Norvegia
Scots:
Røros
Serbian:
Рерос, Норвешка
Serbo-Croatian:
Røros
Silesian:
Røros
Slovak:
Røros, Trøndelag, Nórsko
Swahili:
Røros, Norwei
Swedish:
Röros, Trøndelag, Norge
Traditional Chinese:
勒羅斯, 特倫德拉格
Turkish:
Røros, Trøndelag, Norveç
Ukrainian:
Рьорус, Треннелаг, Норвегія
Vietnamese:
Røros, Na Uy
Waray:
Røros


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'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Antigorite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Awaruite
Formula: Ni3Fe
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Brucite
Formula: Mg(OH)2
Reference: Neumann, H. (1985): Norges Mineraler. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse Skrifter 68, p. 87.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Chalcanthite
Formula: CuSO4 · 5H2O
Reference: Pers. Com. G. Raade 18.04.1988 in Geologisk Museum. Interne notater 1961-1990. Published by Geologisk Museums Venner, Oslo 1991. p 136
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
'Chlorite Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Chromite var: Ferrian Chromite
Formula: Fe2+(Cr,Fe3+)2O4
Reference: Moore, A. C. & Hultin, I. (1980): Petrology, mineralogy, and origin of the Feragen ultramafic body, Sør-Trøndelag, Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 60, 235-254
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Clinochlore var: Chromian Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Reference: Jøsang, O. 1964: En mikroskopisk undersøkelse av en del av Rørosmalmene. Norges geologiske undersøkelse. 228, 180-216
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Jøsang, O. 1964: En mikroskopisk undersøkelse av en del av Rørosmalmene. Norges geologiske undersøkelse. 228, 180-216
Cubanite
Formula: CuFe2S3
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Dypingite
Formula: Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 5H2O
Habit: as crust on serpentine
Colour: white; colorless
Description: Nice waterclear crystals can be found together with white hydromagnesite in several of the mines in the Feragen field.
Reference: XRD at Natural History Museum, Oslo, Norway on specimen collected by Knut Eldjarn in 1973
Dyscrasite
Formula: Ag3Sb
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1640 - 065. Olavsgruva.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1640 - 079. Gamle Solskinn
Erlichmanite
Formula: OsS2
Description: Also an Ir-rich erlichmanite has been identified (Nilsson 1990)
Reference: Nilson, L. P. (1990): Platinum-group mineral inclusions in chromitite from the Osthammeren ultramafic tectonite body, South Central Norway. Mineralogy and Petrology 42: 249-263
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Galena
Formula: PbS
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Gold ?
Formula: Au
Description: a gold-like mineral was observed by Jøsang (1964)
Reference: Jøsang, O. 1964: En mikroskopisk undersøkelse av en del av Rørosmalmene. Norges geologiske undersøkelse. 228, 180-216
Heazlewoodite
Formula: Ni3S2
Reference: Nilson, L. P. (1990): Platinum-group mineral inclusions in chromitite from the Osthammeren ultramafic tectonite body, South Central Norway. Mineralogy and Petrology 42: 249-263
Hollingworthite
Formula: (Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
Reference: Nilson, L. P. (1990): Platinum-group mineral inclusions in chromitite from the Osthammeren ultramafic tectonite body, South Central Norway. Mineralogy and Petrology 42: 249-263
'Hornblende'
Reference: Fazal-ur-Rehman et al. (1974): Gold, Silver and Mercury in Material from some Norwegian Sulphide Mines. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse. 311, 17-24
Hydromagnesite
Formula: Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Irarsite
Formula: (Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Reference: Nilson, L. P. (1990): Platinum-group mineral inclusions in chromitite from the Osthammeren ultramafic tectonite body, South Central Norway. Mineralogy and Petrology 42: 249-263
Iridium
Formula: (Ir,Os,Ru)
Reference: Nilson, L. P. (1990): Platinum-group mineral inclusions in chromitite from the Osthammeren ultramafic tectonite body, South Central Norway. Mineralogy and Petrology 42: 249-263
Iridium var: Osmiridium
Formula: (Ir,Os,Ru)
Reference: Nilson, L. P. (1990): Platinum-group mineral inclusions in chromitite from the Osthammeren ultramafic tectonite body, South Central Norway. Mineralogy and Petrology 42: 249-263
Lansfordite
Formula: MgCO3 · 5H2O
Description: Found as 2-4mm large crystals in fractures in serpentine. Hultin describe lansfordite already in his unpublished master-tesis in 1965.
Reference: Moore, A. C. & Hultin, I. (1980): Petrology, mineralogy, and origin of the Feragen ultramafic body, Sør-Trøndelag, Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 60, 235-254
Laurite
Formula: RuS2
Reference: Nilson, L. P. (1990): Platinum-group mineral inclusions in chromitite from the Osthammeren ultramafic tectonite body, South Central Norway. Mineralogy and Petrology 42: 249-263
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Reference: Moore, A. C. & Hultin, I. (1980): Petrology, mineralogy, and origin of the Feragen ultramafic body, Sør-Trøndelag, Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 60, 235-254
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Nesquehonite
Formula: MgCO3 · 3H2O
Description: Moore & Hultin (1980) describes crystals to 10mm in fractures in serpentine. Hultine described Nesquehonite already in 1965 in his unpublished master-tesis.
Reference: Moore, A. C. & Hultin, I. (1980): Petrology, mineralogy, and origin of the Feragen ultramafic body, Sør-Trøndelag, Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 60, 235-254
Nickeline
Formula: NiAs
Reference: Nilson, L. P. (1990): Platinum-group mineral inclusions in chromitite from the Osthammeren ultramafic tectonite body, South Central Norway. Mineralogy and Petrology 42: 249-263
Osarsite
Formula: (Os,Ru)AsS
Reference: Nilson, L. P. (1990): Platinum-group mineral inclusions in chromitite from the Osthammeren ultramafic tectonite body, South Central Norway. Mineralogy and Petrology 42: 249-263
Osmium
Formula: (Os,Ir,Ru)
Reference: Nilson, L. P. (1990): Platinum-group mineral inclusions in chromitite from the Osthammeren ultramafic tectonite body, South Central Norway. Mineralogy and Petrology 42: 249-263
Osmium var: Iridosmine
Formula: (Os,Ir)
Reference: Nilson, L. P. (1990): Platinum-group mineral inclusions in chromitite from the Osthammeren ultramafic tectonite body, South Central Norway. Mineralogy and Petrology 42: 249-263
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: Nilson, L. P. (1990): Platinum-group mineral inclusions in chromitite from the Osthammeren ultramafic tectonite body, South Central Norway. Mineralogy and Petrology 42: 249-263
Platarsite
Formula: PtAsS
Reference: Nilson, L. P. (1990): Platinum-group mineral inclusions in chromitite from the Osthammeren ultramafic tectonite body, South Central Norway. Mineralogy and Petrology 42: 249-263
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
'Pyroxene Group'
Reference: Moore, A. C. & Hultin, I. (1980): Petrology, mineralogy, and origin of the Feragen ultramafic body, Sør-Trøndelag, Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 60, 235-254
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Sperrylite
Formula: PtAs2
Reference: Nilson, L. P. (1990): Platinum-group mineral inclusions in chromitite from the Osthammeren ultramafic tectonite body, South Central Norway. Mineralogy and Petrology 42: 249-263
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Stibiopalladinite
Formula: Pd5Sb2
Reference: Nilson, L. P. (1990): Platinum-group mineral inclusions in chromitite from the Osthammeren ultramafic tectonite body, South Central Norway. Mineralogy and Petrology 42: 249-263
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Tolovkite
Formula: IrSbS
Reference: Nilsson, L. P. & Larsen, R. B. (1998): Edle mineraler i mafiske og ultramafiske bergarter- en oppsummering av platina-gruppe mineraler (PGM) funnet i Norge i de senere år. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift 14: 40-49; Nilsson, L.P. (1990) Platinum-group mineral inclusions in chromitite from the Ostharnmeren ultramafic tectonite body, south central Norway. Mineral. Petrology: 42: 249-263; in: Jambor, J.L., Vanko, D.A. (1991): New mineral Names. American Mineralogist: 76: 1439
'UM1990-17-E:FeIrOsPt'
Formula: Pt2(Ir,Os)Fe0.65
Reference: Nilsson, L.P. (1990) Platinum-group mineral inclusions in chromitite from the Ostharnmeren ultramafic tectonite body, south central Norway. Mineral. Petrology: 42: 249-263; in: Jambor, J.L., Vanko, D.A. (1991): New mineral Names. American Mineralogist: 76: 1439
'UM1990-42-S:IrOsPbPt'
Formula: (Ir,Pt,Pb,Os)2S3 or (Ir,Pt,Pb,Os)3S7 (?)
Reference: Nilsson, L.P. (1990) Platinum-group mineral inclusions in chromitite from the Ostharnmeren ultramafic tectonite body, south central Norway. Mineral. Petrology: 42: 249-263; in: Jambor, J.L., Vanko, D.A. (1991): New mineral Names. American Mineralogist: 76: 1439
Uvarovite
Formula: Ca3Cr2(SiO4)3
Colour: emerald green
Reference: Prestvik, T. (1974): Norwegian chromian ugrandite-garnets. Contribution to the mineralogy of Norway, no 55. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift, 54, 177-182
Valleriite
Formula: (Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Awaruite1.AE.20Ni3Fe
Bismuth1.CA.05Bi
'Electrum'1.AA.05(Au, Ag)
Gold ?1.AA.05Au
Iridium1.AF.10(Ir,Os,Ru)
var: Osmiridium1.AF.10(Ir,Os,Ru)
Osmium1.AF.05(Os,Ir,Ru)
var: Iridosmine1.AF.05(Os,Ir)
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cobaltite2.EB.25CoAsS
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Cubanite2.CB.55aCuFe2S3
Dyscrasite2.AA.35Ag3Sb
Erlichmanite2.EB.05aOsS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Heazlewoodite2.BB.05Ni3S2
Hollingworthite2.EB.25(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
Irarsite2.EB.25(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Laurite2.EB.05aRuS2
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Nickeline2.CC.05NiAs
Osarsite2.EB.20(Os,Ru)AsS
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Platarsite2.EB.25PtAsS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sperrylite2.EB.05aPtAs2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stibiopalladinite2.AC.20aPd5Sb2
Tolovkite2.EB.25IrSbS
Valleriite2.FD.30(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Brucite4.FE.05Mg(OH)2
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
var: Ferrian Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+(Cr,Fe3+)2O4
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dypingite5.DA.05Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 5H2O
Hydromagnesite5.DA.05Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Lansfordite5.CA.10MgCO3 · 5H2O
Magnesite5.AB.05MgCO3
Nesquehonite5.CA.05MgCO3 · 3H2O
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Chalcanthite7.CB.20CuSO4 · 5H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Antigorite9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
var: Chromian Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Uvarovite9.AD.25Ca3Cr2(SiO4)3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Hornblende'-
'Pyroxene Group'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'UM1990-17-E:FeIrOsPt'-Pt2(Ir,Os)Fe0.65
'UM1990-42-S:IrOsPbPt'-(Ir,Pt,Pb,Os)2S3 or (Ir,Pt,Pb,Os)3S7 (?)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Awaruite1.1.11.4Ni3Fe
Gold ?1.1.1.1Au
Platinum Group Metals and Alloys
Iridium1.2.1.2(Ir,Os,Ru)
Osmium1.2.2.1(Os,Ir,Ru)
Semi-metals and non-metals
Bismuth1.3.1.4Bi
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:1
Dyscrasite2.2.1.1Ag3Sb
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 5:2
Stibiopalladinite2.3.3.1Pd5Sb2
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
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Nickeline2.8.11.1NiAs
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Cubanite2.9.13.1CuFe2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Cobaltite2.12.3.1CoAsS
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
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Osarsite2.12.4.3(Os,Ru)AsS
Platarsite2.12.3.6PtAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Sperrylite2.12.1.13PtAs2
Tolovkite2.12.3.5IrSbS
Hydroxysulfides and Hydrated Sulfides
Valleriite2.14.1.1(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
X(OH)2
Brucite6.2.1.1Mg(OH)2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 13 - ACID CARBONATES
Miscellaneous
Nesquehonite13.1.5.1MgCO3 · 3H2O
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3
Group 15 - HYDRATED NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)·xH2O
Lansfordite15.1.6.1MgCO3 · 5H2O
Group 16b - HYDRATED CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Dypingite16b.7.2.1Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 5H2O
Hydromagnesite16b.7.1.1Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Chalcanthite29.6.7.1CuSO4 · 5H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
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] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Antigorite71.1.2a.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
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.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
Chromite
var: Ferrian Chromite
-Fe2+(Cr,Fe3+)2O4
Clinochlore
var: Chromian Clinochlore
-Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
'Electrum'-(Au, Ag)
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Hornblende'-
Iridium
var: Osmiridium
-(Ir,Os,Ru)
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Osmium
var: Iridosmine
-(Os,Ir)
'Pyroxene Group'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'UM1990-17-E:FeIrOsPt'-Pt2(Ir,Os)Fe0.65
'UM1990-42-S:IrOsPbPt'-(Ir,Pt,Pb,Os)2S3 or (Ir,Pt,Pb,Os)3S7 (?)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
H BruciteMg(OH)2
H NesquehoniteMgCO3 · 3H2O
H LansforditeMgCO3 · 5H2O
H HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
H DypingiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 5H2O
H AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
H ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
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 Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C MagnesiteMgCO3
C NesquehoniteMgCO3 · 3H2O
C LansforditeMgCO3 · 5H2O
C HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
C DypingiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 5H2O
OOxygen
O Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
O QuartzSiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O BruciteMg(OH)2
O MagnesiteMgCO3
O NesquehoniteMgCO3 · 3H2O
O LansforditeMgCO3 · 5H2O
O HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
O UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
O DypingiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 5H2O
O AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O RutileTiO2
O ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
O Chromite (var: Ferrian Chromite)Fe2+(Cr,Fe3+)2O4
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
FFluorine
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mg BruciteMg(OH)2
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
Mg NesquehoniteMgCO3 · 3H2O
Mg LansforditeMgCO3 · 5H2O
Mg HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Mg DypingiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 5H2O
Mg AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
AlAluminium
Al Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Al Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
Si AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CobaltiteCoAsS
S LauriteRuS2
S ErlichmaniteOsS2
S Osarsite(Os,Ru)AsS
S Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
S PlatarsitePtAsS
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S HeazlewooditeNi3S2
S Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
S TolovkiteIrSbS
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S CubaniteCuFe2S3
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S CovelliteCuS
S GalenaPbS
S ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
S UM1990-42-S:IrOsPbPt(Ir,Pt,Pb,Os)2S3 or (Ir,Pt,Pb,Os)3S7 (?)
ClChlorine
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
KPotassium
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Cr UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
Cr Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Cr Chromite (var: Ferrian Chromite)Fe2+(Cr,Fe3+)2O4
MnManganese
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe AwaruiteNi3Fe
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe CubaniteCuFe2S3
Fe Chromite (var: Ferrian Chromite)Fe2+(Cr,Fe3+)2O4
Fe UM1990-17-E:FeIrOsPtPt2(Ir,Os)Fe0.65
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
CoCobalt
Co CobaltiteCoAsS
NiNickel
Ni AwaruiteNi3Fe
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Ni NickelineNiAs
Ni HeazlewooditeNi3S2
CuCopper
Cu Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CubaniteCuFe2S3
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
AsArsenic
As CobaltiteCoAsS
As Osarsite(Os,Ru)AsS
As SperrylitePtAs2
As Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
As PlatarsitePtAsS
As NickelineNiAs
As Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
RuRuthenium
Ru LauriteRuS2
Ru Osarsite(Os,Ru)AsS
Ru Iridium (var: Osmiridium)(Ir,Os,Ru)
Ru Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
RhRhodium
Rh Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Rh Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
PdPalladium
Pd StibiopalladinitePd5Sb2
AgSilver
Ag DyscrasiteAg3Sb
Ag Electrum(Au, Ag)
SbAntimony
Sb StibiopalladinitePd5Sb2
Sb TolovkiteIrSbS
Sb DyscrasiteAg3Sb
OsOsmium
Os ErlichmaniteOsS2
Os Osarsite(Os,Ru)AsS
Os Iridium (var: Osmiridium)(Ir,Os,Ru)
Os Osmium(Os,Ir,Ru)
Os Osmium (var: Iridosmine)(Os,Ir)
Os UM1990-42-S:IrOsPbPt(Ir,Pt,Pb,Os)2S3 or (Ir,Pt,Pb,Os)3S7 (?)
Os UM1990-17-E:FeIrOsPtPt2(Ir,Os)Fe0.65
IrIridium
Ir Iridium (var: Osmiridium)(Ir,Os,Ru)
Ir Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Ir Osmium (var: Iridosmine)(Os,Ir)
Ir TolovkiteIrSbS
Ir Iridium(Ir,Os,Ru)
Ir UM1990-42-S:IrOsPbPt(Ir,Pt,Pb,Os)2S3 or (Ir,Pt,Pb,Os)3S7 (?)
Ir UM1990-17-E:FeIrOsPtPt2(Ir,Os)Fe0.65
PtPlatinum
Pt SperrylitePtAs2
Pt Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Pt PlatarsitePtAsS
Pt UM1990-42-S:IrOsPbPt(Ir,Pt,Pb,Os)2S3 or (Ir,Pt,Pb,Os)3S7 (?)
Pt UM1990-17-E:FeIrOsPtPt2(Ir,Os)Fe0.65
AuGold
Au Electrum(Au, Ag)
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb UM1990-42-S:IrOsPbPt(Ir,Pt,Pb,Os)2S3 or (Ir,Pt,Pb,Os)3S7 (?)
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthBi

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