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Shinkolobwe Mine (Kasolo Mine), Shinkolobwe, Kambove District, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 11° 2' 54'' South , 26° 33' 2'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -11.04861,26.55083
GeoHash:G#: kw4chhttp
Locality type:Mine
Age:656 to 602 Ma
Geologic Time:Neoproterozoic
Köppen climate type:Cwa : Monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Katanga Copper Crescent; Zaïre


Uranium mine with copper, cobalt and nickel ores, 1915-1960.
About 656 m.y. ago the first important amounts of uranium, cobalt, nickel, iron, and copper were deposited. 602 m.y. ago the second era of uranium, cobalt and copper formation took place in which, curiously, nickel is absent. From then on until the present days the primary minerals are changed into secondary minerals.

The mine was officially closed in 2004, but artisanal mining continues.

Most of the uranium necessary for the production of the "Little Boy" atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima came from the Shinkolobwe mine.

The Mindat icon marks the old flooded open pit.

Note on the mineral list: Zeunerite and beta-uranophane are not known from Shinkolobwe (see http://www.mindat.org/mesg-12-391438.html).

Alternative Label Names

This is a list of additional names that have been recorded for mineral labels associated with this locality in the minID database. This may include previous versions of the locality name hierarchy from mindat.org, data entry errors, and it may also include unconfirmed sublocality names or other names that can only be matched to this level.

Shinkolobwe Mine (Kasolo Mine), Shinkolobwe, Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)
Shinkolobwe, Katanga, Zaire
Shinkolobwe Mine, Shinkolobwe, Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga, Democratic Republic of Congo
Shinkolobwe Mine, Democratic Republic of Congo
Shinkolobwe Mine, Shinkolobwe, Katanga, Democratic Republic Congo
Shinkolobwe, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)
Shinkolobwe, Shaba, Zaire

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Region - 532 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Mineral List


128 valid minerals. 38 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Reference: Mineralogical Record: 20: 287-288.
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Mineralogical Record: 20: 287-288.
Asbolane
Formula: (Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: Mineralogical Record: 20: 287-288.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: No reference listed
Becquerelite (TL)
Formula: Ca(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
Reference: C.R.Acad.Sci.Paris,(1922) 174, 1240-1242
Berzelianite
Formula: Cu2Se
Reference: Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Bijvoetite-(Y) (TL)
Formula: Y8(UO2)16(CO3)16O8(OH)8 · 39H2O
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist (1982): 20: 231-238; Nickel & Nichols, 1991 - "Mineral Reference Manual", p22]
Billietite (TL)
Formula: Ba(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 4-8H2O
Reference: Mineralogical Record: 8: 390; Mineralogical Record: 9: 33; Mineralogical Record: 20: 278.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Mineralogical Record: 20: 287-288.; Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
'Bravoite'
Formula: (Fe,Ni)S2
Reference: Mineralogical Record: 20: 287-288.
'Breccia'
Reference: http://edit.africamuseum.be/geco_website/pdf/Shinkolobwe.pdf
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Mineralogical Record: 20: 287-288.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Mineralogical Record: 20: 287-288.
Calcite var: Cobaltoan Calcite
Formula: (Ca,Co)CO3
Habit: hexagonal prisms up to several centimeters, with three-faced rhombohedron terminations.
Colour: pink
Reference: www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com; http://edit.africamuseum.be/geco_website/pdf/Shinkolobwe.pdf
Carrollite
Formula: Cu(Co,Ni)2S4
Habit: skeletal.
Description: nickeliferous.
Reference: Gauthier, G., François, A., Deliens, M., and Piret, P. (1989) Famous Mineral Localities: The Uranium Deposits of the Shaba Region, Zaire. Mineralogical Record: 20: 265-288, 304.; http://edit.africamuseum.be/geco_website/pdf/Shinkolobwe.pdf
Cattierite (TL)
Formula: CoS2
Reference: Kerr, P.F. (1945) Cattierite and vaesite: New Co-Ni minerals from the Belgian Congo. American Mineralogist: 30: 483-497.; Economic Geology (1997) 92: 468-484.; http://edit.africamuseum.be/geco_website/pdf/Shinkolobwe.pdf
'Cattierite-Vaesite Series'
Formula: CoS2 - NiS2
Reference: www.ulb.ac.be/sciences/katangapgm/CAP.pdf.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Mineralogical Record: 20: 287-288.; Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Mineralogical Record: 20: 287-288.
Chernikovite
Formula: (H3O)2(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6H2O
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: www.ulb.ac.be/sciences/katangapgm/CAP.pdf http://edit.africamuseum.be/geco_website/pdf/Shinkolobwe.pdf
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: Mineralogical Record: 20: 287-288.
Clausthalite
Formula: PbSe
Reference: Mineralogical Record: 20: 287-288.
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: www.ulb.ac.be/sciences/katangapgm/STUMAT.pdf.
Comblainite (TL)
Formula: Ni4Co2(OH)12[CO3] · 3H2O
Reference: Piret, P. and Deliens, M. (1980) Comblainite, (Nix2+, Co1-x3+)(OH)2(CO3)(1-x/2)·yH2O, a new mineral of the pyroaurite group. Bulletin de la Société française de Minéralogie et de Cristallographie: 103: 113-117 (in French).; http://edit.africamuseum.be/geco_website/pdf/Shinkolobwe.pdf
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Mineralogical Record: 20: 287-288.
'commodity:Copper'
Formula: Cu
Reference:  
Cousinite (TL)
Formula: MgU2Mo2O11 · 6H2O
Reference: Vaes, J. F. (1959) American Mineralogist: 44: 910.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Mineralogical Record: 20: 287-288.
Cuprosklodowskite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(SiO3OH]2 · 6H2O
Curienite
Formula: Pb(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
Curite (TL)
Formula: Pb3(UO2)8O8(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: Schoep, A. (1921) La curite, nouveau minéral radioactif. Comptes rendus de l’Académie des sciences de Paris: 173: 1186-1187.; http://edit.africamuseum.be/geco_website/pdf/Shinkolobwe.pdf
Cyanotrichite
Formula: Cu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Reference: Mineralogical Record: 20: 287-288.
Devilline
Formula: CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: Mineralogical Record: 20: 287-288.
Dewindtite (TL)
Formula: H2Pb3(UO2)2(PO4)4O4 · 12H2O
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 875, 914, 928 (as Renardite), 989; Mineralogical Record: 20: 287-288.
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Reference: Mineralogical Record: 20: 287-288.
Dioptase
Formula: CuSiO3 · H2O
Reference: Mineralogical Record: 20: 287-288.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: www.ulb.ac.be/sciences/katangapgm/CAP.pdf.
'Dolostone'
Reference: http://edit.africamuseum.be/geco_website/pdf/Shinkolobwe.pdf
Dumontite (TL)
Formula: Pb2(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 3H2O
Reference: C. R. Acad. Sci. Paris (1924): 179: 693-695; Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 929.
Fletcherite
Formula: Cu(Ni,Co)2S4
Reference: Gauthier, G., King, V., and Morgan, R., in press, Carrollite from Kamoya South II Mine.
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Mineralogical Record: 20: 287-288.
Fourmarierite (TL)
Formula: Pb(UO2)4O3(OH)4 · 4H2O
Reference: Ann.Soc.Géol.Belg.(1924) 47, C 41-43
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Gauthier, G., François, A., Deliens, M., and Piret, P. (1989) Famous Mineral Localities: The Uranium Deposits of the Shaba Region, Zaire. Mineralogical Record: 20: 265-288, 304.; http://edit.africamuseum.be/geco_website/pdf/Shinkolobwe.pdf
Gauthierite (TL)
Formula: KPb[(UO2)7O5(OH)7]·8H2O
Reference: Olds, T.A., Plášil, J., Kampf, A.R., Škoda, R., Burns, P.C., Čejka, J., Bourgoin, V., Boulliard, J.-C. (2016): Gauthierite, IMA 2016-004. CNMNC Newsletter No. 31, June 2016, page 695; Mineralogical Magazine: 80: 691–697
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Mineralogical Record: 20: 287-288.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Mineralogical Record: 20: 287-288.
Guilleminite
Formula: Ba(UO2)3(SeO3)2(OH)4 · 3H2O
Reference: M. Deliens
Gysinite-(Nd)
Formula: PbNd(CO3)2(OH) · H2O
Reference: Jason B Smith collection
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Mineralogical Record: 20: 287-288.
Heterogenite
Formula: Co3+O(OH)
Reference: www.ulb.ac.be/sciences/katangapgm/STUMAT.pdf.
Ianthinite (TL)
Formula: U4+(UO2)5O7 · 10H2O
Reference: [Bull. de Min.82 (1959), 80; Clark, 1993 - "Hey's Mineral Index"]
Iriginite
Formula: (UO2)Mo2O7 · 3H2O
Reference: Mineralogical Record: 20: 287-288.
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Mineralogical Record: 20: 287-288.
Kasolite (TL)
Formula: Pb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
Reference: Comptes rendu de l’Académie des sciences de Paris (1922): 173, 1476-1477; Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 914.
Klockmannite
Formula: CuSe
Reference: Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Kolbeckite
Formula: ScPO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Mineralogical Record: 20: 287-288.
Kotulskite ?
Formula: Pd(Te,Bi)
Reference: www.ulb.ac.be/sciences/katangapgm/CAP.pdf.
Lepersonnite-(Gd) (TL)
Formula: Ca(Gd,Dy)2(UO2)24(SiO4)4(CO3)8(OH)24 · 48H2O
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist(1982) 20, 231-238
Liebigite
Formula: Ca2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
Colour: Green
Reference: M. Deliens
Linnaeite
Formula: Co2+Co3+2S4
Reference: MinRec 20:287-288; Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Lizardite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: MinRec 20:287-288
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Reference: MinRec 20:287-288
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Gauthier, G., François, A., Deliens, M., and Piret, P. (1989) Famous Mineral Localities: The Uranium Deposits of the Shaba Region, Zaire. Mineralogical Record: 20: 265-288, 304.; http://edit.africamuseum.be/geco_website/pdf/Shinkolobwe.pdf
Masuyite (TL)
Formula: Pb(UO2)3O3(OH)2 · 3H2O
Reference: [AmMin 85:1565]
Melonite
Formula: NiTe2
Reference: MinRec 20:287-288; Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Merenskyite
Formula: (Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Reference: www.ulb.ac.be/sciences/katangapgm/CAP.pdf.
Metasaléeite (TL)
Formula: Mg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Mrose (1950) American Mineralogist: 35: 525.
Metaschoepite (TL)
Formula: (UO2)8O2(OH)12 · 10H2O
Reference: Am Min 50 (1965), 235
Metastudtite (TL)
Formula: UO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Amer.Min.(1983) 68, 456-458
Metatorbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Metavandendriesscheite (TL)
Formula: PbU7O22 · nH2O n < 12
Reference: Am Min 45 (1960), 1026
Millerite
Formula: NiS
Reference: MinRec 20:287-288
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: www.ulb.ac.be/sciences/katangapgm/STUMAT.pdf.; Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Molybdite
Formula: MoO3
Reference: MinRec 20:287-288
'Monazite'
Reference: MinRec 20:287-288
Morenosite
Formula: NiSO4 · 7H2O
Reference: MinRec 20:287-288
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: MinRec 20:287-288
Népouite
Formula: (Ni,Mg)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: MinRec 20:287-288
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: MinRec 20:287-288
Oursinite (TL)
Formula: Co(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2O
Reference: Deliens, M. and Piret, P. (1983) L'oursinite (Co0.86Mg0.10Ni0.04)0.2UO3·2SiO2·6H2O, nouveau mineral de Shinkolobwe, Shaba, Zaïre. Bulletin de la Société française de Minéralogie et de Cristallographie: 106: 305-308.; http://edit.africamuseum.be/geco_website/pdf/Shinkolobwe.pdf
Palladinite
Formula: PdO
Reference: www.ulb.ac.be/sciences/katangapgm/CAP.pdf.
Palladium
Formula: (Pd,Pt)
Reference: MinRec 20:287-288
Paraschoepite (TL)
Formula: UO3 · 2H2O
Reference: [Am Min 45 (1960), 1026; Nickel & Nichols, 1991, p160 - "Mineral Reference Manual"]
Parsonsite (TL)
Formula: Pb2(UO2)(PO4)2
Reference: SCHOEP, A. (1923): Sur le parsonsite, nouveau minéral radioactif. Comptes Rendu, Academie des Sciences, Paris, 176, 171-173. FRONDEL, C. (1950): Studies of uranium minerals (I): Parsonsite and randite. American Mineralogist 35, 245-250. MAZZI, F., GARAVELLI, C.L. & RINALDI, F. (1959): Richerche strutturali sulla parsonite (sic). Rendiconti della Società Mineralogica Italiana 25, 364-365. DELIENS, M., PIRET, P. & COMBLAIN, G. (1981) Les minéraux secondaires d’uranium du Zaïre. Published by Musée Royal de l’Afrique Central, Tavuren, Belgium, 64-65.
Penroseite
Formula: (Ni,Co,Cu)Se2
Reference: http://edit.africamuseum.be/geco_website/pdf/Shinkolobwe.pdf
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: MinRec 20:287-288
Phosphuranylite
Formula: (H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
Phurcalite
Formula: Ca2(UO2)3(PO4)2O2 · 7H2O
Piretite (TL)
Formula: Ca(UO2)3(SeO3)2(OH)4 · 4H2O
Reference: Can Min (1996), 34 (6), p. 1317
Platinum
Formula: Pt
Reference: [MinRec 20:276]
Polydymite
Formula: Ni2+Ni3+2S4
Reference: MinRec 20:287-288
Protasite (TL)
Formula: Ba(UO2)3O3(OH)2 · 3H2O
Reference: Amer.Min.(1987) 72, 1230-1238
Pseudomalachite
Formula: Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Reference: MinRec 20:287-288
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: www.ulb.ac.be/sciences/katangapgm/STUMAT.pdf.; Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: MinRec 20:287-288
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Gauthier, G., François, A., Deliens, M., and Piret, P. (1989) Famous Mineral Localities: The Uranium Deposits of the Shaba Region, Zaire. Mineralogical Record: 20: 265-288, 304.; http://edit.africamuseum.be/geco_website/pdf/Shinkolobwe.pdf
Renardite
Formula: Pb(UO2)4(PO4)2(OH)4•H2O
Reference: Schoep (1928): La renardite, nouveau mineral uranifére. Bulletin de la Société française de Minéralogie. 51, 247-252
Richetite (TL)
Formula: (Fe3+,Mg)Pb 8.6(UO2)36O36(OH)24•41H2O
Reference: Bull.Soc.belge Géol.(1947) 70, B 212-226
Roubaultite (TL)
Formula: Cu2(UO2)3(CO3)2O2(OH)2•4H2O
Reference: Cesbron F., Pierrot R., et Verbeek T. (1970): La roubaultite Cu2(UO2)3(OH)10·5H2O, une nouvelle espéce minérale. Bulletin de la Société française de Minéralogie et de Cristallographie. 93, 500-554.
Rutherfordine
Formula: (UO2)CO3
Reference: V.D.C. Daltry (1992) The Type Mineralogy Of Africa : Zaire pp 33-62
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: MinRec 20:287-288
Saléeite (TL)
Formula: Mg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Reference: Thoreau, J. and Vaes, J.-F. (1932): La saléeite, nouveau minéral uranifère. Bulletin de la société belge de géologie, paléontologie et hydrologie, 42, 96-100.; PIRET, P. et DELIENS, M. (1980): Nouvelles données sur la saléeite holotype de Shinkolobwe . Bulletin de Minéralogie, 103, 630-632; Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 989.; Mrose (1950) American Mineralogist: 35: 525.
Sayrite (TL)
Formula: Pb2(UO2)5O6(OH)2 · 4H2O
Reference: Bull.Minéral.(1983) 106, 299-304
'Scapolite'
Reference: MinRec 20:287-288
Schmitterite
Formula: (UO2)(TeO3)
Schoepite (TL)
Formula: (UO2)8O2(OH)12 · 12H2O
Reference: Am Min 50 (1965), 235; Can Min 34 (1996), 1071
Sengierite
Formula: Cu2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 6H2O
'Shale'
Reference: http://edit.africamuseum.be/geco_website/pdf/Shinkolobwe.pdf
Sharpite (TL)
Formula: Ca(UO2)3(CO3)4 · 3H2O
Reference: Bull.Inst.roy.col.belge,(1938) 9, 333-336; Lapis 17(3), 13-40 (1992)
Shinkolobweite (TL)
Formula: Pb1.25[U5+(H2O)2(U6+O2)5O8(OH)2](H2O)5
Reference: Olds, T.A., Lussier, A.J., Oliver, A. G., Petříček, V., Plášil, J., Kampf, A.R., Burns, P.C., Dembowski, M., Carlson, S.M. and Steele, I.M. (2017) Shinkolobweite, IMA 2016-095. CNMNC Newsletter No. 36, April 2017, page 404; Mineralogical Magazine: 81: 403 – 409
Siegenite
Formula: CoNi2S4
Habit: centimeter-sized octahedra
Description: Seleniosiegenite (cf. Bull. Soc. Franç. Minér. Crist., 1964, LXXXVII, pp. 613-617). Up to 26% cobalt (cf. http://edit.africamuseum.be/geco_website/pdf/Shinkolobwe.pdf).
Reference: Gauthier, G., François, A., Deliens, M., and Piret, P. (1989) Famous Mineral Localities: The Uranium Deposits of the Shaba Region, Zaire. Mineralogical Record: 20: 265-288, 304.; www.ulb.ac.be/sciences/katangapgm/STUMAT.pdf http://edit.africamuseum.be/geco_website/pdf/Shinkolobwe.pdf
'Siliceous-rock'
Reference: http://edit.africamuseum.be/geco_website/pdf/Shinkolobwe.pdf
Sklodowskite (TL)
Formula: Mg(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2O
Reference: Am Min 66 (1981), 610
Soddyite (TL)
Formula: (UO2)2SiO4 · 2H2O
Reference: C.R.Acad.Sci.Paris,(1922) 174, 1066-1067
Spherocobaltite
Formula: CoCO3
Description: On skeletal, etched carrollite.
Reference: http://edit.africamuseum.be/geco_website/pdf/Shinkolobwe.pdf
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: MinRec 20:287-288
Stilleite (TL)
Formula: ZnSe
Reference: Ramdohr, P. (1956) Stilleit, ein neues Mineral, natürliches Zinkselenid, von Shinkolobwe. Geotektonisches Symposium zu Ehren von Hans Stille, 481–483. (in German); MinRec 20:287-288; Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Studtite (TL)
Formula: [(UO2)(O2)(H2O)2] · H2O
Reference: Am Min 59 (1974), 166; Čejka, J., Sejkora, J. and Deliens, M. (1996): New data on studtite, UO4•4H2O, from Shinkolobwe, Shaba, Zaire. N. Jb. Mineral. Mh. 1996, 125-134.
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: MinRec 20:287-288
Torbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 914, 929, 983, 989.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: MinRec 20:287-288
Trogtalite
Formula: CoSe2
Reference: MinRec 20:287-288
Umangite
Formula: Cu3Se2
Reference: MinRec 20:287-288; Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Umohoite
Formula: (UO2)MoO4 · 2H2O
Reference: [MinRec 20:286-287]
Urancalcarite (TL)
Formula: Ca(UO2)3(CO3)(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: Bull.Minéral.(1984) 107, 21-24
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: Economic Geology (1997) 92: 468-484.; http://edit.africamuseum.be/geco_website/pdf/Shinkolobwe.pdf
'commodity:Uranium'
Formula: U
Reference:  
Uranocircite
Formula: Ba(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Reference: MinRec 20:287-288
Uranophane
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Uranopilite
Formula: (UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 582; Mineralogical Record: 20: 287-288.
Vaesite
Formula: NiS2
Description: Seleniovaesite (Bull. Soc. Franç. Minér. Crist., 1964, LXXXVII, pp. 613-617).
Reference: Mineralogical Record 20: 277.; Economic Geology (1997) 92: 468-484.; http://edit.africamuseum.be/geco_website/pdf/Shinkolobwe.pdf
Vandenbrandeite
Formula: Cu(UO2)(OH)4
Reference: [MinRec 20:287]
Vandendriesscheite (TL)
Formula: PbU7O22 · 12H2O
Reference: [MinRec 9:34, 9:114]
Vanmeersscheite
Formula: U6+(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)6 · 4H2O
Reference: Jakub Plasil
Variscite
Formula: AlPO4 · 2H2O
Reference: MinRec 20:287-288
Volborthite
Formula: Cu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
Reference: Mineralogical Record: 20: 287-288.
Wölsendorfite
Formula: Pb7(UO2)14O19(OH)4 · 12H2O
Reference: [MinRec 20:287-288] American Mineralogist (1957): 42: 919. Toussaint, J. (1961) Sur la structure de la wölsendorfite de Shinkolobwe. Ann Soc. Geol. Belg.: 84: 365-373.
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Reference: V.D.C. Daltry (1992) The Type Mineralogy Of Africa : Zaire pp 33-62
Wyartite (TL)
Formula: CaU5+(UO2)2(CO3)O4(OH) · 7H2O
Reference: [MinRec 20:288]; Burns, P.C. and Finch, R.J. (1999) Wyartite: crystallographic evidence for the first pentavalent-uranium mineral. American Mineralogist (1999): 84: 1456-1460.
Zippeite
Formula: K3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
Reference: [MinRec 20:288]

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Gold1.AA.05Au
Palladium1.AF.10(Pd,Pt)
Platinum1.AF.10Pt
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Berzelianite'2.BA.20Cu2Se
'Bornite'2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
'Carrollite'2.DA.05Cu(Co,Ni)2S4
'Cattierite' (TL)2.EB.05aCoS2
'Chalcocite'2.BA.05Cu2S
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Clausthalite'2.CD.10PbSe
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Digenite2.BA.10Cu9S5
Fletcherite2.DA.05Cu(Ni,Co)2S4
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Klockmannite2.CA.05bCuSe
Kotulskite ?2.CC.05Pd(Te,Bi)
Linnaeite2.DA.05Co2+Co3+2S4
Melonite2.EA.20NiTe2
Merenskyite2.EA.20(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Millerite2.CC.20NiS
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Penroseite2.EB.05a(Ni,Co,Cu)Se2
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Polydymite2.DA.05Ni2+Ni3+2S4
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Siegenite2.DA.05CoNi2S4
Stilleite (TL)2.CB.05aZnSe
Trogtalite2.EB.05aCoSe2
Umangite2.BA.25Cu3Se2
Vaesite2.EB.05aNiS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Asbolane'4.FL.30(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
'Becquerelite' (TL)4.GB.10Ca(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
'Billietite' (TL)4.GB.10Ba(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 4-8H2O
Curienite4.HB.15Pb(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
Curite (TL)4.GB.55Pb3(UO2)8O8(OH)6 · 3H2O
Fourmarierite (TL)4.GB.25Pb(UO2)4O3(OH)4 · 4H2O
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Guilleminite4.JJ.10Ba(UO2)3(SeO3)2(OH)4 · 3H2O
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Heterogenite4.FE.20Co3+O(OH)
Ianthinite (TL)4.GA.10U4+(UO2)5O7 · 10H2O
Iriginite4.GB.60(UO2)Mo2O7 · 3H2O
Masuyite (TL)4.GB.35Pb(UO2)3O3(OH)2 · 3H2O
Metaschoepite (TL)4.GA.05(UO2)8O2(OH)12 · 10H2O
Metastudtite (TL)4.GA.15UO4 · 2H2O
Metavandendriesscheite (TL)4.GB.40PbU7O22 · nH2O n < 12
Molybdite4.E0.10MoO3
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Palladinite4.AB.30PdO
Paraschoepite (TL)4.GA.05UO3 · 2H2O
Piretite (TL)4.JJ.15Ca(UO2)3(SeO3)2(OH)4 · 4H2O
Protasite (TL)4.GB.10Ba(UO2)3O3(OH)2 · 3H2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Richetite (TL)4.GB.15(Fe3+,Mg)Pb 8.6(UO2)36O36(OH)24•41H2O
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Sayrite (TL)4.GB.50Pb2(UO2)5O6(OH)2 · 4H2O
Schmitterite4.JK.70(UO2)(TeO3)
Schoepite (TL)4.GA.05(UO2)8O2(OH)12 · 12H2O
Sengierite4.HB.10Cu2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 6H2O
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Studtite (TL)4.GA.15[(UO2)(O2)(H2O)2] · H2O
Umohoite4.GC.10(UO2)MoO4 · 2H2O
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
Vandenbrandeite4.GB.45Cu(UO2)(OH)4
Vandendriesscheite (TL)4.GB.40PbU7O22 · 12H2O
Wölsendorfite4.GB.30Pb7(UO2)14O19(OH)4 · 12H2O
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Aragonite'5.AB.15CaCO3
'Bijvoetite-(Y)' (TL)5.EB.20Y8(UO2)16(CO3)16O8(OH)8 · 39H2O
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
var: Cobaltoan Calcite5.AB.05(Ca,Co)CO3
Comblainite (TL)5.DA.50Ni4Co2(OH)12[CO3] · 3H2O
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Gysinite-(Nd)5.DC.05PbNd(CO3)2(OH) · H2O
Lepersonnite-(Gd) (TL)5.EG.10Ca(Gd,Dy)2(UO2)24(SiO4)4(CO3)8(OH)24 · 48H2O
Liebigite5.ED.20Ca2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
Magnesite5.AB.05MgCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Roubaultite (TL)5.EA.25Cu2(UO2)3(CO3)2O2(OH)2•4H2O
Rutherfordine5.EB.05(UO2)CO3
Sharpite (TL)5.EA.35Ca(UO2)3(CO3)4 · 3H2O
Spherocobaltite5.AB.05CoCO3
Urancalcarite (TL)5.EA.10Ca(UO2)3(CO3)(OH)6 · 3H2O
Wyartite (TL)5.EA.15CaU5+(UO2)2(CO3)O4(OH) · 7H2O
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Anhydrite'7.AD.30CaSO4
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4
'Brochantite'7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cousinite (TL)7.HA.10MgU2Mo2O11 · 6H2O
Cyanotrichite7.DE.10Cu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Devilline7.DD.30CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Morenosite7.CB.40NiSO4 · 7H2O
Uranopilite7.EA.05(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Zippeite7.EC.05K3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Chernikovite'8.EB.15(H3O)2(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6H2O
Dewindtite (TL)8.EC.10H2Pb3(UO2)2(PO4)4O4 · 12H2O
Dumontite (TL)8.EC.15Pb2(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 3H2O
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Kolbeckite8.CD.05ScPO4 · 2H2O
Metasaléeite (TL)8.EB.10Mg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Metatorbernite8.EB.10Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Parsonsite (TL)8.EA.10Pb2(UO2)(PO4)2
Phosphuranylite8.EC.10(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
Phurcalite8.EC.35Ca2(UO2)3(PO4)2O2 · 7H2O
Pseudomalachite8.BD.05Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Saléeite (TL)8.EB.05Mg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Torbernite8.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Uranocircite8.EB.05Ba(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Vanmeersscheite8.EC.20U6+(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)6 · 4H2O
Variscite8.CD.10AlPO4 · 2H2O
Volborthite8.FD.05Cu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
'Chrysocolla'9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
'Clinochlore'9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Cuprosklodowskite9.AK.10Cu(UO2)2(SiO3OH]2 · 6H2O
Dioptase9.CJ.30CuSiO3 · H2O
Kasolite (TL)9.AK.15Pb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
Lizardite9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Népouite9.ED.15(Ni,Mg)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Oursinite (TL)9.AK.10Co(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2O
Sklodowskite (TL)9.AK.10Mg(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2O
Soddyite (TL)9.AK.05(UO2)2SiO4 · 2H2O
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Uranophane9.AK.15Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Bravoite'-(Fe,Ni)S2
'Breccia'-
'Cattierite-Vaesite Series'-CoS2 - NiS2
'Chlorite Group'-
Dolostone-
Gauthierite (TL)-KPb[(UO2)7O5(OH)7]·8H2O
Monazite-
Renardite-Pb(UO2)4(PO4)2(OH)4•H2O
Scapolite-
Shale-
Shinkolobweite (TL)-Pb1.25[U5+(H2O)2(U6+O2)5O8(OH)2](H2O)5
Siliceous-rock-
Tourmaline-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Platinum Group Metals and Alloys
Palladium1.2.1.4(Pd,Pt)
Platinum1.2.1.1Pt
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Berzelianite2.4.10.1Cu2Se
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Digenite2.4.7.3Cu9S5
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
Umangite2.5.1.1Cu3Se2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Clausthalite2.8.1.2PbSe
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Klockmannite2.8.12.2CuSe
Millerite2.8.16.1NiS
Stilleite (TL)2.8.2.2ZnSe
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Carrollite2.10.1.2Cu(Co,Ni)2S4
Fletcherite2.10.1.3Cu(Ni,Co)2S4
Linnaeite2.10.1.1Co2+Co3+2S4
Polydymite2.10.1.7Ni2+Ni3+2S4
Siegenite2.10.1.6CoNi2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Cattierite (TL)2.12.1.3CoS2
Melonite2.12.14.1NiTe2
Merenskyite2.12.14.4(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Penroseite2.12.1.4(Ni,Co,Cu)Se2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Trogtalite2.12.1.5CoSe2
Vaesite2.12.1.2NiS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
AX3
Molybdite4.5.1.1MoO3
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
AXO3·xH2O
Masuyite (TL)5.2.2.1Pb(UO2)3O3(OH)2 · 3H2O
Metaschoepite (TL)5.2.1.1(UO2)8O2(OH)12 · 10H2O
Paraschoepite (TL)5.2.1.2UO3 · 2H2O
Schoepite (TL)5.2.1.3(UO2)8O2(OH)12 · 12H2O
AXO4·xH2O
Metastudtite (TL)5.3.1.2UO4 · 2H2O
Studtite (TL)5.3.1.1[(UO2)(O2)(H2O)2] · H2O
Vandenbrandeite5.3.2.1Cu(UO2)(OH)4
AX2O7·xH2O
Wölsendorfite5.4.3.2Pb7(UO2)14O19(OH)4 · 12H2O
AX3O10·xH2O
Protasite (TL)5.5.3.1Ba(UO2)3O3(OH)2 · 3H2O
AX6O17·xH2O
Ianthinite (TL)5.6.1.1U4+(UO2)5O7 · 10H2O
AX6O19·xH2O
Becquerelite (TL)5.7.1.2Ca(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
Billietite (TL)5.7.1.3Ba(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 4-8H2O
AX7O22·xH2O
Metavandendriesscheite (TL)5.8.1.2PbU7O22 · nH2O n < 12
Vandendriesscheite (TL)5.8.1.1PbU7O22 · 12H2O
Miscellaneous
Curite (TL)5.9.3.1Pb3(UO2)8O8(OH)6 · 3H2O
Fourmarierite (TL)5.9.2.1Pb(UO2)4O3(OH)4 · 4H2O
Richetite (TL)5.9.5.1(Fe3+,Mg)Pb 8.6(UO2)36O36(OH)24•41H2O
Sayrite (TL)5.9.6.1Pb2(UO2)5O6(OH)2 · 4H2O
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Heterogenite6.1.4.2Co3+O(OH)
Miscellaneous
Asbolane6.4.9.1(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3
Rutherfordine14.1.4.1(UO2)CO3
Spherocobaltite14.1.1.5CoCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 15 - HYDRATED NORMAL CARBONATES
AmBn(XO3)p·xH2O, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Liebigite15.3.2.1Ca2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 16b - HYDRATED CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Gysinite-(Nd)16b.1.1.4PbNd(CO3)2(OH) · H2O
Bijvoetite-(Y) (TL)16b.2.4.1Y8(UO2)16(CO3)16O8(OH)8 · 39H2O
Urancalcarite (TL)16b.5.2.1Ca(UO2)3(CO3)(OH)6 · 3H2O
Comblainite (TL)16b.6.3.3Ni4Co2(OH)12[CO3] · 3H2O
Roubaultite (TL)16b.7.13.1Cu2(UO2)3(CO3)2O2(OH)2•4H2O
Sharpite (TL)16b.7.10.1Ca(UO2)3(CO3)4 · 3H2O
Wyartite (TL)16b.7.4.1CaU5+(UO2)2(CO3)O4(OH) · 7H2O
Group 17 - COMPOUND CARBONATES
Miscellaneous
Lepersonnite-(Gd) (TL)17.1.12.1Ca(Gd,Dy)2(UO2)24(SiO4)4(CO3)8(OH)24 · 48H2O
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Morenosite29.6.11.3NiSO4 · 7H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)6(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Cyanotrichite31.2.1.1Cu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Uranopilite31.2.6.1(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Devilline31.6.1.1CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Miscellaneous
Zippeite31.10.4.1K3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
Group 34 - SELENITES, TELLURITES AND SULFITES
A(XO3)
Schmitterite34.1.6.1(UO2)(TeO3)
Hydrated Selenites, Tellurites and Sulfites containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Guilleminite34.7.3.1Ba(UO2)3(SeO3)2(OH)4 · 3H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Chernikovite40.2a.19.1(H3O)2(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6H2O
Curienite40.2a.27.2Pb(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
Metatorbernite40.2a.13.2Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Parsonsite (TL)40.2a.31.1Pb2(UO2)(PO4)2
Saléeite (TL)40.2a.11.1Mg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Torbernite40.2a.13.1Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Uranocircite40.2a.3.1Ba(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Volborthite40.3.10.1Cu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Kolbeckite40.4.3.3ScPO4 · 2H2O
Variscite40.4.1.1AlPO4 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq
Pseudomalachite41.4.3.1Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Dumontite (TL)42.4.5.1Pb2(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 3H2O
Phosphuranylite42.4.8.1(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
Phurcalite42.4.7.1Ca2(UO2)3(PO4)2O2 · 7H2O
A2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Sengierite42.6.10.1Cu2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 6H2O
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Vanmeersscheite42.7.14.1U6+(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)6 · 4H2O
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
Dewindtite (TL)42.9.8.1H2Pb3(UO2)2(PO4)4O4 · 12H2O
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
Group 49 - HYDRATED MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
Hydrated Normal Molybdates and Tungstates
Iriginite49.2.3.1(UO2)Mo2O7 · 3H2O
Umohoite49.2.2.1(UO2)MoO4 · 2H2O
Hydrated Molybdates and Tungstates Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Cousinite (TL)49.3.2.1MgU2Mo2O11 · 6H2O
Group 53 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions or Complex Cations
Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions of Complex Cations with (UO2)
Cuprosklodowskite53.3.1.4Cu(UO2)2(SiO3OH]2 · 6H2O
Kasolite (TL)53.3.1.1Pb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
Oursinite (TL)53.3.1.7Co(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2O
Sklodowskite (TL)53.3.1.3Mg(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2O
Soddyite (TL)53.3.3.1(UO2)2SiO4 · 2H2O
Uranophane53.3.1.2Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Dioptase61.1.3.1CuSiO3 · H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Lizardite71.1.2b.2Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Népouite71.1.2b.3(Ni,Mg)3(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 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
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
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Bravoite'-(Fe,Ni)S2
'Breccia'-
Calcite
var: Cobaltoan Calcite
-(Ca,Co)CO3
'Cattierite-Vaesite Series'-CoS2 - NiS2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Dolostone'-
Gauthierite (TL)-KPb[(UO2)7O5(OH)7]·8H2O
Kotulskite ?-Pd(Te,Bi)
Metasaléeite (TL)-Mg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
'Monazite'-
Palladinite-PdO
Piretite (TL)-Ca(UO2)3(SeO3)2(OH)4 · 4H2O
Renardite-Pb(UO2)4(PO4)2(OH)4•H2O
'Scapolite'-
'Shale'-
Shinkolobweite (TL)-Pb1.25[U5+(H2O)2(U6+O2)5O8(OH)2](H2O)5
'Siliceous-rock'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Asbolane(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
H BecquereliteCa(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
H Bijvoetite-(Y)Y8(UO2)16(CO3)16O8(OH)8 · 39H2O
H BillietiteBa(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 4-8H2O
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H Chernikovite(H3O)2(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6H2O
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H ComblainiteNi4Co2(OH)12[CO3] · 3H2O
H CousiniteMgU2Mo2O11 · 6H2O
H CuprosklodowskiteCu(UO2)2(SiO3OH]2 · 6H2O
H CurienitePb(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
H CuritePb3(UO2)8O8(OH)6 · 3H2O
H CyanotrichiteCu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
H DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
H DewindtiteH2Pb3(UO2)2(PO4)4O4 · 12H2O
H DioptaseCuSiO3 · H2O
H DumontitePb2(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 3H2O
H FourmarieritePb(UO2)4O3(OH)4 · 4H2O
H GauthieriteKPb[(UO2)7O5(OH)7]·8H2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H GuilleminiteBa(UO2)3(SeO3)2(OH)4 · 3H2O
H Gysinite-(Nd)PbNd(CO3)2(OH) · H2O
H HeterogeniteCo3+O(OH)
H IanthiniteU4+(UO2)5O7 · 10H2O
H Iriginite(UO2)Mo2O7 · 3H2O
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H KasolitePb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
H KolbeckiteScPO4 · 2H2O
H Lepersonnite-(Gd)Ca(Gd,Dy)2(UO2)24(SiO4)4(CO3)8(OH)24 · 48H2O
H LiebigiteCa2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
H LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H MasuyitePb(UO2)3O3(OH)2 · 3H2O
H MetasaléeiteMg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
H Metaschoepite(UO2)8O2(OH)12 · 10H2O
H MetastudtiteUO4 · 2H2O
H MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
H MetavandendriesscheitePbU7O22 · nH2O n < 12
H MorenositeNiSO4 · 7H2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Népouite(Ni,Mg)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H OursiniteCo(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2O
H ParaschoepiteUO3 · 2H2O
H ParsonsitePb2(UO2)(PO4)2
H Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
H PhurcaliteCa2(UO2)3(PO4)2O2 · 7H2O
H PiretiteCa(UO2)3(SeO3)2(OH)4 · 4H2O
H ProtasiteBa(UO2)3O3(OH)2 · 3H2O
H PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
H RenarditePb(UO2)4(PO4)2(OH)4•H2O
H Richetite(Fe3+,Mg)Pb 8.6(UO2)36O36(OH)24•41H2O
H RoubaultiteCu2(UO2)3(CO3)2O2(OH)2•4H2O
H SaléeiteMg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
H SayritePb2(UO2)5O6(OH)2 · 4H2O
H Schoepite(UO2)8O2(OH)12 · 12H2O
H SengieriteCu2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 6H2O
H SharpiteCa(UO2)3(CO3)4 · 3H2O
H ShinkolobweitePb1.25[U5+(H2O)2(U6+O2)5O8(OH)2](H2O)5
H SklodowskiteMg(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2O
H Soddyite(UO2)2SiO4 · 2H2O
H Studtite[(UO2)(O2)(H2O)2] · H2O
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
H Umohoite(UO2)MoO4 · 2H2O
H UrancalcariteCa(UO2)3(CO3)(OH)6 · 3H2O
H UranocirciteBa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
H UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
H Uranopilite(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
H VandenbrandeiteCu(UO2)(OH)4
H VandendriesscheitePbU7O22 · 12H2O
H VanmeersscheiteU6+(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)6 · 4H2O
H VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
H VolborthiteCu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
H WölsendorfitePb7(UO2)14O19(OH)4 · 12H2O
H WyartiteCaU5+(UO2)2(CO3)O4(OH) · 7H2O
H ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C AragoniteCaCO3
C Bijvoetite-(Y)Y8(UO2)16(CO3)16O8(OH)8 · 39H2O
C CalciteCaCO3
C Calcite (var: Cobaltoan Calcite)(Ca,Co)CO3
C ComblainiteNi4Co2(OH)12[CO3] · 3H2O
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C Gysinite-(Nd)PbNd(CO3)2(OH) · H2O
C Lepersonnite-(Gd)Ca(Gd,Dy)2(UO2)24(SiO4)4(CO3)8(OH)24 · 48H2O
C LiebigiteCa2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
C MagnesiteMgCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C RoubaultiteCu2(UO2)3(CO3)2O2(OH)2•4H2O
C Rutherfordine(UO2)CO3
C SharpiteCa(UO2)3(CO3)4 · 3H2O
C SpherocobaltiteCoCO3
C UrancalcariteCa(UO2)3(CO3)(OH)6 · 3H2O
C WyartiteCaU5+(UO2)2(CO3)O4(OH) · 7H2O
OOxygen
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O AragoniteCaCO3
O Asbolane(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
O BaryteBaSO4
O BecquereliteCa(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
O Bijvoetite-(Y)Y8(UO2)16(CO3)16O8(OH)8 · 39H2O
O BillietiteBa(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 4-8H2O
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O CalciteCaCO3
O Chernikovite(H3O)2(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6H2O
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O Calcite (var: Cobaltoan Calcite)(Ca,Co)CO3
O ComblainiteNi4Co2(OH)12[CO3] · 3H2O
O CousiniteMgU2Mo2O11 · 6H2O
O CuprosklodowskiteCu(UO2)2(SiO3OH]2 · 6H2O
O CurienitePb(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
O CuritePb3(UO2)8O8(OH)6 · 3H2O
O CyanotrichiteCu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
O DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
O DewindtiteH2Pb3(UO2)2(PO4)4O4 · 12H2O
O DioptaseCuSiO3 · H2O
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O DumontitePb2(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 3H2O
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O FourmarieritePb(UO2)4O3(OH)4 · 4H2O
O GauthieriteKPb[(UO2)7O5(OH)7]·8H2O
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O GuilleminiteBa(UO2)3(SeO3)2(OH)4 · 3H2O
O Gysinite-(Nd)PbNd(CO3)2(OH) · H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O HeterogeniteCo3+O(OH)
O IanthiniteU4+(UO2)5O7 · 10H2O
O Iriginite(UO2)Mo2O7 · 3H2O
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O KasolitePb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
O KolbeckiteScPO4 · 2H2O
O Lepersonnite-(Gd)Ca(Gd,Dy)2(UO2)24(SiO4)4(CO3)8(OH)24 · 48H2O
O LiebigiteCa2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
O LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O MagnesiteMgCO3
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O MasuyitePb(UO2)3O3(OH)2 · 3H2O
O MetasaléeiteMg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
O Metaschoepite(UO2)8O2(OH)12 · 10H2O
O MetastudtiteUO4 · 2H2O
O MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
O MetavandendriesscheitePbU7O22 · nH2O n < 12
O MolybditeMoO3
O MorenositeNiSO4 · 7H2O
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Népouite(Ni,Mg)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O OursiniteCo(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2O
O PalladinitePdO
O ParaschoepiteUO3 · 2H2O
O ParsonsitePb2(UO2)(PO4)2
O Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
O PhurcaliteCa2(UO2)3(PO4)2O2 · 7H2O
O PiretiteCa(UO2)3(SeO3)2(OH)4 · 4H2O
O ProtasiteBa(UO2)3O3(OH)2 · 3H2O
O PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O QuartzSiO2
O RenarditePb(UO2)4(PO4)2(OH)4•H2O
O Richetite(Fe3+,Mg)Pb 8.6(UO2)36O36(OH)24•41H2O
O RoubaultiteCu2(UO2)3(CO3)2O2(OH)2•4H2O
O Rutherfordine(UO2)CO3
O RutileTiO2
O SaléeiteMg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
O SayritePb2(UO2)5O6(OH)2 · 4H2O
O Schmitterite(UO2)(TeO3)
O Schoepite(UO2)8O2(OH)12 · 12H2O
O SengieriteCu2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 6H2O
O SharpiteCa(UO2)3(CO3)4 · 3H2O
O ShinkolobweitePb1.25[U5+(H2O)2(U6+O2)5O8(OH)2](H2O)5
O SklodowskiteMg(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2O
O Soddyite(UO2)2SiO4 · 2H2O
O SpherocobaltiteCoCO3
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O Studtite[(UO2)(O2)(H2O)2] · H2O
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O Umohoite(UO2)MoO4 · 2H2O
O UrancalcariteCa(UO2)3(CO3)(OH)6 · 3H2O
O UraniniteUO2
O UranocirciteBa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
O UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
O Uranopilite(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
O VandenbrandeiteCu(UO2)(OH)4
O VandendriesscheitePbU7O22 · 12H2O
O VanmeersscheiteU6+(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)6 · 4H2O
O VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
O VolborthiteCu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
O WölsendorfitePb7(UO2)14O19(OH)4 · 12H2O
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
O WyartiteCaU5+(UO2)2(CO3)O4(OH) · 7H2O
O ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
FFluorine
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
MgMagnesium
Mg Asbolane(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg CousiniteMgU2Mo2O11 · 6H2O
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
Mg MetasaléeiteMg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Mg Népouite(Ni,Mg)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg Richetite(Fe3+,Mg)Pb 8.6(UO2)36O36(OH)24•41H2O
Mg SaléeiteMg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Mg SklodowskiteMg(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2O
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al CyanotrichiteCu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
Al VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
SiSilicon
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si CuprosklodowskiteCu(UO2)2(SiO3OH]2 · 6H2O
Si DioptaseCuSiO3 · H2O
Si KasolitePb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
Si Lepersonnite-(Gd)Ca(Gd,Dy)2(UO2)24(SiO4)4(CO3)8(OH)24 · 48H2O
Si LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Népouite(Ni,Mg)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si OursiniteCo(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si SklodowskiteMg(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2O
Si Soddyite(UO2)2SiO4 · 2H2O
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
PPhosphorus
P Chernikovite(H3O)2(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6H2O
P DewindtiteH2Pb3(UO2)2(PO4)4O4 · 12H2O
P DumontitePb2(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 3H2O
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
P KolbeckiteScPO4 · 2H2O
P MetasaléeiteMg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
P MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
P ParsonsitePb2(UO2)(PO4)2
P Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
P PhurcaliteCa2(UO2)3(PO4)2O2 · 7H2O
P PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
P RenarditePb(UO2)4(PO4)2(OH)4•H2O
P SaléeiteMg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
P TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
P UranocirciteBa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
P VanmeersscheiteU6+(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)6 · 4H2O
P VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
SSulfur
S AnhydriteCaSO4
S BaryteBaSO4
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S CarrolliteCu(Co,Ni)2S4
S CattieriteCoS2
S Cattierite-Vaesite SeriesCoS2 - NiS2
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CovelliteCuS
S CyanotrichiteCu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
S DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
S DigeniteCu9S5
S FletcheriteCu(Ni,Co)2S4
S GalenaPbS
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S LinnaeiteCo2+Co23+S4
S MilleriteNiS
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S MorenositeNiSO4 · 7H2O
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S PolydymiteNi2+Ni23+S4
S PyriteFeS2
S SiegeniteCoNi2S4
S Uranopilite(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
S VaesiteNiS2
S ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
ClChlorine
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
KPotassium
K GauthieriteKPb[(UO2)7O5(OH)7]·8H2O
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
K ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
CaCalcium
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca Asbolane(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
Ca BecquereliteCa(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Calcite (var: Cobaltoan Calcite)(Ca,Co)CO3
Ca DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca Lepersonnite-(Gd)Ca(Gd,Dy)2(UO2)24(SiO4)4(CO3)8(OH)24 · 48H2O
Ca LiebigiteCa2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
Ca Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
Ca PhurcaliteCa2(UO2)3(PO4)2O2 · 7H2O
Ca PiretiteCa(UO2)3(SeO3)2(OH)4 · 4H2O
Ca SharpiteCa(UO2)3(CO3)4 · 3H2O
Ca UrancalcariteCa(UO2)3(CO3)(OH)6 · 3H2O
Ca UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Ca WyartiteCaU5+(UO2)2(CO3)O4(OH) · 7H2O
ScScandium
Sc KolbeckiteScPO4 · 2H2O
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
VVanadium
V CurienitePb(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
V SengieriteCu2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 6H2O
V VolborthiteCu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
MnManganese
Mn Asbolane(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Richetite(Fe3+,Mg)Pb 8.6(UO2)36O36(OH)24•41H2O
CoCobalt
Co Asbolane(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
Co CarrolliteCu(Co,Ni)2S4
Co CattieriteCoS2
Co Cattierite-Vaesite SeriesCoS2 - NiS2
Co Calcite (var: Cobaltoan Calcite)(Ca,Co)CO3
Co ComblainiteNi4Co2(OH)12[CO3] · 3H2O
Co FletcheriteCu(Ni,Co)2S4
Co HeterogeniteCo3+O(OH)
Co LinnaeiteCo2+Co23+S4
Co OursiniteCo(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2O
Co Penroseite(Ni,Co,Cu)Se2
Co SiegeniteCoNi2S4
Co SpherocobaltiteCoCO3
Co TrogtaliteCoSe2
NiNickel
Ni Asbolane(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
Ni Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
Ni CarrolliteCu(Co,Ni)2S4
Ni Cattierite-Vaesite SeriesCoS2 - NiS2
Ni ComblainiteNi4Co2(OH)12[CO3] · 3H2O
Ni FletcheriteCu(Ni,Co)2S4
Ni MeloniteNiTe2
Ni MilleriteNiS
Ni MorenositeNiSO4 · 7H2O
Ni Népouite(Ni,Mg)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Ni Penroseite(Ni,Co,Cu)Se2
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Ni PolydymiteNi2+Ni23+S4
Ni SiegeniteCoNi2S4
Ni VaesiteNiS2
CuCopper
Cu BerzelianiteCu2Se
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu CarrolliteCu(Co,Ni)2S4
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu CopperCu
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu CuprosklodowskiteCu(UO2)2(SiO3OH]2 · 6H2O
Cu CyanotrichiteCu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Cu DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Cu DigeniteCu9S5
Cu DioptaseCuSiO3 · H2O
Cu FletcheriteCu(Ni,Co)2S4
Cu KlockmanniteCuSe
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Cu PalladinitePdO
Cu Penroseite(Ni,Co,Cu)Se2
Cu PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Cu RoubaultiteCu2(UO2)3(CO3)2O2(OH)2•4H2O
Cu SengieriteCu2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 6H2O
Cu TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Cu UmangiteCu3Se2
Cu VandenbrandeiteCu(UO2)(OH)4
Cu VolborthiteCu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
ZnZinc
Zn StilleiteZnSe
SeSelenium
Se BerzelianiteCu2Se
Se ClausthalitePbSe
Se GuilleminiteBa(UO2)3(SeO3)2(OH)4 · 3H2O
Se KlockmanniteCuSe
Se Penroseite(Ni,Co,Cu)Se2
Se PiretiteCa(UO2)3(SeO3)2(OH)4 · 4H2O
Se StilleiteZnSe
Se TrogtaliteCoSe2
Se UmangiteCu3Se2
YYttrium
Y Bijvoetite-(Y)Y8(UO2)16(CO3)16O8(OH)8 · 39H2O
MoMolybdenum
Mo CousiniteMgU2Mo2O11 · 6H2O
Mo Iriginite(UO2)Mo2O7 · 3H2O
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
Mo MolybditeMoO3
Mo Umohoite(UO2)MoO4 · 2H2O
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
PdPalladium
Pd KotulskitePd(Te,Bi)
Pd Merenskyite(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Pd PalladinitePdO
Pd Palladium(Pd,Pt)
TeTellurium
Te KotulskitePd(Te,Bi)
Te MeloniteNiTe2
Te Merenskyite(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Te Schmitterite(UO2)(TeO3)
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
Ba BillietiteBa(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 4-8H2O
Ba GuilleminiteBa(UO2)3(SeO3)2(OH)4 · 3H2O
Ba ProtasiteBa(UO2)3O3(OH)2 · 3H2O
Ba UranocirciteBa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
NdNeodymium
Nd Gysinite-(Nd)PbNd(CO3)2(OH) · H2O
GdGadolinium
Gd Lepersonnite-(Gd)Ca(Gd,Dy)2(UO2)24(SiO4)4(CO3)8(OH)24 · 48H2O
DyDysprosium
Dy Lepersonnite-(Gd)Ca(Gd,Dy)2(UO2)24(SiO4)4(CO3)8(OH)24 · 48H2O
PtPlatinum
Pt PlatinumPt
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb ClausthalitePbSe
Pb CurienitePb(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
Pb CuritePb3(UO2)8O8(OH)6 · 3H2O
Pb DewindtiteH2Pb3(UO2)2(PO4)4O4 · 12H2O
Pb DumontitePb2(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 3H2O
Pb FourmarieritePb(UO2)4O3(OH)4 · 4H2O
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb GauthieriteKPb[(UO2)7O5(OH)7]·8H2O
Pb Gysinite-(Nd)PbNd(CO3)2(OH) · H2O
Pb KasolitePb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
Pb MasuyitePb(UO2)3O3(OH)2 · 3H2O
Pb MetavandendriesscheitePbU7O22 · nH2O n < 12
Pb ParsonsitePb2(UO2)(PO4)2
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Pb RenarditePb(UO2)4(PO4)2(OH)4•H2O
Pb Richetite(Fe3+,Mg)Pb 8.6(UO2)36O36(OH)24•41H2O
Pb SayritePb2(UO2)5O6(OH)2 · 4H2O
Pb ShinkolobweitePb1.25[U5+(H2O)2(U6+O2)5O8(OH)2](H2O)5
Pb VandendriesscheitePbU7O22 · 12H2O
Pb WölsendorfitePb7(UO2)14O19(OH)4 · 12H2O
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)
BiBismuth
Bi KotulskitePd(Te,Bi)
UUranium
U BecquereliteCa(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
U Bijvoetite-(Y)Y8(UO2)16(CO3)16O8(OH)8 · 39H2O
U BillietiteBa(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 4-8H2O
U Chernikovite(H3O)2(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6H2O
U CousiniteMgU2Mo2O11 · 6H2O
U CuprosklodowskiteCu(UO2)2(SiO3OH]2 · 6H2O
U CurienitePb(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
U CuritePb3(UO2)8O8(OH)6 · 3H2O
U DewindtiteH2Pb3(UO2)2(PO4)4O4 · 12H2O
U DumontitePb2(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 3H2O
U FourmarieritePb(UO2)4O3(OH)4 · 4H2O
U GauthieriteKPb[(UO2)7O5(OH)7]·8H2O
U GuilleminiteBa(UO2)3(SeO3)2(OH)4 · 3H2O
U IanthiniteU4+(UO2)5O7 · 10H2O
U Iriginite(UO2)Mo2O7 · 3H2O
U KasolitePb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
U Lepersonnite-(Gd)Ca(Gd,Dy)2(UO2)24(SiO4)4(CO3)8(OH)24 · 48H2O
U LiebigiteCa2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
U MasuyitePb(UO2)3O3(OH)2 · 3H2O
U MetasaléeiteMg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
U Metaschoepite(UO2)8O2(OH)12 · 10H2O
U MetastudtiteUO4 · 2H2O
U MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
U MetavandendriesscheitePbU7O22 · nH2O n < 12
U OursiniteCo(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2O
U ParaschoepiteUO3 · 2H2O
U ParsonsitePb2(UO2)(PO4)2
U Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
U PhurcaliteCa2(UO2)3(PO4)2O2 · 7H2O
U PiretiteCa(UO2)3(SeO3)2(OH)4 · 4H2O
U ProtasiteBa(UO2)3O3(OH)2 · 3H2O
U RenarditePb(UO2)4(PO4)2(OH)4•H2O
U Richetite(Fe3+,Mg)Pb 8.6(UO2)36O36(OH)24•41H2O
U RoubaultiteCu2(UO2)3(CO3)2O2(OH)2•4H2O
U Rutherfordine(UO2)CO3
U SaléeiteMg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
U SayritePb2(UO2)5O6(OH)2 · 4H2O
U Schmitterite(UO2)(TeO3)
U Schoepite(UO2)8O2(OH)12 · 12H2O
U SengieriteCu2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 6H2O
U SharpiteCa(UO2)3(CO3)4 · 3H2O
U ShinkolobweitePb1.25[U5+(H2O)2(U6+O2)5O8(OH)2](H2O)5
U SklodowskiteMg(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2O
U Soddyite(UO2)2SiO4 · 2H2O
U Studtite[(UO2)(O2)(H2O)2] · H2O
U TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
U Umohoite(UO2)MoO4 · 2H2O
U UrancalcariteCa(UO2)3(CO3)(OH)6 · 3H2O
U UraniniteUO2
U UranocirciteBa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
U UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
U Uranopilite(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
U VandenbrandeiteCu(UO2)(OH)4
U VandendriesscheitePbU7O22 · 12H2O
U VanmeersscheiteU6+(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)6 · 4H2O
U WölsendorfitePb7(UO2)14O19(OH)4 · 12H2O
U WyartiteCaU5+(UO2)2(CO3)O4(OH) · 7H2O
U ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O

Geochronology

Mineralization age: Phanerozoic : 480 ± 3 Ma to 65 ± 1 Ma

Important note: This table is based only on rock and mineral ages recorded below and is not necessarily a complete representation of the geochronology, but does give an indication of possible mineralization events relevant to this locality. As more age information is added this table may expand in the future. A break in the table simply indicates a lack of data entered here, not necessarily a break in the geologic sequence. Grey background entries are from different, related, localities.

Geologic TimeRocks, Minerals and Events
Phanerozoic
 Cenozoic
  Paleogene
   Paleocene
ⓘ Uraninite (youngest age)65 ± 1 Ma
    
  
 Paleozoic
  Ordovician
   Early Ordovician
ⓘ Uraninite (oldest age)480 ± 3 Ma

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Neoproterozoic - Ectasian
541 - 1400 Ma



ID: 3184595
Mesoproterozoic-Neoproterozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Proterozoic (541 - 1400 Ma)

Comments: Katangan - Lufilian Arc

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Ediacaran
541 - 635 Ma



ID: 3309816

Age: Ediacaran (541 - 635 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary

Reference: Thiéblemont, D. (ed.). New edition of the 1:10,000,000 geological map of Africa. CGMW-BRGM. [190]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Schoep, A. (1922) Sur la dewindtite, nouveau minéral radioactif. Comptes rendus de l'Académie des sciences de Paris, 174, 623-625.
Schoep, A. (1922) La soddite, nouveau minéral radioactif. Comptes rendus de l'Académie des Sciences de la terres et des planètes, 174, 1066-1067 (soddyite, as soddite).
Schoep, A. (1923) Sur la parsonsite, nouveau minéral radioactif. Comptes rendus de l'Académie des Sciences, Paris, 176, 171-173.
Walker, T.L. (1923) Schoepite, a new uranium mineral from Kasolo, Belgian Congo. American Mineralogist, 8, 67-69.
Schoep, A. (1924) La sklodowskite, nouveau minéral radioactif. Comptes rendus de l'Académie des sciences de Paris, 179, 413.
Schoep, A. (1924) La dumontite, nouveau minéral radioactif. Comptes rendus de l'Académie des sciences de Paris, 179, 693.
Schoep, A. (1928) La renardite, nouveau minéral uranifère. Bulletin de la Société française de Minéralogie, 51, 247-252.
Thoreau, J. and Vaes, J.-F. (1932) La saléeite, nouveau minéral uranifère. Bulletin de la société belge de géologie, paléontologie et hydrologie, 42, 96-100.
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Schoep, A. and Stradiot, S. (1947) Paraschoepite and epiianthinite, two new uranium minerals from Shinkolobwe (Belgian Congo). American Mineralogist, 32, 344-350.
Frondel, C. (1950) Studies of uranium minerals (I): Parsonsite and randite. American Mineralogist, 35, 245-250.
Ramdohr, P. (1956) Stilleit, ein neues Mineral, natürliches Zinkselenid, von Shinkolobwe. Geotektonisches Symposium zu Ehren von Hans Stille: 481–483 (in German).
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