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Strange Lake complex (Lac Brisson complex), Québec & Newfoundland and Labrador, Canadai
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Strange Lake complex (Lac Brisson complex)Complex
Québec & Newfoundland and Labrador- not defined -
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 56° 19' 59'' North , 64° 10' 0'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 56.33333,-64.16667
GeoHash:G#: fd427z5m2
Locality type:Complex
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate
Other/historical names associated with this locality: Lac Brisson Complex (Strange Lake Complex), Nunavik, Nord-du-Québec, Québec, Canada


Peralkaline complex with magmatic rare-element (NYF) pegmatite-aplite lenses hosting Zr, Y, Nb, Be and REE mineralizations.
This complex straddles the Québec-Newfoundland and Labrador border, some 150 km West of Nain and 250km NE of Schefferville.




This complex straddles the Québec/Newfoundland and Labrador border.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


49 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aegirine
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Aenigmatite
Formula: Na4[Fe2+10Ti2]O4[Si12O36]
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Allanite-(Ce)
Formula: {CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Arfvedsonite
Formula: [Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Armstrongite
Formula: CaZr[Si6O15] · 3H2O
Astrophyllite
Formula: K2NaFe2+7Ti2Si8O28(OH)4F
Bafertisite
Formula: Ba2Fe2+4Ti2(Si2O7)2O2(OH)2F2
Bastnäsite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(CO3)F
Calciocatapleiite
Formula: CaZr(Si3O9) · 2H2O
Calciohilairite
Formula: CaZr[SiO3]3 · 3H2O
Catapleiite
Formula: Na2Zr(Si3O9) · 2H2O
Dalyite
Formula: K2ZrSi6O15
Elpidite
Formula: Na2ZrSi6O15 · 3H2O
Elpidite var: Calcian Elpidite
Formula: (Na,Ca)2ZrSi6O15 · 3H2O
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Eudialyte
Formula: Na15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Fluocerite-(Ce)
Formula: (Ce,La)F3
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Gadolinite-(Y)
Formula: Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
Gagarinite-(Ce) (TL)
Formula: Na(REExCa1-x)(REEyCa1-y)F6
Type Locality:
Gagarinite-(Y)
Formula: NaCaYF6
Galena
Formula: PbS
Gerenite-(Y) (TL)
Formula: (Ca,Na)2(Y,REE)3Si6O18 · 2H2O
Type Locality:
Gittinsite
Formula: CaZrSi2O7
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Hilairite
Formula: Na2Zr[SiO3]3 · 3H2O
Hingganite-(Ce)
Formula: (Ce,REE)2(□,Fe2+)Be2[SiO4]2(OH)2
Hingganite-(Y)
Formula: (Y,REE,Ca)2(□,Fe2+)Be2[SiO4]2(OH)2
Hiortdahlite
Formula: (Na,Ca)2Ca4Zr(Mn,Ti,Fe)(Si2O7)2(F,O)4
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Kainosite-(Y)
Formula: Ca2(Y,Ce)2(Si4O12)(CO3) · H2O
Keiviite-(Y)
Formula: Y2Si2O7
'K Feldspar'
Leifite
Formula: (Na,H2O)Na6[Be2Al2(Al,Si)Si15O39]F2
Milarite
Formula: K2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Minasgeraisite-(Y)
Formula: BiCa(Y,Ln)2(□,Mn)2(Be,B,Si)4Si4O16 [(OH),O]4
Monazite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(PO4)
Mosandrite-(Ce)
Formula: (Ca3REE)[(H2O)2Ca0.50.5]Ti(Si2O7)2(OH)2(H2O)2
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Narsarsukite
Formula: Na4(Ti,Fe)2[Si8O20](O,OH,F)2
Parisite-(Ce)
Formula: CaCe2(CO3)3F2
Polylithionite
Formula: KLi2Al(Si4O10)(F,OH)2
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
'Pyrochlore Group'
Formula: A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Riebeckite
Formula: ⃞[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH)2
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Thorite
Formula: Th(SiO4)
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Vlasovite
Formula: Na2ZrSi4O11
Willemite
Formula: Zn2SiO4
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluocerite-(Ce)3.AC.15(Ce,La)F3
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Gagarinite-(Ce) (TL)3.AB.35Na(REExCa1-x)(REEyCa1-y)F6
Gagarinite-(Y) ?3.AB.35NaCaYF6
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
'Pyrochlore Group'4.00.A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Bastnäsite-(Ce)5.BD.20aCe(CO3)F
Parisite-(Ce)5.BD.20bCaCe2(CO3)3F2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Monazite-(Ce)8.AD.50Ce(PO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Aegirine9.DA.25NaFe3+Si2O6
Aenigmatite9.DH.40Na4[Fe2+10Ti2]O4[Si12O36]
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Allanite-(Ce)9.BG.05b{CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Arfvedsonite9.DE.25[Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Armstrongite9.EA.35CaZr[Si6O15] · 3H2O
Astrophyllite9.DC.05K2NaFe2+7Ti2Si8O28(OH)4F
Bafertisite9.BE.55Ba2Fe2+4Ti2(Si2O7)2O2(OH)2F2
Calciocatapleiite9.CA.15CaZr(Si3O9) · 2H2O
Calciohilairite9.DM.10CaZr[SiO3]3 · 3H2O
Catapleiite9.CA.15Na2Zr(Si3O9) · 2H2O
Dalyite9.EA.25K2ZrSi6O15
Elpidite9.DG.65Na2ZrSi6O15 · 3H2O
var: Calcian Elpidite9.DG.65(Na,Ca)2ZrSi6O15 · 3H2O
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Eudialyte9.CO.10Na15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Gadolinite-(Y)9.AJ.20Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
Gerenite-(Y) (TL)9.CJ.45(Ca,Na)2(Y,REE)3Si6O18 · 2H2O
Gittinsite9.BC.05CaZrSi2O7
Hilairite9.DM.10Na2Zr[SiO3]3 · 3H2O
Hingganite-(Ce)9.AJ.20(Ce,REE)2(□,Fe2+)Be2[SiO4]2(OH)2
Hingganite-(Y)9.AJ.20(Y,REE,Ca)2(□,Fe2+)Be2[SiO4]2(OH)2
Hiortdahlite9.BE.17(Na,Ca)2Ca4Zr(Mn,Ti,Fe)(Si2O7)2(F,O)4
Kainosite-(Y)9.CF.10Ca2(Y,Ce)2(Si4O12)(CO3) · H2O
Keiviite-(Y)9.BC.05Y2Si2O7
Leifite9.EH.25(Na,H2O)Na6[Be2Al2(Al,Si)Si15O39]F2
Milarite9.CM.05K2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Minasgeraisite-(Y)9.AJ.20BiCa(Y,Ln)2(□,Mn)2(Be,B,Si)4Si4O16 [(OH),O]4
Mosandrite-(Ce)9.BE.20(Ca3REE)[(H2O)2Ca0.50.5]Ti(Si2O7)2(OH)2(H2O)2
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Narsarsukite9.DJ.05Na4(Ti,Fe)2[Si8O20](O,OH,F)2
Polylithionite9.EC.20KLi2Al(Si4O10)(F,OH)2
Prehnite9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Riebeckite9.DE.25⃞[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH)2
Thorite9.AD.30Th(SiO4)
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Vlasovite9.DM.25Na2ZrSi4O11
Willemite9.AA.05Zn2SiO4
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'K Feldspar'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
A2B2O6(O,OH,F)
'Pyrochlore Group'8.2.1.1A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
AX3
Fluocerite-(Ce)9.3.4.1(Ce,La)F3
Group 11 - HALIDE COMPLEXES
AmBX6
Gagarinite-(Ce) (TL)11.5.6.2Na(REExCa1-x)(REEyCa1-y)F6
Gagarinite-(Y) ?11.5.6.1NaCaYF6
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Bastnäsite-(Ce)16a.1.1.1Ce(CO3)F
Parisite-(Ce)16a.1.5.1CaCe2(CO3)3F2
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
AXO4
Monazite-(Ce)38.4.3.1Ce(PO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [4] coordination
Willemite51.1.1.2Zn2SiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Thorite51.5.2.3Th(SiO4)
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 54 - NESOSILICATES Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates
Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates with B in [4] coordination
Gadolinite-(Y)54.2.1b.3Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
Hingganite-(Ce)54.2.1a.2(Ce,REE)2(□,Fe2+)Be2[SiO4]2(OH)2
Hingganite-(Y)54.2.1a.3(Y,REE,Ca)2(□,Fe2+)Be2[SiO4]2(OH)2
Minasgeraisite-(Y)54.2.1b.6BiCa(Y,Ln)2(□,Mn)2(Be,B,Si)4Si4O16 [(OH),O]4
Group 55 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups,Generally with no Additional Anions
Si2O7 Groups, Generally with no Additional Anions with cations in [6] coordination
Gittinsite55.2.1a.1CaZrSi2O7
Keiviite-(Y)55.2.1a.2Y2Si2O7
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
Bafertisite56.2.6b.1Ba2Fe2+4Ti2(Si2O7)2O2(OH)2F2
Hiortdahlite56.2.4.7(Na,Ca)2Ca4Zr(Mn,Ti,Fe)(Si2O7)2(F,O)4
Mosandrite-(Ce)56.2.5.1(Ca3REE)[(H2O)2Ca0.50.5]Ti(Si2O7)2(OH)2(H2O)2
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)
Allanite-(Ce)58.2.1a.1{CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 59 - CYCLOSILICATES Three-Membered Rings
Three-Membered Rings, hydrated
Calciocatapleiite59.2.2.2CaZr(Si3O9) · 2H2O
Calciohilairite59.2.3.2CaZr[SiO3]3 · 3H2O
Catapleiite59.2.2.1Na2Zr(Si3O9) · 2H2O
Hilairite59.2.3.1Na2Zr[SiO3]3 · 3H2O
Group 60 - CYCLOSILICATES Four-Membered Rings
Four-Membered Rings with other anion groups
Kainosite-(Y)60.2.1.1Ca2(Y,Ce)2(Si4O12)(CO3) · H2O
Group 63 - CYCLOSILICATES Condensed Rings
Condensed Rings (Milarite - Osumilite group)
Milarite63.2.1a.12K2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Group 64 - CYCLOSILICATES Rings with Other Anions and Insular Silicate Groups
Rings with Other Anions and Insular Silicate Groups with mixed ring types
Eudialyte64.1.1.1Na15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Aegirine65.1.3c.2NaFe3+Si2O6
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Ca subgroup
Vlasovite66.2.2.1Na2ZrSi4O11
Group 69 - INOSILICATES Chains with Side Branches or Loops
Chains with Side Branches or Loops with (P=2, and N=4, 2 branches)
Astrophyllite69.1.1.1K2NaFe2+7Ti2Si8O28(OH)4F
Chains with Side Branches or Loops with P>2
Aenigmatite69.2.1a.1Na4[Fe2+10Ti2]O4[Si12O36]
Group 70 - INOSILICATES Column or Tube Structures
Column or Tube Structures with columnar silicate units
Narsarsukite70.1.2.1Na4(Ti,Fe)2[Si8O20](O,OH,F)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Polylithionite71.2.2b.8KLi2Al(Si4O10)(F,OH)2
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
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 4-, 6-, and 8-membered rings
Dalyite72.2.1.1K2ZrSi6O15
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with corrugated and complex layers
Armstrongite72.5.4.1CaZr[Si6O15] · 3H2O
Elpidite72.5.4.2Na2ZrSi6O15 · 3H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Group 78 - Unclassified Silicates
Leifite78.7.10.1(Na,H2O)Na6[Be2Al2(Al,Si)Si15O39]F2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Arfvedsonite-[Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Elpidite
var: Calcian Elpidite
-(Na,Ca)2ZrSi6O15 · 3H2O
Gerenite-(Y) (TL)-(Ca,Na)2(Y,REE)3Si6O18 · 2H2O
'K Feldspar'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Riebeckite-⃞[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Gerenite-(Y)(Ca,Na)2(Y,REE)3Si6O18 · 2H2O
H Leifite(Na,H2O)Na6[Be2Al2(Al,Si)Si15O39]F2
H Kainosite-(Y)Ca2(Y,Ce)2(Si4O12)(CO3) · H2O
H Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
H AstrophylliteK2NaFe72+Ti2Si8O28(OH)4F
H NarsarsukiteNa4(Ti,Fe)2[Si8O20](O,OH,F)2
H Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
H Riebeckite⃞[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
H ArmstrongiteCaZr[Si6O15] · 3H2O
H Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H BafertisiteBa2Fe42+Ti2(Si2O7)2O2(OH)2F2
H CalciohilairiteCaZr[SiO3]3 · 3H2O
H CalciocatapleiiteCaZr(Si3O9) · 2H2O
H CatapleiiteNa2Zr(Si3O9) · 2H2O
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
H HilairiteNa2Zr[SiO3]3 · 3H2O
H MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
H Mosandrite-(Ce)(Ca3REE)[(H2O)2Ca0.50.5]Ti(Si2O7)2(OH)2(H2O)2
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H ElpiditeNa2ZrSi6O15 · 3H2O
H Elpidite (var: Calcian Elpidite)(Na,Ca)2ZrSi6O15 · 3H2O
H Minasgeraisite-(Y)BiCa(Y,Ln)2(□,Mn)2(Be,B,Si)4Si4O16 [(OH),O]4
H Hingganite-(Y)(Y,REE,Ca)2(□,Fe2+)Be2[SiO4]2(OH)2
H Hingganite-(Ce)(Ce,REE)2(□,Fe2+)Be2[SiO4]2(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
LiLithium
Li PolylithioniteKLi2Al(Si4O10)(F,OH)2
BeBeryllium
Be Leifite(Na,H2O)Na6[Be2Al2(Al,Si)Si15O39]F2
Be Gadolinite-(Y)Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
Be MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Be Minasgeraisite-(Y)BiCa(Y,Ln)2(□,Mn)2(Be,B,Si)4Si4O16 [(OH),O]4
Be Hingganite-(Y)(Y,REE,Ca)2(□,Fe2+)Be2[SiO4]2(OH)2
Be Hingganite-(Ce)(Ce,REE)2(□,Fe2+)Be2[SiO4]2(OH)2
BBoron
B Minasgeraisite-(Y)BiCa(Y,Ln)2(□,Mn)2(Be,B,Si)4Si4O16 [(OH),O]4
CCarbon
C Kainosite-(Y)Ca2(Y,Ce)2(Si4O12)(CO3) · H2O
C Bastnäsite-(Ce)Ce(CO3)F
C Parisite-(Ce)CaCe2(CO3)3F2
OOxygen
O Gerenite-(Y)(Ca,Na)2(Y,REE)3Si6O18 · 2H2O
O Leifite(Na,H2O)Na6[Be2Al2(Al,Si)Si15O39]F2
O GittinsiteCaZrSi2O7
O Kainosite-(Y)Ca2(Y,Ce)2(Si4O12)(CO3) · H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O HematiteFe2O3
O AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
O AenigmatiteNa4[Fe102+Ti2]O4[Si12O36]
O Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
O AstrophylliteK2NaFe72+Ti2Si8O28(OH)4F
O NarsarsukiteNa4(Ti,Fe)2[Si8O20](O,OH,F)2
O Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
O Riebeckite⃞[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
O ThoriteTh(SiO4)
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O ArmstrongiteCaZr[Si6O15] · 3H2O
O Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O BafertisiteBa2Fe42+Ti2(Si2O7)2O2(OH)2F2
O Bastnäsite-(Ce)Ce(CO3)F
O CalciohilairiteCaZr[SiO3]3 · 3H2O
O CalciocatapleiiteCaZr(Si3O9) · 2H2O
O CatapleiiteNa2Zr(Si3O9) · 2H2O
O DalyiteK2ZrSi6O15
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
O Gadolinite-(Y)Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
O HilairiteNa2Zr[SiO3]3 · 3H2O
O Hiortdahlite(Na,Ca)2Ca4Zr(Mn,Ti,Fe)(Si2O7)2(F,O)4
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
O Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
O Mosandrite-(Ce)(Ca3REE)[(H2O)2Ca0.50.5]Ti(Si2O7)2(OH)2(H2O)2
O PolylithioniteKLi2Al(Si4O10)(F,OH)2
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O VlasoviteNa2ZrSi4O11
O WillemiteZn2SiO4
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O ElpiditeNa2ZrSi6O15 · 3H2O
O Elpidite (var: Calcian Elpidite)(Na,Ca)2ZrSi6O15 · 3H2O
O Parisite-(Ce)CaCe2(CO3)3F2
O Keiviite-(Y)Y2Si2O7
O Minasgeraisite-(Y)BiCa(Y,Ln)2(□,Mn)2(Be,B,Si)4Si4O16 [(OH),O]4
O Hingganite-(Y)(Y,REE,Ca)2(□,Fe2+)Be2[SiO4]2(OH)2
O Hingganite-(Ce)(Ce,REE)2(□,Fe2+)Be2[SiO4]2(OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
FFluorine
F Gagarinite-(Ce)Na(REExCa1-x)(REEyCa1-y)F6
F Leifite(Na,H2O)Na6[Be2Al2(Al,Si)Si15O39]F2
F AstrophylliteK2NaFe72+Ti2Si8O28(OH)4F
F FluoriteCaF2
F NarsarsukiteNa4(Ti,Fe)2[Si8O20](O,OH,F)2
F BafertisiteBa2Fe42+Ti2(Si2O7)2O2(OH)2F2
F Bastnäsite-(Ce)Ce(CO3)F
F Hiortdahlite(Na,Ca)2Ca4Zr(Mn,Ti,Fe)(Si2O7)2(F,O)4
F PolylithioniteKLi2Al(Si4O10)(F,OH)2
F Fluocerite-(Ce)(Ce,La)F3
F Parisite-(Ce)CaCe2(CO3)3F2
F Gagarinite-(Y)NaCaYF6
NaSodium
Na Gerenite-(Y)(Ca,Na)2(Y,REE)3Si6O18 · 2H2O
Na Gagarinite-(Ce)Na(REExCa1-x)(REEyCa1-y)F6
Na Leifite(Na,H2O)Na6[Be2Al2(Al,Si)Si15O39]F2
Na AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Na AenigmatiteNa4[Fe102+Ti2]O4[Si12O36]
Na Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Na AstrophylliteK2NaFe72+Ti2Si8O28(OH)4F
Na NarsarsukiteNa4(Ti,Fe)2[Si8O20](O,OH,F)2
Na Riebeckite⃞[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
Na CatapleiiteNa2Zr(Si3O9) · 2H2O
Na EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Na HilairiteNa2Zr[SiO3]3 · 3H2O
Na Hiortdahlite(Na,Ca)2Ca4Zr(Mn,Ti,Fe)(Si2O7)2(F,O)4
Na VlasoviteNa2ZrSi4O11
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na ElpiditeNa2ZrSi6O15 · 3H2O
Na Elpidite (var: Calcian Elpidite)(Na,Ca)2ZrSi6O15 · 3H2O
Na Gagarinite-(Y)NaCaYF6
AlAluminium
Al Leifite(Na,H2O)Na6[Be2Al2(Al,Si)Si15O39]F2
Al Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Al PolylithioniteKLi2Al(Si4O10)(F,OH)2
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Gerenite-(Y)(Ca,Na)2(Y,REE)3Si6O18 · 2H2O
Si Leifite(Na,H2O)Na6[Be2Al2(Al,Si)Si15O39]F2
Si GittinsiteCaZrSi2O7
Si Kainosite-(Y)Ca2(Y,Ce)2(Si4O12)(CO3) · H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Si AenigmatiteNa4[Fe102+Ti2]O4[Si12O36]
Si Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Si AstrophylliteK2NaFe72+Ti2Si8O28(OH)4F
Si NarsarsukiteNa4(Ti,Fe)2[Si8O20](O,OH,F)2
Si Riebeckite⃞[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
Si ThoriteTh(SiO4)
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si ArmstrongiteCaZr[Si6O15] · 3H2O
Si Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si BafertisiteBa2Fe42+Ti2(Si2O7)2O2(OH)2F2
Si CalciohilairiteCaZr[SiO3]3 · 3H2O
Si CalciocatapleiiteCaZr(Si3O9) · 2H2O
Si CatapleiiteNa2Zr(Si3O9) · 2H2O
Si DalyiteK2ZrSi6O15
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Si Gadolinite-(Y)Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
Si HilairiteNa2Zr[SiO3]3 · 3H2O
Si Hiortdahlite(Na,Ca)2Ca4Zr(Mn,Ti,Fe)(Si2O7)2(F,O)4
Si MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Si Mosandrite-(Ce)(Ca3REE)[(H2O)2Ca0.50.5]Ti(Si2O7)2(OH)2(H2O)2
Si PolylithioniteKLi2Al(Si4O10)(F,OH)2
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si VlasoviteNa2ZrSi4O11
Si WillemiteZn2SiO4
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si ElpiditeNa2ZrSi6O15 · 3H2O
Si Elpidite (var: Calcian Elpidite)(Na,Ca)2ZrSi6O15 · 3H2O
Si Keiviite-(Y)Y2Si2O7
Si Minasgeraisite-(Y)BiCa(Y,Ln)2(□,Mn)2(Be,B,Si)4Si4O16 [(OH),O]4
Si Hingganite-(Y)(Y,REE,Ca)2(□,Fe2+)Be2[SiO4]2(OH)2
Si Hingganite-(Ce)(Ce,REE)2(□,Fe2+)Be2[SiO4]2(OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
ClChlorine
Cl EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
KPotassium
K AstrophylliteK2NaFe72+Ti2Si8O28(OH)4F
K DalyiteK2ZrSi6O15
K MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
K PolylithioniteKLi2Al(Si4O10)(F,OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Gerenite-(Y)(Ca,Na)2(Y,REE)3Si6O18 · 2H2O
Ca Gagarinite-(Ce)Na(REExCa1-x)(REEyCa1-y)F6
Ca GittinsiteCaZrSi2O7
Ca Kainosite-(Y)Ca2(Y,Ce)2(Si4O12)(CO3) · H2O
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca ArmstrongiteCaZr[Si6O15] · 3H2O
Ca Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca CalciohilairiteCaZr[SiO3]3 · 3H2O
Ca CalciocatapleiiteCaZr(Si3O9) · 2H2O
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Ca Hiortdahlite(Na,Ca)2Ca4Zr(Mn,Ti,Fe)(Si2O7)2(F,O)4
Ca MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Ca Mosandrite-(Ce)(Ca3REE)[(H2O)2Ca0.50.5]Ti(Si2O7)2(OH)2(H2O)2
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca Elpidite (var: Calcian Elpidite)(Na,Ca)2ZrSi6O15 · 3H2O
Ca Parisite-(Ce)CaCe2(CO3)3F2
Ca Minasgeraisite-(Y)BiCa(Y,Ln)2(□,Mn)2(Be,B,Si)4Si4O16 [(OH),O]4
Ca Hingganite-(Y)(Y,REE,Ca)2(□,Fe2+)Be2[SiO4]2(OH)2
Ca Gagarinite-(Y)NaCaYF6
TiTitanium
Ti AenigmatiteNa4[Fe102+Ti2]O4[Si12O36]
Ti AstrophylliteK2NaFe72+Ti2Si8O28(OH)4F
Ti NarsarsukiteNa4(Ti,Fe)2[Si8O20](O,OH,F)2
Ti BafertisiteBa2Fe42+Ti2(Si2O7)2O2(OH)2F2
Ti Hiortdahlite(Na,Ca)2Ca4Zr(Mn,Ti,Fe)(Si2O7)2(F,O)4
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti Mosandrite-(Ce)(Ca3REE)[(H2O)2Ca0.50.5]Ti(Si2O7)2(OH)2(H2O)2
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
MnManganese
Mn EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Mn Hiortdahlite(Na,Ca)2Ca4Zr(Mn,Ti,Fe)(Si2O7)2(F,O)4
Mn Minasgeraisite-(Y)BiCa(Y,Ln)2(□,Mn)2(Be,B,Si)4Si4O16 [(OH),O]4
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Fe AenigmatiteNa4[Fe102+Ti2]O4[Si12O36]
Fe Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Fe AstrophylliteK2NaFe72+Ti2Si8O28(OH)4F
Fe NarsarsukiteNa4(Ti,Fe)2[Si8O20](O,OH,F)2
Fe Riebeckite⃞[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
Fe Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe BafertisiteBa2Fe42+Ti2(Si2O7)2O2(OH)2F2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Fe Gadolinite-(Y)Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
Fe Hiortdahlite(Na,Ca)2Ca4Zr(Mn,Ti,Fe)(Si2O7)2(F,O)4
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe Hingganite-(Y)(Y,REE,Ca)2(□,Fe2+)Be2[SiO4]2(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn WillemiteZn2SiO4
YYttrium
Y Gerenite-(Y)(Ca,Na)2(Y,REE)3Si6O18 · 2H2O
Y Kainosite-(Y)Ca2(Y,Ce)2(Si4O12)(CO3) · H2O
Y Gadolinite-(Y)Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
Y Keiviite-(Y)Y2Si2O7
Y Minasgeraisite-(Y)BiCa(Y,Ln)2(□,Mn)2(Be,B,Si)4Si4O16 [(OH),O]4
Y Hingganite-(Y)(Y,REE,Ca)2(□,Fe2+)Be2[SiO4]2(OH)2
Y Gagarinite-(Y)NaCaYF6
ZrZirconium
Zr GittinsiteCaZrSi2O7
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
Zr ArmstrongiteCaZr[Si6O15] · 3H2O
Zr CalciohilairiteCaZr[SiO3]3 · 3H2O
Zr CalciocatapleiiteCaZr(Si3O9) · 2H2O
Zr CatapleiiteNa2Zr(Si3O9) · 2H2O
Zr DalyiteK2ZrSi6O15
Zr EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Zr HilairiteNa2Zr[SiO3]3 · 3H2O
Zr Hiortdahlite(Na,Ca)2Ca4Zr(Mn,Ti,Fe)(Si2O7)2(F,O)4
Zr VlasoviteNa2ZrSi4O11
Zr ElpiditeNa2ZrSi6O15 · 3H2O
Zr Elpidite (var: Calcian Elpidite)(Na,Ca)2ZrSi6O15 · 3H2O
NbNiobium
Nb Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
BaBarium
Ba BafertisiteBa2Fe42+Ti2(Si2O7)2O2(OH)2F2
CeCerium
Ce Gagarinite-(Ce)Na(REExCa1-x)(REEyCa1-y)F6
Ce Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ce Bastnäsite-(Ce)Ce(CO3)F
Ce Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
Ce Fluocerite-(Ce)(Ce,La)F3
Ce Parisite-(Ce)CaCe2(CO3)3F2
Ce Hingganite-(Ce)(Ce,REE)2(□,Fe2+)Be2[SiO4]2(OH)2
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
BiBismuth
Bi Minasgeraisite-(Y)BiCa(Y,Ln)2(□,Mn)2(Be,B,Si)4Si4O16 [(OH),O]4
ThThorium
Th ThoriteTh(SiO4)

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