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Luobusha ophiolite ("Luobusa ophiolite"), Qusum Co. (Qusong Co.), Shannan Prefecture (Lhokha Prefecture; Lhoka Prefecture), Tibet Autonomous Region, China

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Name(s) in local language(s):罗布莎蛇绿岩, 曲松县 (ཆུ་གསུམ་རྫོང་), 山南地区 (ལྷོ་ཁ་ས་ཁུལ་), 西藏自治区, 中国
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 28° North , 92° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~37km
Köppen climate type:ET : Tundra


The Luobusha ophiolite is situated along the Luobusha fault zone, also known as Yarlung Zangbo (or, Brahmaputra) suture zone. It consists mainly of mantle peridotite and dunite, overlying a mélange zone composed of pillow lavas, gabbros, pyroxenites and cherts in a serpentinite matrix. To the south, it is separated from Triassic flysch by a steep reverse fault; to the north, it is thrust over the Tertiary Luobusha Formation and Gangdese granitic batholith.

The ophiolite extends 42 km in an east-west direction and has an outcrop area of approximately 70 km2. Podiform chromitite ores, included in a dunite-harzburgite assemblage, occur discontinuously in a band in the upper mantle peridotites. These are, from east to west, the Kangjinla, Xiangkashan and Luobusha deposits. The chromitites display massive, disseminated, brecciated and nodular textures, and are believed to have formed by precipitation from boninitic melts interacting with the host peridotites. These chromitites have an unusual mineral assemblage, including ultra-high pressure (UHP) minerals such as diamond and moissanite (SiC), as well as a number of highly reduced phases such as graphite, native chromium, iron, nickel, gold, copper, and silicon identified by electron microprobe and X-ray diffraction studies. Some phases seem to have formed at the core/mantle boundary. Among the unusual phases found are alloys (Fe/Si-phases, Ni/Fe-phases, Fe/Cr-phases, Ir/Fe-phases, W/Co-phases, Cr/C-phases, Ti/N-phases, Si/Ca-phases, Si/C-phases, etc.), as well as numerous new oxides, sulphides and arsenides.

NOTE: "Luobusa" is a misnomer used in early publications on the ophiolite (see http://www.mindat.org/mesg-7-247373.html ). The Chinese name, 罗布莎, transliterates to "Luo-Bu-Sha".

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Alabandite
Formula: MnS
Reference: Wenji Bai, Shufeng Tao, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Nicheng Shi and Guowu Li (2007): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 26(5), 418-428
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Wenji Bai, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Binggan Yan, and Zhongming Zhang (2001): Earth Science Frontiers 8(3), 111-121
Aluminium
Formula: Al
Reference: Wenji Bai, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Binggan Yan, and Zhongming Zhang (2001): Earth Science Frontiers 8(3), 111-121
'Apatite'
Reference: Wenji Bai, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Binggan Yan, and Zhongming Zhang (2001): Earth Science Frontiers 8(3), 111-121
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: http://www.ngu.no/FileArchive/165/2003_055.pdf Geological Survey of Norway / The Alice Wain Memorial West Norway Eclogite Field Symposium / Abstract Volume p. 8.
Awaruite
Formula: Ni3Fe
Reference: Wenji Bai, Robinson, P.T., Qingsong Fang, Jingsui Yang, Binggang Yan, Zhongming Zhang, Xufeng Hu, Meifu Zhou, and Malpas, J. (2000): Canadian Mineralogist 38(3), 585-598.
'Biotite'
Reference: Wenji Bai, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Binggan Yan, and Zhongming Zhang (2001): Earth Science Frontiers 8(3), 111-121
'Bravoite'
Formula: (Fe,Ni)S2
Reference: http://www.ngu.no/FileArchive/165/2003_055.pdf Geological Survey of Norway / The Alice Wain Memorial West Norway Eclogite Field Symposium / Abstract Volume p. 8.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Wenji Bai, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Binggan Yan, and Zhongming Zhang (2001): Earth Science Frontiers 8(3), 111-121
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Reference: Wenji Bai, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Binggan Yan, and Zhongming Zhang (2001): Earth Science Frontiers 8(3), 111-121
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: American Mineralogist, Volume 94, pages 387–390, 2009
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'
Reference: Wenji Bai, Robinson, P.T., Qingsong Fang, Jingsui Yang, Binggang Yan, Zhongming Zhang, Xufeng Hu, Meifu Zhou, and Malpas, J. (2000): Canadian Mineralogist 38(3), 585-598.
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Wenji Bai, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Binggan Yan, and Zhongming Zhang (2001): Earth Science Frontiers 8(3), 111-121
'Chromitite'
Chromium
Formula: Cr
Reference: Wenji Bai, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Binggan Yan, and Zhongming Zhang (2001): Earth Science Frontiers 8(3), 111-121
'commodity:Chromium'
Formula: Cr
Coesite
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Robinson, P.T., Jingsui Yang, Wenji Bai, and Qingsong Fang (2006): 3rd Annual Meeting of the Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS), July 10-14, 2006, Abstract 59-SE-A0857.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Wenji Bai, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Binggan Yan, and Zhongming Zhang (2001): Earth Science Frontiers 8(3), 111-121
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: http://www.ngu.no/FileArchive/165/2003_055.pdf Geological Survey of Norway / The Alice Wain Memorial West Norway Eclogite Field Symposium / Abstract Volume p. 8.
Diamond
Formula: C
Reference: Wenji Bai, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Binggan Yan, and Zhongming Zhang (2001): Earth Science Frontiers 8(3), 111-121
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Meifu Zhou, Robinson, P.T., Malpas, J., and Li Zijin (1996): Journal of Petrology 37(1), 3-21.
Diopside var: Chromian Diopside
Formula: Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Reference: Wenji Bai, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Binggan Yan, and Zhongming Zhang (2001): Earth Science Frontiers 8(3), 111-121
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Wenji Bai, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Binggan Yan, and Zhongming Zhang (2001): Earth Science Frontiers 8(3), 111-121
'Dunite'
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Reference: Wenji Bai, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Binggan Yan, and Zhongming Zhang (2001): Earth Science Frontiers 8(3), 111-121
Enstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
Reference: Meifu Zhou, Robinson, P.T., Malpas, J., and Li Zijin (1996): Journal of Petrology 37(1), 3-21.
Erlichmanite
Formula: OsS2
Reference: Wenji Bai, Shufeng Tao, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Nicheng Shi and Guowu Li (2007): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 26(5), 418-428
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Meifu Zhou, Robinson, P.T., Malpas, J., and Li Zijin (1996): Journal of Petrology 37(1), 3-21.
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Reference: Bai, W.J., Fang, Q.S., Zhang, Z.M., et al. (2001): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 20(1), 1-9.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: http://www.ngu.no/FileArchive/165/2003_055.pdf Geological Survey of Norway / The Alice Wain Memorial West Norway Eclogite Field Symposium / Abstract Volume p. 8.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Gehlenite
Formula: Ca2Al(AlSiO7)
Reference: Wenji Bai, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Binggan Yan, and Zhongming Zhang (2001): Earth Science Frontiers 8(3), 111-121
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Wenji Bai, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Binggan Yan, and Zhongming Zhang (2001): Earth Science Frontiers 8(3), 111-121
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Wenji Bai, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Binggan Yan, and Zhongming Zhang (2001): Earth Science Frontiers 8(3), 111-121
'Harzburgite'
Heazlewoodite
Formula: Ni3S2
Reference: Wenji Bai, Shufeng Tao, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Nicheng Shi and Guowu Li (2007): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 26(5), 418-428
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: http://www.ngu.no/FileArchive/165/2003_055.pdf Geological Survey of Norway / The Alice Wain Memorial West Norway Eclogite Field Symposium / Abstract Volume p. 8.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Iridarsenite
Formula: (Ir,Ru)As2
Reference: Wenji Bai, Shufeng Tao, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Nicheng Shi and Guowu Li (2007): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 26(5), 418-428
Iridium
Formula: (Ir,Os,Ru)
Reference: Wenji Bai, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Binggan Yan, and Zhongming Zhang (2001): Earth Science Frontiers 8(3), 111-121
Iridium var: Osmiridium
Formula: (Ir,Os,Ru)
Reference: Wenji Bai, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Binggan Yan, and Zhongming Zhang (2001): Earth Science Frontiers 8(3), 111-121
Iridium var: Rutheniridium
Formula: (Ir,Ru)
Reference: Wenji Bai, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Binggan Yan, and Zhongming Zhang (2001): Earth Science Frontiers 8(3), 111-121
Iron
Formula: Fe
Reference: Wenji Bai, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Binggan Yan, and Zhongming Zhang (2001): Earth Science Frontiers 8(3), 111-121
Kashinite
Formula: (Ir,Rh)2S3
Reference: Wenji Bai, Shufeng Tao, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Nicheng Shi and Guowu Li (2007): Acta Petrologica et Mienralogica 26(5), 418-428
Kyanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Robinson, P.T., Jingsui Yang, Wenji Bai, and Qingsong Fang (2006): 3rd Annual Meeting of the Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS), July 10-14, 2006, Abstract 59-SE-A0857.
Laurite
Formula: RuS2
Reference: Wenji Bai, Shufeng Tao, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Nicheng Shi and Guowu Li (2007): Acta Petrologica et Mienralogica 26(5), 418-428
Lead
Formula: Pb
Reference: Wenji Bai, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Binggan Yan, and Zhongming Zhang (2001): Earth Science Frontiers 8(3), 111-121
'Lherzolite'
Lime
Formula: CaO
Reference: http://www.ngu.no/FileArchive/165/2003_055.pdf Geological Survey of Norway / The Alice Wain Memorial West Norway Eclogite Field Symposium / Abstract Volume p. 8.
Linzhiite (TL)
Formula: FeSi2
Reference: CNMNC Newsletter, June 2010,p.579. Min. Mag, 74,579; Li Guowu, Bai Wenji, Shi Nicheng, Fang Qinsong, Xiong Ming, Yang Jingsui, Ma Zhesheng, Rong He (2012): Linzhiite, FeSi2, a redefined and revalidated mineral species from Luobusha, Tibet, China. European Journal of Mineralogy, 24, 1047-1052.
'Listvenite'
Litharge
Formula: PbO
Reference: http://www.ngu.no/FileArchive/165/2003_055.pdf Geological Survey of Norway / The Alice Wain Memorial West Norway Eclogite Field Symposium / Abstract Volume p. 8.
Luobusaite (TL)
Formula: Fe0.84Si2
Reference: Wenji Bai, Nicheng Shi, Qingsong Fang, Guowu Li, Ming Xiong, Jingsui Yang, and He Rong (2006): Acta Geologica Sinica 80(5), 656-659; MinAbs MA 07M/0529 (abstract).
Mackinawite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)9S8
Reference: Wenji Bai, Shufeng Tao, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Nicheng Shi and Guowu Li (2007): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 26(5), 418-428
Magnesiochromite
Formula: MgCr2O4
Reference: Wenji Bai, Robinson, P.T., Qingsong Fang, Jingsui Yang, Binggang Yan, Zhongming Zhang, Xufeng Hu, Meifu Zhou, and Malpas, J. (2000): Canadian Mineralogist 38(3), 585-598.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: http://www.ngu.no/FileArchive/165/2003_055.pdf Geological Survey of Norway / The Alice Wain Memorial West Norway Eclogite Field Symposium / Abstract Volume p. 8.
Millerite
Formula: NiS
Reference: Wenji Bai, Shufeng Tao, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Nicheng Shi and Guowu Li (2007): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 26(5), 418-428
Moissanite
Formula: SiC
Reference: Wenji Bai, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Binggan Yan, and Zhongming Zhang (2001): Earth Science Frontiers 8(3), 111-121; Lee, J.S., Yu, S.C., Tung, S.F., Bai, W.J., Yang, J.S., Fang, Q.S., Zhang, Z.M. (2006): The crystal structure of natural 33R moissanite from Tibet. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 221, 213-217.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: http://www.ngu.no/FileArchive/165/2003_055.pdf Geological Survey of Norway / The Alice Wain Memorial West Norway Eclogite Field Symposium / Abstract Volume p. 8.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Wenji Bai, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Binggan Yan, and Zhongming Zhang (2001): Earth Science Frontiers 8(3), 111-121
Naquite (TL)
Formula: FeSi
Reference: CNMNC Newsletter, June 2010,p.579. Min. Mag, 74,579; Shi, N., Li, G., Bai, W., Xiong, M., Yang, J., Fang, Q., Ma, Z., Rong, H. (2012): Naquite, FeSi, a New Mineral Species from Luobusha, Tibet, Western China. Acta Geologica Sinica, 86, 533-538.
Nickel
Formula: Ni
Reference: Wenji Bai, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Binggan Yan, and Zhongming Zhang (2001): Earth Science Frontiers 8(3), 111-121
'Ophiolite'
Reference: Automatically generated from locality name
Osbornite
Formula: TiN
Osmium
Formula: (Os,Ir,Ru)
Reference: Wenji Bai, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Binggang Yan, Zhongming Zhang, Yufeng Ren, Nicheng Shi, Zhesheng Ma, and Mingquan Dai (2004): Earth Science Frontiers 11(1), 179-187
Osmium var: Iridosmine
Formula: (Os,Ir)
Reference: Wenji Bai, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Binggan Yan, and Zhongming Zhang (2001): Earth Science Frontiers 8(3), 111-121
Palladium
Formula: (Pd,Pt)
Reference: Wenji Bai, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Binggang Yan, Zhongming Zhang, Yufeng Ren, Nicheng Shi, Zhesheng Ma, and Mingquan Dai (2004): Earth Science Frontiers 11(1), 179-187
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: Wenji Bai, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Binggan Yan, and Zhongming Zhang (2001): Earth Science Frontiers 8(3), 111-121
Periclase
Formula: MgO
Reference: Wenji Bai, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Binggan Yan, and Zhongming Zhang (2001): Earth Science Frontiers 8(3), 111-121
'Peridotite'
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Wenji Bai, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Binggan Yan, and Zhongming Zhang (2001): Earth Science Frontiers 8(3), 111-121
Polkanovite
Formula: Rh12As7
Reference: Wenji Bai, Shufeng Tao, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Nicheng Shi and Guowu Li (2007): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 26(5), 418-428
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: http://www.ngu.no/FileArchive/165/2003_055.pdf Geological Survey of Norway / The Alice Wain Memorial West Norway Eclogite Field Symposium / Abstract Volume p. 8.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: http://www.ngu.no/FileArchive/165/2003_055.pdf Geological Survey of Norway / The Alice Wain Memorial West Norway Eclogite Field Symposium / Abstract Volume p. 8.
Qingsongite (TL)
Formula: BN
Reference: Dobrzhinetskaya, L.F., Wirth, R., Yang, J., Green, H.W., Hutcheon, I.D., Weber, P.K. and Grew, E.S. (2013) Qingsongite, IMA 2013-030. CNMNC Newsletter No. 16, August 2013, page 2708; Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 2695.; Dobrzhinetskaya, L.F., Wirth, R., Yang, J., Green, H.W., Hutcheon, I.D., Weber, P.K. and Grew, E.S. (2014): Qingsongite, natural cubic boron nitride: The first boron mineral from the Earth’s mantle. American Mineralogist. 99, 764-772
Qusongite (TL)
Formula: WC
Reference: IMA website; American Mineralogist, Volume 94, pages 387–390, 2009
Rambergite
Formula: MnS
Reference: Wenji Bai, Shufeng Tao, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Nicheng Shi and Guowu Li (2007): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 26(5), 418-428
Rhodium
Formula: (Rh,Pt)
Reference: http://www.ngu.no/FileArchive/165/2003_055.pdf Geological Survey of Norway / The Alice Wain Memorial West Norway Eclogite Field Symposium / Abstract Volume p. 8.
Ruthenarsenite
Formula: (Ru,Ni)As
Reference: Wenji Bai, Shufeng Tao, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Nicheng Shi and Guowu Li (2007): Acta Petrologica et Mienralogica 26(5), 418-428
Ruthenium
Formula: (Ru,Ir)
Reference: Wenji Bai, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Binggang Yan, Zhongming Zhang, Yufeng Ren, Nicheng Shi, Zhesheng Ma, and Mingquan Dai (2004): Earth Science Frontiers 11(1), 179-187
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: http://www.ngu.no/FileArchive/165/2003_055.pdf Geological Survey of Norway / The Alice Wain Memorial West Norway Eclogite Field Symposium / Abstract Volume p. 8.
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Reference: Meifu Zhou, Robinson, P.T., Malpas, J., and Li Zijin (1996): Journal of Petrology 37(1), 3-21; Wenji Bai, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Binggang Yan, Zhongming Zhang, Yufeng Ren, Nicheng Shi, Zhesheng Ma, and Mingquan Dai (2004): Earth Science Frontiers 11(1), 179-187
Silicon
Formula: Si
Reference: Wenji Bai, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Binggan Yan, and Zhongming Zhang (2001): Earth Science Frontiers 8(3), 111-121
Sillimanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Wenji Bai, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Binggan Yan, and Zhongming Zhang (2001): Earth Science Frontiers 8(3), 111-121
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Wenji Bai, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Binggang Yan, Zhongming Zhang, Yufeng Ren, Nicheng Shi, Zhesheng Ma, and Mingquan Dai (2004): Earth Science Frontiers 11(1), 179-187
Skutterudite
Formula: CoAs3
Reference: Wenji Bai, Shufeng Tao, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Nicheng Shi and Guowu Li (2007): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 26(5), 418-428
Sperrylite
Formula: PtAs2
Reference: Wenji Bai, Shufeng Tao, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Nicheng Shi and Guowu Li (2007): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 26(5), 418-428
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Wenji Bai, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Binggan Yan, and Zhongming Zhang (2001): Earth Science Frontiers 8(3), 111-121
Sphalerite var: Mátraite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Wenji Bai, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Binggan Yan, and Zhongming Zhang (2001): Earth Science Frontiers 8(3), 111-121
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: http://www.ngu.no/FileArchive/165/2003_055.pdf Geological Survey of Norway / The Alice Wain Memorial West Norway Eclogite Field Symposium / Abstract Volume p. 8.
'Tantalum'
Formula: Ta
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Tin
Formula: Sn
Reference: Wenji Bai, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Binggan Yan, and Zhongming Zhang (2001): Earth Science Frontiers 8(3), 111-121
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Wenji Bai, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Binggan Yan, and Zhongming Zhang (2001): Earth Science Frontiers 8(3), 111-121
Titanium (TL)
Formula: Ti
Reference: Fang, Q.-S., Shi, N.-C., Li, G.-W., Bai, W.-J., Yang, J.-S., Xiong, M., Rong, H. and Ma, Z.-S. (2010) Titanium, IMA 2010-044. CNMNC Newsletter No. 7, February 2010, page 27; Mineralogical Magazine, 75, 27-31.; Fang, Q., Bai, W., Yang, J., Rong, He, Shi, N., Li, G., Xiong, M., Ma, Z. (2013): Titanium, Ti, A New Mineral Species from Luobusha, Tibet, China. Acta Geologica Sinica, 87, 1275-1280.
Troilite
Formula: FeS
Reference: Wenji Bai, Shufeng Tao, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Nicheng Shi and Guowu Li (2007): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 26(5), 418-428
Tungsten
Formula: W
Reference: Wenji Bai, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Binggan Yan, and Zhongming Zhang (2001): Earth Science Frontiers 8(3), 111-121
'UM1999-02-As:NiRh'
Formula: (Rh,Ni)7As4
Reference: Wenji Bai, Shufeng Tao, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Nicheng Shi and Guowu Li (2007): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 26(5), 418-428
'UM2000-60-Si:Fe'
Formula: Fe3Si7
Reference: Bai, W., Robinson, P.T., Fang, Q., Yang, J., Yan, B., Zhang, Z., Hu, X.-F., Zhou, M.-F., Malpas, J. (2000): The PGE and base-metal alloys in the podiform chromitites of the Luobusa ophiolite, southern Tibet. Can. Mineral.: 38: 585–598; in: Jambor, J.L., Roberts, A.C. (2001): New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 86: 199
'UM2007-01-As:CuPd'
Formula: (Pd,Cu)7As3
Reference: Wenji Bai, Shufeng Tao, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Nicheng Shi and Guowu Li (2007): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 26(5), 418-428
'UM2007-02-As:NiPd'
Formula: (Pd,Ni)7As4
Reference: Wenji Bai, Shufeng Tao, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Nicheng Shi and Guowu Li (2007): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 26(5), 418-428
'UM2007-03-As:NiRh'
Formula: Rh3Ni3.57As3
Reference: Wenji Bai, Shufeng Tao, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Nicheng Shi and Guowu Li (2007): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 26(5), 418-428
'UM2007-04-As:Pd'
Formula: Pd4As
Reference: Wenji Bai, Shufeng Tao, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Nicheng Shi and Guowu Li (2007): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 26(5), 418-428
'UM2007-05-As:PdTe'
Formula: Pd7(As,Te)2
Reference: Wenji Bai, Shufeng Tao, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Nicheng Shi and Guowu Li (2007): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 26(5), 418-428
'UM2007-06-As:Rh'
Formula: Rh7As3
Reference: Wenji Bai, Shufeng Tao, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Nicheng Shi and Guowu Li (2007): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 26(5), 418-428
'UM2007-16-N:Ti'
Formula: Ti7N3
Reference: Wenji Bai, Shufeng Tao, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Nicheng Shi and Guowu Li (2007): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 26(5), 418-428
'UM2007-21-S:AsIrRh'
Formula: (Rh,Ir)3(S,As)7
Reference: Wenji Bai, Shufeng Tao, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Nicheng Shi and Guowu Li (2007): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 26(5), 418-428
'UM2007-22-S:AsRu'
Formula: Ru3(S,As)7
Reference: Wenji Bai, Shufeng Tao, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Nicheng Shi and Guowu Li (2007): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 26(5), 418-428
'UM2007-26-S:CuFeIrNiPtRh'
Formula: (Ir,Cu,Ni,Pt,Rh,Fe)9S11
Reference: Wenji Bai, Shufeng Tao, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Nicheng Shi and Guowu Li (2007): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 26(5), 418-428
'UM2007-27-S:CuFeIrNiRh'
Formula: (Ni,Fe,Cu,Rh,Ir)11S9
Reference: Wenji Bai, Shufeng Tao, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Nicheng Shi and Guowu Li (2007): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 26(5), 418-428
'UM2007-28-S:CuFeIrNi'
Formula: (Ni,Ir,Fe,Cu)8S9
Reference: Wenji Bai, Shufeng Tao, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Nicheng Shi and Guowu Li (2007): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 26(5), 418-428
'UM2007-29-S:CuFeIrNi'
Formula: (Ir,Ni,Fe,Cu)8S9
Reference: Wenji Bai, Shufeng Tao, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Nicheng Shi and Guowu Li (2007): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 26(5), 418-428
'UM2007-30-S:Fe'
Formula: Fe3S2
Reference: Wenji Bai, Shufeng Tao, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Nicheng Shi and Guowu Li (2007): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 26(5), 418-428
'UM2007-31-S:Ti'
Formula: Ti7S3
Reference: Wenji Bai, Shufeng Tao, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Nicheng Shi and Guowu Li (2007): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 26(5), 418-428
'UM2007-33-Se:CuRhS'
Formula: (Rh,Cu)9(Se,S)11
Reference: Wenji Bai, Shufeng Tao, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Nicheng Shi and Guowu Li (2007): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 26(5), 418-428
'UM2007-42-Te:AsPd'
Formula: Pd7(Te,As)2
Reference: Wenji Bai, Shufeng Tao, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Nicheng Shi and Guowu Li (2007): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 26(5), 418-428
'UM2007-43-Te:Pd'
Formula: Pd5Te2
Reference: Wenji Bai, Shufeng Tao, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Nicheng Shi and Guowu Li (2007): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 26(5), 418-428
Uvarovite
Formula: Ca3Cr2(SiO4)3
Reference: Wenji Bai, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Binggan Yan, and Zhongming Zhang (2001): Earth Science Frontiers 8(3), 111-121
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Reference: Wenji Bai, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Binggan Yan, and Zhongming Zhang (2001): Earth Science Frontiers 8(3), 111-121
Wüstite
Formula: FeO
Reference: Wenji Bai, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Binggan Yan, and Zhongming Zhang (2001): Earth Science Frontiers 8(3), 111-121
Yarlongite (TL)
Formula: Cr4Fe4NiC4
Reference: Shi Nicheng, Ma Zhesheng, Xiong Ming, Dai Mingquan, Bai Wenji, Fang Qingsong, Yan Binggang, and Yang Jingsui (2005): Science in China, Series D (Earth Sciences), 48(3), 338-345.
Zangboite (TL)
Formula: TiFeSi2
Reference: Li, G., Fang, Q., Shi, N., Bai, W., Yang, J., Xiong, M., Ma, Z., Rogn, He (2009) Zangboite (TiFeSi2), a new mineral from Luobusha, Tibet, China. Canadian Mineralogist, 47, 1265-1274.
Zinc
Formula: Zn
Reference: Wenji Bai, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Binggan Yan, and Zhongming Zhang (2001): Earth Science Frontiers 8(3), 111-121
Zincite
Formula: ZnO
Reference: Wenji Bai, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Binggang Yan, Zhongming Zhang, Yufeng Ren, Nicheng Shi, Zhesheng Ma, and Mingquan Dai (2004): Earth Science Frontiers 11(1), 179-187
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Wenji Bai, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Binggan Yan, and Zhongming Zhang (2001): Earth Science Frontiers 8(3), 111-121

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Aluminium'1.AA.05Al
'Awaruite'1.AE.20Ni3Fe
Chromium1.AE.05Cr
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Diamond1.CB.10aC
Electrum1.AA.05(Au, Ag)
Gold1.AA.05Au
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Iridium1.AF.10(Ir,Os,Ru)
var: Osmiridium1.AF.10(Ir,Os,Ru)
var: Rutheniridium1.AF.10(Ir,Ru)
Iron1.AE.05Fe
Lead1.AA.05Pb
Linzhiite (TL)1.BB.20FeSi2
Luobusaite (TL)1.BB.25Fe0.84Si2
Moissanite1.DA.SiC
Naquite (TL)1.BB.15FeSi
Nickel1.AA.05Ni
Osbornite1.BC.15TiN
Osmium1.AF.05(Os,Ir,Ru)
var: Iridosmine1.AF.05(Os,Ir)
Palladium1.AF.10(Pd,Pt)
Qusongite (TL)1.BA.25WC
Rhodium1.AF.10(Rh,Pt)
Ruthenium1.AF.05(Ru,Ir)
Silicon1.CB.15Si
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Tin1.AC.10Sn
Titanium (TL)1.AB.05Ti
Tungsten1.AE.05W
UM2007-16-N:Ti1.BC.Ti7N3
Yarlongite (TL)1.BA.30Cr4Fe4NiC4
Zangboite (TL)1.BB.TiFeSi2
Zinc1.AB.05Zn
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Alabandite'2.CD.10MnS
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
Erlichmanite2.EB.05aOsS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Heazlewoodite2.BB.05Ni3S2
Iridarsenite2.AC.45b(Ir,Ru)As2
Kashinite2.DB.15(Ir,Rh)2S3
Laurite2.EB.05aRuS2
Mackinawite2.CC.25(Fe,Ni)9S8
Millerite2.CC.20NiS
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Polkanovite2.AC.30Rh12As7
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Rambergite2.CB.45MnS
Ruthenarsenite2.CC.15(Ru,Ni)As
Skutterudite2.EC.05CoAs3
Sperrylite2.EB.05aPtAs2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
var: Mátraite2.CB.05aZnS
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Troilite2.CC.10FeS
UM1999-02-As:NiRh2.AC.30(Rh,Ni)7As4
UM2007-26-S:CuFeIrNiPtRh2.CC.(Ir,Cu,Ni,Pt,Rh,Fe)9S11
UM2007-27-S:CuFeIrNiRh2.BB.(Ni,Fe,Cu,Rh,Ir)11S9
UM2007-30-S:Fe2.BB.05Fe3S2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Cassiterite'4.DB.05SnO2
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Coesite4.DA.35SiO2
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Lime4.AB.25CaO
Litharge4.AC.20PbO
Magnesiochromite4.BB.05MgCr2O4
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Periclase4.AB.25MgO
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Wüstite4.AB.25FeO
Zincite4.AB.20ZnO
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Celestine'7.AD.35SrSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
'Almandine'9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
var: Chromian Diopside9.DA.15Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Enstatite9.DA.05MgSiO3
Forsterite9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
Gehlenite9.BB.10Ca2Al(AlSiO7)
Kyanite9.AF.15Al2(SiO4)O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Sillimanite9.AF.05Al2(SiO4)O
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Uvarovite9.AD.25Ca3Cr2(SiO4)3
Wollastonite9.DG.05CaSiO3
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
'Bravoite'-(Fe,Ni)S2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'-
Chromitite-
Dunite-
Fayalite-Forsterite Series-
Garnet Group-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Harzburgite-
Lherzolite-
Listvenite-
Ophiolite-
Peridotite-
Qingsongite (TL)-BN
Serpentine Subgroup-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Tantalum-Ta
UM2000-60-Si:Fe-Fe3Si7
UM2007-01-As:CuPd-(Pd,Cu)7As3
UM2007-02-As:NiPd-(Pd,Ni)7As4
UM2007-03-As:NiRh-Rh3Ni3.57As3
UM2007-04-As:Pd-Pd4As
UM2007-05-As:PdTe-Pd7(As,Te)2
UM2007-06-As:Rh-Rh7As3
UM2007-21-S:AsIrRh-(Rh,Ir)3(S,As)7
UM2007-22-S:AsRu-Ru3(S,As)7
UM2007-28-S:CuFeIrNi-(Ni,Ir,Fe,Cu)8S9
UM2007-29-S:CuFeIrNi-(Ir,Ni,Fe,Cu)8S9
UM2007-31-S:Ti-Ti7S3
UM2007-33-Se:CuRhS-(Rh,Cu)9(Se,S)11
UM2007-42-Te:AsPd-Pd7(Te,As)2
UM2007-43-Te:Pd-Pd5Te2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Aluminium1.1.1.5Al
Awaruite1.1.11.4Ni3Fe
Chromium1.1.12.1Cr
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Lead1.1.1.4Pb
Linzhiite (TL)1.1.33.3FeSi2
Luobusaite (TL)1.1.33.7Fe0.84Si2
Naquite (TL)1.1.33.2FeSi
Nickel1.1.11.5Ni
Osbornite1.1.19.1TiN
Qusongite (TL)1.1.29.3WC
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Tin1.1.13.1Sn
Yarlongite (TL)1.1.25.3Cr4Fe4NiC4
Zangboite (TL)1.1.33.8TiFeSi2
Zinc1.1.5.1Zn
Platinum Group Metals and Alloys
Iridium1.2.1.2(Ir,Os,Ru)
Osmium1.2.2.1(Os,Ir,Ru)
Palladium1.2.1.4(Pd,Pt)
Rhodium1.2.1.3(Rh,Pt)
Ruthenium1.2.2.2(Ru,Ir)
Semi-metals and non-metals
Diamond1.3.6.1C
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Moissanite1.3.8.1SiC
Silicon1.3.7.1Si
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Heazlewoodite2.5.3.1Ni3S2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Mackinawite2.7.2.1(Fe,Ni)9S8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Alabandite2.8.1.4MnS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Millerite2.8.16.1NiS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Ruthenarsenite2.8.17.1(Ru,Ni)As
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
var: Mátraite2.8.15.1ZnS
Troilite2.8.9.1FeS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Kashinite2.11.12.2(Ir,Rh)2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Erlichmanite2.12.1.16OsS2
Iridarsenite2.12.4.5(Ir,Ru)As2
Laurite2.12.1.10RuS2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Skutterudite2.12.17.1CoAs3
Sperrylite2.12.1.13PtAs2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX
Lime4.2.1.5CaO
Litharge4.2.4.1PbO
Periclase4.2.1.1MgO
Wüstite4.2.1.6FeO
Zincite4.2.2.1ZnO
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnesiochromite7.2.3.1MgCr2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Celestine28.3.1.2SrSO4
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Uvarovite51.4.3b.3Ca3Cr2(SiO4)3
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Kyanite52.2.2c.1Al2(SiO4)O
Sillimanite52.2.2a.1Al2(SiO4)O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 55 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups,Generally with no Additional Anions
Si2O7 Groups, Generally with No Additional Anions with cations in [8] and lower coordination
Gehlenite55.4.1.2Ca2Al(AlSiO7)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Enstatite65.1.2.1MgSiO3
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Wollastonite65.2.1.1cCaSiO3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Coesite75.1.4.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
'Bravoite'-(Fe,Ni)S2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'-
'Chromitite'-
Diopside
var: Chromian Diopside
-Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
'Dunite'-
'Electrum'-(Au, Ag)
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Harzburgite'-
Iridium
var: Osmiridium
-(Ir,Os,Ru)
var: Rutheniridium-(Ir,Ru)
Iron-Fe
'Lherzolite'-
'Listvenite'-
'Ophiolite'-
Osmium
var: Iridosmine
-(Os,Ir)
'Peridotite'-
Polkanovite-Rh12As7
Qingsongite (TL)-BN
Rambergite-MnS
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'Tantalum'-Ta
Titanium (TL)-Ti
Tungsten-W
'UM1999-02-As:NiRh'-(Rh,Ni)7As4
'UM2000-60-Si:Fe'-Fe3Si7
'UM2007-01-As:CuPd'-(Pd,Cu)7As3
'UM2007-02-As:NiPd'-(Pd,Ni)7As4
'UM2007-03-As:NiRh'-Rh3Ni3.57As3
'UM2007-04-As:Pd'-Pd4As
'UM2007-05-As:PdTe'-Pd7(As,Te)2
'UM2007-06-As:Rh'-Rh7As3
'UM2007-16-N:Ti'-Ti7N3
'UM2007-21-S:AsIrRh'-(Rh,Ir)3(S,As)7
'UM2007-22-S:AsRu'-Ru3(S,As)7
'UM2007-26-S:CuFeIrNiPtRh'-(Ir,Cu,Ni,Pt,Rh,Fe)9S11
'UM2007-27-S:CuFeIrNiRh'-(Ni,Fe,Cu,Rh,Ir)11S9
'UM2007-28-S:CuFeIrNi'-(Ni,Ir,Fe,Cu)8S9
'UM2007-29-S:CuFeIrNi'-(Ir,Ni,Fe,Cu)8S9
'UM2007-30-S:Fe'-Fe3S2
'UM2007-31-S:Ti'-Ti7S3
'UM2007-33-Se:CuRhS'-(Rh,Cu)9(Se,S)11
'UM2007-42-Te:AsPd'-Pd7(Te,As)2
'UM2007-43-Te:Pd'-Pd5Te2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
BBoron
B QingsongiteBN
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DiamondC
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C GraphiteC
C MoissaniteSiC
C QusongiteWC
C YarlongiteCr4Fe4NiC4
NNitrogen
N OsborniteTiN
N QingsongiteBN
N UM2007-16-N:TiTi7N3
OOxygen
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O CalciteCaCO3
O CassiteriteSnO2
O CelestineSrSO4
O Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O CoesiteSiO2
O CorundumAl2O3
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O EnstatiteMgSiO3
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O GehleniteCa2Al(AlSiO7)
O HematiteFe2O3
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O LimeCaO
O LithargePbO
O MagnesiochromiteMgCr2O4
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O PericlaseMgO
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O RutileTiO2
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
O WollastoniteCaSiO3
O WüstiteFeO
O ZinciteZnO
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
MgMagnesium
Mg Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg EnstatiteMgSiO3
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Mg MagnesiochromiteMgCr2O4
Mg PericlaseMgO
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
AlAluminium
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al AluminiumAl
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al GehleniteCa2Al(AlSiO7)
Al KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Al SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
SiSilicon
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Si CoesiteSiO2
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si EnstatiteMgSiO3
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si GehleniteCa2Al(AlSiO7)
Si KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si LinzhiiteFeSi2
Si LuobusaiteFe0.84Si2
Si MoissaniteSiC
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si NaquiteFeSi
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si SiliconSi
Si SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si UM2000-60-Si:FeFe3Si7
Si UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
Si WollastoniteCaSiO3
Si ZangboiteTiFeSi2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
SSulfur
S AlabanditeMnS
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
S CelestineSrSO4
S ErlichmaniteOsS2
S GalenaPbS
S HeazlewooditeNi3S2
S Kashinite(Ir,Rh)2S3
S LauriteRuS2
S Mackinawite(Fe,Ni)9S8
S Sphalerite (var: Mátraite)ZnS
S MilleriteNiS
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S RambergiteMnS
S SphaleriteZnS
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S TroiliteFeS
S UM2007-21-S:AsIrRh(Rh,Ir)3(S,As)7
S UM2007-22-S:AsRuRu3(S,As)7
S UM2007-26-S:CuFeIrNiPtRh(Ir,Cu,Ni,Pt,Rh,Fe)9S11
S UM2007-27-S:CuFeIrNiRh(Ni,Fe,Cu,Rh,Ir)11S9
S UM2007-28-S:CuFeIrNi(Ni,Ir,Fe,Cu)8S9
S UM2007-29-S:CuFeIrNi(Ir,Ni,Fe,Cu)8S9
S UM2007-30-S:FeFe3S2
S UM2007-31-S:TiTi7S3
S UM2007-33-Se:CuRhS(Rh,Cu)9(Se,S)11
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca GehleniteCa2Al(AlSiO7)
Ca LimeCaO
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
Ca WollastoniteCaSiO3
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti OsborniteTiN
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ti TitaniumTi
Ti UM2007-16-N:TiTi7N3
Ti UM2007-31-S:TiTi7S3
Ti ZangboiteTiFeSi2
CrChromium
Cr Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Cr ChromiumCr
Cr MagnesiochromiteMgCr2O4
Cr UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
Cr YarlongiteCr4Fe4NiC4
MnManganese
Mn AlabanditeMnS
Mn RambergiteMnS
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe AwaruiteNi3Fe
Fe Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe IronFe
Fe LinzhiiteFeSi2
Fe LuobusaiteFe0.84Si2
Fe Mackinawite(Fe,Ni)9S8
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe NaquiteFeSi
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe TroiliteFeS
Fe UM2000-60-Si:FeFe3Si7
Fe UM2007-26-S:CuFeIrNiPtRh(Ir,Cu,Ni,Pt,Rh,Fe)9S11
Fe UM2007-27-S:CuFeIrNiRh(Ni,Fe,Cu,Rh,Ir)11S9
Fe UM2007-28-S:CuFeIrNi(Ni,Ir,Fe,Cu)8S9
Fe UM2007-29-S:CuFeIrNi(Ir,Ni,Fe,Cu)8S9
Fe UM2007-30-S:FeFe3S2
Fe WüstiteFeO
Fe YarlongiteCr4Fe4NiC4
Fe ZangboiteTiFeSi2
CoCobalt
Co SkutteruditeCoAs3
NiNickel
Ni AwaruiteNi3Fe
Ni Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
Ni HeazlewooditeNi3S2
Ni Mackinawite(Fe,Ni)9S8
Ni MilleriteNiS
Ni NickelNi
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Ni Ruthenarsenite(Ru,Ni)As
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Ni UM1999-02-As:NiRh(Rh,Ni)7As4
Ni UM2007-02-As:NiPd(Pd,Ni)7As4
Ni UM2007-03-As:NiRhRh3Ni3.57As3
Ni UM2007-26-S:CuFeIrNiPtRh(Ir,Cu,Ni,Pt,Rh,Fe)9S11
Ni UM2007-27-S:CuFeIrNiRh(Ni,Fe,Cu,Rh,Ir)11S9
Ni UM2007-28-S:CuFeIrNi(Ni,Ir,Fe,Cu)8S9
Ni UM2007-29-S:CuFeIrNi(Ir,Ni,Fe,Cu)8S9
Ni YarlongiteCr4Fe4NiC4
CuCopper
Cu CopperCu
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Cu UM2007-01-As:CuPd(Pd,Cu)7As3
Cu UM2007-26-S:CuFeIrNiPtRh(Ir,Cu,Ni,Pt,Rh,Fe)9S11
Cu UM2007-27-S:CuFeIrNiRh(Ni,Fe,Cu,Rh,Ir)11S9
Cu UM2007-28-S:CuFeIrNi(Ni,Ir,Fe,Cu)8S9
Cu UM2007-29-S:CuFeIrNi(Ir,Ni,Fe,Cu)8S9
Cu UM2007-33-Se:CuRhS(Rh,Cu)9(Se,S)11
ZnZinc
Zn Sphalerite (var: Mátraite)ZnS
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Zn ZincZn
Zn ZinciteZnO
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As Iridarsenite(Ir,Ru)As2
As PolkanoviteRh12As7
As Ruthenarsenite(Ru,Ni)As
As SkutteruditeCoAs3
As SperrylitePtAs2
As UM1999-02-As:NiRh(Rh,Ni)7As4
As UM2007-01-As:CuPd(Pd,Cu)7As3
As UM2007-02-As:NiPd(Pd,Ni)7As4
As UM2007-03-As:NiRhRh3Ni3.57As3
As UM2007-04-As:PdPd4As
As UM2007-05-As:PdTePd7(As,Te)2
As UM2007-06-As:RhRh7As3
As UM2007-21-S:AsIrRh(Rh,Ir)3(S,As)7
As UM2007-22-S:AsRuRu3(S,As)7
As UM2007-42-Te:AsPdPd7(Te,As)2
SeSelenium
Se UM2007-33-Se:CuRhS(Rh,Cu)9(Se,S)11
SrStrontium
Sr CelestineSrSO4
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
RuRuthenium
Ru Iridarsenite(Ir,Ru)As2
Ru LauriteRuS2
Ru Iridium (var: Osmiridium)(Ir,Os,Ru)
Ru Ruthenarsenite(Ru,Ni)As
Ru Iridium (var: Rutheniridium)(Ir,Ru)
Ru Ruthenium(Ru,Ir)
Ru UM2007-22-S:AsRuRu3(S,As)7
RhRhodium
Rh Kashinite(Ir,Rh)2S3
Rh PolkanoviteRh12As7
Rh Rhodium(Rh,Pt)
Rh UM1999-02-As:NiRh(Rh,Ni)7As4
Rh UM2007-03-As:NiRhRh3Ni3.57As3
Rh UM2007-06-As:RhRh7As3
Rh UM2007-21-S:AsIrRh(Rh,Ir)3(S,As)7
Rh UM2007-26-S:CuFeIrNiPtRh(Ir,Cu,Ni,Pt,Rh,Fe)9S11
Rh UM2007-27-S:CuFeIrNiRh(Ni,Fe,Cu,Rh,Ir)11S9
Rh UM2007-33-Se:CuRhS(Rh,Cu)9(Se,S)11
PdPalladium
Pd Palladium(Pd,Pt)
Pd UM2007-01-As:CuPd(Pd,Cu)7As3
Pd UM2007-02-As:NiPd(Pd,Ni)7As4
Pd UM2007-04-As:PdPd4As
Pd UM2007-05-As:PdTePd7(As,Te)2
Pd UM2007-42-Te:AsPdPd7(Te,As)2
Pd UM2007-43-Te:PdPd5Te2
AgSilver
Ag Electrum(Au, Ag)
Ag SilverAg
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
Sn TinSn
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
TeTellurium
Te UM2007-05-As:PdTePd7(As,Te)2
Te UM2007-42-Te:AsPdPd7(Te,As)2
Te UM2007-43-Te:PdPd5Te2
TaTantalum
Ta TantalumTa
WTungsten
W QusongiteWC
W TungstenW
OsOsmium
Os ErlichmaniteOsS2
Os Osmium (var: Iridosmine)(Os,Ir)
Os Iridium (var: Osmiridium)(Ir,Os,Ru)
Os Osmium(Os,Ir,Ru)
IrIridium
Ir Iridarsenite(Ir,Ru)As2
Ir Iridium(Ir,Os,Ru)
Ir Osmium (var: Iridosmine)(Os,Ir)
Ir Kashinite(Ir,Rh)2S3
Ir Iridium (var: Osmiridium)(Ir,Os,Ru)
Ir Iridium (var: Rutheniridium)(Ir,Ru)
Ir UM2007-21-S:AsIrRh(Rh,Ir)3(S,As)7
Ir UM2007-26-S:CuFeIrNiPtRh(Ir,Cu,Ni,Pt,Rh,Fe)9S11
Ir UM2007-27-S:CuFeIrNiRh(Ni,Fe,Cu,Rh,Ir)11S9
Ir UM2007-28-S:CuFeIrNi(Ni,Ir,Fe,Cu)8S9
Ir UM2007-29-S:CuFeIrNi(Ir,Ni,Fe,Cu)8S9
PtPlatinum
Pt SperrylitePtAs2
Pt UM2007-26-S:CuFeIrNiPtRh(Ir,Cu,Ni,Pt,Rh,Fe)9S11
AuGold
Au Electrum(Au, Ag)
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb LeadPb
Pb LithargePbO

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Bai, W.J., Zhou, M.F., Robinson, P.T., et al. (1993) Possible diamond-bearing mantle peridotites and chromites in the Luobusa and Dongqiao ophiolites, Tibet. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences: 30: 1650-1659.
Meifu Zhou, Robinson, P.T., Malpas, J., and Li Zijin (1996) Podiform Chromitites in the Luobusa Ophiolite (Southern Tibet): Implications for Melt-Rock Interaction and Chromite Segregation in the Upper Mantle. Journal of Petrology: 37(1): 3-21.
Wenji Bai, Robinson, P.T., Qingsong Fang, Jingsui Yang, Binggang Yan, Zhongming Zhang, Xufeng Hu, Meifu Zhou, and Malpas, J. (2000): The PGE and base-metal alloys in the podiform chromitites of the Luobusa ophiolite, southern Tibet. Canadian Mineralogist: 38(3): 585-598.
Bai, W.J., Zhou, M.F., and Fang, Q.S. (2000) Origin of podiform chromitites, diamonds and associated mineral assemblage in the Luobusha ophiolite, Tibet. Seismological Press (Beijing), 98 pp. (in Chinese).
Bai, W.J., Fang, Q.S., Zhang, Z.M., et al. (2001) Crystal structure of forsterite from podiform chromitite in Luobusha ophiolite of Tibet and its implications. Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica: 20(1): 1-9 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Wenji Bai, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Binggan Yan, and Zhongming Zhang (2001) Study on a storehouse of ultrahigh-pressure mantle minerals - podiform chromite deposits. Earth Science Frontiers: 8(3): 111-121 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Aitchison, J.C., Abrajevitch, A., Badengzhu, J.R.A., Davis, A.M., Luo, H., Liu, J.B., McDermid, I.R.C., and Ziabrev, S. (2002) New insights into the evolution of the Yarlung Tsangpo suture zone, Xizang (Tibet), China. Episodes: 25(2): 90-94.
Wenji Bai, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Binggang Yan, and Zhongming Zhang (2002) Ultra-high pressure minerals: FeO, Fe, FeSi, Si and SiO2 assemblage from ophiolite in Tibet and its earth dynamic significance. Acta Geoscientia Sinica: 23(5): 395-402.
Wenji Bai, Nicheng Shi, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Mingquan Dai, Ming Xiong, and Binggan Yan (2002) Two new varieties of iron nickel from ophiolites, Tibet. Acta Mineralogica Sinica: 22(3): 201-206.
Wenji Bai, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, and Binggang Yan (2003) An unusual mantle mineral group in ophiolite, Tibet. Presented at the Alice Wain Memorial West Norway Eclogite Field Symposium, Selje, Norway, June 21-28 2003.
Jingsui Yang, Wenji Bai, Qingsong Fang, Binggang Yan, He Rong, and Robinson, P. (2003) Newly discovered coesite-kyanite aggregates in the Luobusa ophiolite, southern Tibet, China, originated from exhumed mantle? Presented at the Alice Wain Memorial West Norway Eclogite Field Symposium, Selje, Norway, June 21-28 2003.
Wenji Bai, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Binggang Yan, Zhongming Zhang, Yufeng Ren, Nicheng Shi, Zhesheng Ma, and Mingquan Dai (2004) Some native metals from ophiolitic chromitites in Tibet. Earth Science Frontiers: 11(1): 179-187.
Wenji Bai, Nicheng Shi, Qingsong Fang, Guowu Li, Ming Xiong, Jingsui Yang, and He Rong (2006) Luobusaite: A New Mineral. Acta Geologica Sinica: 80(5): 656-659 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Robinson, P.T., Jingsui Yang, Wenji Bai, and Qingsong Fang (2006): Ultra-High Pressure Minerals in the Luobusa Ophiolite, Tibet: Implications for Tethyan Mantle Dynamics. 3rd Annual Meeting of the Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS), July 10-14, 2006, Abstract 59-SE-A0857.
Wenji Bai, Shufeng Tao, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Nicheng Shi and Guowu Li (2007): A mineral assemblage of sulfides and sulfo-arsenides from the ophiolite mantle in Tibet. Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica: 26(5): 418-428.
Shi, N., Li, G., Bai, W., Xiong, M., Yang, J., Fang, Q., Ma, Z., Rong, H. (2012) Naquite, FeSi, a New Mineral Species from Luobusha, Tibet, Western China. Acta Geologica Sinica: 86: 533-538.

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