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Tuvatu Mine, Vatukoula, Tavua Gold Field, Viti Levu, Fijii
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
17° 42' 55'' South , 177° 34' 54'' East
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Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Lautoka52,500 (2016)17.7km
Nadi42,284 (2017)20.1km
Ba14,596 (2016)22.4km


Porphyry Cu, low-sulfidation epithermal gold-telluride deposit. Located 50 km south of Vatukoula. Veins include: Tuvatu, H-lode, UR6, UR7,davui, Nubunike, UR2,USW1, URW3

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51 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Scherbarth, N. L., & Spry, P. G. (2006). Mineralogical, petrological, stable isotope, and fluid inclusion characteristics of the Tuvatu gold-silver telluride deposit, Fiji: Comparisons with the Emperor deposit. Economic Geology, 101(1), 135-158.
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Scherbarth, N. L., & Spry, P. G. (2006). Mineralogical, petrological, stable isotope, and fluid inclusion characteristics of the Tuvatu gold-silver telluride deposit, Fiji: Comparisons with the Emperor deposit. Economic Geology, 101(1), 135-158.
Altaite
Formula: PbTe
Reference: 16th Australian Geological Convention, Adelaide, ; Naden, Jon; Henney, P.J.. 1995 Characterisation of gold from Fiji. Nottingham, UK, British Geological Survey, 58pp. (WC/95/041) (Unpublished)
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Scherbarth, N. L., & Spry, P. G. (2006). Mineralogical, petrological, stable isotope, and fluid inclusion characteristics of the Tuvatu gold-silver telluride deposit, Fiji: Comparisons with the Emperor deposit. Economic Geology, 101(1), 135-158.
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Scherbarth, N. L., & Spry, P. G. (2006). Mineralogical, petrological, stable isotope, and fluid inclusion characteristics of the Tuvatu gold-silver telluride deposit, Fiji: Comparisons with the Emperor deposit. Economic Geology, 101(1), 135-158.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Naden, Jon; Henney, P.J.. 1995 Characterisation of gold from Fiji. Nottingham, UK, British Geological Survey, 58pp. (WC/95/041) (Unpublished)
Benleonardite
Formula: [Ag6(Sb,As)2S6Te] [Ag9Cu(S,Te)2Te2]
Reference: Handbook of Mineralogy
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: Scherbarth, N. L., & Spry, P. G. (2006). Mineralogical, petrological, stable isotope, and fluid inclusion characteristics of the Tuvatu gold-silver telluride deposit, Fiji: Comparisons with the Emperor deposit. Economic Geology, 101(1), 135-158.
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Reference: 16th Australian Geological Convention, Adelaide,
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: 16th Australian Geological Convention, Adelaide,
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Scherbarth, N. L., & Spry, P. G. (2006). Mineralogical, petrological, stable isotope, and fluid inclusion characteristics of the Tuvatu gold-silver telluride deposit, Fiji: Comparisons with the Emperor deposit. Economic Geology, 101(1), 135-158.
Calaverite
Formula: AuTe2
Reference: 16th Australian Geological Convention, Adelaide, ; Spry, P. G., & Scherbarth, N. L. (2006). The gold–vanadium–tellurium association at the Tuvatu gold–silver prospect, Fiji: conditions of ore deposition. Mineralogy and Petrology, 87(3-4), 171-186; Scherbarth, N. L., & Spry, P. G. (2006). Mineralogical, petrological, stable isotope, and fluid inclusion characteristics of the Tuvatu gold-silver telluride deposit, Fiji: Comparisons with the Emperor deposit. Economic Geology, 101(1), 135-158.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Scherbarth, N. L., & Spry, P. G. (2006). Mineralogical, petrological, stable isotope, and fluid inclusion characteristics of the Tuvatu gold-silver telluride deposit, Fiji: Comparisons with the Emperor deposit. Economic Geology, 101(1), 135-158.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: 16th Australian Geological Convention, Adelaide, ; Naden, Jon; Henney, P.J.. 1995 Characterisation of gold from Fiji. Nottingham, UK, British Geological Survey, 58pp. (WC/95/041) (Unpublished); Scherbarth, N. L., & Spry, P. G. (2006). Mineralogical, petrological, stable isotope, and fluid inclusion characteristics of the Tuvatu gold-silver telluride deposit, Fiji: Comparisons with the Emperor deposit. Economic Geology, 101(1), 135-158.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Scherbarth, N. L., & Spry, P. G. (2006). Mineralogical, petrological, stable isotope, and fluid inclusion characteristics of the Tuvatu gold-silver telluride deposit, Fiji: Comparisons with the Emperor deposit. Economic Geology, 101(1), 135-158.
Coloradoite
Formula: HgTe
Reference: 16th Australian Geological Convention, Adelaide,
Cosalite
Formula: Pb2Bi2S5
Reference: Scherbarth, N. L., & Spry, P. G. (2006). Mineralogical, petrological, stable isotope, and fluid inclusion characteristics of the Tuvatu gold-silver telluride deposit, Fiji: Comparisons with the Emperor deposit. Economic Geology, 101(1), 135-158.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Scherbarth, N. L., & Spry, P. G. (2006). Mineralogical, petrological, stable isotope, and fluid inclusion characteristics of the Tuvatu gold-silver telluride deposit, Fiji: Comparisons with the Emperor deposit. Economic Geology, 101(1), 135-158.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Scherbarth, N. L., & Spry, P. G. (2006). Mineralogical, petrological, stable isotope, and fluid inclusion characteristics of the Tuvatu gold-silver telluride deposit, Fiji: Comparisons with the Emperor deposit. Economic Geology, 101(1), 135-158.
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Reference: Scherbarth, N. L., & Spry, P. G. (2006). Mineralogical, petrological, stable isotope, and fluid inclusion characteristics of the Tuvatu gold-silver telluride deposit, Fiji: Comparisons with the Emperor deposit. Economic Geology, 101(1), 135-158.
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Reference: Naden, Jon; Henney, P.J.. 1995 Characterisation of gold from Fiji. Nottingham, UK, British Geological Survey, 58pp. (WC/95/041) (Unpublished); Scherbarth, N. L., & Spry, P. G. (2006). Mineralogical, petrological, stable isotope, and fluid inclusion characteristics of the Tuvatu gold-silver telluride deposit, Fiji: Comparisons with the Emperor deposit. Economic Geology, 101(1), 135-158.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Scherbarth, N. L., & Spry, P. G. (2006). Mineralogical, petrological, stable isotope, and fluid inclusion characteristics of the Tuvatu gold-silver telluride deposit, Fiji: Comparisons with the Emperor deposit. Economic Geology, 101(1), 135-158.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Scherbarth, N. L., & Spry, P. G. (2006). Mineralogical, petrological, stable isotope, and fluid inclusion characteristics of the Tuvatu gold-silver telluride deposit, Fiji: Comparisons with the Emperor deposit. Economic Geology, 101(1), 135-158.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: 16th Australian Geological Convention, Adelaide, ; Scherbarth, N. L., & Spry, P. G. (2006). Mineralogical, petrological, stable isotope, and fluid inclusion characteristics of the Tuvatu gold-silver telluride deposit, Fiji: Comparisons with the Emperor deposit. Economic Geology, 101(1), 135-158.
Galena var: Selenian Galena
Formula: Pb(S,Se)
Reference: 16th Australian Geological Convention, Adelaide,
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: 16th Australian Geological Convention, Adelaide, ; Naden, Jon; Henney, P.J.. 1995 Characterisation of gold from Fiji. Nottingham, UK, British Geological Survey, 58pp. (WC/95/041) (Unpublished); Scherbarth, N. L., & Spry, P. G. (2006). Mineralogical, petrological, stable isotope, and fluid inclusion characteristics of the Tuvatu gold-silver telluride deposit, Fiji: Comparisons with the Emperor deposit. Economic Geology, 101(1), 135-158.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Scherbarth, N. L., & Spry, P. G. (2006). Mineralogical, petrological, stable isotope, and fluid inclusion characteristics of the Tuvatu gold-silver telluride deposit, Fiji: Comparisons with the Emperor deposit. Economic Geology, 101(1), 135-158.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Scherbarth, N. L., & Spry, P. G. (2006). Mineralogical, petrological, stable isotope, and fluid inclusion characteristics of the Tuvatu gold-silver telluride deposit, Fiji: Comparisons with the Emperor deposit. Economic Geology, 101(1), 135-158.
Hessite
Formula: Ag2Te
Reference: 16th Australian Geological Convention, Adelaide,
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Scherbarth, N. L., & Spry, P. G. (2006). Mineralogical, petrological, stable isotope, and fluid inclusion characteristics of the Tuvatu gold-silver telluride deposit, Fiji: Comparisons with the Emperor deposit. Economic Geology, 101(1), 135-158.
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Scherbarth, N. L., & Spry, P. G. (2006). Mineralogical, petrological, stable isotope, and fluid inclusion characteristics of the Tuvatu gold-silver telluride deposit, Fiji: Comparisons with the Emperor deposit. Economic Geology, 101(1), 135-158.
Karelianite
Formula: V3+2O3
Reference: 16th Australian Geological Convention, Adelaide, ; Spry, P. G., & Scherbarth, N. L. (2006). The gold–vanadium–tellurium association at the Tuvatu gold–silver prospect, Fiji: conditions of ore deposition. Mineralogy and Petrology, 87(3-4), 171-186; Scherbarth, N. L., & Spry, P. G. (2006). Mineralogical, petrological, stable isotope, and fluid inclusion characteristics of the Tuvatu gold-silver telluride deposit, Fiji: Comparisons with the Emperor deposit. Economic Geology, 101(1), 135-158.
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Naden, Jon; Henney, P.J.. 1995 Characterisation of gold from Fiji. Nottingham, UK, British Geological Survey, 58pp. (WC/95/041) (Unpublished)
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Reference: Naden, Jon; Henney, P.J.. 1995 Characterisation of gold from Fiji. Nottingham, UK, British Geological Survey, 58pp. (WC/95/041) (Unpublished); Scherbarth, N. L., & Spry, P. G. (2006). Mineralogical, petrological, stable isotope, and fluid inclusion characteristics of the Tuvatu gold-silver telluride deposit, Fiji: Comparisons with the Emperor deposit. Economic Geology, 101(1), 135-158.
Krennerite
Formula: Au3AgTe8
Reference: 16th Australian Geological Convention, Adelaide,
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Scherbarth, N. L., & Spry, P. G. (2006). Mineralogical, petrological, stable isotope, and fluid inclusion characteristics of the Tuvatu gold-silver telluride deposit, Fiji: Comparisons with the Emperor deposit. Economic Geology, 101(1), 135-158.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: 16th Australian Geological Convention, Adelaide,
Montbrayite ?
Formula: (Au,Ag,Sb,Bi,Pb)23(Te,Sb,Bi,Pb)38
Reference: Scherbarth, N. L., & Spry, P. G. (2006). Mineralogical, petrological, stable isotope, and fluid inclusion characteristics of the Tuvatu gold-silver telluride deposit, Fiji: Comparisons with the Emperor deposit. Economic Geology, 101(1), 135-158.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Naden, Jon; Henney, P.J.. 1995 Characterisation of gold from Fiji. Nottingham, UK, British Geological Survey, 58pp. (WC/95/041) (Unpublished)
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Reference: Scherbarth, N. L., & Spry, P. G. (2006). Mineralogical, petrological, stable isotope, and fluid inclusion characteristics of the Tuvatu gold-silver telluride deposit, Fiji: Comparisons with the Emperor deposit. Economic Geology, 101(1), 135-158.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Naden, Jon; Henney, P.J.. 1995 Characterisation of gold from Fiji. Nottingham, UK, British Geological Survey, 58pp. (WC/95/041) (Unpublished); Scherbarth, N. L., & Spry, P. G. (2006). Mineralogical, petrological, stable isotope, and fluid inclusion characteristics of the Tuvatu gold-silver telluride deposit, Fiji: Comparisons with the Emperor deposit. Economic Geology, 101(1), 135-158.
Nolanite
Formula: V3+8Fe3+2O14(OH)2
Reference: 16th Australian Geological Convention, Adelaide, ; Spry, P. G., & Scherbarth, N. L. (2006). The gold–vanadium–tellurium association at the Tuvatu gold–silver prospect, Fiji: conditions of ore deposition. Mineralogy and Petrology, 87(3-4), 171-186; Scherbarth, N. L., & Spry, P. G. (2006). Mineralogical, petrological, stable isotope, and fluid inclusion characteristics of the Tuvatu gold-silver telluride deposit, Fiji: Comparisons with the Emperor deposit. Economic Geology, 101(1), 135-158.
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Scherbarth, N. L., & Spry, P. G. (2006). Mineralogical, petrological, stable isotope, and fluid inclusion characteristics of the Tuvatu gold-silver telluride deposit, Fiji: Comparisons with the Emperor deposit. Economic Geology, 101(1), 135-158.
Petzite
Formula: Ag3AuTe2
Reference: 16th Australian Geological Convention, Adelaide, ; Scherbarth, N. L., & Spry, P. G. (2006). Mineralogical, petrological, stable isotope, and fluid inclusion characteristics of the Tuvatu gold-silver telluride deposit, Fiji: Comparisons with the Emperor deposit. Economic Geology, 101(1), 135-158.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: 16th Australian Geological Convention, Adelaide, ; Naden, Jon; Henney, P.J.. 1995 Characterisation of gold from Fiji. Nottingham, UK, British Geological Survey, 58pp. (WC/95/041) (Unpublished); Scherbarth, N. L., & Spry, P. G. (2006). Mineralogical, petrological, stable isotope, and fluid inclusion characteristics of the Tuvatu gold-silver telluride deposit, Fiji: Comparisons with the Emperor deposit. Economic Geology, 101(1), 135-158.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Naden, Jon; Henney, P.J.. 1995 Characterisation of gold from Fiji. Nottingham, UK, British Geological Survey, 58pp. (WC/95/041) (Unpublished); Scherbarth, N. L., & Spry, P. G. (2006). Mineralogical, petrological, stable isotope, and fluid inclusion characteristics of the Tuvatu gold-silver telluride deposit, Fiji: Comparisons with the Emperor deposit. Economic Geology, 101(1), 135-158.
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Scherbarth, N. L., & Spry, P. G. (2006). Mineralogical, petrological, stable isotope, and fluid inclusion characteristics of the Tuvatu gold-silver telluride deposit, Fiji: Comparisons with the Emperor deposit. Economic Geology, 101(1), 135-158.
Roscoelite
Formula: K(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: 16th Australian Geological Convention, Adelaide, ; Spry, P. G., & Scherbarth, N. L. (2006). The gold–vanadium–tellurium association at the Tuvatu gold–silver prospect, Fiji: conditions of ore deposition. Mineralogy and Petrology, 87(3-4), 171-186; Scherbarth, N. L., & Spry, P. G. (2006). Mineralogical, petrological, stable isotope, and fluid inclusion characteristics of the Tuvatu gold-silver telluride deposit, Fiji: Comparisons with the Emperor deposit. Economic Geology, 101(1), 135-158.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: 16th Australian Geological Convention, Adelaide, ; Spry, P. G., & Scherbarth, N. L. (2006). The gold–vanadium–tellurium association at the Tuvatu gold–silver prospect, Fiji: conditions of ore deposition. Mineralogy and Petrology, 87(3-4), 171-186; Scherbarth, N. L., & Spry, P. G. (2006). Mineralogical, petrological, stable isotope, and fluid inclusion characteristics of the Tuvatu gold-silver telluride deposit, Fiji: Comparisons with the Emperor deposit. Economic Geology, 101(1), 135-158.
Schreyerite
Formula: V3+2Ti3O9
Reference: 16th Australian Geological Convention, Adelaide, ; Spry, P. G., & Scherbarth, N. L. (2006). The gold–vanadium–tellurium association at the Tuvatu gold–silver prospect, Fiji: conditions of ore deposition. Mineralogy and Petrology, 87(3-4), 171-186; Scherbarth, N. L., & Spry, P. G. (2006). Mineralogical, petrological, stable isotope, and fluid inclusion characteristics of the Tuvatu gold-silver telluride deposit, Fiji: Comparisons with the Emperor deposit. Economic Geology, 101(1), 135-158.
'Smectite Group'
Formula: A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
Reference: Scherbarth, N. L., & Spry, P. G. (2006). Mineralogical, petrological, stable isotope, and fluid inclusion characteristics of the Tuvatu gold-silver telluride deposit, Fiji: Comparisons with the Emperor deposit. Economic Geology, 101(1), 135-158.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: 16th Australian Geological Convention, Adelaide, ; Naden, Jon; Henney, P.J.. 1995 Characterisation of gold from Fiji. Nottingham, UK, British Geological Survey, 58pp. (WC/95/041) (Unpublished)
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: Scherbarth, N. L., & Spry, P. G. (2006). Mineralogical, petrological, stable isotope, and fluid inclusion characteristics of the Tuvatu gold-silver telluride deposit, Fiji: Comparisons with the Emperor deposit. Economic Geology, 101(1), 135-158.
Stromeyerite ?
Formula: AgCuS
Reference: Scherbarth, N. L., & Spry, P. G. (2006). Mineralogical, petrological, stable isotope, and fluid inclusion characteristics of the Tuvatu gold-silver telluride deposit, Fiji: Comparisons with the Emperor deposit. Economic Geology, 101(1), 135-158.
Stützite
Formula: Ag5-xTe3, x = 0.24-0.36
Reference: 16th Australian Geological Convention, Adelaide,
Sylvanite
Formula: (Au,Ag)2Te4
Reference: 16th Australian Geological Convention, Adelaide,
Tellurium
Formula: Te
Reference: 16th Australian Geological Convention, Adelaide,
Tellurobismuthite
Formula: Bi2Te3
Reference: 16th Australian Geological Convention, Adelaide,
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Reference: 16th Australian Geological Convention, Adelaide, ; Scherbarth, N. L., & Spry, P. G. (2006). Mineralogical, petrological, stable isotope, and fluid inclusion characteristics of the Tuvatu gold-silver telluride deposit, Fiji: Comparisons with the Emperor deposit. Economic Geology, 101(1), 135-158.
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S13
Reference: Scherbarth, N. L., & Spry, P. G. (2006). Mineralogical, petrological, stable isotope, and fluid inclusion characteristics of the Tuvatu gold-silver telluride deposit, Fiji: Comparisons with the Emperor deposit. Economic Geology, 101(1), 135-158.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Scherbarth, N. L., & Spry, P. G. (2006). Mineralogical, petrological, stable isotope, and fluid inclusion characteristics of the Tuvatu gold-silver telluride deposit, Fiji: Comparisons with the Emperor deposit. Economic Geology, 101(1), 135-158.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Scherbarth, N. L., & Spry, P. G. (2006). Mineralogical, petrological, stable isotope, and fluid inclusion characteristics of the Tuvatu gold-silver telluride deposit, Fiji: Comparisons with the Emperor deposit. Economic Geology, 101(1), 135-158.
'UM2006-29-VSiOH'
Formula: VSiO3(OH)
Reference: Scherbarth, N. L., & Spry, P. G. (2006). Mineralogical, petrological, stable isotope, and fluid inclusion characteristics of the Tuvatu gold-silver telluride deposit, Fiji: Comparisons with the Emperor deposit. Economic Geology, 101(1), 135-158.
Vanadium
Formula: V
Reference: Scherbarth, N. L., & Spry, P. G. (2006). Mineralogical, petrological, stable isotope, and fluid inclusion characteristics of the Tuvatu gold-silver telluride deposit, Fiji: Comparisons with the Emperor deposit. Economic Geology, 101(1), 135-158.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Bismuth1.CA.05Bi
'Electrum'1.AA.05(Au, Ag)
Gold1.AA.05Au
Tellurium1.CC.10Te
Vanadium1.AE.V
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Altaite2.CD.10PbTe
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Benleonardite2.LA.50[Ag6(Sb,As)2S6Te] [Ag9Cu(S,Te)2Te2]
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Calaverite2.EA.10AuTe2
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Coloradoite2.CB.05aHgTe
Cosalite2.JB.10Pb2Bi2S5
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Enargite2.KA.05Cu3AsS4
Galena2.CD.10PbS
var: Selenian Galena2.CD.10Pb(S,Se)
Hessite2.BA.60Ag2Te
Krennerite2.EA.15Au3AgTe8
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Montbrayite ?2.DB.20(Au,Ag,Sb,Bi,Pb)23(Te,Sb,Bi,Pb)38
Petzite2.BA.75Ag3AuTe2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Stromeyerite ?2.BA.40AgCuS
Stützite2.BA.65Ag5-xTe3, x = 0.24-0.36
Sylvanite2.EA.05(Au,Ag)2Te4
Tellurobismuthite2.DC.05Bi2Te3
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S13
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Karelianite4.CB.05V3+2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Nolanite4.CB.40V3+8Fe3+2O14(OH)2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Schreyerite4.CB.35V3+2Ti3O9
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Roscoelite9.EC.15K(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'UM2006-29-VSiOH'-VSiO3(OH)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Semi-metals and non-metals
Bismuth1.3.1.4Bi
Tellurium1.3.4.2Te
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
Hessite2.4.2.1Ag2Te
Petzite2.4.3.3Ag3AuTe2
Stromeyerite ?2.4.6.1AgCuS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Altaite2.8.1.3PbTe
Coloradoite2.8.2.5HgTe
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
Montbrayite ?2.11.8.1(Au,Ag,Sb,Bi,Pb)23(Te,Sb,Bi,Pb)38
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
Tellurobismuthite2.11.7.2Bi2Te3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Calaverite2.12.13.2AuTe2
Krennerite2.12.13.1Au3AgTe8
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Sylvanite2.12.13.3(Au,Ag)2Te4
Miscellaneous
Stützite2.16.13.1Ag5-xTe3, x = 0.24-0.36
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø > 4
Benleonardite3.1.10.1[Ag6(Sb,As)2S6Te] [Ag9Cu(S,Te)2Te2]
ø = 4
Enargite3.2.1.1Cu3AsS4
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S13
2.5 < ø < 3
Cosalite3.5.9.1Pb2Bi2S5
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Karelianite4.3.1.4V3+2O3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Miscellaneous
Nolanite4.6.7.1V3+8Fe3+2O14(OH)2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
A2B3O9
Schreyerite8.4.1.1V3+2Ti3O9
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite71.2.2d.2K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Roscoelite71.2.2a.4K(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
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)
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Electrum'-(Au, Ag)
Galena
var: Selenian Galena
-Pb(S,Se)
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'UM2006-29-VSiOH'-VSiO3(OH)
Vanadium-V

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H NolaniteV83+Fe23+O14(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H UM2006-29-VSiOHVSiO3(OH)
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
OOxygen
O RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O KarelianiteV23+O3
O NolaniteV83+Fe23+O14(OH)2
O RutileTiO2
O SchreyeriteV23+Ti3O9
O K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
O QuartzSiO2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O UM2006-29-VSiOHVSiO3(OH)
FFluorine
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
SiSilicon
Si RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si UM2006-29-VSiOHVSiO3(OH)
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S PyriteFeS2
S MarcasiteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S GalenaPbS
S Galena (var: Selenian Galena)Pb(S,Se)
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S EnargiteCu3AsS4
S Benleonardite[Ag6(Sb,As)2S6Te] [Ag9Cu(S,Te)2Te2]
S StibniteSb2S3
S CosalitePb2Bi2S5
S TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S13
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S CovelliteCuS
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S AcanthiteAg2S
S StromeyeriteAgCuS
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
CaCalcium
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti SchreyeriteV23+Ti3O9
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
VVanadium
V RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
V KarelianiteV23+O3
V NolaniteV83+Fe23+O14(OH)2
V SchreyeriteV23+Ti3O9
V VanadiumV
V UM2006-29-VSiOHVSiO3(OH)
FeIron
Fe TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Fe NolaniteV83+Fe23+O14(OH)2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S13
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
CuCopper
Cu TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu EnargiteCu3AsS4
Cu Benleonardite[Ag6(Sb,As)2S6Te] [Ag9Cu(S,Te)2Te2]
Cu TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S13
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu StromeyeriteAgCuS
ZnZinc
Zn TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S13
AsArsenic
As TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As EnargiteCu3AsS4
As Benleonardite[Ag6(Sb,As)2S6Te] [Ag9Cu(S,Te)2Te2]
SeSelenium
Se Galena (var: Selenian Galena)Pb(S,Se)
AgSilver
Ag PetziteAg3AuTe2
Ag HessiteAg2Te
Ag StütziteAg5-xTe3, x = 0.24-0.36
Ag Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
Ag KrenneriteAu3AgTe8
Ag Benleonardite[Ag6(Sb,As)2S6Te] [Ag9Cu(S,Te)2Te2]
Ag Electrum(Au, Ag)
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag StromeyeriteAgCuS
Ag Montbrayite(Au,Ag,Sb,Bi,Pb)23(Te,Sb,Bi,Pb)38
SbAntimony
Sb Benleonardite[Ag6(Sb,As)2S6Te] [Ag9Cu(S,Te)2Te2]
Sb StibniteSb2S3
Sb TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S13
Sb Montbrayite(Au,Ag,Sb,Bi,Pb)23(Te,Sb,Bi,Pb)38
TeTellurium
Te TelluriumTe
Te CalaveriteAuTe2
Te PetziteAg3AuTe2
Te HessiteAg2Te
Te StütziteAg5-xTe3, x = 0.24-0.36
Te Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
Te KrenneriteAu3AgTe8
Te ColoradoiteHgTe
Te TellurobismuthiteBi2Te3
Te AltaitePbTe
Te Benleonardite[Ag6(Sb,As)2S6Te] [Ag9Cu(S,Te)2Te2]
Te Montbrayite(Au,Ag,Sb,Bi,Pb)23(Te,Sb,Bi,Pb)38
AuGold
Au GoldAu
Au CalaveriteAuTe2
Au PetziteAg3AuTe2
Au Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
Au KrenneriteAu3AgTe8
Au Electrum(Au, Ag)
Au Montbrayite(Au,Ag,Sb,Bi,Pb)23(Te,Sb,Bi,Pb)38
HgMercury
Hg ColoradoiteHgTe
PbLead
Pb AltaitePbTe
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb Galena (var: Selenian Galena)Pb(S,Se)
Pb CosalitePb2Bi2S5
Pb Montbrayite(Au,Ag,Sb,Bi,Pb)23(Te,Sb,Bi,Pb)38
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthBi
Bi TellurobismuthiteBi2Te3
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3
Bi CosalitePb2Bi2S5
Bi Montbrayite(Au,Ag,Sb,Bi,Pb)23(Te,Sb,Bi,Pb)38

References

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Scherbarth, N.L., Spry, P.G. (2006) Mineralogical, Petrological, Stable Isotope, and Fluid Inclusion Characteristics of the Tuvatu Gold-Silver Telluride Deposit, Fiji: Comparisons with the Emperor Deposit. Economic 101:1, 135-158.
Spry, P.G., Scherbarth, N.L. (2006) The gold–vanadium–tellurium association at the Tuvatu gold–silver prospect, Fiji: conditions of ore deposition. Mineralogy and Petrology, 87(3-4), 171-186.

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