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Amoron'i Mania, Madagascari
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Amoron'i ManiaRegion
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Area:
16,141 km2
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Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Fandriana31,437 (2018)
Ambositra30,353 (2018)
Ambatofinandrahana25,997 (2018)
Other Languages:
French:
Amoron'i Mania, Madagascar
German:
Amoron’i Mania, Madagaskar
Italian:
regione di Amoron'i Mania, Madagascar
Malagasy:
Faritra Amoron'i Mania, Madagasikara
Russian:
Амурун'и Маниа, Мадагаскар
Simplified Chinese:
阿莫羅尼馬尼亞區, 马达加斯加
Spanish:
Región de Amoron'i Mania, Madagascar
Arabic:
أموروني مانيا, مدغشقر
Bengali:
আমরনি ম্যানিয়া, মাদাগাস্কার
Breton:
Amoron'i Mania, Madagaskar
Bulgarian:
Аморони Маниа, Мадагаскар
Catalan:
Amoron'i Mania, Madagascar
Cebuano:
Amoron'i Mania Region, Madagascar
Danish:
Amoron'i Mania, Madagaskar
Dutch:
Amoron'i Mania, Madagaskar
Farsi/Persian:
آمورونئی مانیا, ماداگاسکار
Finnish:
Amoron'i Mania, Madagaskar
Greek:
Αμορόνι Μανία, Μαδαγασκάρη
Gujarati:
અમોરોનિ મેનિયા, મડાગાસ્કર
Hindi:
अमोरोन 'ई मेनिया, मेडागास्कर
Indonesian:
Amoron'i Mania, Madagaskar
Japanese:
アモロニ・マニア地域圏, マダガスカル
Kannada:
ಅಮೊರೊನ್ ಮಾನಿಯಾ, ಮಡಗಾಸ್ಕರ್
Korean:
아모로니마니아 구, 마다가스카르
Latvian:
Amoroni Mania, Madagaskara
Lithuanian:
Amaroni Manija, Madagaskaras
Malay:
Amoron'i Mania, Madagaskar
Marathi:
अमोरोनी मानिया, मादागास्कर
Minnan / Hokkien-Taiwanese:
Amoron'i Mania Khu
Norwegian:
Amoron'i Mania, Madagaskar
Polish:
Amoron'i Mania, Madagaskar
Portuguese:
Amoron'i Mania, Madagáscar
Romanian:
Regiunea Amoron'i Mania, Madagascar
Serbo-Croatian:
Regija Amoron'i Mania, Madagaskar
Sinhalese:
අමොරෝනි මනියා, මැඩගස්කරය
Swahili:
Amoron'i Mania, Madagaska
Swedish:
Amoron'i Maniaregionen, Madagaskar
Tamil:
அமோரோன் 'இ மணியா, மடகாசுகர்
Telugu:
అమోరోని మేనియా, మడగాస్కర్
Thai:
แคว้นปัญจาบ, ประเทศมาดากัสการ์
Turkish:
Amoron'i Mania, Madagaskar
Ukrainian:
Амороні-Манія, Мадагаскар
Urdu:
آمورونئی مانیا, مڈغاسکر
Vietnamese:
Amoron'i Mania, Madagascar


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146 valid minerals. 5 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 1 (FRL) - first recorded locality of unapproved mineral/variety/etc. 1 erroneous literature entry.

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Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Lacroix, A. (1940): Les modifications mineralogiques secondaires du gisement de phlogopite de Volonandrongo ouest du massif central de Madagascar. Compte Rendus Hebdomadaires des Seances de l'Academie des Sciences 210(12): 425-429
Aegirine
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Aegirine-augite
Formula: (NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(Fe3+eAlfFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
Reference: Rasoamalala, V., Salvi, S., Béziat, D., Ursule, J.-Ph., Cuney, M., Parseval, Ph. de, Guillaume, D., Moine, B. & Andriamampihantona, J. (2014): Geology of bastnaesite and monazite deposits in the Ambatofinandrahana area, central part of Madagascar: An overview. Journal of African Earth Sciences. 94, 128-140
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Localities: Reported from at least 18 localities in this region.
Albite var: Cleavelandite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Laurs, B. L. et al. (2003): Pezzottaite from Ambatovita, Madagaascar: A new Gem mineral. Gems & Gemology 39 (4): 284-301
Allanite-(Ce)
Formula: {CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Pezzotta, F. (2005): Pezzottaite. Ad Ambatovita in Madagascar una scoperta tra avventura e scienza. Rivista Mineralogical Italiana. 30 (2): 88-103
'Almandine-Spessartine Series'
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen collection # MM-1955
'Ambatoarinite' (FRL)
Formula: Sr5(Ce,La,Dy)10(CO3)17O3 ?
Type Locality:
Colour: grey, rose
Reference: Lacroix, A. (1915) : Sur un nouveau minéral [ambatoarinite] de Madagascar. Bulletin de la Société francaise de Minéralogie, Paris. 38, 265-271 ; Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 293.
Amblygonite
Formula: LiAl(PO4)F
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Amphibole Supergroup var: Byssolite'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Lacroix, A. (1940): Les modifications mineralogiques secondaires du gisement de phlogopite de Volonandrongo ouest du massif central de Madagascar. Compte Rendus Hebdomadaires des Seances de l'Academie des Sciences 210(12): 425-429; Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Geologique A. 1871
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 82:146
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: A.Lacroix (1956): Notes posthumes mineralogie, petrographie. Madagascar. Travaux du Bureau Geologigue nr 78. Service Geologique, Tananarive.
Andalusite var: Chiastolite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: A.Lacroix (1956): Notes posthumes mineralogie, petrographie. Madagascar. Travaux du Bureau Geologigue nr 78. Service Geologique, Tananarive.
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Arsenic
Formula: As
Reference: Pezzotta, F. (1999): Madagaskar. Das Paradies der Mineralien und Edelsteine. Extra Lapis nr 17, pp 53-54 (german edition)
Augelite
Formula: Al2(PO4)(OH)3
Autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Description: Described by Lacroix (1899) under the name "chessylite"
Reference: Lacroix, A. (1899): Matériaux pour la Minéralogie de Madagascar. IV. Brochantite d'Ambatofangehana (Province d'Ambositra). Bulletin du Muséum national d'histoire naturelle 5 : 318-319
Barbosalite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2
Habit: crystalline masses
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la mineralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive, p 17-18
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Bastnäsite'
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Bastnäsite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(CO3)F
Description: A specimen fra Behiers collection marked "Bastnaesite" was shown to be Bastnäsite-(Ce) (Simmons 2003)
Reference: Simmons, W. B. (2003): Investigation of oxide minerals from an old collection of Madagascar minerals. (Contributed Papers in Specimen Mineralogy). Rocks & Minerals, nr 2, 2003
Bavenite
Formula: Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Reference: Pezzotta, F. (2005): La pegmatite di Ambatovita, un giacimento ricco di micro-minerali. Rivista Mineralogical Italiana. 30 (2): 100-101
Béhierite
Formula: (Ta5+,Nb5+)(BO4)
Reference: Falster, A.U. and Simmons, W.B.(2002): A second world location for behierite in Florence county, Wisconsin. Rocks & Minerals may-june 2002
Berlinite
Formula: AlPO4
Reference: Ackermand et al.(2006): "Lazulite-bearing metaquartzite of the Itremo Group (Central Madagascar); Scientific significance and economic importance" in Proceedings of the Malagasy-German Research Cooperation in Life and Earth sciences, 5-18
Bermanite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 4H2O
Habit: small crystals< 0,5 mm forming rims around masses of phosphosiderite
Colour: redbrown
Description: Analysed by Miss Mrose with XRD in 1956
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la mineralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive, 19, p 20
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Localities: Reported from at least 29 localities in this region.
Beryl var: Aquamarine
Formula: Be3Al2Si6O18
Beryl var: Heliodor
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen collection # M-401
Beryl var: Morganite
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 82:146
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Bismite
Formula: Bi2O3
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Bismutite
Formula: (BiO)2CO3
'Bismutomicrolite (of Hogarth 1977)'
Colour: greenish brown
Reference: Pers.com Roy Kristiansen 1996, XRD analysis Smithsonian Institution, USA 1974
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Description: Described by Lacroix (1899) under the name "erubescite".
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la mineralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive.p 24
Braunite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la mineralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive. p 22
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Lacroix, A. (1899): Matériaux pour la Minéralogie de Madagascar. IV. Brochantite d'Ambatofangehana (Province d'Ambositra). Bulletin du Muséum national d'histoire naturelle 5 : 318-319
Brockite
Formula: (Ca,Th,Ce)PO4 · H2O
Reference: Dr.Federico Pezzotta analysis
'Calamine'
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Calcite var: Manganoan Calcite
Formula: (Ca,Mn)CO3
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Celadonite
Formula: K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Cerianite-(Ce)
Formula: (Ce4+,Th)O2
Colour: mustard-brown to yellowish
Description: alteration film on bastnäsite-(Ce)
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov data
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Chalcanthite
Formula: CuSO4 · 5H2O
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la mineralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive.p 24
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
'Chevkinite Group'
Chiavennite
Formula: CaMnBe2Si5O13(OH)2 · 2H2O
Reference: Pezzotta F., Guastoni A., Forner H., Demartin F., Kristiansen R. (2004) : Exceptional chiavennite associated with pezzottaite from the Sakavalana Pegmatite, Ambatovita, Madagascar. Web site of Mineralogical Society of America. www.minsocam.org/msa/Pegmatites.html; Pezzotta, F., Guastoni, A., Forner, H., Demartin, F., Kristiansen, R. (2005): Découverte exceptionnelle de chiavennite associée à pezzottaite dans la pegmatite de Sakavalana, Mandrosonoro, Madagascar. Le Règne Minéral, 62, 25-28.
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
'Chlorite Group'
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: Lacroix, A. (1899): Matériaux pour la Minéralogie de Madagascar. IV. Brochantite d'Ambatofangehana (Province d'Ambositra). Bulletin du Muséum national d'histoire naturelle 5 : 318-319
Clinobisvanite
Formula: Bi(VO4)
Reference: Extra Lapis nr 17. Madagascar p 4 (german edition)]
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Clinochlore var: Leuchtenbergite
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Clinochlore var: Pennine
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Michel Arliguie collection & photo (Photo ID: 946870, old sample)
'Clinoptilolite'
Description: Earlier erronously labeled as heulandite (Lefevre & Thomas (1998).
Reference: Pezzotta, F. (1999): Madagaskar. Das Paradies der Mineralien und Edelsteine. Extra Lapis nr 17, pp 53-54 (german edition)
Clinozoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Description: A sample in the collection of Muséum de Paris, France, see http://webmineral.brgm.fr:8003/mineraux/ImageView.html?SYSID_IMAGE=7312&TARGET=MainEnd
Reference: Lacroix, A. (1940): Les modifications mineralogiques secondaires du gisement de phlogopite de Volonandrongo ouest du massif central de Madagascar. Compte Rendus Hebdomadaires des Seances de l'Academie des Sciences 210(12): 425-429; Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Geologique A. 1871
Clinozoisite var: Clinothulite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Jean Chervet collection
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Columbite-(Mn)
Formula: Mn2+Nb2O6
'Columbite-(Mn)-Tantalite-(Mn) Series'
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen collection and photo
'Columbite-Tantalite'
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Cookeite
Formula: (Al2Li)Al2(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Description: Small hexagonal crystals on transparent green tourmaline embedded in muscovite
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la mineralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive. p 29
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Crichtonite
Formula: Sr(Mn,Y,U)Fe2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
Reference: Lacroix, A. (1922): Mineralogie de Madagascar, Tome I. Géologie-Minéralogie descriptive. A.Challamel (Éditeur), Paris. 624p (p.587)
Cryptomelane
Formula: K(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Reference: Pezzotta F., Guastoni A., Forner H., Demartin F., Kristiansen R. (2004) : Exceptional chiavennite associated with pezzottaite from the Sakavalana Pegmatite, Ambatovita, Madagascar. Web site of Mineralogical Society of America. www.minsocam.org/msa/Pegmatites.html
Cyrilovite
Formula: NaFe3+3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la Minéralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive, p.32
Danburite
Formula: CaB2Si2O8
Dewindtite
Formula: H2Pb3(UO2)2(PO4)4O4 · 12H2O
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Diopside var: Diallage
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: RRUFF ID: R060038
Dufrénite
Formula: Ca0.5Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la Minéralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive, p.32
Dumortierite
Formula: (Al,Fe3+)7(SiO4)3(BO3)O3
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Elbaite
Formula: Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
'Elbaite-Schorl Series'
Reference: Nizamoff, J.W.; Falster, A.U.; Pezzota, F. ; Simmons, W.B.; Hanson, S.L. and Webber, K.L. (2000): Recent mining at the Antandrokomby pegmatite, Madagascar. 26th Rochester Mineralogical Symposium. Rocks & Minerals, july 2000. ; Simmons, W.B., Webber, K.L., Falster, A.U., & Nizamoff, J. W. (2001): Gem tourmaline chemistry and paragenesis. Australian gemmologist 21, number 01
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Euxenite-(Y)
Formula: (Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
'Feldspar Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
'Feldspar Group var: Perthite'
Ferri-winchite
Formula: ☐[CaNa][Mg4(Fe3+,Al)]Si8O22(OH)2
Description: Deep black-blue bladed single crystals embedded in dolomite
Reference: RRUFF ID: R060038
'Fluocerite'
Reference: Rasoamalala, V., Salvi, S., Béziat, D., Ursule, J.-Ph., Cuney, M., Parseval, Ph. de, Guillaume, D., Moine, B. & Andriamampihantona, J. (2014): Geology of bastnaesite and monazite deposits in the Ambatofinandrahana area, central part of Madagascar: An overview. Journal of African Earth Sciences. 94, 128-140
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen collection # M-402
Fluorapatite var: Mn-bearing Fluorapatite
Formula: (Ca,Mn2+)5(PO4)3(F,Cl,OH) or Ca5([P,Mn5+]O4)3(F,Cl,OH)
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen collection # M-402
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Fluor-liddicoatite
Formula: Ca(Li2Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Description: RRUFF Identification has only been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction (Red part of red and green prismatic xls) see http://rruff.info/liddicoatite/display=default/R060969
Reference: RRUFF ID: R060969
Galena
Formula: PbS
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Glaucophane
Formula: ◻[Na2][Mg3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 290.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la mineralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive. p 22
Gold
Formula: Au
Goyazite
Formula: SrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Graftonite
Formula: Fe2+Fe2+2(PO4)2
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Description: Found in tiny cavities in altered pyrite crystals
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen collection # MM-6195
Hambergite
Formula: Be2(BO3)(OH)
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Hematite var: Martite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la mineralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive, p 18
Heterosite ?
Formula: (Fe3+,Mn3+)PO4
Description: Listed by Behier (1963)
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
'Heterosite-Purpurite Series'
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la mineralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive, p 42
'Heulandite subgroup'
Hollandite
Formula: Ba(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Reference: Hyrsl, J. & Niedermayr, G. (2003): Magic World: Inclusions in Quartz. Bode Verlag, Haltern.
Hübnerite
Formula: MnWO4
Reference: Pezzotta, F. (1999): Madagaskar. Das Paradies der Mineralien und Edelsteine. Extra Lapis nr 17, pp 53-54 (german edition); Biagioni, C., Meisser, N., Nestola, F., Pasero, M., Bobyr, M., Roth, P., Schnyder, C., Gieré, R. (2018): Hydrokenopyrochlore, (□,#)2Nb2O6·H2O, a new species of the pyrochlore supergroup from the Sahatany Pegmatite Field, Antananarivo Province, Madagascar. European Journal of Mineralogy, 30: 869-876
Hureaulite
Formula: (Mn,Fe)5(PO4)2(HPO4)2 · 4H2O
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la mineralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive, p 43
Hydrokenopyrochlore (TL)
Formula: (□,□)2Nb2O6·H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Biagioni, C., Gieré, R.,Meisser, N., Nestola, F., Pasero, M., Robyr, M., Roth, P. and Schnyder, C. (2017) Hydrokenopyrochlore, IMA 2017-005. CNMNC Newsletter No. 37, June 2017, page 739; Mineralogical Magazine, 81, 737–742; Biagioni, C., Meisser, N., Nestola, F., Pasero, M., Bobyr, M., Roth, P., Schnyder, C., Gieré, R. (2018): Hydrokenopyrochlore, (□,#)2Nb2O6·H2O, a new species of the pyrochlore supergroup from the Sahatany Pegmatite Field, Antananarivo Province, Madagascar. European Journal of Mineralogy, 30, 869-876
Hydroxykenomicrolite
Formula: (◻,Na,Sb3+)2Ta2O6(OH)
Reference: C. Stefano photo & Specimen -obtained from Al Falster
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Office National pour L'environnement. Tableau de bord environnemental region Vakinankaratra. Edition 2005. ONE/MO/DOC/25/R/03/01
'K Feldspar'
Kyanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
'Lanthanite' ?
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la mineralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive, p 18
Lasnierite (TL)
Formula: (Ca,Sr)(Mg,Fe2+)2Al(P[O,F]4)3
Type Locality:
Reference: Rondeau, B., Devouard, B., Jacob, D., Roussel, P., Stéphant, N., Boulet, C., Mollé, V., Corre, M., Fritsch, E., Ferraris, C. and Parodi, G.C. (2018) Lasnierite, IMA 2017-084. CNMNC Newsletter No. 42, April 2018, 447; Mineralogical Magazine, 82: 445–451.; Rondeau, B., Devouard, B., Jacob, D., Roussel, P., Stephant, N., Boulet, C., Mollé, V., Corre, M., Fritsch, E. & Ferraris, C. (2019) Lasnierite, (Ca,Sr)(Mg,Fe)2Al(PO4)3, a new phosphate accompanying lazulite from Mt. Ibity, Madagascar: an example of structural characterization from dynamical refinement of precession electron diffraction data on submicrometre sample. European Journal of Mineralogy, 31 (2): 379-388.
Lazulite
Formula: MgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Lepidocrocite ?
Formula: γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Description: Probably hematite; Lepidocrocite has never been positively identified as an inclusion in quartz (Pers.com John S. White)
Reference: Pezzotta, F. (1996): Mangatobangy. Amethyst-Zepter aus Madagascar. Lapis 21 (9), pp 32-35
'Lepidolite'
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Leucophosphite
Formula: KFe3+2(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
Habit: small violette crystals or as small green masses in phosphate nodules
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la mineralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive, p.46-47
'Liddicoatite' ?
Formula: Ca(Li2Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Lipscombite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2
Habit: Forming a thin film on altered triplite
Colour: green-yellow
Description: Analysis (XRD) by M.E.Rose.
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la mineralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive, p 47
Lithiophilite
Formula: LiMn2+PO4
Habit: Lamellary masses
Colour: Salmon rose; brown
Description: Identity confirmed by XRD by M.E.Rose (communication personel to J. Behier). Difficult to distinguish from graftonite which also occurs at Marivolanitra
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la mineralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive, p 47
Londonite (TL)
Formula: (Cs,K,Rb)Al4Be4(B,Be)12O28
Type Locality:
Habit: Dodecahedron {110}, tristetrahedron {211}, tetrahedron{111} and cube {100} (the last form is rare}
Colour: Milky to pale yellow crystals up to 1 cm
Description: Occurs in saccharoidal albite or in cavities. Many crystals contain patchy zones of londonite and rhodizite that are only visible by back-scattered electron imaging.
Reference: Simmons, W. B; Pezzotta, F; Falster, A.U & Webber, K. L. (2001): Londonite, a new mineral species: The Cs-dominant analogue of Rhodizite from the Antandrokomby granitic pegmatite, Madagascar. Canadian Mineralogist 39: 747-755/ MinRec 33:165]
'Londonite-Rhodizite Series'
Magnesio-arfvedsonite
Formula: {Na}{Na2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Magnesio-riebeckite
Formula: ◻{Na2}{Mg3Fe3+2}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Lacroix, A. (1899): Matériaux pour la Minéralogie de Madagascar. IV. Brochantite d'Ambatofangehana (Province d'Ambositra). Bulletin du Muséum national d'histoire naturelle 5 : 318-319
Manandonite (TL)
Formula: Li2Al4(Si2AlB)O10(OH)8
Type Locality:
Habit: Flakes (sometimes with hexagonal contours)in fanlike globular aggregates
Colour: white
Description: white flakes with pearly lustre on the (001) cleavage.
Reference: Lacroix, A. (1912): Sur une nouvelle espèce minérale (manandonite) des pegmatites de Madagascar. Bulletin de la Société française de Minéralogie, 35, 223-226; Ranorosoa, N. , Fontan, F. & Fransolet, A-M. (1989): Rediscovery of manandonite in the Sahatany Valley, Madagascar. European Journal of Mineralogy 1, 633-638
Massicot
Formula: PbO
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la mineralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive, p. 47-48
'Mica Group'
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Microcline var: Amazonite
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
'Microlite Group'
Formula: A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
'Microlite Group var: Uranmicrolite (of Hogarth 1977)'
Description: Spelled as uranomikrolith in Pezzotta (1999)
Reference: Pezzotta, F. (1999): Madagaskar. Das Paradies der Mineralien und Edelsteine. Extra Lapis nr 17, pp 53-54 (german edition)
Milarite
Formula: K2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Reference: Pezzotta, F. (2005): La pegmatite di Ambatovita, un giacimento ricco di micro-minerali. Rivista Mineralogical Italiana. 30 (2): 100-101
Mitridatite
Formula: Ca2Fe3+3(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Colour: yellow-greenish to olive-green
Description: Identified by Miss M.E. Rose. As small pulvurent masses
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la mineralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive, p 49-50
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
'Monazite'
Monazite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(PO4)
Monazite-(La)
Formula: La(PO4)
Habit: pulverulent
Colour: snow-white
Description: as alteration film on bastnäsite-(Ce) with cerianite-(Ce)
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov data
Montmorillonite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: Federico Pezzotta XRD analysis, pers com. to Knut Edvard Larsen 04-2006.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
Muscovite var: Damourite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la mineralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive. p 29
Muscovite var: Fuchsite
Formula: K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Muscovite var: Gilbertite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
'Orthochevkinite'
Formula: (Ce,La,Ca,Na,Th)4(Fe2+,Mg)2(Ti,Fe3+)3Si4O22
Reference: Lacroix, A. (1922): Mineralogie de Madagascar, Tome I. Géologie-Minéralogie descriptive. A.Challamel (Éditeur), Paris, p 586-7
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
'Parisite'
Reference: Ungemach, M.H. (1916) Contribution á la Minéralogie de Madagascar. Bulletin de la Société française de minéralogie. 39: 5-38; Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Parisite-(Ce)
Formula: CaCe2(CO3)3F2
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 284.
Pezzottaite (TL)
Formula: Cs(Be2Li)Al2(Si6O18)
Type Locality:
Description: Found in a large miarolitic cavity containing large crystals of citrine quartz, green amazonite, albite, green-to pink spodumene and multicolored liddicoatite.
Reference: Laurs, B. L. et al. (2003): Pezzottaite from Ambatovita, Madagaascar: A new Gem mineral. Gems & Gemology 39 (4): 284-301; Hawthorne, F.C., Cooper, M.A., Simmons, W.B., Falster, A.U., Laurs, B.M., Armbruster, T., Rossman, G.R., Peretti, A., Günter, D., and Grobéty, B. (2004) Pezzottaite Cs(Be2Li)Al2Si6O18 A spectacular new beryl-group mineral from the Sakavalana pegmatite, Fianarantsoa province, Madagascar. Mineralogical Record: 35(5): 369-378; G. Diego Gatta, Ilaria Adamo, Martin Meven, Erica Lambruschi (2012): A single-crystal neutron and X-ray diffraction study of pezzottaite, Cs(Be2Li)Al2Si6O18. Physics and Chemistry of Minerals 39, 829-840.
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Phosphosiderite
Formula: FePO4 · 2H2O
Description: Described by Behier (1960) under the name "metastrengite".
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la mineralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive, p 48
Phosphosiderite var: Vilateite
Formula: FePO4 · 2H2O
Habit: very small crystals
Colour: colourless to clar pinkish
Description: Described by Behier (1957,1960) first under the name blue "metastrengite"
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la mineralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive, p 48
Phosphuranylite ?
Formula: (H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
Description: Jean Behier (1960, p. 52) described a ineral he thought to be in the phosphuranylite-renardite series. He showed the presence of Pb, but concluded that a quantitative analysis is neccessary to identify the specimen. A photo has been uploaded that fits well to the description of this mineral, see https://www.mindat.org/photo-897687.html
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la mineralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive, p 52
Pollucite
Formula: (Cs,Na)2(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
'Psilomelane'
Formula: Mn, O
Pucherite
Formula: Bi(VO4)
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen collection # MM-1520
'Pumpellyite'
Reference: Renfro, N. (2009): Pumpellyite in QUARTZ. Fall 2009 Lab Notes. Gems & Gemmology Fall 2009: 211-212
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
'Pyrochlore Supergroup'
Formula: A2-mD2X6-wZ1-n
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Royal Museum for Central Africa, Belgium collection Sample # 13434
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 52 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Citrine
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Pezzotta F., Guastoni A., Forner H., Demartin F., Kristiansen R. (2004) : Exceptional chiavennite associated with pezzottaite from the Sakavalana Pegmatite, Ambatovita, Madagascar. Web site of Mineralogical Society of America. www.minsocam.org/msa/Pegmatites.html
Quartz var: Milky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Karel Bal Collection
Quartz var: Rock Crystal
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Rose Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Rhodizite
Formula: (K,Cs)Al4Be4(B,Be)12O28
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Richterite
Formula: {Na}{NaCa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Rasoamalala, V., Salvi, S., Béziat, D., Ursule, J.-Ph., Cuney, M., Parseval, Ph. de, Guillaume, D., Moine, B. & Andriamampihantona, J. (2014): Geology of bastnaesite and monazite deposits in the Ambatofinandrahana area, central part of Madagascar: An overview. Journal of African Earth Sciences. 94, 128-140
Riebeckite
Formula: ◻[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH)2
Reference: M. Arligue photo and specimen
Rockbridgeite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+4(PO4)3(OH)5
Habit: botryoidal masses or as fibrous crust up to one cm.
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la mineralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive, p 57
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Rutile var: Ilmenorutile
Formula: Fex(Nb,Ta)2x · 4Ti1-xO2
'Scapolite'
Description: large crystals up to 40 x 20 cm
Reference: Lacroix, A. (1922): Mineralogie de Madagascar, Tome I. Géologie-Minéralogie descriptive. A.Challamel (Éditeur), Paris. 624p (p.579)
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Extra Lapis nr 17. Madagascar p 54 (german edition); Nizamoff, J.W. et al.(2000): Recent mining at the Antandrokomby pegmatite, Madagascar. 26th Rochester Mineralogical Symposium. Rocks & Minerals, july 2000
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Sillimanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Spodumene
Formula: LiAlSi2O6
Spodumene var: Hiddenite
Formula: LiAlSi2O6
Reference: http://www.geminterest.com/ : "Pezzottaïte: "Béryl", Traduction, Arrangement, Données par JM. Arlabosse, .
Spodumene var: Kunzite
Formula: LiAlSi2O6
Reference: http://www.geminterest.com/ : "Pezzottaïte: "Béryl", Traduction, Arrangement, Données par JM. Arlabosse, .
Staurolite
Formula: Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Stewartite
Formula: Mn2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la mineralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive, p 63
Stibiotantalite
Formula: Sb(Ta,Nb)O4
Reference: Biagioni, C., Meisser, N., Nestola, F., Pasero, M., Bobyr, M., Roth, P., Schnyder, C., Gieré, R. (2018): Hydrokenopyrochlore, (□,#)2Nb2O6·H2O, a new species of the pyrochlore supergroup from the Sahatany Pegmatite Field, Antananarivo Province, Madagascar. European Journal of Mineralogy, 30: 869-876
Strengite
Formula: FePO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Svanbergite
Formula: SrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Ackermand et al.(2006): "Lazulite-bearing metaquartzite of the Itremo Group (Central Madagascar); Scientific significance and economic importance" in Proceedings of the Malagasy-German Research Cooperation in Life and Earth sciences, 5-18
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen collection ( # M-573)
'Tantalite'
Formula: (Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Tavorite
Formula: LiFe3+(PO4)(OH)
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la mineralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive, p 63-64
'Tetrahedrite'
Formula: Cu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Thorianite
Formula: ThO2
Reference: Rasoamalala, V., Salvi, S., Béziat, D., Ursule, J.-Ph., Cuney, M., Parseval, Ph. de, Guillaume, D., Moine, B. & Andriamampihantona, J. (2014): Geology of bastnaesite and monazite deposits in the Ambatofinandrahana area, central part of Madagascar: An overview. Journal of African Earth Sciences. 94, 128-140
Thorite
Formula: Th(SiO4)
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Thorite var: Orangite
Formula: Th(SiO4)
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Localities: Reported from at least 33 localities in this region.
'Tourmaline var: Rubellite'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Triplite
Formula: Mn2+2(PO4)F
Trolleite
Formula: Al4(PO4)3(OH)3
Uranophane
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
'Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)'
Formula: (Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
'Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977) var: Samiresite'
Formula: (U,Ca,Ce)2(Nb,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Vesuvianite
Formula: Ca19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen collection # M-521 (confirmed by XRD)
Vivianite
Formula: Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Habit: fibrous or botryoidal masses consisting of small sphaerolites or as small tabular crystals in cavities in graftonite
Colour: grey-bluish to blue-lavendel
Description: Behier (1957, 1960) describes the mineral under the name "angelardite" and "metastrengite". It occured in 2 different habitus at Marivolanitra. This one was very similar to the classic angelardite from Limouns, and therefore labelled by him as angelardite. see also under entry vilateite
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la mineralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive, p. 48; Collection Collection Musée National de la Geologie at Ampandrianomby in Antananarivo, Madagascar. Inventory # 15473
'Wad'
Reference: Lacroix, A. (1899): Matériaux pour la Minéralogie de Madagascar. IV. Brochantite d'Ambatofangehana (Province d'Ambositra). Bulletin du Muséum national d'histoire naturelle 5 : 318-319
'Wad var: Cobaltian Wad'
Reference: Lacroix, A. (1899): Matériaux pour la Minéralogie de Madagascar. IV. Brochantite d'Ambatofangehana (Province d'Ambositra). Bulletin du Muséum national d'histoire naturelle 5 : 318-319
Wollastonite ?
Formula: CaSiO3
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen collection # M-334
Xenotime-(Y)
Formula: Y(PO4)
Habit: tiny grains
Reference: Nizamoff, J.W. et al.(2000): Recent mining at the Antandrokomby pegmatite, Madagascar. 26th Rochester Mineralogical Symposium. Rocks & Minerals, july 2000
'Zinnwaldite'
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Zircon var: Malacon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Zoisite
Formula: Ca2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Reference: Collection Collection Musée National de la Geologie at Ampandrianomby in Antananarivo, Madagascar. Inventory # 9490
Zoisite var: Thulite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al,Mn3+3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Collection Collection Musée National de la Geologie at Ampandrianomby in Antananarivo, Madagascar. Inventory # 9490

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Arsenic1.CA.05As
Bismuth1.CA.05Bi
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
'Tetrahedrite'2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
Group 3 - Halides
Chlorargyrite3.AA.15AgCl
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Bismite4.CB.60Bi2O3
'Bismutomicrolite (of Hogarth 1977)'4.DH.15
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Cerianite-(Ce)4.DL.05(Ce4+,Th)O2
Columbite-(Mn)4.DB.35Mn2+Nb2O6
Crichtonite4.CC.40Sr(Mn,Y,U)Fe2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
Cryptomelane4.DK.05aK(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Euxenite-(Y)4.DG.05(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
var: Martite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Hollandite4.DK.05aBa(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Hydroxykenomicrolite4.DH.(◻,Na,Sb3+)2Ta2O6(OH)
Hübnerite4.DB.30MnWO4
Lepidocrocite ?4.FE.15γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Massicot4.AC.25PbO
'Microlite Group'4.00.A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
'var: Uranmicrolite (of Hogarth 1977)'4.00.A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: Citrine4.DA.05SiO2
var: Milky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rock Crystal4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rose Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
var: Ilmenorutile4.DB.05Fex(Nb,Ta)2x · 4Ti1-xO2
Stibiotantalite4.DE.30Sb(Ta,Nb)O4
Thorianite4.DL.05ThO2
'Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)'4.DH.15(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
'var: Samiresite'4.DH.15(U,Ca,Ce)2(Nb,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Bastnäsite-(Ce)5.BD.20aCe(CO3)F
Bismutite5.BE.25(BiO)2CO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
var: Manganoan Calcite5.AB.05(Ca,Mn)CO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Parisite-(Ce)5.BD.20bCaCe2(CO3)3F2
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 6 - Borates
Béhierite6.AC.15(Ta5+,Nb5+)(BO4)
Hambergite6.AB.05Be2(BO3)(OH)
Londonite (TL)6.GC.05(Cs,K,Rb)Al4Be4(B,Be)12O28
Rhodizite6.GC.05(K,Cs)Al4Be4(B,Be)12O28
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Celestine7.AD.35SrSO4
Chalcanthite7.CB.20CuSO4 · 5H2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Amblygonite8.BB.05LiAl(PO4)F
Augelite8.BE.05Al2(PO4)(OH)3
Autunite8.EB.05Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Barbosalite8.BB.40Fe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2
Berlinite8.AA.05AlPO4
Bermanite8.DC.20Mn2+Mn3+2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 4H2O
Brockite8.CJ.45(Ca,Th,Ce)PO4 · H2O
Clinobisvanite8.AD.65Bi(VO4)
Cyrilovite8.DL.10NaFe3+3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
Dewindtite8.EC.10H2Pb3(UO2)2(PO4)4O4 · 12H2O
Dufrénite8.DK.15Ca0.5Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
var: Mn-bearing Fluorapatite8.BN.05(Ca,Mn2+)5(PO4)3(F,Cl,OH) or Ca5([P,Mn5+]O4)3(F,Cl,OH)
Goyazite8.BL.10SrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Graftonite8.AB.20Fe2+Fe2+2(PO4)2
Heterosite ?8.AB.10(Fe3+,Mn3+)PO4
Hureaulite8.CB.10(Mn,Fe)5(PO4)2(HPO4)2 · 4H2O
Lazulite8.BB.40MgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Leucophosphite8.DH.10KFe3+2(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
Lipscombite8.BB.90Fe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2
Lithiophilite8.AB.10LiMn2+PO4
Mitridatite8.DH.30Ca2Fe3+3(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Monazite-(Ce)8.AD.50Ce(PO4)
Monazite-(La)8.AD.50La(PO4)
Phosphosiderite8.CD.05FePO4 · 2H2O
var: Vilateite8.CD.05FePO4 · 2H2O
Phosphuranylite ?8.EC.10(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
Pucherite8.AD.40Bi(VO4)
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Rockbridgeite8.BC.10Fe2+Fe3+4(PO4)3(OH)5
Stewartite8.DC.30Mn2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
Strengite8.CD.10FePO4 · 2H2O
Svanbergite8.BL.05SrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Tavorite8.BB.05LiFe3+(PO4)(OH)
Triplite8.BB.10Mn2+2(PO4)F
Trolleite8.BB.45Al4(PO4)3(OH)3
Vivianite8.CE.40Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Xenotime-(Y)8.AD.35Y(PO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Aegirine9.DA.25NaF