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Switzerland

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Area:41,285 km2
Locality type:Country
Name(s) in local language(s):Schweiz; Suisse; Svizzera


Switzerland comprises 26 Cantons: Aargau; Appenzel Innerrhoden; Appenzell Ousserrhoden; Bern (Berne); Basel-Landschaft (Basel-Country); Basel-Stadt (Basle-City); Fribourg; Geneva; Glarus; Grisons; Jura; Lucerne; Neuchâtel; Nidwalden; Obwalden; St. Gallen; Schaffhausen; Solothurn; Schwyz; Thurgau; Ticino; Uri; Vaud; Valais; Zug and Zurich.

Note: For most cantons, a special collecting permit ('Patent') is required.

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842 valid minerals. 86 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 32 localities in this region.
'Actinolite schist'
'Actinolite-Tremolite Series'
Adamite
Formula: Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Adamite var: Cuprian Adamite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)2AsO4OH
Aegirine
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Aegirine-augite
Formula: (NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(Fe3+eAlfFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
'Aeschynite'
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Aeschynite-(Ce)
Formula: (Ce,Ca,Fe,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Aeschynite-(Y)
Formula: (Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Localities: Reported from at least 24 localities in this region.
Agardite-(La)
Formula: LaCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Agardite-(Y)
Formula: YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Aikinite
Formula: PbCuBiS3
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
'Aikinite-Bismuthinite Series'
Aktashite
Formula: Cu6Hg3As4S12
Alabandite
Formula: MnS
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Localities: Reported from at least 204 localities in this region.
Albite var: Andesine
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Albite var: Cleavelandite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Albite var: Oligoclase
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Albite var: Oligoclase-Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Albite var: Pericline
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Localities: Reported from at least 34 localities in this region.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Algodonite
Formula: (Cu1-xAsx)
Allanite-(Ce)
Formula: {CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 27 localities in this region.
'Allanite Group'
Formula: {A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Alleghanyite
Formula: Mn2+5(SiO4)2(OH)2
Allophane
Formula: (Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Allophane var: Cupro-Allophane
Formula: (Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 18 localities in this region.
'Almandine-Pyrope Series'
'Almandine-Spessartine Series'
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Altaite
Formula: PbTe
Aluminocopiapite
Formula: Al2/3Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Alunogen
Formula: Al2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
'Amber'
'Amber var: Plaffeiite'
Formula: C10H16O + (H2S)
'Ammonite'
Amphibole Supergroup
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Localities: Reported from at least 51 localities in this region.
Amphibole Supergroup var: Byssolite
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Localities: Reported from at least 47 localities in this region.
'Amphibolite'
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 152 localities in this region.
Anatase var: Niobian Anatase
Formula: (Ti,Nb)O2
Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Andalusite var: Chiastolite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
'Andorite'
Formula: AgPbSb3S6
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 24 localities in this region.
Andradite var: Demantoid
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Andradite var: Hydroandradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3-x(OH)4x
Andradite var: Melanite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Andradite var: Topazolite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 30 localities in this region.
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 19 localities in this region.
Anilite
Formula: Cu7S4
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Localities: Reported from at least 78 localities in this region.
Annabergite
Formula: Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Annite
Formula: KFe2+3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Anorthite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Anorthite var: Bytownite
Formula: (Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Ansermetite (TL)
Formula: Mn2+(V2O6) · 4H2O
Reference: J. Brugger et al.: Can. Mineral. 41:1423-1431 (2003)
Anthophyllite
Formula: ☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Anthracite'
Antigorite (TL)
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 43.
Antimony
Formula: Sb
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Antlerite
Formula: Cu3(SO4)(OH)4
'Apatite'
Localities: Reported from at least 94 localities in this region.
'Apophyllite'
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 47 localities in this region.
Aragonite var: Flos Ferri
Formula: CaCO3
Ardennite-(As)
Formula: Mn2+4Al4(AlMg)(AsO4)(SiO4)2(Si3O10)(OH)6
Argandite (TL)
Formula: Mn7(VO4)2(OH)8
Reference: CNMNC Newsletter, Mineralogical Magazine, 74, 799
Argentobaumhauerite (TL)
Formula: Ag1.5Pb22As33.5S72
Reference: Laroussi, A., Moëlo, Y., Ohnenstetter, D., Ginderow, D. (1989): Argent et thallium dans les sulfosels de la série de la sartorite (Gisement de Lengenbach, vallée de Binn, Suisse). Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences, Série II, 308, 927-933. [as "Ag-rich baumhauerite"]; Pring, A., Birch, W. D., Sewell, D., Graeser, S., Edenharter, A. & Criddle, A. (1990): Baumhauerite-2a: A silver-bearing mineral with baumhauerite-like supercell from Lengenbach, Switzerland. American Mineralogist: 75, 915-922 [as "baumhauerite-2a"]; Topa, D. & Makovicky, E. (2016): Argentobaumhauerite: name, chemistry, crystal structure, comparison with baumhauerite, and position in the Lengenbach mineralization sequence. Mineralogical Magazine, 80, 819-840; Raber, T. (2016): Argentobaumhauerit. Schweizer Strahler 50 (3), 20-29.
Argentodufrénoysite (TL)
Formula: Ag3Pb26As35S80
Reference: Topa, D., Makovicky, E., Stanley, C., Cannon, R. (2016): Argentodufrénoysite, IMA 2016-046. CNMNC Newsletter No. 33, October 2016, page 1138; Mineralogical Magazine: 80: 1135–1144
Argentoliveingite (TL)
Formula: AgxPb40-2xAs48+xS112
Reference: Topa, D., Graeser, S., Makovicky, E., Stanley, C. (2016): Argentoliveingite, IMA 2016-029. CNMNC Newsletter No. 32, August 2016, page 920; Mineralogical Magazine: 80: 915–922
Argentopentlandite
Formula: Ag(Fe,Ni)8S8
Argentopyrite
Formula: AgFe2S3
Armenite
Formula: BaCa2Al6Si9O30 · 2H2O
Arsenic
Formula: As
'Arsenic Sulphide Glass No. 1'
Formula: AsS3 (approximately)
Arseniopleite
Formula: (Ca,Na)NaMn2+(Mn2+,Mg,Fe2+)2(AsO4)3
Arseniosiderite
Formula: Ca2Fe3+3(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Arsenoflorencite-(Ce)
Formula: CeAl3(AsO4)2(OH)6
Arsenogoyazite
Formula: SrAl3(AsO4)(AsO3OH)(OH)6
Arsenolamprite
Formula: As
Arsenolite
Formula: As2O3
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Localities: Reported from at least 70 localities in this region.
Arsenuranospathite
Formula: Al[(UO2)(AsO4)]2F(H2O)20
Artinite
Formula: Mg2(CO3)(OH)2 · 3H2O
Asbecasite (TL)
Formula: Ca3(Ti,Sn4+)Be2(AsO3)6(SiO4)2
Reference: Schweiz.Min.Petr.Mitt.(1966) 46, 367-375
'Asbestos'
Atacamite
Formula: Cu2(OH)3Cl
Atelestite
Formula: Bi2(AsO4)O(OH)
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Aurichalcite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Auricupride
Formula: Cu3Au
Autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Avicennite
Formula: Tl2O3
Awaruite
Formula: Ni3Fe
Axinite-(Fe)
Formula: Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Localities: Reported from at least 21 localities in this region.
'Axinite Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 68 localities in this region.
Babingtonite
Formula: Ca2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Baileychlore
Formula: (Zn,Fe2+,Al,Mg)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Bariopharmacosiderite
Formula: Ba0.5Fe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 5H2O
Barroisite
Formula: ☐{CaNa}{Mg3Al2}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Barylite
Formula: Be2Ba(Si2O7)
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 104 localities in this region.
Baryte var: Strontian Baryte
Formula: (Ba,Sr)SO4
'Basalt'
Bassanite
Formula: CaSO4 · 0.5H2O
Bassetite
Formula: Fe2+(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
'Bastnäsite'
Bastnäsite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(CO3)F
Baumhauerite (TL)
Formula: Pb12As16S36
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine(1902) 13, 151-160(-171)
Bavenite
Formula: Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Bayldonite
Formula: PbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Bayleyite
Formula: Mg2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 18H2O
Baylissite (TL)
Formula: K2Mg(CO3)2 · 4H2O
Reference: Schweiz.Min.Petr.Mitt.(1976) 56, 187-194
Bazzite
Formula: Be3Sc2(Si6O18)
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Bearthite (TL)
Formula: Ca2Al(PO4)2(OH)
Reference: SMPM 73 (1993), 1; NM 90-94 (1997); HB4 (2000)
Beaverite-(Cu)
Formula: Pb(Fe3+2Cu)(SO4)2(OH)6
Becquerelite
Formula: Ca(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
'Beidellite-Montmorillonite Series'
'Bentonite'
Beraunite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
Bergslagite
Formula: CaBeAsO4(OH)
Berlinite
Formula: AlPO4
Bernardite
Formula: TlAs5S8
Berthierite
Formula: FeSb2S4
Bertrandite
Formula: Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Localities: Reported from at least 41 localities in this region.
Beryl var: Aquamarine
Formula: Be3Al2Si6O18
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Beryl var: Emerald
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Berzelianite
Formula: Cu2Se
Berzeliite
Formula: (NaCa2)Mg2(AsO4)3
Betekhtinite
Formula: (Cu,Fe)21Pb2S15
Beudantite
Formula: PbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Beyerite
Formula: Ca(BiO)2(CO3)2
Bianchite
Formula: (Zn,Fe)SO4 · 6H2O
Bieberite
Formula: CoSO4 · 7H2O
Billietite
Formula: Ba(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 4-8H2O
'Bindheimite'
Formula: Pb2Sb2O6O
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
'Biotite'
Localities: Reported from at least 38 localities in this region.
'Biotite var: Manganophyllite'
'Biotite var: Titanian Biotite'
'Biotite gneiss'
'Biotite schist'
Birnessite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.5(Mn4+,Mn3+)2O4 · 1.5H2O
Bismite
Formula: Bi2O3
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Localities: Reported from at least 22 localities in this region.
Bismutite
Formula: (BiO)2CO3
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
'Bitumen'
Bohdanowiczite
Formula: AgBiSe2
Böhmite
Formula: AlO(OH)
Bonattite
Formula: CuSO4 · 3H2O
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Localities: Reported from at least 37 localities in this region.
Boulangerite
Formula: Pb5Sb4S11
Localities: Reported from at least 20 localities in this region.
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Boyleite
Formula: (Zn,Mg)SO4 · 4H2O
Brandtite
Formula: Ca2(Mn2+,Mg)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Brannerite
Formula: (U4+,REE,Th,Ca)(Ti,Fe3+,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Braunite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
'Bravoite'
Formula: (Fe,Ni)S2
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Localities: Reported from at least 32 localities in this region.
Brookite
Formula: TiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 70 localities in this region.
Brucite
Formula: Mg(OH)2
Brushite
Formula: Ca(HPO4) · 2H2O
'Bursaite'
Formula: Pb5Bi4S11 (?)
Cabalzarite (TL)
Formula: Ca(Mg,Al,Fe3+)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2
Reference: [MinRec 32:211] [Am. Min. (2000), 85, 1307–1314]
Cafarsite (TL)
Formula: Ca5.9Mn1.7Fe3Ti3(AsO3)12 · 4-5H2O
Reference: Schweiz.Min.Petr.Mitt.(1966) 46, 367-375
Calaverite
Formula: AuTe2
Calcioancylite-(Nd)
Formula: Ca(Nd,La,Ce)(CO3)2(OH).H2O
Calcioandyrobertsite
Formula: KCaCu5(AsO4)4(H2AsO4) · 2H2O
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 370 localities in this region.
Calcite var: Cobaltoan Calcite
Formula: (Ca,Co)CO3
Calderite
Formula: (Mn2+,Ca)3(Fe3+,Al)2(SiO4)3
Caledonite
Formula: Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
'Californite'
Camérolaite
Formula: Cu6Al3(OH)18(H2O)2[Sb(OH)6](SO4)
Cancrinite
Formula: (Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Canfieldite
Formula: Ag8SnS6
Canfieldite var: Tellurian Canfieldite
Formula: Ag8(Sn,Ge)(S,Te)6
Cannizzarite
Formula: Pb48Bi56S132
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Carbonatecyanotrichite
Formula: Cu4Al2(CO3,SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Carminite
Formula: PbFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2
Carnotite
Formula: K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Carpholite
Formula: Mn2+Al2(Si2O6)(OH)4
Carrollite
Formula: Cu(Co,Ni)2S4
Caryinite
Formula: (Na,Pb)(Ca,Na)CaMn2+2(AsO4)3
Caryopilite
Formula: Mn2+3Si2O5(OH)4
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Cattierite
Formula: CoS2
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 24 localities in this region.
Celestine var: Barian Celestine
Formula: (Sr,Ba)SO4
Celsian
Formula: Ba(Al2Si2O8)
Cerianite-(Ce)
Formula: (Ce4+,Th)O2
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 72 localities in this region.
Cervandonite-(Ce)
Formula: (Ce,Nd,La)(Fe3+,Fe2+,Ti,Al)3O2(Si2O7)(As3+O3)(OH)
Cervantite
Formula: Sb3+Sb5+O4
Cervelleite
Formula: Ag4TeS
Cesàrolite
Formula: Pb(Mn4+)3O6(OH)2
'Chabazite'
Localities: Reported from at least 44 localities in this region.
Chabazite-Ca
Formula: (Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Chabazite-Sr
Formula: Sr2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Chabournéite
Formula: Tl4Pb2(Sb,As)20S34
Chalcanthite
Formula: CuSO4 · 5H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Chalcoalumite
Formula: CuAl4(SO4)(OH)12 · 3H2O
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
'Chalcodite'
Formula: K(Fe3+,Mg,Fe2+)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)27
Chalconatronite
Formula: Na2Cu(CO3)2 · 3H2O
Chalcophyllite
Formula: Cu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 172 localities in this region.
Chamosite (TL)
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Reference: Berthier, P. (1820): Annales des Mines 5, 393-396; Delaloye, M. (1962): Chamosite of Chamoson, Valais. Schweizerische Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen 42, 644.
'Chamosite-Clinochlore Series'
Cheralite
Formula: CaTh(PO4)2
Chernovite-(Y)
Formula: Y(AsO4)
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
'Chernovite-(Y)-Xenotime-(Y) Series'
Chesterite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)17Si20O54(OH)6
Chlorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3Cl
'Chlorite Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 195 localities in this region.
Chloritoid
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Chondrodite
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)5(SiO4)2(F,OH)2
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Chrysoberyl
Formula: BeAl2O4
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Chrysotile
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Localities: Reported from at least 20 localities in this region.
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Claraite
Formula: (Cu,Zn)15(CO3)4(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)14·7H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Clausthalite
Formula: PbSe
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
'commodity:Clay'
'Clays'
Cleusonite (TL)
Formula: (Pb,Sr)(U4+,U6+)(Fe2+,Zn)2(Ti,Fe2+,Fe3+)18(O,OH)38
Reference: Wülser et al.: Eur. J. Mineral. 17:933-942 (2005)
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Localities: Reported from at least 80 localities in this region.
Clinochlore var: Chromian Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Clinochlore var: Diabantite
Formula: (Mg,Fe,Al)6((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)8
Clinochlore var: Pennine
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Clinochlore var: Ripidolite
Formula: (Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Clinochlore var: Sheridanite
Formula: (Mg,Al,Fe)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
'Clinochrysotile'
Clinoenstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
Clinohumite
Formula: Mg9(SiO4)4F2
Clinohumite var: Titanclinohumite
Formula: Mg9(SiO4)4F2
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Clino-suenoite
Formula: □{Mn2+2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Clinotyrolite'
Formula: Ca2Cu9(AsO4,SO4)4(OH,O)10 · 10H2O
Clinozoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 20 localities in this region.
'Clinozoisite-Epidote Series'
'Coal'
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
Coconinoite
Formula: Fe3+2Al2(UO2)2(PO4)4(SO4)(OH)2 · 20H2O
Coffinite
Formula: U(SiO4) · nH2O
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Coloradoite
Formula: HgTe
Columbite-(Fe)
Formula: FeNb2O6
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'
Columbite-(Mn)
Formula: (Mn,Fe)(Nb,Ta)2O6
Colusite
Formula: Cu12VAs3S16
Comblainite
Formula: Ni4Co2(OH)12[CO3] · 3H2O
Compreignacite
Formula: K2(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 7H2O
Conichalcite
Formula: CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Cookeite
Formula: (Al2Li)Al2(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Copiapite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Copper
Formula: Cu
Localities: Reported from at least 20 localities in this region.
Coquimbite
Formula: Fe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Coralloite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2 · 4H2O
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Cornubite
Formula: Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Cornwallite
Formula: Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Coronadite
Formula: Pb(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Corundum var: Ruby
Formula: Al2O3
Corundum var: Sapphire
Formula: Al2O3
Cosalite
Formula: Pb2Bi2S5
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Coulsonite
Formula: Fe2+V3+2O4
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Localities: Reported from at least 42 localities in this region.
Crednerite
Formula: CuMnO2
Crichtonite
Formula: Sr(Mn,Y,U)Fe2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Crichtonite-Senaite Series'
Cristobalite
Formula: SiO2
Crookesite
Formula: Cu7(Tl, Ag)Se4
'Crossite'
Cryptomelane
Formula: K(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Cualstibite
Formula: Cu2Al(OH)6[Sb5+(OH)6]
'Cualstibite-1M'
Formula: (Cu,Al)3(OH)6[Sb5+(OH)6]
Cubanite
Formula: CuFe2S3
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Cummingtonite
Formula: ☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Cuprobismutite
Formula: Cu8AgBi13S24
Cupropolybasite
Formula: [Cu6Sb2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Cuproroméite
Formula: Cu2Sb2(O,OH)7
Cuprosklodowskite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(SiO3OH]2 · 6H2O
Cyanotrichite
Formula: Cu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Cymrite
Formula: BaAl2Si2(O,OH)8 · H2O
Dalnegroite (TL)
Formula: (Tl4Pb2)(As12Sb8)S34
Reference: Nestola, F., A. Guastoni, L. Bindi, and L. Secco (2010): Dalnegroite,Tl5-xPb2x(As,Sb)21-xS34, a new thallium sulphosalt from Lengenbach quarry, Binntal, Switzerland. Mineralogical Magazine, 73, 1027-1032; De Battisti, L., Guastoni, A. and Raber, T. (2011): Dalnegroit, ein neues Thallium-Sulfosalz vom Lengenbach (Binntal/CH). Lapis, 36 (5), 47-48.
Danburite
Formula: CaB2Si2O8
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Datolite
Formula: CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Davidite-(La)
Formula: (La,Ce)(Y,U,Fe)(Ti,Fe)20(O,OH)38
Dawsonite
Formula: NaAlCO3(OH)2
Debattistiite (TL)
Formula: Ag9Hg0.5As6S12Te2
Reference: Guastoni, A., Bindi, L. and Nestola, F. (2012) Debattistiite, IMA 2011- 098. CNMNC Newsletter No. 13, June 2012, page 808; Mineralogical Magazine, 76, 807-817; De Battisti, L. (2013): Debattistiit, Ag9Hg0.5As6S12Te2 – ein neues Tellur-Sulfosalz aus dem Lengenbach. Schweizer Strahler, 47 (4), 29-30.
Dekatriasartorite (TL)
Formula: TlPb58As97S204
Reference: Topa, D., Stoeger, B., Makovicky, E. and Stanley, C. (2017) Dekatriasartorite, IMA 2017-071. CNMNC Newsletter No. 40, December 2017, page 1579; Mineralogical Magazine: 81: 1577–1581.
Delafossite
Formula: CuFeO2
Dervillite
Formula: Ag2AsS2
Descloizite
Formula: PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Dessauite-(Y)
Formula: (Sr,Pb)(Y,U)(Ti,Fe3+)20O38
Devilline
Formula: CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Dewindtite
Formula: H2Pb3(UO2)2(PO4)4O4 · 12H2O
Diaphorite
Formula: Ag3Pb2Sb3S8
Diaspore
Formula: AlO(OH)
Dickite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Dietrichite
Formula: (Zn,Fe2+,Mn2+)Al2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Localities: Reported from at least 35 localities in this region.
Diopside var: Chromian Diopside
Formula: Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Djerfisherite
Formula: K6(Fe,Cu,Ni)25S26Cl
Djurleite
Formula: Cu31S16
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Localities: Reported from at least 103 localities in this region.
Dolomite var: Ferroan Dolomite
Formula: Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Dolomite var: Taraspite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
'Dolostone'
Domeykite
Formula: Cu3As
Dravite
Formula: Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 25 localities in this region.
'Dravite-Schorl Series'
Dufrénoysite (TL)
Formula: Pb2As2S5
Reference: Damour, A. (1845): Annal. Chim. Phys. 14, 379 ff.; vom Rath, G. (1864): Poggend. Annal. Phys. und Chemie 122, 371-399.
Duftite
Formula: PbCu(AsO4)(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Dumortierite
Formula: (Al,Fe3+)7(SiO4)3(BO3)O3
Dyscrasite
Formula: Ag3Sb
Eckerite (TL)
Formula: Ag2CuAsS3
Reference: Bindi, L., Nestola, F., Graeser, S., Tropper, P. and Raber, T. (2015) Eckerite, IMA 2014-063. CNMNC Newsletter No. 23, February 2015, page 52; Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 51-58.; Bindi, L., Nestola, F., Graeser, S., Tropper, P., Raber, T. (2015): Eckerite, Ag2CuAsS3, a new Cu-bearing sulfosalt from Lengenbach quarry, Binn valley, Switzerland: description and crystal structure. Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 687-694; Raber, T. and Graeser, S. (2017): Eckerit - ein spezielles Silber-Kupfer-Sulfosalz vom Lengenbach. Schweizer Strahler, 51 (3), 36-37 (in German and French).
Eclarite
Formula: (Cu,Fe)Pb9Bi12S28
'Eclogite'
Edenharterite (TL)
Formula: PbTlAs3S6
Reference: Graeser, St. & Schwander, H. (1992): Edenharterite (TlPbAs3S6): a new mineral from Lengenbach, Binntal (Switzerland). European Journal of Mineralogy 4, 1265-1270.; Praeger, M. (2012): Edenharterit von Lengenbach, Binntal (Schweiz). Lapis, 37 (12), 32.
Edenite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
'Edenite-Pargasite Series'
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Emplectite
Formula: CuBiS2
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Enneasartorite (TL)
Formula: Tl6Pb32As70S140
Reference: Topa,D.,Berlepsch,P.,Makovicky,E., Stroeger, B. and Stanley, C. (2015) Enneasartorite, IMA 2015-074. CNMNC Newsletter No. 28, December 2015, page 1861; Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 1859–1864.
Enstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Enstatite var: Bronzite
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)2[SiO3]2
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 120 localities in this region.
'Epidote Group'
Formula: A2 M3(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Epistilbite
Formula: CaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Epsomite
Formula: MgSO4 · 7H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Erniggliite (TL)
Formula: Tl2SnAs2S6
Reference: Schw. MPM 72 (1992), 293; AM 78 (1993), 845
Erythrite
Formula: Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Ettringite
Formula: Ca6Al2(SO4)3(OH)12 · 26H2O
Euchroite
Formula: Cu2(AsO4)(OH) · 3H2O
Euclase
Formula: BeAl(SiO4)(OH)
Eugsterite
Formula: Na4Ca(SO4)3 · 2H2O
Eulytine
Formula: Bi4(SiO4)3
Euxenite-(Y)
Formula: (Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Fairfieldite
Formula: Ca2Mn2+(PO4)2 · 2H2O
Falottaite (TL)
Formula: MnC2O4·3H2O
Reference: Atencio, D., Coutinho, J. M.V., Graeser, S., Matioli, P. A., Menezes Filho, L. A. D. (2004): Lindbergite, a new manganese oxalate dihydrate from Boca Rica mine, Galiléia, Minas Gerais, Brazil, and Parsettens, Oberhalbstein, Switzerland. Am. Mineral., 89, 1087-1091.; Graeser, S. and Gabriel, W. (2013) Falottaite, IMA 2013-044. CNMNC Newsletter No. 17, October 2013, page 3000; Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 2997-3005.
Fangite
Formula: Tl3AsS4
Fayalite
Formula: Fe2+2SiO4
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Feitknechtite
Formula: Mn3+O(OH)
'Feldspar Group'
'Feldspar Group var: Perthite'
Felsőbányaite
Formula: Al4(SO4)(OH)10 · 4H2O
Ferberite
Formula: FeWO4
Fergusonite-(Y)
Formula: YNbO4
Fergusonite-(Y)-β
Formula: YNbO4
Ferrarisite
Formula: Ca5(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 9H2O
Ferri-ghoseite
Formula: ☐[Mn2+Na][Mg4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Ferrimolybdite
Formula: Fe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Ferrisicklerite
Formula: Li1-x(Fe3+xFe2+1-x)PO4
Ferrisymplesite
Formula: Fe3+3(AsO4)2(OH)3 · 5H2O
'Ferri-taramite'
Formula: Na(CaNa)(Mg3Fe3+2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Ferri-winchite
Formula: ☐[CaNa][Mg4(Fe3+,Al)]Si8O22(OH)2
Ferro-actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Ferro-Actinolite-Tremolite Series'
Ferrohexahydrite
Formula: FeSO4 · 6H2O
Ferro-pargasite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Fe2+4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Ferrostalderite (TL)
Formula: CuFe2TlAs2S6
Reference: Bindi, L., Biagioni, C., Nestola, F., Cannon, R., Roth, P. and Raber, T. (2015) Ferrostalderite, IMA 2014-090. CNMNC Newsletter No. 24, April 2015, page 248; Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 247-251;Biagioni, C., Bindi, L., Nestola, F., Cannon, R., Roth, P., Raber, T. (2016) Ferrostalderite, CuFe2TlAs2S6, a new mineral from Lengenbach, Switzerland: occurrence, crystal structure, and emphasis on the role of iron in sulfosalts. Mineralogical Magazine: 80: 175-186
Ferro-tschermakite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Fe2+3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Fetiasite (TL)
Formula: (Fe3+,Fe2+,Ti)3(As2O5)O2
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 164-165.; American Mineralogist, Volume 79, pages 996-1002, 1994
Fianelite (TL)
Formula: Mn2+2((V,As)2O7) · 2H2O
Reference: Am.Min.: 81:1270-1276.
Fibroferrite
Formula: Fe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
Flinkite
Formula: Mn2+2Mn3+(AsO4)(OH)4
'Flint'
Florencite-(Ce)
Formula: CeAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Localities: Reported from at least 74 localities in this region.
Fluorapatite var: Mn-bearing Fluorapatite
Formula: (Ca,Mn2+)5(PO4)3(F,Cl,OH) or Ca5([P,Mn5+]O4)3(F,Cl,OH)
Fluorapophyllite-(K)
Formula: KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Fluorcalcioroméite (TL)
Formula: (Ca,Na,◻)2Sb5+2(O,OH)6F
Reference: Brugger, J. and Giere, R. (1999) As,Sb,Be and Ce enrichment in minerals from a metamorphosed Fe-Mn-deposit, Val Ferrera, Eastern Swiss Alps. Canadian Mineralogist: 37: 37-52.; Roth, P. & Meisser, N. (2013): Die seltenen Mineralien der Bündner Manganvorkommen. Schweizer Strahler 47 (3), 8-21 (in German and French).; Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data (2013); Atencio, D., Ciriotti, M. E. & Andrade, M. B. (2013): Fluorcalcioroméite, (Ca,Na)2Sb5+2(O,OH)6F, a new roméite-group mineral from Starlera mine, Ferrera, Grischun, Switzerland: description and crystal structure. Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 467-473.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Localities: Reported from at least 144 localities in this region.
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Fourmarierite
Formula: Pb(UO2)4O3(OH)4 · 4H2O
Fraipontite
Formula: (Zn,Al)3((Si,Al)2O5)(OH)4
Françoisite-(Ce) (TL)
Formula: (Ce,Nd,Ca)(UO2)3(PO4)2O(OH) · 6H2O
Reference: IMA Website
Françoisite-(Nd)
Formula: (Nd,Ce,Sm)(UO2)3(PO4)2O(OH) · 6H2O
Franklinphilite
Formula: (K,Na)4(Mn2+,Mg,Zn)48(Si,Al)72(O,OH)216 · 6H2O
Freibergite
Formula: Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
'Freibergite-Tetrahedrite Series'
Freieslebenite
Formula: AgPbSbS3
Friedelite
Formula: Mn2+8Si6O15(OH,Cl)10
Friedrichite
Formula: Pb5Cu5Bi7S18
Froodite
Formula: α-PdBi2
'Gabbroid'
Gabrielite (TL)
Formula: Tl6Ag3Cu6(As,Sb)9S21
Reference: Graeser, S., Topa, D., Balić-Žunić, T., Makovicky, E. (2006): Gabrielite, Tl2AgCu2As3S7, a new species of thallium sulfosalt from Lengenbach, Binntal, Switzerland. Canadian Mineralogist 44:135-140
'Gadolinite'
Gadolinite-(Y)
Formula: Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Gahnite
Formula: ZnAl2O4
Galaxite
Formula: Mn2+Al2O4
Galena
Formula: PbS
Localities: Reported from at least 173 localities in this region.
Galena var: Argentiferous Galena
Formula: PbS
Galena var: Bismuthiferous Galena
Formula: (Pb,Bi,Ag)S
Galena var: Selenian Galena
Formula: Pb(S,Se)
Galenobismutite
Formula: PbBi2S4
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Ganterite (TL)
Formula: (Ba,Na,K)(Al,Mg)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Can Min (2003) 41 (5), 1271-1280, 1281-1291; Lapis 29(2), 37-40 (2004)
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 25 localities in this region.
Gasparite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(AsO4)
Gaylussite
Formula: Na2Ca(CO3)2 · 5H2O
Gedrite
Formula: ☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Geerite
Formula: Cu8S5
Geigerite (TL)
Formula: Mn2+5(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 10H2O
Reference: Amer.Mineralogist 74, pages 676 - 684.
'Geikielite-Ilmenite Series'
Genthelvite
Formula: Be3Zn4(SiO4)3S
Geocronite
Formula: Pb14(Sb,As)6S23
'Geocronite-Jordanite Series'
Gersdorffite
Formula: NiAsS
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Giessenite (TL)
Formula: Pb27Cu2(Bi,Sb)19S57
Reference: Schweiz.Min.Petr.Mitt.(1963) 43, 471-478
'Giessenite-Izoklakeite Series'
Gladite
Formula: PbCuBi5S9
'Glass'
Glauberite
Formula: Na2Ca(SO4)2
Glauconite
Formula: (K,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+)(Fe3+,Al)(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Glaucophane
Formula: ◻[Na2][Mg3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2
Glaukosphaerite
Formula: (Cu,Ni)2(CO3)(OH)2
'Gneiss'
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 48 localities in this region.
Gold
Formula: Au
Localities: Reported from at least 43 localities in this region.
Gonnardite
Formula: (Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Gorceixite
Formula: BaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
'Gorceixite-Goyazite Series'
Goslarite
Formula: ZnSO4 · 7H2O
Goyazite
Formula: SrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Graeserite (TL)
Formula: (Fe3+ ,Ti)4Ti3AsO13(OH)
Reference: M.S. Krzemnicki & E. Reusser (1998): Graeserite, Fe4Ti3AsO13(OH), a new mineral species of the derbylite group from the Monte Leone nappe, Binntal, Western Alps, Switzerland.- Canadian Mineralogist 36, 1083-1088.
Graftonite
Formula: Fe2+Fe2+2(PO4)2
Gramaccioliite-(Y)
Formula: (Pb,Sr)(Y,Mn)Fe3+2(Ti,Fe3+)18O38
'Granite'
'Granulite'
Graphite
Formula: C
Localities: Reported from at least 23 localities in this region.
Gratonite
Formula: Pb9As4S15
Greenalite
Formula: (Fe2+,Fe3+)2-3Si2O5(OH)4
Greenockite
Formula: CdS
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Greigite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2S4
Grimselite (TL)
Formula: K3Na(UO2)(CO3)3 · H2O
Reference: Schweiz.Min.Petr.Mitt.(1972) 52, 93-108
Grischunite (TL)
Formula: NaCa2Mn2+5Fe3+(AsO4)6 · 2H2O
Reference: [Schweiz.Min.Petr.Mitt.(1984) 64,; Nickel & Nichols, 1991, 80 - "Mineral Reference Manual"]
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 31 localities in this region.
Grossular var: Hessonite
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 21 localities in this region.
Guanajuatite
Formula: Bi2Se3
Gudmundite
Formula: FeSbS
Guérinite
Formula: Ca5(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 9H2O
Guettardite
Formula: PbAsSbS4
'Gummite'
Gunningite
Formula: ZnSO4 · H2O
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 69 localities in this region.
Gypsum var: Alabaster
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
'H5 chondrite meteorite'
'H6 chondrite meteorite'
Haidingerite
Formula: CaHAsO4 · H2O
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
'Halloysite'
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Halotrichite
Formula: FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Hatchite (TL)
Formula: AgTlPbAs2S5
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine(1912) 16, 287-289
Hausmannite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Haüyne
Formula: (Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Hawleyite
Formula: CdS
Heazlewoodite
Formula: Ni3S2
Hedenbergite
Formula: CaFe2+Si2O6
Hedleyite
Formula: Bi7Te3
Helvine
Formula: Be3Mn2+4(SiO4)3S
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 162 localities in this region.
Hematite var: Iron Rose
Formula: Fe2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 31 localities in this region.
Hematite var: Martite
Formula: Fe2O3
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 32 localities in this region.
Hendekasartorite (TL)
Formula: Tl2Pb48As82S172
Reference: Topa, D., Makovicky, E., Berlepsch, P., Stroeger, B. and Stanley, C. (2015) Hendekasartorite, IMA 2015-075. CNMNC Newsletter No. 28, December 2015, page 1861; Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 1859–1864.
Heptasartorite (TL)
Formula: Tl7Pb22As55S108
Reference: Topa, D., Stroeger, B., Makovicky, E., Berlepsch, P.and Stanley, C. (2015) Heptasartorite, IMA 2015-073. CNMNC Newsletter No. 28, December 2015, page 1861; Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 1859–1864.
Hercynite
Formula: Fe2+Al2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Hercynite var: Picotite
Formula: (Fe,Mg)(Al,Cr)2O4
Herzenbergite
Formula: SnS
Hessite
Formula: Ag2Te
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Hetaerolite
Formula: ZnMn2O4
Heterogenite
Formula: Co3+O(OH)
'Heterogenite-3R'
Heterosite
Formula: (Fe3+,Mn3+)PO4
Heulandite-Ca
Formula: (Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 24 localities in this region.
'Heulandite subgroup'
Localities: Reported from at least 25 localities in this region.
Hexahydrite
Formula: MgSO4 · 6H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Heyrovskýite
Formula: Pb6Bi2S9
Hidalgoite
Formula: PbAl3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Hingganite-(Y)
Formula: (Y,REE,Ca)2(□,Fe2+)Be2[SiO4]2(OH)2
Hisingerite
Formula: Fe3+2(Si2O5)(OH)4 · 2H2O
Hodrušite
Formula: Cu8Bi12S22
'Högbomite'
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2(Al,Ti)5O10
Hollandite
Formula: Ba(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
'Hornblende'
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Hörnesite
Formula: Mg3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Hureaulite
Formula: (Mn,Fe)5(PO4)2(HPO4)2 · 4H2O
Hutchinsonite (TL)
Formula: TlPbAs5S9
Reference: Cambridge Phil.Soc.Proc.(1904) 12, 277 and Mineralogical Magazine(1905) 14, 72-82
Hydrocerussite
Formula: Pb3(CO3)2(OH)2
Hydroglauberite
Formula: Na10Ca3(SO4)8 · 6H2O
'Hydrohetaerolite'
Formula: ZnMn2O4 · H2O
Hydromagnesite
Formula: Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Hydroxylapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Localities: Reported from at least 26 localities in this region.
Idaite
Formula: Cu5FeS6
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
'IIG iron meteorite'
'IIIAB iron meteorite'
Ilesite
Formula: (Mn,Zn,Fe)SO4 · 4H2O
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Localities: Reported from at least 72 localities in this region.
Ilvaite
Formula: CaFe3+Fe2+2(Si2O7)O(OH)
Imhofite (TL)
Formula: Tl5.8As15.4S26
Reference: [MinRec 8:276, 8:279, 25:140]
Incomsartorite (TL)
Formula: Tl6Pb144As246S516
Reference: Horst Geuer sales list 9/2016; Topa, D., Stoeger,B., Makovicky, E. and Stanley, C. (2016) Incomsartorite, IMA 2016-035. CNMNC Newsletter No.33, October 2016, page 1136: Mineralogical Magazine: 80: 1135–1144.
Iron
Formula: Fe
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Iron var: Kamacite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Izoklakeite
Formula: Pb27(Cu,Fe,Ag)2(Sb,Bi)19S57
Jáchymovite
Formula: (UO2)8(SO4)(OH)14 · 13H2O
Jacobsite
Formula: Mn2+Fe3+2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Jade'
Jadeite
Formula: Na(Al,Fe3+)Si2O6
Jahnsite-(CaMnFe)
Formula: {Ca}{Mn2+}{Fe2+2}{Fe3+2}(PO4)4(OH)2 · 8H2O
Jamesonite
Formula: Pb4FeSb6S14
Localities: Reported from at least 23 localities in this region.
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Localities: Reported from at least 21 localities in this region.
Jentschite (TL)
Formula: TlPbAs2SbS6
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine(1997) 61, 131-137
Jimthompsonite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)5Si6O16(OH)2
Johannite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
Johninnesite
Formula: Na2Mn2+9Mg7(OH)8[AsO4]2[Si6O17]2
Jôkokuite
Formula: MnSO4 · 5H2O
Jordanite (TL)
Formula: Pb14(As,Sb)6S23
Reference: Can Min 9 (1968), 505
'Joséite'
Formula: Bi4TeS2
Joséite-B
Formula: Bi4Te2S
Kainosite-(Y)
Formula: Ca2(Y,Ce)2(Si4O12)(CO3) · H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Kalicinite (TL)
Formula: KHCO3
Reference: C. R. Acad. Sci., Paris (1865): 60: 918; 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: 136.
Kamotoite-(Y)
Formula: Y2(UO2)4(CO3)3O4 · 14H2O
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Kasolite
Formula: Pb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Katophorite
Formula: {Na}{CaNa}{Mg4Al}[(AlSi7)O22](OH)2
Kemmlitzite
Formula: SrAl3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Kermesite
Formula: Sb2S2O
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Kësterite
Formula: Cu2ZnSnS4
'K Feldspar'
Localities: Reported from at least 214 localities in this region.
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Localities: Reported from at least 209 localities in this region.
Klockmannite
Formula: CuSe
Kobellite
Formula: Pb22Cu4(Bi,Sb)30S69
Kolfanite
Formula: Ca2Fe3+3O2(AsO4)3 · 2H2O
'Könleinite'
Koutekite
Formula: Cu5As2
Krettnichite
Formula: PbMn3+2(VO4)2(OH)2
Krupkaite
Formula: PbCuBi3S6
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Krutovite
Formula: NiAs2
Kryzhanovskite
Formula: (Fe3+,Mn2+)3(PO4)2(OH,H2O)3
Ktenasite
Formula: Zn(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 6H2O
Kupčíkite
Formula: Cu3.4Fe0.6Bi5S10
Kutnohorite
Formula: CaMn2+(CO3)2
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Kyanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Localities: Reported from at least 23 localities in this region.
'L5 chondrite meteorite'
Laitakarite
Formula: Bi4Se2S
Landesite
Formula: Mn2+3-xFe3+x(PO4)2(OH)x · (3-x)H2O
Långbanite
Formula: Mn2+4Mn3+9Sb5+O16(SiO4)2
Langite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Lansfordite
Formula: MgCO3 · 5H2O
Laumontite
Formula: CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 39 localities in this region.
Lautite
Formula: CuAsS
Lavendulan
Formula: NaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Lazarenkoite
Formula: (Ca,Fe2+)Fe3+As3+3O7 · 3H2O
Lazulite
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)Al2(PO4)2(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'L chondrite meteorite'
Leadhillite
Formula: Pb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Lengenbachite (TL)
Formula: Ag4Cu2Pb18As12S39
Reference: Nature (1904) 71, 118 and Mineralogical Magazine(1905) 14, 72-82 (p. 78)
Lepidocrocite
Formula: γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Leucite
Formula: K(AlSi2O6)
Lillianite
Formula: Pb3-2xAgxBi2+xS6
'Limestone'
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Localities: Reported from at least 44 localities in this region.
'Limonite var: Bean Ore'
Formula: FeO(OH) · nH2O
Linarite
Formula: PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Lindbergite
Formula: Mn2+(C2O4) · 2H2O
Linnaeite
Formula: Co2+Co3+2S4
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Lipscombite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2
Liveingite (TL)
Formula: Pb9As13S28
Reference: Bull Min 85 (1962), 15
Lizardite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Löllingite
Formula: FeAs2
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Lorándite
Formula: TlAsS2
Ludlamite
Formula: Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 4H2O
Mackinawite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)9S8
'Mafic rocks'
Maghagendorfite
Formula: (□,Na,)(Na,Ca,Fe2+)Mn(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+)3(PO4)3
Maghemite
Formula: Fe3+2O3
Magnesiocarpholite
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)Al2(Si2O6)(OH)4
Magnesiochloritoid (TL)
Formula: MgAl2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Reference: Bearth, P. (1963): Chloritoid und Paragonit aus der Ophiolit-Zone von Zermatt-Saas Fee. Schweizerische Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen, 43, 269-286; Stalder, H.A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S., Stuker, P. (1998): Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz. Wepf Verlag, Basel, pages 261-262; Roth, Ph. (2007): Minerals first discovered in Switzerland and minerals named after Swiss individuals. Philippe Roth, Ed., Zurich, 239 pp.
Magnesiochromite
Formula: MgCr2O4
Magnesiocopiapite
Formula: MgFe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Magnesio-hastingsite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
'Magnesiohastingsite-Pargasite Series'
Magnesio-hornblende
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Magnesio-riebeckite
Formula: ◻{Na2}{Mg3Fe3+2}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Magnesiozippeite
Formula: Mg(UO2)2(SO4)O2 · 3.5H2O
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Magnesite var: Breunnerite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)CO3
Magnesite var: Ferroan Magnesite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)CO3
Magnesite var: Mesitine Spar
Formula: (Mg,Fe)CO3
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 99 localities in this region.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 112 localities in this region.
Manganberzeliite
Formula: NaCa2Mn2+2(AsO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Manganese Oxides'
Manganite
Formula: Mn3+O(OH)
Manganlotharmeyerite (TL)
Formula: CaMn3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2
Reference: Brugger et al (2002), Canadian Mineralogist: 40(6): 1597-1608.
'Manganoan Calcite'
Formula: (Ca,Mn)CO3
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Manganohörnesite
Formula: (Mn,Mg)3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Manganosite
Formula: MnO
'Marble'
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 30 localities in this region.
Marécottite (TL)
Formula: Mg3(UO2)8(SO4)4O6(OH)2 · 28H2O
Reference: Am Min 88:4 pp 676-685
Margarite
Formula: CaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Marrite (TL)
Formula: AgPbAsS3
Reference: Nature (1904) 71, 118 and Mineralogical Magazine(1905) 14, 72-82 (p. 76)
Marthozite
Formula: Cu2+(UO2)3(SeO3)2O2 · 8H2O
Martinandresite (TL)
Formula: Ba2(Al4Si12O32)·10H2O
Reference: Chukanov, N.V., Zubkova, N.V., Meisser, N., Ansermet, S., Weiss, S., Pekov, I.V., Belakovskiy, D.I., Vozchikova, S.A., Britvin, S.N. and Pushcharovsky, D.Y. (2017) Martinandresite, IMA 2017-038. CNMNC Newsletter No. 38, August 2017, page 1038; Mineralogical Magazine: 81: 1033–1038.
Marumoite (TL)
Formula: Pb32As40S92
Reference: Le Règne Minéral, (30), 33-41
Masuyite
Formula: Pb(UO2)3O3(OH)2 · 3H2O
Matildite
Formula: AgBiS2
Mawsonite
Formula: Cu6Fe2SnS8
Medaite
Formula: Mn2+6V5+Si5O18(OH)
Meionite
Formula: Ca4Al6Si6O24CO3
Melanterite
Formula: Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
'Melilite Group'
Formula: Ca2M(XSiO7)
Meneghinite
Formula: Pb13CuSb7S24
Merrillite
Formula: Ca9NaMg(PO4)7
Mesolite
Formula: Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Messelite
Formula: Ca2Fe2+(PO4)2 · 2H2O
Meta-autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
'Metagabbro'
'Metagranite'
Metakahlerite
Formula: Fe2+(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Metanováčekite
Formula: Mg(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
'Metaperidotite'
Metaschoepite
Formula: (UO2)8O2(OH)12 · 10H2O
Metasideronatrite
Formula: Na2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · H2O
Metastibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Metatorbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Metatyuyamunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
Metazeunerite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Miargyrite
Formula: AgSbS2
'Mica Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Microcline var: Hyalophane (FRL)
Formula: (K,Ba)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 217-218; American Mineralogist 68, 112 (1983)
Microlite Group
Formula: A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
'Migmatite'
Milarite (TL)
Formula: K2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Reference: Neues Jahrb.Min.(1870) 80
Millerite
Formula: NiS
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Mimetite
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Localities: Reported from at least 22 localities in this region.
Minium
Formula: Pb3O4
Mirabilite
Formula: Na2SO4 · 10H2O
Mitridatite
Formula: Ca2Fe3+3(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Mixite
Formula: BiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Moëloite
Formula: Pb6Sb6S14(S3)
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Localities: Reported from at least 33 localities in this region.
'Molybdenite-2H'
Formula: MoS2
'Molybdenite-3R'
Formula: MoS2
Molybdofornacite
Formula: Pb2Cu(MoO4,CrO4)(AsO4,PO4)(OH)
'Monazite'
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
Monazite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(PO4)
Localities: Reported from at least 56 localities in this region.
Monazite-(Ce) var: Turnerite
Formula: Ce(PO4)
Monohydrocalcite
Formula: CaCO3 · H2O
Montmorillonite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Montroseite
Formula: (V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
Morenosite
Formula: NiSO4 · 7H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Mottramite
Formula: PbCu(VO4)(OH)
Mottramite var: Duhamelite
Formula: (Pb,Bi,Ca)Cu(VO4)(OH,O)
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 163 localities in this region.
Muscovite var: Alurgite
Formula: K2(Mg,Al)4-5(Al,Si)8O20(OH)4
Muscovite var: Barian Muscovite
Formula: (K,Ba)(Al,Mg)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Muscovite var: Fuchsite
Formula: K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 25 localities in this region.
'Muscovite-Paragonite Series'
Nagyágite
Formula: [Pb3(Pb,Sb)3S6](Au,Te)3
Nahcolite
Formula: NaHCO3
Nambulite
Formula: LiMn2+4Si5O14(OH)
Natrojarosite
Formula: NaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
Natrolite
Formula: Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Natron
Formula: Na2CO3 · 10H2O
Natrozippeite
Formula: Na5(UO2)8(SO4)4O5(OH)3 · 12H2O
Naumannite
Formula: Ag2Se
Nekrasovite
Formula: Cu26V2(Sn,As,Sb)6S32
Neotocite
Formula: (Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
Nepheline
Formula: Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
'Nephrite'
Nesquehonite
Formula: MgCO3 · 3H2O
'Nickelalumite'
Formula: (Ni,Cu)Al4(SO4,(NO3)2)(OH)12 · 3H2O
Nickelhexahydrite
Formula: (Ni,Mg,Fe)SO4 · 6H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Nickeline
Formula: NiAs
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Nickel-iron'
Nickelskutterudite
Formula: (Ni,Co,Fe)As3
Nolanite
Formula: (V3+,Fe3+,Fe2+,Ti)10O14(OH)2
Nontronite
Formula: Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Nosean
Formula: Na8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4) · H2O
'Nováčekite'
Nováčekite-I
Formula: Mg(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
Nowackiite (TL)
Formula: Cu6Zn3As4S12
Reference: Chimia (1965) 19, 500-501; Roth, P. (2016): Zwillinge seltener Lengenbach-Mineralien. Schweizer Strahler 50(2), 28-29 (in German and French).
Nsutite
Formula: (Mn4+,Mn2+)(O,OH)2
Nuffieldite
Formula: Cu1.4Pb2.4Bi2.4Sb0.2S7
'Oligoclase-Andesine'
Olivenite
Formula: Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Omphacite
Formula: (NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(AleFe3+fFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Opal var: Hyalite
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Opal var: Opal-AN
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Orpiment
Formula: As2S3
'Orthochamosite'
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg,Fe3+)5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH,O)8
'Orthochrysotile'
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
'Orthogneiss'
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Orthoserpierite
Formula: Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Osarizawaite
Formula: Pb(Al2Cu2+)(SO4)2(OH)6
'Oxycalciobetafite'
Formula: Ca2(Ti,Nb)2O6O
Oxy-dravite
Formula: Na(MgAl2)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
Paarite
Formula: Pb1.7Cu1.7Bi6.3S12
Palenzonaite
Formula: (Ca,Na)3CaMn2+2(VO4)3
Palygorskite
Formula: (Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
'Paragneiss'
Paragonite (TL)
Formula: NaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz. Wepf (Basel), p. 296.; Weiß, S. (2014): Disthen von der Alpe Sponda. Lapis, 39 (9), 12-25; 62; Charlotte Redler, Alfred Irouschek, Teresa Jeffries and Reto Gieré (2016): Origin and Formation of Tourmaline-rich Cordierite-bearing Metapelitic Rocks from Alpe Sponda, Central Alps (Switzerland). Journal of Petrology, 57, 277-308.
Paraniite-(Y)
Formula: Ca2Y(AsO4)(WO4)2
Parapierrotite
Formula: TlSb5S8
Pararammelsbergite
Formula: NiAs2
Pararealgar
Formula: As4S4
Parasymplesite
Formula: Fe2+3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Paratacamite
Formula: Cu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Pargasite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Parisite-(Ce)
Formula: CaCe2(CO3)3F2
Parnauite
Formula: Cu9(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)10 · 7H2O
Parsettensite (TL)
Formula: (K,Na,Ca)7.5(Mn,Mg)49Si72O168(OH)50 · nH2O
Reference: Schweiz.Min.Petr.Mitt.(1923) 3, 227-237
Pearceite
Formula: [Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
'Pearceite-Polybasite Series'
'Pearceite-T2ac'
'Pegmatite'
Pekoite
Formula: PbCuBi11(S,Se)18
Pennantite
Formula: Mn2+5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Perovskite
Formula: CaTiO3
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Pharmacolite
Formula: Ca(HAsO4) · 2H2O
Pharmacosiderite
Formula: KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Phenakite
Formula: Be2SiO4
Localities: Reported from at least 26 localities in this region.
'Phengite'
Formula: KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Phillipsite-K
Formula: (K,Na,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
Philrothite (TL)
Formula: TlAs3S5
Reference: Bindi, L., Nestola, F., Makovicky, E., Guastoni, A., de Battisti, L. (2014): Tl-bearing sulfosalt from the Lengenbach quarry, Binn valley, Switzerland: Philrothite, TlAs3S5. Mineralogical Magazine, 78, 1-9.
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 35 localities in this region.
'Phosphorite'
Phosphosiderite
Formula: FePO4 · 2H2O
Phosphuranylite
Formula: (H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
Pickeringite
Formula: MgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Pickeringite var: Manganoan Pickeringite
Formula: (Mg,Mn)Al2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Picotpaulite
Formula: TlFe2S3
Picropharmacolite
Formula: Ca4Mg(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 11H2O
Piemontite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Piemontite var: Strontian Piemontite
Formula: {(Ca,Sr)2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Pinite'
Pitticite
Formula: (Fe, SO4, AsO4, H2O) ?
Pizgrischite (TL)
Formula: (Cu,Fe)Cu14PbBi17S35
Reference: Roth, Ph. (2007): Minerals first discovered in Switzerland and minerals named after Swiss individuals. Philippe Roth, Ed., Zurich, 239 pp.; Meisser, N., Schenk, K., Berlepsch, P., Brugger, J., Bonin, M., Criddle, A. J., Thelin, P., Bussy, F. (2007): Pizgrischite, (Cu,Fe)Cu14PbBi17S35, a new sulfosalt from the Swiss Alps: description, crystal structure and occurrence. Canadian Mineralogist 45, 1229-1245.
Plattnerite
Formula: PbO2
'Plessite'
Plumbojarosite
Formula: Pb0.5Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Polybasite
Formula: [(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Polycrase-(Y)
Formula: Y(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Posnjakite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Powellite
Formula: Ca(MoO4)
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 53 localities in this region.
Preisingerite
Formula: Bi3(AsO4)2O(OH)
Preiswerkite (TL)
Formula: NaMg2Al(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 298.
Proustite
Formula: Ag3AsS3
Pseudojohannite
Formula: Cu3(OH)2[(UO2)4(SO4)2]· 12H2O
'Psilomelane'
'Pumpellyite'
Pumpellyite-(Al)
Formula: Ca2Al3(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH,O)2 · H2O
Pumpellyite-(Mg)
Formula: Ca2MgAl2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 309 localities in this region.
Pyrobelonite
Formula: PbMn2+(VO4)(OH)
Pyrochlore Group
Formula: A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Pyrochroite
Formula: Mn(OH)2
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Pyrope
Formula: Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Pyrophanite
Formula: Mn2+TiO3
Pyrophyllite
Formula: Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Pyrosmalite-(Mn)
Formula: Mn2+8Si6O15(OH,Cl)10
'Pyroxene Group'
Pyroxmangite
Formula: MnSiO3
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Localities: Reported from at least 78 localities in this region.
'Pyrrhotite-5C'
Formula: Fe9S10
Quadratite (TL)
Formula: Ag(Cd,Pb)AsS3
Reference: [AmMin 85:264]
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 639 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Agate
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 20 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Blue Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Carnelian
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Eisenkiesel
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Faden Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Fensterquarz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Gwindel
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Milky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Oil Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Rock Crystal
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 109 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Rutilated Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Sceptre Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 123 localities in this region.
'Quartzite'
Rabejacite
Formula: Ca(UO2)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 6H2O
Raberite (TL)
Formula: Tl5Ag4As6SbS15
Reference: Bindi, L., Nestola, F., Guastoni, A., Peruzzo, L., Ecker, M. and Carampin, R. (2012): Raberite, Tl5Ag4As6SbS15, a new Tl-bearing sulfosalt from Lengenbach quarry, Binn valley, Switzerland: description and crystal structure. Mineralogical Magazine 76(5), 1153-1163.
Raguinite
Formula: TlFeS2
Ralphcannonite (TL)
Formula: AgZn2TlAs2S6
Reference: Bindi, L., Biagioni, C., Raber, T., Roth, P. and Nestola, F. (2015) Ralphcannonite, IMA 2014-077. CNMNC Newsletter No. 23, February 2015, page 56; Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 51-58; Bindi, L., Biagioni, C., Raber, T., Roth, P., Nestola, F. (2015): Ralphcannonite, AgZn2TlAs2S6, a new mineral of the routhierite isotypic series from Lengenbach, Binn Valley, Switzerland. Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 1089-1098.
Rameauite
Formula: K2Ca(H[3]2O)(H[5]2O)4[(UO2)6O6(OH)4](H[4]2O)
Rammelsbergite
Formula: NiAs2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Ramsbeckite
Formula: (Cu,Zn)15(SO4)4(OH)22 · 6H2O
Ramsdellite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Ranciéite
Formula: (Ca,Mn2+)0.2(Mn4+,Mn3+)O2 · 0.6H2O
'Ranciéite-Takanelite Series'
Rathite (TL)
Formula: Ag2Pb12-xTlx/2As18+x/2S40
Reference: Zeits.Kryst.Min.(1896) 26, 593-602
Realgar
Formula: As4S4
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Rectorite
Formula: (Na,Ca)Al4((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)4 · 2H2O
Reevesite
Formula: Ni6Fe3+2(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
Reppiaite
Formula: Mn2+5(VO4)2(OH)4
Retgersite
Formula: NiSO4 · 6H2O
Retzian-(La)
Formula: (Mn2+,Mg)2(La,Ce,Nd)(AsO4)(OH)4
Retzian-(Nd)
Formula: Mn2+2(Nd,Ce,La)(AsO4)(OH)4
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Rhodonite
Formula: Mn2+SiO3
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
Rhomboclase
Formula: (H5O2)Fe3+(SO4)2 · 2H2O
'Rhyolite'
Ribbeite
Formula: (Mn2+,Mg)5(SiO4)2(OH)2
Richardsollyite (TL)
Formula: TlPbAsS3
Reference: Meisser, N. & Roth, P. (2016): Mining for new minerals: the Lengenbach deposit (Switzerland). Talk given at the conference "New Minerals and Mineralogy in the 21th Century - International scientific symposium Jáchymov 2016", Jáchymov, Czech Republic, September 3-5, 2016; Meisser, N. & Roth, P. (2017): Richardsollyit, eine erstaunliche neue Mineralart. Schweizer Strahler 51 (1), 36-38 (in German and French); Meisser, N., Roth, P., Nestola, F., Biagioni, C., Bindi, L., and Robyr, M. (2017) Richardsollyite, TlPbAsS3, a new sulfosalt from the Lengenbach quarry, Binn Valley, Switzerland. European Journal of Mineralogy, 29, 679-688.
Richelsdorfite
Formula: Ca2Cu5Sb(AsO4)4(OH)6Cl · 6H2O
Richterite
Formula: {Na}{NaCa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Riebeckite
Formula: ◻[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
'Riebeckite Root Name'
Formula: ◻[Na2][Z2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH,F,Cl)2
'Riebeckite Root Name var: Crocidolite'
Formula: ◻[Na2][Z2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH,F,Cl)2
Robinsonite
Formula: Pb4Sb6S13
Rockbridgeite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+4(PO4)3(OH)5
Romanèchite
Formula: (Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Roméite Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Römerite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2(SO4)4 · 14H2O
Rosasite
Formula: (Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Roscoelite
Formula: K(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Rosickýite
Formula: S
Rößlerite
Formula: Mg(HAsO4) · 7H2O
Routhierite
Formula: Tl(Cu,Ag)(Hg,Zn)2(As,Sb)2S6
Roxbyite
Formula: Cu9S5
Rozenite
Formula: FeSO4 · 4H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Rüdlingerite (TL)
Formula: Mn2+2V5+As5+O7·2H2O
Reference: Meisser, N., Roth, P., Nestola, F., Škoda, R., Cámara, F., Bosi, F., Ciriotti, M.E., Hålenius, U., Schnyder, C. and Bracco, R. (2017) Rüdlingerite, IMA 2016-054a. CNMNC Newsletter No. 39, October 2017, page 1282; Mineralogical Magazine: 81: 1279–1286. Roth P. and Meisser N. (2018): Rüdlingerit, eine neue Mineralart aus Fianel (GR). Schweizer Strahler, 2018(1), 26–29 (in French and German).
Rutherfordine
Formula: (UO2)CO3
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 185 localities in this region.
Rutile var: Niobian Rutile
Formula: (Ti,Nb)O2
Rutile var: Sagenite (of Saussure)
Formula: TiO2
Sabelliite
Formula: (Cu,Zn)2Zn(AsO4,SbO4)(OH)3
Safflorite
Formula: (Co,Ni,Fe)As2
'Sagenite'
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Sailaufite
Formula: (Ca,Na,☐)2Mn3+3(AsO4)2(CO3)O2 · 3H2O
Sainfeldite
Formula: Ca5(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)2 · 4H2O
Salammoniac
Formula: NH4Cl
Salzburgite
Formula: Pb1.6Cu1.6Bi6.4S12
Samarskite-(Y)
Formula: (Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
Saneroite
Formula: NaMn2+5[Si5O14(OH)](VO3)(OH)
Sanidine
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Saponite
Formula: Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Sarkinite
Formula: Mn2+2(AsO4)(OH)
Sartorite (TL)
Formula: PbAs2S4
Reference: Acta Crystallographica, 14, pp. 1291(1961)
Sauconite
Formula: Na0.3Zn3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · 4H2O
'Saussurite'
'Scapolite'
Scarbroite
Formula: Al5(CO3)(OH)13 · 5H2O
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Localities: Reported from at least 43 localities in this region.
Scheuchzerite (TL)
Formula: Na(Mn,Mg,Zn)9[VSi9O28(OH)](OH)3
Reference: Brugger, J. et al. (2006): American Mineralogist: 91: 937-943.
Schoepite
Formula: (UO2)8O2(OH)12 · 12H2O
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 31 localities in this region.
Schreibersite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)3P
Schröckingerite
Formula: NaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
Schulenbergite
Formula: (Cu,Zn)7(SO4)2(OH)10 · 3H2O
Schultenite
Formula: Pb(HAsO4)
Scolecite
Formula: CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 33 localities in this region.
Scorodite
Formula: Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Scorzalite
Formula: Fe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2
Segnitite
Formula: PbFe3+3AsO4(AsO3OH)(OH)6
Seidozerite
Formula: Na4MnZr2Ti(Si2O7)2O2F2
Selenium
Formula: Se
Seligmannite (TL)
Formula: PbCuAsS3
Reference: Sitzungsber.Akad.Wiss.Berlin (1901) 6, 110-117
Semseyite
Formula: Pb9Sb8S21
Senaite
Formula: Pb(Mn,Y,U)(Fe,Zn)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Senarmontite
Formula: Sb2O3
Sepiolite
Formula: Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O