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Egypti
Regional Level Types
EgyptCountry

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Area:
1,002,450 km2
Locality type:
Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Cairo7,734,614 (2015)
Alexandria3,811,516 (2017)
Giza2,443,203 (2016)
Port Said538,378 (2016)
Suez488,125 (2013)
Al Maḩallah al Kubrá431,052 (2014)
Other Languages:
Arabic:
مصر
Egyptian Arabic:
مصر
French:
Égypte
German:
Ägypten
Italian:
Egitto
Russian:
Египет
Simplified Chinese:
埃及
Spanish:
Egipto
Abkhaz:
Мысра
Achinese:
Meusé
Adyghe:
Мысыр
Afrikaans:
Egipte
Akan:
Igyipt
Albanian:
Egjipti
Alemannic:
Ägypten
Amharic:
ግብፅ
Anglo-Saxon:
Ægypt
Aragonese:
Echipto
Aramaic:
ܡܨܪܝܢ
Armenian:
Եգիպտոս
Aromanian:
Eghiptu
Asturian:
Exiptu
Azeri:
Misir
Bambara:
Misra
Bashkir:
Мысыр
Basque:
Egipto
Bavarian:
Egyptn
Belarusian:
Егіпет
Belarusian (Tarashkevitsa):
Эгіпет
Bengali:
মিশর
Bishnupriya Manipuri:
মিশর
Bosnian:
Egipat
Breton:
Egipt
Buginese:
Mesir
Bulgarian:
Египет
Burmese:
အီဂျစ်နိုင်ငံ
Catalan:
Egipte
Cebuano:
Ehipto
Central Bikol:
Ehipto
Central Kurdish/Sorani:
میسر
Chamorro:
Ehiptu
Chavacano:
Egipto
Chechen:
Мисар
Cherokee:
ᎢᏥᏈᎢ
Cheyenne:
Egypt
Church Slavic:
Єгѷптъ
Classical Chinese:
埃及
Cornish:
Ejyp
Crimean Tatar (Latin):
Mısır
Croatian:
Egipat
Czech:
Egypt
Danish:
Egypten
Doteli:
इजिप्ट
Dutch:
Egypte
Dutch Low Saxon:
Egypte
Dzongkha:
ཨི་ཇིབཊ
Erzya:
Египет Мастор
Esperanto:
Egiptio
Estonian:
Egiptus
Ewe:
Egipte
Extremaduran:
Egitu
Faroese:
Egyptaland
Farsi/Persian:
مصر
Fiji Hindi:
Egypt
Fijian:
Ijipta
Finnish:
Egypti
Franco-Provençal:
Èg·ipte
Friulian:
Egjit
Fula:
Ejipt
Gagauz:
Egipet
Galician:
Exipto
Gan:
埃及
Georgian:
ეგვიპტე
Greek:
Αίγυπτος
Greenlandic:
Egypt
Guarani:
Ehíto
Gujarati:
ઇજિપ્ત
Haitian:
Ejip
Hakka:
Âi-khi̍p
Hausa:
Misra
Hawaiian:
‘Aikupika
Hebrew:
מצרים
Hill Mari:
Египет
Hindi:
मिस्र
Hungarian:
Egyiptom
Icelandic:
Egyptaland
Ido:
Egiptia
Igbo:
Egypt
Iloko:
Ehipto
Indonesian:
Mesir
Ingush:
Мисаре
Interlingua:
Egypto
Interlingue:
Egiptia
Irish Gaelic:
An Éigipt
Jamaican Patois:
Iijip
Japanese:
エジプト
Javanese:
Mesir
Judaeo-Spanish:
Ayifto
Kabiye:
Egipiti
Kabyle:
Maṣer
Kalmyk:
Иҗибдин Араб Орн
Kannada:
ಈಜಿಪ್ಟ್
Kapampangan:
Ejiptu
Karakalpak:
Mısır
Kashmiri:
مِسر
Kashubian:
Egipt
Kazakh (Cyrillic Script):
Мысыр
Khmer:
អេហ៊្សីប
Kikuyu:
Egypt
Komi:
Египет Араб Республика
Kongo:
Misiri
Konkani:
ईजिप्त
Korean:
이집트
Kurdish (Latin Script):
Misir
Kyrgyz:
Египет
Lao:
ອີຢິບ
Latin:
Aegyptus
Latvian:
Ēģipte
Lezghian:
Мисри
Ligurian:
Egitto
Limburgian:
Egypte
Lingala:
Ejipte
Lingua Franca Nova:
Misre
Lithuanian:
Egiptas
Livvi-Karelian:
Jegiptu
Lojban:
misrygu'e
Lombard:
Egit
Low Saxon/Low German:
Ägypten
Lower Sorbian:
Egyptojska
Luganda:
Egypt
Luxembourgish:
Egypten
Macedonian:
Египет
Maithili:
मिस्र
Malagasy:
Ejipta
Malay:
Mesir
Malayalam:
ഈജിപ്റ്റ്‌
Maltese:
Eġittu
Manx:
Yn Egypt
Maori:
Īhipa
Marathi:
इजिप्त
Mazanderani:
مصر
Min Dong Chinese:
Ăi-gĭk
Minangkabau:
Masia
Mingrelian:
ეგვიპტე
Minnan / Hokkien-Taiwanese:
Ai-ki̍p
Moksha:
Египет
Mongolian:
Египет
Nahuatl:
Egipto
Narom:
Êgypte
Nauruan:
Idjipt
Navajo:
Ííjip
Neapolitan:
Naggitto
Nepali:
मिश्र
Newar / Nepal Bhasa:
मिस्र
Norfolk:
Ejiipt
Northern Frisian:
Egypten
Northern Sami:
Egypta
Northern Sotho:
Egypt
Norwegian:
Egypt
Norwegian (Nynorsk):
Egypt
Novial:
Egiptia
Occitan:
Egipte
Odia:
ଇଜିପ୍ଟ
Ossetian:
Мысыр
Pali:
ईजिप्ट
Papiamento:
Egipto
Pashto:
مصر
Picard:
Édjipe
Piedmontese:
Egit
Polish:
Egipt
Pontic Greek:
Αίγυπτος
Portuguese:
Egito
Punjabi:
ਮਿਸਰ
Quechua:
Ihiptu
Ripuarian:
Äjüpte
Romanian:
Egipt
Romansh:
Egipta
Rundi:
Misiri
Russia Buriat:
Египет
Rusyn:
Еґіпет
Samoan:
Aikupito
Samogitian:
Egėpts
Sango:
Kâmitâ
Sanskrit:
ईजिप्तदेशः
Sardinian:
Egitu
Saterland Frisian:
Ägypten
Scots:
Egyp
Scottish Gaelic:
An Èipheit
Serbian:
Египат
Serbo-Croatian:
Egipat
Sesotho:
Egepeta
Shona:
Egypt
Sicilian:
Eggittu
Silesian:
Egipt
Sindhi:
مصر
Sinhalese:
ඊජිප්තුව
Slovak:
Egypt
Slovenian:
Egipt
Somali:
Masar
South Azerbaijani:
میصر
Sranan Tongo:
Egiptakondre
Sundanese:
Mesir
Swahili:
Misri
Swati:
IGibhithe
Swedish:
Egypten
Tagalog:
Ehipto
Tahitian:
’Aifiti
Tajik (Cyrillic Script):
Миср
Tamil:
எகிப்து
Tarantino:
Egitte
Tatar:
Мисыр
Telugu:
ఈజిప్టు
Tetum:
Ejitu
Thai:
ประเทศอียิปต์
Tibetan (Standard):
ཨའི་ཅི།
Tigrinya:
ግብጽ
Tok Pisin:
Ijip
Tongan:
ʻIsipite
Traditional Chinese:
埃及
Tsonga:
Gibita
Tumbuka:
Egypt
Turkish:
Mısır
Turkmen:
Müsür
Tuvan:
Египет
Twi:
Misrim
Udmurt:
Египет
Ukrainian:
Єгипет
Upper Sorbian:
Egyptowska
Urdu:
مصر
Uyghur:
مىسىر
Uzbek (Latin Script):
Misr
Venetian:
Egito
Veps:
Egipt
Vietnamese:
Ai Cập
Vlax Romani:
Mêsire
Volapük:
Lägüptän
Võro:
Egüptüs
Walloon:
Edjipe
Waray:
Ehipto
Welsh:
Yr Aifft
West Flemish:
Egypte
West Frisian:
Egypte
Western Punjabi:
مصر
Wolof:
Isipt
Wu Chinese:
埃及
Yakut:
Эгиипэт
Yiddish:
עגיפטן
Yoruba:
Ẹ́gíptì
Zazaki:
Mısır
Zeelandic:
Ehypte
Zhuang:
Aehciz
Zulu:
IGibhithe


Egypt is divided into 27 governorates. The governorates are further divided into regions.

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287 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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'Actinolite schist'

Agglomerate

Albitized granite

Alkali-feldspar-granite

Amphibolite

Andesite

'Aplite'

Banded iron formation

Basalt

'Biotite granite'

'Biotite schist'

Black shale

'Bostonite'

'CO3.8 chondrite meteorite'

Carbonate rock

Chromitite

Dacite

Diorite

'Dolerite'

Dolostone

Dunite

'Felsite'

'Fine tuff'

'Fulgurite'

Gabbro

'Gabbrodiorite'

Gabbroid

Gneiss

Granite

'Granitic gneiss'

Granitoid

Granodiorite

Granules

'Graphitic schist'

Greenschist

H6 chondrite meteorite

Harzburgite

'Hornblende harzburgite'

Hornblende-gabbro

Hornblende-pyroxenite

'Hydrothermal breccia'

Lamprophyre

Lapilli-tuff

Listvenite

'Mafic volcanic rock'

Marble

'Marl'

Meta-agglomerate

Meta-andesite

Metabasalt

Metadacite

Metagabbro

Metagreywacke

Metamudstone

Metaperidotite

Metasedimentary rock

Metasiltstone

Metatuff

Metavolcanic rock

Monzogranite

Nakhlite meteorite

Nepheline-syenite

Olivine-gabbronorite

Ophicarbonate

'Ophiolite'

'Pegmatite'

'Peralkaline alkali-feldspar-granite'

'Peralkaline syenite'

Peridotite

'Pillow lava'

Pyroxenite

Quartz-diorite

Quartzite

Rhyodacite

Rhyolite

Sand

Sandstone

Schist

Serpentinite

Shale

Siltstone

Syenite

Syenogranite

Tektite

Tonalite

Trachyandesite

Trachyte

Tuff

'Ultramafic-rock'

'Ungrouped iron meteorite'

Volcaniclastic rock

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Mineralium Deposita Volume 39, Numbers 5-6, 608-621
Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Aegirine
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Aegirine-augite
Formula: (NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(Fe3+eAlfFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
Aikinite
Formula: PbCuBiS3
Reference: Helmy, H. M., & Kaindl, R. Mineralogy and fluid inclusion study of the molybdenum-uranium-fluorite deposit, Gebel Gattar area, Eastern Desert, Egypt.
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Localities: Reported from at least 20 localities in this region.
Albite var: Andesine
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Reference: Zoheir, B. A. (2008). Structural controls, temperature–pressure conditions and fluid evolution of orogenic gold mineralisation at the Betam mine, south Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mineralium Deposita, 43(1), 79-95.
Albite var: Oligoclase
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Reference: Zoheir, B. A. (2008). Structural controls, temperature–pressure conditions and fluid evolution of orogenic gold mineralisation at the Betam mine, south Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mineralium Deposita, 43(1), 79-95.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
'Alkali Feldspar'
Allanite-(Ce)
Formula: {CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Sami, M., Ntaflos, T., Farahat, E.S., Mohamed, H.A., Ahmed, A.F., Hauzenberger, C. (2017): Mineralogical, geochemical and Sr-Nd isotopes characteristics of fluorite-bearing granites in the Northern Arabian-Nubian Shield, Egypt: Constraints on petrogenesis and evolution of their associated rare metal mineralization. Ore Geology Reviews: 88: 1-22; http://forum.amiminerals.it/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=13796 (2017)
'Allanite Group'
Formula: {A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Altaite
Formula: PbTe
Aluminium
Formula: Al
Reference: Belyanin, G. A., Kramers, J. D., Andreoli, M. A., Greco, F., Gucsik, A., Makhubela, T. V., ... & Wiedenbeck, M. (2017). Petrography of the carbonaceous, diamond-bearing stone “Hypatia” from southwest Egypt: A contribution to the debate on its origin. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta.
Alunite
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Amblygonite
Formula: LiAl(PO4)F
Reference: Gehad M. Saleh (2007) Rare-Metal Pegmatites from the Southeastern Desert, Egypt: Geology, Geochemistry, and Petrogenesis. International Geology Review Vol. 49:824-843.
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: Wooley, A.R. (2001): Alkaline rocks and carbonatites of the world, Part 3: Africa. Geological Society, London. 210-211. ; Abouzeid, A. Z. M., & Negm, A. T. A. (2014). Characterization and Beneficiation of an Egyptian Nepheline Syenite Ore. International Journal of Mineralogy, 2014.
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: B. A. Zoheir, A. K. El-Shazly, H. Helba, K. I. Khalil and R. J. Bodnar (2008) Origin and evolution of the Um Egat and Dungash orogenic gold deposits, Egyptian Eastern Desert; evidence from fluid inclusions in quartz. Economic Geology and the Bulletin of the Society of Economic Geologists 103:405-424
Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: Richard De Nul Collection
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Annite
Formula: KFe2+3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: MinMag 63:821-836
Anorthite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Anthophyllite
Formula: ☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Antigorite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
'Apatite var: Collophane'
Reference: USGS Open-File Report 02–156–A
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Arfvedsonite
Formula: [Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Reference: Mohamed, A. (2013). Mineral chemistry and genesis of Zr, Th, U, Nb, Pb, P, Ce and F enriched peralkaline granites of El-Sibai shear zone, central Eastern Desert, Egypt.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Localities: Reported from at least 24 localities in this region.
'Asbestos'
Atacamite
Formula: Cu2(OH)3Cl
Reference: Ibrahim, M. E., Saleh, G. M., Dawood, N. A., & Aly, G. M. (2013). Ocellar lamprophyre dyke bearing mineralization, Wadi Nugrus, Eastern Desert, Egypt: Geology, mineralogy and geochemical implications. Journal of Geology and Mining Research, 2(4), 74-86.
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Aurichalcite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: Gatto Rotondo, G., Darchuk, L., Swaenen, M., & Van Grieken, R. (2012). Micro-Raman and SEM analysis of minerals from the Darhib mine, Egypt. Journal of analytical sciences, methods and instrumentation, 2(1), 42-47.
Autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Bafertisite
Formula: Ba2Fe2+4Ti2(Si2O7)2O2(OH)2F2
Reference: Sallam, O. R., Alshami, A. S., Azab, M. S., & El Akeed, I. A. (2014) The Occurrence of Silver-Gold Mineralization Associated With Uranium Bearing Minerals and Base Metal Sulphide, El Sheikh Soliman Area, South Sinai, Egypt. Egyptian Journal of Pure and Applied Science 52(1):47-54
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Bassanite
Formula: CaSO4 · 0.5H2O
Reference: Marchesini, M., Barresi, A. (2009) I minerali di Wadi natrun, Deserto Occidentale, Egitto, Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 4/2009, 228-258.
Bassetite
Formula: Fe2+(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Reference: Bisher, A. H. (2012). Primary uranium mineralization in paleochannels of the Um Bogma formation at Allouga Southwestern Sinai. Eleventh Arab Conference on the Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy. Khartoum. Sudan. 16-20 December 2012
'Bastnäsite'
Reference: Shalaby, M., Osman, A., Ali, M., Ahamed, F., & Ali, B. (2002). Radioactive Mineralization in Pegmatites, of Dara-Um Swassi, Area North Eastern Desert, Egypt. Bulletin of the Polish Academy of Sciences. Earth Sciences, 50(1), 51-66.
Becquerelite
Formula: Ca(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
Reference: Hussein, H. A., & Bakhit, F. S. (1988). Uranium-Bearing Alkaline Volcanics of North Wadi Kariem and Surroundings, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mining Geology, 38(207), 39-48.
Belyankinite
Formula: Ca1-2(Ti,Nb)5O12 · 9H2O (?)
Reference: Gehad M. Saleh (2007) Rare-Metal Pegmatites from the Southeastern Desert, Egypt: Geology, Geochemistry, and Petrogenesis. International Geology Review Vol. 49:824-843.
Benleonardite
Formula: [Ag6(Sb,As)2S6Te] [Ag9Cu(S,Te)2Te2]
Reference: Ibrahim M. Shalaby, Eugen Stumpfl, Hassan M. Helmy, Mahmoud M. El Mahallawi and Omar A. Kamel (2004) Silver and silver-bearing minerals at the Um Samiuki volcanogenic massive sulphide deposit, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mineralium Deposita Volume 39, Numbers 5-6, 608-621
Berryite
Formula: Cu3Ag2Pb3Bi7S16
Reference: Helmy, H. M., & Kaindl, R. Mineralogy and fluid inclusion study of the molybdenum-uranium-fluorite deposit, Gebel Gattar area, Eastern Desert, Egypt.
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Beryl var: Emerald
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Hassan, M.A., El Shatoury, H.M. (1976): Beryl occurrences in Egypt. Mining Geology, 26, 253-262; Emeralds of the World English extraLapis Vol. 2 2002 pp24-35; Grundmann, G., Morteani, G. (2008): Multi-stage emerald formation during Pan-African regional metamorphism: The Zabara, Sikait, Umm Kabo deposits, South Eastern desert of Egypt. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 50, 2, 168-187.
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Localities: Reported from at least 30 localities in this region.
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: Helmy, H. M., Stumpfl, E. F., & Kamel, O. A. (1995). Platinum-group minerals from the metamorphosed Abu Swayel Cu-Ni-PGE deposit, South Eastern Desert, Egypt. Economic Geology and the Bulletin of the Society of Economic Geologists, 90(8), 2350-2360.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Boulangerite
Formula: Pb5Sb4S11
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Brannerite
Formula: UTi2O6
Reference: Bisher, A. H. (2012). Primary uranium mineralization in paleochannels of the Um Bogma formation at Allouga Southwestern Sinai. Eleventh Arab Conference on the Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy. Khartoum. Sudan. 16-20 December 2012
'Bravoite'
Formula: (Fe,Ni)S2
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Burkeite
Formula: Na6(CO3)(SO4)2
Calaverite
Formula: AuTe2
Reference: Osman A. M., Pieczonka J., Piestrzyński A. 2002: Relationships between gold and tellurides in the El Sid gold deposit, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mineralogia Polonica, vol. 33, no 2, 15-26
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 35 localities in this region.
'Calcite Group'
Formula: AXO3
Reference: El-Makky, A.M.; Khalil, K.I.; Ibrahim, I.M. (2012): Hydrothermal wall rock alteration at Kurdeman gold mine area, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie - Abhandlungen, 189, 75-95.
Cancrinite
Formula: (Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Reference: Wooley, A.R. (2001): Alkaline rocks and carbonatites of the world, Part 3: Africa. Geological Society, London. 210-211. ; Abouzeid, A. Z. M., & Negm, A. T. A. (2014). Characterization and Beneficiation of an Egyptian Nepheline Syenite Ore. International Journal of Mineralogy, 2014.
Carnotite
Formula: K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Reference: Shalaby, M., Osman, A., Ali, M., Ahamed, F., & Ali, B. (2002). Radioactive Mineralization in Pegmatites, of Dara-Um Swassi, Area North Eastern Desert, Egypt. Bulletin of the Polish Academy of Sciences. Earth Sciences, 50(1), 51-66.
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Cerite-(Ce)
Formula: (Ce,Ca)9(Mg,Fe)(SiO4)3(HSiO4)4(OH)3
Reference: Mohamed, A. (2013). Mineral chemistry and genesis of Zr, Th, U, Nb, Pb, P, Ce and F enriched peralkaline granites of El-Sibai shear zone, central Eastern Desert, Egypt.
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Cervelleite
Formula: Ag4TeS
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist Feb. 1999; Ibrahim M. Shalaby, Eugen Stumpfl, Hassan M. Helmy, Mahmoud M. El Mahallawi and Omar A. Kamel (2004) Silver and silver-bearing minerals at the Um Samiuki volcanogenic massive sulphide deposit, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mineralium Deposita Volume 39, Numbers 5-6, 608-621
'Chabazite'
Reference: Azer, M. K., Stern, R. J., & Kimura, J. I. (2010). Origin of a Late Neoproterozoic (605±13 Ma) intrusive carbonate–albitite complex in Southern Sinai, Egypt. International Journal of Earth Sciences, 99(2), 245-267.
Chalcanthite
Formula: CuSO4 · 5H2O
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Chalconatronite (TL)
Formula: Na2Cu(CO3)2 · 3H2O
Type Locality:
Description: As greenish-blue incrustations on ancient bronce basket from Egypt.
Reference: Science (1955) 122, 75-76
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 38 localities in this region.
Chamosite
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Chlorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: Bridges,J.C. & Grady, M.M. (2000): Evaporite mineral assemblages in the nakhlite (martian) meteorites. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 176, 267-279; Berkley, J. L., Keil, K., & Prinz, M. (1980) Comparative petrology and origin of Governador Valadares and other nakhlites. In: Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 11th, Houston, TX, March 17-21, 1980, Proceedings. Volume 2. (A82-22296 09-91) New York, Pergamon Press, 1980, p. 1089-1102.; Rull, F., Martinez‐Frias, J., Sansano, A., Medina, J., & Edwards, H. G. M. (2004). Comparative micro‐Raman study of the Nakhla and Vaca Muerta meteorites. Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 35(6), 497-503.
'Chlorite Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 41 localities in this region.
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 19 localities in this region.
Chromite var: Ferrichromite
Formula: Fe2+(Cr3+,Fe3+)2O4
Reference: Abdel‐Karim, A. A. M., & El‐Shafei, S. A. (2018). Mineralogy and chemical aspects of some ophiolitic metaultramafics, central Eastern Desert, Egypt: Evidences from chromites, sulphides and gangues. Geological Journal, 53(2), 580-599.
Chromium
Formula: Cr
Reference: Azer, M. K., & Stern, R. J. (2007). Neoproterozoic (835–720 Ma) serpentinites in the Eastern Desert, Egypt: fragments of forearc mantle. The Journal of Geology, 115(4), 457-472.
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Chrysotile
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Clinobehoite
Formula: Be(OH)2
Reference: Sallam, O. R., Alshami, A. S., Azab, M. S., & El Akeed, I. A. (2014) The Occurrence of Silver-Gold Mineralization Associated With Uranium Bearing Minerals and Base Metal Sulphide, El Sheikh Soliman Area, South Sinai, Egypt. Egyptian Journal of Pure and Applied Science 52(1):47-54
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Clinochlore var: Chromian Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Clinochlore var: Pyknochlorite
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Zoheir, B., Emam, A., Pitcairn, I. K., Boskabadi, A., Lehaye, Y., & Cooper, M. J. (2018). Trace elements and isotope data of the Um Garayat gold deposit, Wadi Allaqi district, Egypt. Mineralium Deposita, 1-16.
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
Reference: Azer, M. K., & Stern, R. J. (2007). Neoproterozoic (835–720 Ma) serpentinites in the Eastern Desert, Egypt: fragments of forearc mantle. The Journal of Geology, 115(4), 457-472.
Clinoenstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
Reference: Methot, R. L. et al., (1975) Mineralogy, petrology and chemistry of the Isna (C3) meteorite. Meteoritics 10 (2): 121-131. (Jun 1975)
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Cochromite
Formula: (Co,Ni,Fe)(Cr,Al)2O4
Reference: Sallam, O. R., Alshami, A. S., Azab, M. S., & El Akeed, I. A. (2014) The Occurrence of Silver-Gold Mineralization Associated With Uranium Bearing Minerals and Base Metal Sulphide, El Sheikh Soliman Area, South Sinai, Egypt. Egyptian Journal of Pure and Applied Science 52(1):47-54
Coesite
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Gian Paolo Sighinolfi, Chiara Elmi, Romano Serra, and Gabriele Contini (2014): High density silica phases as evidence of small-scale hypervelocity impacts: the Gebel Kamil Crater (Egypt). Periodico di Mineralogia 83, 299-312.
Coffinite
Formula: U(SiO4) · nH2O
Columbite-(Fe)
Formula: Fe2+Nb2O6
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Columbite-(Mn)
Formula: Mn2+Nb2O6
'Columbite-Tantalite'
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: D'Orazio, M. et. al. (2011) Gebel Kamil:The iron meteorite that formed the Kamil crater(Egypt) Meteoritics and Planetary Sciences 46 Nr. 8 1179-1196
'Copper Stain'
Reference: Helmy, H. M., & Kaindl, R. (1999). Mineralogy and fluid inclusion studies of the Au-Cu quartz veins in the Hamash area, South-Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mineralogy and Petrology, 65(1-2), 69-86.
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Reference: Natural History Museum Vienna collection
Corrensite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)9((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)10 · nH2O
Reference: Harraz, H. Z.; Hamdy, M. M. 2010. Interstratified vermiculite-mica in the gneiss-metapelite-serpentinite rocks at Hafafit area, Southern Eastern Desert, Egypt: From metasomatism to weathering. Journal of African Earth Sciences, Volume 58, Issue 2, p. 305-320.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Cristobalite
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Gian Paolo Sighinolfi, Chiara Elmi, Romano Serra, and Gabriele Contini (2014): High density silica phases as evidence of small-scale hypervelocity impacts: the Gebel Kamil Crater (Egypt). Periodico di Mineralogia 83, 299-312.
Cryptomelane
Formula: K(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Reference: S. Tosson et al. , Bull. Soc. Fr. Minéral. Cristallogr. , 1974, 97, pp. 27-39.
Cubanite
Formula: CuFe2S3
Cummingtonite
Formula: ☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Helmy, H. M., Stumpfl, E. F., & Kamel, O. A. (1995). Platinum-group minerals from the metamorphosed Abu Swayel Cu-Ni-PGE deposit, South Eastern Desert, Egypt. Economic Geology and the Bulletin of the Society of Economic Geologists, 90(8), 2350-2360.
Curite
Formula: Pb3(UO2)8O8(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: Shalaby, M., Osman, A., Ali, M., Ahamed, F., & Ali, B. (2002). Radioactive Mineralization in Pegmatites, of Dara-Um Swassi, Area North Eastern Desert, Egypt. Bulletin of the Polish Academy of Sciences. Earth Sciences, 50(1), 51-66.
Daubréelite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2S4
Reference: http://tin.er.usgs.gov/meteor/metbull.php?code=52031
Davyne
Formula: (Na,K)6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(Cl2,SO4)2
Reference: Bonaccorsi E., Merlino S., Pasero M.(1991): Davyne from Zabargad (St. John's) Island: peculiar chemical and structural features. Acta Vulcanol., 2, 55-63.
Diamond
Formula: C
Reference: Belyanin, G. A., Kramers, J. D., Andreoli, M. A., Greco, F., Gucsik, A., Makhubela, T. V., ... & Wiedenbeck, M. (2017). Petrography of the carbonaceous, diamond-bearing stone “Hypatia” from southwest Egypt: A contribution to the debate on its origin. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta.
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Dolomite var: Ferroan Dolomite
Formula: Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Edenite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Enstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
Reference: Methot, R. L. et al., (1975) Mineralogy, petrology and chemistry of the Isna (C3) meteorite. Meteoritics 10 (2): 121-131. (Jun 1975)
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Epsomite
Formula: MgSO4 · 7H2O
Eucryptite
Formula: LiAlSiO4
Reference: Gehad M. Saleh (2007) Rare-Metal Pegmatites from the Southeastern Desert, Egypt: Geology, Geochemistry, and Petrogenesis. International Geology Review Vol. 49:824-843.
Euxenite-(Y)
Formula: (Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Reference: Shalaby, M., Osman, A., Ali, M., Ahamed, F., & Ali, B. (2002). Radioactive Mineralization in Pegmatites, of Dara-Um Swassi, Area North Eastern Desert, Egypt. Bulletin of the Polish Academy of Sciences. Earth Sciences, 50(1), 51-66.
Fayalite
Formula: Fe2+2SiO4
Reference: Hamilton and Christensen (1997) J. Geophys. Res., 102 E11:25593-25603; Berkley, J. L., Keil, K., & Prinz, M. (1980) Comparative petrology and origin of Governador Valadares and other nakhlites. In: Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 11th, Houston, TX, March 17-21, 1980, Proceedings. Volume 2. (A82-22296 09-91) New York, Pergamon Press, 1980, p. 1089-1102.; Malavergne, V., Guyot, F., Benzerara, K., & Martinez, I. (2001). Description of new shock‐induced phases in the Shergotty, Zagami, Nakhla and Chassigny meteorites. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 36(10), 1297-1305.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
'Feldspar Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
'Feldspar Group var: Perthite'
'Fergusonite'
Reference: Raslan, M. F., & Ali, M. A. (2011). Mineralogy and mineral chemistry of rare-metal pegmatites at Abu Rusheid granitic gneisses, South Eastern Desert, Egypt. Geologija, 54(2), 205-222.
Fergusonite-(Y)
Formula: YNbO4
Reference: Sami, M., Ntaflos, T., Farahat, E.S., Mohamed, H.A., Ahmed, A.F., Hauzenberger, C. (2017): Mineralogical, geochemical and Sr-Nd isotopes characteristics of fluorite-bearing granites in the Northern Arabian-Nubian Shield, Egypt: Constraints on petrogenesis and evolution of their associated rare metal mineralization. Ore Geology Reviews: 88: 1-22; http://forum.amiminerals.it/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=13796 (2017)
Ferrihydrite
Formula: Fe3+10O14(OH)2
'Ferritchromit'
Ferro-tschermakite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Fe2+3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Reference: Mona Kabesh, Asran M. Asran and Ezzat Abdel Rahman (2012) Mineral chemistry of banded migmatites from Hafafit and Feiran areas, Egypt. Arabian Journal of Geosciences 1866-7511:1-13
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Fluorapatite var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Reference: USGS Open-File Report 02–156–A
Fluorapatite var: Mn-bearing Fluorapatite
Formula: (Ca,Mn2+)5(PO4)3(F,Cl,OH) or Ca5([P,Mn5+]O4)3(F,Cl,OH)
Reference: USGS Open-File Report 02–156–A
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Fluorite var: Yttrofluorite
Formula: (Ca1-xYx)F2+x where 0.05< x <0.3
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Forsterite var: Peridot
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Reference: [www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]
Freibergite
Formula: Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Froodite
Formula: α-PdBi2
Reference: Helmy, H. M., Stumpfl, E. F., & Kamel, O. A. (1995). Platinum-group minerals from the metamorphosed Abu Swayel Cu-Ni-PGE deposit, South Eastern Desert, Egypt. Economic Geology and the Bulletin of the Society of Economic Geologists, 90(8), 2350-2360.
Furutobeite
Formula: (Cu,Ag)6PbS4
Reference: Sallam, O. R., Alshami, A. S., Azab, M. S., & El Akeed, I. A. (2014) The Occurrence of Silver-Gold Mineralization Associated With Uranium Bearing Minerals and Base Metal Sulphide, El Sheikh Soliman Area, South Sinai, Egypt. Egyptian Journal of Pure and Applied Science 52(1):47-54
Galena
Formula: PbS
Localities: Reported from at least 37 localities in this region.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
'Garnierite'
Gaylussite
Formula: Na2Ca(CO3)2 · 5H2O
Reference: Marchesini, M., Barresi, A. (2009) I minerali di Wadi natrun, Deserto Occidentale, Egitto, Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 4/2009, 228-258.
Gehlenite
Formula: Ca2Al(AlSiO7)
Reference: Methot, R. L. et al., (1975) Mineralogy, petrology and chemistry of the Isna (C3) meteorite. Meteoritics 10 (2): 121-131. (Jun 1975)
Gersdorffite
Formula: NiAsS
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Geversite
Formula: PtSb2
Reference: Helmy, H. M., Stumpfl, E. F., & Kamel, O. A. (1995). Platinum-group minerals from the metamorphosed Abu Swayel Cu-Ni-PGE deposit, South Eastern Desert, Egypt. Economic Geology and the Bulletin of the Society of Economic Geologists, 90(8), 2350-2360.
Gibbsite
Formula: Al(OH)3
Reference: Wenle Zeng and Yuntao Zhang (2009): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 29(4), 502-506
'Glauconite'
Formula: (K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Godlevskite
Formula: (Ni,Fe)9S8
Reference: Zoheir, B. (2011). Transpressional zones in ophiolitic mélange terranes: potential exploration targets for gold in the South Eastern Desert, Egypt. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 111(1), 23-38.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 25 localities in this region.
Gold
Formula: Au
Localities: Reported from at least 31 localities in this region.
Graphite
Formula: C
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
'Gummite'
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Halotrichite
Formula: FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
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: 526; Clark, 1993 - "Hey's Mineral Index."
Halotrichite var: Masrite
Formula: (Fe,Mn,Co)Al2(SO4)4 · 24H2O
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: 526; Clark, 1993 - "Hey's Mineral Index."
Hausmannite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Reference: Manganese Reserves and Resources of the World and its Industrial
Heazlewoodite
Formula: Ni3S2
Reference: Helmy, H. M., Stumpfl, E. F., & Kamel, O. A. (1995). Platinum-group minerals from the metamorphosed Abu Swayel Cu-Ni-PGE deposit, South Eastern Desert, Egypt. Economic Geology and the Bulletin of the Society of Economic Geologists, 90(8), 2350-2360.
Hedenbergite
Formula: CaFe2+Si2O6
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 30 localities in this region.
Hematite var: Martite
Formula: Fe2O3
Hematite var: Specularite
Formula: Fe2O3
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Herbertsmithite
Formula: Cu3Zn(OH)6Cl2
Reference: Gatto Rotondo, G., Darchuk, L., Swaenen, M., & Van Grieken, R. (2012). Micro-Raman and SEM analysis of minerals from the Darhib mine, Egypt. Journal of analytical sciences, methods and instrumentation, 2(1), 42-47.
Hercynite
Formula: Fe2+Al2O4
Hercynite var: Picotite
Formula: (Fe,Mg)(Al,Cr)2O4
Reference: Eur. J. Mineral. , 1993, 5, pp. 1039-1056.
Hessite
Formula: Ag2Te
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Hexahydrite
Formula: MgSO4 · 6H2O
Hibonite
Formula: (Ca,Ce)(Al,Ti,Mg)12O19
Description: In CAIs [Calcium,Aluminium-rich inclusions]
Reference: Russell, S. S., Greenwood, R. C., Fahey, A. J., Huss, G. R. & Wasserburg, G. J. (1994). An ion microprobe study of CAIs from CO3 meteorites. Meteoritics 29 (4): 525-526. (Jul 1994)
'Hornblende'
Horomanite
Formula: Fe6Ni3S8
Reference: Zoheir, B. (2011). Transpressional zones in ophiolitic mélange terranes: potential exploration targets for gold in the South Eastern Desert, Egypt. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 111(1), 23-38.
Huntite
Formula: CaMg3(CO3)4
Reference: Gatto Rotondo, G., Darchuk, L., Swaenen, M., & Van Grieken, R. (2012). Micro-Raman and SEM analysis of minerals from the Darhib mine, Egypt. Journal of analytical sciences, methods and instrumentation, 2(1), 42-47.
Huttonite
Formula: ThSiO4
Reference: Mohamed, A. (2013). Mineral chemistry and genesis of Zr, Th, U, Nb, Pb, P, Ce and F enriched peralkaline granites of El-Sibai shear zone, central Eastern Desert, Egypt.
Hydrobiotite
Formula: K(Mg,Fe2+)6((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: Harraz, H. Z.; Hamdy, M. M. 2010. Interstratified vermiculite-mica in the gneiss-metapelite-serpentinite rocks at Hafafit area, Southern Eastern Desert, Egypt: From metasomatism to weathering. Journal of African Earth Sciences, Volume 58, Issue 2, p. 305-320.
'Hydrophlogopite'
Reference: Harraz, H. Z.; Hamdy, M. M. 2010. Interstratified vermiculite-mica in the gneiss-metapelite-serpentinite rocks at Hafafit area, Southern Eastern Desert, Egypt: From metasomatism to weathering. Journal of African Earth Sciences, Volume 58, Issue 2, p. 305-320.
Hydroxylapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Reference: USGS Open-File Report 02–156–A
Hydroxylapatite var: Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(OH,O)
Reference: USGS Open-File Report 02–156–A
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: Richard De Nul Collection
Ianthinite
Formula: U4+(UO2)5O7 · 10H2O
Reference: Hussein, H. A., & Bakhit, F. S. (1988). Uranium-Bearing Alkaline Volcanics of North Wadi Kariem and Surroundings, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mining Geology, 38(207), 39-48.
'Iddingsite'
Formula: MgO · Fe2O3 · 3SiO2·4H2O
Reference: Treiman, A. H. & Gooding, J. L. (1991) Iddingsite in the Nakhla meteorite: TEM study of mineralogy and texture of pre-terrestrial (Martian?) alterations. Meteoritics, vol. 26, p. 402.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Iron
Formula: Fe
Iron var: Kamacite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Ishikawaite
Formula: U4+Fe2+Nb2O8
Reference: Yehia H. Dawood (2011) Mineral Chemistry and Genesis of Uranyl Minerals Associated with Psammitic Gneisses, Abu Rusheid Area, South Eastern Desert of Egypt. JKAU: Earth Sci., Vol. 21, No. 1, pp: 137-169; Raslan, M. F., & Ali, M. A. (2011). Mineralogy and mineral chemistry of rare-metal pegmatites at Abu Rusheid granitic gneisses, South Eastern Desert, Egypt. Geologija, 54(2), 205-222.
Ixiolite
Formula: (Ta,Nb,Sn,Fe,Mn)4O8
Jarosite ?
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Treiman, A. H. & Gooding, J. L. (1991) Iddingsite in the Nakhla meteorite: TEM study of mineralogy and texture of pre-terrestrial (Martian?) alterations. Meteoritics, vol. 26, p. 402.
Jordisite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Hussein, H. A., & Bakhit, F. S. (1988). Uranium-Bearing Alkaline Volcanics of North Wadi Kariem and Surroundings, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mining Geology, 38(207), 39-48.
'Joséite'
Formula: Bi4TeS2
Reference: Helmy, H. M., Stumpfl, E. F., & Kamel, O. A. (1995). Platinum-group minerals from the metamorphosed Abu Swayel Cu-Ni-PGE deposit, South Eastern Desert, Egypt. Economic Geology and the Bulletin of the Society of Economic Geologists, 90(8), 2350-2360.
Kaersutite ?
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
Reference: Eur. J. Mineral. , 1993, 5, pp. 1039-1056.
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Kasolite
Formula: Pb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
'K Feldspar'
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Krennerite
Formula: Au3AgTe8
Reference: Osman A. M., Pieczonka J., Piestrzyński A. 2002: Relationships between gold and tellurides in the El Sid gold deposit, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mineralogia Polonica, vol. 33, no 2, 15-26
Kyanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: M. Hassaan, A. El-Mezayen, Mervat S. Hassan, T. Ramadan and H. El-Desoky (2009) On the Metamorphism of Hafafit Sillimanite-bearing Pelitic Schists, Nubian Shield: Geochemical and Mineralogical Contributions. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 3(1): 229-253
Laforêtite
Formula: AgInS2
Reference: Sallam, O. R., Alshami, A. S., Azab, M. S., & El Akeed, I. A. (2014) The Occurrence of Silver-Gold Mineralization Associated With Uranium Bearing Minerals and Base Metal Sulphide, El Sheikh Soliman Area, South Sinai, Egypt. Egyptian Journal of Pure and Applied Science 52(1):47-54
Langite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Reference: Natural History Museum Vienna (rock) collection
Lechatelierite
Formula: SiO2
Lepidocrocite
Formula: γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: S. Tosson et al. , Bull. Soc. Fr. Minéral. Cristallogr. , 1974, 97, pp. 27-39.
'Lepidolite'
Reference: Raslan, M. F., El-Shall, H. E., Omar, S. A., & Daher, A. M. (2010). Mineralogy of polymetallic mineralized pegmatite of Ras Baroud granite, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Journal of mineralogical and petrological sciences, 105(3), 123-134.
Liandratite
Formula: U(Nb,Ta)2O8
'Libyan Desert Glass'
Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Libyan_desert_glass; http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/W%C3%BCstenglas
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
'Lithian Muscovite'
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Gehad M. Saleh (2007) Rare-Metal Pegmatites from the Southeastern Desert, Egypt: Geology, Geochemistry, and Petrogenesis. International Geology Review Vol. 49:824-843.
Lizardite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Löllingite
Formula: FeAs2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Loparite-(Ce)
Formula: (Na,REE)Ti2O6
Reference: Gehad M. Saleh (2007) Rare-Metal Pegmatites from the Southeastern Desert, Egypt: Geology, Geochemistry, and Petrogenesis. International Geology Review Vol. 49:824-843.
Lueshite
Formula: NaNbO3
Reference: Gehad M. Saleh (2007) Rare-Metal Pegmatites from the Southeastern Desert, Egypt: Geology, Geochemistry, and Petrogenesis. International Geology Review Vol. 49:824-843.
Mackinawite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)9S8
Magnesio-hornblende
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Magnesite var: Breunnerite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)CO3
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 32 localities in this region.
Magnetite var: Titaniferous Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
'Manganese Oxides'
Manganite
Formula: Mn3+O(OH)
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
'Mariposite'
Formula: K(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
Reference: Abdel‐Karim, A. A. M., & El‐Shafei, S. A. (2018). Mineralogy and chemical aspects of some ophiolitic metaultramafics, central Eastern Desert, Egypt: Evidences from chromites, sulphides and gangues. Geological Journal, 53(2), 580-599.
Masuyite
Formula: Pb(UO2)3O3(OH)2 · 3H2O
Reference: B.H. Ali, M.G. El-Feky, M.A. Ali and E.K. Abu Zeid, (2008) Mineralogical and Fluid Inclusions Studies on the Mineralized Bostonite Dykes at UM Guruf Area, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Asian Journal of Applied Sciences, 1: 158-167.
Mckinstryite
Formula: Ag5-xCu3+xS4
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist Feb. 1999; Ibrahim M. Shalaby, Eugen Stumpfl, Hassan M. Helmy, Mahmoud M. El Mahallawi and Omar A. Kamel (2004) Silver and silver-bearing minerals at the Um Samiuki volcanogenic massive sulphide deposit, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mineralium Deposita Volume 39, Numbers 5-6, 608-621
Melonite
Formula: NiTe2
Melonite var: Palladian Melonite
Formula: NiTe2
Reference: Helmy, H.M., and Mogessie, A. (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36, 58-71.
Merenskyite
Formula: (Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Meta-autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Reference: Yehia H. Dawood (2011) Mineral Chemistry and Genesis of Uranyl Minerals Associated with Psammitic Gneisses, Abu Rusheid Area, South Eastern Desert of Egypt. JKAU: Earth Sci., Vol. 21, No. 1, pp: 137-169
Miargyrite
Formula: AgSbS2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Mica Group'
Michenerite
Formula: PdBiTe
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Microcline var: Amazonite
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
'Microlite Group'
Formula: A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
Reference: Helba, H., Trumbull, R.B., Morteani, G., Khalil, S.O., and Arslan, A. (1997): Mineralium Deposita 32, 164-179.
Mirabilite
Formula: Na2SO4 · 10H2O
Reference: Marchesini, M., Barresi, A. (2009) I minerali di Wadi natrun, Deserto Occidentale, Egitto, Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 4/2009, 228-258.
Mogánite
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Hassan, K.M. (2014): The fossil wood of East Cairo, Egypt: A mineralogical view. Mineralogia: 45(1-2), 47-57
Moissanite
Formula: SiC
Moluranite
Formula: H4U4+(UO2)3(MoO4)7 · 18H2O
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
'Monazite'
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Montebrasite
Formula: LiAl(PO4)(OH)
Reference: Gehad M. Saleh (2007) Rare-Metal Pegmatites from the Southeastern Desert, Egypt: Geology, Geochemistry, and Petrogenesis. International Geology Review Vol. 49:824-843.
Montmorillonite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Mottramite
Formula: PbCu(VO4)(OH)
Reference: Gatto Rotondo, G., Darchuk, L., Swaenen, M., & Van Grieken, R. (2012). Micro-Raman and SEM analysis of minerals from the Darhib mine, Egypt. Journal of analytical sciences, methods and instrumentation, 2(1), 42-47.
Mullite
Formula: Al4+2xSi2-2xO10-x
Reference: Gian Paolo Sighinolfi, Chiara Elmi, Romano Serra, and Gabriele Contini (2014): High density silica phases as evidence of small-scale hypervelocity impacts: the Gebel Kamil Crater (Egypt). Periodico di Mineralogia 83, 299-312.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 36 localities in this region.
Muscovite var: Fuchsite
Formula: K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Muscovite var: Phengite
Formula: KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Reference: Sami, M., Ntaflos, T., Farahat, E.S., Mohamed, H.A., Ahmed, A.F., Hauzenberger, C. (2017): Mineralogical, geochemical and Sr-Nd isotopes characteristics of fluorite-bearing granites in the Northern Arabian-Nubian Shield, Egypt: Constraints on petrogenesis and evolution of their associated rare metal mineralization. Ore Geology Reviews: 88: 1-22; http://forum.amiminerals.it/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=13796 (2017)
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 22 localities in this region.
Nagyágite
Formula: [Pb3(Pb,Sb)3S6](Au,Te)3
Reference: Osman A. M., Pieczonka J., Piestrzyński A. 2002: Relationships between gold and tellurides in the El Sid gold deposit, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mineralogia Polonica, vol. 33, no 2, 15-26
Nahcolite
Formula: NaHCO3
Reference: Marchesini, M., Barresi, A. (2009) I minerali di Wadi natrun, Deserto Occidentale, Egitto, Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 4/2009, 228-258.
Natron
Formula: Na2CO3 · 10H2O
Nepheline
Formula: Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Nickeline
Formula: NiAs
Reference: Helmy, H. M. (2005). Melonite group minerals and other tellurides from three Cu–Ni–PGE prospects, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Ore Geology Reviews, 26(3-4), 305-324.
Nickelphosphide
Formula: (Ni,Fe)3P
Reference: Gunnar Färber specimens
Nontronite
Formula: Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: S. Tosson et al. , Bull. Soc. Fr. Minéral. Cristallogr. , 1974, 97, pp. 27-39.
Northupite
Formula: Na3Mg(CO3)2Cl
Reference: Marchesini, M., Barresi, A. (2009) I minerali di Wadi natrun, Deserto Occidentale, Egitto, Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 4/2009, 228-258.
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: S. Tosson et al. , Bull. Soc. Fr. Minéral. Cristallogr. , 1974, 97, pp. 27-39.
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Pargasite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Description: Ti-pargasites.
Reference: Eur. J. Mineral. , 1993, 5, pp. 1039-1056.
Parkerite
Formula: Ni3(Bi,Pb)2S2
Reference: Helmy, H. M., Stumpfl, E. F., & Kamel, O. A. (1995). Platinum-group minerals from the metamorphosed Abu Swayel Cu-Ni-PGE deposit, South Eastern Desert, Egypt. Economic Geology and the Bulletin of the Society of Economic Geologists, 90(8), 2350-2360.
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Petalite
Formula: LiAl(Si4O10)
Reference: Gehad M. Saleh (2007) Rare-Metal Pegmatites from the Southeastern Desert, Egypt: Geology, Geochemistry, and Petrogenesis. International Geology Review Vol. 49:824-843.
Petzite
Formula: Ag3AuTe2
Reference: Osman A. M., Pieczonka J., Piestrzyński A. 2002: Relationships between gold and tellurides in the El Sid gold deposit, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mineralogia Polonica, vol. 33, no 2, 15-26
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Pickeringite
Formula: MgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Pigeonite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: Rull, F., Martinez‐Frias, J., Sansano, A., Medina, J., & Edwards, H. G. M. (2004). Comparative micro‐Raman study of the Nakhla and Vaca Muerta meteorites. Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 35(6), 497-503.
Pirssonite
Formula: Na2Ca(CO3)2 · 2H2O
Reference: Marchesini, M., Barresi, A. (2009) I minerali di Wadi natrun, Deserto Occidentale, Egitto, Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 4/2009, 228-258.
Pollucite
Formula: (Cs,Na)2(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
Reference: Gehad M. Saleh (2007) Rare-Metal Pegmatites from the Southeastern Desert, Egypt: Geology, Geochemistry, and Petrogenesis. International Geology Review Vol. 49:824-843.
Polycrase-(Y)
Formula: Y(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Reference: Helmy, H. M., & Kaindl, R. Mineralogy and fluid inclusion study of the molybdenum-uranium-fluorite deposit, Gebel Gattar area, Eastern Desert, Egypt.
Polylithionite
Formula: KLi2Al(Si4O10)(F,OH)2
Reference: Abd El-Naby, H.H. (2009): Ore Geology Reviews 35, 436-446.
'Potash Feldspar'
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
'Psilomelane'
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 52 localities in this region.
Pyrite var: Arsenian Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Zoheir, B.A. (2008) Characteristics and genesis of shear zone-related gold mineralization in Egypt: A case study from the Um El Tuyor mine, south Eastern Desert. Ore Geology Reviews 34:3, 445-470.
'Pyrochlore'
Reference: Mohamed, A. (2013). Mineral chemistry and genesis of Zr, Th, U, Nb, Pb, P, Ce and F enriched peralkaline granites of El-Sibai shear zone, central Eastern Desert, Egypt.
'Pyrochlore Group'
Formula: A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Reference: Mohamed, A. (2013). Mineral chemistry and genesis of Zr, Th, U, Nb, Pb, P, Ce and F enriched peralkaline granites of El-Sibai shear zone, central Eastern Desert, Egypt.
'Pyrochlore Group var: Plumbopyrochlore (of Skorobogatova et al.)'
Formula: A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Reference: Mohamed, A. (2013). Mineral chemistry and genesis of Zr, Th, U, Nb, Pb, P, Ce and F enriched peralkaline granites of El-Sibai shear zone, central Eastern Desert, Egypt.
'Pyrochlore Supergroup'
Formula: A2-mD2X6-wZ1-n
'Pyrochlore Supergroup var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977)'
Formula: A2-mD2X6-wZ1+w
Pyrochroite
Formula: Mn(OH)2
Reference: Manganese Reserves and Resources of the World and its Industrial
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Pyrolusite var: Polianite
Formula: morphological variety
Reference: Manganese Reserves and Resources of the World and its Industrial
'Pyroxene Group'
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Localities: Reported from at least 29 localities in this region.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 73 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Carnelian
Reference: Harrell, J.A. and Bloxam, E.G. (2004) Stela Ridge Carnelian Mine, Nubian Desert. Fifty-Fifth Annual Meeting of the American Research Center in Egypt, Tucson, AZ. Program and Abstracts: 52.; Harrell, James A., Sidebotham, Steven E., Bagnall, Roger S., Marchand, Sylvie, Gates, Jennifer E., and Rivard, Jean-Louis (2006) The Ptolemaic to Early Roman Amethyst Quarry at Abu Diyeiba in Egypt’s Eastern Desert. Bulletin de l’Institut Français d’Archéologie Orientale (BIFAO), 106, 127-162.; Gilg, H.A. (2012) Ancient Gems: Egyptian Amethyst. In: Amethyst: Uncommon Vintage. ExtraLapis No. 16 Lithographie Monograph. Denver, 22-25.
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Egyptian Jasper
Formula: SiO2
Reference: A dictionary of chemistry and mineralogy: with their applications By Andrew Ure, William Nicholson (1835)
Quartz var: Jasper
Quartz var: Milky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Reference: Ibrahim M. Shalaby, Eugen Stumpfl, Hassan M. Helmy, Mahmoud M. El Mahallawi and Omar A. Kamel (2004) Silver and silver-bearing minerals at the Um Samiuki volcanogenic massive sulphide deposit, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mineralium Deposita Volume 39, Numbers 5-6, 608-621
Rhodonite
Formula: Mn2+SiO3
Reference: Ibrahim M. Shalaby, Eugen Stumpfl, Hassan M. Helmy, Mahmoud M. El Mahallawi and Omar A. Kamel (2004) Silver and silver-bearing minerals at the Um Samiuki volcanogenic massive sulphide deposit, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mineralium Deposita Volume 39, Numbers 5-6, 608-621
Riebeckite
Formula: ◻[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH)2
Rosasite
Formula: (Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Gatto Rotondo, G., Darchuk, L., Swaenen, M., & Van Grieken, R. (2012). Micro-Raman and SEM analysis of minerals from the Darhib mine, Egypt. Journal of analytical sciences, methods and instrumentation, 2(1), 42-47.
Rutherfordine
Formula: (UO2)CO3
Reference: El-Naby, H. H. A. (2009). Role of geochemical alteration on the formation of secondary Zr-and U-bearing minerals in El Atshan trachyte, central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences, 104(1), 37-51.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Rutile var: Ilmenorutile
Formula: Fex(Nb,Ta)2x · 4Ti1-xO2
Reference: Emeralds of the World English extraLapis Vol. 2 2002 pp24-35
Samarskite-(Y)
Formula: YFe3+Nb2O8
Reference: Raslan, M. F., El-Shall, H. E., Omar, S. A., & Daher, A. M. (2010). Mineralogy of polymetallic mineralized pegmatite of Ras Baroud granite, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Journal of mineralogical and petrological sciences, 105(3), 123-134.
Sampleite
Formula: NaCaCu5(PO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Description: Occurs on copper alloy objects (anthropogenic origin).
Reference: Fabrizi, M., Ganiaris, H., Tarling, S.E., and Scott, D.A. (1989) The occurrence of sampleite, a complex copper phosphate, as a corrosion product on copper alloy objects from Memphis, Egypt. Studies in Conservation: 34: 45-51.
Sanidine
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Saponite
Formula: Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: Treiman, A. H. & Gooding, J. L. (1991) Iddingsite in the Nakhla meteorite: TEM study of mineralogy and texture of pre-terrestrial (Martian?) alterations. Meteoritics, vol. 26, p. 402.
Schoepite
Formula: (UO2)8O2(OH)12 · 12H2O
Schreibersite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)3P
Reference: http://tin.er.usgs.gov/meteor/metbull.php?code=52031
Schröckingerite
Formula: NaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
Searlesite ?
Formula: Na(H2BSi2O7)
Reference: Marchesini, M., Barresi, A. (2009) I minerali di Wadi natrun, Deserto Occidentale, Egitto, Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 4/2009, 228-258.
Sedovite
Formula: U(MoO4)2
Reference: Bisher, A. H. (2012). Primary uranium mineralization in paleochannels of the Um Bogma formation at Allouga Southwestern Sinai. Eleventh Arab Conference on the Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy. Khartoum. Sudan. 16-20 December 2012
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
'Serpentine Subgroup var: Bastite'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Siderophyllite
Formula: KFe2+2Al(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Sillimanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: M. Hassaan, A. El-Mezayen, Mervat S. Hassan, T. Ramadan and H. El-Desoky (2009) On the Metamorphism of Hafafit Sillimanite-bearing Pelitic Schists, Nubian Shield: Geochemical and Mineralogical Contributions. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 3(1): 229-253
Silver
Formula: Ag
Sklodowskite
Formula: Mg(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2O
'Smectite Group'
Formula: A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Soddyite
Formula: (UO2)2SiO4 · 2H2O
'Sodic plagioclase'
Reference: Abouzeid, A. Z. M., & Negm, A. T. A. (2014). Characterization and Beneficiation of an Egyptian Nepheline Syenite Ore. International Journal of Mineralogy, 2014.
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Localities: Reported from at least 29 localities in this region.
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
'Spinel Group'
Formula: AE2O4
Reference: Sallam, O. R., Alshami, A. S., Azab, M. S., & El Akeed, I. A. (2014) The Occurrence of Silver-Gold Mineralization Associated With Uranium Bearing Minerals and Base Metal Sulphide, El Sheikh Soliman Area, South Sinai, Egypt. Egyptian Journal of Pure and Applied Science 52(1):47-54
Spodumene
Formula: LiAlSi2O6
Reference: Gehad M. Saleh (2007) Rare-Metal Pegmatites from the Southeastern Desert, Egypt: Geology, Geochemistry, and Petrogenesis. International Geology Review Vol. 49:824-843.
Staurolite
Formula: Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Stephanite
Formula: Ag5SbS4
Reference: Ibrahim M. Shalaby, Eugen Stumpfl, Hassan M. Helmy, Mahmoud M. El Mahallawi and Omar A. Kamel (2004) Silver and silver-bearing minerals at the Um Samiuki volcanogenic massive sulphide deposit, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mineralium Deposita Volume 39, Numbers 5-6, 608-621
Stibiotantalite
Formula: Sb(Ta,Nb)O4
Reference: Helba, H., Trumbull, R.B., Morteani, G., Khalil, S.O., and Arslan, A. (1997): Mineralium Deposita 32, 164-179.
Stishovite
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Gian Paolo Sighinolfi, Chiara Elmi, Romano Serra, and Gabriele Contini (2014): High density silica phases as evidence of small-scale hypervelocity impacts: the Gebel Kamil Crater (Egypt). Periodico di Mineralogia 83, 299-312.
Sudburyite
Formula: (Pd,Ni)Sb
Reference: Helmy, H. M., Stumpfl, E. F., & Kamel, O. A. (1995). Platinum-group minerals from the metamorphosed Abu Swayel Cu-Ni-PGE deposit, South Eastern Desert, Egypt. Economic Geology and the Bulletin of the Society of Economic Geologists, 90(8), 2350-2360.
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Sylvanite
Formula: (Au,Ag)2Te4
Taenite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 24 localities in this region.
'Tantalite'
Formula: (Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Reference: Küster, D. (2009): Ore Geology Reviews 35, 68-86.
Tantalite-(Mn)
Formula: Mn2+Ta2O6
'Tapiolite'
Formula: (Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Tapiolite-(Fe)
Formula: (Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Reference: Fengjun Nie, Fengxiang Wang, Yu'an Zhao, Yan Sun, and Hua Chai (2013): Mineral Deposits 32(4), 730-743
Tellurium
Formula: Te
Reference: Helmy, H. M. (2005). Melonite group minerals and other tellurides from three Cu–Ni–PGE prospects, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Ore Geology Reviews, 26(3-4), 305-324.
Tellurobismuthite
Formula: Bi2Te3
Reference: Osman A. M., Pieczonka J., Piestrzyński A. 2002: Relationships between gold and tellurides in the El Sid gold deposit, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mineralogia Polonica, vol. 33, no 2, 15-26
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist Feb. 1999; Mineralium Deposita Volume 39, Numbers 5-6, 608-621
Tephroite
Formula: Mn2+2SiO4
Reference: Ibrahim M. Shalaby, Eugen Stumpfl, Hassan M. Helmy, Mahmoud M. El Mahallawi and Omar A. Kamel (2004) Silver and silver-bearing minerals at the Um Samiuki volcanogenic massive sulphide deposit, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mineralium Deposita Volume 39, Numbers 5-6, 608-621
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
'Thénardite'
Formula: Na2SO4
Thermonatrite
Formula: Na2CO3 · H2O
Reference: Marchesini, M., Barresi, A. (2009) I minerali di Wadi natrun, Deserto Occidentale, Egitto, Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 4/2009, 228-258.
Thorianite
Formula: ThO2
Thorite
Formula: Th(SiO4)
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Thorite var: Uranothorite
Formula: (Th,U)SiO4
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Thorogummite'
Formula: (Th,U)(SiO4)1-x(OH)4x
Reference: Abd El-Naby, H.H. (2009): Ore Geology Reviews 35, 436-446.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Torbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Reference: Bisher, A. H. (2012). Primary uranium mineralization in paleochannels of the Um Bogma formation at Allouga Southwestern Sinai. Eleventh Arab Conference on the Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy. Khartoum. Sudan. 16-20 December 2012
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
'Tremolite-Actinolite Series'
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Z5}(Si8O22)(OH,F,Cl)2
Reference: Abdelnasser, A., Kumral, M. (2017) The nature of gold-bearing fluids in Atud gold deposit, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. International Geology Review, 59:15, 1845-1860.
Troilite
Formula: FeS
Trona
Formula: Na3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
Tsumoite
Formula: BiTe
Reference: Helmy, H. M. (2005). Melonite group minerals and other tellurides from three Cu–Ni–PGE prospects, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Ore Geology Reviews, 26(3-4), 305-324.
Turquoise
Formula: Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Description: Occurs in seams in porphyry.
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: 949.
Umohoite
Formula: (UO2)MoO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Bisher, A. H. (2012). Primary uranium mineralization in paleochannels of the Um Bogma formation at Allouga Southwestern Sinai. Eleventh Arab Conference on the Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy. Khartoum. Sudan. 16-20 December 2012
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Uraninite var: Pitchblende
Formula: UO2
Uranophane
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Uranophane-β
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Uranopilite
Formula: (UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
Uranopolycrase
Formula: (U4+,Y)(Ti,Nb)2O6
Reference: Helmy, H. M., & Kaindl, R. Mineralogy and fluid inclusion study of the molybdenum-uranium-fluorite deposit, Gebel Gattar area, Eastern Desert, Egypt.
'Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)'
Formula: (Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
Uytenbogaardtite
Formula: Ag3AuS2
Reference: Sallam, O. R., Alshami, A. S., Azab, M. S., & El Akeed, I. A. (2014) The Occurrence of Silver-Gold Mineralization Associated With Uranium Bearing Minerals and Base Metal Sulphide, El Sheikh Soliman Area, South Sinai, Egypt. Egyptian Journal of Pure and Applied Science 52(1):47-54
Valleriite
Formula: (Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Vermiculite
Formula: Mg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Violarite
Formula: Fe2+Ni3+2S4
'Wad'
'Wakefieldite'
Reference: Sallam, O. R., Alshami, A. S., Azab, M. S., & El Akeed, I. A. (2014) The Occurrence of Silver-Gold Mineralization Associated With Uranium Bearing Minerals and Base Metal Sulphide, El Sheikh Soliman Area, South Sinai, Egypt. Egyptian Journal of Pure and Applied Science 52(1):47-54
Wakefieldite-(Y)
Formula: Y(VO4)
Reference: Sallam, O. R., Alshami, A. S., Azab, M. S., & El Akeed, I. A. (2014) The Occurrence of Silver-Gold Mineralization Associated With Uranium Bearing Minerals and Base Metal Sulphide, El Sheikh Soliman Area, South Sinai, Egypt. Egyptian Journal of Pure and Applied Science 52(1):47-54
Wavellite
Formula: Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Reference: USGS Open-File Report 02–156–A
Willemite
Formula: Zn2SiO4
Reference: Bisher, A. H. (2012). Primary uranium mineralization in paleochannels of the Um Bogma formation at Allouga Southwestern Sinai. Eleventh Arab Conference on the Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy. Khartoum. Sudan. 16-20 December 2012
Wodginite
Formula: Mn2+Sn4+Ta2O8
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
'Xenotime'
Xenotime-(Y)
Formula: Y(PO4)
'Yttrobetafite (of Hogarth 1977)'
Formula: A2-mD2X6-wZ1-n
Reference: Sallam, O. R., Alshami, A. S., Azab, M. S., & El Akeed, I. A. (2014) The Occurrence of Silver-Gold Mineralization Associated With Uranium Bearing Minerals and Base Metal Sulphide, El Sheikh Soliman Area, South Sinai, Egypt. Egyptian Journal of Pure and Applied Science 52(1):47-54
Zeunerite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
Reference: Bisher, A. H. (2012). Primary uranium mineralization in paleochannels of the Um Bogma formation at Allouga Southwestern Sinai. Eleventh Arab Conference on the Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy. Khartoum. Sudan. 16-20 December 2012
Zincite
Formula: ZnO
Reference: Ibrahim, M. E., Saleh, G. M., Dawood, N. A., & Aly, G. M. (2013). Ocellar lamprophyre dyke bearing mineralization, Wadi Nugrus, Eastern Desert, Egypt: Geology, mineralogy and geochemical implications. Journal of Geology and Mining Research, 2(4), 74-86.
'Zinnwaldite'
Zippeite
Formula: K3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Localities: Reported from at least 21 localities in this region.
Zirconolite
Formula: CaZrTi2O7
Reference: Mohamed, A. (2013). Mineral chemistry and genesis of Zr, Th, U, Nb, Pb, P, Ce and F enriched peralkaline granites of El-Sibai shear zone, central Eastern Desert, Egypt.
Zoisite
Formula: Ca2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Reference: Hussein, H. A., & Bakhit, F. S. (1988). Uranium-Bearing Alkaline Volcanics of North Wadi Kariem and Surroundings, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mining Geology, 38(207), 39-48.
Zoubekite
Formula: AgPb4Sb4S10
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Aluminium1.AA.05Al
Bismuth1.CA.05Bi
Chromium1.AE.05Cr
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Diamond1.CB.10aC
'Electrum'1.AA.05(Au, Ag)
Gold1.AA.05Au
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Iron1.AE.05Fe
var: Kamacite1.AE.05(Fe,Ni)
Moissanite1.DA.SiC
Nickelphosphide1.BD.05(Ni,Fe)3P
Schreibersite1.BD.05(Fe,Ni)3P
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Taenite1.AE.10(Fe,Ni)
Tellurium1.CC.10Te
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Aikinite2.HB.05aPbCuBiS3
Altaite2.CD.10PbTe
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Benleonardite2.LA.50[Ag6(Sb,As)2S6Te] [Ag9Cu(S,Te)2Te2]
Berryite2.HB.20dCu3Ag2Pb3Bi7S16
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Boulangerite2.HC.15Pb5Sb4S11
Calaverite2.EA.10AuTe2
Cervelleite2.BA.60Ag4TeS
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cobaltite2.EB.25CoAsS
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Cubanite2.CB.55aCuFe2S3
Daubréelite2.DA.05Fe2+Cr3+2S4
Digenite2.BA.10Cu9S5
Freibergite2.GB.05Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Froodite2.AC.45aα-PdBi2
Furutobeite2.BE.10(Cu,Ag)6PbS4
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Gersdorffite2.EB.25NiAsS
Geversite2.EB.05aPtSb2
Godlevskite2.BB.15(Ni,Fe)9S8
Heazlewoodite2.BB.05Ni3S2
Hessite2.BA.60Ag2Te
Horomanite2.BB.Fe6Ni3S8
Jordisite2.EA.30MoS2
Krennerite2.EA.15Au3AgTe8
Laforêtite2.CB.10aAgInS2
Löllingite2.EB.15aFeAs2
Mackinawite2.CC.25(Fe,Ni)9S8
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Mckinstryite2.BA.40Ag5-xCu3+xS4
Melonite2.EA.20NiTe2
var: Palladian Melonite2.EA.20NiTe2
Merenskyite2.EA.20(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Miargyrite2.HA.10AgSbS2
Michenerite2.EB.25PdBiTe
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Nagyágite2.HB.20a[Pb3(Pb,Sb)3S6](Au,Te)3
Nickeline2.CC.05NiAs
Parkerite2.BE.20Ni3(Bi,Pb)2S2
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Petzite2.BA.75Ag3AuTe2
Pyrargyrite2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
var: Arsenian Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stephanite2.GB.10Ag5SbS4
Sudburyite2.CC.05(Pd,Ni)Sb
Sylvanite2.EA.05(Au,Ag)2Te4
Tellurobismuthite2.DC.05Bi2Te3
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Troilite2.CC.10FeS
Tsumoite2.DC.05BiTe
Uytenbogaardtite2.BA.75Ag3AuS2
Valleriite2.FD.30(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Violarite2.DA.05Fe2+Ni3+2S4
Zoubekite2.HC.35AgPb4Sb4S10
Group 3 - Halides
Atacamite3.DA.10aCu2(OH)3Cl
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
var: Yttrofluorite3.AB.25(Ca1-xYx)F2+x where 0.05< x <0.3
Halite3.AA.20NaCl
Herbertsmithite3.DA.10cCu3Zn(OH)6Cl2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Becquerelite4.GB.10Ca(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
Belyankinite4.FM.25Ca1-2(Ti,Nb)5O12 · 9H2O (?)
Brannerite4.DH.05UTi2O6
Carnotite4.HB.05K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
var: Ferrichromite4.BB.05Fe2+(Cr3+,Fe3+)2O4
Clinobehoite4.FA.05bBe(OH)2
Cochromite4.BB.05(Co,Ni,Fe)(Cr,Al)2O4
Coesite4.DA.35SiO2
Columbite-(Fe)4.DB.35Fe2+Nb2O6
Columbite-(Mn)4.DB.35Mn2+Nb2O6
Cristobalite4.DA.15SiO2
Cryptomelane4.DK.05aK(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Curite4.GB.55Pb3(UO2)8O8(OH)6 · 3H2O
Euxenite-(Y)4.DG.05(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Ferrihydrite4.FE.35Fe3+10O14(OH)2
Gibbsite4.FE.10Al(OH)3
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hausmannite4.BB.10Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
var: Martite4.CB.05Fe2O3
var: Specularite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Hercynite4.BB.05Fe2+Al2O4
var: Picotite4.BB.05(Fe,Mg)(Al,Cr)2O4
Hibonite4.CC.45(Ca,Ce)(Al,Ti,Mg)12O19
Ianthinite4.GA.10U4+(UO2)5O7 · 10H2O
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Ishikawaite4.DB.25U4+Fe2+Nb2O8
Ixiolite4.DB.25(Ta,Nb,Sn,Fe,Mn)4O8
Lechatelierite4.DA.30SiO2
Lepidocrocite4.FE.15γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Liandratite4.DH.35U(Nb,Ta)2O8
Loparite-(Ce)4.CC.35(Na,REE)Ti2O6
Lueshite4.CC.30NaNbO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
var: Titaniferous Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Manganite4.FD.15Mn3+O(OH)
Masuyite4.GB.35Pb(UO2)3O3(OH)2 · 3H2O
'Microlite Group'4.00.A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
Mogánite4.DA.20SiO2
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Polycrase-(Y)4.DG.05Y(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
'Pyrochlore Group'4.00.A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
'var: Plumbopyrochlore (of Skorobogatova et al.)'4.00.A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Pyrochroite4.FE.05Mn(OH)2
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
var: Polianite4.DB.05morphological variety
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
var: Carnelian4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: Egyptian Jasper4.DA.05SiO2
var: Jasper4.DA.05SiO2
var: Milky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
var: Ilmenorutile4.DB.05Fex(Nb,Ta)2x · 4Ti1-xO2
Samarskite-(Y)4.DB.25YFe3+Nb2O8
Schoepite4.GA.05(UO2)8O2(OH)12 · 12H2O
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Stibiotantalite4.DE.30Sb(Ta,Nb)O4
Stishovite4.DA.40SiO2
Tantalite-(Mn)4.DB.35Mn2+Ta2O6
Tapiolite-(Fe)4.DB.10(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Thorianite4.DL.05ThO2
Umohoite4.GC.10(UO2)MoO4 · 2H2O
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
var: Pitchblende4.DL.05UO2
Uranopolycrase4.DG.05(U4+,Y)(Ti,Nb)2O6
'Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)'4.DH.15(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
Wodginite4.DB.40Mn2+Sn4+Ta2O8
'Yttrobetafite (of Hogarth 1977)'4..A2-mD2X6-wZ1-n
Zincite4.AB.20ZnO
Zirconolite4.DH.30CaZrTi2O7
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Aurichalcite5.BA.15(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Chalconatronite (TL)5.CB.40Na2Cu(CO3)2 · 3H2O
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
var: Ferroan Dolomite5.AB.10Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Gaylussite5.CB.35Na2Ca(CO3)2 · 5H2O
Huntite5.AB.25CaMg3(CO3)4
Hydrozincite5.BA.15Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Magnesite5.AB.05MgCO3
var: Breunnerite5.AB.05(Mg,Fe)CO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Nahcolite5.AA.15NaHCO3
Natron5.CB.10Na2CO3 · 10H2O
Northupite5.BF.05Na3Mg(CO3)2Cl
Pirssonite5.CB.30Na2Ca(CO3)2 · 2H2O
Rhodochrosite5.AB.05MnCO3
Rosasite5.BA.10(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Rutherfordine5.EB.05(UO2)CO3
Schröckingerite5.EG.05NaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Thermonatrite5.CB.05Na2CO3 · H2O
Trona5.CB.15Na3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Alunite7.BC.10KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Anhydrite7.AD.30CaSO4
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Bassanite7.CD.45CaSO4 · 0.5H2O
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Burkeite7.BD.25Na6(CO3)(SO4)2
Celestine7.AD.35SrSO4
Chalcanthite7.CB.20CuSO4 · 5H2O
Epsomite7.CB.40MgSO4 · 7H2O
Fergusonite-(Y)7.GA.05YNbO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Halotrichite7.CB.85FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
var: Masrite7.CB.85(Fe,Mn,Co)Al2(SO4)4 · 24H2O
Hexahydrite7.CB.25MgSO4 · 6H2O
Jarosite ?7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Langite7.DD.10Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Mirabilite7.CD.10Na2SO4 · 10H2O
Moluranite7.HA.15H4U4+(UO2)3(MoO4)7 · 18H2O
Pickeringite7.CB.85MgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Sedovite7.HA.05U(MoO4)2
'Thénardite'7.AC.25Na2SO4
Uranopilite7.EA.05(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Zippeite7.EC.05K3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Amblygonite8.BB.05LiAl(PO4)F
Autunite8.EB.05Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Bassetite8.EB.10Fe2+(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Chlorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3Cl
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
var: Mn-bearing Fluorapatite8.BN.05(Ca,Mn2+)5(PO4)3(F,Cl,OH) or Ca5([P,Mn5+]O4)3(F,Cl,OH)
Hydroxylapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
var: Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(OH,O)
Meta-autunite8.EB.10Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Montebrasite8.BB.05LiAl(PO4)(OH)
Mottramite8.BH.40PbCu(VO4)(OH)
Sampleite8.DG.05NaCaCu5(PO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Torbernite8.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Turquoise8.DD.15Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Wakefieldite-(Y)8.AD.35Y(VO4)
Wavellite8.DC.50Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Xenotime-(Y)8.AD.35Y(PO4)
Zeunerite8.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Aegirine9.DA.25NaFe3+Si2O6
Aegirine-augite9.DA.20(NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(Fe3+eAlfFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: Andesine9.FA.35(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
var: Oligoclase9.FA.35(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Allanite-(Ce)9.BG.05b{CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Almandine9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Andalusite9.AF.10Al2(SiO4)O
Annite9.EC.20KFe2+3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Anorthite9.FA.35Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Anthophyllite9.DD.05☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Antigorite9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Arfvedsonite9.DE.25[Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Bafertisite9.BE.55Ba2Fe2+4Ti2(Si2O7)2O2(OH)2F2
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Emerald9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Cancrinite9.FB.05(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Cerite-(Ce)9.AG.20(Ce,Ca)9(Mg,Fe)(SiO4)3(HSiO4)4(OH)3
Chamosite9.EC.55(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Chrysotile9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
var: Chromian Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
var: Pyknochlorite9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
var: Ripidolite9.EC.55(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
var: Sheridanite9.EC.55(Mg,Al,Fe)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Clinoenstatite9.DA.10MgSiO3
Coffinite9.AD.30U(SiO4) · nH2O
Cordierite9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Corrensite9.EC.60(Mg,Fe)9((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)10 · nH2O
Cummingtonite9.DE.05☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Davyne9.FB.05(Na,K)6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(Cl2,SO4)2
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Edenite9.DE.15{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Enstatite9.DA.05MgSiO3
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Eucryptite9.AA.05LiAlSiO4
Fayalite9.AC.05Fe2+2SiO4
Ferro-tschermakite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Fe2+3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Forsterite9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
var: Peridot9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
Gehlenite9.BB.10Ca2Al(AlSiO7)
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Hedenbergite9.DA.15CaFe2+Si2O6
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Huttonite9.AD.35ThSiO4
Hydrobiotite9.EC.60K(Mg,Fe2+)6((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)4 · nH2O
Kaersutite ?9.DE.15{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Kasolite9.AK.15Pb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
Kyanite9.AF.15Al2(SiO4)O
Lizardite9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Magnesio-hornblende9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
var: Amazonite9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Montmorillonite9.EC.40(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Mullite9.AF.20Al4+2xSi2-2xO10-x
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Fuchsite9.EC.15K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
var: Phengite9.EC.15KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Nepheline9.FA.05Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Nontronite9.EC.40Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Pargasite9.DE.15{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Petalite9.EF.05LiAl(Si4O10)
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pigeonite9.DA.10(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Pollucite9.GB.05(Cs,Na)2(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
Polylithionite9.EC.20KLi2Al(Si4O10)(F,OH)2
Prehnite9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Rhodonite9.DK.05Mn2+SiO3
Riebeckite9.DE.25◻[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH)2
Sanidine9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Saponite9.EC.45Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Searlesite ?9.EF.15Na(H2BSi2O7)
Siderophyllite9.EC.20KFe2+2Al(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Sillimanite9.AF.05Al2(SiO4)O
Sklodowskite9.AK.10Mg(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2O
Soddyite9.AK.05(UO2)2SiO4 · 2H2O
Spessartine9.AD.25Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Spodumene9.DA.30LiAlSi2O6
Staurolite9.AF.30Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Tephroite9.AC.05Mn2+2SiO4
Thorite9.AD.30Th(SiO4)
var: Uranothorite9.AD.30(Th,U)SiO4
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Uranophane9.AK.15Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Uranophane-β9.AK.15Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Vermiculite9.EC.50Mg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Willemite9.AA.05Zn2SiO4
Wollastonite9.DG.05CaSiO3
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Zoisite9.BG.10Ca2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Alkali Feldspar'-
'Allanite Group'-{A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'var: Collophane'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Asbestos'-
'Bastnäsite'-
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Bravoite'-(Fe,Ni)S2
'Calcite Group'-AXO3
'Chabazite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'-
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
'Columbite-Tantalite'-
'Copper Stain'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'var: Perthite'-
'Fergusonite'-
'Ferritchromit'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Garnierite'-
'Glauconite'-(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
'Gummite'-
'Hornblende'-
'Hydrophlogopite'-
'Iddingsite'-MgO · Fe2O3 · 3SiO2·4H2O
'Joséite'-Bi4TeS2
'K Feldspar'-
'Lepidolite'-
'Libyan Desert Glass'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Lithian Muscovite'-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Manganese Oxides'-
'Mariposite'-K(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
'Mica Group'-
'Monazite'-
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Potash Feldspar'-
'Psilomelane'-
'Pyrochlore'-
'Pyrochlore Supergroup'-A2-mD2X6-wZ1-n
'var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977)'-A2-mD2X6-wZ1+w
'Pyroxene Group'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'var: Bastite'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
'Sodic plagioclase'-
'Spinel Group'-AE2O4
'Tantalite'-(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
'Tapiolite'-(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
'Thorogummite'-(Th,U)(SiO4)1-x(OH)4x
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Tremolite-Actinolite Series'-☐{Ca2}{Z5}(Si8O22)(OH,F,Cl)2
'Wad'-
'Wakefieldite'-
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
'Xenotime'-
'Zinnwaldite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Aluminium1.1.1.5Al
Chromium1.1.12.1Cr
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Iron
var: Kamacite
1.1.11.1(Fe,Ni)
Schreibersite1.1.21.2(Fe,Ni)3P
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Taenite1.1.11.2(Fe,Ni)
Semi-metals and non-metals
Bismuth1.3.1.4Bi
Diamond1.3.6.1C
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Moissanite1.3.8.1SiC
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Tellurium1.3.4.2Te
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 5:2
Parkerite2.3.4.1Ni3(Bi,Pb)2S2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Digenite2.4.7.3Cu9S5
Hessite2.4.2.1Ag2Te
Mckinstryite2.4.5.1Ag5-xCu3+xS4
Petzite2.4.3.3Ag3AuTe2
Uytenbogaardtite2.4.3.1Ag3AuS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
Heazlewoodite2.5.3.1Ni3S2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 4:3
'Joséite'2.6.2.1Bi4TeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Godlevskite2.7.4.1(Ni,Fe)9S8
Horomanite2.7.2.3Fe6Ni3S8
Mackinawite2.7.2.1(Fe,Ni)9S8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Altaite2.8.1.3PbTe
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Nickeline2.8.11.1NiAs
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Troilite2.8.9.1FeS
Tsumoite2.8.20.1BiTe
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Cubanite2.9.13.1CuFe2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Daubréelite2.10.1.11Fe2+Cr3+2S4
Violarite2.10.1.8Fe2+Ni3+2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
Nagyágite2.11.10.1[Pb3(Pb,Sb)3S6](Au,Te)3
Tellurobismuthite2.11.7.2Bi2Te3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Calaverite2.12.13.2AuTe2
Cobaltite2.12.3.1CoAsS
Froodite2.12.15.1α-PdBi2
Gersdorffite2.12.3.2NiAsS
Geversite2.12.1.14PtSb2
Jordisite2.12.11.1MoS2
Krennerite2.12.13.1Au3AgTe8
Löllingite2.12.2.9FeAs2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Melonite2.12.14.1NiTe2
Merenskyite2.12.14.4(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Michenerite2.12.3.11PdBiTe
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Sylvanite2.12.13.3(Au,Ag)2Te4
Hydroxysulfides and Hydrated Sulfides
Valleriite2.14.1.1(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Miscellaneous
Furutobeite2.16.12.1(Cu,Ag)6PbS4
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø > 4
Benleonardite3.1.10.1[Ag6(Sb,As)2S6Te] [Ag9Cu(S,Te)2Te2]
ø = 4
Stephanite3.2.4.1Ag5SbS4
3 <ø < 4
Freibergite3.3.6.3Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ø = 3
Aikinite3.4.5.1PbCuBiS3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
2.5 < ø < 3
Boulangerite3.5.2.1Pb5Sb4S11
Zoubekite3.5.14.1AgPb4Sb4S10
2 < ø < 2.49
Berryite3.6.15.1Cu3Ag2Pb3Bi7S16
ø = 2
Miargyrite3.7.3.2AgSbS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX
Zincite4.2.2.1ZnO
A2X3
Ferrihydrite4.3.2.2Fe3+10O14(OH)2
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Loparite-(Ce)4.3.3.3(Na,REE)Ti2O6
Lueshite4.3.3.4NaNbO3
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
var: Ilmenorutile4.4.1.2Fex(Nb,Ta)2x · 4Ti1-xO2
Stishovite4.4.1.9SiO2
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Thorianite5.1.1.2ThO2
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
AXO3·xH2O
Masuyite5.2.2.1Pb(UO2)3O3(OH)2 · 3H2O
Schoepite5.2.1.3(UO2)8O2(OH)12 · 12H2O
AX6O17·xH2O
Ianthinite5.6.1.1U4+(UO2)5O7 · 10H2O
AX6O19·xH2O
Becquerelite5.7.1.2Ca(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
Miscellaneous
Curite5.9.3.1Pb3(UO2)8O8(OH)6 · 3H2O
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Lepidocrocite6.1.2.2γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Manganite6.1.3.1Mn3+O(OH)
X(OH)2
Clinobehoite6.2.3.1Be(OH)2
Pyrochroite6.2.1.3Mn(OH)2
X(OH)3
Gibbsite6.3.1.1Al(OH)3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Cochromite7.2.3.5(Co,Ni,Fe)(Cr,Al)2O4
Hausmannite7.2.7.1Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Hercynite7.2.1.3Fe2+Al2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
AB12X19
Hibonite7.4.1.1(Ca,Ce)(Al,Ti,Mg)12O19
AB8X16
Cryptomelane7.9.1.2K(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
ABO4
Fergusonite-(Y)8.1.1.1YNbO4
Ishikawaite8.1.4.1U4+Fe2+Nb2O8
Ixiolite8.1.10.1(Ta,Nb,Sn,Fe,Mn)4O8
Liandratite8.1.9.1U(Nb,Ta)2O8
Samarskite-(Y)8.1.11.1YFe3+Nb2O8
Stibiotantalite8.1.6.2Sb(Ta,Nb)O4
Wodginite8.1.8.1Mn2+Sn4+Ta2O8
A2B2O6(O,OH,F)
'Microlite Group'8.2.2.1A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
'Pyrochlore Group'8.2.1.1A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
'var: Plumbopyrochlore (of Skorobogatova et al.)'8.2.1.6A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
'Pyrochlore Supergroup
var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977)'
8.2.3.1A2-mD2X6-wZ1+w
'Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)'8.2.1.7(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
'Yttrobetafite (of Hogarth 1977)'8.2.3.2A2-mD2X6-wZ1-n
Zirconolite8.2.5.5CaZrTi2O7
AB2O6
Brannerite8.3.4.1UTi2O6
Columbite-(Fe)8.3.2.2Fe2+Nb2O6
Columbite-(Mn)8.3.2.4Mn2+Nb2O6
Euxenite-(Y)8.3.8.2(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Polycrase-(Y)8.3.8.1Y(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Tantalite-(Mn)8.3.2.3Mn2+Ta2O6
Tapiolite-(Fe)8.3.1.1(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Uranopolycrase8.3.8.5(U4+,Y)(Ti,Nb)2O6
Miscellaneous
Belyankinite8.7.8.1Ca1-2(Ti,Nb)5O12 · 9H2O (?)
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Halite9.1.1.1NaCl
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 10 - OXYHALIDES AND HYDROXYHALIDES
A2(O,OH)3Xq
Atacamite10.1.1.1Cu2(OH)3Cl
Group 13 - ACID CARBONATES
Miscellaneous
Nahcolite13.1.1.1NaHCO3
Trona13.1.4.1Na3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3
Rhodochrosite14.1.1.4MnCO3
Rutherfordine14.1.4.1(UO2)CO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Miscellaneous
Huntite14.4.3.1CaMg3(CO3)4
Group 15 - HYDRATED NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)·xH2O
Natron15.1.2.1Na2CO3 · 10H2O
Thermonatrite15.1.1.1Na2CO3 · H2O
AmBn(XO3)p·xH2O, with (m+n):p > 1:1
Chalconatronite (TL)15.2.3.1Na2Cu(CO3)2 · 3H2O
Gaylussite15.2.2.1Na2Ca(CO3)2 · 5H2O
Pirssonite15.2.1.1Na2Ca(CO3)2 · 2H2O
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Northupite16a.3.9.1Na3Mg(CO3)2Cl
Rosasite16a.3.1.2(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Aurichalcite16a.4.2.1(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Hydrozincite16a.4.1.1Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 17 - COMPOUND CARBONATES
Miscellaneous
Schröckingerite17.1.5.1NaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
A2XO4
'Thénardite'28.2.3.1Na2SO4
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Celestine28.3.1.2SrSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
A2XO4·xH2O
Mirabilite29.2.2.1Na2SO4 · 10H2O
AXO4·xH2O
Bassanite29.6.1.1CaSO4 · 0.5H2O
Chalcanthite29.6.7.1CuSO4 · 5H2O
Epsomite29.6.11.1MgSO4 · 7H2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Hexahydrite29.6.8.1MgSO4 · 6H2O
AB2(XO4)4·H2O
Halotrichite29.7.3.2FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Pickeringite29.7.3.1MgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Alunite30.2.4.1KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Jarosite ?30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)6(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Uranopilite31.2.6.1(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
(AB)4(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Langite31.4.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Miscellaneous
Zippeite31.10.4.1K3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
Group 32 - COMPOUND SULFATES
Anhydrous Compound Sulfates
Burkeite32.1.1.1Na6(CO3)(SO4)2
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
AXO4
Wakefieldite-(Y)38.4.11.3Y(VO4)
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Autunite40.2a.1.1Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Bassetite40.2a.16.1Fe2+(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Carnotite40.2a.28.1K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Meta-autunite40.2a.1.2Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Torbernite40.2a.13.1Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Zeunerite40.2a.14.1Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Amblygonite41.5.8.1LiAl(PO4)F
Montebrasite41.5.8.2LiAl(PO4)(OH)
Mottramite41.5.2.2PbCu(VO4)(OH)
A5(XO4)3Zq
Chlorapatite41.8.1.2Ca5(PO4)3Cl
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite41.8.1.4Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Hydroxylapatite41.8.1.3Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
Sampleite42.9.4.1NaCaCu5(PO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Turquoise42.9.3.1Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
A3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Wavellite42.10.2.1Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
Miscellaneous
Sedovite48.4.1.1U(MoO4)2
Group 49 - HYDRATED MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
Acid Hydrated Molybdates and Tungstates
Moluranite49.1.2.1H4U4+(UO2)3(MoO4)7 · 18H2O
Hydrated Normal Molybdates and Tungstates
Umohoite49.2.2.1(UO2)MoO4 · 2H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [4] coordination
Eucryptite51.1.1.3LiAlSiO4
Willemite51.1.1.2Zn2SiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Fayalite51.3.1.1Fe2+2SiO4
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
Tephroite51.3.1.4Mn2+2SiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Spessartine51.4.3a.3Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Coffinite51.5.2.4U(SiO4) · nH2O
Huttonite51.5.3.1ThSiO4
Thorite51.5.2.3Th(SiO4)
'Thorogummite'51.5.2.5(Th,U)(SiO4)1-x(OH)4x
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Andalusite52.2.2b.1Al2(SiO4)O
Kyanite52.2.2c.1Al2(SiO4)O
Mullite52.2.3.1Al4+2xSi2-2xO10-x
Sillimanite52.2.2a.1Al2(SiO4)O
Staurolite52.2.3.1Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Topaz52.3.1.1Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Cerite-(Ce)52.4.6.1(Ce,Ca)9(Mg,Fe)(SiO4)3(HSiO4)4(OH)3
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 53 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions or Complex Cations
Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions of Complex Cations with (UO2)
Kasolite53.3.1.1Pb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
Sklodowskite53.3.1.3Mg(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2O
Soddyite53.3.3.1(UO2)2SiO4 · 2H2O
Uranophane53.3.1.2Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Uranophane-β53.3.1.9Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Group 55 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups,Generally with no Additional Anions
Si2O7 Groups, Generally with No Additional Anions with cations in [8] and lower coordination
Gehlenite55.4.1.2Ca2Al(AlSiO7)
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Hemimorphite56.1.2.1Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and/or >[4] coordination
Bafertisite56.2.6b.1Ba2Fe2+4Ti2(Si2O7)2O2(OH)2F2
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Allanite-(Ce)58.2.1a.1{CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Zoisite58.2.1b.1Ca2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Six-Membered Rings with Al substituted rings
Cordierite61.2.1.1(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Aegirine65.1.3c.2NaFe3+Si2O6
Aegirine-augite65.1.3b.2(NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(Fe3+eAlfFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Clinoenstatite65.1.1.1MgSiO3
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Enstatite65.1.2.1MgSiO3
Hedenbergite65.1.3a.2CaFe2+Si2O6
Pigeonite65.1.1.4(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Spodumene65.1.4.1LiAlSi2O6
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Wollastonite65.2.1.1cCaSiO3
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=5
Rhodonite65.4.1.1Mn2+SiO3
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Anthophyllite66.1.2.1☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Cummingtonite66.1.1.1☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Edenite66.1.3a.10{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Kaersutite ?66.1.3a.18{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
Pargasite66.1.3a.12{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Antigorite71.1.2a.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Chrysotile71.1.5.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Lizardite71.1.2b.2Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Annite71.2.2b.3KFe2+3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Glauconite'71.2.2a.5(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Hydrobiotite71.2.2d.1K(Mg,Fe2+)6((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)4 · nH2O
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Polylithionite71.2.2b.8KLi2Al(Si4O10)(F,OH)2
Siderophyllite71.2.2b.5KFe2+2Al(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Vermiculite71.2.2d.3Mg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Montmorillonite71.3.1a.2(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Nontronite71.3.1a.3Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Saponite71.3.1b.2Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Searlesite ?71.3.5.4Na(H2BSi2O7)
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Chamosite71.4.1.7(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Corrensite71.4.2.5(Mg,Fe)9((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)10 · nH2O
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 4-membered rings
Prehnite72.1.3.1Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with tetrahedral Al cross-linking
Petalite72.6.1.1LiAl(Si4O10)
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Coesite75.1.4.1SiO2
Cristobalite75.1.1.1SiO2
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Sanidine76.1.1.2K(AlSi3O8)
Al-Si Framework Feldspathoids and related species
Cancrinite76.2.5.3(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Davyne76.2.5.5(Na,K)6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(Cl2,SO4)2
Nepheline76.2.1.2Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Pollucite77.1.1.2(Cs,Na)2(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Albite
var: Andesine
-(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
var: Oligoclase-(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Alkali Feldspar'-
'Allanite Group'-{A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Anorthite-Ca(Al2Si2O8)
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'var: Collophane'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Aragonite-CaCO3
Arfvedsonite-[Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
'Asbestos'-
'Bastnäsite'-
Beryl
var: Emerald
-Be3Al2(Si6O18)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Bravoite'-(Fe,Ni)S2
'Calcite Group'-AXO3
Cervelleite-Ag4TeS
'Chabazite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'-
Chromite
var: Ferrichromite
-Fe2+(Cr3+,Fe3+)2O4
Clinochlore
var: Chromian Clinochlore
-Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
var: Pyknochlorite-Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
var: Ripidolite-(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
var: Sheridanite-(Mg,Al,Fe)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
'Columbite-Tantalite'-
'Copper Stain'-
Dolomite
var: Ferroan Dolomite
-Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
'Electrum'-(Au, Ag)
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'var: Perthite'-
'Fergusonite'-
'Ferritchromit'-
Ferro-tschermakite-☐{Ca2}{Fe2+3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Fluorapatite
var: Mn-bearing Fluorapatite
-(Ca,Mn2+)5(PO4)3(F,Cl,OH) or Ca5([P,Mn5+]O4)3(F,Cl,OH)
Fluorite
var: Yttrofluorite
-(Ca1-xYx)F2+x where 0.05< x <0.3
Forsterite
var: Peridot
-Mg2SiO4
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Garnierite'-
'Gummite'-
Halotrichite
var: Masrite
-(Fe,Mn,Co)Al2(SO4)4 · 24H2O
Hematite
var: Martite
-Fe2O3
var: Specularite-Fe2O3
Herbertsmithite-Cu3Zn(OH)6Cl2
Hercynite
var: Picotite
-(Fe,Mg)(Al,Cr)2O4
'Hornblende'-
'Hydrophlogopite'-
Hydroxylapatite
var: Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite
-Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(OH,O)
'Iddingsite'-MgO · Fe2O3 · 3SiO2·4H2O
Iron-Fe
'K Feldspar'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Laforêtite-AgInS2
Lechatelierite-SiO2
'Lepidolite'-
'Libyan Desert Glass'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Lithian Muscovite'-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Magnesio-hornblende-☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Magnesite
var: Breunnerite
-(Mg,Fe)CO3
Magnetite
var: Titaniferous Magnetite
-Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
'Manganese Oxides'-
'Mariposite'-K(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
Melonite
var: Palladian Melonite
-NiTe2
'Mica Group'-
Microcline
var: Amazonite
-K(AlSi3O8)
Mogánite-SiO2
'Monazite'-
Muscovite
var: Fuchsite
-K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
var: Phengite-KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Nickelphosphide-(Ni,Fe)3P
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Potash Feldspar'-
'Psilomelane'-
Pyrite
var: Arsenian Pyrite
-FeS2
'Pyrochlore'-
'Pyrochlore Supergroup'-A2-mD2X6-wZ1-n
Pyrolusite
var: Polianite
-morphological variety
'Pyroxene Group'-
Quartz
var: Amethyst
-SiO2
var: Carnelian-SiO2
var: Chalcedony-SiO2
var: Egyptian Jasper-SiO2
var: Jasper-SiO2
var: Milky Quartz-SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz-SiO2
Riebeckite-◻[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH)2
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'var: Bastite'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
'Sodic plagioclase'-
'Spinel Group'-AE2O4
Sudburyite-(Pd,Ni)Sb
'Tantalite'-(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
'Tapiolite'-(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Thorite
var: Uranothorite
-(Th,U)SiO4
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Tremolite-Actinolite Series'-☐{Ca2}{Z5}(Si8O22)(OH,F,Cl)2
Uraninite
var: Pitchblende
-UO2
'Wad'-
'Wakefieldite'-
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
'Xenotime'-
Xenotime-(Y)-Y(PO4)
'Zinnwaldite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ChalconatroniteNa2Cu(CO3)2 · 3H2O
H Halotrichite (var: Masrite)(Fe,Mn,Co)Al2(SO4)4 · 24H2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
H HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
H EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H CuritePb3(UO2)8O8(OH)6 · 3H2O
H CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
H AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H SiderophylliteKFe22+Al(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
H IddingsiteMgO · Fe2O3 · 3SiO2·4H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Anthophyllite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Lepidocrociteγ-Fe3+O(OH)
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
H Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
H NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
H Magnesio-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H SampleiteNaCaCu5(PO4)4Cl · 5H2O
H TronaNa3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
H GaylussiteNa2Ca(CO3)2 · 5H2O
H PirssoniteNa2Ca(CO3)2 · 2H2O
H TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
H Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
H UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
H KasolitePb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
H StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
H AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
H Edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
H Uranophane-βCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
H CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
H Thorogummite(Th,U)(SiO4)1-x(OH)4x
H Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
H LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
H HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
H ThermonatriteNa2CO3 · H2O
H MirabiliteNa2SO4 · 10H2O
H NahcoliteNaHCO3
H BassaniteCaSO4 · 0.5H2O
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H GibbsiteAl(OH)3
H Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
H SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H FerrihydriteFe103+O14(OH)2
H AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
H Pollucite(Cs,Na)2(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
H MontebrasiteLiAl(PO4)(OH)
H BelyankiniteCa1-2(Ti,Nb)5O12 · 9H2O (?)
H Lithian MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Soddyite(UO2)2SiO4 · 2H2O
H Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
H ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
H Ferro-tschermakite☐{Ca2}{Fe32+Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
H Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H PyrochroiteMn(OH)2
H Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
H Fluorapatite (var: Mn-bearing Fluorapatite)(Ca,Mn2+)5(PO4)3(F,Cl,OH) or Ca5([P,Mn5+]O4)3(F,Cl,OH)
H Hydroxylapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(OH,O)
H HydrobiotiteK(Mg,Fe2+)6((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)4 · nH2O
H Corrensite(Mg,Fe)9((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)10 · nH2O
H Cummingtonite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
H HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
H HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
H Cerite-(Ce)(Ce,Ca)9(Mg,Fe)(SiO4)3(HSiO4)4(OH)3
H Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
H Pyrochlore Group (var: Plumbopyrochlore (of Skorobogatova et al.))A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
H Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
H Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
H Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H BassetiteFe2+(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
H MoluraniteH4U4+(UO2)3(MoO4)7 · 18H2O
H SklodowskiteMg(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2O
H TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
H Umohoite(UO2)MoO4 · 2H2O
H ZeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
H BecquereliteCa(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
H Schoepite(UO2)8O2(OH)12 · 12H2O
H IanthiniteU4+(UO2)5O7 · 10H2O
H SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
H Uranopilite(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
H ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
H Serpentine Subgroup (var: Bastite)D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
H MaripositeK(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
H Clinochlore (var: Ripidolite)(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
H Clinochlore (var: Sheridanite)(Mg,Al,Fe)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
H AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
H Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
H MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
H Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
H HerbertsmithiteCu3Zn(OH)6Cl2
H MasuyitePb(UO2)3O3(OH)2 · 3H2O
H Tremolite-Actinolite Series☐{Ca2}{Z5}(Si8O22)(OH,F,Cl)2
H Clinochlore (var: Pyknochlorite)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H NatronNa2CO3 · 10H2O
H Polycrase-(Y)Y(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
H Uranopolycrase(U4+,Y)(Ti,Nb)2O6
H BafertisiteBa2Fe42+Ti2(Si2O7)2O2(OH)2F2
H ClinobehoiteBe(OH)2
H SearlesiteNa(H2BSi2O7)
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
LiLithium
Li PolylithioniteKLi2Al(Si4O10)(F,OH)2
Li AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
Li PetaliteLiAl(Si4O10)
Li SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
Li MontebrasiteLiAl(PO4)(OH)
Li EucryptiteLiAlSiO4
BeBeryllium
Be Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be ClinobehoiteBe(OH)2
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B SearlesiteNa(H2BSi2O7)
CCarbon
C ChalconatroniteNa2Cu(CO3)2 · 3H2O
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C MagnesiteMgCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C GraphiteC
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C Magnesite (var: Breunnerite)(Mg,Fe)CO3
C CerussitePbCO3
C TronaNa3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
C BurkeiteNa6(CO3)(SO4)2
C GaylussiteNa2Ca(CO3)2 · 5H2O
C NorthupiteNa3Mg(CO3)2Cl
C PirssoniteNa2Ca(CO3)2 · 2H2O
C AragoniteCaCO3
C Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
C ThermonatriteNa2CO3 · H2O
C NahcoliteNaHCO3
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C MoissaniteSiC
C SideriteFeCO3
C Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
C Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
C Hydroxylapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(OH,O)
C DiamondC
C SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
C Rutherfordine(UO2)CO3
C Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
C Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
C HuntiteCaMg3(CO3)4
C NatronNa2CO3 · 10H2O
OOxygen
O ChalconatroniteNa2Cu(CO3)2 · 3H2O
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O CelestineSrSO4
O Halotrichite (var: Masrite)(Fe,Mn,Co)Al2(SO4)4 · 24H2O
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O Forsterite (var: Peridot)Mg2SiO4
O PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
O HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
O EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O CassiteriteSnO2
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O QuartzSiO2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
O CuritePb3(UO2)8O8(OH)6 · 3H2O
O CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
O ThorianiteThO2
O Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
O BaryteBaSO4
O AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O SiderophylliteKFe22+Al(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O MagnesiteMgCO3
O IddingsiteMgO · Fe2O3 · 3SiO2·4H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O FayaliteFe22+SiO4
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Anthophyllite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
O CalciteCaCO3
O Quartz (var: Egyptian Jasper)SiO2
O Davyne(Na,K)6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(Cl2,SO4)2
O HematiteFe2O3
O Lepidocrociteγ-Fe3+O(OH)
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O CryptomelaneK(Mn74+Mn3+)O16
O ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
O Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
O NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Magnesite (var: Breunnerite)(Mg,Fe)CO3
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O Hercynite (var: Picotite)(Fe,Mg)(Al,Cr)2O4
O Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
O Magnesio-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)