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Malii
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Mali
Name in French:Mali
Name in German:Mali
Name in Italian:Mali
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Area:1,240,192 km2
Neighbouring regions:
Locality type:Country
Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Bamako1,297,281 (2015)
Sikasso144,786 (2017)
Mopti108,456 (2012)
Koutiala99,353 (2013)
Ségou92,552 (2012)
Gao87,000 (2017)


The western portion of the country is on the West African Craton while the east is on the Tuareg shield.

Gold is mined in the southern region and Mali has the third highest gold production in Africa (after South Africa and Ghana). Other natural resources include kaolin, salt, phosphate, and limestone.

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Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Aegirine
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Grauch, R.I. (2002): USGS Open-File Report 02-189.
Aegirine-augite
Formula: (NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(Fe3+eAlfFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Grauch, R.I. (2002): USGS Open-File Report 02-189.
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Amphibole Supergroup var: Uralite'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Currier, R. H., Pohl, D., (2011), Mineral Collecting in Mali, Mineralogical Record: 42(3): 231-250
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Andradite var: Melanite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
'Andradite-Grossular Series'
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
'Apatite'
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
'Apophyllite'
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Aschamalmite
Formula: Pb6Bi2S9
Reference: Sangaré, A., Driouch, Y., Salvi, S., Féménias, O., Siebenaller, L., Belkasmi, M., ... & Debat, P. (2014). Géologie des minéralisations aurifères du gisement tardi-éburnéen de Kalana (Birimien, Sud-Ouest du Mali) Geology of Kalana late-eburnean gold deposit (Birimian, southwestern Mali). Bulletin de l’Institut Scientifique, Rabat, (36), 00-00.
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Grauch, R.I. (2002): USGS Open-File Report 02-189.
Aurostibite
Formula: AuSb2
Reference: McFarlane, C. R., Mavrogenes, J., Lentz, D., King, K., Allibone, A., & Holcombe, R. (2011). Geology and intrusion-related affinity of the Morila gold mine, southeast Mali. Economic Geology, 106(5), 727-750.
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Maiga, D., Diarra, O., Keita, M., Dembele, D., et al., (2003), “Projet Pierres Precieuses et Semi Precieuses, Rapport de Fin de Campagne 2002-2003, PDRM, 186p
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Beraunite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
Reference: Gineste, C. (2012): N'golokasso, une occurrence de phosphates dans le Sud Mali. Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, 3-2012, 110-120
'Biotite'
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: Sangaré, A., Driouch, Y., Salvi, S., Féménias, O., Siebenaller, L., Belkasmi, M., ... & Debat, P. (2014). Géologie des minéralisations aurifères du gisement tardi-éburnéen de Kalana (Birimien, Sud-Ouest du Mali) Geology of Kalana late-eburnean gold deposit (Birimian, southwestern Mali). Bulletin de l’Institut Scientifique, Rabat, (36), 00-00.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): USGS Open-File Report 03-107
Cacoxenite
Formula: Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Reference: Gineste, C. (2012): N'golokasso, une occurrence de phosphates dans le Sud Mali. Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, 3-2012, 110-120
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Cancrinite
Formula: (Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): USGS Open-File Report 03-107
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Chamosite
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Reference: C. Gineste
'Chlorite Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): USGS Open-File Report 03-107
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Ramdohr, P. (1973). The Opaque Minerals in Stony Meteorites. Elsevier Publishing Company: Amsterdam; London: New York. 245 pages.
Cosalite
Formula: Pb2Bi2S5
Reference: Sangaré, A., Driouch, Y., Salvi, S., Féménias, O., Siebenaller, L., Belkasmi, M., ... & Debat, P. (2014). Géologie des minéralisations aurifères du gisement tardi-éburnéen de Kalana (Birimien, Sud-Ouest du Mali) Geology of Kalana late-eburnean gold deposit (Birimian, southwestern Mali). Bulletin de l’Institut Scientifique, Rabat, (36), 00-00.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): USGS Open-File Report 03-107
Diamond
Formula: C
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Natural History Museum Vienna collection
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 23 localities in this region.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Description: Composition (Fayalite 24 mol%), Mason (1967.)
Reference: Mason, B. (1967) Olivine Composition in Chondrites—a supplement: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 31(6):1100-1103. (June 1967).; Graham, A. L., Bevan, A. W. R. & Hutchison, B. (1985) Catalogue of Meteorites (4/e). University of Arizona Press: Tucson.
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Napoleon Q. Hammond, Laurence Robb, Stewart Foya and Daizo Ishiyama (2011): Mineralogical, fluid inclusion and stable isotope characteristics of Birimian orogenic gold mineralization at the Morila Mine, Mali, West Africa. Ore Geology Reviews 39, 218-229.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Galena
Formula: PbS
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Maiga, D., Diarra, O., Keita, M., Dembele, D., et al., (2003), “Projet Pierres Precieuses et Semi Precieuses, Rapport de Fin de Campagne 2002-2003, PDRM, 186p
Gersdorffite
Formula: NiAsS
Reference: http://www.tuke.sk/actamont/pdf/AMS4_99/6k.pdf
'Glass'
Reference: Sangaré, A., Driouch, Y., Salvi, S., Féménias, O., Siebenaller, L., Belkasmi, M., ... & Debat, P. (2014). Géologie des minéralisations aurifères du gisement tardi-éburnéen de Kalana (Birimien, Sud-Ouest du Mali) Geology of Kalana late-eburnean gold deposit (Birimian, southwestern Mali). Bulletin de l’Institut Scientifique, Rabat, (36), 00-00.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Gineste, C. (2012): N'golokasso, une occurrence de phosphates dans le Sud Mali. Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, 3-2012, 110-120
Gold
Formula: Au
Localities: Reported from at least 18 localities in this region.
Graphite
Formula: C
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
'Hornblende'
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Iron
Formula: Fe
Iron var: Kamacite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Iron var: Martensite
Formula: Fe
Reference: Buchwald, V. F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press. 1418 pages.
Isocubanite
Formula: CuFe2S3
Reference: Ramdohr, P. (1973). The Opaque Minerals in Stony Meteorites. Elsevier Publishing Company: Amsterdam, London: New York. 245 pages.; Buchwald, V. F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press. 1418 pages. ; El Goresy, A. (1965) Mineralbestand und Strukturen der Graphit- und Sulfideinschlüsse in Eisenmeteoriten Geochemica et Cosmochimica Acta 29 (10): 1131-1151. (Oct 1965)
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Jonassonite
Formula: AuBi5S4
Reference: Sangaré, A., Driouch, Y., Salvi, S., Féménias, O., Siebenaller, L., Belkasmi, M., ... & Debat, P. (2014). Géologie des minéralisations aurifères du gisement tardi-éburnéen de Kalana (Birimien, Sud-Ouest du Mali) Geology of Kalana late-eburnean gold deposit (Birimian, southwestern Mali). Bulletin de l’Institut Scientifique, Rabat, (36), 00-00.
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: http://www.portergeo.com.au/tours/africa2000/module2.asp
Kidwellite
Formula: NaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
Reference: Gineste, C. (2012): N'golokasso, une occurrence de phosphates dans le Sud Mali. Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, 3-2012, 110-120
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Buchwald, V. F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press. 1418 pages.
Löllingite
Formula: FeAs2
Reference: McFarlane, C. R., Mavrogenes, J., Lentz, D., King, K., Allibone, A., & Holcombe, R. (2011). Geology and intrusion-related affinity of the Morila gold mine, southeast Mali. Economic Geology, 106(5), 727-750.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Maldonite
Formula: Au2Bi
Reference: McFarlane, C. R., Mavrogenes, J., Lentz, D., King, K., Allibone, A., & Holcombe, R. (2011). Geology and intrusion-related affinity of the Morila gold mine, southeast Mali. Economic Geology, 106(5), 727-750.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Muscovite var: Fuchsite
Formula: K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: Collected C Gineste 2011
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Nepheline
Formula: Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Grauch, R.I. (2002): USGS Open-File Report 02-189.
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Description: Orthopyroxene composition ('hypersthene') characteristic of L chondrites.
Reference: Graham, A. L., Bevan, A. W. R. & Hutchison, B. (1985) Catalogue of Meteorites (4/e). University of Arizona Press: Tucson.
Pargasite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
'Plessite'
Reference: Buchwald, V. F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press. 1418 pages.
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 21 localities in this region.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
'Pyrochlore Group'
Formula: A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
'Pyroxene Group'
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 18 localities in this region.
Reference: [www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Schreibersite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)3P
Description: Buchwald (1975) later questioned Cohen's observations, but Ramdohr's confirmation seems rather definitive. Most observers are clear that the schreibersite is unusually sparse.
Reference: Cohen, E. (1905) Meteoric iron from N'Goureyma, near Djenne, province of Moiena Soudan American Journal of Science (4th Series), vol 15 : 254-259 (w. photos).; Ramdohr, P. (1973). The Opaque Minerals in Stony Meteorites. Elsevier Publishing Company: Amsterdam, London: New York. 245 pages.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Gineste, C. (2012): N'golokasso, une occurrence de phosphates dans le Sud Mali. Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, 3-2012, 110-120
Sodalite
Formula: Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Salvi, S., Sangaré, A., Driouch, Y., Siebenaller, L., Béziat, D., Debat, P., Femenias, O. (2016) The Kalana vein-hosted gold deposit, southern Mali. Ore Geology Reviews 78: 599-605.; Sangaré, A., Driouch, Y., Salvi, S., Féménias, O., Siebenaller, L., Belkasmi, M., ... & Debat, P. (2014). Géologie des minéralisations aurifères du gisement tardi-éburnéen de Kalana (Birimien, Sud-Ouest du Mali) Geology of Kalana late-eburnean gold deposit (Birimian, southwestern Mali). Bulletin de l’Institut Scientifique, Rabat, (36), 00-00.
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: El Goresy, A. (1965) Mineralbestand und Strukturen der Graphit- und Sulfideinschlüsse in Eisenmeteoriten Geochemica et Cosmochimica Acta 29 (10): 1131-1151. (Oct 1965)
Spodumene
Formula: LiAlSi2O6
Stellerite ?
Formula: Ca4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Reference: Viale Davide collection
Stilbite-Ca
Formula: NaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Reference: Rock Currier specimens (Jewel Tunnel Imports)
'Stilbite subgroup'
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Strengite
Formula: FePO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Cedrick Gineste
Synchysite-(Y)
Formula: CaY(CO3)2F
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Grauch, R.I. (2002): USGS Open-File Report 02-189.
Taenite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Tellurobismuthite
Formula: Bi2Te3
Reference: McFarlane, C. R., Mavrogenes, J., Lentz, D., King, K., Allibone, A., & Holcombe, R. (2011). Geology and intrusion-related affinity of the Morila gold mine, southeast Mali. Economic Geology, 106(5), 727-750.
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Reference: Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): USGS Open-File Report 03-107
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Troilite
Formula: FeS
Turquoise
Formula: Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Reference: Gineste, C. (2012): N'golokasso, une occurrence de phosphates dans le Sud Mali. Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, 3-2012, 110-120
Variscite
Formula: AlPO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Gineste, C. (2012): N'golokasso, une occurrence de phosphates dans le Sud Mali. Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, 3-2012, 110-120
Vesuvianite
Formula: (Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Wavellite
Formula: Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Reference: Gineste, C. (2012): N'golokasso, une occurrence de phosphates dans le Sud Mali. Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, 3-2012, 110-120
Wöhlerite
Formula: NaCa2(Zr,Nb)(Si2O7)(O,OH,F)2
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Grauch, R.I. (2002): USGS Open-File Report 02-189.
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Grauch, R.I. (2002): USGS Open-File Report 02-189.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Grauch, R.I. (2002): USGS Open-File Report 02-189.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Bismuth1.CA.05Bi
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Diamond1.CB.10aC
Gold1.AA.05Au
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Iron1.AE.05Fe
var: Kamacite1.AE.05(Fe,Ni)
var: Martensite1.AE.05Fe
Schreibersite1.BD.05(Fe,Ni)3P
Taenite1.AE.10(Fe,Ni)
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Aschamalmite2.JB.40bPb6Bi2S9
Aurostibite2.EB.05aAuSb2
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cosalite2.JB.10Pb2Bi2S5
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Gersdorffite2.EB.25NiAsS
Isocubanite2.CB.55bCuFe2S3
Jonassonite2.LA.65AuBi5S4
Löllingite2.EB.15aFeAs2
Maldonite2.AA.40Au2Bi
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tellurobismuthite2.DC.05Bi2Te3
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Troilite2.CC.10FeS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
'Pyrochlore Group'4.00.A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Synchysite-(Y)5.BD.20cCaY(CO3)2F
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Beraunite8.DC.27Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
Cacoxenite8.DC.40Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Kidwellite8.DK.20NaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
Strengite8.CD.10FePO4 · 2H2O
Turquoise8.DD.15Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Variscite8.CD.10AlPO4 · 2H2O
Wavellite8.DC.50Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
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)
Andradite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
var: Melanite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Cancrinite9.FB.05(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Chamosite9.EC.55(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Fuchsite9.EC.15K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Nepheline9.FA.05Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Pargasite9.DE.15{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Prehnite9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Sodalite9.FB.10Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Spodumene9.DA.30LiAlSi2O6
Stellerite ?9.GE.15Ca4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Stilbite-Ca9.GE.10NaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Vesuvianite9.BG.35(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Wollastonite9.DG.05CaSiO3
Wöhlerite9.BE.17NaCa2(Zr,Nb)(Si2O7)(O,OH,F)2
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'var: Uralite'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Andradite-Grossular Series'-
'Apatite'-
'Apophyllite'-
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Glass'-
'Hornblende'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Plessite'-
'Pyroxene Group'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Iron
var: Kamacite
1.1.11.1(Fe,Ni)
Maldonite1.1.3.1Au2Bi
Schreibersite1.1.21.2(Fe,Ni)3P
Taenite1.1.11.2(Fe,Ni)
Semi-metals and non-metals
Bismuth1.3.1.4Bi
Diamond1.3.6.1C
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Troilite2.8.9.1FeS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Isocubanite2.9.13.3CuFe2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
Tellurobismuthite2.11.7.2Bi2Te3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Aurostibite2.12.1.11AuSb2
Gersdorffite2.12.3.2NiAsS
Löllingite2.12.2.9FeAs2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø > 4
Aschamalmite3.1.11.1Pb6Bi2S9
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
2.5 < ø < 3
Cosalite3.5.9.1Pb2Bi2S5
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
A2B2O6(O,OH,F)
'Pyrochlore Group'8.2.1.1A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Synchysite-(Y)16a.1.3.2CaY(CO3)2F
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Strengite40.4.1.2FePO4 · 2H2O
Variscite40.4.1.1AlPO4 · 2H2O
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Kidwellite42.8.2.1NaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
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
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Beraunite42.11.16.1Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
Miscellaneous
Cacoxenite42.13.5.1Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and/or >[4] coordination
Wöhlerite56.2.4.5NaCa2(Zr,Nb)(Si2O7)(O,OH,F)2
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Vesuvianite58.2.4.1(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
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
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Spodumene65.1.4.1LiAlSi2O6
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Wollastonite65.2.1.1cCaSiO3
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Pargasite66.1.3a.12{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
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
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
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
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)
Al-Si Framework Feldspathoids and related species
Cancrinite76.2.5.3(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Nepheline76.2.1.2Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Sodalite76.2.3.1Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Stellerite ?77.1.4.4Ca4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Stilbite-Ca77.1.4.3NaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'var: Uralite'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Andradite
var: Melanite
-Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
'Andradite-Grossular Series'-
'Apatite'-
'Apophyllite'-
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Glass'-
'Hornblende'-
Iron-Fe
var: Martensite-Fe
Jonassonite-AuBi5S4
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Muscovite
var: Fuchsite
-K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
var: Sericite-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Plessite'-
'Pyroxene Group'-
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
H Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
H Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
H VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
H CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
H TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
H StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
H WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H KidwelliteNaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
H BerauniteFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
H Amphibole Supergroup (var: Uralite)AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
LiLithium
Li SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
CCarbon
C DiamondC
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C Synchysite-(Y)CaY(CO3)2F
C Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C GraphiteC
C SideriteFeCO3
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O Andradite (var: Melanite)Ca3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
O CalciteCaCO3
O Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O Synchysite-(Y)CaY(CO3)2F
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O BaryteBaSO4
O Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
O Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
O Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
O SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
O WöhleriteNaCa2(Zr,Nb)(Si2O7)(O,OH,F)2
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O WollastoniteCaSiO3
O NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
O VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
O CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
O TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
O StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
O WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O KidwelliteNaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
O SideriteFeCO3
O HematiteFe2O3
O BerauniteFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O Amphibole Supergroup (var: Uralite)AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
FFluorine
F Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
F Synchysite-(Y)CaY(CO3)2F
F FluoriteCaF2
F WöhleriteNaCa2(Zr,Nb)(Si2O7)(O,OH,F)2
F WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
F Amphibole Supergroup (var: Uralite)AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
NaSodium
Na Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Na Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Na Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Na SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Na WöhleriteNaCa2(Zr,Nb)(Si2O7)(O,OH,F)2
Na AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Na NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Na Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Na KidwelliteNaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
Mg Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Al Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Al Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Al Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Al SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Al NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Al VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
Al CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Al TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Al WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Al Amphibole Supergroup (var: Uralite)AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
Al Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si Andradite (var: Melanite)Ca3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Si Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Si Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Si SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Si WöhleriteNaCa2(Zr,Nb)(Si2O7)(O,OH,F)2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si WollastoniteCaSiO3
Si NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si Amphibole Supergroup (var: Uralite)AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
PPhosphorus
P VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
P CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
P TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
P StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
P WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
P KidwelliteNaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
P BerauniteFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
P Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S GersdorffiteNiAsS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S BaryteBaSO4
S Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
S ChalcociteCu2S
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S CovelliteCuS
S TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
S GalenaPbS
S TroiliteFeS
S IsocubaniteCuFe2S3
S SphaleriteZnS
S AschamalmitePb6Bi2S9
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S JonassoniteAuBi5S4
S CosalitePb2Bi2S5
ClChlorine
Cl SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Cl Amphibole Supergroup (var: Uralite)AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
K NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca Andradite (var: Melanite)Ca3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca Synchysite-(Y)CaY(CO3)2F
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Ca Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Ca WöhleriteNaCa2(Zr,Nb)(Si2O7)(O,OH,F)2
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca WollastoniteCaSiO3
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Ca Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Ti Amphibole Supergroup (var: Uralite)AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
CrChromium
Cr Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
FeIron
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe Andradite (var: Melanite)Ca3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Fe AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Fe TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Fe StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe KidwelliteNaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe BerauniteFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
Fe LöllingiteFeAs2
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe IronFe
Fe TroiliteFeS
Fe Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
Fe Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Fe Taenite(Fe,Ni)
Fe IsocubaniteCuFe2S3
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe Iron (var: Martensite)Fe
NiNickel
Ni GersdorffiteNiAsS
Ni Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
Ni Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Ni Taenite(Fe,Ni)
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Cu TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu IsocubaniteCuFe2S3
Cu CopperCu
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As GersdorffiteNiAsS
As TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
As LöllingiteFeAs2
YYttrium
Y Synchysite-(Y)CaY(CO3)2F
ZrZirconium
Zr WöhleriteNaCa2(Zr,Nb)(Si2O7)(O,OH,F)2
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
NbNiobium
Nb Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Nb WöhleriteNaCa2(Zr,Nb)(Si2O7)(O,OH,F)2
SbAntimony
Sb AurostibiteAuSb2
TeTellurium
Te TellurobismuthiteBi2Te3
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
AuGold
Au GoldAu
Au MaldoniteAu2Bi
Au AurostibiteAuSb2
Au JonassoniteAuBi5S4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb AschamalmitePb6Bi2S9
Pb CosalitePb2Bi2S5
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthBi
Bi MaldoniteAu2Bi
Bi TellurobismuthiteBi2Te3
Bi AschamalmitePb6Bi2S9
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3
Bi JonassoniteAuBi5S4
Bi CosalitePb2Bi2S5

References

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Currier, R. and Pohl, D. (2011): Mineral Collecting in Mali. Mineralogical Record 42(3), 231-250.
Kusnir, I. (1999): Gold in Mali. Acta Montanistica 4, 311-318.

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