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North Atlantic Igneous Provincei
Regional Level Types
North Atlantic Igneous ProvinceLarge Igneous Province

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Key
Age:
62.8 ± 0.6 to 53.8 ± 0.3 Ma
Geologic Time:
Dating method:
Ar/Ar
Reference for age:
Pearson et al 1996, Heister et al 2001
Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Belfast274,770 (2018)
Lisburn77,506 (2016)
Newtownabbey63,860 (2016)
Bangor60,385 (2016)
Craigavon59,236 (2016)
Castlereagh56,679 (2016)


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266 valid minerals. 20 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Nielsen, T. F., Andersen, J. Ø., Holness, M. B., Keiding, J. K., Rudashevsky, N. S., Rudashevsky, V. N., ... & Veksler, I. V. (2015). The Skaergaard PGE and gold deposit: the result of in situ fractionation, sulphide saturation, and magma chamber-scale precious metal redistribution by immiscible Fe-rich melt. Journal of Petrology, 56(8), 1643-1676.
Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: D. A. Holwell, G. R. T. Jenkin, K. G. Butterworth, T. Abraham-James, A. J. Boyce (2013): Orogenic gold mineralisation hosted by Archaean basement rocks at Sortekap, Kangerlussuaq area, East Greenland. Mineralium Deposita 48, 453-466.
Aegirine
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Reference: Woolley, A.R.: Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World. Part 1: North and South America. British Museum (Natural History), London, 1987 [cited in http://www.koeln.netsurf.de/~w.steffens/green.htm]
Aegirine-augite
Formula: (NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(Fe3+eAlfFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
Reference: http://jncc.defra.gov.uk/pdf/gcrdb/GCRsiteaccount21.pdf
Afwillite
Formula: Ca3(HSiO4)2 · 2H2O
Reference: Nawaz, R. (1977). A second occurrence of killalaite. Mineralogical Magazine, 41, 546-548.
Akaganeite
Formula: (Fe3+,Ni2+)8(OH,O)16Cl1.25 · nH2O
Reference: Holtstam, Dan (2006) Akaganéite as a corrosion product of natural, non-meteoritic iron from Qeqertarsuaq, West Greenland. Gff-Uppsala: 128(1): 69-71.
Åkermanite
Formula: Ca2Mg(Si2O7)
Reference: P. A. Sabine, M. T. Styles and B. R. Young (1985) The Nature and Paragenesis of Natural Bredigite and Associated Minerals from Carneal and Scawt Hill, Co. Antrim. Mineralogical Magazine 49:663-670.
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Reference: http://jncc.defra.gov.uk/pdf/gcrdb/GCRsiteaccount78.pdf
Albite var:
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Reference: http://jncc.defra.gov.uk/pdf/gcrdb/GCRsiteaccount78.pdf
Albite var:
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Reference: http://jncc.defra.gov.uk/pdf/gcrdb/GCRsiteaccount78.pdf
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Habit: Blocky crystals
Colour: white, creamy
Description: Xls to 5mm
Reference: The Geology of Skye
'Alkali Feldspar'
Reference: http://jncc.defra.gov.uk/pdf/gcrdb/GCRsiteaccount78.pdf
Allanite-(Ce)
Formula: {CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Jour. Conf. Abstracts 5: 939 (2000)
'Allanite Group'
Formula: {A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Allophane
Formula: (Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Reference: Weisenberger, T. B. & Spürgin, S. (2012): Die Färöer - ein geologischer Streifzug. Aufschluss 63, 173-192.
Altaite
Formula: PbTe
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990; Ulff-Møller, F. (1985): Solidification History of the KitdlÎt Lens: Immiscible Metal and Sulphide Liquids from a Basaltic Dyke on Disko, Central West Greenland Journal of Petrology. 26,64-91.
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: http://jncc.defra.gov.uk/pdf/gcrdb/GCRsiteaccount78.pdf
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 67 localities in this region.
Reference: Sussex Mineral and Lapidary Society (SMLS) Journal 234 Nov/Dec 2011
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: S. Rust Collection
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Reference: F. Rutley: "Elements of Mineralogy", 12th Ed. (1900)
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine, August 2004, Vol. 68(4), pp. 615–632
Annite
Formula: KFe2+3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Neil Hubbard
Anorthite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Reference: Jour. Conf. Abstracts 5: 939 (2000)
Anorthite var:
Formula: (Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Reference: J. C. Phillips, M. C. S. Humphreys, K. A. Daniels, R. J. Brown, F. Witham (2013) The formation of columnar joints produced by cooling in basalt at Staffa, Scotland. Bulletin of Volcanology, 75:715, pp. 17.
Anorthite var:
Formula: (Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Reference: http://jncc.defra.gov.uk/pdf/gcrdb/GCRsiteaccount21.pdf
'Anorthoclase'
Formula: (Na,K)AlSi3O8
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Reference: Steve Rust Collection
'Apophyllite'
Localities: Reported from at least 73 localities in this region.
Reference: Schmitter, F. J. (2008): Zeolithe aus dem Hohen Norden: Sammeltouren auf den Faroer-Inseln. Lapis, 33 (2): 29-35
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: No reference listed
Arfvedsonite
Formula: [Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Reference: http://jncc.defra.gov.uk/pdf/gcrdb/GCRsiteaccount78.pdf
Armalcolite
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)Ti2O5
Reference: Pedersen, A.K. (1979) A shale buchite xenolith with Al-armalcolite and native iron in a lava from Asuk, Disko, central West Greenland. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 69, No. 1, 83-94
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: D. A. Holwell, G. R. T. Jenkin, K. G. Butterworth, T. Abraham-James, A. J. Boyce (2013): Orogenic gold mineralisation hosted by Archaean basement rocks at Sortekap, Kangerlussuaq area, East Greenland. Mineralium Deposita 48, 453-466.
Atacamite
Formula: Cu2(OH)3Cl
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Localities: Reported from at least 19 localities in this region.
Reference: Anwar, Y.M. (1955) Geol. Mag. 92, 367. [M.A. 13, 531.]; Livingstone, A. and Macpherson, H.G. (1983) Fifth supplementary list of British minerals (Scottish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 47, n° 342, p. 99-105.
Augite var:
Reference: R. J. Murray (1954) Geol. Mag. 91, 17-31 (analysis p. 22).; Ryback, G., Nawaz, R. and Farley, E. (1988) Seventh Supplementary List of British Isles Minerals (Irish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 52, n° 365, pp. 267-274.
Augite var:
Description: As elongated prisms (< 1.5 mm) in granophyre
Reference: Anwar, Y.M. (1955) Geol. Mag. 92, 367. [M.A. 13, 531.]; Livingstone, A. and Macpherson, H.G. (1983) Fifth supplementary list of British minerals (Scottish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 47, n° 342, p. 99-105.
Augite var:
Formula: (Ca,Na)(Mg,Ti, Fe,Al,)(Si,Al)2O6
Reference: http://jncc.defra.gov.uk/pdf/gcrdb/GCRsiteaccount21.pdf
Auricupride
Formula: Cu3Au
Reference: Nielsen, T. F., Andersen, J. Ø., Holness, M. B., Keiding, J. K., Rudashevsky, N. S., Rudashevsky, V. N., ... & Veksler, I. V. (2015). The Skaergaard PGE and gold deposit: the result of in situ fractionation, sulphide saturation, and magma chamber-scale precious metal redistribution by immiscible Fe-rich melt. Journal of Petrology, 56(8), 1643-1676.
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Baddeleyite
Formula: ZrO2
Description: As uranium-enriched colourless, anhedral to subhedral, grains (c. 20 µm) associated with apatite, chlorite, amphibole, and biotite in the mesostasis areas of the Rhum layered pluton, Rhum, Invernessshire.
Reference: Williams, C.T. (1978) Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 66, 29, 35. [M.A. 78-4895.]; Livingstone, A. and Macpherson, H.G. (1983) Fifth supplementary list of British minerals (Scottish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 47, n° 342, p. 99-105.; Power, M.R., Pirrie, D., Andersen, J.C.O., and Butcher, A.R. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 762-775.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Paul Render
Beidellite
Formula: (Na,Ca0.5)0.3Al2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: Weisenberger, T. B. & Spürgin, S. (2012): Die Färöer - ein geologischer Streifzug. Aufschluss 63, 173-192.
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Green, D.I., Bell, R. & Moreton, S. (2005) UK J. Mines & Minerals, No. 25, p.25-30.
Beryl var:
Formula: Be3Al2Si6O18
Reference: UK Journal of Mines & Minerals (xxxx) 29, 21.; Mason, A. (1976) The world of Rocks and Minerals. New York, N.Y., Larousse & Co., 108 pages.;
Bicchulite
Formula: Ca2(Al2SiO6)(OH)2
Reference: Henmi, C., Kusachi, I., Henmi, K., Sabine, P.A., and Young, B.R. (1973) A new mineral bicchulite, the natural analogue of gehlenite hydrate, from Fuka, Okayama Prefecture, Japan and Carneal, County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Mineralogical Journal, vol. 7, n° 3, 243-251.; Embrey, P.G. (1978) Fourth supplementary list of British minerals. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 42, n° 322, 169-177.;
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Reference: http://jncc.defra.gov.uk/pdf/gcrdb/GCRsiteaccount78.pdf
Bismutite
Formula: (BiO)2CO3
Reference: Moles, N. R., & Tindle, A. G. (2012). Tungsten and bismuth minerals, including russellite, within greisen veins in the western Mourne Mountains, Northern Ireland. Journal of the Russell Society, 15, 40-48.
Bogdanovite
Formula: (Au,Te,Pb)3(Cu,Fe)
Reference: Nielsen, T. F., Andersen, J. Ø., Holness, M. B., Keiding, J. K., Rudashevsky, N. S., Rudashevsky, V. N., ... & Veksler, I. V. (2015). The Skaergaard PGE and gold deposit: the result of in situ fractionation, sulphide saturation, and magma chamber-scale precious metal redistribution by immiscible Fe-rich melt. Journal of Petrology, 56(8), 1643-1676.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Power, M.R., Pirrie, D., Andersen, J.C.O., and Butcher, A.R. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 762-775.
Braggite
Formula: (Pt,Pd,Ni)S
Reference: Power, M.R., Pirrie, D., Andersen, J.C.O., and Butcher, A.R. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 762-775.
'Bravoite'
Formula: (Fe,Ni)S2
Reference: Bøggild, O.B. (1953): The Mineralogy of Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland, Bd. 149. Nr. 3. 445 pages. (p.59)
Bredigite (TL)
Formula: Ca7Mg(SiO4)4
Reference: Tilley, C.E., Vincent, H.C.G. (1948) The occurrence of an orthorhombic high-temperature form of Ca2SiO4 (bredigite) in the Scawt Hill contact-zone and as a constituent of slags. Mineralogical Magazine: 28: 255-271.; Tilley, C.E. (1948) On iron-wollastonites in contact-skarns: an example from Skye. American Mineralogist: 33: 736-738.; McConnell, J.D.C. (1955) The hydration of larnite (β−Ca2SiO4) and bredigite (α1−Ca2SiO4) and the properties of the resulting gelatinous mineral plombierite. Mineralogical Magazine: 30: 672-680.
Britholite-(Y)
Formula: (Y,Ca)5(SiO4)3OH
Description: Found in thin rock sections from the Skarns associated with the Beinn an Dubhaich Granite.
Reference: Fluid Evolution and The Formation and Alteration of Allanite in Skarn from the Beinn an Dhubaich Granite Aureole, Skye Martin Smith & Paul Henderson Jour. Conf. Abstracts 5: 939 (2000)
Brucite
Formula: Mg(OH)2
Reference: Tilley, C.E. (1947) The gabbro-limestone contact zone of Camas Mor, Muck, Inverness-shire. Comptes Rendus de la Société geologique de Finlande, No. 140, 97–105.
Bustamite
Formula: CaMn2+(Si2O6)
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 99 localities in this region.
Colour: Clear to golden
Reference: Trevor Boyd Collection
Calcite var:
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Rock Currier
Cebollite
Formula: Ca5Al2(SiO4)3(OH)4
Reference: Tilley, C.E., Harwood, H.F. (1931) The Dolerite-Chalk Contact of Scawt Hill, Co. Antrim. The Production of Basic Alkali-Rocks by the Assimilation of Limestone by Basaltic Magma. Mineralogical Magazine: 22: 439-468.
Celadonite
Formula: K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Reference: Zeolite collection of Volker Betz
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Reference: Specimen in Alan Goldstein collection
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Moles, N.R. (2007) J. Russ. Soc., Vol. 10, p. 40-6.
'Chabazite'
Localities: Reported from at least 116 localities in this region.
Reference: Schmitter, F. J. (2008): Zeolithe aus dem Hohen Norden: Sammeltouren auf den Faroer-Inseln. Lapis, 33 (2): 29-35
'Chabazite var: '
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Habit: crystals to25mm
Colour: white
Reference: Tschernich, R. W. (1992): Zeolites of the world. Geoscience Press, Phoenix, Arizona. p. 102
Chabazite-Ca
Formula: (Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Reference: Zeolite collection of Volker Betz
Chabazite-Mg
Formula: (Mg0.7K0.5Ca0.5Na0.1)[Al3Si9O24]·10H2O
Reference: Ryback, G., Nawaz, R. and Farley, E. (1988) Seventh Supplementary List of British Isles Minerals (Irish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 52, n° 365, pp. 267-274.
Chabazite-Na
Formula: (Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Description: Platy and rhombohedral crystals in cavities in basalt (listed as "herschelite")
Reference: Ryback, G., Nawaz, R. and Farley, E. (1988) Seventh Supplementary List of British Isles Minerals (Irish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 52, n° 365, pp. 267-274.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Gunnar Färber specimens
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Chamosite
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Reference: Peter G. Embrey (1978) Fourth Supplementary List of British Minerals. Mineralogical Magazine 42:169-177
Chamosite var:
Formula: (Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Reference: Embrey, P.G. (1978) Fourth supplementary list of British Minerals. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 42, n° 322, 169-177.
Chevkinite-(Ce)
Formula: (Ce,La,Ca,Th)4(Fe2+,Mg)(Fe2+,Ti,Fe3+)2(Ti,Fe3+)2(Si2O7)2O8
Habit: prismatic to acicular, up to 0.2mm
Colour: Red-brown (pleochroic) in thin section; appears black and near-opaque in hand specimens
Description: First British occurrence for this species. Mostly observed in thin sections. Can be seen with x10 loupe in hand specimens, but easily mistaken for amphibole or edge-views of dark mica (although the latter is almost absent in most of the chevkinite-bearing rocks of St Kilda). Red haloes are commonly seen around specimens in the Conachair granite.
Reference: Harding R.R., Merriman R.J. and Nancarrow P.H.A. 1982: Mineralogical Magazine vol 46
Chlorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: Nielsen, T. F., Andersen, J. Ø., Holness, M. B., Keiding, J. K., Rudashevsky, N. S., Rudashevsky, V. N., ... & Veksler, I. V. (2015). The Skaergaard PGE and gold deposit: the result of in situ fractionation, sulphide saturation, and magma chamber-scale precious metal redistribution by immiscible Fe-rich melt. Journal of Petrology, 56(8), 1643-1676.
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
Description: Confirmed on two specimens collected from Carsaig Bay. By micromount collector Berly Taylor.
Reference: NHM London
Chlorargyrite var:
Formula: Ag(Cl,Br)
Description: Confirmed on two specimens collected from Carsaig Bay. By micromount collector Berly Taylor.
Reference: NHM London
'Chlorite Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Reference: No reference listed
Chlorophaeite
Formula: (Ca,Mg,Fe)2Fe2Si4O13 · 10H2O
Reference: Cann, J.R. (1965) The metamorphism of amygdales at 'S Airde Beinn, Northern Mull. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 34, n° 268, 92-106.; http://jncc.defra.gov.uk/pdf/gcrdb/GCRsiteaccount21.pdf
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'
Reference: Power, M.R., Pirrie, D., Andersen, J.C.O., and Butcher, A.R. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 762-775.
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Power, M.R., Pirrie, D., Andersen, J.C.O., and Butcher, A.R. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 762-775.
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: No reference listed
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Habit: Druse crystal crusts
Colour: Green to brown
Description: Druse xl crusts on othere minerals (XRD)
Reference: S.Rust collection
Clinohumite
Formula: Mg9(SiO4)4F2
Reference: [Specimen in the Natural History Museum, London]
'Clinoptilolite'
Formula: (Na/Ca)3-6(Si30Al6)O72·20H2O
Description: Transparent flat prisms up to 5 mm long in cavities in tholeiitic basalt at Port Noffer, Giant's Causeway, Co. Antrim; XRD and electron microprobe identification. I. Adair, pers. comm., 1986. [First record of undoubted clinoptilolite from the British Isles.]
Reference: Ryback, G., Nawaz, R. and Farley, E. (1988) Seventh Supplementary List of British Isles Minerals (Irish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 52, n° 365, pp. 267-274.
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Reference: http://jncc.defra.gov.uk/pdf/gcrdb/GCRsiteaccount78.pdf
Clinozoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Cobaltpentlandite
Formula: (Co,Ni,Fe)9S8
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine, August 2004, Vol. 68(4), pp. 615–632
Coffinite
Formula: U(SiO4) · nH2O
Reference: Parnell, J. (1988). The mineralogy of red bed uranium-vanadium mineralization in the Permo-Triassic of Belfast. Irish Journal of Earth Sciences, 119-124.
Cohenite
Formula: Fe3C
Reference: Ulff-Møller, F. (1985): Solidification History of the KitdlÎt Lens: Immiscible Metal and Sulphide Liquids from a Basaltic Dyke on Disko, Central West Greenland Journal of Petrology. 26,64-91.
Connellite
Formula: Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Reference: [UKJMM 19:6]
Cooperite ?
Formula: PtS
Description: Tentative identification, based only on a qualitative analysis.
Reference: Power, M.R., Pirrie, D., Andersen, J.C.O., and Butcher, A.R. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 762-775.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Reference: Burvald, I. (2003): Mineralforekomster på Færøyene. Norsk Bergverksmuseums Skrift 25, 29-34
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Reference: Pedersen, A.K. (1979) A shale buchite xenolith with Al-armalcolite and native iron in a lava from Asuk, Disko, central West Greenland. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 69, No. 1, 83-94
Cordierite var:
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Reference: Bøggild, O.B. (1953): The Mineralogy of Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland, Bd. 149. Nr. 3. 445 pages (p.196)
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Reference: No reference listed
Corundum var:
Formula: Al2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Reference: No reference listed
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Power, M.R., Pirrie, D., Andersen, J.C.O., and Butcher, A.R. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 762-775.
Cowlesite
Formula: CaAl2Si3O10 · 6H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Reference: Betz, V. (1981): Famous mineral localities: Zeolites from Iceland and the Faeroes. Mineralogical Record 12 (1), 5-26.; Tschernich, R. W. (1992): Zeolites of the world. Geoscience Press, Phoenix, Arizona, p.124
Cristobalite
Formula: SiO2
Reference: BMS Database
Cubanite
Formula: CuFe2S3
Reference: Ulff-Møller, F. (1989): Exsolution of metallic Pb liquid in a magmatic sulfide-metal lens from Disko, central West Greenland. Neues Jahrb. Mineral. Abh.: 160: 193-206; in: Jambor, J.L., Puziewicz, J. (1990): New mineral Names. American Mineralogist: 75: 434
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Trevor Boyd Collection
Cuspidine
Formula: Ca4(Si2O7)(F,OH)2
Reference: Tilley, C.E. (1947) The gabbro-limestone contact zone of Camas Mor, Muck, Inverness-shire. Comptes Rendus de la Société geologique de Finlande, No. 140, 97–105.
Danalite
Formula: Be3Fe2+4(SiO4)3S
Reference: Green, D.I., Bell, R. & Moreton, S. (2005) UK J. Mines & Minerals, No. 25, p.25-30.
Datolite
Formula: CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Reference: A. Livingstone: Minerals of Scotland, NMS Publications (2002)
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Reference: Power, M.R., Pirrie, D., Andersen, J.C.O., and Butcher, A.R. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 762-775.
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Reference: Jour. Conf. Abstracts 5: 939 (2000)
Djurleite
Formula: Cu31S16
Reference: No reference listed
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Bøggild, O.B. (1953): The Mineralogy of Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland, Bd. 149. Nr. 3. 445 pages. (p.283)
Dolomite var:
Formula: Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Reference: Economic Geology Vol. 95, 2000, pp. 1389–1416
Edingtonite
Formula: Ba[Al2Si3O10] · 4H2O
Reference: Moles, N.R. (2007) Edingtonite, harmotome and other vein minerals at the Conlig Whitespots Lead Mines, County Down, Northern Ireland. Journal of the Russell Society, vol. 10, 40-46.
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au,Ag)
Reference: Power, M.R., Pirrie, D., Andersen, J.C.O., and Butcher, A.R. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 762-775.
Enstatite
Formula: Mg2Si2O6
Reference: Paul Render
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 19 localities in this region.
Reference: Jour. Conf. Abstracts 5: 939 (2000)
Epidote var:
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Greg and Lettsom (1858), Mineralogy of Britain and Ireland
Epistilbite
Formula: CaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Reference: Jørgensen, O. (2006) The regional distribution of zeolites in the basalts of the Faroe Islands and the significance of zeolites as palaeo-temperature indicators, GEUS Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland Bulletin, 9, 123-156.
'Erionite'
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Reference: No reference listed
Erionite-Ca
Formula: (Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al4Si14O36] · 15H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Reference: Dogan,Umran and Dogan,Meral (2008) Re-evaluation and re-classification of erionite series minerals : Environ Geochem Health 30:355-366
Erionite-K
Formula: (K2,Ca,Na2)2[Al4Si14O36] · 15H2O
Reference: Luigi Matei photo
Erionite-Na
Formula: (Na2,K2,Ca)2[Al4Si14O36] · 15H2O
Reference: Embrey, P.G. (1978) Fourth supplementary list of British Minerals. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 42, n° 322, 169-177. [as "erionite"]; Passaglia E., Artioli G. and Gualtieri A. (1998): Crystal chemistry of the zeolites erionite and offretite. American Mineralogist 83, 577-589; Jaroslaw Skupiewski; RRUFF database-specimen I.D R061126
Ettringite
Formula: Ca6Al2(SO4)3(OH)12 · 26H2O
Description: Occurs in a contact zone between limestone and dolerite.
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: 590.; Tilley, C.E. (1942) Tricalcium disilicate (rankinite), a new mineral from Scawt Hill, Co. Antrim. Mineralogical Magazine: 26(176): 190-197.
Eudialyte
Formula: (Na3Na3Na3Na3Na3)Ca6(IVFe2+3)Zr3[Si3O9]2[Si9O27SiO][Si9O27SiO]Cl(H2O)
Reference: Nockolds, S. R. (1950): The occurrence of neptunite and eudialyte in quartz-bearing syenites from Barnavave, Carlingford, Ireland. Mineralogical Magazine 29, 27-33.
Fayalite
Formula: Fe2+2SiO4
Reference: http://jncc.defra.gov.uk/pdf/gcrdb/GCRsiteaccount78.pdf
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Reference: http://jncc.defra.gov.uk/pdf/gcrdb/GCRsiteaccount78.pdf
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series var: '
Formula: from (Fe1.5Mg0.5)2SiO4 to (Mg1.5Fe0.5)2SiO4
Reference: Tilley, C.E. (1952) Am. J. Sci., Bowen volume, 533, anal. 3 (olivine).; Birle, J.D. et al. (1968) Am. Mineral. 53, 809.; Livingstone, A. and Macpherson, H.G. (1983) Fifth supplementary list of British minerals (Scottish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 47, n° 342, p. 99-105.
'Feldspar Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Ferberite
Formula: FeWO4
Reference: Moles, N. R., & Tindle, A. G. (2012). Tungsten and bismuth minerals, including russellite, within greisen veins in the western Mourne Mountains, Northern Ireland. Journal of the Russell Society, 15, 40-48.
Fergusonite-(Y)
Formula: YNbO4
Reference: Norman R. Moles and Andrew G. Tindle (2011) Alluvial occurrences of fergusonite and gadolinite in the Mourne Mountains, Northern Ireland. Journal of the Russell Society, 14:23-25
Ferriallanite-(Ce)
Formula: {CaCe}{Fe3+AlFe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Jour. Conf. Abstracts 5: 939 (2000)
Ferro-actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Tindle.A.G Mineralds of Britian and Ireland
Ferrobustamite (TL)
Formula: CaFe2+(Si2O6)
Reference: Am Min (1948), 33:736-738; American Mineralogist, Volume 59, pages 632-633, 1974
Ferro-edenite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Fe2+5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Reference: Tindle.A.G Mineralds of Britian and Ireland
'Ferro-ferri-winchite'
Formula: ☐[CaNa][Fe2+4(Fe3+,Al)]Si8O22(OH)2
Reference: Tindle.A.G Mineralds of Britian and Ireland
Ferro-hornblende
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Fe2+4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Habit: Prismatic
Colour: Black
Description: Xls to 2mm.
Reference: S.Rust collection
'Ferrohortonolite'
Formula: (Fe,Mg)2SiO4
Description: Small rounded grains (Fo 25) surrounded by serpentine in an orthophyre vein in dolerite. R. J. Murray (1954) Geol. Mag. 91, 17-31. [First report of natural ferrohortonolite in the British Isles.]
Reference: Ryback, G., Nawaz, R. and Farley, E. (1988) Seventh Supplementary List of British Isles Minerals (Irish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 52, n° 365, pp. 267-274.
Ferro-katophorite
Formula: {Na}{CaNa}{Fe2+4Al}[(AlSi7)O22](OH)2
Reference: Tindle.A.G Mineralds of Britian and Ireland
Ferro-richterite
Formula: {Na}{CaNa}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Tindle.A.G Mineralds of Britian and Ireland
Fluoborite
Formula: Mg3(BO3)(F,OH)3
Reference: A. Livingstone: Minerals of Scotland, NMS Publications (2002)
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Tindle.A.G Mineralds of Britian and Ireland
Fluorapophyllite-(K)
Formula: KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Reference: P Haas collection
Fluorapophyllite-(Na)
Formula: NaCa4(Si8O20)F · 8H2O
Reference: www.excaliburmineral.com
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Habit: Prismatic, octahedral, cubo-octhedral.
Colour: Colourless, shades of purple.
Description: Xls to 1mm
Reference: S.Rust collection
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Reference: J. C. Phillips, M. C. S. Humphreys, K. A. Daniels, R. J. Brown, F. Witham (2013) The formation of columnar joints produced by cooling in basalt at Staffa, Scotland. Bulletin of Volcanology, 75:715, pp. 17.
'Gadolinite'
Reference: Lacroix, M.A. (1888) Bull. Soc. Francaise de Minéralogie, 11, p.68-9.
Gadolinite-(Y)
Formula: Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
Habit: Bladed
Colour: Dull greygreen
Description: Bladed xls to 2mm
Reference: S.Rust collection
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Power, M.R., Pirrie, D., Andersen, J.C.O., and Butcher, A.R. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 762-775.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Steve Rust Collection
Garronite-Ca (TL)
Formula: Na2Ca5Al12Si20O64 · 27H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Reference: G. P. L. Walker (1960) The Amygdale Minerals in the Tertiary Lavas of Ireland. III. Regional Distribution. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 32, n° 250, 503-527.; G. P. L. Walker (1962) Garronite, a New Zeolite, from Ireland and Iceland Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 33, n° 258, 173-186. Embrey, P.G. (1978) Fourth supplementary list of British minerals. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 42, n° 322, 169-177.;
Gehlenite
Formula: Ca2Al(AlSiO7)
Reference: Tilley, C.E. (1947) The gabbro-limestone contact zone of Camas Mor, Muck, Inverness-shire. Comptes Rendus de la Société geologique de Finlande, No. 140, 97–105.
'Gismondine'
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Reference: Tschernich, R. W. (1992): Zeolites of the world. Geoscience Press, Phoenix, Arizona.
Gismondine-Ca
Formula: CaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O
Reference: G.P.L. Walker and I.S.E. Carmichael (1962) Low-Potash Gismondine from Ireland and Iceland. Mineralogical Magazine vol. 33, n° 258, 187-201.; Peter Francis (1972) The Occurrence of Native Copper in the Tertiary Basalts of Co. Antrim. The Irish Naturalists' Journal 17:274-276.; Embrey, P.G. (1978) Fourth supplementary list of British minerals. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 42, n° 322, 169-177.
'Glass'
Reference: Pauly, H. (1969): White cast iron with cohenite, schreibersite, and sulphides from tertiary basalts on Disko, Greenland. Meddelelser fra Dansk Geologisk Forening, 19 (1), 28-26
'Gmelinite'
Reference: Wilson O., Dyer A., Enamy H. (2003): Zeolites of the British Isles. British Micromount Society, Occasional Paper 15, 1-29
'Gmelinite var: '
Reference: King, V. and Chenelatto, M., 2011, History of Ledererite. A Crystallographic Variety of Gmelinite, Mineral News, v. 27, p. 1-2, 5-7.
Gmelinite-Na
Formula: Na4(Si8Al4O24] · 11H2O
Reference: Passaglia, E., Pongiluppi, D., Vezzalini, G. (1978): The crystal chemistry of gmelinites. Neues Jahrb Miner Monatsheft 1978, 310-324
Gobbinsite (TL)
Formula: Na5(Si11Al5)O32 · 11H2O
Description: occurring as compact radiating masses filling cavities in amygdaloidal basalt
Reference: Nawaz, R., & Malone, J. F. (1982) Gobbinsite, a new zeolite mineral from Co. Antrim, N. Ireland. Mineral. Mag, 46, 365-9. Ryback, G., Nawaz, R. and Farley, E. (1988) Seventh Supplementary List of British Isles Minerals (Irish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 52, n° 365, pp. 267-274.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Neil Hubbard
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Power, M.R., Pirrie, D., Andersen, J.C.O., and Butcher, A.R. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 762-775.
Gonnardite
Formula: (Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Reference: Dan Weinrich
Graphite
Formula: C
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Reference: F. Rutley: "Elements of Mineralogy", 12th Ed. (1900)
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Am Min (1948), 33:736-738
'Grossular-Hibschite Series'
Reference: Henmi, C., Kusachi, I., Henmi, K., Sabine, P.A., and Young, B.R. (1973) A new mineral bicchulite, the natural analogue of gehlenite hydrate, from Fuka, Okayama Prefecture, Japan and Carneal, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, Mineralogical Journal, 7, 243-251.; Embrey, P.G. (1978) Fourth supplementary list of British minerals. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 42, n° 322, 169-177.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: [UKJMM 16:21-27]
Gyrolite (TL)
Formula: NaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 37 localities in this region.
Reference: [Clark, 1993 - "Hey's Mineral Index"]
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Reference: F. Rutley: "Elements of Mineralogy", 12th Ed. (1900); Timothy Sherburn collection
Halloysite-7Å
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Weisenberger, T. B. & Spürgin, S. (2012): Die Färöer - ein geologischer Streifzug. Aufschluss 63, 173-192.
Harkerite (TL)
Formula: Ca12Mg4Al(BO3)3(SiO4)4(CO3)5 · H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Tilley, C.E. (1951) The zoned contact-skarns of the Broadford area, Skye: a study of boron-fluorine metasomatism in dolomites. Mineralogical Magazine: 29: 621-666.
Harmotome
Formula: (Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Reference: Torben Kjeldgård photo and specimen
Hastingsite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Fe2+4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Reference: Jour. Conf. Abstracts 5: 939 (2000)
Heazlewoodite
Formula: Ni3S2
Reference: Ulff-Møller, F. (1985): Solidification History of the KitdlÎt Lens: Immiscible Metal and Sulphide Liquids from a Basaltic Dyke on Disko, Central West Greenland Journal of Petrology. 26,64-91.
Hedenbergite
Formula: CaFe2+Si2O6
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Reference: Jour. Conf. Abstracts 5: 939 (2000)
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Neil Hubbard
Hercynite
Formula: Fe2+Al2O4
Reference: Contrib.Mineral Petrol (1981) 77:307-324
Hessite
Formula: Ag2Te
Reference: Economic Geology Vol. 95, 2000, pp. 1389–1416
'Heulandite'
Localities: Reported from at least 67 localities in this region.
Reference: Betz, V. (1981) Famous Mineral Localities: Zeolites from Iceland and the Faeroes. The Mineralogical Record, 12(1), 5-26. Tschernich, R.W. (1992) Zeolites of the World. Geoscience Press Inc., Phoenix, Arizona, 563 pages, (at pp. 256, 459).
Heulandite-Ca
Formula: (Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Reference: Green, D.I., Bell, R. & Moreton, S. (2005) UK J. Mines & Minerals, No. 25, p.25-30.
Hisingerite
Formula: Fe3+2(Si2O5)(OH)4 · 2H2O
Reference: Bøggild, O.B. (1953): The Mineralogy of Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland, Bd. 149. Nr. 3. 445 pages. (p.346))
Hongshiite
Formula: PtCu
Reference: Power, M.R., Pirrie, D., Andersen, J.C.O., and Butcher, A.R. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 762-775.
'Hornblende'
Reference: http://jncc.defra.gov.uk/pdf/gcrdb/GCRsiteaccount78.pdf
Hydrocalumite (TL)
Formula: Ca4Al2(OH)12(Cl,CO3,OH)2 · 4H2O
Type Locality:
Description: Occurs in a contaxct zone between limestone and dolerite.
Reference: Tilley, C.E., Megaw, H.D., and Hey, M.H. (1934) Hydrocalumite (4CaO.Al2O3.12H2O), a new mineral from Scawt Hill, Co. Antrim. Mineralogical Magazine: 23(146): 607-615.; 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: 590.
Hydrokenoelsmoreite
Formula: 2W2O6(H2O)
Reference: Moles, N. R., & Tindle, A. G. (2012). Tungsten and bismuth minerals, including russellite, within greisen veins in the western Mourne Mountains, Northern Ireland. Journal of the Russell Society, 15, 40-48.
Hydroniumjarosite
Formula: (H3O)Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Bøggild, O.B. (1953): The Mineralogy of Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland, Bd. 149. Nr. 3. 445 pages (p.165)
Hydroxyapophyllite-(K)
Formula: KCa4(Si8O20)(OH,F) · 8H2O
Reference: [UKJMM 16:21-27]
'Hypersthene'
Formula: (Mg,Fe)SiO3
Reference: Cann, J.R. (1965) The metamorphism of amygdales at 'S Airde Beinn, Northern Mull. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 34, n° 268, 92-106.; Beckinsale, R.D., Pankhurst, R.J., Skelhorn, R.R. et al. (1978) Geochemistry and petrogenesis of the early Tertiary lava pile of the Isle of Mull, Scotland. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 66, 415–27.; http://jncc.defra.gov.uk/pdf/gcrdb/GCRsiteaccount21.pdf
'Iddingsite'
Formula: MgO · Fe2O3 · 3SiO2·4H2O
Reference: http://jncc.defra.gov.uk/pdf/gcrdb/GCRsiteaccount21.pdf
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Description: In granulite-facies orthogneisses.
Reference: B.G.J. Upton et al. , Journal of the Geological Society, 1998, V 155, N° 5, pp 813-828.
Irarsite
Formula: (Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Reference: Power, M.R., Pirrie, D., Andersen, J.C.O., and Butcher, A.R. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 762-775.
Iridium ?
Formula: (Ir,Os,Ru)
Description: Tentative identification, based only on a qualitative analysis.
Reference: Power, M.R., Pirrie, D., Andersen, J.C.O., and Butcher, A.R. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 762-775.
Iridium var: ?
Formula: (Ir,Pt)
Description: Tentative identification, based only on a qualitative analysis.
Reference: Power, M.R., Pirrie, D., Andersen, J.C.O., and Butcher, A.R. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 762-775.
Iron (TL)
Formula: Fe
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Reference: HB1 (1990)
Iron var:
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
'Iron oxide'
Reference: http://jncc.defra.gov.uk/pdf/gcrdb/GCRsiteaccount78.pdf
Isoferroplatinum
Formula: Pt3Fe
Reference: Power, M.R., Pirrie, D., Andersen, J.C.O., and Butcher, A.R. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 762-775.
Isomertieite ?
Formula: Pd11Sb2As2
Description: Tentative identification, based only on a qualitative analysis.
Reference: Power, M.R., Pirrie, D., Andersen, J.C.O., and Butcher, A.R. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 762-775.
Kaersutite (TL)
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
Reference: Bøggild, O.B. (1953): The Mineralogy of Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland, Reitzels Forlag København. Bd. 149. Nr. 3. 445 pages. (p. 296)
Kainosite-(Y)
Formula: Ca2(Y,Ce)2(Si4O12)(CO3) · H2O
Habit: Bladed, blocky
Colour: Colourless, white
Description: Two xl forms to 1mm.
Reference: S. Rust collection; UKJMM 26:23-26
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Bøggild, O.B. (1953): The Mineralogy of Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland, Bd. 149. Nr. 3. 445 pages. (p.346)
'Kaolinite Subgroup'
Formula: Al2Si2O5(OH)4
Reference: Bøggild, O.B. (1953): The Mineralogy of Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland, Bd. 149. Nr. 3. 445 pages. [p. 346]
Keithconnite
Formula: Pd20Te7
Reference: Power, M.R., Pirrie, D., Andersen, J.C.O., and Butcher, A.R. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 762-775.
'K Feldspar'
Reference: No reference listed
'K Feldspar var: '
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Reference: No reference listed
Killalaite
Formula: Ca6.4(H0.6Si2O7)2(OH)2
Reference: Nawaz, R. (1977). A second occurrence of killalaite. Mineralogical Magazine, 41, 546-548.
Kotulskite
Formula: Pd(Te,Bi)2-x (x ≈ 0.4)
Reference: Power, M.R., Pirrie, D., Andersen, J.C.O., and Butcher, A.R. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 762-775.
Kyanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: BMS Collection
Larnite (TL)
Formula: Ca2SiO4
Reference: Tilley, C.E. (1929) On larnite (calcium orthosilicate, a new mineral) and its associated minerals from the limestone contact-zone of Scawt Hill, Co. Antrim. Mineralogical Magazine: 22: 77-86.; American Mineralogist: 33: 786; Mineralogical Magazine 1942 26 : 190-196; Tilley, C.E., Alderman, A.R. (1934) Progressive metasomatism in the flint nodules of the Scawt Hill contact-zone. Mineralogical Magazine: 23: 513-518.; McConnell, J.D.C. (1955) The hydration of larnite (β−Ca2SiO4) and bredigite (α1−Ca2SiO4) and the properties of the resulting gelatinous mineral plombierite. Mineralogical Magazine: 30: 672-680.
Laumontite
Formula: CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 21 localities in this region.
Reference: No reference listed
Laurite ?
Formula: RuS2
Description: Tentative identification, based only on a qualitative analysis.
Reference: Power, M.R., Pirrie, D., Andersen, J.C.O., and Butcher, A.R. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 762-775.
Lawrencite
Formula: (Fe2+,Ni)Cl2
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: 40.
Lead
Formula: Pb
Reference: Vesselin M. Dekov, Ulf Hålenius, Kjell Billström, George D. Kamenov, Frans Munnik, Lars Eriksson, Alan Dyer, Mark Schmidt and Reiner Botz (2009): Native Sn–Pb droplets in a zeolitic amygdale (Isle of Mull, Inner Hebrides). Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 73, 2907-2919.
Leucite
Formula: K(AlSi2O6)
Reference: Woolley, A.R.: Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World. Part 1: North and South America. British Museum (Natural History), London, 1987 [cited in http://www.koeln.netsurf.de/~w.steffens/green.htm]
'Lévyne'
Localities: Reported from at least 46 localities in this region.
Reference: Betz, V. (1981): Famous mineral localities: Zeolites from Iceland and the Faeroes. Mineralogical Record 12 (1), 5-26.; Tschernich, R. W. (1992): Zeolites of the world. Geoscience Press, Phoenix, Arizona, p.124
Lévyne-Ca
Formula: (Ca,Na2,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
Reference: Handbook of Mineralogy (http://www.handbookofmineralogy.org/pdfs/levyneca.pdf)
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Power, M.R., Pirrie, D., Andersen, J.C.O., and Butcher, A.R. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 762-775.
Ludwigite
Formula: Mg2Fe3+(BO3)O2
Reference: A. Livingstone: Minerals of Scotland, NMS Publications (2002)
Maghemite
Formula: (Fe3+0.670.33)Fe3+2O4
Reference: Eyles, V.A.; Bannister, F.A.; Brindley, G.W.; Goodyear, J. (1952) The composition and origin of the Antrim laterites and bauxites; with mineral determinations by X-ray methods, pp. 34, 41, in Memoirs of the Geological Survey of Northern Ireland: Mineral Resources.; Embrey, P.G. (1978) Fourth supplementary list of British minerals. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 42, n° 322, 169-177. (referring to Eyles et al.);
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 29 localities in this region.
Reference: Jour. Conf. Abstracts 5: 939 (2000)
Magnetite var:
Formula: Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Reference: Tindle.A.G Mineralds of Britian and Ireland
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
'Maskelynite'
Description: Glass of anorthositic composition and/or general plagioclase composition is prominent in a number of aggregates.
Reference: Graham, A. L., Bevan, A. W. R. & Hutchison, B. (1985) Catalogue of Meteorites (4/e). University of Arizona Press: Tucson.
'Melilite Group'
Formula: Ca2M(XSiO7)
Reference: Cann, J.R. (1965) The metamorphism of amygdales at 'S Airde Beinn, Northern Mull. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 34, n° 268, 92-106.; http://jncc.defra.gov.uk/pdf/gcrdb/GCRsiteaccount21.pdf
Melonite
Formula: NiTe2
Reference: Nielsen, T. F., Andersen, J. Ø., Holness, M. B., Keiding, J. K., Rudashevsky, N. S., Rudashevsky, V. N., ... & Veksler, I. V. (2015). The Skaergaard PGE and gold deposit: the result of in situ fractionation, sulphide saturation, and magma chamber-scale precious metal redistribution by immiscible Fe-rich melt. Journal of Petrology, 56(8), 1643-1676.
Merenskyite ?
Formula: PdTe2
Description: Tentative identification, based only on a qualitative analysis.
Reference: Power, M.R., Pirrie, D., Andersen, J.C.O., and Butcher, A.R. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 762-775.
Merrillite
Formula: Ca9NaMg(PO4)7
Reference: Reed, S.J.B. & Smith, D.G.W. (1985) Ion probe determinations of rare earths in merrillite and apatite in chondrites: EPSL 72: 238-244.
Merwinite
Formula: Ca3Mg(SiO4)2
Reference: Tilley, C.E. (1947) The gabbro-limestone contact zone of Camas Mor, Muck, Inverness-shire. Comptes Rendus de la Société geologique de Finlande, No. 140, 97–105.
Mesolite
Formula: Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 66 localities in this region.
Reference: Schmitter, F. J. (2008): Zeolithe aus dem Hohen Norden: Sammeltouren auf den Faroer-Inseln. Lapis, 33 (2): 29-35
'Mésotype'
Reference: Petersen, O. V. & Johnsen, O. (2005) Minerals first described from Greenland. The Canadian Mineralogist- Special Publication ), 184p.
'Mica Group'
Reference: Trevor Boyd Collection
Michenerite ?
Formula: PdBiTe
Description: Tentative identification, based only on a qualitative analysis.
Reference: Power, M.R., Pirrie, D., Andersen, J.C.O., and Butcher, A.R. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 762-775.
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Neil Hubbard
'Monazite'
Reference: Tindle.A.G Mineralds of Britian and Ireland
Monazite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(PO4)
Reference: Bøggild, O.B. (1953): The Mineralogy of Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland, Bd. 149. Nr. 3. 445 pages (p. 175)
Moncheite
Formula: (Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Reference: Power, M.R., Pirrie, D., Andersen, J.C.O., and Butcher, A.R. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 762-775.
Monticellite
Formula: CaMgSiO4
Reference: [Specimen in the Natural History Museum, London]
Mordenite
Formula: (Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Reference: Zeolite collection of Volker Betz
Mullite (TL)
Formula: Al4+2xSi2-2xO10-x
Reference: N L. Bowen, J W. Greig and E G. Zies. Mullite, a silicate of alumina. Jour Wash. Acad. Sci., 14, 183, 1924.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: D. A. Holwell, G. R. T. Jenkin, K. G. Butterworth, T. Abraham-James, A. J. Boyce (2013): Orogenic gold mineralisation hosted by Archaean basement rocks at Sortekap, Kangerlussuaq area, East Greenland. Mineralium Deposita 48, 453-466.
Natrolite
Formula: Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 23 localities in this region.
Reference: Cann, J.R. (1965) The metamorphism of amygdales at 'S Airde Beinn, Northern Mull. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 34, n° 268, 92-106.; http://jncc.defra.gov.uk/pdf/gcrdb/GCRsiteaccount21.pdf
Nepheline
Formula: Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Reference: Woolley, A.R.: Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World. Part 1: North and South America. British Museum (Natural History), London, 1987 [cited in http://www.koeln.netsurf.de/~w.steffens/green.htm]
Neptunite
Formula: Na2KLiFe2+2Ti2Si8O24
Reference: Nockolds, S. R. (1950): The occurrence of neptunite and eudialyte in quartz-bearing syenites from Barnavave, Carlingford, Ireland. Mineralogical Magazine 29, 27-33.
Nielsenite (TL)
Formula: PdCu3
Type Locality:
Reference: McDonald A.M., Cabri L.J., Rudashevsky N.S., Stanley C.J., Rudashevsky V.N. , and K.C. Ross: Nielsenite, a new platinum-group intermatallic mineral spoecies from the Skaergaard intrusion, Greenland. Canadian Mineralogist 46,709-716(2008); Nielsen, T. F., Andersen, J. Ø., Holness, M. B., Keiding, J. K., Rudashevsky, N. S., Rudashevsky, V. N., ... & Veksler, I. V. (2015). The Skaergaard PGE and gold deposit: the result of in situ fractionation, sulphide saturation, and magma chamber-scale precious metal redistribution by immiscible Fe-rich melt. Journal of Petrology, 56(8), 1643-1676.
Nosean
Formula: Na8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4) · H2O
Reference: Woolley, A.R.: Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World. Part 1: North and South America. British Museum (Natural History), London, 1987 [cited in http://www.koeln.netsurf.de/~w.steffens/green.htm]
Offretite
Formula: KCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Okenite (TL)
Formula: Ca10Si18O46 · 18H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Reference: von Kobell, F. (1828): Ueber den Ockenit, eine neue Mineralspecies, Archiv für die Gesammte Naturlehre, 14, 333-337; Petersen, O. V. & Johnsen, O. (2005): Mineral species first described from Greenland. Canadian Mineralogist, Special publication no. 8., p.78.
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Reference: Zeolite collection of Volker Betz; SMLS Journal 234 Nov/Dec 2011
Opal var:
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Trevor Boyd Collection
Orcelite
Formula: Ni5-xAs2, x ~ 0.25
Reference: Nielsen, T. F., Andersen, J. Ø., Holness, M. B., Keiding, J. K., Rudashevsky, N. S., Rudashevsky, V. N., ... & Veksler, I. V. (2015). The Skaergaard PGE and gold deposit: the result of in situ fractionation, sulphide saturation, and magma chamber-scale precious metal redistribution by immiscible Fe-rich melt. Journal of Petrology, 56(8), 1643-1676.
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Reference: Woolley, A.R.: Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World. Part 1: North and South America. British Museum (Natural History), London, 1987 [cited in http://www.koeln.netsurf.de/~w.steffens/green.htm]
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Reference: Rubin, A. E., Keil, K., Taylor, G. J., Ma, M.-S., Schmitt, R. A. & Bogard, D. D. (1980) A Heterogeneous Lithic Fragment in the Bovedy L3 Chondrite: Origin by Impact-Melting of Porphyritic Chondrules: Meteoritics 15: 359-360. (Dec 1980).; Ruzicka, A., Kring, D. A., Hill, D. H., Boynton, W. V., Clayton, R. N. & Mayeda, T. K. (1995) Silica-rich orthopyroxenite in the Bovedy chondrite: Meteoritics 30(1): 57-70. (Jan 1995).; Mittlefehldt, D.W. & 3 others (1998) Non-Chondritic Meteorites from Asteroidal Bodies. In: Planetary Materials (Papike, JJ - Ed.), Chapter 3: 1-398: Mineralogical Society of America, Washington, DC, USA.
Osumilite-(Mg)
Formula: KMg2Al3(Al2Si10)O30
Reference: Chinner, G.A. and Dixon, P.D. (1973): Irish osumilite. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 39, n° 302, 189-192.; Embrey, P.G. (1978) Fourth supplementary list of British minerals. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 42, n° 322, 169-177. (referring to Chinner & Dixon);
Paranatrolite
Formula: Na2Al2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Reference: Nawaz, R. and Malone, J.F. (1982) Gobbinsite, a New Zeolite Mineral from Co. Antrim, N. Ireland. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 46, n° 340, pp. 365-369.; Nawaz, R. Unpublished data on UM specimens.; Ryback, G., Nawaz, R. and Farley, E. (1988) Seventh Supplementary List of British Isles Minerals (Irish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 52, n° 365, pp. 267-274.
Pargasite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Reference: Jour. Conf. Abstracts 5: 939 (2000)
Paulingite-K
Formula: (K2,Ca,Na2,Ba)5[Al10Si35O90] · 45H2O
Reference: Jaroslaw Skupiewski
'Paulingite-Na'
Formula: (Na2,K2,Ca,Ba)5[Al10Si35O90] · 45H2O
Reference: Passaglia, E., Gualtieri, A., Marchi, E. (2001): The crystal chemistry of Paulingite, European Journal of Mineralogy. Vol. 13, 113-119
Pectolite
Formula: NaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Reference: Wolfgang Hampel, site visit in 1977, sample XRD in 2010
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: Power, M.R., Pirrie, D., Andersen, J.C.O., and Butcher, A.R. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 762-775.
Periclase
Formula: MgO
Reference: Tilley, C.E. (1947) The gabbro-limestone contact zone of Camas Mor, Muck, Inverness-shire. Comptes Rendus de la Société geologique de Finlande, No. 140, 97–105.
Perovskite
Formula: CaTiO3
Reference: Woolley, A.R.: Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World. Part 1: North and South America. British Museum (Natural History), London, 1987 [cited in http://www.koeln.netsurf.de/~w.steffens/green.htm]
'Phillipsite subgroup'
Localities: Reported from at least 20 localities in this region.
Colour: White
Reference: Trevor Boyd Collection
'Phillipsite subgroup var: '
Formula: (K,Ba,Ca,K2)Al2Si6O16 · 6H2O
Description: Colourless, whitish or orange-tinged twinned crystals (<5 mm) resembling phillipsite, in cavities in tholeiitic basalt at Benanouran Head. Identified by morphology, XRD, and electron microprobe analysis.
Reference: Adair, I. (1986) pers. comm.; Ryback, G., Nawaz, R. and Farley, E. (1988) Seventh Supplementary List of British Isles Minerals (Irish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 52, n° 365, pp. 267-274.
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: S. R. Nockolds and H. G. C. Vincent (1947) On Tilleyite and Its Associated Minerals from Carlingford, Ireland. Mineralogical Magazine 28:151-158.
Pigeonite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: http://jncc.defra.gov.uk/pdf/gcrdb/GCRsiteaccount78.pdf
Platarsite ?
Formula: PtAsS
Description: Tentative identification, based only on a qualitative analysis.
Reference: Power, M.R., Pirrie, D., Andersen, J.C.O., and Butcher, A.R. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 762-775.
Platinum ?
Formula: Pt
Description: Tentative identification, based only on a qualitative analysis.
Reference: Power, M.R., Pirrie, D., Andersen, J.C.O., and Butcher, A.R. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 762-775.
Plombièrite
Formula: [Ca4Si6O16(OH)2 · 2H2O]·(Ca·5H2O)
Reference: Cann, J.R. (1965) The metamorphism of amygdales at 'S Airde Beinn, Northern Mull. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 34, n° 268, 92-106.
Portlandite (TL)
Formula: Ca(OH)2
Description: Occurs in a contact zone between limestone and dolerite.
Reference: Tilley, C.E. (1933) Portlandite, a new mineral from Scawt Hill, Co. Antrim. Mineralogical Magazine: 23(142): 419-420.; 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: 590.
Potarite ?
Formula: PdHg
Description: Tentative identification, based only on a qualitative analysis.
Reference: Power, M.R., Pirrie, D., Andersen, J.C.O., and Butcher, A.R. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 762-775.
'Potash Feldspar'
Reference: http://jncc.defra.gov.uk/pdf/gcrdb/GCRsiteaccount78.pdf
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 19 localities in this region.
Reference: No reference listed
Pseudobrookite
Formula: Fe2TiO5
Reference: J.Ralph 2007
'Pumpellyite'
Reference: No reference listed
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
Reference: Power, M.R., Pirrie, D., Andersen, J.C.O., and Butcher, A.R. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 762-775.
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: F. Rutley: "Elements of Mineralogy", 12th Ed. (1900)
'Pyroxene Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Reference: Woolley, A.R.: Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World. Part 1: North and South America. British Museum (Natural History), London, 1987 [cited in http://www.koeln.netsurf.de/~w.steffens/green.htm]
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe1-xS
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Reference: Power, M.R., Pirrie, D., Andersen, J.C.O., and Butcher, A.R. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 762-775.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 54 localities in this region.
Reference: Schmitter, F. J. (2008): Zeolithe aus dem Hohen Norden: Sammeltouren auf den Faroer-Inseln. Lapis, 33 (2): 29-35
Quartz var:
Reference: Torben Kjeldgård photo & collection
Quartz var:
Formula: SiO2
Reference: J.Ralph visual identification 2009.
Quartz var:
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 21 localities in this region.
Reference: Schmitter, F. J. (2008): Zeolithe aus dem Hohen Norden: Sammeltouren auf den Faroer-Inseln. Lapis, 33 (2): 29-35
Quartz var:
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Reference: Paul Render
Ranciéite
Formula: (Ca,Mn2+)0.2(Mn4+,Mn3+)O2 · 0.6H2O
Reference: Tindle A.G. (2008) Minerals of Britain and Ireland. Terra Publishing. 616 pp., p. 429.; Cotterell, T.F. and Jenkins, D.A. (2008) Ranciéite from Mynydd Parys, Amlwch, Anglesey, Wales. Journal of the Russell Society, vol. 11, 59-63 (referring to Tindle).
Rankinite (TL)
Formula: Ca3Si2O7
Reference: Tilley, C.E. (1942) Tricalcium disilicate (rankinite), a new mineral from Scawt Hill, Co. Antrim. Mineralogical Magazine: 26(176): 190-197.
Rectorite
Formula: (Na,Ca)Al4((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)4 · 2H2O
Reference: Livingstone, A. (1988): Reyerite, tobermorite, calcian analcime, and bytownite from amygdales in a Skye basalt. Mineralogical Magazine 52, 711-713.
Reyerite (TL)
Formula: (Na,K)2Ca14(Si,Al)24O58(OH)8 · 6H2O
Reference: Cornu F. & Himmelbauer, A. (1906): Reyerit. Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen. 25: 519-520; Petersen, O. V. & Johnsen, O. (2005) Minerals first described from Greenland. The Canadian Mineralogist- Special Publication: 8, 184p.
Riebeckite
Formula: ◻[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH)2
Roscoelite
Formula: K(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Parnell, J. (1988). The mineralogy of red bed uranium-vanadium mineralization in the Permo-Triassic of Belfast. Irish Journal of Earth Sciences, 119-124.
Russellite
Formula: Bi2WO6
Reference: Moles, N. R., & Tindle, A. G. (2012). Tungsten and bismuth minerals, including russellite, within greisen veins in the western Mourne Mountains, Northern Ireland. Journal of the Russell Society, 15, 40-48.
Rustumite
Formula: Ca10(Si2O7)2(SiO4)(OH)2Cl2
Reference: Handbook of Mineralogy - Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Pedersen, A.K. (1979) A shale buchite xenolith with Al-armalcolite and native iron in a lava from Asuk, Disko, central West Greenland. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 69, No. 1, 83-94
Sanidine
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Description: In two-feldspar quartz dioritic orthogneisses.
Reference: B.G.J. Upton et al. , Journal of the Geological Society, 1998, V 155, N° 5, pp 813-828.
Saponite
Formula: Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Reference: S. Moreton observation.
'Scapolite'
Reference: Bøggild, O.B. (1953): The Mineralogy of Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland, Bd. 149. Nr. 3. 445 pages (p.65)
Scawtite (TL)
Formula: Ca7(Si3O9)2CO3 · 2H2O
Habit: Tilley & Hey (1930): plates flattened in the plane of the principal cleavage. Frequently these form subparallel or slightly divergent clusters. Owing to mutual interference and intergrowth with the surrounding minerals no well-defined crystals can be isolated. The largest individuals met with do not exceed 1.5 mm. in length.
Colour: colourless with vitreous lustre
Reference: Tilley, C.E., Hey, M.H. (1930) Scawtite, a new mineral from Scawt Hill, Co. Antrim. Mineralogical Magazine: 22(128): 222-224.; Murdoch, J. (1955) Scawtite from Crestmore, California. American Mineralogist: 40: 505-509 (referring to scawtite from the type locality (Tilley and Hey, 1930)).; Harker, R.I. (1965) Scawtite and its synthesis. Mineralogical Magazine: 34(268): 232-236.
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: D. A. Holwell, G. R. T. Jenkin, K. G. Butterworth, T. Abraham-James, A. J. Boyce (2013): Orogenic gold mineralisation hosted by Archaean basement rocks at Sortekap, Kangerlussuaq area, East Greenland. Mineralium Deposita 48, 453-466.
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: S. Moreton, unpublished observation.
Schreibersite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)3P
Reference: Ulff-Møller, F. (1985): Solidification History of the KitdlÎt Lens: Immiscible Metal and Sulphide Liquids from a Basaltic Dyke on Disko, Central West Greenland Journal of Petrology. 26,64-91.
Scolecite
Formula: CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 23 localities in this region.
Reference: BMS Collection 1146
Sepiolite
Formula: Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Reference: American Mineralogist 37:1070-1071
Sepiolite var:
Formula: (Mg,Ca,Fe)3(Fe,Al)2Si6O18 · 3H2O
Reference: American Mineralogist 37:1070-1071
Shandite
Formula: Ni3Pb2S2
Reference: Ulff-Møller, F. (1985): Solidification History of the KitdlÎt Lens: Immiscible Metal and Sulphide Liquids from a Basaltic Dyke on Disko, Central West Greenland Journal of Petrology. 26,64-91.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Bøggild, O.B. (1953): The Mineralogy of Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland, Bd. 149. Nr. 3. 445 pages. (p.137)
Siderophyllite
Formula: KFe2+2Al(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Reference: Nockolds, S.R. & Richey, J.E. (1939) Amer. J Sci. 237, p.27-47.
'Silica'
Reference: http://www.kilda.org.uk/kildanomdoc/level3p1.htm
Sillimanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: BMS Collection
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Power, M.R., Pirrie, D., Andersen, J.C.O., and Butcher, A.R. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 762-775.
Skaergaardite (TL)
Formula: PdCu
Type Locality:
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine, August 2004, Vol. 68(4), pp. 615–632.; Nielsen, T. F., Andersen, J. Ø., Holness, M. B., Keiding, J. K., Rudashevsky, N. S., Rudashevsky, V. N., ... & Veksler, I. V. (2015). The Skaergaard PGE and gold deposit: the result of in situ fractionation, sulphide saturation, and magma chamber-scale precious metal redistribution by immiscible Fe-rich melt. Journal of Petrology, 56(8), 1643-1676.
'Smectite Group'
Formula: A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
Reference: Jørgensen, O. (2006) The regional distribution of zeolites in the basalts of the Faroe Islands and the significance of zeolites as palaeo-temperature indicators, GEUS Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland Bulletin, 9, 123-156.
Sodalite
Formula: Na4(Si3Al3)O12Cl
Reference: Brown, P.E., Brown, R.D., Chamber, A.D. & Soper, N.J. (1978): Fractionation and assimilation in the Borgtinderne syenite, East Greenland. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology. 67 (1) : 25-34
'Sodic plagioclase'
Reference: http://jncc.defra.gov.uk/pdf/gcrdb/GCRsiteaccount78.pdf
Sperrylite
Formula: PtAs2
Reference: Power, M.R., Pirrie, D., Andersen, J.C.O., and Butcher, A.R. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 762-775.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Moles, N.R. (2007) J. Russ. Soc., Vol. 10, p. 40-6.
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Reference: BMS Database
Spinel var:
Formula: (Mg,Fe)Al2O4
Reference: Lenaz, D., Velicogna, M., Hålenius, U., O'Driscoll, B. (2016): Structural parameters of Cr-bearing spinels and pleonaste from the Cuillin Igneous Complex (Isle of Skye, Scotland): Implications for metamorphic and cooling history. Mineralogical Magazine: 80 (in press); http://forum.amiminerals.it/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=12496 (2016)
Spurrite
Formula: Ca5(SiO4)2(CO3)
Reference: Tilley, C.E. (1947) The gabbro-limestone contact zone of Camas Mor, Muck, Inverness-shire. Comptes Rendus de la Société geologique de Finlande, No. 140, 97–105.
Stellerite
Formula: Ca4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Reference: Jørgensen, O. (2006) The regional distribution of zeolites in the basalts of the Faroe Islands and the significance of zeolites as palaeo-temperature indicators, GEUS Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland Bulletin, 9, 123-156.
Stilbite-Ca
Formula: NaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Reference: Steve Rust Collection
'Stilbite subgroup'
Formula: (Na/Ca/K)6-7[Al8-9Si27-28O72] · nH2O
Localities: Reported from at least 86 localities in this region.
Reference: Franz J. Schmitter (2008) Zeolithe aus dem Hohen Norden: Sammeltouren auf den Faroer-Inseln. Lapis, 33, #2, 29-35.
Strontianite
Formula: SrCO3
Reference: F. Rutley: "Elements of Mineralogy", 12th Ed. (1900)
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Habit: Minute rounded crystals
Colour: Very pale yellow
Description: The occurence of sulfur is probably the result of the alteration of sphalerite and pyrite, which are both very rare accessory minerals.
Reference: Steve Rust collection
'Synchysite'
Habit: Prismatic
Colour: Orange
Description: Synchysite (possibly -Y) has been visually identified on one specimen collected from the Loch Ainort Granite.
Reference: S Rust collection
Szaibélyite
Formula: MgBO2(OH)
Reference: A. Livingstone: Minerals of Scotland, NMS Publications (2002)
Tacharanite (TL)
Formula: Ca12Al2Si18O33 (OH)36
Reference: Sweet, J. M. (1961): Tacharanite and other hydrated calcium silicates from Portree, Isle of Skye. Mineralogical Magazine 32, 745-753; [Clark, 1993 - "Hey's Mineral Index", p681]
Taenite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Reference: Rubin, A. E., Keil, K., Taylor, G. J., Ma, M.-S., Schmitt, R. A. & Bogard, D. D. (1980) A Heterogeneous Lithic Fragment in the Bovedy L3 Chondrite: Origin by Impact-Melting of Porphyritic Chondrules: Meteoritics 15: 359-360. (Dec 1980).
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Bøggild, O.B. (1953): The Mineralogy of Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland, Bd. 149. Nr. 3. 445 pages (p.322)
Telargpalite
Formula: (Pd,Ag)3(Te,Bi)
Reference: Nielsen, T. F., Andersen, J. Ø., Holness, M. B., Keiding, J. K., Rudashevsky, N. S., Rudashevsky, V. N., ... & Veksler, I. V. (2015). The Skaergaard PGE and gold deposit: the result of in situ fractionation, sulphide saturation, and magma chamber-scale precious metal redistribution by immiscible Fe-rich melt. Journal of Petrology, 56(8), 1643-1676.
Telluropalladinite
Formula: Pd9Te4
Reference: Power, M.R., Pirrie, D., Andersen, J.C.O., and Butcher, A.R. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 762-775.
'Tennantite'
Formula: Cu6(Cu4X2)As4S12S
Reference: Economic Geology Vol. 95, 2000, pp. 1389–1416
Tetra-auricupride
Formula: AuCu
Reference: Thomassen, B., and Nielsen, T.F.D. (2006): Geology and Ore No. 6, Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland (GEUS), February 2006.; Nielsen, T. F., Andersen, J. Ø., Holness, M. B., Keiding, J. K., Rudashevsky, N. S., Rudashevsky, V. N., ... & Veksler, I. V. (2015). The Skaergaard PGE and gold deposit: the result of in situ fractionation, sulphide saturation, and magma chamber-scale precious metal redistribution by immiscible Fe-rich melt. Journal of Petrology, 56(8), 1643-1676.
'Tetrahedrite'
Formula: Cu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
Reference: Economic Geology Vol. 95, 2000, pp. 1389–1416
'Tetranatrolite'
Description: Fibrous, compact, intimately associated with thomsonite and gonnardite and accompanied by paranatrolite, in white to pink spherules up to 3 cm across in basalt. XRD and electron microprobe identification.
Reference: Nawaz, R. and Malone, J.F. (1982) Gobbinsite, a New Zeolite Mineral from Co. Antrim, N. Ireland. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 46, n° 340, pp. 365-369.; Nawaz, R. Unpublished data on UM specimens.; Ryback, G., Nawaz, R. and Farley, E. (1988) Seventh Supplementary List of British Isles Minerals (Irish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 52, n° 365, pp. 267-274.
Tetrataenite
Formula: FeNi
Reference: Rubin, A. E., Keil, K., Taylor, G. J., Ma, M.-S., Schmitt, R. A. & Bogard, D. D. (1980) A Heterogeneous Lithic Fragment in the Bovedy L3 Chondrite: Origin by Impact-Melting of Porphyritic Chondrules: Meteoritics 15: 359-360. (Dec 1980).
Thaumasite
Formula: Ca3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1960 32 : 416-418.
'Thomsonite'
Localities: Reported from at least 72 localities in this region.
Reference: Schmitter, F. J. (2008): Zeolithe aus dem Hohen Norden: Sammeltouren auf den Faroer-Inseln. Lapis, 33 (2): 29-35
Thomsonite-Ca
Formula: NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 33 localities in this region.
Reference: Zeolite collection of Volker Betz
Tilleyite
Formula: Ca5(Si2O7)(CO3)2
Reference: Tilley, C.E. (1947) The gabbro-limestone contact zone of Camas Mor, Muck, Inverness-shire. Comptes Rendus de la Société geologique de Finlande, No. 140, 97–105.
Tin
Formula: Sn
Reference: Vesselin M. Dekov, Ulf Hålenius, Kjell Billström, George D. Kamenov, Frans Munnik, Lars Eriksson, Alan Dyer, Mark Schmidt and Reiner Botz (2009): Native Sn–Pb droplets in a zeolitic amygdale (Isle of Mull, Inner Hebrides). Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 73, 2907-2919.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Habit: Bladed
Colour: Colourless, greyish
Description: Xls to 0.75mm.
Reference: S.Rust collection
Tobermorite (TL)
Formula: [Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Colour: Very pale pinkish white
Description: Frequently surrounded by a thin pale, blue zone of massive mesolite (Heddle 1880)
Reference: Heddle, M.F. (1880) Preliminary notice of substances which may prove to be new minerals. Mineralogical Magazine, 4, 117-123; MM 30 (1954), 293; HB2/2 (1995)
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: Nockolds, S.R. & Richey, J.E. (1939) Amer. J Sci. 237, p.27-47.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: BMS Collection, 2002 UK J.Mines and Minerals,No.22,pp.43-52
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Bøggild, O.B. (1953): The Mineralogy of Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland, Bd. 149. Nr. 3. 445 pages. (p.283)
Tridymite
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Chinner, G. A. and Dixon, P.D. (1973): Irish osumilite. Mineralogical Magazine, 39, 189-192.
Troilite
Formula: FeS
Reference: Ulff-Møller, F. (1985): Solidification History of the KitdlÎt Lens: Immiscible Metal and Sulphide Liquids from a Basaltic Dyke on Disko, Central West Greenland Journal of Petrology. 26,64-91.
'Uigite'
Reference: [Clark, 1993 - "Hey's Mineral Index"]
Ulvöspinel
Formula: TiFe2O4
Reference: Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology. 80: (1982).358-366. 385
'UM1980-15-SiO:REETi'
Formula: (Ce,La,Ca)(Ti,Fe)SiO5
Reference: Exley, R.A. (1980) Microprobe studies of REE-rich accessory minerals: implications for Skye granite petrogenesis and REE mobility in hydrothermal s
'UM1982-15-SiO:AlBaH'
Formula: Ba-Al-Si-O-H
Description: Single-crystal XRD photographs of gobbinsite from the type locality indicate the presence of an oriented second phase with cell dimensions and Miller indices similar to those of merlinoite.
Reference: Nawaz, R., Malone, J.F. (1982) Gobbinsite, a new zeolite mineral from Co. Antrim, N. Ireland. Mineral. Mag.: 46: 365-369; Dunn, P.J., Fleischer, M., Francis, C.A., Langley, R.H., Kissin, S.A., Shigley, J.E., Vanko, D.A., Zilczer, J.A. (1984) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 69: 814 (abstract). Ryback, G., Nawaz, R. and Farley, E. (1988) Seventh Supplementary List of British Isles Minerals (Irish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 52, n° 365, pp. 267-274.
'UM1987-04-O:Ti'
Formula: TiO1.71-1.83
Reference: Pedersen, A.K., Rønsbo, J.G. (1987): Oxygen deficient Tioxides (natural Magnéli phases) from mudstone xenoliths with native iron from Disko, central West Greenland. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol.: 96: 35-46; in: Jambor, J.L., Burke, E.A.J. (1990): New mineral Names. American Mineralogist: 75: 1434
'UM1989-12-E:NiSn'
Formula: (Ni,Cu,Fe)8Sn5
Reference: Ulff-Møller, F. (1989): Exsolution of metallic Pb liquid in a magmatic sulfide-metal lens from Disko, central West Greenland. Neues Jahrb. Mineral. Abh.: 160: 193-206; in: Jambor, J.L., Puziewicz, J. (1990): New mineral Names. American Mineralogist: 75: 434
'UM1991-06-E:AuCu'
Formula: Au3Cu
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine, August 2004, Vol. 68(4), pp. 615–632
'UM2004-08-E:AuCuPd'
Formula: Cu2PdAu
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine, August 2004, Vol. 68(4), pp. 615–632
'Unnamed (PdAuCu)'
Formula: PdAuCu
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine, August 2004, Vol. 68(4), pp. 615–632
'Unnamed (Pd-Cu-Sn Alloy)'
Formula: (Pd,Cu,Sn)
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine, August 2004, Vol. 68(4), pp. 615–632
'Unnamed (Pt-Fe-Cu-Pd Alloy)'
Formula: Pt, Fe, Cu, Pd
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine, August 2004, Vol. 68(4), pp. 615–632
Valleriite
Formula: (Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Reference: Bøggild, O.B. (1953): The Mineralogy of Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland, Bd. 149. Nr. 3. 445 pages. (p.54)
Vasilite
Formula: (Pd,Cu)16(S,Te)7
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine, August 2004, Vol. 68(4), pp. 615–632; Nielsen, T. F., Andersen, J. Ø., Holness, M. B., Keiding, J. K., Rudashevsky, N. S., Rudashevsky, V. N., ... & Veksler, I. V. (2015). The Skaergaard PGE and gold deposit: the result of in situ fractionation, sulphide saturation, and magma chamber-scale precious metal redistribution by immiscible Fe-rich melt. Journal of Petrology, 56(8), 1643-1676.
Vaterite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Peter G. Embrey (1978) Fourth Supplementary List of British Minerals. Mineralogical Magazine 42:169-177; McConnell J D C (1960) Vaterite from Ballycraigy, Larne, Northern Ireland. Mineralogical Magazine 32, 535-544
Vesuvianite
Formula: Ca19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Reference: Jour. Conf. Abstracts 5: 939 (2000)
Vysotskite
Formula: (Pd,Ni)S
Reference: Thomassen, B., and Nielsen, T.F.D. (2006): Geology and Ore No. 6, Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland (GEUS), February 2006.
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Reference: Cann, J.R. (1965) The metamorphism of amygdales at 'S Airde Beinn, Northern Mull. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 34, n° 268, 92-106.; http://jncc.defra.gov.uk/pdf/gcrdb/GCRsiteaccount21.pdf
Wollastonite var:
Formula: (Ca,Fe)SiO3
Reference: Lindsley, D.H. and Muir, I.D. (1969) Conditions of the ferrowollastonite-ferrohedenbergite inversion in the Skaergaard intrusion, East Greenland. Mineralogical Society of America Special Paper 2, 193-201.
Wüstite
Formula: FeO
Reference: Ulff-Møller, F. (1985): Solidification History of the KitdlÎt Lens: Immiscible Metal and Sulphide Liquids from a Basaltic Dyke on Disko, Central West Greenland Journal of Petrology. 26,64-91.
Xonotlite
Formula: Ca6(Si6O17)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Reference: [Specimen in the Natural History Museum, London]
Zaratite
Formula: Ni3(CO3)(OH)4 · 4H2O ?
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: 246.;Bøggild, O.B. (1953): The Mineralogy of Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland, Bd. 149. Nr. 3. 445 pages. (p.160)
'Zeolite Group'
Reference: Alberto Vaghi Collection
'Zinnwaldite'
Reference: [Specimen in the Natural History Museum, London]
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Habit: Prismatic, pryamiddle.
Colour: Orange, buff
Description: Xls to 2.5mm (nice micros).
Reference: The Geology of Skye
Zirkelite
Formula: (Ti,Ca,Zr)O2-x
Description: Anhedral grains (< 60 µm), dark reddish-brown in thin-section, associated with baddeleyite, apatite, chlorite, amphibole, and biotite in mesostasis areas of the Rhum layered pluton, Rhum, Invernessshire.
Reference: Williams, C.T. (1978) Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 66, 29, 33.; Livingstone, A. and Macpherson, H.G. (1983) Fifth supplementary list of British minerals (Scottish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 47, n° 342, p. 99-105.
Zvyagintsevite
Formula: Pd3Pb
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine, August 2004, Vol. 68(4), pp. 615–632; Nielsen, T. F., Andersen, J. Ø., Holness, M. B., Keiding, J. K., Rudashevsky, N. S., Rudashevsky, V. N., ... & Veksler, I. V. (2015). The Skaergaard PGE and gold deposit: the result of in situ fractionation, sulphide saturation, and magma chamber-scale precious metal redistribution by immiscible Fe-rich melt. Journal of Petrology, 56(8), 1643-1676.

Gallery:

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Auricupride1.AA.10aCu3Au
Cohenite1.BA.05Fe3C
Copper1.AA.05Cu
'Electrum'1.AA.05(Au,Ag)
Gold1.AA.05Au
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Hongshiite1.AG.45PtCu
Iridium ?1.AF.10(Ir,Os,Ru)
var: Platiniridium ?1.AF.10(Ir,Pt)
Iron (TL)1.AE.05Fe
var: Kamacite1.AE.05(Fe,Ni)
Isoferroplatinum1.AG.35Pt3Fe
Lead1.AA.05Pb
Nielsenite (TL)1.AG.70PdCu3
Platinum ?1.AF.10Pt
Potarite ?1.AD.25PdHg
Schreibersite1.BD.05(Fe,Ni)3P
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Skaergaardite (TL)1.AG.45PdCu
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Taenite1.AE.10(Fe,Ni)
Tetra-auricupride1.AA.10bAuCu
Tetrataenite1.AE.10FeNi
Tin1.AC.10Sn
'UM1991-06-E:AuCu'1.AA.05Au3Cu
'UM2004-08-E:AuCuPd'1.AA.05Cu2PdAu
Zvyagintsevite1.AG.10Pd3Pb
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Altaite2.CD.10PbTe
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bogdanovite2.BA.80(Au,Te,Pb)3(Cu,Fe)
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Braggite2.CC.35a(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cobaltpentlandite2.BB.15(Co,Ni,Fe)9S8
Cooperite ?2.CC.35bPtS
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Cubanite2.CB.55aCuFe2S3
Digenite2.BA.10Cu9S5
Djurleite2.BA.05Cu31S16
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Heazlewoodite2.BB.05Ni3S2
Hessite2.BA.60Ag2Te
Irarsite2.EB.25(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Isomertieite ?2.AC.15aPd11Sb2As2
Keithconnite2.BC.20Pd20Te7
Kotulskite2.CC.05Pd(Te,Bi)2-x (x ≈ 0.4)
Laurite ?2.EB.05aRuS2
Melonite2.EA.20NiTe2
Merenskyite ?2.EA.20PdTe2
Michenerite ?2.EB.25PdBiTe
Moncheite2.EA.20(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Orcelite2.AB.10Ni5-xAs2, x ~ 0.25
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Platarsite ?2.EB.25PtAsS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe1-xS
Shandite2.BE.15Ni3Pb2S2
Sperrylite2.EB.05aPtAs2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Telargpalite2.BC.45(Pd,Ag)3(Te,Bi)
Telluropalladinite2.BC.30Pd9Te4
'Tennantite'2.GB.05Cu6(Cu4X2)As4S12S
'Tetrahedrite'2.GB.05Cu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
Troilite2.CC.10FeS
Valleriite2.FD.30(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Vasilite2.BC.25(Pd,Cu)16(S,Te)7
Vysotskite2.CC.35a(Pd,Ni)S
Group 3 - Halides
Atacamite3.DA.10aCu2(OH)3Cl
Chlorargyrite3.AA.15AgCl
var: Bromian Chlorargyrite3.AA.15Ag(Cl,Br)
Connellite3.DA.25Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Halite3.AA.20NaCl
Lawrencite3.AB.20(Fe2+,Ni)Cl2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Akaganeite4.DK.05(Fe3+,Ni2+)8(OH,O)16Cl1.25 · nH2O
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Armalcolite4.CB.15(Mg,Fe2+)Ti2O5
Baddeleyite4.DE.35ZrO2
Brucite4.FE.05Mg(OH)2
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Sapphire4.CB.05Al2O3
Cristobalite4.DA.15SiO2
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Ferberite4.DB.30FeWO4
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Hercynite4.BB.05Fe2+Al2O4
Hydrocalumite (TL)4.FL.10Ca4Al2(OH)12(Cl,CO3,OH)2 · 4H2O
Hydrokenoelsmoreite4.DH.152W2O6(H2O)
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Maghemite4.BB.15(Fe3+0.670.33)Fe3+2O4
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
var: Titaniferous Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Opal-AN4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Periclase4.AB.25MgO
Perovskite4.CC.30CaTiO3
Portlandite (TL)4.FE.05Ca(OH)2
Pseudobrookite4.CB.15Fe2TiO5
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Agate4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Ranciéite4.FL.40(Ca,Mn2+)0.2(Mn4+,Mn3+)O2 · 0.6H2O
Russellite4.DE.15Bi2WO6
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
var: Pleonaste4.BB.05(Mg,Fe)Al2O4
Tridymite4.DA.10SiO2
Ulvöspinel4.BB.05TiFe2O4
Wüstite4.AB.25FeO
Zirkelite4.DL.05(Ti,Ca,Zr)O2-x
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Bismutite5.BE.25(BiO)2CO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
var: Iceland Spar5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
var: Ferroan Dolomite5.AB.10Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Strontianite5.AB.15SrCO3
Vaterite5.AB.20CaCO3
Zaratite5.DA.15Ni3(CO3)(OH)4 · 4H2O ?
Group 6 - Borates
Fluoborite6.AB.50Mg3(BO3)(F,OH)3
Harkerite (TL)6.AB.70Ca12Mg4Al(BO3)3(SiO4)4(CO3)5 · H2O
Ludwigite6.AB.30Mg2Fe3+(BO3)O2
Szaibélyite6.BA.15MgBO2(OH)
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anhydrite7.AD.30CaSO4
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Celestine7.AD.35SrSO4
Ettringite7.DG.15Ca6Al2(SO4)3(OH)12 · 26H2O
Fergusonite-(Y)7.GA.05YNbO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Hydroniumjarosite7.BC.10(H3O)Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Thaumasite7.DG.15Ca3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Chlorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3Cl
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Merrillite8.AC.45Ca9NaMg(PO4)7
Monazite-(Ce)8.AD.50Ce(PO4)
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
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
Afwillite9.AG.75Ca3(HSiO4)2 · 2H2O
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)
Allophane9.ED.20(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Andradite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Annite9.EC.20KFe2+3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Anorthite9.FA.35Ca(Al2Si2O8)
var: Bytownite9.FA.35(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
var: Labradorite9.FA.35(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
'Anorthoclase'9.FA.30(Na,K)AlSi3O8
Arfvedsonite9.DE.25[Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
var: Ferroaugite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
var: Ferrohedenbergite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
var: Titanian Augite9.DA.15(Ca,Na)(Mg,Ti, Fe,Al,)(Si,Al)2O6
Beidellite9.EC.40(Na,Ca0.5)0.3Al2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Aquamarine9.CJ.05Be3Al2Si6O18
Bicchulite9.FB.10Ca2(Al2SiO6)(OH)2
Bredigite (TL)9.AD.20Ca7Mg(SiO4)4
Britholite-(Y)9.AH.25(Y,Ca)5(SiO4)3OH
Bustamite9.DG.05CaMn2+(Si2O6)
Cebollite9.BB.10Ca5Al2(SiO4)3(OH)4
Celadonite9.EC.15K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Chabazite-Ca9.GD.10(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Chabazite-Mg9.GD.10(Mg0.7K0.5Ca0.5Na0.1)[Al3Si9O24]·10H2O
Chabazite-Na9.GD.10(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Chamosite9.EC.55(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
var: Corundophilite9.EC.55(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Chevkinite-(Ce)9.BE.70(Ce,La,Ca,Th)4(Fe2+,Mg)(Fe2+,Ti,Fe3+)2(Ti,Fe3+)2(Si2O7)2O8
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Clinohumite9.AF.55Mg9(SiO4)4F2
Clinozoisite9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Coffinite9.AD.30U(SiO4) · nH2O
Cordierite9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
var: Iolite9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Cowlesite9.GG.05CaAl2Si3O10 · 6H2O
Cuspidine9.BE.17Ca4(Si2O7)(F,OH)2
Danalite9.FB.10Be3Fe2+4(SiO4)3S
Datolite9.AJ.20CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Edingtonite9.GA.15Ba[Al2Si3O10] · 4H2O
Enstatite9.DA.05Mg2Si2O6
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
var: Rosstrevorite9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Epistilbite9.GD.45CaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Erionite-Ca9.GD.20(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al4Si14O36] · 15H2O
Erionite-K9.GD.20(K2,Ca,Na2)2[Al4Si14O36] · 15H2O
Erionite-Na9.GD.20(Na2,K2,Ca)2[Al4Si14O36] · 15H2O
Eudialyte9.CO.10(Na3Na3Na3Na3Na3)Ca6(IVFe2+3)Zr3[Si3O9]2[Si9O27SiO][Si9O27SiO]Cl(H2O)
Fayalite9.AC.05Fe2+2SiO4
Ferriallanite-(Ce)9.BG.05b{CaCe}{Fe3+AlFe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ferro-actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ferro-edenite9.DE.15{Na}{Ca2}{Fe2+5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
'Ferro-ferri-winchite'9.DE.20☐[CaNa][Fe2+4(Fe3+,Al)]Si8O22(OH)2
Ferro-hornblende9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Fe2+4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Ferro-katophorite9.DE.20{Na}{CaNa}{Fe2+4Al}[(AlSi7)O22](OH)2
Ferro-richterite9.DE.20{Na}{CaNa}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ferrobustamite (TL)9.DG.05CaFe2+(Si2O6)
Fluorapophyllite-(K)9.EA.15KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Fluorapophyllite-(Na)9.EA.15NaCa4(Si8O20)F · 8H2O
Forsterite9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
Gadolinite-(Y)9.AJ.20Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
Garronite-Ca (TL)9.GC.05Na2Ca5Al12Si20O64 · 27H2O
Gehlenite9.BB.10Ca2Al(AlSiO7)
'Gismondine'9..
Gismondine-Ca9.GC.05CaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O
Gmelinite-Na9.GD.05Na4(Si8Al4O24] · 11H2O
Gobbinsite (TL)9.GC.05Na5(Si11Al5)O32 · 11H2O
Gonnardite9.GA.05(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Gyrolite (TL)9.EE.30NaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
Halloysite-7Å9.ED.10Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Harmotome9.GC.10(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Hastingsite9.DE.15{Na}{Ca2}{Fe2+4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Hedenbergite9.DA.15CaFe2+Si2O6
Heulandite-Ca9.GE.05(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Hisingerite9.ED.10Fe3+2(Si2O5)(OH)4 · 2H2O
Hydroxyapophyllite-(K)9.EA.15KCa4(Si8O20)(OH,F) · 8H2O
Kaersutite (TL)9.DE.15{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
Kainosite-(Y)9.CF.10Ca2(Y,Ce)2(Si4O12)(CO3) · H2O
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Killalaite9.BE.85Ca6.4(H0.6Si2O7)2(OH)2
Kyanite9.AF.15Al2(SiO4)O
Larnite (TL)9.AD.05Ca2SiO4
Laumontite9.GB.10CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Leucite9.GB.05K(AlSi2O6)
Lévyne-Ca9.GD.15(Ca,Na2,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
Merwinite9.AD.15Ca3Mg(SiO4)2
Mesolite9.GA.05Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Monticellite9.AC.10CaMgSiO4
Mordenite9.GD.35(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Mullite (TL)9.AF.20Al4+2xSi2-2xO10-x
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Natrolite9.GA.05Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Nepheline9.FA.05Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Neptunite9.EH.05Na2KLiFe2+2Ti2Si8O24
Nosean9.FB.10Na8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4) · H2O
Offretite9.GD.25KCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
Okenite (TL)9.EA.40Ca10Si18O46 · 18H2O
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Osumilite-(Mg)9.CM.05KMg2Al3(Al2Si10)O30
Paranatrolite9.GA.05Na2Al2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Pargasite9.DE.15{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Paulingite-K9.GC.35(K2,Ca,Na2,Ba)5[Al10Si35O90] · 45H2O
Pectolite9.DG.05NaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pigeonite9.DA.10(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Plombièrite9.DG.08[Ca4Si6O16(OH)2 · 2H2O]·(Ca·5H2O)
Prehnite9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Rankinite (TL)9.BC.15Ca3Si2O7
Rectorite9.EC.60(Na,Ca)Al4((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)4 · 2H2O
Reyerite (TL)9.EE.35(Na,K)2Ca14(Si,Al)24O58(OH)8 · 6H2O
Riebeckite9.DE.25◻[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH)2
Roscoelite9.EC.15K(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Rustumite9.BG.30Ca10(Si2O7)2(SiO4)(OH)2Cl2
Sanidine9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Saponite9.EC.45Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Scawtite (TL)9.CK.15Ca7(Si3O9)2CO3 · 2H2O
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Scolecite9.GA.05CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Sepiolite9.EE.25Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
var: Gunnbjarnite9.EE.25(Mg,Ca,Fe)3(Fe,Al)2Si6O18 · 3H2O
Siderophyllite9.EC.20KFe2+2Al(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Sillimanite9.AF.05Al2(SiO4)O
Sodalite9.FB.10Na4(Si3Al3)O12Cl
Spurrite9.AH.15Ca5(SiO4)2(CO3)
Stellerite9.GE.15Ca4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Stilbite-Ca9.GE.10NaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Tacharanite (TL)9.HA.75Ca12Al2Si18O33 (OH)36
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Thomsonite-Ca9.GA.10NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Tilleyite9.BE.82Ca5(Si2O7)(CO3)2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Tobermorite (TL)9.DG.10[Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Vesuvianite9.BG.35Ca19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Wollastonite9.DG.05CaSiO3
var: Ferrowollastonite9.DG.05(Ca,Fe)SiO3
Xonotlite9.DG.35Ca6(Si6O17)(OH)2
'Zeolite Group'9.G0.
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Åkermanite9.BB.10Ca2Mg(Si2O7)
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)
'Apophyllite'-
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Bravoite'-(Fe,Ni)S2
'Chabazite'-
'var: Phacolite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
Chlorophaeite-(Ca,Mg,Fe)2Fe2Si4O13 · 10H2O
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'-
'Clinoptilolite'-(Na/Ca)3-6(Si30Al6)O72·20H2O
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Erionite'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'var: Hortonolite'-from (Fe1.5Mg0.5)2SiO4 to (Mg1.5Fe0.5)2SiO4
'Feldspar Group'-
'Ferrohortonolite'-(Fe,Mg)2SiO4
'Gadolinite'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Glass'-
'Gmelinite'-
'var: Ledererite'-
'Grossular-Hibschite Series'-
'Heulandite'-
'Hornblende'-
'Hypersthene'-(Mg,Fe)SiO3
'Iddingsite'-MgO · Fe2O3 · 3SiO2·4H2O
'Iron oxide'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
'Kaolinite Subgroup'-Al2Si2O5(OH)4
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Lévyne'-
'Maskelynite'-
'Melilite Group'-Ca2M(XSiO7)
'Mica Group'-
'Monazite'-
'Mésotype'-
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Paulingite-Na'-(Na2,K2,Ca,Ba)5[Al10Si35O90] · 45H2O
'Phillipsite subgroup'-
'var: Wellsite'-(K,Ba,Ca,K2)Al2Si6O16 · 6H2O
'Potash Feldspar'-
'Pumpellyite'-
'Pyroxene Group'-
'Scapolite'-
'Silica'-
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
'Sodic plagioclase'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-(Na/Ca/K)6-7[Al8-9Si27-28O72] · nH2O
'Synchysite'-
'Tetranatrolite'-
'Thomsonite'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'UM1980-15-SiO:REETi'-(Ce,La,Ca)(Ti,Fe)SiO5
'UM1982-15-SiO:AlBaH'-Ba-Al-Si-O-H
'UM1987-04-O:Ti'-TiO1.71-1.83
'UM1989-12-E:NiSn'-(Ni,Cu,Fe)8Sn5
'Uigite'-
'Unnamed (Pd-Cu-Sn Alloy)'-(Pd,Cu,Sn)
'Unnamed (PdAuCu)'-PdAuCu
'Unnamed (Pt-Fe-Cu-Pd Alloy)'-Pt, Fe, Cu, Pd
'Zinnwaldite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Auricupride1.1.2.1Cu3Au
Cohenite1.1.16.1Fe3C
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Iron
var: Kamacite
1.1.11.1(Fe,Ni)
Lead1.1.1.4Pb
Schreibersite1.1.21.2(Fe,Ni)3P
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Taenite1.1.11.2(Fe,Ni)
Tetra-auricupride1.1.2.2AuCu
Tetrataenite1.1.11.3FeNi
Tin1.1.13.1Sn
'UM1991-06-E:AuCu'1.1.2.4Au3Cu
Platinum Group Metals and Alloys
Hongshiite1.2.3.1PtCu
Iridium ?1.2.1.2(Ir,Os,Ru)
Isoferroplatinum1.2.5.1Pt3Fe
Platinum ?1.2.1.1Pt
Potarite ?1.2.4.4PdHg
Zvyagintsevite1.2.5.4Pd3Pb
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p > 3:1
Telargpalite2.1.3.1(Pd,Ag)3(Te,Bi)
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:1
Bogdanovite2.2.3.1(Au,Te,Pb)3(Cu,Fe)
Keithconnite2.2.6.1Pd20Te7
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 5:2
Orcelite2.3.2.1Ni5-xAs2, x ~ 0.25
Shandite2.3.5.1Ni3Pb2S2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Digenite2.4.7.3Cu9S5
Djurleite2.4.7.2Cu31S16
Hessite2.4.2.1Ag2Te
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
Heazlewoodite2.5.3.1Ni3S2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Cobaltpentlandite2.7.1.3(Co,Ni,Fe)9S8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Altaite2.8.1.3PbTe
Braggite2.8.5.3(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
Cooperite ?2.8.5.1PtS
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe1-xS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Troilite2.8.9.1FeS
Vysotskite2.8.5.2(Pd,Ni)S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Cubanite2.9.13.1CuFe2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Irarsite2.12.3.7(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Laurite ?2.12.1.10RuS2
Melonite2.12.14.1NiTe2
Merenskyite ?2.12.14.4PdTe2
Michenerite ?2.12.3.11PdBiTe
Moncheite2.12.14.3(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Platarsite ?2.12.3.6PtAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Sperrylite2.12.1.13PtAs2
Hydroxysulfides and Hydrated Sulfides
Valleriite2.14.1.1(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Miscellaneous
Isomertieite ?2.16.2.1Pd11Sb2As2
Telluropalladinite2.16.6.1Pd9Te4
Vasilite2.16.22.1(Pd,Cu)16(S,Te)7
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
'Tennantite'3.3.6.2Cu6(Cu4X2)As4S12S
'Tetrahedrite'3.3.6.1Cu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
AX
Periclase4.2.1.1MgO
Wüstite4.2.1.6FeO
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Maghemite4.3.7.1(Fe3+0.670.33)Fe3+2O4
Perovskite4.3.3.1CaTiO3
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Baddeleyite4.4.14.1ZrO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Akaganeite6.1.6.1(Fe3+,Ni2+)8(OH,O)16Cl1.25 · nH2O
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
X(OH)2
Brucite6.2.1.1Mg(OH)2
Portlandite (TL)6.2.1.4Ca(OH)2
Miscellaneous
Hydrocalumite (TL)6.4.4.1Ca4Al2(OH)12(Cl,CO3,OH)2 · 4H2O
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Hercynite7.2.1.3Fe2+Al2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Ulvöspinel7.2.5.2TiFe2O4
AB2X5
Armalcolite7.7.1.2(Mg,Fe2+)Ti2O5
Pseudobrookite7.7.1.1Fe2TiO5
AB4X9
Ranciéite7.10.1.1(Ca,Mn2+)0.2(Mn4+,Mn3+)O2 · 0.6H2O
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
ABO4
Fergusonite-(Y)8.1.1.1YNbO4
A2B2O6(O,OH,F)
Zirkelite8.2.5.1(Ti,Ca,Zr)O2-x
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Chlorargyrite9.1.4.1AgCl
Halite9.1.1.1NaCl
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Lawrencite9.2.3.1(Fe2+,Ni)Cl2
Group 10 - OXYHALIDES AND HYDROXYHALIDES
A2(O,OH)3Xq
Atacamite10.1.1.1Cu2(OH)3Cl
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Strontianite14.1.3.3SrCO3
Vaterite14.1.2.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Bismutite16a.3.5.1(BiO)2CO3
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 16b - HYDRATED CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Zaratite16b.4.1.1Ni3(CO3)(OH)4 · 4H2O ?
Group 17 - COMPOUND CARBONATES
Miscellaneous
Harkerite (TL)17.1.9.1Ca12Mg4Al(BO3)3(SiO4)4(CO3)5 · H2O
Group 24 - ANHYDROUS BORATES
A2BO2[XO3]
Ludwigite24.2.1.1Mg2Fe3+(BO3)O2
Group 25 - ANHYDROUS BORATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Monoborates
Fluoborite25.1.2.1Mg3(BO3)(F,OH)3
Diborates
Szaibélyite25.2.1.2MgBO2(OH)
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Celestine28.3.1.2SrSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq·xH2O, where m:p > 6:1
Connellite31.1.1.1Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Miscellaneous
Ettringite31.10.2.1Ca6Al2(SO4)3(OH)12 · 26H2O
Group 32 - COMPOUND SULFATES
Hydrated Compound Sulfates containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Thaumasite32.4.4.4Ca3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
(AB)3(XO4)2
Merrillite38.3.4.4Ca9NaMg(PO4)7
AXO4
Monazite-(Ce)38.4.3.1Ce(PO4)
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Chlorapatite41.8.1.2Ca5(PO4)3Cl
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Ferberite48.1.1.2FeWO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
A2XO4
Russellite48.2.1.1Bi2WO6
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Fayalite51.3.1.1Fe2+2SiO4
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
Monticellite51.3.2.1CaMgSiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Bredigite (TL)51.4.1.1Ca7Mg(SiO4)4
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Merwinite51.4.2.1Ca3Mg(SiO4)2
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Coffinite51.5.2.4U(SiO4) · nH2O
Larnite (TL)51.5.1.1Ca2SiO4
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
Kyanite52.2.2c.1Al2(SiO4)O
Mullite (TL)52.2.3.1Al4+2xSi2-2xO10-x
Sillimanite52.2.2a.1Al2(SiO4)O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Clinohumite52.3.2d.1Mg9(SiO4)4F2
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
Afwillite52.4.7.1Ca3(HSiO4)2 · 2H2O
Britholite-(Y)52.4.9.2(Y,Ca)5(SiO4)3OH
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 (CO3)
Spurrite53.1.1.1Ca5(SiO4)2(CO3)
Group 54 - NESOSILICATES Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates
Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates with B in [4] coordination
Datolite54.2.1a.1CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Gadolinite-(Y)54.2.1b.3Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
Group 55 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups,Generally with no Additional Anions
Si2O7 Groups, Generally with no Additional Anions with cations in [7] coordination
Rankinite (TL)55.3.1.1Ca3Si2O7
Si2O7 Groups, Generally with No Additional Anions with cations in [8] and lower coordination
Gehlenite55.4.1.2Ca2Al(AlSiO7)
Åkermanite55.4.1.1Ca2Mg(Si2O7)
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
Chevkinite-(Ce)56.2.8.1(Ce,La,Ca,Th)4(Fe2+,Mg)(Fe2+,Ti,Fe3+)2(Ti,Fe3+)2(Si2O7)2O8
Cuspidine56.2.4.3Ca4(Si2O7)(F,OH)2
Killalaite56.2.9.2Ca6.4(H0.6Si2O7)2(OH)2
Tilleyite56.2.9.1Ca5(Si2O7)(CO3)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)
Allanite-(Ce)58.2.1a.1{CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Clinozoisite58.2.1a.4{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Rustumite58.2.5.1Ca10(Si2O7)2(SiO4)(OH)2Cl2
Vesuvianite58.2.4.1Ca19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Group 60 - CYCLOSILICATES Four-Membered Rings
Four-Membered Rings with other anion groups
Kainosite-(Y)60.2.1.1Ca2(Y,Ce)2(Si4O12)(CO3) · H2O
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)
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 64 - CYCLOSILICATES Rings with Other Anions and Insular Silicate Groups
Rings with Other Anions and Insular Silicate Groups with mixed ring types
Eudialyte64.1.1.1(Na3Na3Na3Na3Na3)Ca6(IVFe2+3)Zr3[Si3O9]2[Si9O27SiO][Si9O27SiO]Cl(H2O)
Rings with Other Anions and Insular Silicate Groups: 3-membered rings with other anion groups
Scawtite (TL)64.2.1.1Ca7(Si3O9)2CO3 · 2H2O
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
Enstatite65.1.2.1Mg2Si2O6
Hedenbergite65.1.3a.2CaFe2+Si2O6
Pigeonite65.1.1.4(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Bustamite65.2.1.2CaMn2+(Si2O6)
Ferrobustamite (TL)65.2.1.3CaFe2+(Si2O6)
Pectolite65.2.1.4aNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Wollastonite65.2.1.1cCaSiO3
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Kaersutite (TL)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
Amphiboles - Ca-Na subgroup
Xonotlite66.3.1.1Ca6(Si6O17)(OH)2
Group 70 - INOSILICATES Column or Tube Structures
Column or Tube Structures with linked chains forming cages
Neptunite70.4.1.1Na2KLiFe2+2Ti2Si8O24
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Allophane71.1.5.1(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Hisingerite71.1.5.2Fe3+2(Si2O5)(OH)4 · 2H2O
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Annite71.2.2b.3KFe2+3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Celadonite71.2.2a.6K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Roscoelite71.2.2a.4K(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Siderophyllite71.2.2b.5KFe2+2Al(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Beidellite71.3.1a.1(Na,Ca0.5)0.3Al2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Saponite71.3.1b.2Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
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
Rectorite71.4.2.7(Na,Ca)Al4((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)4 · 2H2O
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 3-, 4-, or 5-membered rings and 8-membered rings
Fluorapophyllite-(K)72.3.1.1KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Fluorapophyllite-(Na)72.3.1.3NaCa4(Si8O20)F · 8H2O
Okenite (TL)72.3.2.5Ca10Si18O46 · 18H2O
Plombièrite72.3.2.3[Ca4Si6O16(OH)2 · 2H2O]·(Ca·5H2O)
Tacharanite (TL)72.3.2.6Ca12Al2Si18O33 (OH)36
Tobermorite (TL)72.3.2.1[Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
Group 73 - PHYLLOSILICATES Condensed Tetrahedral Sheets
Condensed Tetrahedral Sheets with double and single layers
Gyrolite (TL)73.2.2c.1NaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
Reyerite (TL)73.2.2a.1(Na,K)2Ca14(Si,Al)24O58(OH)8 · 6H2O
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Sepiolite74.3.1b.1Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Cristobalite75.1.1.1SiO2
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Tridymite75.1.2.1SiO2
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)
'Anorthoclase'76.1.1.6(Na,K)AlSi3O8
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Sanidine76.1.1.2K(AlSi3O8)
Al-Si Framework Feldspathoids and related species
Bicchulite76.2.3.5Ca2(Al2SiO6)(OH)2
Danalite76.2.4.2Be3Fe2+4(SiO4)3S
Leucite76.2.2.1K(AlSi2O6)
Nepheline76.2.1.2Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Nosean76.2.3.2Na8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4) · H2O
Sodalite76.2.3.1Na4(Si3Al3)O12Cl
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Chabazite-Ca77.1.2.1(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Cowlesite77.1.5.8CaAl2Si3O10 · 6H2O
Edingtonite77.1.5.6Ba[Al2Si3O10] · 4H2O
Epistilbite77.1.6.2CaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Garronite-Ca (TL)77.1.3.3Na2Ca5Al12Si20O64 · 27H2O
'Gismondine'77.1.3.1
Gobbinsite (TL)77.1.3.4Na5(Si11Al5)O32 · 11H2O
Gonnardite77.1.5.7(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Harmotome77.1.3.5(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Heulandite-Ca77.1.4.1(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Laumontite77.1.1.4CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
'Lévyne'77.1.2.8
Mesolite77.1.5.4Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Mordenite77.1.6.1(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Natrolite77.1.5.1Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Offretite77.1.2.4KCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
Paranatrolite77.1.5.3Na2Al2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Scolecite77.1.5.5CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Stellerite77.1.4.4Ca4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Stilbite-Ca77.1.4.3NaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Group 78 - Unclassified Silicates
Miscellaneous
Cebollite78.1.1.1Ca5Al2(SiO4)3(OH)4
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)
var: Bytownite-(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
var: Labradorite-(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Apophyllite'-
Aragonite-CaCO3
Arfvedsonite-[Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Augite
var: Ferroaugite
-(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
var: Ferrohedenbergite-(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
var: Titanian Augite-(Ca,Na)(Mg,Ti, Fe,Al,)(Si,Al)2O6
Beryl
var: Aquamarine
-Be3Al2Si6O18
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Bravoite'-(Fe,Ni)S2
Calcite
var: Iceland Spar
-CaCO3
'Chabazite'-
'var: Phacolite'-
Chabazite-Mg-(Mg0.7K0.5Ca0.5Na0.1)[Al3Si9O24]·10H2O
Chabazite-Na-(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Chamosite
var: Corundophilite
-(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Chlorargyrite
var: Bromian Chlorargyrite
-Ag(Cl,Br)
'Chlorite Group'-
Chlorophaeite-(Ca,Mg,Fe)2Fe2Si4O13 · 10H2O
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'-
'Clinoptilolite'-(Na/Ca)3-6(Si30Al6)O72·20H2O
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
Cordierite
var: Iolite
-(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Corundum
var: Sapphire
-Al2O3
Dolomite
var: Ferroan Dolomite
-Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
'Electrum'-(Au,Ag)
Epidote
var: Rosstrevorite
-{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Erionite'-
Erionite-Ca-(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al4Si14O36] · 15H2O
Erionite-K-(K2,Ca,Na2)2[Al4Si14O36] · 15H2O
Erionite-Na-(Na2,K2,Ca)2[Al4Si14O36] · 15H2O
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'var: Hortonolite'-from (Fe1.5Mg0.5)2SiO4 to (Mg1.5Fe0.5)2SiO4
'Feldspar Group'-
Ferriallanite-(Ce)-{CaCe}{Fe3+AlFe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ferro-actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ferro-edenite-{Na}{Ca2}{Fe2+5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
'Ferro-ferri-winchite'-☐[CaNa][Fe2+4(Fe3+,Al)]Si8O22(OH)2
Ferro-hornblende-☐{Ca2}{Fe2+4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Ferro-katophorite-{Na}{CaNa}{Fe2+4Al}[(AlSi7)O22](OH)2
Ferro-richterite-{Na}{CaNa}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Ferrohortonolite'-(Fe,Mg)2SiO4
'Gadolinite'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Gismondine-Ca-CaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O
'Glass'-
'Gmelinite'-
'var: Ledererite'-
Gmelinite-Na-Na4(Si8Al4O24] · 11H2O
'Grossular-Hibschite Series'-
Halloysite-7Å-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Hastingsite-{Na}{Ca2}{Fe2+4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
'Heulandite'-
'Hornblende'-
Hydrokenoelsmoreite-2W2O6(H2O)
Hydroniumjarosite-(H3O)Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Hydroxyapophyllite-(K)-KCa4(Si8O20)(OH,F) · 8H2O
'Hypersthene'-(Mg,Fe)SiO3
'Iddingsite'-MgO · Fe2O3 · 3SiO2·4H2O
Iridium
var: Platiniridium ?
-(Ir,Pt)
Iron (TL)-Fe
'Iron oxide'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Kaolinite Subgroup'-Al2Si2O5(OH)4
Kotulskite-Pd(Te,Bi)2-x (x ≈ 0.4)
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Lévyne-Ca-(Ca,Na2,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
Magnetite
var: Titaniferous Magnetite
-Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
'Maskelynite'-
'Melilite Group'-Ca2M(XSiO7)
'Mica Group'-
'Monazite'-
'Mésotype'-
Nielsenite (TL)-PdCu3
Opal
var: Opal-AN
-SiO2 · nH2O
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
Osumilite-(Mg)-KMg2Al3(Al2Si10)O30
Paulingite-K-(K2,Ca,Na2,Ba)5[Al10Si35O90] · 45H2O
'Paulingite-Na'-(Na2,K2,Ca,Ba)5[Al10Si35O90] · 45H2O
'Phillipsite subgroup'-
'var: Wellsite'-(K,Ba,Ca,K2)Al2Si6O16 · 6H2O
'Potash Feldspar'-
'Pumpellyite'-
'Pyroxene Group'-
Quartz
var: Agate
-SiO2
var: Amethyst-SiO2
var: Chalcedony-SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz-SiO2
Riebeckite-◻[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH)2
'Scapolite'-
Sepiolite
var: Gunnbjarnite
-(Mg,Ca,Fe)3(Fe,Al)2Si6O18 · 3H2O
'Silica'-
Skaergaardite (TL)-PdCu
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
'Sodic plagioclase'-
Spinel
var: Pleonaste
-(Mg,Fe)Al2O4
'Stilbite subgroup'-(Na/Ca/K)6-7[Al8-9Si27-28O72] · nH2O
'Synchysite'-
'Tetranatrolite'-
'Thomsonite'-
Thomsonite-Ca-NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'UM1980-15-SiO:REETi'-(Ce,La,Ca)(Ti,Fe)SiO5
'UM1982-15-SiO:AlBaH'-Ba-Al-Si-O-H
'UM1987-04-O:Ti'-TiO1.71-1.83
'UM1989-12-E:NiSn'-(Ni,Cu,Fe)8Sn5
'UM2004-08-E:AuCuPd'-Cu2PdAu
'Uigite'-
'Unnamed (Pd-Cu-Sn Alloy)'-(Pd,Cu,Sn)
'Unnamed (PdAuCu)'-PdAuCu
'Unnamed (Pt-Fe-Cu-Pd Alloy)'-Pt, Fe, Cu, Pd
Wollastonite
var: Ferrowollastonite
-(Ca,Fe)SiO3
'Zeolite Group'-
'Zinnwaldite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H TacharaniteCa12Al2Si18O33 (OH)36
H Tobermorite[Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
H HarkeriteCa12Mg4Al(BO3)3(SiO4)4(CO3)5 · H2O
H GyroliteNaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
H OkeniteCa10Si18O46 · 18H2O
H GobbinsiteNa5(Si11Al5)O32 · 11H2O
H Garronite-CaNa2Ca5Al12Si20O64 · 27H2O
H ScawtiteCa7(Si3O9)2CO3 · 2H2O
H HydrocalumiteCa4Al2(OH)12(Cl,CO3,OH)2 · 4H2O
H PortlanditeCa(OH)2
H Reyerite(Na,K)2Ca14(Si,Al)24O58(OH)8 · 6H2O
H Stilbite subgroup(Na/Ca/K)6-7[Al8-9Si27-28O72] · nH2O
H MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H CowlesiteCaAl2Si3O10 · 6H2O
H Lévyne-Ca(Ca,Na2,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
H Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
H CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
H Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
H NoseanNa8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4) · H2O
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
H EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
H Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
H StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
H Hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe42+Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
H Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
H VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Ferriallanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Fe3+AlFe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Erionite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al4Si14O36] · 15H2O
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
H ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
H Chamosite (var: Corundophilite)(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
H Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H FluoboriteMg3(BO3)(F,OH)3
H DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
H SzaibélyiteMgBO2(OH)
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H Kainosite-(Y)Ca2(Y,Ce)2(Si4O12)(CO3) · H2O
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
H Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
H Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Ferro-ferri-winchite☐[CaNa][Fe42+(Fe3+,Al)]Si8O22(OH)2
H Ferro-actinolite☐{Ca2}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Ferro-edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe52+}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
H Ferro-richterite{Na}{CaNa}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Ferro-katophorite{Na}{CaNa}{Fe42+Al}[(AlSi7)O22](OH)2
H Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
H Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
H XonotliteCa6(Si6O17)(OH)2
H NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
H Chlorophaeite(Ca,Mg,Fe)2Fe2Si4O13 · 10H2O
H Plombièrite[Ca4Si6O16(OH)2 · 2H2O]·(Ca·5H2O)
H IddingsiteMgO · Fe2O3 · 3SiO2·4H2O
H CuspidineCa4(Si2O7)(F,OH)2
H BruciteMg(OH)2
H AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
H AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
H Rectorite(Na,Ca)Al4((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)4 · 2H2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
H PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H Hydroxyapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(OH,F) · 8H2O
H OffretiteKCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
H Sepiolite (var: Gunnbjarnite)(Mg,Ca,Fe)3(Fe,Al)2Si6O18 · 3H2O
H SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
H Akaganeite(Fe3+,Ni2+)8(OH,O)16Cl1.25 · nH2O
H ZaratiteNi3(CO3)(OH)4 · 4H2O ?
H Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H HisingeriteFe23+(Si2O5)(OH)4 · 2H2O
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
H Halloysite-7ÅAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Allophane(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
H Beidellite(Na,Ca0.5)0.3Al2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H Paulingite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca,Ba)5[Al10Si35O90] · 45H2O
H Paulingite-K(K2,Ca,Na2,Ba)5[Al10Si35O90] · 45H2O
H Erionite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca)2[Al4Si14O36] · 15H2O
H Clinoptilolite(Na/Ca)3-6(Si30Al6)O72·20H2O
H Gonnardite(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
H Ranciéite(Ca,Mn2+)0.2(Mn4+,Mn3+)O2 · 0.6H2O
H UM1982-15-SiO:AlBaHBa-Al-Si-O-H
H ParanatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 3H2O
H Fluorapophyllite-(Na)NaCa4(Si8O20)F · 8H2O
H Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
H CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
H RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H KillalaiteCa6.4(H0.6Si2O7)2(OH)2
H BicchuliteCa2(Al2SiO6)(OH)2
H AfwilliteCa3(HSiO4)2 · 2H2O
H Gmelinite-NaNa4(Si8Al4O24] · 11H2O
H Gismondine-CaCaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O
H EdingtoniteBa[Al2Si3O10] · 4H2O
H Epidote (var: Rosstrevorite){Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Eudialyte(Na3Na3Na3Na3Na3)Ca6(IVFe32+)Zr3[Si3O9]2[Si9O27SiO][Si9O27SiO]Cl(H2O)
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H ThaumasiteCa3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
H EttringiteCa6Al2(SO4)3(OH)12 · 26H2O
H CebolliteCa5Al2(SiO4)3(OH)4
H RustumiteCa10(Si2O7)2(SiO4)(OH)2Cl2
H Chabazite-Mg(Mg0.7K0.5Ca0.5Na0.1)[Al3Si9O24]·10H2O
H Chabazite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
H Hydroniumjarosite(H3O)Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
H Kaolinite SubgroupAl2Si2O5(OH)4
H SiderophylliteKFe22+Al(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
H Erionite-K(K2,Ca,Na2)2[Al4Si14O36] · 15H2O
H Phillipsite subgroup (var: Wellsite)(K,Ba,Ca,K2)Al2Si6O16 · 6H2O
H Hydrokenoelsmoreite2W2O6(H2O)
H Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H Britholite-(Y)(Y,Ca)5(SiO4)3OH
LiLithium
Li NeptuniteNa2KLiFe22+Ti2Si8O24
BeBeryllium
Be Gadolinite-(Y)Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be DanaliteBe3Fe42+(SiO4)3S
Be Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
BBoron
B HarkeriteCa12Mg4Al(BO3)3(SiO4)4(CO3)5 · H2O
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B LudwigiteMg2Fe3+(BO3)O2
B FluoboriteMg3(BO3)(F,OH)3
B DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
B SzaibélyiteMgBO2(OH)
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
CCarbon
C HarkeriteCa12Mg4Al(BO3)3(SiO4)4(CO3)5 · H2O
C ScawtiteCa7(Si3O9)2CO3 · 2H2O
C HydrocalumiteCa4Al2(OH)12(Cl,CO3,OH)2 · 4H2O
C CalciteCaCO3
C GraphiteC
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C Kainosite-(Y)Ca2(Y,Ce)2(Si4O12)(CO3) · H2O
C SpurriteCa5(SiO4)2(CO3)
C TilleyiteCa5(Si2O7)(CO3)2
C AragoniteCaCO3
C CoheniteFe3C
C ZaratiteNi3(CO3)(OH)4 · 4H2O ?
C SideriteFeCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C Calcite (var: Iceland Spar)CaCO3
C VateriteCaCO3
C Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
C CerussitePbCO3
C ThaumasiteCa3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
C StrontianiteSrCO3
C Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
OOxygen
O TacharaniteCa12Al2Si18O33 (OH)36
O Tobermorite[Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
O FerrobustamiteCaFe2+(Si2O6)
O HarkeriteCa12Mg4Al(BO3)3(SiO4)4(CO3)5 · H2O
O MulliteAl4+2xSi2-2xO10-x
O GyroliteNaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
O OkeniteCa10Si18O46 · 18H2O
O GobbinsiteNa5(Si11Al5)O32 · 11H2O
O Garronite-CaNa2Ca5Al12Si20O64 · 27H2O
O BredigiteCa7Mg(SiO4)4
O RankiniteCa3Si2O7
O ScawtiteCa7(Si3O9)2CO3 · 2H2O
O LarniteCa2SiO4
O HydrocalumiteCa4Al2(OH)12(Cl,CO3,OH)2 · 4H2O
O PortlanditeCa(OH)2
O Kaersutite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
O Reyerite(Na,K)2Ca14(Si,Al)24O58(OH)8 · 6H2O
O Stilbite subgroup(Na/Ca/K)6-7[Al8-9Si27-28O72] · nH2O
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O CalciteCaCO3
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O CowlesiteCaAl2Si3O10 · 6H2O
O Lévyne-Ca(Ca,Na2,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
O Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
O CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
O Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
O AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
O LeuciteK(AlSi2O6)
O NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
O NoseanNa8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4) · H2O
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O PerovskiteCaTiO3
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
O EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
O Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
O StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
O HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
O AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
O Hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe42+Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
O VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Ferriallanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Fe3+AlFe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Erionite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al4Si14O36] · 15H2O
O UM1980-15-SiO:REETi(Ce,La,Ca)(Ti,Fe)SiO5
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
O ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
O Chamosite (var: Corundophilite)(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
O Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
O Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
O CorundumAl2O3
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O ClinohumiteMg9(SiO4)4F2
O MonticelliteCaMgSiO4
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O BustamiteCaMn2+(Si2O6)
O LudwigiteMg2Fe3+(BO3)O2
O FluoboriteMg3(BO3)(F,OH)3
O DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
O SzaibélyiteMgBO2(OH)
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O Gadolinite-(Y)Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
O Kainosite-(Y)Ca2(Y,Ce)2(Si4O12)(CO3) · H2O
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
O Anorthoclase(Na,K)AlSi3O8
O Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O AnataseTiO2
O Ferro-ferri-winchite☐[CaNa][Fe42+(Fe3+,Al)]Si8O22(OH)2
O Ferro-actinolite☐{Ca2}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Ferro-edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe52+}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
O Ferro-richterite{Na}{CaNa}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Ferro-katophorite{Na}{CaNa}{Fe42+Al}[(AlSi7)O22](OH)2
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
O Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
O Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O Albite (var: Andesine)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
O Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
O FayaliteFe22+SiO4
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O XonotliteCa6(Si6O17)(OH)2
O PseudobrookiteFe2TiO5
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
O NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
O Hypersthene(Mg,Fe)SiO3
O WollastoniteCaSiO3
O Melilite GroupCa2M(XSiO7)
O Chlorophaeite(Ca,Mg,Fe)2Fe2Si4O13 · 10H2O
O Plombièrite[Ca4Si6O16(OH)2 · 2H2O]·(Ca·5H2O)
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