Mineral Compositions

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Mineral Compositions
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Mineral names and compositions you should know for your Mineralogy Class
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  1. Gold
    Au
  2. Silver
    Ag
  3. Copper
    Cu
  4. Diamond
    C
  5. Graphite
    C
  6. Sulfur
    S
  7. Sphalerite
    ZnS
  8. Galena
    PbS
  9. Cinnabar
    HgS
  10. Pyrite
    FeS2
  11. Marcasite
    FeS2
  12. Pyrrhotite
    Fex-1S
  13. Chalcopyrite
    CuFeS2
  14. Gypsum
    CaSO4 * 2H2O
  15. Anhydrite
    CaSO4
  16. Celestite
    SrSO4
  17. Barite
    BaSO4
  18. Fluorite
    CaF2
  19. Halite
    NaCl
  20. Sylvite
    KCl
  21. Cryolite
    Na3AlF6
  22. Calcite
    CaCO3
  23. Aragonite
    CaCO3
  24. Dolomite
    CaMg(CO3)
  25. Siderite
    FeCO3
  26. Magnesite
    MgCO3
  27. Hematite
    Fe2O3
  28. Magnetite
    Fe3O4
  29. Ilmenite
    FeTiO3
  30. Corundum
    Al2O3
  31. Rutile
    TiO2
  32. Cassiterite
    SnO2
  33. Spinel
    MgAl2O4
  34. Apatite
    Ca5(PO4)3(F,Cl,OH)
  35. Nesosilicates (Orthosilicates)
    Olivine Group

    Forsterite
    Mg2SiO4
  36. Nesosilicates (Orthosilicates)
    Olivine Group

    Fayalite
    Fe2SiO4
  37. Nesosilicates (Orthosilicates)
    Garnet Group

    Pyrope
    Mg3Al2Si3O12
  38. Nesosilicates (Orthosilicates)
    Garnet Group

    Almandine
    Fe3Al2Si3O12
  39. Nesosilicates (Orthosilicates)
    Garnet Group

    Grossular
    Ca3Al2Si3O12
  40. Nesosilicates (Orthosilicates)
    Garnet Group

    Spessertine
    Mn3Al2Si3O12
  41. Nesosilicates (Orthosilicates)
    Aluminosilicate Group

    Kyanite
    Al2SiO5
  42. Nesosilicates (Orthosilicates)
    Aluminosilicate Group

    Sillimanite
    Al2SiO5
  43. Nesosilicates (Orthosilicates)
    Aluminosilicate Group

    Andalusite
    Al2SiO5
  44. Nesosilicates (Orthosilicates)
    Titanite (Sphene)
    CaTiSiO5
  45. Nesosilicates (Orthosilicates)
    Zircon
    ZrSiO4
  46. Sorosilicates (Disilicates)

    Epidote
    Ca2FeAl2O(SiO4)(Si2O7)(OH)
  47. Cyclosilicates

    Beryl
    Be3Al2Si6O18
  48. I
  49. Inosilicates
    Pyroxene Group

    Enstatite
    Mg2Si2O6 (MgSiO3)
  50. Inosilicates
    Pyroxene Group

    Ferrosilite
    Fe2Si2O6 (FeSiO3)
  51. Inosilicates
    Pyroxene Group

    Diopside
    CaMgSi2O6
  52. Inosilicates
    Pyroxene Group

    Hedenbergite
    CaFeSi2O6
  53. Inosilicates
    Pyroxene Group

    Augite
    (Ca,Mg,Fe)2Si2O6
  54. Inosilicates
    Pyroxene Group

    Hypersthene
    (Mg,Fe)2Si2O6
  55. Inosilicates
    Pyroxene Group

    Jadeite
    NaAlSi2O6
  56. Inosilicates
    Pyroxene Group

    Spodumene
    LiAlSi2O6
  57. Inosilicates
    Pyroxenoid Group

    Wollastonite
    Ca2Si2O6 (CaSiO3)
  58. Inosilicates
    Amphibole Group

    Tremolite
    Ca2Fe5Si8O22(OH)2
  59. Inosilicates
    Amphibole Group

    Actinolite
    Ca2Mg5Si8O22(OH)2
  60. Inosilicates
    Amphibole Group

    Glaucophane
    Na2Mg3Al2Si8O22(OH)2
  61. Inosilicates

    Hornblende
    (K,Na)Ca2(Mg,Fe,Al,Ti)5Si8O22(OH)2
  62. Phyllosilicates
    Biotite Group

    Annite
    KFe3AlSi3O10(OH)2
  63. Phyllosilicates
    Biotite Group

    Phlogopite
    KMg3AlSi3O10(OH)2
  64. Phyllosilicates

    Muscovite
    KAl3Si3O10(OH)2
  65. Tectosilicates

    Quartz
    SiO2
  66. Tectosilicates
    Feldspar Group
    Alkalie Feldspars

    Orthoclase
    KAlSi3O8
  67. Tectosilicates
    Feldspar Group
    Alkali Feldspar

    Microcline
    KAlSi3O8
  68. Tectosilicates
    Feldspar Group
    Alkali Feldspars

    Sanidine
    KAlSi3O8
  69. Tectosilicates
    Feldspar Group
    Plagioclase Feldspars

    Albite
    NaAlSi3O8
  70. Tectosilicates
    Feldspar Group
    Plagioclase Feldspars

    Anorthite
    CaAl2Si2O8
  71. Tectosilicates
    Feldspathoids

    Leucite
    KAlSi2O6
  72. Tectosilicates
    Feldspathoids

    Nepheline
    (Na,K)AlSiO4
  73. Tectosilicates
    Feldspathoids

    Sodalite
    Na8Al6Si6O24Cl2

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