Geology Mineral Formulas

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Mineral or Mineral Group FormulaNameExtra Info
SiO2Silica
FeS2Common in hydrothermal ore deposits
Fe1-xSCommon in hydrothermal ore deposits
CuFe2Common in hydrothermal ore deposits
ZnSCommon in hydrothermal ore deposits
PbSCommon in hydrothermal ore deposits
MoS2Common in hydrothermal ore deposits
SnO2Common in hydrothermal ore deposits
MnO2Common in hydrothermal ore deposits
(Fe,Mn)WO4Common in hydrothermal ore deposits
NaClEvaporite mineral
CaSO4.2H2OEvaporite mineral
CaSO4Evaporite mineral
(Mg,Fe)2SiO4
CaMgSi2O6Pyroxene
(Ca,Mg,Fe,Na)(Mg,Fe,Al)(Si,Al)2O6Pyroxene
(Mg,Fe)Si2O6Pyroxene
(K,Na)0-1(Ca,Na,Fe,Mg)2(Mg,Fe,Al)5(Si,Al)8O22(OH)2Amphibole
K(Mg,Fe)3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2Mica
KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2Mica
KAlSi3O8Alkali Feldspar
(Ca,Na)(Al,Si)4O8Plagioclase Series Feldspar
KAlSi2O6Feldspathoid
Mineral or Mineral Group FormulaNameExtra Info
(Na,K)AlSiO4Feldspathoid
Na3Al3Si3O12 . NaClFeldspathoid - Zeolite Group
Fe3O4Magnetic
Fe2O3Iron Oxide
(FeO(OH))Found in sediment, gossans, and laterites
FeOIron Oxide
FeTiO3Common in igneous rocks
TiO2Common in igneous rocks
ZrSiO4Crystallography = Tetragonal
Ca5(PO4)3(OH,F,Cl)Crystallography = hexagonal
CaSiO3Common in high-grade marbles
Al2SiO5
Ca2(Fe,Mg)5Si8O22(OH)2Amphibole
Fe2Al9Si4O23(OH)Crystallography = Monoclinic
(Ca,Fe,Mg)3(Al,Fe)2Si3O12
CaCO3
(Na,Ca)(Fe,Mg,Al,Li)3Al6(BO3)3Si6O18(OH)4
FeCO3
FeCr2O4
MnSiO3
Ca2(Al,Fe)3Si3O12(OH)
Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Mg3Si4O10(OH)2Clay mineral group
Mineral or Mineral Group FormulaNameExtra Info
Al2Si2O5(OH)4Clay mineral group
(Ca,Na).2-.4(Al,Mg,Fe)2Clay mineral group
NaAlSi2O6Pyroxene
Na2(Mg,Fe)3Al2Si8O22(OH)2Amphibole
MnCO3
CaTiSiO5Gray, Black, Brown, Greenish Yellow
Cu5FeS4Peacock Ore
HgS
FeAsS
Cu2S
(Cu,Fe)12Sb4S13
Cu2OSecondary mineral
Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2Common with malachite
CaF2Crystallography = Cubic
Fe3(PO4)2 . 8H2OPhosphate Group
CaMg(CO3)2
(Ce,La,Th,Y)PO4Hardness = 5 - 5.5
Fe3Al2Si3O12Garnet Group
Ca3Al2Si3O12Garnet Group
Mg3Al2Si3O12Garnet Group
Mn3Al2Si3O12Garnet Group
Ca3Fe2S3O12Garnet Group

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