Minerals by Chemical Groupings
Cochise College
Photos of Minerals
MINERALS and CRYSTALS
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Roger Weller, geology instructor    
wellerr@cochise.edu

last edited: 3/22/18



celestite crystals- strontium sulfate

 

index

Arsenates
adamite, conichalcite, koettigite, legrandite mimetite, olivenite pyromorphite
Arsenides
arsenopyrite, loellingite, niccolite, skutterudite, smaltite, stibarsen
Borates
borax, colemanite, howlite, kernite, meyerhofferite, tincalconite, ulexite
Carbonates
aragonite, aurichalcite, azurite, bastnaesite, calcite, cerussite, cobaltoandolomite, dolomite,
ferroan dolomite, herrerite, leadhillite, magnesite, malachite manganocalcite, rhodochrosite,
shortite, siderite, smithsonite, stichtite, strontianite, trona, weloganite witherite
Chromates
chromite, crocoite
Halides
atacamite, carnallite, connellite, cryolite, fluorite, halite, hanksite, sulphohalite, sylvite
Molybdates
wulfenite
Native Elements
antimony, arsenic, bismuth, copper, diamond, gold
, graphite, josephinite, platinum, silver, sulfur
Niobates
columbite, dysanalite, pyrochlore
Nitrates
soda niter
Oxides/Hydroxides
bauxite, bixbyite, brookite, brucite, cassiterite, cerulite, chrysoberyl, coesite, corundum,
cristobalite, cuprite, diaspore, franklinite, goethite, groutite, hausmannite, hematite,
hydrohaeterolite, ilmenite, limonite, litharge, magnetite, manganite, minium, opal,
psilomelane, pyrolusite, quartz, ramsdellite, romanechite, rutile, spinel, stibiconite, uraninite,
zincite
Phosphates
amblygonite, anapaite, apatite, autunite, brazilianite, collophanite, erythrite, lazulite,
libethenite, meta-autunite, meta-torbernite, monazite, purpurite
torbernite, triphyllite,
turquoise,
variscite, vivianite, wavellite
Silicates-General
acmite, actinolite, ajoite, andalusite, anthophyllite, asbestos, astrophyllite, augite, axinite,
barkevikite, benitoite,
beryl, biotite, braunite, bronzite, cancrinite, chlorite, chondrodite,
chrysocolla, cordierite, cummingtonite, danburite, diopside, dioptase, dravite, dumortierite,
edenite, enstatite, epidote, eudialyte, fluorichterite, garnet, garnierite, glauconite,
glaucophane, hedenbergite, hemimorphite, hexagonite, hiddenite, hornblende, hypersthene,
illite, jade, jadeite, johannsenite, kaolinite, kasolite, kinoitekornerupine, kyanite, lapis lazuli,
lepidolite, leucite, mica group, monticellite, montmorillonite, muscovite, olivine, nepheline,
neptunite
paragonite, pectolite, phenacite, phlogopite, pyrophyllite, rhodonite, riebeckite,
serpentine, sillimanite, sodalite, spodumene, staurolite, sugulite, talc, thorite, titanite, topaz,
tourmaline, tremolite, uralite, vermiculite, vesuvianite, weeksite, willemite wollastonite, zircon,
zoisite
Silicates-Feldspars
adularia, albite, anorthoclase, anorthite, bytownite, feldspar group, labradorite, oligoclase,
orthoclase
Silicates- Zeolites and Related
analcite, apophyllite, chabazite, clinoptilolite, datolite, fluorapophyllite, heulandite, mesolite,
mordenite,
natrolite, okenite, phillipsite, prehnite, pumpellyite, scolecite, stilbite, thomsonite
Sulfides
acanthite, alabandite, argentite, bismuthinite, bornite, boulangerite, chalcocite, chalcopyrite,
cinnabar, colusite, cosalite, covellite, enargite, galena, greenockite, jamesonite, marcasite,
meneghinite, millerite, molybdenite, orpiment, pentlandite, pyrargyrite, pyrite, pyrrhotite,
realgar, sphalerite, stibnite, tennantite, tetrahedrite, wurtzite, zinkenite
Sulfates
alunite, anglesite, anhydrite, antlerite, barite, brochantite, caledonite, celestite, chalcanthite,
chalcoalumite, cyanotrichite, gypsum, glauberite, krohnkite, linarite
Tantalates
tantalite
Tellurides
altaite, hessite
Tungstates
ferberite, huebnerite, scheelite, wolframite
Vanadates
carnotite, cavansite, descloizite, francevillite, mottramite, tyuyamunite, vanadinite, volborthite


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