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This is a list of minerals.

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A

B

  • Baddeleyite
  • Barite
  • Bastnaesite (mineral group)
  • Beckerite natural resin
  • Bertrandite
  • Beryl
  • Biotite (mineral group)
  • Bixbite
  • Blomstrandine synonym of aeschynite-(Y)
  • Boehmite
  • Bornite
  • Briartite
  • Brucite
  • Burmite amber from Burma
  • Bytownite

C

  • Calcite
  • Canfieldite
  • Carnallite
  • Carnelian a variety of quartz
  • Carnotite
  • Cassiterite
  • Celadonite
  • Celestite
  • Cerussite
  • Chabasite (mineral group)
  • Chalcedony a variety of quartz
  • Chalcopyrite
  • Chalcocite
  • Chlorapatite
  • Chlorite (mineral group)
  • Chromite
  • Chrysoberyl
  • Chrysolite gemmy yellow-green forsterite
  • Chrysotile group name - asbestiform serpentine
  • Cinnabar
  • Cinnabarite synonym of cinnabar
  • Citrine
  • Clevite (not a valid species)
  • Clinochrysotile
  • Clinoclase
  • coal (mineral group)
  • Coesite
  • Colemanite
  • Coltan short for minerals of the columbite group
  • Columbite (mineral group)
  • Cooperite
  • Cordierite
  • Corundum
  • Covellite
  • Crocidolite asbestiform riebeckite
  • Crookesite
  • Cryolite
  • Cummingtonite
  • Cuprite
  • Cylindrite
  • Cymophane variety of chrysoberyl

D

  • Datolite
  • Dawsonite
  • Delessite [[magnesian chamosite]]
  • Diamond
  • Diaspore
  • Diopside

E

  • Emerald variety of beryl
  • Epsom salt synonym of epsomite
  • Euxenite-(Y)

F

  • Feldspar (mineral group)
  • Ferberite
  • Ferricrete
  • Ferro-anthophyllite
  • Ferrocolumbite
  • Ferrotantalite
  • Fergusonite (mineral group)
  • Fluorapatite
  • Fluorichterite
  • Fluorite
  • Fluorspar synonym of fluorite
  • Franckeite
  • Franklinite

G

H

  • Halite
  • Hematite
  • Hemimorphite
  • Hibonite
  • Hiddenite variety of spodumene
  • Hornblende some minerals of the amphibole group
  • Hübnerite
  • Hutchinsonite
  • Hyalite variety of opal
  • Hydroxylapatite

I

  • Ice
  • Idocrase synonym of vesuvianite
  • Illite
  • Ilmenite

J

  • Jade tough, green rock, chiefly made of jadeite or amphiboles
  • Jasper a variety of quartz

K

  • Kainite
  • Kalsilite
  • Kamacite
  • Kaolinite
  • Karpinskyite
  • Keilhauite variety of titanite
  • Kern
  • Kobellite
  • Kogarkoite
  • Krantzite natural resin
  • Kunzite variety of spodumene
  • Kyanite

L

M

  • Magnesia (mineral)
  • Magnesite
  • Magnetite
  • Malachite
  • Malacolite
  • Manganocolumbite
  • Marcasite
  • Mariposite variety of phengite/muscovite
  • Meerschaum
  • Mendozite
  • Menilite
  • Metacinnabarite
  • Mica
  • Microcline
  • Milk quartz
  • Molybdenite
  • Monazite
  • Morganite
  • Morion
  • Muscovite

N

  • Nepheline
  • Niobite
  • Niobite-tantalite

O

P

  • Palagonite
  • Parachrysotile
  • Pentlandite
  • Periclase
  • Perlite
  • Petalite
  • Petzite
  • Phenacite
  • Phillipsite
  • Phlogopite
  • Phosphorite
  • Pitchblende
  • Plagioclase
  • Plivine
  • Pollucite
  • Polycrase
  • Prehnite
  • Pumicite
  • Pyrite
  • Pyrochlore
  • Pyroxene

Q

R

  • Rhodochrosite
  • Riebeckite
  • Rock crystal
  • Rose quartz
  • Roumanite
  • Ruby
  • Rutile

S

  • Salt (sodium chloride)
  • Samarskite
  • Sapphire
  • Sard
  • Scapolite
  • Scheelite
  • Serpentine
  • Sillimanite
  • Simetite
  • Smectite
  • Smoky quartz
  • Sodalite
  • Soda niter
  • Sperrylite
  • Spinel
  • Spodumene
  • Stannite
  • Stantienite
  • Staurolite
  • Steacyite
  • Stibnite
  • Strontianite
  • Sylvite

T

U

V

W

  • Weloganite
  • Willemite
  • Wiserine
  • Wolframite
  • Wollastonite

X

  • Xenotime

Y

  • Yttria

Z

  • Zabuyelite
  • Zaccagnaite
  • Zaherite
  • Zajacite-(Ce)
  • Zakharovite
  • Zamboninite
  • Zanazziite
  • Zapalite
  • Zappinite
  • Zaratite
  • Zeolite
  • Zeuxite
  • Zhanghengite
  • Zharchikhite
  • Zhemchuzhnikovite
  • Zhonghuacerite-(Ce)
  • Ziesite
  • Zimbabweite
  • Zinalsite
  • Zinc-melanterite
  • Zincite
  • Zincobotryogen
  • Zincochromite
  • Zinkenite
  • Zinnwaldite
  • Zippeite
  • Zircon
  • Zirconolite
  • Zircophyllite
  • Zirkelite
  • Zoisite

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