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List of minerals

This is a list of minerals for which there are articles. Mineral variety names and mineraloids are to be listed after the valid minerals for each letter.

For a complete listing (about 4,700) of all mineral names, see List of minerals (complete).


Sorted by name:

A

Varieties that are not valid species:

B

Varieties that are not valid species:

C

Native copper
Varieties that are not valid species:

D

The slightly misshapen octahedral shape of this rough diamond crystal in matrix is typical of the mineral.

Varieties that are not valid species:

E

Varieties that are not valid species:
  • Elsmoreite (pure hydrokenoelsmoreite)
  • Emerald (green gem variety of beryl)
  • Emery (a rock containing corundum)

F

Varieties that are not valid species:

G

Varieties that are not valid species:

H

Varieties that are not valid species:

I

Varieties that are not valid species:
  • Idocrase (synonym of vesuvianite)
  • Iolite (a gem-quality variety of cordierite)

J

Varieties that are not valid species:

K

Varieties that are not valid species:

L

Varieties that are not valid species:

M

A polished slice of Malachite

Varieties that are not valid species:

N

Varieties that are not valid species:

O

Varieties that are not valid species:

P

Varieties that are not valid species:

Q

R

Varieties that are not valid species:

S

Varieties that are not valid species:

T

Massive turquoise in matrix with quartz from Mineral Park, Arizona

Varieties that are not valid species:

U

Varieties that are not valid species:
  • Ultramarine
  • Umber (earth pigment containing iron oxide and manganese oxide)
  • Unakite (a rock composed of feldspar, epidote and quartz)
  • Uralite (alteration actinolite)

V

W

Varieties that are not valid species:

X

Y

Varieties that are not valid species:

Z

Varieties that are not valid species:

See also

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External links

  • Mindat.org – The Mineral Database
  • Mineralatlas.eu - The mineralogical and geological database
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