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Initial phase
  • Up to 'IMA2007', mainly
  • Based on: IMA reports, Fleischer’s Glossary of Mineral Species (2008, 10 ed.; 2014, 11 ed.), rruff.info/ima/, it:Categoria:Minerali (minerals on more than one project) and Nickel–Strunz identities on IMA mineral list (2009)
  • Including most important minerals, mainly (rruff.info/ima/): readily available gemstones, unlikely available gemstones, rare gemstones, rock-forming minerals, textbook minerals (minerals with interwikis, mainly)

Booklet, non white streak (mainly)Edit

No Si or O or C, but including silicon and carbon, silicides and carbidesEdit

"Dark grey streak, metallic lustre and high density ores"
  • "Native Elements" (Q723127)   Done
    • Native metals (Q310948): copper structural group
      • Groups: copper group (Q3777519; Back et al., 2008), lead group (Q3777514; Back et al., 2008), platinum group (Q3777518; Back et al., 2008)
    • Groups: amalgam minerals (Q13319504; mineralienatlas.de), arsenic group (Q3777553; Back et al., 2008), iron group (Q3777509; Back et al., 2008), osmium group (Q3777608; Back et al., 2008), tulameenite group (Q3777845; Back et al., 2008), zvyagintsevite group (Q3777871; Back et al., 2008)
    • Nickel–Strunz groups: carbon–silicon family (Q13292702; Nickel–Strunz 9 ed grouping 1.CB.), sulfur–selenium group (Q13322207; Nickel–Strunz 9 ed grouping 1.CC.), indium–tin family (Q13292920; Nickel–Strunz 9 ed grouping 1.AC.), zinc–brass family (Q13292766; Nickel–Strunz 9 ed grouping 1.AB.), 'carbide, silicide, nitride and phosphide minerals' (Q13341433; Nickel–Strunz 9 ed grouping 1.B and 1.D)

"Sulfides"Edit

  • "Sulfides", broad sense (Q927407)   Done
    • Groups: tetradymite group, amplo sensu (Q3777835; Back et al., 2008; aleksite series (sulfosalt; Moëlo, Y et al., 2008))
    • Sulfides, strict sense
      • Bismuthinite–aikinite solid–solution series: stibnite group (Q3777825; Back et al., 2008)
      • Groups: arsenopyrite group (Q18009082; Back, 2014), bukovite group (Q3777642; Back et al., 2008), chalcopyrite group (Q3777650; Back et al., 2008), cobaltite group (Q3777661; Back et al., 2008), cooperite group (Q3777665; Back et al., 2008), cubanite group (Q12902789; Yang et al., 2009; rruff.info/ima/, 2013), djerfisherite group (Q3777672; Back et al., 2008), eucairite group (Q3777577; Back et al., 2008), isomertieite group (Back, 2014), marcasite–löllingite group (Q3777740; Back et al., 2008), melonite group (Q3777748; Back et al., 2008), modderite group (Q3777753; Back et al., 2008), molybdenite group (Q3777754; Back et al., 2008), nickeline group (Q3777764; Back et al., 2008), pentlandite group (Q3777774; Back et al., 2008), pyrite group (Q3777780; Back et al., 2008), rasvumite group (Q3777791; Back, 2014), wilkmanite group (Q3777859; Back et al., 2008), wurtzite group (Q3777867; Back et al., 2008)
      • Pairs: anilite–digenite, laphamite–orpiment
    • Sulfosalts (Q416949)   Done
      • Bismuthinite–aikinite solid–solution series: meneghinite group (Q3777534; rruff.info/ima/, 2013)
      • Groups: argyrodite group (Q3777552; Back et al., 2008), benjaminite group (Q3777624; Back et al., 2008), berthierite group (Q3777626; Back et al., 2008), bournonite group (Q3777635; Back et al., 2008), cylindrite group (Q3777659; Back et al., 2008), germanite group (Q3777703; Back et al., 2008), kobellite group (Q3777712; Back et al., 2008), lapieite group (Q3777726; Back et al., 2008), lillianite group (Q13107728; Nickel–Strunz 9 ed grouping 2.JB.40), matildite group (Q3777741; Back et al., 2008), nowackiite group (Q3777771; Back et al., 2008), plagionite group (Q3777781; Back et al., 2008), polybasite group (Q3777784; Bindi et al., 2007), stannite group (Q3777820; Back et al., 2008), tennantite group (Q3777834; Moëlo et al., 2008)

"Oxides"Edit

  • Oxides and hydroxides, broad sense (Q945532)   Done
    • Columbite structural group
      • Groups: columbite–euxenite group (Q3777664; Back et al., 2008), samarskite group (Q3777808; Back et al., 2008)
    • Corundum structural group
      • Groups: hematite group (Q3777569; Back et al., 2008), ilmenite group (Q3777599; Back et al., 2008)
    • Hollandite supergroup (Q11773452; Biagioni et al., 2013; mindat.org, 2013)
    • Högbomite supergroup:
      • Groups: högbomite group (Q3777592; Back et al., 2008), nigerite group (Q3777767; Back et al., 2008), taaffeites (Q2631615; Back et al., 2008)
    • Pyrochlore supergroup (Q3977901; Atencio et al., 2010; mindat.org)
    • Oxides, strict sense
      • Groups: aeschynite group (Q3777532; Back et al., 2008), bixbyite group (Q16562143; Back, 2014), cervantite group (Q3777657; Back et al., 2008), chalcophanite group (Q3777649; Back et al., 2008), crichtonite group (Q3777670; Back et al., 2008), derbylite group (Q1111213; Back et al., 2008), franconite group (Q3777696; Back et al., 2008), hausmannite group (Q3777581; Back et al., 2008), nadorite group (Q3777756; Back, 2014), natrotantite group (Back, 2014), periclase group (Q3777513; Back et al., 2008), plumboferrite group (Q3777782; Back et al., 2008), ramsdellite group (Q12902855; Nickel–Strunz 9 ed grouping 4.DB.15), rossite group (Q3777806; Back et al., 2008), rutile group (Q3777522; Back et al., 2008), schoepite group (Q3777813; Back et al., 2008), schreyerite group (Q3777811; Back et al., 2008), tapiolite group (Q3777832; Back et al., 2008), trippkeite group (Q3777839; Back et al., 2008), valleriite group (Q3777847; Back et al., 2008), wodginite group (Q3777861; Back et al., 2008), wolframite group (Q3777862; Back et al., 2008)
      • Pairs: armalcolite–pseudobrookite
    • Hydroxides (Q13379369)
      • Groups: brucite group (Q3777640; Back et al., 2008), diaspore group (Q3777508; Back et al., 2008), stottite group (Q3777826; Back et al., 2008), wickmanite group (Q3777857; Back et al., 2008)
    • Arsenites, broad sense; [5,6] vanadates; iodates (Q2624432)
      • Groups: molybdomenite group (Q18195543; Back, 2014), hewettite group (Q16063001; MinDat), pascoite group (Q16267576; Kampf et al., 2011), zemannite group (Q3777870; Back et al., 2008)
      • Pairs: ahlfeldite–cobaltomenite

Structural groupsEdit

  • Structural groups (isolated tetrahedral units, mainly)
    • Groups: beryllonite group (Q12902819; krotite; Tait et al., 2010), betpakdalite group (Q13229517; Kampf et al., 2012), brackebuschite group (Q3777636; heyite; Back et al., 2008), gypsum group (Q3777686; rruff.info, 2013), ‎monazite group (Q3777755; tombarthite-(Y); Back et al., 2008)
  • Structural groups (fluorite, perovskite, rocksalt, sphalerite, spinel)
    • Fluorite structural group: uraninite group (Q3777611; Back et al., 2008)
    • Perovskite structural group: perovskite group (Q3777775; Back et al., 2008), skutterudite group (Q3777817; Back et al., 2008)
    • Rocksalt structural group: galena group (Q3777700; Back et al., 2008)
    • Sphalerite structural group: sphalerite group (Q3777816; Back et al., 2008)
    • Spinel structural group: linnaeite group (Q3777732; Back et al., 2008), spinel group (Q1290820; Back et al., 2008)
    • Garnet supergroup (Q11985097; Grew et al. 2013)   Done

Booklet, white streak (mainly): "silicate like, non polymeric"Edit

Nesosilicates and nesogermanatesEdit

  • Nesosilicates and nesogermanates (Q429635)   Done
  • Groups: braunite group (Q3777638; Back et al., 2008), gadolinite-datolite group (Q3777698; Back et al., 2008), humite group (Q5940876; Back et al., 2008), ottrelite group (Q3777609; Back et al., 2008), spurrite-afwillite group (Q12902797; Nickel–Strunz 9 ed grouping 9.AH.15), staurolite group (Q3777822; Back et al., 2008), vicanite group (Q18216056; Back, 2014), willemite group (Q3777860; Back et al., 2008)

Sulfate classEdit

"Tetrahedral units, strict sense" (sulfate class) (Q764802)   Done
  • Groups: alum group (Q3777538; Back et al., 2008), amarantite group (Q13107883; Nickel–Strunz 9 ed grouping 7.DB.30), aphthitalite group (Q3777533; Back et al., 2008), arthurite group (Q3777556), aubertite group (Q3777563; Back et al., 2008), celestine group (Q3777655; Back et al., 2008), chalcanthite group (Q3777644; Back et al., 2008), devilline group (Q3777674; Back et al., 2008), epsomite group (Q3777574; Back et al., 2008), ettringite group (Q3777576; Back et al., 2008), fergusonite series (Q412914), fleischerite group (Q3777691; Back et al., 2008), halotrichite group (Q3777539; Back et al., 2008), hexahydrite group (Q3777575; Back et al., 2008), ilesite group (Q3777598; Back et al., 2008), kieserite group (Q3777710; Back et al., 2008), koechlinite group (Q3777715; Back et al., 2008), kröhnkite group (Q18036956; Back, 2014), langbeinite group (Q3777722; Back et al., 2008), langite group (Q3777723; Back et al., 2008), melanterite group (Q3777745; Back et al., 2008), picromerite group (Q3777776; Back et al., 2008), rhabdophane group (Q3777796; Back et al., 2008), scheelite group (Q3777810; Back et al., 2008), spangolite group (Q3777819; Back et al., 2008), voltaite group (Q13107888; Nickel–Strunz 9 ed grouping 07.CC.25), zippeite group (Q3777872; Back et al., 2008)

Non zeolitic phosphates, arsenates and vanadatesEdit

"Tetrahedral units, strict sense" (other phosphates, arsenates and vanadates) (Q3092395)   Done
  • Olivine structural group: triphylite group (Q3777838; Back et al., 2008)
  • Fairfieldite - kröhnkite - talmessite close relationship: fairfieldite group (Q3777683; Back et al., 2014), kröhnkite group (Q18036956; Back, 2014; former roselite group (Q3777804; Back et al., 2008), talmessite group (Q18036914; Back, 2014)
  • Groups: allactite group (Q12902842; Nickel–Strunz 9 ed grouping 8.BE.30), alluaudite group (Q3777536; Back et al., 2008), arrojadite group (Q3777551; Back et al., 2008), arseniosiderite group (Q3777554; Back et al., 2008), autunite group (Q3777564; Back et al., 2008), atelestite group (Q3777560; Back, 2014), berlinite group (Q3777625; Back et al., 2008), bjarebyite group (Q3777631; Back et al., 2008), bradleyite group (Q3777637; Back, 2014), carminite group (Q19857916; rruff.info/ima), fillowite group (Q3777690; Back, 2014), herderite group (Q3777587; Back et al., 2008), hureaulite group (Q3777591; Back et al., 2008), jahnsite group (Q3777708; Back et al., 2008), lazulite group (Q3777729; Back et al., 2008), mixite group (Q3777752; Back et al., 2008), overite group (Q3777610; Back et al., 2008), phosphosiderite group (Q3777692; Back et al., 2008), phosphuranylite group (Q3777694; Back et al., 2008), roscherite group (Q3777800; Back et al., 2008), sarcopside group (Q18203822; Back, 2014), scorodite group (Q3777815; Back et al., 2008), stewartite group (Q3777824; Back et al., 2008), struvite mineral group (Q18577891; mindat.org); talmessite mineral group (Q18036914; Back, 2014), turquoise group (Q3777846; Back et al., 2008), vivianite group (Q3777850; Back et al., 2008), wagnerite group (Q3777851; Back et al., 2008), wardite group (Q3777853; Back et al., 2008), whitlockite group (Q18067190; Back, 2014), wyllieite group (Q3777869; Back et al., 2008)
  • Pairs: allanpringite–wavellite, struvite–struvite-K, triplite–zwieselite
    • Arsenates (Q4796437) and vanadates (Q18716363)
      • Groups: adelite-descloizite group (Q3777529; Back et al., 2008), carnotite group (Q3777653; Back et al., 2008), koritnigite group (Q3777716; Back et al., 2008), lindackerite group (Q13219734; Back et al., 2008), symplesite group (Q13228976; mindat.org)

Structural groupsEdit

  • Structural groups (isolated tetrahedral units, mainly)
    • Alunite supergroup (Q3977905; Bayliss et al., 2010; mineralienatlas.de)   Done
    • Apatite supergroup (Q3977909; Pasero et al., 2010)   Done
    • Dumortierite supergroup (Q13414368; Evans et al., 2012; mindat.org, 2013)   Done
    • Garnet supergroup (Q11985097; Grew et al. 2013)   Done
    • Olivine structural group: olivine group (Q3777605; Back et al., 2008)
    • Pharmacosiderite supergroup (Q3977913; Rumsey et al., 2010; mindat.org, 2013)   Done
    • Titanite structural group   Done
      • Groups: amblygonite group (Q3777542; Back et al., 2008), durangite group (Q3777682; Back et al., 2008), titanite group (Q3777837; Back et al., 2008)
    • Zircon structural group   Not done
      • Groups: zircon group (Q3777884; Back et al., 2008), xenotime group (Q3777882; Back et al., 2008)
    • Gypsum group: gypsum (Back et al., 2008)
    • Groups: beryllonite group (Q12902819; Tait et al., 2010), brackebuschite group (Q3777636; Back et al., 2008), kittatinnyite group (Q3777713; Back et al., 2008), ‎monazite group (Q3777755; Back et al., 2008), olivenite group (Q3777603; Back et al., 2008), tsumcorite group (Q3777842; Back et al., 2008)

Booklet, white streak (mainly): "silicate like, polymeric"Edit

Polymeric silicate mineralsEdit

  • Polymeric silicate minerals: "tetrahedral units, broad sense"
    • Sorosilicates (Q11515488)   Done
      • Epidote supergroup (Q3777570; Armbruster et al., 2006; Mills et al., 2009; mineralienatlas.de, 2013)   Not done
        • Groups: allanite group (Q3777535), dollaseite-(Ce)–khristovite-(Ce) pair, clinozoisite group (Q13405161)
      • Titanium disilicate-block supergroup (Q18064632; Back, 2014)
        • Groups: bafertisite group (Q3777617; Back et al., 2008), baratovite group (Q19857908; rruff.info/ima), lamprophyllite group (Q3777720; Back et al., 2008), vuonnemite group (Q3777571; Back, 2014)
      • Groups: ardennite group (Q12902788; Orlandi et al., 2013), axinite group (Q3777565; Back et al., 2008), chevkinite group (Q3777658; Back et al., 2008), lawsonite group (Q3777728; Back et al., 2008), melilite group (Q3777746; Back, 2014), pumpellyite group (Q3777786; Back et al., 2008), rosenbuschite group (Q3777805; Back et al., 2008), thortveitite group (Q3777836; Back et al., 2008), vesuvianite group (Q3777848; Back et al., 2008), wöhlerite group (Q3777868; Back et al., 2008)
    • Cyclosilicates (Q11515780)   Done
      • Groups: benitoite group (Q3777622; Back et al., 2008), beryl group (Q3777505; Back et al., 2008), eudialyte group (Q3777578; Back et al., 2008), iraqite group (Q3777602; Back et al., 2008), joaquinite group (Q3777711; Back et al., 2008), labuntsovite group (Q3977915; Back et al., 2008), lovozerite group (Q3777734; Back et al., 2008), milarite group (Q3777751; Back et al., 2008), taramellite group (Q3777830; Back et al., 2008), tourmalines (Q179911; Henry et al., 2011)
    • Single chain inosilicates   Done
      • Pyroxenes (Q192880)   Done
      • Groups: astrophyllite group (Q3777558; Back et al., 2008), carpholite group (Q3777654; Back et al., 2008), hellandite group (Q3777585; Back et al., 2008), hilairite group (Q3777586; Back et al., 2008), howieite group (Q3777588; Back et al., 2008), lithidionite group (Q3777733; Back et al., 2008), lintisite group (Q18177152; Back, 2014), rhodonite group (Q3777798; Back et al., 2008), sapphirine group (Q3977914; Back et al., 2008), shcherbakovite group (Q18212432; Back, 2014), wollastonite group (Q3777865; Back et al., 2008)
    • Multiple chain inosilicates   Done
      • Minerals: jimthompsonite
      • Groups: tuhualite group (Q3777843; Back et al., 2008); xonotlite group (Q19860393; mindat.org)
        • Amphiboles (Q17159; Hawthorne et al., 2012; mindat.org, 2013)   Done
          • w(OH, F, Cl)-dominant amphibole group
            • Calcium amphibole subgroup (Q3777476)   Done
              • Groups: cannilloite group, edenite group, hastingsite group, magnesio-hornblende group, pargasite group, sadanagaite group, tremolite-actinolite group, tschermakite group
            • Lithium amphibole subgroup (Q13120282)   Done
              • Groups: clino-holmquistite group, holmquistite group, pedrizite group
            • Magnesium-iron-manganese amphibole subgroup (Q13125300)   Done
              • Groups: anthophyllite group, gedrite group
            • Sodium amphibole subgroup (Q3777477)   Done
              • Groups: arfvedsonite group, eckermannite group, glaucophane group, leakeite group, nybøite group, riebeckite group
            • Sodium-calcium amphibole subgroup (Q3777478)   Done
              • Groups: barroisite group, katophorite group, richterite group, taramite group, winchite group
            • Sodium-(magnesium-iron-manganese) amphibole subgroup: ferri-ghoseite (IMA 2003-066)
            • Lithium-(magnesium-iron-manganese) hypothetical amphibole subgroup
            • Lithium-calcium hypothetical amphibole subgroup
          • w(O)-dominant amphibole group (Q13091262)   Done
            • Kaersutite group
    • Phyllosilicates (Q429681)   Done
      • Kaolinite-serpentine group (Q3777523; Back et al., 2008): serpentine subgroup (Q335249), kaolinite subgroup (Q13218173)
      • Micas (Q114675; Back et al., 2008): true micas, brittle micas, interlayer-deficient micas
      • Groups: allophane group (Q12912373), apophyllites (Q261461; Back et al., 2008), chlorite group (Q427254; Back et al., 2008), gillespite group (Q3777704; Back et al., 2008), palygorskite group (Q3777770; Back et al., 2008), reyerite group (Q3777794; Back et al., 2008), sepiolite group (Q3777814; Back et al., 2008), smectite group (Q3777818; Back et al., 2008; corrensite group (Q18818560, RRUFF, Nickel-Strunz grouping 9.EC.60)), talc group (Q3777524; Back et al., 2008)
    • Transitional silicate structures (Q15889420)
      • Nickel-Strunz (9 and 10 ed): 9.EH., 9.DP. and 9.DQ.
      • Lemoynite group (Q18177139; Back, 2014), leifite group (Q18177134; Back, 2014), tobermorite group (Q18646435; mindat.org)
    • Framework silicates/ tectosilicates (Q1277475)   Done
      • Note: excluding zeolite frameworks
      • Groups: quartz family (Q13218176; Nickel–Strunz 9 ed grouping 4.DA.), danburite group (Q3777671; Back et al., 2008), cancrinite-sodalite group (Q3777651; Back et al., 2008), feldspars (Q170258; Back et al., 2008), nepheline group (Q3777761; Back et al., 2008), scapolite (Q429754; Back et al., 2008)
    • Zeolite frameworks
      • Cancrinite-sodalite structural group
        • Cancrinite framework (CAN - Q15889733)
          • Special: tiptopite (8.DA.25)
        • Sodalite framework (SOD - Q15889715)
      • Tectosilicate: zeolite mineral division (Q181332)   Done
        • Nickel–Strunz group: zeolites with T5O10 units (fibrous zeolites, 9.GA., Q13402625):
          • Natrolite framework (NAT - Q13405109, gonnardite - "tetranatrolite", natrolite, mesolite, paranatrolite, scolecite)
        • Nickel–Strunz group: chains of single connected 4-membered rings (9.GB., Q13402666):
          • Analcime framework (ANA - Q13405108, ammonioleucite, analcime, hsianghualite, leucite, pollucite)
        • Nickel–Strunz group: chains of doubly-connected 4-membered rings (9.GC., Q13402688):
          • Phillipsite framework (PHI - Q13405095, flörkeite, harmotome, phillipsite series)
        • Nickel–Strunz group: chains of 6-membered rings (tabular zeolites, 9.GD., Q13402560)
        • Nickel–Strunz group: chains of T10O20 tetrahedra (9.GE., Q13402462):
          • Heulandite framework (HEU - Q13402393, clinoptilolite, heulandite)
      • Other zeolite minerals: pahasapaite (8.CA.25) and weinebeneite (8.DA.20)
  • Polymeric vanadates, molybdates, niobates, etc.
    • Obradovicite group (Back, 2014)
  • Silicate minerals: germanates (Q13033669)
  • Silicate minerals: unclassified silicates (Q15727337)

Booklet, white streak (mainly): "carbonates" and "evaporites"Edit

  • Carbonates and nitrates (Q1073138), carbonates   Done
    • Groups: ancylite group (Q3777543; Back et al., 2008), aragonite group (Q3777549; Back et al., 2008), bastnäsite group (Q3777619; Back et al., 2008), burbankite group (Q3777643; Back et al., 2008), calcite group (Q3777647; Back et al., 2008), dolomite group (Q3777677; Back et al., 2008), dundasite group (Q3777681; Back et al., 2008), mckelveyite group (Q3777743; Back et al., 2008), northupite group (Q3777769; rruff.info/ima/, 2013), rosasite group (Q3777802; Back et al., 2008); synchysite group (Q7662226; mindat.org, 2013)
    • Pairs: parisite-(Ce)–röntgenite-(Ce)
  • Carbonates and nitrates, nitrates
  • "Evaporites", halides (Q729283)   Done
    • Aluminofluorides (Q13405115; Nickel–Strunz grouping 3.C): neso-aluminofluorides (Q13405121 - 3.CB.), soro-aluminofluorides (Q13405116 - 3.CC.; jarlite group (Q3777709)), ino-aluminofluorides (3.CD.), phyllo-aluminofluorides (3.CE.), tecto-aluminofluorides (3.CF.)
    • Groups: atacamite group (Q3777559; Back et al., 2008), calomel group (Q3777507; Back et al., 2008), fluorite group (Q18043457; Back, 2014), herbertsmithite group (Q18077464; Back, 2014), matlockite group (Q3777742; Back et al., 2008)
  • "Evaporites", borates (Q3447203; Mills et al., 2009)   Done
  • Structural groups
    • Rocksalt structural group: halite group (Q3777579; Back et al., 2008)
    • Fluorite structural group: fluorite (Back et al., 2008)
    • Sphalerite structural group: nantokite group (Q3777760; Back et al., 2008)

Booklet: other minerals (inorganic)Edit

Booklet: organic compounds (minerals)Edit

  • Organic compounds (Q4335792)   Done
    • Oxalate group (Q13323213; Nickel–Strunz 9 ed grouping 10.AB.): humboldtine group (Q3777589; Back et al., 2008)


References
  • Most are "Fleischer's Glossary of Mineral Species" (2008, 10 ed. and 2014, 11 ed.), see rruff.info/ima/ or it:Categoria:Gruppi di minerali or mineralienatlas.de or Structure Commission of the International Zeolite Association (IZA-SC) or IMA-CNMNC for the others.

Part: micas, detailEdit

True micas (with more than 50% of monovalent A cations)
Brittle micas (with more than 50% of divalent A cations)
Interlayer-deficient micas (with more than 0.6 and less than 0.85 positive interlayer charges)
Series names for the designation of incompletely-investigated micas
  • Dioctahedral
  • Brammallite: Na0.65Al2.0☐Al0.65Si3.35O10(OH)2, degradation product of paragonite
  • Glauconite: interlayer-deficient mica
  • Illite: interlayer-deficient mica, degradation product of muscovite to montmorillonite
  • Phengite: potassic micas between, or close to, the joins muscovite-aluminoceladonite and muscovite-celadonite
  • Trioctahedral
  • Biotite: micas between, or close to, the annite-phlogopite and siderophyllite-eastonite joins; dark micas without lithium
  • Lepidolite: micas on, or close to, the trilithionite-polylithionite join; light micas with substantial lithium
  • Zinnwaldite: micas on, or close to, the siderophyllite-polylithionite join; dark micas containing lithium

Part: amphiboles, detailEdit

NotesEdit

IMA Master List references, mainly
  • 'IMA 2012 s.p.': Hawthorne F C, Oberti R, Harlow G E, Maresch W V, Martin R F, Schumacher J C, Welch M D (2012) Nomenclature of the amphibole supergroup, American Mineralogist 97, 2031-2048
    • Errata: Williams P A, Hatert F, Pasero M, Mills S J (2013) IMA Commission on new minerals, nomenclature and classification (CNMNC) Newsletter 16. New minerals and nomenclature modifications approved in 2013. Mineralogical Magazine 77, 2695-2709
  • Hawthorne F C, Oberti R (2006) On the classification of amphiboles. The Canadian Mineralogist 44, 1-21
  • 'IMA 2006 s.p.': Hogarth D D (2006) Fluoro-potassic-magnesio-arfvedsonite, KNa2Mg5Si8O22F2, from the Outaouais region, Quebec, Canada, The Canadian Mineralogist 44, 289-289
  • 'IMA 2005 s.p.': Burke E A J, Leake B E (2005) “Named amphiboles”: a new category of amphiboles recognized by the International Mineralogical Association (IMA) and a defined sequence order for the use of prefixes in amphibole names, American Mineralogist 90, 516-517
  • 'IMA 2004 s.p.': Burke E A J, Leake B E (2004) "Named amphiboles": a new category of amphiboles recognized by the International Mineralogical Association (IMA), and the proper order of prefixes to be used in amphibole names, The Canadian Mineralogist 42, 1881-1883
  • 'IMA 2004 s.p.': Banno Y, Miyawaki R, Matsubara S, Makino K, Bunno M, Yamada S, Kamiya T (2004) Magnesiosadanagaite, a new member of the amphibole group from Kasuga-mura, Gifu Prefecture, central Japan, European Journal of Mineralogy 16, 177-183
  • 'IMA 2003 s.p.': Leake B E, Woolley A R, Birch W D, Burke E A J, Ferraris G, Grice J D, Hawthorne F C, Kisch H J, Krivovichev V G, Schumacher J C, Stephenson N C N, Whittaker E J W (2003) Nomenclature of amphiboles: additions and revisions to the International Mineralogical Association’s 1997 recommendations, The Canadian Mineralogist 41, 1355-1362
  • 'IMA 1997 s.p.': Leake B E, Woolley A R, Arps C E S, Birch W D, Gilbert M C, Grice J D, Hawthorne F C, Kato A, Kisch H J, Krivovichev V G, Linthout K, Laird J, Mandarino J A, Maresch W V, Nickel E H, Rock N M S, Schumacher J C, Smith D C, Stephenson N C N, Ungaretti L, Whittaker E J W, Youzhi G (1997) Nomenclature of amphiboles: Report of the subcommittee on amphiboles of the International Mineralogical Association, commission on new minerals and mineral names, The Canadian Mineralogist 35, 219-246
  • 'IMA 1978 s.p.': Leake B E (1978) Nomenclature of amphiboles, American Mineralogist 63, 1023-1052
Hypothetical minerals and discontinued names
  • Ghoseite (syn. parvowinchite), hypothetical amphibole, sodium-(magnesium-iron-manganese) amphibole subgroup
  • Magnesiokatophorite, discontinued valid mineral name
  • Sodic-ferri-clinoferroholmquistite (dis IMA 1995-045)
  • Cannilloite (dis 'IMA 2012 s.p.'), hypothetical amphibole
  • Ferripedrizite ('IMA2001-032'): listed as discredited
  • Fluoro-ferri-magnesiokatophorite: given not-a-mineral status in the Jan 2008 list of minerals
  • Fluoro-oxy-ferri-magnesiokatophorite: given not-a-mineral status in the Jan 2008 IMA mineral list
  • Fluorotaramite: given not-a-mineral status in the Jan 2008 IMA mineral list
  • Fluorotremolite: given not-a-mineral status in Jan 2008 IMA list of minerals
  • 'IMA 2009-079': same as fluoro-potassic-magnesio-arfvedsonite ('IMA 1985-023')
    • Note by Hogarth (2006)


  • Issues: fluor-cannilloite (Rn 'IMA 2012 s.p.' cannilloite), Ferri-ferrotschermakite (Rn 2012 s.p. Ferro-ferritschermakite), Ferritaramite (Rn 1978 s.p. Mboziite), Fluoro-potassicrichterite (Rn 2004 s.p. potassium-fluorrichterite), Magnesiosadanagaite (Rn 2004 potassic-magnesiosadanagaite), Chloro-potassichastingsite (IMA 2005-007, syn. dashkesanite)
    • Sodic-ferri-clinoferroholmquistite (1995-045); attention: the original material used to describe clino-ferri-holmquistite by Caballero et al (1998) has been renamed Clino-sodic-ferri-ferroholmquistite.
    • Mineralienatlas.de: sadanagaite (2002-051 magnesiosadanagaite by Banno et al.); potassic-ferro-sadanagaite (1980-027 sadanagaite), renamed potassic-sadanagaite (1997 s.p.)
    • 'IMA 2012 s.p.': sadanagaite (loc: 1), ferro-sadanagaite (loc: 2), mangano-ferri-eckermannite (loc: 4), ferro-leakeite (loc: 0), leakeite (loc: 0), ferri-barroisite (loc: 1), ferro-barroisite (loc: 3), ferro-ferri-fluoro-katophorite (loc: 0), ferri-taramite (loc: 5), ferro-ferri-winchite (loc: 4)

Part: notesEdit

Unclassified minerals and mineral groups and end notes



  • Mixtures of "economic importance" (in history): amber, emery, opal, oil shale, clathrate hydrate, petroleum and coal
  • Solid solution series (Q787619)


  • Special:
    • The spinel structural group includes ringwoodite, a high-pressure polymorph of the olivine solid solution series.
    • The quartz structural group includes the berlinite group.
    • The rocksalt structural group includes periclase (oxide mineral).
    • The wurtzite structural group includes moissanite (silicon carbide) and zincite (oxide mineral).
    • The olivine structural group includes: chrysoberyl (4.BA.05), karenwebberite (8.AB.10), mariinskite (chromate) and sinhalite (6.AC.05).
    • The zeolite structural group includes: pahasapaite (8.CA.25) and weinebeneite (8.DA.20).
    • The zeolite group includes nabesite (9.EA.65).
    • The feldspar group includes dmisteinbergite (9.EG.15).
    • The clay structural group excludes orthochamosite, nabesite and dmisteinbergite (maybe more).
  • Dump: it:Gruppo della fergusonite (fergusonite is a "sulfate" and beta-fergusonite is an "oxide").
  • Modified: it:Gruppo della synchysite → mindat.org; it:Gruppo della northupite → rruff.info/ima; it:Supergruppo dell'alunite → mineralienatlas.de

CitingEdit

Comment: find out first what goes with the item for the book and what goes into each source statement

  • Fleischer's Glossary of Mineral Species 2008 10th edition - n/a
  • Title - P248 (stated in)
  • Fleischer's Glossary of Mineral Species - Q13418107
  • 10
  • Date of Publication - P577
  • 2008

Crystallography/StructureEdit