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Mineral Groups

  Note: only mineral species of gemological interest have been shown

 

 

Amblygonite Group:
Amblygonite, Montebrasite, Natromontebrasite

Amphibole Group:
Actinolite, Hornblende,
Tremolite, Ferroactinolite, Pargasite

Apatite Group:
Apatite, Carbonate-hydroxylapatite, Carbonate-fluorapatite, Fluorapatite, Mimetite, Pyromorphite, Vanadinite

Aragonite Group:
Aragonite, Cerussite, Strontianite,
Witherite

Barite Group:
Barite, Anglesite, Celestine

Calcite Group:
Calcite, Magnesite,
Rhodochrosite, Siderite, Smithsonite

Epidote Group:
Allanite, Clinozoisite, Epidote, Hancockite, Mukhinite, Piedmontite,
Zoisite (also Tanzanite, Thulite)

Feldspar Group:
Albite, Andesine, Anorthite, Anorthoclase, Bytownite, Celsian, Hyalophane, Labradorite, Microline (Amazonite),
Oligoclase, Orthoclase, Sanidine

Feldspathoid Group:
Cancrinite, Leucite,
Nepheline, Sodalite Group: HaŁyne, Lazurite, Nosean, Sodalite

Garnet Group:
Almandine,  Andradite,  Goldmanite,  Grossular,  Hydrogrossular,  Kimzeyite, Knorringite,  Pyrope, Schorlomite,  Spessartine,  Uvarovite,  Yamatoite

Humite Group:
Chondrodite, Clinohumite, Humite, Norbergite

Olivine Group:
Dunilite, Fayalite, Forsterite,
Peridot, Tephroite

Osumilite Group:
Milarite, Osumilite,
Sogdianite, Sugilite

Pyrochlore Group:
Betafite, Microlite, Pyrochlore

Pyroxene Group:
Acmite, Augite, Clinoenstatite, Clinohypersthene, Diopside, Enstatite, Hypersthene, Jadeite,
Spodumene

Rutile Group:
Cassiterite,
Rutile

Sodalite Group:
Hackmanite, HaŁyne, Lazurite, Nosean,
Sodalite

Spinel Group:
Chromite, Franklinite, Gahnite, Galaxite, Hercynite, Magnesiochromite, Magnetite,
Spinel

Tourmaline Group:
Buergerite, Chromdravite, Dravite, Elbaite, Ferridravite, Liddicoatite,
Schorl, Tsilaisite, Uvite

Zeolite Group:
Analcime, Chabazite, Gmelinite, Heulandite, Mesolite, Mordenite,
Natrolite, Pollucite, Scolecite, Stilbite, Thomsonite, Yugawaralite
 

 


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