Silicates.


This is the list of the silicates class.
This is not a list of my collection, it's a list of mineral descriptions, mainly Swedish.

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Mineral group index.
Main index.

Pure elements
Sulphides and sulphosalts
Halogenides
Oxides and hydroxides
Phosphates (arsenates and vanadates)
Sulphates (cromates,molybdates,wolframates)
Carbonates
Borates and nitrates
Silicates
Organic materials

Subclass : Quartz

Quartz opal group (page 128) Quartz
Chalcedony
Opal
Cristobalite

Subclass : Nesosilicates

Olivine group
(page 131)
Forsterite
Norbergite
Chondrodite
Humite
Clinohumite
Manganohumite
Olivine (*)
Fayalite
Knebelite
iron Knebelite
Tephroite
Picrotephroite
Monticellite
Thaumasite
Garnet group
(page 134)
Almandine
Grossular
Spessartine
Andradite
Pyrope
Schorlomite
Melanite
Uvarovite
Zircon titanite group
(page 136)
Zircon
Eudialyte
Låvenite
Katapleite
Titanite
Rosenbuschite
Thortveitite
Thalenite
Yttrialite
Kainosite
Tombarthite
Cerite
Törnebohmite
Thorite
Andalusite - Sillimanite - Kyanite group
(page 139)
Andalusite
Viridine
Kyanite
Sillimanite
Cordierite
Topas staurolite group
(page 141)
Topas
Staurolite
Euclase group Euclase
Braunite group
(page 142)
Braunite
Långbanite
Katoptrite
Dixenite
Welinite
Ericssonite
Ortoericssonite
Leukophoenicite
Sonolite
Rhodonite
Inesite
Pyroxmangite
Uranophan group
(page 144)
Uranophan
Sklodowskite
Kasolite
Boltwoodite
Datolite group
(page 145)
Datolite
Kornerupine group
Prismatine
Kornerupine
Dumortierite
Jinshajiangite group
Jinshajiangite

Subclass : Sorosilicates

Gehlenite ilvaite group
(page 146)
Melilite
Ilvaite
Harstigite
Hemimorphite group
(page 146)
Hemimorphite
Nasonite
Ganomalite
Molybdophyllite
Melanotekite
Kentrolite
Barysilite
Hyalotekite
Jagoite
Epidot vesuvianite group
(page 148)
Zoisite
Prehnite
Clinozoisite
Epidote
Manganepidote
Piemontite
Julgoldite
Allanite-(Ce)
Muromontite
Dollaseite
Vesuvianite
Manganoan vesuvianite

Subclass : Inosilicates

Enstatite hypersten group
(page 152)
Enstatite
Bronzite
Hyperstene
Diopsid augite group
(page 153)
Diopside
Kokkolite
Salite
Pigeonite
Hedenbergite
Schefferite
Urbanite
Aegirine
Jeffersonite
Augite
Spodumene group
(page 155)
Spodumene
Eucryptite
Cummingtonite anthophyllite group
(page 156)
Anthophyllite
Ferro-anthophyllite
Cummingtonite
Dannemorite
Asbeferrite
Grünerite
Amosite
Gedrite
Holmquistite
Tremolite glaucophan riebeckite group
(page 157)
Tremolite
Actinolite
Richterite
Arfvedsonite
Eckermannite
Joesmithite
Riebeckite
Hornblende group
(page 158)
Hornblende
Pargasite
Barkevite
Hastingsite
Wollastonite group
(page 159)
Wollastonite
Bustamite
Pectolite
Margarosanite
Xonotlite
Babingtonite

Subclass : Cyclosilicates

Beryll turmaline group
(page 161)
Beryl
Phenakite
Aminoffite
Welshite
Barylite
Sverigeite
Bertrandite
Gadolinite
Helvin
Trimerite
Schorl (Fe-Tourmaline)
Dravite (Mg-Tourmaline)
Elbaite (Li-tourmaline)
Axinite
Høgtuvaite

Subclass : Phyllosilicates

Kaolinite - Montmorillonite group
( clay minerals )
(page 165)
Kaolinite
Halloysite
Hisingerite
Neotokite
Montmorillonite
Kimolite
Serpentine talc pyrophyllite group
(page 166)
Serpentine (Chrysotile and Antigorite)
Karyopilite
Talc
Palygorskite
Stevensite
Sepiolite
Chrysocolla
Pyrophyllite
Apophyllite
Mica group
(page 168)
Muscovite
Fuchsite
Alurgite
Damourite
Oncosine
Mariposite
Glauconite
Biotite
Manganophyllite
Anomite
Phlogopite
Lepidolite
Polylithionite
Cookeite
Illite
Stipnomelane
Ekmanite
Ganophyllite
Xantophyllite
Margarite
Vermiculite
Chlorite - Chloritoid group
(page 172)
Pennine
Clinochlore
Kammererite (*)
Amesite
Thuringite
Grängesite
Gonyerite
Pyrosmalite
Friedelite
Bementite
Corrensite
Chloritoid
Ottrelite

Subclass : Tectosilicates

Feldspar group
(page 175)
Plagioklas (sodium-calcium (Na-Ca) feldspar)
Albite
Monalbite
Oligoclase
Andesine
Labradorite
Bytownite
Anorthite
Potassium (K) feldspar
Microcline
Orthoklas
Sanidine

Barium feldspar
Celsian
Banalsite
Hyalophane

Nefeline leucite sodalite group
(page 178)
Nefeline
Petalite
Cymrite
Pollucite
Analcime
Nosean
Haüyn
Cancrinite
Wenkite
Scapolite
Zeolite group
(page 180)
Chabazite
Natrolite
Scolezite
Thomsonite
Edingtonite
Laumontite
Stilbite
Stellerite
Phillipsite
Harmotome
Heulandite
(*)=Not an accepted mineral name, only a variety or groupname.

This list is not meant to be published in this incomplete state, but I couldn't resist to put it out on the net.

If you have some questions, suggestions or comments you are welcome to write me a line or two.


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Last changed : 2004-01-27