List of minerals

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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[edit]

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B[edit]

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C[edit]

Native copper
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D[edit]

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

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

F[edit]

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H[edit]

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I[edit]

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  • Idocrase (synonym of vesuvianite)
  • Iolite (a gem-quality variety of cordierite)

J[edit]

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K[edit]

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L[edit]

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M[edit]

A polished slice of Malachite
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N[edit]

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O[edit]

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P[edit]

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R[edit]

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S[edit]

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T[edit]

Massive turquoise in matrix with quartz from Mineral Park, Arizona
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U[edit]

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)

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