MINERALS

 

  Elements

 

  Sulfides

 

  Oxides

 

  Halides

 

  Carbonates

 

  Sulfates

 

  Phosphates

 

  Silicates

 

  Smaller groups

(e.g., chromates, tungstates, molybdates, arsenates, vanadates, borates, nitrates, oxalates)

 


 

List of Mineral Names (890 kb pdf)

(a list of all IMA/CNMNC-approved mineral names & chemical formulas, compiled in 2007, and made available by Materials Data)

 

IMA = International Mineralogical Association

 

CNMNC = Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification

 


 

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