Stanford University
Earth Sciences Mineral Collection


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Last modified March 5, 2002


Mineral
Composition
Source Locality
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alabandite manganese sulfide Broken Hill, NSW, Australia
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BC2
3.8a
aragonite calcium carbonate Leadville,
Lake Co., Colorado
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B1
1.7
aragonite calcium carbonate Swakopmund, Namibia
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L1
3.1
arsenopyrite iron arsenic sulfide Panasqueria Mine
Portugal
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C4
3.31a
barite barium sulfate Durango, mexico
Servos
B1
1.3
barite with hematite barium sulfate Frizington, Cumberland, England
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C1
3.28a
beryl, var aquamarine beryllium aluminosilicate Heffernans Mine, Torrington,
NSW, Australia
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C1
3.29a
beryl, var aquamarine
(2 pcs)
beryllium aluminosilicate Minas Gerais, Brazil
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B2
rl2935
beryl, var emerald beryllium aluminosilicate Muzo, Columbia
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A2
rl2927
beryl, var morganite, 116 carats beryllium aluminosilicate unknown
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B2
rl2935
bismuth and bismuthinite native bismuth metal and bismuth sulfide Carmen Mine,
La Paz, Bolivia
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B4
1.32
bornite copper iron sulfide 240 level, Mangula mine, Mangula, Zimbabwe
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C2
3.34a
calcite calcium carbonate Egremont, Cumberland, England
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N
2.0a
calcite, with chalcopyrite calcium carbonate Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico
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A1
2.2a
calcite calcium carbonate Treece, Cherokee Co., Kansas
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A3
2.11a
calcite calcium carbonate Cherokee Co., Kansas
Hanke
A1
2.3a
celestite, aragonite, & native sulfur
top to bottom
strontium sulfate, calcium carbonate, elemental sulfur Raccamulto,
near Girgenti, Sicily, Italy
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A3
2.10a
chalcanthite copper sulfate hydrate unknown
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BC2
rl 2941
corundum, var ruby aluminum oxide Arendal,
Aust Agder, Norway
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BC3
rl2966
crocidolite, var Hawk's Eye sodium iron
hydroxy silicate
Kimberly
South Africa
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B1
1.9
crocoite lead chromate Dundas, Tasmania, Australia
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D2
2.19
curienite and francevillite lead barium uranate vanadate hydrates Mounara, Gabon
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C2
3.34
danburite calcium borosilicate La Bufa Mine,
San Luis Potosi, Mexico
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B1
1.4
dolomite var cobaltian
with native copper
calcium, magnesium, cobalt carbonite Kamoto Underground Mine, Kolwezi, Shaba, Zaire
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E1
2.20a
elbaite sodium, lithium, aluminum, borosilicate unknown
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B2
1.10
feldspar, var microcline
(amazonite
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potassium aluminosilicate Crystal Peak area,
Teller Co., Colorado
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AB1
r2fr23a
fluorite calcium fluoride Hardin Co., Illinois
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A4
2.12a, 13a, 14a
galena and spahlerite lead sulfide and
zinc sulfide
Joplin, Jasper Co., Missouri
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BC4
3.21a
garnet var. almandine iron aluminum silicate near Salida, Chaffee Co., Colorado
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AB1
2.24a
gold native gold metal

Filabusi, Zimbabwe

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B3
1.31
gold native gold metal Barberton District, Transvaal, South Africa
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B3
1.29
gypsum calcium sulfate hydrate Oklahoma
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AB2
rl2916
gypsum calcium sulfate hydrate Durango, Mexico
Servos
A1
2.16a
gypsum calcium sulfate hydrate Darwin, Inyo Co., California
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BC1
rl2987
hematite iron oxide Gogebic Co., Michigan
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BC3
rl2968
hematite and quartz iron oxide,
silicon dioxide
Egremont, Cumberland, England
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AB3
2.32a
hematite iron oxide Rio Marina, Elba, italy
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B4
3.4a
huebnerite with quartz manganese tuhgstate Pasto Bueno,
Ancash, Peru
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B4
1.33
kyanite an aluminosilicate India
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AB4
2.34a
labradorite sodium, calcium aluminosilicate Labrador, Canada
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C1
3.25a
limonite iron oxide, hydrous Iron Mountain Mine,
Shasta Co., California
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BC2
rl2942
magnetite iron oxide North Issetsk,
Ural Mountains, USSR
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C2
r3f30a
molybdenite and quartz molybdenum oxide and silicon dioxide German Hill Shaft, Wolfram Camp, Queensland, Australia
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AB3
2.31a
opal(1) silicon dioxide Australia
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B2
rl2937
opal(2) silicon dioxide Australia
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B2
rl2940
opal (carved)  silicon dioxide unknown
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A2
2.7a, rl2914
orpiment arsenic sulfide Quiruvilca Dept.
La Libertad, Peru
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AB2
rl2914
Pele's hair volcanic glass Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii
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C3
3.16a
prehnite calcium hydroxy aluminosilicate Khandirali, Maharashtra, India
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A3
2.9a
prehnite calcium hydroxy aluminosilicate Emu Quarry, Prospect, NSW, Australia
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C3
3.13a
quartz silicon dioxide Montgomery Co., Arkansas
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AB2
2.26, rl2902
quartz silicon dioxide Graham Co., Arizona
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AB2
2.27, rl2908
quartz with microcline silicon dioxide Moat Mountain,
Carroll Co., New Hampshire
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BC2
3.9a
silver native silver metal Knogberg, Norway
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B3
1.25
sphalerite with
calcite
zinc sulfide,
calcium carbonate
Casapalca, Peru
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B4
3.6a
sphalerite with
pyrite, quartz, dolomite
zinc sulfide,
iron disulfide
La Limon Mine,
Huaron, Dept. Pasco, Peru
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AB3
3.29a
stibnite antimony sulfide Shikoku Island, Japan
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BC4
3.23a
sugilite (carved) complex manganese aluminosilicate Arizona
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A2
2.8a
tetrahedrite and quartz copper iron antimony sulfide and silicon dioxide Casapalca, Dept. Lima, Peru
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AB3
2.33a
wolframite and quartz iron manganese tungstate Panasqueria Mine,
Portugal
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B4
1.35
wulfenite lead molybdate Mexico
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AB4
r2fr35a
zoisite & ruby calcium aluminosilicate and aluminum oxide Longido Mine,
North Central Tanzania
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A2
2.4a, rl2928