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P Mineral Index (418 Count)

This alphabetical listing of P minerals include synonyms of accepted mineral names, pronunciation of that name, name origins, and locality information.

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Paarite View Paarite Image  Cu1.7Pb1.7Bi6.3S12 Approved IMA 2001 (Dana # Added)
NAME ORIGIN: Named for. W. Paar (Salzburg) of the University of Copenhagen and the University of Salzburg.
Pabstite Say Pabstite  View Pabstite Image  Ba(Sn,Ti)Si3O9 Approved IMA 1965
NAME ORIGIN: Named for Adolph Pabst (1899-1990), American mineralogist, University of California at Berekey
Paceite  CaCu(CH3COO)4·6(H2O) Approved IMA 2002 (Dana # Added)
NAME ORIGIN: Named for Frank L Pace (1948-), who discovered the mineral.
Pachnolite Say Pachnolite  View Pachnolite Image View Pachnolite Form  NaCaAlF6·(H2O) Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1863
NAME ORIGIN: Named from the Greek for frost and stone, in allusion to its appearance.
Paderaite Say Paderaite   Cu7((Cu,Ag)0.33Pb1.33Bi11.33)13S22 Approved IMA 1985
NAME ORIGIN: Named for K. Padera, Charles University, Prague, Czechoslovakia.
Padmaite Say Padmaite PdBiSe Approved IMA 1991
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the locality. LOCALITY: Padma river, Karlia, Russa.
Paganoite View Paganoite Image  (Ni,Co)BiAsO5 Approved IMA 2001 (Dana # Added)
NAME ORIGIN: Named for Renato (1938-) and Adriana (1939-) Pagano, amateur mineralogists from Cinisello, Milan, Italy.
Pahasapaite Say Pahasapaite  View Pahasapaite Image   Li8(Ca,Li,K,Na)11Be24(PO4)24·38(H2O) Approved IMA 1987
NAME ORIGIN: From Pahasapa, the Lakota Sioux word for Black Hills, South Dakota, USA.
Painite Say Painite  View Painite Image  CaZrB[Al9O18] Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1957
NAME ORIGIN: Named for A. C. D. Pain (-1971), British gem collector who first noticed the mineral.
Pakhomovskyite View Pakhomovskyite Images Gallery Co3(PO4)2·8(H2O) Approved IMA 2004 (Dana # Added)
NAME ORIGIN: Named for Yakov A. Pakhomovsky (b. 1948), a mineralogist of the Geological Institute of the Kola Science Center, Russian Academy of Sciences.
Palarstanide Say Palarstanide  View Palarstanide Image Pd8(Sn,As)3 Approved IMA 1981
NAME ORIGIN: Named for its composition (Palladium, Arsenic, Stannum(tin)).
Palenzonaite Say Palenzonaite  View Palenzonaite Image  (Ca,Na)3Mn++(V+++++,As+++++,Si)3O12 Approved IMA 1987
NAME ORIGIN: Named for Andrea Palenzona, amateur mineralogist and discoverer of the mineral.
Palermoite Say Palermoite  View Palermoite Image View Palermoite Form  (Sr,Ca)(Li,Na)2Al4(PO4)4(OH)4 Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1952
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the locality. LOCALITY: Palermon No. 1 mine, North Groton, New Hampshire, USA.
Palladium Say Palladium  View Palladium Image  Pd,Pt Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1803
NAME ORIGIN: After the asteroid "Pallas"
Palladoarsenide Say Palladoarsenide  View Palladoarsenide Image Pd2As Approved IMA 1974
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the composition.
Palladobismutharsenide Say Palladobismutharsenide Pd2(As,Bi) Approved IMA 1976
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the composition (Pd, Bi, As).
Palladodymite View Palladodymite Image (Pd,Rh)2As Approved IMA 1999 (Dana # Added)
NAME ORIGIN: From (pallad)ium and the Greek for twin as it is the palladium-dominat analogue of rhodarsenide.
Palladseite Say Palladseite  View Palladseite Image  Pd17Se15 Approved IMA 1977
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the composition, PALLADium and SElenium.
Palmierite Say Palmierite    (K,Na)2Pb(SO4)2 Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1907
NAME ORIGIN: Named for Luigi Palmieri (1807-1896), Italian physicist, Director of the Vesuvius Observatory, Italy.
Palygorskite Say Palygorskite  View Palygorskite Image  (Mg,Al)2Si4O10(OH)·4(H2O) Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1862
NAME ORIGIN: Named after a deposit in the Ural Mountains, Russia.
Panasqueiraite Say Panasqueiraite CaMg(PO4)(OH,F) Approved IMA 1981
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the locality. LOCALITY: Panasqueira Sn-W deposit, Portugal.
Pandaite - See Kesterite
Pandaite - See Bariopyrochlore
Pandermite - See Priceite
Panethite Say Panethite   (Na,Ca,K)2(Mg,Fe++,Mn)2(PO4)2 Approved IMA 1967
NAME ORIGIN: Named for Friedrich Adolph Paneth (1887-1958), director of the Max-Planck Institute of Chemistry, Mainz, Germay.
Panichiite View Panichiite Image   (NH4)2SnCl6 Approved IMA 2008 (Dana # Added)
NAME ORIGIN: Named for Ugo Panichi, a pioneer in the study of minerals from Vulcano.
Panunzite Say Panunzite  View Panunzite Image   (K,Na)AlSiO4 Approved IMA 1988
NAME ORIGIN: Named for Dr. Achille Panunzi, Professor of Chemistry, University of Naples, Naples, Italy.
Paolovite Say Paolovite  View Paolovite Image Pd2Sn Approved IMA 1974
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the composition, PAlladium and OLOVo, tin (in russian).
Papagoite Say Papagoite  View Papagoite Image  CaCuAlSi2O6(OH)3 Approved IMA 1960
NAME ORIGIN: Named after the papago indian tribe, Arizona, USA.
Para-alumohydrocalcite CaAl2(CO3)2(OH)4·6(H2O) Approved IMA 1977
NAME ORIGIN: Named after its relationship with alumohydrocalcite.
Parabariomicrolite Say Parabariomicrolite BaTa4O10(OH)2·2H20 Approved IMA 1986
NAME ORIGIN: Named from the Greek for near and its relation to bariomicrolite.
Parabrandtite Say Parabrandtite Ca2Mn++(AsO4)·2(H2O) Approved IMA 1987
NAME ORIGIN: Named for its dimorphic relationship to brandtite.
Parabutlerite Say Parabutlerite  View Parabutlerite Image View Parabutlerite Form  Fe+++(SO4)(OH)·2(H2O) Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1938
NAME ORIGIN: Named from the Greek para, and it's dimorph, bulterite,
Paracelsian Say Paracelsian  View Paracelsian Image  BaAl2Si2O8 Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1905
NAME ORIGIN: A combination of the Greek "para", for near, and the mineral's dimorph, celsian.
Parachrysotile Say Parachrysotile  View Parachrysotile Image Mg3Si2O5(OH)4 Discredited IMA 2006 - Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1951
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the crystal structure and the relationship to chrysotile which is from the Greek chrysos - "gold" and tilos - "fiber."
Parachrysotile - See Chrysotile
Paracoquimbite Say Paracoquimbite  View Paracoquimbite Image View Paracoquimbite Form  Fe+++2(SO4)3·9(H2O) Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1935
NAME ORIGIN: Named from the Greek for near and its relation to coquimbite.
Paracostibite Say Paracostibite  View Paracostibite Image  CoSbS Approved IMA 1970
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the chemical composition and probable structural relationship to pararammelsbergite.
Paradamite Say Paradamite  View Paradamite Image  Zn2(AsO4)(OH) Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1956
NAME ORIGIN: Named as the dimorph of adamite.
Paradocrasite Say Paradocrasite  View Paradocrasite Image Sb2(Sb,As)2 Approved IMA 1969
NAME ORIGIN: Named from the Greek for "unexpected alloy"
Parafransoletite Say Parafransoletite  View Parafransoletite Image  Ca3Be2(PO4)2(PO3,OH)2·4(H2O) Approved IMA 1990
NAME ORIGIN: Named for it's dimorphous relatinship with fransoltite.
Paragearksutite - See Gearksutite
Parageorgbokiite  Cu5O2(SeO3)2Cl2 Approved IMA 2006 (Dana # Added)
NAME ORIGIN: Named as the lower density form of georgbokite.
Paragonite Say Paragonite  View Paragonite Image  NaAl2(Si3Al)O10(OH)2 Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1843
NAME ORIGIN: Named from the Greek for "to mislead", in allusion to its originally having been mistaken for talc.
Paraguanajuatite Say Paraguanajuatite  View Paraguanajuatite Image  Bi2(Se,S)3 Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1948
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the supposed relationship to guanajuatite.
Parahopeite Say Parahopeite  View Parahopeite Image View Parahopeite Form  Zn3(PO4)2·4(H2O) Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1908
NAME ORIGIN: Named for it's dimorphic relationship to hopeite.
Parajamesonite - See Jamesonite
REMARKS: mixture of jamesonite + other sulfosalts
Parajamesonite Say Parajamesonite Pb4FeSb6S14 Discredited IMA 2006 - Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1947
NAME ORIGIN: Named as a dimorph of jamesonite.
Parakeldyshite Say Parakeldyshite  View Parakeldyshite Image  Na2ZrSi2O7 Approved IMA 1975
NAME ORIGIN: Named from the Greek para, for near, and its relation to keldyshite.
Parakhinite Say Parakhinite  View Parakhinite Image  Cu++3PbTe++++++O4(OH)6 Approved IMA 1978
NAME ORIGIN: Named in allusion to its dimorphous relationship to khinite.
Parakutnohorite - See Rhodochrosite
REMARKS: Intermediate composition between calcite and rhodochrosite
Parakutnohorite - See Calcite
REMARKS: Intermediate composition between calcite and rhodochrosite
Parakuzmenkoite-Fe  (K,Ba)2Fe(Ti,Nb)4(Si4O12)2(O,OH)4·7(H2O) Approved IMA 2002 (Dana # Added)
NAME ORIGIN: Named as the Fe-dominant analog of kuzmenkoite-Mn with a doubled c-axis.
Paralabuntsovite-Mg  Na8K8Mg8Ti16(Si4O12)8(O,OH)16· n(H2O) Proposed IMA 2000 (Dana # Added)
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the structural and Mg analog of the labuntsovite group.
Paralaurionite Say Paralaurionite  View Paralaurionite Image View Paralaurionite Form  PbCl(OH) Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1899
NAME ORIGIN: Named from its similarity to laurionite.
Paralstonite Say Paralstonite  View Paralstonite Image  BaCa(CO3)2 Approved IMA 1979
NAME ORIGIN: Named from the Greek for near and its morphological and chemical relation with alstonite.
Paramelaconite Say Paramelaconite  View Paramelaconite Image View Paramelaconite Form  Cu+2Cu++2O3 Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1891
NAME ORIGIN: Named from the Greek for near and melaconite, which in turn was named for black and dust, now a synonym for tenorite.
Paramendozavilite Say Paramendozavilite  View Paramendozavilite Image NaAl4Fe+++7(PO4)5(P+++++Mo++++++12O40)(OH)16·56(H2O) Approved IMA 1986
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the similarity to mendozavilite.
Paramontroseite Say Paramontroseite  View Paramontroseite Image  VO2 Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1955
NAME ORIGIN: Named from the Greek for near, for its paramorphic relation to montroseite.
Paranatisite Say Paranatisite   Na2[TiO(SiO4)] Approved IMA 1992
NAME ORIGIN: From the Greek para, for near, and its relation to natisite.
Paranatrolite Say Paranatrolite  View Paranatrolite Image   Na2[Al2Si3O10]·3(H2O) IMA Status in Question 1998
NAME ORIGIN: The name given in 1980 recognizes its association with and similarity in chemical composition to natrolite.
Paraniite-(Y) Say Paraniite-(Y)   Ca2Y(AsO4)(WO4)2 Approved IMA 1992
NAME ORIGIN: Named for Fausto Parani, amateur mineral collector of Montecrestese, Italy, who found the mineral.
Paraotwayite Say Paraotwayite  View Paraotwayite Image Ni(OH)2-x(SO4,CO3)0.5x x=.5 Approved IMA 1987
NAME ORIGIN: Named for its close physical and chemical resemblance to otwayite.
Parapierrotite Say Parapierrotite  View Parapierrotite Images Gallery View Parapierrotite Form  Tl(Sb,As)5S8 Approved IMA 1975
NAME ORIGIN: Named for its relationship to pierrotite.
Pararammelsbergite Say Pararammelsbergite  View Pararammelsbergite Image View Pararammelsbergite Form  NiAs2 Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1940
NAME ORIGIN: From the Greek, para -"similar" and the mineral Rammelsbergite named after the German chemist and mineralogist, K. F. Rammelsberg (1813-1899).
Pararealgar Say Pararealgar  View Pararealgar Image  AsS Approved IMA 1980
NAME ORIGIN: Named for its chemical identity with realgar.
Pararobertsite Say Pararobertsite  View Pararobertsite Image  Ca2Mn+++3(PO4)3O2·3(H2O) Approved IMA 1989
NAME ORIGIN: From the Greek para, for near, and its relation to robertsite.
Pararsenolamprite View Pararsenolamprite Image As Approved IMA 1999 (Dana # Added)
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the dimorphous relationship with arsenolamprite.
Paraschachnerite Say Paraschachnerite Ag3Hg2 Approved IMA 1972
NAME ORIGIN: Named for its relationship to schachnerite.
Paraschoepite Say Paraschoepite   UO3·2(H2O) (?) Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1947
NAME ORIGIN: Named as a polymorph of schoepite.
Parascholzite Say Parascholzite  View Parascholzite Image  CaZn2(PO4)2·2(H2O) Approved IMA 1981
NAME ORIGIN: Named for its dimorphic relationship to scholzite.
Parascorodite View Parascorodite Image  Fe+++AsO4·2(H2O) Approved IMA 1997 (Dana # Added)
NAME ORIGIN: From Greek. para, near, and scorodite, with which it has a dimorphic relationship.
Parasibirskite Say Parasibirskite  View Parasibirskite Image Ca2B2O5·(H2O) Approved IMA 1996 (Dana # Added)
NAME ORIGIN: For it's relationship to sibirskite.
Paraspurrite Say Paraspurrite  View Paraspurrite Image Ca5(SiO4)2(CO3) Approved IMA 1977
NAME ORIGIN: Named because of it's similarity to spurrite.
Parasymplesite Say Parasymplesite  View Parasymplesite Image  Fe++3(AsO4)2·8(H2O) Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1837
NAME ORIGIN: Named from the Greek "to bring together", in allusion to its relations to other minerals. Dimorphous with symplesite.
Paratacamite - See Atacamite
Paratacamite Say Paratacamite  View Paratacamite Image  (Cu,Zn)2(OH)3Cl Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1873
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the dimorphous relationship with atacamite.
Paratellurite Say Paratellurite  View Paratellurite Image  TeO2 Approved IMA 1960
NAME ORIGIN: Named for it's dimorphous relationship with tellurite.
Paratooite-(La)  REE3(Ca,Sr)2NaCu(CO3)8 Approved IMA 2005 (Dana # Added)
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the locality. LOCALITY: Paratoo copper mine, near Yunta, Olary Province, South Australia, Australia
Paratsepinite-Ba View Paratsepinite-Ba Image  (Ba,Na,K)2-x(Ti,Nb)2(Si4O12)(OH,O)2·4(H2O) Approved IMA 2002 (Dana # Added)
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the relationship to tsepinite-Na.
Paratsepinite-Na View Paratsepinite-Na Image   (Na,Sr,K,Ca)7(Ti,Nb)8[Si4O12]4(O,OH)8·n(H2O) n ~ 8 Proposed IMA 2003 (Dana # Added)
NAME ORIGIN: Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC)
Paraumbite Say Paraumbite   K3Zr2HSi6O18·n(H2O) n=3 to 7 Approved IMA 1983
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the close structural similarity to umbite.
Paravauxite Say Paravauxite  View Paravauxite Images Gallery View Paravauxite Form  Fe++Al2(PO4)2(OH)2·8(H2O) Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1922
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the chemical similarity to vauxite. Polymorph of metavauxite.
Paravinogradovite View Paravinogradovite Image   (Na,[ ])2(Ti,Fe+++)4(Si2O6)2(Si3AlO10)(OH)4·H2O Approved IMA 2003 (Dana # Added)
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the relationship to vinogradovite.
Parawollastonite - See Wollastonite-2M
Pargasite Say Pargasite  View Pargasite Image  NaCa2(Mg,Fe++)4Al(Si6Al2)O22(OH)2 Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1814
NAME ORIGIN: Named after its locality. LOCALITY: Pargas, Finland.
Pargasite-K - See Potassicpargasite
Parisite-(Ce) Say Parisite-(Ce)  View Parisite-(Ce) Images Gallery View Parisite-(Ce) Form   Ca(Ce,La)2(CO3)3F2 Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1835
NAME ORIGIN: Named for J. J. Paris, mine proprietor at Muzo, north of Bogota, Columbia.
Parisite-(Nd) Say Parisite-(Nd)   Ca(Nd,Ce,La)2(CO3)3F2 Approved IMA 1986
NAME ORIGIN: Named as the Nd-rich end member of the parisite series, named for J. J. Paris, mine proprietor at Muzon, north of Bogota, Columbia.
Parkerite Say Parkerite  View Parkerite Image  Ni3(Bi,Pb)2S2 Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1937
NAME ORIGIN: Named for Robert Luling Parker (1893-1973), Zurich, Switzerland.
Parkinsonite Say Parkinsonite  View Parkinsonite Image (Pb,Mo,[ ])8O8Cl2 Approved IMA 1994
NAME ORIGIN: Named after Reginald F. D. Parkinson, English mineral collector from Somerset.
Parnauite Say Parnauite  View Parnauite Image Cu9(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)10·7(H2O) Approved IMA 1978
NAME ORIGIN: Named for John L. Parnau (1906-1990), U.S. Mineral collector who discovered the mineral.
Parsettensite Say Parsettensite  View Parsettensite Image   (K,Na,Ca)(Mn,Al)7Si8O20(OH)8·2(H2O) (?) Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1923
NAME ORIGIN: Named after its locality. LOCALITY: Parsettens Alp, Val d'Err, Grisons, Switzerland.
Parsonsite Say Parsonsite  View Parsonsite Image   Pb2(UO2)(PO4)2·2(H2O) Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1923
NAME ORIGIN: Named for Arthur Leonard Parsons (1873-1957), mineralogist, University of Toronto, Canada.
Partheite Say Partheite  View Partheite Image  Ca2Al4Si4O15(OH)2·4(H2O) Approved IMA 1979
NAME ORIGIN: Named for Erwin Parthe (1928-), crystallographer at the University of Geneva.
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