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Q Mineral Index (20 Count)

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

LEGEND: Valid Species (Bold);  Pronunciation;  Mineral Image;  Mineral Image Gallery;  jCrystal Form;  jPOWD Form;          Calculated Radioactive Intensity


Qaqarssukite-(Ce) View Qaqarssukite-(Ce) Image   Ba(Ce,REE)(CO3)2F Approved IMA 2004 (Dana # Added)
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the locality. LOCALITY: Qaqarssuk carbonatite complex, southern West Greenland.
Qilianshanite Say Qilianshanite NaH4(CO3)(BO3)·2(H2O) Approved IMA 1993
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the locality. LOCALITY: Juhongtu borate deposit, Qilian Mountains, Qinghai Province, China.
Qingheiite Say Qingheiite   Na2(Mn++,Mg,Fe++)(Al,Fe+++)(PO4)3 Approved IMA 1983
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the locality. LOCALITY: Qinghe County, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China.
Qitianlingite Say Qitianlingite   Fe++2Nb2W++++++O10 Approved IMA 1985
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the locality. LOCALITY: Qitianling, Hunan Province, China.
Quadratite View Quadratite Images Gallery View Quadratite Form Ag(Cd,Pb)AsS3 Approved IMA 1999 (Dana # Added)
NAME ORIGIN: The name is derived from the conspicuous quadratic shape of the mineral.
Quadridavyne Say Quadridavyne  View Quadridavyne Image   (Na,K)6Ca2Al6Si6O24Cl4 Approved IMA 1994
NAME ORIGIN: From the Latin "quad" for four, as the mineral has four times the unit cell volume of the related mineral species davyne.
Quadruphite-VII Say Quadruphite-VII Na14CaMgTi4[Si2O7]2(PO4)4O4F2 Approved IMA 1992
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the Latin "quadruplex" and the element phosphorus, for the quantity of PO4 groups in the formula.
Quadruphite-VIII Say Quadruphite-VIII Na14CaMgTi4(Si2O7)2(PO4)4O4F2 Approved IMA 1992
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the Latin "quadruplex" and the element phosphorus, for the quantity of PO4 groups in the formula.
Quartz Say Quartz  View Quartz Images Gallery View Quartz Form  SiO2 Valid Species (Pre-IMA) Prehistoric
NAME ORIGIN: From the German "quarz", of uncertain origin.
Quecksilber - See Mercury
Queitite Say Queitite  View Queitite Image  Pb4Zn2(SiO4)(Si2O7)(SO4) Approved IMA 1979
NAME ORIGIN: Named for Clive Sedric Queit, mineral dealer of Tsumeb, Namibia.
Quenselite Say Quenselite  View Quenselite Images Gallery View Quenselite Form  PbMn+++O2(OH) Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1926
NAME ORIGIN: Named for Percy Dudgeon Quensel (1881-1966), Swidish mineralogist and petrolgist, Stockholm University, Sweden.
Quenstedtite Say Quenstedtite  View Quenstedtite Image View Quenstedtite Form  Fe+++2(SO4)3·10(H2O) Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1889
NAME ORIGIN: Named after the German mineralogist, F. A. Quenstedt (1809-1889).
Quetenite - See Botryogen
Quetzalcoatlite Say Quetzalcoatlite  View Quetzalcoatlite Image  Zn8Cu4(TeO3)3(OH)18 Approved IMA 1973
NAME ORIGIN: Named for Quetzalcoatl, a Toltec god of the sea, in allusion of the sea blue-green color of the mineral.
Quicksilver - See Mercury
Quintinite-2H Say Quintinite-2H  View Quintinite-2H Image Mg4Al2(OH)12CO3·4(H2O) Approved IMA 1995
NAME ORIGIN: Named after Quintin Wight (b. 1935), of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, significant contributor to mineral studies at Mont Saint-Hilaire, and author of The Complete Book of micromounting (1993).
Quintinite-3T Say Quintinite-3T  View Quintinite-3T Image Mg4Al2(OH)12CO3·4(H2O) Approved IMA 1995
NAME ORIGIN: Named after Quintin Wight (b. 1935), of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, significant contributor to mineral studies at Mont Saint-Hilaire, and author of The Complete Book of Micromounting (1993).
Qusongite View Qusongite Image  WC Approved IMA 2007 (Dana # Added)
NAME ORIGIN: Named after the locality. LOCALITY: Luobusa mine, Qusong County, Tibet, China.