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I Mineral Index (1381 Count)

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

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IMA2009-016 Cu4H(AsO4)2(OH)3·H2O Proposed IMA 2009
NAME ORIGIN: Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC)
IMA2009-017  KMg2.5Si4O10F2 Proposed IMA 2009
NAME ORIGIN: Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC)
IMA2009-018  MgWO4 Proposed IMA 2009
NAME ORIGIN: Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC)
IMA2009-019  NaLa2(CO3)2[(CO3)1-xF2x]F Proposed IMA 2009
NAME ORIGIN: Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC)
IMA2009-020  Li4Na12(Y,Na,Ca,REE)12(PO4)12(CO3)4(F,OH)8 Proposed IMA 2009
NAME ORIGIN: Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC)
IMA2009-021  Li4(Na,Ca)12(Y,Ca,REE)6Zr6(PO4)12(CO3)4O4[(OH),F]4 Proposed IMA 2009
NAME ORIGIN: Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC)
IMA2009-022  BiMo2+xO7(OH)·H2O Proposed IMA 2009
NAME ORIGIN: Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC)
IMA2009-023  Pb6(Te2O10)(CO3)Cl2(H2O) Proposed IMA 2009
NAME ORIGIN: Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC)
IMA2009-024  Pb6CuTe4O18(OH)2 Proposed IMA 2009
NAME ORIGIN: Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC)
IMA2009-025  Na3K3Fe+++2Si8O20(OH)4·4H2O Proposed IMA 2009
NAME ORIGIN: Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC)
IMA2009-026  (Mn++,Ca)3(V+++,Al)2(SiO4)3 Proposed IMA 2009
NAME ORIGIN: Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC)
IMA2009-027  (Fe,Mg)Al12O19 Proposed IMA 2009
NAME ORIGIN: Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC)
IMA2009-028  Na8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3)·3.5H2O Proposed IMA 2009
NAME ORIGIN: Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC)
IMA2009-029  Ca3Zr2(Fe+++2Si)O12 Proposed IMA 2009
NAME ORIGIN: Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC)
IMA2009-030  BaFe+++12O19 Proposed IMA 2009
NAME ORIGIN: Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC)
IMA2009-031  NaAl6(SO4)6(SO3F)F6·36H2O Proposed IMA 2009
NAME ORIGIN: Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC)
IMA2009-032  CaUO4 Proposed IMA 2009
NAME ORIGIN: Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC)
IMA2009-033  Ca3Sn2Fe2SiO12 Proposed IMA 2009
NAME ORIGIN: Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC)
IMA2009-034  NaNa2(Fe++3Fe+++Ti)Si8O22O2 Proposed IMA 2009
NAME ORIGIN: Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC)
IMA2009-036  Ag2PbBi4Se8 Proposed IMA 2009
NAME ORIGIN: Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC)
IMA2009-037  Fe+++Cu++(As,Sb)O4 Proposed IMA 2009
NAME ORIGIN: Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC)
IMA2009-038  Ca4Al2(PO4)2F8·5H2O Proposed IMA 2009
NAME ORIGIN: Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC)
IMA2009-039  Na14Ca6Mn3Zr3[Si26O72(OH)2](H2O,Cl,O,OH)6 Proposed IMA 2009
NAME ORIGIN: Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC)
IMA2009-040  (NH4)2Mg5Fe3+3Al(SO4)12·18H2O Proposed IMA 2009
NAME ORIGIN: Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC)
Imandrite Say Imandrite  View Imandrite Image  Na12Ca3Fe+++2Si12O36 Approved IMA 1979
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the locality. LOCALITY: Khibiny massif, near Lake Imandra, Kola Peninsula, Russia.
Imgreite - See Melonite
REMARKS: Discredited
Imgreite Say Imgreite   NiTe Discredited IMA 1967
NAME ORIGIN: Named as the acronym of Institute of Mineralogy, Geochemistry of Rare Elements (IMGRE).
Imgreite - See Hexatestibiopanickelite
REMARKS: Pd & Sb free
Imhofite Say Imhofite  View Imhofite Images Gallery  Tl6CuAs16S40 Approved IMA 1965
NAME ORIGIN: For Jospeh Imhof (1902-1969).
Imiterite Say Imiterite  View Imiterite Images Gallery  Ag2HgS2 Approved IMA 1985
NAME ORIGIN: For the Imiter mine locality in Morocco. LOCALITY: In the Imiter mine, Anti-Atlas Mountains, Morocco.
Imogolite Say Imogolite  View Imogolite Image Al2SiO3(OH)4 Approved IMA 1962
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the locality. LOCALITY: Imogo soil, Hitoyoshi, Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan.
Inaglyite Say Inaglyite PbCu3(Ir,Pt)8S16 Approved IMA 1983
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the locality. LOCALITY: Inagli massif, Yakutia, Russia.
Incaite Say Incaite  View Incaite Image Pb4Sn4FeSb2S15 Approved IMA 1974
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the Inca people, pre-European rulers of Chile, Bolivia, and Peru.
Inderborite Say Inderborite  View Inderborite Image  CaMg[B3O3(OH)5]2·6(H2O) Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1941
NAME ORIGIN: Named after the locality. LOCALITY: Inder borate deposit, Kazakhstan.
Inderite Say Inderite  View Inderite Image  MgB3O3(OH)5·5(H2O) Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1937
NAME ORIGIN: Named after its source.
Indialite Say Indialite  View Indialite Images Gallery  Mg2Al4Si5O18 Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1954
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the locality LOCALITY: Bokaro coal seam, southwest of Hazaribagh, Bihar, India.
Indianite - See Anorthite
Indicolite - See Elbaite
REMARKS: Blue tourmaline
Indigirite Say Indigirite Mg2Al2(CO3)4(OH)2·15(H2O) Approved IMA 1971
NAME ORIGIN: Named after the locality. LOCALITY: Sarylakh Au-Sb deposit, Indigirka River, northeastern Yakutia, Russia.
Indite Say Indite  View Indite Image  Fe++In2S4 Approved IMA 1963
NAME ORIGIN: For the indium in its composition.
Indium Say Indium  View Indium Image  In Approved IMA 1964
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the element which is named after the indigo line in its spectrum.
Inesite Say Inesite  View Inesite Image Ca2Mn7Si10O28(OH)2·5(H2O) Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1887
NAME ORIGIN: From the Greek ines - "flesh fibers."
Ingersonite Say Ingersonite  View Ingersonite Image  Ca3Mn++Sb+++++4O14 Approved IMA 1988
NAME ORIGIN: Named for F. Earl Ingerson (1906-1993), U. S. Geochemist.
Ingodite Say Ingodite  View Ingodite Image  Bi(S,Te) Approved IMA 1981
NAME ORIGIN: Named after the locality. LOCALITY: From the Ingoda deposit near the source of the Ingoda River, central Transbaikal.
Innelite Say Innelite  View Innelite Image   (Na,Mg,Ca)2(Ba,K)4Ti3(Si2O7)2(SO4)2(OH,F) Approved IMA 1961
NAME ORIGIN: From the Yakut name, "inneli," for the Inagli River, Yakutia, Russia.
Insizwaite Say Insizwaite  View Insizwaite Image  Pt(Bi,Sb)2 Approved IMA 1972
NAME ORIGIN: For the Insizwa mineral deposit, South Africa, where it was discovered.
Intersilite Say Intersilite   Na6Mn++Ti[Si10O24(OH)](OH)3·4(H2O) Approved IMA 1994 (Dana # Added)
NAME ORIGIN: Named in allusion to it's intermediate position between the layered and banded silicates.
Inyoite Say Inyoite  View Inyoite Image View Inyoite Form  Ca2B6O6(OH)10·8(H2O) Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1916
NAME ORIGIN: Named after it's locality. LOCALITY: Mount Blanco mine, Mount Blanco, Black Mountains, Death Valley, Inyo County, California.
Iodargyrite Say Iodargyrite  View Iodargyrite Image View Iodargyrite Form  AgI Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1854
NAME ORIGIN: Named after its chemical composition if iodine (Greek, iodes = "violet") and silver (Latin, argentum).
Iodyrite - See Iodargyrite
Iolite - See Cordierite
Iowaite Say Iowaite  View Iowaite Image  Mg4Fe+++(OH)8OCl·2-4(H2O) Approved IMA 1967
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the locality. LOCALITY: Sioux County, Iowa.
Iquiqueite Say Iquiqueite  View Iquiqueite Image  K3Na4Mg(Cr++++++O4)B24O39(OH)·12(H2O) Approved IMA 1986
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the locality LOCALITY: Iquique, Tarapaca Province, Chile.
Iranite Say Iranite  View Iranite Image  Pb10Cu(CrO4)6(SiO4)2(F,OH)2 Approved IMA 1963
NAME ORIGIN: Name for the country.
Iraqite-(La) Say Iraqite-(La)   K(La,Ce,Th)2(Ca,Na)4(Si,Al)16O40 Approved IMA 1976
NAME ORIGIN: For the country of origin, Iraq and La in the composition.
Irarsite Say Irarsite  View Irarsite Image (Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS Approved IMA 1966
NAME ORIGIN: For the Iridium and ARSenic in the composition.
Irhtemite Say Irhtemite  View Irhtemite Image Ca4Mg(AsO3OH)2(AsO4)2·4(H2O) Approved IMA 1972
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the locality. LOCALITY: Irhtem ore deposit, Morocco.
Iridarsenite Say Iridarsenite   (Ir,Ru)As2 Approved IMA 1974
NAME ORIGIN: For the IRIDium and ARSENic in the composition.
Iridisite (Ir,Cu,Rh,Ni,Pt)S2 Not Approved IMA
NAME ORIGIN: The name is intended to distinguish the mineral from "normal" iridium sulfide.
Iridium Say Iridium  View Iridium Image  (Ir,Os,Ru,Pt) Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1804
NAME ORIGIN: Named after the element Iridium which was from the Latin, Iris = "rainbow" in allusion to the colored salts derived from its compounds.
Iridosmine - See Osmium
Iridrhodruthenium - See Ruthenium
REMARKS: Ir-Rh-rich ruthenium
Iriginite Say Iriginite  View Iriginite Image   (UO2)(Mo++++++2O7)·3(H2O) Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1956
NAME ORIGIN: Unknown origin.
Irite - See Iridium
REMARKS: Mixture of several PGE minerals
Iron Say Iron  View Iron Image  Fe Valid Species (Pre IMA) 900 BC (Dana # Added)
NAME ORIGIN: Probably Anglo-Saxon in origin.
Iron Alum - See Halotrichite
Iron-Magnesia Spinel - See Magnesioferrite
Iron Mica - See Biotite
Iron spar - See Siderite
Iron Spinel - See Hercynite
Iron Talc - See Minnesotaite
Iron uralite - See Bassetite
Iron wollastonite - See Ferrobustamite
Irtyshite Say Irtyshite Na2(Ta,Nb)4O11 Approved IMA 1985
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the locality. LOCALITY: Irtysh River area, eastern Kazakhstan.
Ishikawaite Say Ishikawaite  View Ishikawaite Image  (U,Fe,Y,Ca)(Nb,Ta)O4 (?) Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1922
NAME ORIGIN: Named after its locality. LOCALITY: Ishikawa, Ivaki Province, Japan.
Isinglass - See Muscovite
Isochalcopyrite - See Isocubanite
Isochalcopyrite View Isochalcopyrite Image Cu8Fe9S16 Discredited IMA 2006
NAME ORIGIN: Named as the cubic variety of chalcopyrite.
Isoclasite Say Isoclasite Ca2(PO4)(OH)·2(H2O) (?) Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1870
NAME ORIGIN: Named from the Greek for "equal" and "fracture", in allusion to the cleavage.
Isocubanite Say Isocubanite  View Isocubanite Image  CuFe2S3 Approved IMA 1988
NAME ORIGIN: Named as the isometric polymorph of cubanite.
Isoferroplatinum Say Isoferroplatinum  View Isoferroplatinum Image (Pt,Pd)3(Fe,Cu) Approved IMA 1975
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the structure and composition.
Isokite Say Isokite  View Isokite Image  CaMg(PO4)F Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1955
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the locality LOCALITY: Nkumbwa Hill, near Isoka, northern Kumbwa, Zamibia.
Isolueshite Say Isolueshite  View Isolueshite Form   (Na,La,Ca)(Nb,Ti)O3 Approved IMA 1997 (Dana # Added)
NAME ORIGIN: The name reflects its isometric habit, optical isotropism and compositional similarity to its orthorhombic polymorph, lueshite.
Isomertieite Say Isomertieite  View Isomertieite Image  Pd11Sb2As2 Approved IMA 1974
NAME ORIGIN: For its structural and compositional relationship to mertieite-I.
Isovite View Isovite Image (Cr,Fe)23C6 Approved IMA 1996 (Dana # Added)
NAME ORIGIN: For the locality. LOCALITY: The Is River, near the town of Is, Isovsky district, Middle Urals, Russia.
Istisuite - See Ferrohornblende
Itoigawaite SrAl2Si2O7(OH)2·(H2O) Approved IMA 1998 (Dana # Added)
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the locality. LOCALITY: On the seashore of Oyashirazu, about 15 km WSW of Itoigawa Station, Itoigawa-Ohmi district, Niigata-ken Prefecture, Japan.
Itoite Say Itoite Pb3[GeO2(OH)2](SO4)2 Approved IMA 1960
NAME ORIGIN: Named for Tei-Ichi Ito (1898-1980), mineralogist and crystallographer, University of Tokyo, Japan.
Ivanyukite-Cu Cu[Ti4(OH)2O2(SiO4)3]·7H2O Proposed IMA 2007
NAME ORIGIN: Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC)
Ivanyukite-K  K2[Ti4(OH)2O2(SiO4)3]·9H2O Proposed IMA 2007
NAME ORIGIN: Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC)
Ivanyukite-Na Na2[Ti4O2(OH)2(SiO4)3]·6H2O Proposed IMA 2007
NAME ORIGIN: Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC)
Iwakiite Say Iwakiite  View Iwakiite Image  Mn++(Fe+++,Mn+++)2O4 Approved IMA 1979
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the locality. LOCALITY: Gozaisho mine, Iwaki, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan.
Iwashiroite-(Y) View Iwashiroite-(Y) Image  YTaO4 Approved IMA 2003 (Dana # Added)
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the old prefectural name of Fukushima prefecture (Iwashiro).
Ixiolite Say Ixiolite  View Ixiolite Image  (Ta,Nb,Sn,Mn++,Fe++)O2 Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1857
NAME ORIGIN: For "Ixion", of Greek mythology, who was related to Tantalus, in allusion to the mineral's relationship to tantalite.
Izoklakeite Say Izoklakeite  View Izoklakeite Image  Pb27(Cu,Fe)2(Sb,Bi)19S57 Approved IMA 1986
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the locality. LOCALITY: From Izok Lake, Northwest Territories, Canada.
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