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T Mineral Index (291 Count)

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

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Tornebohmite-(Ce) Say Tornebohmite-(Ce)  View Tornebohmite-(Ce) Image   (Ce,La,Nd)2Al(SiO4)2(OH) Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1921
NAME ORIGIN: Named for Alfred Ellis Tornebohm (1839-1911), former director of the Geological Survey of Sweden.
Tornebohmite-(La) Say Tornebohmite-(La)   (La,Ce)2Al(SiO4)2(OH) Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1921
NAME ORIGIN: Named for Alfred Ellis Tornebohm (1839-1911), former director of the Geological Survey of Sweden.
Torreyite Say Torreyite  View Torreyite Image (Mg,Mn)9Zn4(SO4)2(OH)22·8(H2O) Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1949
NAME ORIGIN: Named for John Torrey (1796-1873), American naturalist who early studied Franklin, New Jersey, USA minerals.
Tosudite Say Tosudite  View Tosudite Image Na0,5(Al,Mg)6(Si,Al)8O18(OH)12·5(H2O) Approved IMA 1963
NAME ORIGIN: Named for Toshio Sudo (1911-), Japanese mineralogist and crystallographer, University of Tokyo, Japan.
Tounkite Say Tounkite  View Tounkite Image  (Na,Ca,K)8Al6Si6O24(SO4)2Cl·(H2O) Approved IMA 1992
NAME ORIGIN: Named after the Tunka (Tounka) Valley near the deposits.
Tourmaline - See Uvite
Tourmaline - See Chromdravite
Tourmaline - See Buergerite
Tourmaline - See Liddicoatite
Tourmaline - See Foitite
Tourmaline - See Schorl-(F)
Tourmaline - See Povondraite
Tourmaline - See Feruvite
Tourmaline - See Schorl
Tourmaline - See Olenite
Tourmaline - See Dravite
Tourmaline - See Vanadiumdravite
Toyohaite Say Toyohaite  View Toyohaite Images Gallery Ag2FeSn3S8 Approved IMA 1991
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the locality. LOCALITY: Toyoha mine, Sapporo, Japan.
Trabzonite Say Trabzonite Ca4Si3O10·2(H2O) Approved IMA 1986
NAME ORIGIN: Named after it's locality. LOCALITY: Yarda Yaylasi, near Trabzon, Turkey.
Tranquillityite Say Tranquillityite Fe++8(Zr,Y)2Ti3Si3O24 Approved IMA 1971
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the locality. LOCALITY: Tranquility Base, Moon (Apollo 11).
Traskite Say Traskite  View Traskite Image  (Ba,Ca)9(Fe++,Mn)2Ti2(SiO3)12(OH,Cl,F)6·6(H2O) Approved IMA 1965
NAME ORIGIN: Named for John Boardman Trask (1824-1879), first state geologist of California.
Trattnerite View Trattnerite Image   (Fe,Mg)2(Mg,Fe)3(Si12O30) Approved IMA 2004 (Dana # Added)
NAME ORIGIN: Named for Walter Trattner, a mineral collector with excellent knowledge of the mineralogy of the area in which the species was found.
Travertine - See Calcite
Treasurite Say Treasurite Ag7Pb6Bi15S32 Approved IMA 1977
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the locality. LOCALITY: Treasury mine, Geneva district, Colorado, USA.
Trechmannite Say Trechmannite  View Trechmannite Images Gallery View Trechmannite Form  AgAsS2 Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1905
NAME ORIGIN: Named for Charles O. Trechmenn (1851-1917), English mineralogist.
Trembathite Say Trembathite  View Trembathite Image  (Mg,Fe++)3B7O13Cl Approved IMA 1992
NAME ORIGIN: Named for Lowell T. Trembath (1936-1994), Canadian mineralogist, Professor of Mineralogy, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, Canada.
Tremolite Say Tremolite  View Tremolite Image  [ ]Ca2Mg5Si8O22(OH)2 Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1790
NAME ORIGIN: Named after its locality. LOCALITY: Tremola Valley, Alps.
Trevorite Say Trevorite  View Trevorite Image View Trevorite Form  NiFe+++2O4 Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1921
NAME ORIGIN: Named for Major Tudor Gruffydd Trevor, mining inspector for the Pretoria District, Transvaal, South Africa.
Triangulite Say Triangulite  View Triangulite Image  Al3(UO2)4(PO4)4(OH)5·5(H2O) Approved IMA 1982
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the triangular habit of the crystals.
Trichalcite - See Geminite
Triclinic-roscherite - See Footemineite
Tridymite Say Tridymite  View Tridymite Image  SiO2 Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1868
NAME ORIGIN: From the Greek Tridymos - "triplex."
Trigonite Say Trigonite  View Trigonite Form  Pb3Mn(As+++O3)2(As+++O2OH) Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1920
NAME ORIGIN: Named from the Greek for triangle, alluding to the characteristic crystal outline
Trikalsilite Say Trikalsilite    (K,Na)AlSiO4 Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1957
NAME ORIGIN: For the length of the [100] axis, three times that of kalsilite.
Trilithionite Say Trilithionite  View Trilithionite Image   KLi1.5Al1.5AlSi3O10F2 Approved IMA 1960 (Dana # Added)
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the high concentration of lithium.
Trimerite Say Trimerite  View Trimerite Image  CaMn2Be3(SiO4)3 Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1890
NAME ORIGIN: From the Greek for three parts, in allusion to the trilling twinning and associated optical effects.
Trimounsite-(Y) Say Trimounsite-(Y)    (Y,REE)2Ti2SiO9 Approved IMA 1990
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the locality and the yttrium content. LOCALITY: Trimouns talc deposit, 6 km northeast of Luzenac, Ariege, France.
Triphane - See Spodumene
REMARKS: Colorless, yellow spodumene
Triphylite Say Triphylite  View Triphylite Image View Triphylite Form  LiFe++PO4 Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1834
NAME ORIGIN: From the Greek tri - "threefold" and fylon - "family" in allusion to the three cations in the formula.
Triplite Say Triplite  View Triplite Image View Triplite Form  (Mn,Fe++,Mg,Ca)2(PO4)(F,OH) Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1813
NAME ORIGIN: From the Greek triplos - "triplex."
Triploidite Say Triploidite  View Triploidite Image  (Mn,Fe++)2(PO4)(OH) Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1878
NAME ORIGIN: Named for triplite and the Greek for form, as it closely resembles that species.
Trippkeite Say Trippkeite  View Trippkeite Image View Trippkeite Form  CuAs+++2O4 Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1880
NAME ORIGIN: Paul Trippke (1851-1880), Polish mineralogist, who discovered the mineral.
Tripuhyite Say Tripuhyite  View Tripuhyite Image  Fe++Sb+++++O4 Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1897
NAME ORIGIN: Named after its locality. LOCALITY: Tripuhy valley (today Tripuí !!) near Ouro Preto.
Tristramite Say Tristramite  View Tristramite Image  (Ca,U++++,Fe+++)(PO4,SO4)·2(H2O) Approved IMA 1983
NAME ORIGIN: Named for Sir Tristram, a figure in the Arthurian legend.
Tritomite - See Tritomite-(Ce)
Tritomite-(Ce) Say Tritomite-(Ce)  View Tritomite-(Ce) Image  (Ce,La,Ca,Y,Th)5(Si,B)3(O,OH,F)13 Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1849
NAME ORIGIN: Named from the Greek for "three" and "to cut," in allusion to the trihedral cavities left in the host rock by the crystals.
Tritomite-(Y) Say Tritomite-(Y)  View Tritomite-(Y) Image  (Y,Ca,La,Fe++)5(Si,B,Al)3(O,OH,F)13 (?) Approved IMA 1962
NAME ORIGIN: Named from the Greek for "three" and "to cut," in allusion to the trihedral cavities left in the host rock by the crystals.
Troegerite - See Trogerite
Trogerite Say Trogerite  View Trogerite Image  H2(UO2)2(AsO4)2·8(H2O) Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1871
NAME ORIGIN: Named for R. Troger, mining offical at Schneeberg, Germany.
Trogtalite Say Trogtalite  View Trogtalite Image  CoSe2 Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1955
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the locality. LOCALITY: Steinbruch Trogtal quarry, Lautenthal, Harz,, Germany
Troilite Say Troilite  View Troilite Image  FeS Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1863
NAME ORIGIN: Named for Dominico Troili, who described, in 1766, a meteorite which fell in Albareto, near Modena, Italy.
Trolleite Say Trolleite  View Trolleite Image  Al4(PO4)3(OH)3 Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1868
NAME ORIGIN: Named for Hans Gabriel Trolle-Wachtmeister (1782-1871), Swedish chemist.
Trona Say Trona  View Trona Image View Trona Form  Na3(CO3)(HCO3)·2(H2O) Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1773
NAME ORIGIN: From Arabic origins meaning "natron."
Troostite - See Willemite
Truestedtite - See Trustedtite
Truscottite Say Truscottite  View Truscottite Image (Ca,Mn++)14Si24O58(OH)8·2(H2O) Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1914
NAME ORIGIN: Named for Samuel John Truscott (1970-1950), English mining geologist.
Trustedtite Say Trustedtite Ni3Se4 Approved IMA 1964
NAME ORIGIN: Named for O. Trustedt, whose work on prospecting methods lead to the discovery of the Outokumpu ore deposit, Finland.
Tsaregorodtsevite Say Tsaregorodtsevite  View Tsaregorodtsevite Image  N(CH3)4AlSi5O12 Approved IMA 1993
NAME ORIGIN: Named for Sergei Vasilievich Tsargorodtsev (1953-1986), mineral collector.
Tsavorite - See Grossular
REMARKS: Emerald green grossular
Tscheffkinite - See Chevkinite-(Ce)
Tschermakite Say Tschermakite  View Tschermakite Image  [ ]Ca2(Mg3AlFe+++)Si6Al2O22(OH)2 Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1945
NAME ORIGIN: Named for Gustav Tschermak von Sessenegg (1836-1927), Austrian mineralogist.
Tschermigite Say Tschermigite  View Tschermigite Image View Tschermigite Form  (NH4)Al(SO4)2·12(H2O) Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1853
NAME ORIGIN: Named after the locality. LOCALITY: Cermniky, (Tschermig), Czechoslovakia.
Tschernichite Say Tschernichite  View Tschernichite Image  (Ca,Na)(Si6Al2)O16·4-8(H2O) Approved IMA 1991
NAME ORIGIN: Named for Rudy Warren Tschernich (1945-), amateur mineralogist specializing in zeolites.
Tschortnerite Say Tschortnerite  View Tschortnerite Image View Tschortnerite Form   Ca4(Ca,Sr,K,Ba)3Cu3(OH)8[Si12Al12O48]·x(H2O), x>=20 Approved IMA 1997 (Dana # Added)
NAME ORIGIN: Named after Jochen Tschortner (1941-), mineral collector and finder of the mineral.
Tsepinite-Ca View Tsepinite-Ca Image   (Ca,K,Na,[ ])2(Ti,Nb)2(Si4O12)(OH,O)2·4(H2O) Approved IMA 2002 (Dana # Added)
NAME ORIGIN: Named as the Ca-dominant analogue of tsepinite-Na.
Tsepinite-K View Tsepinite-K Image   (K,Ba,Na)2(Ti,Nb)2(Si4O12)(OH,O)2·3(H2O) Approved IMA 2003 (Dana # Added)
NAME ORIGIN: Named as the K-dominant analog of tsepinite-Na.
Tsepinite-Na View Tsepinite-Na Images Gallery   (Na,H3O,K,Sr,Ba)2(Ti,Nb)2[Si4O12](OH,O)2·3(H2O) Approved IMA 2000 (Dana # Added)
NAME ORIGIN: Named for Anatoliy I. Tsepin (1946-), Russian microprobe analyst.
Tsepinite-Sr View Tsepinite-Sr Image  (Sr,Ba,K)(Ti,Nb)2(Si4O12)(OH,O)2·3(H2O) Approved IMA 2004 (Dana # Added)
NAME ORIGIN: Named as the Sr analog of tsepinite--Na, -K, and -Ca.
Tsilaisite - See Elbaite
REMARKS: Mn-bearing elbaite
Tsnigriite Say Tsnigriite Ag9SbTe3(S,Se)3 Approved IMA 1992
NAME ORIGIN: Named from the initials of the Russian name for the Central Scientice-Research Institute of Geological Prospecting in Moscow.
Tsugaruite Say Tsugaruite  View Tsugaruite Images Gallery Pb4As2S7 Approved IMA 1998 (Dana # Added)
NAME ORIGIN: Named after the discovery locality. LOCALITY: Minami-Tsugara-gun provincial unit of the Aomori Prefecture in northern Japan.
Tsumcorite Say Tsumcorite  View Tsumcorite Image  PbZnFe++(AsO4)2·(H2O) Approved IMA 1971
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the TSUMeb CORporation.
Tsumebite Say Tsumebite  View Tsumebite Image View Tsumebite Form  Pb2Cu(PO4)(SO4)(OH) Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1912
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the locality. LOCALITY: Tsumeb, Namibia.
Tsumgallite View Tsumgallite Image GaO(OH) Approved IMA 2003 (Dana # Added)
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the Tsumeb mine and the composition (GALLium).
Tsumoite Say Tsumoite  View Tsumoite Image  BiTe Approved IMA 1978
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the locality. LOCALITY: Tsumo mine, Hiroshima, Shimane prefecture, Honshu, Japan.
Tucekite Say Tucekite  View Tucekite Image Ni9Sb2S8 Approved IMA 1978
NAME ORIGIN: Named for Karel Tucek, Curator of Minerals in the National Museum, Prague, Poland.
Tugarinovite Say Tugarinovite  View Tugarinovite Image  MoO2 Approved IMA 1980
NAME ORIGIN: Named for Aleksei Ivanovich Tugarinov (1947-), geochemist, Vernadskii Institute, Moscow, Russia.
Tugtupite Say Tugtupite  View Tugtupite Image  Na4AlBeSi4O12Cl Approved IMA 1962
NAME ORIGIN: Named after its locality LOCALITY: Tugtup agatakorfia, Tunugdliarfik, Greenland.
Tuhualite Say Tuhualite  View Tuhualite Image   [ ](Na,K)Fe++Fe+++[Si6O15] Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1932
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the locality. LOCALITY: Mayor (Tuhua) Island, Bay of Plenty (Opo Bay), Norht Island, New Zealand.
Tuite Ca3(PO4)2 Approved IMA 2003 (Dana # Added)
NAME ORIGIN: Named for Guangzhi Tu (1920-), professor and founding director of the Guangzhou Institute of Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, People’s Republic of China.
Tulameenite Say Tulameenite  View Tulameenite Image  Pt2FeCu Approved IMA 1973
NAME ORIGIN: Named after the locality. LOCALITY: Tulameen and Similkameen River, British Columbia, Canada.
Tuliokite Say Tuliokite    BaNa6Th(CO3)6·6(H2O) Approved IMA 1990
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the Tuliok River, Kola Peninsula, Russia, near where the mineral was first found.
Tumchaite View Tumchaite Image  Na2(Zr,Sn)Si4O11·2(H2O) Approved IMA 1999 (Dana # Added)
NAME ORIGIN: The mineral is named for the river Tumcha near Vuoriyarvi massif.
Tundrite-(Ce) Say Tundrite-(Ce)  View Tundrite-(Ce) Images Gallery   Na2Ce2TiO2(SiO4)(CO3)2 Approved IMA 1963
NAME ORIGIN: Named after the Russian locality. LOCALITY: Mt. Nepkha, Lovozero tundra, Kola Peninsula, Russa and Mont Saint-Hilaire quarry, Quebec, Canada.
Tundrite-(Nd) Say Tundrite-(Nd)   Na3(Nd,La)4(Ti,Nb)2(SiO4)2(CO3)3O4(OH)·2(H2O) Approved IMA 1968
NAME ORIGIN: Named for its relation to tundrite-(Ce), and its neodymium content.
Tunellite Say Tunellite  View Tunellite Image  SrB6O9(OH)2·3(H2O) Approved IMA 1961
NAME ORIGIN: Named for George Tunnel (1900-1996), U. S. Mineralogist.
Tungsten Carbide - See Qusongite
Tungstenite Say Tungstenite  View Tungstenite Image  WS2 Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1917
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the composition.
Tungstibite Say Tungstibite  View Tungstibite Image Sb2O3·WO3 Approved IMA 1995
NAME ORIGIN: Named after its chemical composition of tungsten (W) and antimony (Sb). Swedish, tung sten = "heavy stone" and Latin, "stibium."
Tungstite Say Tungstite  View Tungstite Image  WO3·(H2O) Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1868
NAME ORIGIN: Named after its composition containig tungsen (Swedish, tung sten = "heavy stone").
Tungusite Say Tungusite  View Tungusite Image [Ca14(OH)8](Si8020)(Si8020)2[Fe++9(OH)14] Approved IMA 1966
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the locality. LOCALITY: Found along the Lower Tunguska River, near Tura, central Siberia, Russia.
Tunisite Say Tunisite  View Tunisite Image  NaCa2Al4(CO3)4(OH)8Cl Approved IMA 1969
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the locality. LOCALITY: Sakiet Sidi Yousseff Pb-Zn mine, between Le Kef and Souk Ahras, Tunisia.
Tuperssuatsiaite Say Tuperssuatsiaite  View Tuperssuatsiaite Images Gallery  Na(Fe+++,Mn)3[Si8O20](OH)2·n(H2O) Approved IMA 1984
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the locality. LOCALITY: Tuperssuatsiait Bay, Greenland.
Turanite Say Turanite  View Turanite Images Gallery  Cu5(VO4)2(OH)4 Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1909
NAME ORIGIN: Named from the locality. LOCALITY: Tyuya Nuyun, Ferghana, Turan Region, Uzbekistan.
Turkestanite Say Turkestanite  View Turkestanite Image   Th(Ca,Na)2(K1-x,[ ]x)Si8O20·n(H2O) Approved IMA 1996 (Dana # Added)
NAME ORIGIN: Named after the discovery locality, along the Turkestan Ridge. LOCALITY: Located 40 km apart north and south, respectively, of the Turkestan - Tadjikistan border.
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