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Oct 21 2010
1 Aluminium 23265
2 Gold 22786
3 Mercury 14399
4 Diamond 14175
5 Silver 12969
6 Sulfur 12522
7 Nickel 11891
8 Lead 11737
9 Palladium 10628
10 Platinum 9347
11 Bauxite (aluminium ore) 8856
12 Asbestos (fibrous serpentine- or amphibole minerals) 8534
13 Tin 7825
14 Chromium 7740
15 Quartz 7683
16 Graphite 7201
17 Arsenic 6703
18 Gemstone 6249
19 Sapphire (gem corundum of any color except red, especially blue varieties) 5994
20 Geology 5916
21 Selenium 4825
22 Borax 4738
23 Rock 4735
24 Ruby (red gem corundum) 4600
25 Amethyst (purple variety of quartz) 4518
26 Amber (fossilized resin) 4394
27 Satinspar (a variety of Gypsum) 4384
28 Emerald (green gem variety of beryl) 4301
29 Opal 4187
30 Ice 4131
31 Cadmium 4003
32 Turquoise 3896
33 Jade (tough, green mineral either jadeite or nephrite amphibole) 3883
34 Alum 3832
35 Antimony 3813
36 Rhodium 3492
37 Pyrite 3482
38 Lapis lazuli (a rock consisting primarily of lazurite, calcite and pyrite) 3469
39 Garnet (mineral group) 3460
40 Topaz 3460
41 Bismuth 3398
42 Onyx (a monochromatic banded variety of chalcedony) 3276
43 Hematite 2951
44 List of rock types 2856
45 Calcite 2777
46 Talc 2763
47 Osmium 2662
48 Tellurium 2571
49 Mica (a group of silicate minerals) 2545
50 Dolomite 2539
51 Feldspar (mineral group) 2527
52 Zeolite (group of silicate minerals) 2468
53 Tourmaline (group of silicate minerals) 2353
54 Kaolinite 2325
55 Magnetite 2264
56 Jasper (variety of quartz) 2258
57 Agate (variety of quartz) 2249
58 Beryl 2183
59 Halite 2031
60 Ruthenium 1765
61 Vermiculite 1762
62 Fluorite 1741
63 Galena 1736
64 Alabaster (variety of gypsum) 1718
65 Olivine (a group of silicate minerals) 1703
66 Malachite 1686
67 Carnelian (variety of quartz) 1670
68 Corundum 1603
69 Tanzanite (variety of Zoisite) 1529
70 Hydroxylapatite 1459
71 Travertine (form of calcium carbonate) 1447
72 Chalcedony (cryptocrystalline variety of quartz) 1422
73 Lodestone (a synonym of magnetite) 1397
74 Guanine 1362
75 Coltan (short for minerals of the columbite group) 1305
76 Cinnabar 1303
77 Zircon 1262
78 Muscovite 1253
79 Lignite (a type of coal) 1218
80 Soapstone (a rock) 1144
81 Pyroxene (group of silicate minerals) 1069
82 Moissanite 1015
83 Apatite (mineral group) 1012
84 Perlite (volcanic glass) 1009
85 Spinel 986
86 Heliotrope (variety of chalcedony) 965
87 Plagioclase Na-Ca feldspar 957
88 Aragonite 888
89 Mineralogy 885
90 Rutile 879
91 Biotite 877
92 Azurite 845
93 Cryolite 798
94 Sphalerite 781
95 Amphibole (mineral group) 765
96 Chrysoberyl 753
97 Orthoclase 741
98 Montmorillonite (clay mineral) 740
99 Hornblende 734
100 Lepidolite 720
101 Sodalite 720
102 Ultramarine 700
103 Potassium alum 698
104 Chalcopyrite 684
105 Cummingtonite 677
106 Marcasite 631
107 Baryte (Barite) 604
108 Kyanite 585
109 Serpentine group 576
110 Ilmenite 561
111 Limonite -(a mineraloid ) 549
112 Labradorite 536
113 Jet (fossilised wood) 531
114 Natron 527
115 Chromite 519
116 Smoky quartz (a brown or black variety of quartz) 514
117 Pitchblende (a massive impure form of uraninite) 502
118 Meerschaum (variety of sepiolite) 494
119 Rhodonite 476
120 Titanite 470
121 Chrysocolla 450
122 Perovskite 441
123 Goethite 440
124 Lonsdaleite 419
125 Struvite 412
126 Magnesite 411
127 Jadeite 404
128 Cementite 403
129 Selenite 390
130 Larimar (blue variety of pectolite) 378
131 Lewisite 377
132 Nephrite 371
133 Diopside 370
134 Umber 369
135 Monazite 367
136 Cassiterite 361
137 Smithsonite 355
138 Chlorite (mineral group) 350
139 Chrysotile (group name - asbestiform serpentine) 344
140 Augite 344
141 Anatase 343
142 Ammolite (organic; also a gemstone) 343
143 Pyrrhotite 336
144 Siderite 333
145 Albite 327
146 List of gemstones 326
147 Mineraloid 326
148 Trona 326
149 Rhodochrosite 310
150 Spodumene 297
151 Chalcocite 293
152 Phosphorite (name given to impure, massive apatite.) 287
153 Stibnite 284
154 Anhydrite 280
155 Illite 280
156 Wolframite 266
157 Epidote 260
158 Wollastonite 259
159 Gibbsite 257
160 List of minerals (complete) 254
161 Chrysoprase (green nickel bearing chalcedony) 249
162 Wurtzite 249
163 Bornite 247
164 Cordierite 245
165 Amazonite (variety of microcline) 245
166 Realgar 238
167 Microcline 231
168 Andalusite 222
169 Actinolite 222
170 Cristobalite 221
171 Enstatite 216
172 Covellite 208
173 Pentlandite 208
174 Tantalite 206
175 Riebeckite 200
176 Molybdenite 197
177 Forsterite (olivine group) 197
178 Sillimanite 191
179 Palygorskite 191
180 Tremolite 188
181 Pyrolusite 187
182 Nepheline 186
183 Zoisite 182
184 Sal ammoniac 181
185 Orpiment 180
186 Anorthite 177
187 Cuprite 176
188 Mullite 172
189 Celestine 169
190 Boehmite 167
191 Tsavorite (gem variety of grossularite garnet) 165
192 Scheelite 161
193 Glauconite 161
194 Chrysolite (gemmy yellow-green forsterite) 161
195 Pyrope 158
196 Diaspore 158
197 Pyrophyllite 157
198 Almandine 156
199 Emery (mineral) 155
200 Fluorapatite (apatite group) 155
201 Arsenopyrite 154
202 Maghemite 152
203 Phlogopite 152
204 Columbite (mineral group) 152
205 Lechatelierite (fused quartz glass) 151
206 Cerussite 151
207 Coesite 150
208 Sylvite 149
209 Benitoite 147
210 Industrial minerals 147
211 Native copper 145
212 Staurolite 142
213 Prehnite 141
214 Ulexite 139
215 Howlite 139
216 Jarosite 137
217 Alunite 134
218 Brucite 124
219 Lazurite 123
220 Sugilite 123
221 Aquamarine (light blue variety of beryl) 123
222 Crocoite 123
223 Sepiolite 121
224 Argentite (high temperature form of acanthite) 120
225 Ferrihydrite 120
226 Andradite 119
227 Chalcanthite 116
228 Millerite 113
229 Ettringite 110
230 Painite 107
231 Epsomite 106

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