Silicates

The following list includes the most significant minerals which occur in nature as silicates. To view the properties of an element, click on its name.

The various forms of silica, SiO2 (quartz, chalcedony and opal), which are both oxides and silicates, are listed under Oxides. There is also a separate page on the varieties of silica.

ACMITE
ACTINOLITE
ADULARIA
AGRELLITE
ALBITE
ALLANITE
ALLEGHANYITE
ALLOPHANE
ALMANDINE
ANALCIME
ANDALUSITE
ANDESINE
ANDRADITE
ANORTHITE
ANTHOPHYLLITE
APOPHYLLITE
ARFVEDSONITE
AUGITE
AXINITE
BABINGTONITE
BARYLITE
BARYSILITE
BEIDELLITE
BEMENTITE
BERTRANDITE
BERYL
BIOTITE
BISBEEITE
CALAMINE
CALCIUM-LARSENITE
CANCRINITE
CATAPLEIITE
CAVANSITE
CEBOLLITE
CENOSITE
CENTRALLSITE
CHABAZITE
CHAPMANITE
CHLORITE
CHLORITOID
CHLOROPAL
CHONDRODITE
CHRYSOCOLLA
CHRYSOTILE
CLINOCHLORE
CLINOENSTATITE
CLINOHEDRITE
CLINOZOISITE
COLERAINITE
COOKEITE
CORDIERITE
CRESTMOREITE
CROSSITE
CUMMINGTONITE
CUSPIDINE
CUSTERITE
DANALITE
DANBURITE
DATOLITE
DEWEYLITE
DIOPSIDE
DIOPTASE
DUMORTIERITE
ECHELLITE
ENSTATITE
EPIDESMINE
EPIDOTE
EPISTILBITE
ERIONITE
EUCRYPTITE
EUDIALYTE
FAYALITE
FERRIERITE
FORSTERITE
FOSHAGITE
FRIEDELITE
GADOLINITE
GAGEITE
GANOPHYLLITE
GARNET
GARNIERITE
GENTHITE
GILLESPITE
GLAUCOCHROITE
GLAUCONITE
GLAUCOPHANE
GMELINITE
GRIFFITHITE
GROSSULARITE
GRUNERITE
GYROLITE
HALLOYSITE
HANCOCKITE
HARDYSTONITE
HARMOTONE
HASTINGSITE
HAUYNITE
HEDENBERGITE
HELVITE
HEMIMORPHITE
HEULANDITE
HISINGERITE
HODGKINSONITE
HORNBLENDE
HORTONOLITE
HYALOPHANE
HYBLITE
HYPERSTHENE
IDDINGSITE
ILVAITE
JADEITE
JURUPAITE
KAOLINITE
KEROLITE
KIMOLITE
KINOITE
KYANITE
LABRADORITE
LARSENITE
LAUMONTITE
LAWSONITE
LAZURITE
LAZURITE
LEPIDOLITE
LEPIDOMELANE
LEUCITE
LEUCOPHOENICITE
LEVERRIERITE
LEVYNITE
MACKINTOSHITE
MARGARITE
MARGAROSANITE
MCGOVERNITE
MEIONITE
MELANOTEKITE
MELILITE
MERWINITE
MESOLITE
MICROCLINE
MILOSCHITE
MONTICELLITE
MONTMORILLONITE
MORDENITE
MUSCOVITE
NASONITE
NATROLITE
NEPHELINE
NEPHELITE
NONTRONITE
NORBERGITE
OLIGOCLASE
OLIVINE
ORTHOCLASE
PECTOLITE
PENNINITE
PETALITE
PHENACITE
PHILLIPSITE
PHLOGOPITE
PIEDMONTITE
PLAZOLITE
POLLUCITE
PREHNITE
PROCHLORITE
PTILOLITE
PUMPELLYITE
PYROPE
PYROPHYLLITE
PYROXMANGITE
RACEWINITE
RHODONITE
RIEBECKITE
RIVERSIDEITE
ROEBLINGITE
ROSCOELITE
ROSENBUSCHITE
ROWLANDITE
SAPONITE
SAPPHIRINE
SCAPOLITE
SCHALLERITE
SCHEFFERITE
SCHORLOMITE
SCHROTTERITE
SCOLECITE
SEARLESITE
SEPIOLITE
SERPENTINE
SEYBERTITE
SHATTUCKITE
SILLIMANITE
SODALITE
SPADAITE
SPESSARTITE
SPHENE
SPODUMENE
STAUROLITE
STELLERITE
STILBITE
STILPNOMELANE
TALC
TEPHROITE
THAUMASITE
THOMSONITE
THORITE
THOROGUMMITE
THURINGITE
TOPAZ
TOURMALINE
TREMOLITE
URANOPHANE
UVAROVITE
VESUVIANITE
WERNERITE
WILLEMITE
WOHLERITE
WOLLASTONITE
XANTHOPHYLLITE
XONOTLITE
YTTRIALITE
ZINNWALDITE
ZIRCON
ZOISITE
ZUNYITE

Garnet

Talc

Topaz

 

(The database is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all minerals but does contain a substantial number of them and we are constantly adding to it.)
 

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