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Green olivine in a dunite xenolith.

Green olivine in a dunite xenolith. Photo by Vince Cronin.

Minerals Home Page

Table for identifying common minerals:

Click on the mineral name to obtain more information about the mineral, including some specimen pictures.

amphibole dolomite graphite olivine
antigorite feldspar gypsum pyrite
azurite orthoclase feldspar halite pyroxene
barite plagioclase feldspar hematite quartz
biotite fluorite kaolinite sillimanite
calcite galena kyanite sphalerite
chlorite garnet magnetite staurolite
chrysotile almandine garnet malachite talc
clay grossular garnet muscovite

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