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Strunz Classification System

VIII  -  Silicates

Mineral Formula Classification
F  -  Inosilicates (chain and band)
Series 1  -  Double chains [Si2O6]4-
Diopside CaMgSi2O6  VIII / F.1-50
Hedenbergite CaFe2+Si2O6  VIII / F.1-60
Augite (Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe,Al,Ti)(Si,Al)2O6  VIII / F.1-90
Aegirine NaFe3+Si2O6  VIII / F.1-140
Series 2  -  Double chains [Si2O6]4-
Enstatite Mg2Si2O6  VIII / F.2-10
Series 3  -  Double chains [Si2O6]4-
Lorenzenite Na2Ti2Si2O9  VIII / F.3-50
Lintisite Na3LiTi2Si4O14 · 2H2 VIII / F.3-60
Vinogradovite Na8Ti8O8(Si2O6)4[(Si3Al)O10]2
    [(H2O),(Na,K)2
VIII / F.3-70
Series 8  -  Double chains [Si4O11]6-
Riebeckite Na2(Fe2+,Mg)3Fe23+Si8O22(OH)2  VIII / F.8-50
Ferronyboïte Na3Fe2+3Al2(Si7AlO22)(OH)2  VIII / F.8-65
Ferro-eckermannite Na3(Fe,Mg)4AlSi8O22(OH)2  VIII / F.8-80
Magnesioarfvedsonite Na3(Mg,Fe2+)4Fe3+Si8O22(OH)2  VIII / F.8-90
Fluoro-magnesio-arfvedsonite NaNa2Mg4Fe3+(F,OH)2Si8O22  VIII / F.8-92
Arfvedsonite Na3(Fe2+,Mg)4Fe3+Si8O22(OH)2  VIII / F.8-100
Series 9  -  Double chains [Si4O11]6-
Richterite Na2Ca(Mg,Fe2+)5Si8O22(OH)2  VIII / F.9-10
Series 10  -  Double chains [Si4O11]6-
Tremolite Ca2(Mg,Fe2+)5Si8O22(OH)2  VIII / F.10-10
Actinolite Ca2(Mg,Fe2+)5Si8O22(OH)2  VIII / F.10-20
Magnesiohornblende Ca2(Mg,Fe2+)4Al(Si7Al)O22(OH,F)2  VIII / F.10-40
Edenite NaCa2Mg5Si7AlO22(OH)2 VIII / F.10-90
Kaersutite NaCa2(Mg,Fe2+)4Ti(Si6Al2)O22(OH)2  VIII / F.10-150
Series 18  -  Triplet chains [Si3O9]6-
Wollastonite CaSiO3  VIII / F.18-10
Pectolite NaCa2Si3O8(OH)  VIII / F.18-60
Sérandite Na(Mn2+,Ca)2Si3O8(OH)  VIII / F.18-80
Series 20  -  Triplet chains [Si3O9]6-
Paraumbite K3Zr2HSi6O18 · n H2 VIII / F.20-20
Series 22  -  Zorite - Tinaksite series
Haineaultite (Na,Ca)5Ca(Ti,Nb)5(Si,S)12O34(OH,F)8 · 5H2O VIII/F.22-15
Series 23  -  Triplet chains [Si6O15/17]6-/10-
Elpidite Na2ZrSi6O15 · 3 H2 VIII / F.23-10
Terskite Na4Zr(H4Si6O18 VIII / F.23-20
Series 29  -  Six chains [Si6O18]12- and six bands [Si12O30]12-
Hilairite Na2ZrSi3O9 · 3H2 VIII / F.29-10
Calciohilairite CaZrSi3O9 · 3H2 VIII / F.29-20
Sazykinaite-(Y) (Na,K)5Y(Zr,Ti)[Si6O18] · 6H2 VIII / F.29-25
Series 34  -  Complex chain structure; cylindric chains and others
Narsarsukite Na2(Ti,Fe3+)Si4(O,F)11  VIII / F.34-10
Penkvilksite Na4(Ti4+,Zr)Si8O22 · 4H2 VIII / F.34-30
Tumchaite Na2(Zr,Sn)Si4O11 · 2H2 VIII / F.34-40
Series 35  -  Complex chain structure; cylindric chains and others
Miserite K2(Ca,Y)10-11(Si2O7)2Si12O30F2(OH)2  VIII / F.35-30
Series 36  -  Complex chain structure; cylindric chains and others
Tadzhikite Ca3(Ce,Y)2(Ti,Al,Fe3+)B4Si4O22  VIII / F.36-20
Ashcroftine-(Y) K5Na5(Y,Ca)12Si28O70(OH)2(CO3)8
     · 8H2
VIII / F.36-60
Series 37  -  Complex chain structure; cylindric chains and others
Neptunite KNa2Li(Fe2+,Mn)2Ti2Si8O24  VIII / F.37-10
Manganneptunite KNa2Li(Mn,Fe2+)2Ti2Si8O24  VIII / F.37-20


Strunz Classification System
I - II - III - IV - V - VI - VII - VIII/A - VIII/B - VIII/C -
VIII/D - VIII/E - VIII/F - VIII/G - VIII/H - VIII/J - SW