according to E.H. Nickel & M.C. Nichols (2008), H. Strunz & E.H. Nickel (2001)

(Carbonates, Nitrates)

5.A: Carbonates without additional anions, without water

5.AA. Alkali Carbonates
5.AA.05. Zabuyelite group
Zabuyelite Li2CO3 mon., C2/c       IMA 1985-018

5.AA.10. Natrite-Gregoryite group
Natrite Na2CO3 mon., C... FOTOIMA 1981-005
Gregoryite Na2CO3 hex., P63mc FOTOIMA 1981-045

5.AA.15. Nahcolite group
Nahcolite NaHCO3 mon., P21/c G

5.AA.20. Kalicinite group
Kalicinite KHCO3 mon., P21/a G

5.AA.25. Teschemacherite group
Teschemacherite (NH4)HCO3 orth., Pccn G

5.AA.30. Wegscheiderite group
Wegscheiderite Na5H3(CO3)4 tric., P-1 A

5.AB. Alkali-Earth (and other M2+) Carbonates
5.AB.05. Calcite group
Calcite CaCO3 trig., R-3c FOTOG
Magnesite MgCO3 trig., R-3c A
Siderite FeCO3 trig., R-3c A
Rhodochrosite MnCO3 trig., R-3c A
Spherocobaltite CoCO3 trig., R-3c FOTOENTDECKUNGA
Gaspéite NiCO3 trig., R-3c FOTOIMA 1965-029
Smithsonite ZnCO3 trig., R-3c G
Otavite CdCO3 trig., R-3c G

5.AB.10. Dolomite group
Dolomite CaMg(CO3)2 trig., R-3 G
Ankerite CaFe(CO3)2 trig., R-3 G
Kutnohorite CaMn(CO3)2 trig., R-3 G
Minrecordite CaZn(CO3)2 trig., R-3 FOTOIMA 1980-096

5.AB.15. Aragonite group
Aragonite CaCO3 orth., Pmcn FOTOG
Strontianite SrCO3 orth., Pmcn G
Witherite BaCO3 orth., Pmcn FOTOG
Cerussite PbCO3 orth., Pmcn FOTOG

5.AB.20. Vaterite group
Vaterite CaCO3 hex., P63/mmc FOTOA

5.AB.25. Huntite group
Huntite CaMg3(CO3)4 trig., R32 G

5.AB.30. Norsethite group
Norsethite BaMg(CO3)2 trig., R-3m A

5.AB.35. Alstonite group
Alstonite BaCa(CO3)2 tric., C1 or C-1 G

5.AB.40. Paralstonite group
Paralstonite BaCa(CO3)2 trig., P321 IMA 1979-015
Olekminskite Sr(Sr,Ca,Ba)(CO3)2 trig., P321 IMA 1989-047

5.AB.45. Barytocalcite group
Barytocalcite BaCa(CO3)2 mon., P21/m G

5.AB.50. Carbocernaite group
Carbocernaite (Sr,Ce,La)(Ca,Na)(CO3)2 orth., Pmc21 FOTOA

5.AB.55. Benstonite group
Benstonite Ba6Ca6Mg(CO3)13 trig., R-3 A

5.AB.60. Juangodoyite group
Juangodoyite Na2Cu(CO3)2 mon., P21/a IMA 2004-036

5.AC. Alkali and Alkali-Earth Carbonates
5.AC.05. Eitelite group
Eitelite Na2Mg(CO3)2 trig., R-3 G

5.AC.10. Nyerereite group
Nyerereite Na2Ca(CO3)2 orth., Cmc21 FOTOIMA 1963-014
Zemkorite (Na,K)2Ca(CO3)2 hex., P63mc IMA 1985-041a

5.AC.15. BŁtschliite group
BŁtschliite K2Ca(CO3)2 trig., R-3m G

5.AC.20. Fairchildite group
Fairchildite K2Ca(CO3)2 hex., P63/mmc G

5.AC.25. Shortite group
Shortite Na2Ca2(CO3)3 orth., Amm2 FOTOG

5.AC.30. Burbankite group
Burbankite (Na,Ca)3(Sr,Ba,Ce)3(CO3)5 hex., P63mc G
Calcioburbankite Na3(Ca,Ce,Sr,La)3(CO3)5 hex., P63mc IMA 1993-001
Khanneshite (Na,Ca)3(Ba,Sr,Ce,Ca)3(CO3)5 hex., P63mc IMA 1981-025
SanromŠnite Na2CaPb3(CO3)5 hex., P63mc IMA 2006-009

5.AD. With Rare-Earth Elements
5.AD.05. Sahamalite group
Sahamalite-(Ce) Ce2Mg(CO3)4 mon., P21/a A

5.AD.10. Group deleted

5.AD.15. Remondite group
Remondite-(Ce) Na3(Ca,Ce,La,Na,Sr)3(CO3)5 mon., P21 IMA 1987-035
Remondite-(La) Na3(La,Ce,Ca)3(CO3)5 mon., P21 IMA 1999-006
Petersenite-(Ce) Na4Ce2(CO3)5 mon., P21 IMA 1992-048

5.AD.20. Paratooite group
Paratooite-(La) (La,Ca,Na,Sr)6Cu(CO3)8 orth., P222 or other IMA 2005-020

in bold: grandfathered, IMA accepted, renamed and redefined (with IMA approval) minerals,
in normal letters: minerals published without IMA approval, questionable minerals, polytypes

G = Grandfathered minerals: original description preceded the establishment of the CNMNC in 1959, and generally regarded as a valid species
A or IMA No. = Minerals approved by the CNMNC
Rd = Redefinition of the mineral approved by the CNMNC
Rn = Renamed with approval by the CNMNC
GROUP = a name used to designate a group of species
N = Mineral published without approval of the CNMNC
Q = Questionable mineral
H = Hypothetical mineral (synthetic, anthropogenic, etc.)
D = Discredited by the CNMNC
Poly = Polytype

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