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Native Element Mineral Gallery


A handful of minerals consist of a single element: they are not compounds, but native elements. Some native elements are precious, some are merely useful, but none are trivial. Here's a selection of the better-known elemental minerals. Collectors are aware of many more.
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The element CDiamond: Native CarbonThe element CGraphite: Native CarbonThe element CuCopperThe element AuGold
The element FeIronThe element PtPlatinumThe element AgSilverThe element SSulfur

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