according to E.H. Nickel & M.C. Nichols (2009), H. Strunz & E.H. Nickel (2001)

(Fluorides, Chlorides, Bromides, Iodides)

3.A: Simple Halides, without H2O

3.AA. Simple Halides, M : X = 1 : 1 and 2 : 3
3.AA.05. Nantokite group
Nantokite CuCl cub., F-43m.     G
Marshite CuI cub., F-43m . G
Miersite AgI cub., F-43m G

3.AA.10. Iodargyrite group
Iodargyrite AgI hex., P63mc FOTOA

3.AA.15. Chlorargyrite group
Chlorargyrite AgCl cub., Fm-3m. FOTO ENTDECKUNG A
Bromargyrite AgBr cub., Fm-3m FOTOA

3.AA.20. Halite group
Griceite LiF cub., Fm-3m. FOTOIMA 1986-043
Villiaumite NaF cub., Fm-3m . FOTOG
Carobbiite KF cub., Fm-3m . G
Halite NaCl cub., Fm-3m . FOTOG
Sylvite KCl cub., Fm-3m FOTOG

3.AA.25. Salammoniac group
Salammoniac  /  Salmiak NH4Cl cub., Pm-3m FOTOG
Lafossaite Tl(Cl,Br) cub., Pm-3m FOTOIMA 2003-043

3.AA.30. Calomel group
Calomel HgCl tetr., I4/mmm. FOTOG
Kuzminite HgBr . tetr., I4/mmm IMA 1986-005
Moschelite HgI . tetr., I4/mmm IMA 1987-038

3.AA.35. Neighborite group
Neighborite NaMgF3 orth., PcmnA

3.AA.40. Chlorocalcite group
Chlorocalcite KCaCl3 orth., PnmaG

3.AA.45. Kolarite group
Kolarite PbTeCl2 orth., Pmmm (?)IMA 1983-081

3.AA.50. Radhakrishnaite group
Radhakrishnaite PbTe3Cl2 tetr. FOTOIMA 1983-082

3.AA.55. Challacolloite group
Challacolloite KPb2Cl5 mon., P21/c FOTOIMA 2004-028
Hephaistosite TlPb2Cl5 mon., P21/c IMA 2006-043

3.AA.60. Brontesite group *
Brontesite (NH4)3PbCl5 orth., Pnma IMA 2008-039

3.AB. Simple Halides, M : X = 1 : 2
3.AB.05. Tolbachite group
Tolbachite CuCl2 mon., C2/m FOTOIMA 1982-067

3.AB.10. Coccinite group
Coccinite HgI2 tetr., P42/nmc FOTOG

3.AB.15. Sellaite group
Sellaite MgF2 tetr., P42/mnm FOTOG

3.AB.20. Chloromagnesite group
Chloromagnesite MgCl2 trig., R-3mQ
Lawrencite FeCl2 trig., R-3m FOTOG
Scacchite MnCl2 trig., R-3m G

3.AB.25. Fluorite group
Fluorite CaF2 cub., Fm-3m FOTO ENTDECKUNGG
Strontiofluorite SrF2 cub., Fm-3m FOTOIMA 2009-014
Frankdicksonite BaF2 cub., Fm-3m IMA 1974-015
Fluorocronite PbF2 cub., Fm-3m IMA 2010-023

3.AB.30. Tveitite group
Tveitite-(Y) Ca14Y5F43 trig., R-3 IMA 1975-033

3.AB.35. Gagarinite group
Gagarinite-(Y) NaCaYF6 hex., P63/m FOTOA
Polezhaevaite-(Ce) NaSrCeF6 hex., P63/m FOTOIMA 2009-015
Zajacite-(Ce) Na(Ca,Ce,Nd)2YF6 trig., P-3 IMA 1993-038

3.AC. Simple Halides, M : X = 1 : 3
3.AC.05. Zharchikhite group
Zharchikhite AlF(OH)2 mon., P21/a IMA 1986-059

3.AC.10. Molysite group
Molysite FeCl3 trig., R-3 G

3.AC.15. Fluocerite group
Fluocerite-(Ce) (Ce,La)F3 trig., P-3c1 A
Fluocerite-(La) (La,Ce)F3 trig., P-3c1 A

3.AC.20. Gananit group
Gananite BiF3 cub., P-43m IMA 1983-006

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
Nantokit, Marshit, Miersit, Iodargyrit, Chlorargyrit, Bromargyrit, Griceit, Villiaumit, Carobbiit, Halit, Sylvit, Sylvin, Salmiak, Lafossait, Calomel, Kalomel, Kuzminit, Moschelit, Neighborit, Chlorocalcit, Kolarit, Radhakrishnait, Challacolloit, Tolbachit, Coccinit, Sellait, Chloromagnesit, Lawrencit, Scacchit, Fluorit, Frankdicksonit, Tveitit-(Y), Gagarinit-(Y), Zajacit-(Ce), Zharchikhit, Molysit, Fluocerit-(Ce), Fluocerit-(La), Gananit
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