This is a list of minerals which have Wikipedia articles.
Minerals are distinguished by various chemical and physical properties. Differences in chemical composition and crystal structure distinguish the various species. Within a mineral species there may be variation in physical properties or minor amounts of impurities that are recognized by mineralogists or wider society as a mineral variety.
Mineral variety names are listed after the valid minerals for each letter.
For a more complete listing of all mineral names, see List of minerals recognized by the International Mineralogical Association.