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Carbonate divisions

Anhydrous carbonates

Rhodochrosite, Sweet Home Mine, Alma, Colorado - 5.2 × 4.2 × 2.3 cm
Smithsonite, Silver Bill Mine, Dragoon Mts, Cochise County, Arizona - 4.8 × 4.1 × 2.4 cm

Anhydrous carbonates with compound formulas

Dolomite with calcite and chalcopyrite from the Picher Field, Tri-State district, Cherokee County, Kansas; 12.0 × 9.7 × 4.3 cm

Carbonates with hydroxyl or halogen

Azurite and malachite, Beaver Dam Mts, Washington County, Utah - 5.1 × 3.9 × 2.4 cm

Hydrated carbonates

The carbonate class in both the Dana and the Strunz classification systems include the nitrates.<ref name=Dana>Dana Classification on Webmineral</ref><ref name=Strunz>Strunz Classification on Webmineral</ref>

Carbonate minerals sections
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Carbonate divisions
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