Mineral Colour Plates are small thumbnail images of minerals, as well as synthetic compounds and chemical elements, with articles that can be found in the MIROFOSS database. The following table shows all of the ELEMENT GROUP minerals found in MIROFOSS organized vertically by colour. Certain minerals may appear in multiple colour categories if the mineral can be found in more then one colour range. Clicking on a mineral plate image will bring you to the corresponding MIROFOSS article. Please note this page may take a while to load on slower computers or with slower internet connections.

The element mineral class includes samples that are made purely of chemical elements which can be found on the periodic table. The samples found in this gallery are either found naturally occurring in the Earth or have been refined from other minerals, rocks, or ores. The following table lists, by colour, all of the periodic elements which can be found in the MIROFOSS database.

Aluminium Chromium Magnesium Nickel
Bismuth Cobalt