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 ORGANIC AND SYNTHETIC 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 Organic and Synthetic minerals are minerals which are produced by living organisms and are organic in nature; or minerals and salts which have been synthetically produced in a laboratory. The following table lists, by colour, all of the organic and synthetic minerals which can be found in the MIROFOSS database.