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Tierra Amarilla, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 27° South , 70° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~9km


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Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

Acanthite

Actinolite

Adamite

var: Cuprian Adamite

Alacránite (TL)

Albite

Almandine

Amarantite

Amarillite (TL)

Andradite

Aragonite

Arsenic

Arseniosiderite

Arsenolamprite

Arsenolite

Arsenopyrite

Atacamite

Austinite

Azurite

Babánekite

Barahonaite-(Al)

Bariopharmacosiderite

Baryte

Bendadaite

Betpakdalite-CaCa

Bindheimite

'Biotite'

Bismoclite

Bonazziite (TL)

Bornite

Brandtite

Brochantite

Calcite

Ceruleite

Chalcanthite

Chalcocite

Chalcopyrite

Chenevixite

Chlorargyrite

Chrysocolla

Cinnabar

Claudetite

Clinoclase

Conichalcite

Connellite

Copiapite

Copper

Coquimbite

Cornwallite

Covellite

Cryptomelane

Cuprite

Dimorphite

Diopside

Dioptase

Dolomite

Domeykite

Duftite

Epidote

Erythrite

Ferrinatrite

Ferrisymplesite

Fibroferrite (TL)

Fluorapatite

Fluorite

Galena

'Garnet'

Gartrellite

Goethite

Gold

var: Electrum

Goudeyite

Greigite

Gypsum

'Halloysite'

Hedenbergite

Hematite

var: Specularite

'Hornblende'

Ilmenite

Jarosite

Joteite (TL)

Kaolinite

Karibibite

'K Feldspar'

Koritnigite

Köttigite

Krautite

Lavendulan

Libethenite

'Limonite'

Linarite

Lotharmeyerite

Ludlockite

Magnetite

Malachite

Manganite

Manganlotharmeyerite

Manganohörnesite

Manjiroite

Mansfieldite

Marcasite

Metastibnite

Metazeunerite

Microcline

Miguelromeroite

Molybdenite

Muscovite

Olivenite

var: Zincian Olivenite

Opal

Orpiment

Parabutlerite

Paracoquimbite (TL)

Parasymplesite

Paratacamite

Parnauite

Perroudite

Pharmacoalumite

Pharmacosiderite

Philipsbornite

Phosphohedyphane

Picropharmacolite

Powellite

Proustite

Pseudomalachite

Pyrargyrite

Pyrite

Pyrrhotite

Quartz

Quenstedtite (TL)

Rammelsbergite

Realgar

Rhodochrosite

Romanèchite

Römerite

Roselite

Rruffite (TL)

Rutile

Sampleite

'Scapolite'

Schneiderhöhnite

Schulenbergite

Scorodite

Siderite

Silver

Smithite

Smithsonite

var: Cobaltoan Smithsonite

Sphalerite

Spherocobaltite

Stibnite

Stringhamite

Sulphur

Symplesite

Talmessite

Tamarugite

Tapiaite (TL)

Tetrahedrite

Titanite

Tyrolite

'UM1970-18-S:As' (FRL)

'Unnamed (Arseniosiderite-related mineral)'

Veenite

'Wad'

Wendwilsonite

Wulfenite

Zeunerite

Zincolivenite


154 valid minerals. 9 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 1 (FRL) - first recorded locality of unapproved mineral/variety/etc.

Localities in this Region


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References

Neues Jahrb. Min. (1888): 1: 213.

Ungemach (1933), C.R. Academy of Science, Paris (1933): 197: 1133.

Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 533, 457, 612, 616, 626.

American Mineralogist (1970): 55: 1338.

Mineralogical Record (1975) 6: 106.

NJMM (1987): 171.

Yang, H., Jenkins, R. A., Downs, R. T., Evans, S. H., Tait, K. T. (2011): Rruffite, Ca2Cu(AsO4)2·2H2O,a new member of the roselite group, from Tierra Amarilla, Chile. Canadian Mineralogist: 49: 877-884.

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