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Poopó town, Poopó Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
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Detailed Mineral List:
Argyrodite
Formula: Ag8GeS6
Description: Allegedly present in ore concentrates.
Reference: Salomon Rivas y Federico Ahlfeld (1998) Los Minerales de Bolivia y sus Parajes. (Santa Cruz)
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Federico Ahlfeld and Alejandro Schneider-Scherbina (1964) Los Yacimientos Minerales y de Hidrocarburos de Bolivia. (Ministerio de Minas y Petroleo, La Paz)
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: [MinRec 32:477]
Localities: Recorded from at least 1 other locality in this region.
Cylindrite (TL)
Formula: Pb3Sn4FeSb2S14
Type Locality: Santa Cruz Mine, Poopó town, Poopó Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
Reference: [MinRec 32:479]
Localities: Recorded from at least 1 other locality in this region.
Photo: Cylindrite from Santa Cruz Mine, Poopó town, Poopó Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
Epsomite
Formula: MgSO4 · 7H2O
Reference: Salomon Rivas y Federico Ahlfeld (1998) Los Minerales de Bolivia y sus Parajes. (Santa Cruz)
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: [MinRec 32:477]
Localities: Recorded from at least 1 other locality in this region.
Franckeite
Formula: Fe2+(Pb,Sn2+)6Sn4+2Sb2S14
Localities: Santa Cruz Mine, Poopó town, Poopó Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
San Francisco mine, Poopó town, Poopó Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
Franckeite var: Incaite
Formula: (Pb,Ag)4Sn4FeSb2S15
Reference: [MinRec 32:477]
Localities: Recorded from at least 1 other locality in this region.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Locality: Santa Cruz Mine, Poopó town, Poopó Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
Jamesonite
Formula: Pb4FeSb6S14
Reference: [MinRec 32:477]
Localities: Recorded from at least 2 other localities in this region.
Jarosite ?
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Locality: Santa Cruz Mine, Poopó town, Poopó Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
Kermesite
Formula: Sb2S2O
Reference: [MinRec 32:477]
Localities: Recorded from at least 2 other localities in this region.
Metastibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Locality: San Francisco mine, Poopó town, Poopó Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
Opal var: Diatomite
Description: Recent Lake Poopó sediments.
Reference: Salomon Rivas y Federico Ahlfeld (1998) Los Minerales de Bolivia y sus Parajes. (Santa Cruz)
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Locality: San Francisco mine, Poopó town, Poopó Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: San Francisco mine, Poopó town, Poopó Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
Santa Cruz Mine, Poopó town, Poopó Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Santa Cruz Mine, Poopó town, Poopó Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
San Francisco mine, Poopó town, Poopó Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
Rhodostannite
Formula: Cu2FeSn3S8
Locality: Santa Cruz Mine, Poopó town, Poopó Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Federico Ahlfeld and Alejandro Schneider-Scherbina (1964) Los Yacimientos Minerales y de Hidrocarburos de Bolivia. (Ministerio de Minas y Petroleo, La Paz)
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: [MinRec 32:477]
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Localities: Santa Cruz Mine, Poopó town, Poopó Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
San Francisco mine, Poopó town, Poopó Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
Stannite
Formula: Cu2(Fe,Zn)SnS4
Reference: [MinRec 32:477]
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: Salomon Rivas y Federico Ahlfeld (1998) Los Minerales de Bolivia y sus Parajes. (Santa Cruz)
Teallite
Formula: (Pb,Sn)SnS2
Reference: [MinRec 32:477]
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: Federico Ahlfeld and Alejandro Schneider-Scherbina (1964) Los Yacimientos Minerales y de Hidrocarburos de Bolivia. (Ministerio de Minas y Petroleo, La Paz)
Vivianite
Formula: Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: [MinRec 32:477]
Photo: © . Vivianite from Poopó town, Poopó Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
Wurtzite
Formula: (Zn,Fe)S
Reference: [MinRec 32:477]
Localities: Recorded from at least 1 other locality in this region.
Zinkenite
Formula: Pb9Sb22S42
Localities: Santa Cruz Mine, Poopó town, Poopó Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
San Francisco mine, Poopó town, Poopó Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
Photo: © Simone Citon. Zinkenite from San Francisco mine, Poopó town, Poopó Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia


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