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Chañarcillo, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile

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Detailed Mineral List:
Acanthite
Reference: [MinRec 10:201]
Localities: Recorded from at least 16 other localities in this region.
Photo: © . Acanthite from Chañarcillo, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Actinolite
Reference: Cook, R B. (1979): Famous mineral localities; Chanarcillo, Chile. Mineralogical Record. 10, 197-204.
Adamite (TL)
Type Locality: Chañarcillo, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Reference: C. R. Acad. Sci. Paris (1866): 62, 692; 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: 866.
Photo: © maurizio dini. Adamite from Chañarcillo, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Cook, R B. (1979): Famous mineral localities; Chanarcillo, Chile. Mineralogical Record. 10, 197-204.
'Andorite'
Reference: Gunnar Farber
Arsenic
Localities: Manto de Ossa Mine, Chañarcillo, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Reventón Colorada Mine, Chañarcillo, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Flor de María Mine, Chañarcillo, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Arsenopyrite
Reference: Cook, R B. (1979): Famous mineral localities; Chanarcillo, Chile. Mineralogical Record. 10, 197-204.
'Asbestos'
Locality: Dolores I Mine, Chañarcillo, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
'Asbestos var: Mountain Leather'
Reference: Henwood, W.J. (1871): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 8(1), 154-167
'Atlasite'
Reference: Heys Mineral Index 3rd ed.
Augite
Reference: Cook, R B. (1979): Famous mineral localities; Chanarcillo, Chile. Mineralogical Record. 10, 197-204.
Baryte
Localities: Locura mine, Chañarcillo, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Margarita Segunda mine, Chañarcillo, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Confianza mine, Chañarcillo, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Flor de María Mine, Chañarcillo, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Huanaca mine, Chañarcillo, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
'Biotite'
Reference: Cook, R B. (1979): Famous mineral localities; Chanarcillo, Chile. Mineralogical Record. 10, 197-204.
Bornite
Locality: Loreto Mine, Chañarcillo, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Bromargyrite
Reference: Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II, John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged, 1124 pp.: 14; Mineralogical Record: 10: 202-203.
Localities: Recorded from at least 5 other localities in this region.
Photo: © Rob Lavinsky. Bromargyrite from Chañarcillo, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Bromargyrite var: Iodian Bromargyrite
Reference: Cook, R B. (1979): Famous mineral localities; Chanarcillo, Chile. Mineralogical Record. 10, 197-204.
Bromargyrite var: Mercuroan Bromargyrite
Reference: Cook, R B. (1979): Famous mineral localities; Chanarcillo, Chile. Mineralogical Record. 10, 197-204
Brucite
Reference: Henwood, W.J. (1871): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 8(1), 154-167
Calcite
Reference: Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II, John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged, 1124 pp.: 14.; American Mineralogist, Volume 94, pages 609–615, 2009
Localities: Recorded from at least 30 other localities in this region.
Chalcocite
Reference: Cook, R B. (1979): Famous mineral localities; Chanarcillo, Chile. Mineralogical Record. 10, 197-204.
Chalcopyrite
Locality: Loreto Mine, Chañarcillo, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
'Chañarcillite'
Reference: Heys Mineral Index 3rd ed.
Chlorargyrite
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Photo: © Steve Hardinger. Chlorargyrite from Chañarcillo, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Chlorargyrite var: Bromian Chlorargyrite
Reference: Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II, John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged, 1124 pp.: 13.
Localities: Recorded from at least 8 other localities in this region.
Photo: © Rob Lavinsky. Bromian Chlorargyrite from Chañarcillo, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Cook, R B. (1979): Famous mineral localities; Chanarcillo, Chile. Mineralogical Record. 10, 197-204.
Chrysocolla
Locality: Manto de Cobo Mine, Chañarcillo, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Cinnabar
Locality: Los Frayles, Chañarcillo, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Conichalcite
Locality: Manto de Cobo Mine, Chañarcillo, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Copper
Reference: Cook, R B. (1979): Famous mineral localities; Chanarcillo, Chile. Mineralogical Record. 10, 197-204.
Cuprite
Reference: Cook, R B. (1979): Famous mineral localities; Chanarcillo, Chile. Mineralogical Record. 10, 197-204.
Localities: Recorded from at least 1 other locality in this region.
Diopside
Reference: Cook, R B. (1979): Famous mineral localities; Chanarcillo, Chile. Mineralogical Record. 10, 197-204.
Dolomite
Locality: Colorada Mine (Corrida Colorada Mine), Chañarcillo, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Domeykite
Locality: Dolores I Mine, Chañarcillo, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Dyscrasite
Reference: Cook, R B. (1979): Famous mineral localities; Chanarcillo, Chile. Mineralogical Record. 10, 197-204.
Localities: Recorded from at least 1 other locality in this region.
Epidote
Reference: Henwood, W.J. (1871): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 8(1), 154-167; Cook, R B. (1979): Famous mineral localities; Chanarcillo, Chile. Mineralogical Record. 10, 197-204.
Localities: Recorded from at least 5 other localities in this region.
Fettelite
Reference: Bindi, L., Keutsch, F.N., Francis, C.A., Menchetti, S. (2009): Fettelite, [Ag6As2S7][Ag10HgAs2S8] from Chanarcillo, Chile: Crystal structure, pseudosymmetry, twinning, and revised chemical formula. American Mineralogist, 94, 609-615.
Localities: Recorded from at least 3 other localities in this region.
Photo: Fettelite from Chañarcillo, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Freibergite
Reference: Cook, R B. (1979): Famous mineral localities; Chanarcillo, Chile. Mineralogical Record. 10, 197-204.
Galena
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
'Garnet'
Reference: Cook, R B. (1979): Famous mineral localities; Chanarcillo, Chile. Mineralogical Record. 10, 197-204.
Localities: Recorded from at least 5 other localities in this region.
Goethite
Reference: Cook, R B. (1979): Famous mineral localities; Chanarcillo, Chile. Mineralogical Record. 10, 197-204.
Gypsum
Reference: Cook, R B. (1979): Famous mineral localities; Chanarcillo, Chile. Mineralogical Record. 10, 197-204.
Hematite
Reference: Cook, R B. (1979): Famous mineral localities; Chanarcillo, Chile. Mineralogical Record. 10, 197-204.
Localities: Recorded from at least 1 other locality in this region.
Iodargyrite
Reference: Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II, John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged, 1124 pp.: 14.
Localities: Recorded from at least 10 other localities in this region.
Photo: © R.D.Green. Iodargyrite from Chañarcillo, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
'Limonite'
Reference: 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: 866.
Localities: Recorded from at least 3 other localities in this region.
Malachite
Reference: Cook, R B. (1979): Famous mineral localities; Chanarcillo, Chile. Mineralogical Record. 10, 197-204.
Miargyrite
Reference: [MinRec 10:201]
Moschellandsbergite
Reference: Robert B. Cook: "Chañarcillo, Chile"; Minrecord, july-august 1978, pag.201
Photo: © Maurizio Dini. Moschellandsbergite from Chañarcillo, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Muscovite
Reference: Cook, R B. (1979): Famous mineral localities; Chanarcillo, Chile. Mineralogical Record. 10, 197-204.
Orthoclase
Reference: Cook, R B. (1979): Famous mineral localities; Chanarcillo, Chile. Mineralogical Record. 10, 197-204.
Palygorskite
Reference: American Mineralogist, Volume 94, pages 609–615, 2009
Localities: Recorded from at least 1 other locality in this region.
Pearceite
Reference: Cook, R B. (1979): Famous mineral localities; Chanarcillo, Chile. Mineralogical Record. 10, 197-204.
Polybasite
Reference: Copiapo Mineralogical Museum (Chile)
Localities: Recorded from at least 2 other localities in this region.
Proustite
Reference: American Mineralogist, Volume 94, pages 609–615, 2009
Localities: Recorded from at least 3 other localities in this region.
Photo: Proustite from Chañarcillo, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
'Proustite-Pyrargyrite Series'
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Pyrargyrite
Reference: Cook, R B. (1979): Famous mineral localities; Chanarcillo, Chile. Mineralogical Record, 10(4), 197-204.
Localities: Recorded from at least 1 other locality in this region.
Photo: © Dan Weinrich. Pyrargyrite from Chañarcillo, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Pyrite
Localities: Loreto Mine, Chañarcillo, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Chacabuco mine, Chañarcillo, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
San Francisquito Mine, Chañarcillo, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Pyrolusite
Reference: Cook, R B. (1979): Famous mineral localities; Chanarcillo, Chile. Mineralogical Record. 10, 197-204.
Quartz
Localities: Manto de Cobo Mine, Chañarcillo, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Chacabuco mine, Chañarcillo, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Colorada Mine (Corrida Colorada Mine), Chañarcillo, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Photo: Quartz from Chañarcillo, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Siderite
Reference: Cook, R B. (1979): Famous mineral localities; Chanarcillo, Chile. Mineralogical Record. 10, 197-204.
Silver
Reference: Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II, John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged, 1124 pp.: 14, 867; J-F LANOE, 1976 listed. Faculté des Science de Lyon.
Localities: Recorded from at least 28 other localities in this region.
Photo: © R.D.Green. Silver from Chañarcillo, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Sphalerite
Localities: San Blas Mine, Chañarcillo, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Rothschild Mine, Chañarcillo, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Constancia Mine, Chañarcillo, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Delirio Mine, Chañarcillo, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Loreto Mine, Chañarcillo, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Stephanite
Localities: Reventón Colorada Mine, Chañarcillo, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
San Feliz mine, Chañarcillo, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Photo: © maurizio dini. Stephanite from Chañarcillo, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Stibnite
Reference: Copiapo Mineralogical Museum (Chile)
Tocornalite
Reference: Cook, R B. (1979): Famous mineral localities; Chanarcillo, Chile. Mineralogical Record. 10, 197-204.
'Tourmaline'
Reference: Cook, R B. (1979): Famous mineral localities; Chanarcillo, Chile. Mineralogical Record. 10, 197-204.
Wollastonite
Reference: Cook, R B. (1979): Famous mineral localities; Chanarcillo, Chile. Mineralogical Record. 10, 197-204.
Xanthoconite
Localities: Dolores I Mine, Chañarcillo, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Santa Rosa Mine, Chañarcillo, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Photo: © maurizio dini. Xanthoconite from Santa Rosa Mine, Chañarcillo, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile


67 entries listed. 52 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

References

Allison, R.E. (1859): Geologische Skizze von Chile. Berg- und Hüttenmännische Zeitung 18(50), 458-460.

Moesta, F.A. (1870): Ueber das Vorkommen der Chlor-, Brom- und Jodverbindungen des Silbers in der Natur - Ein Beitrag zur Kenntniss der Geologischen und Bergbaulichen Verhältnisse von Nordchile. Verlag von Oscar Eberhardt's Universitätsbuchhandlung (Marburg), 47 pp.

Henwood, W.J. (1871): Observations on Metalliferous Deposits: On the Mining District of Chañarcillo in Chili. Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 8(1), 69-153.

Whitehead, W. L. (1919): The veins of Chanarcillo, Chile. Economic Geology: 14: 1-45.

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: 866.

Cook, R B. (1979): Famous mineral localities; Chanarcillo, Chile. Mineralogical Record, 10(4), 197-204.






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