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Chiurucu Mine (Chiurucu prospect), Dos de Mayo Province, Huánuco Department, Peru

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 9° South , 76° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~50km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


Located near Huanzala and Huallanca. (Quartz crystals with included galena and sphalerite phantoms came from a quarry near the mine, not the mine itself.)

Ref.:
Min.Rec.:20:481.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


7 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Rob Lavinsky specimen, minID CCN-DCT.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Hyrsl & Rosales (2003) Mineralogical Record, 34, 241-254.
'Manganoan Calcite'
Formula: (Ca,Mn)CO3
Reference: Rob Lavinsky specimen, minID CCN-DCT.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Luigi Mattei specimen, minID DRC-ADF.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Jeff Scovil, photo ref. 2009-09-0086.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Hyrsl & Rosales (2003) Mineralogical Record, 34, 241-254.
Rhodonite
Formula: Mn2+SiO3
Reference: Min.Rec.:20:481.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Hyrsl & Rosales (2003) Mineralogical Record, 34, 241-254.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Pyrrhotite'2.CC.10Fe7S8
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
'Rhodonite'9.DK.05Mn2+SiO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Manganoan Calcite'-(Ca,Mn)CO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=5
Rhodonite65.4.1.1Mn2+SiO3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Manganoan Calcite'-(Ca,Mn)CO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C Manganoan Calcite(Ca,Mn)CO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O Manganoan Calcite(Ca,Mn)CO3
O QuartzSiO2
O RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Manganoan Calcite(Ca,Mn)CO3
MnManganese
Mn Manganoan Calcite(Ca,Mn)CO3
Mn RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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