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Cunas Mine, La Pita, Mun. de Maripí, Vasquez-Yacopí mining district, Boyacá Department, Colombiai
Regional Level Types
Cunas MineMine
La Pita- not defined -
Mun. de MaripíMunicipality
Vasquez-Yacopí mining districtMining District
Boyacá DepartmentDepartment
ColombiaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
5° 35' 49'' North , 74° 5' 13'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
San Pablo de Borbur1,519 (2018)6.3km
Muzo7,977 (2018)7.2km
Maripí1,143 (2018)10.0km
Otanche3,589 (2018)12.5km
Quípama3,571 (2018)13.2km


An emarald mine.

Regions containing this locality

South AmericaContinent
North Andes plateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Jordi Fabre
Beryl var: Emerald
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Jordi Fabre
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Jordi Fabre
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Jordi Fabre

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Emerald9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var: Emerald-Be3Al2(Si6O18)

List of minerals for each chemical element

BeBeryllium
Be Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
O CalciteCaCO3
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
AlAluminium
Al Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
SiSilicon
Si Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Cretaceous
66 - 145 Ma



ID: 3191021
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Albian - Valanginian
100.5 - 139.8 Ma



ID: 2692276
Early Cretaceous sedimentary rocks

Age: Early Cretaceous (100.5 - 139.8 Ma)

Description: Shale with gypsum, chert, limestone, and sandstone

Reference: Gómez Tapias, J. and M.F. Almanza Meléndez. Mapa Geológico de Colombia. Servicio Geológico Colombiano. [125]

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