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Mun. de Gachalá, Guavió-Guatéque mining district, Cundinamarca Department, Colombia

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3 valid minerals.

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Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Groat, L.A., Giuliani, G., Marshall, D.D., and Turner, D. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 34, 87-112.
Beryl var: Emerald
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Groat, L.A., Giuliani, G., Marshall, D.D., and Turner, D. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 34, 87-112.
Euclase
Formula: BeAl(SiO4)(OH)
Reference: Emeralds of the World English extraLapis Vol. 2 2002 pp36-45
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Thomas P. Moore, Wendell Wilson (2016) The Emerald Mines of Colombia. The Mineralogical Record, volume 47, number 1 (Jan-Feb 2016) page 64, figure 113 photo caption.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 9 - Silicates
'Beryl'9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Emerald9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Euclase9.AE.10BeAl(SiO4)(OH)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Euclase52.2.1.1BeAl(SiO4)(OH)
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
var: Emerald-Be3Al2(Si6O18)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(OH)
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Be EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(OH)
OOxygen
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
O EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(OH)
AlAluminium
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Al EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(OH)
SiSilicon
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Si EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(OH)
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2

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Colombia
  • Cundinamarca Department
    • Guavió-Guatéque mining district

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