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Hercules Mine, Ticapampa District, Recuay Province, Áncash, Perui
Regional Level Types
Hercules MineMine
Ticapampa DistrictDistrict
Recuay ProvinceProvince
ÁncashRegion
PeruCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
9° South , 77° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~17km
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:


(Also crosses into Aija province.) Includes the Hercules and Alianza mines, which produced most of the specimens, the Coturcan and Collaracra mines, and many smaller mines. Labels from here rarely give accurate locality information, and specimens attributed to the "Hercules mine" could be from any of the mines in the Ticapampa district.

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Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


13 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Mi.Rec. 28, no.4 (1997)
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Mi.Rec. 28, no.4 (1997)
Boulangerite
Formula: Pb5Sb4S11
Reference: Mi.Rec. 28, no.4 (1997)
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Reference: Mi.Rec. 28, no.4 (1997)
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Mi.Rec. 28, no.4 (1997)
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Mi.Rec. 28, no.4 (1997)
Jamesonite
Formula: Pb4FeSb6S14
Reference: Mi.Rec. 28, no.4 (1997)
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Mi.Rec. 28, no.4 (1997)
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Mi.Rec. 28, no.4 (1997)
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Reference: Mi.Rec. 28, no.4 (1997)
Seligmannite
Formula: PbCuAsS3
Reference: Mi.Rec. 28, no.4 (1997)
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Mi.Rec. 28, no.4 (1997)
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: Mi.Rec. 28, no.4 (1997)
'Tetrahedrite Subgroup'
Formula: Cu6(Cu4C2+2)Sb4S12S
Reference: Mi.Rec. 28, no.4 (1997)

Gallery:

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Boulangerite2.HC.15Pb5Sb4S11
Bournonite2.GA.50PbCuSbS3
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Jamesonite2.HB.15Pb4FeSb6S14
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Seligmannite2.GA.50PbCuAsS3
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
'Tetrahedrite Subgroup'2.GB.05Cu6(Cu4C2+2)Sb4S12S
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Rhodochrosite5.AB.05MnCO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
'Tetrahedrite Subgroup'3.3.6.1Cu6(Cu4C2+2)Sb4S12S
ø = 3
Bournonite3.4.3.2PbCuSbS3
Seligmannite3.4.3.1PbCuAsS3
2.5 < ø < 3
Boulangerite3.5.2.1Pb5Sb4S11
2 < ø < 2.49
Jamesonite3.6.7.1Pb4FeSb6S14
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Rhodochrosite14.1.1.4MnCO3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S StibniteSb2S3
S AcanthiteAg2S
S BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
S BournonitePbCuSbS3
S SeligmannitePbCuAsS3
S Tetrahedrite SubgroupCu6(Cu4C22+)Sb4S12S
MnManganese
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu BournonitePbCuSbS3
Cu SeligmannitePbCuAsS3
Cu Tetrahedrite SubgroupCu6(Cu4C22+)Sb4S12S
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As SeligmannitePbCuAsS3
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
SbAntimony
Sb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Sb StibniteSb2S3
Sb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
Sb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Sb Tetrahedrite SubgroupCu6(Cu4C22+)Sb4S12S
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Pb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
Pb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Pb SeligmannitePbCuAsS3

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