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Maya Mts, Belize/Guatemala

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Locality type:Mountain Range
Age:541 ± 1.0 to 252.17 ± 0.06 Ma
Geologic Time:Paleozoic


Includes alluvial deposits derived from granitic intrusives and altered extrusive rocks of the Bladen Volcanic Series.

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4 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities:
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Localities:
'Chert'
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Gold
Formula: Au
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'K Feldspar'
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Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities:
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
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List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Cassiterite'4.DB.05SnO2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Chert-
K Feldspar-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chert'-
'K Feldspar'-
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O CassiteriteSnO2
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
AuGold
Au GoldAu

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Martens, Uwe & Weber, Bodo & Valencia, Victor. (2010). U/Pb geochronology of Devonian and older Paleozoic beds in the southwestern Maya Block, Central America: its affinity with Peri-Gondwanan terranes. Geological Society of America Bulletin. 122. 815-829. 10.1130/B26405.1.

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