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La Fortuna Mine, El Antimonio, Mun. de Caborca, Sonora, Mexicoi
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La Fortuna MineMine
El Antimonio- not defined -
Mun. de CaborcaMunicipality
Sonora- not defined -
MexicoCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Mina la Fortuna, El Antimoneo, Mun. de Caborca, Sonora, Mexico
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 30° North , 112° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~1km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BWh : Hot deserts climate


Probably largest mine in district. Produced 1000 tons of shipping ore. Vein was followed for 120m on strike to a depth of 20m.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate
Sonoran Desert, North AmericaDesert

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


4 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Byströmite (TL)
Formula: MgSb2O6
Type Locality:
Reference: American Mineralogist, (1952) 37, 53-57; Panczner (1987):126.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Donald Edward White and Reinaldo Guiza Jr. (1949) Antimony deposits of El Antimonio district, Sonora, Mexico. USGS Bulletin 962B
Cervantite
Formula: Sb3+Sb5+O4
Reference: Panczner(1987):144.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Donald Edward White and Reinaldo Guiza Jr. (1949) Antimony deposits of El Antimonio district, Sonora, Mexico. USGS Bulletin 962B
'Stibiconite'
Formula: Sb3+Sb5+2O6(OH)
Reference: Mason B, Vitaliano C J (1952) Bystromite, magnesium antimonate, a new mineral. American Mineralogist 37, 53-57

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Byströmite (TL)4.DB.10MgSb2O6
Cervantite4.DE.30Sb3+Sb5+O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
'Stibiconite'4.DH.20Sb3+Sb5+2O6(OH)
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cervantite4.4.16.1Sb3+Sb5+O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 44 - ANTIMONATES
A2X2O6(O,OH,F)
'Stibiconite'44.1.1.1Sb3+Sb5+2O6(OH)
AX2O6
Byströmite (TL)44.2.1.1MgSb2O6
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

HHydrogen
H StibiconiteSb3+Sb25+O6(OH)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O ByströmiteMgSb2O6
O QuartzSiO2
O CervantiteSb3+Sb5+O4
O CalciteCaCO3
O StibiconiteSb3+Sb25+O6(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg ByströmiteMgSb2O6
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
SbAntimony
Sb ByströmiteMgSb2O6
Sb CervantiteSb3+Sb5+O4
Sb StibiconiteSb3+Sb25+O6(OH)

References

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Donald Edward White and Reinaldo Guiza Jr. (1949) Antimony deposits of El Antimonio district, Sonora, Mexico. USGS Bulletin 962B
Mason B, Vitaliano C J (1952) Bystromite, magnesium antimonate, a new mineral. American Mineralogist 37, 53-57
Panczner(1987):126,144.


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