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El Silencio Mine (Silencio Mine), Mun. de Remedios, Antioquia Department, Colombiai
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El Silencio Mine (Silencio Mine)Mine
Mun. de RemediosMunicipality
Antioquia DepartmentDepartment
ColombiaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 7° 5' 59'' North , 74° 40' 59'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 7.10000,-74.68333
GeoHash:G#: d36bks922
Owned/operated by:Gran Colombia Gold Corp.
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Am : Tropical monsoon climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Segovia39,938 (2018)2.8km
Remedios6,415 (2018)8.0km
Vegachí9,618 (2018)39.6km
Cruces de Anorí4,762 (2016)43.3km
Zaragoza18,795 (2018)47.9km


A former gold mine.

Regions containing this locality

South AmericaContinent
North Andes plateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

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8 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Singewand, Q.D. (1950) Minerals Resources of Colombia (other than Petroleum). United States Department of the Interior, Geological Survey Bulletin 964-B, 204 pages.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Singewand, Q.D. (1950) Minerals Resources of Colombia (other than Petroleum). United States Department of the Interior, Geological Survey Bulletin 964-B, 204 pages.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: http://minerals.usgs.gov/minerals/pubs/country/2004/comyb04.pdf. Singewand, Q.D. (1950) Minerals Resources of Colombia (other than Petroleum). United States Department of the Interior, Geological Survey Bulletin 964-B, 204 pages.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Publications of the Field Columbian Museum Geological Series Vol 1 1895-1902 pp 121-177. Singewand, Q.D. (1950) Minerals Resources of Colombia (other than Petroleum). United States Department of the Interior, Geological Survey Bulletin 964-B, 204 pages.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Singewand, Q.D. (1950) Minerals Resources of Colombia (other than Petroleum). United States Department of the Interior, Geological Survey Bulletin 964-B, 204 pages.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Publications of the Field Columbian Museum Geological Series Vol 1 1895-1902 pp 121-177
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Singewand, Q.D. (1950) Minerals Resources of Colombia (other than Petroleum). United States Department of the Interior, Geological Survey Bulletin 964-B, 204 pages.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Publications of the Field Columbian Museum Geological Series Vol 1 1895-1902 pp 121-177

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)

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 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
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 CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S GalenaPbS
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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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Jurassic
145 - 201.3 Ma



ID: 2696352
Batolito de Segovia

Age: Jurassic (145 - 201.3 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Segovia Batholith

Description: Granodiorite that oscillates from syenogranite to tonalite and from quartz monzonite to quartz monzodiorite

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

Silurian - Cambrian
419.2 - 541 Ma



ID: 3188847
Paleozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Paleozoic (419.2 - 541 Ma)

Lithology: Intrusive igneous 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]

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Publications of the Field Columbian Museum Geological Series Vol 1 1895-1902 pp 121-177.
Singewand, Q.D. (1950) Minerals Resources of Colombia (other than Petroleum). United States Department of the Interior, Geological Survey Bulletin 964-B, 204 pages.


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