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Villa Linda Mine, Villa Linda, Huehuetenango Department, Guatemalai
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Villa Linda MineMine
Villa Linda- not defined -
Huehuetenango DepartmentDepartment
GuatemalaCountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 15° North , 91° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~1km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cwb : Subtropical highland climate or temperate oceanic climate with dry winters


A lead mine which worked mostly oxidized veins, hosted in limestone and dolomite, locally brecciated, at elevations of 2,560 to 2,645 meters. Includes the San Juan workings, San Juan adit, San Miguel workings, and Rosario workings.

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North America PlateTectonic Plate
Central AmericaRegion

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2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: USGS Bulletin # 1034
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: USGS Bulletin # 1034

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CerussitePbCO3
OOxygen
O CerussitePbCO3
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb CerussitePbCO3

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