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Rosario Mine, San Miguel, Huehuetenango Department, Guatemalai
Regional Level Types
Rosario MineMine
San Miguel- 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:~14km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cwb : Subtropical highland climate or temperate oceanic climate with dry winters


A lead mine located near the Coya river at 1,880 to 1,935 meters elevation. There were several adits and shafts, the Rosario adit accessed a few hundred meters of underground workings. Ore was mainly carbonates (cerussite/smithsonite?) emplaced in limestone with solution cavities. (The Bola de Oro mine shaft is about 250 meters away.)

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: USGS Bulletin # 1034
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: USGS Bulletin # 1034

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
OOxygen
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
FeIron
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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