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Boyacá Department, Colombia

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Allophane
Formula: (Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
'Apatite'
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Beryl var: Emerald
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Localities: Reported from at least 19 localities in this region.
Beryl var: Trapiche emerald
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Dolomite var: Ferroan Dolomite
Formula: Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Euclase
Formula: BeAl(SiO4)(OH)
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Halite
Formula: NaCl
'Halloysite'
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Humboldtine
Formula: Fe2+(C2O4) · 2H2O
Reference: John Rakovan--see photo 875255
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Muscovite var: Fuchsite
Formula: K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Opal var: Opal-AN
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
'Parisite'
Parisite-(Ce) (TL)
Formula: CaCe2(CO3)3F2
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 284; NJMM (1992), 258; Lapis 12 (1994), 8; Pogue, J. E. (1916). Emerald Deposits of Muzo, Colombia. Transactions of the AIME, 50:910-934.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Pyrophyllite
Formula: Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Norman King
Sulphur
Formula: S8
'Viterbite'

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Halite3.AA.20NaCl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Opal-AN4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Ankerite'5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Dolomite'5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
var: Ferroan Dolomite5.AB.10Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Parisite-(Ce) (TL)5.BD.20bCaCe2(CO3)3F2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 9 - Silicates
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
'Allophane'9.ED.20(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
'Beryl'9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Emerald9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Trapiche emerald9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Euclase9.AE.10BeAl(SiO4)(OH)
Halloysite9.ED.10Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Fuchsite9.EC.15K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrophyllite9.EC.10Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Group 10 - Organic Compounds
Humboldtine10.AB.05Fe2+(C2O4) · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
Limonite-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Parisite-
Viterbite-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Halite9.1.1.1NaCl
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Parisite-(Ce) (TL)16a.1.5.1CaCe2(CO3)3F2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 50 - ORGANIC COMPOUNDS
Oxalates
Humboldtine50.1.3.1Fe2+(C2O4) · 2H2O
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Euclase52.2.1.1BeAl(SiO4)(OH)
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Allophane71.1.5.1(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
'Halloysite'71.1.1.4Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrophyllite71.2.1.1Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
Beryl
var: Emerald
-Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Trapiche emerald-Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Dolomite
var: Ferroan Dolomite
-Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Muscovite
var: Fuchsite
-K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
var: Sericite-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Opal
var: Opal-AN
-SiO2 · nH2O
'Parisite'-
'Viterbite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Allophane(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
H EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(OH)
H Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H HumboldtineFe2+(C2O4) · 2H2O
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
H PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Be EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(OH)
Be Beryl (var: Trapiche emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
CCarbon
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
C HumboldtineFe2+(C2O4) · 2H2O
C Parisite-(Ce)CaCe2(CO3)3F2
OOxygen
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O Allophane(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
O EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(OH)
O Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O HematiteFe2O3
O HumboldtineFe2+(C2O4) · 2H2O
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
O Parisite-(Ce)CaCe2(CO3)3F2
O PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Beryl (var: Trapiche emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
FFluorine
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
F FluoriteCaF2
F Parisite-(Ce)CaCe2(CO3)3F2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na HaliteNaCl
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Allophane(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Al EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(OH)
Al Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Al HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Beryl (var: Trapiche emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Allophane(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Si EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(OH)
Si Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Si HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
Si PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Beryl (var: Trapiche emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
PPhosphorus
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S SulphurS8
ClChlorine
Cl HaliteNaCl
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca Parisite-(Ce)CaCe2(CO3)3F2
CrChromium
Cr Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
FeIron
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe HumboldtineFe2+(C2O4) · 2H2O
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
CeCerium
Ce Parisite-(Ce)CaCe2(CO3)3F2

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