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Coriviri mining district, Poopó Province, Oruro, Boliviai
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Coriviri mining districtDistrict
Poopó ProvinceProvince
OruroDepartment
BoliviaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 18° 18' 0'' South , 66° 56' 59'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -18.30000,-66.95000
GeoHash:G#: 6s8rus86z
Locality type:District
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate


Tin-tungsten-bismuth-gold deposits related to a quartz-bearing igneous stock intruding Devonian arenaceous shales, with some hornfels at the contact. Located 10 km north of Poopó town.

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South AmericaContinent
Altiplano PlateTectonic Plate
Andean tin province, South America

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9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Federico Ahlfeld and Alejandro Schneider-Scherbina (1964) Los Yacimientos Minerales y de Hidrocarburos de Bolivia. (Ministerio de Minas y Petroleo, La Paz)
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Reference: Salomon Rivas y Federico Ahlfeld (1998) Los Minerales de Bolivia y sus Parajes. (Santa Cruz)
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: Salomon Rivas y Federico Ahlfeld (1998) Los Minerales de Bolivia y sus Parajes. (Santa Cruz)
Bismutite
Formula: (BiO)2CO3
Reference: Federico Ahlfeld and Alejandro Schneider-Scherbina (1964) Los Yacimientos Minerales y de Hidrocarburos de Bolivia. (Ministerio de Minas y Petroleo, La Paz)
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Federico Ahlfeld and Alejandro Schneider-Scherbina (1964) Los Yacimientos Minerales y de Hidrocarburos de Bolivia. (Ministerio de Minas y Petroleo, La Paz)
Gold
Formula: Au
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Federico Ahlfeld and Alejandro Schneider-Scherbina (1964) Los Yacimientos Minerales y de Hidrocarburos de Bolivia. (Ministerio de Minas y Petroleo, La Paz)
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Federico Ahlfeld and Alejandro Schneider-Scherbina (1964) Los Yacimientos Minerales y de Hidrocarburos de Bolivia. (Ministerio de Minas y Petroleo, La Paz)
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Federico Ahlfeld and Alejandro Schneider-Scherbina (1964) Los Yacimientos Minerales y de Hidrocarburos de Bolivia. (Ministerio de Minas y Petroleo, La Paz)
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Federico Ahlfeld and Alejandro Schneider-Scherbina (1964) Los Yacimientos Minerales y de Hidrocarburos de Bolivia. (Ministerio de Minas y Petroleo, La Paz)
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Bismuth1.CA.05Bi
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Bismutite5.BE.25(BiO)2CO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)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
Semi-metals and non-metals
Bismuth1.3.1.4Bi
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Bismutite16a.3.5.1(BiO)2CO3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
CCarbon
C Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
OOxygen
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
O QuartzSiO2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O CassiteriteSnO2
O Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S PyriteFeS2
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
MnManganese
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
WTungsten
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
AuGold
Au GoldAu
BiBismuth
Bi Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
Bi BismuthBi
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3

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