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La Reina mine (La Reyna mine), Dalence Province, Oruro, Boliviai
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La Reina mine (La Reyna mine)Mine
Dalence ProvinceProvince
OruroDepartment
BoliviaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 18° 6' South , 66° 54' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -18.10000,-66.90000
GeoHash:G#: 6sb3j8uzv
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Machacamarca2,044 (2013)15.1km
Huanuni15,492 (2013)22.1km
Oruro208,684 (2012)29.4km
Poopó1,720 (2013)31.9km
Totoral1,645 (2013)44.1km


An old tin mine located 2 km north of Negro Pabellón.
(NB: Coordinates given here from www.mineralmundi.com are not accurate.)

Regions containing this locality

South AmericaContinent
Altiplano PlateTectonic Plate
Andean tin province, South America

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Federico Ahlfeld y Alejandro Schneider-Scherbina (1964) Los Yacimientos Minerales y de Hidrocarburos de Bolivia. p. 171-174 (Ministerio de Minas y Petroleo, La Paz)
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: Federico Ahlfeld y Alejandro Schneider-Scherbina (1964) Los Yacimientos Minerales y de Hidrocarburos de Bolivia. p. 171-174 (Ministerio de Minas y Petroleo, La Paz)
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Federico Ahlfeld y Alejandro Schneider-Scherbina (1964) Los Yacimientos Minerales y de Hidrocarburos de Bolivia. p. 171-174 (Ministerio de Minas y Petroleo, La Paz)
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Federico Ahlfeld y Alejandro Schneider-Scherbina (1964) Los Yacimientos Minerales y de Hidrocarburos de Bolivia. p. 171-174 (Ministerio de Minas y Petroleo, La Paz)
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Federico Ahlfeld y Alejandro Schneider-Scherbina (1964) Los Yacimientos Minerales y de Hidrocarburos de Bolivia. p. 171-174 (Ministerio de Minas y Petroleo, La Paz)
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Federico Ahlfeld y Alejandro Schneider-Scherbina (1964) Los Yacimientos Minerales y de Hidrocarburos de Bolivia. p. 171-174 (Ministerio de Minas y Petroleo, La Paz)
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Federico Ahlfeld y Alejandro Schneider-Scherbina (1964) Los Yacimientos Minerales y de Hidrocarburos de Bolivia. p. 171-174 (Ministerio de Minas y Petroleo, La Paz)
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Federico Ahlfeld y Alejandro Schneider-Scherbina (1964) Los Yacimientos Minerales y de Hidrocarburos de Bolivia. p. 171-174 (Ministerio de Minas y Petroleo, La Paz)
Stannite
Formula: Cu2FeSnS4
Reference: Federico Ahlfeld y Alejandro Schneider-Scherbina (1964) Los Yacimientos Minerales y de Hidrocarburos de Bolivia. p. 171-174 (Ministerio de Minas y Petroleo, La Paz)
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Federico Ahlfeld y Alejandro Schneider-Scherbina (1964) Los Yacimientos Minerales y de Hidrocarburos de Bolivia. p. 171-174 (Ministerio de Minas y Petroleo, La Paz)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stannite2.CB.15aCu2FeSnS4
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Stannite2.9.2.1Cu2FeSnS4
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 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
OOxygen
O CassiteriteSnO2
O QuartzSiO2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S StanniteCu2FeSnS4
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S SphaleriteZnS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe StanniteCu2FeSnS4
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu StanniteCu2FeSnS4
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
Sn StanniteCu2FeSnS4
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3

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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Ordovician
443.8 - 485.4 Ma



ID: 3192909
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Ordovician (443.8 - 485.4 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary 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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License


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