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Tepetate, Mun. de Villa de Arriaga, San Luis Potosí, Mexicoi
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Tepetate- not defined -
Mun. de Villa de ArriagaMunicipality
San Luis Potosí- not defined -
MexicoCountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 21° North , 101° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~22km
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate


"Tepetates" are altered, indurated volcanic tuffs. The town of Tepetate is 30 km SW of San Luis Potosi.

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North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Bixbyite
Formula: Mn3+2O3
Reference: Anthony, J. W. et al. (1997): Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. 3, 66
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Mike Royal specimen
Opal var: Opal-AN
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: various added photos
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: [www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Bixbyite4.CB.10Mn3+2O3
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Opal-AN4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Bixbyite4.3.7.2Mn3+2O3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Topaz52.3.1.1Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var: Opal-AN-SiO2 · nH2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
OOxygen
O BixbyiteMn23+O3
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O RutileTiO2
O Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
FFluorine
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
AlAluminium
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
SiSilicon
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
MnManganese
Mn BixbyiteMn23+O3

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