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Margaritas No. 1 Mine, Sierra Peña Blanca, Peña Blanca District, Mun. de Aldama, Chihuahua, Mexicoi
Regional Level Types
Margaritas No. 1 MineMine
Sierra Peña BlancaSierra
Peña Blanca DistrictDistrict
Mun. de AldamaMunicipality
Chihuahua- not defined -
MexicoCountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 29° North , 106° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~2km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BSh : Hot semi-arid (steppe) climate


Uraniferous Eocene rhyolite (tuffs and lavaflows) on limestone.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


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

Detailed Mineral List:

Alunite
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Econ Geol (1991) 86:233-248
Carnotite
Formula: K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Reference: Panczner(1987): 136.; Econ Geol (1991) 86:233-248
Haiweeite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2[Si5O12(OH)2] · 6H2O
Reference: EDS analysis
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Econ Geol (1991) 86:233-248
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Econ Geol (1991) 86:233-248
Margaritasite (TL)
Formula: (Cs,K,H3O)2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Amer.Min.(1982) 67, 1273-1289; Panczner(1987): 265 & 392.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Econ Geol (1991) 86:233-248
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Econ Geol (1991) 86:233-248
Phosphuranylite
Formula: (H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
Reference: Econ Geol (1991) 86:233-248
Powellite
Formula: Ca(MoO4)
Reference: Econ Geol (1991) 86:233-248
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Econ Geol (1991) 86:233-248
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Econ Geol (1991) 86:233-248
Tyuyamunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Reference: Econ Geol (1991) 86:233-248
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: Panczner(1987): 265 & 392.
Uranophane
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Reference: EDS analysis; Econ Geol (1991) 86:233-248
Uranophane-β
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Reference: Econ Geol (1991) 86:233-248
Weeksite
Formula: K2(UO2)2(Si5O13) · 4H2O
Reference: Panczner(1987): 265 & 392.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Carnotite4.HB.05K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Margaritasite (TL)4.HB.05(Cs,K,H3O)2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · H2O
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Tyuyamunite4.HB.25Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Alunite7.BC.10KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Powellite7.GA.05Ca(MoO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Phosphuranylite8.EC.10(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Haiweeite9.AK.25Ca(UO2)2[Si5O12(OH)2] · 6H2O
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Uranophane9.AK.15Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Uranophane-β9.AK.15Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Weeksite9.AK.30K2(UO2)2(Si5O13) · 4H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Alunite30.2.4.1KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Carnotite40.2a.28.1K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Margaritasite (TL)40.2a.28.2(Cs,K,H3O)2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · H2O
Tyuyamunite40.2a.26.1Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Phosphuranylite42.4.8.1(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Powellite48.1.2.2Ca(MoO4)
Group 53 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions or Complex Cations
Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions of Complex Cations with (UO2)
Haiweeite53.3.2.2Ca(UO2)2[Si5O12(OH)2] · 6H2O
Uranophane53.3.1.2Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Uranophane-β53.3.1.9Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Weeksite53.3.2.1K2(UO2)2(Si5O13) · 4H2O
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
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Margaritasite(Cs,K,H3O)2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · H2O
H CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
H WeeksiteK2(UO2)2(Si5O13) · 4H2O
H UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
H HaiweeiteCa(UO2)2[Si5O12(OH)2] · 6H2O
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
H Uranophane-βCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
H Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
OOxygen
O Margaritasite(Cs,K,H3O)2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · H2O
O CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
O WeeksiteK2(UO2)2(Si5O13) · 4H2O
O UraniniteUO2
O UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
O HaiweeiteCa(UO2)2[Si5O12(OH)2] · 6H2O
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
O QuartzSiO2
O Uranophane-βCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
O Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
O PowelliteCa(MoO4)
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
AlAluminium
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
SiSilicon
Si WeeksiteK2(UO2)2(Si5O13) · 4H2O
Si UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Si HaiweeiteCa(UO2)2[Si5O12(OH)2] · 6H2O
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Uranophane-βCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
PPhosphorus
P Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
SSulfur
S AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyriteFeS2
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
KPotassium
K CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
K WeeksiteK2(UO2)2(Si5O13) · 4H2O
K AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
K Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
CaCalcium
Ca UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Ca HaiweeiteCa(UO2)2[Si5O12(OH)2] · 6H2O
Ca Uranophane-βCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Ca Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
Ca PowelliteCa(MoO4)
Ca TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
VVanadium
V Margaritasite(Cs,K,H3O)2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · H2O
V CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
V TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
MoMolybdenum
Mo PowelliteCa(MoO4)
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
CsCaesium
Cs Margaritasite(Cs,K,H3O)2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · H2O
UUranium
U Margaritasite(Cs,K,H3O)2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · H2O
U CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
U WeeksiteK2(UO2)2(Si5O13) · 4H2O
U UraniniteUO2
U UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
U HaiweeiteCa(UO2)2[Si5O12(OH)2] · 6H2O
U Uranophane-βCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
U Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
U TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O

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