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Pepitos Mine, Huanuni, Dalence Province, Oruro, Boliviai
Regional Level Types
Pepitos MineMine
Huanuni- not defined -
Dalence ProvinceProvince
OruroDepartment
BoliviaCountry

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Key
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
18° South , 66° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~26km
Locality type:


Works the Pepitos vein on the southeastern edge of the Huanuni tin zone.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Alfredo Petrov collection
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Ing. Aurelio Bustos
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Ing. Aurelio Bustos
Hydrowoodwardite
Formula: (Cu1-xAlx)(OH)2[SO4]x/2 · nH2O
Reference: Gunnar Färber specimens (originally with a MIKON "nikischerite" label).
Montetrisaite
Formula: Cu6(SO4)(OH)10 · 2H2O
Reference: Gunnar Färber specimens
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Reference: Ing. Aurelio Bustos
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Alfredo Petrov collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Alfredo Petrov collection
Redgillite
Formula: Cu6(SO4)(OH)10 · H2O
Reference: Gunnar Färber specimens
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Ing. Aurelio Bustos
'Tetrahedrite'
Formula: Cu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
Reference: Ing. Aurelio Bustos

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrargyrite2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
'Tetrahedrite'2.GB.05Cu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Hydrowoodwardite7.DD.35(Cu1-xAlx)(OH)2[SO4]x/2 · nH2O
Montetrisaite7.DD.85Cu6(SO4)(OH)10 · 2H2O
Redgillite7.DD.70Cu6(SO4)(OH)10 · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
'Tetrahedrite'3.3.6.1Cu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
ø = 3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)6(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Montetrisaite31.2.8.Cu6(SO4)(OH)10 · 2H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Hydrowoodwardite-(Cu1-xAlx)(OH)2[SO4]x/2 · nH2O
Redgillite-Cu6(SO4)(OH)10 · H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H Hydrowoodwardite(Cu1-xAlx)(OH)2[SO4]x/2 · nH2O
H RedgilliteCu6(SO4)(OH)10 · H2O
H MontetrisaiteCu6(SO4)(OH)10 · 2H2O
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O CassiteriteSnO2
O Hydrowoodwardite(Cu1-xAlx)(OH)2[SO4]x/2 · nH2O
O RedgilliteCu6(SO4)(OH)10 · H2O
O MontetrisaiteCu6(SO4)(OH)10 · 2H2O
FFluorine
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
AlAluminium
Al Hydrowoodwardite(Cu1-xAlx)(OH)2[SO4]x/2 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S GalenaPbS
S TetrahedriteCu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
S Hydrowoodwardite(Cu1-xAlx)(OH)2[SO4]x/2 · nH2O
S RedgilliteCu6(SO4)(OH)10 · H2O
S MontetrisaiteCu6(SO4)(OH)10 · 2H2O
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
CaCalcium
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu TetrahedriteCu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
Cu Hydrowoodwardite(Cu1-xAlx)(OH)2[SO4]x/2 · nH2O
Cu RedgilliteCu6(SO4)(OH)10 · H2O
Cu MontetrisaiteCu6(SO4)(OH)10 · 2H2O
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AgSilver
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

Other Regions, Features and Areas containing this locality

Altiplano PlateTectonic Plate
South AmericaContinent

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