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San Andrés mine, Cerro Llallagua, La Joya district, Cercado Province, Oruro, Boliviai
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San Andrés mineMine
Cerro LlallaguaMountain
La Joya districtDistrict
Cercado ProvinceProvince
OruroDepartment
BoliviaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 17° 46' 12'' South , 67° 27' 27'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -17.77000,-67.45750
GeoHash:G#: 6sb4bvnfn
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate


(Not to be confused with the Llallagua tin mine in Potosi Department!)

Altered Tertiary dacite stock intruding Catavi Formation shales. Sulphide veins up to 2 meters thick and 500 meters long cut both the volcanic and sedimentary rocks, and have been worked to 400 m depth. Oxide zone extends to about 100 m depth.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


16 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Econ Geol (1993) 88:701-708
Alunite
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Econ Geol (1993) 88:701-708
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: USGS Bulletin # 1975, p.131-136, 246.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: USGS Bulletin # 1975, p.131-136, 246.; Econ Geol (1993) 88:701-708
Boulangerite
Formula: Pb5Sb4S11
Reference: USGS Bulletin # 1975, p.131-136, 246.; Econ Geol (1993) 88:701-708
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: USGS Bulletin # 1975, p.131-136, 246.; Econ Geol (1993) 88:701-708
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: USGS Bulletin # 1975, p.131-136, 246.; Econ Geol (1993) 88:701-708
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: USGS Bulletin # 1975, p.131-136, 246.; Econ Geol (1993) 88:701-708
Jamesonite
Formula: Pb4FeSb6S14
Reference: USGS Bulletin # 1975, p.131-136, 246.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: USGS Bulletin # 1975, p.131-136, 246.; Econ Geol (1993) 88:701-708
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: USGS Bulletin # 1975, p.131-136, 246.; Econ Geol (1993) 88:701-708
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: USGS Bulletin # 1975, p.131-136, 246.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: USGS Bulletin # 1975, p.131-136, 246.; Econ Geol (1993) 88:701-708
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: USGS Bulletin # 1975, p.131-136, 246.; Econ Geol (1993) 88:701-708
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: USGS Bulletin # 1975, p.131-136, 246.
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Reference: USGS Bulletin # 1975, p.131-136, 246.
Zinkenite
Formula: Pb9Sb22S42
Reference: Econ Geol (1993) 88:701-708

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Gold'1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Acanthite'2.BA.35Ag2S
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Boulangerite'2.HC.15Pb5Sb4S11
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Jamesonite'2.HB.15Pb4FeSb6S14
'Marcasite'2.EB.10aFeS2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Pyrrhotite'2.CC.10Fe7S8
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
'Stibnite'2.DB.05Sb2S3
'Zinkenite'2.JB.35aPb9Sb22S42
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Ankerite'5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Alunite'7.BC.10KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'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
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
2.5 < ø < 3
Boulangerite3.5.2.1Pb5Sb4S11
2 < ø < 2.49
Jamesonite3.6.7.1Pb4FeSb6S14
1 < ø < 2
Zinkenite3.8.1.1Pb9Sb22S42
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Alunite30.2.4.1KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
CCarbon
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
OOxygen
O AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S AcanthiteAg2S
S AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
S StibniteSb2S3
S ZinkenitePb9Sb22S42
KPotassium
K AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
CaCalcium
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
MnManganese
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
SbAntimony
Sb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
Sb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Sb StibniteSb2S3
Sb ZinkenitePb9Sb22S42
WTungsten
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Pb ZinkenitePb9Sb22S42

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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Quaternary
0 - 2.588 Ma



ID: 3186155
Cenozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Pleistocene (0 - 2.588 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]

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