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Laguna Hedionda Sur, Sud Lípez Province, Potosí, Boliviai
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Laguna Hedionda Sur- not defined -
Sud Lípez ProvinceProvince
PotosíDepartment
BoliviaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
22° 27' 20'' South , 67° 23' 0'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:


Alkaline brine lake (pH 10.46) covering 2.8 square kilometers, average depth 75 centimeters.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: Bentz, J. (2017). Analysis of Clay Minerals in the Mudflats of Sulfate-Rich Saline Lakes (Doctoral dissertation Queens University Canada).
Aphthitalite
Formula: (K,Na)3Na(SO4)2
Reference: Bentz, J. (2017). Analysis of Clay Minerals in the Mudflats of Sulfate-Rich Saline Lakes (Doctoral dissertation Queens University Canada).
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: Bentz, J. (2017). Analysis of Clay Minerals in the Mudflats of Sulfate-Rich Saline Lakes (Doctoral dissertation Queens University Canada).
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Bentz, J. (2017). Analysis of Clay Minerals in the Mudflats of Sulfate-Rich Saline Lakes (Doctoral dissertation Queens University Canada).
Cristobalite
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Bentz, J. (2017). Analysis of Clay Minerals in the Mudflats of Sulfate-Rich Saline Lakes (Doctoral dissertation Queens University Canada).
Eugsterite
Formula: Na4Ca(SO4)3 · 2H2O
Reference: Bentz, J. (2017). Analysis of Clay Minerals in the Mudflats of Sulfate-Rich Saline Lakes (Doctoral dissertation Queens University Canada).
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Bentz, J. (2017). Analysis of Clay Minerals in the Mudflats of Sulfate-Rich Saline Lakes (Doctoral dissertation Queens University Canada).
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Bentz, J. (2017). Analysis of Clay Minerals in the Mudflats of Sulfate-Rich Saline Lakes (Doctoral dissertation Queens University Canada).
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Reference: Bentz, J. (2017). Analysis of Clay Minerals in the Mudflats of Sulfate-Rich Saline Lakes (Doctoral dissertation Queens University Canada).
'Hornblende'
Reference: Bentz, J. (2017). Analysis of Clay Minerals in the Mudflats of Sulfate-Rich Saline Lakes (Doctoral dissertation Queens University Canada).
'Pyroxene Group'
Reference: Bentz, J. (2017). Analysis of Clay Minerals in the Mudflats of Sulfate-Rich Saline Lakes (Doctoral dissertation Queens University Canada).
'Thénardite'
Formula: Na2SO4
Reference: Bentz, J. (2017). Analysis of Clay Minerals in the Mudflats of Sulfate-Rich Saline Lakes (Doctoral dissertation Queens University Canada).
Trona
Formula: Na3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
Reference: USGS Bulletin # 1975, (1992)
Ulexite
Formula: NaCa[B5O6(OH)6] · 5H2O
Reference: Bentz, J. (2017). Analysis of Clay Minerals in the Mudflats of Sulfate-Rich Saline Lakes (Doctoral dissertation Queens University Canada).

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
Halite3.AA.20NaCl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cristobalite4.DA.15SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Trona5.CB.15Na3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
Group 6 - Borates
Ulexite6.EA.25NaCa[B5O6(OH)6] · 5H2O
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Aphthitalite7.AC.35(K,Na)3Na(SO4)2
Eugsterite7.CD.25Na4Ca(SO4)3 · 2H2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
'Thénardite'7.AC.25Na2SO4
Group 9 - Silicates
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Feldspar Group'-
'Hornblende'-
'Pyroxene Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Halite9.1.1.1NaCl
Group 13 - ACID CARBONATES
Miscellaneous
Trona13.1.4.1Na3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 26 - HYDRATED BORATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Pentaborates
Ulexite26.5.11.1NaCa[B5O6(OH)6] · 5H2O
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
A2XO4
Aphthitalite28.2.2.1(K,Na)3Na(SO4)2
'Thénardite'28.2.3.1Na2SO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AmBn(XO4)p·xH2O, with (m+n):p < 3:2 and > 1:1
Eugsterite29.4.2.1Na4Ca(SO4)3 · 2H2O
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Cristobalite75.1.1.1SiO2
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Feldspar Group'-
'Hornblende'-
'Pyroxene Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H TronaNa3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H EugsteriteNa4Ca(SO4)3 · 2H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H UlexiteNaCa[B5O6(OH)6] · 5H2O
BBoron
B UlexiteNaCa[B5O6(OH)6] · 5H2O
CCarbon
C TronaNa3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O TronaNa3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O Aphthitalite(K,Na)3Na(SO4)2
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O CristobaliteSiO2
O EugsteriteNa4Ca(SO4)3 · 2H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O ThénarditeNa2SO4
O UlexiteNaCa[B5O6(OH)6] · 5H2O
FFluorine
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
NaSodium
Na TronaNa3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na Aphthitalite(K,Na)3Na(SO4)2
Na EugsteriteNa4Ca(SO4)3 · 2H2O
Na HaliteNaCl
Na ThénarditeNa2SO4
Na UlexiteNaCa[B5O6(OH)6] · 5H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
AlAluminium
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
SiSilicon
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si CristobaliteSiO2
SSulfur
S Aphthitalite(K,Na)3Na(SO4)2
S EugsteriteNa4Ca(SO4)3 · 2H2O
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S ThénarditeNa2SO4
ClChlorine
Cl HaliteNaCl
KPotassium
K Aphthitalite(K,Na)3Na(SO4)2
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca EugsteriteNa4Ca(SO4)3 · 2H2O
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca UlexiteNaCa[B5O6(OH)6] · 5H2O
FeIron
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2

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