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El Jardín mine, Sierra Jardín, Pabellón, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 27° 45' 30'' South , 70° 11' 30'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -27.75833,-70.19167
GeoHash:G#: 67n44dxzz
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BWk : Cold desert climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Mina El Jardín


El Jardín is the major mine within a group of several veins, minor shafts and prospects; it is an abandoned Cu-Ag hydrothermal deposit. The mineralization is mainly hosted in rhyolitic tuffs, and was limited within the upper ignimbrite level.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

34 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: J.Paine/C.LLaumet; "Distrito argentífero de Lomas Bayas"; Santiago, 1981; Econ Geol (1987) 82:546-570
Anilite ?
Formula: Cu7S4
Reference: Econ Geol (1987) 82:546-570
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Econ Geol (1987) 82:546-570
Atacamite
Formula: Cu2(OH)3Cl
Reference: K.Segestrom (1960); "Geología del Cuadrángulo Los Loros"; I.I.G. de Chile, Stgo de Chile, and Sernageomin; Atacama region mine database, 2004
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Econ Geol (1987) 82:546-570
'Bitumen'
Reference: Econ Geol (1987) 82:546-570
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: J.Paine/C.LLaumet; "Distrito argentífero de Lomas Bayas"; Santiago, 1981; Econ Geol (1987) 82:546-570
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Econ Geol (1987) 82:546-570
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: J.Paine/C.LLaumet; "Distrito argentífero de Lomas Bayas"; Santiago, 1981; Econ Geol (1987) 82:546-570
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: J.Paine/C.LLaumet; "Distrito argentífero de Lomas Bayas"; Santiago, 1981; Econ Geol (1987) 82:546-570
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Econ Geol (1987) 82:546-570
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Reference: J.Paine/C.LLaumet; "Distrito argentífero de Lomas Bayas"; Santiago, 1981; Econ Geol (1987) 82:546-570
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: J.Paine/C.LLaumet; "Distrito argentífero de Lomas Bayas"; Santiago, 1981; Econ Geol (1987) 82:546-570
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: J.Paine/C.LLaumet; "Distrito argentífero de Lomas Bayas"; Santiago, 1981
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Reference: Econ Geol (1987) 82:546-570
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Econ Geol (1987) 82:546-570
Epsomite
Formula: MgSO4 · 7H2O
Reference: British Natural History Museum online catalogue 2007
Freibergite
Formula: Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Reference: J.Paine/C.LLaumet; "Distrito argentífero de Lomas Bayas"; Santiago, 1981
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: J.Paine/C.LLaumet; "Distrito argentífero de Lomas Bayas"; Santiago, 1981; Econ Geol (1987) 82:546-570
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Econ Geol (1987) 82:546-570
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: J.Paine/C.LLaumet; "Distrito argentífero de Lomas Bayas"; Santiago, 1981; Econ Geol (1987) 82:546-570
Jalpaite
Formula: Ag3CuS2
Reference: Econ Geol (1987) 82:546-570
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Econ Geol (1987) 82:546-570
Mckinstryite
Formula: Ag5-xCu3+xS4
Reference: Econ Geol (1987) 82:546-570
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Econ Geol (1987) 82:546-570
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Econ Geol (1987) 82:546-570
Pearceite
Formula: [Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Reference: Econ Geol (1987) 82:546-570
Proustite
Formula: Ag3AsS3
Reference: Econ Geol (1987) 82:546-570
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: J.Paine/C.LLaumet; "Distrito argentífero de Lomas Bayas"; Santiago, 1981; Econ Geol (1987) 82:546-570
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: J.Paine/C.LLaumet; "Distrito argentífero de Lomas Bayas"; Santiago, 1981; Econ Geol (1987) 82:546-570
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Econ Geol (1987) 82:546-570
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: J.Paine/C.LLaumet; "Distrito argentífero de Lomas Bayas"; Santiago, 1981; Econ Geol (1987) 82:546-570
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: J.Paine/C.LLaumet; "Distrito argentífero de Lomas Bayas"; Santiago, 1981; Econ Geol (1987) 82:546-570
Stromeyerite
Formula: AgCuS
Reference: Econ Geol (1987) 82:546-570
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Reference: J.Paine/C.LLaumet; "Distrito argentífero de Lomas Bayas"; Santiago, 1981; Econ Geol (1987) 82:546-570
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: J.Paine/C.LLaumet; "Distrito argentífero de Lomas Bayas"; Santiago, 1981
Wittichenite
Formula: Cu3BiS3
Reference: Econ Geol (1987) 82:546-570

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Acanthite'2.BA.35Ag2S
'Anilite' ?2.BA.10Cu7S4
'Bornite'2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
'Chalcocite'2.BA.05Cu2S
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Cinnabar'2.CD.15aHgS
'Covellite'2.CA.05aCuS
'Digenite'2.BA.10Cu9S5
'Freibergite'2.GB.05Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Jalpaite'2.BA.45Ag3CuS2
'Marcasite'2.EB.10aFeS2
'Mckinstryite'2.BA.40Ag5-xCu3+xS4
'Pearceite'2.GB.15[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
'Proustite'2.GA.05Ag3AsS3
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stromeyerite2.BA.40AgCuS
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Wittichenite2.GA.20Cu3BiS3
Group 3 - Halides
'Atacamite'3.DA.10aCu2(OH)3Cl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Cuprite'4.AA.10Cu2O
'Goethite'4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Ankerite'5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Dolomite'5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4
'Epsomite'7.CB.40MgSO4 · 7H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
'Muscovite'9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Bitumen'-
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
Anilite ?2.4.7.5Cu7S4
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Digenite2.4.7.3Cu9S5
Jalpaite2.4.4.1Ag3CuS2
Mckinstryite2.4.5.1Ag5-xCu3+xS4
Stromeyerite2.4.6.1AgCuS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Cinnabar2.8.14.1HgS
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø > 4
Pearceite3.1.8.1[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
3 <ø < 4
Freibergite3.3.6.3Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ø = 3
Proustite3.4.1.1Ag3AsS3
Wittichenite3.4.8.1Cu3BiS3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 10 - OXYHALIDES AND HYDROXYHALIDES
A2(O,OH)3Xq
Atacamite10.1.1.1Cu2(OH)3Cl
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Epsomite29.6.11.1MgSO4 · 7H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Bitumen'-
'Chlorite Group'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
H EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O CupriteCu2O
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O HematiteFe2O3
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O SideriteFeCO3
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
AlAluminium
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S AcanthiteAg2S
S AniliteCu7S4
S BaryteBaSO4
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CinnabarHgS
S CovelliteCuS
S DigeniteCu9S5
S EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
S FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
S GalenaPbS
S JalpaiteAg3CuS2
S MarcasiteFeS2
S MckinstryiteAg5-xCu3+xS4
S Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
S ProustiteAg3AsS3
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S StromeyeriteAgCuS
S TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S WitticheniteCu3BiS3
ClChlorine
Cl AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
CuCopper
Cu AniliteCu7S4
Cu AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu DigeniteCu9S5
Cu FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Cu JalpaiteAg3CuS2
Cu MckinstryiteAg5-xCu3+xS4
Cu Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Cu StromeyeriteAgCuS
Cu TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Cu WitticheniteCu3BiS3
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
AsArsenic
As Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
As ProustiteAg3AsS3
As TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Ag JalpaiteAg3CuS2
Ag MckinstryiteAg5-xCu3+xS4
Ag Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Ag ProustiteAg3AsS3
Ag SilverAg
Ag StromeyeriteAgCuS
SbAntimony
Sb FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Sb Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
HgMercury
Hg CinnabarHgS
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
BiBismuth
Bi WitticheniteCu3BiS3

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 - Tertiary
0 - 66 Ma



ID: 3189355
Cenozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Cenozoic (0 - 66 Ma)

Lithology: Volcanic 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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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- Segestrom, K. (1959) "Cuadrángulo Los Loros"; provincia de Atacama; carta geológica de Chile, vol. 1, number 1.
- Paine, J., C. LLaumet (1981) "Distrito argentífero de Lomas Bayas", Stgo de Chile.
- Lortie, R.B. & Clark, A.H. (1987): Strata-bound cupriferous sulfide mineralization associated with continental rhyolitic volcanic rocks, northern Chile: 1. The Jardin copper-silver deposit. Economic Geology 82, 546-570.

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