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San Mauricio mine, Sierra Valiente, Carrera Pinto, Cachiyuyo de Llampos district, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude: 27° South , 69° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~172km
Locality type:Mine
Name(s) in local language(s):Mina San Mauricio


A small Sb mine abandoned since approximately 1970. The Sb ore was found in eruptive rocks, hard grainy porphyry and diorites.

Ref.:
Silbey J. (1950): "Report on visit to San Mauricio Mine, Sierra Valiente, Copiapó"; Sernageomin, Stgo de Chile.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Antimony
Formula: Sb
Reference: Silbey J. (1950): "Report on visit to San Mauricio Mine, Sierra Valiente, Copiapó"; Sernageomin, Stgo de Chile.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Silbey J. (1950): "Report on visit to San Mauricio Mine, Sierra Valiente, Copiapó"; Sernageomin, Stgo de Chile.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Silbey J. (1950): "Report on visit to San Mauricio Mine, Sierra Valiente, Copiapó"; Sernageomin, Stgo de Chile.
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: Silbey J. (1950): "Report on visit to San Mauricio Mine, Sierra Valiente, Copiapó"; Sernageomin, Stgo de Chile.
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: Silbey J. (1950): "Report on visit to San Mauricio Mine, Sierra Valiente, Copiapó"; Sernageomin, Stgo de Chile.
Valentinite
Formula: Sb2O3
Reference: Silbey J. (1950): "Report on visit to San Mauricio Mine, Sierra Valiente, Copiapó"; Sernageomin, Stgo de Chile.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Antimony'1.CA.05Sb
'Sulphur'1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Stibnite'2.DB.05Sb2S3
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
'Valentinite'4.CB.55Sb2O3
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Antimony1.3.1.2Sb
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Valentinite4.3.11.1Sb2O3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O ValentiniteSb2O3
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S StibniteSb2S3
S SulphurS8
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
SbAntimony
Sb AntimonySb
Sb StibniteSb2S3
Sb ValentiniteSb2O3

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