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Bolivar Mine, Cerro Bonete, Sud Lípez Province, Potosí, Boliviai
Regional Level Types
Bolivar MineMine
Cerro BoneteMountain
Sud Lípez ProvinceProvince
PotosíDepartment
BoliviaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
21° 47' 47'' South , 66° 27' 4'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
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In some references erroneously called the "Porvenir" mine.

Regions containing this locality

South America PlateTectonic Plate
South AmericaContinent

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


13 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aikinite
Formula: PbCuBiS3
Reference: Federico Ahlfeld and Jorge Muñoz Reyes (1955) Las Especies Minerales de Bolivia. (Banco Minero de Bolivia, 180 pp)
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: D. Richter, et al (1992) Cerro Bonete Area. (in USGS Bulletin # 1975)
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Federico Ahlfeld and Alejandro Schneider-Scherbina (1964) Los Yacimientos Minerales y de Hidrocarburos de Bolivia, Boletín No. 5 (Especial), page 239-240, (Ministerio de Minas y Petroleo, La Paz)
Benjaminite
Formula: Ag3Bi7S12
Reference: Federico Ahlfeld and Alejandro Schneider-Scherbina (1964) Los Yacimientos Minerales y de Hidrocarburos de Bolivia, Boletín No. 5 (Especial), page 239-240, (Ministerio de Minas y Petroleo, La Paz)
Berryite
Formula: Cu3Ag2Pb3Bi7S16
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: D. Richter, et al (1992) Cerro Bonete Area. (in USGS Bulletin # 1975)
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: Karup-Møller, S. (1977). Mineralogy of some Ag-(Cu)-Pb-Bi sulphide associations. Bulletin Geological Society Denmark, 26, 41-68.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Federico Ahlfeld and Alejandro Schneider-Scherbina (1964) Los Yacimientos Minerales y de Hidrocarburos de Bolivia, Boletín No. 5 (Especial), page 239-240, (Ministerio de Minas y Petroleo, La Paz)
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: USGS Bulletin # 1975, p. 252.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: D. Richter, et al (1992) Cerro Bonete Area. (in USGS Bulletin # 1975) (pers. comm. Hernan Uribe, 1990)
Krupkaite
Formula: PbCuBi3S6
Reference: Karup-Møller, S. (1977). Mineralogy of some Ag-(Cu)-Pb-Bi sulphide associations. Bulletin Geological Society Denmark, 26, 41-68.
Pavonite (TL)
Formula: AgBi3S5
Type Locality:
Reference: NUFFIELD, E.W. (1954): Studies of the mineral sulpho-salts: XVIII - Pavonite, a new mineral. American Mineralogist 39, 409-415. HARRIS, D.C. & CHEN, T.T. (1975) Studies of type pavonite material. Canadian Mineralogist 13, 408-410. ; Karup-Møller, S. (1977). Mineralogy of some Ag-(Cu)-Pb-Bi sulphide associations. Bulletin Geological Society Denmark, 26, 41-68.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Federico Ahlfeld and Alejandro Schneider-Scherbina (1964) Los Yacimientos Minerales y de Hidrocarburos de Bolivia, Boletín No. 5 (Especial), page 239-240, (Ministerio de Minas y Petroleo, La Paz)
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: USGS Bulletin # 1975, p. 252.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Federico Ahlfeld and Alejandro Schneider-Scherbina (1964) Los Yacimientos Minerales y de Hidrocarburos de Bolivia, Boletín No. 5 (Especial), page 239-240, (Ministerio de Minas y Petroleo, La Paz)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Aikinite2.HB.05aPbCuBiS3
Benjaminite2.JA.05eAg3Bi7S12
Berryite2.HB.20dCu3Ag2Pb3Bi7S16
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Krupkaite2.HB.05aPbCuBi3S6
Pavonite (TL)2.JA.05aAgBi3S5
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-

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 = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 3
Aikinite3.4.5.1PbCuBiS3
Krupkaite3.4.5.2PbCuBi3S6
2 < ø < 2.49
Berryite3.6.15.1Cu3Ag2Pb3Bi7S16
1 < ø < 2
Benjaminite3.8.10.3Ag3Bi7S12
Pavonite (TL)3.8.10.1AgBi3S5
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
CCarbon
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O SideriteFeCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
FFluorine
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
SSulfur
S PavoniteAgBi3S5
S AikinitePbCuBiS3
S BenjaminiteAg3Bi7S12
S BerryiteCu3Ag2Pb3Bi7S16
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S KrupkaitePbCuBi3S6
KPotassium
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
CaCalcium
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
CuCopper
Cu AikinitePbCuBiS3
Cu BerryiteCu3Ag2Pb3Bi7S16
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu KrupkaitePbCuBi3S6
AgSilver
Ag PavoniteAgBi3S5
Ag BenjaminiteAg3Bi7S12
Ag BerryiteCu3Ag2Pb3Bi7S16
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb AikinitePbCuBiS3
Pb BerryiteCu3Ag2Pb3Bi7S16
Pb KrupkaitePbCuBi3S6
BiBismuth
Bi PavoniteAgBi3S5
Bi AikinitePbCuBiS3
Bi BenjaminiteAg3Bi7S12
Bi BerryiteCu3Ag2Pb3Bi7S16
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3
Bi KrupkaitePbCuBi3S6

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]

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

References

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NUFFIELD, E.W. (1954): Studies of the mineral sulpho-salts: XVIII - Pavonite, a new mineral. American Mineralogist 39, 409-415.
HARRIS, D.C. & CHEN, T.T. (1975) Studies of type pavonite material. Canadian Mineralogist 13, 408-410.
Canadian Mineralogist 15(1977):339.


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