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Torrecillas mine, Salar Grande, Iquique Province, Tarapacá, Chilei
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Name(s) in local language(s):Mina Torrecillas
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 20° 58' 42'' South , 70° 8' 35'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -20.97861,-70.14306
GeoHash:G#: 6kq0eugqs
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BWk : Cold desert climate


Mina Torrecillas is a small mine (or rather a number of small prospects) containing native arsenic, located in the Salar Grande district, immediately on the coast, south of Iquique.

Note:
Currierite can easily be confused with an unknown similar looking arsenate. Currierite is much rarer and requires SEM-EDS for identification.
Some samples sold as Currierite turned out to be the unknown mineral.

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69 valid minerals. 17 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Akaganeite
Formula: (Fe3+,Ni2+)8(OH,O)16Cl1.25 · nH2O
Reference: samples analysed by Anthony Kampf, Curator Emeritus of Mineral Sciences at NHM of LAC, California; Kampf, A.R., Sciberras, M.J., Williams, P.A., Dini, M. & Molina Donoso, A.A. (2013): Leverettite from the Torrecillas mine, Iquique Provence, Chile: the Co-analogue of herbertsmithite. Mineralogical Magazine 77, 3047-3054.
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: SEM-EDS by Joy Desor
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Reference: Kampf, A.R., Sciberras, M.J., Williams, P.A., Dini, M. & Molina Donoso, A.A. (2013): Leverettite from the Torrecillas mine, Iquique Provence, Chile: the Co-analogue of herbertsmithite. Mineralogical Magazine 77, 3047-3054; Kampf, A.R., Nash, B.P., Dini, M., Molina Donoso, A.A. (2013): Magnesiokoritnigite, Mg(AsO3OH)•H2O, from the Torrecillas mine, Iquique Province, Chile: the Mg-analogue of koritnigite. Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 3081-3092.
Arsenic
Formula: As
Reference: A.Gutiérrez S; "Informe sobre visita a la mina de Arsenico nativo de Torrecilla; Instituto de Investigaciones Geológicas, Iquique, Chile, 1975; Samples analysed by Anthony Kampf, Curator Emeritus of LAC Mineralogical Museum, California; Kampf, A.R., Nash, B.P., Dini, M., Molina Donoso, A.A. (2016): Chongite, Ca3Mg2(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)2·4H2O, a new arsenate member of the hureaulite group from the Torrecillas mine, Iquique Province, Chile. Mineralogical Magazine, 80, (in press).
Arsenolite
Formula: As2O3
Reference: samples analysed by Anthony Kampf, Curator Emeritus of Mineral Sciences at NHM of LAC, California; Kampf, A.R., Nash, B.P., Dini, M., Molina Donoso, A.A. (2016): Chongite, Ca3Mg2(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)2·4H2O, a new arsenate member of the hureaulite group from the Torrecillas mine, Iquique Province, Chile. Mineralogical Magazine, 80, (in press).
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Samples analysed by Anthony Kampf, Curator Emeritus of LAC Mineralogical Museum, California
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Identified by Gerhard Möhn
Blödite
Formula: Na2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
Reference: Wet Chemical by Gerhard Möhn, SEM-EDS by Stefan Diller
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Wet Chemical by Gerhard Möhn
Camanchacaite (TL)
Formula: NaCaMg2[AsO4][AsO3(OH)]2
Type Locality:
Reference: Kampf, A.R., Nash, B., Dini, M. and Molina Donoso, A.A. (2018) Camanchacaite, IMA 2018-025. CNMNC Newsletter No. 44, August 2018, page xxx; Mineralogical Magazine, 82: xxx–xxx.
Canutite (TL)
Formula: NaMn3[AsO4][AsO3(OH)]2
Type Locality:
Reference: Kampf, A.R., Mills, S.J., Hatert, F., Nash, B. and Dini, M. (2013) Canutite, IMA 2013-070. CNMNC Newsletter No. 18, December 2013, page 3251; Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 3249-3258; Kampf, A.R., Mills, S.J., Hatert, F., Nash, B.P., Dini, M. & Molina Donoso, A.A. (2014): Canutite, NaMn3[AsO4][AsO3(OH)]2, a new protonated alluaudite-group mineral from the Torrecillas mine, Iquique Province, Chile. Mineralogical Magazine,78, 787-795.
Chalcophanite
Formula: (Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
Reference: samples analysed by Anthony Kampf, Curator Emeritus of Mineral Sciences at NHM of LAC, California; Kampf, A.R., Sciberras, M.J., Williams, P.A., Dini, M. & Molina Donoso, A.A. (2013): Leverettite from the Torrecillas mine, Iquique Provence, Chile: the Co-analogue of herbertsmithite. Mineralogical Magazine 77, 3047-3054.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Samples analysed by Anthony Kampf, Curator Emeritus of LAC Mineralogical Museum, California
Chinchorroite (TL)
Formula: Na2Mg5(As2O7)2(AsO3OH)2(H2O)10
Type Locality:
Reference: Kampf, A.R., Nash, B.P., Dini, M. and Molina Donoso, A.A. (2018) Chinchorroite, IMA 2017-106. CNMNC Newsletter No. 42, April 2018, 448; Mineralogical Magazine: 82: 445-451.
Chongite (TL)
Formula: Ca3Mg2(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)2·4H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Kampf, A.R., Nash, B., Dini, M. and Molina Donoso, A.A. (2015) Chongite, IMA 2015-039. CNMNC Newsletter No. 26, August 2015, page 946; Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 941-947; Kampf, A.R., Nash, B.P., Dini, M., Molina Donoso, A.A. (2016): Chongite, Ca3Mg2(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)2·4H2O, a new arsenate member of the hureaulite group from the Torrecillas mine, Iquique Province, Chile. Mineralogical Magazine: 80: 1255-1263
Chudobaite
Formula: (Mg,Zn)5(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 10H2O
Reference: Kampf, A.R., Nash, B.P., Dini, M., Molina Donoso, A.A. (2013): Magnesiokoritnigite, Mg(AsO3OH)•H2O, from the Torrecillas mine, Iquique Province, Chile: the Mg-analogue of koritnigite. Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 3081-3092.
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Reference: Kampf, A., Nash, B., Dini, M., Molina Donoso, A. (2014): Torrecillasite, NaAs4O6Cl, a new mineral from the Torrecillas mine, Iquique Province, Chile: description and crystal structure. Mineralogical Magazine, 78, 747-755.
Claudetite
Formula: As2O3
Description: Crystals are lath like and very flexible.
Reference: SEM-EDS by Joy Desor
Clinoatacamite
Formula: Cu2(OH)3Cl
Reference: Samples analysed as "anatacamite" (later found to be twinned clinoatacamite) by Anthony Kampf, Curator Emeritus of Mineral Sciences at NHM of LAC, California
Cuatrocapaite-(K) (TL)
Formula: K3(NaMg◻)(As2O3)6Cl6·16H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Kampf, A.R., Chukanov, N.V., Möhn, G., Dini, M., Molina Donoso, A.A. and Friis, H. (2018) Cuatrocapaite-(K), IMA 2018-084. CNMNC Newsletter No. 46, December 2018, page xxxx; Mineralogical Magazine, 82, xxxx–xxxx.
Cuatrocapaite-(NH4) (TL)
Formula: (NH4)3(NaMg◻)(As2O3)6Cl6·16H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Kampf, A.R., Chukanov, N.V., Möhn, G., Dini, M., Molina Donoso, A.A. and Friis, H. (2018) Cuatrocapaite-(NH4), IMA 2018-083. CNMNC Newsletter No. 46, December 2018, page xxxx; Mineralogical Magazine, 82, xxxx–xxxx.
Currierite (TL)
Formula: Na4Ca3MgAl4(AsO3OH)12·9H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Kampf, A.R., Mills, S.J., Nash, B., Dini, M. and Molina Donoso, A.A. (2016): Currierite, IMA 2016-030. CNMNC Newsletter No. 32, August 2016, page 920; Mineralogical Magazine: 80: 915–922
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Gerhard Möhn collection
Espadaite (TL)
Formula: Na4Ca3Mg2[AsO3(OH)]2[AsO2(OH)2]10·7H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Kampf, A.R., Nash, B., Dini, M. and Molina Donoso, A.A. (2018) Espadaite, IMA 2018-089. CNMNC Newsletter No. 46, December 2018, page xxxx; Mineralogical Magazine, 82:xxxx–xxxx.
Ferrinatrite
Formula: Na3Fe(SO4)3 · 3H2O
Reference: Wet Chemical by Gerhard Möhn
Gajardoite (TL)
Formula: KCa0.5As3+4O6Cl2 · 5H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Kampf, A.R., Nash, B., Dini, M. and Molina Donoso, A.A. (2015) Gajardoite, IMA 2015-040. CNMNC Newsletter No. 26, August 2015, page 947; Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 941-947 ; Kampf, A.R., Nash, B.P., Dini, M. Molina Donoso, A.A. (2016): Gajardoite, KCa0.5As3+4O6Cl2·5H2O, a new mineral related to lucabindiite and torrecillasite from the Torrecillas mine, Iquique Province, Chile. Mineralogical Magazine, 80, 1265-1272.
Glauberite
Formula: Na2Ca(SO4)2
Reference: Wet Chemical by Gerhard Möhn
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: samples analysed by Anthony Kampf, Curator Emeritus of Mineral Sciences at NHM of LAC, California; Kampf, A.R., Sciberras, M.J., Williams, P.A., Dini, M. & Molina Donoso, A.A. (2013): Leverettite from the Torrecillas mine, Iquique Provence, Chile: the Co-analogue of herbertsmithite. Mineralogical Magazine 77, 3047-3054.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Samples analysed by Anthony Kampf, Curator Emeritus of LAC Mineralogical Museum, California
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Reference: Kampf, A.R., Sciberras, M.J., Williams, P.A., Dini, M. & Molina Donoso, A.A. (2013): Leverettite from the Torrecillas mine, Iquique Provence, Chile: the Co-analogue of herbertsmithite. Mineralogical Magazine 77, 3047-3054; Kampf, A.R., Nash, B.P., Dini, M., Molina Donoso, A.A. (2013): Magnesiokoritnigite, Mg(AsO3OH)•H2O, from the Torrecillas mine, Iquique Province, Chile: the Mg-analogue of koritnigite. Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 3081-3092.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: samples analysed by Anthony Kampf, Curator Emeritus of Mineral Sciences at NHM of LAC, California
Hörnesite
Formula: Mg3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: XRD and SEM-EDS by Igor V. Pekov
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: samples analysed by Anthony Kampf, Curator Emeritus of Mineral Sciences at NHM of LAC, California
Juansilvaite (TL)
Formula: Na5Al3[AsO3(OH)]4[AsO2(OH)2]2(SO4)2·4H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Kampf, A.R., Nash, B., Dini, M. and Molina Donoso, A.A. (2015) Juansilvaite, IMA 2015-080. CNMNC Newsletter No. 28, December 2015, page 1863; Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 1859–1864; Kampf, A.R., Nash, B.P., Dini, M., Molina Donoso, A.A. (2017): Juansilvaite, Na5Al3[AsO3(OH)]4[AsO2(OH)2]2(SO4)2·4H2O, a new arsenate-sulfate from the Torrecillas mine, Iquique Province, Chile. Mineralogical Magazine: 81: 619–628.
Lavendulan
Formula: NaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Reference: Kampf, A.R., Nash, B.P., Dini, M., Molina Donoso, A.A. (2013): Magnesiokoritnigite, Mg(AsO3OH)•H2O, from the Torrecillas mine, Iquique Province, Chile: the Mg-analogue of koritnigite. Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 3081-3092.
Leverettite (TL)
Formula: Cu3Co(OH)6Cl2
Type Locality:
Reference: Kampf, A.R., Sciberras, M.J., Williams, P.A. and Dini, M. (2013) Leverettite, IMA 2013-011. CNMNC Newsletter No. 16, 2013, page 2703; Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 2695-2709; Kampf, A.R., Sciberras, M.J., Williams, P.A., Dini, M. & Molina Donoso, A.A. (2013): Leverettite from the Torrecillas mine, Iquique Provence, Chile: the Co-analogue of herbertsmithite. Mineralogical Magazine 77, 3047-3054.
Lucabindiite
Formula: (K,NH4)As4O6(Cl,Br)
Reference: Maurizio Dini
Magnesiocanutite (TL)
Formula: NaMnMg2[AsO4]2[AsO2(OH)2]
Type Locality:
Reference: Kampf, A.R., Nash, B., Dini, M. and Molina Donoso, A.A. (2016) Magnesiocanutite, IMA 2016-057. CNMNC Newsletter No. 33, October 2016, page 1141; Mineralogical Magazine, 80, 1135–1144
Magnesiofluckite (TL)
Formula: CaMg(AsO3OH)2(H2O)2
Type Locality:
Reference: Kampf, A.R., Nash, B.P., Dini, M. and Molina Donoso, A.A. (2018) Magnesiofluckite, IMA 2017-103. CNMNC Newsletter No. 42, April 2018, page 447; Mineralogical Magazine, 82: 445–451.
Magnesiokoritnigite (TL)
Formula: Mg(AsO3OH)·H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Kampf, A.R., Nash, B. and Dini, M. (2013) Magnesiokoritnigite, IMA 2013-049. CNMNC Newsletter No. 17, October 2013, page 3001; Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 2997-3005; Kampf, A.R., Nash, B.P., Dini, M., Molina Donoso, A.A. (2013): Magnesiokoritnigite, Mg(AsO3OH)•H2O, from the Torrecillas mine, Iquique Province, Chile: the Mg-analogue of koritnigite. Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 3081-3092.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Habit: grains ingrown in rock
Colour: black metallic
Description: strongly ferromagnetic
Reference: Gerhard Möhn collection
Mahnertite
Formula: NaCu3(AsO4)2Cl · 5H2O
Reference: SEM-EDS by Joy Desor
Manganite
Formula: Mn3+O(OH)
Reference: samples analysed by Anthony Kampf, Curator Emeritus of Mineral Sciences at NHM of LAC, California; Kampf, A.R., Sciberras, M.J., Williams, P.A., Dini, M. & Molina Donoso, A.A. (2013): Leverettite from the Torrecillas mine, Iquique Provence, Chile: the Co-analogue of herbertsmithite. Mineralogical Magazine 77, 3047-3054.
Mansfieldite
Formula: AlAsO4 · 2H2O
Reference: samples analysed by Anthony Kampf, Curator Emeritus of Mineral Sciences at NHM of LAC, California
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Samples analysed by Anthony Kampf, Curator Emeritus of LAC Mineralogical Museum, California
Metasideronatrite
Formula: Na2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · H2O
Habit: straw yellow opaque crystals
Description: dehydration product of Sideronatrite
Reference: Gerhard Möhn collection
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Gerhard Möhn collection
Natroalunite
Formula: NaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: XRD by Joachim Lorenz, SEM-EDS by Joy Desor
Natrojarosite
Formula: NaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: samples analysed by Anthony Kampf, Curator Emeritus of Mineral Sciences at NHM of LAC, California
Natropharmacoalumite
Formula: NaAl4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 4H2O
Reference: SEM-EDS by Joy Desor
Natropharmacosiderite
Formula: (Na,K)Fe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Reference: SEM-EDS by Joy Desor
Pararsenolamprite
Formula: (As,Sb)
Description: Occurs as minor admixture in Arsenic, visible only in XRD pattern. The piece with Prarsenolamprite remained longer stable in air.
Reference: XRD by Igor V. Pekov, SEM-EDS by Joy Desor
Paratacamite
Formula: Cu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Reference: samples analysed by Anthony Kampf, Curator Emeritus of Mineral Sciences at NHM of LAC, California
Picaite (TL)
Formula: NaCa[AsO3OH][AsO2(OH)2]
Type Locality:
Reference: Kampf, A.R., Nash, B., Dini, M. and Molina Donoso, A.A. (2018) Picaite, IMA 2018-022. CNMNC Newsletter No. 44, August 2018, page xxx; Mineralogical Magazine, 82: xxx–xxx.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: samples analysed by Anthony Kampf, Curator Emeritus of Mineral Sciences at NHM of LAC, California
Pyrite var: Cobaltoan Pyrite
Formula: (Fe,Co)S2
Reference: samples analysed by Anthony Kampf, Curator Emeritus of Mineral Sciences at NHM of LAC, California
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: A.Gutiérrez S; "Informe sobre visita a la mina de Arsenico nativo de Torrecilla; Instituto de Investigaciones Geológicas, Iquique, Chile, 1975; Kampf, A.R., Nash, B.P., Dini, M., Molina Donoso, A.A. (2013): Magnesiokoritnigite, Mg(AsO3OH)•H2O, from the Torrecillas mine, Iquique Province, Chile: the Mg-analogue of koritnigite. Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 3081-3092.
Realgar
Formula: As4S4
Reference: A.Gutiérrez S; "Informe sobre visita a la mina de Arsenico nativo de Torrecilla; Instituto de Investigaciones Geológicas, Iquique, Chile, 1975
Riosecoite (TL)
Formula: Ca2Mg(AsO3OH)3(H2O)2
Type Locality:
Reference: Kampf, A.R., Nash, B., Dini, M. and Molina Donoso, A.A. (2018) Ríosecoite, IMA 2018-023. CNMNC Newsletter No. 44, August 2018, page xxx; Mineralogical Magazine, 82: xxx–xxx.
'Roméite'
Reference: Samples analysed by Anthony Kampf, Curator Emeritus of LAC Mineralogical Museum, California
Scorodite
Formula: Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Kampf, A.R., Nash, B.P., Dini, M., Molina Donoso, A.A. (2013): Magnesiokoritnigite, Mg(AsO3OH)•H2O, from the Torrecillas mine, Iquique Province, Chile: the Mg-analogue of koritnigite. Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 3081-3092.
Sideronatrite
Formula: Na2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O
Habit: prismatic transparent crystals, similar to those from Mejillones Peninsula
Colour: yellow-brown
Reference: Gerhard Möhn collection
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Gerhard Möhn collection
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: A.Gutiérrez S; "Informe sobre visita a la mina de Arsenico nativo de Torrecilla; Instituto de Investigaciones Geológicas, Iquique, Chile, 1975
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: Identified by Gerhard Möhn
Talmessite
Formula: Ca2Mg(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Reference: samples analysed by Anthony Kampf, Curator Emeritus of Mineral Sciences at NHM of LAC, California; Kampf, A.R., Nash, B.P., Dini, M., Molina Donoso, A.A. (2016): Chongite, Ca3Mg2(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)2·4H2O, a new arsenate member of the hureaulite group from the Torrecillas mine, Iquique Province, Chile. Mineralogical Magazine, 80, (in press).
Tamarugite
Formula: NaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
Reference: Samples analysed by Anthony Kampf, Curator Emeritus of LAC Mineralogical Museum, California
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: SEM-EDS by Joy Desor
Todorokite
Formula: (Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Reference: samples analysed by Anthony Kampf, Curator Emeritus of Mineral Sciences at NHM of LAC, California; Kampf, A.R., Sciberras, M.J., Williams, P.A., Dini, M. & Molina Donoso, A.A. (2013): Leverettite from the Torrecillas mine, Iquique Provence, Chile: the Co-analogue of herbertsmithite. Mineralogical Magazine 77, 3047-3054.
Torrecillasite (TL)
Formula: Na(As,Sb)3+4O6Cl
Type Locality:
Reference: Kampf, A.R., Nash, B. and Dini, M. (2014) Torrecillasite, IMA 2013-112. CNMNC Newsletter No. 19, February 2014, page 168; Mineralogical Magazine, 78, 165-170.; Kampf, A., Nash, B., Dini, M., Molina Donoso, A. (2014): Torrecillasite, NaAs4O6Cl, a new mineral from the Torrecillas mine, Iquique Province, Chile: description and crystal structure. Mineralogical Magazine, 78, 747-755.; Kampf, A.R., Nash, B.P., Dini, M., Molina Donoso, A.A. (2016): Chongite, Ca3Mg2(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)2·4H2O, a new arsenate member of the hureaulite group from the Torrecillas mine, Iquique Province, Chile. Mineralogical Magazine, 80, (in press).
Wendwilsonite
Formula: Ca2Mg(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Reference: samples analysed by Anthony Kampf, Curator Emeritus of Mineral Sciences at NHM of LAC, California

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Arsenic1.CA.05As
Pararsenolamprite1.CA.10(As,Sb)
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cinnabar2.CD.15aHgS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
var: Cobaltoan Pyrite2.EB.05a(Fe,Co)S2
Realgar2.FA.15aAs4S4
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 3 - Halides
Clinoatacamite3.DA.10bCu2(OH)3Cl
Halite3.AA.20NaCl
Paratacamite3.DA.10cCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Akaganeite4.DK.05(Fe3+,Ni2+)8(OH,O)16Cl1.25 · nH2O
Arsenolite4.CB.50As2O3
Chalcophanite4.FL.20(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
Claudetite4.CB.45As2O3
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Manganite4.FD.15Mn3+O(OH)
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Todorokite4.DK.10(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anhydrite7.AD.30CaSO4
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Blödite7.CC.50Na2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
Ferrinatrite7.CC.35Na3Fe(SO4)3 · 3H2O
Glauberite7.AD.25Na2Ca(SO4)2
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Metasideronatrite7.DF.20Na2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · H2O
Natroalunite7.BC.10NaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Natrojarosite7.BC.10NaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
Sideronatrite7.DF.20Na2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O
Tamarugite7.CC.10NaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Canutite (TL)8.00.NaMn3[AsO4][AsO3(OH)]2
Chudobaite8.CE.05(Mg,Zn)5(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 10H2O
Espadaite (TL)8.CF.Na4Ca3Mg2[AsO3(OH)]2[AsO2(OH)2]10·7H2O
Hörnesite8.CE.40Mg3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Lavendulan8.DG.05NaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Mahnertite8.DH.45NaCu3(AsO4)2Cl · 5H2O
Mansfieldite8.CD.10AlAsO4 · 2H2O
Natropharmacoalumite8.DK.12NaAl4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 4H2O
Natropharmacosiderite8.DK.10(Na,K)Fe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Scorodite8.CD.10Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Talmessite8.CG.05Ca2Mg(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Wendwilsonite8.CG.10Ca2Mg(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Andradite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Camanchacaite (TL)-NaCaMg2[AsO4][AsO3(OH)]2
Chinchorroite (TL)-Na2Mg5(As2O7)2(AsO3OH)2(H2O)10
Chongite (TL)-Ca3Mg2(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)2·4H2O
Cuatrocapaite-(K) (TL)-K3(NaMg◻)(As2O3)6Cl6·16H2O
Cuatrocapaite-(NH4) (TL)-(NH4)3(NaMg◻)(As2O3)6Cl6·16H2O
Currierite (TL)-Na4Ca3MgAl4(AsO3OH)12·9H2O
Gajardoite (TL)-KCa0.5As3+4O6Cl2 · 5H2O
Juansilvaite (TL)-Na5Al3[AsO3(OH)]4[AsO2(OH)2]2(SO4)2·4H2O
Leverettite (TL)-Cu3Co(OH)6Cl2
Lucabindiite-(K,NH4)As4O6(Cl,Br)
Magnesiocanutite (TL)-NaMnMg2[AsO4]2[AsO2(OH)2]
Magnesiofluckite (TL)-CaMg(AsO3OH)2(H2O)2
Magnesiokoritnigite (TL)-Mg(AsO3OH)·H2O
Picaite (TL)-NaCa[AsO3OH][AsO2(OH)2]
Riosecoite (TL)-Ca2Mg(AsO3OH)3(H2O)2
'Roméite'-
Torrecillasite (TL)-Na(As,Sb)3+4O6Cl

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Arsenic1.3.1.1As
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Cinnabar2.8.14.1HgS
Realgar2.8.21.1As4S4
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
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Arsenolite4.3.9.1As2O3
Claudetite4.3.10.1As2O3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Akaganeite6.1.6.1(Fe3+,Ni2+)8(OH,O)16Cl1.25 · nH2O
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Manganite6.1.3.1Mn3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
AB3X7
Chalcophanite7.8.2.1(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
Todorokite7.8.1.1(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Halite9.1.1.1NaCl
Group 10 - OXYHALIDES AND HYDROXYHALIDES
A2(O,OH)3Xq
Paratacamite10.1.2.1Cu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Miscellaneous
Glauberite28.4.2.1Na2Ca(SO4)2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
A2B(XO4)2·xH2O
Blödite29.3.3.1Na2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
AmBn(XO4)p·xH2O, with (m+n):p < 3:2 and > 1:1
Ferrinatrite29.4.4.1Na3Fe(SO4)3 · 3H2O
AB(XO4)2·xH2O
Tamarugite29.5.3.1NaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Metasideronatrite31.8.4.1Na2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · H2O
Sideronatrite31.8.3.1Na2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O
Group 39 - HYDRATED ACID PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5[HXO4]2[XO4]2.xH2O
Chudobaite39.2.6.1(Mg,Zn)5(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 10H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O
Talmessite40.2.2.5Ca2Mg(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Wendwilsonite40.2.3.4Ca2Mg(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Hörnesite40.3.6.7Mg3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Mansfieldite40.4.1.4AlAsO4 · 2H2O
Scorodite40.4.1.3Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Natropharmacoalumite42.8.1b.2NaAl4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 4H2O
Natropharmacosiderite42.8.1.2(Na,K)Fe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
Lavendulan42.9.4.2NaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Camanchacaite (TL)-NaCaMg2[AsO4][AsO3(OH)]2
Canutite (TL)-NaMn3[AsO4][AsO3(OH)]2
Chinchorroite (TL)-Na2Mg5(As2O7)2(AsO3OH)2(H2O)10
Chongite (TL)-Ca3Mg2(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)2·4H2O
Clinoatacamite-Cu2(OH)3Cl
Cuatrocapaite-(K) (TL)-K3(NaMg◻)(As2O3)6Cl6·16H2O
Cuatrocapaite-(NH4) (TL)-(NH4)3(NaMg◻)(As2O3)6Cl6·16H2O
Currierite (TL)-Na4Ca3MgAl4(AsO3OH)12·9H2O
Espadaite (TL)-Na4Ca3Mg2[AsO3(OH)]2[AsO2(OH)2]10·7H2O
Gajardoite (TL)-KCa0.5As3+4O6Cl2 · 5H2O
Juansilvaite (TL)-Na5Al3[AsO3(OH)]4[AsO2(OH)2]2(SO4)2·4H2O
Leverettite (TL)-Cu3Co(OH)6Cl2
Lucabindiite-(K,NH4)As4O6(Cl,Br)
Magnesiocanutite (TL)-NaMnMg2[AsO4]2[AsO2(OH)2]
Magnesiofluckite (TL)-CaMg(AsO3OH)2(H2O)2
Magnesiokoritnigite (TL)-Mg(AsO3OH)·H2O
Mahnertite-NaCu3(AsO4)2Cl · 5H2O
Natroalunite-NaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Natrojarosite-NaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
Pararsenolamprite-(As,Sb)
Picaite (TL)-NaCa[AsO3OH][AsO2(OH)2]
Pyrite
var: Cobaltoan Pyrite
-(Fe,Co)S2
Riosecoite (TL)-Ca2Mg(AsO3OH)3(H2O)2
'Roméite'-
Torrecillasite (TL)-Na(As,Sb)3+4O6Cl

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H LeverettiteCu3Co(OH)6Cl2
H MagnesiokoritnigiteMg(AsO3OH)·H2O
H CanutiteNaMn3[AsO4][AsO3(OH)]2
H ChongiteCa3Mg2(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)2·4H2O
H GajardoiteKCa0.5As43+O6Cl2 · 5H2O
H JuansilvaiteNa5Al3[AsO3(OH)]4[AsO2(OH)2]2(SO4)2·4H2O
H CurrieriteNa4Ca3MgAl4(AsO3OH)12·9H2O
H MagnesiocanutiteNaMnMg2[AsO4]2[AsO2(OH)2]
H MagnesiofluckiteCaMg(AsO3OH)2(H2O)2
H ChinchorroiteNa2Mg5(As2O7)2(AsO3OH)2(H2O)10
H PicaiteNaCa[AsO3OH][AsO2(OH)2]
H RiosecoiteCa2Mg(AsO3OH)3(H2O)2
H CamanchacaiteNaCaMg2[AsO4][AsO3(OH)]2
H Cuatrocapaite-(NH4)(NH4)3(NaMg◻)(As2O3)6Cl6·16H2O
H Cuatrocapaite-(K)K3(NaMg◻)(As2O3)6Cl6·16H2O
H EspadaiteNa4Ca3Mg2[AsO3(OH)]2[AsO2(OH)2]10·7H2O
H ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
H ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
H Chalcophanite(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
H Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
H WendwilsoniteCa2Mg(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
H LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
H Chudobaite(Mg,Zn)5(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 10H2O
H MansfielditeAlAsO4 · 2H2O
H TalmessiteCa2Mg(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
H NatrojarositeNaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H Akaganeite(Fe3+,Ni2+)8(OH,O)16Cl1.25 · nH2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
H ClinoatacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
H MahnertiteNaCu3(AsO4)2Cl · 5H2O
H NatropharmacoalumiteNaAl4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 4H2O
H Natropharmacosiderite(Na,K)Fe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
H BlöditeNa2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
H FerrinatriteNa3Fe(SO4)3 · 3H2O
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H MetasideronatriteNa2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · H2O
H SideronatriteNa2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O
H HörnesiteMg3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H NatroaluniteNaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
H Lucabindiite(K,NH4)As4O6(Cl,Br)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
NNitrogen
N Cuatrocapaite-(NH4)(NH4)3(NaMg◻)(As2O3)6Cl6·16H2O
N Lucabindiite(K,NH4)As4O6(Cl,Br)
OOxygen
O LeverettiteCu3Co(OH)6Cl2
O MagnesiokoritnigiteMg(AsO3OH)·H2O
O CanutiteNaMn3[AsO4][AsO3(OH)]2
O TorrecillasiteNa(As,Sb)43+O6Cl
O ChongiteCa3Mg2(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)2·4H2O
O GajardoiteKCa0.5As43+O6Cl2 · 5H2O
O JuansilvaiteNa5Al3[AsO3(OH)]4[AsO2(OH)2]2(SO4)2·4H2O
O CurrieriteNa4Ca3MgAl4(AsO3OH)12·9H2O
O MagnesiocanutiteNaMnMg2[AsO4]2[AsO2(OH)2]
O MagnesiofluckiteCaMg(AsO3OH)2(H2O)2
O ChinchorroiteNa2Mg5(As2O7)2(AsO3OH)2(H2O)10
O PicaiteNaCa[AsO3OH][AsO2(OH)2]
O RiosecoiteCa2Mg(AsO3OH)3(H2O)2
O CamanchacaiteNaCaMg2[AsO4][AsO3(OH)]2
O Cuatrocapaite-(NH4)(NH4)3(NaMg◻)(As2O3)6Cl6·16H2O
O Cuatrocapaite-(K)K3(NaMg◻)(As2O3)6Cl6·16H2O
O EspadaiteNa4Ca3Mg2[AsO3(OH)]2[AsO2(OH)2]10·7H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O ArsenoliteAs2O3
O ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
O Chalcophanite(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
O Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
O WendwilsoniteCa2Mg(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
O LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
O Chudobaite(Mg,Zn)5(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 10H2O
O MansfielditeAlAsO4 · 2H2O
O TalmessiteCa2Mg(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
O NatrojarositeNaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O Akaganeite(Fe3+,Ni2+)8(OH,O)16Cl1.25 · nH2O
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O HematiteFe2O3
O ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
O ClinoatacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O ClaudetiteAs2O3
O MahnertiteNaCu3(AsO4)2Cl · 5H2O
O NatropharmacoalumiteNaAl4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 4H2O
O Natropharmacosiderite(Na,K)Fe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
O BaryteBaSO4
O BlöditeNa2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O FerrinatriteNa3Fe(SO4)3 · 3H2O
O GlauberiteNa2Ca(SO4)2
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O MetasideronatriteNa2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · H2O
O SideronatriteNa2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O
O HörnesiteMg3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O NatroaluniteNaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
O Lucabindiite(K,NH4)As4O6(Cl,Br)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
NaSodium
Na CanutiteNaMn3[AsO4][AsO3(OH)]2
Na TorrecillasiteNa(As,Sb)43+O6Cl
Na JuansilvaiteNa5Al3[AsO3(OH)]4[AsO2(OH)2]2(SO4)2·4H2O
Na CurrieriteNa4Ca3MgAl4(AsO3OH)12·9H2O
Na MagnesiocanutiteNaMnMg2[AsO4]2[AsO2(OH)2]
Na ChinchorroiteNa2Mg5(As2O7)2(AsO3OH)2(H2O)10
Na PicaiteNaCa[AsO3OH][AsO2(OH)2]
Na CamanchacaiteNaCaMg2[AsO4][AsO3(OH)]2
Na Cuatrocapaite-(NH4)(NH4)3(NaMg◻)(As2O3)6Cl6·16H2O
Na Cuatrocapaite-(K)K3(NaMg◻)(As2O3)6Cl6·16H2O
Na EspadaiteNa4Ca3Mg2[AsO3(OH)]2[AsO2(OH)2]10·7H2O
Na HaliteNaCl
Na Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Na LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Na NatrojarositeNaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
Na TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
Na MahnertiteNaCu3(AsO4)2Cl · 5H2O
Na NatropharmacoalumiteNaAl4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 4H2O
Na Natropharmacosiderite(Na,K)Fe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Na BlöditeNa2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
Na FerrinatriteNa3Fe(SO4)3 · 3H2O
Na GlauberiteNa2Ca(SO4)2
Na MetasideronatriteNa2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · H2O
Na SideronatriteNa2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O
Na NatroaluniteNaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
MgMagnesium
Mg MagnesiokoritnigiteMg(AsO3OH)·H2O
Mg ChongiteCa3Mg2(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)2·4H2O
Mg CurrieriteNa4Ca3MgAl4(AsO3OH)12·9H2O
Mg MagnesiocanutiteNaMnMg2[AsO4]2[AsO2(OH)2]
Mg MagnesiofluckiteCaMg(AsO3OH)2(H2O)2
Mg ChinchorroiteNa2Mg5(As2O7)2(AsO3OH)2(H2O)10
Mg RiosecoiteCa2Mg(AsO3OH)3(H2O)2
Mg CamanchacaiteNaCaMg2[AsO4][AsO3(OH)]2
Mg Cuatrocapaite-(NH4)(NH4)3(NaMg◻)(As2O3)6Cl6·16H2O
Mg Cuatrocapaite-(K)K3(NaMg◻)(As2O3)6Cl6·16H2O
Mg EspadaiteNa4Ca3Mg2[AsO3(OH)]2[AsO2(OH)2]10·7H2O
Mg Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Mg WendwilsoniteCa2Mg(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Mg Chudobaite(Mg,Zn)5(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 10H2O
Mg TalmessiteCa2Mg(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Mg BlöditeNa2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
Mg HörnesiteMg3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
AlAluminium
Al JuansilvaiteNa5Al3[AsO3(OH)]4[AsO2(OH)2]2(SO4)2·4H2O
Al CurrieriteNa4Ca3MgAl4(AsO3OH)12·9H2O
Al Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Al MansfielditeAlAsO4 · 2H2O
Al TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
Al NatropharmacoalumiteNaAl4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 4H2O
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al NatroaluniteNaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SSulfur
S JuansilvaiteNa5Al3[AsO3(OH)]4[AsO2(OH)2]2(SO4)2·4H2O
S RealgarAs4S4
S StibniteSb2S3
S PyriteFeS2
S Pyrite (var: Cobaltoan Pyrite)(Fe,Co)S2
S AnhydriteCaSO4
S NatrojarositeNaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
S MarcasiteFeS2
S CinnabarHgS
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S BaryteBaSO4
S SulphurS8
S BlöditeNa2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
S FerrinatriteNa3Fe(SO4)3 · 3H2O
S GlauberiteNa2Ca(SO4)2
S MetasideronatriteNa2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · H2O
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S SideronatriteNa2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O
S SphaleriteZnS
S NatroaluniteNaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
ClChlorine
Cl LeverettiteCu3Co(OH)6Cl2
Cl TorrecillasiteNa(As,Sb)43+O6Cl
Cl GajardoiteKCa0.5As43+O6Cl2 · 5H2O
Cl Cuatrocapaite-(NH4)(NH4)3(NaMg◻)(As2O3)6Cl6·16H2O
Cl Cuatrocapaite-(K)K3(NaMg◻)(As2O3)6Cl6·16H2O
Cl HaliteNaCl
Cl LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Cl Akaganeite(Fe3+,Ni2+)8(OH,O)16Cl1.25 · nH2O
Cl ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Cl ClinoatacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
Cl MahnertiteNaCu3(AsO4)2Cl · 5H2O
Cl Lucabindiite(K,NH4)As4O6(Cl,Br)
KPotassium
K GajardoiteKCa0.5As43+O6Cl2 · 5H2O
K Cuatrocapaite-(K)K3(NaMg◻)(As2O3)6Cl6·16H2O
K Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
K MahnertiteNaCu3(AsO4)2Cl · 5H2O
K Lucabindiite(K,NH4)As4O6(Cl,Br)
CaCalcium
Ca ChongiteCa3Mg2(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)2·4H2O
Ca GajardoiteKCa0.5As43+O6Cl2 · 5H2O
Ca CurrieriteNa4Ca3MgAl4(AsO3OH)12·9H2O
Ca MagnesiofluckiteCaMg(AsO3OH)2(H2O)2
Ca PicaiteNaCa[AsO3OH][AsO2(OH)2]
Ca RiosecoiteCa2Mg(AsO3OH)3(H2O)2
Ca CamanchacaiteNaCaMg2[AsO4][AsO3(OH)]2
Ca EspadaiteNa4Ca3Mg2[AsO3(OH)]2[AsO2(OH)2]10·7H2O
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
Ca Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Ca WendwilsoniteCa2Mg(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Ca LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Ca TalmessiteCa2Mg(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca MahnertiteNaCu3(AsO4)2Cl · 5H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca GlauberiteNa2Ca(SO4)2
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
MnManganese
Mn CanutiteNaMn3[AsO4][AsO3(OH)]2
Mn MagnesiocanutiteNaMnMg2[AsO4]2[AsO2(OH)2]
Mn ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
Mn Chalcophanite(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
Mn Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
FeIron
Fe ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Pyrite (var: Cobaltoan Pyrite)(Fe,Co)S2
Fe Chalcophanite(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
Fe NatrojarositeNaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe Akaganeite(Fe3+,Ni2+)8(OH,O)16Cl1.25 · nH2O
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe Natropharmacosiderite(Na,K)Fe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe FerrinatriteNa3Fe(SO4)3 · 3H2O
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe MetasideronatriteNa2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · H2O
Fe SideronatriteNa2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
CoCobalt
Co LeverettiteCu3Co(OH)6Cl2
Co Pyrite (var: Cobaltoan Pyrite)(Fe,Co)S2
NiNickel
Ni Akaganeite(Fe3+,Ni2+)8(OH,O)16Cl1.25 · nH2O
CuCopper
Cu LeverettiteCu3Co(OH)6Cl2
Cu LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Cu ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Cu ClinoatacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MahnertiteNaCu3(AsO4)2Cl · 5H2O
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ZnZinc
Zn Chalcophanite(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
Zn Chudobaite(Mg,Zn)5(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 10H2O
Zn ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As MagnesiokoritnigiteMg(AsO3OH)·H2O
As CanutiteNaMn3[AsO4][AsO3(OH)]2
As TorrecillasiteNa(As,Sb)43+O6Cl
As ChongiteCa3Mg2(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)2·4H2O
As GajardoiteKCa0.5As43+O6Cl2 · 5H2O
As JuansilvaiteNa5Al3[AsO3(OH)]4[AsO2(OH)2]2(SO4)2·4H2O
As CurrieriteNa4Ca3MgAl4(AsO3OH)12·9H2O
As MagnesiocanutiteNaMnMg2[AsO4]2[AsO2(OH)2]
As MagnesiofluckiteCaMg(AsO3OH)2(H2O)2
As ChinchorroiteNa2Mg5(As2O7)2(AsO3OH)2(H2O)10
As PicaiteNaCa[AsO3OH][AsO2(OH)2]
As RiosecoiteCa2Mg(AsO3OH)3(H2O)2
As CamanchacaiteNaCaMg2[AsO4][AsO3(OH)]2
As Cuatrocapaite-(NH4)(NH4)3(NaMg◻)(As2O3)6Cl6·16H2O
As Cuatrocapaite-(K)K3(NaMg◻)(As2O3)6Cl6·16H2O
As EspadaiteNa4Ca3Mg2[AsO3(OH)]2[AsO2(OH)2]10·7H2O
As ArsenicAs
As RealgarAs4S4
As ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
As ArsenoliteAs2O3
As WendwilsoniteCa2Mg(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
As LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
As Chudobaite(Mg,Zn)5(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 10H2O
As MansfielditeAlAsO4 · 2H2O
As TalmessiteCa2Mg(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As ClaudetiteAs2O3
As MahnertiteNaCu3(AsO4)2Cl · 5H2O
As NatropharmacoalumiteNaAl4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 4H2O
As Natropharmacosiderite(Na,K)Fe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
As HörnesiteMg3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
As Pararsenolamprite(As,Sb)
As Lucabindiite(K,NH4)As4O6(Cl,Br)
BrBromine
Br Lucabindiite(K,NH4)As4O6(Cl,Br)
SrStrontium
Sr Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
SbAntimony
Sb TorrecillasiteNa(As,Sb)43+O6Cl
Sb StibniteSb2S3
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Sb Pararsenolamprite(As,Sb)
BaBarium
Ba Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Ba BaryteBaSO4
HgMercury
Hg CinnabarHgS

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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Cretaceous - Jurassic
66 - 201.3 Ma



ID: 3190813
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Mesozoic (66 - 201.3 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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A.Gutiérrez S. (1975): Informe sobre visita a la mina de Arsenico nativo de Torrecillas. Instituto de Investigaciones Geológicas, Iquique, Chile, 1975
Kampf, A.R., Sciberras, M.J., Williams, P.A., Dini, M. & Molina Donoso, A.A. (2013): Leverettite from the Torrecillas mine, Iquique Provence, Chile: the Co-analogue of herbertsmithite. Mineralogical Magazine 77, 3047-3054.
Kampf, A.R., Mills, S.J., Hatert, F., Nash, B.P., Dini, M. & Molina Donoso, A.A. (2014): Canutite, NaMn3[AsO4][AsO3(OH)]2, a new protonated alluaudite-group mineral from the Torrecillas mine, Iquique Province, Chile. Mineralogical Magazine,78, 787-795.
Kampf, A.R., Nash, B.P., Dini, M., Molina Donoso, A.A. (2013): Magnesiokoritnigite, Mg(AsO3OH)•H2O, from the Torrecillas mine, Iquique Province, Chile: the Mg-analogue of koritnigite. Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 3081-3092.
Kampf, A., Nash, B., Dini, M., Molina Donoso, A. (2014): Torrecillasite, NaAs4O6Cl, a new mineral from the Torrecillas mine, Iquique Province, Chile: description and crystal structure. Mineralogical Magazine, 78, 747-755.
Kampf, A.R., Nash, B.P., Dini, M., Molina Donoso, A.A. (2016): Chongite, Ca3Mg2(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)2·4H2O, a new arsenate member of the hureaulite group from the Torrecillas mine, Iquique Province, Chile. Mineralogical Magazine: 80: 1255-1263
Kampf, A.R., Nash, B.P., Dini, M. Molina Donoso, A.A. (2016): Gajardoite, KCa0.5As3+4O6Cl2·5H2O, a new mineral related to lucabindiite and torrecillasite from the Torrecillas mine, Iquique Province, Chile. Mineralogical Magazine, 80, 1265-1272.
Kampf, A.R., Mills, S.J., Nash, Barbara P., Dini, M., Molina Donoso, A.A. (2017): Currierite, Na4Ca3MgAl4(AsO3OH)12·9H2O, a new acid arsenate with ferrinatrite-like heteropolyhedral chains from the Torrecillas mine, Iquique Province, Chile. Mineralogical Magazine: 81: 1141-1149.


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