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Vasquez-Yacopí mining district, Boyacá Department, Colombiai
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Vasquez-Yacopí mining districtMining District
Boyacá DepartmentDepartment
ColombiaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude:
5° North , 73° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~188km
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10 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Beryl var: Emerald
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Beryl var: Trapiche emerald
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Martin Slama Coll.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Halite
Formula: NaCl
'Parisite'
Reference: Emeralds of the World English extraLapis Vol. 2 2002 pp36-45
Parisite-(Ce) (TL)
Formula: CaCe2(CO3)3F2
Type Locality:
Reference: Am Min 85:251-258
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Halite3.AA.20NaCl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Parisite-(Ce) (TL)5.BD.20bCaCe2(CO3)3F2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Emerald9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Trapiche emerald9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Parisite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Halite9.1.1.1NaCl
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Parisite-(Ce) (TL)16a.1.5.1CaCe2(CO3)3F2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
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.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Beryl
var: Emerald
-Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Trapiche emerald-Be3Al2(Si6O18)
'Parisite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
BeBeryllium
Be Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be Beryl (var: Trapiche emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
CCarbon
C Parisite-(Ce)CaCe2(CO3)3F2
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O Parisite-(Ce)CaCe2(CO3)3F2
O Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
O CalciteCaCO3
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O QuartzSiO2
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O BaryteBaSO4
O Beryl (var: Trapiche emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
FFluorine
F Parisite-(Ce)CaCe2(CO3)3F2
F FluoriteCaF2
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na HaliteNaCl
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Beryl (var: Trapiche emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
SiSilicon
Si Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Beryl (var: Trapiche emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S BaryteBaSO4
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Cl HaliteNaCl
CaCalcium
Ca Parisite-(Ce)CaCe2(CO3)3F2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
CeCerium
Ce Parisite-(Ce)CaCe2(CO3)3F2

References

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Banks, D.A., Giuliani, G., Yardley, B.W.D., and Cheilletz, A. (2000): Emerald mineralisation in Colombia: fluid chemistry and the role of brine mixing. Mineralium Deposita 35, 699-713.
Groat, L.A., Giuliani, G., Marshall, D.D., and Turner, D. (2008): Emerald deposits and occurrences: A review. Ore Geology Reviews 34, 87-112.

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