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Monte Amarillo mine, Sijes, Los Andes department, Salta Province, Argentinai
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Monte Amarillo mineMine
Sijes- not defined -
Los Andes departmentDepartment
Salta ProvinceProvince
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
23° South , 66° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~1km
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Mining borate intercalations in the Monte Amarillo Member of the Sijes Formation.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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7 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Reference: Alonso, R. N. (1999). On the origin of La Puna borates. Acta geológica hispánica, 34(2), 141-166.
Colemanite
Formula: Ca[B3O4(OH)3] · H2O
Reference: Alonso, R. N. (1999). On the origin of La Puna borates. Acta geológica hispánica, 34(2), 141-166.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Alonso, R. N. (1999). On the origin of La Puna borates. Acta geológica hispánica, 34(2), 141-166.
Hydroboracite
Formula: CaMg[B3O4(OH)3]2 · 3H2O
Reference: Alonso, R. N. (1999). On the origin of La Puna borates. Acta geológica hispánica, 34(2), 141-166.; CAHIT HELVACI & RICARDO N. ALONSO (2000) Borate Deposits of Turkey and Argentina; A Summary and Geological Comparison. Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences, 9:1-27.
Inyoite
Formula: Ca(H4B3O7)(OH) · 4H2O
Reference: Alonso, R. N. (1999). On the origin of La Puna borates. Acta geológica hispánica, 34(2), 141-166.
Meyerhofferite
Formula: Ca2(H3B3O7)2 · 4H2O
Ulexite
Formula: NaCa[B5O6(OH)6] · 5H2O
Reference: Alonso, R. N. (1999). On the origin of La Puna borates. Acta geológica hispánica, 34(2), 141-166.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 6 - Borates
Colemanite6.CB.10Ca[B3O4(OH)3] · H2O
Hydroboracite6.CB.15CaMg[B3O4(OH)3]2 · 3H2O
Inyoite6.CA.35Ca(H4B3O7)(OH) · 4H2O
Meyerhofferite6.CA.30Ca2(H3B3O7)2 · 4H2O
Ulexite6.EA.25NaCa[B5O6(OH)6] · 5H2O
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anhydrite7.AD.30CaSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 26 - HYDRATED BORATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Triborates
Colemanite26.3.5.1Ca[B3O4(OH)3] · H2O
Hydroboracite26.3.6.1CaMg[B3O4(OH)3]2 · 3H2O
Inyoite26.3.1.1Ca(H4B3O7)(OH) · 4H2O
Meyerhofferite26.3.2.1Ca2(H3B3O7)2 · 4H2O
Pentaborates
Ulexite26.5.11.1NaCa[B5O6(OH)6] · 5H2O
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H InyoiteCa(H4B3O7)(OH) · 4H2O
H ColemaniteCa[B3O4(OH)3] · H2O
H HydroboraciteCaMg[B3O4(OH)3]2 · 3H2O
H MeyerhofferiteCa2(H3B3O7)2 · 4H2O
H UlexiteNaCa[B5O6(OH)6] · 5H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
BBoron
B InyoiteCa(H4B3O7)(OH) · 4H2O
B ColemaniteCa[B3O4(OH)3] · H2O
B HydroboraciteCaMg[B3O4(OH)3]2 · 3H2O
B MeyerhofferiteCa2(H3B3O7)2 · 4H2O
B UlexiteNaCa[B5O6(OH)6] · 5H2O
OOxygen
O InyoiteCa(H4B3O7)(OH) · 4H2O
O ColemaniteCa[B3O4(OH)3] · H2O
O HydroboraciteCaMg[B3O4(OH)3]2 · 3H2O
O MeyerhofferiteCa2(H3B3O7)2 · 4H2O
O UlexiteNaCa[B5O6(OH)6] · 5H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O AnhydriteCaSO4
NaSodium
Na UlexiteNaCa[B5O6(OH)6] · 5H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg HydroboraciteCaMg[B3O4(OH)3]2 · 3H2O
SSulfur
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S AnhydriteCaSO4
CaCalcium
Ca InyoiteCa(H4B3O7)(OH) · 4H2O
Ca ColemaniteCa[B3O4(OH)3] · H2O
Ca HydroboraciteCaMg[B3O4(OH)3]2 · 3H2O
Ca MeyerhofferiteCa2(H3B3O7)2 · 4H2O
Ca UlexiteNaCa[B5O6(OH)6] · 5H2O
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4

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Alonso, R.N. (1999) On the origin of La Puna borates. Acta Geológica Hispánica, 34(2), 141-166.


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