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Estaño Orcko mine (Estaño Orkho mine), Colavi subdistrict, Machacamarca District (Colavi District), Cornelio Saavedra Province, Potosí Department, Bolivia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 19° South , 65° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~56km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate


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Estaño Orcko mine, Machacamarca District, Cornelio Saavedra Province, Potosí Department, Bolivia

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


14 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

Detailed Mineral List:

Augelite
Formula: Al2(PO4)(OH)3
Reference: Kempff, O., Paar, W.H., Tawackoli, S.: "Minerales de Bolivia", 115pp (La Paz, 2009)
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Rob Lavinsky specimen
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Rob Lavinsky specimens
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Federico Ahlfeld & Alejandro Schneider-Scherbina (1964) Los Yacimientos Minerales y de Hidrocarburos de Bolivia.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Federico Ahlfeld & Alejandro Schneider-Scherbina (1964) Los Yacimientos Minerales y de Hidrocarburos de Bolivia.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Alfredo Petrov specimen
Jamesonite
Formula: Pb4FeSb6S14
Reference: Rob Lavinsky specimens
Lazulite
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)Al2(PO4)2(OH)2
Description: (not analyzed; might be scorzalite)
Reference: Alfredo Petrov specimen
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Rob Lavinsky specimens
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Salomon Rivas and Federico Ahlfeld (1998) Los Minerales de Bolivia y sus Parajes. (Santa Cruz)
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Rob Lavinsky specimen
Scorzalite
Formula: Fe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2
Reference: Brian Kosnar specimen (checked by PXRD)
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Rob Lavinsky specimen
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Alfredo Petrov and Agustin Arando specimens
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Federico Ahlfeld & Alejandro Schneider-Scherbina (1964) Los Yacimientos Minerales y de Hidrocarburos de Bolivia.
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Reference: GEOBOL, Boletín #11, June 1968.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Silver'1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Bornite'2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Jamesonite'2.HB.15Pb4FeSb6S14
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Pyrrhotite'2.CC.10Fe7S8
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Cassiterite'4.DB.05SnO2
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Siderite'5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Augelite'8.BE.05Al2(PO4)(OH)3
'Lazulite' ?8.BB.40(Mg,Fe2+)Al2(PO4)2(OH)2
'Scorzalite'8.BB.40Fe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
2 < ø < 2.49
Jamesonite3.6.7.1Pb4FeSb6S14
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A2(XO4)Zq
Augelite41.6.8.1Al2(PO4)(OH)3
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq
Lazulite ?41.10.1.1(Mg,Fe2+)Al2(PO4)2(OH)2
Scorzalite41.10.1.2Fe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AugeliteAl2(PO4)(OH)3
H Lazulite(Mg,Fe2+)Al2(PO4)2(OH)2
H ScorzaliteFe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2
CCarbon
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O AugeliteAl2(PO4)(OH)3
O BaryteBaSO4
O CassiteriteSnO2
O HematiteFe2O3
O Lazulite(Mg,Fe2+)Al2(PO4)2(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O ScorzaliteFe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2
O SideriteFeCO3
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
MgMagnesium
Mg Lazulite(Mg,Fe2+)Al2(PO4)2(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al AugeliteAl2(PO4)(OH)3
Al Lazulite(Mg,Fe2+)Al2(PO4)2(OH)2
Al ScorzaliteFe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P AugeliteAl2(PO4)(OH)3
P Lazulite(Mg,Fe2+)Al2(PO4)2(OH)2
P ScorzaliteFe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
MnManganese
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe ScorzaliteFe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
SbAntimony
Sb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
WTungsten
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
PbLead
Pb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14

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