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El Plomo Mine, Ojojona, Tegucigalpa, Distrito Central, Francisco Morazán Department, Hondurasi
Regional Level Types
El Plomo MineMine
Ojojona- not defined -
Tegucigalpa- not defined -
Distrito Central- not defined -
Francisco Morazán DepartmentDepartment
HondurasCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 14° North , 87° West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 14.00000,-87.00000
GeoHash:G#: d46psk8ec
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cwa : Monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
El Terrero1,087 (2006)10.3km
Güinope2,716 (2012)14.8km
Villa Nueva2,295 (2012)14.8km
Santa Lucía2,288 (2012)16.8km
Valle de Ángeles4,649 (2012)17.1km


A silver mine.

Regions containing this locality

Caribbean PlateTectonic Plate
Central AmericaRegion

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Dana 7:I:137.
Emmonsite
Formula: Fe3+2(TeO3)3 · 2H2O
Description: Material originally called "Durdenite."
Reference: Dana and Wells (1890) American Journal of Science: 40: 78; Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged, 1124 pp.: 641.
Mandarinoite
Formula: Fe3+2(Se4+O3)3 · (6-x)H2O (x = 0.0-1.0)
Reference: Rocks & Min.:64:48.
Poughite
Formula: Fe3+2(TeO3)2(SO4)(H2O)2 · H2O
Reference: Rocks & Min.:64:48.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Dana 7:I:137.
Tellurium
Formula: Te
Reference: Dana 6:980.
Tellurium var: Selen-tellurium
Formula: (Te,Se)
Reference: Dana 7:I:137; http://www.minsocam.org/ammin/AM76/AM76_257.pdf

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Tellurium1.CC.10Te
var: Selen-tellurium1.CC.10(Te,Se)
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Emmonsite4.JM.10Fe3+2(TeO3)3 · 2H2O
Mandarinoite4.JH.15Fe3+2(Se4+O3)3 · (6-x)H2O (x = 0.0-1.0)
Poughite4.JN.10Fe3+2(TeO3)2(SO4)(H2O)2 · H2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Tellurium1.3.4.2Te
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 34 - SELENITES, TELLURITES AND SULFITES
A2(XO3)3·xH2O
Emmonsite34.3.3.1Fe3+2(TeO3)3 · 2H2O
Mandarinoite34.3.4.1Fe3+2(Se4+O3)3 · (6-x)H2O (x = 0.0-1.0)
Compound Selenites, Tellurites and Sulfites
Poughite34.8.1.1Fe3+2(TeO3)2(SO4)(H2O)2 · H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Tellurium
var: Selen-tellurium
-(Te,Se)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H EmmonsiteFe23+(TeO3)3 · 2H2O
H MandarinoiteFe23+(Se4+O3)3 · (6-x)H2O (x = 0.0-1.0)
H PoughiteFe23+(TeO3)2(SO4)(H2O)2 · H2O
OOxygen
O EmmonsiteFe23+(TeO3)3 · 2H2O
O BaryteBaSO4
O QuartzSiO2
O MandarinoiteFe23+(Se4+O3)3 · (6-x)H2O (x = 0.0-1.0)
O PoughiteFe23+(TeO3)2(SO4)(H2O)2 · H2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S PoughiteFe23+(TeO3)2(SO4)(H2O)2 · H2O
FeIron
Fe EmmonsiteFe23+(TeO3)3 · 2H2O
Fe MandarinoiteFe23+(Se4+O3)3 · (6-x)H2O (x = 0.0-1.0)
Fe PoughiteFe23+(TeO3)2(SO4)(H2O)2 · H2O
SeSelenium
Se Tellurium (var: Selen-tellurium)(Te,Se)
Se MandarinoiteFe23+(Se4+O3)3 · (6-x)H2O (x = 0.0-1.0)
TeTellurium
Te EmmonsiteFe23+(TeO3)3 · 2H2O
Te Tellurium (var: Selen-tellurium)(Te,Se)
Te TelluriumTe
Te PoughiteFe23+(TeO3)2(SO4)(H2O)2 · H2O
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

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: 2670007
Alluvium

Age: Pleistocene (0 - 2.588 Ma)

Description: Recent sediments including talus deposits, gravel terraces, floodplain deposits, and alluvium. Includes boulders, cobbles, gravel, sand, and mud.

Comments: Sedimentary siliciclastic, continental-marine

Lithology: Boulders, cobbles, gravel, sand, mud

Reference: Wieczorek, G.F., W.L. Newell, P.G. Chirico, G.S. Gohn, R. Nardini, T. Putbrese. Preliminary digital geologic map database for Honduras. U.S. Geological Survey U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 98-774. [113]

Miocene
5.333 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 3188297
Cenozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Miocene (5.333 - 23.03 Ma)

Lithology: Intermediate-felsic volcanic 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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Dana 6: 980.
Dana 7: I: 137.
Rocks & Minerals (xxxx) 64, 48.


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