SUPPORT US. If mindat.org is important to you, click here to donate to our Fall 2019 fundraiser!
Log InRegister
Home PageAbout MindatThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusWho We AreContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatCorporate SponsorshipSponsor a PageSponsored PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on Mindat
Learning CenterWhat is a mineral?The most common minerals on earthInformation for EducatorsMindat ArticlesThe ElementsBooks & Magazines
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryAdvanced Locality SearchRandom MineralRandom LocalitySearch by minIDLocalities Near MeSearch ArticlesSearch GlossaryMore Search Options
Search For:
Mineral Name:
Locality Name:
Keyword(s):
 
The Mindat ManualAdd a New PhotoRate PhotosLocality Edit ReportCoordinate Completion ReportAdd Glossary Item
Mining CompaniesStatisticsUsersMineral MuseumsMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day GalleryMineral Photography

Los Bordos Mine, Elisa de Bordos, Pabellón, Copiapó Province, Atacama, Chilei
Regional Level Types
Los Bordos MineMine
Elisa de Bordos- not defined -
Pabellón- not defined -
Copiapó ProvinceProvince
AtacamaRegion
ChileCountry

This page is currently not sponsored. Click here to sponsor this page.
Key
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
27° 42' 42'' South , 70° 11' 0'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Copiapó129,280 (2013)41.0km


A silver-mercury deposit, 40 km southeast of Copiapo and 80 km east of the Pacific ocean, at an altitude of 1100 m.

Select Mineral List Type

Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


14 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: The Stratabound Tuff-hosted Elisa de Bordos Silver-Mercury Deposit, Northern Chile; M. Jurgeit & L. Fontbote, in Stratabound Ore Deposits in the Andes, L Fontbote, G.C. Amstutz, M. Cardozo, E. Cedillo, J. Frutos (Editors), Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelbe
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: The Stratabound Tuff-hosted Elisa de Bordos Silver-Mercury Deposit, Northern Chile; M. Jurgeit & L. Fontbote, in Stratabound Ore Deposits in the Andes, L Fontbote, G.C. Amstutz, M. Cardozo, E. Cedillo, J. Frutos (Editors), Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelbe
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: The Stratabound Tuff-hosted Elisa de Bordos Silver-Mercury Deposit, Northern Chile; M. Jurgeit & L. Fontbote, in Stratabound Ore Deposits in the Andes, L Fontbote, G.C. Amstutz, M. Cardozo, E. Cedillo, J. Frutos (Editors), Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelbe
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: The Stratabound Tuff-hosted Elisa de Bordos Silver-Mercury Deposit, Northern Chile; M. Jurgeit & L. Fontbote, in Stratabound Ore Deposits in the Andes, L Fontbote, G.C. Amstutz, M. Cardozo, E. Cedillo, J. Frutos (Editors), Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelbe
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
Reference: Moesta, F.A. (1870): Ueber das Vorkommen der Chlor-, Brom- und Jodverbindungen des Silbers in der Natur. Verlag von Oscar Eberhardt's Universitätsbuchhandlung (Marburg), 47 pp.
Chlorargyrite var: Bromian Chlorargyrite
Formula: Ag(Cl,Br)
Reference: The Stratabound Tuff-hosted Elisa de Bordos Silver-Mercury Deposit, Northern Chile; M. Jurgeit & L. Fontbote, in Stratabound Ore Deposits in the Andes, L Fontbote, G.C. Amstutz, M. Cardozo, E. Cedillo, J. Frutos (Editors), Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelbe
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Reference: The Stratabound Tuff-hosted Elisa de Bordos Silver-Mercury Deposit, Northern Chile; M. Jurgeit & L. Fontbote, in Stratabound Ore Deposits in the Andes, L Fontbote, G.C. Amstutz, M. Cardozo, E. Cedillo, J. Frutos (Editors), Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelbe
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: The Stratabound Tuff-hosted Elisa de Bordos Silver-Mercury Deposit, Northern Chile; M. Jurgeit & L. Fontbote, in Stratabound Ore Deposits in the Andes, L Fontbote, G.C. Amstutz, M. Cardozo, E. Cedillo, J. Frutos (Editors), Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelbe
Eugenite
Formula: Ag11Hg2
Reference: The Stratabound Tuff-hosted Elisa de Bordos Silver-Mercury Deposit, Northern Chile; M. Jurgeit & L. Fontbote, in Stratabound Ore Deposits in the Andes, L Fontbote, G.C. Amstutz, M. Cardozo, E. Cedillo, J. Frutos (Editors), Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelbe
Luanheite
Formula: Ag3Hg
Reference: The Stratabound Tuff-hosted Elisa de Bordos Silver-Mercury Deposit, Northern Chile; M. Jurgeit & L. Fontbote, in Stratabound Ore Deposits in the Andes, L Fontbote, G.C. Amstutz, M. Cardozo, E. Cedillo, J. Frutos (Editors), Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelbe; Cook, R. B. (2002). Connoisseur's Choice: Luanheite: Elisa de Bordos Mine, Northern Chile. Rocks & Minerals, 77(2), 120-122.
'Native Amalgam'
Formula: (Ag,Hg)
Reference: The Stratabound Tuff-hosted Elisa de Bordos Silver-Mercury Deposit, Northern Chile; M. Jurgeit & L. Fontbote, in Stratabound Ore Deposits in the Andes, L Fontbote, G.C. Amstutz, M. Cardozo, E. Cedillo, J. Frutos (Editors), Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelbe
Pearceite
Formula: [Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Reference: The Stratabound Tuff-hosted Elisa de Bordos Silver-Mercury Deposit, Northern Chile; M. Jurgeit & L. Fontbote, in Stratabound Ore Deposits in the Andes, L Fontbote, G.C. Amstutz, M. Cardozo, E. Cedillo, J. Frutos (Editors), Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelbe
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: The Stratabound Tuff-hosted Elisa de Bordos Silver-Mercury Deposit, Northern Chile; M. Jurgeit & L. Fontbote, in Stratabound Ore Deposits in the Andes, L Fontbote, G.C. Amstutz, M. Cardozo, E. Cedillo, J. Frutos (Editors), Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelbe
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: The Stratabound Tuff-hosted Elisa de Bordos Silver-Mercury Deposit, Northern Chile; M. Jurgeit & L. Fontbote, in Stratabound Ore Deposits in the Andes, L Fontbote, G.C. Amstutz, M. Cardozo, E. Cedillo, J. Frutos (Editors), Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelbe
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: The Stratabound Tuff-hosted Elisa de Bordos Silver-Mercury Deposit, Northern Chile; M. Jurgeit & L. Fontbote, in Stratabound Ore Deposits in the Andes, L Fontbote, G.C. Amstutz, M. Cardozo, E. Cedillo, J. Frutos (Editors), Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelbe
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Reference: The Stratabound Tuff-hosted Elisa de Bordos Silver-Mercury Deposit, Northern Chile; M. Jurgeit & L. Fontbote, in Stratabound Ore Deposits in the Andes, L Fontbote, G.C. Amstutz, M. Cardozo, E. Cedillo, J. Frutos (Editors), Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelbe

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Eugenite1.AD.15cAg11Hg2
Luanheite1.AD.15bAg3Hg
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cinnabar2.CD.15aHgS
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Pearceite2.GB.15[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Group 3 - Halides
Chlorargyrite3.AA.15AgCl
var: Bromian Chlorargyrite3.AA.15Ag(Cl,Br)
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Native Amalgam'-(Ag,Hg)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Eugenite1.1.8.5Ag11Hg2
Luanheite1.1.8.4Ag3Hg
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Cinnabar2.8.14.1HgS
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
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
ø > 4
Pearceite3.1.8.1[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Chlorargyrite9.1.4.1AgCl
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Chlorargyrite
var: Bromian Chlorargyrite
-Ag(Cl,Br)
'Native Amalgam'-(Ag,Hg)

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O BaryteBaSO4
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S AcanthiteAg2S
S CinnabarHgS
S Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
S TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
S PyriteFeS2
S CovelliteCuS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S BaryteBaSO4
ClChlorine
Cl Chlorargyrite (var: Bromian Chlorargyrite)Ag(Cl,Br)
Cl ChlorargyriteAgCl
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Cu TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
AsArsenic
As Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
As TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
BrBromine
Br Chlorargyrite (var: Bromian Chlorargyrite)Ag(Cl,Br)
AgSilver
Ag EugeniteAg11Hg2
Ag LuanheiteAg3Hg
Ag Native Amalgam(Ag,Hg)
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag Chlorargyrite (var: Bromian Chlorargyrite)Ag(Cl,Br)
Ag ChlorargyriteAgCl
Ag Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Ag SilverAg
SbAntimony
Sb Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
HgMercury
Hg EugeniteAg11Hg2
Hg LuanheiteAg3Hg
Hg Native Amalgam(Ag,Hg)
Hg CinnabarHgS

References

Sort by

Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Moesta, F.A. (1870): Ueber das Vorkommen der Chlor-, Brom- und Jodverbindungen des Silbers in der Natur - Ein Beitrag zur Kenntniss der Geologischen und Bergbaulichen Verhältnisse von Nordchile. Verlag von Oscar Eberhardt's Universitätsbuchhandlung (Marburg), 47 pp.

Other Regions, Features and Areas containg this locality

South AmericaContinent
South America PlateTectonic Plate

This page contains all mineral locality references listed on mindat.org. This does not claim to be a complete list. If you know of more minerals from this site, please register so you can add to our database. This locality information is for reference purposes only. You should never attempt to visit any sites listed in mindat.org without first ensuring that you have the permission of the land and/or mineral rights holders for access and that you are aware of all safety precautions necessary.
 
Mineral and/or Locality  
Mindat.org is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Public Relations by Blytheweigh.
Copyright © mindat.org and the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy 1993-2019, except where stated. Most political location boundaries are © OpenStreetMap contributors. Mindat.org relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us Current server date and time: October 14, 2019 16:32:35 Page generated: September 26, 2019 22:46:39
Go to top of page