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Bordon lode, Capillitas mining district, Andalgalá Department, Catamarca, Argentina

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 27° South , 66° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~9km
Locality type:Lode
Köppen climate type:Cwb : Subtropical highland climate or temperate oceanic climate with dry winters


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29 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: MARQUEZ-ZAVALIA, M.F.. The As-rich end-member of the jordanite-geocronite series of the Capillitas Mine, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2006, vol.61, n.2, pp. 231-235.
Boulangerite
Formula: Pb5Sb4S11
Reference: MARQUEZ-ZAVALIA, M.F.. The As-rich end-member of the jordanite-geocronite series of the Capillitas Mine, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2006, vol.61, n.2, pp. 231-235.
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Reference: MARQUEZ-ZAVALIA, M.F.. The As-rich end-member of the jordanite-geocronite series of the Capillitas Mine, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2006, vol.61, n.2, pp. 231-235.
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: MARQUEZ-ZAVALIA, M.F.. The As-rich end-member of the jordanite-geocronite series of the Capillitas Mine, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2006, vol.61, n.2, pp. 231-235.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: MARQUEZ-ZAVALIA, M.F.. The As-rich end-member of the jordanite-geocronite series of the Capillitas Mine, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2006, vol.61, n.2, pp. 231-235.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: MARQUEZ-ZAVALIA, M.F.. The As-rich end-member of the jordanite-geocronite series of the Capillitas Mine, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2006, vol.61, n.2, pp. 231-235.
Copiapite ?
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Description: Described as "challantite" (discredited species).
Reference: Marquez Zavalia, M. F. (1986): Challantite of Capillitas Mine, Catamarca. Revista de la Asociacion Argentina de Mineralogia, Petrologia y Sedimentologia 17, 19-22. (in Spanish)
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: MARQUEZ-ZAVALIA, M.F.. The As-rich end-member of the jordanite-geocronite series of the Capillitas Mine, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2006, vol.61, n.2, pp. 231-235.
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: MARQUEZ-ZAVALIA, M.F.. The As-rich end-member of the jordanite-geocronite series of the Capillitas Mine, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2006, vol.61, n.2, pp. 231-235.
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Reference: MARQUEZ-ZAVALIA, M.F.. The As-rich end-member of the jordanite-geocronite series of the Capillitas Mine, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2006, vol.61, n.2, pp. 231-235.
Ferricopiapite
Formula: Fe5(SO4)6O(OH) · 20H2O
Reference: MARQUEZ-ZAVALIA, M.F.. The As-rich end-member of the jordanite-geocronite series of the Capillitas Mine, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2006, vol.61, n.2, pp. 231-235.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: MARQUEZ-ZAVALIA, M.F.. The As-rich end-member of the jordanite-geocronite series of the Capillitas Mine, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2006, vol.61, n.2, pp. 231-235.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: MARQUEZ-ZAVALIA, M.F.. The As-rich end-member of the jordanite-geocronite series of the Capillitas Mine, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2006, vol.61, n.2, pp. 231-235.
Goslarite
Formula: ZnSO4 · 7H2O
Reference: MARQUEZ-ZAVALIA, M.F.. The As-rich end-member of the jordanite-geocronite series of the Capillitas Mine, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2006, vol.61, n.2, pp. 231-235.
Greigite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2S4
Reference: MARQUEZ-ZAVALIA, M.F.. The As-rich end-member of the jordanite-geocronite series of the Capillitas Mine, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2006, vol.61, n.2, pp. 231-235.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Marquez Zavalia, M. F. (1986): Challantite of Capillitas Mine, Catamarca. Revista de la Asociacion Argentina de Mineralogia, Petrologia y Sedimentologia 17, 19-22. (in Spanish); MARQUEZ-ZAVALIA, M.F.. The As-rich end-member of the jordanite-geocronite series of the Capillitas Mine, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2006, vol.61, n.2, pp. 231-235.
Halotrichite
Formula: FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Reference: MARQUEZ-ZAVALIA, M.F.. The As-rich end-member of the jordanite-geocronite series of the Capillitas Mine, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2006, vol.61, n.2, pp. 231-235.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: MARQUEZ-ZAVALIA, M.F.. The As-rich end-member of the jordanite-geocronite series of the Capillitas Mine, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2006, vol.61, n.2, pp. 231-235.
Jordanite
Formula: Pb14(As,Sb)6S23
Reference: MARQUEZ-ZAVALIA, M.F.. The As-rich end-member of the jordanite-geocronite series of the Capillitas Mine, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2006, vol.61, n.2, pp. 231-235.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: MARQUEZ-ZAVALIA, M.F.. The As-rich end-member of the jordanite-geocronite series of the Capillitas Mine, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2006, vol.61, n.2, pp. 231-235.
Melanterite
Formula: Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Reference: MARQUEZ-ZAVALIA, M.F.. The As-rich end-member of the jordanite-geocronite series of the Capillitas Mine, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2006, vol.61, n.2, pp. 231-235.
Metavoltine
Formula: Na6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
Reference: Marquez Zavalia, M. F. (1986): Challantite of Capillitas Mine, Catamarca. Revista de la Asociacion Argentina de Mineralogia, Petrologia y Sedimentologia 17, 19-22. (in Spanish); MARQUEZ-ZAVALIA, M.F.. The As-rich end-member of the jordanite-geocronite series of the Capillitas Mine, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2006, vol.61, n.2, pp. 231-235.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: MARQUEZ-ZAVALIA, M.F.. The As-rich end-member of the jordanite-geocronite series of the Capillitas Mine, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2006, vol.61, n.2, pp. 231-235.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: MARQUEZ-ZAVALIA, M.F.. The As-rich end-member of the jordanite-geocronite series of the Capillitas Mine, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2006, vol.61, n.2, pp. 231-235.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: MARQUEZ-ZAVALIA, M.F.. The As-rich end-member of the jordanite-geocronite series of the Capillitas Mine, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2006, vol.61, n.2, pp. 231-235.
Quartz var: Milky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: MARQUEZ-ZAVALIA, M.F.. The As-rich end-member of the jordanite-geocronite series of the Capillitas Mine, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2006, vol.61, n.2, pp. 231-235.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: MARQUEZ-ZAVALIA, M.F.. The As-rich end-member of the jordanite-geocronite series of the Capillitas Mine, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2006, vol.61, n.2, pp. 231-235.
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Reference: MARQUEZ-ZAVALIA, M.F.. The As-rich end-member of the jordanite-geocronite series of the Capillitas Mine, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2006, vol.61, n.2, pp. 231-235.
Voltaite
Formula: K2Fe2+5Fe3+3Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
Reference: Marquez Zavalia, M. F. (1986): Challantite of Capillitas Mine, Catamarca. Revista de la Asociacion Argentina de Mineralogia, Petrologia y Sedimentologia 17, 19-22. (in Spanish); MARQUEZ-ZAVALIA, M.F.. The As-rich end-member of the jordanite-geocronite series of the Capillitas Mine, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2006, vol.61, n.2, pp. 231-235.
Wurtzite
Formula: (Zn,Fe)S
Reference: MARQUEZ-ZAVALIA, M.F.. The As-rich end-member of the jordanite-geocronite series of the Capillitas Mine, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2006, vol.61, n.2, pp. 231-235.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Gold'1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Boulangerite'2.HC.15Pb5Sb4S11
'Bournonite'2.GA.50PbCuSbS3
'Chalcocite'2.BA.05Cu2S
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Covellite'2.CA.05aCuS
'Enargite'2.KA.05Cu3AsS4
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Greigite'2.DA.05Fe2+Fe3+2S4
'Jordanite'2.JB.30aPb14(As,Sb)6S23
'Marcasite'2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Wurtzite2.CB.45(Zn,Fe)S
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Cuprite'4.AA.10Cu2O
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Milky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Cerussite'5.AB.15PbCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Copiapite' ?7.DB.35Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
'Ferricopiapite'7.DB.35Fe5(SO4)6O(OH) · 20H2O
'Goslarite'7.CB.40ZnSO4 · 7H2O
'Gypsum'7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
'Halotrichite'7.CB.85FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
'Melanterite'7.CB.35Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
'Metavoltine'7.DF.35Na6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
Voltaite7.CC.25K2Fe2+5Fe3+3Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Wurtzite2.8.7.1(Zn,Fe)S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Greigite2.10.1.10Fe2+Fe3+2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 4
Enargite3.2.1.1Cu3AsS4
3 <ø < 4
Jordanite3.3.1.1Pb14(As,Sb)6S23
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
ø = 3
Bournonite3.4.3.2PbCuSbS3
2.5 < ø < 3
Boulangerite3.5.2.1Pb5Sb4S11
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AmBn(XO4)p·xH2O, with (m+n):p < 3:2 and > 1:1
Metavoltine29.4.6.1Na6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
AXO4·xH2O
Goslarite29.6.11.2ZnSO4 · 7H2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Melanterite29.6.10.1Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
AB2(XO4)4·H2O
Halotrichite29.7.3.2FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Miscellaneous
Voltaite29.9.1.1K2Fe2+5Fe3+3Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Miscellaneous
Copiapite ?31.10.5.1Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Ferricopiapite31.10.5.4Fe5(SO4)6O(OH) · 20H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
var: Milky Quartz-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
H FerricopiapiteFe5(SO4)6O(OH) · 20H2O
H GoslariteZnSO4 · 7H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
H MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
H MetavoltineNa6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
H VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
CCarbon
C CerussitePbCO3
OOxygen
O CerussitePbCO3
O CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
O CupriteCu2O
O FerricopiapiteFe5(SO4)6O(OH) · 20H2O
O GoslariteZnSO4 · 7H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
O MetavoltineNa6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
O Quartz (var: Milky Quartz)SiO2
O QuartzSiO2
O VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
NaSodium
Na MetavoltineNa6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
AlAluminium
Al HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Al VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Milky Quartz)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
S BournonitePbCuSbS3
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
S CovelliteCuS
S EnargiteCu3AsS4
S FerricopiapiteFe5(SO4)6O(OH) · 20H2O
S GalenaPbS
S GoslariteZnSO4 · 7H2O
S GreigiteFe2+Fe23+S4
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
S JordanitePb14(As,Sb)6S23
S MarcasiteFeS2
S MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
S MetavoltineNa6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
S TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
S VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
S Wurtzite(Zn,Fe)S
KPotassium
K MetavoltineNa6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
K VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
CaCalcium
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Fe FerricopiapiteFe5(SO4)6O(OH) · 20H2O
Fe GreigiteFe2+Fe23+S4
Fe HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Fe MetavoltineNa6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
CuCopper
Cu BournonitePbCuSbS3
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu EnargiteCu3AsS4
Cu TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
ZnZinc
Zn GoslariteZnSO4 · 7H2O
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn Wurtzite(Zn,Fe)S
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As EnargiteCu3AsS4
As JordanitePb14(As,Sb)6S23
As TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
SbAntimony
Sb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
Sb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Sb JordanitePb14(As,Sb)6S23
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
Pb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb JordanitePb14(As,Sb)6S23

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- Marquez Zavalia, M. F. (1986): Challantite of Capillitas Mine, Catamarca. Revista de la Asociacion Argentina de Mineralogia, Petrologia y Sedimentologia 17, 19-22. (in Spanish)
- MARQUEZ-ZAVALIA, M.F.. The As-rich end-member of the jordanite-geocronite series of the Capillitas Mine, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2006, vol.61, n.2, pp. 231-235.


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