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Bolivar Mine, Piedras Verdes, Urique Municipality, Chihuahua, Mexicoi
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Bolivar MineMine
Piedras Verdes- not defined -
Urique MunicipalityMunicipality
ChihuahuaState
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
27° North , 107° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~10km
Locality type:


An active silver mine characterized by high grade Cu-Zn skarn mineralization in carbonate rocks, associated with a contact with granodiorite.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


24 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: http://www.diabras.com/en/bolivar_field_reports.php
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Reference: http://www.diabras.com/en/bolivar_field_reports.php
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: http://www.diabras.com/en/pdf/BolivarPaper_August_2007.pdf
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: http://www.diabras.com/en/pdf/BolivarPaper_August_2007.pdf
Bustamite
Formula: CaMn2+(Si2O6)
Reference: http://www.diabras.com/en/bolivar_field_reports.php
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: http://www.diabras.com/en/bolivar_field_reports.php
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: http://www.diabras.com/en/pdf/BolivarPaper_August_2007.pdf
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: http://www.diabras.com/en/bolivar_field_reports.php
Clinohumite
Formula: Mg9(SiO4)4F2
Reference: http://www.diabras.com/en/bolivar_field_reports.php
Cosalite
Formula: Pb2Bi2S5
Reference: Dr Peter Megaw and Jesse Crawford specimens
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: http://www.diabras.com/en/bolivar_field_reports.php
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: http://www.diabras.com/en/pdf/BolivarPaper_August_2007.pdf
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: http://www.diabras.com/en/bolivar_field_reports.php
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: http://www.diabras.com/en/pdf/BolivarPaper_August_2007.pdf
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Reference: http://www.diabras.com/en/bolivar_field_reports.php
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: http://www.diabras.com/en/pdf/BolivarPaper_August_2007.pdf
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: http://www.diabras.com/en/pdf/BolivarPaper_August_2007.pdf
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: http://www.diabras.com/en/bolivar_field_reports.php
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: http://www.diabras.com/en/bolivar_field_reports.php
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: http://www.diabras.com/en/pdf/BolivarPaper_August_2007.pdf
Monticellite
Formula: CaMgSiO4
Reference: http://www.diabras.com/en/bolivar_field_reports.php
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: http://www.diabras.com/en/pdf/BolivarPaper_August_2007.pdf
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: http://www.diabras.com/en/bolivar_field_reports.php
'Pyroxene Group'
Reference: http://www.diabras.com/en/pdf/BolivarPaper_August_2007.pdf
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: http://www.diabras.com/en/bolivar_field_reports.php
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: http://www.diabras.com/en/bolivar_field_reports.php
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Reference: http://www.diabras.com/en/pdf/BolivarPaper_August_2007.pdf
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: http://www.diabras.com/en/pdf/BolivarPaper_August_2007.pdf
Vesuvianite
Formula: (Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Reference: http://www.diabras.com/en/pdf/BolivarPaper_August_2007.pdf
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Reference: http://www.diabras.com/en/bolivar_field_reports.php

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cosalite2.JB.10Pb2Bi2S5
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anhydrite7.AD.30CaSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Bustamite9.DG.05CaMn2+(Si2O6)
Clinohumite9.AF.55Mg9(SiO4)4F2
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Forsterite9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
Monticellite9.AC.10CaMgSiO4
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Vesuvianite9.BG.35(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Wollastonite9.DG.05CaSiO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Pyroxene Group'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

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
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
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
2.5 < ø < 3
Cosalite3.5.9.1Pb2Bi2S5
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
Monticellite51.3.2.1CaMgSiO4
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Clinohumite52.3.2d.1Mg9(SiO4)4F2
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Vesuvianite58.2.4.1(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Bustamite65.2.1.2CaMn2+(Si2O6)
Wollastonite65.2.1.1cCaSiO3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Pyroxene Group'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
H Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
BBoron
B Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
CCarbon
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O WollastoniteCaSiO3
O BustamiteCaMn2+(Si2O6)
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O QuartzSiO2
O HematiteFe2O3
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O ClinohumiteMg9(SiO4)4F2
O MonticelliteCaMgSiO4
O RutileTiO2
FFluorine
F Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
F ClinohumiteMg9(SiO4)4F2
NaSodium
Na Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
MgMagnesium
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg ClinohumiteMg9(SiO4)4F2
Mg MonticelliteCaMgSiO4
AlAluminium
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Al Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si WollastoniteCaSiO3
Si BustamiteCaMn2+(Si2O6)
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si ClinohumiteMg9(SiO4)4F2
Si MonticelliteCaMgSiO4
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S SphaleriteZnS
S GalenaPbS
S AnhydriteCaSO4
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcociteCu2S
S CosalitePb2Bi2S5
KPotassium
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
CaCalcium
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca WollastoniteCaSiO3
Ca BustamiteCaMn2+(Si2O6)
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca MonticelliteCaMgSiO4
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
MnManganese
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mn BustamiteCaMn2+(Si2O6)
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Fe Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe PyriteFeS2
NiNickel
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb CosalitePb2Bi2S5
BiBismuth
Bi CosalitePb2Bi2S5

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