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Flor de Chile mine, Ovalle, Limarí Province, Coquimbo, Chilei
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Flor de Chile mineMine
Ovalle- not defined -
Limarí ProvinceProvince
CoquimboRegion
ChileCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Mina Flor de Chile
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 30° 27' 17'' South , 71° 13' 5'' West (est.)
Margin of Error:~0km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BWk : Cold desert climate


Flor de Chile is an active mine, where actually most of the Lazurite specimen is mined for jewellery and carving.

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South America PlateTectonic Plate
South AmericaContinent

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anorthite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Reference: British Natural History Museum online catalogue 2007
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: British Natural History Museum online catalogue 2007
Haüyne
Formula: (Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Reference: British Natural History Museum online catalogue 2007
'Hornblende'
Reference: British Natural History Museum online catalogue 2007
'Lazurite'
Formula: Na6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2,S3,Cl,OH)2
Reference: British Natural History Museum online catalogue 2007
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: British Natural History Museum online catalogue 2007
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: British Natural History Museum online catalogue 2007
Sodalite
Formula: Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Reference: British Natural History Museum online catalogue 2007

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Anorthite9.FA.35Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Haüyne9.FB.10(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
'Lazurite'9.FB.10Na6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2,S3,Cl,OH)2
Sodalite9.FB.10Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Hornblende'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework Feldspathoids and related species
Haüyne76.2.3.3(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
'Lazurite'76.2.3.4Na6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2,S3,Cl,OH)2
Sodalite76.2.3.1Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Anorthite-Ca(Al2Si2O8)
'Hornblende'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H LazuriteNa6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2,S3,Cl,OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O LazuriteNa6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2,S3,Cl,OH)2
O SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
O Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
NaSodium
Na LazuriteNa6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2,S3,Cl,OH)2
Na SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Na Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
AlAluminium
Al LazuriteNa6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2,S3,Cl,OH)2
Al SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Al AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Al Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
SiSilicon
Si LazuriteNa6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2,S3,Cl,OH)2
Si SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Si Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
SSulfur
S LazuriteNa6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2,S3,Cl,OH)2
S PyriteFeS2
S Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
ClChlorine
Cl LazuriteNa6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2,S3,Cl,OH)2
Cl SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Cl Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
KPotassium
K Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
CaCalcium
Ca LazuriteNa6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2,S3,Cl,OH)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Ca Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2

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British Natural History Museum online catalogue 2007


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