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La Mostaza mine (La Colorada mine), Cogotí, Combarbalá, Choapa Province, Coquimbo Region, Chile

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 31° South , 71° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~93km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Mina La Mostaza (Mina La Colorada; Mina Los Colorados?)


Abandoned Cu mine (formerly called La Colorada mine).
Some fine clinoclase crystals were found associated with tiny emerald green bright crystals of philipsburgite.

(Special thanks must be given to Dr. Jochen Schluter, Curator of Hamburg mineral Museum in Germany, whom has properly identified the minerals from this locality, and to Dr. Hubert Putz for his contribution for studying several other species from this location)

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


19 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Samples analysed by Dr. Jochen Schluter, Curator of Hamburg Mineralogical Museum, Germany, and Dr. Hubert Putz (Salzburg Department of Mineralogy)
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Arturo Molina and Maurizio Dini collection
Bayldonite
Formula: PbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
Reference: Samples analysed by Dr. Jochen Schluter, Curator of Hamburg Mineralogical Museum, Germany, and Dr. Hubert Putz (Salzburg Department of Mineralogy)
Beudantite
Formula: PbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Samples analysed by Dr. Jochen Schluter, Curator of Hamburg Mineralogical Museum, Germany, and Dr. Hubert Putz (Salzburg Department of Mineralogy)
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Samples analysed by Dr. Jochen Schluter, Curator of Hamburg Mineralogical Museum, Germany, and Dr. Hubert Putz (Salzburg Department of Mineralogy)
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Arturo Molina and Maurizio Dini collection
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Reference: Arturo Molina and Maurizio Dini collection
Clinoclase
Formula: Cu3(AsO4)(OH)3
Reference: Samples analysed by Dr. Jochen Schluter (Hamburg University), Germany.; http://www.lrz-muenchen.de/~mineralogische-sammlungen-dmg/analysen/philipsburgit.htm
Cornwallite
Formula: Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Reference: Arturo Molina and Maurizio Dini collection
Duftite
Formula: PbCu(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: Samples analysed by Dr. Jochen Schluter, Curator of Hamburg Mineralogical Museum, Germany, and Dr. Hubert Putz (Salzburg Department of Mineralogy)
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Arturo Molina and Maurizio Dini collection
Libethenite
Formula: Cu2(PO4)(OH)
Reference: Samples analysed by Dr. Jochen Schluter, Curator of Hamburg Mineralogical Museum, Germany, and Dr. Hubert Putz (Salzburg Department of Mineralogy)
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Samples analysed by Dr. Jochen Schluter (Hamburg University), Germany.; http://www.lrz-muenchen.de/~mineralogische-sammlungen-dmg/analysen/philipsburgit.htm; Arturo Molina and Maurizio Dini collection
Olivenite
Formula: Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: Samples analysed by Dr. Jochen Schluter, Curator of Hamburg Mineralogical Museum, Germany
Parnauite
Formula: Cu9(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)10 · 7H2O
Reference: Samples analysed by Dr. Jochen Schluter, Curator of Hamburg Mineralogical Museum, Germany, and Dr. Hubert Putz (Salzburg Department of Mineralogy)
Philipsburgite
Formula: (Cu,Zn)6(AsO4,PO4)2(OH)6 · H2O
Reference: Samples analysed by Dr. Jochen Schluter (Hamburg University), Germany.; http://www.lrz-muenchen.de/~mineralogische-sammlungen-dmg/analysen/philipsburgit.htm
Pseudomalachite
Formula: Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Reference: Arturo Molina and Maurizio Dini collection
Segnitite
Formula: PbFe3+3AsO4(AsO3OH)(OH)6
Reference: Samples analysed by Dr. Jochen Schluter, Curator of Hamburg Mineralogical Museum, Germany, and Dr. Hubert Putz (Salzburg Department of Mineralogy)
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Reference: Samples analysed by Dr. Jochen Schluter, Curator of Hamburg Mineralogical Museum, Germany, and Dr. Hubert Putz (Salzburg Department of Mineralogy)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Cinnabar'2.CD.15aHgS
'Tennantite'2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Goethite'4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Azurite'5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
'Cerussite'5.AB.15PbCO3
'Malachite'5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4
'Brochantite'7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Bayldonite'8.BH.45PbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
'Beudantite'8.BL.05PbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
'Clinoclase'8.BE.20Cu3(AsO4)(OH)3
'Cornwallite'8.BD.05Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
'Duftite'8.BH.35PbCu(AsO4)(OH)
'Libethenite'8.BB.30Cu2(PO4)(OH)
'Olivenite'8.BB.30Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
'Parnauite'8.DF.35Cu9(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)10 · 7H2O
'Philipsburgite'8.DA.35(Cu,Zn)6(AsO4,PO4)2(OH)6 · H2O
'Pseudomalachite'8.BD.05Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
'Segnitite'8.BL.10PbFe3+3AsO4(AsO3OH)(OH)6

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Cinnabar2.8.14.1HgS
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)3(XO4)Zq
Clinoclase41.3.1.1Cu3(AsO4)(OH)3
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq
Cornwallite41.4.2.2Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Pseudomalachite41.4.3.1Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Bayldonite41.5.14.1PbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
Duftite41.5.1.4PbCu(AsO4)(OH)
A2(XO4)Zq
Libethenite41.6.6.2Cu2(PO4)(OH)
Olivenite41.6.6.1Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)3(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Philipsburgite42.2.4.2(Cu,Zn)6(AsO4,PO4)2(OH)6 · H2O
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Segnitite42.7.4.4PbFe3+3AsO4(AsO3OH)(OH)6
Group 43 - COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
Anhydrous Compound Phosphates, etc·, Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Beudantite43.4.1.1PbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Hydrated Compound Phosphates, etc·, Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Parnauite43.5.13.1Cu9(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)10 · 7H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H BayldonitePbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
H BeudantitePbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H ClinoclaseCu3(AsO4)(OH)3
H CornwalliteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
H DuftitePbCu(AsO4)(OH)
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
H ParnauiteCu9(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)10 · 7H2O
H Philipsburgite(Cu,Zn)6(AsO4,PO4)2(OH)6 · H2O
H PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
H SegnititePbFe33+AsO4(AsO3OH)(OH)6
CCarbon
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CerussitePbCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O BayldonitePbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
O BeudantitePbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O CerussitePbCO3
O ClinoclaseCu3(AsO4)(OH)3
O CornwalliteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
O DuftitePbCu(AsO4)(OH)
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
O ParnauiteCu9(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)10 · 7H2O
O Philipsburgite(Cu,Zn)6(AsO4,PO4)2(OH)6 · H2O
O PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
O SegnititePbFe33+AsO4(AsO3OH)(OH)6
PPhosphorus
P LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
P Philipsburgite(Cu,Zn)6(AsO4,PO4)2(OH)6 · H2O
P PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S BeudantitePbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S CinnabarHgS
S ParnauiteCu9(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)10 · 7H2O
S TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
FeIron
Fe BeudantitePbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe SegnititePbFe33+AsO4(AsO3OH)(OH)6
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu BayldonitePbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu ClinoclaseCu3(AsO4)(OH)3
Cu CornwalliteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Cu DuftitePbCu(AsO4)(OH)
Cu LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
Cu ParnauiteCu9(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)10 · 7H2O
Cu Philipsburgite(Cu,Zn)6(AsO4,PO4)2(OH)6 · H2O
Cu PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Cu TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
ZnZinc
Zn Philipsburgite(Cu,Zn)6(AsO4,PO4)2(OH)6 · H2O
AsArsenic
As BayldonitePbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
As BeudantitePbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
As ClinoclaseCu3(AsO4)(OH)3
As CornwalliteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
As DuftitePbCu(AsO4)(OH)
As OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
As ParnauiteCu9(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)10 · 7H2O
As Philipsburgite(Cu,Zn)6(AsO4,PO4)2(OH)6 · H2O
As SegnititePbFe33+AsO4(AsO3OH)(OH)6
As TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
HgMercury
Hg CinnabarHgS
PbLead
Pb BayldonitePbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
Pb BeudantitePbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb DuftitePbCu(AsO4)(OH)
Pb SegnititePbFe33+AsO4(AsO3OH)(OH)6

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