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Lomas Bayas Mine, Antofagasta Province, Antofagasta, Chilei
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 23° 25' 40'' South , 69° 30' 41'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -23.42778,-69.51139
GeoHash:G#: 67yddpp77
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BWk : Cold desert climate


Porphyry copper deposit, mined since 1998.

Located 93km ENE of Antofagasta.

Regions containing this locality

South America PlateTectonic Plate
South AmericaContinent
Atacama Desert, ChileDesert

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


33 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Alunite
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Reference: Kampf, A.R., Mills, S.J., Rumsey, M. S., Dini, M., Birch, W. D., Spratt, J., Pluth, J.J., Steele, I. M., Jenkins, R. A., and Pinch, W. W. (2012): The heteromolybdate family: structural relations, nomenclature scheme and new species. Mineralogical Magazine, 76(5), 1175-1207.
Antlerite
Formula: Cu3(SO4)(OH)4
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.; Rojas-Pardo, A., Campos, E., Díaz Viera, M., Vega, D., & Bembow, M. S. (2012, March). A Methodological Proposal for Modeling Copper Wad Distribution in the Lomas Bayas Ore Deposit, Northern Chile. In Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, (Vol. 44, No. 3, p. 71).
Atacamite
Formula: Cu2(OH)3Cl
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.; Rojas-Pardo, A., Campos, E., Díaz Viera, M., Vega, D., & Bembow, M. S. (2012, March). A Methodological Proposal for Modeling Copper Wad Distribution in the Lomas Bayas Ore Deposit, Northern Chile. In Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, (Vol. 44, No. 3, p. 71).
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
'Biotite'
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.; Rojas-Pardo, A., Campos, E., Díaz Viera, M., Vega, D., & Bembow, M. S. (2012, March). A Methodological Proposal for Modeling Copper Wad Distribution in the Lomas Bayas Ore Deposit, Northern Chile. In Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, (Vol. 44, No. 3, p. 71).
Chalcanthite
Formula: CuSO4 · 5H2O
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.; Rojas-Pardo, A., Campos, E., Díaz Viera, M., Vega, D., & Bembow, M. S. (2012, March). A Methodological Proposal for Modeling Copper Wad Distribution in the Lomas Bayas Ore Deposit, Northern Chile. In Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, (Vol. 44, No. 3, p. 71).
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.; Rojas-Pardo, A., Campos, E., Díaz Viera, M., Vega, D., & Bembow, M. S. (2012, March). A Methodological Proposal for Modeling Copper Wad Distribution in the Lomas Bayas Ore Deposit, Northern Chile. In Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, (Vol. 44, No. 3, p. 71).
Copiapite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Coquimbite
Formula: Fe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Djurleite
Formula: Cu31S16
Reference: Kampf, A.R., Mills, S.J., Rumsey, M. S., Dini, M., Birch, W. D., Spratt, J., Pluth, J.J., Steele, I. M., Jenkins, R. A., and Pinch, W. W. (2012): The heteromolybdate family: structural relations, nomenclature scheme and new species. Mineralogical Magazine, 76(5), 1175-1207.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Feruvite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+)3MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Kampf, A.R., Mills, S.J., Rumsey, M. S., Dini, M., Birch, W. D., Spratt, J., Pluth, J.J., Steele, I. M., Jenkins, R. A., and Pinch, W. W. (2012): The heteromolybdate family: structural relations, nomenclature scheme and new species. Mineralogical Magazine, 76(5), 1175-1207.
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Melanterite
Formula: Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Mendozavilite-NaCu (TL)
Formula: [Na2(H2O)15Cu(H2O)6][Mo8P2Fe3+3O34(OH)3]
Type Locality:
Reference: Kampf, A.R., Mills, S.J., Pluth, J.J., Steele, I.M. and Jenkins, R.A. (2011): Mendozavilite-NaCu, IMA 2011-039. CNMNC Newsletter No. 10, October 2011, page 2557; Kampf, A.R., Mills, S.J., Rumsey, M. S., Dini, M., Birch, W. D., Spratt, J., Pluth, J.J., Steele, I. M., Jenkins, R. A., and Pinch, W. W. (2012): The heteromolybdate family: structural relations, nomenclature scheme and new species. Mineralogical Magazine: 76(5): 1175-1207.
Mendozavilite-NaFe
Formula: [Na2(H2O)15Fe3+(H2O)6][Mo8P2Fe3+3O35(OH)2]
Habit: Masses
Colour: Brown
Description: Associated with Mendozavilite-NaCu
Reference: Kampf, A.R., Mills, S.J., Rumsey, M.S., Dini, M., Birch, W.D., Spratt, J., Pluth, J.J., Steele, I.M., Jenkins, R.A., Pinch, W.W. (2012): The heteropolymolybdate family: structural relations, nomenclature scheme and new species. Mineralogical Magazine: 76: 1175-1207
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Natrochalcite
Formula: NaCu2(SO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
Reference: Kampf, A.R., Mills, S.J., Rumsey, M. S., Dini, M., Birch, W. D., Spratt, J., Pluth, J.J., Steele, I. M., Jenkins, R. A., and Pinch, W. W. (2012): The heteromolybdate family: structural relations, nomenclature scheme and new species. Mineralogical Magazine, 76(5), 1175-1207.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Kampf, A.R., Mills, S.J., Rumsey, M. S., Dini, M., Birch, W. D., Spratt, J., Pluth, J.J., Steele, I. M., Jenkins, R. A., and Pinch, W. W. (2012): The heteromolybdate family: structural relations, nomenclature scheme and new species. Mineralogical Magazine, 76(5), 1175-1207. ; Rojas-Pardo, A., Campos, E., Díaz Viera, M., Vega, D., & Bembow, M. S. (2012, March). A Methodological Proposal for Modeling Copper Wad Distribution in the Lomas Bayas Ore Deposit, Northern Chile. In Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, (Vol. 44, No. 3, p. 71).
Sampleite
Formula: NaCaCu5(PO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Reference: Kampf, A.R., Mills, S.J., Rumsey, M. S., Dini, M., Birch, W. D., Spratt, J., Pluth, J.J., Steele, I. M., Jenkins, R. A., and Pinch, W. W. (2012): The heteromolybdate family: structural relations, nomenclature scheme and new species. Mineralogical Magazine, 76(5), 1175-1207.
Sideronatrite
Formula: Na2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Strengite
Formula: FePO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Kampf, A.R., Mills, S.J., Rumsey, M. S., Dini, M., Birch, W. D., Spratt, J., Pluth, J.J., Steele, I. M., Jenkins, R. A., and Pinch, W. W. (2012): The heteromolybdate family: structural relations, nomenclature scheme and new species. Mineralogical Magazine, 76(5), 1175-1207.
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Voltaite
Formula: K2Fe2+5Fe3+3Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
'Wad'
Reference: Rojas-Pardo, A., Campos, E., Díaz Viera, M., Vega, D., & Bembow, M. S. (2012, March). A Methodological Proposal for Modeling Copper Wad Distribution in the Lomas Bayas Ore Deposit, Northern Chile. In Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, (Vol. 44, No. 3, p. 71).
'Wad var: Cuprian Wad'
Reference: Rojas-Pardo, A., Campos, E., Díaz Viera, M., Vega, D., & Bembow, M. S. (2012, March). A Methodological Proposal for Modeling Copper Wad Distribution in the Lomas Bayas Ore Deposit, Northern Chile. In Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, (Vol. 44, No. 3, p. 71).

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Djurleite2.BA.05Cu31S16
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Group 3 - Halides
Atacamite3.DA.10aCu2(OH)3Cl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Alunite7.BC.10KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Anhydrite7.AD.30CaSO4
Antlerite7.BB.15Cu3(SO4)(OH)4
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Chalcanthite7.CB.20CuSO4 · 5H2O
Copiapite7.DB.35Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Coquimbite7.CB.55Fe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Melanterite7.CB.35Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Mendozavilite-NaFe7.GB.45[Na2(H2O)15Fe3+(H2O)6][Mo8P2Fe3+3O35(OH)2]
Natrochalcite7.DF.15NaCu2(SO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
Sideronatrite7.DF.20Na2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O
Voltaite7.CC.25K2Fe2+5Fe3+3Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Sampleite8.DG.05NaCaCu5(PO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Strengite8.CD.10FePO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Feruvite9.CK.05Ca(Fe2+)3MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
Mendozavilite-NaCu (TL)-[Na2(H2O)15Cu(H2O)6][Mo8P2Fe3+3O34(OH)3]
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Wad'-
'var: Cuprian Wad'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Djurleite2.4.7.2Cu31S16
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Group 10 - OXYHALIDES AND HYDROXYHALIDES
A2(O,OH)3Xq
Atacamite10.1.1.1Cu2(OH)3Cl
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
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Chalcanthite29.6.7.1CuSO4 · 5H2O
Melanterite29.6.10.1Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
A2(XO4)3·H2O
Coquimbite29.8.3.1Fe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Miscellaneous
Voltaite29.9.1.1K2Fe2+5Fe3+3Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Antlerite30.1.12.1Cu3(SO4)(OH)4
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Alunite30.2.4.1KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Natrochalcite31.8.1.1NaCu2(SO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
Sideronatrite31.8.3.1Na2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O
Miscellaneous
Copiapite31.10.5.1Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Strengite40.4.1.2FePO4 · 2H2O
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
Sampleite42.9.4.1NaCaCu5(PO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Group 49 - HYDRATED MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
Compound Molybdates and Tungstates
Mendozavilite-NaFe49.4.5.1[Na2(H2O)15Fe3+(H2O)6][Mo8P2Fe3+3O35(OH)2]
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)
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Feruvite61.3.1.4Ca(Fe2+)3MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
Mendozavilite-NaCu (TL)-[Na2(H2O)15Cu(H2O)6][Mo8P2Fe3+3O34(OH)3]
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Wad'-
'var: Cuprian Wad'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Mendozavilite-NaCu[Na2(H2O)15Cu(H2O)6][Mo8P2Fe33+O34(OH)3]
H AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
H AntleriteCu3(SO4)(OH)4
H AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
H CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H SideronatriteNa2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O
H VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
H Mendozavilite-NaFe[Na2(H2O)15Fe3+(H2O)6][Mo8P2Fe33+O35(OH)2]
H FeruviteCa(Fe2+)3MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H NatrochalciteNaCu2(SO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
H SampleiteNaCaCu5(PO4)4Cl · 5H2O
H StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B FeruviteCa(Fe2+)3MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
CCarbon
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O Mendozavilite-NaCu[Na2(H2O)15Cu(H2O)6][Mo8P2Fe33+O34(OH)3]
O AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
O AntleriteCu3(SO4)(OH)4
O AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
O CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O SideronatriteNa2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
O Mendozavilite-NaFe[Na2(H2O)15Fe3+(H2O)6][Mo8P2Fe33+O35(OH)2]
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O FeruviteCa(Fe2+)3MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O NatrochalciteNaCu2(SO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O SampleiteNaCaCu5(PO4)4Cl · 5H2O
O StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
NaSodium
Na Mendozavilite-NaCu[Na2(H2O)15Cu(H2O)6][Mo8P2Fe33+O34(OH)3]
Na SideronatriteNa2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O
Na Mendozavilite-NaFe[Na2(H2O)15Fe3+(H2O)6][Mo8P2Fe33+O35(OH)2]
Na NatrochalciteNaCu2(SO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
Na SampleiteNaCaCu5(PO4)4Cl · 5H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg FeruviteCa(Fe2+)3MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
AlAluminium
Al AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
Al FeruviteCa(Fe2+)3MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si FeruviteCa(Fe2+)3MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P Mendozavilite-NaCu[Na2(H2O)15Cu(H2O)6][Mo8P2Fe33+O34(OH)3]
P Mendozavilite-NaFe[Na2(H2O)15Fe3+(H2O)6][Mo8P2Fe33+O35(OH)2]
P SampleiteNaCaCu5(PO4)4Cl · 5H2O
P StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
SSulfur
S AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
S AntleriteCu3(SO4)(OH)4
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
S CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
S CovelliteCuS
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyriteFeS2
S SideronatriteNa2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O
S TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
S VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
S AnhydriteCaSO4
S DjurleiteCu31S16
S NatrochalciteNaCu2(SO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
ClChlorine
Cl AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
Cl SampleiteNaCaCu5(PO4)4Cl · 5H2O
KPotassium
K AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
Ca FeruviteCa(Fe2+)3MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Ca SampleiteNaCaCu5(PO4)4Cl · 5H2O
FeIron
Fe Mendozavilite-NaCu[Na2(H2O)15Cu(H2O)6][Mo8P2Fe33+O34(OH)3]
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Fe CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SideronatriteNa2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O
Fe VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
Fe Mendozavilite-NaFe[Na2(H2O)15Fe3+(H2O)6][Mo8P2Fe33+O35(OH)2]
Fe FeruviteCa(Fe2+)3MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
CuCopper
Cu Mendozavilite-NaCu[Na2(H2O)15Cu(H2O)6][Mo8P2Fe33+O34(OH)3]
Cu AntleriteCu3(SO4)(OH)4
Cu AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu CopperCu
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Cu DjurleiteCu31S16
Cu NatrochalciteNaCu2(SO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
Cu SampleiteNaCaCu5(PO4)4Cl · 5H2O
AsArsenic
As TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
MoMolybdenum
Mo Mendozavilite-NaCu[Na2(H2O)15Cu(H2O)6][Mo8P2Fe33+O34(OH)3]
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
Mo Mendozavilite-NaFe[Na2(H2O)15Fe3+(H2O)6][Mo8P2Fe33+O35(OH)2]

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Quaternary
0 - 2.588 Ma



ID: 3186157
Cenozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Pleistocene (0 - 2.588 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

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References

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Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): Porphyry copper deposits of the world: Database and grade and tonnage models, 2008. US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Kampf, A.R., Mills, S.J., Rumsey, M. S., Dini, M., Birch, W. D., Spratt, J., Pluth, J.J., Steele, I. M., Jenkins, R. A., and Pinch, W. W. (2012): The heteromolybdate family: structural relations, nomenclature scheme and new species. Mineralogical Magazine: 76(5): 1175-1207. [First description of Mendozavilite-NaCu from Lomas Bayas Mine]


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