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San Luis Mine, Huahuaxtla, Mun. de Taxco, Guerrero, Mexicoi
Regional Level Types
San Luis MineMine
Huahuaxtla- not defined -
Mun. de TaxcoMunicipality
Guerrero- not defined -
MexicoCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 18° North , 99° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~1km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Aw : Tropical savanna, wet


A mercury mine started about 1930.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


10 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calomel
Formula: (Hg2)2+Cl2
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Eglestonite
Formula: (Hg2+2)3OCl3(OH)
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Mercury
Formula: Hg
Metacinnabar
Formula: HgS
Montroydite
Formula: HgO
Mosesite
Formula: (Hg2N)(Cl,SO4,MoO4) · H2O
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Terlinguaite
Formula: (Hg2+2)Hg2+2Cl2O2

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Mercury1.AD.05Hg
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Cinnabar2.CD.15aHgS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Metacinnabar2.CB.05aHgS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
Calomel3.AA.30(Hg2)2+Cl2
Eglestonite3.DD.05(Hg2+2)3OCl3(OH)
Mosesite3.DD.30(Hg2N)(Cl,SO4,MoO4) · H2O
Terlinguaite3.DD.20(Hg2+2)Hg2+2Cl2O2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Montroydite4.AC.15HgO

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Mercury1.1.7.1Hg
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Cinnabar2.8.14.1HgS
Metacinnabar2.8.2.3HgS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX
Montroydite4.2.6.1HgO
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Calomel9.1.8.1(Hg2)2+Cl2
Group 10 - OXYHALIDES AND HYDROXYHALIDES
A2(O,OH)Xq
Terlinguaite10.4.2.1(Hg2+2)Hg2+2Cl2O2
Am(O,OH)pXq
Eglestonite10.5.4.1(Hg2+2)3OCl3(OH)
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
A2B(XO4)2·xH2O
Mosesite29.3.8.1(Hg2N)(Cl,SO4,MoO4) · H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Eglestonite(Hg22+)3OCl3(OH)
H Mosesite(Hg2N)(Cl,SO4,MoO4) · H2O
NNitrogen
N Mosesite(Hg2N)(Cl,SO4,MoO4) · H2O
OOxygen
O Eglestonite(Hg22+)3OCl3(OH)
O MontroyditeHgO
O Terlinguaite(Hg22+)Hg22+Cl2O2
O Mosesite(Hg2N)(Cl,SO4,MoO4) · H2O
SSulfur
S MetacinnabarHgS
S CinnabarHgS
S Mosesite(Hg2N)(Cl,SO4,MoO4) · H2O
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
ClChlorine
Cl Calomel(Hg2)2+Cl2
Cl Eglestonite(Hg22+)3OCl3(OH)
Cl Terlinguaite(Hg22+)Hg22+Cl2O2
Cl Mosesite(Hg2N)(Cl,SO4,MoO4) · H2O
FeIron
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
MoMolybdenum
Mo Mosesite(Hg2N)(Cl,SO4,MoO4) · H2O
HgMercury
Hg Calomel(Hg2)2+Cl2
Hg MetacinnabarHgS
Hg Eglestonite(Hg22+)3OCl3(OH)
Hg MontroyditeHgO
Hg CinnabarHgS
Hg MercuryHg
Hg Terlinguaite(Hg22+)Hg22+Cl2O2
Hg Mosesite(Hg2N)(Cl,SO4,MoO4) · H2O

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Panczner (1987) 135, 163, 185, 269, 271, 279, 372.
Gallagher, D., & Siliceo, R. P. (1948). Geology of the Huahuaxtla Mercury District, State of Guerrero, Mexico (USGS Bulletin 960). US Government Printing Office.


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