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Tres Hermanos mine, Guanacaste Province, Costa Ricai
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Tres Hermanos mineMine
Guanacaste ProvinceProvince
Costa RicaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 10° 18' 24'' North , 84° 56' 25'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 10.30690,-84.94030
GeoHash:G#: d1gdehk65
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Aw : Tropical savanna, wet
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Juntas4,737 (2016)3.6km
Tilarán7,301 (2016)18.0km
Cañas20,306 (2016)22.1km
Miramar6,540 (2018)33.1km
Venado250 (2018)34.6km


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Regions containing this locality

Central AmericaRegion
Panama PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


7 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Reference: www.mineralmundi.com
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: www.mineralmundi.com
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: www.mineralmundi.com
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: www.mineralmundi.com
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: www.mineralmundi.com
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: www.mineralmundi.com
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: www.mineralmundi.com
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: www.mineralmundi.com

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Electrum'1.AA.05(Au, Ag)
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2

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
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Electrum'-(Au, Ag)

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O HematiteFe2O3
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S StibniteSb2S3
S PyriteFeS2
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe PyriteFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AgSilver
Ag Electrum(Au, Ag)
SbAntimony
Sb StibniteSb2S3
AuGold
Au Electrum(Au, Ag)
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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: 3190896
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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License


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