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Tres Amigos mine (Quebrada Asbestera), Minasmayu valley, Chocolatal (Rocko Rancho), Cristalmayu subdistrict, Alto Chapare mining district, Chapare Province, Cochabamba, Boliviai
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Tres Amigos mine (Quebrada Asbestera)Mine
Minasmayu valleyValley
Chocolatal (Rocko Rancho)- not defined -
Cristalmayu subdistrictSubdistrict
Alto Chapare mining districtDistrict
Chapare ProvinceProvince
CochabambaDepartment
BoliviaCountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude: 16° South , 65° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~140km
Locality type:Mine


Crocidolite mine. Underground workings accessed by inclined adit at Quebrada Asbestera, 670 to 750 metres elevation. Later worked by two adits at "Paraje Nuevo", located at 710 to 735 metres elevation, about 350 metres NW of Quebrada Asbestera.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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13 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: (unpublished thesis)
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Reference: (unpublished thesis)
Boracite
Formula: Mg3(B7O13)Cl
Reference: (unpublished thesis)
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: GEOBOL-PNUD, Proyecto Asbesto, March 1977.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: (unpublished thesis)
Danburite
Formula: CaB2Si2O8
Reference: (unpublished thesis)
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: GEOBOL-PNUD, Proyecto Asbesto, March 1977.
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: GEOBOL-PNUD, Proyecto Asbesto, March 1977.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: (unpublished thesis)
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: GEOBOL-PNUD, Proyecto Asbesto, March 1977.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: GEOBOL-PNUD, Proyecto Asbesto, March 1977.
Magnesio-riebeckite
Formula: ◻{Na2}{Mg3Fe3+2}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: GEOBOL-PNUD, Proyecto Asbesto, March 1977.
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Reference: (unpublished thesis)
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: (unpublished thesis)
Polyhalite
Formula: K2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
Reference: (unpublished thesis)
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: GEOBOL-PNUD, Proyecto Asbesto, March 1977.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: GEOBOL-PNUD, Proyecto Asbesto, March 1977.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Magnesite5.AB.05MgCO3
Group 6 - Borates
Boracite6.GA.05Mg3(B7O13)Cl
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anhydrite7.AD.30CaSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Polyhalite7.CC.65K2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Danburite9.FA.65CaB2Si2O8
Magnesio-riebeckite9.DE.25◻{Na2}{Mg3Fe3+2}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 25 - ANHYDROUS BORATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Hexaborates
Boracite25.6.1.1Mg3(B7O13)Cl
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AmBn(XO4)p·xH2O, with (m+n):p < 3:2 and > 1:1
Polyhalite29.4.5.1K2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with[Si2O7] with borate groups
Danburite56.3.1.1CaB2Si2O8
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 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Magnesio-riebeckite-◻{Na2}{Mg3Fe3+2}(Si8O22)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H Magnesio-riebeckite◻{Na2}{Mg3Fe23+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H PolyhaliteK2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
BBoron
B BoraciteMg3(B7O13)Cl
B DanburiteCaB2Si2O8
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C MagnesiteMgCO3
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O HematiteFe2O3
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O Magnesio-riebeckite◻{Na2}{Mg3Fe23+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O PolyhaliteK2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
O BoraciteMg3(B7O13)Cl
O DanburiteCaB2Si2O8
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O MagnesiteMgCO3
NaSodium
Na Magnesio-riebeckite◻{Na2}{Mg3Fe23+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Magnesio-riebeckite◻{Na2}{Mg3Fe23+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg PolyhaliteK2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
Mg BoraciteMg3(B7O13)Cl
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
AlAluminium
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Magnesio-riebeckite◻{Na2}{Mg3Fe23+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si DanburiteCaB2Si2O8
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S AnhydriteCaSO4
S PolyhaliteK2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
ClChlorine
Cl BoraciteMg3(B7O13)Cl
KPotassium
K PolyhaliteK2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
Ca PolyhaliteK2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
Ca DanburiteCaB2Si2O8
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe Magnesio-riebeckite◻{Na2}{Mg3Fe23+}(Si8O22)(OH)2

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