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Racracancha mine, Tinyahuarco district, Pasco province, Pasco, Perui
Regional Level Types
Racracancha mineMine
Tinyahuarco districtDistrict
Pasco provinceProvince
PascoDepartment
PeruCountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 10° South , 76° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~12km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:ET : Tundra


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Racracancha Mine, Cerro de Pasco, Daniel Alcides Carrión Province, Pasco Department, Peru

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Plate - 2,172 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Gerard van der Veldt collection.
Calcite var: Manganoan Calcite
Formula: (Ca,Mn)CO3
Reference: Gerard van der Veldt collection.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Karel Bal Collection
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Rob Lavinsky (new find of late 2009)
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Rob Lavinsky (new find of late 2009)
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Karel Bal Collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
var: Manganoan Calcite5.AB.05(Ca,Mn)CO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Calcite
var: Manganoan Calcite
-(Ca,Mn)CO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C Calcite (var: Manganoan Calcite)(Ca,Mn)CO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O Calcite (var: Manganoan Calcite)(Ca,Mn)CO3
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Calcite (var: Manganoan Calcite)(Ca,Mn)CO3
MnManganese
Mn Calcite (var: Manganoan Calcite)(Ca,Mn)CO3
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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- Jaroslav Hyrsl, Jack A.Crowley, Rock H.Currier, Terry Szenics.(2011): PERU - PARADISE OF MINERALS. 544pp. / Racracancha. page 358


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