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Venezuela

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Vargas Tragedy

Vargas, Venezuela
Autana Mountain with cave entrances

Cueva del Cerro Autana, Amazonas, Venezuela
Vargas Tragedy

Vargas, Venezuela
Autana Mountain with cave entrances

Cueva del Cerro Autana, Amazonas, Venezuela
Vargas Tragedy

Vargas, Venezuela
Autana Mountain with cave entrances

Cueva del Cerro Autana, Amazonas, Venezuela
Area:916,445 km2
Locality type:Country


Venezuela is divided into 23 states (estados), a capital district (distrito capital) corresponding to the city of Caracas, and the Federal Dependencies (Dependencias Federales, a special territory). Venezuela is further subdivided into 335 municipalities (municipios); these are subdivided into over one thousand parishes (parroquias).


Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded from this region.


Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

Actinolite

Aegirine

Albite

Aluminite

Aluminium

Alunite

Ammoniojarosite

Anatase

Ankerite

'Apatite'

Aragonite

Ardealite

Arfvedsonite

Azurite

Barroisite

Baryte

Bassanite

'Bastnäsite'

'Bindheimite'

'Biotite'

Bornite

Boulangerite

Brookite

Brushite (TL)

Calcite

Chabazite-K

Chalcopyrite

Chlorapatite

'Chlorite Group'

'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'

Chromite

Cobaltite

Coesite

Covellite

Diamond

var: Carbonado

Dolomite

Epidote

Epsomite

Evansite

'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'

'Feldspar Group'

'var: Perthite'

Fluorapatite

var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite

Forsterite

Galena

'Garnet Group'

Gaylussite (TL)

Goethite

Gold

var: Porpezite

Gorceixite

Goyazite

Gwihabaite

Gypsum

Halite

Hematite

Hexahydrite

Hydroxylapatite

var: Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite

Ice

Ilmenite

Koktaite

Lead

Leucophosphite

'Limonite'

Lithiophorite

Lonecreekite

Magnesiochromite

Magnesite

Magnetite

Malachite

Manganberzeliite

'Mariposite'

Mascagnite

Molybdenite

'Monazite'

Monetite

Muscovite

var: Sericite

Nepheline

Nitratine

Omphacite

Opal

var: Opal-CT

Palygorskite

Paragonite

Periclase

'Phengite'

Pigotite

Pyrite

'Pyrochlore'

Pyrochlore Group

Pyrope

Pyrophyllite

Pyrrhotite

Quartz

var: Chalcedony

var: Rock Crystal

Riebeckite

Rossiantonite (TL)

Rutile

Salammoniac

Sanjuanite

Scheelite

Sepiolite

Siderite

Sodalite

Sphalerite

Spinel

Struvite

Sveite (TL)

Tetrahedrite

Titanite

'Tourmaline'

Trona

Variscite

var: Ferrian Variscite

Whitlockite

Winchite

Yimengite

Zincochromite

Zircon


99 valid minerals. 4 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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References

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U. S. Geological Survey; Corporacion Venezolana de Guayana. (1993) Geology and mineral resource assessment of the Venezuelan Guayana Shield. USGS Bulletin: 2062

External Links

http://www.ngdv.com/ [National Geoscience Database of Venezuela]

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