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La Rosario mine (La Rosario vein), Capillitas mining district, Andalgalá Department, Catamarca, Argentinai
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La Rosario mine (La Rosario vein)Mine
Capillitas mining districtMining District
Andalgalá DepartmentDepartment
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Name(s) in local language(s):Mina La Rosario
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 27° South , 66° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~9km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cwb : Subtropical highland climate or temperate oceanic climate with dry winters


An unnamed briartite-type phase was also found.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


32 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aikinite
Formula: PbCuBiS3
Reference: PUTZ, Hubert; PAAR, Werner H and TOPA, Dan. A contributionto the knowledge of the mineralization at mina Capillitas, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 514-524.
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: PUTZ, Hubert; PAAR, Werner H and TOPA, Dan. A contributionto the knowledge of the mineralization at mina Capillitas, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 514-524.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: PUTZ, Hubert; PAAR, Werner H and TOPA, Dan. A contributionto the knowledge of the mineralization at mina Capillitas, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 514-524.
Calaverite
Formula: AuTe2
Reference: PUTZ, Hubert; PAAR, Werner H and TOPA, Dan. A contributionto the knowledge of the mineralization at mina Capillitas, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 514-524.
Catamarcaite
Formula: Cu6GeWS8
Reference: PUTZ, Hubert; PAAR, Werner H and TOPA, Dan. A contributionto the knowledge of the mineralization at mina Capillitas, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 514-524.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: PUTZ, Hubert; PAAR, Werner H and TOPA, Dan. A contributionto the knowledge of the mineralization at mina Capillitas, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 514-524.
Colusite
Formula: Cu13VAs3S16
Reference: PUTZ, Hubert; PAAR, Werner H and TOPA, Dan. A contributionto the knowledge of the mineralization at mina Capillitas, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 514-524.
Dickite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: PUTZ, Hubert; PAAR, Werner H and TOPA, Dan. A contributionto the knowledge of the mineralization at mina Capillitas, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 514-524.
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Reference: PUTZ, Hubert; PAAR, Werner H and TOPA, Dan. A contributionto the knowledge of the mineralization at mina Capillitas, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 514-524.
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Reference: PUTZ, Hubert; PAAR, Werner H and TOPA, Dan. A contributionto the knowledge of the mineralization at mina Capillitas, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 514-524.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: PUTZ, Hubert; PAAR, Werner H and TOPA, Dan. A contributionto the knowledge of the mineralization at mina Capillitas, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 514-524.
Goldfieldite
Formula: Cu10Te4S13
Reference: PUTZ, Hubert; PAAR, Werner H and TOPA, Dan. A contributionto the knowledge of the mineralization at mina Capillitas, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 514-524.
Hessite
Formula: Ag2Te
Reference: PUTZ, Hubert; PAAR, Werner H and TOPA, Dan. A contributionto the knowledge of the mineralization at mina Capillitas, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 514-524.
Hübnerite
Formula: MnWO4
Reference: PUTZ, Hubert; PAAR, Werner H and TOPA, Dan. A contributionto the knowledge of the mineralization at mina Capillitas, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 514-524.
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: PUTZ, Hubert; PAAR, Werner H and TOPA, Dan. A contributionto the knowledge of the mineralization at mina Capillitas, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 514-524.
Krennerite
Formula: Au3AgTe8
Reference: PUTZ, Hubert; PAAR, Werner H and TOPA, Dan. A contributionto the knowledge of the mineralization at mina Capillitas, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 514-524.
Luzonite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Reference: PUTZ, Hubert; PAAR, Werner H and TOPA, Dan. A contributionto the knowledge of the mineralization at mina Capillitas, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 514-524.
Mawsonite
Formula: Cu6Fe2SnS8
Reference: PUTZ, Hubert; PAAR, Werner H and TOPA, Dan. A contributionto the knowledge of the mineralization at mina Capillitas, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 514-524.
Nekrasovite
Formula: Cu26V2(Sn,As,Sb)6S32
Reference: PUTZ, Hubert; PAAR, Werner H and TOPA, Dan. A contributionto the knowledge of the mineralization at mina Capillitas, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 514-524.
Omariniite
Formula: Cu8Fe2ZnGe2S12
Reference: Paar, W.H., Roberts, A.C., Berlepsch, P., Armbruster, T., Topa, D., Zagler, G. (2004): Putzite, (Cu4.7Ag3.3)8GeS6, a new mineral species from Capillitas, Catamarca, Argentina: description and crystal structure. Canadian Mineralogist 42, 1757-1769.
Petzite
Formula: Ag3AuTe2
Reference: PUTZ, Hubert; PAAR, Werner H and TOPA, Dan. A contributionto the knowledge of the mineralization at mina Capillitas, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 514-524.
Putzite
Formula: (Cu4.7Ag3.3)GeS6
Reference: PUTZ, Hubert; PAAR, Werner H and TOPA, Dan. A contributionto the knowledge of the mineralization at mina Capillitas, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 514-524.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: PUTZ, Hubert; PAAR, Werner H and TOPA, Dan. A contributionto the knowledge of the mineralization at mina Capillitas, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 514-524.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: PUTZ, Hubert; PAAR, Werner H and TOPA, Dan. A contributionto the knowledge of the mineralization at mina Capillitas, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 514-524.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: PUTZ, Hubert; PAAR, Werner H and TOPA, Dan. A contributionto the knowledge of the mineralization at mina Capillitas, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 514-524.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: PUTZ, Hubert; PAAR, Werner H and TOPA, Dan. A contributionto the knowledge of the mineralization at mina Capillitas, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 514-524.
Stannoidite
Formula: Cu+6Cu2+2(Fe2+,Zn)3Sn2S12
Reference: PUTZ, Hubert; PAAR, Werner H and TOPA, Dan. A contributionto the knowledge of the mineralization at mina Capillitas, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 514-524.
Sylvanite
Formula: (Au,Ag)2Te4
Reference: PUTZ, Hubert; PAAR, Werner H and TOPA, Dan. A contributionto the knowledge of the mineralization at mina Capillitas, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 514-524.
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Reference: PUTZ, Hubert; PAAR, Werner H and TOPA, Dan. A contributionto the knowledge of the mineralization at mina Capillitas, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 514-524.
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: PUTZ, Hubert; PAAR, Werner H and TOPA, Dan. A contributionto the knowledge of the mineralization at mina Capillitas, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 514-524.
Thalcusite
Formula: Tl2Cu3FeS4
Reference: PUTZ, Hubert; PAAR, Werner H and TOPA, Dan. A contributionto the knowledge of the mineralization at mina Capillitas, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 514-524.
Wittichenite
Formula: Cu3BiS3
Reference: PUTZ, Hubert; PAAR, Werner H and TOPA, Dan. A contributionto the knowledge of the mineralization at mina Capillitas, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 514-524.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Gold'1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Aikinite'2.HB.05aPbCuBiS3
'Bismuthinite'2.DB.05Bi2S3
'Bornite'2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
'Calaverite'2.EA.10AuTe2
'Catamarcaite'2.CB.35bCu6GeWS8
'Chalcocite'2.BA.05Cu2S
'Colusite'2.CB.30Cu13VAs3S16
'Digenite'2.BA.10Cu9S5
'Enargite'2.KA.05Cu3AsS4
'Goldfieldite'2.GB.05Cu10Te4S13
'Hessite'2.BA.60Ag2Te
'Krennerite'2.EA.15Au3AgTe8
'Luzonite'2.KA.10Cu3AsS4
'Mawsonite'2.CB.20Cu6Fe2SnS8
'Nekrasovite'2.CB.30Cu26V2(Sn,As,Sb)6S32
'Petzite'2.BA.75Ag3AuTe2
'Putzite'2.BA.70(Cu4.7Ag3.3)GeS6
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
'Stannoidite'2.CB.15cCu+6Cu2+2(Fe2+,Zn)3Sn2S12
'Sylvanite'2.EA.05(Au,Ag)2Te4
'Tennantite'2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
'Tetrahedrite'2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
'Thalcusite'2.BD.30Tl2Cu3FeS4
'Wittichenite'2.GA.20Cu3BiS3
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Hübnerite'4.DB.30MnWO4
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
'Rutile'4.DB.05TiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
'Dickite'9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Kaolinite'9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Omariniite'-Cu8Fe2ZnGe2S12

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
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Digenite2.4.7.3Cu9S5
Hessite2.4.2.1Ag2Te
Petzite2.4.3.3Ag3AuTe2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
Thalcusite2.5.5.1Tl2Cu3FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Mawsonite2.9.3.1Cu6Fe2SnS8
Stannoidite2.9.3.3Cu+6Cu2+2(Fe2+,Zn)3Sn2S12
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Calaverite2.12.13.2AuTe2
Krennerite2.12.13.1Au3AgTe8
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Sylvanite2.12.13.3(Au,Ag)2Te4
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø > 4
Colusite3.1.1.1Cu13VAs3S16
Nekrasovite3.1.1.3Cu26V2(Sn,As,Sb)6S32
ø = 4
Enargite3.2.1.1Cu3AsS4
Luzonite3.2.2.1Cu3AsS4
3 <ø < 4
Goldfieldite3.3.6.6Cu10Te4S13
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ø = 3
Aikinite3.4.5.1PbCuBiS3
Wittichenite3.4.8.1Cu3BiS3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Hübnerite48.1.1.1MnWO4
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Dickite71.1.1.1Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Catamarcaite-Cu6GeWS8
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Omariniite-Cu8Fe2ZnGe2S12
Putzite-(Cu4.7Ag3.3)GeS6

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
OOxygen
O DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O HübneriteMnWO4
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O QuartzSiO2
O RutileTiO2
AlAluminium
Al DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
SiSilicon
Si DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S AikinitePbCuBiS3
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S CatamarcaiteCu6GeWS8
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ColusiteCu13VAs3S16
S DigeniteCu9S5
S EnargiteCu3AsS4
S GoldfielditeCu10Te4S13
S LuzoniteCu3AsS4
S MawsoniteCu6Fe2SnS8
S NekrasoviteCu26V2(Sn,As,Sb)6S32
S OmariniiteCu8Fe2ZnGe2S12
S Putzite(Cu4.7Ag3.3)GeS6
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S StannoiditeCu6+Cu22+(Fe2+,Zn)3Sn2S12
S TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S ThalcusiteTl2Cu3FeS4
S WitticheniteCu3BiS3
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
VVanadium
V ColusiteCu13VAs3S16
V NekrasoviteCu26V2(Sn,As,Sb)6S32
MnManganese
Mn HübneriteMnWO4
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe MawsoniteCu6Fe2SnS8
Fe OmariniiteCu8Fe2ZnGe2S12
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe StannoiditeCu6+Cu22+(Fe2+,Zn)3Sn2S12
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe ThalcusiteTl2Cu3FeS4
CuCopper
Cu AikinitePbCuBiS3
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu CatamarcaiteCu6GeWS8
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ColusiteCu13VAs3S16
Cu DigeniteCu9S5
Cu EnargiteCu3AsS4
Cu GoldfielditeCu10Te4S13
Cu LuzoniteCu3AsS4
Cu MawsoniteCu6Fe2SnS8
Cu NekrasoviteCu26V2(Sn,As,Sb)6S32
Cu OmariniiteCu8Fe2ZnGe2S12
Cu Putzite(Cu4.7Ag3.3)GeS6
Cu StannoiditeCu6+Cu22+(Fe2+,Zn)3Sn2S12
Cu TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Cu ThalcusiteTl2Cu3FeS4
Cu WitticheniteCu3BiS3
ZnZinc
Zn OmariniiteCu8Fe2ZnGe2S12
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn StannoiditeCu6+Cu22+(Fe2+,Zn)3Sn2S12
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
GeGermanium
Ge CatamarcaiteCu6GeWS8
Ge OmariniiteCu8Fe2ZnGe2S12
Ge Putzite(Cu4.7Ag3.3)GeS6
AsArsenic
As ColusiteCu13VAs3S16
As EnargiteCu3AsS4
As LuzoniteCu3AsS4
As NekrasoviteCu26V2(Sn,As,Sb)6S32
As TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
AgSilver
Ag HessiteAg2Te
Ag KrenneriteAu3AgTe8
Ag PetziteAg3AuTe2
Ag Putzite(Cu4.7Ag3.3)GeS6
Ag Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
SnTin
Sn MawsoniteCu6Fe2SnS8
Sn NekrasoviteCu26V2(Sn,As,Sb)6S32
Sn StannoiditeCu6+Cu22+(Fe2+,Zn)3Sn2S12
SbAntimony
Sb NekrasoviteCu26V2(Sn,As,Sb)6S32
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
TeTellurium
Te CalaveriteAuTe2
Te GoldfielditeCu10Te4S13
Te HessiteAg2Te
Te KrenneriteAu3AgTe8
Te PetziteAg3AuTe2
Te Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
WTungsten
W CatamarcaiteCu6GeWS8
W HübneriteMnWO4
AuGold
Au CalaveriteAuTe2
Au GoldAu
Au KrenneriteAu3AgTe8
Au PetziteAg3AuTe2
Au Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
TlThallium
Tl ThalcusiteTl2Cu3FeS4
PbLead
Pb AikinitePbCuBiS3
BiBismuth
Bi AikinitePbCuBiS3
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3
Bi WitticheniteCu3BiS3

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Paar, W.H., Roberts, A.C., Berlepsch, P., Armbruster, T., Topa, D., and Zagler, G. (2004) Putzite, (Cu4.7Ag3.3)8GeS6, a new mineral species from Capillitas, Catamarca, Argentina: description and crystal structure. Canadian Mineralogist 42, 1757-1769.
Putz, H., Paar, W.H., and Topa, D. (2009) A contribution to the knowledge of the mineralization at Mina Capillitas, Catamarca. Revista de la Asociación Geológica Argentina 64, 514-524.

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