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Aurora Mine, Charcas, Mun. de Charcas, San Luis Potosí, Mexico

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 23° 8' North , 101° 7' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 23.13333,-101.11667
GeoHash:G#: 9u05e5316
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Mina la Aurora, Charcas, Mun. de Charcas, San Luis Potosí, Mexico


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Alternative Label Names

This is a list of additional names that have been recorded for mineral labels associated with this locality in the minID database. This may include previous versions of the locality name hierarchy from mindat.org, data entry errors, and it may also include unconfirmed sublocality names or other names that can only be matched to this level.

Aurora Mine

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: [www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Dana Slaughter Minerals Collection
Danburite
Formula: CaB2Si2O8
Reference: [www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]
Datolite
Formula: CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Reference: www.matsminerals.com/html/mexico_sl1.html.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: www.matsminerals.com/html/mexico_sl1.html.
Quartz var: Citrine
Formula: SiO2
Reference: www.matsminerals.com/html/mexico_sl1.html.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: www.matsminerals.com/html/mexico_sl1.html.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Citrine4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Danburite9.FA.65CaB2Si2O8
Datolite9.AJ.20CaB(SiO4)(OH)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 54 - NESOSILICATES Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates
Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates with B in [4] coordination
Datolite54.2.1a.1CaB(SiO4)(OH)
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 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
var: Citrine-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
BBoron
B DanburiteCaB2Si2O8
B DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O Quartz (var: Citrine)SiO2
O DanburiteCaB2Si2O8
O DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Citrine)SiO2
Si DanburiteCaB2Si2O8
Si DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DanburiteCaB2Si2O8
Ca DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS

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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Neogene
2.588 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 2438664

Age: Neogene (2.588 - 23.03 Ma)

Lithology: Conglomerate

Reference: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática. Conjunto de Datos Vectoriales Geológicos. Continuo Nacional. Escala 1:1’000,000. [63]

Early Cretaceous
100.5 - 145 Ma



ID: 3186170
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Early Cretaceous (100.5 - 145 Ma)

Lithology: Carbonate,shale

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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