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Arroyo Rojo and Sargent prospects, Ushuaia, Ushuaia department, Tierra del Fuego Province, Argentinai
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Arroyo Rojo and Sargent prospectsGroup of Prospects
Ushuaia- not defined -
Ushuaia departmentDepartment
Tierra del Fuego ProvinceProvince
ArgentinaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
54° South , 68° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~7km
Locality type:
Group of Prospects
Köppen climate type:


Volcanogenic massive sulfide deposit. Lillianite here is selenian.

Regions containing this locality

Pacific OceanOcean
Scotia PlateTectonic Plate
Patagonia, South AmericaArea

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


10 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: Milka K. de Brodtkorb (2002) Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina. Vol. 1 (elements, sulphides and sulphosalts). (Asociacion Mineralogica Argentina)
Boulangerite
Formula: Pb5Sb4S11
Reference: Milka K. de Brodtkorb (2002) Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina. Vol. 1 (elements, sulphides and sulphosalts). (Asociacion Mineralogica Argentina)
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Reference: Milka K. de Brodtkorb (2002) Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina. Vol. 1 (elements, sulphides and sulphosalts). (Asociacion Mineralogica Argentina)
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Milka K. de Brodtkorb (2002) Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina. Vol. 1 (elements, sulphides and sulphosalts). (Asociacion Mineralogica Argentina)
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Milka K. de Brodtkorb (2002) Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina. Vol. 1 (elements, sulphides and sulphosalts). (Asociacion Mineralogica Argentina)
Lillianite
Formula: Pb3-2xAgxBi2+xS6
Description: selenium-bearing
Reference: Milka K. de Brodtkorb (2002) Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina. Vol. 1 (elements, sulphides and sulphosalts). (Asociacion Mineralogica Argentina)
Pavonite ?
Formula: AgBi3S5
Reference: Milka K. de Brodtkorb (2002) Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina. Vol. 1 (elements, sulphides and sulphosalts). (Asociacion Mineralogica Argentina)
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Milka K. de Brodtkorb (2002) Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina. Vol. 1 (elements, sulphides and sulphosalts). (Asociacion Mineralogica Argentina)
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Milka K. de Brodtkorb (2002) Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina. Vol. 1 (elements, sulphides and sulphosalts). (Asociacion Mineralogica Argentina)
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: Milka K. de Brodtkorb (2002) Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina. Vol. 1 (elements, sulphides and sulphosalts). (Asociacion Mineralogica Argentina)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Boulangerite2.HC.15Pb5Sb4S11
Bournonite2.GA.50PbCuSbS3
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Lillianite2.JB.40aPb3-2xAgxBi2+xS6
Pavonite ?2.JA.05aAgBi3S5
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13

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 = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ø = 3
Bournonite3.4.3.2PbCuSbS3
Lillianite3.4.15.1Pb3-2xAgxBi2+xS6
2.5 < ø < 3
Boulangerite3.5.2.1Pb5Sb4S11
1 < ø < 2
Pavonite ?3.8.10.1AgBi3S5

List of minerals for each chemical element

SSulfur
S LillianitePb3-2xAgxBi2+xS6
S PyriteFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
S BournonitePbCuSbS3
S PavoniteAgBi3S5
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Cu BournonitePbCuSbS3
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
AgSilver
Ag LillianitePb3-2xAgxBi2+xS6
Ag PavoniteAgBi3S5
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Sb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
Sb BournonitePbCuSbS3
PbLead
Pb LillianitePb3-2xAgxBi2+xS6
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
Pb BournonitePbCuSbS3
BiBismuth
Bi LillianitePb3-2xAgxBi2+xS6
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3
Bi PavoniteAgBi3S5

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