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Concepción del Oro, Concepción del Oro Municipality, Zacatecas, Mexicoi
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
24° 38' North , 101° 25' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Concepción del Oro7,210 (2018)2.2km
La Curva536 (2014)3.4km
Estación Margarita119 (2013)3.9km
Colonia Fovissste756 (2014)5.0km
Salaverna303 (2018)7.2km


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34 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: Panczner(1987).
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Panczner(1987).
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Reference: No reference listed
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: No reference listed
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: No reference listed
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: [www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]
Conichalcite
Formula: CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: Panczner(1987):166.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: S. Romero photo
Emplectite
Formula: CuBiS2
Reference: Panczner(1987):187.
Freibergite
Formula: Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Reference: Panczner(1987).
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Wendell E. Wilson (2016) The el Cobre and Cabrestante Mines, Mineral. Rec. 47-5 : 585-603
Gismondine-Ca
Formula: CaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Panczner(1987):100-326.
Jamesonite
Formula: Pb4FeSb6S14
Reference: Panczner(1987).
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Reference: Dr. Walter S. Bowser collection
Marcasite ?
Formula: FeS2
Description: Represented as smooth botryoidal. No data for verification, only a photo of untested material.
Reference: Dan Weinrich
Mixite
Formula: BiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: Panczner(1987).
Olivenite
Formula: Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: [MinRec 32:490]
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Frank W. Hess/ E.J. Trybalski specimen
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: No reference listed
Quartz var: Sceptre Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Frank W. Hess/ E.J. Trybalski specimen
Scorodite
Formula: Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Stellerite
Formula: Ca4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Description: in skarn
Reference: Cecil Cosse, field collected 1979, XRD ID - https://www.mindat.org/forum.php?read,104,435872,435872#msg-435872
Stolzite
Formula: Pb(WO4)
Reference: Panczner(1987):365.
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tenorite
Formula: CuO
Reference: Van King
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: No reference listed
Tobermorite
Formula: [Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
Reference: Specimen in the collection of Miguel Romero [Rock Currier 2010]
Turquoise
Formula: Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Reference: Panczner(1987).

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Bournonite2.GA.50PbCuSbS3
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Emplectite2.HA.05CuBiS2
Freibergite2.GB.05Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Jamesonite2.HB.15Pb4FeSb6S14
Marcasite ?2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: Sceptre Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Tenorite4.AB.10CuO
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Stolzite7.GA.05Pb(WO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Conichalcite8.BH.35CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Mixite8.DL.15BiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Olivenite8.BB.30Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Scorodite8.CD.10Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Turquoise8.DD.15Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Andradite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Gismondine-Ca9.GC.05CaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Stellerite9.GE.15Ca4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Tobermorite9.DG.10[Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
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 = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Marcasite ?2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Freibergite3.3.6.3Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ø = 3
Bournonite3.4.3.2PbCuSbS3
2 < ø < 2.49
Jamesonite3.6.7.1Pb4FeSb6S14
ø = 2
Emplectite3.7.5.2CuBiS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX
Tenorite4.2.3.1CuO
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Scorodite40.4.1.3Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Conichalcite41.5.1.2CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
A2(XO4)Zq
Olivenite41.6.6.1Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)7(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Mixite42.5.1.1BiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
Turquoise42.9.3.1Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Stolzite48.1.3.2Pb(WO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 3-, 4-, or 5-membered rings and 8-membered rings
Tobermorite72.3.2.1[Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Stellerite77.1.4.4Ca4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Gismondine-Ca-CaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O
Quartz
var: Amethyst
-SiO2
var: Chalcedony-SiO2
var: Sceptre Quartz-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H MixiteBiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
H TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
H ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
H ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
H Gismondine-CaCaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O
H Tobermorite[Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
H StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
CCarbon
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O QuartzSiO2
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
O CalciteCaCO3
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O MixiteBiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
O StolzitePb(WO4)
O ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
O HematiteFe2O3
O ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O Gismondine-CaCaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O
O Tobermorite[Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
O TenoriteCuO
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O Quartz (var: Sceptre Quartz)SiO2
O StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
AlAluminium
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Al Gismondine-CaCaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O
Al StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si Gismondine-CaCaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O
Si Tobermorite[Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Sceptre Quartz)SiO2
Si StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
PPhosphorus
P TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
SSulfur
S BournonitePbCuSbS3
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S EmplectiteCuBiS2
S GalenaPbS
S MarcasiteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca Gismondine-CaCaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O
Ca Tobermorite[Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
Ca StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu BournonitePbCuSbS3
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Cu TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Cu MixiteBiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Cu TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Cu ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu EmplectiteCuBiS2
Cu CopperCu
Cu TenoriteCuO
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
AsArsenic
As TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
As OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As MixiteBiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
As ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
As ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
AgSilver
Ag FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
SbAntimony
Sb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Sb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Sb FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
WTungsten
W StolzitePb(WO4)
PbLead
Pb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Pb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Pb StolzitePb(WO4)
Pb GalenaPbS
BiBismuth
Bi MixiteBiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Bi EmplectiteCuBiS2

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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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]

Late Jurassic
145 - 163.5 Ma



ID: 2440931

Age: Jurassic (145 - 163.5 Ma)

Lithology: Limestone

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

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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