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Santín Mine, Cerro de las Fajas, Santa Catarina, Mun. de Santa Catarina, Guanajuato, Mexico

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 21° North , 100° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~14km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BSh : Hot semi-arid (steppe) climate


Lower south slope of hill near Rancho Ruscia.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


14 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Panczner (1987): 138.; Am Min (1955) 40 (1-2), 64-69
Cristobalite
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Am Min (1955) 40 (1-2), 64-69
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Panczner (1987): 194.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Panczner (1987): 196.; Am Min (1955) 40 (1-2), 64-69
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Panczner (1987): 229.; Am Min (1955) 40 (1-2), 64-69
Montmorillonite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: Am Min (1955) 40 (1-2), 64-69
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Panczner (1987): 287.; Am Min (1955) 40 (1-2), 64-69
Ordoñezite (TL)
Formula: ZnSb2O6
Reference: Panczner (1987): 289.; Am Min (1955) 40 (1-2), 64-69
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Panczner (1987): 290.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Collection of Keith Compton - identified on Cassiterite specimen
Sanidine
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Am Min (1955) 40 (1-2), 64-69
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: Am Min (1955) 40 (1-2), 64-69
Tridymite
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Am Min (1955) 40 (1-2), 64-69
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Panczner (1987): 402.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
'Fluorite'3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Cassiterite'4.DB.05SnO2
'Cristobalite'4.DA.15SiO2
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
'Opal'4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
'Ordoñezite' (TL)4.DB.10ZnSb2O6
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
'Tridymite'4.DA.10SiO2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Fluorapatite'8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 9 - Silicates
'Montmorillonite'9.EC.40(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
'Orthoclase'9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
'Sanidine'9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
'Topaz'9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
'Zircon'9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 44 - ANTIMONATES
AX2O6
Ordoñezite (TL)44.2.1.2ZnSb2O6
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Topaz52.3.1.1Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Montmorillonite71.3.1a.2(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Cristobalite75.1.1.1SiO2
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Tridymite75.1.2.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Sanidine76.1.1.2K(AlSi3O8)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
OOxygen
O CassiteriteSnO2
O CristobaliteSiO2
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O HematiteFe2O3
O Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O OrdoñeziteZnSb2O6
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O QuartzSiO2
O SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O TridymiteSiO2
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
FFluorine
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
F FluoriteCaF2
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
NaSodium
Na Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
AlAluminium
Al Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
SiSilicon
Si CristobaliteSiO2
Si Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si TridymiteSiO2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
PPhosphorus
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
KPotassium
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
K SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3
ZnZinc
Zn OrdoñeziteZnSb2O6
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
SbAntimony
Sb OrdoñeziteZnSb2O6

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