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Rachaite prospect, Rachaite, Cochinoca Department, Jujuy Province, Argentinai
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Rachaite prospectProspect
Rachaite- not defined -
Cochinoca DepartmentDepartment
Jujuy ProvinceProvince
ArgentinaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
22° South , 65° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~35km
Locality type:


Pb-Zn-Ag mineralization in hydrothermal opal sinter veins in a Mio-pliocene volcanic complex.

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South America PlateTectonic Plate
South AmericaContinent

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


14 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Allophane
Formula: (Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
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)
Cristobalite
Formula: SiO2
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)
Greenockite
Formula: CdS
Reference: Milka K. de Brodtkorb (2002) Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina. Vol. 1 (elements, sulphides and sulphosalts). (Asociacion Mineralogica Argentina)
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Milka K. de Brodtkorb (2002) Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina. Vol. 1 (elements, sulphides and sulphosalts). (Asociacion Mineralogica Argentina)
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Milka K. de Brodtkorb (2002) Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina. Vol. 1 (elements, sulphides and sulphosalts). (Asociacion Mineralogica Argentina)
Polybasite
Formula: [(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Reference: Milka K. de Brodtkorb (2002) Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina. Vol. 1 (elements, sulphides and sulphosalts). (Asociacion Mineralogica Argentina)
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
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)
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Milka K. de Brodtkorb (2002) Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina. Vol. 1 (elements, sulphides and sulphosalts). (Asociacion Mineralogica Argentina)
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Milka K. de Brodtkorb (2002) Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina. Vol. 1 (elements, sulphides and sulphosalts). (Asociacion Mineralogica Argentina)
Silver
Formula: Ag
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)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bournonite2.GA.50PbCuSbS3
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Greenockite2.CB.45CdS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Polybasite2.GB.15[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Pyrargyrite2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cristobalite4.DA.15SiO2
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Allophane9.ED.20(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Greenockite2.8.7.2CdS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø > 4
Polybasite3.1.7.2[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
ø = 3
Bournonite3.4.3.2PbCuSbS3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Allophane71.1.5.1(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Cristobalite75.1.1.1SiO2
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H Allophane(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
OOxygen
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O CristobaliteSiO2
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O QuartzSiO2
O Allophane(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
AlAluminium
Al Allophane(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
SiSilicon
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si CristobaliteSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Allophane(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
SSulfur
S SphaleriteZnS
S GalenaPbS
S BournonitePbCuSbS3
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GreenockiteCdS
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
S PyriteFeS2
S Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu BournonitePbCuSbS3
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
AgSilver
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Ag SilverAg
Ag Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
CdCadmium
Cd GreenockiteCdS
SbAntimony
Sb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Sb Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb BournonitePbCuSbS3

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De Brodtkorb, M.K. (2002) Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina.


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