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Cerro Salle prospect, Cusi Cusi, Rinconada Department, Jujuy Province, Argentinai
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22° 29' 15'' South , 66° 46' 27'' West
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Sb-Ag-Sn mineralization in Miocene volcanic breccia.

Likely near Cerro Salle (Salle Mountain) in Cusi Cusi municipality. GPS coordinates are provisionally set to the mountain.

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Mineral List


12 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Note: data is currently VERY limited. Please bear with us while we work towards adding this information!

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Alkali Feldspar'
Reference: Coira, B. L., & de Brodtkorb, M. K. (1995) Polymetallic mineralization associated with Cenozoic volcanism in Northern Puna, Argentina. In Pacrim (Vol. 95, pp. 135-140).
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Milka K. de Brodtkorb (2002) Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina. Vol. 1 (elements, sulphides and sulphosalts). (Asociacion Mineralogica Argentina); Coira, B. L., & de Brodtkorb, M. K. (1995) Polymetallic mineralization associated with Cenozoic volcanism in Northern Puna, Argentina. In Pacrim (Vol. 95, pp. 135-140).
Berthierite
Formula: FeSb2S4
Reference: Milka K. de Brodtkorb (2002) Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina. Vol. 1 (elements, sulphides and sulphosalts). (Asociacion Mineralogica Argentina); Coira, B. L., & de Brodtkorb, M. K. (1995) Polymetallic mineralization associated with Cenozoic volcanism in Northern Puna, Argentina. In Pacrim (Vol. 95, pp. 135-140).
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Milka K. de Brodtkorb (2002) Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina. Vol. 1 (elements, sulphides and sulphosalts). (Asociacion Mineralogica Argentina); Coira, B. L., & de Brodtkorb, M. K. (1995) Polymetallic mineralization associated with Cenozoic volcanism in Northern Puna, Argentina. In Pacrim (Vol. 95, pp. 135-140).
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Coira, B. L., & de Brodtkorb, M. K. (1995) Polymetallic mineralization associated with Cenozoic volcanism in Northern Puna, Argentina. In Pacrim (Vol. 95, pp. 135-140).
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Milka K. de Brodtkorb (2002) Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina. Vol. 1 (elements, sulphides and sulphosalts). (Asociacion Mineralogica Argentina); Coira, B. L., & de Brodtkorb, M. K. (1995) Polymetallic mineralization associated with Cenozoic volcanism in Northern Puna, Argentina. In Pacrim (Vol. 95, pp. 135-140).
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Coira, B. L., & de Brodtkorb, M. K. (1995) Polymetallic mineralization associated with Cenozoic volcanism in Northern Puna, Argentina. In Pacrim (Vol. 95, pp. 135-140).
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Coira, B. L., & de Brodtkorb, M. K. (1995) Polymetallic mineralization associated with Cenozoic volcanism in Northern Puna, Argentina. In Pacrim (Vol. 95, pp. 135-140).
'K Feldspar var. Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Reference: Coira, B. L., & de Brodtkorb, M. K. (1995) Polymetallic mineralization associated with Cenozoic volcanism in Northern Puna, Argentina. In Pacrim (Vol. 95, pp. 135-140).
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Milka K. de Brodtkorb (1973) 5th Congreso Geologico Argentino 1:63-68, Cordoba.; Coira, B. L., & de Brodtkorb, M. K. (1995) Polymetallic mineralization associated with Cenozoic volcanism in Northern Puna, Argentina. In Pacrim (Vol. 95, pp. 135-140).
'Melnikovite'
Reference: Milka K. de Brodtkorb (2002) Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina. Vol. 1 (elements, sulphides and sulphosalts). (Asociacion Mineralogica Argentina); Coira, B. L., & de Brodtkorb, M. K. (1995) Polymetallic mineralization associated with Cenozoic volcanism in Northern Puna, Argentina. In Pacrim (Vol. 95, pp. 135-140).
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); Coira, B. L., & de Brodtkorb, M. K. (1995) Polymetallic mineralization associated with Cenozoic volcanism in Northern Puna, Argentina. In Pacrim (Vol. 95, pp. 135-140).
Rhodostannite
Formula: Cu1+(Fe2+0.5Sn4+1.5)S4
Reference: Coira, B. L., & de Brodtkorb, M. K. (1995) Polymetallic mineralization associated with Cenozoic volcanism in Northern Puna, Argentina. In Pacrim (Vol. 95, pp. 135-140).
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Coira, B. L., & de Brodtkorb, M. K. (1995) Polymetallic mineralization associated with Cenozoic volcanism in Northern Puna, Argentina. In Pacrim (Vol. 95, pp. 135-140).
'Silica'
Reference: Coira, B. L., & de Brodtkorb, M. K. (1995) Polymetallic mineralization associated with Cenozoic volcanism in Northern Puna, Argentina. In Pacrim (Vol. 95, pp. 135-140).
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); Coira, B. L., & de Brodtkorb, M. K. (1995) Polymetallic mineralization associated with Cenozoic volcanism in Northern Puna, Argentina. In Pacrim (Vol. 95, pp. 135-140).
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: Milka K. de Brodtkorb (2002) Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina. Vol. 1 (elements, sulphides and sulphosalts). (Asociacion Mineralogica Argentina); Coira, B. L., & de Brodtkorb, M. K. (1995) Polymetallic mineralization associated with Cenozoic volcanism in Northern Puna, Argentina. In Pacrim (Vol. 95, pp. 135-140).
Toyohaite
Formula: Ag1+(Fe2+0.5Sn4+1.5)S4
Reference: Milka K. de Brodtkorb (2002) Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina. Vol. 1 (elements, sulphides and sulphosalts). (Asociacion Mineralogica Argentina)

Gallery:

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Berthierite2.HA.20FeSb2S4
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Rhodostannite2.DA.10Cu1+(Fe2+0.5Sn4+1.5)S4
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Toyohaite2.DA.10Ag1+(Fe2+0.5Sn4+1.5)S4
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Alkali Feldspar'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var. Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
'Melnikovite'-
'Silica'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Rhodostannite2.10.3.1Cu1+(Fe2+0.5Sn4+1.5)S4
Toyohaite2.10.3.2Ag1+(Fe2+0.5Sn4+1.5)S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 2
Berthierite3.7.9.3FeSb2S4
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Alkali Feldspar'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var. Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Melnikovite'-
'Silica'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
OOxygen
O CassiteriteSnO2
O K Feldspar var. AdulariaKAlSi3O8
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O RutileTiO2
AlAluminium
Al K Feldspar var. AdulariaKAlSi3O8
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
SiSilicon
Si K Feldspar var. AdulariaKAlSi3O8
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S MarcasiteFeS2
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S StibniteSb2S3
S BerthieriteFeSb2S4
S SphaleriteZnS
S ToyohaiteAg1+(Fe2+0.5Sn4+1.5)S4
S RhodostanniteCu1+(Fe2+0.5Sn4+1.5)S4
KPotassium
K K Feldspar var. AdulariaKAlSi3O8
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe BerthieriteFeSb2S4
Fe ToyohaiteAg1+(Fe2+0.5Sn4+1.5)S4
Fe RhodostanniteCu1+(Fe2+0.5Sn4+1.5)S4
CuCopper
Cu RhodostanniteCu1+(Fe2+0.5Sn4+1.5)S4
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
AgSilver
Ag ToyohaiteAg1+(Fe2+0.5Sn4+1.5)S4
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
Sn ToyohaiteAg1+(Fe2+0.5Sn4+1.5)S4
Sn RhodostanniteCu1+(Fe2+0.5Sn4+1.5)S4
SbAntimony
Sb StibniteSb2S3
Sb BerthieriteFeSb2S4
AuGold
Au GoldAu

References

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Coira et al. (1984) IX Congreso Geologico Argentino: 7: 418-429.
Coira, B.L., de Brodtkorb, M.K. (1995) Polymetallic mineralization associated with Cenozoic volcanism in Northern Puna, Argentina. Pacrim: 95: 135-140.

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