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Fátima prospect, Organullo mining district, San Antonio de los Cobres, Los Andes department, Salta Province, Argentinai
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Fátima prospectProspect
Organullo mining districtMining District
San Antonio de los Cobres- not defined -
Los Andes departmentDepartment
Salta ProvinceProvince
ArgentinaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
24° South , 66° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~1km
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Subvolcanic polymetallic veins related to Tertiary dacite-andesite eruptive rocks hosted in Paleozoic sediments. Mineralogy is similar to that of the Julio Verne deposit nearby, but with more tellurides.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Altaite
Formula: PbTe
Reference: Milka K. de Brodtkorb (2002) Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina. Vol. 1 (elements, sulphides and sulphosalts). (Asociacion Mineralogica Argentina); DE BRODTKORB, Milka K. Precious metaltellurides and other Te-bearing minerals in different paragenesis of Argentina: A review. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 365-372.
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)
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: DE BRODTKORB, Milka K. Precious metaltellurides and other Te-bearing minerals in different paragenesis of Argentina: A review. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 365-372.
Krennerite
Formula: Au3AgTe8
Reference: Milka K. de Brodtkorb (2002) Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina. Vol. 1 (elements, sulphides and sulphosalts). (Asociacion Mineralogica Argentina); DE BRODTKORB, Milka K. Precious metaltellurides and other Te-bearing minerals in different paragenesis of Argentina: A review. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 365-372.
Melonite
Formula: NiTe2
Reference: Milka K. de Brodtkorb (2002) Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina. Vol. 1 (elements, sulphides and sulphosalts). (Asociacion Mineralogica Argentina); DE BRODTKORB, Milka K. Precious metaltellurides and other Te-bearing minerals in different paragenesis of Argentina: A review. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 365-372.
Petzite
Formula: Ag3AuTe2
Reference: Milka K. de Brodtkorb (2002) Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina. Vol. 1 (elements, sulphides and sulphosalts). (Asociacion Mineralogica Argentina); DE BRODTKORB, Milka K. Precious metaltellurides and other Te-bearing minerals in different paragenesis of Argentina: A review. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 365-372.
Sylvanite
Formula: (Au,Ag)2Te4
Reference: Milka K. de Brodtkorb (2002) Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina. Vol. 1 (elements, sulphides and sulphosalts). (Asociacion Mineralogica Argentina); DE BRODTKORB, Milka K. Precious metaltellurides and other Te-bearing minerals in different paragenesis of Argentina: A review. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 365-372.
Tellurobismuthite ?
Formula: Bi2Te3
Reference: Milka K. de Brodtkorb (2002) Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina. Vol. 1 (elements, sulphides and sulphosalts). (Asociacion Mineralogica Argentina); DE BRODTKORB, Milka K. Precious metaltellurides and other Te-bearing minerals in different paragenesis of Argentina: A review. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 365-372.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Altaite2.CD.10PbTe
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Krennerite2.EA.15Au3AgTe8
Melonite2.EA.20NiTe2
Petzite2.BA.75Ag3AuTe2
Sylvanite2.EA.05(Au,Ag)2Te4
Tellurobismuthite ?2.DC.05Bi2Te3

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
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Petzite2.4.3.3Ag3AuTe2
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Altaite2.8.1.3PbTe
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
Tellurobismuthite ?2.11.7.2Bi2Te3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Krennerite2.12.13.1Au3AgTe8
Melonite2.12.14.1NiTe2
Sylvanite2.12.13.3(Au,Ag)2Te4

List of minerals for each chemical element

SSulfur
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
NiNickel
Ni MeloniteNiTe2
AgSilver
Ag KrenneriteAu3AgTe8
Ag PetziteAg3AuTe2
Ag Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
TeTellurium
Te AltaitePbTe
Te KrenneriteAu3AgTe8
Te MeloniteNiTe2
Te PetziteAg3AuTe2
Te Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
Te TellurobismuthiteBi2Te3
AuGold
Au KrenneriteAu3AgTe8
Au PetziteAg3AuTe2
Au Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb AltaitePbTe
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3
Bi TellurobismuthiteBi2Te3

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