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Mexquitic, San Luis Potosí, Mexicoi
Regional Level Types
Mexquitic- not defined -
San Luis PotosíState

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
22° 16' North , 101° 7' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Nearest Settlements:
Mexquitic de Carmona1,428 (2018)0.4km
Milpillas580 (2014)2.1km
Derramaderos532 (2014)3.6km
Las Moras733 (2014)3.7km
Los Coronado205 (2014)3.9km

Argillized rhyolite.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

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

Detailed Mineral List:

Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Alfredo Petrov specimens
Albite var: Andesine ?
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Reference: Alfredo Petrov specimens
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: Cook, R.B. (2013) Connoisseur's Choice: Buergerite (Fluor-buergerite) Mexquitic, San Luis Potosi, Mexico. Rocks & Minerals, 88, #5, 442-446.
Fluor-buergerite (TL)
Formula: Na(Fe3+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3O3F
Type Locality:
Reference: Amer.Min.(1966) 51, 198-199
Kaolinite ?
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Alfredo Petrov specimens
'K Feldspar' ?
Reference: Cook, R.B. (2013) Connoisseur's Choice: Buergerite (Fluor-buergerite) Mexquitic, San Luis Potosi, Mexico. Rocks & Minerals, 88, #5, 442-446.
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Alfredo Petrov specimens
Opal var: Common Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Cook, R.B. (2013) Connoisseur's Choice: Buergerite (Fluor-buergerite) Mexquitic, San Luis Potosi, Mexico. Rocks & Minerals, 88, #5, 442-446.
Opal var: Opal-AN
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Cook, R.B. (2013) Connoisseur's Choice: Buergerite (Fluor-buergerite) Mexquitic, San Luis Potosi, Mexico. Rocks & Minerals, 88, #5, 442-446.
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Alfredo Petrov specimens
Quartz var: Agate
Description: (younger crust, on fluor-buergerite and feldspar) Brilliant green fluorescence under SW UV.
Reference: Alfredo Petrov specimen.
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Alfredo Petrov specimen.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Common Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Opal-AN4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Agate4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
var: Andesine ?9.FA.35(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Fluor-buergerite (TL)9.CK.05Na(Fe3+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3O3F
Kaolinite ?9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'K Feldspar' ?-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Fluor-buergerite (TL)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
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
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var: Andesine ?-(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
'K Feldspar' ?-
Kaolinite ?-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
var: Common Opal
-SiO2 · nH2O
var: Opal-AN-SiO2 · nH2O
var: Agate
var: Chalcedony-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H Opal (var: Common Opal)SiO2 · nH2O
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
B Fluor-buergeriteNa(Fe33+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3O3F
O Fluor-buergeriteNa(Fe33+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3O3F
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
O QuartzSiO2
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O Opal (var: Common Opal)SiO2 · nH2O
O Albite (var: Andesine)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
F Fluor-buergeriteNa(Fe33+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3O3F
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Na Fluor-buergeriteNa(Fe33+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3O3F
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na Albite (var: Andesine)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al Fluor-buergeriteNa(Fe33+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3O3F
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al Albite (var: Andesine)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Fluor-buergeriteNa(Fe33+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3O3F
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si Opal (var: Common Opal)SiO2 · nH2O
Si Albite (var: Andesine)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Ca Albite (var: Andesine)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Fe Fluor-buergeriteNa(Fe33+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3O3F
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2


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