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Noche Buena Mine, Noche Buena, Mun. de Mazapil, Zacatecas, Mexicoi
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Noche Buena MineMine
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Mun. de MazapilMunicipality
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Name(s) in local language(s):Mina Noche Buena, Noche Buena, Mun. de Mazapil, Zacatecas, Mexico
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 24° 42' 2'' North , 101° 39' 48'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 24.70068,-101.66345
GeoHash:G#: 9srsw8dgy
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BSh : Hot semi-arid (steppe) climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
El Jagüey386 (2018)3.8km
Cedros1,013 (2018)11.4km
Mazapil794 (2018)13.0km
Melchor Ocampo569 (2013)14.6km
Tierra y Libertad (La Maroma)175 (2014)14.7km


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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


23 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Apophyllite'
Reference: Mitsuda, T., & Taylor, H. F. W. (1978). Normal and anomalous tobermorites. Mineral. Mag, 42(322), 229-35.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Panczner (1987): 100-378.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Panczner (1987): 100-378.
Boulangerite
Formula: Pb5Sb4S11
Reference: MinRec 2:187; Panczner(1987).
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Reference: Panczner (1987): 100-378.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Panczner (1987): 100-378.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Puchner, H. F., & Holland, H. D. (1966). Studies in the Providencia area, Mexico;[Part] 3, Neutron activation analyses of fluid inclusions from Noche Buena. Economic Geology, 61(8), 1390-1398.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Panczner (1987): 100-378.
Hydroxyapophyllite-(K)
Formula: KCa4(Si8O20)(OH,F) · 8H2O
Reference: Panczner (1987): 100-378.
Jamesonite
Formula: Pb4FeSb6S14
Reference: Panczner(1987).
Jordanite
Formula: Pb14(As,Sb)6S23
Reference: Panczner (1987): 100-378.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Own collection (1965)
Natrolite
Formula: Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Reference: Panczner (1987): 100-378.
Okenite
Formula: Ca10Si18O46 · 18H2O
Reference: Panczner (1987): 100-378.
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Reference: Panczner (1987): 100-378.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Panczner(1987).; Mitsuda, T., & Taylor, H. F. W. (1978). Normal and anomalous tobermorites. Mineral. Mag, 42(322), 229-35.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Panczner (1987): 100-378.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Puchner, H. F., & Holland, H. D. (1966). Studies in the Providencia area, Mexico;[Part] 3, Neutron activation analyses of fluid inclusions from Noche Buena. Economic Geology, 61(8), 1390-1398.
Realgar
Formula: As4S4
Reference: Panczner (1987): 100-378.
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Reference: Panczner (1987): 100-378.
Scorodite
Formula: Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Panczner (1987): 100-378.
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Own collection (1965)
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Panczner(1987).
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: Panczner (1987): 100-378.
Tobermorite
Formula: [Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
Reference: Panczner (1987): 100-378.; Mitsuda, T., & Taylor, H. F. W. (1978). Normal and anomalous tobermorites. Mineral. Mag, 42(322), 229-35.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Boulangerite2.HC.15Pb5Sb4S11
Bournonite2.GA.50PbCuSbS3
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Jamesonite2.HB.15Pb4FeSb6S14
Jordanite2.JB.30aPb14(As,Sb)6S23
Pyrargyrite2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Realgar2.FA.15aAs4S4
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Rhodochrosite5.AB.05MnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Scorodite8.CD.10Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Hydroxyapophyllite-(K)9.EA.15KCa4(Si8O20)(OH,F) · 8H2O
Natrolite9.GA.05Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Okenite9.EA.40Ca10Si18O46 · 18H2O
Tobermorite9.DG.10[Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

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
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Realgar2.8.21.1As4S4
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Jordanite3.3.1.1Pb14(As,Sb)6S23
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ø = 3
Bournonite3.4.3.2PbCuSbS3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
2.5 < ø < 3
Boulangerite3.5.2.1Pb5Sb4S11
2 < ø < 2.49
Jamesonite3.6.7.1Pb4FeSb6S14
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Rhodochrosite14.1.1.4MnCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Scorodite40.4.1.3Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 3-, 4-, or 5-membered rings and 8-membered rings
Okenite72.3.2.5Ca10Si18O46 · 18H2O
Tobermorite72.3.2.1[Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Natrolite77.1.5.1Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
Hydroxyapophyllite-(K)-KCa4(Si8O20)(OH,F) · 8H2O
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
H Hydroxyapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(OH,F) · 8H2O
H OkeniteCa10Si18O46 · 18H2O
H ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
H Tobermorite[Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
O Hydroxyapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(OH,F) · 8H2O
O OkeniteCa10Si18O46 · 18H2O
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
O ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
O Tobermorite[Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
FFluorine
F Hydroxyapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(OH,F) · 8H2O
NaSodium
Na NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
AlAluminium
Al NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Si Hydroxyapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(OH,F) · 8H2O
Si OkeniteCa10Si18O46 · 18H2O
Si Tobermorite[Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
SSulfur
S BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
S PyriteFeS2
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S BournonitePbCuSbS3
S SphaleriteZnS
S BaryteBaSO4
S GalenaPbS
S JordanitePb14(As,Sb)6S23
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S RealgarAs4S4
KPotassium
K Hydroxyapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(OH,F) · 8H2O
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Hydroxyapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(OH,F) · 8H2O
Ca OkeniteCa10Si18O46 · 18H2O
Ca Tobermorite[Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
MnManganese
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Cu BournonitePbCuSbS3
ZnZinc
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As JordanitePb14(As,Sb)6S23
As RealgarAs4S4
As ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
AgSilver
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Ag SilverAg
SbAntimony
Sb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
Sb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Sb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Sb JordanitePb14(As,Sb)6S23
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
Pb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Pb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb JordanitePb14(As,Sb)6S23

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Early Cretaceous
100.5 - 145 Ma



ID: 2435652

Age: Early Cretaceous (100.5 - 145 Ma)

Lithology: Limestone

Reference: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática. Conjunto de Datos Vectoriales Geológicos. Continuo Nacional. Escala 1:1’000,000. [63]

Early Cretaceous
100.5 - 145 Ma



ID: 3186170
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Early Cretaceous (100.5 - 145 Ma)

Lithology: Carbonate,shale

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
- Mineralogical Record: 2:187; 21:103
- Panczner (1987): 100,110, 120, 121, 205, 243, 244, 282, 285, 309, 315, 320, 328, 330, 338, 356, 375, 378.
Puchner, H. F., & Holland, H. D. (1966). Studies in the Providencia area, Mexico;[Part] 3, Neutron activation analyses of fluid inclusions from Noche Buena. Economic Geology, 61(8), 1390-1398.


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