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Amaicha del Valle District, Tafí del Valle Department, Tucumán, Argentinai
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13 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Raúl Tauber Larry
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Raúl Jorge Tauber Larry´s collection
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
'Biotite'
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Raúl Jorge Tauber Larry.
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Raúl JorgeTauber Larry
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Graphite
Formula: C
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Peña, Hugo A. (1970): Minerales y rocas de aplicación de la Provincia de Tucumán. Dirección Provincial de Minas. Tucuán. República Argentina.
'Manganese Oxides'
Reference: Raúl Jorge Tauber Larry.
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Raúl Jorge Tauber Larry.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Opal var: Wood Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
'Petrified Wood'
Reference: Raúl J. Tauber Larry´s collection
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
'Pyroxene Group'
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Rose Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Raúl Jorge Tauber Larry
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Habit: Hexagonal, prismatic crystals.
Colour: black
Fluorescence: no
Reference: Raúl Jorge Tauber Larry.
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Sillimanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Raúl Tauber Larry
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Raúl Tauber Larry

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Wood Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rose Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Almandine9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Sillimanite9.AF.05Al2(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Manganese Oxides'-
'Petrified Wood'-
'Pyroxene Group'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Sillimanite52.2.2a.1Al2(SiO4)O
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
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
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Manganese Oxides'-
Opal
var: Wood Opal
-SiO2 · nH2O
'Petrified Wood'-
'Pyroxene Group'-
Quartz
var: Rose Quartz
-SiO2
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
H Opal (var: Wood Opal)SiO2 · nH2O
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C GraphiteC
OOxygen
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O QuartzSiO2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O Quartz (var: Rose Quartz)SiO2
O Opal (var: Wood Opal)SiO2 · nH2O
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
FFluorine
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
NaSodium
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
AlAluminium
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si Quartz (var: Rose Quartz)SiO2
Si Opal (var: Wood Opal)SiO2 · nH2O
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
ClChlorine
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
TiTitanium
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
MnManganese
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
NiNickel
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
ZnZinc
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

References

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- Díaz, Carlos (1920): Yacimientos mineros de la Provincia de Tucumán. Informe del departamento de investigaciones industriales de la Universidad Nacional de Tucumán
-Peirano, Abel (1943): Estudio geológico de la Quebrada de Amaicha, Dpto. de Tafí, Provincia de Tucumán. Cuaderno de mineralogía y geología. Tomo IV, Nº 14. Univ. Nacional de Tucumán.
- Peña, Hugo A. (1970): Minerales y rocas de aplicación de la Provincia de Tucumán. Dirección Provincial de Minas. Tucuán. República Argentina.
- Huidobro,Ruiz : Hoja 11 e "Santa María" Dirección Nacional de Minería (inédita).

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