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Huánuco, Perui
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HuánucoRegion
PeruCountry

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Neighbouring regions:
Locality type:Region
Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Huánuco147,959 (2016)
Tingo María53,177 (2017)
Yanacancha23,175 (2012)
Ambo6,865 (2012)
San Miguel de Cauri5,326 (2018)
La Unión4,788 (2012)


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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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14 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Calcite var: Manganoan Calcite
Formula: (Ca,Mn)CO3
Reference: Rob Lavinsky specimen, minID CCN-DCT.
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Reference: Petersen, G.G. (1970) Minería y metalurgía en el antiguo Peru. Arqueologicas, 12 140pp. (Museo Nacional de Antropologia y Arqueologia, Lima); Berry, E. W and J. T. Singewald Jr. (1922) The Geology and Paleontology of the Huancavelica Mercury District. John Hopkins University Studies in Geology No. 2
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Jordi Fabre
Dolomite var: Manganoan Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: John Sobolewski
Galena
Formula: PbS
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Jaroslav Hyrsl, 2006
Melanterite
Formula: Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Reference: Georg Petersen (2010) Mining and Metallurgy in Ancient Peru. (Geological Society of America, Special Paper 467, 90 pages; english translation of Petersen's 1970 book "Minería y Metalurgía en el Antiguo Perú")
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Pyroxmangite
Formula: MnSiO3
Reference: J.Hyrsl (2012) Gemstones of Peru, p. 65
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Jeff Scovil, photo ref. 2009-09-0086.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Jasper
Reference: J.Hyrsl (2012) Gemstones of Peru, p. 50
Rhodonite
Formula: Mn2+SiO3
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: Berry, E. W and J. T. Singewald Jr. (1922) The Geology and Paleontology of the Huancavelica Mercury District. John Hopkins University Studies in Geology No. 2

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Cinnabar2.CD.15aHgS
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Jasper4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
var: Manganoan Calcite5.AB.05(Ca,Mn)CO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
var: Manganoan Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Melanterite7.CB.35Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Pyroxmangite9.DO.05MnSiO3
Rhodonite9.DK.05Mn2+SiO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Cinnabar2.8.14.1HgS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Melanterite29.6.10.1Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=5
Rhodonite65.4.1.1Mn2+SiO3
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=7
Pyroxmangite65.6.1.1MnSiO3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Calcite
var: Manganoan Calcite
-(Ca,Mn)CO3
Dolomite
var: Manganoan Dolomite
-CaMg(CO3)2
Quartz
var: Jasper
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
CCarbon
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C Dolomite (var: Manganoan Dolomite)CaMg(CO3)2
C Calcite (var: Manganoan Calcite)(Ca,Mn)CO3
OOxygen
O RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
O BaryteBaSO4
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O Dolomite (var: Manganoan Dolomite)CaMg(CO3)2
O MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
O PyroxmangiteMnSiO3
O Calcite (var: Manganoan Calcite)(Ca,Mn)CO3
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg Dolomite (var: Manganoan Dolomite)CaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
Si QuartzSiO2
Si PyroxmangiteMnSiO3
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S PyriteFeS2
S MarcasiteFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S CinnabarHgS
S MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
CaCalcium
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Dolomite (var: Manganoan Dolomite)CaMg(CO3)2
Ca Calcite (var: Manganoan Calcite)(Ca,Mn)CO3
MnManganese
Mn RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
Mn PyroxmangiteMnSiO3
Mn Calcite (var: Manganoan Calcite)(Ca,Mn)CO3
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
CuCopper
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
HgMercury
Hg CinnabarHgS
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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