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Santiago River placers, Esmeraldas Province, Ecuadori
Regional Level Types
Santiago River placersGroup of Placers
Esmeraldas ProvinceProvince
EcuadorCountry

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Latitude & Longitude:
0° North , 79° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~100km
Locality type:
Group of Placers


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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


17 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Bowieite
Formula: (Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
Reference: Weiser, T. and Schmidt-Thome, M. (1993) Platinum-group minerals from the Santiago river, Esmeraldas province, Ecuador. Canadian Mineralogist, 31, 61-73.
Braggite
Formula: (Pt,Pd,Ni)S
Reference: Weiser, T. and Schmidt-Thome, M. (1993) Platinum-group minerals from the Santiago river, Esmeraldas province, Ecuador. Canadian Mineralogist, 31, 61-73.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Weiser, T. and Schmidt-Thome, M. (1993) Platinum-group minerals from the Santiago river, Esmeraldas province, Ecuador. Canadian Mineralogist, 31, 61-73.
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Weiser, T. and Schmidt-Thome, M. (1993) Platinum-group minerals from the Santiago river, Esmeraldas province, Ecuador. Canadian Mineralogist, 31, 61-73.
Cooperite
Formula: PtS
Reference: Weiser, T. and Schmidt-Thome, M. (1993) Platinum-group minerals from the Santiago river, Esmeraldas province, Ecuador. Canadian Mineralogist, 31, 61-73.
Cuprorhodsite
Formula: (Cu,Fe)Rh2S4
Reference: Weiser, T. and Schmidt-Thome, M. (1993) Platinum-group minerals from the Santiago river, Esmeraldas province, Ecuador. Canadian Mineralogist, 31, 61-73.
Erlichmanite
Formula: OsS2
Reference: Weiser, T. and Schmidt-Thome, M. (1993) Platinum-group minerals from the Santiago river, Esmeraldas province, Ecuador. Canadian Mineralogist, 31, 61-73.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Weiser, T. and Schmidt-Thome, M. (1993) Platinum-group minerals from the Santiago river, Esmeraldas province, Ecuador. Canadian Mineralogist, 31, 61-73.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Weiser, T. and Schmidt-Thome, M. (1993) Platinum-group minerals from the Santiago river, Esmeraldas province, Ecuador. Canadian Mineralogist, 31, 61-73.
Hongshiite
Formula: PtCu
Reference: Weiser, T. and Schmidt-Thome, M. (1993) Platinum-group minerals from the Santiago river, Esmeraldas province, Ecuador. Canadian Mineralogist, 31, 61-73.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Weiser, T. and Schmidt-Thome, M. (1993) Platinum-group minerals from the Santiago river, Esmeraldas province, Ecuador. Canadian Mineralogist, 31, 61-73.
Isoferroplatinum
Formula: Pt3Fe
Reference: Weiser, T. and Schmidt-Thome, M. (1993) Platinum-group minerals from the Santiago river, Esmeraldas province, Ecuador. Canadian Mineralogist, 31, 61-73.
Laurite
Formula: RuS2
Reference: Weiser, T. and Schmidt-Thome, M. (1993) Platinum-group minerals from the Santiago river, Esmeraldas province, Ecuador. Canadian Mineralogist, 31, 61-73.
Osmium
Formula: (Os,Ir,Ru)
Reference: Weiser, T. and Schmidt-Thome, M. (1993) Platinum-group minerals from the Santiago river, Esmeraldas province, Ecuador. Canadian Mineralogist, 31, 61-73.
Platinum
Formula: Pt
Reference: Weiser, T. and Schmidt-Thome, M. (1993) Platinum-group minerals from the Santiago river, Esmeraldas province, Ecuador. Canadian Mineralogist, 31, 61-73.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Weiser, T. and Schmidt-Thome, M. (1993) Platinum-group minerals from the Santiago river, Esmeraldas province, Ecuador. Canadian Mineralogist, 31, 61-73.
Sperrylite
Formula: PtAs2
Reference: Weiser, T. and Schmidt-Thome, M. (1993) Platinum-group minerals from the Santiago river, Esmeraldas province, Ecuador. Canadian Mineralogist, 31, 61-73.
'UM1993-02-AsTe:Pd'
Formula: Pd8(As,Te)3
Reference: Weiser, T., and Schmidt-Tome, M. (1993): Platinum-group minerals from the Santiago River, Esmeraldas Province, Ecuador. The Can. Min.: 31(1): 61
'UM1993-18-S:CuPd'
Formula: Pd3CuS2
Reference: Weiser, T., and Schmidt-Tome, M. (1993): Platinum-group minerals from the Santiago River, Esmeraldas Province, Ecuador. The Can. Min.: 31(1): 61
'UM1993-19-S:CuPt'
Formula: Pt12Cu8S5
Reference: Weiser, T., and Schmidt-Tome, M. (1993): Platinum-group minerals from the Santiago River, Esmeraldas Province, Ecuador. The Can. Min.: 31(1): 61
'UM1993-20-S:CuPt'
Formula: Pt12Cu10S4
Reference: Weiser, T., and Schmidt-Tome, M. (1993): Platinum-group minerals from the Santiago River, Esmeraldas Province, Ecuador. The Can. Min.: 31(1): 61

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Hongshiite1.AG.45PtCu
Isoferroplatinum1.AG.35Pt3Fe
Osmium1.AF.05(Os,Ir,Ru)
Platinum1.AF.10Pt
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bowieite2.DB.15(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
Braggite2.CC.35a(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cooperite2.CC.35bPtS
Cuprorhodsite2.DA.05(Cu,Fe)Rh2S4
Erlichmanite2.EB.05aOsS2
Laurite2.EB.05aRuS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sperrylite2.EB.05aPtAs2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'UM1993-02-AsTe:Pd'-Pd8(As,Te)3
'UM1993-18-S:CuPd'-Pd3CuS2
'UM1993-19-S:CuPt'-Pt12Cu8S5
'UM1993-20-S:CuPt'-Pt12Cu10S4

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
Platinum Group Metals and Alloys
Hongshiite1.2.3.1PtCu
Isoferroplatinum1.2.5.1Pt3Fe
Osmium1.2.2.1(Os,Ir,Ru)
Platinum1.2.1.1Pt
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Braggite2.8.5.3(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
Cooperite2.8.5.1PtS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Cuprorhodsite2.10.1.16(Cu,Fe)Rh2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bowieite2.11.12.1(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Erlichmanite2.12.1.16OsS2
Laurite2.12.1.10RuS2
Sperrylite2.12.1.13PtAs2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'UM1993-02-AsTe:Pd'-Pd8(As,Te)3
'UM1993-18-S:CuPd'-Pd3CuS2
'UM1993-19-S:CuPt'-Pt12Cu8S5
'UM1993-20-S:CuPt'-Pt12Cu10S4

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O HematiteFe2O3
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
SSulfur
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S Bowieite(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
S Cuprorhodsite(Cu,Fe)Rh2S4
S LauriteRuS2
S CooperitePtS
S Braggite(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
S ErlichmaniteOsS2
S UM1993-18-S:CuPdPd3CuS2
S UM1993-19-S:CuPtPt12Cu8S5
S UM1993-20-S:CuPtPt12Cu10S4
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
FeIron
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe IsoferroplatinumPt3Fe
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu HongshiitePtCu
Cu Cuprorhodsite(Cu,Fe)Rh2S4
Cu UM1993-18-S:CuPdPd3CuS2
Cu UM1993-19-S:CuPtPt12Cu8S5
Cu UM1993-20-S:CuPtPt12Cu10S4
AsArsenic
As SperrylitePtAs2
As UM1993-02-AsTe:PdPd8(As,Te)3
RuRuthenium
Ru LauriteRuS2
RhRhodium
Rh Bowieite(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
Rh Cuprorhodsite(Cu,Fe)Rh2S4
PdPalladium
Pd UM1993-02-AsTe:PdPd8(As,Te)3
Pd UM1993-18-S:CuPdPd3CuS2
TeTellurium
Te UM1993-02-AsTe:PdPd8(As,Te)3
OsOsmium
Os Osmium(Os,Ir,Ru)
Os ErlichmaniteOsS2
IrIridium
Ir Bowieite(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
PtPlatinum
Pt PlatinumPt
Pt IsoferroplatinumPt3Fe
Pt HongshiitePtCu
Pt Bowieite(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
Pt CooperitePtS
Pt Braggite(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
Pt SperrylitePtAs2
Pt UM1993-19-S:CuPtPt12Cu8S5
Pt UM1993-20-S:CuPtPt12Cu10S4
AuGold
Au GoldAu

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