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El Hoyo mine, Sierra de Cacho, Villa Castelli, General Lamadrid department, La Rioja Province, Argentinai
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El Hoyo mineMine
Sierra de CachoSierra
Villa Castelli- not defined -
General Lamadrid departmentDepartment
La Rioja ProvinceProvince
ArgentinaCountry

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28° 58' 8'' South , 68° 40' 56'' West
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Worked for silver, with eucairite having been the main ore mineral.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Berzelianite
Formula: Cu2Se
Reference: Grundmann, G., & Förster, H. J. (2018). The Sierra de Cacheuta Vein-Type Se Mineralization, Mendoza Province, Argentina. Minerals, 8(4), 127.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Grundmann, G., & Förster, H. J. (2018). The Sierra de Cacheuta Vein-Type Se Mineralization, Mendoza Province, Argentina. Minerals, 8(4), 127.
Eucairite
Formula: AgCuSe
Reference: Guerrero, M.A. (1969) Estudio geológico-económico y prospección geoquímica orientativa del Distrito Minero Cerro Cacho – Sierra de Umango. Dirección Nacional de Geología y Minería, (inédito), 171 p., Buenos Aires.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Grundmann, G., & Förster, H. J. (2018). The Sierra de Cacheuta Vein-Type Se Mineralization, Mendoza Province, Argentina. Minerals, 8(4), 127.
Klockmannite
Formula: CuSe
Reference: Grundmann, G., & Förster, H. J. (2018). The Sierra de Cacheuta Vein-Type Se Mineralization, Mendoza Province, Argentina. Minerals, 8(4), 127.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Berzelianite2.BA.20Cu2Se
Eucairite2.BA.50AgCuSe
Klockmannite2.CA.05bCuSe
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Berzelianite2.4.10.1Cu2Se
Eucairite2.4.6.2AgCuSe
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Klockmannite2.8.12.2CuSe
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O HematiteFe2O3
O CalciteCaCO3
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3
CuCopper
Cu EucairiteAgCuSe
Cu BerzelianiteCu2Se
Cu KlockmanniteCuSe
SeSelenium
Se EucairiteAgCuSe
Se BerzelianiteCu2Se
Se KlockmanniteCuSe
AgSilver
Ag EucairiteAgCuSe

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