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Cueva Ricardo Zuloaga, Miranda, Venezuelai
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Cueva Ricardo ZuloagaCave
MirandaState
VenezuelaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 10° 26' 7'' North , 66° 46' 39'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 10.43550,-66.77770
GeoHash:G#: d9be27tzn
Locality type:Cave
Köppen climate type:Aw : Tropical savanna, wet
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
El Hatillo57,591 (2018)5.5km
La Dolorita56,846 (2011)5.9km
Petare364,684 (2018)6.6km
El Cafetal80,029 (2018)6.9km
Caucagüito52,556 (2012)7.2km


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South America PlateTectonic Plate
South AmericaContinent

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Urbani, F. (1996) Venezuelan cave minerals: a review. Boletín de la Sociedad Venezolana de Espeleología, No.30, 1-13.
Ardealite
Formula: Ca2(HPO4)(SO4) · 4H2O
Reference: Urbani, F. (1996) Venezuelan cave minerals: a review. Boletín de la Sociedad Venezolana de Espeleología, No.30, 1-13.
Brushite
Formula: Ca(HPO4) · 2H2O
Reference: Urbani, F. (1996) Venezuelan cave minerals: a review. Boletín de la Sociedad Venezolana de Espeleología, No.30, 1-13.
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Urbani, F. (1996) Venezuelan cave minerals: a review. Boletín de la Sociedad Venezolana de Espeleología, No.30, 1-13.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Urbani, F. (1996) Venezuelan cave minerals: a review. Boletín de la Sociedad Venezolana de Espeleología, No.30, 1-13.
Hydroxylapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Reference: Urbani, F. (1996) Venezuelan cave minerals: a review. Boletín de la Sociedad Venezolana de Espeleología, No.30, 1-13.
Sepiolite
Formula: Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Reference: Urbani, F. (1996) Venezuelan cave minerals: a review. Boletín de la Sociedad Venezolana de Espeleología, No.30, 1-13.
Struvite
Formula: (NH4)Mg(PO4) · 6H2O
Reference: Urbani, F. (1996) Venezuelan cave minerals: a review. Boletín de la Sociedad Venezolana de Espeleología, No.30, 1-13.
Whitlockite
Formula: Ca9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
Reference: Urbani, F. (1996) Venezuelan cave minerals: a review. Boletín de la Sociedad Venezolana de Espeleología, No.30, 1-13.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Ardealite8.CJ.50Ca2(HPO4)(SO4) · 4H2O
Brushite8.CJ.50Ca(HPO4) · 2H2O
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Hydroxylapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Struvite8.CH.40(NH4)Mg(PO4) · 6H2O
Whitlockite8.AC.45Ca9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Sepiolite9.EE.25Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
(AB)3(XO4)2
Whitlockite38.3.4.1Ca9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
Group 39 - HYDRATED ACID PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A[HXO4]·xH2O
Brushite39.1.1.1Ca(HPO4) · 2H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB(XO4)·xH2O
Struvite40.1.1.1(NH4)Mg(PO4) · 6H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Hydroxylapatite41.8.1.3Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Group 43 - COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
Acid Compound Phosphates, etc·
Ardealite43.1.1.1Ca2(HPO4)(SO4) · 4H2O
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Sepiolite74.3.1b.1Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H WhitlockiteCa9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H ArdealiteCa2(HPO4)(SO4) · 4H2O
H SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
H HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
H Struvite(NH4)Mg(PO4) · 6H2O
H BrushiteCa(HPO4) · 2H2O
CCarbon
C AragoniteCaCO3
NNitrogen
N Struvite(NH4)Mg(PO4) · 6H2O
OOxygen
O WhitlockiteCa9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O ArdealiteCa2(HPO4)(SO4) · 4H2O
O AragoniteCaCO3
O SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
O Struvite(NH4)Mg(PO4) · 6H2O
O BrushiteCa(HPO4) · 2H2O
FFluorine
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
MgMagnesium
Mg WhitlockiteCa9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
Mg SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Mg Struvite(NH4)Mg(PO4) · 6H2O
SiSilicon
Si SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
PPhosphorus
P WhitlockiteCa9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
P ArdealiteCa2(HPO4)(SO4) · 4H2O
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
P HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
P Struvite(NH4)Mg(PO4) · 6H2O
P BrushiteCa(HPO4) · 2H2O
SSulfur
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S ArdealiteCa2(HPO4)(SO4) · 4H2O
CaCalcium
Ca WhitlockiteCa9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca ArdealiteCa2(HPO4)(SO4) · 4H2O
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
Ca BrushiteCa(HPO4) · 2H2O

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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Cretaceous - Jurassic
66 - 201.3 Ma



ID: 2673167
Las Brisas Schist of the Caracas Metasedimentary Suite

Age: Mesozoic (66 - 201.3 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Las Brisas Schist

Lithology: Schist and gneiss

Reference: Garrity, C.P., P.C. Hackley, F. Urbani. Digital Geologic Map and GIS Database of Venezuela. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 199. [114]

Mesozoic
66 - 251.902 Ma



ID: 3186194
Mesozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Mesozoic (66 - 251.902 Ma)

Lithology: Medium-high grade orthogneiss

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]

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Urbani, F. (1996) Venezuelan cave minerals: a review. Boletín de la Sociedad Venezolana de Espeleología, 30, 1-13.


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