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Ragra Mine (Minasragra), Huayllay District, Pasco Province, Pasco, Perui
Regional Level Types
Ragra Mine (Minasragra)Mine
Huayllay DistrictDistrict
Pasco ProvinceProvince

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 10° 51' 39'' South , 76° 34' 19'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -10.86096,-76.57216
GeoHash:G#: 6q1d1wcf7
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:ET : Tundra
Nearest Settlements:
Oyón6,276 (2012)30.5km
Tinyahuarco5,066 (2012)34.0km
Yanahuanca5,992 (2018)39.1km
Cerro de Pasco78,910 (2012)40.6km

A vanadium mine owned by Vanadium Co. of America.
Till 1944 belonging to Junín department, when Pasco department was established.
Around 30 km NW from Huayllay and 40 km SW of Cerro de Pasco.

Regions containing this locality

South America PlateTectonic Plate
South AmericaContinent

Select Mineral List Type

Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

16 valid minerals. 9 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Formula: Al0.6(V5+,V4+)8O20 · 9H2O
Formula: (Fe,Ni)S2
Formula: Cu
Dwornikite (TL)
Formula: (Ni,Fe)SO4 · H2O
Type Locality:
Fernandinite (TL)
Formula: (Ca,K)(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 10H2O
Type Locality:
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Hewettite (TL)
Formula: CaV6O16 · 9H2O
Type Locality:
Melanovanadite (TL)
Formula: Ca(V5+,V4+)4O10 · 5H2O
Type Locality:
Minasragrite (TL)
Formula: (V4+O)(SO4) · 5H2O
Type Locality:
Formula: NiSO4 · 7H2O
Pascoite (TL)
Formula: Ca3(V10O28) · 17H2O
Type Locality:
Patrónite (TL)
Formula: VS4
Type Locality:
Formula: FeS2
Retgersite (TL)
Formula: NiSO4 · 6H2O
Type Locality:
'Revoredite' ?
Formula: PbAs4S7
Formula: K(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Formula: Ca4.5(AlV4+2V5+12O40) · 28H2O
Stanleyite (TL)
Formula: (V4+O)(SO4) · 6H2O
Type Locality:

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Patrónite (TL)2.EC.10VS4
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Bariandite4.HE.20Al0.6(V5+,V4+)8O20 · 9H2O
Fernandinite (TL)4.HE.20(Ca,K)(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 10H2O
Hewettite (TL)4.HE.15CaV6O16 · 9H2O
Melanovanadite (TL)4.HE.05Ca(V5+,V4+)4O10 · 5H2O
Pascoite (TL)4.HC.05Ca3(V10O28) · 17H2O
Sherwoodite4.HC.15Ca4.5(AlV4+2V5+12O40) · 28H2O
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Dwornikite (TL)7.CB.05(Ni,Fe)SO4 · H2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Minasragrite (TL)7.DB.20(V4+O)(SO4) · 5H2O
Morenosite7.CB.40NiSO4 · 7H2O
Retgersite (TL)7.CB.30NiSO4 · 6H2O
Stanleyite (TL)7.DE.50(V4+O)(SO4) · 6H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Revoredite' ?-PbAs4S7

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Patrónite (TL)
Dwornikite (TL),Fe)SO4 · H2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Minasragrite (TL) · 5H2O
Morenosite29.6.11.3NiSO4 · 7H2O
Retgersite (TL) · 6H2O
Stanleyite (TL) · 6H2O
Anhydrous Vanadium Oxysalts Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Pascoite (TL) · 17H2O
Sherwoodite47.2.4.1Ca4.5(AlV4+2V5+12O40) · 28H2O
Hydrated Normal Vanadium Oxysalts
Bariandite47.3.2.4Al0.6(V5+,V4+)8O20 · 9H2O
Fernandinite (TL),K)(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 10H2O
Hewettite (TL) · 9H2O
Melanovanadite (TL),V4+)4O10 · 5H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Revoredite' ?-PbAs4S7

List of minerals for each chemical element

H Dwornikite(Ni,Fe)SO4 · H2O
H Minasragrite(V4+O)(SO4) · 5H2O
H RetgersiteNiSO4 · 6H2O
H Fernandinite(Ca,K)(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 10H2O
H HewettiteCaV6O16 · 9H2O
H MelanovanaditeCa(V5+,V4+)4O10 · 5H2O
H PascoiteCa3(V10O28) · 17H2O
H Stanleyite(V4+O)(SO4) · 6H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H BarianditeAl0.6(V5+,V4+)8O20 · 9H2O
H MorenositeNiSO4 · 7H2O
H SherwooditeCa4.5(AlV24+V125+O40) · 28H2O
O Dwornikite(Ni,Fe)SO4 · H2O
O Minasragrite(V4+O)(SO4) · 5H2O
O RetgersiteNiSO4 · 6H2O
O Fernandinite(Ca,K)(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 10H2O
O HewettiteCaV6O16 · 9H2O
O MelanovanaditeCa(V5+,V4+)4O10 · 5H2O
O PascoiteCa3(V10O28) · 17H2O
O Stanleyite(V4+O)(SO4) · 6H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O BarianditeAl0.6(V5+,V4+)8O20 · 9H2O
O MorenositeNiSO4 · 7H2O
O SherwooditeCa4.5(AlV24+V125+O40) · 28H2O
Na Fernandinite(Ca,K)(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 10H2O
Al RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al BarianditeAl0.6(V5+,V4+)8O20 · 9H2O
Al SherwooditeCa4.5(AlV24+V125+O40) · 28H2O
Si RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
S Dwornikite(Ni,Fe)SO4 · H2O
S Minasragrite(V4+O)(SO4) · 5H2O
S RetgersiteNiSO4 · 6H2O
S PatróniteVS4
S Stanleyite(V4+O)(SO4) · 6H2O
S Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S MorenositeNiSO4 · 7H2O
S PyriteFeS2
S RevoreditePbAs4S7
K Fernandinite(Ca,K)(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 10H2O
K RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Ca Fernandinite(Ca,K)(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 10H2O
Ca HewettiteCaV6O16 · 9H2O
Ca MelanovanaditeCa(V5+,V4+)4O10 · 5H2O
Ca PascoiteCa3(V10O28) · 17H2O
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca SherwooditeCa4.5(AlV24+V125+O40) · 28H2O
Ti Fernandinite(Ca,K)(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 10H2O
V Minasragrite(V4+O)(SO4) · 5H2O
V Fernandinite(Ca,K)(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 10H2O
V HewettiteCaV6O16 · 9H2O
V MelanovanaditeCa(V5+,V4+)4O10 · 5H2O
V PascoiteCa3(V10O28) · 17H2O
V PatróniteVS4
V Stanleyite(V4+O)(SO4) · 6H2O
V RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
V BarianditeAl0.6(V5+,V4+)8O20 · 9H2O
V SherwooditeCa4.5(AlV24+V125+O40) · 28H2O
Fe Fernandinite(Ca,K)(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 10H2O
Fe Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Ni Dwornikite(Ni,Fe)SO4 · H2O
Ni RetgersiteNiSO4 · 6H2O
Ni Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
Ni MorenositeNiSO4 · 7H2O
Cu CopperCu
As RevoreditePbAs4S7
Pb RevoreditePbAs4S7

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: 3189040
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Mesozoic (66 - 201.3 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License


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Hewett, D.F. (1909) Vanadium deposits in Peru, American Institute of mining Engineers (A.I.M.E.) Transactions: 40: 274.
Hillebrand, W.F., Merwin, H.E., and Wright, F.E. (1914) Hewettite, Metahewettite and Pascoite, Hydrous Calcium Vanadates. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society: vol. 53, n° 213, 31-54.
Schaller (1915) Journal of the Washington Academy of Science: 5: 7.
Emmons, W.H. (1918) The Principles of Economic Geology, McGraw Hill Book Co.: 529.
Lindgren, W. (1921) Melanovanadite, A New Mineral from Mina Ragra, Pasco, Peru. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences: 7(8): 249-251.
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Palache, C., Berman, H., and Frondel, C. (1951) The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 1056, 1060, 1062.
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