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San Genaro Mine, Castrovirreyna District, Castrovirreyna Province, Huancavelica, Perui
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San Genaro MineMine
Castrovirreyna DistrictDistrict
Castrovirreyna ProvinceProvince
HuancavelicaRegion
PeruCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 13° South , 75° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~34km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:ET : Tundra


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Alternative Label Names

This is a list of additional names that have been recorded for mineral labels associated with this locality in the minID database. This may include previous versions of the locality name hierarchy from mindat.org, data entry errors, and it may also include unconfirmed sublocality names or other names that can only be matched to this level.

San Genaro Mine, Castrovirreyna District, Castrovirreyna Province, Huancavelica Department, Peru

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


26 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Andorite'
Formula: AgPbSb3S6
Reference: American Mineralogist 87:753-764
Aramayoite
Formula: Ag3Sb2(Bi,Sb)S6
Reference: Handbook of Mineralogy
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: [www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]
Baumstarkite (TL)
Formula: Ag3Sb3S6
Type Locality:
Reference: Amer.Min.(2002) 87, 753-764; Lapis 27(11), 2002
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Reference: Hyrsl & Rosales (2003) Mineralogical Record, 34, 241-254.; Hyrsl & Rosales (2003) Mineralogical Record, 34, 241-254.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: American Mineralogist 87:753-764
Diaphorite
Formula: Ag3Pb2Sb3S8
Reference: American Mineralogist 87:753-764
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Reference: P Haas collection
Fibroferrite
Formula: Fe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
Reference: Uwe Kolitsch (powder X-ray diffraction and SEM-EDS)
Freibergite
Formula: Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Reference: Hyrsl & Rosales (2003) Mineralogical Record, 34, 241-254.; Hyrsl & Rosales (2003) Mineralogical Record, 34, 241-254.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: American Mineralogist 87:753-764
Gladite
Formula: PbCuBi5S9
Reference: P Haas collection
Kësterite
Formula: Cu2ZnSnS4
Reference: American Mineralogist 87:753-764
Miargyrite
Formula: AgSbS2
Habit: Cm sized balls of mm sized xls. 4mm xls are blocky
Colour: Black, sometimes irridescent with red internal lights
Fluorescence: none
Reference: Min.Rec.: 21:102.; Hyrsl & Rosales (2003) Mineralogical Record, 34, 241-254.; Hyrsl & Rosales (2003) Mineralogical Record, 34, 241-254.
Polybasite
Formula: [(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Reference: Hyrsl & Rosales (2003) Mineralogical Record, 34, 241-254.; Hyrsl & Rosales (2003) Mineralogical Record, 34, 241-254.
Proustite
Formula: Ag3AsS3
Reference: Hyrsl & Rosales (2003) Mineralogical Record, 34, 241-254.; Hyrsl & Rosales (2003) Mineralogical Record, 34, 241-254.
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Reference: Hyrsl & Rosales (2003) Mineralogical Record, 34, 241-254.; Hyrsl & Rosales (2003) Mineralogical Record, 34, 241-254.; Hyrsl & Rosales (2003) Mineralogical Record, 34, 241-254.; Hyrsl & Rosales (2003) Mineralogical Record, 34, 241-254.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: American Mineralogist 87:753-764
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: P Haas collection
Realgar
Formula: As4S4
Reference: Hyrsl & Rosales (2003) Mineralogical Record, 34, 241-254.; Hyrsl & Rosales (2003) Mineralogical Record, 34, 241-254.
Robinsonite
Formula: Pb4Sb6S13
Reference: American Mineralogist 87:753-764
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: John Sobolewski Collection
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Hyrsl & Rosales (2003) Mineralogical Record, 34, 241-254.; Hyrsl & Rosales (2003) Mineralogical Record, 34, 241-254.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: American Mineralogist 87:753-764; Hyrsl & Rosales (2003) Mineralogical Record, 34, 241-254.; Hyrsl & Rosales (2003) Mineralogical Record, 34, 241-254.
Stannite
Formula: Cu2FeSnS4
Reference: American Mineralogist 87:753-764
Stephanite
Formula: Ag5SbS4
Reference: Hyrsl & Rosales (2003) Mineralogical Record, 34, 241-254.; Hyrsl & Rosales (2003) Mineralogical Record, 34, 241-254.
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: Hyrsl & Rosales (2003) Mineralogical Record, 34, 241-254.; Hyrsl & Rosales (2003) Mineralogical Record, 34, 241-254.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Silver'1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Aramayoite'2.HA.25Ag3Sb2(Bi,Sb)S6
'Baumstarkite' (TL)2.HA.25Ag3Sb3S6
'Bournonite'2.GA.50PbCuSbS3
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Diaphorite'2.JB.05Ag3Pb2Sb3S8
'Enargite'2.KA.05Cu3AsS4
'Freibergite'2.GB.05Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Gladite'2.HB.05aPbCuBi5S9
'Kësterite '2.CB.15aCu2ZnSnS4
'Miargyrite'2.HA.10AgSbS2
'Polybasite'2.GB.15[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
'Proustite'2.GA.05Ag3AsS3
'Pyrargyrite'2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Realgar'2.FA.15aAs4S4
'Robinsonite'2.HC.20Pb4Sb6S13
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
'Stannite'2.CB.15aCu2FeSnS4
'Stephanite'2.GB.10Ag5SbS4
'Tetrahedrite'2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Siderite'5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4
'Fibroferrite'7.DC.15Fe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Andorite'-AgPbSb3S6

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Realgar2.8.21.1As4S4
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Kësterite 2.9.2.9Cu2ZnSnS4
Stannite2.9.2.1Cu2FeSnS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø > 4
Polybasite3.1.7.2[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
ø = 4
Enargite3.2.1.1Cu3AsS4
Stephanite3.2.4.1Ag5SbS4
3 <ø < 4
Freibergite3.3.6.3Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ø = 3
Bournonite3.4.3.2PbCuSbS3
Gladite3.4.5.3PbCuBi5S9
Proustite3.4.1.1Ag3AsS3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
2.5 < ø < 3
Diaphorite3.5.4.1Ag3Pb2Sb3S8
2 < ø < 2.49
Robinsonite3.6.16.1Pb4Sb6S13
ø = 2
Aramayoite3.7.4.1Ag3Sb2(Bi,Sb)S6
Miargyrite3.7.3.2AgSbS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Fibroferrite31.9.12.1Fe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Andorite'-AgPbSb3S6
Baumstarkite (TL)-Ag3Sb3S6

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H FibroferriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
CCarbon
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O BaryteBaSO4
O FibroferriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O SideriteFeCO3
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S AndoriteAgPbSb3S6
S AramayoiteAg3Sb2(Bi,Sb)S6
S BaryteBaSO4
S BaumstarkiteAg3Sb3S6
S BournonitePbCuSbS3
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S DiaphoriteAg3Pb2Sb3S8
S EnargiteCu3AsS4
S FibroferriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
S FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
S GalenaPbS
S GladitePbCuBi5S9
S Kësterite Cu2ZnSnS4
S MiargyriteAgSbS2
S Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
S ProustiteAg3AsS3
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
S PyriteFeS2
S RealgarAs4S4
S RobinsonitePb4Sb6S13
S SphaleriteZnS
S StanniteCu2FeSnS4
S StephaniteAg5SbS4
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe FibroferriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
Fe FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe StanniteCu2FeSnS4
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
CuCopper
Cu BournonitePbCuSbS3
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu EnargiteCu3AsS4
Cu FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Cu GladitePbCuBi5S9
Cu Kësterite Cu2ZnSnS4
Cu Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Cu StanniteCu2FeSnS4
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ZnZinc
Zn Kësterite Cu2ZnSnS4
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
AsArsenic
As EnargiteCu3AsS4
As Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
As ProustiteAg3AsS3
As RealgarAs4S4
AgSilver
Ag AndoriteAgPbSb3S6
Ag AramayoiteAg3Sb2(Bi,Sb)S6
Ag BaumstarkiteAg3Sb3S6
Ag DiaphoriteAg3Pb2Sb3S8
Ag FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Ag MiargyriteAgSbS2
Ag Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Ag ProustiteAg3AsS3
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Ag SilverAg
Ag StephaniteAg5SbS4
SnTin
Sn Kësterite Cu2ZnSnS4
Sn StanniteCu2FeSnS4
SbAntimony
Sb AndoriteAgPbSb3S6
Sb AramayoiteAg3Sb2(Bi,Sb)S6
Sb BaumstarkiteAg3Sb3S6
Sb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Sb DiaphoriteAg3Pb2Sb3S8
Sb FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Sb MiargyriteAgSbS2
Sb Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Sb RobinsonitePb4Sb6S13
Sb StephaniteAg5SbS4
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb AndoriteAgPbSb3S6
Pb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Pb DiaphoriteAg3Pb2Sb3S8
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb GladitePbCuBi5S9
Pb RobinsonitePb4Sb6S13
BiBismuth
Bi AramayoiteAg3Sb2(Bi,Sb)S6
Bi GladitePbCuBi5S9

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
- Miner. Rec.: 21: 102.
- Effenberger, H., Paar, W.H., Topa, D., Criddle, A.J., and Fleck, M. (2002) The new mineral baumstarkite and a structural reinvestigation of aramayoite and miargyrite. American Mineralogist: 87: 753-764.
- Jaroslav Hyrsl, Jack A.Crowley, Rock H.Currier, Terry Szenics.(2011): PERU - PARADISE OF MINERALS.544pp. / San Genaro Mine. page 415


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