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Condorcanqui Mine, Cushamen Department, Chubut Province, Argentinai
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Condorcanqui MineMine
Cushamen DepartmentDepartment
Chubut ProvinceProvince
ArgentinaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude:
43° South , 68° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~434km
Locality type:
Name(s) in local language(s):
Mina Condorcanqui, Departamento Cushamen, Chubut, Argentina.


Native copper, cuprite and chalcocite in andesites.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Leal, P. R., Vattuone, M. E., & Latorre, C. O. (2011). Revisión de las paragénesis de zeolitas de los Andes Patagónicos septentrionales. Revista mexicana de ciencias geológicas, 28(2), 212-225.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: www.unp.edu.ar/museovirtual/Minerales/presentacion.htm‎; Leal, P. R., Vattuone, M. E., & Latorre, C. O. (2011). Revisión de las paragénesis de zeolitas de los Andes Patagónicos septentrionales. Revista mexicana de ciencias geológicas, 28(2), 212-225.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Leal, P. R., Vattuone, M. E., & Latorre, C. O. (2011). Revisión de las paragénesis de zeolitas de los Andes Patagónicos septentrionales. Revista mexicana de ciencias geológicas, 28(2), 212-225.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: www.unp.edu.ar/museovirtual/Minerales/presentacion.htm‎
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: www.unp.edu.ar/museovirtual/Minerales/presentacion.htm‎
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Reference: Leal, P. R., Vattuone, M. E., & Latorre, C. O. (2011). Revisión de las paragénesis de zeolitas de los Andes Patagónicos septentrionales. Revista mexicana de ciencias geológicas, 28(2), 212-225.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Leal, P. R., Vattuone, M. E., & Latorre, C. O. (2011). Revisión de las paragénesis de zeolitas de los Andes Patagónicos septentrionales. Revista mexicana de ciencias geológicas, 28(2), 212-225.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Leal, P. R., Vattuone, M. E., & Latorre, C. O. (2011). Revisión de las paragénesis de zeolitas de los Andes Patagónicos septentrionales. Revista mexicana de ciencias geológicas, 28(2), 212-225.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Digenite2.BA.10Cu9S5
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Digenite2.4.7.3Cu9S5
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O CupriteCu2O
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S ChalcociteCu2S
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S DigeniteCu9S5
S PyriteFeS2
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu CopperCu
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu DigeniteCu9S5

Other Regions, Features and Areas containg this locality

Argentina/Chile
South AmericaContinent
South America PlateTectonic Plate

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