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El Empalme, Sozoranga Canton, Loja Province, Ecuadori
Regional Level Types
El Empalme- not defined -
Sozoranga CantonCanton
Loja ProvinceProvince
EcuadorCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
4° 8' 59'' South , 79° 51' 35'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Celica5,499 (2018)12.0km
Catacocha10,872 (2017)25.8km
Macará13,035 (2017)27.4km
Cariamanga16,862 (2017)39.1km
Name(s) in local language(s):
El Empalme, Cantón de Sozoranga, Provincia de Loja, Ecuador.


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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


12 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Colour: grey-green
Reference: Collected by Alejandro Félix
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Colour: white
Reference: Collected by Alejandro Félix
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Colour: blue
Reference: Collected by Alejandro Félix
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Colour: white and colorless
Reference: Collected by Alejandro Félix
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Colour: Brass yellow, often with an iridescent tarnish.
Reference: Collected by Alejandro Félix
'Chlorite Group'
Colour: dark green
Reference: Collected by Alejandro Félix
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Colour: green to bluish green
Reference: Collected by Alejandro Félix
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Collected by Alejandro Félix
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Collected by Alejandro Félix
'Hornblende'
Habit: Rock forming mineral.
Reference: Collected by Alejandro Félix
'K Feldspar'
Habit: Rock forming mineral.
Colour: pink
Reference: Collected by Alejandro Félix
Laumontite
Formula: CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Colour: white
Reference: Collected by Alejandro Félix
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Habit: acicular crystals
Colour: green
Reference: Collected by Alejandro Félix
'Manganese Oxides'
Habit: botryoidal agreggates
Colour: Black
Reference: Collected by Alejandro Félix
'Manganese Oxides var: Manganese Dendrites'
Colour: Black
Reference: Collected by Alejandro Félix
Olivenite
Formula: Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Habit: short prismatic
Colour: Olive green
Reference: Samuel Mácias Collection
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Colour: Pale brass-yellow
Reference: Collected by Alejandro Félix
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Habit: Prisms and rock forming mineral.
Colour: white and colorless
Reference: Collected by Alejandro Félix
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'
Colour: Iron black
Reference: Collected by Alejandro Félix

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Olivenite8.BB.30Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Laumontite9.GB.10CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Hornblende'-
'K Feldspar'-
'Manganese Oxides'-
'var: Manganese Dendrites'-
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A2(XO4)Zq
Olivenite41.6.6.1Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Laumontite77.1.1.4CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Hornblende'-
'K Feldspar'-
'Manganese Oxides'-
'var: Manganese Dendrites'-
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
OOxygen
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
SiSilicon
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
FeIron
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
AsArsenic
As OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)

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