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Unimin (Tinaja Del Oso) deposit, Mun. de Magdalena, Sonora, Mexicoi
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Unimin (Tinaja Del Oso) depositDeposit
Mun. de MagdalenaMunicipality
Sonora- not defined -
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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 30° North , 110° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~57km
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:BSh : Hot semi-arid (steppe) climate


Borate deposit.
borates

Regions containing this locality

Sonoran Desert, North America

Desert - 1,138 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


13 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Cahnite
Formula: Ca2[B(OH)4](AsO4)
Reference: Miranda-Gasca, M. A., Gomez-Caballero, J. A., & Eastoe, C. J. (1998). Borate deposits of northern Sonora, Mexico; stratigraphy, tectonics, stable isotopes, and fluid inclusions. Economic Geology, 93(4), 510-523.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Miranda-Gasca, M. A., Gomez-Caballero, J. A., & Eastoe, C. J. (1998). Borate deposits of northern Sonora, Mexico; stratigraphy, tectonics, stable isotopes, and fluid inclusions. Economic Geology, 93(4), 510-523.
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Reference: Miranda-Gasca, M. A., Gomez-Caballero, J. A., & Eastoe, C. J. (1998). Borate deposits of northern Sonora, Mexico; stratigraphy, tectonics, stable isotopes, and fluid inclusions. Economic Geology, 93(4), 510-523.
Colemanite
Formula: Ca[B3O4(OH)3] · H2O
Reference: Verley, C. G., & Vidal, M. F. (2011) Preliminary Resource Estimate for the El Cajon Borate Deposit Magdalena Basin Project, Sonora, Mexico. Pursuant to National Instrument 43-101 of the Canadian Securities Administrators; Miranda-Gasca, M. A., Gomez-Caballero, J. A., & Eastoe, C. J. (1998). Borate deposits of northern Sonora, Mexico; stratigraphy, tectonics, stable isotopes, and fluid inclusions. Economic Geology, 93(4), 510-523.
Fluorellestadite
Formula: Ca5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5F
Reference: Miranda-Gasca, M. A., Gomez-Caballero, J. A., & Eastoe, C. J. (1998). Borate deposits of northern Sonora, Mexico; stratigraphy, tectonics, stable isotopes, and fluid inclusions. Economic Geology, 93(4), 510-523.
Fluorellestadite var: Wilkeite
Formula: Ca5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5F
Reference: Miranda-Gasca, M. A., Gomez-Caballero, J. A., & Eastoe, C. J. (1998). Borate deposits of northern Sonora, Mexico; stratigraphy, tectonics, stable isotopes, and fluid inclusions. Economic Geology, 93(4), 510-523.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Miranda-Gasca, M. A., Gomez-Caballero, J. A., & Eastoe, C. J. (1998). Borate deposits of northern Sonora, Mexico; stratigraphy, tectonics, stable isotopes, and fluid inclusions. Economic Geology, 93(4), 510-523.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Verley, C. G., & Vidal, M. F. (2011) Preliminary Resource Estimate for the El Cajon Borate Deposit Magdalena Basin Project, Sonora, Mexico. Pursuant to National Instrument 43-101 of the Canadian Securities Administrators; Miranda-Gasca, M. A., Gomez-Caballero, J. A., & Eastoe, C. J. (1998). Borate deposits of northern Sonora, Mexico; stratigraphy, tectonics, stable isotopes, and fluid inclusions. Economic Geology, 93(4), 510-523.
Howlite
Formula: Ca2B5SiO9(OH)5
Reference: Verley, C. G., & Vidal, M. F. (2011) Preliminary Resource Estimate for the El Cajon Borate Deposit Magdalena Basin Project, Sonora, Mexico. Pursuant to National Instrument 43-101 of the Canadian Securities Administrators
Orpiment
Formula: As2S3
Reference: Miranda-Gasca, M. A., Gomez-Caballero, J. A., & Eastoe, C. J. (1998). Borate deposits of northern Sonora, Mexico; stratigraphy, tectonics, stable isotopes, and fluid inclusions. Economic Geology, 93(4), 510-523.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Miranda-Gasca, M. A., Gomez-Caballero, J. A., & Eastoe, C. J. (1998). Borate deposits of northern Sonora, Mexico; stratigraphy, tectonics, stable isotopes, and fluid inclusions. Economic Geology, 93(4), 510-523.
Realgar
Formula: As4S4
Reference: Miranda-Gasca, M. A., Gomez-Caballero, J. A., & Eastoe, C. J. (1998). Borate deposits of northern Sonora, Mexico; stratigraphy, tectonics, stable isotopes, and fluid inclusions. Economic Geology, 93(4), 510-523.
Strontianite
Formula: SrCO3
Reference: Miranda-Gasca, M. A., Gomez-Caballero, J. A., & Eastoe, C. J. (1998). Borate deposits of northern Sonora, Mexico; stratigraphy, tectonics, stable isotopes, and fluid inclusions. Economic Geology, 93(4), 510-523.
Ulexite
Formula: NaCa[B5O6(OH)6] · 5H2O
Reference: Miranda-Gasca, M. A., Gomez-Caballero, J. A., & Eastoe, C. J. (1998). Borate deposits of northern Sonora, Mexico; stratigraphy, tectonics, stable isotopes, and fluid inclusions. Economic Geology, 93(4), 510-523.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Orpiment'2.FA.30As2S3
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Realgar'2.FA.15aAs4S4
Group 3 - Halides
'Fluorite'3.AB.25CaF2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Strontianite'5.AB.15SrCO3
Group 6 - Borates
'Cahnite'6.AC.70Ca2[B(OH)4](AsO4)
'Colemanite'6.CB.10Ca[B3O4(OH)3] · H2O
'Howlite'6.CB.20Ca2B5SiO9(OH)5
'Ulexite'6.EA.25NaCa[B5O6(OH)6] · 5H2O
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Celestine'7.AD.35SrSO4
'Gypsum'7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
'Fluorellestadite'9.AH.25Ca5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5F
var: Wilkeite9.AH.25Ca5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5F

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Realgar2.8.21.1As4S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Orpiment2.11.1.1As2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Strontianite14.1.3.3SrCO3
Group 25 - ANHYDROUS BORATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Triborates
Howlite25.3.5.1Ca2B5SiO9(OH)5
Group 26 - HYDRATED BORATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Triborates
Colemanite26.3.5.1Ca[B3O4(OH)3] · H2O
Pentaborates
Ulexite26.5.11.1NaCa[B5O6(OH)6] · 5H2O
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Celestine28.3.1.2SrSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 43 - COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
Anhydrous Compound Phosphates, etc·, Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Cahnite43.4.4.1Ca2[B(OH)4](AsO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Fluorellestadite52.4.9.3Ca5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5F
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
var: Wilkeite-Ca5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5F

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H CahniteCa2[B(OH)4](AsO4)
H ColemaniteCa[B3O4(OH)3] · H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H HowliteCa2B5SiO9(OH)5
H UlexiteNaCa[B5O6(OH)6] · 5H2O
BBoron
B CahniteCa2[B(OH)4](AsO4)
B ColemaniteCa[B3O4(OH)3] · H2O
B HowliteCa2B5SiO9(OH)5
B UlexiteNaCa[B5O6(OH)6] · 5H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C StrontianiteSrCO3
OOxygen
O CahniteCa2[B(OH)4](AsO4)
O CalciteCaCO3
O CelestineSrSO4
O ColemaniteCa[B3O4(OH)3] · H2O
O FluorellestaditeCa5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5F
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HowliteCa2B5SiO9(OH)5
O StrontianiteSrCO3
O UlexiteNaCa[B5O6(OH)6] · 5H2O
O Fluorellestadite (var: Wilkeite)Ca5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5F
FFluorine
F FluorellestaditeCa5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5F
F FluoriteCaF2
F Fluorellestadite (var: Wilkeite)Ca5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5F
NaSodium
Na UlexiteNaCa[B5O6(OH)6] · 5H2O
SiSilicon
Si FluorellestaditeCa5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5F
Si HowliteCa2B5SiO9(OH)5
Si Fluorellestadite (var: Wilkeite)Ca5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5F
SSulfur
S CelestineSrSO4
S FluorellestaditeCa5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5F
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S OrpimentAs2S3
S PyriteFeS2
S RealgarAs4S4
S Fluorellestadite (var: Wilkeite)Ca5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5F
CaCalcium
Ca CahniteCa2[B(OH)4](AsO4)
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca ColemaniteCa[B3O4(OH)3] · H2O
Ca FluorellestaditeCa5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5F
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca HowliteCa2B5SiO9(OH)5
Ca UlexiteNaCa[B5O6(OH)6] · 5H2O
Ca Fluorellestadite (var: Wilkeite)Ca5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5F
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
AsArsenic
As CahniteCa2[B(OH)4](AsO4)
As OrpimentAs2S3
As RealgarAs4S4
SrStrontium
Sr CelestineSrSO4
Sr StrontianiteSrCO3

References

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Verley, C. G., & Vidal, M. F. (2011) Preliminary Resource Estimate for the El Cajon Borate Deposit Magdalena Basin Project, Sonora, Mexico. Pursuant to National Instrument 43-101 of the Canadian Securities Administrators
Miranda-Gasca, M. A., Gomez-Caballero, J. A., & Eastoe, C. J. (1998). Borate deposits of northern Sonora, Mexico; stratigraphy, tectonics, stable isotopes, and fluid inclusions. Economic Geology, 93(4), 510-523.


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