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Amor Mine, El Salado, Chañaral Province, Atacama, Chilei
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Amor MineMine
El Salado- not defined -
Chañaral ProvinceProvince
AtacamaRegion
ChileCountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 27° South , 69° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~93km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BWk : Cold desert climate


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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Atacamite
Formula: Cu2(OH)3Cl
Reference: V. Sapienza collection
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: JM Johannet collection.
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: V. Sapienza collection
Dioptase
Formula: CuSiO3 · H2O
Paratacamite
Formula: Cu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Reference: Collected by Skip Szenics. In the collection of Brent Thorne.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
Atacamite3.DA.10aCu2(OH)3Cl
Paratacamite3.DA.10cCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Group 9 - Silicates
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Dioptase9.CJ.30CuSiO3 · H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 10 - OXYHALIDES AND HYDROXYHALIDES
A2(O,OH)3Xq
Atacamite10.1.1.1Cu2(OH)3Cl
Paratacamite10.1.2.1Cu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Dioptase61.1.3.1CuSiO3 · H2O
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H DioptaseCuSiO3 · H2O
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
OOxygen
O DioptaseCuSiO3 · H2O
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
AlAluminium
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si DioptaseCuSiO3 · H2O
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
SSulfur
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
ClChlorine
Cl AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
Cl ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
CuCopper
Cu DioptaseCuSiO3 · H2O
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
ZnZinc
Zn ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2

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