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Mun. de Mercaderes, Cauca Department, Colombiai
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Mun. de MercaderesMunicipality
Cauca DepartmentDepartment
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Mercaderes4,684 (2016)


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North Andes plateTectonic Plate

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16 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Allanite-(Ce) ?
Formula: {CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Manuela Zeug, Andrés Ignacio, Rodríguez Vargas, Lutz Nasdala (2017): Spectroscopic study of inclusions in gem corundum from Mercaderes, Cauca, Colombia. Physics and Chemistry of Minerals 44, 221-233.
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Sutherland, F.L., Duroc-Danner, J.M., and Meffre, S. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 34, 155-168.
Anthophyllite
Formula: ☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Sutherland, F.L., Duroc-Danner, J.M., and Meffre, S. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 34, 155-168.
'Apatite'
Reference: Manuela Zeug, Andrés Ignacio, Rodríguez Vargas, Lutz Nasdala (2017): Spectroscopic study of inclusions in gem corundum from Mercaderes, Cauca, Colombia. Physics and Chemistry of Minerals 44, 221-233.
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: Sutherland, F.L., Duroc-Danner, J.M., and Meffre, S. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 34, 155-168.
Böhmite ?
Formula: AlO(OH)
Description: Inclusions in corundum
Reference: Sutherland, F.L., Duroc-Danner, J.M., and Meffre, S. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 34, 155-168.
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Corundum var: Ruby
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Sutherland, F.L., Duroc-Danner, J.M., and Meffre, S. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 34, 155-168.
Corundum var: Sapphire
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Sutherland, F.L., Duroc-Danner, J.M., and Meffre, S. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 34, 155-168.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Sutherland, F.L., Duroc-Danner, J.M., and Meffre, S. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 34, 155-168.
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Manuela Zeug, Andrés Ignacio, Rodríguez Vargas, Lutz Nasdala (2017): Spectroscopic study of inclusions in gem corundum from Mercaderes, Cauca, Colombia. Physics and Chemistry of Minerals 44, 221-233.
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Description: Inclusions in corundum
Reference: Sutherland, F.L., Duroc-Danner, J.M., and Meffre, S. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 34, 155-168.
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Sutherland, F.L., Duroc-Danner, J.M., and Meffre, S. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 34, 155-168.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Sutherland, F.L., Duroc-Danner, J.M., and Meffre, S. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 34, 155-168.
'Hornblende'
Reference: Sutherland, F.L., Duroc-Danner, J.M., and Meffre, S. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 34, 155-168.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Sutherland, F.L., Duroc-Danner, J.M., and Meffre, S. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 34, 155-168.
Kornerupine
Formula: Mg3Al6(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH)
Reference: Sutherland, F.L., Duroc-Danner, J.M., and Meffre, S. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 34, 155-168.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Sutherland, F.L., Duroc-Danner, J.M., and Meffre, S. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 34, 155-168.
Pyrope
Formula: Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Sutherland, F.L., Duroc-Danner, J.M., and Meffre, S. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 34, 155-168.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Sutherland, F.L., Duroc-Danner, J.M., and Meffre, S. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 34, 155-168.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Böhmite ?4.FE.15AlO(OH)
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Ruby4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Sapphire4.CB.05Al2O3
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 9 - Silicates
Allanite-(Ce) ?9.BG.05b{CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Almandine9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Anthophyllite9.DD.05☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Kornerupine9.BJ.50Mg3Al6(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH)
Pyrope9.AD.25Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Hornblende'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Böhmite ?6.1.2.1AlO(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Pyrope51.4.3a.1Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
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
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [4] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n=1, 2)
Kornerupine58.1.1.1Mg3Al6(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH)
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Allanite-(Ce) ?58.2.1a.1{CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Anthophyllite66.1.2.1☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-
Corundum
var: Ruby
-Al2O3
var: Sapphire-Al2O3
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Hornblende'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H KornerupineMg3Al6(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH)
H Anthophyllite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H BöhmiteAlO(OH)
H Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
BBoron
B KornerupineMg3Al6(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH)
OOxygen
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O KornerupineMg3Al6(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH)
O Anthophyllite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O HematiteFe2O3
O Corundum (var: Ruby)Al2O3
O Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
O RutileTiO2
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O CorundumAl2O3
O BöhmiteAlO(OH)
O Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
FFluorine
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
MgMagnesium
Mg PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
Mg KornerupineMg3Al6(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH)
Mg Anthophyllite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
AlAluminium
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Al KornerupineMg3Al6(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH)
Al Corundum (var: Ruby)Al2O3
Al Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al BöhmiteAlO(OH)
Al Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si KornerupineMg3Al6(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH)
Si Anthophyllite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
PPhosphorus
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
CaCalcium
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
CeCerium
Ce Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)

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