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La Calandria mine, Cañada del Puerto, San Gerónimo, Pocho department, Córdoba, Argentinai
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 31° 25' 24'' South , 64° 55' 23'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -31.42361,-64.92333
GeoHash:G#: 6d3v4xs20
Köppen climate type:Cwb : Subtropical highland climate or temperate oceanic climate with dry winters
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Salsacate1,205 (2016)19.4km
San Carlos1,215 (2015)32.2km
Villa Cura Brochero4,707 (2016)32.6km
Mina Clavero6,855 (2016)34.0km
Cuesta Blanca3,200 (2016)34.1km


Zoned Pegmatite dikes

Regions containing this locality

South America PlateTectonic Plate
South AmericaContinent

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


6 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Note: this is a very new system on mindat.org and data is currently VERY limited. Please bear with us while we work towards adding this information!

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Detailed Mineral List:

Achalaite (TL)
Formula: (Fe2+,Mn)(Ti,Fe3+,Ta)(Nb,Ta)2O8
Type Locality:
Reference: Galliski, M. Á., Márquez-Zavalía, M. F., Černý, P., Lira, R., Colombo, F., Roberts, A. C., & Bernhardt, H. J. (2016). Achalaite, Fe2+ TiNb2O8, A New Member of the Wodginite Group From the La Calandria Granitic Pegmatite, Córdoba, Argentina. The Canadian Mineralogist, 54(4), 1043-1052.
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Galliski, M. Á., Márquez-Zavalía, M. F., Černý, P., Lira, R., Colombo, F., Roberts, A. C., & Bernhardt, H. J. (2016). Achalaite, Fe2+ TiNb2O8, A New Member of the Wodginite Group From the La Calandria Granitic Pegmatite, Córdoba, Argentina. The Canadian Mineralogist, 54(4), 1043-1052.
'Biotite'
Reference: Galliski, M. Á., Márquez-Zavalía, M. F., Černý, P., Lira, R., Colombo, F., Roberts, A. C., & Bernhardt, H. J. (2016). Achalaite, Fe2+ TiNb2O8, A New Member of the Wodginite Group From the La Calandria Granitic Pegmatite, Córdoba, Argentina. The Canadian Mineralogist, 54(4), 1043-1052.
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Galliski, M. Á., Márquez-Zavalía, M. F., Černý, P., Lira, R., Colombo, F., Roberts, A. C., & Bernhardt, H. J. (2016). Achalaite, Fe2+ TiNb2O8, A New Member of the Wodginite Group From the La Calandria Granitic Pegmatite, Córdoba, Argentina. The Canadian Mineralogist, 54(4), 1043-1052.
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Galliski, M. Á., Márquez-Zavalía, M. F., Černý, P., Lira, R., Colombo, F., Roberts, A. C., & Bernhardt, H. J. (2016). Achalaite, Fe2+ TiNb2O8, A New Member of the Wodginite Group From the La Calandria Granitic Pegmatite, Córdoba, Argentina. The Canadian Mineralogist, 54(4), 1043-1052.
'Microlite Group'
Formula: A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
Reference: Galliski, M. Á., Márquez-Zavalía, M. F., Černý, P., Lira, R., Colombo, F., Roberts, A. C., & Bernhardt, H. J. (2016). Achalaite, Fe2+ TiNb2O8, A New Member of the Wodginite Group From the La Calandria Granitic Pegmatite, Córdoba, Argentina. The Canadian Mineralogist, 54(4), 1043-1052.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Galliski, M. Á., Márquez-Zavalía, M. F., Černý, P., Lira, R., Colombo, F., Roberts, A. C., & Bernhardt, H. J. (2016). Achalaite, Fe2+ TiNb2O8, A New Member of the Wodginite Group From the La Calandria Granitic Pegmatite, Córdoba, Argentina. The Canadian Mineralogist, 54(4), 1043-1052.
'Muscovite-2M1'
Reference: Galliski, M. Á., Márquez-Zavalía, M. F., Černý, P., Lira, R., Colombo, F., Roberts, A. C., & Bernhardt, H. J. (2016). Achalaite, Fe2+ TiNb2O8, A New Member of the Wodginite Group From the La Calandria Granitic Pegmatite, Córdoba, Argentina. The Canadian Mineralogist, 54(4), 1043-1052.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Galliski, M. Á., Márquez-Zavalía, M. F., Černý, P., Lira, R., Colombo, F., Roberts, A. C., & Bernhardt, H. J. (2016). Achalaite, Fe2+ TiNb2O8, A New Member of the Wodginite Group From the La Calandria Granitic Pegmatite, Córdoba, Argentina. The Canadian Mineralogist, 54(4), 1043-1052.
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: Galliski, M. Á., Márquez-Zavalía, M. F., Černý, P., Lira, R., Colombo, F., Roberts, A. C., & Bernhardt, H. J. (2016). Achalaite, Fe2+ TiNb2O8, A New Member of the Wodginite Group From the La Calandria Granitic Pegmatite, Córdoba, Argentina. The Canadian Mineralogist, 54(4), 1043-1052.
Triplite
Formula: (Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)(F,OH)
Reference: Galliski, M. Á., Márquez-Zavalía, M. F., Černý, P., Lira, R., Colombo, F., Roberts, A. C., & Bernhardt, H. J. (2016). Achalaite, Fe2+ TiNb2O8, A New Member of the Wodginite Group From the La Calandria Granitic Pegmatite, Córdoba, Argentina. The Canadian Mineralogist, 54(4), 1043-1052.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Achalaite (TL)4.D0.(Fe2+,Mn)(Ti,Fe3+,Ta)(Nb,Ta)2O8
'Microlite Group'4.00.A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Triplite8.BB.10(Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)(F,OH)
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
'Muscovite-2M1'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
A2B2O6(O,OH,F)
'Microlite Group'8.2.2.1A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A2(XO4)Zq
Triplite41.6.1.2(Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)(F,OH)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Topaz52.3.1.1Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Achalaite (TL)-(Fe2+,Mn)(Ti,Fe3+,Ta)(Nb,Ta)2O8
'Biotite'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
'Muscovite-2M1'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H Triplite(Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)(F,OH)
OOxygen
O Achalaite(Fe2+,Mn)(Ti,Fe3+,Ta)(Nb,Ta)2O8
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O Triplite(Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)(F,OH)
FFluorine
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
F Triplite(Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)(F,OH)
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
PPhosphorus
P Triplite(Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)(F,OH)
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti Achalaite(Fe2+,Mn)(Ti,Fe3+,Ta)(Nb,Ta)2O8
MnManganese
Mn Achalaite(Fe2+,Mn)(Ti,Fe3+,Ta)(Nb,Ta)2O8
Mn Triplite(Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)(F,OH)
FeIron
Fe Achalaite(Fe2+,Mn)(Ti,Fe3+,Ta)(Nb,Ta)2O8
Fe Triplite(Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)(F,OH)
NbNiobium
Nb Achalaite(Fe2+,Mn)(Ti,Fe3+,Ta)(Nb,Ta)2O8
TaTantalum
Ta Achalaite(Fe2+,Mn)(Ti,Fe3+,Ta)(Nb,Ta)2O8
Ta Microlite GroupA2-mTa2X6-wZ-n

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Paleozoic - Neoproterozoic
251.902 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3190465
Precambrian-Phanerozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic to Triassic (251.902 - 1000 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Galliski, M. Á., Márquez-Zavalía, M. F., Černý, P., Lira, R., Colombo, F., Roberts, A. C., & Bernhardt, H. J. (2016). Achalaite, Fe2+ TiNb2O8, A New Member of the Wodginite Group From the La Calandria Granitic Pegmatite, Córdoba, Argentina. The Canadian Mineralogist, 54(4), 1043-1052.
Galliski, M. Á., Márquez-Zavalía, M. F., Černý, P., & Lira, R. (2016). Complex Nb-Ta-Ti-Sn Oxide Mineral Intergrowths In The La Calandria Pegmatite, Cañada Del Puerto, Córdoba, Argentina. The Canadian Mineralogist, 54(4), 899-916.


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