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Los Andes project, Boaco Department, Nicaraguai
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Los Andes projectProject
Boaco DepartmentDepartment
NicaraguaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
12° 20' 30'' North , 85° 37' 0'' West
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Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
San Lorenzo8,694 (2018)6.8km
Camoapa16,653 (2018)12.2km
Comalapa1,272 (2018)13.2km
Boaco29,046 (2013)15.2km
Teustepe4,287 (2018)21.5km


Deep-seated copper porphyry deposit.

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Caribbean PlateTectonic Plate
Central AmericaRegion

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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7 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Alphabetical List Tree Diagram

Detailed Mineral List:

Alunite
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: https://www.royalroadminerals.com/res/img/headers/Los_Andes.pdf
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: https://www.royalroadminerals.com/res/img/headers/Los_Andes.pdf
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Reference: https://www.royalroadminerals.com/res/img/headers/Los_Andes.pdf
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: https://www.royalroadminerals.com/res/img/headers/Los_Andes.pdf
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: https://www.royalroadminerals.com/res/img/headers/Los_Andes.pdf
Pyrophyllite
Formula: Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: https://www.royalroadminerals.com/res/img/headers/Los_Andes.pdf
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: https://www.royalroadminerals.com/res/img/headers/Los_Andes.pdf
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: https://www.royalroadminerals.com/res/img/headers/Los_Andes.pdf
Zunyite
Formula: Al13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
Reference: https://www.royalroadminerals.com/res/img/headers/Los_Andes.pdf

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Alunite7.BC.10KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 9 - Silicates
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrophyllite9.EC.10Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Zunyite9.BJ.55Al13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Alunite30.2.4.1KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
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 57 - SOROSILICATES Si3O10 Groups and Larger Noncyclic Groups
Insular Si3O10 and Larger Noncyclic Groups with [Si5O16] groups
Zunyite57.3.1.1Al13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite71.2.2d.2K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Pyrophyllite71.2.1.1Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
H ZunyiteAl13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
OOxygen
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
O ZunyiteAl13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
FFluorine
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
F ZunyiteAl13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
AlAluminium
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Al PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Al ZunyiteAl13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
SiSilicon
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si ZunyiteAl13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
ClChlorine
Cl ZunyiteAl13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2

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