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Huanuni mine, Huanuni, Dalence Province, Oruro, Bolivia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 18° 17' 3'' South , 66° 49' 59'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -18.28444,-66.83306
GeoHash:G#: 6s8rzpmtk
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate


This is the world's richest cassiterite deposit. Secondary enrichment of cassiterite (by oxidation and leaching out of sulfides) left veins of cassiterite breccia up to several meters thick.

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Huanuni mine, Huanuni, Dalence Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia

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Mineral List


49 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Aheylite (TL)
Formula: (Fe2+,Zn)Al6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Reference: [MinRec 32:472]
Alunite
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Dr. Fritz Berndt, unpublished analyses
'Apatite'
Reference: Müller, B., Frischknecht, R., Seward, T., Heinrich, C., & Gallegos, W. C. (2001). A fluid inclusion reconnaissance study of the Huanuni tin deposit (Bolivia), using LA-ICP-MS micro-analysis. Mineralium Deposita, 36(7), 680-688
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Federico Ahlfeld and Alejandro Schneider-Scherbina (1964) Los Yacimientos Minerales y de Hidrocarburos de Bolivia. (Ministerio de Minas y Petroleo, La Paz); Müller, B., Frischknecht, R., Seward, T., Heinrich, C., & Gallegos, W. C. (2001). A fluid inclusion reconnaissance study of the Huanuni tin deposit (Bolivia), using LA-ICP-MS micro-analysis. Mineralium Deposita, 36(7), 680-688; アルセオスバルト, & 南部正光. (1989). Fluid inclusion study in the Huanuni mine, Bolivia. 資源と素材, 105(14), 1073-1078.
Beidellite
Formula: (Na,Ca0.5)0.3Al2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: [MinRec 32:472]
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: [MinRec 32:472]
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Reference: [MinRec 32:472]
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Min Rec (1977) 8:52-57; Müller, B., Frischknecht, R., Seward, T., Heinrich, C., & Gallegos, W. C. (2001). A fluid inclusion reconnaissance study of the Huanuni tin deposit (Bolivia), using LA-ICP-MS micro-analysis. Mineralium Deposita, 36(7), 680-688; アルセオスバルト, & 南部正光. (1989). Fluid inclusion study in the Huanuni mine, Bolivia. 資源と素材, 105(14), 1073-1078.
Chalcanthite
Formula: CuSO4 · 5H2O
Reference: [MinRec 32:472]
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Dr. Fritz Berndt, unpublished analyses; Müller, B., Frischknecht, R., Seward, T., Heinrich, C., & Gallegos, W. C. (2001). A fluid inclusion reconnaissance study of the Huanuni tin deposit (Bolivia), using LA-ICP-MS micro-analysis. Mineralium Deposita, 36(7), 680-688
Chalcosiderite
Formula: CuFe3+6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Reference: SEM analyses by Gene Foord, U.S. Geological Survey, done as part of an unpublished study of the turquoise group (analyses copies courtesy of Brian Kosnar)
'Coeruleolactite'
Reference: SEM analyses by Gene Foord, U.S. Geological Survey, done as part of an unpublished study of the turquoise group (analyses copies courtesy of Brian Kosnar)
Crandallite
Formula: CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Reference: Salomon Rivas y Federico Ahlfeld (1998) Los Minerales de Bolivia y sus Parajes. (Santa Cruz)
Cronstedtite
Formula: Fe2+2Fe3+((Si,Fe3+)2O5)(OH)4
Reference: [MinRec 32:472]; Min Rec 34 (2003), 155
Dickite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: アルセオスバルト, & 南部正光. (1989). Fluid inclusion study in the Huanuni mine, Bolivia. 資源と素材, 105(14), 1073-1078.
Faustite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)Al6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Reference: SEM analyses by Gene Foord, U.S. Geological Survey, done as part of an unpublished study of the turquoise group (analyses copies courtesy of Brian Kosnar)
Ferberite
Formula: FeWO4
Reference: [MinRec 32:472]
Fibroferrite
Formula: Fe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
Reference: [MinRec 32:472]
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: [MinRec 32:472]; Müller, B., Frischknecht, R., Seward, T., Heinrich, C., & Gallegos, W. C. (2001). A fluid inclusion reconnaissance study of the Huanuni tin deposit (Bolivia), using LA-ICP-MS micro-analysis. Mineralium Deposita, 36(7), 680-688
Franckeite
Formula: Fe2+(Pb,Sn2+)6Sn4+2Sb2S14
Reference: [MinRec 32:472]
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: アルセオスバルト, & 南部正光. (1989). Fluid inclusion study in the Huanuni mine, Bolivia. 資源と素材, 105(14), 1073-1078.
Gibbsite
Formula: Al(OH)3
Reference: Salomon Rivas y Federico Ahlfeld (1998) Los Minerales de Bolivia y sus Parajes. (Santa Cruz); アルセオスバルト, & 南部正光. (1989). Fluid inclusion study in the Huanuni mine, Bolivia. 資源と素材, 105(14), 1073-1078.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Müller, B., Frischknecht, R., Seward, T., Heinrich, C., & Gallegos, W. C. (2001). A fluid inclusion reconnaissance study of the Huanuni tin deposit (Bolivia), using LA-ICP-MS micro-analysis. Mineralium Deposita, 36(7), 680-688
'Halloysite'
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: [MinRec 32:472]; アルセオスバルト, & 南部正光. (1989). Fluid inclusion study in the Huanuni mine, Bolivia. 資源と素材, 105(14), 1073-1078.
Herzenbergite
Formula: SnS
Reference: [MinRec 32:472]
Hisingerite
Formula: Fe3+2(Si2O5)(OH)4 · 2H2O
Reference: [MinRec 32:472]
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: [MinRec 32:472]
Jamesonite
Formula: Pb4FeSb6S14
Reference: [MinRec 32:472]
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 561; Mineralogical Record: 32: 472.
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: [MinRec 32:472]; アルセオスバルト, & 南部正光. (1989). Fluid inclusion study in the Huanuni mine, Bolivia. 資源と素材, 105(14), 1073-1078.
Linarite
Formula: PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Reference: [MinRec 32:472]
Ludlamite
Formula: Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 4H2O
Reference: [MinRec 32:472]
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Anthony, J.W., Bideaux, R.A., Bladh, K.W., and Nichols, M.C. (2000) Handbook of Mineralogy, Volume IV. Arsenates, Phosphates, Vanadates. Mineral Data Publishing, Tucson, AZ, 680pp.: 625.; Müller, B., Frischknecht, R., Seward, T., Heinrich, C., & Gallegos, W. C. (2001). A fluid inclusion reconnaissance study of the Huanuni tin deposit (Bolivia), using LA-ICP-MS micro-analysis. Mineralium Deposita, 36(7), 680-688; アルセオスバルト, & 南部正光. (1989). Fluid inclusion study in the Huanuni mine, Bolivia. 資源と素材, 105(14), 1073-1078.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Müller, B., Frischknecht, R., Seward, T., Heinrich, C., & Gallegos, W. C. (2001). A fluid inclusion reconnaissance study of the Huanuni tin deposit (Bolivia), using LA-ICP-MS micro-analysis. Mineralium Deposita, 36(7), 680-688
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Müller, B., Frischknecht, R., Seward, T., Heinrich, C., & Gallegos, W. C. (2001). A fluid inclusion reconnaissance study of the Huanuni tin deposit (Bolivia), using LA-ICP-MS micro-analysis. Mineralium Deposita, 36(7), 680-688; アルセオスバルト, & 南部正光. (1989). Fluid inclusion study in the Huanuni mine, Bolivia. 資源と素材, 105(14), 1073-1078.
Nikischerite (TL)
Formula: Fe2+6Al3(OH)18[Na(H2O)6](SO4)2 · 6H2O
Reference: Min Rec 34 (2003), 155
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: [MinRec 32:472]
Owyheeite
Formula: Ag3+xPb10-2xSb11+xS28, -0.13 < x > +0.20
Reference: [MinRec 32:472]
Perhamite
Formula: Ca3Al7.7Si3P4O23.5(OH)14.1 · 8H2O
Reference: Anatoly Kasatkin analysis on Richie Kosnar specimen.
Plagionite
Formula: Pb5Sb8S17
Reference: [MinRec 32:472]
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: [MinRec 32:472]; Min Rec 34 (2003), 155; Müller, B., Frischknecht, R., Seward, T., Heinrich, C., & Gallegos, W. C. (2001). A fluid inclusion reconnaissance study of the Huanuni tin deposit (Bolivia), using LA-ICP-MS micro-analysis. Mineralium Deposita, 36(7), 680-688; アルセオスバルト, & 南部正光. (1989). Fluid inclusion study in the Huanuni mine, Bolivia. 資源と素材, 105(14), 1073-1078.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: [MinRec 32:472]; Min Rec 34 (2003), 155; Müller, B., Frischknecht, R., Seward, T., Heinrich, C., & Gallegos, W. C. (2001). A fluid inclusion reconnaissance study of the Huanuni tin deposit (Bolivia), using LA-ICP-MS micro-analysis. Mineralium Deposita, 36(7), 680-688; アルセオスバルト, & 南部正光. (1989). Fluid inclusion study in the Huanuni mine, Bolivia. 資源と素材, 105(14), 1073-1078.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 4, 2000; Müller, B., Frischknecht, R., Seward, T., Heinrich, C., & Gallegos, W. C. (2001). A fluid inclusion reconnaissance study of the Huanuni tin deposit (Bolivia), using LA-ICP-MS micro-analysis. Mineralium Deposita, 36(7), 680-688; アルセオスバルト, & 南部正光. (1989). Fluid inclusion study in the Huanuni mine, Bolivia. 資源と素材, 105(14), 1073-1078.
'Quartzite'
Reference: アルセオスバルト, & 南部正光. (1989). Fluid inclusion study in the Huanuni mine, Bolivia. 資源と素材, 105(14), 1073-1078.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: アルセオスバルト, & 南部正光. (1989). Fluid inclusion study in the Huanuni mine, Bolivia. 資源と素材, 105(14), 1073-1078.
Semseyite
Formula: Pb9Sb8S21
Reference: [MinRec 32:472]
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: [MinRec 32:472]; Mineralogical Record (2001) 32:249; Min Rec 34 (2003), 155; Müller, B., Frischknecht, R., Seward, T., Heinrich, C., & Gallegos, W. C. (2001). A fluid inclusion reconnaissance study of the Huanuni tin deposit (Bolivia), using LA-ICP-MS micro-analysis. Mineralium Deposita, 36(7), 680-688; アルセオスバルト, & 南部正光. (1989). Fluid inclusion study in the Huanuni mine, Bolivia. 資源と素材, 105(14), 1073-1078.
'Slate'
Reference: アルセオスバルト, & 南部正光. (1989). Fluid inclusion study in the Huanuni mine, Bolivia. 資源と素材, 105(14), 1073-1078.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: [MinRec 32:472]; Müller, B., Frischknecht, R., Seward, T., Heinrich, C., & Gallegos, W. C. (2001). A fluid inclusion reconnaissance study of the Huanuni tin deposit (Bolivia), using LA-ICP-MS micro-analysis. Mineralium Deposita, 36(7), 680-688; アルセオスバルト, & 南部正光. (1989). Fluid inclusion study in the Huanuni mine, Bolivia. 資源と素材, 105(14), 1073-1078.
Sphalerite var: Marmatite
Formula: (Zn,Fe)S
Reference: Dr. Fritz Berndt, unpublished analyses
Stannite
Formula: Cu2FeSnS4
Reference: [MinRec 32:472]; Müller, B., Frischknecht, R., Seward, T., Heinrich, C., & Gallegos, W. C. (2001). A fluid inclusion reconnaissance study of the Huanuni tin deposit (Bolivia), using LA-ICP-MS micro-analysis. Mineralium Deposita, 36(7), 680-688; アルセオスバルト, & 南部正光. (1989). Fluid inclusion study in the Huanuni mine, Bolivia. 資源と素材, 105(14), 1073-1078.
Teallite
Formula: PbSnS2
Reference: Müller, B., Frischknecht, R., Seward, T., Heinrich, C., & Gallegos, W. C. (2001). A fluid inclusion reconnaissance study of the Huanuni tin deposit (Bolivia), using LA-ICP-MS micro-analysis. Mineralium Deposita, 36(7), 680-688
'commodity:Tin'
Formula: Sn
Reference:  
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: [MinRec 32:472]; Müller, B., Frischknecht, R., Seward, T., Heinrich, C., & Gallegos, W. C. (2001). A fluid inclusion reconnaissance study of the Huanuni tin deposit (Bolivia), using LA-ICP-MS micro-analysis. Mineralium Deposita, 36(7), 680-688; アルセオスバルト, & 南部正光. (1989). Fluid inclusion study in the Huanuni mine, Bolivia. 資源と素材, 105(14), 1073-1078.
Valentinite
Formula: Sb2O3
Reference: [MinRec 32:472]
Variscite
Formula: AlPO4 · 2H2O
Reference: [MinRec 32:472]
Vauxite
Formula: Fe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 6H2O
Description: (Locality was reported wrongly, not the species ID. Most likely from the Miraflores adit in Llallagua-Uncía.)
Reference: Kempff, O., Paar, W.H., Tawackoli, S.: "Minerales de Bolivia", 115pp (La Paz, 2009)
Vivianite
Formula: Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: [MinRec 32:472]; Mineralogical Record (2001) 32:249; Min Rec 34 (2003), 155; Müller, B., Frischknecht, R., Seward, T., Heinrich, C., & Gallegos, W. C. (2001). A fluid inclusion reconnaissance study of the Huanuni tin deposit (Bolivia), using LA-ICP-MS micro-analysis. Mineralium Deposita, 36(7), 680-688
Wavellite
Formula: Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Reference: Mineralogical Record: 32: 472.; Müller, B., Frischknecht, R., Seward, T., Heinrich, C., & Gallegos, W. C. (2001). A fluid inclusion reconnaissance study of the Huanuni tin deposit (Bolivia), using LA-ICP-MS micro-analysis. Mineralium Deposita, 36(7), 680-688

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Bismuthinite'2.DB.05Bi2S3
'Bournonite'2.GA.50PbCuSbS3
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Franckeite'2.HF.25bFe2+(Pb,Sn2+)6Sn4+2Sb2S14
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Herzenbergite'2.CD.05SnS
'Jamesonite'2.HB.15Pb4FeSb6S14
'Marcasite'2.EB.10aFeS2
Owyheeite2.HC.35Ag3+xPb10-2xSb11+xS28, -0.13 < x > +0.20
Plagionite2.HC.10bPb5Sb8S17
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Semseyite2.HC.10dPb9Sb8S21
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
var: Marmatite2.CB.05a(Zn,Fe)S
Stannite2.CB.15aCu2FeSnS4
Teallite2.CD.05PbSnS2
Group 3 - Halides
'Fluorite'3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Cassiterite'4.DB.05SnO2
'Ferberite'4.DB.30FeWO4
'Gibbsite'4.FE.10Al(OH)3
'Goethite'4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Valentinite4.CB.55Sb2O3
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Hydrozincite'5.BA.15Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Alunite'7.BC.10KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
'Chalcanthite'7.CB.20CuSO4 · 5H2O
'Fibroferrite'7.DC.15Fe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
'Jarosite'7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
'Linarite'7.BC.65PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Nikischerite (TL)7.DD.35Fe2+6Al3(OH)18[Na(H2O)6](SO4)2 · 6H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Aheylite' (TL)8.DD.15(Fe2+,Zn)Al6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
'Chalcosiderite'8.DD.15CuFe3+6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
'Crandallite'8.BL.10CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
'Faustite'8.DD.15(Zn,Cu)Al6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
'Ludlamite'8.CD.20Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 4H2O
Perhamite8.DO.20Ca3Al7.7Si3P4O23.5(OH)14.1 · 8H2O
Variscite8.CD.10AlPO4 · 2H2O
Vauxite ?8.DC.35Fe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 6H2O
Vivianite8.CE.40Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Wavellite8.DC.50Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
'Beidellite'9.EC.40(Na,Ca0.5)0.3Al2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
'Cronstedtite'9.ED.15Fe2+2Fe3+((Si,Fe3+)2O5)(OH)4
'Dickite'9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Halloysite'9.ED.10Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Hisingerite'9.ED.10Fe3+2(Si2O5)(OH)4 · 2H2O
'Kaolinite'9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Coeruleolactite'-
Quartzite-
Slate-
Tourmaline-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Herzenbergite2.8.24. SnS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Stannite2.9.2.1Cu2FeSnS4
Teallite2.9.10.1PbSnS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø > 4
Franckeite3.1.4.2Fe2+(Pb,Sn2+)6Sn4+2Sb2S14
ø = 3
Bournonite3.4.3.2PbCuSbS3
2.5 < ø < 3
Owyheeite3.5.10.1Ag3+xPb10-2xSb11+xS28, -0.13 < x > +0.20
2 < ø < 2.49
Jamesonite3.6.7.1Pb4FeSb6S14
Plagionite3.6.20.2Pb5Sb8S17
Semseyite3.6.20.4Pb9Sb8S21
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Valentinite4.3.11.1Sb2O3
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
X(OH)3
Gibbsite6.3.1.1Al(OH)3
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Hydrozincite16a.4.1.1Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Chalcanthite29.6.7.1CuSO4 · 5H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Alunite30.2.4.1KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Linarite30.2.3.1PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Fibroferrite31.9.12.1Fe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Ludlamite40.3.5.1Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 4H2O
Vivianite40.3.6.1Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Variscite40.4.1.1AlPO4 · 2H2O
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Crandallite42.7.3.1CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
Aheylite (TL)42.9.3.5(Fe2+,Zn)Al6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Chalcosiderite42.9.3.4CuFe3+6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
'Coeruleolactite'42.9.3.2
Faustite42.9.3.3(Zn,Cu)Al6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
A3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Wavellite42.10.2.1Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Vauxite ?42.11.14.1Fe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 6H2O
Group 43 - COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
Hydrated Compound Phosphates, etc·, Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Perhamite43.5.10.1Ca3Al7.7Si3P4O23.5(OH)14.1 · 8H2O
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Ferberite48.1.1.2FeWO4
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Cronstedtite71.1.4.7Fe2+2Fe3+((Si,Fe3+)2O5)(OH)4
Dickite71.1.1.1Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Halloysite'71.1.1.4Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Hisingerite71.1.5.2Fe3+2(Si2O5)(OH)4 · 2H2O
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Beidellite71.3.1a.1(Na,Ca0.5)0.3Al2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Nikischerite (TL)-Fe2+6Al3(OH)18[Na(H2O)6](SO4)2 · 6H2O
'Quartzite'-
'Slate'-
Sphalerite
var: Marmatite
-(Zn,Fe)S
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Aheylite(Fe2+,Zn)Al6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
H AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
H Beidellite(Na,Ca0.5)0.3Al2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
H ChalcosideriteCuFe63+(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
H CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
H CronstedtiteFe22+Fe3+((Si,Fe3+)2O5)(OH)4
H DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Faustite(Zn,Cu)Al6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
H FibroferriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
H GibbsiteAl(OH)3
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H HisingeriteFe23+(Si2O5)(OH)4 · 2H2O
H HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
H LudlamiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 4H2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H NikischeriteFe62+Al3(OH)18[Na(H2O)6](SO4)2 · 6H2O
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H PerhamiteCa3Al7.7Si3P4O23.5(OH)14.1 · 8H2O
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
H VauxiteFe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 6H2O
H VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
H WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O Aheylite(Fe2+,Zn)Al6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
O AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
O Beidellite(Na,Ca0.5)0.3Al2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O CassiteriteSnO2
O ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
O ChalcosideriteCuFe63+(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
O CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
O CronstedtiteFe22+Fe3+((Si,Fe3+)2O5)(OH)4
O DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Faustite(Zn,Cu)Al6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
O FerberiteFeWO4
O FibroferriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
O GibbsiteAl(OH)3
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O HisingeriteFe23+(Si2O5)(OH)4 · 2H2O
O HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
O LudlamiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 4H2O
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O NikischeriteFe62+Al3(OH)18[Na(H2O)6](SO4)2 · 6H2O
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O PerhamiteCa3Al7.7Si3P4O23.5(OH)14.1 · 8H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O RutileTiO2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O SideriteFeCO3
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O ValentiniteSb2O3
O VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
O VauxiteFe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 6H2O
O VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
O WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
F WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
NaSodium
Na Beidellite(Na,Ca0.5)0.3Al2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Na NikischeriteFe62+Al3(OH)18[Na(H2O)6](SO4)2 · 6H2O
AlAluminium
Al Aheylite(Fe2+,Zn)Al6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Al AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Al Beidellite(Na,Ca0.5)0.3Al2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Al DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al Faustite(Zn,Cu)Al6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Al GibbsiteAl(OH)3
Al HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al NikischeriteFe62+Al3(OH)18[Na(H2O)6](SO4)2 · 6H2O
Al PerhamiteCa3Al7.7Si3P4O23.5(OH)14.1 · 8H2O
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
Al VauxiteFe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 6H2O
Al WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
SiSilicon
Si Beidellite(Na,Ca0.5)0.3Al2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si CronstedtiteFe22+Fe3+((Si,Fe3+)2O5)(OH)4
Si DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si HisingeriteFe23+(Si2O5)(OH)4 · 2H2O
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si PerhamiteCa3Al7.7Si3P4O23.5(OH)14.1 · 8H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P Aheylite(Fe2+,Zn)Al6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
P ChalcosideriteCuFe63+(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
P CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
P Faustite(Zn,Cu)Al6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
P LudlamiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 4H2O
P PerhamiteCa3Al7.7Si3P4O23.5(OH)14.1 · 8H2O
P VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
P VauxiteFe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 6H2O
P VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
P WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
SSulfur
S AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S BournonitePbCuSbS3
S ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S FibroferriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
S FranckeiteFe2+(Pb,Sn2+)6Sn24+Sb2S14
S GalenaPbS
S HerzenbergiteSnS
S JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
S MarcasiteFeS2
S Sphalerite (var: Marmatite)(Zn,Fe)S
S NikischeriteFe62+Al3(OH)18[Na(H2O)6](SO4)2 · 6H2O
S OwyheeiteAg3+xPb10-2xSb11+xS28, -0.13 < x > +0.20
S PlagionitePb5Sb8S17
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SemseyitePb9Sb8S21
S SphaleriteZnS
S StanniteCu2FeSnS4
S TeallitePbSnS2
KPotassium
K AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Beidellite(Na,Ca0.5)0.3Al2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Ca CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca PerhamiteCa3Al7.7Si3P4O23.5(OH)14.1 · 8H2O
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe Aheylite(Fe2+,Zn)Al6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe ChalcosideriteCuFe63+(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Fe CronstedtiteFe22+Fe3+((Si,Fe3+)2O5)(OH)4
Fe FerberiteFeWO4
Fe FibroferriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
Fe FranckeiteFe2+(Pb,Sn2+)6Sn24+Sb2S14
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HisingeriteFe23+(Si2O5)(OH)4 · 2H2O
Fe JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe LudlamiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 4H2O
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe Sphalerite (var: Marmatite)(Zn,Fe)S
Fe NikischeriteFe62+Al3(OH)18[Na(H2O)6](SO4)2 · 6H2O
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe StanniteCu2FeSnS4
Fe VauxiteFe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 6H2O
Fe VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
CuCopper
Cu BournonitePbCuSbS3
Cu ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu ChalcosideriteCuFe63+(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Cu Faustite(Zn,Cu)Al6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Cu LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Cu StanniteCu2FeSnS4
ZnZinc
Zn Faustite(Zn,Cu)Al6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Zn HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn Sphalerite (var: Marmatite)(Zn,Fe)S
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
AgSilver
Ag OwyheeiteAg3+xPb10-2xSb11+xS28, -0.13 < x > +0.20
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
Sn FranckeiteFe2+(Pb,Sn2+)6Sn24+Sb2S14
Sn HerzenbergiteSnS
Sn StanniteCu2FeSnS4
Sn TeallitePbSnS2
SbAntimony
Sb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Sb FranckeiteFe2+(Pb,Sn2+)6Sn24+Sb2S14
Sb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Sb OwyheeiteAg3+xPb10-2xSb11+xS28, -0.13 < x > +0.20
Sb PlagionitePb5Sb8S17
Sb SemseyitePb9Sb8S21
Sb ValentiniteSb2O3
WTungsten
W FerberiteFeWO4
PbLead
Pb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Pb FranckeiteFe2+(Pb,Sn2+)6Sn24+Sb2S14
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Pb LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Pb OwyheeiteAg3+xPb10-2xSb11+xS28, -0.13 < x > +0.20
Pb PlagionitePb5Sb8S17
Pb SemseyitePb9Sb8S21
Pb TeallitePbSnS2
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3

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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Ordovician
443.8 - 485.4 Ma



ID: 3192909
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Ordovician (443.8 - 485.4 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]

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References

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Arce, Osvaldo and Nambu, Masateru (1989) Fluid inclusion study in the Huanuni mine, Bolivia. Journal of The Mining and Materials Processing Institute of Japan, 105(14), 1073-1078.
Müller, B., Frischknecht, R., Seward, T., Heinrich, C., and Gallegos, W.C. (2001) A fluid inclusion reconnaissance study of the Huanuni tin deposit (Bolivia), using LA-ICP-MS micro-analysis. Mineralium Deposita, 36(7), 680-688.

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