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Morococala Mine, Santa Fé mining district, Dalence Province, Oruro, Boliviai
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Dalence ProvinceProvince
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 18° 8' 21'' South , 66° 47' 8'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -18.13931,-66.78558
GeoHash:G#: 6sb8b3b4z
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Huanuni15,492 (2013)17.5km
Machacamarca2,044 (2013)25.1km
Poopó1,720 (2013)32.9km
Llallagua28,069 (2013)38.2km
Totoral1,645 (2013)40.7km


Tin mine 40km ESE of Oruro. Became famous for its production of enormous vivianite crystals on the 280 meter level from 1981 to 1992. The vivianite-bearing level is now flooded, although cassiterite production continues on higher levels.

Regions containing this locality

South AmericaContinent
Altiplano PlateTectonic Plate
Andean tin province, South America

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56 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Salomon Rivas and Federico Ahlfeld (1998) Los Minerales de Bolivia y sus Parajes. (Santa Cruz) ; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
'Andorite'
Formula: AgPbSb3S6
Reference: Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
'Apatite'
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
Berndtite
Formula: SnS2
Reference: Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
'Biotite'
Reference: Salomon Rivas and Federico Ahlfeld (1998) Los Minerales de Bolivia y sus Parajes. (Santa Cruz) ; Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
Bismite
Formula: Bi2O3
Reference: Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
Boulangerite
Formula: Pb5Sb4S11
Reference: Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: [MinRec 32:475]; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.; Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
Cassiterite var: Wood Tin
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Min Rec (1977) 8:52-57
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
Cosalite
Formula: Pb2Bi2S5
Reference: Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
Crandallite
Formula: CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Reference: Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
Cylindrite
Formula: Pb3Sn4FeSb2S14
Reference: Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Description: Pale yellow to colorless tabular TN crystal with sphalerite inclusions. Apatite may have been the primary mineral from which the vivianite and phosphophyllite formed, but crystals are rare and generally overlooked.
Reference: Collection of Alfredo Petrov.
Franckeite ?
Formula: Fe2+(Pb,Sn2+)6Sn4+2Sb2S14
Reference: Salomon Rivas and Federico Ahlfeld (1998) LosMinerales de Bolivia y sus Parajes. (Santa Cruz) ; Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
Franckeite var: Potosíite
Formula: Pb6Sn3FeSb3S16
Reference: Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
Freibergite
Formula: Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Reference: Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
Gustavite
Formula: AgPbBi3S6
Reference: Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
Hisingerite
Formula: Fe3+2(Si2O5)(OH)4 · 2H2O
Reference: [MinRec 32:475]
Jamesonite
Formula: Pb4FeSb6S14
Reference: Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
Kësterite
Formula: Cu2ZnSnS4
Reference: Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
Lillianite
Formula: Pb3-2xAgxBi2+xS6
Reference: Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
Matildite
Formula: AgBiS2
Reference: Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
Melanterite
Formula: Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Reference: Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
Melonite
Formula: NiTe2
Reference: Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
Metavivianite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 6H2O
Reference: Collection of Alfredo Petrov.
'Monazite'
Reference: Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
Ourayite
Formula: Ag3Pb4Bi5S13
Reference: Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
Petrukite
Formula: (Cu,Fe,Zn,Ag)3(Sn,In)S4
Reference: Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
Phosphophyllite
Formula: Zn2Fe(PO4)2 · 4H2O
Description: Bluish white translucent crystals up to 5mm as inclusions in large vivianite crystals. Possibly more common than thought, but overlooked.
Reference: [MinRec 32:475] Powder XRD by Dr. Jaroslav Hyrsl, Karlovy University, Prague.
Plumbogummite
Formula: PbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Reference: Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: [MinRec 32:475]; Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Salomon Rivas and Federico Ahlfeld (1998) Los Minerales de Bolivia y sus Parajes. (Santa Cruz) ; Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
Sakuraiite
Formula: (Cu,Zn,Fe)3(In,Sn)S4
Reference: Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: [MinRec 32:475]
Sillimanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Salomon Rivas and Federico Ahlfeld (1998) Los Minerales de Bolivia y sus Parajes. (Santa Cruz) ; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Collection of Alfredo Petrov.; Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
Stannite
Formula: Cu2FeSnS4
Reference: Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
'Stannite Group'
Formula: A2DEX4
Reference: Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
Stannoidite
Formula: Cu+6Cu2+2(Fe2+,Zn)3Sn2S12
Reference: Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
Teallite
Formula: PbSnS2
Reference: Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Reference: Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
'Tetrahedrite Group'
Formula: A12D4X13
Reference: Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
Topaz ?
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: Turneaure, F.S. (1971) The bolivian tin-silver province. Economic Geology, 66, #2, 218.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.; Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
Vivianite
Formula: Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: [www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]; Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.
Zinkenite
Formula: Pb9Sb22S42
Reference: Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Berndtite2.EA.20SnS2
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Boulangerite2.HC.15Pb5Sb4S11
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cosalite2.JB.10Pb2Bi2S5
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Cylindrite2.HF.25aPb3Sn4FeSb2S14
Franckeite ?2.HF.25bFe2+(Pb,Sn2+)6Sn4+2Sb2S14
var: Potosíite2.HF.25bPb6Sn3FeSb3S16
Freibergite2.GB.05Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Gustavite2.JB.40aAgPbBi3S6
Jamesonite2.HB.15Pb4FeSb6S14
Kësterite 2.CB.15aCu2ZnSnS4
Lillianite2.JB.40aPb3-2xAgxBi2+xS6
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Matildite2.JA.20AgBiS2
Melonite2.EA.20NiTe2
Ourayite2.JB.40cAg3Pb4Bi5S13
Petrukite2.KA.05(Cu,Fe,Zn,Ag)3(Sn,In)S4
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sakuraiite2.CB.05b(Cu,Zn,Fe)3(In,Sn)S4
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stannite2.CB.15aCu2FeSnS4
Stannoidite2.CB.15cCu+6Cu2+2(Fe2+,Zn)3Sn2S12
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Teallite2.CD.05PbSnS2
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Zinkenite2.JB.35aPb9Sb22S42
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Bismite4.CB.60Bi2O3
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
var: Wood Tin4.DB.05SnO2
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Melanterite7.CB.35Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Crandallite8.BL.10CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Metavivianite8.DC.25Fe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 6H2O
Phosphophyllite8.CA.40Zn2Fe(PO4)2 · 4H2O
Plumbogummite8.BL.10PbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Vivianite8.CE.40Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Andalusite9.AF.10Al2(SiO4)O
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Hisingerite9.ED.10Fe3+2(Si2O5)(OH)4 · 2H2O
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Sillimanite9.AF.05Al2(SiO4)O
Topaz ?9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Andorite'-AgPbSb3S6
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
'Monazite'-
'Stannite Group'-A2DEX4
'Tetrahedrite Group'-A12D4X13
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Kësterite 2.9.2.9Cu2ZnSnS4
Petrukite2.9.18.1(Cu,Fe,Zn,Ag)3(Sn,In)S4
Sakuraiite2.9.2.5(Cu,Zn,Fe)3(In,Sn)S4
Stannite2.9.2.1Cu2FeSnS4
Stannoidite2.9.3.3Cu+6Cu2+2(Fe2+,Zn)3Sn2S12
Teallite2.9.10.1PbSnS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Berndtite2.12.14.5SnS2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Melonite2.12.14.1NiTe2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø > 4
Cylindrite3.1.4.1Pb3Sn4FeSb2S14
Franckeite ?3.1.4.2Fe2+(Pb,Sn2+)6Sn4+2Sb2S14
var: Potosíite3.1.4.4Pb6Sn3FeSb3S16
3 <ø < 4
Freibergite3.3.6.3Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ø = 3
Gustavite3.4.15.3AgPbBi3S6
Lillianite3.4.15.1Pb3-2xAgxBi2+xS6
2.5 < ø < 3
Boulangerite3.5.2.1Pb5Sb4S11
Cosalite3.5.9.1Pb2Bi2S5
Ourayite3.5.6.1Ag3Pb4Bi5S13
2 < ø < 2.49
Jamesonite3.6.7.1Pb4FeSb6S14
ø = 2
Matildite3.7.1.1AgBiS2
1 < ø < 2
Zinkenite3.8.1.1Pb9Sb22S42
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Bismite4.3.10.2Bi2O3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Melanterite29.6.10.1Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O
Phosphophyllite40.2.7.1Zn2Fe(PO4)2 · 4H2O
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Vivianite40.3.6.1Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Metavivianite40.11.9.4Fe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 6H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Crandallite42.7.3.1CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Plumbogummite42.7.3.5PbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(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 [4] and >[4] coordination
Andalusite52.2.2b.1Al2(SiO4)O
Sillimanite52.2.2a.1Al2(SiO4)O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Topaz ?52.3.1.1Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
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
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
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Andorite'-AgPbSb3S6
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
Cassiterite
var: Wood Tin
-SnO2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Monazite'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Stannite Group'-A2DEX4
'Tetrahedrite Group'-A12D4X13
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
H HisingeriteFe23+(Si2O5)(OH)4 · 2H2O
H MetavivianiteFe2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2 · 6H2O
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
H CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H PlumbogummitePbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H PhosphophylliteZn2Fe(PO4)2 · 4H2O
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C SideriteFeCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
O CassiteriteSnO2
O HisingeriteFe23+(Si2O5)(OH)4 · 2H2O
O SideriteFeCO3
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O MetavivianiteFe2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2 · 6H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
O Cassiterite (var: Wood Tin)SnO2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
O BismiteBi2O3
O CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
O HematiteFe2O3
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O PlumbogummitePbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
O RutileTiO2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O PhosphophylliteZn2Fe(PO4)2 · 4H2O
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
FFluorine
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
AlAluminium
Al SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al PlumbogummitePbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
SiSilicon
Si HisingeriteFe23+(Si2O5)(OH)4 · 2H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
PPhosphorus
P VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
P MetavivianiteFe2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2 · 6H2O
P CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
P PlumbogummitePbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
P PhosphophylliteZn2Fe(PO4)2 · 4H2O
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
S Sakuraiite(Cu,Zn,Fe)3(In,Sn)S4
S CosalitePb2Bi2S5
S AcanthiteAg2S
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S MatilditeAgBiS2
S StanniteCu2FeSnS4
S BerndtiteSnS2
S BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
S CovelliteCuS
S FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
S Kësterite Cu2ZnSnS4
S MarcasiteFeS2
S Petrukite(Cu,Fe,Zn,Ag)3(Sn,In)S4
S Franckeite (var: Potosíite)Pb6Sn3FeSb3S16
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S StannoiditeCu6+Cu22+(Fe2+,Zn)3Sn2S12
S StibniteSb2S3
S TeallitePbSnS2
S TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S AndoriteAgPbSb3S6
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S CylindritePb3Sn4FeSb2S14
S GustaviteAgPbBi3S6
S JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
S LillianitePb3-2xAgxBi2+xS6
S OurayiteAg3Pb4Bi5S13
S ZinkenitePb9Sb22S42
S FranckeiteFe2+(Pb,Sn2+)6Sn24+Sb2S14
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe HisingeriteFe23+(Si2O5)(OH)4 · 2H2O
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe MetavivianiteFe2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2 · 6H2O
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Fe Sakuraiite(Cu,Zn,Fe)3(In,Sn)S4
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe StanniteCu2FeSnS4
Fe FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe Petrukite(Cu,Fe,Zn,Ag)3(Sn,In)S4
Fe Franckeite (var: Potosíite)Pb6Sn3FeSb3S16
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe StannoiditeCu6+Cu22+(Fe2+,Zn)3Sn2S12
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe CylindritePb3Sn4FeSb2S14
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Fe PhosphophylliteZn2Fe(PO4)2 · 4H2O
Fe FranckeiteFe2+(Pb,Sn2+)6Sn24+Sb2S14
NiNickel
Ni MeloniteNiTe2
CuCopper
Cu Sakuraiite(Cu,Zn,Fe)3(In,Sn)S4
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu StanniteCu2FeSnS4
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Cu Kësterite Cu2ZnSnS4
Cu Petrukite(Cu,Fe,Zn,Ag)3(Sn,In)S4
Cu StannoiditeCu6+Cu22+(Fe2+,Zn)3Sn2S12
Cu TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn Sakuraiite(Cu,Zn,Fe)3(In,Sn)S4
Zn Kësterite Cu2ZnSnS4
Zn Petrukite(Cu,Fe,Zn,Ag)3(Sn,In)S4
Zn StannoiditeCu6+Cu22+(Fe2+,Zn)3Sn2S12
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Zn PhosphophylliteZn2Fe(PO4)2 · 4H2O
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag MatilditeAgBiS2
Ag FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Ag Petrukite(Cu,Fe,Zn,Ag)3(Sn,In)S4
Ag AndoriteAgPbSb3S6
Ag GustaviteAgPbBi3S6
Ag LillianitePb3-2xAgxBi2+xS6
Ag OurayiteAg3Pb4Bi5S13
InIndium
In Sakuraiite(Cu,Zn,Fe)3(In,Sn)S4
In Petrukite(Cu,Fe,Zn,Ag)3(Sn,In)S4
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
Sn Cassiterite (var: Wood Tin)SnO2
Sn Sakuraiite(Cu,Zn,Fe)3(In,Sn)S4
Sn StanniteCu2FeSnS4
Sn BerndtiteSnS2
Sn Kësterite Cu2ZnSnS4
Sn Petrukite(Cu,Fe,Zn,Ag)3(Sn,In)S4
Sn Franckeite (var: Potosíite)Pb6Sn3FeSb3S16
Sn StannoiditeCu6+Cu22+(Fe2+,Zn)3Sn2S12
Sn TeallitePbSnS2
Sn CylindritePb3Sn4FeSb2S14
Sn FranckeiteFe2+(Pb,Sn2+)6Sn24+Sb2S14
SbAntimony
Sb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
Sb FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Sb Franckeite (var: Potosíite)Pb6Sn3FeSb3S16
Sb StibniteSb2S3
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Sb AndoriteAgPbSb3S6
Sb CylindritePb3Sn4FeSb2S14
Sb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Sb ZinkenitePb9Sb22S42
Sb FranckeiteFe2+(Pb,Sn2+)6Sn24+Sb2S14
TeTellurium
Te MeloniteNiTe2
PbLead
Pb CosalitePb2Bi2S5
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
Pb Franckeite (var: Potosíite)Pb6Sn3FeSb3S16
Pb TeallitePbSnS2
Pb AndoriteAgPbSb3S6
Pb CylindritePb3Sn4FeSb2S14
Pb GustaviteAgPbBi3S6
Pb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Pb LillianitePb3-2xAgxBi2+xS6
Pb OurayiteAg3Pb4Bi5S13
Pb PlumbogummitePbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Pb ZinkenitePb9Sb22S42
Pb FranckeiteFe2+(Pb,Sn2+)6Sn24+Sb2S14
BiBismuth
Bi CosalitePb2Bi2S5
Bi MatilditeAgBiS2
Bi BismiteBi2O3
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3
Bi GustaviteAgPbBi3S6
Bi LillianitePb3-2xAgxBi2+xS6
Bi OurayiteAg3Pb4Bi5S13

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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Jiménez-Franco, A., Alfonso Abella, M. P., Canet Miquel, C., & Trujillo, J. E. (2018). Mineral chemistry of In-bearing minerals in the Santa Fe mining district, Bolivia. Andean Geology, 45(3), 410-432.


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