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Santa Cruz Mine, Poopó town, Poopó Province, Oruro, Boliviai
Regional Level Types
Santa Cruz MineMine
Poopó townTown
Poopó ProvinceProvince
OruroDepartment
BoliviaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
18° 22' 60'' South , 66° 58' 0'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Poopó1,720 (2013)0.3km
Totoral1,645 (2013)15.9km
Huanuni15,492 (2013)17.3km
Machacamarca2,044 (2013)24.1km
Llallagua28,069 (2013)40.6km


Tin-lead-silver ore veins, sporadically still worked.

Specimens from here are often sold by species dealers labelled "potosiite" or "incaite", allegedly present as invisible inclusions in cylindrite crystals. Caveat emptor!!

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Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


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

Detailed Mineral List:

Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Ahlfeld, F. and Schneider-Scherbina, A. (1964) Los Yacimientos Minerales y de Hidrocarburos de Bolivia. Boletín No. 5 (especial), Ministerio de Minas y Petroleo, La Paz.
Cylindrite (TL)
Formula: Pb3Sn4FeSb2S14
Type Locality:
Reference: [MinRec 32:479]
Franckeite
Formula: Fe2+(Pb,Sn2+)6Sn4+2Sb2S14
Reference: [MinRec 32:479]
Franckeite var. Incaite
Formula: (Pb,Ag)4Sn4FeSb2S15
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Dr. Fritz Berndt, unpublished analyses
Jamesonite
Formula: Pb4FeSb6S14
Reference: Dr. Fritz Berndt, unpublished analyses
Jarosite ?
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Dr. Fritz Berndt, unpublished analyses
Kermesite
Formula: Sb2S2O
Reference: [MinRec 32:479]
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Dr. Fritz Berndt, unpublished analyses
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Alfredo Petrov collection
Rhodostannite
Formula: Cu1+(Fe2+0.5Sn4+1.5)S4
Description: On free-standing cylindrite crystals.
Reference: Frank Keutsch analysis, August 2009.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Alfredo Petrov, field observations.
Wurtzite
Formula: (Zn,Fe)S
Reference: Alfredo Petrov collection
Zinkenite
Formula: Pb9Sb22S42
Reference: [MinRec 32:479]

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Cylindrite (TL)2.HF.25aPb3Sn4FeSb2S14
Franckeite2.HF.25bFe2+(Pb,Sn2+)6Sn4+2Sb2S14
var. Incaite2.HF.25b(Pb,Ag)4Sn4FeSb2S15
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Jamesonite2.HB.15Pb4FeSb6S14
Kermesite2.FD.05Sb2S2O
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Rhodostannite2.DA.10Cu1+(Fe2+0.5Sn4+1.5)S4
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Wurtzite2.CB.45(Zn,Fe)S
Zinkenite2.JB.35aPb9Sb22S42
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Jarosite ?7.BC.10KFe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Wurtzite2.8.7.1(Zn,Fe)S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Rhodostannite2.10.3.1Cu1+(Fe2+0.5Sn4+1.5)S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Oxysulfides
Kermesite2.13.1.1Sb2S2O
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø > 4
Cylindrite (TL)3.1.4.1Pb3Sn4FeSb2S14
Franckeite3.1.4.2Fe2+(Pb,Sn2+)6Sn4+2Sb2S14
var. Incaite3.1.4.3(Pb,Ag)4Sn4FeSb2S15
2 < ø < 2.49
Jamesonite3.6.7.1Pb4FeSb6S14
1 < ø < 2
Zinkenite3.8.1.1Pb9Sb22S42
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite ?30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
OOxygen
O KermesiteSb2S2O
O CassiteriteSnO2
O QuartzSiO2
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S CylindritePb3Sn4FeSb2S14
S FranckeiteFe2+(Pb,Sn2+)6Sn24+Sb2S14
S KermesiteSb2S2O
S ZinkenitePb9Sb22S42
S Franckeite var. Incaite(Pb,Ag)4Sn4FeSb2S15
S SphaleriteZnS
S Wurtzite(Zn,Fe)S
S PyriteFeS2
S JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
S GalenaPbS
S RhodostanniteCu1+(Fe2+0.5Sn4+1.5)S4
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
KPotassium
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
FeIron
Fe CylindritePb3Sn4FeSb2S14
Fe FranckeiteFe2+(Pb,Sn2+)6Sn24+Sb2S14
Fe Franckeite var. Incaite(Pb,Ag)4Sn4FeSb2S15
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Fe RhodostanniteCu1+(Fe2+0.5Sn4+1.5)S4
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
CuCopper
Cu RhodostanniteCu1+(Fe2+0.5Sn4+1.5)S4
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn Wurtzite(Zn,Fe)S
AgSilver
Ag Franckeite var. Incaite(Pb,Ag)4Sn4FeSb2S15
SnTin
Sn CylindritePb3Sn4FeSb2S14
Sn FranckeiteFe2+(Pb,Sn2+)6Sn24+Sb2S14
Sn Franckeite var. Incaite(Pb,Ag)4Sn4FeSb2S15
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
Sn RhodostanniteCu1+(Fe2+0.5Sn4+1.5)S4
SbAntimony
Sb CylindritePb3Sn4FeSb2S14
Sb FranckeiteFe2+(Pb,Sn2+)6Sn24+Sb2S14
Sb KermesiteSb2S2O
Sb ZinkenitePb9Sb22S42
Sb Franckeite var. Incaite(Pb,Ag)4Sn4FeSb2S15
Sb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
PbLead
Pb CylindritePb3Sn4FeSb2S14
Pb FranckeiteFe2+(Pb,Sn2+)6Sn24+Sb2S14
Pb ZinkenitePb9Sb22S42
Pb Franckeite var. Incaite(Pb,Ag)4Sn4FeSb2S15
Pb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Pb GalenaPbS

References

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