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Tarumita mine, Caracollo, Cercado Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 17° South , 67° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~50km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate


Stibnite mine, still worked sporadically with hand tools.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Reference: [MinRec 32:480]
Cervantite
Formula: Sb3+Sb5+O4
Reference: [MinRec 6:132]
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Reference: [MinRec 32:480]
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Alfredo Petrov, field observation.
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: [MinRec 32:480]
Tripuhyite
Formula: Fe3+Sb5+O4
Reference: [MinRec 32:480]; PXRD by Jaroslav Hyrsl, Karlovy University, Prague.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Cinnabar'2.CD.15aHgS
'Stibnite'2.DB.05Sb2S3
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Cervantite'4.DE.30Sb3+Sb5+O4
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
'Tripuhyite'4.DB.05Fe3+Sb5+O4
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Celestine'7.AD.35SrSO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Cinnabar2.8.14.1HgS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cervantite4.4.16.1Sb3+Sb5+O4
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Celestine28.3.1.2SrSO4
Group 44 - ANTIMONATES
AX2O6
Tripuhyite44.2.1.3Fe3+Sb5+O4
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

OOxygen
O CelestineSrSO4
O CervantiteSb3+Sb5+O4
O QuartzSiO2
O TripuhyiteFe3+Sb5+O4
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S CelestineSrSO4
S CinnabarHgS
S StibniteSb2S3
FeIron
Fe TripuhyiteFe3+Sb5+O4
SrStrontium
Sr CelestineSrSO4
SbAntimony
Sb CervantiteSb3+Sb5+O4
Sb StibniteSb2S3
Sb TripuhyiteFe3+Sb5+O4
HgMercury
Hg CinnabarHgS

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