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Los Sulfatos deposit, Los Bronces Mine (Rio Blanco-Los Bronces deposit), Santiago Province, Santiago, Chilei
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Los Sulfatos depositDeposit
Los Bronces Mine (Rio Blanco-Los Bronces deposit)Pit
Santiago ProvinceProvince
SantiagoRegion
ChileCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
33° 12' 29'' South , 70° 15' 6'' West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~0km
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This deposit will be developed in the Los Bronces underground mining project

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Mineral List


7 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Velásquez, G.; Estay, H.; Vela, I.; Salvi, S.; Pablo, M. (2020) Metal-Selective Processing from the Los Sulfatos Porphyry-Type Deposit in Chile: Co, Au, and Re Recovery Workflows Based on Advanced Geochemical Characterization. Minerals 10, 531.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Velásquez, G.; Estay, H.; Vela, I.; Salvi, S.; Pablo, M. (2020) Metal-Selective Processing from the Los Sulfatos Porphyry-Type Deposit in Chile: Co, Au, and Re Recovery Workflows Based on Advanced Geochemical Characterization. Minerals 10, 531.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Velásquez, G.; Estay, H.; Vela, I.; Salvi, S.; Pablo, M. (2020) Metal-Selective Processing from the Los Sulfatos Porphyry-Type Deposit in Chile: Co, Au, and Re Recovery Workflows Based on Advanced Geochemical Characterization. Minerals 10, 531.
Hessite
Formula: Ag2Te
Reference: Velásquez, G.; Estay, H.; Vela, I.; Salvi, S.; Pablo, M. (2020) Metal-Selective Processing from the Los Sulfatos Porphyry-Type Deposit in Chile: Co, Au, and Re Recovery Workflows Based on Advanced Geochemical Characterization. Minerals 10, 531.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Velásquez, G.; Estay, H.; Vela, I.; Salvi, S.; Pablo, M. (2020) Metal-Selective Processing from the Los Sulfatos Porphyry-Type Deposit in Chile: Co, Au, and Re Recovery Workflows Based on Advanced Geochemical Characterization. Minerals 10, 531.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Velásquez, G.; Estay, H.; Vela, I.; Salvi, S.; Pablo, M. (2020) Metal-Selective Processing from the Los Sulfatos Porphyry-Type Deposit in Chile: Co, Au, and Re Recovery Workflows Based on Advanced Geochemical Characterization. Minerals 10, 531.
Sylvanite
Formula: (Au,Ag)2Te4
Reference: Velásquez, G.; Estay, H.; Vela, I.; Salvi, S.; Pablo, M. (2020) Metal-Selective Processing from the Los Sulfatos Porphyry-Type Deposit in Chile: Co, Au, and Re Recovery Workflows Based on Advanced Geochemical Characterization. Minerals 10, 531.

Gallery:

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Hessite2.BA.60Ag2Te
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sylvanite2.EA.05(Au,Ag)2Te4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
Hessite2.4.2.1Ag2Te
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Sylvanite2.12.13.3(Au,Ag)2Te4

List of minerals for each chemical element

SSulfur
S AcanthiteAg2S
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyriteFeS2
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag HessiteAg2Te
Ag Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
TeTellurium
Te HessiteAg2Te
Te Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
AuGold
Au Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4

References

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Velásquez, G.; Estay, H.; Vela, I.; Salvi, S.; Pablo, M. (2020) Metal-Selective Processing from the Los Sulfatos Porphyry-Type Deposit in Chile: Co, Au, and Re Recovery Workflows Based on Advanced Geochemical Characterization. Minerals 10, 531.

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