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Collahuasi Mine (Collaguasi Mine), Collahuasi mining district, Pica, Tamarugal Province, Tarapacá, Chilei
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20° 58' 58'' South , 68° 40' 24'' West
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Copper mine, located 170 km SE of Iquique. Typical low-grade copper porphyry, comprising three ore zones: the major Ujina and Rosario deposits consisting of secondary, enriched sulphides and oxides and the Huinquintipa oxide deposit.

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32 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Glenton J. Masterman, David R. Cooke and Ron F. Berry (2005): Fluid Chemistry, Structural Setting, and Emplacement History of the Rosario Cu-Mo Porphyry and Cu-Ag-Au Epithermal Veins, Collahuasi District, Northern Chile. Economic Geology, 100, 835-862.; http://www.portergeo.com.au/database/mineinfo.asp?mineid=mn609#browse (accessed 01/19/2018)
Alunite
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Glenton J. Masterman, David R. Cooke and Ron F. Berry (2005): Fluid Chemistry, Structural Setting, and Emplacement History of the Rosario Cu-Mo Porphyry and Cu-Ag-Au Epithermal Veins, Collahuasi District, Northern Chile. Economic Geology, 100, 835-862.; http://www.portergeo.com.au/database/mineinfo.asp?mineid=mn609#browse (accessed 01/19/2018)
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg/Ti)([Si/Al/Fe]2Si2O10)(OH/F)2 or Simplified: K(Mg,Fe)3AlSi3O10(OH)2
Reference: Glenton J. Masterman, David R. Cooke and Ron F. Berry (2005): Fluid Chemistry, Structural Setting, and Emplacement History of the Rosario Cu-Mo Porphyry and Cu-Ag-Au Epithermal Veins, Collahuasi District, Northern Chile. Economic Geology, 100, 835-862.; http://www.portergeo.com.au/database/mineinfo.asp?mineid=mn609#browse (accessed 01/19/2018)
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Glenton J. Masterman, David R. Cooke and Ron F. Berry (2005): Fluid Chemistry, Structural Setting, and Emplacement History of the Rosario Cu-Mo Porphyry and Cu-Ag-Au Epithermal Veins, Collahuasi District, Northern Chile. Economic Geology, 100, 835-862.; http://www.portergeo.com.au/database/mineinfo.asp?mineid=mn609#browse (accessed 01/19/2018)
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(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: 543; http://www.mining-technology.com/projects/collahuasi/
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: http://www.portergeo.com.au/database/mineinfo.asp?mineid=mn609#browse (accessed 01/19/2018)
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.; http://www.portergeo.com.au/database/mineinfo.asp?mineid=mn609#browse (accessed 01/19/2018)
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Glenton J. Masterman, David R. Cooke and Ron F. Berry (2005): Fluid Chemistry, Structural Setting, and Emplacement History of the Rosario Cu-Mo Porphyry and Cu-Ag-Au Epithermal Veins, Collahuasi District, Northern Chile. Economic Geology, 100, 835-862.; http://www.portergeo.com.au/database/mineinfo.asp?mineid=mn609#browse (accessed 01/19/2018)
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.; http://www.portergeo.com.au/database/mineinfo.asp?mineid=mn609#browse (accessed 01/19/2018)
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O, x < 1
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Colusite
Formula: Cu13VAs3S16
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Conichalcite
Formula: CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
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: 808.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.; http://www.portergeo.com.au/database/mineinfo.asp?mineid=mn609#browse (accessed 01/19/2018)
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Dickite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Glenton J. Masterman, David R. Cooke and Ron F. Berry (2005): Fluid Chemistry, Structural Setting, and Emplacement History of the Rosario Cu-Mo Porphyry and Cu-Ag-Au Epithermal Veins, Collahuasi District, Northern Chile. Economic Geology, 100, 835-862.; http://www.portergeo.com.au/database/mineinfo.asp?mineid=mn609#browse (accessed 01/19/2018)
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: http://www.portergeo.com.au/database/mineinfo.asp?mineid=mn609#browse (accessed 01/19/2018)
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: http://www.portergeo.com.au/database/mineinfo.asp?mineid=mn609#browse (accessed 01/19/2018)
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: http://www.portergeo.com.au/database/mineinfo.asp?mineid=mn609#browse (accessed 01/19/2018)
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.; http://www.portergeo.com.au/database/mineinfo.asp?mineid=mn609#browse (accessed 01/19/2018)
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Glenton J. Masterman, David R. Cooke and Ron F. Berry (2005): Fluid Chemistry, Structural Setting, and Emplacement History of the Rosario Cu-Mo Porphyry and Cu-Ag-Au Epithermal Veins, Collahuasi District, Northern Chile. Economic Geology, 100, 835-862.; http://www.portergeo.com.au/database/mineinfo.asp?mineid=mn609#browse (accessed 01/19/2018)
'Limonite'
Reference: http://www.portergeo.com.au/database/mineinfo.asp?mineid=mn609#browse (accessed 01/19/2018)
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Mawsonite
Formula: Cu6Fe2SnS8
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Glenton J. Masterman, David R. Cooke and Ron F. Berry (2005): Fluid Chemistry, Structural Setting, and Emplacement History of the Rosario Cu-Mo Porphyry and Cu-Ag-Au Epithermal Veins, Collahuasi District, Northern Chile. Economic Geology, 100, 835-862.; http://www.portergeo.com.au/database/mineinfo.asp?mineid=mn609#browse (accessed 01/19/2018)
Montmorillonite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.; http://www.portergeo.com.au/database/mineinfo.asp?mineid=mn609#browse (accessed 01/19/2018)
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Glenton J. Masterman, David R. Cooke and Ron F. Berry (2005): Fluid Chemistry, Structural Setting, and Emplacement History of the Rosario Cu-Mo Porphyry and Cu-Ag-Au Epithermal Veins, Collahuasi District, Northern Chile. Economic Geology, 100, 835-862.; http://www.portergeo.com.au/database/mineinfo.asp?mineid=mn609#browse (accessed 01/19/2018)
Muscovite var. Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.; http://www.portergeo.com.au/database/mineinfo.asp?mineid=mn609#browse (accessed 01/19/2018)
Muscovite var. Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.; http://www.portergeo.com.au/database/mineinfo.asp?mineid=mn609#browse (accessed 01/19/2018)
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Glenton J. Masterman, David R. Cooke and Ron F. Berry (2005): Fluid Chemistry, Structural Setting, and Emplacement History of the Rosario Cu-Mo Porphyry and Cu-Ag-Au Epithermal Veins, Collahuasi District, Northern Chile. Economic Geology, 100, 835-862.; http://www.portergeo.com.au/database/mineinfo.asp?mineid=mn609#browse (accessed 01/19/2018)
Pyrophyllite
Formula: Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Glenton J. Masterman, David R. Cooke and Ron F. Berry (2005): Fluid Chemistry, Structural Setting, and Emplacement History of the Rosario Cu-Mo Porphyry and Cu-Ag-Au Epithermal Veins, Collahuasi District, Northern Chile. Economic Geology, 100, 835-862.; http://www.portergeo.com.au/database/mineinfo.asp?mineid=mn609#browse (accessed 01/19/2018)
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Glenton J. Masterman, David R. Cooke and Ron F. Berry (2005): Fluid Chemistry, Structural Setting, and Emplacement History of the Rosario Cu-Mo Porphyry and Cu-Ag-Au Epithermal Veins, Collahuasi District, Northern Chile. Economic Geology, 100, 835-862.; http://www.portergeo.com.au/database/mineinfo.asp?mineid=mn609#browse (accessed 01/19/2018)
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
'Smectite Group'
Formula: A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
Reference: http://www.portergeo.com.au/database/mineinfo.asp?mineid=mn609#browse (accessed 01/19/2018)
Stannite
Formula: Cu2FeSnS4
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
'Tennantite Subgroup'
Formula: Cu6(Cu4 C2+2)As4S12S
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
'Wad'
Formula: Mn, O, H
Reference: http://www.portergeo.com.au/database/mineinfo.asp?mineid=mn609#browse (accessed 01/19/2018)
'Wad var. Copper-bearing Wad'
Reference: http://www.portergeo.com.au/database/mineinfo.asp?mineid=mn609#browse (accessed 01/19/2018)

Gallery:

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Colusite2.CB.30Cu13VAs3S16
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Digenite2.BA.10Cu9S5
Enargite2.KA.05Cu3AsS4
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Mawsonite2.CB.20Cu6Fe2SnS8
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Stannite2.CB.15aCu2FeSnS4
'Tennantite Subgroup'2.GB.05Cu6(Cu4C2+2)As4S12S
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Alunite7.BC.10KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Conichalcite8.BH.35CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O, x < 1
Dickite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Montmorillonite9.EC.40(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var. Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
var. Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrophyllite9.EC.10Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg/Ti)([Si/Al/Fe]2Si2O10)(OH/F)2 or Simplified: K(Mg,Fe)3AlSi3O10(OH)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'K Feldspar'-
'Limonite'-
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
'Wad'-Mn, O, H
'var. Copper-bearing Wad'-Mn, O, H

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Digenite2.4.7.3Cu9S5
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Mawsonite2.9.3.1Cu6Fe2SnS8
Stannite2.9.2.1Cu2FeSnS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø > 4
Colusite3.1.1.1Cu13VAs3S16
ø = 4
Enargite3.2.1.1Cu3AsS4
3 <ø < 4
'Tennantite Subgroup'3.3.6.2Cu6(Cu4 C2+2)As4S12S
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Alunite30.2.4.1KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Conichalcite41.5.1.2CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
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 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Dickite71.1.1.1Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var. Illite71.2.2d.2K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Pyrophyllite71.2.1.1Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Montmorillonite71.3.1a.2(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O, x < 1
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
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg/Ti)([Si/Al/Fe]2Si2O10)(OH/F)2 or Simplified: K(Mg,Fe)3AlSi3O10(OH)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'K Feldspar'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limonite'-
Muscovite
var. Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
'Wad'-Mn, O, H
'var. Copper-bearing Wad'-Mn, O, H

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg/Ti)([Si/Al/Fe]2Si2O10)(OH/F)2 or Simplified: K(Mg,Fe)3AlSi3O10(OH)2
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
H AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
H PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
H DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O, x < 1
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Muscovite var. IlliteK0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H Muscovite var. SericiteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H WadMn, O, H
H Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg/Ti)([Si/Al/Fe]2Si2O10)(OH/F)2 or Simplified: K(Mg,Fe)3AlSi3O10(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
O AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
O PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
O DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O RutileTiO2
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O, x < 1
O CupriteCu2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Muscovite var. IlliteK0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O Muscovite var. SericiteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O WadMn, O, H
O Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
FFluorine
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg/Ti)([Si/Al/Fe]2Si2O10)(OH/F)2 or Simplified: K(Mg,Fe)3AlSi3O10(OH)2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
MgMagnesium
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg/Ti)([Si/Al/Fe]2Si2O10)(OH/F)2 or Simplified: K(Mg,Fe)3AlSi3O10(OH)2
Mg Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
AlAluminium
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg/Ti)([Si/Al/Fe]2Si2O10)(OH/F)2 or Simplified: K(Mg,Fe)3AlSi3O10(OH)2
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Al PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
Al DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O, x < 1
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al Muscovite var. IlliteK0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al Muscovite var. SericiteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg/Ti)([Si/Al/Fe]2Si2O10)(OH/F)2 or Simplified: K(Mg,Fe)3AlSi3O10(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
Si DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O, x < 1
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Muscovite var. IlliteK0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si Muscovite var. SericiteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
SSulfur
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
S PyriteFeS2
S ColusiteCu13VAs3S16
S DigeniteCu9S5
S GalenaPbS
S MawsoniteCu6Fe2SnS8
S StanniteCu2FeSnS4
S ChalcociteCu2S
S CovelliteCuS
S EnargiteCu3AsS4
S Tennantite SubgroupCu6(Cu4 C22+)As4S12S
KPotassium
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg/Ti)([Si/Al/Fe]2Si2O10)(OH/F)2 or Simplified: K(Mg,Fe)3AlSi3O10(OH)2
K AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite var. IlliteK0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K Muscovite var. SericiteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Ca Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
TiTitanium
Ti BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg/Ti)([Si/Al/Fe]2Si2O10)(OH/F)2 or Simplified: K(Mg,Fe)3AlSi3O10(OH)2
Ti RutileTiO2
VVanadium
V ColusiteCu13VAs3S16
MnManganese
Mn WadMn, O, H
FeIron
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg/Ti)([Si/Al/Fe]2Si2O10)(OH/F)2 or Simplified: K(Mg,Fe)3AlSi3O10(OH)2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe MawsoniteCu6Fe2SnS8
Fe StanniteCu2FeSnS4
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Cu ColusiteCu13VAs3S16
Cu DigeniteCu9S5
Cu MawsoniteCu6Fe2SnS8
Cu StanniteCu2FeSnS4
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O, x < 1
Cu CopperCu
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu EnargiteCu3AsS4
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu Tennantite SubgroupCu6(Cu4 C22+)As4S12S
AsArsenic
As ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
As ColusiteCu13VAs3S16
As EnargiteCu3AsS4
As Tennantite SubgroupCu6(Cu4 C22+)As4S12S
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
SnTin
Sn MawsoniteCu6Fe2SnS8
Sn StanniteCu2FeSnS4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): Porphyry copper deposits of the world: Database and grade and tonnage models, 2008. US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.

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