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Ortiz mine (Ortiz vein), Capillitas mining district, Andalgalá Department, Catamarca Province, Argentinai
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Ortiz mine (Ortiz vein)Mine
Capillitas mining districtMining District
Andalgalá DepartmentDepartment
Catamarca ProvinceProvince
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
27° South , 66° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~9km
Locality type:
Name(s) in local language(s):
Mina Ortiz (Veta Ortiz)


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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


20 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: PUTZ, Hubert; PAAR, Werner H and TOPA, Dan. A contributionto the knowledge of the mineralization at mina Capillitas, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 514-524.
Argyrodite
Formula: Ag8GeS6
Reference: PUTZ, Hubert; PAAR, Werner H and TOPA, Dan. A contributionto the knowledge of the mineralization at mina Capillitas, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 514-524.
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Natural History Museum Vienna collection
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: PUTZ, Hubert; PAAR, Werner H and TOPA, Dan. A contributionto the knowledge of the mineralization at mina Capillitas, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 514-524.
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Natural History Museum Vienna collection
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Natural History Museum Vienna collection
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: PUTZ, Hubert; PAAR, Werner H and TOPA, Dan. A contributionto the knowledge of the mineralization at mina Capillitas, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 514-524.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: PUTZ, Hubert; PAAR, Werner H and TOPA, Dan. A contributionto the knowledge of the mineralization at mina Capillitas, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 514-524.
Linarite
Formula: PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Reference: STELZNER, A. (1873): Mineralogische Beobachtungen im Gebiete der argentinischen Republik. VI. Linarit und seine Begleiter von der Grube Ortiz in der Sierra de las Capillitas. Tschermaks Mineralogische Mitteilungen, 1873, 249-250; 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: 555.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: PUTZ, Hubert; PAAR, Werner H and TOPA, Dan. A contributionto the knowledge of the mineralization at mina Capillitas, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 514-524.
Osarizawaite
Formula: Pb(Al2Cu2+)(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Handbook of Mineralogy - Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols
Pearceite
Formula: [Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Reference: PUTZ, Hubert; PAAR, Werner H and TOPA, Dan. A contributionto the knowledge of the mineralization at mina Capillitas, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 514-524.
Proustite
Formula: Ag3AsS3
Reference: PUTZ, Hubert; PAAR, Werner H and TOPA, Dan. A contributionto the knowledge of the mineralization at mina Capillitas, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 514-524.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: PUTZ, Hubert; PAAR, Werner H and TOPA, Dan. A contributionto the knowledge of the mineralization at mina Capillitas, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 514-524.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: PUTZ, Hubert; PAAR, Werner H and TOPA, Dan. A contributionto the knowledge of the mineralization at mina Capillitas, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 514-524.
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Reference: PUTZ, Hubert; PAAR, Werner H and TOPA, Dan. A contributionto the knowledge of the mineralization at mina Capillitas, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 514-524.
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: PUTZ, Hubert; PAAR, Werner H and TOPA, Dan. A contributionto the knowledge of the mineralization at mina Capillitas, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 514-524.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: PUTZ, Hubert; PAAR, Werner H and TOPA, Dan. A contributionto the knowledge of the mineralization at mina Capillitas, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 514-524.
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Reference: PUTZ, Hubert; PAAR, Werner H and TOPA, Dan. A contributionto the knowledge of the mineralization at mina Capillitas, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 514-524.
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Reference: PUTZ, Hubert; PAAR, Werner H and TOPA, Dan. A contributionto the knowledge of the mineralization at mina Capillitas, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 514-524.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Argyrodite2.BA.70Ag8GeS6
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pearceite2.GB.15[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Proustite2.GA.05Ag3AsS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Rhodochrosite5.AB.05MnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Linarite7.BC.65PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Osarizawaite7.BC.10Pb(Al2Cu2+)(SO4)2(OH)6

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Argyrodite2.5.6.1Ag8GeS6
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø > 4
Pearceite3.1.8.1[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
ø = 3
Proustite3.4.1.1Ag3AsS3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Rhodochrosite14.1.1.4MnCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
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
Linarite30.2.3.1PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Osarizawaite30.2.4.4Pb(Al2Cu2+)(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 LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
H OsarizawaitePb(Al2Cu2+)(SO4)2(OH)6
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
CCarbon
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CerussitePbCO3
OOxygen
O LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
O OsarizawaitePb(Al2Cu2+)(SO4)2(OH)6
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O CerussitePbCO3
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O QuartzSiO2
O BaryteBaSO4
AlAluminium
Al OsarizawaitePb(Al2Cu2+)(SO4)2(OH)6
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
S OsarizawaitePb(Al2Cu2+)(SO4)2(OH)6
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
S TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S MarcasiteFeS2
S ProustiteAg3AsS3
S ArgyroditeAg8GeS6
S Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
S AcanthiteAg2S
S BaryteBaSO4
MnManganese
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
FeIron
Fe TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Fe TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Cu OsarizawaitePb(Al2Cu2+)(SO4)2(OH)6
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Cu TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Zn TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
GeGermanium
Ge ArgyroditeAg8GeS6
AsArsenic
As TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
As ProustiteAg3AsS3
As Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
Ag ProustiteAg3AsS3
Ag ArgyroditeAg8GeS6
Ag Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Sb Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Pb OsarizawaitePb(Al2Cu2+)(SO4)2(OH)6
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb GalenaPbS

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Stelzner, A. (1873) Mineralogische Beobachtungen im Gebiete der argentinischen Republik. VI. Linarit und seine Begleiter von der Grube Ortiz in der Sierra de las Capillitas. Tschermaks Mineralogische Mitteilungen, 1873, 249-250.


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