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Casapalca Mine, Casapalca, Huarochiri Province, Lima, Perui
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Casapalca MineMine
Casapalca- not defined -
Huarochiri ProvinceProvince
LimaRegion
PeruCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 11° 39' 0'' South , 76° 13' 60'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -11.65000,-76.23333
GeoHash:G#: 6mcv9r0tf
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:ET : Tundra
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Morococha7,890 (2012)11.5km
Matucana4,517 (2012)28.7km
La Oroya33,345 (2012)39.2km


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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


32 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Mineralogical Record (1997): 28(4).
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Reference: Mineralogical Record (1997): 28(4).
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Mineralogical Record (1997): 28(4).
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Mineralogical Record (1997): 28(4).
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Mineralogical Record (1997): 28(4).
Boulangerite
Formula: Pb5Sb4S11
Reference: Mineralogical Record (1997): 28(4).
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Reference: Mineralogical Record (1997): 28(4).; Hyrsl & Rosales (2003) Mineralogical Record, 34, 241-254.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: [www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]; Hyrsl & Rosales (2003) Mineralogical Record, 34, 241-254.
Calcite var: Manganoan Calcite
Formula: (Ca,Mn)CO3
Reference: Hyrsl & Rosales (2003) Mineralogical Record, 34, 241-254.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Mineralogical Record (1997): 28(4).; Hyrsl & Rosales (2003) Mineralogical Record, 34, 241-254.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Hyrsl & Rosales (2003) Mineralogical Record, 34, 241-254.
Diaphorite
Formula: Ag3Pb2Sb3S8
Reference: Mineralogical Record (1997): 28(4).
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Mineralogical Record (1997): 28(4).
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Reference: [www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Mineralogical Record (1997): 28(4).
Geocronite
Formula: Pb14(Sb,As)6S23
Reference: Mineralogical Record (1997): 28(4).
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Mineralogical Record (1997): 28(4).; Hyrsl & Rosales (2003) Mineralogical Record, 34, 241-254.
Hübnerite
Formula: MnWO4
Reference: Mineralogical Record (1997): 28(4).
Jamesonite
Formula: Pb4FeSb6S14
Reference: Mineralogical Record (1997): 28(4).
Miargyrite
Formula: AgSbS2
Reference: Mineralogical Record (1997): 28(4).
Orpiment
Formula: As2S3
Reference: Mineralogical Record (1997): 28(4).
Polybasite
Formula: [(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Reference: Mineralogical Record (1997): 28(4).
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Reference: Mineralogical Record (1997): 28(4).
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Hyrsl & Rosales (2003) Mineralogical Record, 34, 241-254; www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Hyrsl & Rosales (2003) Mineralogical Record, 34, 241-254; www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com.
Realgar
Formula: As4S4
Reference: Mineralogical Record (1997): 28(4).
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
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: 174; Mineralogical Record (1997): 28(4).
Rhodonite
Formula: Mn2+SiO3
Reference: Mineralogical Record (1997): 28(4).
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Rob Lavinsky specimen
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: [www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]; Hyrsl & Rosales (2003) Mineralogical Record, 34, 241-254.
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: Mineralogical Record (1997): 28(4).
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: [www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]; Hyrsl & Rosales (2003) Mineralogical Record, 34, 241-254.
Willemite
Formula: Zn2SiO4
Reference: In the collection of Brent Thorne.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Boulangerite2.HC.15Pb5Sb4S11
Bournonite2.GA.50PbCuSbS3
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Diaphorite2.JB.05Ag3Pb2Sb3S8
Enargite2.KA.05Cu3AsS4
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Geocronite2.JB.30aPb14(Sb,As)6S23
Jamesonite2.HB.15Pb4FeSb6S14
Miargyrite2.HA.10AgSbS2
Orpiment2.FA.30As2S3
Polybasite2.GB.15[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Pyrargyrite2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Realgar2.FA.15aAs4S4
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hübnerite4.DB.30MnWO4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
var: Manganoan Calcite5.AB.05(Ca,Mn)CO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Rhodochrosite5.AB.05MnCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anhydrite7.AD.30CaSO4
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Rhodonite9.DK.05Mn2+SiO3
Willemite9.AA.05Zn2SiO4

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
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Realgar2.8.21.1As4S4
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Orpiment2.11.1.1As2S3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø > 4
Polybasite3.1.7.2[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
ø = 4
Enargite3.2.1.1Cu3AsS4
3 <ø < 4
Geocronite3.3.1.2Pb14(Sb,As)6S23
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ø = 3
Bournonite3.4.3.2PbCuSbS3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
2.5 < ø < 3
Boulangerite3.5.2.1Pb5Sb4S11
Diaphorite3.5.4.1Ag3Pb2Sb3S8
2 < ø < 2.49
Jamesonite3.6.7.1Pb4FeSb6S14
ø = 2
Miargyrite3.7.3.2AgSbS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Rhodochrosite14.1.1.4MnCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Hübnerite48.1.1.1MnWO4
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [4] coordination
Willemite51.1.1.2Zn2SiO4
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=5
Rhodonite65.4.1.1Mn2+SiO3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Calcite
var: Manganoan Calcite
-(Ca,Mn)CO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C Calcite (var: Manganoan Calcite)(Ca,Mn)CO3
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O BaryteBaSO4
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HübneriteMnWO4
O RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
O Calcite (var: Manganoan Calcite)(Ca,Mn)CO3
O SideriteFeCO3
O WillemiteZn2SiO4
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
Si WillemiteZn2SiO4
SSulfur
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S BournonitePbCuSbS3
S GeocronitePb14(Sb,As)6S23
S SphaleriteZnS
S PyriteFeS2
S AcanthiteAg2S
S AnhydriteCaSO4
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BaryteBaSO4
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
S DiaphoriteAg3Pb2Sb3S8
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
S MiargyriteAgSbS2
S OrpimentAs2S3
S Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
S RealgarAs4S4
S StibniteSb2S3
S EnargiteCu3AsS4
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca Calcite (var: Manganoan Calcite)(Ca,Mn)CO3
MnManganese
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
Mn HübneriteMnWO4
Mn RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
Mn Calcite (var: Manganoan Calcite)(Ca,Mn)CO3
FeIron
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Fe SideriteFeCO3
CuCopper
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu BournonitePbCuSbS3
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Cu EnargiteCu3AsS4
Cu CopperCu
ZnZinc
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn WillemiteZn2SiO4
AsArsenic
As GeocronitePb14(Sb,As)6S23
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As OrpimentAs2S3
As Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
As RealgarAs4S4
As EnargiteCu3AsS4
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag DiaphoriteAg3Pb2Sb3S8
Ag MiargyriteAgSbS2
Ag Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Sb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Sb GeocronitePb14(Sb,As)6S23
Sb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
Sb DiaphoriteAg3Pb2Sb3S8
Sb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Sb MiargyriteAgSbS2
Sb Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Sb StibniteSb2S3
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
WTungsten
W HübneriteMnWO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Pb GeocronitePb14(Sb,As)6S23
Pb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
Pb DiaphoriteAg3Pb2Sb3S8
Pb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Paleogene
23.03 - 66 Ma



ID: 3191170
Cenozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Paleogene (23.03 - 66 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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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: 174.
Mineralogical Record (1997): 28(4).
Hyrsl, Jaroslav & Rosales (2003) Mineralogical Record: 34: 241-254.
Hyrsl, Jaroslav, Jack A.Crowley, Rock H.Currier, Terry Szenics.(2011): Peru - Paradise of Minerals, 544pp., Casapalca District: 248.


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