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Las Tapias Mine, Cerro Achala, Las Tapias, San Javier Department, Córdoba Province, Argentinai
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Las Tapias MineMine
Cerro AchalaMountain
Las Tapias- not defined -
San Javier DepartmentDepartment
Córdoba ProvinceProvince
ArgentinaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
32° South , 65° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~49km
Locality type:
Name(s) in local language(s):
Las Tapias Mine, Cerro Achala, Las Tapias, Córdoba, Argentina


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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Bismutite
Formula: (BiO)2CO3
Reference: Alfredo Petrov collection (obtained from Argentine field collector)
Bromargyrite
Formula: AgBr
Reference: Victor Sapienza collection
Clinobisvanite
Formula: Bi(VO4)
Mottramite
Formula: PbCu(VO4)(OH)
Reference: Samples acquired from Nelson Valenzuela
Mottramite var: Duhamelite
Formula: (Pb,Bi,Ca)Cu(VO4)(OH,O)
Reference: Samples acquired from Nelson Valenzuela
Pottsite
Formula: (Pb3xBi4-2x)(VO4)4·H2O (0.8 < x < 1.0)
Reference: Frost, R. L., Henry, D. A., Weier, M. L., & Martens, W. (2006). Raman spectroscopy of three polymorphs of BiVO4: clinobisvanite, dreyerite and pucherite, with comparisons to (VO4) 3‐bearing minerals: namibite, pottsite and schumacherite. Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 37(7), 722-732.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
Bromargyrite3.AA.15AgBr
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Bismutite5.BE.25(BiO)2CO3
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Clinobisvanite8.AD.65Bi(VO4)
Mottramite8.BH.40PbCu(VO4)(OH)
var: Duhamelite8.BH.40(Pb,Bi,Ca)Cu(VO4)(OH,O)
Pottsite8.CG.25(Pb3xBi4-2x)(VO4)4·H2O (0.8 < x < 1.0)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Bromargyrite9.1.4.2AgBr
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Bismutite16a.3.5.1(BiO)2CO3
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
AXO4
Clinobisvanite38.4.7.1Bi(VO4)
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB(XO4)·xH2O
Pottsite40.1.4.1(Pb3xBi4-2x)(VO4)4·H2O (0.8 < x < 1.0)
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Mottramite41.5.2.2PbCu(VO4)(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var: Duhamelite-(Pb,Bi,Ca)Cu(VO4)(OH,O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Mottramite (var: Duhamelite)(Pb,Bi,Ca)Cu(VO4)(OH,O)
H Pottsite(Pb3xBi4-2x)(VO4)4·H2O (0.8 < x < 1.0)
H MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
CCarbon
C Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
OOxygen
O Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
O ClinobisvaniteBi(VO4)
O Mottramite (var: Duhamelite)(Pb,Bi,Ca)Cu(VO4)(OH,O)
O Pottsite(Pb3xBi4-2x)(VO4)4·H2O (0.8 < x < 1.0)
O MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
CaCalcium
Ca Mottramite (var: Duhamelite)(Pb,Bi,Ca)Cu(VO4)(OH,O)
VVanadium
V ClinobisvaniteBi(VO4)
V Mottramite (var: Duhamelite)(Pb,Bi,Ca)Cu(VO4)(OH,O)
V Pottsite(Pb3xBi4-2x)(VO4)4·H2O (0.8 < x < 1.0)
V MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
CuCopper
Cu Mottramite (var: Duhamelite)(Pb,Bi,Ca)Cu(VO4)(OH,O)
Cu MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
BrBromine
Br BromargyriteAgBr
AgSilver
Ag BromargyriteAgBr
PbLead
Pb Mottramite (var: Duhamelite)(Pb,Bi,Ca)Cu(VO4)(OH,O)
Pb Pottsite(Pb3xBi4-2x)(VO4)4·H2O (0.8 < x < 1.0)
Pb MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
BiBismuth
Bi Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
Bi ClinobisvaniteBi(VO4)
Bi Mottramite (var: Duhamelite)(Pb,Bi,Ca)Cu(VO4)(OH,O)
Bi Pottsite(Pb3xBi4-2x)(VO4)4·H2O (0.8 < x < 1.0)

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