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La Vendida Mine (Rio Tinto Mine), Sierra Gorda District, Antofagasta Province, Antofagasta, Chilei
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La Vendida Mine (Rio Tinto Mine)Mine
Sierra Gorda DistrictDistrict
Antofagasta ProvinceProvince
AntofagastaRegion
ChileCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Mina La Vendida
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 22° 52' 36'' South , 69° 20' 27'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -22.87667,-69.34111
GeoHash:G#: 67yty57mg
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BWk : Cold desert climate


Small copper and iron sulphate mine within the Sierra Gorda district, near Sierra Gorda town.

Located 3 km NW of Sierra Gorda village.

Recent investigations have led to the following results (compilation by Maurizio Dini):

-Alunogen: Conf. meth.: XRD, Ref.: by Igor V. Pekov;
-Anhydrite: Conf. meth.: chemical tests, Ref.: by Gerhard Möhn;
-Blödite: Conf. meth.: XRD (by Joachim Lorenz), chemical tests (by Gerhard Möhn);
-Chalcophanite: Conf.meth.: XRD (by Joachim Lorenz), chemical tests (by Gerhard Möhn);
-Cuprocopiapite: Conf. meth.: EDX, Ref.: by Joy Desor and Gerhard Möhn;
Chemical test, Ref.: by Gerhard Möhn -positive: Cu2+, Fe3+, SO42-negative: Fe2+;
-Epidote: Conf. meth.: visually;
-Glauberite: Conf. meth.: visually (crystal shape) and chemical tests, Ref.: by Gerhard Möhn;
-Goethite: Conf. meth.: XRD, Ref.: by Joachim Lorenz;
-Gypsum: Conf. meth.: EDX (by Steffen Möckel), chemical tests (by Gerhard Möhn);
-Halite: Conf. meth.: chemical tests (->pure NaCl), Ref.: by Gerhard Möhn;
-Hematite: Conf.meth.: visually; streak: brown-red;
-Magnetite: black-metallic grains in rock, strongly ferromagnetic;

Regions containing this locality

South America PlateTectonic Plate
South AmericaContinent
Atacama Desert, ChileDesert

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


41 valid minerals. 3 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Alunite
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Alunogen
Formula: Al2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Atacamite
Formula: Cu2(OH)3Cl
Aubertite
Formula: CuAl(SO4)2Cl · 14H2O
Belloite (TL)
Formula: Cu(OH)Cl
Type Locality:
Blödite
Formula: Na2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
Chalcanthite
Formula: CuSO4 · 5H2O
Chalcophanite
Formula: (Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Clinoatacamite
Formula: Cu2(OH)3Cl
Coquimbite
Formula: Fe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Cryptomelane
Formula: K(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Cuprocopiapite
Formula: CuFe4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Eriochalcite
Formula: CuCl2 · 2H2O
Glauberite
Formula: Na2Ca(SO4)2
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Gunningite
Formula: ZnSO4 · H2O
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Halite
Formula: NaCl
'Halloysite'
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Kieserite
Formula: MgSO4 · H2O
Kröhnkite
Formula: Na2Cu(SO4)2 · 2H2O
Magnesioaubertite
Formula: (Mg,Cu)Al(SO4)2Cl · 14H2O
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Metavoltine
Formula: Na6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
Natrojarosite
Formula: NaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
Nitratine
Formula: NaNO3
Paratacamite
Formula: Cu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Pickeringite
Formula: MgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Rhomboclase
Formula: (H5O2)Fe3+(SO4)2 · 2H2O
Riotintoite (TL)
Formula: Al(SO4)(OH)·3H2O
Type Locality:
Szomolnokite
Formula: FeSO4 · H2O
Tamarugite
Formula: NaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Vendidaite (TL)
Formula: Al2(SO4)(OH)3Cl·6H2O
Type Locality:
Voltaite
Formula: K2Fe2+5Fe3+3Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
Atacamite3.DA.10aCu2(OH)3Cl
Belloite (TL)3.DA.10bCu(OH)Cl
Clinoatacamite3.DA.10bCu2(OH)3Cl
Eriochalcite3.BB.05CuCl2 · 2H2O
Halite3.AA.20NaCl
Paratacamite3.DA.10cCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chalcophanite4.FL.20(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
Cryptomelane4.DK.05aK(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Nitratine5.NA.05NaNO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Alunite7.BC.10KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Alunogen7.CB.45Al2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
Anhydrite7.AD.30CaSO4
Aubertite7.DB.05CuAl(SO4)2Cl · 14H2O
Blödite7.CC.50Na2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
Chalcanthite7.CB.20CuSO4 · 5H2O
Coquimbite7.CB.55Fe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Cuprocopiapite7.DB.35CuFe4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Glauberite7.AD.25Na2Ca(SO4)2
Gunningite7.CB.05ZnSO4 · H2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Kieserite7.CB.05MgSO4 · H2O
Kröhnkite7.CC.30Na2Cu(SO4)2 · 2H2O
Magnesioaubertite7.DB.05(Mg,Cu)Al(SO4)2Cl · 14H2O
Metavoltine7.DF.35Na6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
Natrojarosite7.BC.10NaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
Pickeringite7.CB.85MgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Rhomboclase7.CB.55(H5O2)Fe3+(SO4)2 · 2H2O
Szomolnokite7.CB.05FeSO4 · H2O
Tamarugite7.CC.10NaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
Voltaite7.CC.25K2Fe2+5Fe3+3Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Halloysite'9.ED.10Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Riotintoite (TL)-Al(SO4)(OH)·3H2O
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Vendidaite (TL)-Al2(SO4)(OH)3Cl·6H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
AB3X7
Chalcophanite7.8.2.1(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
AB8X16
Cryptomelane7.9.1.2K(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Halite9.1.1.1NaCl
AX2
Eriochalcite9.2.8.1CuCl2 · 2H2O
Group 10 - OXYHALIDES AND HYDROXYHALIDES
A2(O,OH)3Xq
Atacamite10.1.1.1Cu2(OH)3Cl
Paratacamite10.1.2.1Cu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Group 18 - NORMAL NITRATES
AXO3·xH2O, where x can equal zero
Nitratine18.1.1.1NaNO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Miscellaneous
Glauberite28.4.2.1Na2Ca(SO4)2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
Hydrated Acid Sulfates
Rhomboclase29.1.1.1(H5O2)Fe3+(SO4)2 · 2H2O
A2B(XO4)2·xH2O
Blödite29.3.3.1Na2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
Kröhnkite29.3.2.1Na2Cu(SO4)2 · 2H2O
AmBn(XO4)p·xH2O, with (m+n):p < 3:2 and > 1:1
Metavoltine29.4.6.1Na6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
AB(XO4)2·xH2O
Tamarugite29.5.3.1NaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
AXO4·xH2O
Chalcanthite29.6.7.1CuSO4 · 5H2O
Gunningite29.6.2.5ZnSO4 · H2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Kieserite29.6.2.1MgSO4 · H2O
Szomolnokite29.6.2.2FeSO4 · H2O
AB2(XO4)4·H2O
Pickeringite29.7.3.1MgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
A2(XO4)3·H2O
Alunogen29.8.6.1Al2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
Coquimbite29.8.3.1Fe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Miscellaneous
Voltaite29.9.1.1K2Fe2+5Fe3+3Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Alunite30.2.4.1KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Aubertite31.9.8.1CuAl(SO4)2Cl · 14H2O
Magnesioaubertite31.9.8.3(Mg,Cu)Al(SO4)2Cl · 14H2O
Miscellaneous
Cuprocopiapite31.10.5.3CuFe4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
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 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
'Halloysite'71.1.1.4Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Belloite (TL)-Cu(OH)Cl
Clinoatacamite-Cu2(OH)3Cl
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Natrojarosite-NaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
Riotintoite (TL)-Al(SO4)(OH)·3H2O
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Vendidaite (TL)-Al2(SO4)(OH)3Cl·6H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BelloiteCu(OH)Cl
H VendidaiteAl2(SO4)(OH)3Cl·6H2O
H RiotintoiteAl(SO4)(OH)·3H2O
H KröhnkiteNa2Cu(SO4)2 · 2H2O
H ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
H AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
H Magnesioaubertite(Mg,Cu)Al(SO4)2Cl · 14H2O
H TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
H MetavoltineNa6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
H NatrojarositeNaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
H AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
H GunningiteZnSO4 · H2O
H EriochalciteCuCl2 · 2H2O
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
H ClinoatacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
H CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
H VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
H AubertiteCuAl(SO4)2Cl · 14H2O
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H AlunogenAl2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
H BlöditeNa2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
H Chalcophanite(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
H CuprocopiapiteCuFe4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
H KieseriteMgSO4 · H2O
H Rhomboclase(H5O2)Fe3+(SO4)2 · 2H2O
H SzomolnokiteFeSO4 · H2O
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
NNitrogen
N NitratineNaNO3
OOxygen
O BelloiteCu(OH)Cl
O VendidaiteAl2(SO4)(OH)3Cl·6H2O
O RiotintoiteAl(SO4)(OH)·3H2O
O KröhnkiteNa2Cu(SO4)2 · 2H2O
O ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
O AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
O Magnesioaubertite(Mg,Cu)Al(SO4)2Cl · 14H2O
O TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
O MetavoltineNa6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
O NatrojarositeNaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
O QuartzSiO2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
O GunningiteZnSO4 · H2O
O NitratineNaNO3
O EriochalciteCuCl2 · 2H2O
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
O ClinoatacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
O CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
O VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
O AubertiteCuAl(SO4)2Cl · 14H2O
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O AlunogenAl2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O BlöditeNa2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
O Chalcophanite(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
O CuprocopiapiteCuFe4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O GlauberiteNa2Ca(SO4)2
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O CryptomelaneK(Mn74+Mn3+)O16
O PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
O KieseriteMgSO4 · H2O
O Rhomboclase(H5O2)Fe3+(SO4)2 · 2H2O
O SzomolnokiteFeSO4 · H2O
NaSodium
Na KröhnkiteNa2Cu(SO4)2 · 2H2O
Na TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
Na MetavoltineNa6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
Na NatrojarositeNaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
Na NitratineNaNO3
Na BlöditeNa2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
Na GlauberiteNa2Ca(SO4)2
Na HaliteNaCl
MgMagnesium
Mg Magnesioaubertite(Mg,Cu)Al(SO4)2Cl · 14H2O
Mg BlöditeNa2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
Mg PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Mg KieseriteMgSO4 · H2O
AlAluminium
Al VendidaiteAl2(SO4)(OH)3Cl·6H2O
Al RiotintoiteAl(SO4)(OH)·3H2O
Al Magnesioaubertite(Mg,Cu)Al(SO4)2Cl · 14H2O
Al TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
Al AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Al VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
Al AubertiteCuAl(SO4)2Cl · 14H2O
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al AlunogenAl2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SSulfur
S VendidaiteAl2(SO4)(OH)3Cl·6H2O
S RiotintoiteAl(SO4)(OH)·3H2O
S KröhnkiteNa2Cu(SO4)2 · 2H2O
S Magnesioaubertite(Mg,Cu)Al(SO4)2Cl · 14H2O
S TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
S MetavoltineNa6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
S NatrojarositeNaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
S GunningiteZnSO4 · H2O
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
S CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
S VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
S AubertiteCuAl(SO4)2Cl · 14H2O
S AlunogenAl2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
S AnhydriteCaSO4
S BlöditeNa2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
S CuprocopiapiteCuFe4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
S GlauberiteNa2Ca(SO4)2
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
S KieseriteMgSO4 · H2O
S Rhomboclase(H5O2)Fe3+(SO4)2 · 2H2O
S SzomolnokiteFeSO4 · H2O
ClChlorine
Cl BelloiteCu(OH)Cl
Cl VendidaiteAl2(SO4)(OH)3Cl·6H2O
Cl ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Cl AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
Cl Magnesioaubertite(Mg,Cu)Al(SO4)2Cl · 14H2O
Cl EriochalciteCuCl2 · 2H2O
Cl ClinoatacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
Cl AubertiteCuAl(SO4)2Cl · 14H2O
Cl HaliteNaCl
KPotassium
K MetavoltineNa6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
K AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
K VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
K CryptomelaneK(Mn74+Mn3+)O16
CaCalcium
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca GlauberiteNa2Ca(SO4)2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
MnManganese
Mn Chalcophanite(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
Mn CryptomelaneK(Mn74+Mn3+)O16
FeIron
Fe MetavoltineNa6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
Fe NatrojarositeNaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Fe VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
Fe Chalcophanite(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
Fe CuprocopiapiteCuFe4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Rhomboclase(H5O2)Fe3+(SO4)2 · 2H2O
Fe SzomolnokiteFeSO4 · H2O
CuCopper
Cu BelloiteCu(OH)Cl
Cu KröhnkiteNa2Cu(SO4)2 · 2H2O
Cu ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Cu AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu EriochalciteCuCl2 · 2H2O
Cu ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
Cu ClinoatacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
Cu AubertiteCuAl(SO4)2Cl · 14H2O
Cu CuprocopiapiteCuFe4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
ZnZinc
Zn ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Zn GunningiteZnSO4 · H2O
Zn Chalcophanite(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O

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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Quaternary
0 - 2.588 Ma



ID: 3186157
Cenozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Pleistocene (0 - 2.588 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]

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Chukanov, N.V., Krivovichev, S.V., Chernyatieva, A.P., Mohn, G., Pekov, I.V., Belakovskiy, D.I., Van, K.V., and Lorenz, J.A. (2013) Vendidaite, Al2(SO4)(OH)3Cl·6H2O, a new mineral from La Vendida copper mine, Antofagasta Region, Chile. Canadian Mineralogist, 51, 559-568.
Chukanov, N.V., Aksenov, S.M., Rastsvetaeva, R.K., Kampf, A.R., Möhn, G., Belakovskiy, D.I., and Lorenz, J.A. (2016) Riotintoite, Al(SO4)(OH)·3H2O, a new mineral from La Vendida copper mine, Antofagasta Region, Chile. Canadian Mineralogist, 54, 1293-1305.


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