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El Chire prospect, General Lamadrid department, La Rioja Province, Argentinai
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28° 38' 17'' South , 68° 44' 17'' West
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Mineralization is a telethermal selenide vein-type deposit. This vein is hosted by metasedimentary rocks of Carboniferous age that belong to the Precordilleran terrane.

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Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


17 valid minerals. 1 (FRL) - first recorded locality of unapproved mineral/variety/etc.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aguilarite
Formula: Ag4SeS
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 42, 1745-1755 (2004).
Berzelianite
Formula: Cu2Se
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 42, 1745-1755 (2004).
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Paar W H, Topa D, Makovicky E, Sureda R J, de Brodtkorb M K, Nickel E H, Putz H (2004) Jaguéite, Cu2Pd3Se4, a new mineral species from El Chire, La Rioja, Argentina, The Canadian Mineralogist 42, 1745-1755 ; Grundmann, G., & Förster, H. J. (2018). The Sierra de Cacheuta Vein-Type Se Mineralization, Mendoza Province, Argentina. Minerals, 8(4), 127.
Chalcomenite
Formula: CuSeO3 · 2H2O
Reference: Paar W H, Topa D, Makovicky E, Sureda R J, de Brodtkorb M K, Nickel E H, Putz H (2004) Jaguéite, Cu2Pd3Se4, a new mineral species from El Chire, La Rioja, Argentina, The Canadian Mineralogist 42, 1745-1755
Chrisstanleyite
Formula: Ag2Pd3Se4
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 42, 1745-1755 (2004).; Grundmann, G., & Förster, H. J. (2018). The Sierra de Cacheuta Vein-Type Se Mineralization, Mendoza Province, Argentina. Minerals, 8(4), 127.
Clausthalite
Formula: PbSe
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist (2004): 42(6): 1745-1755.
Eucairite
Formula: AgCuSe
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 42, 1745-1755 (2004).
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist (2004): 42(6): 1745-1755.; Grundmann, G., & Förster, H. J. (2018). The Sierra de Cacheuta Vein-Type Se Mineralization, Mendoza Province, Argentina. Minerals, 8(4), 127.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Paar W H, Topa D, Makovicky E, Sureda R J, de Brodtkorb M K, Nickel E H, Putz H (2004) Jaguéite, Cu2Pd3Se4, a new mineral species from El Chire, La Rioja, Argentina, The Canadian Mineralogist 42, 1745-1755
'Jagüéite' (FRL)
Formula: Cu2Pd3Se4
Type Locality:
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist (2004): 42(6): 1745-1755.; Grundmann, G., & Förster, H. J. (2018). The Sierra de Cacheuta Vein-Type Se Mineralization, Mendoza Province, Argentina. Minerals, 8(4), 127.
'Kerstenite'
Reference: Paar W H, Topa D, Makovicky E, Sureda R J, de Brodtkorb M K, Nickel E H, Putz H (2004) Jaguéite, Cu2Pd3Se4, a new mineral species from El Chire, La Rioja, Argentina, The Canadian Mineralogist 42, 1745-1755
Klockmannite
Formula: CuSe
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 42, 1745-1755 (2004).
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Paar W H, Topa D, Makovicky E, Sureda R J, de Brodtkorb M K, Nickel E H, Putz H (2004) Jaguéite, Cu2Pd3Se4, a new mineral species from El Chire, La Rioja, Argentina, The Canadian Mineralogist 42, 1745-1755
Molybdomenite
Formula: PbSeO3
Reference: Paar W H, Topa D, Makovicky E, Sureda R J, de Brodtkorb M K, Nickel E H, Putz H (2004) Jaguéite, Cu2Pd3Se4, a new mineral species from El Chire, La Rioja, Argentina, The Canadian Mineralogist 42, 1745-1755
Naumannite
Formula: Ag2Se
Reference: Paar W H, Topa D, Makovicky E, Sureda R J, de Brodtkorb M K, Nickel E H, Putz H (2004) Jaguéite, Cu2Pd3Se4, a new mineral species from El Chire, La Rioja, Argentina, The Canadian Mineralogist 42, 1745-1755 ; Grundmann, G., & Förster, H. J. (2018). The Sierra de Cacheuta Vein-Type Se Mineralization, Mendoza Province, Argentina. Minerals, 8(4), 127.
Olsacherite
Formula: Pb2(Se6+O4)(SO4)
Reference: Paar W H, Topa D, Makovicky E, Sureda R J, de Brodtkorb M K, Nickel E H, Putz H (2004) Jaguéite, Cu2Pd3Se4, a new mineral species from El Chire, La Rioja, Argentina, The Canadian Mineralogist 42, 1745-1755
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist (2004): 42(6): 1745-1755.
Silver var. Native Amalgam
Formula: (Ag,Hg)
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist (2004): 42(6): 1745-1755.
Tiemannite
Formula: HgSe
Reference: Paar W H, Topa D, Makovicky E, Sureda R J, de Brodtkorb M K, Nickel E H, Putz H (2004) Jaguéite, Cu2Pd3Se4, a new mineral species from El Chire, La Rioja, Argentina, The Canadian Mineralogist 42, 1745-1755 ; Grundmann, G., & Förster, H. J. (2018). The Sierra de Cacheuta Vein-Type Se Mineralization, Mendoza Province, Argentina. Minerals, 8(4), 127.
'UM2004-07-E:AgHg'
Formula: Ag2Hg
Reference: Paar, W.H., Topa, D., Makovicky, E., Sureda, R.J., de Brodtkorb, M.K., Nickel, E.H., Putz, H. (2004): Jagüéite, Cu2Pd3Se4, a new mineral species from El Chire, La Rioja, Argentina. Can. Mineral.: 42(6): 1745-1755
'UM2004-33-S:AgCuHgSe'
Formula: (Ag,Cu)8Hg3(S,Se)7
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist: 42(6): 1745-1755.
'UM2004-45-Se:AgHgPd'
Formula: (Ag,Cu)6Hg2Pd2Se3
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist: 42(6): 1745-1755.
Umangite
Formula: Cu3Se2
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 42, 1745-1755 (2004).

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Silver1.AA.05Ag
var. Native Amalgam1.AA.05(Ag,Hg)
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Aguilarite2.BA.55Ag4SeS
Berzelianite2.BA.20Cu2Se
Chrisstanleyite2.BC.15Ag2Pd3Se4
Clausthalite2.CD.10PbSe
Eucairite2.BA.50AgCuSe
'Jagüéite' (TL)2.BC.15Cu2Pd3Se4
Klockmannite2.CA.05bCuSe
Naumannite2.BA.55Ag2Se
Tiemannite2.CB.05aHgSe
'UM2004-33-S:AgCuHgSe'2.BD.(Ag,Cu)8Hg3(S,Se)7
'UM2004-45-Se:AgHgPd'2.BC.(Ag,Cu)6Hg2Pd2Se3
Umangite2.BA.25Cu3Se2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chalcomenite4.JH.05CuSeO3 · 2H2O
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Molybdomenite4.JF.05PbSeO3
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Olsacherite7.AD.35Pb2(Se6+O4)(SO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Kerstenite'-
'UM2004-07-E:AgHg'-Ag2Hg

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Aguilarite2.4.1.3Ag4SeS
Berzelianite2.4.10.1Cu2Se
Eucairite2.4.6.2AgCuSe
Naumannite2.4.1.2Ag2Se
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Umangite2.5.1.1Cu3Se2
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Clausthalite2.8.1.2PbSe
Klockmannite2.8.12.2CuSe
Tiemannite2.8.2.4HgSe
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
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 32 - COMPOUND SULFATES
Anhydrous Compound Sulfates
Olsacherite32.1.3.1Pb2(Se6+O4)(SO4)
Group 34 - SELENITES, TELLURITES AND SULFITES
A(XO3)
Molybdomenite34.1.1.1PbSeO3
A(XO3)·xH2O
Chalcomenite34.2.2.1CuSeO3 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Chrisstanleyite-Ag2Pd3Se4
'Jagüéite' (FRL)-Cu2Pd3Se4
'Kerstenite'-
Silver
var. Native Amalgam
-(Ag,Hg)
'UM2004-07-E:AgHg'-Ag2Hg
'UM2004-33-S:AgCuHgSe'-(Ag,Cu)8Hg3(S,Se)7
'UM2004-45-Se:AgHgPd'-(Ag,Cu)6Hg2Pd2Se3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H ChalcomeniteCuSeO3 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O HematiteFe2O3
O OlsacheritePb2(Se6+O4)(SO4)
O ChalcomeniteCuSeO3 · 2H2O
O MolybdomenitePbSeO3
SSulfur
S AguilariteAg4SeS
S UM2004-33-S:AgCuHgSe(Ag,Cu)8Hg3(S,Se)7
S OlsacheritePb2(Se6+O4)(SO4)
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3
CuCopper
Cu JagüéiteCu2Pd3Se4
Cu EucairiteAgCuSe
Cu UmangiteCu3Se2
Cu KlockmanniteCuSe
Cu BerzelianiteCu2Se
Cu UM2004-45-Se:AgHgPd(Ag,Cu)6Hg2Pd2Se3
Cu UM2004-33-S:AgCuHgSe(Ag,Cu)8Hg3(S,Se)7
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu ChalcomeniteCuSeO3 · 2H2O
SeSelenium
Se JagüéiteCu2Pd3Se4
Se NaumanniteAg2Se
Se TiemanniteHgSe
Se ChrisstanleyiteAg2Pd3Se4
Se EucairiteAgCuSe
Se UmangiteCu3Se2
Se KlockmanniteCuSe
Se BerzelianiteCu2Se
Se AguilariteAg4SeS
Se ClausthalitePbSe
Se UM2004-45-Se:AgHgPd(Ag,Cu)6Hg2Pd2Se3
Se UM2004-33-S:AgCuHgSe(Ag,Cu)8Hg3(S,Se)7
Se OlsacheritePb2(Se6+O4)(SO4)
Se ChalcomeniteCuSeO3 · 2H2O
Se MolybdomenitePbSeO3
PdPalladium
Pd JagüéiteCu2Pd3Se4
Pd ChrisstanleyiteAg2Pd3Se4
Pd UM2004-45-Se:AgHgPd(Ag,Cu)6Hg2Pd2Se3
AgSilver
Ag NaumanniteAg2Se
Ag ChrisstanleyiteAg2Pd3Se4
Ag EucairiteAgCuSe
Ag AguilariteAg4SeS
Ag Silver var. Native Amalgam(Ag,Hg)
Ag UM2004-45-Se:AgHgPd(Ag,Cu)6Hg2Pd2Se3
Ag UM2004-33-S:AgCuHgSe(Ag,Cu)8Hg3(S,Se)7
Ag SilverAg
Ag UM2004-07-E:AgHgAg2Hg
AuGold
Au GoldAu
HgMercury
Hg TiemanniteHgSe
Hg Silver var. Native Amalgam(Ag,Hg)
Hg UM2004-45-Se:AgHgPd(Ag,Cu)6Hg2Pd2Se3
Hg UM2004-33-S:AgCuHgSe(Ag,Cu)8Hg3(S,Se)7
Hg UM2004-07-E:AgHgAg2Hg
PbLead
Pb ClausthalitePbSe
Pb OlsacheritePb2(Se6+O4)(SO4)
Pb MolybdomenitePbSeO3

References

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Paar, W.H., Werner, H., Topa, D., Makovicky, E., Sureda, R.J., De Brodtkorb, M.K., Nickel, E.H., and Putz, H. (2004) Jagueite, Cu2Pd3Se4, a new mineral species from El Chire, La Rioja, Argentina. Canadian Mineralogist: 42(6): 1745-1755.

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