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Acupan Mine, Baguio District, Benguet Province, Cordillera Administrative Region, Luzon, Philippines

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 16° 15' 46'' North , 120° 37' 21'' East (est.)
Margin of Error:~0km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Am : Tropical monsoon climate


Second largest producer in district.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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33 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Altaite
Formula: PbTe
Reference: Econ.Geol.: 83; 395-404; Econ Geol (1996) 91:243-272; Callow, K. J., & Worley, J. (1965). The occurrence of telluride minerals at the Acupan gold mine, Mountain Province, Philippines. Economic Geology, 60(2), 251-268.
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Reference: South-East Asian Oil, Gas, Coal, and Mineral Deposits, C. Hutchison, 1996; Econ Geol (1996) 91:243-272
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Econ.Geol.: 83; 395-404; Econ Geol (1996) 91:243-272
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Econ Geol (1996) 91:243-272
Calaverite
Formula: AuTe2
Reference: Econ.Geol.: 83; 395-404; Econ Geol (1996) 91:243-272; Callow, K. J., & Worley, J. (1965). The occurrence of telluride minerals at the Acupan gold mine, Mountain Province, Philippines. Economic Geology, 60(2), 251-268.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: South-East Asian Oil, Gas, Coal, and Mineral Deposits, C. Hutchison, 1996; Econ Geol (1996) 91:243-272
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Econ.Geol.: 83; 395-404; Econ Geol (1996) 91:243-272
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Econ Geol (1996) 91:243-272
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Reference: South-East Asian Oil, Gas, Coal, and Mineral Deposits, C. Hutchison, 1996; Econ Geol (1996) 91:243-272
Coloradoite
Formula: HgTe
Reference: Econ.Geol.: 83; 395-404; Econ Geol (1996) 91:243-272; Callow, K. J., & Worley, J. (1965). The occurrence of telluride minerals at the Acupan gold mine, Mountain Province, Philippines. Economic Geology, 60(2), 251-268.
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Reference: Econ Geol (1996) 91:243-272; Callow, K. J., & Worley, J. (1965). The occurrence of telluride minerals at the Acupan gold mine, Mountain Province, Philippines. Economic Geology, 60(2), 251-268.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Econ Geol (1996) 91:243-272
Famatinite
Formula: Cu3SbS4
Reference: Econ Geol (1996) 91:243-272
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Econ.Geol.: 83; 395-404; Econ Geol (1996) 91:243-272
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: South-East Asian Oil, Gas, Coal, and Mineral Deposits, C. Hutchison, 1996; Econ.Geol.: 83; 395-404; Econ Geol (1996) 91:243-272; Callow, K. J., & Worley, J. (1965). The occurrence of telluride minerals at the Acupan gold mine, Mountain Province, Philippines. Economic Geology, 60(2), 251-268.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Econ Geol (1996) 91:243-272
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Econ.Geol.: 83; 395-404; Econ Geol (1996) 91:243-272
Hessite
Formula: Ag2Te
Reference: Econ.Geol.: 83; 395-404; Econ Geol (1996) 91:243-272; Callow, K. J., & Worley, J. (1965). The occurrence of telluride minerals at the Acupan gold mine, Mountain Province, Philippines. Economic Geology, 60(2), 251-268.
'K Feldspar'
Reference: South-East Asian Oil, Gas, Coal, and Mineral Deposits, C. Hutchison, 1996; Econ Geol (1996) 91:243-272
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Reference: South-East Asian Oil, Gas, Coal, and Mineral Deposits, C. Hutchison, 1996; Econ Geol (1996) 91:243-272
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Econ Geol (1996) 91:243-272
'Manganoan Calcite'
Formula: (Ca,Mn)CO3
Reference: South-East Asian Oil, Gas, Coal, and Mineral Deposits, C. Hutchison, 1996
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Econ Geol (1996) 91:243-272
'Mica Group'
Reference: South-East Asian Oil, Gas, Coal, and Mineral Deposits, C. Hutchison, 1996
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: South-East Asian Oil, Gas, Coal, and Mineral Deposits, C. Hutchison, 1996; Econ Geol (1996) 91:243-272
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Econ Geol (1996) 91:243-272
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Reference: Econ Geol (1996) 91:243-272
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Econ Geol (1996) 91:243-272
Petzite
Formula: Ag3AuTe2
Reference: Econ.Geol.: 83; 395-404; Econ Geol (1996) 91:243-272; Callow, K. J., & Worley, J. (1965). The occurrence of telluride minerals at the Acupan gold mine, Mountain Province, Philippines. Economic Geology, 60(2), 251-268.
Proustite
Formula: Ag3AsS3
Reference: Econ Geol (1996) 91:243-272
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Reference: Econ Geol (1996) 91:243-272
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: South-East Asian Oil, Gas, Coal, and Mineral Deposits, C. Hutchison, 1996; Econ.Geol.: 83; 395-404; Econ Geol (1996) 91:243-272
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: South-East Asian Oil, Gas, Coal, and Mineral Deposits, C. Hutchison, 1996; Econ Geol (1996) 91:243-272
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Econ Geol (1996) 91:243-272
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Reference: South-East Asian Oil, Gas, Coal, and Mineral Deposits, C. Hutchison, 1996; Econ Geol (1996) 91:243-272
Rhodonite
Formula: Mn2+SiO3
Reference: Econ Geol (1996) 91:243-272
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Econ Geol (1996) 91:243-272
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Econ Geol (1996) 91:243-272
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Econ.Geol.: 83; 395-404; Econ Geol (1996) 91:243-272
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: South-East Asian Oil, Gas, Coal, and Mineral Deposits, C. Hutchison, 1996; Econ.Geol.: 83; 395-404; Econ Geol (1996) 91:243-272
Sylvanite
Formula: (Au,Ag)2Te4
Reference: Econ.Geol.: 83; 395-404; Callow, K. J., & Worley, J. (1965). The occurrence of telluride minerals at the Acupan gold mine, Mountain Province, Philippines. Economic Geology, 60(2), 251-268.
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: Econ Geol (1996) 91:243-272
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Reference: South-East Asian Oil, Gas, Coal, and Mineral Deposits, C. Hutchison, 1996

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Electrum1.AA.05(Au, Ag)
Gold1.AA.05Au
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Altaite'2.CD.10PbTe
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Bornite'2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
'Calaverite'2.EA.10AuTe2
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cinnabar2.CD.15aHgS
Coloradoite2.CB.05aHgTe
Famatinite2.KA.10Cu3SbS4
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Hessite2.BA.60Ag2Te
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Petzite2.BA.75Ag3AuTe2
Proustite2.GA.05Ag3AsS3
Pyrargyrite2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Sylvanite2.EA.05(Au,Ag)2Te4
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Rhodochrosite5.AB.05MnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Anhydrite'7.AD.30CaSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Rhodonite9.DK.05Mn2+SiO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Chlorite Group-
K Feldspar-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
Manganoan Calcite-(Ca,Mn)CO3
Mica Group-
Wolframite-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

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
Hessite2.4.2.1Ag2Te
Petzite2.4.3.3Ag3AuTe2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Altaite2.8.1.3PbTe
Cinnabar2.8.14.1HgS
Coloradoite2.8.2.5HgTe
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Calaverite2.12.13.2AuTe2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Sylvanite2.12.13.3(Au,Ag)2Te4
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 4
Famatinite3.2.2.2Cu3SbS4
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ø = 3
Proustite3.4.1.1Ag3AsS3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Rhodochrosite14.1.1.4MnCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
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 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=5
Rhodonite65.4.1.1Mn2+SiO3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite71.2.2d.2K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Electrum'-(Au, Ag)
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
'Manganoan Calcite'-(Ca,Mn)CO3
'Mica Group'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C Manganoan Calcite(Ca,Mn)CO3
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
OOxygen
O K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Manganoan Calcite(Ca,Mn)CO3
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
O RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
O RutileTiO2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
AlAluminium
Al K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S AnhydriteCaSO4
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CinnabarHgS
S FamatiniteCu3SbS4
S GalenaPbS
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S MarcasiteFeS2
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S ProustiteAg3AsS3
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S StibniteSb2S3
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
KPotassium
K K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca Manganoan Calcite(Ca,Mn)CO3
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
MnManganese
Mn Manganoan Calcite(Ca,Mn)CO3
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
Mn RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu FamatiniteCu3SbS4
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As ProustiteAg3AsS3
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
AgSilver
Ag Electrum(Au, Ag)
Ag HessiteAg2Te
Ag PetziteAg3AuTe2
Ag ProustiteAg3AsS3
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Ag SilverAg
Ag Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
SbAntimony
Sb FamatiniteCu3SbS4
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Sb StibniteSb2S3
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
TeTellurium
Te AltaitePbTe
Te CalaveriteAuTe2
Te ColoradoiteHgTe
Te HessiteAg2Te
Te PetziteAg3AuTe2
Te Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
WTungsten
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
AuGold
Au CalaveriteAuTe2
Au Electrum(Au, Ag)
Au GoldAu
Au PetziteAg3AuTe2
Au Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
HgMercury
Hg CinnabarHgS
Hg ColoradoiteHgTe
PbLead
Pb AltaitePbTe
Pb GalenaPbS

References

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Callow, K. J., & Worley, J. (1965). The occurrence of telluride minerals at the Acupan gold mine, Mountain Province, Philippines. Economic Geology, 60(2), 251-268.
- Econ Geol (1996) 91:243-272
- South-East Asian Oil, Gas, Coal, and Mineral Deposits, C. Hutchison, 1996
- Cooke, DR and McPhail, DC (2001) Epithermal Au-Ag-Te Mineralization, Acupan, Baguio District, Philippines: Numerical Simulations of Mineral Deposition. Economic Geology, 96, 109-131.


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