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La Sirena Mine, Guanajuato, Guanajuato Municipality, Guanajuato, Mexicoi
Regional Level Types
La Sirena MineMine
Guanajuato- not defined -
Guanajuato MunicipalityMunicipality
GuanajuatoState
MexicoCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
21° 0' North , 101° 16' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Marfil29,375 (2018)2.1km
Guanajuato72,237 (2018)2.2km
Yerbabuena8,399 (2018)4.2km
Calderones946 (2018)4.4km
Nochebuena205 (2014)4.6km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Mina la Sirena, Guanajuato, Mun. de Guanajuato, Guanajuato, Mexico


A silver mine beside the San Juan de Rayas Mine on the same vein.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Habit: Tortured skeletal "cubes" that are not cubic, but monoclinic
Colour: Black
Fluorescence: None
Description: The tortured cubes are elongated along the "body diagonal" to cm or more. Specimens exist with .5 cm perfect cubes of argentite and a later growth of acanthite
Aguilarite
Formula: Ag4SeS
Reference: Marko Burkhardt collection
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Mineralogical Record Vol. 47 No. 5, Special Issue VII, Mexico, p. 531, citing Wandeke, A. and Martinez, J. (1928) The Guanajuato Mining District, Guanajuato, Mexico. Economic Geology, 23 (1), 1-44.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: [www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Panczner (1987): 264.
Polybasite
Formula: [(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Reference: Panczner (1987): 298.
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Reference: Panczner (1987): 306.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Panczner (1987): 312.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Panczner (1987): 323.
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Reference: No reference listed

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Aguilarite2.BA.55Ag4SeS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Polybasite2.GB.15[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Pyrargyrite2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
Aguilarite2.4.1.3Ag4SeS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø > 4
Polybasite3.1.7.2[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
ø = 3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var: Amethyst-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O QuartzSiO2
O BaryteBaSO4
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S AcanthiteAg2S
S MarcasiteFeS2
S Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
S PyriteFeS2
S AguilariteAg4SeS
S BaryteBaSO4
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
AsArsenic
As Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
SeSelenium
Se AguilariteAg4SeS
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Ag AguilariteAg4SeS
SbAntimony
Sb Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

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Panczner (1987) 264, 298, 306, 312, 323.

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