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Jardinera No. 1 Mine, Inca de Oro, Chañaral Province, Atacama, Chilei
Regional Level Types
Jardinera No. 1 MineMine
Inca de Oro- not defined -
Chañaral ProvinceProvince
AtacamaRegion
ChileCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
26° 44' 31'' South , 69° 51' 21'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Diego de Almagro18,137 (2012)46.0km


Note: This is the true type locality for szenicsite, originally erroneously given as "Tierra Amarilla".

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


19 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Francis, C.A., Pitman, L.C., Lange, D.E. (1994) Szenicsite, a new mineral from Tierra Amarilla, Chile. The Mineralogical Record, 25:1, 76-76.
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Francis, C.A., Pitman, L.C., Lange, D.E. (1994) Szenicsite, a new mineral from Tierra Amarilla, Chile. The Mineralogical Record, 25:1, 76-76.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Gerhard Möhn collection
Cerianite-(Ce)
Formula: (Ce4+,Th)O2
Reference: analysed by Gerhard Möhn and Joy Desor
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Gerhard Möhn collection
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: Francis, C.A., Pitman, L.C., Lange, D.E. (1994) Szenicsite, a new mineral from Tierra Amarilla, Chile. The Mineralogical Record, 25:1, 76-76.
Dioptase
Formula: CuSiO3 · H2O
Reference: maurizio dini collection - analysed material
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Gerhard Möhn collection
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: maurizio dini collection - analysed material
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Francis C A, Pitman L C, Lange D E (1994) Szenicsite, a new mineral from Tierra Amarilla, Chile, The Mineralogical Record 25, 76-76
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Gerhard Möhn collection
Lindgrenite
Formula: Cu3(MoO4)2(OH)2
Reference: pers. comm. T. Szenics to C. Lemanski, Jr. (2006).
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Gerhard Möhn collection, black metallic grains in rock, strongly ferromagnetic
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Gerhard Möhn collection
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Francis, C.A., Pitman, L.C., Lange, D.E. (1994) Szenicsite, a new mineral from Tierra Amarilla, Chile. The Mineralogical Record, 25:1, 76-76.
Powellite
Formula: Ca(MoO4)
Reference: Francis, C.A., Pitman, L.C., Lange, D.E. (1994) Szenicsite, a new mineral from Tierra Amarilla, Chile. The Mineralogical Record, 25:1, 76-76.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Gerhard Möhn collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Francis, C.A., Pitman, L.C., Lange, D.E. (1994) Szenicsite, a new mineral from Tierra Amarilla, Chile. The Mineralogical Record, 25:1, 76-76.
Szenicsite (TL)
Formula: Cu3(MoO4)(OH)4
Type Locality:
Reference: Francis, C.A., Pitman, L.C., Lange, D.E. (1994) Szenicsite, a new mineral from Tierra Amarilla, Chile. The Mineralogical Record, 25:1, 76-76. Jambor, J.L., Roberts, A.C. (1998) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 83, 400-403. Francis, C.A., Pitman, L.C., Lange, D.E. (1997) Szenicsite a new copper molybdate from Inca de Oro, Atacama, Chile. The Mineralogical Record, 28:5, 387-394.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cerianite-(Ce)4.DL.05(Ce4+,Th)O2
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Lindgrenite7.GB.05Cu3(MoO4)2(OH)2
Powellite7.GA.05Ca(MoO4)
Szenicsite (TL)7.GB.10Cu3(MoO4)(OH)4
Group 9 - Silicates
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Dioptase9.CJ.30CuSiO3 · H2O

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
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Cerianite-(Ce)4.4.12.1(Ce4+,Th)O2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
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 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Powellite48.1.2.2Ca(MoO4)
Basic Anhydrous Molybdates and Tungstates
Lindgrenite48.3.1.1Cu3(MoO4)2(OH)2
Szenicsite (TL)48.3.5.1Cu3(MoO4)(OH)4
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Dioptase61.1.3.1CuSiO3 · H2O
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H SzenicsiteCu3(MoO4)(OH)4
H DioptaseCuSiO3 · H2O
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H LindgreniteCu3(MoO4)2(OH)2
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O SzenicsiteCu3(MoO4)(OH)4
O PowelliteCa(MoO4)
O DioptaseCuSiO3 · H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O LindgreniteCu3(MoO4)2(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Cerianite-(Ce)(Ce4+,Th)O2
AlAluminium
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si DioptaseCuSiO3 · H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
SSulfur
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
KPotassium
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
CaCalcium
Ca PowelliteCa(MoO4)
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
CuCopper
Cu SzenicsiteCu3(MoO4)(OH)4
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu DioptaseCuSiO3 · H2O
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu LindgreniteCu3(MoO4)2(OH)2
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
MoMolybdenum
Mo SzenicsiteCu3(MoO4)(OH)4
Mo PowelliteCa(MoO4)
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
Mo LindgreniteCu3(MoO4)2(OH)2
CeCerium
Ce Cerianite-(Ce)(Ce4+,Th)O2
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
ThThorium
Th Cerianite-(Ce)(Ce4+,Th)O2

References

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Francis, C.A., Pitman, L.C., Lange, D.E. (1997) Szenicsite a new copper molybdate from Inca de Oro, Atacama, Chile. The Mineralogical Record, 28:5, 387-394.
Jambor, J.L., Roberts, A.C. (1998) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 83, 400-403 [re Szenicsite].

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