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Jardinera No. 1 Mine, Inca de Oro, Chañaral Province, Atacama Region, Chilei
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Jardinera No. 1 MineMine
Inca de Oro- not defined -
Chañaral ProvinceProvince
Atacama RegionRegion
ChileCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 26° 44' 31'' South , 69° 51' 21'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -26.74222,-69.85611
GeoHash:G#: 67nrf7sr6
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BWk : Cold desert climate


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
'Gold'1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Bornite'2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Molybdenite'2.EA.30MoS2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Cerianite-(Ce)'4.DL.05(Ce4+,Th)O2
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
'Magnetite'4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Malachite'5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Brochantite'7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
'Jarosite'7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
'Lindgrenite'7.GB.05Cu3(MoO4)2(OH)2
'Powellite'7.GA.05Ca(MoO4)
'Szenicsite' (TL)7.GB.10Cu3(MoO4)(OH)4
Group 9 - Silicates
'Chrysocolla'9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
'Dioptase'9.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 BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H DioptaseCuSiO3 · H2O
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H LindgreniteCu3(MoO4)2(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H SzenicsiteCu3(MoO4)(OH)4
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O CalciteCaCO3
O Cerianite-(Ce)(Ce4+,Th)O2
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O DioptaseCuSiO3 · H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O LindgreniteCu3(MoO4)2(OH)2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O PowelliteCa(MoO4)
O QuartzSiO2
O SzenicsiteCu3(MoO4)(OH)4
AlAluminium
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si DioptaseCuSiO3 · H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca PowelliteCa(MoO4)
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu DioptaseCuSiO3 · H2O
Cu LindgreniteCu3(MoO4)2(OH)2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu SzenicsiteCu3(MoO4)(OH)4
MoMolybdenum
Mo LindgreniteCu3(MoO4)2(OH)2
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
Mo PowelliteCa(MoO4)
Mo SzenicsiteCu3(MoO4)(OH)4
CeCerium
Ce Cerianite-(Ce)(Ce4+,Th)O2
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
ThThorium
Th Cerianite-(Ce)(Ce4+,Th)O2

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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Cretaceous - Jurassic
66 - 201.3 Ma



ID: 3186560
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Mesozoic (66 - 201.3 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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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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