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Mundo Nuevo Mine, Mundo Nuevo, Huamachuco, Sanchez Carrion Province, La Libertad Department, Peru

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 7° South , 78° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~21km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate


The Mundo Nuevo mining area is in a very high place in the Andes range, between 4600 m and 4800 m high, not far from the town of Huamachuco, in the Sanchez Carrion Province.

The previous locality referenced by Mindat.org was "Mundo Nuevo, Pasto Bueno District, Pallasca Province, Ancash Department, Peru".

Here is the opinion of one of the mine owners, the known Spanish mineral dealer Luís (Miguel Fernández Burillo), which has just arrived to me by email (March 10th, 2010), after my enquiry:

(Original text in Spanish)
"Hasta 1992 las concesiones mineras, departamentos y hasta provincias en Perú, se delimitaban de forma referencial, tomando como límites de referencia montañas, ríos, valles........ Llegó el GPS por satélite y finalmente se pudieron fijar unos límites fiables. Mindat está dando datos anteriores a 1992 [Mundo Nuevo, Pasto Bueno District, Pallasca Province, Ancash Department, Peru], por lo que son totalmente inexactos. Las hübneritas son de Mina Mundo Nuevo, Huamachuco, La Libertad, Perú."

(English translation)
"Until 1992 the mining claims, departments and even provinces in Peru were defined in a referential way, by taking the mountains, rivers, valleys, etc, as limits. It was with the GPS by satellite availability when reliable borders could finally be defined. Mindat is giving data prior to 1992 [Mundo Nuevo, Pasto Bueno District, Pallasca Province, Ancash Department, Peru], that is completely inaccurate. The hübnerites come from Mina Mundo Nuevo, Huamachuco, La Libertad, Peru."

Carles Millan

Alternative Label Names

This is a list of additional names that have been recorded for mineral labels associated with this locality in the minID database. This may include previous versions of the locality name hierarchy from mindat.org, data entry errors, and it may also include unconfirmed sublocality names or other names that can only be matched to this level.

Mundo Nuevo Mine, Peru
La Gringa adit, Mundo Nuevo Mine, Peru
Mundo Nuevo Mine, Huamachuco, Peru
Mundo Nuevo Mine, Huamachuco, Sanchez Carrion Province, La Libertad Department, Peru

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Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

25 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: Hyršl, J. (2011): Pasto Bueno und Mundo Nuevo in Peru- die weltbesten Hübnerite und mehr. Mineralien Welt 22(1), 64-79
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: luciano fabeni collection
Augelite
Formula: Al2(PO4)(OH)3
Reference: Jesse Crawford photo; Jaroslav Hyrsl (2011) Mineralien Welt, 22, 1, 64-79.
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Reference: Hyršl, J. (2011): Pasto Bueno und Mundo Nuevo in Peru- die weltbesten Hübnerite und mehr. Mineralien Welt 22(1), 64-79
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Hyršl, J. (2011): Pasto Bueno und Mundo Nuevo in Peru- die weltbesten Hübnerite und mehr. Mineralien Welt 22(1), 64-79
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Mundo Nuevo Mine, Pasto Bueno District, Pallasca Province, Ancash Department, Peru
Crandallite
Formula: CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Reference: EDS analysis Frank Keutsch and XRD Tony Kampf.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Hyršl, J. (2011): Pasto Bueno und Mundo Nuevo in Peru- die weltbesten Hübnerite und mehr. Mineralien Welt 22(1), 64-79
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Hyršl, J. (2011): Pasto Bueno und Mundo Nuevo in Peru- die weltbesten Hübnerite und mehr. Mineralien Welt 22(1), 64-79
Hübnerite
Formula: MnWO4
Reference: Mineralogical Record, 34 (3), 241-254; Hyrsl & Rosales (2003) Mineralogical Record, 34, 241-254.; Hyrsl & Rosales (2003) Mineralogical Record, 34, 241-254.; Jaroslav Hyrsl (2011) Mineralien Welt, 22, 1, 64-79.
Hydrotungstite
Formula: WO3 · 2H2O
Reference: Hyršl, J. (2011): Pasto Bueno und Mundo Nuevo in Peru- die weltbesten Hübnerite und mehr. Mineralien Welt 22(1), 64-79
Lautite
Formula: CuAsS
Reference: EDS and EMPA-WDS analyzed Frank Keutsch
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Hyršl, J. (2011): Pasto Bueno und Mundo Nuevo in Peru- die weltbesten Hübnerite und mehr. Mineralien Welt 22(1), 64-79
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Rob Lavinsky
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Mineralogical Record, 34 (3), 241-254; Hyrsl & Rosales (2003) Mineralogical Record, 34, 241-254.; Hyrsl & Rosales (2003) Mineralogical Record, 34, 241-254.; Jaroslav Hyrsl (2011) Mineralien Welt, 22, 1, 64-79.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Hyrsl & Rosales (2003) Mineralogical Record, 34, 241-254.; Hyrsl & Rosales (2003) Mineralogical Record, 34, 241-254.; Jaroslav Hyrsl (2011) Mineralien Welt, 22, 1, 64-79.
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Reference: Hyršl, J. (2011): Pasto Bueno und Mundo Nuevo in Peru- die weltbesten Hübnerite und mehr. Mineralien Welt 22(1), 64-79
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Hyršl, J. (2011): Pasto Bueno und Mundo Nuevo in Peru- die weltbesten Hübnerite und mehr. Mineralien Welt 22(1), 64-79
Scorodite
Formula: Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Mineralogical Record, 34 (3), 241-254; Hyrsl & Rosales (2003) Mineralogical Record, 34, 241-254.; Hyrsl & Rosales (2003) Mineralogical Record, 34, 241-254.; Jaroslav Hyrsl (2011) Mineralien Welt, 22, 1, 64-79.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Carles Milan
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Hyršl, J. (2011): Pasto Bueno und Mundo Nuevo in Peru- die weltbesten Hübnerite und mehr. Mineralien Welt 22(1), 64-79
Stolzite
Formula: Pb(WO4)
Reference: Hyršl, J. (2011): Pasto Bueno und Mundo Nuevo in Peru- die weltbesten Hübnerite und mehr. Mineralien Welt 22(1), 64-79
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: Hyršl, J. (2011): Pasto Bueno und Mundo Nuevo in Peru- die weltbesten Hübnerite und mehr. Mineralien Welt 22(1), 64-79
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Reference: Mineralogical Record, 34 (3), 241-254; Hyrsl & Rosales (2003) Mineralogical Record, 34, 241-254.; Hyrsl & Rosales (2003) Mineralogical Record, 34, 241-254.; Jaroslav Hyrsl (2011) Mineralien Welt, 22, 1, 64-79.
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: http://www.mineralatlas.com/mineral%20photos/T/tetrahedritecp13.htm; Jaroslav Hyrsl (2011) Mineralien Welt, 22, 1, 64-79.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Sulphur'1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Bournonite'2.GA.50PbCuSbS3
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Lautite'2.CB.40CuAsS
'Molybdenite'2.EA.30MoS2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
'Tennantite'2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
'Tetrahedrite'2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 3 - Halides
'Fluorite'3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Hydrotungstite'4.FJ.15WO3 · 2H2O
'Hübnerite'4.DB.30MnWO4
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Rhodochrosite'5.AB.05MnCO3
'Siderite'5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Anglesite'7.AD.35PbSO4
'Brochantite'7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
'Scheelite'7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
'Stolzite'7.GA.05Pb(WO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Augelite'8.BE.05Al2(PO4)(OH)3
'Crandallite'8.BL.10CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
'Scorodite'8.CD.10Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
'Muscovite'9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Lautite2.12.8.1CuAsS
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ø = 3
Bournonite3.4.3.2PbCuSbS3
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Rhodochrosite14.1.1.4MnCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Scorodite40.4.1.3Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A2(XO4)Zq
Augelite41.6.8.1Al2(PO4)(OH)3
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Crandallite42.7.3.1CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Hübnerite48.1.1.1MnWO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Stolzite48.1.3.2Pb(WO4)
Group 49 - HYDRATED MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
Acid Hydrated Molybdates and Tungstates
Hydrotungstite49.1.1.1WO3 · 2H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
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 AugeliteAl2(PO4)(OH)3
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
H HydrotungstiteWO3 · 2H2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O AnglesitePbSO4
O AugeliteAl2(PO4)(OH)3
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
O HübneriteMnWO4
O HydrotungstiteWO3 · 2H2O
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
O SideriteFeCO3
O StolzitePb(WO4)
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
AlAluminium
Al AugeliteAl2(PO4)(OH)3
Al CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P AugeliteAl2(PO4)(OH)3
P CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
SSulfur
S AnglesitePbSO4
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BournonitePbCuSbS3
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S LautiteCuAsS
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S SulphurS8
S TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
MnManganese
Mn HübneriteMnWO4
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
CuCopper
Cu BournonitePbCuSbS3
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu LautiteCuAsS
Cu TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As LautiteCuAsS
As ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
As TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
SbAntimony
Sb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
WTungsten
W HübneriteMnWO4
W HydrotungstiteWO3 · 2H2O
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
W StolzitePb(WO4)
PbLead
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb StolzitePb(WO4)

References

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- Jaroslav Hyrsl, Jack A.Crowley, Rock H.Currier, Terry Szenics.(2011): PERU - PARADISE OF MINERALS. 544pp. / Mundo Nuevo District. page 97

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