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Tumiñico Mine, Sierra de Cacho, Villa Castelli, General Lamadrid department, La Rioja Province, Argentinai
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28° 49' 56'' South , 68° 37' 59'' West
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Vinchina2,834 (2016)42.3km


Copper-selenium deposit. Calcite veins in amphibolites in marble. Besides the selenides there are undefined phases of the Cd–(Cu)–Hg–Se and (Co,Ni,Cu)–As-Se systems.

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

Detailed Mineral List:

Bellidoite
Formula: Cu2Se
Reference: Milka K. de Brodtkorb (2002) Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina. Vol. 1 (elements, sulphides and sulphosalts). (Asociacion Mineralogica Argentina); Paar W H, Topa D, Roberts A C, Criddle A J, Amann G, Sureda R J (2002) The new mineral species brodtkorbite, Cu2HgSe2, and the associated selenide assemblage from Tuminico, Sierra de Cacho, La Rioja, Argentina. The Canadian Mineralogist 40, 225-237; Paar, W.H., Topa, D., Roberts, A.C., Criddle, A.J., Amann, G., Sureda, R.J. (2002): The new mineral species brodtkorbite, Cu2HgSe2, and the associated selenide assemblage from Tumiñico, Sierra de Cacho, La Rioja, Argentina. Can. Mineral.: 40(1): 225–237
Berzelianite
Formula: Cu2Se
Reference: Milka K. de Brodtkorb (2002) Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina. Vol. 1 (elements, sulphides and sulphosalts). (Asociacion Mineralogica Argentina); de Brodtkorb, M. K., & Crosta, S. (2010). Reseña de la ubicación geográfica de los seleniuros de la Sierra de Umango, provincia de La Rioja. Revista de la Asociación Geológica Argentina, 67(2), 272-279.; Paar, W.H., Topa, D., Roberts, A.C., Criddle, A.J., Amann, G., Sureda, R.J. (2002): The new mineral species brodtkorbite, Cu2HgSe2, and the associated selenide assemblage from Tumiñico, Sierra de Cacho, La Rioja, Argentina. Can. Mineral.: 40(1): 225–237
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Paar W H, Topa D, Roberts A C, Criddle A J, Amann G, Sureda R J (2002) The new mineral species brodtkorbite, Cu2HgSe2, and the associated selenide assemblage from Tuminico, Sierra de Cacho, La Rioja, Argentina. The Canadian Mineralogist 40, 225-237
Brodtkorbite (TL)
Formula: Cu2HgSe2
Type Locality:
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist(2002) 40, 225-237; Milka K. de Brodtkorb (2002) Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina. Vol. 1 (elements, sulphides and sulphosalts). (Asociacion Mineralogica Argentina); de Brodtkorb, M. K., & Crosta, S. (2010). Reseña de la ubicación geográfica de los seleniuros de la Sierra de Umango, provincia de La Rioja. Revista de la Asociación Geológica Argentina, 67(2), 272-279.; Grundmann, G., & Förster, H. J. (2018). The Sierra de Cacheuta Vein-Type Se Mineralization, Mendoza Province, Argentina. Minerals, 8(4), 127.
Bukovite
Formula: Tl2(Cu,Fe)4Se4
Reference: Milka K. de Brodtkorb (2002) Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina. Vol. 1 (elements, sulphides and sulphosalts). (Asociacion Mineralogica Argentina); de Brodtkorb, M. K., & Crosta, S. (2010). Reseña de la ubicación geográfica de los seleniuros de la Sierra de Umango, provincia de La Rioja. Revista de la Asociación Geológica Argentina, 67(2), 272-279.; Grundmann, G., & Förster, H. J. (2018). The Sierra de Cacheuta Vein-Type Se Mineralization, Mendoza Province, Argentina. Minerals, 8(4), 127.
Cadmoselite
Formula: CdSe
Reference: Milka K. de Brodtkorb (2002) Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina. Vol. 1 (elements, sulphides and sulphosalts). (Asociacion Mineralogica Argentina); de Brodtkorb, M. K., & Crosta, S. (2010). Reseña de la ubicación geográfica de los seleniuros de la Sierra de Umango, provincia de La Rioja. Revista de la Asociación Geológica Argentina, 67(2), 272-279.; Grundmann, G., & Förster, H. J. (2018). The Sierra de Cacheuta Vein-Type Se Mineralization, Mendoza Province, Argentina. Minerals, 8(4), 127.; Paar, W.H., Topa, D., Roberts, A.C., Criddle, A.J., Amann, G., Sureda, R.J. (2002): The new mineral species brodtkorbite, Cu2HgSe2, and the associated selenide assemblage from Tumiñico, Sierra de Cacho, La Rioja, Argentina. Can. Mineral.: 40(1): 225–237
Cadmoselite var: Cuprian Cadmoselite
Formula: (Cd,Cu)Se
Reference: Paar W H, Topa D, Roberts A C, Criddle A J, Amann G, Sureda R J (2002) The new mineral species brodtkorbite, Cu2HgSe2, and the associated selenide assemblage from Tuminico, Sierra de Cacho, La Rioja, Argentina. The Canadian Mineralogist 40, 225-237
Cadmoselite var: Mercurian Cadmoselite
Formula: (Cd,Hg)Se
Reference: Paar W H, Topa D, Roberts A C, Criddle A J, Amann G, Sureda R J (2002) The new mineral species brodtkorbite, Cu2HgSe2, and the associated selenide assemblage from Tuminico, Sierra de Cacho, La Rioja, Argentina. The Canadian Mineralogist 40, 225-237
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Paar W H, Topa D, Roberts A C, Criddle A J, Amann G, Sureda R J (2002) The new mineral species brodtkorbite, Cu2HgSe2, and the associated selenide assemblage from Tuminico, Sierra de Cacho, La Rioja, Argentina. The Canadian Mineralogist 40, 225-237; Grundmann, G., & Förster, H. J. (2018). The Sierra de Cacheuta Vein-Type Se Mineralization, Mendoza Province, Argentina. Minerals, 8(4), 127.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Paar W H, Topa D, Roberts A C, Criddle A J, Amann G, Sureda R J (2002) The new mineral species brodtkorbite, Cu2HgSe2, and the associated selenide assemblage from Tuminico, Sierra de Cacho, La Rioja, Argentina. The Canadian Mineralogist 40, 225-237
Chalcomenite
Formula: CuSeO3 · 2H2O
Reference: Paar W H, Topa D, Roberts A C, Criddle A J, Amann G, Sureda R J (2002) The new mineral species brodtkorbite, Cu2HgSe2, and the associated selenide assemblage from Tuminico, Sierra de Cacho, La Rioja, Argentina. The Canadian Mineralogist 40, 225-237; Grundmann, G., & Förster, H. J. (2018). The Sierra de Cacheuta Vein-Type Se Mineralization, Mendoza Province, Argentina. Minerals, 8(4), 127.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Paar W H, Topa D, Roberts A C, Criddle A J, Amann G, Sureda R J (2002) The new mineral species brodtkorbite, Cu2HgSe2, and the associated selenide assemblage from Tuminico, Sierra de Cacho, La Rioja, Argentina. The Canadian Mineralogist 40, 225-237
Chaméanite
Formula: (Cu,Fe)4As(Se,S)4
Reference: Milka K. de Brodtkorb (2002) Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina. Vol. 1 (elements, sulphides and sulphosalts). (Asociacion Mineralogica Argentina); de Brodtkorb, M. K., & Crosta, S. (2010). Reseña de la ubicación geográfica de los seleniuros de la Sierra de Umango, provincia de La Rioja. Revista de la Asociación Geológica Argentina, 67(2), 272-279.; Grundmann, G., & Förster, H. J. (2018). The Sierra de Cacheuta Vein-Type Se Mineralization, Mendoza Province, Argentina. Minerals, 8(4), 127.; Paar, W.H., Topa, D., Roberts, A.C., Criddle, A.J., Amann, G., Sureda, R.J. (2002): The new mineral species brodtkorbite, Cu2HgSe2, and the associated selenide assemblage from Tumiñico, Sierra de Cacho, La Rioja, Argentina. Can. Mineral.: 40(1): 225–237
Clausthalite
Formula: PbSe
Reference: de Brodtkorb, M. K., & Crosta, S. (2010). Reseña de la ubicación geográfica de los seleniuros de la Sierra de Umango, provincia de La Rioja. Revista de la Asociación Geológica Argentina, 67(2), 272-279.; Grundmann, G., & Förster, H. J. (2018). The Sierra de Cacheuta Vein-Type Se Mineralization, Mendoza Province, Argentina. Minerals, 8(4), 127.
Connellite
Formula: Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Reference: Paar W H, Topa D, Roberts A C, Criddle A J, Amann G, Sureda R J (2002) The new mineral species brodtkorbite, Cu2HgSe2, and the associated selenide assemblage from Tuminico, Sierra de Cacho, La Rioja, Argentina. The Canadian Mineralogist 40, 225-237
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Paar W H, Topa D, Roberts A C, Criddle A J, Amann G, Sureda R J (2002) The new mineral species brodtkorbite, Cu2HgSe2, and the associated selenide assemblage from Tuminico, Sierra de Cacho, La Rioja, Argentina. The Canadian Mineralogist 40, 225-237
Crookesite
Formula: Cu7(Tl, Ag)Se4
Reference: de Brodtkorb, M. K., & Crosta, S. (2010). Reseña de la ubicación geográfica de los seleniuros de la Sierra de Umango, provincia de La Rioja. Revista de la Asociación Geológica Argentina, 67(2), 272-279.; Grundmann, G., & Förster, H. J. (2018). The Sierra de Cacheuta Vein-Type Se Mineralization, Mendoza Province, Argentina. Minerals, 8(4), 127.; Paar, W.H., Topa, D., Roberts, A.C., Criddle, A.J., Amann, G., Sureda, R.J. (2002): The new mineral species brodtkorbite, Cu2HgSe2, and the associated selenide assemblage from Tumiñico, Sierra de Cacho, La Rioja, Argentina. Can. Mineral.: 40(1): 225–237
Eskebornite
Formula: CuFeSe2
Reference: Milka K. de Brodtkorb (2002) Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina. Vol. 1 (elements, sulphides and sulphosalts). (Asociacion Mineralogica Argentina); de Brodtkorb, M. K., & Crosta, S. (2010). Reseña de la ubicación geográfica de los seleniuros de la Sierra de Umango, provincia de La Rioja. Revista de la Asociación Geológica Argentina, 67(2), 272-279.; Grundmann, G., & Förster, H. J. (2018). The Sierra de Cacheuta Vein-Type Se Mineralization, Mendoza Province, Argentina. Minerals, 8(4), 127.; Paar, W.H., Topa, D., Roberts, A.C., Criddle, A.J., Amann, G., Sureda, R.J. (2002): The new mineral species brodtkorbite, Cu2HgSe2, and the associated selenide assemblage from Tumiñico, Sierra de Cacho, La Rioja, Argentina. Can. Mineral.: 40(1): 225–237
Eucairite
Formula: AgCuSe
Reference: de Brodtkorb, M. K., & Crosta, S. (2010). Reseña de la ubicación geográfica de los seleniuros de la Sierra de Umango, provincia de La Rioja. Revista de la Asociación Geológica Argentina, 67(2), 272-279.; Paar, W.H., Topa, D., Roberts, A.C., Criddle, A.J., Amann, G., Sureda, R.J. (2002): The new mineral species brodtkorbite, Cu2HgSe2, and the associated selenide assemblage from Tumiñico, Sierra de Cacho, La Rioja, Argentina. Can. Mineral.: 40(1): 225–237
Ferroselite
Formula: FeSe2
Reference: Milka K. de Brodtkorb (2002) Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina. Vol. 1 (elements, sulphides and sulphosalts). (Asociacion Mineralogica Argentina); de Brodtkorb, M. K., & Crosta, S. (2010). Reseña de la ubicación geográfica de los seleniuros de la Sierra de Umango, provincia de La Rioja. Revista de la Asociación Geológica Argentina, 67(2), 272-279.; Grundmann, G., & Förster, H. J. (2018). The Sierra de Cacheuta Vein-Type Se Mineralization, Mendoza Province, Argentina. Minerals, 8(4), 127.; Paar, W.H., Topa, D., Roberts, A.C., Criddle, A.J., Amann, G., Sureda, R.J. (2002): The new mineral species brodtkorbite, Cu2HgSe2, and the associated selenide assemblage from Tumiñico, Sierra de Cacho, La Rioja, Argentina. Can. Mineral.: 40(1): 225–237
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Grundmann, G., & Förster, H. J. (2018). The Sierra de Cacheuta Vein-Type Se Mineralization, Mendoza Province, Argentina. Minerals, 8(4), 127.
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Paar W H, Topa D, Roberts A C, Criddle A J, Amann G, Sureda R J (2002) The new mineral species brodtkorbite, Cu2HgSe2, and the associated selenide assemblage from Tuminico, Sierra de Cacho, La Rioja, Argentina. The Canadian Mineralogist 40, 225-237; Grundmann, G., & Förster, H. J. (2018). The Sierra de Cacheuta Vein-Type Se Mineralization, Mendoza Province, Argentina. Minerals, 8(4), 127.
Hakite-(Hg)
Formula: Cu6Cu4Hg2Sb4Se12Se
Reference: Milka K. de Brodtkorb (2002) Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina. Vol. 1 (elements, sulphides and sulphosalts). (Asociacion Mineralogica Argentina); de Brodtkorb, M. K., & Crosta, S. (2010). Reseña de la ubicación geográfica de los seleniuros de la Sierra de Umango, provincia de La Rioja. Revista de la Asociación Geológica Argentina, 67(2), 272-279.; Grundmann, G., & Förster, H. J. (2018). The Sierra de Cacheuta Vein-Type Se Mineralization, Mendoza Province, Argentina. Minerals, 8(4), 127.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Paar W H, Topa D, Roberts A C, Criddle A J, Amann G, Sureda R J (2002) The new mineral species brodtkorbite, Cu2HgSe2, and the associated selenide assemblage from Tuminico, Sierra de Cacho, La Rioja, Argentina. The Canadian Mineralogist 40, 225-237; Grundmann, G., & Förster, H. J. (2018). The Sierra de Cacheuta Vein-Type Se Mineralization, Mendoza Province, Argentina. Minerals, 8(4), 127.
Klockmannite
Formula: CuSe
Reference: Milka K. de Brodtkorb (2002) Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina. Vol. 1 (elements, sulphides and sulphosalts). (Asociacion Mineralogica Argentina); de Brodtkorb, M. K., & Crosta, S. (2010). Reseña de la ubicación geográfica de los seleniuros de la Sierra de Umango, provincia de La Rioja. Revista de la Asociación Geológica Argentina, 67(2), 272-279.; Grundmann, G., & Förster, H. J. (2018). The Sierra de Cacheuta Vein-Type Se Mineralization, Mendoza Province, Argentina. Minerals, 8(4), 127.; Paar, W.H., Topa, D., Roberts, A.C., Criddle, A.J., Amann, G., Sureda, R.J. (2002): The new mineral species brodtkorbite, Cu2HgSe2, and the associated selenide assemblage from Tumiñico, Sierra de Cacho, La Rioja, Argentina. Can. Mineral.: 40(1): 225–237
Krut'aite
Formula: CuSe2
Description: Iron-bearing.
Reference: Milka K. de Brodtkorb (2002) Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina. Vol. 1 (elements, sulphides and sulphosalts). (Asociacion Mineralogica Argentina)
'Krut'aite-Trogtalite Series'
Reference: Paar, W.H., Topa, D., Roberts, A.C., Criddle, A.J., Amann, G., Sureda, R.J. (2002): The new mineral species brodtkorbite, Cu2HgSe2, and the associated selenide assemblage from Tumiñico, Sierra de Cacho, La Rioja, Argentina. Can. Mineral.: 40(1): 225–237
Luanheite
Formula: Ag3Hg
Reference: Paar W H, Topa D, Roberts A C, Criddle A J, Amann G, Sureda R J (2002) The new mineral species brodtkorbite, Cu2HgSe2, and the associated selenide assemblage from Tuminico, Sierra de Cacho, La Rioja, Argentina. The Canadian Mineralogist 40, 225-237; Paar, W.H., Topa, D., Roberts, A.C., Criddle, A.J., Amann, G., Sureda, R.J. (2002): The new mineral species brodtkorbite, Cu2HgSe2, and the associated selenide assemblage from Tumiñico, Sierra de Cacho, La Rioja, Argentina. Can. Mineral.: 40(1): 225–237
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Paar W H, Topa D, Roberts A C, Criddle A J, Amann G, Sureda R J (2002) The new mineral species brodtkorbite, Cu2HgSe2, and the associated selenide assemblage from Tuminico, Sierra de Cacho, La Rioja, Argentina. The Canadian Mineralogist 40, 225-237; Grundmann, G., & Förster, H. J. (2018). The Sierra de Cacheuta Vein-Type Se Mineralization, Mendoza Province, Argentina. Minerals, 8(4), 127.
Naumannite
Formula: Ag2Se
Reference: de Brodtkorb, M. K., & Crosta, S. (2010). Reseña de la ubicación geográfica de los seleniuros de la Sierra de Umango, provincia de La Rioja. Revista de la Asociación Geológica Argentina, 67(2), 272-279.
Schmiederite
Formula: Pb2Cu2(Se6+O4)(Se4+O3)(OH)4
Reference: Paar W H, Topa D, Roberts A C, Criddle A J, Amann G, Sureda R J (2002) The new mineral species brodtkorbite, Cu2HgSe2, and the associated selenide assemblage from Tuminico, Sierra de Cacho, La Rioja, Argentina. The Canadian Mineralogist 40, 225-237
Selenium
Formula: Se
Reference: Grundmann, G., & Förster, H. J. (2018). The Sierra de Cacheuta Vein-Type Se Mineralization, Mendoza Province, Argentina. Minerals, 8(4), 127.
Tiemannite
Formula: HgSe
Reference: Milka K. de Brodtkorb (2002) Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina. Vol. 1 (elements, sulphides and sulphosalts). (Asociacion Mineralogica Argentina); de Brodtkorb, M. K., & Crosta, S. (2010). Reseña de la ubicación geográfica de los seleniuros de la Sierra de Umango, provincia de La Rioja. Revista de la Asociación Geológica Argentina, 67(2), 272-279.; Grundmann, G., & Förster, H. J. (2018). The Sierra de Cacheuta Vein-Type Se Mineralization, Mendoza Province, Argentina. Minerals, 8(4), 127.; Paar, W.H., Topa, D., Roberts, A.C., Criddle, A.J., Amann, G., Sureda, R.J. (2002): The new mineral species brodtkorbite, Cu2HgSe2, and the associated selenide assemblage from Tumiñico, Sierra de Cacho, La Rioja, Argentina. Can. Mineral.: 40(1): 225–237
Trogtalite
Formula: CoSe2
Reference: Milka K. de Brodtkorb (2002) Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina. Vol. 1 (elements, sulphides and sulphosalts). (Asociacion Mineralogica Argentina)
Tyrrellite
Formula: Cu(Co3+,Ni3+)2Se4
Reference: Milka K. de Brodtkorb (2002) Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina. Vol. 1 (elements, sulphides and sulphosalts). (Asociacion Mineralogica Argentina); de Brodtkorb, M. K., & Crosta, S. (2010). Reseña de la ubicación geográfica de los seleniuros de la Sierra de Umango, provincia de La Rioja. Revista de la Asociación Geológica Argentina, 67(2), 272-279.; Grundmann, G., & Förster, H. J. (2018). The Sierra de Cacheuta Vein-Type Se Mineralization, Mendoza Province, Argentina. Minerals, 8(4), 127.; Paar, W.H., Topa, D., Roberts, A.C., Criddle, A.J., Amann, G., Sureda, R.J. (2002): The new mineral species brodtkorbite, Cu2HgSe2, and the associated selenide assemblage from Tumiñico, Sierra de Cacho, La Rioja, Argentina. Can. Mineral.: 40(1): 225–237
'UM2002-28-Se:AsCoCuNi'
Formula: ~(Co,Ni,Cu)(Se,As)2
Reference: Paar, W.H., Topa, D., Roberts, A.C., Criddle, A.J., Amann, G., Sureda, R.J. (2002): The new mineral species brodtkorbite, Cu2HgSe2, and the associated selenide assemblage from Tumiñico, Sierra de Cacho, La Rioja, Argentina. Can. Mineral.: 40(1): 225–237
'UM2002-29-Se:AsCoCuNi'
Reference: Paar, W.H., Topa, D., Roberts, A.C., Criddle, A.J., Amann, G., Sureda, R.J. (2002): The new mineral species brodtkorbite, Cu2HgSe2, and the associated selenide assemblage from Tumiñico, Sierra de Cacho, La Rioja, Argentina. Can. Mineral.: 40(1): 225–237
'UM2002-31-Se:CdHg'
Formula: Cd2Hg3Se5
Reference: Paar, W.H., Topa, D., Roberts, A.C., Criddle, A.J., Amann ,G., Sureda, J. (2002): The new mineral species brodtkorbite, Cu2HgSe2, and the associated selenide assemblage from Tumiñico, Sierra de Cacho, La Rioja, Argentina - erratum. Can. Mineral.: 40(3), 989-990
'UM2002-32-Se:CdHg'
Formula: CdHgSe2
Reference: Paar, W.H., Topa, D., Roberts, A.C., Criddle, A.J., Amann ,G., Sureda, J. (2002): The new mineral species brodtkorbite, Cu2HgSe2, and the associated selenide assemblage from Tumiñico, Sierra de Cacho, La Rioja, Argentina - erratum. Can. Mineral.: 40(3), 989-990
'UM2002-33-Se:CdHg'
Formula: Cd2HgSe3
Reference: Paar, W.H., Topa, D., Roberts, A.C., Criddle, A.J., Amann ,G., Sureda, J. (2002): The new mineral species brodtkorbite, Cu2HgSe2, and the associated selenide assemblage from Tumiñico, Sierra de Cacho, La Rioja, Argentina - erratum. Can. Mineral.: 40(3), 989-990
'UM2002-34-Se:CdHg'
Formula: Cd4HgSe5
Reference: Paar, W.H., Topa, D., Roberts, A.C., Criddle, A.J., Amann ,G., Sureda, J. (2002): The new mineral species brodtkorbite, Cu2HgSe2, and the associated selenide assemblage from Tumiñico, Sierra de Cacho, La Rioja, Argentina - erratum. Can. Mineral.: 40(3), 989-990
'UM2002-35-Se:CdHg'
Formula: Cd9HgSe10
Reference: Paar, W.H., Topa, D., Roberts, A.C., Criddle, A.J., Amann ,G., Sureda, J. (2002): The new mineral species brodtkorbite, Cu2HgSe2, and the associated selenide assemblage from Tumiñico, Sierra de Cacho, La Rioja, Argentina - erratum. Can. Mineral.: 40(3), 989-990
Umangite
Formula: Cu3Se2
Reference: Milka K. de Brodtkorb (2002) Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina. Vol. 1 (elements, sulphides and sulphosalts). (Asociacion Mineralogica Argentina); de Brodtkorb, M. K., & Crosta, S. (2010). Reseña de la ubicación geográfica de los seleniuros de la Sierra de Umango, provincia de La Rioja. Revista de la Asociación Geológica Argentina, 67(2), 272-279.; Grundmann, G., & Förster, H. J. (2018). The Sierra de Cacheuta Vein-Type Se Mineralization, Mendoza Province, Argentina. Minerals, 8(4), 127.; Paar, W.H., Topa, D., Roberts, A.C., Criddle, A.J., Amann, G., Sureda, R.J. (2002): The new mineral species brodtkorbite, Cu2HgSe2, and the associated selenide assemblage from Tumiñico, Sierra de Cacho, La Rioja, Argentina. Can. Mineral.: 40(1): 225–237
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: de Brodtkorb, M. K., & Crosta, S. (2010). Reseña de la ubicación geográfica de los seleniuros de la Sierra de Umango, provincia de La Rioja. Revista de la Asociación Geológica Argentina, 67(2), 272-279.; Paar, W.H., Topa, D., Roberts, A.C., Criddle, A.J., Amann, G., Sureda, R.J. (2002): The new mineral species brodtkorbite, Cu2HgSe2, and the associated selenide assemblage from Tumiñico, Sierra de Cacho, La Rioja, Argentina. Can. Mineral.: 40(1): 225–237

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Luanheite1.AD.15bAg3Hg
Selenium1.CC.10Se
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bellidoite2.BA.20Cu2Se
Berzelianite2.BA.20Cu2Se
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Brodtkorbite (TL)2.BD.55Cu2HgSe2
Bukovite2.BD.30Tl2(Cu,Fe)4Se4
Cadmoselite2.CB.45CdSe
var: Cuprian Cadmoselite2.CB.45(Cd,Cu)Se
var: Mercurian Cadmoselite2.CB.45(Cd,Hg)Se
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Chaméanite2.LA.35(Cu,Fe)4As(Se,S)4
Clausthalite2.CD.10PbSe
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Crookesite2.BD.50Cu7(Tl, Ag)Se4
Eskebornite2.CB.10aCuFeSe2
Eucairite2.BA.50AgCuSe
Ferroselite2.EB.10aFeSe2
Hakite-(Hg)2.GB.05Cu6Cu4Hg2Sb4Se12Se
Klockmannite2.CA.05bCuSe
Krut'aite2.EB.05aCuSe2
Naumannite2.BA.55Ag2Se
Tiemannite2.CB.05aHgSe
Trogtalite2.EB.05aCoSe2
Tyrrellite2.DA.05Cu(Co3+,Ni3+)2Se4
Umangite2.BA.25Cu3Se2
Group 3 - Halides
Connellite3.DA.25Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chalcomenite4.JH.05CuSeO3 · 2H2O
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Schmiederite7.BC.65Pb2Cu2(Se6+O4)(Se4+O3)(OH)4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Krut'aite-Trogtalite Series'-
'UM2002-28-Se:AsCoCuNi'-~(Co,Ni,Cu)(Se,As)2
'UM2002-29-Se:AsCoCuNi'-
'UM2002-31-Se:CdHg'-Cd2Hg3Se5
'UM2002-32-Se:CdHg'-CdHgSe2
'UM2002-33-Se:CdHg'-Cd2HgSe3
'UM2002-34-Se:CdHg'-Cd4HgSe5
'UM2002-35-Se:CdHg'-Cd9HgSe10

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
Luanheite1.1.8.4Ag3Hg
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Selenium1.3.4.1Se
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Bellidoite2.4.9.1Cu2Se
Berzelianite2.4.10.1Cu2Se
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Crookesite2.4.12.1Cu7(Tl, Ag)Se4
Eucairite2.4.6.2AgCuSe
Naumannite2.4.1.2Ag2Se
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
Bukovite2.5.5.2Tl2(Cu,Fe)4Se4
Umangite2.5.1.1Cu3Se2
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Cadmoselite2.8.7.3CdSe
Clausthalite2.8.1.2PbSe
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Klockmannite2.8.12.2CuSe
Tiemannite2.8.2.4HgSe
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Eskebornite2.9.1.2CuFeSe2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Tyrrellite2.10.1.4Cu(Co3+,Ni3+)2Se4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Ferroselite2.12.2.2FeSe2
Krut'aite2.12.1.8CuSe2
Trogtalite2.12.1.5CoSe2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 4
Chaméanite3.2.8.1(Cu,Fe)4As(Se,S)4
3 <ø < 4
Hakite-(Hg)3.3.6.4Cu6Cu4Hg2Sb4Se12Se
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
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 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq·xH2O, where m:p > 6:1
Connellite31.1.1.1Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Group 33 - SELENATES AND TELLURATES
(AB)m(XO4)pZq
Schmiederite33.1.1.1Pb2Cu2(Se6+O4)(Se4+O3)(OH)4
Group 34 - SELENITES, TELLURITES AND SULFITES
A(XO3)·xH2O
Chalcomenite34.2.2.1CuSeO3 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Brodtkorbite (TL)-Cu2HgSe2
Cadmoselite
var: Cuprian Cadmoselite
-(Cd,Cu)Se
var: Mercurian Cadmoselite-(Cd,Hg)Se
'Krut'aite-Trogtalite Series'-
'UM2002-28-Se:AsCoCuNi'-~(Co,Ni,Cu)(Se,As)2
'UM2002-29-Se:AsCoCuNi'-
'UM2002-31-Se:CdHg'-Cd2Hg3Se5
'UM2002-32-Se:CdHg'-CdHgSe2
'UM2002-33-Se:CdHg'-Cd2HgSe3
'UM2002-34-Se:CdHg'-Cd4HgSe5
'UM2002-35-Se:CdHg'-Cd9HgSe10

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H ChalcomeniteCuSeO3 · 2H2O
H SchmiederitePb2Cu2(Se6+O4)(Se4+O3)(OH)4
H ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C GraphiteC
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O UraniniteUO2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O ChalcomeniteCuSeO3 · 2H2O
O SchmiederitePb2Cu2(Se6+O4)(Se4+O3)(OH)4
O ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O CalciteCaCO3
SSulfur
S Chaméanite(Cu,Fe)4As(Se,S)4
S ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CovelliteCuS
ClChlorine
Cl ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe Chaméanite(Cu,Fe)4As(Se,S)4
Fe EskeborniteCuFeSe2
Fe FerroseliteFeSe2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CoCobalt
Co TrogtaliteCoSe2
Co TyrrelliteCu(Co3+,Ni3+)2Se4
Co UM2002-28-Se:AsCoCuNi~(Co,Ni,Cu)(Se,As)2
NiNickel
Ni TyrrelliteCu(Co3+,Ni3+)2Se4
Ni UM2002-28-Se:AsCoCuNi~(Co,Ni,Cu)(Se,As)2
CuCopper
Cu BrodtkorbiteCu2HgSe2
Cu BerzelianiteCu2Se
Cu BellidoiteCu2Se
Cu Chaméanite(Cu,Fe)4As(Se,S)4
Cu CrookesiteCu7(Tl, Ag)Se4
Cu EskeborniteCuFeSe2
Cu EucairiteAgCuSe
Cu Hakite-(Hg)Cu6Cu4Hg2Sb4Se12Se
Cu KlockmanniteCuSe
Cu TyrrelliteCu(Co3+,Ni3+)2Se4
Cu UmangiteCu3Se2
Cu BukoviteTl2(Cu,Fe)4Se4
Cu Krut'aiteCuSe2
Cu Cadmoselite (var: Cuprian Cadmoselite)(Cd,Cu)Se
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu ChalcomeniteCuSeO3 · 2H2O
Cu SchmiederitePb2Cu2(Se6+O4)(Se4+O3)(OH)4
Cu ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu UM2002-28-Se:AsCoCuNi~(Co,Ni,Cu)(Se,As)2
AsArsenic
As Chaméanite(Cu,Fe)4As(Se,S)4
As UM2002-28-Se:AsCoCuNi~(Co,Ni,Cu)(Se,As)2
SeSelenium
Se BrodtkorbiteCu2HgSe2
Se BerzelianiteCu2Se
Se BellidoiteCu2Se
Se CadmoseliteCdSe
Se Chaméanite(Cu,Fe)4As(Se,S)4
Se CrookesiteCu7(Tl, Ag)Se4
Se EskeborniteCuFeSe2
Se EucairiteAgCuSe
Se FerroseliteFeSe2
Se Hakite-(Hg)Cu6Cu4Hg2Sb4Se12Se
Se KlockmanniteCuSe
Se TrogtaliteCoSe2
Se TiemanniteHgSe
Se TyrrelliteCu(Co3+,Ni3+)2Se4
Se UmangiteCu3Se2
Se ClausthalitePbSe
Se NaumanniteAg2Se
Se BukoviteTl2(Cu,Fe)4Se4
Se Krut'aiteCuSe2
Se Cadmoselite (var: Cuprian Cadmoselite)(Cd,Cu)Se
Se Cadmoselite (var: Mercurian Cadmoselite)(Cd,Hg)Se
Se ChalcomeniteCuSeO3 · 2H2O
Se SchmiederitePb2Cu2(Se6+O4)(Se4+O3)(OH)4
Se SeleniumSe
Se UM2002-28-Se:AsCoCuNi~(Co,Ni,Cu)(Se,As)2
Se UM2002-35-Se:CdHgCd9HgSe10
Se UM2002-31-Se:CdHgCd2Hg3Se5
Se UM2002-32-Se:CdHgCdHgSe2
Se UM2002-33-Se:CdHgCd2HgSe3
Se UM2002-34-Se:CdHgCd4HgSe5
AgSilver
Ag CrookesiteCu7(Tl, Ag)Se4
Ag EucairiteAgCuSe
Ag NaumanniteAg2Se
Ag LuanheiteAg3Hg
CdCadmium
Cd CadmoseliteCdSe
Cd Cadmoselite (var: Cuprian Cadmoselite)(Cd,Cu)Se
Cd Cadmoselite (var: Mercurian Cadmoselite)(Cd,Hg)Se
Cd UM2002-35-Se:CdHgCd9HgSe10
Cd UM2002-31-Se:CdHgCd2Hg3Se5
Cd UM2002-32-Se:CdHgCdHgSe2
Cd UM2002-33-Se:CdHgCd2HgSe3
Cd UM2002-34-Se:CdHgCd4HgSe5
SbAntimony
Sb Hakite-(Hg)Cu6Cu4Hg2Sb4Se12Se
AuGold
Au GoldAu
HgMercury
Hg BrodtkorbiteCu2HgSe2
Hg Hakite-(Hg)Cu6Cu4Hg2Sb4Se12Se
Hg TiemanniteHgSe
Hg Cadmoselite (var: Mercurian Cadmoselite)(Cd,Hg)Se
Hg LuanheiteAg3Hg
Hg UM2002-35-Se:CdHgCd9HgSe10
Hg UM2002-31-Se:CdHgCd2Hg3Se5
Hg UM2002-32-Se:CdHgCdHgSe2
Hg UM2002-33-Se:CdHgCd2HgSe3
Hg UM2002-34-Se:CdHgCd4HgSe5
TlThallium
Tl CrookesiteCu7(Tl, Ag)Se4
Tl BukoviteTl2(Cu,Fe)4Se4
PbLead
Pb ClausthalitePbSe
Pb SchmiederitePb2Cu2(Se6+O4)(Se4+O3)(OH)4
UUranium
U UraniniteUO2

References

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Paar, W.H., D. Topa, A.C. Roberts, A.J. Criddle, G. Amann, and R.J. Sureda (2002): The new mineral species brodtkorbite, Cu2HgSe2, and the associated selenide assemblage from Tuminico, Sierra de Cacho, La Rioja, Argentina. Canadian Mineralogist, 40, 225–237.

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