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Detailed Mineral List:


Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Aegirine
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Aegirine-augite
Formula: (NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(Fe3+eAlfFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
Agmantinite (TL)
Formula: Ag2MnSnS4
Aikinite
Formula: PbCuBiS3
'Aikinite-Bismuthinite Series'
Alabandite
Formula: MnS
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Albite var: Oligoclase
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Alunite
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Localities: Reported from at least 25 localities in this region.
Alunogen
Formula: Al2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
'Amber'
Formula: C10H16O + (H2S)
Amphibole Supergroup
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
'Andesite'
'Andorite'
Formula: AgPbSb3S6
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Andradite var: Melanite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
Anhydrite var: Angelite
Formula: CaSO4
Anilite
Formula: Cu7S4
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Anorpiment (TL)
Formula: As2S3
Anorthite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
'Anorthoclase'
Formula: (Na,K)AlSi3O8
Antlerite
Formula: Cu3(SO4)(OH)4
'Apatite'
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
Aphthitalite
Formula: (K,Na)3Na(SO4)2
Aphthitalite var: Ammonium-Aphthitalite
Formula: Na(K,NH4)SO4
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Aramayoite
Formula: Ag3Sb2(Bi,Sb)S6
Arcanite
Formula: K2SO4
Arcanite var: Taylorite (of Dana)
Formula: (K,NH4)2SO4
'Arequipite'
Argentobaumhauerite
Formula: Ag1.5Pb22As33.5S72
Arsenic
Formula: As
'Arsenic Sulphide Glass No. 2'
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Localities: Reported from at least 23 localities in this region.
Atacamite
Formula: Cu2(OH)3Cl
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Aubertite
Formula: CuAl(SO4)2Cl · 14H2O
Augelite
Formula: Al2(PO4)(OH)3
Aurichalcite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Axinite-(Fe)
Formula: Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
'Axinite Group'
Axinite-(Mn)
Formula: Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Bariandite
Formula: Al0.6(V5+,V4+)8O20 · 9H2O
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 33 localities in this region.
Baumhauerite
Formula: Pb12As16S36
Baumstarkite (TL)
Formula: Ag3Sb3S6
Benavidesite (TL)
Formula: Pb4MnSb6S14
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Beudantite
Formula: PbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Billingsleyite
Formula: Ag7AsS6
'Bindheimite'
Formula: Pb2Sb2O6O
'Bindheimite var: Argentian Bindheimite'
Formula: (Pb,Ag)2-ySb2-x(O,OH,H2O)7
'Biotite'
Localities: Reported from at least 33 localities in this region.
Biphosphammite
Formula: (NH4,K)(H2PO4)
Bischofite
Formula: MgCl2 · 6H2O
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
'Bismuthinite-Stibnite Series'
Bismutite
Formula: (BiO)2CO3
'Bitumen'
Blödite
Formula: Na2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Localities: Reported from at least 45 localities in this region.
Boulangerite
Formula: Pb5Sb4S11
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Localities: Reported from at least 23 localities in this region.
'Bournonite-Seligmannite Series'
'Bravoite'
Formula: (Fe,Ni)S2
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Bustamite
Formula: CaMn2+(Si2O6)
'Calamine'
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 69 localities in this region.
'Calcite Group'
Formula: AXO3
Caledonite
Formula: Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Canfieldite
Formula: Ag8SnS6
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Cassiterite var: Wood Tin
Formula: SnO2
Celadonite
Formula: K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Chalcanthite
Formula: CuSO4 · 5H2O
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Localities: Reported from at least 46 localities in this region.
Chalcophanite
Formula: (Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 97 localities in this region.
Chalcostibite
Formula: CuSbS2
Chamosite
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Changoite
Formula: Na2Zn(SO4)2 · 4H2O
Chatkalite
Formula: Cu6FeSn2S8
Chenevixite
Formula: Cu2Fe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)4
'Chlorite Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 44 localities in this region.
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Localities: Reported from at least 28 localities in this region.
'Chrysocolla Chalcedony'
'Chrysoprase'
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
'Clays'
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Clinoatacamite
Formula: Cu2(OH)3Cl
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Clinozoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Coal'
Coffinite
Formula: (U4+,Th)(SiO4)1-x(OH)4x
Colusite
Formula: Cu12VAs3S16
Conichalcite
Formula: CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Copiapite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Copper
Formula: Cu
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Coquimbite
Formula: Fe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Cosalite
Formula: Pb2Bi2S5
Cotunnite
Formula: PbCl2
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Localities: Reported from at least 39 localities in this region.
Crandallite
Formula: CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
'Crandallite-Goyazite Series'
Cristobalite
Formula: SiO2
Cronstedtite
Formula: Fe2+2Fe3+((Si,Fe3+)2O5)(OH)4
Cubanite
Formula: CuFe2S3
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Cuprite var: Chalcotrichite
Formula: Cu2O
Cuprite var: Tile ore
Formula: Cu2O
Cuprobismutite
Formula: Cu8AgBi13S24
'Cuprocalcite'
Cupropavonite
Formula: Cu0.9Ag0.5Pb0.6Bi2.5S5
'Dacite'
D'Ansite
Formula: Na21Mg(SO4)10Cl3
Dawsonite
Formula: NaAlCO3(OH)2
Diaphorite
Formula: Ag3Pb2Sb3S8
Diaspore
Formula: AlO(OH)
Dickite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Dimorphite
Formula: As4S3
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Dioptase
Formula: CuSiO3 · H2O
Djurleite
Formula: Cu31S16
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Localities: Reported from at least 22 localities in this region.
Dolomite var: Manganoan Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Dravite
Formula: Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Dufrénoysite
Formula: Pb2As2S5
Dumortierite
Formula: (Al,Fe3+)7(SiO4)3(BO3)O3
'Dürfeldtite'
Formula: Pb(Ag,Cu,Fe)MnSb2S6
Dwornikite (TL)
Formula: (Ni,Fe)SO4 · H2O
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Emplectite
Formula: CuBiS2
Enargite (TL)
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Enstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 41 localities in this region.
Epsomite
Formula: MgSO4 · 7H2O
Eriochalcite
Formula: CuCl2 · 2H2O
Euclase
Formula: BeAl(SiO4)(OH)
Famatinite
Formula: Cu3SbS4
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
'Feldspar Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
'Feldspar Group var: Perthite'
Ferberite
Formula: FeWO4
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Ferdowsiite
Formula: Ag8(Sb5As3)S16
Fernandinite (TL)
Formula: (Ca,K)(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 10H2O
Ferrimolybdite
Formula: Fe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Ferro-hornblende
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Fe2+4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Fibroferrite
Formula: Fe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Localities: Reported from at least 22 localities in this region.
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Freibergite
Formula: Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Freieslebenite
Formula: AgPbSbS3
Friedelite
Formula: Mn2+8Si6O15(OH,Cl)10
Friedrichite
Formula: Pb5Cu5Bi7S18
Gahnite
Formula: ZnAl2O4
Galena
Formula: PbS
Localities: Reported from at least 78 localities in this region.
'Garnet'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Geocronite
Formula: Pb14(Sb,As)6S23
Gibbsite
Formula: Al(OH)3
Gladite
Formula: PbCuBi5S9
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Gold
Formula: Au
Localities: Reported from at least 34 localities in this region.
Goldfieldite
Formula: Cu10Te4S13
Goldichite
Formula: KFe(SO4)2 · 4H2O
Goslarite
Formula: ZnSO4 · 7H2O
Graphite
Formula: C
Gratonite (TL)
Formula: Pb9As4S15
Greenockite
Formula: CdS
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Grossular var: Hessonite
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Guanine (TL)
Formula: C5H5N5O
'Gummite'
Gustavite
Formula: AgPbBi3S6
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 29 localities in this region.
Gypsum var: Alabaster
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Gypsum var: Selenite
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
'H4-5 chondrite meteorite'
Halite
Formula: NaCl
'Halloysite'
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Halloysite-7Å
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Halotrichite
Formula: FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Hammarite
Formula: Pb2Cu2Bi4S9
Hedenbergite
Formula: CaFe2+Si2O6
Helvine
Formula: Be3Mn2+4(SiO4)3S
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 34 localities in this region.
Hematite var: Martite
Formula: Fe2O3
Hematite var: Specularite
Formula: Fe2O3
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Hercynite
Formula: Fe2+Al2O4
Hessite
Formula: Ag2Te
Heulandite-Ca
Formula: (Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Hewettite (TL)
Formula: CaV6O16 · 9H2O
Hexahydrite
Formula: MgSO4 · 6H2O
Hinsdalite
Formula: PbAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Hocartite
Formula: Ag2(Fe2+,Zn)SnS4
Hodrušite
Formula: Cu8Bi12S22
'Hornblende'
Huanzalaite (TL)
Formula: MgWO4
Hübnerite
Formula: MnWO4
Localities: Reported from at least 18 localities in this region.
Hutchinsonite
Formula: TlPbAs5S9
Hydrocerussite
Formula: Pb3(CO3)2(OH)2
'Hydrophilite'
Hydrotungstite
Formula: WO3 · 2H2O
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
'Hypersthene'
Formula: (Mg,Fe)SiO3
Hyršlite (TL)
Formula: Pb8As10Sb6S32
Idaite
Formula: Cu5FeS6
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Inyoite
Formula: Ca(H4B3O7)(OH) · 4H2O
Iron
Formula: Fe
Iron var: Kamacite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Jalpaite
Formula: Ag3CuS2
Jamesonite
Formula: Pb4FeSb6S14
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
Johannsenite
Formula: CaMn2+Si2O6
Jordanite
Formula: Pb14(As,Sb)6S23
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Localities: Reported from at least 44 localities in this region.
Kesterite
Formula: Cu2ZnSnS4
Keutschite (TL)
Formula: Cu2AgAsS4
'K Feldspar'
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Kiddcreekite
Formula: Cu6SnWS8
Kosnarite
Formula: KZr2(PO4)3
Krausite
Formula: KFe(SO4)2 · H2O
Krupkaite
Formula: PbCuBi3S6
Kutnohorite
Formula: Ca(Mn,Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
'Labradorite'
Formula: (Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Lautite
Formula: CuAsS
Lazulite
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)Al2(PO4)2(OH)2
'Lignite'
'Lignite var: Quisqueite'
Lillianite
Formula: Pb3-2xAgxBi2+xS6
'Limestone'
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Localities: Reported from at least 22 localities in this region.
Ludwigite
Formula: Mg2Fe3+(BO3)O2
Luzonite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Mackinawite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)9S8
'Macusanite'
Magnesiocopiapite
Formula: MgFe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 42 localities in this region.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 32 localities in this region.
Mallardite
Formula: MnSO4 · 7H2O
'Manganese Oxides'
'Manganoan Calcite'
Formula: (Ca,Mn)CO3
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Manganoquadratite (TL)
Formula: AgMnAsS3
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 21 localities in this region.
Marialite
Formula: Na4Al3Si9O24Cl
Marrite
Formula: AgPbAsS3
Mascagnite
Formula: (NH4)2SO4
Matildite (TL)
Formula: AgBiS2
Mawsonite
Formula: Cu6Fe2SnS8
Melanovanadite (TL)
Formula: Ca(V5+,V4+)4O10 · 5H2O
Melanterite
Formula: FeSO4 · 7H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
'Melnikovite'
Menchettiite (TL)
Formula: AgPb2.40Mn1.60Sb3As2S12
Meneghinite
Formula: Pb13CuSb7S24
Mercury
Formula: Hg
Meta-autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Metavoltine
Formula: Na6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
Miargyrite
Formula: AgSbS2
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Microcline var: Amazonite
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Mimetite
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Minasragrite (TL)
Formula: (V4+O)(SO4) · 5H2O
Minrecordite
Formula: CaZn(CO3)2
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Localities: Reported from at least 44 localities in this region.
'Monazite'
Montmorillonite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Moraesite
Formula: Be2(PO4)(OH) · 4H2O
Morenosite
Formula: NiSO4 · 7H2O
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Muscovite var: Fuchsite
Formula: K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 20 localities in this region.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 53 localities in this region.
Natrolite
Formula: Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Neotocite
Formula: (Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
Nepheline
Formula: (Na,K)AlSiO4
'Obsidian'
'Olivine'
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Opal var: Andean Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Opal var: Opal-AN
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Opal var: Opal-CT
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Orpiment
Formula: As2S3
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Osumilite-(Mg)
Formula: KMg2Al3(Al2Si10)O30
Oxammite (TL)
Formula: (NH4)2(C2O4) · H2O
Palygorskite
Formula: (Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Pararealgar
Formula: As4S4
Paratacamite
Formula: Cu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Pascoite (TL)
Formula: Ca3(V10O28) · 17H2O
Patrónite (TL)
Formula: VS4
Pavonite
Formula: AgBi3S5
Pearceite
Formula: [Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
'Pearceite-T2ac'
Pentahydrite
Formula: MgSO4 · 5H2O
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Phosphammite
Formula: (NH4)2(HPO4)
'Pink Opal'
Plumbogummite
Formula: PbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Plumbojarosite
Formula: Pb0.5Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Plumbostannite
Formula: Pb2Fe2Sn2Sb2S11
Polybasite
Formula: [(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Proustite
Formula: Ag3AsS3
Pseudomalachite
Formula: Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
'Psilomelane'
'Pumpellyite'
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 125 localities in this region.
Pyrolusite
Formula: MnO2
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Pyrophyllite
Formula: Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
'Pyroxene Group'
Pyroxmangite
Formula: MnSiO3
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Localities: Reported from at least 29 localities in this region.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 143 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Agate
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Carnelian
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Citrine
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Jasper
Quartz var: Milky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Rock Crystal
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Rose Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
'Quartz-monzonite'
Realgar
Formula: As4S4
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
Renardite
Formula: Pb(UO2)4(PO4)2(OH)4•H2O
Retgersite (TL)
Formula: NiSO4 · 6H2O
'Revoredite' (FRL)
Formula: PbAs4S7
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 34 localities in this region.
Rhodonite
Formula: CaMn3Mn(Si5O15)
Localities: Reported from at least 18 localities in this region.
Rhomboclase
Formula: (H5O2)Fe3+(SO4)2 · 2H2O
'Rhyodacite'
Robinsonite
Formula: Pb4Sb6S13
Römerite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2(SO4)4 · 14H2O
Roscoelite
Formula: K(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Roxbyite
Formula: Cu9S5
Rozenite
Formula: FeSO4 · 4H2O
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Salammoniac
Formula: NH4Cl
'Sandstone'
Sanidine
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Sauconite
Formula: Na0.3Zn3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · 4H2O
'Scapolite'
'Schalenblende'
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Schwertmannite
Formula: Fe3+16(OH,SO4)12-13O16 · 10-12H2O
Scorodite
Formula: Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Seligmannite
Formula: PbCuAsS3
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Sellaite
Formula: MgF2
Semseyite
Formula: Pb9Sb8S21
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'Shale'
Sherwoodite
Formula: Ca4.5(AlV4+2V5+12O40) · 28H2O
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 21 localities in this region.
Siderite var: Oligonite
Formula: (Fe,Mn)CO3
Siderotil
Formula: FeSO4 · 5H2O
Sillimanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Silver
Formula: Ag
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Sincosite (TL)
Formula: Ca(VO)2(PO4)2 · 5H2O
'Smectite Group'
Formula: A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Sodalite
Formula: Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Localities: Reported from at least 85 localities in this region.
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Spryite (TL)
Formula: Ag8(As3+0.5As5+0.5)S6
Stanleyite (TL)
Formula: (V4+O)(SO4) · 6H2O
Stannite
Formula: Cu2FeSnS4
Stannoidite
Formula: Cu+6Cu2+2(Fe2+,Zn)3Sn2S12
Starkeyite
Formula: MgSO4 · 4H2O
Stephanite
Formula: Ag5SbS4
Stercorite
Formula: Na(NH4)HPO4 · 4H2O
Sternbergite
Formula: AgFe2S3
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Stolzite
Formula: Pb(WO4)
Stromeyerite
Formula: AgCuS
'Stylotypite'
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Svanbergite
Formula: SrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
'Svanbergite-Woodhouseite Series'
Sylvite
Formula: KCl
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Tamarugite
Formula: NaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Localities: Reported from at least 31 localities in this region.
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Tenorite
Formula: CuO
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Tephroite
Formula: Mn2+2SiO4
Terrywallaceite (TL)
Formula: AgPb(Sb,Bi)3S6
Teschemacherite
Formula: (NH4)HCO3
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Localities: Reported from at least 45 localities in this region.
Tetrahedrite var: Argentian Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
'Thénardite'
Formula: Na2SO4
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Torbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Localities: Reported from at least 18 localities in this region.
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Tridymite
Formula: SiO2
Troilite
Formula: FeS
Tungstenite
Formula: WS2
Tungstite
Formula: WO3 · H2O
Turquoise
Formula: Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Uchucchacuaite (TL)
Formula: AgMnPb3Sb5S12
Ulexite
Formula: NaCa[B5O6(OH)6] · 5H2O
'UM1986-35-S:AsBiPbSb'
Formula: (Pb,Ag)8BiAs11Sb11S41
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Uraninite var: Pitchblende
Formula: UO2
Uytenbogaardtite
Formula: Ag3AuS2
Valleriite
Formula: (Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Variscite
Formula: AlPO4 · 2H2O
Veenite
Formula: Pb2(Sb,As)2S5
Velikite
Formula: Cu2HgSnS4
Vesuvianite
Formula: (Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Vinciennite
Formula: Cu+7Cu2+3Fe2+2Fe3+2Sn(As,Sb)S16
Virgilite (TL)
Formula: LiAlSi2O6
Vivianite
Formula: Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
'Wad'
Weeksite
Formula: K2(UO2)2(Si5O13) · 4H2O
'Werthemanite'
Formula: Al2(SO4)(OH)4·H2O ?
Willemite
Formula: Zn2SiO4
Wittichenite
Formula: Cu3BiS3
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Wurtzite
Formula: (Zn,Fe)S
Xanthoconite
Formula: Ag3AsS3
'Zeolite Group'
Zinkenite
Formula: Pb9Sb22S42
'Zinnwaldite'
Formula: KLiFe2+Al(AlSi3O10)(F,OH)2
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Zoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Zunyite
Formula: Al13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl

References

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Raimondi, A. (1878): Minéraux du Pérou: Catalogue raisonné d’une collection des principaux types minéraux de la République. Paris, 336 pp.
Petersen, U. (1965): Regional geology and major ore deposits of central Peru. Economic Geology, 60, 407–476.
Soler, P. (1986): La province polymétallique des Andes du Péru central—Syntese gîtologique. Chronique de la Recherche Miniere, 54, 39–54.
Silber, H.J. (1987): Peru heute. Bericht über die aktuellen Funde in peruanischen Lagerstätten. LAPIS 12 (6), 17-28 (in German).
Crowley, J.A., Currier, R.H. & Szenics, T. (1997): Mines and Minerals of Peru. Mineralogical Record 28, 1-98.
J. Hyršl, J. A. Crowley, R. H. Currier & T. Szenics (2011): Peru: Paradise of Minerals. Andrés Del Castillo Museum, Lima, Peru, 544 pp.

External Links

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peru

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