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Pyrargyrite from
Uchucchacua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima, Peru

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Pyrargyrite
Formula:Ag3SbS3
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Oudin E, Picot P, Pillard F, Moëlo Y, Burke E A J, Zakrzewski M A (1982) La bénavidésite, Pb4(Mn,Fe)Sb6S14, un nouveau minéral de la série de la jamesonite, Bulletin de Minéralogie 105, 166-169; Economic Geology November 1990 v. 85 no. 7 p. 1348-1383; Vizquerra Benavides, J.A. (2006): Preliminary geochemical, petrological and mineralogical investigation of the high-grade Ag-Pb-Zn Pozo-Rico, Uchucchacua, Peru. Unpublished masters thesis, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, Canada, 205 pp.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Polybasite5 photos of Pyrargyrite associated with Polybasite at this locality.
Quartz2 photos of Pyrargyrite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Rhodochrosite2 photos of Pyrargyrite associated with Rhodochrosite at this locality.
Sphalerite1 photo of Pyrargyrite associated with Sphalerite at this locality.
Miargyrite1 photo of Pyrargyrite associated with Miargyrite at this locality.
Billingsleyite1 photo of Pyrargyrite associated with Billingsleyite at this locality.
Pyrite1 photo of Pyrargyrite associated with Pyrite at this locality.
Galena1 photo of Pyrargyrite associated with Galena at this locality.
Proustite1 photo of Pyrargyrite associated with Proustite at this locality.
Fluorite1 photo of Pyrargyrite associated with Fluorite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Pyrargyrite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Uchucchacua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima, Peru
Photo GalleryView Gallery (8 photos)
Nearest other occurrences of Pyrargyrite
52.0km (32.3 miles) Huaron mines, Huaron mining district, Huayllay district, Pasco province, Pasco department, Peru
90.3km (56.1 miles) Huanzala Mine, Huallanca, Huallanca District, Bolognesi Province, Áncash, Peru
 
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