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Andorite from
San José Mine, Oruro City, Cercado Province, Oruro, Bolivia

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:'Andorite' (not an IMA approved species)
Formula:AgPbSb3S6
Formation:Primary
Comments:Crystals to 15 cm.
Habit:Rounded, tabular, striated crystals.
Colour:Grey-black.
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:[MinRec: 21:98; 32:479]; Mineralogical Record (2001) 32:248; Keutsch, F., & Brodtkorb, M. D. (2008). Metalliferous paragenesis of the San José mine, Oruro, Bolivia. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 25(4), 485-491.; Pastor, M., Pastor, A., Torró, L., Martínez, Á., Artiaga, D., Torres, B., ... & Alfonso, P. (2015) The San José-Itos Mines, Oruro, Bolivia: Structure and Ag-Sn Mineralization. in Mineral Resources in a Sustainable World • 13th SGA Biennial Meeting 2015. Proceedings, Volume 1 pp 327-330; Weiß, S. (2017): Aus Oruro, Bolivien: Ferrokesterit statt Stannit! Lapis, 42 (1), 50.; Sidki Rius, N. (2017). Metalogénesis del yacimiento San José, Oruro, Bolivia (Bachelor's thesis, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya).
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Zinkenite117 photos of Andorite associated with Zinkenite at this locality.
Stannite47 photos of Andorite associated with Stannite at this locality.
Jamesonite29 photos of Andorite associated with Jamesonite at this locality.
Pyrite28 photos of Andorite associated with Pyrite at this locality.
Ferrokësterite12 photos of Andorite associated with Ferrokësterite at this locality.
Rhodostannite9 photos of Andorite associated with Rhodostannite at this locality.
Cervantite8 photos of Andorite associated with Cervantite at this locality.
Berthierite2 photos of Andorite associated with Berthierite at this locality.
Woodhouseite1 photo of Andorite associated with Woodhouseite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Andorite data
Locality Data:Click here to view San José Mine, Oruro City, Cercado Province, Oruro, Bolivia
Photo GalleryView Gallery (152 photos)
Nearest other occurrences of Andorite
1.0km (0.6 miles) Itos Mine, Oruro City, Cercado Province, Oruro, Bolivia
36.6km (22.8 miles) Santa Fé Mine, Santa Fé mining district, Dalence Province, Oruro, Bolivia
41.0km (25.5 miles) Morococala Mine, Santa Fé mining district, Dalence Province, Oruro, Bolivia
72.6km (45.1 miles) Siglo Veinte Mine (Siglo XX Mine; Llallagua Mine; Catavi), Llallagua, Rafael Bustillo, Potosí, Bolivia
 
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