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Sphalerite from
Quiruvilca Mine (La Libertad Mine; ASARCO Mine), Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru

Classification
Species:Sphalerite
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Burkart-Baumann, I.; Ottemann, J. (1972): Low temperature sulfides from Quiruvilca, Peru. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte 1972, 541-551 (in German).; Min.Rec. 28, #4 (1997)
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Bournonite17 photos of Sphalerite associated with Bournonite at this locality.
Baryte14 photos of Sphalerite associated with Baryte at this locality.
Pyrite14 photos of Sphalerite associated with Pyrite at this locality.
Quartz14 photos of Sphalerite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Tetrahedrite8 photos of Sphalerite associated with Tetrahedrite at this locality.
Orpiment6 photos of Sphalerite associated with Orpiment at this locality.
Calcite4 photos of Sphalerite associated with Calcite at this locality.
Chalcopyrite4 photos of Sphalerite associated with Chalcopyrite at this locality.
Hutchinsonite3 photos of Sphalerite associated with Hutchinsonite at this locality.
Arsenic3 photos of Sphalerite associated with Arsenic at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Sphalerite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Quiruvilca Mine (La Libertad Mine; ASARCO Mine), Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru
Nearest other occurrences of Sphalerite
54.1km (33.6 miles) A Pasto Bueno, Pampas District, Pallasca Province, Ancash Department, Peru
64.7km (40.2 miles) B Magistral Cu-Mo deposit, Conchucos District, Pallasca Province, Ancash Department, Peru
79.1km (49.1 miles) C Michiquillay Cu-Au-Mo deposit, Lucmapampa, Celendín Province, Cajamarca Department, Peru
93.6km (58.1 miles) D Pashpap Cu-Mo deposit, Huaylas Province, Ancash Department, Peru
239.2km (148.6 miles) E Cañariaco Cu deposit, Cañares, Ferrenate Province, Lambayeque Department, Peru
252.6km (157.0 miles) F Huanzala Mine, Huallanca, Huallanca District, Bolognesi Province, Ancash Department, Peru
255.0km (158.4 miles) G Pachapaqui District, Bolognesi Province, Ancash Department, Peru
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