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Tincalayu Mine

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Argentinien / Catamarca, Provinz / Antofagasta de la Sierra, Departamento / Salar del Hombre Muerto / Tincalayu Mine

Journey Description

Im N zentralen Bereich des Salar del Hombre Muerto.

Exposure description

Tagebau.

Geology

Boraxlagerstätte. Produktion: 130.000/ Jahr.

Mineralienatlas short URL

https://www.mineralatlas.eu/?l=14087
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Shortened path specification

⚒ Tincalayu, Salar del Hombre Muerto, Antofagasta de la Sierra, Catamarca, AR
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Additional Functions


You find additional specimen at the Geolitho Museum

Detailed Description

Der Tagebau hat einen Durchmesser von 1,500 m x 500 m mit einer Tiefe von 100 m. Produktion 130.000 t/ Jahr.

Mineral images (6 Images total)

Rivadavit
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Rivadavit
Größe: 28x28x17 mm; Fundort: Tincalayu Mine, Salar Del Hombre Muerto, Provinz Salta, Argentinien
Copyright: Leonardus; Contribution: slugslayer
Location: Argentinien/Catamarca, Provinz/Antofagasta de la Sierra, Departamento/Salar del Hombre Muerto/Tincalayu Mine
Mineral: Rivadavite
Image: 1484342865
License: Usage for Mineralienatlas project only
Rivadavit

Größe: 28x28x17 mm; Fundort: Tincalayu Mine, Salar Del Hombre Muerto, Provinz Salta, Argentinien

Copyright: Leonardus
Contribution: slugslayer 2017-01-13
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Kernit
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Kernit
Bildbreite: 40 mm; Fundort: Tincalayu Mine, Salar Del Hombre Muerto, Provinz Salta, Argentinien
Copyright: Luigi Chiappino; Contribution: slugslayer
Location: Argentinien/Catamarca, Provinz/Antofagasta de la Sierra, Departamento/Salar del Hombre Muerto/Tincalayu Mine
Mineral: Kernite
Image: 1288811478
Rating: 2 (votes: 1)
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Kernit

Bildbreite: 40 mm; Fundort: Tincalayu Mine, Salar Del Hombre Muerto, Provinz Salta, Argentinien

Copyright: Luigi Chiappino
Contribution: slugslayer 2010-11-03
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Rivadavit
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Rivadavit
Größe: 14,1 x 10,7 x 6,5 cm; Fundort: Tincalayu Mine, Salar Del Hombre Muerto, Provinz Salta, Argentinien; Ex Steve Pullman Collection
Copyright: Walter Kellogg; Contribution: slugslayer
Location: Argentinien/Catamarca, Provinz/Antofagasta de la Sierra, Departamento/Salar del Hombre Muerto/Tincalayu Mine
Mineral: Rivadavite
Image: 1484235823
License: Usage for Mineralienatlas project only
Rivadavit

Größe: 14,1 x 10,7 x 6,5 cm; Fundort: Tincalayu Mine, Salar Del Hombre Muerto, Provinz Salta, Argentinien; Ex Steve Pullman Collection

Copyright: Walter Kellogg
Contribution: slugslayer 2017-01-12
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Minerals (Count: 21)

Rocks (Count: 2)

Subsidiary Pages

Reference- and Source indication, Literature

Literatur:

  • Muessig, S., & Allen, R.D. (1957). Ezcurrite 2Na 2O.5B2O3.7H2O), a new sodium borate from Argentina; occurrence, mineralogy, and associated minerals. Econ. Geol. 52, 426. (Typ-Publ.)
  • Hurlbut, Aristarain (1967). Ameghinit, Rivadavit. Amer. Min. 52, 326. (Typ-Publ.)
  • Hurlbut, jr., C.S. & Aristarain, L.F. (1967). Rivadavite, Na6MgB24O40 • 22H2O, a new borate from Argentina. Amer. Min. 52, 326-35. (Typ-Publ.)
  • Hurlbut, jr., C.S. & Erd, R.C. (1974). Aristarainit, Na2O • MgO • 6B2O3 • 10H2O, a new mineral from Salta, Argentina. Amer. Min. 59, 647. (Typ-Publ.)
  • Mining Ann. Rev. (1985): 128.
  • Mining Ann. Rev. (1985): 337. A borax mine producing 34,000 tons during 1984.
  • Alonso, R.N. (1999). On the origin of La Puna borates. Acta geol. hispánica, 34(2), 141-66.

IDs

GUSID (Global unique identifier short form) ygwJjuh3WkyL3lbPPojcww
GUID (Global unique identifier) 8E090CCA-77E8-4C5A-8BDE-56CF3E88DCC3
Database ID 14087