Santa Rosa Mine


Path to the site

Argentinien / Salta, Provinz / Sijes / Santa Rosa Mine

Exposure description

Tagebau. Risse im Tonstein.


Borat Lagerstätte. Hauptsächlich Colemanit in Ton und Sandstein.

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Shortened path specification

⚒ Santa Rosa, Sijes, Salta, AR
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Important: Before entering this or any other place of discovery you should have a permission of the operator and/or owner. Likewise it is to be respected that necessary safety precautions are kept during the visit.

Additional Functions

Minerals (Count: 14)

Rocks (Count: 4)

Subsidiary Pages

Reference- and Source indication, Literature


  • CAHIT, H. & R.N. ALONSO (2000). Borate Deposits of Turkey and Argentina; A Summary and Geological Comparison. Turkish J. Earth Sciences, 9:1-27.
  • Galliski, M.A., Cooper, M.A., Márquez-Zavalía, M.F. & Hawthorne, F.C. (2010). Alfredstelznerite: a new calcium borate hydrate from Santa Rosa mine, Salta, NW Argentina. Can. Min. 48, S.123-28. (Typ-Publ.)
  • Cooper, M.A,, Hawthorne, F.C., Galliski, M.A. & Marquez-Zavalia, M.F. (2010). The crystal structure of alfredstelznerite, Ca4(H2O)4B4O4(OH)64(H2O)15, a complex hydroxy-hydrated calcium borate mineral. Can. Min., Vol.48, S.129-38.
  • Weiß, S. (2010). Neue Mineralien: Alfredstelznerit. Lapis, Jg.35, Nr.10, S.65-66+90.


GUSID (Global unique identifier short form) qymTcwLlJkeTZgWsPLUSWw
GUID (Global unique identifier) 739329AB-E502-4726-9366-05AC3CB5125B
Database ID 5579