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Las Encadenadas lagoon, Tornquist, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Las Encadenadas lagoon, Tornquist, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Latitude: 38°3'S
Longitude: 62°30'W
Name(s) in local language(s): Laguna Las Encadenadas, Buenos Aires, Argentina
In the sandy shores of this lagoon there is a continuous strip of black sands (wide: 1.5 - 2 m; thickness: 0.2 - 0.3 m). These black sands come from the erosion of one nearby granitic zone. The black sands are composed by Magnetite and Ilmenite and have little amounts of Apatite and other heavy minerals.

Located in the border of Tornquist and Pigüé municipalities.

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3 entries listed. 2 valid minerals.

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