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Artigas, Artigas Department, Uruguay
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Latitude: 30°25'S
Longitude: 56°28'W
 
 
A 62 square mile geode producing area that is concentrated 19 miles south of Artigas

Mineral List

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Calcite
Celadonite
Goethite
Hematite
Quartz
var: Agate
Quartz
var: Amethyst

var: Chalcedony
var: Citrine


13 entries listed. 5 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

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Uruguay

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References

Giulio Morteani, Y. Kostitsyn, C. Preinfalk, H. A. Gilg (2010) The genesis of the amethyst geodes at Artigas (Uruguay) and the paleohydrology of the GuaranĂ­ aquifer: structural, geochemical, oxygen, carbon, strontium isotope and fluid inclusion study. International Journal of Earth Sciences 99:927-947

Cross, B. & Culp Zeitner J. (2006), Geodes Natures Treasures, P.58-60

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