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Loma Blanca borate deposit, Coranzuli, Susques Department, Jujuy, Argentina
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Borax
Loma Blanca borate deposit, Coranzuli, Susques Department, Jujuy, Argentina

Photo: Marcelo Olsina
 
 
Located 8 km SW of Coranzuli. Inyoite crystals here to 10 cm size are far better than those from the type locality.

Mineral List

Aragonite
Borax
Calcite
'Chlorite Group'
Colemanite
Inyoite
Montmorillonite
Muscovite
var: Illite

Orpiment
Realgar
Siderite
Sulphur
Teruggite (TL)
Tincalconite
Ulexite


15 entries listed. 13 valid minerals. 1 type locality (valid mineral).

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References

Alonso, R. N. (1999). On the origin of La Puna borates. Acta geológica hispánica, 34(2), 141-166.

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