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La Providencia Mine, Puna de Jujuy, Salta, Argentina
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Psilomelane
La Providencia Mine, Puna de Jujuy, Salta, Argentina
Latitude: 23°55'S
Longitude: 66°34'W
 
 
Site with case-harden conglomerates, with numerous secondary minerals.
Sulphides form case-harden the material in a Tertiary conglomerate.

Mineral List

Acanthite
'Andorite'
Aragonite
Azurite
Bornite
Brochantite
Calcite
Cerussite
Chalcanthite
Chalcocite
Chalcopyrite
Chlorargyrite
Chrysocolla
Covellite
Cuprite
Galena
Gold
Gypsum
'Limonite'
Malachite
'Psilomelane'
Pyrite
Romanèchite
Silver
Sphalerite
Stromeyerite
Tenorite


27 entries listed. 24 valid minerals.

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References

Peralta, C.M. y Sureda, R.J., (1992). Mina La Providencia, un yacimiento argentífero en la Puna de Jujuy, República Argentina. 4° Congreso Nacional y 1er Congreso Latinoamericano de Geología Económica: 116-125.

V. Angelelli (1984). Yacimientos metalíferos de la República Argentina. Volumen II. Comisión de Investigaciones Científicas de la Provincia de Buenos Aires. Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Museo de La Plata - UNLP.
Instituto de Geología Aplicada.

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