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"Don Lorenzo" deposit, Rincón de Quilmes, Tafí del Valle Department, Tucumán, Argentina

Latitude: 26°29'26"S
Longitude: 66°5'51"W
Yacimiento de Mica "Don Lorenzo", Rincón de Quilmes, Departamento Tafí del Valle, Provincia de Tucumán, Argentina.

"Don Lorenzo" deposit: town corner of Quilmes.
Coordinates: 26 ° 29'26, 6 "S - 66 ° 05'51, 9" W.
This sample is composed of aggregates laminar MICA subhedrales, where its particle size varies more than ³⁄₄" at less than 325 microns, the first being the most abundant. Aggregates are transparent and have smoked tones which in some cases are greenish. The highest percentage of useful mica encountered in this sample is in the fraction of 50-100 # with 90% pure mica, impure mica 10% and 20% of impurities free, which gives you uses and applications such as cables and welding electrodes coating material. It is also used to improve the qualities of asphalt, glazing of pipes, mastics, cements and adhesives products.

Mineral List

'Mica Group'
Muscovite


2 entries listed. 1 valid mineral.

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References

H. G. Albornoz.CARACTERIZACIÓN DEL “SCRAP” DE MICA EN LOS YACIMIENTOS DE TALAPAZO, EL PICHAO Y RINCÓN DE QUILMES, SIERRA DE QUILMES, TUCUMÁN.
SEGEMAR. Delegación Tucumán. [email protected]

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