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Tazna Mine (Tasna Mine; Tazna-Rosario Mine), Cerro Tazna, Atocha-Quechisla District, Nor Chichas Province, Potosí Department, Bolivia
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Latitude: 20°38'S
Longitude: 66°19'W
 
 
Active mine working several W-Bi veins, mainly traversing hornfels.

NOTE: Magnetite from Cerro Huañaquino was deliberately sold with the wrong locality attribution "Tazna mine".

Mineral List

Alunite
Andalusite
'Apatite'
'Arsenobismite'
Arsenopyrite
Augelite
Bismite
Bismoclite
Bismuth
Bismuthinite
Bismutite
Cassiterite
Chalcanthite
Chalcocite
Chalcopyrite
Cosalite
Diaspore
Dumortierite
Ferberite
Fluorapatite
Gold
Jamesonite
'Joséite'
'Limonite'
Marcasite
Metavauxite ?
Preisingerite
Pyrite
Pyrophyllite
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
Rutile
Siderite
Sphalerite
Stannite
Sulphur
Talc
Topaz
'Tourmaline'
'var: Achroite'
Vivianite
Wavellite
'Wolframite'
Woodhouseite
Zircon
Zunyite


46 entries listed. 39 valid minerals.

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References

- Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 972, 1069.
- Werner, A.B.T., Sinclair, W.D., and Amey, E.B. (1998): International Strategic Mineral Issues Summary Report - Tungsten. US Geological Survey Circular 930-O.
- Sillitoe, R.H., Steele, G.B., Thompson, J.F.H., and Lang, J.R. (1998): Advanced argillic lithocaps in the Bolivian tin-silver belt. Mineralium Deposita 33, 539-546.

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