La Vendida Mine (Rio Tinto Mine), Sierra Gorda District, Antofagasta Province, Antofagasta Region, Chile
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|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||22° 53' 30'' South , 69° 20' 50'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-22.8916666667, -69.3472222222|
Name(s) in local language(s): Mina La Vendida
Located 3 km NW of Sierra Gorda village.
26 entries listed. 23 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 1 (FRL) - first recorded locality of unapproved mineral/variety/etc.
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Chukanov, N.V., Krivovichev, S.V., Chernyatieva, A.P., Mohn, G., Pekov, I.V., Belakovskiy, D.I., Van, K.V., Lorenz, J.A. (2013): Vendidaite, Al2(SO4)(OH)3Cl·6H2O, a new mineral from La vendida copper mine, Antofagasta Region, Chile. Canadian Mineralogist. 51, 559-568.