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La Vendida Mine (Rio Tinto Mine), Caracoles, Sierra Gorda District, Antofagasta Province, Antofagasta Region, Chile
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Anatacamite
La Vendida Mine, Caracoles, Sierra Gorda District, Antofagasta Province, Antofagasta Region, Chile

Photo: M. Burkhardt
Latitude: 22°53'30"S
Longitude: 69°20'50"W
 
Name(s) in local language(s): Mina La Vendida
 
Small copper and iron sulphate mine within the Sierra Gorda district, near Sierra Gorda town.

Located 3 km SW of Sierra Gorda village.

Mineral List

Alunite
Anatacamite (TL)
Atacamite
Aubertite
Belloite (TL)
Chalcanthite
Chalcopyrite
Clinoatacamite
Coquimbite
Eriochalcite
Gunningite
'Halloysite'
Jarosite
Kaolinite
Kröhnkite
Magnesioaubertite
Metavoltine
Natrojarosite
Nitratine
Paratacamite
Pyrite
Quartz
Tamarugite
'Tourmaline'
Vendidaite (TL)
Voltaite


26 entries listed. 24 valid minerals. 3 type localities (valid minerals).

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References

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.

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