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Salar del Hombre Muerto, Los Andes department, Salta, Argentina

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Detailed Mineral List:
Ameghinite (TL)
Formula: Na(H4B3O7)
Type Locality: Tincalayu mine (Boroquimica Mine), Salar del Hombre Muerto, Los Andes department, Salta, Argentina
Reference: Amer.Min.(1967) 52, 935-945; Am Min 58:308-313; Alonso, R. N. (1999). On the origin of La Puna borates. Acta geológica hispánica, 34(2), 141-166.; CAHIT HELVACI & RICARDO N. ALONSO (2000) Borate Deposits of Turkey and Argentina; A Summary and Geological Comparison. Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences, 9:1-27.
Photo: © Norman King. Ameghinite from Tincalayu mine, Salar del Hombre Muerto, Los Andes department, Salta, Argentina
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: VINANTE, D. y ALONSO, R.N.. Evapofacies del Salar Hombre Muerto, Puna argentina: distribucion y genesis. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2006, vol.61, n.2, pp. 286-297
Aristarainite (TL)
Formula: Na2MgB12O20 · 8H2O
Type Locality: Tincalayu mine (Boroquimica Mine), Salar del Hombre Muerto, Los Andes department, Salta, Argentina
Reference: Amer.Min.(1974) 59, 647-651; Alonso, R. N. (1999). On the origin of La Puna borates. Acta geológica hispánica, 34(2), 141-166.; CAHIT HELVACI & RICARDO N. ALONSO (2000) Borate Deposits of Turkey and Argentina; A Summary and Geological Comparison. Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences, 9:1-27.
Borax
Formula: Na2(B4O5)(OH)4 · 8H2O
Locality: Tincalayu mine (Boroquimica Mine), Salar del Hombre Muerto, Los Andes department, Salta, Argentina
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: VINANTE, D. y ALONSO, R.N.. Evapofacies del Salar Hombre Muerto, Puna argentina: distribucion y genesis. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2006, vol.61, n.2, pp. 286-297
Colemanite
Formula: Ca[B3O4(OH)3] · H2O
Locality: Tincalayu mine (Boroquimica Mine), Salar del Hombre Muerto, Los Andes department, Salta, Argentina
Photo: Colemanite from Tincalayu mine, Salar del Hombre Muerto, Los Andes department, Salta, Argentina
Ezcurrite (TL)
Formula: Na4B10O17 · 7H2O
Type Locality: Tincalayu mine (Boroquimica Mine), Salar del Hombre Muerto, Los Andes department, Salta, Argentina
Reference: Am Min 52 (1967), 1048; Am Min 58:308-313; Alonso, R. N. (1999). On the origin of La Puna borates. Acta geológica hispánica, 34(2), 141-166.; CAHIT HELVACI & RICARDO N. ALONSO (2000) Borate Deposits of Turkey and Argentina; A Summary and Geological Comparison. Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences, 9:1-27.
Photo: © Simone Citon. Ezcurrite from Tincalayu mine, Salar del Hombre Muerto, Los Andes department, Salta, Argentina
Ginorite
Formula: Ca2B14O20(OH)6 · 5H2O
Locality: Tincalayu mine (Boroquimica Mine), Salar del Hombre Muerto, Los Andes department, Salta, Argentina
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: VINANTE, D. y ALONSO, R.N.. Evapofacies del Salar Hombre Muerto, Puna argentina: distribucion y genesis. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2006, vol.61, n.2, pp. 286-297
Localities: Recorded from at least 1 other locality in this region.
Gypsum var: Selenite
Reference: VINANTE, D. y ALONSO, R.N.. Evapofacies del Salar Hombre Muerto, Puna argentina: distribucion y genesis. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2006, vol.61, n.2, pp. 286-297
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Reference: VINANTE, D. y ALONSO, R.N.. Evapofacies del Salar Hombre Muerto, Puna argentina: distribucion y genesis. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2006, vol.61, n.2, pp. 286-297
Localities: Recorded from at least 1 other locality in this region.
Hydroboracite
Formula: CaMg[B3O4(OH)3]2 · 3H2O
Locality: Tincalayu mine (Boroquimica Mine), Salar del Hombre Muerto, Los Andes department, Salta, Argentina
Inderite
Formula: MgB3O3(OH)5 · 5H2O
Locality: Tincalayu mine (Boroquimica Mine), Salar del Hombre Muerto, Los Andes department, Salta, Argentina
Inyoite
Formula: Ca(H4B3O7)(OH) · 4H2O
Locality: Tincalayu mine (Boroquimica Mine), Salar del Hombre Muerto, Los Andes department, Salta, Argentina
Kernite
Formula: Na2[B4O6(OH)2] · 3H2O
Locality: Tincalayu mine (Boroquimica Mine), Salar del Hombre Muerto, Los Andes department, Salta, Argentina
Photo: Kernite from Tincalayu mine, Salar del Hombre Muerto, Los Andes department, Salta, Argentina
Kurnakovite
Formula: MgB3O3(OH)5 · 5H2O
Locality: Tincalayu mine (Boroquimica Mine), Salar del Hombre Muerto, Los Andes department, Salta, Argentina
Photo: Kurnakovite from Tincalayu mine, Salar del Hombre Muerto, Los Andes department, Salta, Argentina
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Locality: Tincalayu mine (Boroquimica Mine), Salar del Hombre Muerto, Los Andes department, Salta, Argentina
Mcallisterite
Formula: Mg2[B6O7(OH)6]2 · 9H2O
Locality: Tincalayu mine (Boroquimica Mine), Salar del Hombre Muerto, Los Andes department, Salta, Argentina
Mirabilite
Formula: Na2SO4 · 10H2O
Reference: VINANTE, D. y ALONSO, R.N.. Evapofacies del Salar Hombre Muerto, Puna argentina: distribucion y genesis. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2006, vol.61, n.2, pp. 286-297
Probertite
Formula: NaCaB5O7(OH)4 · 3H2O
Locality: Tincalayu mine (Boroquimica Mine), Salar del Hombre Muerto, Los Andes department, Salta, Argentina
Rivadavite (TL)
Formula: Na6Mg[B6O7(OH)6]4 · 10H2O
Type Locality: Tincalayu mine (Boroquimica Mine), Salar del Hombre Muerto, Los Andes department, Salta, Argentina
Reference: Amer.Min.(1967) 52, 326-336; Am Min 58:308-313; Alonso, R. N. (1999). On the origin of La Puna borates. Acta geológica hispánica, 34(2), 141-166.; CAHIT HELVACI & RICARDO N. ALONSO (2000) Borate Deposits of Turkey and Argentina; A Summary and Geological Comparison. Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences, 9:1-27.
Photo: © 2007, JGW. Rivadavite from Tincalayu mine, Salar del Hombre Muerto, Los Andes department, Salta, Argentina
Searlesite
Formula: Na(H2BSi2O7)
Locality: Tincalayu mine (Boroquimica Mine), Salar del Hombre Muerto, Los Andes department, Salta, Argentina
Strontioginorite
Formula: CaSrB14O20(OH)6 · 5H2O
Locality: Tincalayu mine (Boroquimica Mine), Salar del Hombre Muerto, Los Andes department, Salta, Argentina
Tincalconite
Formula: Na2(B4O7) · 5H2O
Locality: Tincalayu mine (Boroquimica Mine), Salar del Hombre Muerto, Los Andes department, Salta, Argentina
Ulexite
Formula: NaCa[B5O6(OH)6] · 5H2O
Reference: VINANTE, D. y ALONSO, R.N.. Evapofacies del Salar Hombre Muerto, Puna argentina: distribucion y genesis. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2006, vol.61, n.2, pp. 286-297
Localities: Recorded from at least 1 other locality in this region.


25 entries listed. 24 valid minerals. 4 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

References

VINANTE, D. y ALONSO, R.N.. Evapofacies del Salar Hombre Muerto, Puna argentina: distribucion y genesis. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2006, vol.61, n.2, pp. 286-297

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