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Covellite from
Tumiñico Mine, Sierra de Cacho, La Rioja, Argentina

Quality of samples:not specified / average specimens
Validity:Believed Valid
References:Paar W H, Topa D, Roberts A C, Criddle A J, Amann G, Sureda R J (2002) The new mineral species brodtkorbite, Cu2HgSe2, and the associated selenide assemblage from Tuminico, Sierra de Cacho, La Rioja, Argentina. The Canadian Mineralogist 40, 225-237
Mineral Data:Click here to view Covellite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Tumiñico Mine, Sierra de Cacho, La Rioja, Argentina
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229.1km (142.3 miles) San Francisco de los Andes, San Juan, Argentina
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