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COP-2 well, Copahue Geothermal Field, Copahue, Ñorquín department, Neuquén Province, Argentinai
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COP-2 wellWell
Copahue Geothermal Field- not defined -
Copahue- not defined -
Ñorquín departmentDepartment
Neuquén ProvinceProvince
ArgentinaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
37° South , 70° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~1km
Locality type:


Burkeite and hanksite as stalactic formation around an escape of geothermal vapour.
The well is located south of Copahue.

Regions containing this locality

Pacific OceanOcean
South America PlateTectonic Plate
South AmericaContinent
Patagonia, South AmericaArea
Patagonia, Argentina/ChileRegion

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Burkeite
Formula: Na6(CO3)(SO4)2
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 71 (2007) 235-240.
Hanksite
Formula: Na22K(SO4)9(CO3)2Cl
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 71 (2007) 235-240.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Burkeite7.BD.25Na6(CO3)(SO4)2
Hanksite7.BD.30Na22K(SO4)9(CO3)2Cl

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 32 - COMPOUND SULFATES
Anhydrous Compound Sulfates
Burkeite32.1.1.1Na6(CO3)(SO4)2
Anhydrous Compound Sulfates containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Hanksite32.3.1.1Na22K(SO4)9(CO3)2Cl

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C BurkeiteNa6(CO3)(SO4)2
C HanksiteNa22K(SO4)9(CO3)2Cl
OOxygen
O BurkeiteNa6(CO3)(SO4)2
O HanksiteNa22K(SO4)9(CO3)2Cl
NaSodium
Na BurkeiteNa6(CO3)(SO4)2
Na HanksiteNa22K(SO4)9(CO3)2Cl
SSulfur
S BurkeiteNa6(CO3)(SO4)2
S HanksiteNa22K(SO4)9(CO3)2Cl
ClChlorine
Cl HanksiteNa22K(SO4)9(CO3)2Cl
KPotassium
K HanksiteNa22K(SO4)9(CO3)2Cl

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Mineral. Mag. 71 (2007) 235-240.


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