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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

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

Mineral List

2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Formula: Na6(CO3)(SO4)2
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 71 (2007) 235-240.
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

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Anhydrous Compound Sulfates
Anhydrous Compound Sulfates containing Hydroxyl or Halogen

List of minerals for each chemical element

C BurkeiteNa6(CO3)(SO4)2
C HanksiteNa22K(SO4)9(CO3)2Cl
O BurkeiteNa6(CO3)(SO4)2
O HanksiteNa22K(SO4)9(CO3)2Cl
Na BurkeiteNa6(CO3)(SO4)2
Na HanksiteNa22K(SO4)9(CO3)2Cl
S BurkeiteNa6(CO3)(SO4)2
S HanksiteNa22K(SO4)9(CO3)2Cl
Cl HanksiteNa22K(SO4)9(CO3)2Cl
K HanksiteNa22K(SO4)9(CO3)2Cl


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

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