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Artigas, Artigas Department, Uruguay

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Bridge to Brazil in Artigas Uruguay

Artigas, Artigas Department, Uruguay
Bridge to Brazil in Artigas Uruguay

Artigas, Artigas Department, Uruguay
Bridge to Brazil in Artigas Uruguay

Artigas, Artigas Department, Uruguay
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 30° 25' South , 56° 28' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -30.41667,-56.46667
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


A 62 square mile geode producing area that is concentrated 19 miles south of Artigas


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5 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

Regional Geology

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Jurassic
145 - 201.3 Ma



ID: 1376508
Jurassic volcanic rocks

Age: Jurassic (145 - 201.3 Ma)

Comments: May include hypabyssal intrusions.

Lithology: Volcanic rocks

Reference: Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d. [18]

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Uruguay

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References

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Giulio Morteani, Y. Kostitsyn, C. Preinfalk, H. A. Gilg (2010) The genesis of the amethyst geodes at Artigas (Uruguay) and the paleohydrology of the Guaraní aquifer: structural, geochemical, oxygen, carbon, strontium isotope and fluid inclusion study. International Journal of Earth Sciences 99:927-947
Cross, B. & Culp Zeitner J. (2006), Geodes Natures Treasures, P.58-60

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