Latitude & Longitude:
29° South , 67° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
"Oriocha" is probably just a misspelling of La Rioja province.
Nickeline was a common mineral in the Chilecito mines, La Rioja.
Select Mineral List TypeStandard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements
Detailed Mineral List:
| ⓘ Nickeline|
Reference: F. Rutley: "Elements of Mineralogy", 12th Ed. (1900)
List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification
|Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts|
List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification
|Group 2 - SULFIDES|
|AmXp, with m:p = 1:1|
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