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Loma Pelada, Tafí del Valle Department, Tucumán, Argentinai
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Loma Pelada, Tafí del Valle Department, Tucumán, Argentina
Zone of mineralization covered by vegetation

Loma Pelada, Tafí del Valle Department, Tucumán, Argentina
View of Schists with Staurolite, Tafí del Valle

Loma Pelada, Tafí del Valle Department, Tucumán, Argentina
Zone of mineralization covered by vegetation

Loma Pelada, Tafí del Valle Department, Tucumán, Argentina
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 26° 51' 29'' South , 65° 42' 39'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -26.85806,-65.71083
GeoHash:G#: 6e1r0wwu6
Köppen climate type:Cwb : Subtropical highland climate or temperate oceanic climate with dry winters
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Tafí del Valle4,028 (2016)0.6km
Famaillá30,951 (2015)37.5km
Yerba Buena50,783 (2016)39.4km
Monteros23,771 (2016)40.3km
Bella Vista15,126 (2015)45.0km


Elevation: 1,983 m. above sea level.

Staurolite:
(Ti, Fe, Mg, Zn)3-4 (Al, Fe)18 (Si, Al)8 O48 H2-4. Rich in Titanium.
Specimens with pennetration cruciform twinned prysmatic crystals, included in Banded Schists of Loma Pelada, near of bridge over Tafí River, Tafí del Valle, Tafí Department, Province of Tucumán, Argentina. Chemical Analysis:
SiO2: 28.65%
TiO2: 2.65%
Al2O3: 47.87%
Fe2O3: 0.75%
FeO: 14.00%
MgO: 2.39%
ZnO: 2.80%
H2O: 1.16%

Regions containing this locality

South America PlateTectonic Plate
South AmericaContinent

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Raúl Jorge Tauber Larry.
'Biotite'
Reference: Raúl Jorge Tauber Larry
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Raúl Jorge Tauber Larry.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Raúl Jorge Tauber Larry.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Raúl Jorge Tauber Larry.
Staurolite
Formula: Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Reference: Raúl Jorge Tauber Larry

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Staurolite9.AF.30Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Staurolite52.2.3.1Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
OOxygen
O StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
O QuartzSiO2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
FeIron
Fe StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Paleozoic - Neoproterozoic
251.902 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3189520
Precambrian-Phanerozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic to Triassic (251.902 - 1000 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License


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