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Cerro Ratones, Salar del Hombre Muerto, Antofagasta de la Sierra Department, Catamarca, Argentina

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 25° 16' 2'' South , 66° 55' 0'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -25.2675, -66.9166666667

Volcano Off. Elevation: 4283 meters over sea level.
Main Mineralization: Gypsum, Gypsum (Var: Satin Spar), Anhydrite, Pyrite, Chalcocite.

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4 valid minerals.

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Raúl Jorge Tauber Larry (2003) Visita al área del Cerro Ratones, Salar del Hombre Muerto, límite provincial Catamarca-Salta. Reporte personal.

External Links (Supplement to Kay, S.M., Jones, H.A., and Kay, R.W. (2013) Origin of Tertiary to Recent EM- and subduction-like chemical and isotopic signatures in Auca Mahuida region (37°–38°S) and other Patagonian plateau lavas. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, vol. 166, n° 1, 165-192.)

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