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Las Chacritas, Ambato Department, Catamarca, Argentina

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Elevation: 1881 meters above sea level.
Altered Pegmatite. Mineralization found near of Provincial Route Nº 1,

Comments to the minerallist:
Halloysite is found as a rarity, in very small quantities, in the altered pegmatite of "Las Chacritas" along with Muscovite and Talc. Occurs in very small numbers as microscopic spheres and spherical aggregates (botryoidal) of white and reddish that do not exceed 5 mm.

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4 entries listed. 3 valid minerals.

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Collecting by Raúl Jorge Tauber Larry in 2007.

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