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La Novedad mine, Quebrada Tocante, Huacalera District, Tilcara Department, Jujuy, Argentina

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"La Novedad" Thorium Deposit Department Tilcara, Jujuy Province, on the "Quebrada Tocante", 4 km above its mouth in the "Quebrada de Yacoraite" and about 25 kilometers west of the town of Huacalera located on route national Nº 9. Elevation: 3,800 meters above the sea level.
System of veins embedded in quartzite Ordovicics with Siderite veins maganiferous carriers of thorium minerals in sandstones of the Tremadonciano. Power 0.15 - 0.20 m, travel up to 1,000 meters.
Various surface work was performed. ThO2 average: 0.15 - 0.20 per cent. Primary mineralization: Thorogummite, Monazite, Thorite, Siderite, Iron oxides, Calcite, Baryte, Quartz, manganese oxides.

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References

Victorio Angelelli (1958). Los Minerales de Uranio sus Yacimientos y Prospección. Departamento de Geología y Minería. Comisión Nacional de Energía Atómica. Argentina.

O. Haluska (1975). El Torio en la naturaleza. Yacimientos de Torio en la Argentina. Programa Prioritario de Plantas Químicas. Comisión Nacional de Energía Atómica. Buenos Aires, Argentina.

E. O. Zappettini (1999). Depósitos de tierras raras y torio de la Puna y Cordillera Oriental, Jujuy y Salta. En: Recursos Minerales de la República Argentina (Ed. E.O. Zappettini), Instituto de Geología y Recursos Minerales SEGEMAR, Anales 35:979-985.

 
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