Tapia Area, Trancas Department, Tucumán, Argentina
|Location is approximate, based on center of defined region.|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||26° 36' 12'' South , 65° 17' 34'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-26.60361,-65.29278|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Área de Tapia, Departamento Trancas, Provincia de Tucumán, Argentina.|
Elevation: 747 m above sea level.
Sediments and bituminous shale (asphaltum). In some places of the Tapia area appear non-continuous layers of bituminous sediment with variable thickness.
Dispersed gypsum banks with variable thickness are also present in this area.
2 valid minerals.
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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|Tertiary - Cretaceous|
2.588 - 145 Ma
|Mesozoic-Cenozoic sedimentary rocks|
Age: Phanerozoic (2.588 - 145 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.