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El Llanito occurrence, Coronel Felipe Varela Department, La Rioja, Argentina

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El Llanito occurrence, located in Coronel Florencio Varela Department, province of La Rioja, 5 Km at north of La Helvecia Mine.
Limestone clasts gap cemented by minerals coming from the weathering of a mineralization similar to La Helvecia mine, secondary zinc, hydrozincite, aurichalcite, smithsonite and hemimorphite.

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5 entries listed. 5 valid minerals.

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N. Pezzutti y M. K. de Brodtkorb (1975). La asociación auricalcita, smithsonita, hidrozincita y hemimorfita, de la manifestación el Llanito, provincia de La Rioja. 6° Congreso Geológico Argentino, 3:123-132.

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