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Monteagudo District, Simoca Department, Tucumán, Argentina

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 27° 28' 41'' South , 65° 17' 7'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -27.4780555556, -65.2852777778

Area of clay and saline soils carriers of alkali sulfates like as Mirabilite and Thenardite which appear as efflorescence on them. This area has a surface of approximately 1.5 x 2.5 Km (3.75 Km2) located about 3.7 kilometers NW (350°) of the population of Monteagudo, at an elevation of 305 m. a. s. l.
Scattered fragments of meteoritic iron were found in the area.

Corundum deposits are found in the sands of the Chico River, 1,050 meters SE (156°) of the population of Monteagudo.

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3 valid minerals.

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  • Tucumán

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Carlos Díaz (1920): Yacimientos mineros de la Provincia de Tucumán. Informe del departamento de investigaciones industriales de la Universidad Nacional de Tucumán.

Hugo A. Peña (1970): Minerales y rocas de aplicación de la Provincia de Tucumán. Dirección Provincial de Minas. Tucumán. República Argentina.

Raúl J. Tauber Larry (2013).

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