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Ciénaga Deposit, Talapazo, Tafí del Valle Department, Tucumán, Argentina

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Elevation: 2,405 masl.
The site is owned by the mining company Talapazo S. R. L., which exploits by mica and Gemological minerals. Holdings IS made by rudimentary methods of pirquineo (to strike stone wall).
Registered according to file 554/110-LL-97 of the register of mines of the province of Tucumán.

This site, now abandoned, is the only area in which you can still find well formed crystals of Beryl and aquamarines of quality jewellery, loose crystals of tourmaline (Schorl) and Garnet, above all in the loose slope of the landfill material.
Mica predominantly and almost exclusively is Biotite can be found even today copies of good size and crystallized.

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16 entries listed. 8 valid minerals.

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References

Galliski, M. (1999).

Padrón de minas de la provincia de Tucumán (1997).

Tauber Larry, R. J. (2013). Visit to the area in November 2013.

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