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Río Grande, Raco, Trancas Department, Tucumán, Argentina

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Outcrop of slates on the left bank of the Rio Grande

Río Grande, Raco, Trancas Department, Tucumán, Argentina
Another outcrop of slates on the left bank of the Rio Grande

Río Grande, Raco, Trancas Department, Tucumán, Argentina
Material removal of outcrop of slates on the left bank of the Rio Grande

Río Grande, Raco, Trancas Department, Tucumán, Argentina
Outcrop of slates on the left bank of the Rio Grande

Río Grande, Raco, Trancas Department, Tucumán, Argentina
Another outcrop of slates on the left bank of the Rio Grande

Río Grande, Raco, Trancas Department, Tucumán, Argentina
Material removal of outcrop of slates on the left bank of the Rio Grande

Río Grande, Raco, Trancas Department, Tucumán, Argentina
Outcrop of slates on the left bank of the Rio Grande

Río Grande, Raco, Trancas Department, Tucumán, Argentina
Another outcrop of slates on the left bank of the Rio Grande

Río Grande, Raco, Trancas Department, Tucumán, Argentina
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 26° 45' 49'' South , 65° 28' 40'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -26.7636111111, -65.4777777778
 
Altitude 983 m. asl.
Area with iron and manganese oxides that are at levels of stratification or fracture of slates, Quartz and Geodes.
Masses of quartz have cavities due to gas leaks during the solidification process and where chalcedony, limonite and zeolite group with small crystals.
It is located on the left bank of the Grande River, 1.6 kilometers from the provincial No. 341 route in the Siambón valley, at the south of Raco locality.

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References

Tauber Larry, Raúl J. (2014), Visit to the zone (December, 2014).

 
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