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Loma La Torre, Pehuenches Department, Neuquén Province, Argentinai
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Loma La Torre- not defined -
Pehuenches DepartmentDepartment
Neuquén ProvinceProvince
ArgentinaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
37° 18' 43'' South , 69° 53' 50'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Buta Ranquil2,221 (2017)28.9km
Chos Malal11,721 (2016)33.8km


Elevation: 1,479 m. asl.
Located 6 km to the West of route No. 9 provincial and 3.3 Km South of the provincial No. 6 route. Belongs to the Hutrín (Troncoso Member) and Agrio (Avilé-Senior Member) formations, fossiliferous zone (Ammonoides, bivalves, petrified Wood, etc.) mineralized by opal, chalcedony, calcite and with outcrops of asphalt rocks.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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3 valid minerals.

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Localities:
'Bitumen'
Reference: Montagna, A. O., Ponce, J. J. y Buhler, M. (2014). Geología de la cuenca Neuquina y sus sistemas petroleros. Guía Práctica. Fundación YPF-Universidad Nacional de Río Negro, Argentina.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Montagna, A. O., Ponce, J. J. y Buhler, M. (2014). Geología de la cuenca Neuquina y sus sistemas petroleros. Guía Práctica. Fundación YPF-Universidad Nacional de Río Negro, Argentina.
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Montagna, A. O., Ponce, J. J. y Buhler, M. (2014). Geología de la cuenca Neuquina y sus sistemas petroleros. Guía Práctica. Fundación YPF-Universidad Nacional de Río Negro, Argentina.
'Petrified Wood'
Reference: Montagna, A. O., Ponce, J. J. y Buhler, M. (2014). Geología de la cuenca Neuquina y sus sistemas petroleros. Guía Práctica. Fundación YPF-Universidad Nacional de Río Negro, Argentina.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Montagna, A. O., Ponce, J. J. y Buhler, M. (2014). Geología de la cuenca Neuquina y sus sistemas petroleros. Guía Práctica. Fundación YPF-Universidad Nacional de Río Negro, Argentina.
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Montagna, A. O., Ponce, J. J. y Buhler, M. (2014). Geología de la cuenca Neuquina y sus sistemas petroleros. Guía Práctica. Fundación YPF-Universidad Nacional de Río Negro, Argentina.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
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'Bitumen'-
'Petrified Wood'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
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'Bitumen'-
'Petrified Wood'-
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3

References

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Montagna, A. O., Ponce, J. J. y Buhler, M. (2014). Geología de la cuenca Neuquina y sus sistemas petroleros. Guía Práctica. Fundación YPF-Universidad Nacional de Río Negro, Argentina.
Ponce, J. J., Montagna, A. O. y Carmona, N. (2014). Geología de la cuenca Neuquina y sus sistemas petroleros. Guía Teórica. Fundación YPF-Universidad Nacional de Río Negro, Argentina.
Tauber, S. (2014). Visita a la zona, Noviembre de 2014.

Other Regions, Features and Areas containg this locality

Argentina/Chile
South AmericaContinent
South America PlateTectonic Plate

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