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Bajada Vieja, Picunches Department, Neuquén, Argentina

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Area with large concentrations of marine fossils, especially oysters, mineralized with calcite, opal and chalcedony. Belonging to Agrio formation, Pilmatué Member, Hauterivian early.

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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.

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