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Lomas Bayas, Cuadro Benegas District, San Rafael Department, Mendoza Province, Argentinai
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
34° 39' 45'' South , 69° 31' 56'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):


Elevation: 2,099 m. asl.
It is located 108 kilometres to the West, in a straight line from the city of San Rafael and about 20 km to the West the Provincial route Nº 101.
Concentration of fossils of bivalve pterioideous. Belonging to Agrio Formation, late Valanginian. Mineralized with Calcite, Chalcedony and Opal.

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Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Aguirre-Urreta, M. B.(1), Rawson, P. F.(2), Concheyro, G. A.(1), Bown, P. R.(2) & Ottone, E. G.(1).
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Aguirre-Urreta, M. B.(1), Rawson, P. F.(2), Concheyro, G. A.(1), Bown, P. R.(2) & Ottone, E. G.(1).
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Aguirre-Urreta, M. B.(1), Rawson, P. F.(2), Concheyro, G. A.(1), Bown, P. R.(2) & Ottone, E. G.(1).
'Petrified Wood'
Reference: Aguirre-Urreta, M. B.(1), Rawson, P. F.(2), Concheyro, G. A.(1), Bown, P. R.(2) & Ottone, E. G.(1).
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Aguirre-Urreta, M. B.(1), Rawson, P. F.(2), Concheyro, G. A.(1), Bown, P. R.(2) & Ottone, E. G.(1).
Quartz var. Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Aguirre-Urreta, M. B.(1), Rawson, P. F.(2), Concheyro, G. A.(1), Bown, P. R.(2) & Ottone, E. G.(1).

Gallery:

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
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Petrified Wood'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
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.
'Petrified Wood'-
Quartz
var. Chalcedony
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O Quartz var. ChalcedonySiO2
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O QuartzSiO2
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
SiSilicon
Si Quartz var. ChalcedonySiO2
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O

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Aguirre-Urreta, M. B.(1), Rawson, P. F.(2), Concheyro, G. A.(1), Bown, P. R.(2) & Ottone, E. G.(1).
(1) Laboratorio de Biestratigrafía de Alta Resolución, Departamento de Ciencias Geológicas, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Pabellón II, Ciudad Universitaria, C1428EHA, Buenos Aires, Argentina (e-mail: aguirre@gl.fcem.uba.ar).
(2) Department of Earth Sciences, University College London, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT, UK.

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