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La Peña igneous complex, Mendoza, Argentina

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 32° 41' 34'' South , 68° 59' 48'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -32.6927777778, -68.9966666667
 
The complex is within the Precordillera; the occupied area is 19 x 5 km2.

Petrology: clinopyroxenite cumulate, with mafic and pegmatitic gabbroic dikes; malignite, syenite, syenitic and trachitic porphyries; dikes of alkaline lamprophyres, phonolites, syenites, tephrites, and trachites; mafic breccias.

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References

Pagano, D.S., Galliski, M.Á., Márquez-Zavalía, M.F., Colombo, F. (2016): Petrology and mineralogy of the La Peña igneous complex, Mendoza, Argentina: An alkaline occurrence in the Miocene magmatism of the Southern Central Andes. Journal of South American Earth Sciences: 67 (in press); http://forum.amiminerals.it/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=12553 (2016)

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