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Córdoba quarry, El Rosario mountain, La Toma, Coronel Pringles department, San Luis Province, Argentinai
Regional Level Types
Córdoba quarryQuarry
El Rosario mountainMountain
La Toma- not defined -
Coronel Pringles departmentDepartment
San Luis ProvinceProvince
ArgentinaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
33° South , 66° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~8km
Locality type:


Marble quarry where a beautiful green marble locally called "onyx marble" is extracted. Its color is from yellowish green to grayish green, with veins of brownish limonite alterations. Aragonite, calcite and celestine were also found.

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South America PlateTectonic Plate
South AmericaContinent

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Calcite var: Limestone Onyx
Formula: CaCO3
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
var: Limestone Onyx5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Celestine7.AD.35SrSO4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Celestine28.3.1.2SrSO4
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
Calcite
var: Limestone Onyx
-CaCO3
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
CCarbon
C Calcite (var: Limestone Onyx)CaCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C AragoniteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Calcite (var: Limestone Onyx)CaCO3
O CalciteCaCO3
O AragoniteCaCO3
O CelestineSrSO4
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
SSulfur
S CelestineSrSO4
CaCalcium
Ca Calcite (var: Limestone Onyx)CaCO3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
SrStrontium
Sr CelestineSrSO4

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