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Salinas de Otuma (Las Salinas; Salinas de Paracas), Otuma village, Paracas, Pisco, Pisco Province, Ica, Perui
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Salinas de Otuma (Las Salinas; Salinas de Paracas)- not defined -
Otuma villageVillage
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Pisco- not defined -
Pisco ProvinceProvince
IcaRegion
PeruCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
13° South , 76° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~5km
Köppen climate type:


A large salt mine located 40m below sea level, near Otuma village, south of Paracas, 25km south of Pisco.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Hyrsl, J. & Rosales, Z. (2003) Goldene Gips-Kristalle von Las Salinas bei Pisco, Peru. Mineralien Welt, 14(5), 50-51.
Gypsum var: Selenite
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: ; Karel Bal Collection
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Reference: Hyrsl, J. & Rosales, Z. (2003) Goldene Gips-Kristalle von Las Salinas bei Pisco, Peru. Mineralien Welt, 14(5), 50-51.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
Halite3.AA.20NaCl
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
var: Selenite7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Halite9.1.1.1NaCl
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var: Selenite-CaSO4 · 2H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
OOxygen
O Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
NaSodium
Na HaliteNaCl
SSulfur
S Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
ClChlorine
Cl HaliteNaCl
CaCalcium
Ca Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O

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- Jaroslav Hyrsl, Jack A.Crowley, Rock H.Currier, Terry Szenics.(2011): PERU - PARADISE OF MINERALS.544pp. / Las Salinas. page 469
- Min.Rec.: 34: 253.

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