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La Valenciana Mine, Morro de Yeso, Malargüe Department, Mendoza Province, Argentinai
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La Valenciana MineMine
Morro de Yeso- not defined -
Malargüe DepartmentDepartment
Mendoza ProvinceProvince
ArgentinaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
36° South , 69° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~44km
Locality type:


An iron mine closed about 1940. Ore is hosted in skarn.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: Mineralogical Record 35:253
Andradite var: Demantoid
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: Dr. Jorge Dascal and Gunnar Färber specimens

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 9 - Silicates
Andradite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
var: Demantoid9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var: Demantoid-Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O Andradite (var: Demantoid)Ca3Fe23+(SiO4)3
SiSilicon
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si Andradite (var: Demantoid)Ca3Fe23+(SiO4)3
CaCalcium
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca Andradite (var: Demantoid)Ca3Fe23+(SiO4)3
FeIron
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe Andradite (var: Demantoid)Ca3Fe23+(SiO4)3

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South America PlateTectonic Plate

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