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Salar de Antofalla, Antofalla, Antofagasta de la Sierra department, Catamarca Province, Argentinai
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Antofagasta de la Sierra departmentDepartment
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
25° 42' 56'' South , 67° 42' 38'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Antofagasta de la Sierra500 (2016)48.8km


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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Reference: Voss, R. (2002). Cenozoic stratigraphy of the southern Salar de Antofalla region, northwestern Argentina. Revista geológica de Chile, 29(2), 167-189.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Voss, R. (2002). Cenozoic stratigraphy of the southern Salar de Antofalla region, northwestern Argentina. Revista geológica de Chile, 29(2), 167-189.
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Reference: Voss, R. (2002). Cenozoic stratigraphy of the southern Salar de Antofalla region, northwestern Argentina. Revista geológica de Chile, 29(2), 167-189.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
Halite3.AA.20NaCl
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anhydrite7.AD.30CaSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Halite9.1.1.1NaCl
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
OOxygen
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O AnhydriteCaSO4
NaSodium
Na HaliteNaCl
SSulfur
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S AnhydriteCaSO4
ClChlorine
Cl HaliteNaCl
CaCalcium
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Quaternary - Tertiary
0 - 66 Ma



ID: 3186221
Cenozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Cenozoic (0 - 66 Ma)

Lithology: Intermediate-felsic volcanic rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

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Voss, R. (2002) Cenozoic stratigraphy of the southern Salar de Antofalla region, northwestern Argentina. Revista geológica de Chile, 29(2), 167-189.


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