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La Valenciana Mine, Malargüe Department, Mendoza Province, Argentinai
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35° 30' 33'' South , 69° 55' 47'' West
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A former coal mine.
In this locality Asphaltite (var. Raphaelite) can be found in great amounts. Its ashes contain an important amount of vanadium.

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'Bitumen'
Reference: Juan Carlos Lodovichi. Zanella, A., Cobbold, P.R., Ruffet, G., Leanza, H. (2015) Geological evidence for fluid overpressure, hydraulic fracturing and strong heating during maturation and migration of hydrocarbons in Mesozoic rocks of the northern Neuquén Basin, Mendoza Province, Argentina. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, Elsevier, 62, 229-242.

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Zanella, A., Cobbold, P.R., Ruffet, G., Leanza, H. (2015) Geological evidence for fluid overpressure, hydraulic fracturing and strong heating during maturation and migration of hydrocarbons in Mesozoic rocks of the northern Neuquén Basin, Mendoza Province, Argentina. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, Elsevier, 62, 229-242.

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