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Pitchblende from
La Esperanza Mine, Iruya Department, Salta Province, Argentina

Locality type:Mine
Species:Uraninite var: Pitchblende
Validity:Believed Valid
References:Brodtkorb (1963): 2a Jornadas Geologicas Argentinas 1:25-53, Salta
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Metazeunerite1 photo of Pitchblende associated with Metazeunerite at this locality.
Zeunerite1 photo of Pitchblende associated with Zeunerite at this locality.
Mineral Data:Click here to view Pitchblende data
Locality Data:Click here to view La Esperanza Mine, Iruya Department, Salta Province, Argentina
Nearest other occurrences of Pitchblende
36.2km (22.5 miles) Rumicruz Mine (Rumi Cruz mine; Romicruz mine), Abra Pampa district, Cochinoca Department, Jujuy Province, Argentina
38.3km (23.8 miles) Purísima Mine, Abra Pampa district, Cochinoca Department, Jujuy Province, Argentina
40.3km (25.1 miles) La Niquelina Mine, Rodeo de Tuctuca, Santa Victoria Department, Salta Province, Argentina
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