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Ulexite from
Salar de Uyuni, Nor Lípez Province, Potosí Department, Bolivia

Comments:Mined commercially with hand tools as low-density fluffy nodules known as "cotton balls" or "papas" (potatoes).
Validity:Believed Valid
References:Federico Ahlfeld y Jorge Munoz Reyes (1955) Las Especies Minerales de Bolivia. (Banco Minero de Bolivia)
Mineral Data:Click here to view Ulexite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Salar de Uyuni, Nor Lípez Province, Potosí Department, Bolivia
Nearest other occurrences of Ulexite
163.7km (101.7 miles) A Salar de Carcote, Ollagüe, El Loa Province, Antofagasta Region, Chile
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