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Nitratine from
Chuquicamata Mine, Chuquicamata District, Calama, El Loa Province, Antofagasta, Chile

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Nitratine
Formula:NaNO3
Comments:Occurs in the upper portion of the oxidized zone; in surrounding alluvium.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 302.; R.B. Cook: "Famous mineal locality; Chuquicamata, Chile": Mineralogical Record, sept.-oct. 1973
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Nitratine data
Locality Data:Click here to view Chuquicamata Mine, Chuquicamata District, Calama, El Loa Province, Antofagasta, Chile
Nearest other occurrences of Nitratine
76.5km (47.6 miles) Salar de Miraje, El Loa Province, Antofagasta, Chile
79.3km (49.3 miles) San Francisco Mine (Beatrix Mine), Caracoles, Sierra Gorda District, Antofagasta Province, Antofagasta, Chile
79.4km (49.3 miles) La Vendida Mine (Rio Tinto Mine), Sierra Gorda District, Antofagasta Province, Antofagasta, Chile
95.3km (59.2 miles) Santa Ana Mine (Chapacase Mine), Tocopilla District, Tocopilla Province, Antofagasta, Chile
 
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