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Specularite from
Mantos Grandes Mine, Monte Patria, Limarí Province, Coquimbo Region, Chile

Species:Hematite var: Specularite
Habit:Discoidal crystals to 5 cm across.
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Validity:Believed Valid
References:Maksaev, V., Townley, B., Palacios, C., and Camus, F. (2007): Metallic ore deposits. In: Moreno, T., and Gibbons, W. (editors): The Geology of Chile. The Geological Society (London), pp. 414.
Mineral Data:Click here to view Specularite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Mantos Grandes Mine, Monte Patria, Limarí Province, Coquimbo Region, Chile
Nearest other occurrences of Specularite
86.3km (53.6 miles) A Carmen de Andacollo mine, Andacollo, Elqui Province, Coquimbo Region, Chile
190.2km (118.2 miles) B Pullalli District, Petorca Province, Valparaíso Region, Chile
222.4km (138.2 miles) C Paramillos Norte deposit, Paramillos de Uspallata, Uspallata, Las Heras Department, Mendoza, Argentina
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