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Wolframite from
Piedras Blancas deposit, Cerro Quico, Graneros Department, Tucumán, Argentina

Locality type:Deposit
Classification
Species:'Wolframite' (not an IMA approved species)
Formula:(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Comments:Chomnales (1963). Optical analysis on polished cutts.
Habit:Monoclinic-Prismatic
Colour:black - brownish black.
Luminescent properties:no
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Optical Analysis
Analysis Reference:464990-464994-469148-469269-469270
References
References:Raúl Jorge Tauber Larry specimens.
Chomnales (1963).
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Quartz5 photos of Wolframite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Ferberite1 photo of Wolframite associated with Ferberite at this locality.
Tungstite1 photo of Wolframite associated with Tungstite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Wolframite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Piedras Blancas deposit, Cerro Quico, Graneros Department, Tucumán, Argentina
Nearest other occurrences of Wolframite
19.6km (12.2 miles) A Chavarría District, Juan Bautista Alberdi Department, Tucumán, Argentina
61.1km (37.9 miles) B Cerro Bayo, Chicligasta Department, Tucumán, Argentina
125.8km (78.2 miles) C San Fernando, Belén Department, Catamarca, Argentina
131.4km (81.7 miles) D Sierra de Belén, Belén Department, Catamarca, Argentina
140.9km (87.5 miles) E Papachacra, Belén Department, Catamarca, Argentina
142.5km (88.5 miles) F Londres, Belén Department, Catamarca, Argentina
151.1km (93.9 miles) G San Antonio Mine, Cerro La Ramada, Belén Department, Catamarca, Argentina
174.3km (108.3 miles) H Vil Achay mine, Tinogasta Department, Catamarca, Argentina
175.7km (109.2 miles) I Rosario mine, Tinogasta Department, Catamarca, Argentina
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