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Illite from
Patricia deposit, Tamarugal Province, Tarapacá, Chile

Locality type:Deposit
Classification
Species:Muscovite var: Illite
Formula:K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Darío Chinchilla, Lorena Ortega, Rubén Piña, Raúl Merinero, Daniel Moncada, Robert J. Bodnar, Cecilio Quesada, Antonio Valverde, Rosario Lunar (2016): The Patricia Zn–Pb–Ag epithermal ore deposit: An uncommon type of mineralization in northeastern Chile. Ore Geology Reviews 73, 104-126.; Chinchilla, D., Rodriguez Pinzón, A., Piña, R., Ortega, L., Lunar, R., Quesada, C., & Valverde, A. (2013, August). A mineralogical and fluid inclusion study of the Patricia Zn-Pb-Ag Deposit (Paguanta, NE Chile). In 12th SGA biennial meeting–Uppsala, Suecia.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Illite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Patricia deposit, Tamarugal Province, Tarapacá, Chile
Nearest other occurrences of Illite
33.5km (20.8 miles) Cerro Colorado Mine, Pozo Almonte, Tamarugal Province, Tarapacá, Chile
 
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