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  Artigas
  Uruguay

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Added in: march 2013
Last Modified in: march 2013


Location description:

Near Artigas is a huge area where geodes are mined for the mineral trade. The best known mineral from this area is purple amethyst.


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Directions:

Artigas is located in the north of Uruguay, near the border with Brazil. The minerals are found for example in the Santa Ana mine. The area is about 50 kilometers southeast of Artigas.

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Finds:

Quartz, mainly in the form of Amethyst, as well as Hematite and Calcite.

Identification:

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