Salar Grande, Iquique, Tarapacá, CL
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Important: Before entering this or any other place of discovery you should have a permission of the operator and/or owner. Likewise it is to be respected that necessary safety precautions are kept during the visit.
Egert, R.E.; Vieira, G.C.; Bobenrieth, G.L. (1983): Mineralization of uranium associated with halite from Salar Grande, I Region de Tarapaca, Chile. Minerales 38, 7-19.
Perez, A., Luis, E. (1987): Uranium occurrences in Neogene formations of northern Chile. Nucleotecnica 12, 15-29.
Ericksen, G.E. (1995): Upper Tertiary and Quaternary continental saline deposits in the central Andean region, Chile. Geol. Ass. Canada Spec. Paper, Vol. Date 1993, 40 (Mineral Deposit Modeling), 89-102.
Gramain, A.; Diaz, G.C.; Demergasso, C.; Lowenstein, T.K; McGenity, T.J. (2011): Archaeal diversity along a subterranean salt core from the Salar Grande (Chile). Environmental microbiology 13, 2105-21.
Cheng, Z.Y. et al. (2016): Oxalate formation under the hyperarid conditions of the Atacama desert as a mineral marker to provide clues to the source of organic carbon on Mars. J. Geophys. Res.: Biogeosciences 121, 1593-1604.