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Sofia Mine, Puquios district, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile

Mina Sofia

An old Cu-Au mine, exploited intensively during late 1800's to approximately 1940. It was an important source of ore during the age of the Chilean copper industry. Most common minerals were chalcopyrite, covelline and Pyrite, and possibly atacamite.

ref.:
Ruiz Fuller C.(1951); "Memorandum sobre la Mina Sofia, sector Puquois, Departamento de Copiapo; Enami, Chile.

Mineral List

Atacamite ?
Chalcopyrite
Copper
Covellite
Cuprite
Gold
Pyrite


7 entries listed. 7 valid minerals.

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