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Flor de Azulillo mine, Punitaqui, Ovalle, LimarĂ­ Province, Coquimbo Region, Chile

Mina Flor de Azulillo

Oficially the only mine in Chile that produced Au tellurides; this hydrothermal deposit was worked at great depth; dacite hosted the main gold ore veins. The mine was active from 1950 to 1980.

Ref.:
Carrasco R.(1969); "Memorandum general sobre mina Flor de Azulillo", Enami, Stgo de Chile, Chile.

Mineral List

Altaite
Calaverite
Calcite
Gold
var: Electrum

Petzite
Quartz
Tellurium


7 entries listed. 6 valid minerals.

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