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Los Bordos Mine, Elisa de Bordos, Pabellón, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
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Luanheite
Los Bordos Mine, Elisa de Bordos, Pabellón, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile

Photo: Rob Lavinsky
Latitude: 27°42'42"S
Longitude: 70°11'0"W
 
 
A silver-mercury deposit, 40 km southeast of Copiapo and 80 km east of the Pacific ocean, at an altitude of 1100 m.

Mineral List

Acanthite
Baryte
Calcite
Chalcopyrite
Chlorargyrite
var: Bromian Chlorargyrite
Cinnabar
Covellite
Eugenite
Luanheite
Pearceite
Pyrite
Quartz
Silver
var: Amalgam

Tennantite


15 entries listed. 13 valid minerals.

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References

Moesta, F.A. (1870): Ueber das Vorkommen der Chlor-, Brom- und Jodverbindungen des Silbers in der Natur - Ein Beitrag zur Kenntniss der Geologischen und Bergbaulichen Verhältnisse von Nordchile. Verlag von Oscar Eberhardt's Universitätsbuchhandlung (Marburg), 47 pp.

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