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Quiruvilca Mine (La Libertad Mine; ASARCO Mine), Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 8° 0' South , 78° 12' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -8, -78.2
A copper-lead-zinc-silver-gold mine owned by ASARCO (80%). 1984 production was 358,000 tons/ore (2,400 tons Cu; 3,500 tons Pb; 10,000 tons Zn; 55,200 kg Ag & 78 kg Au).

Known for excellent specimens of orpiment, enargite, hutchinsonite and pyrite.

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38 entries listed. 37 valid minerals.

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