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Morococala Mine, Santa Fé Mining District, Dalence Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
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Tin mine 40km ESE of Oruro. Became famous for its production of enormous vivianite crystals on the 280 meter level from 1981 to 1992. The vivianite-bearing level is now flooded, although cassiterite production continues on higher levels.

Mineral List

Andalusite
'Biotite'
Cassiterite
var: Wood Tin
Fluorapatite
Franckeite ?
Hisingerite
Metavivianite
Phosphophyllite
Pyrite
Quartz
Siderite
Sillimanite
Sphalerite
Topaz ?
Vivianite


16 entries listed. 14 valid minerals.

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