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Palomo Mine, Castrovirreyna Province, Huancavelica Department, Peru

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Name(s) in local language(s): Mina Palomo
Old mine located between Julcani and San Genaro, long closed, but currently being worked by freelance miners looking for specimen material. Located along dirt road #651, 12 km east of road 003A.

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20 entries listed. 20 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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- Hyrsl, J. (2008): The Palomo Mine, Huancavelica Department, Peru. Mineralogical Record 39, 95-99.
- Kampf, A.R., Downs, R.T., Housley, R.M., Jenkins, R.A. & Hyrsl, J. (2011): Anorpiment, As2S3, the triclinic dimorph of orpiment. Mineralogical Magazine, 75, 2857-2867.
- Jaroslav Hyrsl, Jack A. Crowley, Rock H. Currier, Terry Szenics (2011): PERU - PARADISE OF MINERALS. 544 pp. [Palomo Mine: page 395]

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