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Los Bronces Mine (Rio Blanco-Los Bronces deposit), Santiago Province, Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile

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Name(s) in local language(s): Mina los Bronces, Provincia de Santiago, Región Metropolitana de Santiago, Chile
A copper and molybdenum mine, started in 1970. The open pit is 5,000 meters long, 300 meters wide & 100 meters deep. Produces 10,000 tons ore/day.
Owned by Exxon.

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54 entries listed. 34 valid minerals.

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  • Santiago Metropolitan Region

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- Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): Porphyry copper deposits of the world: Database and grade and tonnage models, 2008. US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.

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