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Farallón Negro Mine, Agua de Dionisio mining district (YMAD), Farallón Negro, Belén Department, Catamarca, Argentina

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 27° 16' 24'' South , 66° 40' 4'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -27.27333,-66.66778
GeoHash:G#: 6e0sfgn12
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cwb : Subtropical highland climate or temperate oceanic climate with dry winters


A Gold, Silver and Manganese mine. Produced 600 kg Au in 1984. Hydrothermal veins related to Tertiary volcanics. Elevation: 2508 metres above sea level.


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26 valid minerals.

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Quaternary
0 - 2.588 Ma



ID: 3185641
Cenozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Pleistocene (0 - 2.588 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

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Argentina
  • Catamarca

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References

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Raúl Jorge Tauber Larry (1974).
Mining Annual Review(1985), 336.
Brodtkorb (2002): Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina.
Sebastián Tauber (October 2014). Visit to the site.
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