|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||4° 54' 12'' North , 73° 22' 8'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||4.90361,-73.36889|
|Köppen climate type:||Am : Tropical monsoon climate|
Located 90 km northeast of Bogota. "Discovered" by the Spanish conquistadors in 1537(*).
15 valid minerals.
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Lapis 9(4): 9-24.
(*)Symes, Dr. R.F. & Harding, Dr. R.R. (1999) Eyewitness Guides, Crystal & gem.
Morris, N. (2005) Diamonds and other gems. Appleseed Editions, East Sussex.
Groat, L.A., Giuliani, G., Marshall, D.D., and Turner, D. (2008) Emerald deposits and occurrences: A review. Ore Geology Reviews 34, 87-112.