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Cerro Manomo, Velasco Province, Santa Cruz Department, Bolivia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 15° 33' South , 60° 37' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -15.55, -60.6166666667
 
The world's largest carbonatite intrusion! Part of the Velasco Alkaline Province, which covers an area of 440 km2. Intensively prospected for phosphate and uranium, but no operating mines, due to remoteness and lack of accessibility.

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23 entries listed. 16 valid minerals.

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References

FLETCHER, C.J.N. & LITHERLAND, M. (1981) The geology and tectonic setting of the Velasco Alkaline Province, eastern Bolivia. journal of the Geological Society 138,541-548.

WOOLEY, A.R. (1987) In: Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World. Part 1: North and South America. Published by University of Texas Press, Austin. 167-168.


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