|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||5° 3' 53'' North , 73° 52' 33'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||5.06498,-73.87605|
|Locality type:||Mine (Inactive) - last checked 2019|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
|Other/historical names associated with this locality:||Mina De Sal De Nemocón|
An historic salt mine, now open to the public.
The salt has been collected from here since prehispanic times.
Salt was mined by solution extraction.
Located 65 kilometers north of Bogota.
Regions containing this locality
|North Andes plate||Tectonic Plate|
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Commodity ListThis is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.
1 valid mineral.
List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification
|Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES|
This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.
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0.0117 - 2.588 Ma
66 - 145 Ma
|Mesozoic sedimentary rocks|
Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 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.