Cerro Blanco district, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||28° 1' 60'' South , 70° 7' 60'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-28.0333333333, -70.1333333333|
A huge old Cu-Ag-Pb district, now abandoned, but very active during silver and copper ages (1800 to first 50 years of 1900). This district hosts a considerable number of veins and more than 30 mine properties.
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36 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.
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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66 - 252.17 Ma
|Mesozoic plutonic rocks|
Age: Mesozoic (66 - 252.17 Ma)
Comments: Deep-seated to high-level intrusions are included. Many charnockites, anorthosites, and large ophiolites, classified as plutons, are distinguished in the database using the SIGNIF item. Ophiolites were classified as plutons, even where remnants may be extrusive and/or sedimentary.
Lithology: Plutonic rocks
Reference: Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d.