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Santa Fé Mine, Santa Fé mining district, Dalence Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 18° South , 66° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~1km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate


A tin-silver mine working a group of parallel veins up to 60cm wide (rarely 1 m) hosted in sandstone and rhyodacitic tuff. Veins include the Rosario, Carmen, Porvenir, Esperanza, Paniagua, and Boyadora.

(This mine hosted the government mining corporation office (COMIBOL) for the whole district, so some old (1970s - early 1980s) vivianite specimens from the nearby Morococala mine were wrongly attributed to the Santa Fé mine since they were acquired from engineers at the COMIBOL office.)


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