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Candelaria mine, Cerro Kancha, Salinas de Garci Mendoza, Cabrera Province, Oruro, Boliviai
Regional Level Types
Candelaria mineMine
Cerro KanchaMountain
Salinas de Garci Mendoza- not defined -
Cabrera ProvinceProvince
OruroDepartment
BoliviaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 19° 37' 50'' South , 67° 41' 47'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -19.63056,-67.69639
GeoHash:G#: 6kxb7d2gx
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BWk : Cold desert climate


Abandoned copper mine on the northwestern slopes of Cerro Kancha. Veins, with Ag-bearing oxide zone, cut vitric tuff.

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South AmericaContinent
Altiplano PlateTectonic Plate
No minerals currently recorded for this locality.

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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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Quaternary
0 - 2.588 Ma



ID: 3186155
Cenozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Pleistocene (0 - 2.588 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. [154]

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