Flor de Azulillo mine, Punitaqui, Ovalle, Limarí Province, Coquimbo Region, Chile
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|Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||30° South , 71° West (est.)|
|Margin of Error:||~75km|
|Köppen climate type:||BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Mina Flor de Azulillo|
Oficially the only mine in Chile that produced Au tellurides; this hydrothermal deposit was worked at great depth; dacite hosted the main gold ore veins. The mine was active from 1950 to 1980.
Carrasco R.(1969); "Memorandum general sobre mina Flor de Azulillo", Enami, Stgo de Chile, Chile.
7 valid minerals.
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