Río Mayo, Mun. de Mercaderes, Cauca Department, Colombia
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|Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||1° North , 77° West (est.)|
|Margin of Error:||~22km|
|Köppen climate type:||As : Tropical dry savanna climate|
Alluvial gem corundum deposits.
15 valid minerals.
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Romero, F.H., Rodríguez-Vargas, A.I. (2002): Caracterización mineralógica de los corindones de Mercaderes, Cauca (Colombia). Geol. Colomb. 27, 121–142.
Sutherland, F.L., Duroc-Danner, J.M., and Meffre, S. (2008): Age and origin of gem corundum and zircon megacrysts from the Mercaderes–Rio Mayo area, South-west Colombia, South America. Ore Geology Reviews 34, 155-168.