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Buena Esperanza mine, Punta Blanca area, Tocopilla Province, Antofagasta Region, Chile

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Name(s) in local language(s): Mina Buena Esperanza
 
Old and still active copper mine in a stratabound copper-(silver) deposit which is hosted by Jurassic andesite, basalts, volcanic breccias and gabbroic rocks.

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19 entries listed. 18 valid minerals.

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References

- Ruiz Fuller, C., and Peebles, F. (1988): Yacimientos metalíferos de Chile. Fondecyt (Santiago de Chile), pp. xxx.
- Maksaev, V., Townley, B., Palacios, C., and Camus, F. (2007): Metallic ore deposits. In: Moreno, T., and Gibbons, W. (editors): The Geology of Chile. The Geological Society (London), pp. 414.

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