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Alto Condoto intrusion, Mun. de Condoto, Chocó Department, Colombia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 5° 15' North , 76° 30' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 5.25, -76.5
Area:40 km2


PGE-bearing Alaskan-type mafic-ultramafic intrusion.
Located on the west side of the Western Cordillera, in the headwaters area of the Condoto and San Juan rivers.

Mineral List


11 valid minerals.

Regional Geology

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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Serravallian - Langhian
11.62 - 15.97 Ma
Miocene sediments

Age: Miocene (11.62 - 15.97 Ma)

Description: Mudstone, some calcareous and nodular mudstone, interbedded with lenses of limestone and sporadic layers of fine- to very fine grained sandstone

Reference: Gómez Tapias, J. and M.F. Almanza Meléndez. Mapa Geológico de Colombia. Servicio Geológico Colombiano. [125]

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References

Tistl, M. (1994). Geochemistry of platinum-group elements of the zoned ultramafic Alto Condoto complex, northwest Colombia. Economic Geology, 89(1), 158-167.

Stribrny, B., Wellmer, F.-W., Burgath, K.-P., Oberthür, T., Tarkian, M., and Pfeiffer, T. (2000): Unconventional PGE occurrences and PGE mineralization in the Great Dyke: metallogenic and economic aspects. Mineralium Deposita 35, 260-281.

 
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