Flor de los Andes, El Polvo, Monte Patria, Limarí Province, Coquimbo Region, Chile
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|Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||30° South , 70° West (est.)|
|Margin of Error:||~53km|
|Köppen climate type:||BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate|
Skarn with lazurite-rich pockets, within an outer marble facies. Lapis Lazuli was extracted from this deposit by native Andean inhabitants long before Spanish colonization.
1 valid mineral.
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- 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.