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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.


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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.

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