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Fruta del Norte Au-Ag deposit, Zamora-Chinchipe Province, Ecuador

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 3° 45' 39'' South , 78° 30' 22'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -3.76083333333, -78.5061111111
Low-sulphidation type epithermal gold-silver deposit. 1.3-km-long and up to >300-m-wide vein-stockwork. 9.81 million ounces (Moz) of gold and 15.0 Moz of silver.

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40 entries listed. 32 valid minerals.

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- Chiaradia, M., Vallance, J., Fontboté, L., Stein, H., Schaltegger, U., Coder, J., Richards, J., Villeneuve, M., and Gendall, I. (2009): U-Pb, Re–Os, and 40Ar/39Ar geochronology of the Nambija Au-skarn and Pangui porphyry Cu deposits, Ecuador: implications for the Jurassic metallogenic belt of the Northern Andes. Mineralium Deposita 44, 371-387.

Leary, S., Sillitoe, R. H., Stewart, P. W., Roa, K. J., & Nicolson, B. E. (2016). Discovery, Geology, and Origin of the Fruta del Norte Epithermal Gold-Silver Deposit, Southeastern Ecuador. Economic Geology, 111(5), 1043-1072.

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