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Huachón prospect, Huachón District, Pasco Province, Pasco Department, Peru

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Gold prospect (shear-zone hosted gold-bearing quartz veins, interpreted as orogenic gold deposits.
Artisanal mining.
At the southern end of the Carboniferous Marañón Valley Au-belt.

Located east of Cerro de Pasco (10°40’).

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- Défago, M., Moritz, R., & Puente, J. (2006). The Huachón gold prospect, eastern Andean Cordillera of Peru: the southern extension of a 400 km long Carboniferous orogenic gold province?. In: 4th Swiss geoscience Meeting, Bern, Switzerland, 24-25 November 2006, volume of abstracts. http://www.unige.ch/sciences/terre/mineral/publications/onlinepub/defago_peru_sgm06.pdf
- Défago, M., Moritz, R. & Puente, J. (2006): The Huachón gold prospect, Eastern Andean Cordillera of Peru: the southern extension of a 400 km long Carboniferous orogenic gold province? 4th Swiss Geoscience Meeting, Bern 2006. Book of Abstracts. http://www.unige.ch/sciences/terre/mineral/publications/onlinepub/defago_peru_sgm06.pdf

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