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Pachapaqui District, Bolognesi Province, Ancash Department, Peru

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 9° 57' 10'' South , 77° 5' 12'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -9.95279,-77.08677
Köppen climate type:ET : Tundra


"Pachapaqui Mine" is a common misnomer - actually a mining district including many individual mines. More specific locality designation is frequently impossible. The detailed account of the district by Bodenlos and Ericksen (U.S.G.S. Geol Survey Bull. 1017) indicates that the Tetrahedrite crystals are found only in the Santa Benita Prospect, 5 kilometres northeast of Pachapaqui town.


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Cretaceous
66 - 145 Ma



ID: 3184231
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

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Peru
  • Ancash Department

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References

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- Jaroslav Hyrsl, Jack A.Crowley, Rock H.Currier, Terry Szenics.(2011): PERU - PARADISE OF MINERALS.544pp. / Pachapaqui District page 131
Bodenlos A.J. and Ericksen G.E. (1955) Lead zinc deposits of the Cordillera Blanco and northern Cordillera Huayhuash, Peru; United States Geological Survey Bulletin 1017.

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