Lagunas Norte mine, Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad, Perui
|Regional Level Types|
|Lagunas Norte mine||Mine|
|Santiago de Chuco Province||Province|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||7° 56' 32'' South , 78° 14' 46'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-7.94223,-78.24620|
|Owned/operated by:||Barrick Gold Corporation|
|Köppen climate type:||BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate|
|Other/historical names associated with this locality:||Mina Lagunas Norte|
The property lies on the western flank of the Peruvian Andes at an elevation of 4,000 to 4,260 meters above sea level. It is an open-pit, crush, valley-fill heap leach operation.
Regions containing this locality
|South America Plate||Tectonic Plate|
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No minerals currently recorded for this locality.
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This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.
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23.03 - 66 Ma
|Cenozoic volcanic rocks|
Age: Paleogene (23.03 - 66 Ma)
Lithology: Volcanic 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.