Lomada de Leiva mine, Lago Buenos Aires Department, Santa Cruz, Argentina
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||46° 57' 35'' South , 70° 33' 33'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-46.95987,-70.55929|
|Owned/operated by:||Patagonia Gold plc|
|Köppen climate type:||Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate|
As of 2018 this mine was reported to be nearing the end of its life [Ref: http://www.patagoniagold.com/operations/lomada-de-leiva/] with the entire mining fleet moved to the new Cap-Oeste project and only heap leaching continuing at this site.
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No minerals currently recorded for this locality.
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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|Cretaceous - Jurassic|
66 - 201.3 Ma
|Mesozoic volcanic rocks|
Age: Mesozoic (66 - 201.3 Ma)
Comments: Deseado Province
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.