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Cap-Oeste project (COSE), El Tranquilo project, Río Chico Department, Santa Cruz, Argentinai
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Cap-Oeste project (COSE)Project
El Tranquilo projectProject
Río Chico DepartmentDepartment
Santa Cruz- not defined -
ArgentinaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 56' 59'' South , 70° 27' 57'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -47.94998,-70.46611
GeoHash:G#: 4rmzhwbph
Owned/operated by:Patagonia Gold plc
Locality type:Project
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate


The Cap-Oeste Project is located within a structural corridor extending six kilometres from the La Pampa prospect in the northwest to the Tango prospect in the southeast. To date, the Cap-Oeste deposit has an identified and delineated strike extent of 1.2 kilometres.

Acquired from Barrick by Patagonia Gold in 2007.

Development now (2018) under way. Estimated project life of 24 months with the option to extend mine life through expansion and transition to underground mining.

Regions containing this locality

South America PlateTectonic Plate
South AmericaContinent
Patagonia, Argentina/ChileRegion

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Regional Geology

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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Quaternary
0 - 2.588 Ma



ID: 3185947
Cenozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Pleistocene (0 - 2.588 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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License


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