Alcaparrosa Mine (Mina Alcaparrosa), Candelaria Copper mining complex, Punta del Cobre District, Copiapó Province, Atacama, Chilei
|Regional Level Types|
|Alcaparrosa Mine (Mina Alcaparrosa)||Mine (Active)|
|Candelaria Copper mining complex||Mine|
|Punta del Cobre District||District|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||27° 27' 52'' South , 70° 16' 28'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-27.46466,-70.27463|
|Owned/operated by:||Lundin Mining|
|Locality type:||Mine (Active) - last checked 2017|
|Köppen climate type:||BWk : Cold desert climate|
An underground mine commenced production in 1996.
Regions containing this locality
|South America Plate||Tectonic Plate|
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No minerals currently recorded for this locality.
List of minerals for each chemical element
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 sedimentary rocks|
Age: Mesozoic (66 - 201.3 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.