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La Pita Mine, La Pita, Mun. de Maripí, Vasquez-Yacopí Mining District, Boyacá Department, Colombia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 5° 35' 2'' North , 74° 9' 32'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 5.58414,-74.15898
Köppen climate type:Af : Tropical rainforest climate


Emerald mine

Mineral List


1 valid mineral.

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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Albian - Valanginian
100.5 - 139.8 Ma



ID: 2692276
Early Cretaceous sedimentary rocks

Age: Early Cretaceous (100.5 - 139.8 Ma)

Description: Shale with gypsum, chert, limestone, and sandstone

Reference: Gómez Tapias, J. and M.F. Almanza Meléndez. Mapa Geológico de Colombia. Servicio Geológico Colombiano. [125]

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