Ánimas Mine, Chocaya-Animas (Animas-Chocaya), Atocha-Quechisla District, Sud Chichas Province, Potosí Department, Bolivia
This page is currently not sponsored. Click here to sponsor this page.
|Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||20° 56' 59'' South , 66° 17' 59'' West (est.)|
|Margin of Error:||~0km|
|Köppen climate type:||BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate|
NB: The Animas, Siete Suyos, Oploca, and Chocaya mines all worked the same system of veins and have very similar mineralogies. For this reason it is generally impossible to tell which mine a specimen actually came from, and "errors" are common both on collectors' labels as well as in the scientific literature, so many collectors just refer to it generically as the "Chocaya-Animas" mine.
Mineral ListMineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
34 valid minerals. 3 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.
Localities in this Region
This page contains all mineral locality references listed on mindat.org. This does not claim to be a complete list. If you know of more minerals from this site, please register so you can add to our database. This locality information is for reference purposes only. You should never attempt to visit any sites listed in mindat.org without first ensuring that you have the permission of the land and/or mineral rights holders for access and that you are aware of all safety precautions necessary.