Corocoro, Pacajes Province, La Paz Department, Bolivia
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|Location is approximate, based on center of defined region.|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||17° South , 68° West (est.)|
Copper mining district centered around the town of Corocoro. Mineralization is hosted in late Oligocene poorly-consolidated sediments (sometimes considered to be Miocene age). Most famous to mineral collectors for its unique native copper pseudomorphs after aragonite.
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Metal Mining Mining Geology, A.I.M.E. (1937): 541-558; Mineralogical Record: 32:469.
J. T. Singewald Jr. & Edward Berry (1922) The geology of the Corocoro Copper District of Bolivia. John Hopkins Press Studies in Geology No. 1 116p.