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Santa Rosa Mine, Santa Rosa-Huantajaya District, Iquique Province, Tarapacá Region, Chile

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 20° 17' 19'' South , 70° 2' 33'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -20.28861,-70.04250
Other regions containing this locality:Atacama Desert, Chile


Santa Rosa mine is an adit within the Santa Rosa old silver mining district, already defunct since end of the 19th century.
The Santa Rosa district is located 15 km SE of Iquique city.

Mineral List


17 valid minerals. 3 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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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Mesozoic
66 - 252.17 Ma
Mesozoic mixed volcanic, volcaniclastic and sedimentary rocks

Age: Mesozoic (66 - 252.17 Ma)

Comments: This designation includes Precambrian iron-formation-bearing sedimentary and volcanic sequences, as well as mixed sedimentary and volcanic or volcaniclastic sequences.

Lithology: Mixed volcanic, volcaniclastic and sedimentary rocks

Reference: Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d. [18]

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