|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||3° 0' 0'' North , 76° 39' 58'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||3.00010,-76.66622|
|Köppen climate type:||Af : Tropical rainforest climate|
A gold property with a dredging operation started about 1936.
Worked the flats of the Rio Cauca over a length of soome 30 kms.
Regions containing this locality
|North Andes plate||Tectonic Plate|
Select Mineral List TypeStandard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements
List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification
|Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS|
|Metals, other than the Platinum Group|
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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0 - 2.588 Ma
|Quaternary - Tertiary|
0 - 66 Ma
|Cenozoic sedimentary rocks|
Age: Cenozoic (0 - 66 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.