La Candelaria

Hydrothermal mineral deposit in Chile containing Copper, gold

Geologic information

Country Chile
Geographic location: -70.4, -27.5333
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Geologic map unit -70.4, -27.5333
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Reference information

Citations Marschik and Fontbote, 2001; Haynes, 2002
Marschik, R., and Fontbote, L., 2001, The Candelaria-Punta del Cobre iron oxide CU-Au(-Zn-Ag) deposit, Chile: Economic Geology, v. 96, no. 8, p. 1799-1826.
Haynes, D.W., 2002, Giant iron oxide-copper-gold deposits: are they in distinctive geological settings?, in Cooke, D.R., and Pongratz, June, eds., Giant ore deposits: Chacteristics, genesis and exploration: Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, University of Tasmania, p. 57-77.
Haynes, D.W., 2002, Iron oxide-Cu-Au deposits: A summary, in Cooke, D.R., and Pongratz, J., eds., Giant Ore Deposits: Characteristics, genesis and exploration: Hobart, Centre for Ore Deposit Research Special Publication 4, p. 103-106.