La Escondida

Hydrothermal mineral deposit in Chile containing Copper, gold

Geologic information

Country Chile
Geographic location: -69.0716, -24.265
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Geologic map unit -69.0716, -24.265
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Reference information

Citations Lowell, 1991
Lowell, J.D., 1991, The discovery of the La Escondida orebody, in Hutchinson, R.V., and Grauch, R.I., eds., Historical perspectives of genetic concepts and case histories of famous discoveries: Economic Geology Monograph 8, p. 300-319.