Tocomar Mine

Past Producer in Jujuy, Argentina with commodity Kaolin

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10004595
MRDS ID AR08250
Record type Site
Current site name Tocomar Mine

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -66.53862, -24.15583 (WGS84)
Elevation 4500
Relative position 23 KM N75W OF SAN ANTONIO DE LOS COBRES
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Geographic areas

Country State
Argentina Jujuy

Comments on the location information

  • 3 KM N OF RIO TOCOMA

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Kaolin Primary

Comments on the commodity information

  • MAP GIVES COMMODITY AS "CEBALINA", PROBABLY A MISSPELLING OF "CAOLINA" (KAOLIN)

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Kaolinite Ore

Nearby scientific data

(1) -66.53862, -24.15583

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Non-metallic
Significant No

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS AR08250

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    CARTA TOPOGRAFICA REP. DE ARGENTINA; PROVINCIAS DE JUJUY Y SALTA. SAN ANTONIO DE LOS COBRES; INSTITUTO GEOGRAFICO MILITAR; 1986

  • Other Database

    CIMRI

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JAN-1993 Sow, Thierno U.S. Geological Survey