Mina Santa Rosa


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Chile / Tarapacá, Region (I. Region) / Iquique, Provinz / Santa Rosa-Huantajaya, Distrikt / Mina Santa Rosa

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Die Santa Rosa Mine ist ein Gang innerhalb des alten Santa Rosa Silber-Distrikts. 15 km SO von Iquique.

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Polymetallische Ag, Cu und Pb Gangerzlagerstätte.

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⚒ Santa Rosa, Santa Rosa-Huantajaya, Iquique, Tarapacá, CL
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Minerals (Count: 17)

Mineral images (3 Images total)

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Bildbreite: 0,2 mm, Fundort: Mina Santa Rosa, Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile.

Copyright: Luigi Mattei
Contribution: thdun5 2010-01-16
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dunkelblauer Juangodoyit
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dunkelblauer Juangodoyit

Fundort: Mina Santa Rosa, Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile; Größe: 8x6 cm

Copyright: Leonardus
Contribution: slugslayer 2008-08-01
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Fundort: Mina Santa Rosa, Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile; Bildbreite: 4 mm

Copyright: Leonardus
Contribution: slugslayer 2008-09-28
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Reference- and Source indication, Literature


  • Schlüter, J. & Pohl, D. (2005). Juangodoyite, Na2Cu(CO3)2, a new mineral from the Santa Rosa mine, Atacama desert, Chile. N.Jb.Min. Abh., 182, S.11-14. (Typ-Publ.)
  • Weiß, S. (2005). Lapis, Jg.30, Nr.11, S.47+58.
  • Schlüter, J., Malcherek, T. & Pohl, D. (2007). Sanrománite, Na2CaPb3(CO3)5, from the Santa Rosa mine, Atacama desert, Chile, a new mineral of the burbankite group. N.Jb.Min. Abh., 183, S.117-21. (Typ-Publ.)
  • Weiß, S. (2007). Neue Mineralien: Sanromanit. Lapis, Jg.32, Nr.6, S.55.
  • Schlüter, J., Pohl, D., Golla-Schindler, U. (2008): Santarosaite, CuB2O4, a new mineral with disordered structure from the Santa Rosa mine, Atacama desert, Chile. N. Jb. Min. - Abh., 185, 27-32. (Typ-Publ.)
  • Weiß, S. (2008). Neue Mineralien: Santarosait. Lapis, Jg.33, Nr.10, S.37+61.
  • Jahn, S. (2009). Neue Mineralien 2008: Santarosait. Min.-Welt, Jg.20, Nr.5, S.72-79.
  • Hyrsl, J. (2016). Mineralien-Eldorado Anden. Min.-Welt, Jg.27, H.6, S.42-69.