Huachocolpa, Distrikt


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Peru / Huancavelica, Region / Huancavelica, Provinz / Huachocolpa, Distrikt


An vulkanische Gesteine gebundene polymetallische Erzgänge.

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Huachocolpa, Huancavelica, PE
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In diesem Distrikt gibt es mehrere Dutzend Gruben, die meisten geschlossen.

Minerals (Count: 36)

Rocks (Count: 1)

Reference- and Source indication, Literature


  • McKee, E.H., Noble, D.C., Petersen, U., Arenas, M.J. & Benavides, A. (1975): “Chronology of late Tertiary volcanism and mineralization, Huachocolpa District, Central Peru”. Econ. Geol., vol.70, 388–404.
  • Hyrsl, J. & Z. Rosales I. (2009). Huachocolpa und Recracancha. Min.-Welt, Jg.20, H.6, S.66-71.
  • Hyrsl, J. (2015). Über die neuen Mineralienfunde in Peru. Min.-Welt, Jg.26, H.2, S.26-53.
  • Hyrsl, J. (2019). Rhodochrosit aus Peru. In: Rhodochrosit, ExtraLapis Nr.56, S.96-109.