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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Detailed Description

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

Minerals (Count: 54)

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.
  • Birnie, R.W., Petersen, U. (1977). The paragenetic association and compositional zoning of lead sulfosalts at Huachocolpa, Peru. Econ. Geol. 72, 983-92.
  • Pérez-Puig Obieta, C.R., Yparraguirre Calderón, J.A. (2013). El distrito Polimetálico de Huachocolpa (Huancavelica, Perú) (The Polymetallic Mining District of Huachocolpa (Huancavelica, Peru). Acopios, 4: 1-57.
  • 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.


GUSID (Global unique identifier short form) x5m6TA4qNUu5bMYnRHmNHw
GUID (Global unique identifier) 4CBA99C7-2A0E-4B35-B96C-C62744798D1F
Database ID 27070