Palomo Mine


Path to the site

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

Jour­ney De­scrip­tion

Zwischen Julcani und San Genaro. W-Ende des Distriktes.

Ex­po­sure de­scrip­tion

Grube (aufgelassen).



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⚒ Palomo, Huachocolpa, Huancavelica, PE
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Minerals (Count: 19)

Mineral images (32 Images total)

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Bildbreite: 1 mm; Fundort: Palomo Mine, Castrovirreyna Province, Huancavelica Department, Peru

Copyright: Christian Rewitzer
Contribution: Hg 2009-06-27
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Realgar with orpiment from Palomo Mine, Castrovirreyna Province, Huancavelica Department, Peru; Size 45 x 30 x 20 mm

Collection: pegmatite
Copyright: pegmatite
Contribution: pegmatite 2012-07-05
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Mina Palomo, Huachocolpa,
Huancávelica, Peru
Größe: 0,1 cm

Copyright: Christian Rewitzer
Contribution: Collector 2011-11-14
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Reference- and Source indication, Literature


  • Hyrsl, J. & Rosales, Z. (2005). Neue Mineralfunde in Peru 2000-2005. Min.-Welt, Jg.16, Nr.6, S.48-57.
  • Hyrsl, J. (2008). Südamerika aktuell: Neue Mineralienfunde in Peru 2005 bis 2008. Min.-Welt, Jg.19, Nr.5, S.26-41.
  • Hyrsl, J. (2008). The Palomo Mine, Huancavelica Department, Peru. Min. Rec., Vol.39, H.2, S.95-99.
  • Kampf, A.R., Downs, R.T., Housley, R.M., Jenkins, R.A., Hyršl, J. and Gibbs, G.V. (2011). Anorpiment. Min. Mag. 75, S.2857-67. IMA 2011-014. CNMNC Newsl. No.10, S.2551. (Typ-Publ.)
  • Hyrsl, J. (2016). Mineralien-Eldorado Anden. Min.-Welt, Jg.27, H.6, S.42-69.
  • Hyrsl, J. (2019). Neue Mineralien-Funde in Peru von 2015 bis 2018. Min.-Welt, Jg.30, H.1, S.42-59.