Laguna Kollpa (Collpa Laguna), Sud Lípez Province, Potosí Department, Bolivia
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||22° 28' 20'' South , 67° 24' 40'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-22.47222,-67.41111|
Alkaline brine lake (pH 10.8) covering 90 hectares, almost circular, 800 metres diameter, average depth 1.5 metres, elevation 4,700 metres. Waters contain 6% Na carbonate, 2.6% NaCl, 0.5% organic compounds.
3 valid minerals.
This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.
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0 - 66 Ma
|Cenozoic mixed volcanic, volcaniclastic and sedimentary rocks|
Age: Cenozoic (0 - 66 Ma)
Reference: Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d.