La Concordia mine, San Antonio de los Cobres, Los Andes department, Salta, Argentina
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||24° 11' 59'' South , 66° 24' 12'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-24.19972,-66.40333|
|Köppen climate type:||ET : Tundra|
La Concordia mining complex: located in the route between San Antonio de Los Cobres and the viaduct La Polvorilla
Silver mine worked since the 19th century and is 4144 metres above the sea level. The pique or tunnel is located just below the railway station and has a depth of 150 meters.
Polymetallic epithermal veins associated with Miocene dacites intruding Paleozoic sediments. La Concordia, El Recuerdo, La Paz, and Matilde veins are the most important.
22 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.