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A mineralogical and fluid inclusion study of the Patricia Zn-Pb-Ag Deposit ( Paguanta , NE Chile )

  title={A mineralogical and fluid inclusion study of the Patricia Zn-Pb-Ag Deposit ( Paguanta , NE Chile )},
  author={Dar{\'i}o Chinchilla and Andrea L. Rodriguez and Rub{\'e}n Pi{\~n}a and Lorena Ortega and Rosario Lunar},
The Patricia Zn-Pb-Ag ore deposit is located within the Paguanta mining project, situated at the northern end of the Andean Oligocene Porphyry Copper Belt of Chile. The sulfide mineralization occurs as W-E oriented veins hosted in volcanic rocks, mainly andesite (pyroclastic, ash and lavas), of Upper Cretaceous to Middle Tertiary age. The ore mineralogy comprises pyrite, sphalerite (5.5 -10.89 wt % Fe), arsenopyrite, galena, chalcopyrite and Ag-bearing sulfosalts. These Ag-bearing sulfosalts… Expand

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