Metallogenetic epochs and provinces of Bolivia

  title={Metallogenetic epochs and provinces of Bolivia},
  author={Fr. Ahlfeld},
  journal={Mineralium Deposita},
AbstractPart I. An attempt is made to solve the relationships between tectonism, magmatism and the formation of ore deposits using the Bolivian tin-province as an example. In the eastern Cordillera we are not dealing with an orthogeosyncline, but with a fault-block mountain system. Vertical movements of the fault blocks are predominant. An approximately E-W trending, old geotectonic zone of weakness divides the tin district into two parts which differ from each other in their history of… CONTINUE READING