Ore deposit types present on the Altiplano

Extending for an area 1,200km long and 400-700 km in width, the Altiplano hosts a big diversity of ore deposits and is highly recognized for containing a great number of Intermediate sulphidation vein systems. Several of those are world class deposits that were discovered during the Spaniards conquest (> 500 years ago). Surprisingly, most of them are still active in these days.

Ore deposit types present on the Altiplano

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