Geology and mineral resources of the Altiplano and Cordillera Occidental, Bolivia

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Places:

  • Altiplano.,
  • Bolivia,
  • Cordillera Occidental.

Subjects:

  • Mines and mineral resources -- Altiplano.,
  • Mines and mineral resources -- Bolivia -- Cordillera Occidental.,
  • Geology -- Altiplano.,
  • Geology -- Bolivia -- Cordillera Occidental.

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Statementby U.S. Geological Survey and Servicio Geológico de Bolivia ; with a section on Application of economic evaluations to deposit models by Donald I. Bleiwas and Robert G. Christiansen.
SeriesU.S. Geological Survey bulletin ;, 1975
ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.), Servicio Geológico de Bolivia.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQE75 .B9 no. 1975, TN39.A4 .B9 no. 1975
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 365 p. :
Number of Pages365
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1550411M
LC Control Number91030115

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Bleiwas and Robert G. Christiansen. Format Book Published Washington: U.S. G.P.O., Description. The Altiplano plateau or Meseta del Collasuyu to differentiate it from other Andean high plateaux is a wide and long-lived intermontane sedimentary basin with no outlet; it is Altiplano is an infill of sedimentary material from both Cordillera Occidental and Cordillera origin of the Altiplano and its great height has long been major question among geologists.

Mineral deposits and occurrences of the Bolivian Altiplano and Cordillera Occidental [microform] / compiled by the U.S. Geological Survey and Servicio Geológico de Bolivia ; in cooperation with the Trade Development Program, U.S.

State Department U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey ; Books and Open-File Section, distributor. Geology And Mineral Resources Of The Altiplano And Cordillera Occidental, Bolivia.: With a section Geology and mineral resources of the Altiplano and Cordillera Occidental Application of economic evaluations to deposit models.

by U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY and SERVICIO GEOLOGICO DE BOLIVIA. As part of a two-year assessment of the geology and mineral resources of the Altiplano and Cordillera Occidental, Bolivia, aeromagnetic and gravity data were acquired from various sources and merged into Bolivia book data sets.

The data were published as contour mapes (Plates 4 and 5 of Cady and Wise,USGS) in the final report of the study. Bolivia shows a simple morphological and geological structure (Fig.

From east to west one can distinguish the following main elements of landforms: (1) Old crystalline rocks of the Brazilian shield, for the most part covered by the alluvium of the lowlands of the Beni and the northern Chaco.

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Geological Survey Bulletinp. These mountains run like a spinal cord along the western margin of South America. The highest peaks lie in Argentina at 23, feet, Peru at 22, feet, and Ecuador at 20, feet. The chain is widest in Bolivia where the Altiplano separates two distinct ranges which is the Cordillera Occidental and the Cordillera Oriental.

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Kink BA, Ellison RA, Hawkins MP The geology of the Cordillera occidental and Altiplano West of lake Titicaca, southern Peru. The Altiplano and Cordillera Occidental several mines have been described with kaolinized sediments as a result of hydrothermal alteration along with metallic mineralization.

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Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more. Bolivia’s High Plain. The Altiplano is sandwiched between the western and eastern chains of the Andes Mountains. The eastern chain is called the Cordillera Real.

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As part of a two-year assessment of the geology and mineral resources of the Altiplano and Cordillera Occidental, Bolivia, aeromagnetic and gravity data were acquired from various sources and merged into digital data sets.

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It is the most extensive area of high plateau on Earth outside bulk of the Altiplano lies in Bolivia, but its northern parts lie in Peru, and its southern parts lie in Chile and Argentina. Bolivia Natural Resources: Metals are Bolivia's most important mineral resources and include tin, zinc, tungsten, antimony, silver, iron, lead and gold.

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Bolivia Environmental. – Bolivia Mineral Belt • What types of • Main volcanic activity today is located in Cordillera Occidental Sandeman et al. () 2 Cross-sectional view of the Andean Orogeny The two cordilleras (Occidental and Oriental) are separated by a relatively flat zone (the Altiplano) The Subduction Situation • Early Cenozoic: slow convergence.

GEOLOGY AND STRATIGRAPHY OF THE JAKOKKOTA SITE The Altiplano is generally defined as the large area of moderate relief and internal drainage in the high-lands of the central Andes; elevations are between and m (Isacks, ) (Fig. It is bounded on the west by the Cordillera Occidental, an active.

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The Cordillera Oriental is a fold-and-thrust belt that consists largely of Paleozoic and Mesozoic deep marine, platform, and delta facies rocks deposited mostly on a Precambrian basement (Richter et al., b).The Cordillera Occidental, which includes the present volcanic crest of the Andes, shares a boundary with the Altiplano at the eastern and northern limit of late .Diablillos is a 7, ha property located in the Argentine Puna region, which is the southern extension of the Altiplano of southern Peru, Bolivia, and northern Chile.

It is a high plateau, separating the Cordillera Oriental to the east from the Andean Cordillera (Cordillera Occidental) to the west.

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