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Published: 14 February 2018
Seismological Research Letters (2018)
... 8.1 Iquique earthquake in northern Chile. The applied method is based on accurate measurements of the P‐wave coda polarization, which exhibits systematic, azimuth‐dependent variations with time as the earthquake rupture propagates. We demonstrate a general consistency with observations from...
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Journal: Economic Geology
Published: 01 March 2017
Economic Geology (2017) 112 (2): 295-318.
... of sulfide minerals in porphyry deposits and iron oxides in IOCG deposits). Genetic comparisons are complicated by the broad definition of IOCG deposits; here we restrict our study to IOCG deposits that are related to igneous intrusive systems. In the Mesozoic Coastal Cordillera of northern Chile, both...
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Published: 10 November 2016
Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences (2016) 53 (11): 1227-1245.
... . Upper Cenozoic volcanism and tectonism in the Andes of northern Chile . Earth-Science Reviews , 18 : 285 – 302 . 10.1016/0012-8252(82)90041-1 . Lamb , S. 2000 . Active Deformation in the Bolivian Andes, South America . Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth , 105 ( B11 ): 25627...
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Published: 01 May 2016
European Journal of Mineralogy (2016) 28 (2): 355-374.
...Satoshi Nakano; Shoji Kojima; Kuniaki Makino; Masahiro Kayama; Hirotsugu Nishido; Junji Akai AbstractCryptoperthitic alkali feldspars in the Cerro Colorado monzonites from the Atacama Desert, northern Chile, exhibit bluish iridescence. Three types of cryptoperthites are developed over a grain...
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Journal: Geology
Published: 01 May 2016
Geology (2016) 44 (5): 387-390.
... aperture. The orientation and opening of the oldest cracks in the forearc are indicative of the modal or most common rupture area of major megathrust earthquakes in the region. While the long-term preservation of cracks may be limited to northern Chile, similar features likely form during strong...
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Journal: Economic Geology
Published: 01 January 2016
Economic Geology (2016) 111 (1): 1-28.
... of northern Chile by ELA-ICP-MS and SHRIMP : Geology , v. 29 , p. 383 – 386 . Ballard J. Palin M. Campbell I. , 2002 , Relative oxidation states of magmas inferred from Ce(IV)/Ce(III) in zircon: application to porphyry copper deposits of northern Chile : Contributions to Mineralogy...
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Journal: Geosphere
Published: 01 October 2015
Geosphere (2015) 11 (5): 1438-1474.
...Teresa Jordan; Christian Herrera Lameli; Naomi Kirk-Lawlor; Linda Godfrey AbstractIn the Loa water system of the Atacama Desert in northern Chile, careful management of groundwater is vital and data are sparse. Several key management questions focus on aquifers that occur in the Calama sedimentary...
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Journal: Geology
Published: 01 August 2015
Geology (2015) 43 (8): 671-674.
...Gabriel González; Pablo Salazar; John P. Loveless; Richard W. Allmendinger; Felipe Aron; Mahesh Shrivastava AbstractAfter 137 years without a great earthquake, the Mw 8.1 Pisagua event of 1 April 2014 occurred in the central portion of the southern Peru–northern Chile subduction zone...
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Published: 01 May 2015
Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis (2015) 15 (2-3): 222-233.
... dispersion factorial kriging analysis Fig. 1. Location of the Campanani, Casualidad and Inca de Oro prospects in northern Chile. Fig. 2. Geological map and sampling sites at the Campanani Prospect (modified from García et al . 2004 ). Fig. 3. Geological map and sampling sites at the Casualidad...
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Journal: Economic Geology
Published: 01 January 2015
Economic Geology (2015) 110 (1): 253-262.
... resolved for super-giant Chuquicamata copper deposit of northern Chile by ELA-ICP-MS : Geology , v. 29 , p. 383 – 386 . Bandy M.C. , 1938 , Mineralogy of three sulphate deposits of northern Chile : Journal of the Mineralogical Society of America , v. 3 , p. 669 – 760 . Baumgartner...
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Series: GSA Memoirs
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1130/MEM212
Journal Article
Published: 01 October 2014
Journal of Sedimentary Research (2014) 84 (10): 897-909.
... transport over the Mejillones Pampa in the coastal Atacama Desert of northern Chile : Geomorphology , v. 120 , p. 312 – 325 . Flores-Aqueveque V. Caquineau S. Alfaro S...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 April 2014
Journal of Sedimentary Research (2014) 84 (4): 238-244.
.... 2010 , Aeolian erosion and sand transport over the Mejillones Pampa in the coastal Atacama Desert of northern Chile : Geomorphology , v. 120 , p. 312 – 325 . Frančišković-Bilinski S. Bilinski H...
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Published: 01 September 2013
European Journal of Mineralogy (2013) 25 (3): 453-460.
...) analysis reveals that bornite (81–649 ppm Ag) and chalcopyrite (0.61–2211 ppm Ag) are major hosts for silver in the Mantos Blancos deposit (500 Mt, @1 wt% Cu), the largest Jurassic stratabound Cu-(±Ag) deposit in the Costal Range of northern Chile. Gold concentrations are generally two orders of magnitude...
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Journal: Economic Geology
Published: 01 June 2013
Economic Geology (2013) 108 (4): 585-604.
...Richard H. Sillitoe; Justin Tolman; Glen Van Kerkvoort AbstractThe Caspiche porphyry gold-copper deposit, part of the Maricunga gold-silver-copper belt of northern Chile, was discovered in 2007 beneath postmineral cover by the third company to explore the property over a 21-year period...
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Journal: Economic Geology
Published: 01 November 2012
Economic Geology (2012) 107 (7): 1457-1478.
...Merline L. Djouka-Fonkwé; Kurt Kyser; Alan H. Clark; Esteban Urqueta; Christopher J. Oates; Christian Ihlenfeld AbstractThe Collahuasi district is a porphyry Cu-Mo subprovince located on the Andean high plateau of northern Chile. Late Eocene-early Oligocene mineralization in the district involved...
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Journal: Geology
Published: 01 September 2012
Geology (2012) 40 (9): 851-854.
...Jay Quade; Peter Reiners; Christa Placzek; Ari Matmon; Martin Pepper; Lujendra Ojha; Kendra Murray AbstractWe found clusters of 0.5–8 t boulders worn to smoothness around their midsections in the Atacama Desert of northern Chile. We suggest that the boulder smoothing is the cumulative result...
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Series: Special Publications of the Society of Economic Geologists
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.5382/SP.16.02
EISBN: 9781629490410
... Abstract The Chuquicamata district of northern Chile contains > 130 million metric tons (Mt) Cu in resources and past production. The mineralization occurs in various types of Eocene to early Oligocene porphyry Cu systems hosted by Paleozoic and Triassic volcanic and Triassic granodiorite...
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Series: Special Publications of the Society of Economic Geologists
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.5382/SP.16.03
EISBN: 9781629490410
... Abstract The giant Escondida district in northern Chile, discovered in 1981, includes the major porphyry copper deposits at Escondida-Escondida Este, Escondida Norte-Zaldívar, Pampa Escondida, and two small deposits (the Escondida cluster), besides the Chimborazo deposit. The district contains...
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Published: 01 July 2011
Journal of the Geological Society (2011) 168 (4): 1047-1060.
...Marcelo García; Rodrigo Riquelme; Marcelo Farías; Gérard Hérail; Reynaldo Charrier Abstract:Major fluvial incision (600–1000 m) affecting the Coastal Cordillera and Central Depression of northern Chile is analysed to evaluate supposed coeval uplift of the Altiplano and/or climatic changes...
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