O2. Copper-Molybdenum Ore
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Description: 

Copper-molybdenum porphyry mineralisation consisting of veins and disseminated grains of chalcopyrite, bornite and molybdenite, accompanied by anhydrite, orthoclase perthite, quartz and tourmaline, in altered quartz diorite, Los Pelambres mine, Chile. Note dissolution around some of the anhydrite crystals resulting in holes in the thin section. 

 

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Location description: 
Los Pelambres mine, Chile
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Not known
Ma = Millions of years ago
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Type: 
igneous
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