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Geology of the Huancavelica quicksilver district, Peru

Robert G. Yates

Geology of the Huancavelica quicksilver district, Peru

by Robert G. Yates

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology -- Peru -- Cordillera Occidental.,
  • Mercury ores -- Peru -- Cordillera Occidental.,
  • Mines and mineral resources -- Peru -- Cordillera Occidental.,
  • Mercury mines and mining -- Peru -- Cordillera Occidental.,
  • Ore deposits -- Peru -- Cordillera Occidental.,
  • Rocks, Sedimentary -- Peru -- Cordillera Occidental.,
  • Rocks, Igneous -- Peru -- Cordillera Occidental.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Robert G. Yates, Dean F. Kent, and Jaime Fernandez Concha.
    SeriesGeologic investigations in the American Republics, Geological Survey bulletin -- 975-A
    ContributionsKent, Dean Frederick, 1915-, Fernández Concha, Jaime., Instituto Geológico del Perú., United States. Interdepartmental Committee on Scientific and Cultural Cooperation., Geological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination45 p. :
    Number of Pages45
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22978130M

    I A Geology of the Huancavelica Quicksilver District Peru I B Geology of the Quicksilver Deposits of Canoas, Zacatecas Mexico I C Magnesite Deposits in the Serra das Eguas, Brumado Bahia, Brazil I D Geology of South-Central Oriente, Cuba I E Geology and Ore Deposits of the Atacocha District. Read Volume 85 Issue 7 of Economic Geology. 40 Ar/ 39 Ar ages of magmatism and tungsten-polymetallic mineralization, Pa Choquene District, southeastern Peru.

    Bailey, E. H. and Everhart, D. L., , Geology and quicksilver deposits of the New Almaden district, Santa Clara County, California: U.S. Geological Survey.   The main source of cinnabar for prehispanic Peru was the Huancavelica Mercury Mining Zone in the south-central highlands of Peru. The Huancavelica Mining District is the largest mercury deposit in the Western Hemisphere (Berry and Singleweld Jr., , Lohmann, , Burger and Matos, , Petersen, ).

    The geology and paleontology of the Huancavelica mercury district The 'Black Legend' of Huancavelica: The Mita debates and opposition to wage-labor in . Online Resource Book Published [Washington, D.C.]: United States Department of the Interior, Geological Survey, Geological Survey bulletin D. Contributions to general geology ; Notes Title from title screen (viewed J ). Geology of the Huancavelica quicksilver district, Peru. Yates, Robert G. (Robert Giertz.


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Geology of the Huancavelica quicksilver district, Peru by Robert G. Yates Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Yates, Robert G. (Robert Giertz), Geology of the Huancavelica quicksilver district, Peru (OCoLC) Additional Physical Format: Print version: Yates, Robert G. (Robert Giertz), Geology of the Huancavelica quicksilver district, Peru (OCoLC) Huancavelica (Spanish pronunciation: [waŋkaβeˈlika] ()) or Wankawilka in Quechua is a city in is the capital of the department of Huancavelica and according to the census had a population of 49, people.

The city was established on August 5, by the Viceroy of Peru book Francisco de Toledo. Indigenous peoples represent a major percentage of the y: Peru. On the basis of an examination of the colonial mercury and silver production processes and related labor systems, Mercury, Mining, and Empire explores the effects of mercury pollution in colonial Huancavelica, Peru, and Potosí, in present-day Bolivia.

The book presents a multifaceted and interwoven tale of what colonial exploitation of. Geology of the Huancavelica quicksilver district, Peru Author: Robert Giertz Yates, Deane Frederick Kent, Jaime Fernández Concha, Instituto Geológico del Perú, United States. Interdepartmental Committee on Scientific and Cultural Cooperation Created Date: 8/21/ PM.

Full text of "The geology and paleontology of the Huancavelica mercury district" See other formats Google This is a digital copy of a book that was preserved for generations on Hbrary shelves before it was carefully scanned by Google as part of a project to make the world's books discoverable online.

Timing and interrelation of magmatic, tectonic, and hydrothermal activity at the Orcopampa District, southern Peru Economic Geology K-Ar dating of Miocene magmatism and related epithermal mineralization of the northeastern Altiplano of Bolivia. During Colonial times () gold was produced mainly from placers, silver from the Hualgayoc, Cerro de Pasco, Castrovirreyna, and Cailloma districts, and mercury from the Huancavelica district.

Donald C. Noble, Cesar E. Vidal C.; Association of silver with mercury, arsenic, antimony, and carbonaceous material at the Huancavelica District, Peru. The Huancavelica cinnabar-mercury occurrence is the most well-known, but not the only, cinnabar-mercury occurrence in Peru.

Therefore, a compilation of the approximately 20 other cinnabar-mercury occurrences is important in assessing the regional availability of this important mineral and its industrial uses in pre-contact Peru.

These include: 1) cinnabar use as an ancient red pigment and, 2. Guillermo Lohmann Villena, Las minas de Huancavelica en los siglos XVI y XVII (). Robert G. Yates, Dean F. Kent, and Jaime Fernández Concha, Geology of the Huancavelica Quicksilver District, Peru ().

Henri Favre, "Caracteres sociales fundamentales de la aglo-meración urbana de Huancavelica," in Cuadernos de antropología 8 (): “Timing of volcanic and hydrothermal activity, Huancavelica mercury district, Peru”.

Economic Geology, p. – The Huancavelica cinnabar-mercury occurrence is the most well-known, but not the only, cinnabar-mercury occurrence in Peru. Therefore, a compilation of the approximately 20 other cinnabar-mercury occurrences is important in assessing the regional availability of this important mineral and its industrial uses in pre-contact Peru.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Berry, Edward Wilber, Geology and paleontology of the Huancavelica mercury district. Baltimore, Johns Hopkins Press, Mercury was available in Huancavelica, Perú, as a native metal and as cinnabar [HgS], which was powdered and used for funeral preparations, pigments, and retorted to obtain mercury.

Small-scale placer gold mining requires initial gravity concentration, or panning, and then mercury is used to amalgamate and recover the fine-grained gold. Peru is rich in minerals and mining history dating back to the Incas and hundreds of years mining by the Spanish.

The nation is most renowned for silver mining, and for having the world’s fourth largest mercury mine at has over mineral localities, including at least 27 type localities reported in Combined databases from MRDS (from the USGS) and INGEMMET.

(A) Geology of the Huancavelica quicksilver district, Peru, by Robert G. Yates, Dean F. Kent, and James Fernandez Concha_____ 1 (B) Geology of the quicksilver deposits of Canoas, Zacatecas, Mexico, by David Gallagher_____ 47 (C) Magnesite deposits.

material at the Huancavelica district, Peru. Economic. Geol Geology of the Huancavelica quicksilver district, Peru. U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin A, 59 pp. Inthe volume of gold provided by Atahualpa, the Inka king, as ransom for his release from the Spanish was hard evidence for the efficient small-scale gold mining that took place before European contact and the number of gold occurrences in the Andes.

At Huancavelica, Perú, mercury occurs as a native metal and as cinnabar [HgS], which was used for pigments, funeral preparations, and. A visit to the Death Mine of Santa Barbara can be captivating, causing one to dig through its history.

I have written on experiences while staying in Huancavelica, and mapping the geology of the district, in “Fields Days in Peru.” And over the years, have spoken with various researchers investigating different aspects of the mercury mine.

Specializing in Andean geology and exploration of South America for copper and zinc. Along with my wife we recently made the book "Hot Springs of the Andes." Author of the guidebook "Mount Whitney.Geology of the quicksilver deposits of Canoas, Zacatecas, Mexico / by David Gallagher. Format Online Resource Book Published [Washington, D.C.]: United States Department of the Interior, Geological Survey, Washington: United States Government Printing Office Description.The term Southern Quechua refers to the Quechuan varieties spoken in regions of the Andes south of a line roughly east–west between the cities of Huancayo and Huancavelica in central Peru.

With the discovery of the great silver and gold lodes at Potosí (present-day Bolivia) and Huancavelica, the viceroyalty flourished as an important provider of mineral resources. Mercury deposits were.