The eruptive periods in the Puna de Atacama

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César R. Vilela


In the considered region there are interesting geological features. Metamorphic (Proterozoic), crystalline (Granite and related rocks), sedimentary (Pirgüa Strata or "Lower Sandstones" and Calcareous Dolomitic Horizon, Cerro 
Morado Strata, Calchaqueños Strata and Quaternary) and eruptive (Dacites and old dacite tuffs, Andesites and andesite tuffs, Darcites and new dacite tuffs, and Basalt) appears.

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Vilela, C. R. (1953). The eruptive periods in the Puna de Atacama. Revista De La Asociación Geológica Argentina, 8(1), 5-36. Retrieved from