Search Help
The occurrence of gold in Usnea auratiaco-atra
Entry ID: 110-88_03

[ Update this Record ]

Abstract: In Usnea aurantiaco-atra (Jacq)- Bory, a lichen species collected in the
Antarctica, the gold content was determined by the cupellation methods, 317 ppb
and 1089 ppb dry weight were found in the lichen samples.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -62.03   S: -62.03   E: -58.15   W: -58.15

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1993-11-01
Stop Date: 1993-11-18
ISO Topic Category
Quality The analytical procedure used to determine the gold content, cupellation or
fire assay, in samples selected randomly are in accordance with those described
previously. Analysis were carried out in GEOLAB Laboratory, Santiago, Chile.
Access Constraints Public access
Use Constraints Public use
Data Set Progress
Data Center
Centro Nacional de Datos Antarticos, Instituto Antartico Chileno, Chile Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: ++56 /61/ 298135
Fax: ++56 /61/ 298149
Email: rjana at
Contact Address:
Plaza Munoz Gamero 1055
XII Region
City: Punta Arenas
Country: Chile
Email: djorquer at
Contact Address:
Luis Thayer Ojeda 814
City: Santiago
Country: Chile
View entire list
Quilhot, W. (1988), Presencia de oro en Usnea aurantiaco-atra., Ser. Cient, INACH 37, 117-119
View entire list
Extended Metadata Properties
(Click to view more)

Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-03-11
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18
[ Update this Record ]

Link to Web Site