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To Mines Chapels
This travels it is for the hill of Mine Chapels until the famous rodocrosita location or "rose of the Inca", only of the world.
Circuit of 132 round trip km, with pavement until Choya, to 18 km . Of there it leaves an on the way to cornice, consolidated, passable with caution, to 3.000 meters . This is a walk for an entire day, preferably in summer. Discover the state of the road (hill of Chapels) and the operation of the mine in advance. Take picnic and fill the tank before leaving.

Leave Andalgalá for the RP47, ascending for the hill that has a summit to 3.100 m . After 66 km it will arrive to the town of Chapels , where it is the Mine Chapels the only location in the rodocrosita world, stone semipreciosa of dark intense and rosy red color.

In this place the avid travelers of penetrating in the tunnels of the mine Santa Rita, where the pink vein of the rodocrocitas stones appears before the view of those who dare to travel the bowels of these hills. Similar situation is presented before the presence the looked avizoradas of those that dress the mine Santa Rita.

Local artisans work the rodocrosita in small sculpture pieces and goldwork. They can be contacted through the Municipal Address of Tourism.

To return to Andalgalá, use the same road.

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