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Cuba

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Area:109,884 km2


Fourteen provinces and one special municipality (the Isla de la Juventud) now comprise Cuba. These in turn were formerly part of six larger historical provinces: Pinar del Río, Habana, Matanzas, Las Villas, Camagüey and Oriente.

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

Acanthite

Actinolite

Albite

var: Andesine

'Albite-Anorthite Series'

Altaite

Amphibole Supergroup

Analcime

'Andesine-oligoclase'

Andradite

Anglesite

Anhydrite

Anorthite

var: Bytownite

Antigorite

'Antillite'

'Apatite'

Aragonite

Armenite

Arsenopyrite

Awaruite

Azurite

Baryte

Beudantite

'Biotite'

Bismuthinite

Bornite

Boulangerite

Brochantite

Calaverite

Calcite

'Calcite Group'

Celadonite

Chalcanthite

Chalcocite

Chalcopyrite

Chlorellestadite

'Chlorite Group'

Chloritoid

Chromite

var: Ferrian Chromite

Chrysotile

Clinochlore

var: Chromian Clinochlore

var: Sheridanite

'Clinozoisite-Epidote Series'

Copper

Covellite

Cryptomelane

Cubanite (TL)

Cuprite

Cuproiridsite

Deerite

Dolomite

Edenite

'Electrum'

Enargite

Epidote

Erlichmanite

'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'

Ferberite

Ferricopiapite

Fluorapatite

Fraipontite

Galena

Gallite

'Garnet'

Germanite

Gibbsite

Glaucophane

Goethite

Gold

Gypsum

Halotrichite

Heazlewoodite

Hematite

var: Specularite

Hercynite

var: Picotite

Hessite

Hollingworthite

'Hornblende'

Hydroxylapatite

Hydroxylellestadite

Ilmenite

Irarsite

Iridarsenite

Iridium

Jadeite

Jamesonite

Kaolinite

'K Feldspar'

Kochkarite

Kyanite

'Labradorite'

Laumontite

Laurite

Lawsonite

'Limonite'

Lithiophorite

Lizardite

Löllingite

Maghemite

Magnesio-hornblende

Magnetite

Malachite

'Manganese Oxides'

Manganite

Marcasite

Matildite

Millerite

Muscovite

var: Sericite

Neotocite

Nontronite

'Olivine'

Omphacite

Opal

var: Moss Opal

Orientite (TL)

'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'

Paragonite

Pentlandite

Petzite

'Phengite'

'Phillipsite'

Phlogopite

Plumbojarosite

Prehnite

'Pumpellyite'

Pyrargyrite

Pyrite

Pyrolusite

Pyrrhotite

Quartz

var: Bayate

var: Chalcedony

var: Jasper

Ranciéite

Romanèchite

Rucklidgeite

Rutile

'Scapolite'

Scheelite

'Serpentine Subgroup'

Siderite

Silicon (TL)

Silver

'Smectite Group'

Sphalerite

Stibnite

Stromeyerite

Stützite

Sylvanite

Talc

Tennantite

Tetrahedrite

Titanite

Tobermorite

Todorokite

'Törnebohmite'

'Tourmaline'

Tsumoite

Uvarovite

Valleriite

Volynskite

Whitlockite

Wollastonite

Zircon


131 valid minerals. 3 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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References

Pardo, G. (2009) Geology of Cuba. American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG), AAPG Studies in Geology 58: 73 p.

Iturralde-Vinent, M.A., García-Casco, A., Rojas-Agramonte, Y., Proenza, J.A., Murphy, J.B., and Stern, R.J. (2016) The geology of Cuba: A brief overview and synthesis. GSA Today, Geological Society of America: 26 (10): 4-10.

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