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|Name(s) in local language(s):||Cuba|
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.
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130 valid minerals. 3 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.
Rock Types Recorded
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Rock list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
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Entries shown in red are rocks recorded for this region.
Localities in this RegionShow map
- ⭔Artemisa Province
- ⭔Camagüey Province
- ⭔Ciego de Ávila Province
- ⭔Cienfuegos Province
- ⭔Granma Province
- ⭔Guantánamo Province
- ⭔Holguín Province
- Caledonia Mine
- Los Chivos
- Mayarí-Baracoa Belt
- Mejías beach placer
- Nuevo Potosí deposit
- Sima del Jubo
- ⭔Isla de la Juventud special municipality
- Isla de la Juventud special municipality
- ⭔La Habana Province
- ⭔Las Tunas Province
- ⭔Matanzas Province
- ⭔Mayabeque Province
- Oriente Province
- ⭔Pinar del Río Province
- ⭔Sancti Spíritus Province
- ⭔Santiago de Cuba Province
- Atabex cave (Cueva Atabex)
- Daiquiri District
- El Cristo
- Firmeza District
- ⭔Sierra Maestra Mts
- ⭔Villa Clara Province
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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.