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Memé Mine, Terre Neuve district, L'Artibonite Department, Haiti

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 19° 31' 0'' North , 72° 41' 59'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 19.51667,-72.70000
Other regions containing this locality:The Caribbean
Age:~145.0 Ma to present day
Geologic Time:Late Jurassic : Cretaceous to Quaternary
Reference for age:Kesler, S.E. (1968) Contact-Localized Ore Formation at the Memé Mine, Haiti. Economic Geology 63: 541-552.
Köppen climate type:Aw : Tropical savanna, wet


Skarn and porphyry copper deposit.
The mine is one of the largest hypogene metal mines in the Greater Antilles.


Mineral List


9 valid minerals.

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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References

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Kesler, S.E. (1968) Contact-Localized Ore Formation at the Memé Mine, Haiti. Economic Geology 63: 541-552.
Harnish, D.E., Brown, P.E. (1986) Petrogenesis of the Casseus Cu-Fe skarn, Terre Neuve District, Haiti. Economic Geology 81 (7): 1801-1807.
Evans, A.M. (1997) An Introduction to Economic Geology and its Environmental Impact. Blackwell Science Ltd (Oxford), 370 pages.
Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., Moring, B.C. (2008) Porphyry copper deposits of the world: Database and grade and tonnage models, 2008. US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Kesler, S.E., 1966, Geology and ore deposits of the Memé-Casseus district, Haiti. Unpublished Ph.D thesis, Stanford University, California, 156 pages.

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