Memé Mine, Terre Neuve district, L'Artibonite Department, Haiti
|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.
9 valid minerals.
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