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Copper Creek prospect, Lares, Puerto Rico, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 18° 17' 20'' North , 65° 50' 20'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 18.28889,-65.83889
GeoHash:G#: de30jc3s6
Locality type:Prospect
Köppen climate type:Am : Tropical monsoon climate


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The Caribbean

Region - 299 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Reference: Cox, D. P. (1985) Geology of the Tanama and Helecho porphyry copper deposits and vicinity, Puerto Rico. USGS Professional Paper 1327
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Cox, D. P. (1985) Geology of the Tanama and Helecho porphyry copper deposits and vicinity, Puerto Rico. USGS Professional Paper 1327
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: Cox, D. P. (1985) Geology of the Tanama and Helecho porphyry copper deposits and vicinity, Puerto Rico. USGS Professional Paper 1327
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Cox, D. P. (1985) Geology of the Tanama and Helecho porphyry copper deposits and vicinity, Puerto Rico. USGS Professional Paper 1327
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Cox, D. P. (1985) Geology of the Tanama and Helecho porphyry copper deposits and vicinity, Puerto Rico. USGS Professional Paper 1327
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Cox, D. P. (1985) Geology of the Tanama and Helecho porphyry copper deposits and vicinity, Puerto Rico. USGS Professional Paper 1327
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Cox, D. P. (1985) Geology of the Tanama and Helecho porphyry copper deposits and vicinity, Puerto Rico. USGS Professional Paper 1327

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Magnetite'4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Malachite'5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Anhydrite'7.AD.30CaSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
'Chrysocolla'9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
'Epidote'9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
AlAluminium
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S AnhydriteCaSO4
CaCalcium
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
FeIron
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
CuCopper
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2

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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Miocene
5.333 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 3190857
Cenozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Miocene (5.333 - 23.03 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Cenomanian - Turonian
93.9 Ma



ID: 2169698
Hato Puerco Formation

Age: Late Cretaceous (93.9 Ma)

Description: Andesitic to basaltic volcaniclastic sandstone and breccia, mudstone, conglomerate, and lava. Maximum estimated thicknesses 2,600 m. Exposed in the Gurabo, El Yunque, Fajardo, and Cayo Icacos quadrangles; previously mapped as part of the Carraizo Breccia in the Aguas Buenas quadrangle to the west

Reference: Bawiec, W.J. (editor). Geology of Puerto Rico. USGS Open-File Report 98-38. [29]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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Cox, D. P. (1985) Geology of the Tanama and Helecho porphyry copper deposits and vicinity, Puerto Rico. USGS Professional Paper 1327


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