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Puerto Rico

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Laterite on serpentinite

Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
pamphlet about cabo rojo

Las Salinas, Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico
part 2 of pamphlet on cabo rojo

Las Salinas, Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico
Laterite on serpentinite

Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
pamphlet about cabo rojo

Las Salinas, Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico
part 2 of pamphlet on cabo rojo

Las Salinas, Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico
Laterite on serpentinite

Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
pamphlet about cabo rojo

Las Salinas, Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico
 
Location is approximate, based on center of defined region.
 
Latitude & Longitude: 18° North , 66° West (est.)
Area:9,104 km2
Other regions containing this locality:The Caribbean


Archipelago in the northeastern Caribbean.

Puerto Rico is subdivided into 78 municipalities which function as counties (there are no districts or regions).


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40 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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References

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Dennis P . Cox and Reginald P. Briggs (1973): METALLOGENIC MAP OF PUERTO RICO. MISCELLANEOUS GEOLOGIC INVESTIGATIONS MAP I-72 1
U.S. Geological Survey Minerals Team Walter J. Bawiec, Editor (1998) Geology, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Mineral Occurrences and Mineral Resource Assessment for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico USGS Open-File Report 98-038

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