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Archipelago in the northeastern Caribbean, an unincorporated territory of the United States of America.
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.
Rock Types Recorded
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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