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Matahambre Mine, Santa Lucia-Matahambre district, Pinar del Río Province, Cuba

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 22° North , 83° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~26km
Other regions containing this locality:The Caribbean
Köppen climate type:Aw : Tropical savanna, wet

Stockwork copper orebodies hosted in sandstones. Stratiform black shale-hosted SEDEX-type Pb-Zn ores occur in the northwestern part of the deposit (orebody no. 70).
Apart from base metal sulphides, the deposit contains Co-Ni sulfoarsenides, minor amounts of Bi-, Ag-, and Pb-selenides and tellurides.

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- Valdes-Nodarse, E.L. (1998): Pb-Zn "SEDEX" deposits and their copper stockwork roots, western Cuba. Mineralium Deposita 33, 560-567.
Miller, E. L. (1925). Report on the Matahambre Mine, Pinar Del Río, Cuba (Doctoral dissertation, University of Missouri, Rolla.).

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