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.
10 valid minerals.
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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.).