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Arimao-Norte, Cienfuegos Province, Cuba

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 22° North , 80° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~59km
Köppen climate type:Aw : Tropical savanna, wet


Some material recovered from drill hole PBW-19 contained meters of 97%+ ellestadite. (possibly associated with porphry copper deposit.)

Regions containing this locality

The Caribbean

Region - 299 mineral species & varietal names listed

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14 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: Лицарев М.А. и др. Гидроксилэллестадит из гранат-волластонитовых скарнов Аримао-Норте (Куба), //Записки ВМО, 1998, N6, c.68-75.; Litsarev, M. A., Organova, N. I., Khranach, P., Chukanov, N. V., Kuz’mina, O. V., Kartashov, P. M., ... & Zadov, A. E. (1998). Hydroxylellestadite from the Arimao Norte Garnet–Wollastonite Skarn (Cuba). Zap. Vseross. Mineral. O–va, 127(6), 68-75.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Litsarev, M. A., Organova, N. I., Khranach, P., Chukanov, N. V., Kuz’mina, O. V., Kartashov, P. M., ... & Zadov, A. E. (1998). Hydroxylellestadite from the Arimao Norte Garnet–Wollastonite Skarn (Cuba). Zap. Vseross. Mineral. O–va, 127(6), 68-75.
Chlorellestadite
Formula: Ca5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5Cl
Reference: Stanislav M. Alexandrov analytical data
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Zateeva, S. N., Sokol, E. V., & Sharygin, V. V. (2007). Specificity of pyrometamorphic minerals of the ellestadite group. Geology of Ore Deposits, 49(8), 792-805.; Litsarev, M. A., Organova, N. I., Khranach, P., Chukanov, N. V., Kuz’mina, O. V., Kartashov, P. M., ... & Zadov, A. E. (1998). Hydroxylellestadite from the Arimao Norte Garnet–Wollastonite Skarn (Cuba). Zap. Vseross. Mineral. O–va, 127(6), 68-75.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Zateeva, S. N., Sokol, E. V., & Sharygin, V. V. (2007). Specificity of pyrometamorphic minerals of the ellestadite group. Geology of Ore Deposits, 49(8), 792-805.
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Litsarev, M. A., Organova, N. I., Khranach, P., Chukanov, N. V., Kuz’mina, O. V., Kartashov, P. M., ... & Zadov, A. E. (1998). Hydroxylellestadite from the Arimao Norte Garnet–Wollastonite Skarn (Cuba). Zap. Vseross. Mineral. O–va, 127(6), 68-75.
Hydroxylellestadite
Formula: Ca5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5(OH)
Reference: Лицарев М.А. и др. Гидроксилэллестадит из гранат-волластонитовых скарнов Аримао-Норте (Куба), //Записки ВМО, 1998, N6, c.68-75.; Chukanov, N. V. (2013). Infrared spectra of mineral species: extended library. Springer Science & Business Media.; Zateeva, S. N., Sokol, E. V., & Sharygin, V. V. (2007). Specificity of pyrometamorphic minerals of the ellestadite group. Geology of Ore Deposits, 49(8), 792-805.; Litsarev, M. A., Organova, N. I., Khranach, P., Chukanov, N. V., Kuz’mina, O. V., Kartashov, P. M., ... & Zadov, A. E. (1998). Hydroxylellestadite from the Arimao Norte Garnet–Wollastonite Skarn (Cuba). Zap. Vseross. Mineral. O–va, 127(6), 68-75.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Litsarev, M. A., Organova, N. I., Khranach, P., Chukanov, N. V., Kuz’mina, O. V., Kartashov, P. M., ... & Zadov, A. E. (1998). Hydroxylellestadite from the Arimao Norte Garnet–Wollastonite Skarn (Cuba). Zap. Vseross. Mineral. O–va, 127(6), 68-75.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Litsarev, M. A., Organova, N. I., Khranach, P., Chukanov, N. V., Kuz’mina, O. V., Kartashov, P. M., ... & Zadov, A. E. (1998). Hydroxylellestadite from the Arimao Norte Garnet–Wollastonite Skarn (Cuba). Zap. Vseross. Mineral. O–va, 127(6), 68-75.
Scawtite
Formula: Ca7(Si3O9)2CO3 · 2H2O
Reference: Chukanov, N. V. (2013). Infrared spectra of mineral species: extended library. Springer Science & Business Media.
'Skarn'
Reference: Zateeva, S. N., Sokol, E. V., & Sharygin, V. V. (2007). Specificity of pyrometamorphic minerals of the ellestadite group. Geology of Ore Deposits, 49(8), 792-805.; Litsarev, M. A., Organova, N. I., Khranach, P., Chukanov, N. V., Kuz’mina, O. V., Kartashov, P. M., ... & Zadov, A. E. (1998). Hydroxylellestadite from the Arimao Norte Garnet–Wollastonite Skarn (Cuba). Zap. Vseross. Mineral. O–va, 127(6), 68-75.
Stilpnomelane
Formula: (K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
Reference: Litsarev, M. A., Organova, N. I., Khranach, P., Chukanov, N. V., Kuz’mina, O. V., Kartashov, P. M., ... & Zadov, A. E. (1998). Hydroxylellestadite from the Arimao Norte Garnet–Wollastonite Skarn (Cuba). Zap. Vseross. Mineral. O–va, 127(6), 68-75.
Tobermorite
Formula: [Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
Reference: А.Е.Задов и др. Новые находки и исследования минералов группы тоберморита, //Записки ВМО, 1995, т.124, N2, с.36-54.; Chukanov, N. V. (2013). Infrared spectra of mineral species: extended library. Springer Science & Business Media.
Vesuvianite
Formula: (Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Reference: Zateeva, S. N., Sokol, E. V., & Sharygin, V. V. (2007). Specificity of pyrometamorphic minerals of the ellestadite group. Geology of Ore Deposits, 49(8), 792-805.; Litsarev, M. A., Organova, N. I., Khranach, P., Chukanov, N. V., Kuz’mina, O. V., Kartashov, P. M., ... & Zadov, A. E. (1998). Hydroxylellestadite from the Arimao Norte Garnet–Wollastonite Skarn (Cuba). Zap. Vseross. Mineral. O–va, 127(6), 68-75.
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Reference: Proc.Russ.Min.Soc. 127(6): 68-74.; Chukanov, N. V. (2013). Infrared spectra of mineral species: extended library. Springer Science & Business Media.; Zateeva, S. N., Sokol, E. V., & Sharygin, V. V. (2007). Specificity of pyrometamorphic minerals of the ellestadite group. Geology of Ore Deposits, 49(8), 792-805.
Xonotlite
Formula: Ca6(Si6O17)(OH)2
Reference: Litsarev, M. A., Organova, N. I., Khranach, P., Chukanov, N. V., Kuz’mina, O. V., Kartashov, P. M., ... & Zadov, A. E. (1998). Hydroxylellestadite from the Arimao Norte Garnet–Wollastonite Skarn (Cuba). Zap. Vseross. Mineral. O–va, 127(6), 68-75.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Magnetite'4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
'Andradite'9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
'Chlorellestadite'9.AH.25Ca5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5Cl
'Diopside'9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
'Grossular'9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
'Hydroxylellestadite'9.AH.25Ca5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5(OH)
'Scawtite'9.CK.15Ca7(Si3O9)2CO3 · 2H2O
'Stilpnomelane'9.EG.40(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
'Tobermorite'9.DG.10[Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
'Vesuvianite'9.BG.35(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
'Wollastonite'9.DG.05CaSiO3
'Xonotlite'9.DG.35Ca6(Si6O17)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Skarn'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Chlorellestadite52.4.9.5Ca5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5Cl
Hydroxylellestadite52.4.9.4Ca5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5(OH)
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)
Vesuvianite58.2.4.1(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Group 64 - CYCLOSILICATES Rings with Other Anions and Insular Silicate Groups
Rings with Other Anions and Insular Silicate Groups: 3-membered rings with other anion groups
Scawtite64.2.1.1Ca7(Si3O9)2CO3 · 2H2O
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Wollastonite65.2.1.1cCaSiO3
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Ca-Na subgroup
Xonotlite66.3.1.1Ca6(Si6O17)(OH)2
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 3-, 4-, or 5-membered rings and 8-membered rings
Tobermorite72.3.2.1[Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined islands
Stilpnomelane74.1.1.1(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Skarn'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H HydroxylellestaditeCa5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5(OH)
H ScawtiteCa7(Si3O9)2CO3 · 2H2O
H Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
H Tobermorite[Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
H Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
H XonotliteCa6(Si6O17)(OH)2
BBoron
B Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C ScawtiteCa7(Si3O9)2CO3 · 2H2O
OOxygen
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O CalciteCaCO3
O ChlorellestaditeCa5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5Cl
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O HydroxylellestaditeCa5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5(OH)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O ScawtiteCa7(Si3O9)2CO3 · 2H2O
O Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
O Tobermorite[Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
O Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
O WollastoniteCaSiO3
O XonotliteCa6(Si6O17)(OH)2
FFluorine
F Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
NaSodium
Na Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
Na Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
MgMagnesium
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
Mg Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
AlAluminium
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Al Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
Al Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
SiSilicon
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si ChlorellestaditeCa5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5Cl
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si HydroxylellestaditeCa5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5(OH)
Si ScawtiteCa7(Si3O9)2CO3 · 2H2O
Si Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
Si Tobermorite[Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
Si Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Si WollastoniteCaSiO3
Si XonotliteCa6(Si6O17)(OH)2
SSulfur
S ChlorellestaditeCa5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5Cl
S HydroxylellestaditeCa5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5(OH)
S PyriteFeS2
ClChlorine
Cl ChlorellestaditeCa5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5Cl
KPotassium
K Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
CaCalcium
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca ChlorellestaditeCa5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5Cl
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca HydroxylellestaditeCa5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5(OH)
Ca ScawtiteCa7(Si3O9)2CO3 · 2H2O
Ca Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
Ca Tobermorite[Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
Ca Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Ca WollastoniteCaSiO3
Ca XonotliteCa6(Si6O17)(OH)2
FeIron
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
Fe Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10

References

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- А.Е.Задов, Н.В.Чуканов, Н.И.Органова, Д.И.Белаковский, А.В.Федоров, П.М.Карташов, О.В.Кузьмина, М.А.Лицарев, А.В.Мохов, А.Б.Лоскутов, В.И.Финько Новые находки и исследования минералов группы тоберморита, //Записки ВМО, 1995, т.124, N2, с.36-54.
- Лицарев М.А., Органова Н.И., Хранич П., Чуканов Н.В., Кузьмина О.В., Карташов П.М., Лапутина И.П., Задов А.Е. Гидроксилэллестадит из гранат-волластонитовых скарнов Аримао-Норте (Куба), //Записки ВМО, 1998, N6, c.68-75.
Litsarev, M. A., Organova, N. I., Khranach, P., Chukanov, N. V., Kuz’mina, O. V., Kartashov, P. M., ... & Zadov, A. E. (1998). Hydroxylellestadite from the Arimao Norte Garnet–Wollastonite Skarn (Cuba). Zap. Vseross. Mineral. O–va, 127(6), 68-75.
Zateeva, S. N., Sokol, E. V., & Sharygin, V. V. (2007). Specificity of pyrometamorphic minerals of the ellestadite group. Geology of Ore Deposits, 49(8), 792-805.


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