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Caridad deposit, Sagua de Tánamo District, Mayarí-Baracoa Belt, Holguín Province, Cubai
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Caridad depositDeposit
Sagua de Tánamo DistrictDistrict
Mayarí-Baracoa BeltBelt
Holguín ProvinceProvince
CubaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
20° North , 75° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~29km
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Chromites

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13 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Awaruite
Formula: Ni3Fe
Reference: González-Jiménez, J. M., Gervilla, F., Proenza, J. A., Augé, T., Griffin, W. L., & O’Reilly, S. Y. (2010). Contemporaneous Segregation of PGE-and BM-Rich Sulfide Melts and Chromite Crystallization: The Caridad Chromite Deposit, Mayarí-Baracoa Ophiolitic Belt (Eastern Cuba). 11th International Platinum Symposium Ontario Geological Survey, Miscellaneous Release–Data 269; Gevilla, F., Proenza, J.A., Frei, R.,González-Jiménez, J.M., Garrido, C.J., Melgarejo, J.C., Meibom, A., Díaz-Martínez, R., Lavaut, W. (2005) Distribution of platinum-group elements and Os isotopes in chromite ores from Mayarí-Baracoa Ophiolitic Belt (eastern Cuba). Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 150:6, 589-607.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: González-Jiménez, J. M., Gervilla, F., Proenza, J. A., Augé, T., Griffin, W. L., & O’Reilly, S. Y. (2010). Contemporaneous Segregation of PGE-and BM-Rich Sulfide Melts and Chromite Crystallization: The Caridad Chromite Deposit, Mayarí-Baracoa Ophiolitic Belt (Eastern Cuba). 11th International Platinum Symposium Ontario Geological Survey, Miscellaneous Release–Data 269
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: González-Jiménez, J. M., Gervilla, F., Proenza, J. A., Augé, T., Griffin, W. L., & O’Reilly, S. Y. (2010). Contemporaneous Segregation of PGE-and BM-Rich Sulfide Melts and Chromite Crystallization: The Caridad Chromite Deposit, Mayarí-Baracoa Ophiolitic Belt (Eastern Cuba). 11th International Platinum Symposium Ontario Geological Survey, Miscellaneous Release–Data 269
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: González-Jiménez, J. M., Gervilla, F., Proenza, J. A., Augé, T., Griffin, W. L., & O’Reilly, S. Y. (2010). Contemporaneous Segregation of PGE-and BM-Rich Sulfide Melts and Chromite Crystallization: The Caridad Chromite Deposit, Mayarí-Baracoa Ophiolitic Belt (Eastern Cuba). 11th International Platinum Symposium Ontario Geological Survey, Miscellaneous Release–Data 269; Artur Deditius, Fernando Barra, Jose-Maria Gonzalez-Jimenez, Martin Reich, Sophie Sperring, Alexandra Suvorova, Matt Kilburn, Malcolm Roberts (2018) Nanoscale behaviour of platinum group elements. in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 293
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: González-Jiménez, J. M., Gervilla, F., Proenza, J. A., Augé, T., Griffin, W. L., & O’Reilly, S. Y. (2010). Contemporaneous Segregation of PGE-and BM-Rich Sulfide Melts and Chromite Crystallization: The Caridad Chromite Deposit, Mayarí-Baracoa Ophiolitic Belt (Eastern Cuba). 11th International Platinum Symposium Ontario Geological Survey, Miscellaneous Release–Data 269; Artur Deditius, Fernando Barra, Jose-Maria Gonzalez-Jimenez, Martin Reich, Sophie Sperring, Alexandra Suvorova, Matt Kilburn, Malcolm Roberts (2018) Nanoscale behaviour of platinum group elements. in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 293; Gevilla, F., Proenza, J.A., Frei, R.,González-Jiménez, J.M., Garrido, C.J., Melgarejo, J.C., Meibom, A., Díaz-Martínez, R., Lavaut, W. (2005) Distribution of platinum-group elements and Os isotopes in chromite ores from Mayarí-Baracoa Ophiolitic Belt (eastern Cuba). Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 150:6, 589-607.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: González-Jiménez, J. M., Gervilla, F., Proenza, J. A., Augé, T., Griffin, W. L., & O’Reilly, S. Y. (2010). Contemporaneous Segregation of PGE-and BM-Rich Sulfide Melts and Chromite Crystallization: The Caridad Chromite Deposit, Mayarí-Baracoa Ophiolitic Belt (Eastern Cuba). 11th International Platinum Symposium Ontario Geological Survey, Miscellaneous Release–Data 269
Cuproiridsite
Formula: (Cu,Fe)Ir2S4
Reference: González-Jiménez, J. M., Gervilla, F., Proenza, J. A., Augé, T., Griffin, W. L., & O’Reilly, S. Y. (2010). Contemporaneous Segregation of PGE-and BM-Rich Sulfide Melts and Chromite Crystallization: The Caridad Chromite Deposit, Mayarí-Baracoa Ophiolitic Belt (Eastern Cuba). 11th International Platinum Symposium Ontario Geological Survey, Miscellaneous Release–Data 269
Heazlewoodite
Formula: Ni3S2
Reference: González-Jiménez, J. M., Gervilla, F., Proenza, J. A., Augé, T., Griffin, W. L., & O’Reilly, S. Y. (2010). Contemporaneous Segregation of PGE-and BM-Rich Sulfide Melts and Chromite Crystallization: The Caridad Chromite Deposit, Mayarí-Baracoa Ophiolitic Belt (Eastern Cuba). 11th International Platinum Symposium Ontario Geological Survey, Miscellaneous Release–Data 269; Gevilla, F., Proenza, J.A., Frei, R.,González-Jiménez, J.M., Garrido, C.J., Melgarejo, J.C., Meibom, A., Díaz-Martínez, R., Lavaut, W. (2005) Distribution of platinum-group elements and Os isotopes in chromite ores from Mayarí-Baracoa Ophiolitic Belt (eastern Cuba). Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 150:6, 589-607.
Irarsite
Formula: (Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Reference: González-Jiménez, J. M., Gervilla, F., Proenza, J. A., Augé, T., Griffin, W. L., & O’Reilly, S. Y. (2010). Contemporaneous Segregation of PGE-and BM-Rich Sulfide Melts and Chromite Crystallization: The Caridad Chromite Deposit, Mayarí-Baracoa Ophiolitic Belt (Eastern Cuba). 11th International Platinum Symposium Ontario Geological Survey, Miscellaneous Release–Data 269
Laurite
Formula: RuS2
Reference: González-Jiménez, J. M., Gervilla, F., Proenza, J. A., Augé, T., Griffin, W. L., & O’Reilly, S. Y. (2010). Contemporaneous Segregation of PGE-and BM-Rich Sulfide Melts and Chromite Crystallization: The Caridad Chromite Deposit, Mayarí-Baracoa Ophiolitic Belt (Eastern Cuba). 11th International Platinum Symposium Ontario Geological Survey, Miscellaneous Release–Data 269
Millerite
Formula: NiS
Reference: González-Jiménez, J. M., Gervilla, F., Proenza, J. A., Augé, T., Griffin, W. L., & O’Reilly, S. Y. (2010). Contemporaneous Segregation of PGE-and BM-Rich Sulfide Melts and Chromite Crystallization: The Caridad Chromite Deposit, Mayarí-Baracoa Ophiolitic Belt (Eastern Cuba). 11th International Platinum Symposium Ontario Geological Survey, Miscellaneous Release–Data 269; Artur Deditius, Fernando Barra, Jose-Maria Gonzalez-Jimenez, Martin Reich, Sophie Sperring, Alexandra Suvorova, Matt Kilburn, Malcolm Roberts (2018) Nanoscale behaviour of platinum group elements. in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 293
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: González-Jiménez, J. M., Gervilla, F., Proenza, J. A., Augé, T., Griffin, W. L., & O’Reilly, S. Y. (2010). Contemporaneous Segregation of PGE-and BM-Rich Sulfide Melts and Chromite Crystallization: The Caridad Chromite Deposit, Mayarí-Baracoa Ophiolitic Belt (Eastern Cuba). 11th International Platinum Symposium Ontario Geological Survey, Miscellaneous Release–Data 269; Artur Deditius, Fernando Barra, Jose-Maria Gonzalez-Jimenez, Martin Reich, Sophie Sperring, Alexandra Suvorova, Matt Kilburn, Malcolm Roberts (2018) Nanoscale behaviour of platinum group elements. in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 293; Gevilla, F., Proenza, J.A., Frei, R.,González-Jiménez, J.M., Garrido, C.J., Melgarejo, J.C., Meibom, A., Díaz-Martínez, R., Lavaut, W. (2005) Distribution of platinum-group elements and Os isotopes in chromite ores from Mayarí-Baracoa Ophiolitic Belt (eastern Cuba). Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 150:6, 589-607.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: González-Jiménez, J. M., Gervilla, F., Proenza, J. A., Augé, T., Griffin, W. L., & O’Reilly, S. Y. (2010). Contemporaneous Segregation of PGE-and BM-Rich Sulfide Melts and Chromite Crystallization: The Caridad Chromite Deposit, Mayarí-Baracoa Ophiolitic Belt (Eastern Cuba). 11th International Platinum Symposium Ontario Geological Survey, Miscellaneous Release–Data 269; Artur Deditius, Fernando Barra, Jose-Maria Gonzalez-Jimenez, Martin Reich, Sophie Sperring, Alexandra Suvorova, Matt Kilburn, Malcolm Roberts (2018) Nanoscale behaviour of platinum group elements. in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 293
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Reference: Gevilla, F., Proenza, J.A., Frei, R.,González-Jiménez, J.M., Garrido, C.J., Melgarejo, J.C., Meibom, A., Díaz-Martínez, R., Lavaut, W. (2005) Distribution of platinum-group elements and Os isotopes in chromite ores from Mayarí-Baracoa Ophiolitic Belt (eastern Cuba). Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 150:6, 589-607.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Awaruite1.AE.20Ni3Fe
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cuproiridsite2.DA.05(Cu,Fe)Ir2S4
Heazlewoodite2.BB.05Ni3S2
Irarsite2.EB.25(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Laurite2.EB.05aRuS2
Millerite2.CC.20NiS
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Awaruite1.1.11.4Ni3Fe
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
Heazlewoodite2.5.3.1Ni3S2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Millerite2.8.16.1NiS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Cuproiridsite2.10.1.15(Cu,Fe)Ir2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Irarsite2.12.3.7(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Laurite2.12.1.10RuS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
OOxygen
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
MgMagnesium
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
AlAluminium
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
SiSilicon
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
SSulfur
S HeazlewooditeNi3S2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S ChalcociteCu2S
S MilleriteNiS
S Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
S LauriteRuS2
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S PyriteFeS2
S Cuproiridsite(Cu,Fe)Ir2S4
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
MnManganese
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe AwaruiteNi3Fe
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Cuproiridsite(Cu,Fe)Ir2S4
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
NiNickel
Ni HeazlewooditeNi3S2
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Ni MilleriteNiS
Ni AwaruiteNi3Fe
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu CopperCu
Cu Cuproiridsite(Cu,Fe)Ir2S4
ZnZinc
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
AsArsenic
As Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
RuRuthenium
Ru Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Ru LauriteRuS2
RhRhodium
Rh Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
IrIridium
Ir Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Ir Cuproiridsite(Cu,Fe)Ir2S4
PtPlatinum
Pt Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS

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