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Loma Peguera deposit, Falcondo Mine, Bonao, La Vega Province, Dominican Republici
Regional Level Types
Loma Peguera depositDeposit
Falcondo MineMine
Bonao- not defined -
La Vega ProvinceProvince
Dominican RepublicCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 18° 54' 11'' North , 70° 20' 45'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 18.90333,-70.34611
GeoHash:G#: d7mgx1pxb
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:Af : Tropical rainforest climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Piedra Blanca8,531 (2016)7.2km
Bonao73,269 (2016)7.6km
Juan Adrián1,371 (2016)15.6km
Sabana del Puerto1,223 (2016)19.6km
Fantino10,024 (2016)24.7km


Nickel laterite.

Regions containing this locality

Caribbean PlateTectonic Plate
The CaribbeanRegion

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Awaruite
Formula: Ni3Fe
Reference: Aiglsperger, T., Proenza, J. A., Zaccarini, F., Lewis, J. F., Garuti, G., Labrador, M., & Longo, F. (2015). Platinum group minerals (PGM) in the Falcondo Ni-laterite deposit, Loma Caribe peridotite (Dominican Republic). Mineralium Deposita, 50(1), 105-123.
Bowieite
Formula: (Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
Reference: Aiglsperger, T., Proenza, J. A., Zaccarini, F., Lewis, J. F., Garuti, G., Labrador, M., & Longo, F. (2015). Platinum group minerals (PGM) in the Falcondo Ni-laterite deposit, Loma Caribe peridotite (Dominican Republic). Mineralium Deposita, 50(1), 105-123.
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Aiglsperger, T., Proenza, J. A., Zaccarini, F., Lewis, J. F., Garuti, G., Labrador, M., & Longo, F. (2015). Platinum group minerals (PGM) in the Falcondo Ni-laterite deposit, Loma Caribe peridotite (Dominican Republic). Mineralium Deposita, 50(1), 105-123.
Laurite
Formula: RuS2
Reference: Aiglsperger, T., Proenza, J. A., Zaccarini, F., Lewis, J. F., Garuti, G., Labrador, M., & Longo, F. (2015). Platinum group minerals (PGM) in the Falcondo Ni-laterite deposit, Loma Caribe peridotite (Dominican Republic). Mineralium Deposita, 50(1), 105-123.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Aiglsperger, T., Proenza, J. A., Zaccarini, F., Lewis, J. F., Garuti, G., Labrador, M., & Longo, F. (2015). Platinum group minerals (PGM) in the Falcondo Ni-laterite deposit, Loma Caribe peridotite (Dominican Republic). Mineralium Deposita, 50(1), 105-123.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Awaruite1.AE.20Ni3Fe
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bowieite2.DB.15(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
Laurite2.EB.05aRuS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

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
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bowieite2.11.12.1(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Laurite2.12.1.10RuS2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
OOxygen
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
SSulfur
S LauriteRuS2
S Bowieite(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
FeIron
Fe AwaruiteNi3Fe
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
NiNickel
Ni AwaruiteNi3Fe
RuRuthenium
Ru LauriteRuS2
RhRhodium
Rh Bowieite(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
IrIridium
Ir Bowieite(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
PtPlatinum
Pt Bowieite(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Paleogene - Cretaceous
23.03 - 145 Ma



ID: 3190119
Mesozoic-Cenozoic sedimentary and volcanic rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (23.03 - 145 Ma)

Lithology: Mafic-felsic mixed volcanic rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Aiglsperger, T., Proenza, J.A., Zaccarini, F., Lewis, J.F., Garuti, G., Labrador, M., and Longo, F. (2015) Platinum group minerals (PGM) in the Falcondo Ni-laterite deposit, Loma Caribe peridotite (Dominican Republic). Mineralium Deposita, 50(1), 105-123.


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