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Caledonia Mine, Holguín Province, Cubai
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Caledonia MineMine
Holguín ProvinceProvince
CubaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 20° 32' North , 75° 41' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 20.53333,-75.68333
GeoHash:G#: d7dhvccp6
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Aw : Tropical savanna, wet
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Cueto26,527 (2015)28.7km
San Luis67,293 (2016)42.1km
Sagua de Tánamo18,282 (2016)46.3km
San Germán43,892 (2016)47.4km
Banes53,104 (2016)47.7km


Ref.: Rocks & Min.: 23:31-32; Bureau of Mines Mineral Trade Notes (Aug 1947). A chromium mine in chromite ore. Produced 2,897 long tons of ore in the 1st. ½, 1947.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate
The CaribbeanRegion

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
FeIron
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4

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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Jurassic
145 - 201.3 Ma



ID: 3188945
Mesozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Jurassic (145 - 201.3 Ma)

Lithology: Intrusive igneous 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]

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