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Romero deposit, San Juan Province, Dominican Republici
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 19° 7' 59'' North , 71° 18' 0'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 19.13333,-71.30000
GeoHash:G#: d7mkce0gt
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Río Limpio1,376 (2016)27.2km
Juan de Herrera5,543 (2016)29.5km
Pedro Corto2,067 (2016)33.7km
Monción6,625 (2016)34.5km
El Rubio758 (2016)35.7km


VMS deposit with Au–Ag–Cu(–Zn) mineralisation.
Located about 165 km west-northwest of Santo Domingo.

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Caribbean PlateTectonic Plate
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13 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Torró, L., Proenza, J.A., Espaillat, J., Belén-Manzeta, A.J., Román-Alday, M.C., Amarante, A., González, N., Espinoza, J., Román-Alpiste, M.J., Nelson, C.E. (2018) The discovery of the Romero VMS deposit and its bearing on the metallogenic evolution of Hispaniola during the Cretaceous. Minerals 8, 507.
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Torró, L., Proenza, J.A., Espaillat, J., Belén-Manzeta, A.J., Román-Alday, M.C., Amarante, A., González, N., Espinoza, J., Román-Alpiste, M.J., Nelson, C.E. (2018) The discovery of the Romero VMS deposit and its bearing on the metallogenic evolution of Hispaniola during the Cretaceous. Minerals 8, 507.
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Reference: Torró, L. et al. (2018): The discovery of the Romero VMS deposit and its bearing on the metallogenic evolution of Hispaniola during the Cretaceous. Minerals 8, 507.; Torró, L., Proenza, J.A., Espaillat, J., Belén-Manzeta, A.J., Román-Alday, M.C., Amarante, A., González, N., Espinoza, J., Román-Alpiste, M.J., Nelson, C.E. (2018) The discovery of the Romero VMS deposit and its bearing on the metallogenic evolution of Hispaniola during the Cretaceous. Minerals 8, 507.
Calaverite
Formula: AuTe2
Reference: Torró, L., Proenza, J.A., Espaillat, J., Belén-Manzeta, A.J., Román-Alday, M.C., Amarante, A., González, N., Espinoza, J., Román-Alpiste, M.J., Nelson, C.E. (2018) The discovery of the Romero VMS deposit and its bearing on the metallogenic evolution of Hispaniola during the Cretaceous. Minerals 8, 507.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Torró, L. et al. (2018): The discovery of the Romero VMS deposit and its bearing on the metallogenic evolution of Hispaniola during the Cretaceous. Minerals 8, 507.; Torró, L., Proenza, J.A., Espaillat, J., Belén-Manzeta, A.J., Román-Alday, M.C., Amarante, A., González, N., Espinoza, J., Román-Alpiste, M.J., Nelson, C.E. (2018) The discovery of the Romero VMS deposit and its bearing on the metallogenic evolution of Hispaniola during the Cretaceous. Minerals 8, 507. ; Torró, L., Proenza, J.A., Espaillat, J., Belén-Manzeta, A.J., Román-Alday, M.C., Amarante, A., González, N., Espinoza, J., Román-Alpiste, M.J., Nelson, C.E. (2018) The discovery of the Romero VMS deposit and its bearing on the metallogenic evolution of Hispaniola during the Cretaceous. Minerals 8, 507.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Torró, L., Proenza, J.A., Espaillat, J., Belén-Manzeta, A.J., Román-Alday, M.C., Amarante, A., González, N., Espinoza, J., Román-Alpiste, M.J., Nelson, C.E. (2018) The discovery of the Romero VMS deposit and its bearing on the metallogenic evolution of Hispaniola during the Cretaceous. Minerals 8, 507.
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Reference: Torró, L. et al. (2018): The discovery of the Romero VMS deposit and its bearing on the metallogenic evolution of Hispaniola during the Cretaceous. Minerals 8, 507.; Torró, L., Proenza, J.A., Espaillat, J., Belén-Manzeta, A.J., Román-Alday, M.C., Amarante, A., González, N., Espinoza, J., Román-Alpiste, M.J., Nelson, C.E. (2018) The discovery of the Romero VMS deposit and its bearing on the metallogenic evolution of Hispaniola during the Cretaceous. Minerals 8, 507.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Torró, L., Proenza, J.A., Espaillat, J., Belén-Manzeta, A.J., Román-Alday, M.C., Amarante, A., González, N., Espinoza, J., Román-Alpiste, M.J., Nelson, C.E. (2018) The discovery of the Romero VMS deposit and its bearing on the metallogenic evolution of Hispaniola during the Cretaceous. Minerals 8, 507.
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Torró, L., Proenza, J.A., Espaillat, J., Belén-Manzeta, A.J., Román-Alday, M.C., Amarante, A., González, N., Espinoza, J., Román-Alpiste, M.J., Nelson, C.E. (2018) The discovery of the Romero VMS deposit and its bearing on the metallogenic evolution of Hispaniola during the Cretaceous. Minerals 8, 507.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Torró, L. et al. (2018): The discovery of the Romero VMS deposit and its bearing on the metallogenic evolution of Hispaniola during the Cretaceous. Minerals 8, 507.; Torró, L., Proenza, J.A., Espaillat, J., Belén-Manzeta, A.J., Román-Alday, M.C., Amarante, A., González, N., Espinoza, J., Román-Alpiste, M.J., Nelson, C.E. (2018) The discovery of the Romero VMS deposit and its bearing on the metallogenic evolution of Hispaniola during the Cretaceous. Minerals 8, 507.
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Torró, L., Proenza, J.A., Espaillat, J., Belén-Manzeta, A.J., Román-Alday, M.C., Amarante, A., González, N., Espinoza, J., Román-Alpiste, M.J., Nelson, C.E. (2018) The discovery of the Romero VMS deposit and its bearing on the metallogenic evolution of Hispaniola during the Cretaceous. Minerals 8, 507.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Torró, L., Proenza, J.A., Espaillat, J., Belén-Manzeta, A.J., Román-Alday, M.C., Amarante, A., González, N., Espinoza, J., Román-Alpiste, M.J., Nelson, C.E. (2018) The discovery of the Romero VMS deposit and its bearing on the metallogenic evolution of Hispaniola during the Cretaceous. Minerals 8, 507.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Torró, L., Proenza, J.A., Espaillat, J., Belén-Manzeta, A.J., Román-Alday, M.C., Amarante, A., González, N., Espinoza, J., Román-Alpiste, M.J., Nelson, C.E. (2018) The discovery of the Romero VMS deposit and its bearing on the metallogenic evolution of Hispaniola during the Cretaceous. Minerals 8, 507.
Petzite
Formula: Ag3AuTe2
Reference: Torró, L., Proenza, J.A., Espaillat, J., Belén-Manzeta, A.J., Román-Alday, M.C., Amarante, A., González, N., Espinoza, J., Román-Alpiste, M.J., Nelson, C.E. (2018) The discovery of the Romero VMS deposit and its bearing on the metallogenic evolution of Hispaniola during the Cretaceous. Minerals 8, 507.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Torró, L. et al. (2018): The discovery of the Romero VMS deposit and its bearing on the metallogenic evolution of Hispaniola during the Cretaceous. Minerals 8, 507.; Torró, L., Proenza, J.A., Espaillat, J., Belén-Manzeta, A.J., Román-Alday, M.C., Amarante, A., González, N., Espinoza, J., Román-Alpiste, M.J., Nelson, C.E. (2018) The discovery of the Romero VMS deposit and its bearing on the metallogenic evolution of Hispaniola during the Cretaceous. Minerals 8, 507. ; Torró, L., Proenza, J.A., Espaillat, J., Belén-Manzeta, A.J., Román-Alday, M.C., Amarante, A., González, N., Espinoza, J., Román-Alpiste, M.J., Nelson, C.E. (2018) The discovery of the Romero VMS deposit and its bearing on the metallogenic evolution of Hispaniola during the Cretaceous. Minerals 8, 507.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Torró, L. et al. (2018): The discovery of the Romero VMS deposit and its bearing on the metallogenic evolution of Hispaniola during the Cretaceous. Minerals 8, 507.; Torró, L., Proenza, J.A., Espaillat, J., Belén-Manzeta, A.J., Román-Alday, M.C., Amarante, A., González, N., Espinoza, J., Román-Alpiste, M.J., Nelson, C.E. (2018) The discovery of the Romero VMS deposit and its bearing on the metallogenic evolution of Hispaniola during the Cretaceous. Minerals 8, 507. ; Torró, L., Proenza, J.A., Espaillat, J., Belén-Manzeta, A.J., Román-Alday, M.C., Amarante, A., González, N., Espinoza, J., Román-Alpiste, M.J., Nelson, C.E. (2018) The discovery of the Romero VMS deposit and its bearing on the metallogenic evolution of Hispaniola during the Cretaceous. Minerals 8, 507.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Torró, L. et al. (2018): The discovery of the Romero VMS deposit and its bearing on the metallogenic evolution of Hispaniola during the Cretaceous. Minerals 8, 507.; Torró, L., Proenza, J.A., Espaillat, J., Belén-Manzeta, A.J., Román-Alday, M.C., Amarante, A., González, N., Espinoza, J., Román-Alpiste, M.J., Nelson, C.E. (2018) The discovery of the Romero VMS deposit and its bearing on the metallogenic evolution of Hispaniola during the Cretaceous. Minerals 8, 507. ; Torró, L., Proenza, J.A., Espaillat, J., Belén-Manzeta, A.J., Román-Alday, M.C., Amarante, A., González, N., Espinoza, J., Román-Alpiste, M.J., Nelson, C.E. (2018) The discovery of the Romero VMS deposit and its bearing on the metallogenic evolution of Hispaniola during the Cretaceous. Minerals 8, 507.
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Reference: Torró, L., Proenza, J.A., Espaillat, J., Belén-Manzeta, A.J., Román-Alday, M.C., Amarante, A., González, N., Espinoza, J., Román-Alpiste, M.J., Nelson, C.E. (2018) The discovery of the Romero VMS deposit and its bearing on the metallogenic evolution of Hispaniola during the Cretaceous. Minerals 8, 507.
Tsumoite
Formula: BiTe
Reference: Torró, L., Proenza, J.A., Espaillat, J., Belén-Manzeta, A.J., Román-Alday, M.C., Amarante, A., González, N., Espinoza, J., Román-Alpiste, M.J., Nelson, C.E. (2018) The discovery of the Romero VMS deposit and its bearing on the metallogenic evolution of Hispaniola during the Cretaceous. Minerals 8, 507.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Torró, L., Proenza, J.A., Espaillat, J., Belén-Manzeta, A.J., Román-Alday, M.C., Amarante, A., González, N., Espinoza, J., Román-Alpiste, M.J., Nelson, C.E. (2018) The discovery of the Romero VMS deposit and its bearing on the metallogenic evolution of Hispaniola during the Cretaceous. Minerals 8, 507.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Electrum'1.AA.05(Au, Ag)
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Calaverite2.EA.10AuTe2
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Petzite2.BA.75Ag3AuTe2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tsumoite2.DC.05BiTe
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anhydrite7.AD.30CaSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'K Feldspar'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Petzite2.4.3.3Ag3AuTe2
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Tsumoite2.8.20.1BiTe
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Calaverite2.12.13.2AuTe2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
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)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Electrum'-(Au, Ag)
'Feldspar Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
OOxygen
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
FFluorine
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
AlAluminium
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S SphaleriteZnS
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S AnhydriteCaSO4
S PyriteFeS2
S TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
ClChlorine
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
TiTitanium
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
AgSilver
Ag Electrum(Au, Ag)
Ag PetziteAg3AuTe2
TeTellurium
Te CalaveriteAuTe2
Te PetziteAg3AuTe2
Te TsumoiteBiTe
AuGold
Au Electrum(Au, Ag)
Au CalaveriteAuTe2
Au PetziteAg3AuTe2
BiBismuth
Bi TsumoiteBiTe

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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Torró, L., Proenza, J.A., Espaillat, J., Belén-Manzeta, A.J., Román-Alday, M.C., Amarante, A., González, N., Espinoza, J., Román-Alpiste, M.J., Nelson, C.E. (2018) The discovery of the Romero VMS deposit and its bearing on the metallogenic evolution of Hispaniola during the Cretaceous. Minerals 8, 507.
Román-Alday, M.C., Torró, L., Proenza, J.A., Melgarejo, J.C. (2015)The Romero Cu-Au-Zn Deposits, Cordillera Central, Dominican Republic: Preliminary Data on the Mineralogy and Geochemistry of Mineralization. Mineral Resources in a Sustainable World, 13th SGA Biennial Meeting 2015, At Nancy, France, Vol.5.


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