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Romero South deposit, San Juan Province, Dominican Republici
Regional Level Types
Romero South depositProspect (Active)
San Juan ProvinceProvince
Dominican RepublicCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
19° 6' 32'' North , 71° 17' 35'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Prospect (Active) - last checked 2019
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Juan de Herrera5,543 (2016)26.7km
Río Limpio1,376 (2016)29.2km
Pedro Corto2,067 (2016)31.5km
San Juan de la Maguana72,950 (2016)34.3km
Las Matas de Farfán21,802 (2016)35.2km


VMS deposit with Au–Ag–Cu(–Zn) mineralisation.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


11 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: MacDonald, G., et.al. (2016) NI 43-101 Pre-Feasibility Study Technical Report for the Romero Gold Project, Dominican Republic. Prepared for Goldquest Mining Corporation, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: MacDonald, G., et.al. (2016) NI 43-101 Pre-Feasibility Study Technical Report for the Romero Gold Project, Dominican Republic. Prepared for Goldquest Mining Corporation, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: MacDonald, G., et.al. (2016) NI 43-101 Pre-Feasibility Study Technical Report for the Romero Gold Project, Dominican Republic. Prepared for Goldquest Mining Corporation, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: MacDonald, G., et.al. (2016) NI 43-101 Pre-Feasibility Study Technical Report for the Romero Gold Project, Dominican Republic. Prepared for Goldquest Mining Corporation, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: MacDonald, G., et.al. (2016) NI 43-101 Pre-Feasibility Study Technical Report for the Romero Gold Project, Dominican Republic. Prepared for Goldquest Mining Corporation, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: MacDonald, G., et.al. (2016) NI 43-101 Pre-Feasibility Study Technical Report for the Romero Gold Project, Dominican Republic. Prepared for Goldquest Mining Corporation, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: MacDonald, G., et.al. (2016) NI 43-101 Pre-Feasibility Study Technical Report for the Romero Gold Project, Dominican Republic. Prepared for Goldquest Mining Corporation, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: MacDonald, G., et.al. (2016) NI 43-101 Pre-Feasibility Study Technical Report for the Romero Gold Project, Dominican Republic. Prepared for Goldquest Mining Corporation, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: MacDonald, G., et.al. (2016) NI 43-101 Pre-Feasibility Study Technical Report for the Romero Gold Project, Dominican Republic. Prepared for Goldquest Mining Corporation, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: MacDonald, G., et.al. (2016) NI 43-101 Pre-Feasibility Study Technical Report for the Romero Gold Project, Dominican Republic. Prepared for Goldquest Mining Corporation, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Reference: MacDonald, G., et.al. (2016) NI 43-101 Pre-Feasibility Study Technical Report for the Romero Gold Project, Dominican Republic. Prepared for Goldquest Mining Corporation, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: MacDonald, G., et.al. (2016) NI 43-101 Pre-Feasibility Study Technical Report for the Romero Gold Project, Dominican Republic. Prepared for Goldquest Mining Corporation, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: MacDonald, G., et.al. (2016) NI 43-101 Pre-Feasibility Study Technical Report for the Romero Gold Project, Dominican Republic. Prepared for Goldquest Mining Corporation, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
'Pyroxene Group'
Reference: MacDonald, G., et.al. (2016) NI 43-101 Pre-Feasibility Study Technical Report for the Romero Gold Project, Dominican Republic. Prepared for Goldquest Mining Corporation, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: MacDonald, G., et.al. (2016) NI 43-101 Pre-Feasibility Study Technical Report for the Romero Gold Project, Dominican Republic. Prepared for Goldquest Mining Corporation, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: MacDonald, G., et.al. (2016) NI 43-101 Pre-Feasibility Study Technical Report for the Romero Gold Project, Dominican Republic. Prepared for Goldquest Mining Corporation, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Pyroxene Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
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 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
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
var: Illite71.2.2d.2K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](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'-
'Chlorite Group'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Pyroxene Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S BaryteBaSO4
S SphaleriteZnS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

References

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María Clara Román-Alday, Lisard Torró, Joaquin A. Proenza, Joan Carles Melgarejo, Jesús Romero, Alberto Amarante, Julio Espaillat, and Carl E. Nelson (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. Proceedings, Volume 5, 2087-2090.
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., and 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.
MacDonald, G., et.al. (2016) NI 43-101 Pre-Feasibility Study Technical Report for the Romero Gold Project, Dominican Republic. Prepared for Goldquest Mining Corporation, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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