Loma Peguera, Bonao, Monseñor Nouel Province, Dominican Republic
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||18° 59' 24'' North , 70° 19' 23'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||18.99005,-70.32298|
|Other regions containing this locality:||The Caribbean|
|Köppen climate type:||Af : Tropical rainforest climate|
Nickel mine in laterite.
Falcondoite was found in garnierite veins which cut an extensive laterite, associated with a serpentinized harzburgite massif.
Unnamed compositions: 'nickelferroplatinum' and Ir(Fe,Ni)3, (Ir,Pt)(Fe,Ni), (Ru,Pt)(Fe,Ni), (Fe,Ni,Ru,Os,Co)2S, and RhNiAs.
24 valid minerals. 3 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.
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
|Mesozoic-Cenozoic volcanic rocks|
Age: Phanerozoic (23.03 - 145 Ma)
Lithology: Mafic 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.