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Apatite from
Sierra del Convento, Guantánamo Province, Cuba

Locality type:Sierra
Species:'Apatite' (not an IMA approved species)
Validity:Believed Valid
References:Garcia-Casco, A. et al (2009) A new jadeitite jade locality (Sierra del Convento, Cuba): first report and some petrological and archeological implications. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 158, #1, 1-16.; Cárdenas-Párraga, J., García-Casco, A., Núñez-Cambra, K., Rodríguez-Vega, A., Blanco-Quintero, I. F., Harlow, G. E., & Lázaro, C. (2010). Jadeitite jade occurrence from the Sierra del Convento mélange (eastern Cuba). Boletín de la Sociedad Geológica Mexicana, 62(1), 199-205.
Mineral Data:Click here to view Apatite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Sierra del Convento, Guantánamo Province, Cuba
Nearest other occurrences of Apatite
49.3km (30.7 miles) Potosí Mine, Barracanao (Baracoa), Moa-Baracoa District, Mayarí-Baracoa Belt, Holguín Province, Cuba
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