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Charcoal from
Filipinas Larimar Mine, Los Checheses, Sierra de Baoruco, Barahona Province, Dominican Republic

Locality type:Mine
Species:'Charcoal' (not an IMA approved species)
Validity:Believed Valid
References:Rock Currier, pers. comm.; Alfredo Petrov, field observations; also as "carbon" in Woodruff & Fritsch (1989) Gems and Gemology, winter, 216-225.; http://www.ige.org/archivos/laboratorio/mineria_del_Larimar_en_la_Republica_Dominicana-2.pdf - 2nd part of the article by Espí & Pérez-Puig (2009) at Publicación tecnológica y docente de la Escuela de Minas de Madrid. Nº6, 2009, pp. 102-113. (in Spanish)
Mineral Data:Click here to view Charcoal data
Locality Data:Click here to view Filipinas Larimar Mine, Los Checheses, Sierra de Baoruco, Barahona Province, Dominican Republic
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