Unnamed Mn-Co Occurrence

Occurrence in La Vega, Dominican Republic with commodities Manganese, Cobalt, Nickel

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10062418
MRDS ID TC35818
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed Mn-Co Occurrence

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -70.38762, 18.96425 (WGS84)
Elevation 175
Location accuracy 2000(meters)
Relative position ABOUT 3.5 KM NE OF BONAO.
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Geographic areas

Country State
Dominican Republic La Vega

Comments on the location information

  • SE END OF LOMA CARIBE.

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Manganese Primary
Cobalt Primary
Nickel Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Psilomelane Ore

Analytical data

Result 25.26% MNO, 4.44%COO, 2.50% NIO

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Mafic Intrusive Rock > Gabbro
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Cretaceous
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Cretaceous

Nearby scientific data

(1) -70.38762, 18.96425

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS TC35818

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    KOSCHMANN, A.H., AND GORDON, MACKENZIE, JR., 1950, U.S GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BULLETIN 964-D, P. 307-356

  • Other Database

    CIMRI

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit LUMPS UP TO 10 CM DIAMETER ON 3-4 ACRE BENCH.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JAN-93 Page, Norman J. U.S. Geological Survey