Towards a unified genetic model for the Au-Ag-Cu Pueblo Viejo district, central Dominican Republic Abstract The origin of the world-class Pueblo Viejo deposit, central Dominican Republic, remains controversial. In this article we scale up the area of study to the Cabirma del Cerro mining concession, which abuts the Pueblo Viejo mining area, and integrate new…read more
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Geological, geochemical and mineralogical characteristics of REE-bearing Las Mercedes bauxite deposit, Dominican Republic Abstract Bauxite deposits, traditionally the main source of aluminum, have been recently targeted for their remarkable contents in rare earth elements (REE). With ƩREE (lanthanoids + Sc + Y) concentrations systematically higher than ~ 1400 ppm (av. = 1530 ppm), the Las…read more
Trace-element geochemistry of transform-fault serpentinite in high-pressure subduction mélanges (eastern Cuba): implications for subduction initiation Abstract The Sierra del Convento and La Corea mélanges (eastern Cuba) are vestiges of a Cretaceous subduction channel in the Caribbean realm. Both mélanges contain blocks of oceanic crust and serpentinite subducted to high pressure within a serpentinite matrix. The…read more
Re-Os and U-Pb Geochronology of the Doña Amanda and Cerro Kiosko Deposits, Bayaguana District, Dominican Republic: Looking Down for the Porphyry Cu-Mo Roots of the Pueblo Viejo-Type Mineralization in the Island-Arc Tholeiitic Series of the Caribbean Abstract Hosted in the Early Cretaceous bimodal tholeiite volcanic series of the Los Ranchos Formation, the Doña Amanda and…read more
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