Category Archives: 2015

2015: Weathering profile of the Cerro de Maimón VMS deposit (Dominican Republic): textures, mineralogy, gossan evolution and mobility of gold and silver

Weathering profile of the Cerro de Maimón VMS deposit (Dominican Republic): textures, mineralogy, gossan evolution and mobility of gold and silver Abstract Cerro de Maimón, in the central Dominican Republic, is currently the only VMS deposit under production in the Caribbean region. It is hosted in the Maimón Formation, of early Cretaceous age, which is…
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2015: Platinum group minerals (PGM) in the Falcondo Ni-laterite deposit, Loma Caribe peridotite (Dominican Republic)

Platinum group minerals (PGM) in the Falcondo Ni-laterite deposit, Loma Caribe peridotite (Dominican Republic) Abstract Two Ni-laterite profiles from the Loma Caribe peridotite (Dominican Republic) have been investigated for their platinum group element (PGE) geochemistry and mineralogy. One profile (Loma Peguera) is characterized by PGE-enriched (up to 3.5 ppm total PGE) chromitite bodies incorporated within the…
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2015: Deposits associated with ultramafic–mafic complexes in Mexico: the Loma Baya case

Deposits associated with ultramafic–mafic complexes in Mexico: the Loma Baya case Abstract Several ultramafic–mafic complexes of assumed ophiolitic affinity that contain ore deposits occur mostly along the Pacific margin of Mexico and the boundaries of the Guerrero composite terrane, which have been described in association with various tectonomagmatic settings. These are (1) roots of volcanic…
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