The different minerals that can be found in the Philippines are gold, copper, silver, chromite, nickel, cobalt, platinum and others. Gold and copper can be found in Baguio and Mankayan Districts an also in Surigao del Norte while nickels are in Palawan. Chromite can be found in the southern and northern parts of Luzon while platinum is in Zambales. These minerals are found in these places because of its geologic structures abundant in these area. It is said that volcanism and plate convergence contributes to the production of these minerals.