The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. XI conducts Quadrangle Geologic Mapping of the Talagutong Quadrangle which covers the municipalities of Malita and Don Marcelino, Davao del Sur.

The Quadrangle Geologic Mapping aims to identify and delineate rocks, mineralizations, and geologic structures; determine relationships between the different rock types and geologic structures; and produce an updated geologic map of the Talagutong Quadrangle.