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María Josefa Mine, Rodalquilar, Níjar, Almería, Andalusia, Spain

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 36° 51' 30'' North , 2° 5' 2'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 36.8583333333, -2.08388888889
Name(s) in local language(s): Mina María Josefa, Rodalquilar, Níjar, Almería, Andalucía, España
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Queralt, I., M. Kanazirski & M. Gorova (1995): Adularia-sericite type wallrock alteration at the Maria Josefa gold mine: an example of low sulfidation epithermal ore deposit, within the volcanic Rodalquilar caldera (SE, Spain). Geologica Acta, 30(4), 91–100.

Leal, G., Antonio Arribas, Miguel A. Fernandez, Joachim Gröbner, Francisco Hernandez (2005): Rodalquilar : El oro del Cabo del Agata. Bocamina 15, 14-79.

CNMNC Newsletter (2010), June 2010: 578

Mineralogical Magazine (2010): 74: 577-579.

Hochleitner, R., Fehr, K.T., Kaliwoda, M., Günther, A., Schmahl, W.W. and Park, S. (2013), Hydroniumpharmacoalumite, IMA 2012-050. CNMNC Newsletter No. 16, August 2013, page 2699.

Mineralogical Magazine (2013): 77: 2695-2709.

Rewitzer, C. et al. (2014): Rodalquilar bei Almeria: Goldbergbau in Andalusien. LAPIS issue 6, 12-29.

Hochleitner, R.; Fehr, K.T.; Kaliwoda. M.; Günther, A.; Rewitzer, C.; Schmahl, W.W.; Park, S. (2015): Hydroniumpharmacoalumite, (H3O)Al4[(OH)4(AsO4)3] · 4-5 H2O, a new mineral of the pharmacosiderite supergroup from Rodalquilar, Spain. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie - Abhandlungen (J. Mineral. Geochem.) 192, 169-176.

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