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La Paloma Mine, Zarza la Mayor, Cáceres, Extremadura, Spain
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Cacoxenite
La Paloma Mine, Zarza la Mayor, Cáceres, Extremadura, Spain

Photo: luigi mattei
Latitude: 39°50'23"N
Longitude: 6°51'6"W
 
Name(s) in local language(s): Mina La Paloma, Zarza la Mayor, Cáceres, Extremadura, España
 
Old apatite mine located 4 km SSE of Zarza la Mayor. Very interesting locality for micromounts of some rare species.

Mineral List

Benauite
Beraunite
Cacoxenite
Chalcosiderite
Corkite
Cryptomelane
Cyrilovite
Fluorapatite
Galena
Goethite
Goyazite
Gypsum
Jarosite
Kidwellite
Kintoreite
Libethenite
Metatorbernite
Natrodufrénite
Phosphohedyphane
Phosphosiderite
Plimerite
Pseudomalachite
Pyrite
Quartz
Rockbridgeite
Sphalerite
Strengite
Sulphur
Turquoise


29 entries listed. 29 valid minerals.

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References

Viñals, J. and Calvo, M. (2011). Secondary phosphates of La Paloma mine, Zarza la Mayor, Cáceres, Spain. Mineral Up 2 (5), 8-31.

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