La Tala Mine (Teresa mine - Goviendes Mine), La Tala, Salamanca, Castile and Leon, Spain
Mina de La Tala, La Tala, Salamanca, Castilla y León, España
Photo: Cosme Pérez-Puig
Small Pb-W mine (correct original name unknown) located near west side of La Tala. This long-abandoned mine worked a galena vein cutting schists. It was famous for the presence of the rare mineral stolzite as the main secondary mineral.
Several mines are located near the town of La Tala:
-Teresa (located at the entrance to the village by road to the village of Guijuelo)
-Goviendes (located in the same area, exploded a vein NE-SW must belong to the pit still visible)
-Teresa 2 and 3 Teresa exploited veins located around
8 entries listed. 7 valid minerals.
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J.C.Merchan ,A.Martin-Izard, A.Arribas,(1987) "Geologia y Metalogenia de los yacimientos de Pb y W de la Zona de Guijuelo. El caso de la Stolzita de la Tala" Stvdia Geologica Salmanticensia, XXIV, 177-214
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New Locality Added: Lurga Mine, Morven peninsula, North West Highlands (Argyllshire), Scotland, UKFrom Paul Render, 6th Dec 2013 21:30:52