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Font del Lleó quarry, Sant Pere Màrtir, Collserola mountain range, Barcelona city, Barcelonès, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

Font del Lleó quarry, Sant Pere Màrtir, Collserola mountain range, Barcelona city, Barcelonès, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

Photo: Coleccion- Agudo Espinosa
Latitude: 41°23'52"N
Longitude: 2°6'8"E
Pedrera de la Font del Lleó, Sant Pere Màrtir, Serra de Collserola, Barcelona ciutat, Barcelonès, Barcelona, Catalunya (Cataluña), España

Abandoned quarry which exploited granodiorite for construction material.
Molybdenite mineralizations are observed in the diaclases of the rock, the collection of samples is currently impossible.

The quarry is located just below the site of the mine Juanita, in Coll del Portell.
This site belongs to the city of Barcelona.
It is located in a Natural Park and the collection of samples is strictly prohibited.

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Font, N. (1906): "Nota sobre la Molibdenita de Pedralbes" But. Inst. Cat. Hist. Nat. Tomo V. PP 58-75. Barcelona.

Calderón, S. (1910): "Los Minerales de España". Junta para Ampliación de Estudios e Investigaciones Científicas. Madrid. Volumen I. 416 pp.

Vaquer, R. (1973): "El Metamorfismo y las rocas plutónicas y filonianas de la sierra de Collserola (Tibidabo). Barcelona." Tes. Doc. Univ. Barc. (UB)

Mata-Perelló, J.M. (1990): "Els Minerals de Catalunya". Institut d´Estudis Catalans. Barcelona. 441 pp

Perez, D. Rosell, J. (1991): "Minerals de St. Pere Màrtir (Serra de Collserola)". Mineralogistes de Catalunya. Vol. V, nº 2, 36-39

Calvo, M. (2003): "Minerales y Minas de España". Vol. II Sulfuros y Sulfosales. Museo de Ciencias Naturales de Alava. 705 pp.

Bareche, E. (2005): "Els minerals de Catalunya: segle XX". Grup Mineralògic Català & Institució Catalana d'Historia Natural. Barcelona. 269 pp.

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