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Rodalquilar, Níjar, Almería, Andalusia, Spain
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Name(s) in local language(s): Rodalquilar, Níjar, Almería, Andalucía, España
 
Epithermal high sulphidation gold deposit. Closed in 1966.
Note that the mining district is located in the Cape Gata Natural Park (Cabo de Gata).

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Agardite-(Y)
Alunite
Ammoniojarosite
Anglesite
Arseniosiderite
Arthurite
Atacamite
Azurite
Baryte
Bayldonite
Beaverite-(Cu)
Boleite
Bornite
Brackebuschite
Brochantite
Calaverite
Calcite
Calderónite
Caledonite
Cerussite
Chalcanthite
Chalcocite
Chalcopyrite
Chenevixite
Chlorargyrite
Chrysocolla
Clinoatacamite
Clinoptilolite-Na
Conichalcite
Connellite
Cornwallite
Coronadite
Covellite
Dickite
Digenite
Duftite
Emmonsite
Enargite
'Ferrierite'
Fluorapatite
Galena
Gartrellite
Goethite
Gold
Gypsum
'Halloysite'
Halotrichite
Hematite
Hemimorphite
Hidalgoite
Hydroniumpharmacoalumite (TL)
Iodargyrite
Jarosite
Kaolinite
'K Feldspar
var: Adularia'

Ktenasite
Lavendulan
'Limonite'
Linarite
Löllingite
Malachite
Manganite
Metasideronatrite
Miersite
Mimetite
'Mimetite-Pyromorphite Series'
Mottramite
Munakataite
Muscovite
var: Illite

var: Sericite
Natropharmacoalumite (TL)
Natropharmacosiderite
Olivenite
Opal
Orthoclase
Osarizawaite
Paratacamite
Parnauite
Perroudite
Pharmacoalumite
Pharmacosiderite
Plumbojarosite
Pyrite
Pyromorphite
Pyrophyllite
Quartz
var: Agate
var: Amethyst
Rodalquilarite (TL)
Rosasite
Scorodite
Segnitite
Silver
Smithsonite
Sphalerite
Svanbergite
Tellurium
Tennantite
Tetrahedrite
Vanadinite
Willemite
Woodhouseite
Wulfenite
Zunyite


146 entries listed. 95 valid minerals. 3 type localities (valid minerals).

Localities in this Region

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References

- I. Queralt, 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). Acta Geologica Hispanica, 30(4), 91–101.
- A. Arribas, F. Hernández, M. A. Fernández Périz, J. Gröbner, G. Leal (2005): Rodalquilar - El oro del Capo del Ágata. Bocamina 15, 12-88.


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