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Hermosa Mine, Sel del Haya, Cobijón, Udías, Cantabria, Spaini
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Hermosa MineMine
Sel del Haya- not defined -
Cobijón- not defined -
Udías- not defined -
CantabriaAutonomous Community
SpainCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
43° 21' 1'' North , 4° 13' 36'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Barrio de la Iglesia772 (2012)3.9km
Cabezón de la Sal8,057 (2012)4.7km
Luzmela1,982 (2012)6.1km
Comillas2,439 (2013)6.6km
Santillana4,042 (2015)10.5km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Mina Hermosa


Hermosa mine is one of the two mines in the Sel del Haya place, the other is Enriqueta mine, this place in the forest, is in La Gandara neighborhood, in the town of Cobijón, Udias municipality, Cantabria.
This mine is an old exploitation of Zn-Pb ores with three levels of galleries which report with other mines of the zone.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Iberian PeninsulaPeninsula

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


10 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Calvo, M. (2012): Minerales y Minas de España. Vol. V, Carbonatos y Nitratos. Boratos. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid - Fundación Gómez Pardo. 711 pp.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Calvo, M. (2012): Minerales y Minas de España. Vol. V, Carbonatos y Nitratos. Boratos. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid - Fundación Gómez Pardo. 711 pp.
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Calvo, M. (2012): Minerales y Minas de España. Vol. V, Carbonatos y Nitratos. Boratos. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid - Fundación Gómez Pardo. 711 pp.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Calvo, M. (2012): Minerales y Minas de España. Vol. V, Carbonatos y Nitratos. Boratos. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid - Fundación Gómez Pardo. 711 pp.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: José Rafael González López-Personal collection ; José Sierra Alvarez (2004) Paisaje y patrimonio minero en Udías. Cantabria
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: Calvo, M. (2012): Minerales y Minas de España. Vol. V, Carbonatos y Nitratos. Boratos. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid - Fundación Gómez Pardo. 711 pp.
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: Calvo, M. (2012): Minerales y Minas de España. Vol. V, Carbonatos y Nitratos. Boratos. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid - Fundación Gómez Pardo. 711 pp.
Plattnerite
Formula: PbO2
Reference: Calvo, M. (2009): Minerales y Minas de España. Vol. IV, Óxidos e Hidróxidos. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid - Fundación Gómez Pardo. 752 pp. ; Calvo, M. (2012): Minerales y Minas de España. Vol. V, Carbonatos y Nitratos. Boratos. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid - Fundación Gómez Pardo. 711 pp.
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: Calvo, M. (2012): Minerales y Minas de España. Vol. V, Carbonatos y Nitratos. Boratos. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid - Fundación Gómez Pardo. 711 pp.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: José Rafael González López-Personal collection ; José Sierra Alvarez (2004) Paisaje y patrimonio minero en Udías. Cantabria

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Plattnerite4.DB.05PbO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Hydrozincite5.BA.15Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Plattnerite4.4.1.6PbO2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Hydrozincite16a.4.1.1Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Hemimorphite56.1.2.1Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
CCarbon
C HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C AragoniteCaCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
OOxygen
O HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O PlattneritePbO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O AragoniteCaCO3
O CerussitePbCO3
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
SSulfur
S SphaleriteZnS
S GalenaPbS
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
ZnZinc
Zn HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn SphaleriteZnS
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb PlattneritePbO2
Pb CerussitePbCO3

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Jurassic-Cretaceous
66 - 201.3 Ma



ID: 2500877

Age: Mesozoic (66 - 201.3 Ma)

Description: Conglomerate, sandstone, sand and marl

Lithology: Limestone, dolomite and marl. sandstone and conglomerate

Reference: Mapa Geológico de la Península Ibérica, Baleares y Canarias a escala 1:1.000.000. Instituto Geológico y Minero de España. [77]

Early Cretaceous
100.5 - 145 Ma



ID: 3187706
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Early Cretaceous (100.5 - 145 Ma)

Comments: Cantabrian Orogen

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Early Cretaceous
100.5 - 145 Ma



ID: 3131945
Early Cretaceous sandstone

Age: Early Cretaceous (100.5 - 145 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{sandstone}, Minor{marl,limestone,conglomerate}

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Calvo, M. (2003): Minerales y Minas de España. Vol. II, Sulfuros. Museo de Ciencias Naturales de Álava, 705 pp.
Calvo, M. (2012): Minerales y Minas de España. Vol. V, Carbonatos y Nitratos. Boratos. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid - Fundación Gómez Pardo. 711 pp.
Sierra, J. (2004). Paisaje y Patrimonio minero en Udías. Cantabria. Eria: Revista Cuatrimestral de Geografia, (63), 58-71.

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