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Herculano Mine, El Puntal, Campos de golf area, Atamaría, Sierra Minera de Cartagena-La Unión, Cartagena, Murcia, Spain

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 37° 36' 59'' North , 0° 48' 16'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 37.61639,-0.80472
GeoHash:G#: eyxmvxy52
Locality type:Mine
Name(s) in local language(s):Mina Herculano, El Puntal, Zona Campos de golf, Atamaría, Sierra Minera de Cartagena-La Unión, Cartagena, Murcia, España


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4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Richard Dale collection
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Description: Nice crystals with manganese oxides inclusions
Reference: Calvo, M. (1996) Mineralogía, La Unión. Bocamina, 2, 14-35.
Chalcophanite
Formula: (Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
Reference: Calvo, M. (1996) Mineralogía, La Unión. Bocamina, 2, 14-35.
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Reference: Calvo, M. (1996) Mineralogía, La Unión. Bocamina, 2, 14-35.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Chalcophanite'4.FL.20(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
'Pyrolusite'4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB3X7
Chalcophanite7.8.2.1(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Chalcophanite(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O Chalcophanite(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
MnManganese
Mn Chalcophanite(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
ZnZinc
Zn Chalcophanite(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

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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Miocene
5.333 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 3186176
Cenozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Miocene (5.333 - 23.03 Ma)

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]

Mesozoic - Paleozoic
66 - 541 Ma



ID: 3131025
Alpujarride Complex

Age: Phanerozoic (66 - 541 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Alpujarride Complex

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{marble}, Minor{phyllite,mica schist,migmatite/anatexite}

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]

Triassic
201.3 - 251.902 Ma



ID: 2498820

Age: Triassic (201.3 - 251.902 Ma)

Description: Gneiss, migmatite, mica schist, schist, phyllite, marble, limestone, and dolomite (M. Alpujárride)

Comments: Alboran block

Lithology: Mica schist, phyllite, sandstone, marble, limestone, dolomite and marl

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

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References

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Bocamina 1996-02.
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. (in Spanish).


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