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Profunda Mine, Cármenes, León, Castile and Leon, Spaini
Regional Level Types
Profunda MineMine
Cármenes- not defined -
León- not defined -
Castile and LeonAutonomous Community
SpainCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
42° 57' 52'' North , 5° 36' 22'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Cármenes425 (2013)2.7km
Villamanín1,129 (2013)5.0km
Vegacervera335 (2012)10.3km
Ruayer12,766 (2017)10.9km
La Pola de Gordón4,241 (2012)13.0km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Mina La Profunda, Cármenes, León, Castilla y León, España


Old Roman mine located between Cármenes and Villamanín (León, Spain). Later it was exploited for copper until the end of the last century.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Iberian PeninsulaPeninsula

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


16 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Annabergite
Formula: Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: José Rafael González López collection
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
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)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
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: José Rafael González López collection
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Calvo, M. (2003) Minerales y Minas de España, Vol. II, Sulfuros y Sulfosales. Museo de Ciencias Naturales de Álava. 705 pags
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Calvo, M. (2003) Minerales y Minas de España, Vol. II, Sulfuros y Sulfosales. Museo de Ciencias Naturales de Álava. 705 pags
Conichalcite
Formula: CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: José Rafael González López collection
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
Erythrite
Formula: Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: José Rafael González López collection
Heterogenite
Formula: Co3+O(OH)
Reference: José Rafael González López collection
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)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
Pharmacolite
Formula: Ca(HAsO4) · 2H2O
Reference: José Rafael González López collection
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Reference: Calvo, M. (2003) Minerales y Minas de España, Vol. II, Sulfuros y Sulfosales. Museo de Ciencias Naturales de Álava. 705 pags
Tyrolite
Formula: Ca2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
Reference: José Rafael González López collection
Zálesíite
Formula: CaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: Analyses by Dr. Joan Viñals , professor at the Autonomous University of Barcelona, on specimens field collected by Manuel Echevarria.
Zeunerite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
Reference: José Rafael González López collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Heterogenite4.FE.20Co3+O(OH)
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Annabergite8.CE.40Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Conichalcite8.BH.35CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Erythrite8.CE.40Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Pharmacolite8.CJ.50Ca(HAsO4) · 2H2O
Tyrolite8.DM.10Ca2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
Zeunerite8.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
Zálesíite8.DL.15CaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Heterogenite6.1.4.2Co3+O(OH)
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 39 - HYDRATED ACID PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A[HXO4]·xH2O
Pharmacolite39.1.1.2Ca(HAsO4) · 2H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Zeunerite40.2a.14.1Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Annabergite40.3.6.4Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Erythrite40.3.6.3Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Conichalcite41.5.1.2CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Tyrolite42.4.3.1Ca2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
(AB)7(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Zálesíite42.5.1.7CaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H HeterogeniteCo3+O(OH)
H ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
H PharmacoliteCa(HAsO4) · 2H2O
H AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H ZeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
H ZálesíiteCaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
CCarbon
C TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C AragoniteCaCO3
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
OOxygen
O ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O HeterogeniteCo3+O(OH)
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
O PharmacoliteCa(HAsO4) · 2H2O
O AragoniteCaCO3
O AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O ZeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
O ZálesíiteCaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SSulfur
S TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S ChalcociteCu2S
CaCalcium
Ca TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Ca PharmacoliteCa(HAsO4) · 2H2O
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca ZálesíiteCaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CoCobalt
Co ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Co HeterogeniteCo3+O(OH)
NiNickel
Ni AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
CuCopper
Cu TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
Cu TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu ZeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
Cu ZálesíiteCaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
AsArsenic
As ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
As TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
As TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
As ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
As PharmacoliteCa(HAsO4) · 2H2O
As AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
As ZeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
As ZálesíiteCaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
UUranium
U ZeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O

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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Carboniferous
298.9 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3190948
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Carboniferous (298.9 - 358.9 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]

Carboniferous
298.9 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 2502716

Age: Carboniferous (298.9 - 358.9 Ma)

Description: Slate, sandstone, conglomerate, coal and limestone

Lithology: Conglomerate, sandstone, slate and limestone. coal

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

Carboniferous
298.9 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3137534
Kulm

Age: Carboniferous (298.9 - 358.9 Ma)

Description: flysch (sediments)

Lithology: Major:{meta-sandstone}, Minor{shale/slate,meta-limestone,greenschist}

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


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