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San Nicolás Mine, Valle de la Serena, Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 38° 40' 20'' North , 5° 51' 35'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 38.6722222222, -5.85972222222
Name(s) in local language(s):Mina San Nicolás, Valle de la Serena, Badajoz, Extremadura, España
Other regions containing this locality:Iberian Peninsula

High-temperature quartz veins with Sn-W-Bi-Mo mineralization.
Deposits were mined from 1912 to 1990 in diferent claims (San Nicolás, Galia, Arreglo, Cerrojo and Fraternidad).
World-quality topaz crystals.
Very interesting secondary mineralization from the arsenopyrite-pirite, ferberite-molibdenite veins.

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34 valid minerals.

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

- 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.

-Sainz de Baranda Graf, B. (2013): El Complejo Minero San Nicolás, Valle de la Serena (Badajoz). Revista de Minerales, V-3

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