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El Entredicho Mine, Almadenejos, Almadén District, Ciudad Real, Castile-La Mancha, Spaini
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El Entredicho MineMine
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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 38° North , 4° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~9km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate


Mercury open cast mine near Almadén. It is now (2006) abandoned and flooded.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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10 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Salvador Maturana, Angel Hernández (1995): Almadén del Azogue. Bocamina, 1, 38-64.
Calomel
Formula: (Hg2)2+Cl2
Reference: Carles Curto Milà.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: various added photos
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'
Reference: Hernández, A., Jébrak, M., Higueras, P., Oyarzun, R., Morata, D., and Munhá, J. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 539-548.
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Reference: Salvador Maturana, Angel Hernández (1995): Almadén del Azogue. Bocamina, 1, 38-64.
Mercury
Formula: Hg
Reference: Salvador Maturana, Angel Hernández (1995): Almadén del Azogue. Bocamina, 1, 38-64.
Metacinnabar
Formula: HgS
Reference: Olia, V. J. , Mila, C.C. & Alvarez, C.N. (1990):Sobre la presencia de sulfuro de mercurio cilbico(Metacinabrio) en el distrito minero de Almadén(Ciudad Real, España). Treb. Mus. Geol. Barcelona, 1: 209-218
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Calvo, Miguel. (2018). Minerales y Minas de España. Vol. IX. Silicatos. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid. Fundación Gómez Pardo. 767 págs.
Muscovite var: Fuchsite
Formula: K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: Calvo, Miguel. (2018). Minerales y Minas de España. Vol. IX. Silicatos. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid. Fundación Gómez Pardo. 767 págs.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Salvador Maturana, Angel Hernández (1995): Almadén del Azogue. Bocamina, 1, 38-64.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen collection
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: Hernández, A., Jébrak, M., Higueras, P., Oyarzun, R., Morata, D., and Munhá, J. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 539-548.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Mercury1.AD.05Hg
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Cinnabar'2.CD.15aHgS
Metacinnabar2.CB.05aHgS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
'Calomel'3.AA.30(Hg2)2+Cl2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Fuchsite9.EC.15K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Mercury1.1.7.1Hg
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Cinnabar2.8.14.1HgS
Metacinnabar2.8.2.3HgS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Calomel9.1.8.1(Hg2)2+Cl2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'-
Muscovite
var: Fuchsite
-K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
OOxygen
O BaryteBaSO4
O Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O SpinelMgAl2O4
MgMagnesium
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
AlAluminium
Al Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
SiSilicon
Si Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CinnabarHgS
S MetacinnabarHgS
S PyriteFeS2
ClChlorine
Cl Calomel(Hg2)2+Cl2
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CrChromium
Cr Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
HgMercury
Hg Calomel(Hg2)2+Cl2
Hg CinnabarHgS
Hg MercuryHg
Hg MetacinnabarHgS

References

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Olia, V.J., Mila, C.C., and Alvarez, C.N. (1990) Sobre la presencia de sulfuro de mercurio cilbico (Metacinabrio) en el distrito minero de Almadén (Ciudad Real, España). Treb. Mus. Geol. Barcelona, 1: 209-218.

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