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San Hipolito Mine, Oria, Almería, Andalusia, Spaini
Regional Level Types
San Hipolito MineMine
Oria- not defined -
Almería- not defined -
AndalusiaAutonomous Community
SpainCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
37° North , 2° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~16km
Locality type:
Name(s) in local language(s):
Mina San Hipolito



Wulfenite crystals occur inside vugs and sandy pockets on kakirite material (decomposed whitish grey marble). Crystal shows deep orange colour with size up to 10mm. Rock matrix mainly formed by fractured marble and locally brecciated is very weak thus collecting sample require carefully.

Predominantly habit show blocky "Los Lamentos type", tabular and pyramidal forming in a very beautiful association.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Iberian PeninsulaPeninsula

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: mineralien welt 2001-05-56
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: mineralien welt 2001-05-56
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: mineralien welt 2001-05-56
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Reference: mineralien welt 2001-05-56

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CerussitePbCO3
OOxygen
O CerussitePbCO3
O AnglesitePbSO4
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S AnglesitePbSO4
MoMolybdenum
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)

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Mineralien Welt (2001). Heft 5. September-Oktober pag 56. Neuer Fundort fur schone wulfenite: Die San Hipolito Mine,Oria (Almeria) Spanien by Juan Carlos Romero Silva.

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