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Escarlati Mine, Puerto de las Señales, Maraña, León, Castile and Leon, Spaini
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Escarlati MineMine
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Name(s) in local language(s):Mina Escarlati, Puerto de las Señales, Maraña, León, Castilla y León, España
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 43° 4' 24'' North , 5° 14' 8'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 43.07333,-5.23556
GeoHash:G#: ezsm0c786
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Maraña164 (2012)5.4km
Puebla de Lillo673 (2012)8.0km
Reyero141 (2012)14.2km
Campo de Caso2,071 (2012)15.1km
Burón372 (2012)15.9km


This old mine was worked for the last time in 1970-72. Here, fine cinnabar crystals are included normally in calcite, accompanied by stibnite and fluorite.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Iberian PeninsulaPeninsula

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


15 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aktashite
Formula: Cu6Hg3As4S12
Reference: Martín-Izard, A., Gumiel, P., Arias, M., Cepedal, A., Fuertes-Fuente, M., & Reguilón, R. (2009). Genesis and evolution of the structurally controlled vein mineralization (Sb–Hg) in the Escarlati deposit (León, Spain): Evidence from fault population analysis methods, fluid-inclusion research and stable isotope data. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 100(1), 51-66.
Antimony
Formula: Sb
Reference: Martín-Izard, A., Gumiel, P., Arias, M., Cepedal, A., Fuertes-Fuente, M., & Reguilón, R. (2009). Genesis and evolution of the structurally controlled vein mineralization (Sb–Hg) in the Escarlati deposit (León, Spain): Evidence from fault population analysis methods, fluid-inclusion research and stable isotope data. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 100(1), 51-66.
'Apatite'
Reference: Martín-Izard, A., Gumiel, P., Arias, M., Cepedal, A., Fuertes-Fuente, M., & Reguilón, R. (2009). Genesis and evolution of the structurally controlled vein mineralization (Sb–Hg) in the Escarlati deposit (León, Spain): Evidence from fault population analysis methods, fluid-inclusion research and stable isotope data. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 100(1), 51-66.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Martín-Izard, A., Gumiel, P., Arias, M., Cepedal, A., Fuertes-Fuente, M., & Reguilón, R. (2009). Genesis and evolution of the structurally controlled vein mineralization (Sb–Hg) in the Escarlati deposit (León, Spain): Evidence from fault population analysis methods, fluid-inclusion research and stable isotope data. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 100(1), 51-66.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Martín-Izard, A., Gumiel, P., Arias, M., Cepedal, A., Fuertes-Fuente, M., & Reguilón, R. (2009). Genesis and evolution of the structurally controlled vein mineralization (Sb–Hg) in the Escarlati deposit (León, Spain): Evidence from fault population analysis methods, fluid-inclusion research and stable isotope data. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 100(1), 51-66.
Berthierite
Formula: FeSb2S4
Reference: Martín-Izard, A., Gumiel, P., Arias, M., Cepedal, A., Fuertes-Fuente, M., & Reguilón, R. (2009). Genesis and evolution of the structurally controlled vein mineralization (Sb–Hg) in the Escarlati deposit (León, Spain): Evidence from fault population analysis methods, fluid-inclusion research and stable isotope data. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 100(1), 51-66.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Martín-Izard, A., Gumiel, P., Arias, M., Cepedal, A., Fuertes-Fuente, M., & Reguilón, R. (2009). Genesis and evolution of the structurally controlled vein mineralization (Sb–Hg) in the Escarlati deposit (León, Spain): Evidence from fault population analysis methods, fluid-inclusion research and stable isotope data. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 100(1), 51-66.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Martín-Izard, A., Gumiel, P., Arias, M., Cepedal, A., Fuertes-Fuente, M., & Reguilón, R. (2009). Genesis and evolution of the structurally controlled vein mineralization (Sb–Hg) in the Escarlati deposit (León, Spain): Evidence from fault population analysis methods, fluid-inclusion research and stable isotope data. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 100(1), 51-66.
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Reference: Martín-Izard, A., Gumiel, P., Arias, M., Cepedal, A., Fuertes-Fuente, M., & Reguilón, R. (2009). Genesis and evolution of the structurally controlled vein mineralization (Sb–Hg) in the Escarlati deposit (León, Spain): Evidence from fault population analysis methods, fluid-inclusion research and stable isotope data. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 100(1), 51-66.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Martín-Izard, A., Gumiel, P., Arias, M., Cepedal, A., Fuertes-Fuente, M., & Reguilón, R. (2009). Genesis and evolution of the structurally controlled vein mineralization (Sb–Hg) in the Escarlati deposit (León, Spain): Evidence from fault population analysis methods, fluid-inclusion research and stable isotope data. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 100(1), 51-66.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Martín-Izard, A., Gumiel, P., Arias, M., Cepedal, A., Fuertes-Fuente, M., & Reguilón, R. (2009). Genesis and evolution of the structurally controlled vein mineralization (Sb–Hg) in the Escarlati deposit (León, Spain): Evidence from fault population analysis methods, fluid-inclusion research and stable isotope data. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 100(1), 51-66.
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Martín-Izard, A., Gumiel, P., Arias, M., Cepedal, A., Fuertes-Fuente, M., & Reguilón, R. (2009). Genesis and evolution of the structurally controlled vein mineralization (Sb–Hg) in the Escarlati deposit (León, Spain): Evidence from fault population analysis methods, fluid-inclusion research and stable isotope data. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 100(1), 51-66.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Martín-Izard, A., Gumiel, P., Arias, M., Cepedal, A., Fuertes-Fuente, M., & Reguilón, R. (2009). Genesis and evolution of the structurally controlled vein mineralization (Sb–Hg) in the Escarlati deposit (León, Spain): Evidence from fault population analysis methods, fluid-inclusion research and stable isotope data. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 100(1), 51-66.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Martín-Izard, A., Gumiel, P., Arias, M., Cepedal, A., Fuertes-Fuente, M., & Reguilón, R. (2009). Genesis and evolution of the structurally controlled vein mineralization (Sb–Hg) in the Escarlati deposit (León, Spain): Evidence from fault population analysis methods, fluid-inclusion research and stable isotope data. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 100(1), 51-66.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Martín-Izard, A., Gumiel, P., Arias, M., Cepedal, A., Fuertes-Fuente, M., & Reguilón, R. (2009). Genesis and evolution of the structurally controlled vein mineralization (Sb–Hg) in the Escarlati deposit (León, Spain): Evidence from fault population analysis methods, fluid-inclusion research and stable isotope data. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 100(1), 51-66.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Martín-Izard, A., Gumiel, P., Arias, M., Cepedal, A., Fuertes-Fuente, M., & Reguilón, R. (2009). Genesis and evolution of the structurally controlled vein mineralization (Sb–Hg) in the Escarlati deposit (León, Spain): Evidence from fault population analysis methods, fluid-inclusion research and stable isotope data. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 100(1), 51-66.
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: Martín-Izard, A., Gumiel, P., Arias, M., Cepedal, A., Fuertes-Fuente, M., & Reguilón, R. (2009). Genesis and evolution of the structurally controlled vein mineralization (Sb–Hg) in the Escarlati deposit (León, Spain): Evidence from fault population analysis methods, fluid-inclusion research and stable isotope data. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 100(1), 51-66.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Antimony1.CA.05Sb
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Aktashite2.GA.30Cu6Hg3As4S12
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Berthierite2.HA.20FeSb2S4
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cinnabar2.CD.15aHgS
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Antimony1.3.1.2Sb
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Cinnabar2.8.14.1HgS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 3
Aktashite3.4.13.2Cu6Hg3As4S12
ø = 2
Berthierite3.7.9.3FeSb2S4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C GraphiteC
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O BaryteBaSO4
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S CinnabarHgS
S StibniteSb2S3
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S PyriteFeS2
S BerthieriteFeSb2S4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S BaryteBaSO4
S AktashiteCu6Hg3As4S12
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe BerthieriteFeSb2S4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu AktashiteCu6Hg3As4S12
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As AktashiteCu6Hg3As4S12
SbAntimony
Sb StibniteSb2S3
Sb BerthieriteFeSb2S4
Sb AntimonySb
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
HgMercury
Hg CinnabarHgS
Hg AktashiteCu6Hg3As4S12
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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]

Ordovician
443.8 - 485.4 Ma



ID: 3131340
Ordovician quartzite

Age: Ordovician (443.8 - 485.4 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{quartzite}, Minor{shale/slate,greenschist,conglomerate}

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]

Late Cambrian - Early Cambrian
485.4 - 541 Ma



ID: 2513760

Age: Cambrian (485.4 - 541 Ma)

Description: Sandstone, slate, quartzite or limestone and conglomerate

Lithology: Quartzite, slate, sandstone and limestone

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

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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