La Paloma Mine, Zarza la Mayor, Cáceres, Extremadura, Spain
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||39° 50' 23'' North , 6° 51' 6'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||39.83972,-6.85167|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Iberian Peninsula|
|Köppen climate type:||Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Mina La Paloma, Zarza la Mayor, Cáceres, Extremadura, España|
Old apatite mine located 4 km SSE of Zarza la Mayor. Quartz-apatite vein in granite. Very interesting locality for micromounts of some rare species.
29 valid minerals.
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|Vendian - Neoproterozoic|
541 - 1000 Ma