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Rocabruna Mines, Bruguers, Gavà, Baix Llobregat, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 41° 18' 57'' North , 1° 58' 24'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 41.3158817684, 1.97333484358
Name(s) in local language(s):Mines de Rocabruna, Bruguers, Gavà, Baix Llobregat, Barcelona, Catalunya

Mina Elvira is one of the names for a mining concession of "109 pertenencias (properties) of an iron mine entiteld Elvira, located in the Gavà city area, between the streams Curtills and Brugués (Barcelona)", around years 1945. Former names are "Jesús" (1941), "La Gavarra" (1930's)... Local people knows these mines as "Rocabruna mines". This name comes from the brown (bruna) color of the rocks. Rocabruna is the hill where these mines are located, in les Ferreres mountains (not to be confused with Les Ferreres mine, Rocabruna, Camprodon, Catalonia).

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- Diez, C., Rosell, J. (2013): "La Montgomeyita de les mines de Rocabruna, Bruguers, Gavà. Algunes consideracions sobre minerals de Bruguers". INFOMINER, 56, 1:56-57. Ed. Grup MIneralògic Català.
- Bareche, E., Viñals, J. (1994): "Els fosfats de Bruguers". Mineralogistes de Catalunya, Vol VI, 1:3-5.
- Bareche, E (2005) "Els minerals de Catalunya. Segle XX" Ed. Grup Mineralògic Català, Barcelona, 269 p.
- Tritlla, J. (1987): "Sobre la presencia de dufrenita en las minas de Bruguers (Prov. de Barcelona)". Mineralogistes de Catalunya, Vol.III, 8:208-209
- 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.

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