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Almadén District, Ciudad Real, Castile-La Mancha, Spaini
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Almadén District, Ciudad Real, Castile-La Mancha, Spain
Latitude & Longitude:
38° North , 3° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~114km
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Mercury mines in production for 2000 years. Has produced approximately 1/3 of total world production.

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58 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Hernández, A., Jébrak, M., Higueras, P., Oyarzun, R., Morata, D., and Munhá, J. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 539-548.
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Higueras, P., Oyarzun, R., Lunar, R., Sierra, J., and Parras, J. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 211-214.
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: Hernández, A., Jébrak, M., Higueras, P., Oyarzun, R., Morata, D., and Munhá, J. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 539-548.; Hernández, A., Jébrak, M., Higueras, P., Oyarzun, R., Morata, D., and Munhá, J. (1999): The Almadén mercury mining district, Spain. Mineralium Deposita 34, 539-548.
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Sainz de Baranda Graf, B and Menor salvan, C. (2019) The Almadén mining district, Ciudad Real, Spain. The Mineralogical Record, 50 (1), 11-60.
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: Hernández, A., Jébrak, M., Higueras, P., Oyarzun, R., Morata, D., and Munhá, J. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 539-548.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
'Bilibinite'
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: Hernández, A., Jébrak, M., Higueras, P., Oyarzun, R., Morata, D., and Munhá, J. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 539-548.
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Reference: Sainz de Baranda Graf, B. and Menor Salvan, C. (2019) The Almadén mining district, Ciudad Real, Spain. The Mineralogical Record, 50 (1), 11-60.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Calomel
Formula: (Hg2)2+Cl2
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Sainz de Baranda Graf, B. and Menor Salvan, C. (2019) The Almadén mining district, Ciudad Real, Spain. The Mineralogical Record, 50 (1), 11-60.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
'Chlorite Group'
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'
Description: Constituent of ultramafic xenoliths.
Reference: Hernández, A., Jébrak, M., Higueras, P., Oyarzun, R., Morata, D., and Munhá, J. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 539-548.
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Dickite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Hernández, A., Jébrak, M., Higueras, P., Oyarzun, R., Morata, D., and Munhá, J. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 539-548.; Hernández, A., Jébrak, M., Higueras, P., Oyarzun, R., Morata, D., and Munhá, J. (1999): The Almadén mercury mining district, Spain. Mineralium Deposita 34, 539-548.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Donharrisite
Formula: Ni3HgS3
Habit: Tabular
Description: Probably the best donharrisite in the world.
Reference: Sainz de Baranda Graf, B and Menor salvan, C. (2019) The Almadén mining district, Ciudad Real, Spain. The Mineralogical Record, 50 (1), 11-60.
Eglestonite
Formula: (Hg2+2)3OCl3(OH)
Reference: Sainz de Baranda Graf, B and Menor salvan, C. (2019) The Almadén mining district, Ciudad Real, Spain. The Mineralogical Record, 50 (1), 11-60.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Hernández, A., Jébrak, M., Higueras, P., Oyarzun, R., Morata, D., and Munhá, J. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 539-548.; Hernández, A., Jébrak, M., Higueras, P., Oyarzun, R., Morata, D., and Munhá, J. (1999): The Almadén mercury mining district, Spain. Mineralium Deposita 34, 539-548.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Hernández, A., Jébrak, M., Higueras, P., Oyarzun, R., Morata, D., and Munhá, J. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 539-548.; Hernández, A., Jébrak, M., Higueras, P., Oyarzun, R., Morata, D., and Munhá, J. (1999): The Almadén mercury mining district, Spain. Mineralium Deposita 34, 539-548.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Gianellaite
Formula: [(NHg2)2](SO4)(H2O)x
Reference: Sainz de Baranda Graf, B. and Menor Salvan, C. (2019) The Almadén mining district, Ciudad Real, Spain. The Mineralogical Record, 50 (1), 11-60.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Gortdrumite
Formula: Cu24Fe2Hg9S23
Description: World-quality specimens for the species.
Reference: Sainz de Baranda Graf, B and Menor salvan, C. (2019) The Almadén mining district, Ciudad Real, Spain. The Mineralogical Record, 50 (1), 11-60.
Graphite
Formula: C
Greenockite
Formula: CdS
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Hydroniumjarosite
Formula: (H3O)Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Sainz de Baranda Graf, B and Menor salvan, C. (2019) The Almadén mining district, Ciudad Real, Spain. The Mineralogical Record, 50 (1), 11-60.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Kaersutite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
Reference: Hernández, A., Jébrak, M., Higueras, P., Oyarzun, R., Morata, D., and Munhá, J. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 539-548.; Hernández, A., Jébrak, M., Higueras, P., Oyarzun, R., Morata, D., and Munhá, J. (1999): The Almadén mercury mining district, Spain. Mineralium Deposita 34, 539-548.
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Hernández, A., Jébrak, M., Higueras, P., Oyarzun, R., Morata, D., and Munhá, J. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 539-548.
Leucoxene
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Reference: Higueras, P., Oyarzun, R., Lunar, R., Sierra, J., and Parras, J. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 211-214.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Sainz de Baranda Graf, B and Menor salvan, C. (2019) The Almadén mining district, Ciudad Real, Spain. The Mineralogical Record, 50 (1), 11-60.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Mercury
Formula: Hg
Metacinnabar
Formula: HgS
Millerite
Formula: NiS
Montroydite
Formula: HgO
Reference: Sainz de Baranda Graf, B and Menor salvan, C. (2019) The Almadén mining district, Ciudad Real, Spain. The Mineralogical Record, 50 (1), 11-60.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Muscovite var: Fuchsite
Formula: K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: Hernández, A., Jébrak, M., Higueras, P., Oyarzun, R., Morata, D., and Munhá, J. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 539-548.; Hernández, A., Jébrak, M., Higueras, P., Oyarzun, R., Morata, D., and Munhá, J. (1999): The Almadén mercury mining district, Spain. Mineralium Deposita 34, 539-548.
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Reference: Higueras, P., Oyarzun, R., Lunar, R., Sierra, J., and Parras, J. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 211-214.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Natrojarosite
Formula: NaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Sainz de Baranda Graf, B and Menor salvan, C. (2019) The Almadén mining district, Ciudad Real, Spain. The Mineralogical Record, 50 (1), 11-60.
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: Hernández, A., Jébrak, M., Higueras, P., Oyarzun, R., Morata, D., and Munhá, J. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 539-548.; Hernández, A., Jébrak, M., Higueras, P., Oyarzun, R., Morata, D., and Munhá, J. (1999): The Almadén mercury mining district, Spain. Mineralium Deposita 34, 539-548.
'Pumpellyite'
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: Sainz de Baranda Graf, B. and Menor Salvan, C. (2019) The Almadén mining district, Ciudad Real, Spain. The Mineralogical Record, 50 (1), 11-60.
Pyrophyllite
Formula: Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Higueras, P., Oyarzun, R., Lunar, R., Sierra, J., and Parras, J. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 211-214.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Rectorite
Formula: (Na,Ca)Al4((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)4 · 2H2O
Reference: Higueras, P., Oyarzun, R., Lunar, R., Sierra, J., and Parras, J. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 211-214.
Schuetteite
Formula: Hg2+3(SO4)O2
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Siegenite
Formula: CoNi2S4
Reference: Sainz de Baranda Graf, B and Menor salvan, C. (2019) The Almadén mining district, Ciudad Real, Spain. The Mineralogical Record, 50 (1), 11-60.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: Hernández, A., Jébrak, M., Higueras, P., Oyarzun, R., Morata, D., and Munhá, J. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 539-548.
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: Sainz de Baranda Graf, B. and Menor Salvan, C. (2019) The Almadén mining district, Ciudad Real, Spain. The Mineralogical Record, 50 (1), 11-60.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Uricite
Formula: C5H4N4O3
Reference: Sainz de Baranda Graf, B and Menor salvan, C. (2019) The Almadén mining district, Ciudad Real, Spain. The Mineralogical Record, 50 (1), 11-60.
Wurtzite
Formula: (Zn,Fe)S
Reference: Sainz de Baranda Graf, B and Menor salvan, C. (2019) The Almadén mining district, Ciudad Real, Spain. The Mineralogical Record, 50 (1), 11-60.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Saupe, F. (1990). Geology of the Almadén mercury deposit, province of Ciudad Real, Spain. Economic Geology, 85(3), 482-510.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Mercury1.AD.05Hg
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bournonite2.GA.50PbCuSbS3
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cinnabar2.CD.15aHgS
Donharrisite2.BD.20Ni3HgS3
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Gortdrumite2.BD.10Cu24Fe2Hg9S23
Greenockite2.CB.45CdS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Metacinnabar2.CB.05aHgS
Millerite2.CC.20NiS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Siegenite2.DA.05CoNi2S4
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Wurtzite2.CB.45(Zn,Fe)S
Group 3 - Halides
Calomel3.AA.30(Hg2)2+Cl2
Eglestonite3.DD.05(Hg2+2)3OCl3(OH)
Gianellaite3.DD.30[(NHg2)2](SO4)(H2O)x
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Montroydite4.AC.15HgO
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Magnesite5.AB.05MgCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Hydroniumjarosite7.BC.10(H3O)Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Natrojarosite7.BC.10NaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
Schuetteite7.BB.40Hg2+3(SO4)O2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Dickite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Kaersutite9.DE.15{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Fuchsite9.EC.15K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
var: Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Prehnite9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Pyrophyllite9.EC.10Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Rectorite9.EC.60(Na,Ca)Al4((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)4 · 2H2O
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Group 10 - Organic Compounds
Uricite10.CA.40C5H4N4O3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Bilibinite'-
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'K Feldspar'-
Leucoxene-
'Pumpellyite'-

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
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 4:3
Donharrisite2.6.6.1Ni3HgS3
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Cinnabar2.8.14.1HgS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Greenockite2.8.7.2CdS
Metacinnabar2.8.2.3HgS
Millerite2.8.16.1NiS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Wurtzite2.8.7.1(Zn,Fe)S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Siegenite2.10.1.6CoNi2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Miscellaneous
Gortdrumite2.16.14.1Cu24Fe2Hg9S23
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ø = 3
Bournonite3.4.3.2PbCuSbS3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX
Montroydite4.2.6.1HgO
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Calomel9.1.8.1(Hg2)2+Cl2
Group 10 - OXYHALIDES AND HYDROXYHALIDES
Am(O,OH)pXq
Eglestonite10.5.4.1(Hg2+2)3OCl3(OH)
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
A2XO4
Gianellaite28.2.4.1[(NHg2)2](SO4)(H2O)x
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Schuetteite30.1.13.1Hg2+3(SO4)O2
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 50 - ORGANIC COMPOUNDS
Miscellaneous
Uricite50.4.4.1C5H4N4O3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Kaersutite66.1.3a.18{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Dickite71.1.1.1Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite71.2.2d.2K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Pyrophyllite71.2.1.1Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Rectorite71.4.2.7(Na,Ca)Al4((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)4 · 2H2O
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 4-membered rings
Prehnite72.1.3.1Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Bilibinite'-
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
Hydroniumjarosite-(H3O)Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
'K Feldspar'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Leucoxene-
Muscovite
var: Fuchsite
-K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
var: Sericite-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Natrojarosite-NaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
'Pumpellyite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H Rectorite(Na,Ca)Al4((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)4 · 2H2O
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H Eglestonite(Hg22+)3OCl3(OH)
H Hydroniumjarosite(H3O)Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H NatrojarositeNaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
H UriciteC5H4N4O3
H Gianellaite[(NHg2)2](SO4)(H2O)x
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C GraphiteC
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C SideriteFeCO3
C MagnesiteMgCO3
C AragoniteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C UriciteC5H4N4O3
C CerussitePbCO3
NNitrogen
N UriciteC5H4N4O3
N Gianellaite[(NHg2)2](SO4)(H2O)x
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O BaryteBaSO4
O QuartzSiO2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O SchuetteiteHg32+(SO4)O2
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O Rectorite(Na,Ca)Al4((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)4 · 2H2O
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O SideriteFeCO3
O MagnesiteMgCO3
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O Kaersutite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O AragoniteCaCO3
O Eglestonite(Hg22+)3OCl3(OH)
O Hydroniumjarosite(H3O)Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O MontroyditeHgO
O NatrojarositeNaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
O UriciteC5H4N4O3
O Gianellaite[(NHg2)2](SO4)(H2O)x
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O CerussitePbCO3
FFluorine
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
NaSodium
Na Rectorite(Na,Ca)Al4((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)4 · 2H2O
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na Kaersutite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
Na NatrojarositeNaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Mg Kaersutite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al Rectorite(Na,Ca)Al4((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)4 · 2H2O
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al Kaersutite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
Al Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si Rectorite(Na,Ca)Al4((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)4 · 2H2O
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si Kaersutite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S MetacinnabarHgS
S DonharrisiteNi3HgS3
S GortdrumiteCu24Fe2Hg9S23
S CinnabarHgS
S GreenockiteCdS
S BaryteBaSO4
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S MarcasiteFeS2
S MilleriteNiS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S GalenaPbS
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S SchuetteiteHg32+(SO4)O2
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S Hydroniumjarosite(H3O)Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
S NatrojarositeNaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
S SiegeniteCoNi2S4
S Wurtzite(Zn,Fe)S
S Gianellaite[(NHg2)2](SO4)(H2O)x
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S BournonitePbCuSbS3
ClChlorine
Cl Calomel(Hg2)2+Cl2
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Cl Eglestonite(Hg22+)3OCl3(OH)
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
K Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca Rectorite(Na,Ca)Al4((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)4 · 2H2O
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca Kaersutite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ti Kaersutite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
CrChromium
Cr Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
FeIron
Fe GortdrumiteCu24Fe2Hg9S23
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe Hydroniumjarosite(H3O)Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe NatrojarositeNaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
CoCobalt
Co SiegeniteCoNi2S4
NiNickel
Ni DonharrisiteNi3HgS3
Ni MilleriteNiS
Ni SiegeniteCoNi2S4
CuCopper
Cu GortdrumiteCu24Fe2Hg9S23
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Cu BournonitePbCuSbS3
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn Wurtzite(Zn,Fe)S
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
CdCadmium
Cd GreenockiteCdS
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Sb BournonitePbCuSbS3
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
HgMercury
Hg Calomel(Hg2)2+Cl2
Hg MetacinnabarHgS
Hg DonharrisiteNi3HgS3
Hg GortdrumiteCu24Fe2Hg9S23
Hg CinnabarHgS
Hg MercuryHg
Hg SchuetteiteHg32+(SO4)O2
Hg Eglestonite(Hg22+)3OCl3(OH)
Hg MontroyditeHgO
Hg Gianellaite[(NHg2)2](SO4)(H2O)x
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Pb CerussitePbCO3

References

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Sainz de Baranda Graf, B. and Lunar, R. (1989) El volcanismo alcalino pre-hercinico del Sinclinal de Almadén. Estudios Geológicos, 45, 337-348.
Saupe, F. (1990) Geology of the Almadén mercury deposit, Province of Ciudad Real, Spain. Economic Geology, 85(3), 482-510.
Hernández, A., Jébrak, M., Higueras, P., Oyarzun, R., Morata, D., and Munhá, J. (1999) The Almadén mercury mining district, Spain. Mineralium Deposita, 34(5-6), 539-548.
Sainz de Baranda Graf, B. and Menor Salvan, C. (2019) The Almadén mining district, Ciudad Real, Spain. The Mineralogical Record, 50 (1), 11-60.

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