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Bilbilitana Mine, Alpartir, Zaragoza, Aragón, Spain

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 41° 25' 6'' North , 1° 23' 39'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 41.41861,-1.39417
GeoHash:G#: ezr58k0bc
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Mina Bilbilitana, Alpartir, Zaragoza, Aragón, España


Small mine near Alpartir worked for copper and silver in Roman times and in the 19th century. Mainly sulphosalts in siderite-quartz veins.

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Iberian Peninsula

Peninsula - 1,535 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


20 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: -Artiaga Torres, D.,Colomer Lorenzo,J.M.,Melgarejo,J.C.,A.Proenza J.y Mata y Perelló, J.M. (2011) Nuevos Datos sobre las Minas de Plata de Alpartir (Zaragoza). Soc. Esp. de Mineralogía. Revista Macla nº 15, 35-36.
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Calvo, M. (2008). Minerales de Aragón. Prames,Zaragoza. 463 pags.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Garcia Gil,E.Vindel Catena,E.y Lunar Hernandez,R.(1988) Estudio
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Calvo, M. (2008). Minerales de Aragón. Prames,Zaragoza. 463 pags.
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: -Artiaga Torres, D.,Colomer Lorenzo,J.M.,Melgarejo,J.C.,A.Proenza J.y Mata y Perelló, J.M. (2011) Nuevos Datos sobre las Minas de Plata de Alpartir (Zaragoza). Soc. Esp. de Mineralogía. Revista Macla nº 15, 35-36.
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Reference: -Artiaga Torres, D.,Colomer Lorenzo,J.M.,Melgarejo,J.C.,A.Proenza J.y Mata y Perelló, J.M. (2011) Nuevos Datos sobre las Minas de Plata de Alpartir (Zaragoza). Soc. Esp. de Mineralogía. Revista Macla nº 15, 35-36.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Garcia Gil,E.Vindel Catena,E.y Lunar Hernandez,R.(1988) Estudio
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Calvo, Miguel. (2003) Minerales y Minas de España. Vol. II. Sulfuros y sulfosales. Museo de Ciencias Naturales de Alava. Vitoria. 705 págs.
Chalcostibite
Formula: CuSbS2
Reference: Calvo, Miguel. (2003) Minerales y Minas de España. Vol. II. Sulfuros y sulfosales. Museo de Ciencias Naturales de Alava. Vitoria. 705 págs.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Garcia Gil,E.Vindel Catena,E.y Lunar Hernandez,R.(1988) Estudio
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: -Artiaga Torres, D.,Colomer Lorenzo,J.M.,Melgarejo,J.C.,A.Proenza J.y Mata y Perelló, J.M. (2011) Nuevos Datos sobre las Minas de Plata de Alpartir (Zaragoza). Soc. Esp. de Mineralogía. Revista Macla nº 15, 35-36.
Gersdorffite
Formula: NiAsS
Reference: -Artiaga Torres, D.,Colomer Lorenzo,J.M.,Melgarejo,J.C.,A.Proenza J.y Mata y Perelló, J.M. (2011) Nuevos Datos sobre las Minas de Plata de Alpartir (Zaragoza). Soc. Esp. de Mineralogía. Revista Macla nº 15, 35-36.
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: -Artiaga Torres, D.,Colomer Lorenzo,J.M.,Melgarejo,J.C.,A.Proenza J.y Mata y Perelló, J.M. (2011) Nuevos Datos sobre las Minas de Plata de Alpartir (Zaragoza). Soc. Esp. de Mineralogía. Revista Macla nº 15, 35-36.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Garcia Gil,E.Vindel Catena,E.y Lunar Hernandez,R.(1988) Estudio
Oxyplumboroméite
Formula: Pb2Sb2O6O
Reference: -Artiaga Torres, D.,Colomer Lorenzo,J.M.,Melgarejo,J.C.,A.Proenza J.y Mata y Perelló, J.M. (2011) Nuevos Datos sobre las Minas de Plata de Alpartir (Zaragoza). Soc. Esp. de Mineralogía. Revista Macla nº 15, 35-36.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Calvo, M. (2008). Minerales de Aragón. Prames,Zaragoza. 463 pags.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: -Artiaga Torres, D.,Colomer Lorenzo,J.M.,Melgarejo,J.C.,A.Proenza J.y Mata y Perelló, J.M. (2011) Nuevos Datos sobre las Minas de Plata de Alpartir (Zaragoza). Soc. Esp. de Mineralogía. Revista Macla nº 15, 35-36.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Calvo, M. (2008). Minerales de Aragón. Prames,Zaragoza. 463 pags.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: -Artiaga Torres, D.,Colomer Lorenzo,J.M.,Melgarejo,J.C.,A.Proenza J.y Mata y Perelló, J.M. (2011) Nuevos Datos sobre las Minas de Plata de Alpartir (Zaragoza). Soc. Esp. de Mineralogía. Revista Macla nº 15, 35-36.
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: Calvo, M. (2008). Minerales de Aragón. Prames,Zaragoza. 463 pags.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Bismuthinite'2.DB.05Bi2S3
'Bournonite'2.GA.50PbCuSbS3
'Chalcocite'2.BA.05Cu2S
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Chalcostibite'2.HA.05CuSbS2
'Covellite'2.CA.05aCuS
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Gersdorffite'2.EB.25NiAsS
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
'Tetrahedrite'2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Oxyplumboroméite'4.DH.Pb2Sb2O6O
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Ankerite'5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
'Aragonite'5.AB.15CaCO3
'Malachite'5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
'Siderite'5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4
'Jarosite'7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Gersdorffite2.12.3.2NiAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ø = 3
Bournonite3.4.3.2PbCuSbS3
ø = 2
Chalcostibite3.7.5.1CuSbS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
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 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
Oxyplumboroméite-Pb2Sb2O6O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C AragoniteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O AragoniteCaCO3
O BaryteBaSO4
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O OxyplumboroméitePb2Sb2O6O
O QuartzSiO2
O SideriteFeCO3
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BaryteBaSO4
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S BournonitePbCuSbS3
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S ChalcostibiteCuSbS2
S CovelliteCuS
S GalenaPbS
S GersdorffiteNiAsS
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
KPotassium
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
CaCalcium
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
NiNickel
Ni GersdorffiteNiAsS
CuCopper
Cu BournonitePbCuSbS3
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu ChalcostibiteCuSbS2
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As GersdorffiteNiAsS
SbAntimony
Sb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Sb ChalcostibiteCuSbS2
Sb OxyplumboroméitePb2Sb2O6O
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb OxyplumboroméitePb2Sb2O6O
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3

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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Pleistocene
0.0117 - 2.588 Ma



ID: 2508207

Age: Pleistocene (0.0117 - 2.588 Ma)

Description: Conglomerate, gravel, sand, sandstone, silt and clay. Fluvial and marine terraces

Lithology: Gravel, conglomerate, sand and silt

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

Miocene - Oligocene
5.333 - 33.9 Ma



ID: 3189183
Cenozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Cenozoic (5.333 - 33.9 Ma)

Comments: Ebro Basin; Ebro Basin

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]

Jurassic
145 - 201.3 Ma



ID: 3140068
Jurassic limestone

Age: Jurassic (145 - 201.3 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{limestone}, Minor{dolomite/dolostone,marl,siliceous ooze}

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]

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

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Calvo, M. (2008) Minerales de Aragón. Prames, Zaragoza. 463 pp.
Garcia Gil, E., Vindel Catena, E., and Lunar Hernandez, R. (1988) Estudio metalogenético de cobres grises de Alpartir (Zaragoza). Boletin Geológico y Minero, 99, 250-261.

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