San Andrés Mine, Espiel (Villaviciosa de Córdoba), Córdoba, Andalusia, Spain
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|Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.|
|Latitude & Longitude:||37° North , 4° West (est.)|
|Margin of Error:||~100km|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Iberian Peninsula|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Mina San Andrés, Espiel (Villaviciosa de Córdoba), Córdoba, Andalucia, España|
The pyromorphite from San Andrés Mine in Espiel, Córdoba, has been known from the first half of the XX century. Many specimens were obtained in 1980-85. The better specimens were found in 1997, after the closing of the mine, in an "irregular" mining operation, crossing a collapsed zone by inserting a steel tube. Others specimens have been obtained by collectors in the same, extremely dangerous, area in recent years.
Geographical note: Villaviciosa de Córdoba is the nearest town to San Andrés mine, but the mine is located in the Espiel "municipio".
Correct geographical information is:
San Andrés Mine, Espiel, Córdoba, Andalusia, Spain
5 valid minerals.
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Ramos,I., Palero, F.J. and Peña, J. (2006). La mina "San Andrés". Bocamina, (18), 12-83
Calvo, M. (2015). Minerales y Minas de España. Vol VII. Fosfatos, Arseniatos y Vanadatos. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid. Fundación Gómez Pardo. 479 págs