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Santa Matilde open pit, Berja Mines (Grupo minero Berja), Las Herrerías, Sierra Almagrera, Cuevas del Almanzora (Cuevas de Vera), Almería, Andalusia, Spain

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 37° North , 2° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~1km
Locality type:Pit
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Corta Santa Matilde, Grupo minero Berja, Las Herrerías, Sierra Almagrera, Cuevas del Almanzora (Cuevas de Vera), Almería, Andalucía, España


Located 13.8 km NW of Carboneras.

Alternative Label Names

This is a list of additional names that have been recorded for mineral labels associated with this locality in the minID database. This may include previous versions of the locality name hierarchy from mindat.org, data entry errors, and it may also include unconfirmed sublocality names or other names that can only be matched to this level.

Santa Matilde open pit, Berja Mines, Las Herrerías, Sierra Almagrera, Cuevas del Almanzora, Almería, Andalusia, Spain

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Iberian Peninsula

Peninsula - 1,540 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


16 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Calvo, M. (2014). Minerales y Minas de España. Vol. VI. Sulfatos (Seleniatos, Teluratos), Cromatos, Molibdatos y Wolframatos. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid. Fundación Gómez Pardo. 653 págs.
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
Reference: Calvo, Miguel. (2006). Minerales y Minas de España. Vol. III. Halogenuros. Museo de Ciencias Naturales de Alava. Vitoria. 267 págs.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Calvo, M. (1997): Minerales y Minas de España. Volumen I. Elementos.
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Calvo, M. (1997): Minerales y Minas de España. Volumen I. Elementos.
Fluorcalcioroméite
Formula: (Ca,Na,◻)2Sb5+2(O,OH)6F
Reference: Analysis made by César Menor Salván
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: found by Nico Nilis
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Calvo, M. (2003): Minerales y Minas de España. Volumen II. Sulfuros y sulfosales
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Calvo, M. (2009): Minerales y Minas de España. Volumen IV. Óxidos e Hidróxidos
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Hematite ?
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: found by FdW
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Calvo, M. (1997): Minerales y Minas de España. Volumen I. Elementos.
Oxyplumboroméite
Formula: Pb2Sb2O6O
Reference: Joan Rosell - RosellMinerals
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Jordi Fabre
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Calvo, M. (2003) Minerales y Minas de España. Vol. I. Elementos. Museo de Ciencias Naturales de Alava. Vitoria. 156 págs.
Silver var: Kongsbergite
Formula: (Ag,Hg)
Reference: Calvo, Miguel. (2003) Minerales y Minas de España. Vol. I. Elementos. Museo de Ciencias Naturales de Alava. Vitoria. 156 págs.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Copper'1.AA.05Cu
Silver1.AA.05Ag
var: Kongsbergite1.AA.05(Ag,Hg)
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
Group 3 - Halides
'Chlorargyrite'3.AA.15AgCl
'Fluorite'3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Cuprite'4.AA.10Cu2O
'Goethite'4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
'Hematite' ?4.CB.05Fe2O3
Oxyplumboroméite4.DH.Pb2Sb2O6O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Azurite'5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
'Cerussite'5.AB.15PbCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4
'Gypsum'7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Fluorcalcioroméite'-(Ca,Na,◻)2Sb5+2(O,OH)6F

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
A2X3
Hematite ?4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Chlorargyrite9.1.4.1AgCl
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Fluorcalcioroméite-(Ca,Na,◻)2Sb5+2(O,OH)6F
Oxyplumboroméite-Pb2Sb2O6O
Silver
var: Kongsbergite
-(Ag,Hg)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H Fluorcalcioroméite(Ca,Na,◻)2Sb25+(O,OH)6F
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CerussitePbCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O CerussitePbCO3
O CupriteCu2O
O Fluorcalcioroméite(Ca,Na,◻)2Sb25+(O,OH)6F
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O OxyplumboroméitePb2Sb2O6O
O QuartzSiO2
FFluorine
F Fluorcalcioroméite(Ca,Na,◻)2Sb25+(O,OH)6F
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na Fluorcalcioroméite(Ca,Na,◻)2Sb25+(O,OH)6F
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S GalenaPbS
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
ClChlorine
Cl ChlorargyriteAgCl
CaCalcium
Ca Fluorcalcioroméite(Ca,Na,◻)2Sb25+(O,OH)6F
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu CopperCu
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
AgSilver
Ag ChlorargyriteAgCl
Ag Silver (var: Kongsbergite)(Ag,Hg)
Ag SilverAg
SbAntimony
Sb Fluorcalcioroméite(Ca,Na,◻)2Sb25+(O,OH)6F
Sb OxyplumboroméitePb2Sb2O6O
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
HgMercury
Hg Silver (var: Kongsbergite)(Ag,Hg)
PbLead
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb OxyplumboroméitePb2Sb2O6O

References

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Calvo, Miguel (2003) Minerales y Minas de España. Vol. I. Elementos. Museo de Ciencias Naturales de Alava. Vitoria. 156 pp.
Calvo, M. (2014) Minerales y Minas de España. Vol. VI. Sulfatos (Seleniatos, Teluratos), Cromatos, Molibdatos y Wolframatos. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid. Fundación Gómez Pardo. 653 pp.

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