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Reocín Mine, Reocín, Cantabria, Spaini
Regional Level Types
Reocín MineMine (Abandoned)
Reocín- not defined -
CantabriaAutonomous Community
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
43° 20' 39'' North , 4° 5' 8'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Mine (Abandoned) - last checked 2003
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Reocín7,230 (2012)0.9km
Cartes3,780 (2012)2.5km
Torrelavega55,297 (2015)3.1km
Santillana4,042 (2015)5.3km
Polanco1,000 (2015)7.2km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Mina de Reocín, Reocín, Cantabria, España


Largest stratabound carbonate hosted Zn-Pb deposit in Spain and one of the world's largest Mississippi Valley-type (MVT) deposits. The mine was closed in 2003.

Includes the following ore lenses: Barrendera (open pit), Flexion, 3a Capa, Capa Norte, Capa Sur.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Iberian PeninsulaPeninsula

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25 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Amber'
Reference: Collect. José Rafael González López
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: Castro, A.M., Calvo, M., García, G. & Alonso, A. (2001). La mina de Reocin (Cantabria). Bocamina, 8, 112-67
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Reference: Castro, A.M., Calvo, M., García, G. & Alonso, A. (2001). La mina de Reocin (Cantabria). Bocamina, 8, 112-67
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Castro, A.M., Calvo, M., García, G. & Alonso, A. (2001). La mina de Reocin (Cantabria). Bocamina, 8, 112-67
'Bitumen'
Reference: Symons, D.T.A. et al. (2009): Mineralium Deposita 44, 867-880.; Velasco, F., Herrero, J. M., Yusta, I., Alonso, J. A., Seebold, I., & Leach, D. (2003). Geology and geochemistry of the Reocín zinc-lead deposit, Basque-Cantabrian basin, Northern Spain. Economic Geology, 98(7), 1371-1396.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Castro, A.M., Calvo, M., García, G. & Alonso, A. (2001). La mina de Reocin (Cantabria). Bocamina, 8, 112-67; Velasco, F., Herrero, J. M., Yusta, I., Alonso, J. A., Seebold, I., & Leach, D. (2003). Geology and geochemistry of the Reocín zinc-lead deposit, Basque-Cantabrian basin, Northern Spain. Economic Geology, 98(7), 1371-1396.
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Castro, A.M., Calvo, M., García, G. & Alonso, A. (2001). La mina de Reocin (Cantabria). Bocamina, 8, 112-67
Copiapite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Reference: Castro, A.M., Calvo, M., García, G. & Alonso, A. (2001). La mina de Reocin (Cantabria). Bocamina, 8, 112-67
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Castro, A.M., Calvo, M., García, G. & Alonso, A. (2001). La mina de Reocin (Cantabria). Bocamina, 8, 112-67;
Dolomite var: Ferroan Dolomite
Formula: Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Reference: Velasco, F., Herrero, J. M., Yusta, I., Alonso, J. A., Seebold, I., & Leach, D. (2003). Geology and geochemistry of the Reocín zinc-lead deposit, Basque-Cantabrian basin, Northern Spain. Economic Geology, 98(7), 1371-1396.
Epsomite
Formula: MgSO4 · 7H2O
Reference: Castro, A.M., Calvo, M., García, G. & Alonso, A. (2001). La mina de Reocin (Cantabria). Bocamina, 8, 112-67
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Castro, A.M., Calvo, M., García, G. & Alonso, A. (2001). La mina de Reocin (Cantabria). Bocamina, 8, 112-67; Velasco, F., Herrero, J. M., Yusta, I., Alonso, J. A., Seebold, I., & Leach, D. (2003). Geology and geochemistry of the Reocín zinc-lead deposit, Basque-Cantabrian basin, Northern Spain. Economic Geology, 98(7), 1371-1396.
'Glauconite'
Formula: (K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Reference: Velasco, F., Herrero, J. M., Yusta, I., Alonso, J. A., Seebold, I., & Leach, D. (2003). Geology and geochemistry of the Reocín zinc-lead deposit, Basque-Cantabrian basin, Northern Spain. Economic Geology, 98(7), 1371-1396.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Castro, A.M., Calvo, M., García, G. & Alonso, A. (2001). La mina de Reocin (Cantabria). Bocamina, 8, 112-67
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Symons, D.T.A. et al. (2009): Mineralium Deposita 44, 867-880.
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: Castro, A.M., Calvo, M., García, G. & Alonso, A. (2001). La mina de Reocin (Cantabria). Bocamina, 8, 112-67
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: Castro, A.M., Calvo, M., García, G. & Alonso, A. (2001). La mina de Reocin (Cantabria). Bocamina, 8, 112-67
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Velasco, F., Herrero, J. M., Yusta, I., Alonso, J. A., Seebold, I., & Leach, D. (2003). Geology and geochemistry of the Reocín zinc-lead deposit, Basque-Cantabrian basin, Northern Spain. Economic Geology, 98(7), 1371-1396.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Symons, D.T.A. et al. (2009): Mineralium Deposita 44, 867-880.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Castro, A.M., Calvo, M., García, G. & Alonso, A. (2001). La mina de Reocin (Cantabria). Bocamina, 8, 112-67; Velasco, F., Herrero, J. M., Yusta, I., Alonso, J. A., Seebold, I., & Leach, D. (2003). Geology and geochemistry of the Reocín zinc-lead deposit, Basque-Cantabrian basin, Northern Spain. Economic Geology, 98(7), 1371-1396.
Melanterite
Formula: Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Reference: Castro, A.M., Calvo, M., García, G. & Alonso, A. (2001). La mina de Reocin (Cantabria). Bocamina, 8, 112-67
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Velasco, F., Herrero, J. M., Yusta, I., Alonso, J. A., Seebold, I., & Leach, D. (2003). Geology and geochemistry of the Reocín zinc-lead deposit, Basque-Cantabrian basin, Northern Spain. Economic Geology, 98(7), 1371-1396.
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Reference: Velasco, F., Herrero, J. M., Yusta, I., Alonso, J. A., Seebold, I., & Leach, D. (2003). Geology and geochemistry of the Reocín zinc-lead deposit, Basque-Cantabrian basin, Northern Spain. Economic Geology, 98(7), 1371-1396.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Castro, A.M., Calvo, M., García, G. & Alonso, A. (2001). La mina de Reocin (Cantabria). Bocamina, 8, 112-67; Velasco, F., Herrero, J. M., Yusta, I., Alonso, J. A., Seebold, I., & Leach, D. (2003). Geology and geochemistry of the Reocín zinc-lead deposit, Basque-Cantabrian basin, Northern Spain. Economic Geology, 98(7), 1371-1396.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Symons, D.T.A. et al. (2009): Mineralium Deposita 44, 867-880.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Velasco, F., Herrero, J. M., Yusta, I., Alonso, J. A., Seebold, I., & Leach, D. (2003). Geology and geochemistry of the Reocín zinc-lead deposit, Basque-Cantabrian basin, Northern Spain. Economic Geology, 98(7), 1371-1396.
Römerite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2(SO4)4 · 14H2O
Reference: Castro, A.M., Calvo, M., García, G. & Alonso, A. (2001). La mina de Reocin (Cantabria). Bocamina, 8, 112-67
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: Castro, A.M., Calvo, M., García, G. & Alonso, A. (2001). La mina de Reocin (Cantabria). Bocamina, 8, 112-67
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Castro, A.M., Calvo, M., García, G. & Alonso, A. (2001). La mina de Reocin (Cantabria). Bocamina, 8, 112-67; Velasco, F., Herrero, J. M., Yusta, I., Alonso, J. A., Seebold, I., & Leach, D. (2003). Geology and geochemistry of the Reocín zinc-lead deposit, Basque-Cantabrian basin, Northern Spain. Economic Geology, 98(7), 1371-1396.
Sphalerite var: Schalenblende
Reference: Philip Bluemner Collection; Velasco, F., Herrero, J. M., Yusta, I., Alonso, J. A., Seebold, I., & Leach, D. (2003). Geology and geochemistry of the Reocín zinc-lead deposit, Basque-Cantabrian basin, Northern Spain. Economic Geology, 98(7), 1371-1396.
Wurtzite
Formula: (Zn,Fe)S
Reference: Symons, D.T.A. et al. (2009): Mineralium Deposita 44, 867-880.; Velasco, F., Herrero, J. M., Yusta, I., Alonso, J. A., Seebold, I., & Leach, D. (2003). Geology and geochemistry of the Reocín zinc-lead deposit, Basque-Cantabrian basin, Northern Spain. Economic Geology, 98(7), 1371-1396.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
var: Schalenblende2.CB.05aZnS
Wurtzite2.CB.45(Zn,Fe)S
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
var: Ferroan Dolomite5.AB.10Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Hydrozincite5.BA.15Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Anhydrite7.AD.30CaSO4
Copiapite7.DB.35Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Epsomite7.CB.40MgSO4 · 7H2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Melanterite7.CB.35Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Römerite7.CB.75Fe2+Fe3+2(SO4)4 · 14H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amber'-
'Bitumen'-
'Glauconite'-(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Wurtzite2.8.7.1(Zn,Fe)S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Hydrozincite16a.4.1.1Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Epsomite29.6.11.1MgSO4 · 7H2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Melanterite29.6.10.1Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
AB2(XO4)4·H2O
Römerite29.7.2.1Fe2+Fe3+2(SO4)4 · 14H2O
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Miscellaneous
Copiapite31.10.5.1Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Hemimorphite56.1.2.1Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
'Glauconite'71.2.2a.5(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite71.2.2d.2K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Amber'-
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Bitumen'-
Dolomite
var: Ferroan Dolomite
-Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sphalerite
var: Schalenblende
-ZnS

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
H HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H RömeriteFe2+Fe23+(SO4)4 · 14H2O
H CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
H MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
H EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
H Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C AragoniteCaCO3
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
C HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
C Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
OOxygen
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O AragoniteCaCO3
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O CerussitePbCO3
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O RömeriteFe2+Fe23+(SO4)4 · 14H2O
O CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O HematiteFe2O3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O AnglesitePbSO4
O MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
O EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
O Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
NaSodium
Na Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
Mg Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Mg Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Si Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S MarcasiteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S RömeriteFe2+Fe23+(SO4)4 · 14H2O
S CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
S AnhydriteCaSO4
S Wurtzite(Zn,Fe)S
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S AnglesitePbSO4
S MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
S EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
KPotassium
K Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
Ca Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe RömeriteFe2+Fe23+(SO4)4 · 14H2O
Fe CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Fe Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Fe Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Zn HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn Wurtzite(Zn,Fe)S
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb AnglesitePbSO4

References

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Castro, A.M., Calvo, M., García, G. & Alonso, A. (2001). La mina de Reocin (Cantabria). Bocamina, 8, 112-67
Calvo, M. (2003). Minerales y Minas de España. Vol I, Elementos. Museo de Ciencias Naturales de Álava. 217 pp.
Velasco, F., Herrero, J. M., Yusta, I., Alonso, J. A., Seebold, I., & Leach, D. (2003). Geology and geochemistry of the Reocín zinc-lead deposit, Basque-Cantabrian basin, Northern Spain. Economic Geology, 98(7), 1371-1396.
Symons, D.T.A. et al. (2009): Mineralium Deposita 44, 867-880.


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