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Providencia Mine (La Divina Providencia Mine), Villanueva de Pontedo, Cármenes (Villamanín), León, Castile and Leon, Spain

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 42° 58' 28'' North , 5° 36' 15'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 42.97444,-5.60417
Other regions containing this locality:Iberian Peninsula
Köppen climate type:Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Mina Providencia (Mina La Divina Providencia), Villanueva de Pontedo, Cármenes (Villamanín), León, Castilla y León, España


Access through Villanueva de Pontedo.
Near Villamanín.

Mineral List


13 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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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Carboniferous
298.9 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 2502314

Age: Carboniferous (298.9 - 358.9 Ma)

Description: Limestone and dolomite

Lithology: Dolomite, limestone and marl. sandstone

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

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References

- Matías, R. (1996). El distrito minero Profunda Providencia. Revista de Minerales

External Links

http://www.foro-minerales.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=3559 (explanation about the type locality, the mine and the villamaninite with pictures, in Spanish language)

http://es.wikiloc.com/wikiloc/view.do?id=2322799 (trail)

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