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La Sultana mine - La Sultana 2ª mine (Coto minero Gomesende), Ramírás, Orense (Ourense), Galicia, Spain

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 42° 12' 56'' North , 8° 5' 11'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 42.21556,-8.08639
GeoHash:G#: ezd0pvpem
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Mina La Sultana- Mina La Sultana 2ª (Coto minero Gomesende), Ramirás, Ourense, Galicia, España
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Criadero de la Arnoya


Abandoned casiterite mine. 600 m N of Escudeiros.


Regions containing this locality

Iberian Peninsula

Peninsula - 1,535 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


14 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Calvo, M. (2003) Minerales y Minas de España. Vol II. Sulfuros y sulfosales. Museo de Ciencias Naturales de Alava. Vitoria. 705 págs.
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Calvo,M. (2009): "Minerales y Minas de España". Vol IV Oxidos e Hidróxidos. Esc. Tec. Sup. de Ingenieros de Minas. Madrid, 751 pp.
Carminite
Formula: PbFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2
Reference: Calvo Sevillano, G., Viñals, J. y Calvo, M. (2012). Presencia en yacimientos españoles de carminita y de otros arseniatos relacionados. Macla, (16), 232-233.
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Calvo,M. (2009): "Minerales y Minas de España". Vol IV Oxidos e Hidróxidos. Esc. Tec. Sup. de Ingenieros de Minas. Madrid, 751 pp.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Calvo,M. (2009): "Minerales y Minas de España". Vol IV Oxidos e Hidróxidos. Esc. Tec. Sup. de Ingenieros de Minas. Madrid, 751 pp.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Calvo,M. (2009): "Minerales y Minas de España". Vol IV Oxidos e Hidróxidos. Esc. Tec. Sup. de Ingenieros de Minas. Madrid, 751 pp.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Calvo,M. (2009): "Minerales y Minas de España". Vol IV Oxidos e Hidróxidos. Esc. Tec. Sup. de Ingenieros de Minas. Madrid, 751 pp.
Lillianite
Formula: Pb3-2xAgxBi2+xS6
Reference: Calvo, M. (2003) Minerales y Minas de España. Vol II. Sulfuros y sulfosales. Museo de Ciencias Naturales de Alava. Vitoria. 705 págs.
Preisingerite
Formula: Bi3(AsO4)2O(OH)
Reference: 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.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Calvo,M. (2009): "Minerales y Minas de España". Vol IV Oxidos e Hidróxidos. Esc. Tec. Sup. de Ingenieros de Minas. Madrid, 751 pp.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Calvo,M. (2009): "Minerales y Minas de España". Vol IV Oxidos e Hidróxidos. Esc. Tec. Sup. de Ingenieros de Minas. Madrid, 751 pp.
Rooseveltite
Formula: Bi(AsO4)
Reference: 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.
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Calvo,M. (2009): "Minerales y Minas de España". Vol IV Oxidos e Hidróxidos. Esc. Tec. Sup. de Ingenieros de Minas. Madrid, 751 pp.
Segnitite
Formula: PbFe3+3AsO4(AsO3OH)(OH)6
Reference: Calvo Sevillano, G., Viñals, J. y Calvo, M. (2012). Presencia en yacimientos españoles de carminita y de otros arseniatos relacionados. Macla, (16), 232-233.
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Reference: Calvo,M. (2009): "Minerales y Minas de España". Vol IV Oxidos e Hidróxidos. Esc. Tec. Sup. de Ingenieros de Minas. Madrid, 751 pp.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Lillianite'2.JB.40aPb3-2xAgxBi2+xS6
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
'Fluorite'3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Cassiterite'4.DB.05SnO2
'Ilmenite'4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Scheelite'7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Carminite'8.BH.30PbFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2
'Preisingerite'8.BO.10Bi3(AsO4)2O(OH)
'Rooseveltite'8.AD.50Bi(AsO4)
'Segnitite'8.BL.10PbFe3+3AsO4(AsO3OH)(OH)6
Group 9 - Silicates
'Beryl'9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 3
Lillianite3.4.15.1Pb3-2xAgxBi2+xS6
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
AXO4
Rooseveltite38.4.4.1Bi(AsO4)
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq
Carminite41.10.6.1PbFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2
Preisingerite41.10.9.1Bi3(AsO4)2O(OH)
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Segnitite42.7.4.4PbFe3+3AsO4(AsO3OH)(OH)6
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H CarminitePbFe23+(AsO4)2(OH)2
H PreisingeriteBi3(AsO4)2O(OH)
H SegnititePbFe33+AsO4(AsO3OH)(OH)6
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
OOxygen
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O CarminitePbFe23+(AsO4)2(OH)2
O CassiteriteSnO2
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O PreisingeriteBi3(AsO4)2O(OH)
O QuartzSiO2
O RooseveltiteBi(AsO4)
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O SegnititePbFe33+AsO4(AsO3OH)(OH)6
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
AlAluminium
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
SiSilicon
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S LillianitePb3-2xAgxBi2+xS6
S PyriteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
MnManganese
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe CarminitePbFe23+(AsO4)2(OH)2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SegnititePbFe33+AsO4(AsO3OH)(OH)6
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As CarminitePbFe23+(AsO4)2(OH)2
As PreisingeriteBi3(AsO4)2O(OH)
As RooseveltiteBi(AsO4)
As SegnititePbFe33+AsO4(AsO3OH)(OH)6
AgSilver
Ag LillianitePb3-2xAgxBi2+xS6
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
PbLead
Pb CarminitePbFe23+(AsO4)2(OH)2
Pb LillianitePb3-2xAgxBi2+xS6
Pb SegnititePbFe33+AsO4(AsO3OH)(OH)6
BiBismuth
Bi LillianitePb3-2xAgxBi2+xS6
Bi PreisingeriteBi3(AsO4)2O(OH)
Bi RooseveltiteBi(AsO4)

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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Paleozoic - Precambrian
251.902 - 4000 Ma



ID: 3190142
Precambrian-Phanerozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Eoarchean to Triassic (251.902 - 4000 Ma)

Lithology: Orthogneiss/paragneiss

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]

Silurian
419.2 - 443.8 Ma



ID: 3131279
Silurian shale/slate

Age: Silurian (419.2 - 443.8 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{shale/slate}, Minor{quartzite,siliceous ooze,greenschist}

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]

Cambrian-Ordovician
443.8 - 541 Ma



ID: 2502052

Age: Paleozoic (443.8 - 541 Ma)

Description: Schist and paragneiss

Lithology: Quartzite, slate, sandstone and limestone

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

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

References

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-Alvarez de la Braña y Varela (1934).Estudio de nuevos criaderos de wolfram y estaño, en las zonas de Carbia y Arnoya. En Catálogo Descriptivo de Memorias y Estudios Acerca de los Criaderos Minerales de España. Consejo de Minería.Madrid, 2, 417-424.
-Calvo, M.(2003) Minerales y Minas de España, Vol II, sulfuros. Museo de Ciencias naturales de Álava. 614 pp.
-Calvo,M. (2009): "Minerales y Minas de España". Vol IV Oxidos e Hidróxidos. Esc. Tec. Sup. de Ingenieros de Minas. Madrid, 751 pp.
-Calvo-Sevillano, G., Viñals, J. y Calvo, M. (2012). Presencia en Yacimientos Españoles de Carminita y de otros arseniatos relacionados. Sociedad Española de Mineralogía, Revista Macla Nº 16, 232-233.
- 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.


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