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Sierra de la Chimenea, Talarrubias-Casas de Don Pedro, Badajoz, Extremadura, Spaini
Regional Level Types
Sierra de la ChimeneaSierra
Talarrubias-Casas de Don Pedro- not defined -
Badajoz- not defined -
ExtremaduraAutonomous Community
SpainCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
39° North , 5° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~23km
Locality type:


This is the PURPORTED locality for gold nuggets, more or less rounded, in some cases associated with quartz, found with metal detectors, and sold in the mineral specimen market in Spain in recent years. The heterogeneity of specimens in their degree of wear, and also their different chemical compositions indicates that they may in fact come from different places.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Iberian PeninsulaPeninsula

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


2 valid minerals.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
AuGold
Au GoldAu

References

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- Garcia-Guinea, J.; Correcher, V.; Rojas, R.M.; Fierro, J.L.G.; Fernandez-Martin, C.; López-Arce, P.; Rovira-Llorens, S. (2005). Chemical Tracers in Archaeological and Natural Gold: Aliseda Tartessos Treasure and New Discovered Nuggets (SW Spain). Gold Bulletin, 38/1, pg 23-28.
- Barrios Sánchez, S.; Florido Laraña, P.; Reguilón Bragado, R.M. (2010). El Oro de Casas de Don Pedro-Talarrubias, Badajoz (España). S.E.M., Macla 13, sept/2010, pgs 47-48.

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