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Iglesiente (Iglesiente mining district), Sardinia, Italyi
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Iglesiente (Iglesiente mining district)Mining District
SardiniaAutonomous Region
ItalyCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
39° 33' 32'' North , 9° 30' 10'' East
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Other Languages:
Italian:
Iglesiente (Distretto minerario dell'Iglesiente), Sardegna, Italia
Sardinian:
Igresienti (Distrittu mineràriu de su Igresienti), Sardigna (Sardìnnia), Itàlia


It is a geographical and historical area of the southwest Sardinia, that was the major lead-zinc mining district of the island since Carthaginian times.

Iglesiente sensu stricto includes the territory of the modern municipalities of Iglesias, Gonnesa, Musei, Domusnovas, Buggerru, and Fluminimaggiore (see the relevant localities).

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Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: Lips, ALW (2006) A review of non-ferrous mineral deposits in Europe - Finalised initial database BRGM/RP -54957 - FR
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Lips, ALW (2006) A review of non-ferrous mineral deposits in Europe - Finalised initial database BRGM/RP -54957 - FR
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Lips, ALW (2006) A review of non-ferrous mineral deposits in Europe - Finalised initial database BRGM/RP -54957 - FR
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Lips, ALW (2006) A review of non-ferrous mineral deposits in Europe - Finalised initial database BRGM/RP -54957 - FR
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: Lips, ALW (2006) A review of non-ferrous mineral deposits in Europe - Finalised initial database BRGM/RP -54957 - FR
Phosgenite
Formula: Pb2CO3Cl2
Reference: Lips, ALW (2006) A review of non-ferrous mineral deposits in Europe - Finalised initial database BRGM/RP -54957 - FR
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Lips, ALW (2006) A review of non-ferrous mineral deposits in Europe - Finalised initial database BRGM/RP -54957 - FR
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: Lips, ALW (2006) A review of non-ferrous mineral deposits in Europe - Finalised initial database BRGM/RP -54957 - FR
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Lips, ALW (2006) A review of non-ferrous mineral deposits in Europe - Finalised initial database BRGM/RP -54957 - FR

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Phosgenite5.BE.20Pb2CO3Cl2
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Phosgenite16a.3.4.1Pb2CO3Cl2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
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

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
CCarbon
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
C PhosgenitePb2CO3Cl2
C CerussitePbCO3
OOxygen
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O AnglesitePbSO4
O PhosgenitePb2CO3Cl2
O CerussitePbCO3
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
SiSilicon
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S AnglesitePbSO4
ClChlorine
Cl PhosgenitePb2CO3Cl2
FeIron
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe PyriteFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb PhosgenitePb2CO3Cl2
Pb CerussitePbCO3

References

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Sella Q. (1871): Sulle condizioni dell’industria mineraria nell’isola di Sardegna. Relazione alla Commissione parlamentare d’inchiesta. Tipogr. Eredi Botta, Firenze, 125 pp.
Hanel, N., Morstadt, B. (2014): Der Iglesiente - Eine unbekannte antike Montanlandschaft im Südwesten Sardiniens. Der Anschnitt, 66, 214-229.


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