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San Finx Mines (San Fins Mines), Vilacova, Lousame (Noya), A Coruña (La Coruña), Galicia, Spaini
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San Finx Mines (San Fins Mines)Group of Mines
Vilacova- not defined -
Lousame (Noya)- not defined -
A Coruña (La Coruña)- not defined -
GaliciaAutonomous Community
SpainCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
42° North , 8° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~9km
Locality type:
Group of Mines
Name(s) in local language(s):
Minas de San Finx (As minas de San Fins), Vilacova, Lousame (Noya), A Coruña (La Coruña), Galicia, España


W mine; reopened in 2011.

Geographic note: San Finx Mines are located in Vilacova, Lousame, but there are probably mislabeled pieces whose labels include the neighbouring village of Noya. This locality is kept in the hierarchy in brackets only for that reason.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Iberian PeninsulaPeninsula

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


12 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Ruiz Mora, J.E. (1982): Mineralizaciones estannovolframíferas en Noia y Lousame. Estudio previo. "Cadernos do Laboratorio Xeolóxico de Laxe", 3: 595-624
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Ruiz Mora, J.E. (1982): Mineralizaciones estannovolframíferas en Noia y Lousame. Estudio previo. "Cadernos do Laboratorio Xeolóxico de Laxe", 3: 595-624
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Ruiz Mora, J.E. (1982): Mineralizaciones estannovolframíferas en Noia y Lousame. Estudio previo. "Cadernos do Laboratorio Xeolóxico de Laxe", 3: 595-624
'Ferberite-Hübnerite Series'
Reference: Ruiz Mora, J.E. (1982): Mineralizaciones estannovolframíferas en Noia y Lousame. Estudio previo. "Cadernos do Laboratorio Xeolóxico de Laxe", 3: 595-624
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Ruiz Mora, J.E. (1982): Mineralizaciones estannovolframíferas en Noia y Lousame. Estudio previo. "Cadernos do Laboratorio Xeolóxico de Laxe", 3: 595-624
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Ruiz Mora, J.E. (1982): Mineralizaciones estannovolframíferas en Noia y Lousame. Estudio previo. "Cadernos do Laboratorio Xeolóxico de Laxe", 3: 595-624
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Ruiz Mora, J.E. (1982): Mineralizaciones estannovolframíferas en Noia y Lousame. Estudio previo. "Cadernos do Laboratorio Xeolóxico de Laxe", 3: 595-624
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Ruiz Mora, J.E. (1982): Mineralizaciones estannovolframíferas en Noia y Lousame. Estudio previo. "Cadernos do Laboratorio Xeolóxico de Laxe", 3: 595-624
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Ruiz Mora, J.E. (1982): Mineralizaciones estannovolframíferas en Noia y Lousame. Estudio previo. "Cadernos do Laboratorio Xeolóxico de Laxe", 3: 595-624
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Ruiz Mora, J.E. (1982): Mineralizaciones estannovolframíferas en Noia y Lousame. Estudio previo. "Cadernos do Laboratorio Xeolóxico de Laxe", 3: 595-624
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Ruiz Mora, J.E. (1982): Mineralizaciones estannovolframíferas en Noia y Lousame. Estudio previo. "Cadernos do Laboratorio Xeolóxico de Laxe", 3: 595-624
Scorodite ?
Formula: Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Ruiz Mora, J.E. (1982): Mineralizaciones estannovolframíferas en Noia y Lousame. Estudio previo. "Cadernos do Laboratorio Xeolóxico de Laxe", 3: 595-624
Stolzite ?
Formula: Pb(WO4)
Reference: Ruiz Mora, J.E. (1982): Mineralizaciones estannovolframíferas en Noia y Lousame. Estudio previo. "Cadernos do Laboratorio Xeolóxico de Laxe", 3: 595-624
Turquoise
Formula: Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
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 pp

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Stolzite ?7.GA.05Pb(WO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Scorodite ?8.CD.10Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Turquoise8.DD.15Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Ferberite-Hübnerite Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

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
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Scorodite ?40.4.1.3Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
Turquoise42.9.3.1Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Stolzite ?48.1.3.2Pb(WO4)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Ferberite-Hübnerite Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
H ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
OOxygen
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O QuartzSiO2
O CassiteriteSnO2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
O StolzitePb(WO4)
O ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
AlAluminium
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
SiSilicon
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si QuartzSiO2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S MolybdeniteMoS2
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca FluoriteCaF2
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Fe ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
W StolzitePb(WO4)
PbLead
Pb StolzitePb(WO4)

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
- Ruiz, J.E. (1982): Mineralizaciones estannovolframíferas en Noia y Lousame. Estudio previo. "Cadernos do Laboratorio Xeolóxico de Laxe", 3: 595-624.
- Mangas, J. and Arribas, A. (1989): Estudio de las inclusiones fluídas atrapadas en cristales de casiterita y cuarzo del yacimiento de San Finx (La Coruña, España). "Boletín de la Sociedad Española de Mineralogía", 12: 241-259.
- Calvo, M. (2009): Minerales y Minas de España, tomo IV, Óxidos e Hidróxidos. pp. 304-305;472.
-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 pp

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