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Cerler Pyrite Mine, Benasque, Huesca, Aragón, Spain

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 42° 36' 3'' North , 0° 32' 39'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 42.60083,0.54417
GeoHash:G#: sp86k7hrb
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Mina de pirita de Cerler, Benasque, Huesca, Aragon, España


Small pyrite mine near Cerler, worked in the XX century by "Industrial Química de Zaragoza".

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Iberian Peninsula

Peninsula - 1,540 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Mateo, E., Biel, C., Fanlo, I. y Subías, I. (2007). El yacimiento de Fe-As-Cu-Sb de Cerler, Alto Aragón Occidental. Macla, 7, 108.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Mateo, E., Biel, C., Fanlo, I. y Subías, I. (2007). El yacimiento de Fe-As-Cu-Sb de Cerler, Alto Aragón Occidental. Macla, 7, 108.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Mateo, E., Biel, C., Fanlo, I. y Subías, I. (2007). El yacimiento de Fe-As-Cu-Sb de Cerler, Alto Aragón Occidental. Macla, 7, 108.
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: Mateo, E., Biel, C., Fanlo, I. y Subías, I. (2007). El yacimiento de Fe-As-Cu-Sb de Cerler, Alto Aragón Occidental. Macla, 7, 108.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Tetrahedrite'2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13

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
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13

List of minerals for each chemical element

SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ZnZinc
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13

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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Devonian
358.9 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 3190260
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Devonian (358.9 - 419.2 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

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]

Devonian
358.9 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 3130472
Devonian quartzite

Age: Devonian (358.9 - 419.2 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{quartzite}, Minor{shale/slate,limestone,alkali basalt}

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]

Late Devonian - Early Devonian
358.9 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 2512547

Age: Devonian (358.9 - 419.2 Ma)

Description: Sandstone, slate, limestone, quartzite and volcaniclastic rocks

Lithology: Sandstone, slate 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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Mateo, E., Biel, C., Fanlo, I. and Subías, I. (2007). El yacimiento de Fe-As-Cu-Sb de Cerler, Alto Aragón Occidental. Macla, 7, 108.
Calvo, M. (2008), Minerales de Aragón. Prames (Zaragoza). 463 pages.


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