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Las Cruces Mine, Gerena, Seville, Andalusia, Spaini
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Las Cruces MineMine
Gerena- not defined -
Seville- not defined -
AndalusiaAutonomous Community
SpainCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Mina Las Cruces, Gerena, Sevilla, Andalucía, España
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 37° 30' 2'' North , 6° 5' 35'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 37.50056,-6.09333
GeoHash:G#: eyetm6fbx
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Guillena11,109 (2012)5.7km
Gerena5,803 (2012)6.3km
La Algaba14,942 (2014)8.4km
Santiponce7,561 (2012)8.6km
Salteras3,814 (2012)9.0km


Deposit belonging to the Iberian Pyrite Belt.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Iberian PeninsulaPeninsula

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


17 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: - Menor-Salván, César; Carrasco, Iván y García, Gonzalo (2010). Los minerales del grupo de la Calcosina en la mina “Las Cruces”, Gerena (Sevilla) en Acopios 1-7, pp. 95-116
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: - Menor-Salván, César; Carrasco, Iván y García, Gonzalo (2010). Los minerales del grupo de la Calcosina en la mina “Las Cruces”, Gerena (Sevilla) en Acopios 1-7, pp. 95-116
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: - Menor-Salván, César; Carrasco, Iván y García, Gonzalo (2010). Los minerales del grupo de la Calcosina en la mina “Las Cruces”, Gerena (Sevilla) en Acopios 1-7, pp. 95-116
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: - Menor-Salván, César; Carrasco, Iván y García, Gonzalo (2010). Los minerales del grupo de la Calcosina en la mina “Las Cruces”, Gerena (Sevilla) en Acopios 1-7, pp. 95-116
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: - Menor-Salván, César; Carrasco, Iván y García, Gonzalo (2010). Los minerales del grupo de la Calcosina en la mina “Las Cruces”, Gerena (Sevilla) en Acopios 1-7, pp. 95-116
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: - Menor-Salván, César; Carrasco, Iván y García, Gonzalo (2010). Los minerales del grupo de la Calcosina en la mina “Las Cruces”, Gerena (Sevilla) en Acopios 1-7, pp. 95-116
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Reference: - Menor-Salván, César; Carrasco, Iván y García, Gonzalo (2010). Los minerales del grupo de la Calcosina en la mina “Las Cruces”, Gerena (Sevilla) en Acopios 1-7, pp. 95-116
Djurleite
Formula: Cu31S16
Habit: Isometric, wedge-shaped
Colour: Pale grey
Reference: - Menor-Salván, César; Carrasco, Iván y García, Gonzalo (2010). Los minerales del grupo de la Calcosina en la mina “Las Cruces”, Gerena (Sevilla) en Acopios 1-7, pp. 95-116
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Cesar Menor Salvan specimen
Harmotome
Formula: (Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Reference: - Menor-Salván, César; Carrasco, Iván y García, Gonzalo (2010). Los minerales del grupo de la Calcosina en la mina “Las Cruces”, Gerena (Sevilla) en Acopios 1-7, pp. 95-116
Pearceite
Formula: [Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Reference: Dr. Cesar Menor-Salvan. Centro de Astrobiologia (INTA-CSIC), Spain
Proustite
Formula: Ag3AsS3
Reference: Cesar Menor Salvan specimen
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: - Menor-Salván, César; Carrasco, Iván y García, Gonzalo (2010). Los minerales del grupo de la Calcosina en la mina “Las Cruces”, Gerena (Sevilla) en Acopios 1-7, pp. 95-116
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: - Menor-Salván, César; Carrasco, Iván y García, Gonzalo (2010). Los minerales del grupo de la Calcosina en la mina “Las Cruces”, Gerena (Sevilla) en Acopios 1-7, pp. 95-116
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Cesar Menor-Salván-Centro de Astrobiologia (CSIC-INTA)
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Reference: - Menor-Salván, César; Carrasco, Iván y García, Gonzalo (2010). Los minerales del grupo de la Calcosina en la mina “Las Cruces”, Gerena (Sevilla) en Acopios 1-7, pp. 95-116
Xanthoconite
Formula: Ag3AsS3
Reference: Dr. Cesar Menor-Salvan. Centro de Astrobiologia (INTA-CSIC), Spain

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Digenite2.BA.10Cu9S5
Djurleite2.BA.05Cu31S16
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pearceite2.GB.15[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Proustite2.GA.05Ag3AsS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Xanthoconite2.GA.10Ag3AsS3
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
Harmotome9.GC.10(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Digenite2.4.7.3Cu9S5
Djurleite2.4.7.2Cu31S16
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø > 4
Pearceite3.1.8.1[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
ø = 3
Proustite3.4.1.1Ag3AsS3
Xanthoconite3.4.2.1Ag3AsS3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Harmotome77.1.3.5(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C SideriteFeCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
O SideriteFeCO3
O CerussitePbCO3
O AnglesitePbSO4
NaSodium
Na Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
AlAluminium
Al Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
SiSilicon
Si Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
SSulfur
S DjurleiteCu31S16
S ChalcociteCu2S
S DigeniteCu9S5
S AnglesitePbSO4
S TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S GalenaPbS
S ProustiteAg3AsS3
S XanthoconiteAg3AsS3
S Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
KPotassium
K Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
FeIron
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
CuCopper
Cu DjurleiteCu31S16
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu DigeniteCu9S5
Cu TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
AsArsenic
As TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
As ProustiteAg3AsS3
As XanthoconiteAg3AsS3
As Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
AgSilver
Ag ProustiteAg3AsS3
Ag XanthoconiteAg3AsS3
Ag Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Ag SilverAg
SbAntimony
Sb Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
BaBarium
Ba Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
PbLead
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb GalenaPbS

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.

Click on geological units on the map for more information. Click here to view full-screen map on Macrostrat.org

Miocene
5.333 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 3149958
continental molasse

Age: Miocene (5.333 - 23.03 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{marl}, Minor{conglomerate,limestone,gypsum}

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]

Miocene
5.333 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 3186176
Cenozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Miocene (5.333 - 23.03 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]

Messinian
5.333 - 7.246 Ma



ID: 2506519

Age: Miocene (5.333 - 7.246 Ma)

Description: Conglomerate, sand, reefs, yellow silt, gypsum and haloids. Conglomerate, sand and limestone

Lithology: Sandstone, conglomerate, clay; limestone and evaporites

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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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Menor-Salván, César; Carrasco, Iván y García, Gonzalo (2010). Los minerales del grupo de la Calcosina en la mina “Las Cruces”, Gerena (Sevilla). Acopios 1-7, 95-116.
Yesares, Lola et al. (2010). El gossan de 'Las Cruces' (Faja Pirítica Ibérica): Litología y Evolución Mineralógica. Macla, 13, 225-226.
Menor-Salván, César (2011). Minerales de plata de la mina “Las Cruces”, Gerena (Sevilla). Acopios 2, 59-69.


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