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La Verde Quarry, Verdenueva Height, Camargo, Cantabria, Spaini
Regional Level Types
La Verde QuarryQuarry
Verdenueva Height- not defined -
Camargo- not defined -
CantabriaAutonomous Community
SpainCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
43° 25' 16'' North , 3° 52' 53'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Camargo31,404 (2012)1.5km
Santa Cruz de Bezana11,279 (2012)3.1km
El Astillero17,360 (2012)5.4km
Villanueva de Villaescusa969 (2013)6.2km
Santander182,700 (2018)7.9km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Cantera La Verde, Alto de Verdenueva, Camargo, Cantabria, España


La Verde Quarry and Candesa Quarry, located in Camargo, are adjoining. It is possible to find specimens at both quarries, although the best ones are commonly collected at Candesa Quarry.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Iberian PeninsulaPeninsula

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


7 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: FMF Forum
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: FMF Forum
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: FMF Forum
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: FMF Forum
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: FMF Forum
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: FMF Forum
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: FMF Forum

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O HematiteFe2O3
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SSulfur
S SphaleriteZnS
S PyriteFeS2
S MarcasiteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS

External Links

http://www.foro-minerales.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=5229 (more information about the quarry with maps and pictures, in Spanish language)

ATTENTION: This is a locality revised by FMF Mineral Forum. We suggest do not make any changes or alterations to this locality file without discussing. Contributors could bring proposed updates to his attention either under the 'Mistakes and Errors Forum' in Mindat or directly in this thread http://www.foro-minerales.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=53359#53359 in FMF Forum. Thank you.

ATENCIÓN: Ésta es una localidad que ha sido revisada por Foro FMF. Se ruega no introducir ningún tipo de modificación en esta ficha sin dialogarlo antes en la sección 'Mistakes and Errors Forum' de Mindat o directamente en este hilo http://www.foro-minerales.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=53359#53359 de Foro FMF . Gracias.


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