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Mina Santa Barbara, San José, Níjar, Almería, Andalusia, Spaini
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Mina Santa BarbaraMine
San José- not defined -
Níjar- not defined -
Almería- not defined -
AndalusiaAutonomous Community
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Name(s) in local language(s):Mina Santa Barbara, San José, Almería, Andalucía, España
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 36° 46' 36'' North , 2° 8' 22'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 36.77694,-2.13972
GeoHash:G#: eyw3pr1ch
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
San José1,012 (2014)3.3km
El Cabo de Gata500 (2014)9.1km
Retamar4,487 (2018)16.9km
Níjar26,516 (2018)21.9km
Costacabana1,209 (2015)22.5km


Old Pb-Zn mine, currently included in the perimeter of a private test site for tires. Rather poor dumps with secondary Cu-Zn minerals.
First Spanish occurrence for willemite in mindat (19/04/2012).

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Iberian PeninsulaPeninsula

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


25 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: Calvo, Miguel. (2014). Minerales y Minas de España. Vol. VI. Sulfatos (Seleniatos, Teluratos), Cromatos, Molibdatos y Wolframatos. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid. Fundación Gómez Pardo. 653 págs.
Atacamite
Formula: Cu2(OH)3Cl
Reference: A. Arribas, F. Hernández, M. A. Fernández Périz, J. Gröbner, G. Leal (2005): Rodalquilar - El oro del Capo del Ágata. Bocamina 15, 12-88.
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Marcel Valladares collection
Bromargyrite
Formula: AgBr
Reference: Jean claude Dol collection
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Caledonite
Formula: Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Description: SEM/EDS analysis Association Jean Wyart, Paris
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Description: SEM/EDS analysis Association Jean Wyart, Paris
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Chalcophanite
Formula: (Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection; Jean claude Dol collection
Clinoatacamite ?
Formula: Cu2(OH)3Cl
Habit: rhombohedral, pseudocubic
Colour: dark green
Description: SEM/EDS analysis Association Jean Wyart, Paris XRD analysis Stuart Mills, Melbourne
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Fraipontite
Formula: (Zn,Al)3((Si,Al)2O5)(OH)4
Description: SEM/EDS analysis Association Jean Wyart, Paris
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: Calvo, M. (2018). Minerales y Minas de España. Vol. IX. Silicatos. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid. Fundación Gómez Pardo. 767 págs.
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Christian Rewitzer
Linarite
Formula: PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Description: SEM/EDS analysis Association Jean Wyart, Paris
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Mimetite
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Paratacamite
Formula: Cu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Description: Performed by raman and eds methods. d.Adlof Cortel (Barcelona)
Reference: http://gr-mulhacen.foroactivo.com/t1885-clinoatacamita-paratacamita-mina-santa-barbara-san-jose-nijar-almeria-andalucia-espana#16761
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Rosasite
Formula: (Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Willemite
Formula: Zn2SiO4
Reference: Calvo, M. (2018). Minerales y Minas de España. Vol. IX. Silicatos. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid. Fundación Gómez Pardo. 767 págs.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Atacamite3.DA.10aCu2(OH)3Cl
Bromargyrite3.AA.15AgBr
Clinoatacamite ?3.DA.10bCu2(OH)3Cl
Paratacamite3.DA.10cCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chalcophanite4.FL.20(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Rosasite5.BA.10(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Caledonite7.BC.50Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Linarite7.BC.65PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Mimetite8.BN.05Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Fraipontite9.ED.15(Zn,Al)3((Si,Al)2O5)(OH)4
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Willemite9.AA.05Zn2SiO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB3X7
Chalcophanite7.8.2.1(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Bromargyrite9.1.4.2AgBr
Group 10 - OXYHALIDES AND HYDROXYHALIDES
A2(O,OH)3Xq
Atacamite10.1.1.1Cu2(OH)3Cl
Paratacamite10.1.2.1Cu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Rosasite16a.3.1.2(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Linarite30.2.3.1PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Group 32 - COMPOUND SULFATES
Anhydrous Compound Sulfates containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Caledonite32.3.2.1Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Mimetite41.8.4.2Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [4] coordination
Willemite51.1.1.2Zn2SiO4
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
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Fraipontite71.1.2c.4(Zn,Al)3((Si,Al)2O5)(OH)4
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Clinoatacamite ?-Cu2(OH)3Cl

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
H AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
H CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
H Chalcophanite(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H Fraipontite(Zn,Al)3((Si,Al)2O5)(OH)4
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
H LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H ClinoatacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
C CerussitePbCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
OOxygen
O ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
O AnglesitePbSO4
O AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
O CalciteCaCO3
O CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
O CerussitePbCO3
O Chalcophanite(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O Fraipontite(Zn,Al)3((Si,Al)2O5)(OH)4
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
O QuartzSiO2
O Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O WillemiteZn2SiO4
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O ClinoatacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
AlAluminium
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al Fraipontite(Zn,Al)3((Si,Al)2O5)(OH)4
SiSilicon
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si Fraipontite(Zn,Al)3((Si,Al)2O5)(OH)4
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si WillemiteZn2SiO4
SSulfur
S AnglesitePbSO4
S CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
S CovelliteCuS
S GalenaPbS
S LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
S SphaleriteZnS
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
ClChlorine
Cl ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Cl AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
Cl MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Cl ClinoatacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
KPotassium
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
MnManganese
Mn Chalcophanite(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
FeIron
Fe Chalcophanite(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
CuCopper
Cu ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Cu AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
Cu CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu ClinoatacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
ZnZinc
Zn ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Zn Chalcophanite(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
Zn Fraipontite(Zn,Al)3((Si,Al)2O5)(OH)4
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Zn Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn WillemiteZn2SiO4
AsArsenic
As MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
BrBromine
Br BromargyriteAgBr
AgSilver
Ag BromargyriteAgBr
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Pb MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl

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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Tertiary
2.588 - 66 Ma



ID: 3190018
Cenozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Cenozoic (2.588 - 66 Ma)

Lithology: Mafic-intermediate undivided volcanic 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]

Neogene - Paleogene
2.588 - 66 Ma



ID: 3141645
Palaeogene dacite

Age: Cenozoic (2.588 - 66 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{dacite}, Minor{rhyolite,andesite}

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]

Messinian - Serravallian
5.333 - 13.82 Ma



ID: 2506204

Age: Miocene (5.333 - 13.82 Ma)

Description: Calc-alkaline volcanic rocks (andesite, dacite, rhyolite, shoshonite, lamproite)

Lithology: Volcanics and volcaniclastic rocks

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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A. Arribas, F. Hernández, M. A. Fernández Périz, J. Gröbner, G. Leal (2005): Rodalquilar - El oro del Cabo del Ágata. Bocamina 15, 12-88.
Calvo, Miguel. (2018). Minerales y Minas de España. Vol. IX. Silicatos. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid. Fundación Gómez Pardo. 767 págs.

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