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Cerro del Mortero Mines, Cuevas de los Úbedas, Almería, Andalusia, Spain

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 36° 56' 26'' North , 2° 16' 42'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 36.94056,-2.27861
GeoHash:G#: eyw6hhuf2
Locality type:Group of Mines
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Minas del Cerro del Mortero, Cuevas de los Úbedas, Almería, Andalucía, España


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3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: FMF Forum
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: FMF Forum
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: FMF Forum

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Cerussite'5.AB.15PbCO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O CerussitePbCO3
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
PbLead
Pb CerussitePbCO3
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.

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Mesozoic - Paleozoic
66 - 541 Ma



ID: 3189233
Paleozoic-Mesozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (66 - 541 Ma)

Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic 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]

Mesozoic - Paleozoic
66 - 541 Ma



ID: 3134878
Alpujarride Complex

Age: Phanerozoic (66 - 541 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Alpujarride Complex

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{marble}, Minor{phyllite,mica schist,migmatite/anatexite}

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]

Triassic
201.3 - 251.902 Ma



ID: 2504981

Age: Triassic (201.3 - 251.902 Ma)

Description: Gneiss, migmatite, mica schist, schist, phyllite, marble, limestone, and dolomite (M. Alpujárride)

Comments: Alboran block

Lithology: Mica schist, phyllite, sandstone, marble, limestone, dolomite and marl

Reference: Mapa Geológico de la Península Ibérica, Baleares y Canarias a escala 1:1.000.000. Instituto Geológico y Minero de España. [77]

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