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La Partala Mines, Benahadux, Sierra de Gádor, Almería, Andalusia, Spain

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 36° North , 2° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~5km
Locality type:Group of Mines
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Minas de La Partala, Benahadux, Sierra de Gádor, Almería, Andalucía, España


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11 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: - Alonso, J M, Molina, A L and Ruiz, M. Geología de los yacimientos de azufre de Benahadux y Las Balsas de Gádor (Almería). Boletín Geológico y Minero. Vol. 101-3. Año 1990.
Epsomite
Formula: MgSO4 · 7H2O
Reference: Dr. César Salván analysis
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: - Calvo, M (2003) Minerales y minas de España. Tomo I. Introducción y elementos. 219 pp.
Halotrichite
Formula: FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Reference: - Alonso, J M, Molina, A L and Ruiz, M. Geología de los yacimientos de azufre de Benahadux y Las Balsas de Gádor (Almería). Boletín Geológico y Minero. Vol. 101-3. Año 1990.
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: - Alonso, J M, Molina, A L and Ruiz, M. Geología de los yacimientos de azufre de Benahadux y Las Balsas de Gádor (Almería). Boletín Geológico y Minero. Vol. 101-3. Año 1990.
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Reference: Molina, A L. (1988) Magnesita en caliches. Sierra de Gádor (Almería). Boletín Geológico y Minero. XCIX-II. 262-279
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: - Alonso, J M, Molina, A L and Ruiz, M. Geología de los yacimientos de azufre de Benahadux y Las Balsas de Gádor (Almería). Boletín Geológico y Minero. Vol. 101-3. Año 1990.
Natroalunite
Formula: NaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: - Calvo, M (2003) Minerales y minas de España. Tomo I. Introducción y elementos. 219 pp.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: - Calvo, M (2003) Minerales y minas de España. Tomo I. Introducción y elementos. 219 pp.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: - Calvo, M (2003) Minerales y minas de España. Tomo I. Introducción y elementos. 219 pp.
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: - Calvo, M (2003) Minerales y minas de España. Tomo I. Introducción y elementos. 219 pp.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Sulphur'1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Marcasite'2.EB.10aFeS2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Magnesite'5.AB.05MgCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Epsomite'7.CB.40MgSO4 · 7H2O
'Gypsum'7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
'Halotrichite'7.CB.85FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
'Jarosite'7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
'Natroalunite'7.BC.10NaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Epsomite29.6.11.1MgSO4 · 7H2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
AB2(XO4)4·H2O
Halotrichite29.7.3.2FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Natroalunite-NaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H NatroaluniteNaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C MagnesiteMgCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O MagnesiteMgCO3
O NatroaluniteNaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
O QuartzSiO2
NaSodium
Na NatroaluniteNaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
MgMagnesium
Mg EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
AlAluminium
Al HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Al NatroaluniteNaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S MarcasiteFeS2
S NatroaluniteNaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
S PyriteFeS2
S SulphurS8
KPotassium
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2

References

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- Calvo, M (2003) Minerales y minas de España. Tomo I. Introducción y elementos. 219 pp.
- Alonso, J M, Molina, A L and Ruiz, M. Geología de los yacimientos de azufre de Benahadux y Las Balsas de Gádor (Almería). Boletín Geológico y Minero. Vol. 101-3. Año 1990.

External Links

- http://www.foro-minerales.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=69626 (geological description of the locality with site pictures, in Spanish language)



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