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La Martorellense Mine (Sierra de L'Ataix), Castellví de Rosanes, Baix Llobregat, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

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Name(s) in local language(s): Mina La Martorellense (Serra de L'Ataix), Castellví de Rosanes, Baix Llogregat, Barcelona, Catalunya, España
Important lead mine, located in the municipality of Castellví of Rosanes, but very close to Martorell from where you can access it even with a gallery within the municipality (Eusebio Mine).
It consists of a deep vertical shaft that exploited two strong veins embedded in Ordovician shales.

The main ore was galena, remaining inside the mine as spectacular masses more than 40 centimeters in thickness (personally seen in the 1970s).

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10 entries listed. 10 valid minerals.

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Mata-Perelló, J.M. (1990): Els Minerals de Catalunya. Institut d´Estudis Catalans, Barcelona, 441 pp.

Lizano, I. (1998): La Mina de Plom "La Martorellense" de la Serra de L'Ataix, Martorell-Castellvi de Rosanes (Baix Llobregat). Mineralogistes de Catalunya Vol. VII Nº2, 1998, pp.122-128

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