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Sorbas, Almería, Andalusia, Spain

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Name(s) in local language(s):Sorbas, Almería, Andalucía, España


A very large Messiniense gypsum mineralizsation, worked in some active quarries

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5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Wagenplast, P. (1997). Geologische Wanderungen in Andalusien: die obermiozänen Gipslagerstätten von Sorbas, Prov.Almeria. Aufschluss, Jg.48, Nr.3, S.143-53.
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Reference: Wagenplast, P. (1997). Geologische Wanderungen in Andalusien: die obermiozänen Gipslagerstätten von Sorbas, Prov.Almeria. Aufschluss, Jg.48, Nr.3, S.143-53.
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Wagenplast, P. (1997). Geologische Wanderungen in Andalusien: die obermiozänen Gipslagerstätten von Sorbas, Prov.Almeria. Aufschluss, Jg.48, Nr.3, S.143-53.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Wagenplast, P. (1997). Geologische Wanderungen in Andalusien: die obermiozänen Gipslagerstätten von Sorbas, Prov.Almeria. Aufschluss, Jg.48, Nr.3, S.143-53.
Sillimanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Wagenplast, P. (1997). Geologische Wanderungen in Andalusien: die obermiozänen Gipslagerstätten von Sorbas, Prov.Almeria. Aufschluss, Jg.48, Nr.3, S.143-53.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Graphite'1.CB.05aC
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Gypsum'7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
'Almandine'9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
'Cordierite'9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
'Sillimanite'9.AF.05Al2(SiO4)O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Sillimanite52.2.2a.1Al2(SiO4)O
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with Al substituted rings
Cordierite61.2.1.1(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C GraphiteC
OOxygen
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
MgMagnesium
Mg Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
AlAluminium
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Al SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
SiSilicon
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Si SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
SSulfur
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
CaCalcium
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)

References

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-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.
-Wagenplast, P. (1997). Geologische Wanderungen in Andalusien: die obermiozänen Gipslagerstätten von Sorbas, Prov.Almeria. Aufschluss, Jg.48, Nr.3, S.143-53.

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