Coto La Luz, Linares, Linares-La Carolina District, Jaén, Andalusia, Spain
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|Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||38° North , 3° West (est.)|
|Margin of Error:||~94km|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Iberian Peninsula|
|Köppen climate type:||Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Coto La Luz, Linares|
8 km North of Linares. It was registered in 1870 to mine the "San Andrés" vein. In 1908 was the deepest mine in the District (600 m depth).
Very interesting primary (galena, sphalerite, chalcopyrite,pyrite, argyrodite, gersdorfite) and secondary (cerussite, mimetite, linarite, pyromorphite, anglesite, malachite, azurite, chrysocolla, asbolan, heterogenite, todorokite, conichalcite, pyrolusite, serpierite) minerals in good crystals.
23 valid minerals.
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Colectivo Arrayanes, Fernando J. Palero, Gonzalo Garcia and Cesar Menor (2008): El Coto de la Luz. Bocamina, 22: 56-105.