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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.

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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.

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