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Salmantina Mine, Navasfrías, Salamanca, Castile and Leon, Spain

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Name(s) in local language(s):Mina Salmantina, Navasfrías, Salamanca, Castilla y León, España

The main mine in a set of Sn-W bearing quartz veins in granite. Cassiterite, ferberite-hübnerite, sulfides and several rare phosphates (with hydrothermal and supergenic origin) are found. The mine was active until 1970s.

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- Moro Benito, M. C. & Llorens González, T., "Triplita-Apatito-Isokita en las Venas de Cuarzo Intragraníticas con Sn-W de La Salmantina (Navasfrías, SO de Salamanca)", SEM-SEA Macla (2008) 8, 167-168.

- Llorens González, T., "Las mineralizaciones magmático-hidrotermales de Sn‐W‐(Nb‐Ta) del distrito de Navasfrías (SO de Salamanca)", Tesis Doctoral de la Universidad de Salamanca, Salamanca 2011. Available at http://gredos.usal.es/jspui/bitstream/10366/108988/1/DGL_Llorens_Gonzalez_T_LasMineralizaciones.pdf .

- Calvo, M. (2009): Minerales y Minas de España. Vol. IV, Óxidos e Hidróxidos. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid - Fundación Gómez Pardo. 752 pp.

- Calvo, M. (2015): Minerales y Minas de España. Vol. VII, Fosfatos, arseniatos y vanadatos. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid - Fundación Gómez Pardo. 479 pp.

External Links

http://www.foro-minerales.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=85470#85470 (discussion about the locality in Spanish language)

ATTENTION: This is a locality revised by FMF Mineral Forum. We suggest do not make any changes or alterations to this locality file without discussing. Contributors could bring proposed updates to his attention either under the 'Mistakes and Errors Forum' in Mindat or directly in this thread http://www.foro-minerales.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=85470#85470 in FMF Forum. Thank you.

ATENCIÓN: Ésta es una localidad que ha sido revisada por Foro FMF. Se ruega no introducir ningún tipo de modificación en esta ficha sin dialogarlo antes en la sección 'Mistakes and Errors Forum' de Mindat o directamente en este hilo http://www.foro-minerales.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=85470#85470 de Foro FMF . Gracias.

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