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Minas del General (Cortijo Virginia), Escullar, Almería, Andalusia, Spain

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 37° 12' 59'' North , 2° 44' 46'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 37.21639,-2.74611
GeoHash:G#: eyw59x034
Köppen climate type:Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Minas del General (Cortijo Virginia) Escullar, Almería, Andalucía, España


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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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12 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: José Miguel Sola
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: José Miguel Sola
Bismutite
Formula: (BiO)2CO3
Reference: José Miguel Sola
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: José Miguel Sola
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: José Miguel Sola
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: José Miguel Sola
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: José Miguel Sola
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: José Miguel Sola
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: José Miguel Sola
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: José Miguel Sola
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: José Miguel Sola
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: José Miguel Sola

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Copper'1.AA.05Cu
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Bismuthinite'2.DB.05Bi2S3
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Cuprite'4.AA.10Cu2O
'Goethite'4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
'Opal'4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Bismutite'5.BE.25(BiO)2CO3
'Malachite'5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
'Siderite'5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
'Chrysocolla'9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Bismutite16a.3.5.1(BiO)2CO3
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
CCarbon
C Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O CupriteCu2O
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O SideriteFeCO3
AlAluminium
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu CopperCu
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3
Bi Bismutite(BiO)2CO3

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Triassic - Paleozoic
201.3 - 541 Ma



ID: 3131574
Mulhacén Complex

Age: Phanerozoic (201.3 - 541 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Mulhacén Complex

Description: high grade metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{mica schist}, Minor{marble,amphibolite,gneiss}

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

Triassic
201.3 - 251.902 Ma



ID: 2502275

Age: Triassic (201.3 - 251.902 Ma)

Description: Graphitic mica schist with garnets (M. del Veleta)

Comments: Alboran block

Lithology: Mica schist, phyllite, sandstone, marble, limestone, dolomite and marl

Reference: Mapa Geológico de la Península Ibérica, Baleares y Canarias a escala 1:1.000.000. Instituto Geológico y Minero de España. [77]

Paleozoic - Precambrian
251.902 - 4000 Ma



ID: 3192837
Precambrian-Phanerozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Eoarchean to Triassic (251.902 - 4000 Ma)

Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

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