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San Pablo magnesite mine, Borobia, Soria, Castile and Leon, Spaini
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San Pablo magnesite mine- not defined -
Borobia- not defined -
Soria- not defined -
Castile and Leon- not defined -
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 41° 40' 35'' North , 1° 50' 11'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 41.67639,-1.83639
GeoHash:G#: ezqtn4yy9
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Borobia340 (2012)5.1km
Cueva de Ágreda102 (2012)10.6km
Aranda de Moncayo214 (2012)11.6km
Malanquilla130 (2012)12.4km
Añón248 (2012)14.9km


Magnesite open pit mine located between Sierra del Tablado and the right bank of the Manubles river. The exploitation of the mine was launched for the first time in August 2015 by the company Magnesitas Sorianas.

Mina de magnesita a cielo abierto situada entre la Sierra del Tablado y la rivera derecha del Rio Manubles. La explotación de la mina se puso en marcha por primera vez en agosto de 2015 por la empresa Magnesitas Sorianas.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Iberian PeninsulaPeninsula

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Magnesite5.AB.05MgCO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C MagnesiteMgCO3
OOxygen
O MagnesiteMgCO3
MgMagnesium
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3

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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Early Cretaceous
100.5 - 145 Ma



ID: 3192646
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Early Cretaceous (100.5 - 145 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary 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]

Jurassic
145 - 201.3 Ma



ID: 3160205
Jurassic limestone

Age: Jurassic (145 - 201.3 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{limestone}, Minor{dolomite/dolostone,marl,siliceous ooze}

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]

Late Cambrian - Middle Cambrian
485.4 - 511 Ma



ID: 2511323

Age: Cambrian (485.4 - 511 Ma)

Description: Slate and/or sandy schist

Lithology: Quartzite, slate, sandstone and limestone

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

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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