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El Horcajo Mine, Minas de Horcajo, Ciudad Real, Castile-La Mancha, Spain

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 38° 30' 51'' North , 4° 26' 32'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 38.51417,-4.44222
GeoHash:G#: eyug4gm32
Other regions containing this locality:Iberian Peninsula
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Mina El Horcajo, Minas de Horcajo, Ciudad Real, Castilla-La Mancha, España


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34 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

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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Paleozoic - Precambrian
252.17 - 4000 Ma



ID: 3187856
Precambrian-Phanerozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Eoarchean to Permian (252.17 - 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]

Carboniferous
298.9 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3162458
Kulm

Age: Carboniferous (298.9 - 358.9 Ma)

Description: flysch (sediments)

Lithology: Major:{meta-sandstone}, Minor{shale/slate,meta-limestone,greenschist}

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]

Early Ordovician
470 - 485.4 Ma



ID: 2513946

Age: Early Ordovician (470 - 485.4 Ma)

Description: Orthoquartzite, sandstone and slate

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]

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References

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- Sáinz de Baranda, B., Palero, F.J., García, G. (2004): El Horcajo, las piromorfitas más famosas del mundo. Bocamina, 13, 32-68.
- Sainz De Baranda, B. (1994). "The Horcajo mines, Ciudad Real Province, Spain." Mineralogical Record, 25(1), 21-27.

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