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El Horcajo Mine, Minas de Horcajo, Ciudad Real, Castile-La Mancha, Spaini
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El Horcajo MineMine
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Name(s) in local language(s):Mina El Horcajo, Minas de Horcajo, Ciudad Real, Castilla-La Mancha, España
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 38° 30' 51'' North , 4° 26' 32'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 38.51417,-4.44222
GeoHash:G#: eyug4gm32
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Conquista494 (2011)13.6km
Torrecampo1,384 (2011)20.2km
Brazatortas1,115 (2012)20.6km
Cabezarrubias del Puerto599 (2012)25.0km
Villanueva de Córdoba10,057 (2012)26.8km


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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


34 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Beraunite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Cacoxenite
Formula: Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Caledonite ?
Formula: Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Chalcosiderite
Formula: CuFe3+6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
'Chalcosiderite-Turquoise Series'
Copper
Formula: Cu
Coronadite
Formula: Pb(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Dufrénite
Formula: Ca0.5Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Eleonorite
Formula: Fe3+6(PO4)4O(OH)4 · 6H2O
Freibergite
Formula: Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Galena
Formula: PbS
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Iodargyrite
Formula: AgI
Kidwellite
Formula: NaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
Kintoreite
Formula: PbFe3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Linarite
Formula: PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Massicot
Formula: PbO
Plumbogummite
Formula: PbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Silver
Formula: Ag
Strengite
Formula: FePO4 · 2H2O
Turquoise
Formula: Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Freibergite2.GB.05Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
Iodargyrite3.AA.10AgI
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Coronadite4.DK.05aPb(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Massicot4.AC.25PbO
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Caledonite ?7.BC.50Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Linarite7.BC.65PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Beraunite ?8.DC.27Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
Cacoxenite8.DC.40Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Chalcosiderite8.DD.15CuFe3+6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Dufrénite8.DK.15Ca0.5Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Kidwellite8.DK.20NaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
Kintoreite8.BL.10PbFe3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Plumbogummite8.BL.10PbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Strengite8.CD.10FePO4 · 2H2O
Turquoise8.DD.15Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chalcosiderite-Turquoise Series'-
Eleonorite-Fe3+6(PO4)4O(OH)4 · 6H2O

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
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Freibergite3.3.6.3Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
AX
Massicot4.2.7.1PbO
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB8X16
Coronadite7.9.1.4Pb(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Iodargyrite9.1.5.1AgI
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Linarite30.2.3.1PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Group 32 - COMPOUND SULFATES
Anhydrous Compound Sulfates containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Caledonite ?32.3.2.1Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Strengite40.4.1.2FePO4 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Kintoreite42.7.3.6PbFe3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Plumbogummite42.7.3.5PbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
(AB)5(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Kidwellite42.8.2.1NaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
Chalcosiderite42.9.3.4CuFe3+6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Dufrénite42.9.1.2Ca0.5Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Turquoise42.9.3.1Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Beraunite ?42.11.16.1Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
Miscellaneous
Cacoxenite42.13.5.1Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chalcosiderite-Turquoise Series'-
Eleonorite-Fe3+6(PO4)4O(OH)4 · 6H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ChalcosideriteCuFe63+(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
H CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H PlumbogummitePbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
H StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
H DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
H KidwelliteNaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
H KintoreitePbFe3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
H TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
H EleonoriteFe63+(PO4)4O(OH)4 · 6H2O
H CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
H BerauniteFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
CCarbon
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C CerussitePbCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
OOxygen
O ChalcosideriteCuFe63+(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
O AnglesitePbSO4
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
O CerussitePbCO3
O CupriteCu2O
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O MassicotPbO
O PlumbogummitePbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O QuartzSiO2
O StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
O DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
O KidwelliteNaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
O KintoreitePbFe3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
O TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
O EleonoriteFe63+(PO4)4O(OH)4 · 6H2O
O CoronaditePb(Mn64+Mn23+)O16
O CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
O BerauniteFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
NaSodium
Na KidwelliteNaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Al PlumbogummitePbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Al TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P ChalcosideriteCuFe63+(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
P CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
P PlumbogummitePbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
P StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
P DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
P KidwelliteNaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
P KintoreitePbFe3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
P TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
P EleonoriteFe63+(PO4)4O(OH)4 · 6H2O
P BerauniteFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
SSulfur
S AnglesitePbSO4
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BaryteBaSO4
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S ChalcociteCu2S
S CovelliteCuS
S FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
S GalenaPbS
S LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
ClChlorine
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
CaCalcium
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
MnManganese
Mn CoronaditePb(Mn64+Mn23+)O16
FeIron
Fe ChalcosideriteCuFe63+(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
Fe DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Fe KidwelliteNaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
Fe KintoreitePbFe3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Fe TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Fe EleonoriteFe63+(PO4)4O(OH)4 · 6H2O
Fe BerauniteFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
CuCopper
Cu ChalcosideriteCuFe63+(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu CopperCu
Cu FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Cu LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Cu CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
AgSilver
Ag FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Ag IodargyriteAgI
Ag SilverAg
SbAntimony
Sb FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
IIodine
I IodargyriteAgI
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Pb MassicotPbO
Pb PlumbogummitePbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Pb KintoreitePbFe3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Pb CoronaditePb(Mn64+Mn23+)O16
Pb CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6

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
251.902 - 4000 Ma



ID: 3187856
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]

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]

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

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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