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Azuaga Pb-Zn deposit, Berlanga, Badajoz, Extremadura, Spaini
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Azuaga Pb-Zn depositDeposit
Berlanga- not defined -
Badajoz- not defined -
ExtremaduraAutonomous Community

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
38° 20' 20'' North , 5° 47' 29'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
Maguilla1,112 (2012)4.8km
Berlanga2,627 (2012)6.5km
Ahillones1,101 (2012)9.5km
Azuaga8,242 (2012)12.4km
Valverde de Llerena770 (2012)13.8km

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Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
Iberian PeninsulaPeninsula

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Formula: Pb2Fe3+(VO4)2(OH)
Reference: Gonzalez Del Tanago, Jose; La Iglesia, Angel; Rius, Jordi; Fernandez Santin, Soledad. (2003): Calderonite, a new lead-iron-vanadate of the brackebuschite group: American Mineralogist 88, 1703-1708; Lapis 29(1), 46 (2004)
Descloizite ?
Formula: PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Description: The type description mentions only "mottramite" (p. 1704, bottom) and "mottramite-descloizite".
Reference: Lapis 29(1), 46 (2004)
Formula: PbCu(VO4)(OH)
Reference: Gonzalez Del Tanago, Jose; La Iglesia, Angel; Rius, Jordi; Fernandez Santin, Soledad. (2003): Calderonite, a new lead-iron-vanadate of the brackebuschite group: American Mineralogist 88, 1703-1708.
Formula: Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Description: P. 1704, top left.
Reference: Gonzalez Del Tanago, Jose; La Iglesia, Angel; Rius, Jordi; Fernandez Santin, Soledad. (2003): Calderonite, a new lead-iron-vanadate of the brackebuschite group: American Mineralogist 88, 1703-1708.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Descloizite ?8.BH.40PbZn(VO4)(OH)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Descloizite ?
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.

List of minerals for each chemical element

H CalderónitePb2Fe3+(VO4)2(OH)
H MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
H DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
O CalderónitePb2Fe3+(VO4)2(OH)
O MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
O VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
O DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
Cl VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
V CalderónitePb2Fe3+(VO4)2(OH)
V MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
V VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
V DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
Fe CalderónitePb2Fe3+(VO4)2(OH)
Cu MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
Zn DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
Pb CalderónitePb2Fe3+(VO4)2(OH)
Pb MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
Pb VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
Pb DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)

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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2.588 - 5.333 Ma

ID: 2504722

Age: Pliocene (2.588 - 5.333 Ma)

Description: Calcarenite, sand and yellow silt

Lithology: Sandstone, conglomerate, clay; limestone and evaporites

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

Silurian - Ordovician
419.2 - 485.4 Ma

ID: 3191306
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Paleozoic (419.2 - 485.4 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]

Early Cambrian - Neoproterozoic
511 - 1000 Ma

ID: 3161330
Esquisto-Graovaquisco Complex

Age: Neoproterozoic to Cambrian (511 - 1000 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Esquisto-Graovaquisco Complex

Description: flysch (sediments)

Lithology: Major:{phyllite}, Minor{meta-sandstone,marlstone}

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]

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