|Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||38° North , 6° West (est.)|
|Margin of Error:||~10km|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Iberian Peninsula|
|Köppen climate type:||Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Mina La Herreria (Mina del Banco Central), Burguillos del Cerro, Badajoz|
Iron mine located at 5.4 km NE from the village of Burguillos del Cerro on a small hill near the Cortijo de la Dehesa where a small quarry is observed ("corta") and a pit about 100 meters deep.
With genesis and mineralogy similar to other sites in the area (skarn), but with the difference of having suffered significant hydrothermal processes late breeders (aposkarn) with the transformation of the pyroxenes into amphiboles (uralites) and the occurrence of chlorite and epidote.
13 valid minerals.
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Calvo, M. (2009) Minerales y Minas de España. Vol IV. Óxidos e hidróxidos. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid. Fundación Gómez Pardo. 751 págs.
Calvo, M. (2018) Minerales y Minas de España. Vol. IX. Silicatos. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid. Fundación Gómez Pardo. 767 págs.