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La Primera Mine (Cabeza Líjar), Guadarrama, Madrid, Spaini
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Name(s) in local language(s):Mina Primera (Cabeza Líjar), Guadarrama, Madrid, España
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 40° 41' 12'' North , 4° 9' 47'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 40.68667,-4.16306
GeoHash:G#: ezjp3qb91
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Guadarrama14,800 (2012)6.4km
Los Molinos4,452 (2012)8.2km
Peguerinos346 (2018)8.9km
San Lorenzo de El Escorial17,889 (2012)10.7km
Cercedilla6,747 (2012)10.8km


Hydrothermal lodes.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Iberian PeninsulaPeninsula

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


18 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Geominero Museum of Madrid collection
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Jimenez R., Joda L., Jorda R., Prado P. (2004) - Madrid: la mineria metallica desde 1417 hasta nuestros dias. Bocamina, n°14, pp: 52-89.
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Reference: Vindel, E. 1980. Estudio mineralógico y metalogénico de las mineralizaciones de la Sierra
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: Vindel, E. 1980. Estudio mineralógico y metalogénico de las mineralizaciones de la Sierra
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Jimenez R., Joda L., Jorda R., Prado P. (2004) - Madrid: la mineria metallica desde 1417 hasta nuestros dias. Bocamina, n°14, pp: 52-89.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: - Jiménez Martínez, R., González Laguna, R., Lozano Fernández, R.P., Paradas Herrero, Á., Baeza Chico, E., Torres Matilla, M.J. y Cabrera Andonaegui, B. 2013. Colección de Minerales de las Comunidades y Ciudades Autónomas del Museo Geominero: Catálogo de la Comunidad de Madrid. Cuadernos del Museo Geominero, 16, publicación en CD-ROM.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Vindel, E. 1980. Estudio mineralógico y metalogénico de las mineralizaciones de la Sierra
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: Jimenez R., Joda L., Jorda R., Prado P. (2004) - Madrid: la mineria metallica desde 1417 hasta nuestros dias. Bocamina, n°14, pp: 52-89.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Vindel, E. 1980. Estudio mineralógico y metalogénico de las mineralizaciones de la Sierra
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Reference: Vindel, E. 1980. Estudio mineralógico y metalogénico de las mineralizaciones de la Sierra
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Vindel, E. 1980. Estudio mineralógico y metalogénico de las mineralizaciones de la Sierra
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Jimenez R., Joda L., Jorda R., Prado P. (2004) - Madrid: la mineria metallica desde 1417 hasta nuestros dias. Bocamina, n°14, pp: 52-89.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Jimenez R., Joda L., Jorda R., Prado P. (2004) - Madrid: la mineria metallica desde 1417 hasta nuestros dias. Bocamina, n°14, pp: 52-89.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Vindel, E. 1980. Estudio mineralógico y metalogénico de las mineralizaciones de la Sierra
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Vindel, E. 1980. Estudio mineralógico y metalogénico de las mineralizaciones de la Sierra
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Vindel, E. 1980. Estudio mineralógico y metalogénico de las mineralizaciones de la Sierra
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Jimenez R., Joda L., Jorda R., Prado P. (2004) - Madrid: la mineria metallica desde 1417 hasta nuestros dias. Bocamina, n°14, pp: 52-89.
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Vindel, E. 1980. Estudio mineralógico y metalogénico de las mineralizaciones de la Sierra
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Geominero Museum of Madrid collection
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Vindel, E. 1980. Estudio mineralógico y metalogénico de las mineralizaciones de la Sierra
Stannite
Formula: Cu2FeSnS4
Reference: Vindel, E. 1980. Estudio mineralógico y metalogénico de las mineralizaciones de la Sierra
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Reference: Jimenez R., Joda L., Jorda R., Prado P. (2004) - Madrid: la mineria metallica desde 1417 hasta nuestros dias. Bocamina, n°14, pp: 52-89.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Bismuth1.CA.05Bi
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Digenite2.BA.10Cu9S5
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stannite2.CB.15aCu2FeSnS4
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Bismuth1.3.1.4Bi
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Digenite2.4.7.3Cu9S5
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Stannite2.9.2.1Cu2FeSnS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Chlorite Group'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
BBoron
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
OOxygen
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
O CassiteriteSnO2
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
NaSodium
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
AlAluminium
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
SiSilicon
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
SSulfur
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyriteFeS2
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S SphaleriteZnS
S StanniteCu2FeSnS4
S DigeniteCu9S5
S CovelliteCuS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
MnManganese
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe StanniteCu2FeSnS4
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu StanniteCu2FeSnS4
Cu DigeniteCu9S5
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
Sn StanniteCu2FeSnS4
WTungsten
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthBi
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3

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
251.902 - 541 Ma



ID: 3189985
Paleozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 541 Ma)

Lithology: Intrusive igneous 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]

Permian - Devonian
251.902 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 2499433

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 419.2 Ma)

Description: Biotitic granitoids

Comments: Hercynian plutonic rocks

Lithology: Other granitoids

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

Late Paleozoic
251.902 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3162327
Variscan granite

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 358.9 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{granite group}, Minor{granodiorite,tonalite}

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]

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

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
- Jiménez R., Jordá L., Jordá R., Prado P. (2004) - Madrid: la minería metálica desde 1417 hasta nuestros días. Bocamina, n°14, pp: 52-89.
- Vindel, E. 1980. Estudio mineralógico y metalogénico de las mineralizaciones de la Sierra de Guadarrama. Doctoral thesis. Universidad Complutense de Madrid. pp. 249
- Jordá, L. (2008): La minería de los metales en la provincia de Madrid: patrimonio minero y puesta en valor del espacio subterráneo (Doctoral thesis)
- Jiménez Martínez, R., González Laguna, R., Lozano Fernández, R.P., Paradas Herrero, Á., Baeza Chico, E., Torres Matilla, M.J. y Cabrera Andonaegui, B. 2013. Colección de Minerales de las Comunidades y Ciudades Autónomas del Museo Geominero: Catálogo de la Comunidad de Madrid. Cuadernos del Museo Geominero, 16, publicación en CD-ROM.

External Links

- http://www.foro-minerales.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=53285#53285 (discussion about the locality, in Spanish language)

- http://www.igme.es/museo/publicaciones/Coleccion_Minerales_CAM2.pdf (Madrid minerals catalog of Geominero Museum, in Spanish language)

- http://www.igme.es/museo/publicaciones/cuadernos/Cuadernos%20del%20Museo%20Geominero_numero%2028_ingles.pdf
(Madrid minerals catalog of Geominero Museum, in English language)


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