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Calomel from
La Cena del Depósito concession, Cerro Minado Mines, Cuesta Alta, Huércal-Overa, Almería, Andalusia, Spain

Classification
Species:Calomel
Formula:(Hg2)2+Cl2
Comments:SEM/EDS analysis by Bertrand Devouard - Laboratoire Magmas et Volcans - Observatoire de Physique du Globe de Clermont-Ferrand
Habit:crusts, grains
Colour:brownish, gray
Quality for species:Poor for species, only of interest for locality collectors. (#)
Abundance at site:Very Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:VIÑALS, J., FAVREAU, G., and EYTIER C. & J.-R. (2010): Bobkingite, capgaronnite, juanitaite, gerhardtite, reevesite and other rare minerals from Cerro Minado, Huercal-Overa (Almería). Mineral Up, 4, 3, 6-23 Versions simultaneously published in Catalan (Mineralogistes de Catalunya); in Spanish version (Revista de Minerales).
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Calomel data
Locality Data:Click here to view La Cena del Depósito concession, Cerro Minado Mines, Cuesta Alta, Huércal-Overa, Almería, Andalusia, Spain
Nearest other occurrences of Calomel
26.1km (16.2 miles) A Azogue Valley mercury deposit, Pulpí, Almería, Andalusia, Spain
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