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Punta del Aguila, Playa Blanca, Yaiza, Lanzarote, Las Palmas Province, Canary Islands, Spain
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Latitude: 28°51'20"N
Longitude: 13°48'40"W
Low cliffs 3km east of resort of Playa Blanca. Punta del Aguila is recognisable by having the 18th century Castillo de las Coloradas on its promontory, and one zeolite site is 100m west of this. More interesting material is exposed 500 m east of the point itself.

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Zeolites from Lanzarote by Volker Betz

Mineral List

var: Phacolite'

'Smectite Group'
Sodalite ?

21 entries listed. 14 valid minerals.

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- Betz, V. (1986): Zeolithe von Lanzarote. Lapis 11 (6), 21-23.
- Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p. 52, 101, 301, 323, 362, 386, 414, 415.
- Kratsch, E. (2001): Mineralfundstellen auf Lanzarote: Lapis 26 (3), 13-23.
- Pearce, J. (1996) Lanzarote - Fire Mountain to Zeolites - UK Journal of Mines & Minerals, 16, 34-37

- Zeolites from Lanzarote - Article by V. Betz

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