Gallo river, Molina de Aragón, Guadalajara, Castile-La Mancha, Spain
Hexagonal prisms, often twinned, up to several cm are found in Triassic marls and clays outcrops around the village of Molina de Aragón. Local name: 'torrecillas' (little towers).
Photo: Frank de Wit
Werner (1796) described the species with samples coming from Molina de Aragón. He wrongly attributed the village to the region of Aragón, although it actually belonged to what today is the province of Guadalajara in Castile-La Mancha (Castilla-La Mancha), Spain.
| Aragonite (TL)|| Gypsum|| Quartz|
var: Ferruginous Quartz
3 entries listed. 2 valid minerals. 1 type locality (valid mineral).
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Jiménez, R., Calvo, M., Martínez, M.A. and Gorgues, R. (2005. Yacimientos de aragonito del triásico español.Bocamina,(16), 28-93
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Locality Updated: Bahleida occurrence, Crooks Township, Thunder Bay District, Ontario, CanadaFrom Dana Slaughter, 23rd Oct 2014 06:14:29