Punta del Aguila, Playa Blanca, Yaiza, Lanzarote, Las Palmas Province, Canary Islands, Spain
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||28° 51' 20'' North , 13° 48' 40'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||28.85556,-13.81111|
|Köppen climate type:||BWh : Hot deserts climate|
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.
Mindat ArticlesZeolites from Lanzarote by Volker Betz
14 valid minerals.
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0 - 2.588 Ma
|Cenozoic volcanic rocks|
Age: Pleistocene (0 - 2.588 Ma)
Lithology: Mafic volcanic 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. 
174.1 - 201.3 Ma
|North Atlantic Ocean|