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Morro de Jable, Pájara, Fuerteventura, Las Palmas Province, Canary Islands, Spaini
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Las Palmas ProvinceProvince
Canary IslandsGroup of Islands
SpainCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Morro del Jable, Pájara, Isla de Fuerteventura, Islas Canarias, España
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 28° 3' 5'' North , 14° 19' 52'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 28.05139,-14.33111
GeoHash:G#: esvz9fs7h
Köppen climate type:BWh : Hot deserts climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Pájara20,821 (2012)39.8km
Tuineje13,632 (2012)41.1km
Ajuy106 (2011)42.4km
Betancuría775 (2012)49.4km


Volcanics located near Morro de Jable.

Regions containing this locality

African PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: Jordi Fabre
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p. 101, 192, 362, 386, 415.
'Chabazite'
Habit: small rhombohedra
Colour: colorless, transparent
Reference: Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p. 101, 192, 362, 386, 415.
'Gismondine'
Habit: pseudotetragonal dipyrmids up to 2mm across
Colour: colorless, transparent
Reference: Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p. 101, 192, 362, 386, 415.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: col.Agustin Agudo Espinosa
Natrolite
Formula: Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Habit: needles to 1mm long froming radial aggragates
Colour: colorless, transparent
Reference: Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p. 101, 192, 362, 386, 415.
Offretite
Formula: KCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
Habit: Hexagonal prisms to 1mm long
Colour: colorless, transparent
Reference: Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p. 101, 192, 362, 386, 415.
'Phillipsite'
Habit: morvenite twins to 1mm long forming radial aggregates
Colour: transparent, colorless
Reference: Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p. 101, 192, 362, 386, 415.
Saponite
Formula: Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: Analyzed by XRD by Dr. Joan Vinals (Barcelona)- Col. Agustin Agudo Espinosa

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
'Gismondine'9..
Natrolite9.GA.05Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Offretite9.GD.25KCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
Saponite9.EC.45Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chabazite'-
'Phillipsite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Saponite71.3.1b.2Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
'Gismondine'77.1.3.1
Natrolite77.1.5.1Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Offretite77.1.2.4KCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chabazite'-
'Phillipsite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H OffretiteKCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
H NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
H SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O OffretiteKCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
O NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
NaSodium
Na NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Na SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
MgMagnesium
Mg OffretiteKCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
Mg SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
AlAluminium
Al OffretiteKCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
Al NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Al SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si OffretiteKCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
Si NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Si SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
SSulfur
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
KPotassium
K OffretiteKCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
CaCalcium
Ca OffretiteKCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
FeIron
Fe SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6

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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Quaternary
0 - 2.588 Ma



ID: 3310802

Age: Pleistocene (0 - 2.588 Ma)

Lithology: Volcanic

Reference: Thiéblemont, D. (ed.). New edition of the 1:10,000,000 geological map of Africa. CGMW-BRGM. [190]

Quaternary
0 - 2.588 Ma



ID: 3187171
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. [154]

Pleistocene - Pliocene
0.0117 - 5.333 Ma



ID: 2498504

Age: Cenozoic (0.0117 - 5.333 Ma)

Description: Initial or shield stage

Lithology: Mafic volcanic rocks

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

Early Jurassic
174.1 - 201.3 Ma



ID: 3162512
North Atlantic Ocean

Age: Early Jurassic (174.1 - 201.3 Ma)

Comments: oceanic crust, older

Lithology: Tholeiitic basalt

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

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