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Montnegre-Montseny massifs, La Batllòria, Sant Celoni, Vallès Oriental, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spaini
Regional Level Types
Montnegre-Montseny massifs- not defined -
La Batllòria- not defined -
Sant Celoni- not defined -
Vallès Oriental- not defined -
Barcelona- not defined -
CataloniaAutonomous Community
SpainCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
41° 42' 0'' North , 2° 29' 47'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Sant Celoni16,860 (2015)1.4km
Campins353 (2018)3.1km
Gualba de Dalt989 (2010)3.7km
Santa Maria de Palautordera7,739 (2012)3.9km
Vallgorguina1,827 (2012)5.9km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Massís del Montseny- Serra del Montnegre, La Batllòria, Sant Celoni, Vallès Oriental, Barcelona, Catalunya


Several abandoned compact sand ("terrer") and granite quarries, including some iron mineralizations, a Montnegre is "Smoky Mountain" and Montseny is also called "Amethyst Mountain", the Tordera river bed, pegmatites in granite, etc.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Iberian PeninsulaPeninsula

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


12 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Jordi Fabre
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Jordi Fabre; Van King
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Reference: Laura Palacios Pérez, Minerals i roques, Pòrtic Natura, 2003
Clinozoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Jordi Fabre
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Jordi Fabre
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Laura Palacios Pérez, Minerals i roques, Pòrtic Natura, 2003
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Laura Palacios Pérez, Minerals i roques, Pòrtic Natura, 2003
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Laura Palacios Pérez, Minerals i roques, Pòrtic Natura, 2003
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Van King
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Laura Palacios Pérez, Minerals i roques, Pòrtic Natura, 2003
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Jordi Fabre
Orthoclase ?
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Description: Structural state undetermined.
Reference: Laura Palacios Pérez, Minerals i roques, Pòrtic Natura, 2003; Jordi Fabre
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Laura Palacios Pérez, Minerals i roques, Pòrtic Natura, 2003; Jordi Fabre
'Wad'
Reference: Joaquim Mollfulleda, Minerales, Omega, 1996

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Bismuth1.CA.05Bi
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Almandine9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Clinozoisite9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Orthoclase ?9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Wad'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Bismuth1.3.1.4Bi
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Clinozoisite58.2.1a.4{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Orthoclase ?76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Wad'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
OOxygen
O HematiteFe2O3
O QuartzSiO2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
AlAluminium
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S MolybdeniteMoS2
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthBi

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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Late Miocene
5.333 - 11.62 Ma



ID: 3107631
Neogene sediments and sedimentary rocks

Age: Miocene (5.333 - 11.62 Ma)

Description: Conglomerats amb petites intercalacions de sorres i argiles vermelles. Vallesià i Turolià. English: Conglomerates with small intercalations of sand and red clay. Vallesià i Turolià.

Reference: Institut Cartogràfic i Geològic de Catalunya. Mapa geològic comarcal de Catalunya 1:50.000. Generalitat de Catalunya. [140]

Miocene
5.333 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 3136922
continental molasse

Age: Miocene (5.333 - 23.03 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{marl}, Minor{conglomerate,limestone,gypsum}

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]

Messinian - Langhian
5.333 - 15.97 Ma



ID: 2507265

Age: Miocene (5.333 - 15.97 Ma)

Description: Conglomerate, sandstone, arkosic sand, clay, limestone and gypsum

Lithology: Sandstone, conglomerate, clay; limestone and evaporites

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

Late Paleozoic
251.902 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3186344
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 358.9 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary 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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License


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