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Plains of Juanar, Sierra Blanca, Ojén, Málaga, Andalusia, Spain

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 36° North , 4° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~11km
Other regions containing this locality:Iberian Peninsula
Köppen climate type:Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Llanos de Juanar

Saccharoidal and banded white marble with magnesium silicates exoskarn formed by clinohumite-forsterite-spinel lenses. Hornfels series. Amphibolite dykes and Colluvium soils bearing iron-titanium. Metasomatism talc mineralization.
Quartzites and cordierite gneiss.

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27 valid minerals.

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Levy, M., Bertrand, M., Barrois, Offret, Kilian, Bergeron, J., and Breon (1889) Mission d’Andalousie: Études relatives au tremblement de terre du 25 décembre 1884 et à la constitution géologique du sol ébranlé par les secousses. Mémoires présentés par divers savants à l'Académie des Sciences de l'Institut National de France. Tome XXX nº2 Paris.
Macpherson, J. (1878, 1879) Descripción de algunas rocas que se encuentran en la Serranía de Ronda. Anales de la Sociedad Española de Historia Natural, Tomo VII y VIII, p. 229.
Macpherson, J. (1887) Descripción petrográfica de los materiales arcaicos de Andalucía. Anales de la Sociedad Española de Historia Natural, Madrid.
de Orueta Duarte, D. (1917) Estudio geológico y petrográfico de la Serranía de Ronda. Memorias IGME, nº32, 1-576.
Romero Silva, J.C. (2003) Minerales y Rocas de la provincia de Malaga, Diputación de Málaga, 318 pp.
Calvo, M. (2009) Minerales y Minas de España. Vol. IV, Óxidos e Hidróxidos. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid - Fundación Gómez Pardo. 752 pp.
Romero Silva, J.C. (2010) Sobre minerales, metales y gemas. El legado minero de la provincia de Málaga. Encuentro con la Ciencia II. Edita Servicio de Publicaciones de la Universidad de Málaga. pp. 179-210.
Calvo, M. (2018) Minerales y Minas de España. Vol IX. Silicatos. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid. Fundación Gómez Pardo. 767 págs.

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