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Tossal Gros quarry (Can Fontanella quarry; Roca quarry), Ivorra, La Segarra, Lleida (Lérida), Catalonia, Spain

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 41° 46' 52'' North , 1° 23' 48'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 41.78111,1.39667
Other regions containing this locality:Iberian Peninsula
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Pedrera Tossal Gros (Pedrera Can Fontanella; Pedrera Roca), Ivorra, La Segarra, Lleida (Lérida), Catalunya (Cataluña), España


Oligocene lacustrine marls, marly limestones and limestones containing geodes with diagenetic Sr minerals. A quarry 1 km north of Ivorra.


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4 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

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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Miocene - Eocene
5.333 - 56 Ma



ID: 2508311

Age: Cenozoic (5.333 - 56 Ma)

Description: Calcareous turbidites. Limestone, sandy limestone, sandstone and sandy marl

Lithology: Conglomerate, sandstone, clay and limestone. evaporites

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

Oligocene - Late Eocene
23.03 - 37.8 Ma



ID: 3091650
Paleogene sedimentary rocks

Age: Paleogene (23.03 - 37.8 Ma)

Description: Margues grises i gresos amb intercalacions de guixos. Eocè-Oligocè. English: Gray marl and sandstone intercalated with gypsum.

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

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