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Roca Negra volcano, Santa Pau, Garrotxa, Girona (Gerona), Catalonia, Spaini
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Roca Negra volcanoVolcano
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 42° 8' 30'' North , 2° 33' 16'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 42.14167,2.55444
GeoHash:G#: sp3zdpsj4
Locality type:Volcano
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate

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Eurasia Plate

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Iberian Peninsula

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Guiomar Calvo Sevillano (2008) Mineralogistes de Catalunya, 9, #5, 56-63.
Albite var: Andesine
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Reference: Guiomar Calvo Sevillano (2008) Mineralogistes de Catalunya, 9, #5, 56-63.
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: Guiomar Calvo Sevillano (2008) Mineralogistes de Catalunya, 9, #5, 56-63.
Formula: (Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Reference: Guiomar Calvo Sevillano (2008) Mineralogistes de Catalunya, 9, #5, 56-63.
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Guiomar Calvo Sevillano (2008) Mineralogistes de Catalunya, 9, #5, 56-63.
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Guiomar Calvo Sevillano (2008) Mineralogistes de Catalunya, 9, #5, 56-63.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 9 - Silicates
var: Andesine9.FA.35(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Al-Si Framework Feldspathoids and related species
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
var: Andesine

List of minerals for each chemical element

O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O Albite (var: Andesine)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
O SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na Albite (var: Andesine)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Na Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Albite (var: Andesine)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Al Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Al SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Albite (var: Andesine)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Si SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
S Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Cl Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
K Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
K SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
Ca Albite (var: Andesine)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
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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Holocene - Pliocene
0 - 5.333 Ma

ID: 2510293

Age: Cenozoic (0 - 5.333 Ma)

Description: Alkaline basalt

Lithology: Volcanics and volcaniclastic rocks

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

Holocene - Pleistocene
0 - 2.588 Ma

ID: 3110319
Neogene-Quaternary volcanics

Age: Pleistocene (0 - 2.588 Ma)

Description: Dipòsits piroclàstics en mantell. Plistocè. English: Pyroclastic deposits in mantle. Pleistocene.

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

2.588 - 23.03 Ma

ID: 3185785
Cenozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Neogene (2.588 - 23.03 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]

33.9 - 56 Ma

ID: 3159182
flysch (sediments)

Age: Eocene (33.9 - 56 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{sandstone}, Minor{mud,limestone,conglomerate}

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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- Pepita Llobera Sánchez (1983). Petrología de los enclaves del volcán Roca Negra (Olot, NE España). Acta Geológica Hispánica, 18/1, pg. 19-25.

External Links

- https://es.wikiloc.com/rutas-a-pie/santa-pau-volca-de-rocanegra-volca-de-santa-margarida-6267992 (Description of the path that surrounds Roca Negra volcano from Santa Pau village)

- https://www.foro-minerales.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=2641&postdays=0&postorder=asc&start=0 (Description of Roca Negra volcano and the minerals present in FMF forum)

- http://revistes.ub.edu/index.php/ActaGeologica/article/view/4295/5301 (Link to PDF: Pepita Llobera Sánchez (1983). Petrología de los enclaves del volcán Roca Negra (Olot, NE España). Acta Geológica Hispánica, 18/1, pg. 19-25.)

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